The American Wisdom Series

Pamphlet #4464

My Hi-lite: Luke 21:23  But woe unto them that are with child, and to them that give suck, in those days! for there shall be great distress in the land, and wrath upon this people.

Throughout God's Word adultery and harlotry are used to symbolize spiritual fornication and spiritual seduction... which is idolatry. Remember that Christ is teaching us here on a spiritual level. Don't go to the party! Stay away from the spiritual orgy which He likened to the physical orgies which took place in Sodom and Gomorrah, that vivid ensample that paints a picture in our mind's eye of gross perversion in order that we might draw the analogy to the spiritual perversion that is taking place! The apostle Paul also drew the analogy between the physical seduction of mother Eve who lost her virginity to that sleazy low life serpent (Satan) in the garden of Eden, and the spiritual seduction of virgins (Christians) in these last days who are to wait patiently until the true bridegroom comes!

2 Cor. 11:2-3
For I am jealous over you with godly jealousy: for I have espoused you to one husband, that I may present you as a chaste virgin to Christ. [3] But I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve through his subtilty, so your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ.
So in Mat. 24:19 Christ is not talking about those who are pregnant in the natural (physical) sense. He is talking about those of us who do not remain spiritual virgins but are rather impregnated with the lies and deceit of "the false-christ", a word which means "instead of Jesus" in Greek!

The point is, when Christ returns to take up His virgin bride (His church/Christians) but discovers that she is already pregnant or is nursing a baby, spiritually, of her own, that is where the WOE comes in because He will not be too happy with her! Would you? Therefore do not be the first woman "taken" in the field... because if you turn back you will be seduced and lose your virginity!

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We pray that with the guidance of the Holy Spirit, you accomplish both.

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