One of the greatest feats ever in the history of the world was achieved by the women we read about in Acts 16:13-15. In fact, it is because of these women that we have the Gospel of Jesus Christ in the United States today. Paul brought the Gospel towards the part of that side of the world that reached Westward into Europe! From Europe, the Gospel came to America! That specific group of women, in that area of Europe, received the Gospel with an open heart and are responsible for carrying the Gospel even further West. They did this without being terrified, even though they could have lost their lives for confessing Christ Jesus as their Lord and Savior. Acts 16:13-15; “And on the sabbath we went out of the city by a river side, where prayer was wont to be made; and we sat down, and spoke unto the women which resorted thither. And a certain woman named Lydia, a seller of purple, of the city of Thyatira, which worshipped God, heard us: whose heart the Lord opened, that she attended unto the things which were spoken of Paul. And when she was baptized, and her household, she besought us, saying, If ye have judged me to be faithful to the Lord, come into my house, and abide there. And she constrained us.” Just women, that’s all who heard the word that day, just unafraid women…and because of them we have the Gospel in the Unite States, Canada, Mexico, Central America, South America, etc.! Unafraid, Christ centered women, unafraid women of the Living God did all of that for Western civilization!
The women mentioned in Acts 16:13-15, each one are considered married to Christ Jesus. Christ Jesus is the Bridegroom and the Church is the Bride. What a very terrifying event it would be without the husbandry of Christ Jesus in a world where Satan seeks to steal, kill, and destroy the Holy Spirit! Even the world today, as the anti-Christ intensifies in strength, is becoming a place of terror with chaos, turmoil, and agony everywhere. When Christ Jesus returns, which is sooner than at any point in history, the anti-Christ will be totally defeated, destroyed, and thrown into the eternal Lake of Fire! This will be a very fearful time for Satan, the anti-Christ, and all those who live by the god of knowledge, the 666.
“You believe that there is one God; you do well: the devils also believe, and tremble.” And again, “And, behold, (the demons) cried out, saying, What have we to do with you, Jesus, thou Son of God? are you come here to torment us before the time?” In today’s scripture, it refers to Egypt as being like terrified women at the Revelation of Jesus Christ. They fear the coming of Jesus Christ because they are not married to the Living God and have espoused the ways of the anti-Christ. Egypt represents those who hold others bondage to sin, or those living in bondage to sin. Those sin-masters are under demonic influence and fear the time when Christ Jesus returns. BUT, we who are married to Christ Jesus know; “God has not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.”
Satan, the anti-Christ, those who live by the 666, and demons are terrorized by the counsel of the Lord of hosts. If you are not married to Christ Jesus and what He has done for you at the Cross, then not only will the Rapture of the followers of Christ Jesus be a terrifying event, but also the Return of Christ Jesus will be terrifying. That’s because the demons fear those events. Demonic activity holds people under bondage to sin, and those controlling others by holding them bondage to sin are under Satanic and demonic influence. Demonic influences shun the counsel of the Lord of hosts. This is why the anti-Christ, through the god of knowledge, is in the process of shutting down the Message of the Cross of Christ, opposes the presence of the Holy Spirit, and denies the One True God. The counsel of the Lord of hosts is for us to come to the Cross of Jesus Christ for the remission of sin. As our sin is in remission, the demonic activity of the anti-Christ is remitted. In the remission of sin comes the infilling of the Holy Spirit and reconciliation with the Spirit of the Living God.
Please, believe in your heart and confess with your mouth that Jesus Christ is Lord.
“In that day shall Egypt be like unto women: and it shall be afraid and fear because of the shaking of the hand of the Lord of hosts, which he shaketh over it. And the land of Judah shall be a terror unto Egypt, every one that maketh mention thereof shall be afraid in himself, because of the counsel of the Lord of hosts, which he hath determined against it.” Isaiah 19:16-17 King James Version (KJV)
King James Bible
“Thou believes that there is one God; thou does well: the devils also believe, and tremble.” KJV
“God has not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.” 2 Timothy 1:7