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Is Turkey Planning To Create And Govern A Global Islamic Caliphate That Is Ruled By Sharia Law Under Erdogan?

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan seems determined to bring back the Ottoman Empire and a Sharia-governed Islamic caliphate headed in Turkey.

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As demonstrated by the annual International Islamic Union Congress, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan seems determined to bring back the Ottoman Empire and a Sharia-governed caliphate.

The free world took a stab at uniting after WWI with the ill-fated League of Nations, but it took WWII to get everyone to sign off on a United Nations global body. Europe was able to gather as one starting right after WWII and formalized in 1993 with the creation of the European Union. But the Islamic nations have never seemed to be able to do that. Until now.

“They have said, Come, and let us cut them off from being a nation; that the name of Israel may be no more in remembrance. For they have consulted together with one consent: they are confederate against thee: The tabernacles of Edom, and the Ishmaelites; of Moab, and the Hagarenes; Gebal, and Ammon, and Amalek; the Philistines with the inhabitants of Tyre; Assur also is joined with them: they have holpen the children of Lot. Selah.” Psalm 83:4-8 (KJV)

A group headed by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan called the Strategic Research Center for Defenders of Justice has been formed with a very interesting goal in mind. Also known as ASSAM, the group plans to “to create an Islamic superpower of the future on Islamic lands owned by 60 Islamic countries” among a vast array of other things. Hmm, now what does that sound like to you? The next meeting of ASSAM, the global Islamic conference, begins in just about 13 hours from right now.

Is Turkey Aiming To Head A Global Islamic Union Governed By Sharia?

Turkey appears to be accelerating its endeavor to establish an Ottoman-style Islamic government encompassing several Muslim nations. One such effort was apparent in early November at the second “International Islamic Union Congress,” in Istanbul. The conference is sponsored mainly by the Strategic Research Center for Defenders of Justice (ASSAM), headed by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s chief military advisor, Adnan Tanrıverdi, a retired Islamist lieutenant general.

Other organizers of the congress — the next one of which is to be held in December 2019 — include the Association of Justice Defenders (ASDER), Istanbul’s Üsküdar University (ÜÜ), the Union of NGOs of the Islamic World (UNIW), the International Muslim Scholars Association (UMAD) and the International Union of Muslim Scholars (IUMS).

The self-described aim of the congress is “to make determinations on an academic and political ground with regard to current problems in world politics, particularly in Islamic world geography, and to offer solutions to decision-makers.”

At the November event, Tanrıverdi and other prominent supporters of Erdoğan promoted the creation of a common Muslim economic market. Participants declared their aim to create an Islamic “superpower of the future on Islamic lands owned by 60 Islamic countries, inhabited by 1,6 billion Muslims, on 19 million km2,” constituting “55.5% of world oil reserves and 45.6% of its production, 64.1% of natural gas reserves, and 33% of its production.”

Bemoaning the fact that the “Muslim world is in disarray,” Turkish Deputy Finance Minister Nurettin Nebati suggested in his address to the conferences that Erdoğan — to whom he referred as the “leading imam to the ummah [Islamic nation]” — would preside over this planned Islamic confederation.

“Is there anyone whose power would be enough to defeat the one who relies on Allah?” he asked rhetorically.

The Egyptian theologian Yusuf al-Qaradawi, chairman of the Muslim Brotherhood-linked International Union of Muslim Scholars — known for his advocacy of suicide-bombings — expressed similar sentiments:

“Turkey is facing plots by those who don’t like to see this nation [rising] and by the West. They would have succeeded [in their plots] but for Allah’s support for President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his brothers. Allah will help Erdoğan to emerge victorious as long as true Muslims are standing by him.”

At the first ASSAM conference in November 2017, participants endorsed the aim of “unity of Islam” through establishing the “Confederation of Islamic Countries.” Its declaration was approved by ASSAM and 109 NGOs – seventy of which were from Turkey – from 29 countries.

The declaration reads, in part:

“Islamic countries have to unite under one common will and an ‘Islamic Countries Parliament’ which will conduct permanent activities has to be established urgently. The confederation aims to include sixty-one Islamic countries… in the Unity of Islam provided they decide in free will and accept the unity terms and conditions.”

In addition, a model constitution was drafted, according to which the capital of the Islamic confederation is Istanbul; sovereignty “belongs to Shariah [Islamic law]”; and four of the member states — mainly Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo and Macedonia — are expected to be European Muslim-majority countries.

The first congress also concluded that “each Islamic country should create a ‘Ministry of Islamic Union’ within its Council of Ministers.”

ASSAM is planning to organize an “International Islamic Union Congress” every year until 2023, to address the “Islamic confederal state” it aims to establish across the Muslim world. Next year, participants will discuss “defense industry cooperation”; in 2020, they aim to determine a “common defense system”; in 2021, they will focus on a “joint foreign policy”; in 2022, the agenda is a “joint justice system”; and in 2023, the plan is to determine “common assistance and security” for the Islamic Union.

Ironically, 2023 will be the centennial of the establishment of the Turkish Republic in 1923. Given Erdoğan’s past statements in praise of the Ottoman Empire, it appears that the goals of the ASSAM congresses are perfectly in line with his vision of the future.

At a public speech in 2016, for instance, Erdoğan made a distinction between Turkey’s “physical borders” and the “borders of our Turkish heart”:

“Our ancestors made wherever they went thrive and prosperous. We have a state tradition that established an environment of safety and peace in a wide geography, ranging from central Europe to Africa for centuries.

“The efforts of those trying to portray this body of knowledge as Western-style invasion are futile. Go to Syria, Iraq, North Africa, the Middle East or the Balkans, and ask the people there what they think of Turkey and Turks. You will never hear words such as colonialism, invasion, persecution or massacre. Instead, you will hear expressions of thanks that have become a symbol, such as, ‘The loyal Turk was here.’

“Let me tell you a true story. A team of TIKA [the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency] goes to a mountainous village in Macedonia after long efforts and challenges. A very old person with a walking stick approaches the team. When he sees the Turkish flag on the vehicle, he pokes the TIKA official with his walking stick and asks: ‘Why are you so late?… We have been waiting for you for 100 years.”

Referring to the collapse of the Ottoman Empire and the withdrawal of Turkish forces from other nations, Erdoğan said:

“Yes, it has been a century since we left those lands but the waiting and the hope of the people there has never ended. Yesterday, we were there as a state. Today, we are there with our charitable, educational and health organizations as well as our projects of development. You know I say, ‘The world is bigger than five’ [referring to the veto power of the five permanent member states of the United Nations Security Council]. And Turkey is bigger than Turkey; just know this. We cannot be trapped inside 780,000 kilometers [Turkey’s total area]. For our physical borders are different from the borders of our heart. Our brothers in Mosul, Kirkuk [in Iraq], in Al-Hasakah, Aleppo, Homs [in Syria], Misrata [in Libya], Skopje [in the Republic of Macedonia], Crimea [in the Russian Federation] and the Caucasus might be outside our physical borders, but they are all inside the borders of our heart. They are right inside our heart.”

In short, as the ASSAM congresses demonstrate, Erdoğan seems determined to bring back the Ottoman Empire and a Sharia-governed caliphate. READ MORE

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A Vintage Mister Rogers Neighborhood Video Called ‘Everybody’s Fancy’ Causes Transgender Hysteria On Social Media Over Gender Identity Issues

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An old video of beloved children’s television host Mister Rogers talking about boys being boys and girls being girls ‘from the beginning’ has gone viral, with some fans calling it a warning against transgenderism.

Just about everyone I know has fond memories of watching Mister Rogers Neighborhood when they were younger, a sweet, old-fashioned show about friends, family and the issues of life. One of those issues Mister Rogers addressed back in 1980 was the issue of gender. He sang a song called ‘Everybody’s Fancy’ about the immutability of the only two genders God created, emphatically speaking about the impossibility of one gender becoming another gender. This song raised exactly zero issues in 1980, here in 2023 Liberal heads are exploding. Fred Rogers was a Presbyterian minister, and the line of his song that says ‘Boys are boys from the beginning‘ is a beautiful hat-tip to the King James Bible.

“But from the beginning of the creation God made them male and female.” Mark 10:6 (KJB)

Part of the religion of the coming Antichrist is all the sickness and perversion we see everyday in the newspaper, like gender identity and transgender medical mutilation. If Mister Rogers Neighborhood was still on the air today, he would not be a beloved and fatherly figure, he would be booted off, cancelled, doxxed, and driven out of society on a rail. Was Mister Rogers warning us about the current transgender darkness? Sure looks like it. America has come a long way since Mister Rogers, and all of it down.

Vintage Mister Rogers Video Goes Viral amid Transgender Hysteria: ‘Boys Are Boys from the Beginning’

FROM BREITBART NEWS: The clip of Fred Rogers (a.k.a. Mister Rogers) first made the rounds on TikTok before moving onto Twitter and showed him singing his song, Everybody’s Fancy, about the differences between the biological sexes.

“Boys are boys from the beginning. If you were born a boy, you stay a boy. Girls are girls right from the start. If you were born a girl, you stay a girl, and grow up to be a lady. Everybody’s fancy, Everybody’s fine. Your body’s fancy and so is mine,” he sings in the more than 40-year-old song.

“Only girls can be the mommies. Only boys can be the daddies,” he also sings.

Another clip also resurfaced in which Fred Rogers appeared on late-night with Johnny Carson where he seemingly hinted that the song intended to teach kids about the differences of biological sexes to dispel any ideas about becoming or changing into something else.

“Sometimes children think that they might change — they might have to change after a while,” he said. “And you know, we laugh about that now, but it’s because we had that concern when we were little.”

“Yeah, because you’re really not sure and you thought maybe you’d become a girl, or a girl would become a boy, right?” Johnny Carson said in jest.

“Exactly,” responded Fred Rogers.

What the actual Fred Rogers thought of transgenderism nobody will ever know. In some ways, the resurfaced clip echoes a previous clip from woke leftist Bill Nye speaking of biological sex long before he went full-throttle pro-transgender on his Netflix series Bill Nye Saves the World.

“Inside each of our cells are these things called chromosomes, and they control whether we become a boy or a girl. Your mom has two X chromosomes in all of her cells, and your dad has one X and one Y chromosome in each of his cells…X you’re a girl, Y you’re a boy,” he said on his show. READ MORE

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The Biggest Buzz In The Tech World Right Now Is Something Called ChatGPT And It Will Bring Our Global Society A Giant Step Closer To The End

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Microsoft confirmed on Monday that it’s making a ‘multiyear, multibillion-dollar’ investment in OpenAI and ChatGPT, reportedly a $10 billion deal.

We’ve all done it, had an appliance that was malfunctioning, a trick we were trying to figure out in Photoshop, a supplement we needed to know the benefits and interactions of, or just had any type of question about anything, and found the answer online in very short order. Such is the power of the internet, and it has changed all our lives in ways great and small. Now the internet has a new superpower, ChatGPT, created by a company called OpenAI, and it’s not here to help us, it has arrived to take over. The prophet Daniel saw this coming over 2,500 years ago, don’t you love it when the world catches up to your King James Bible?

“But thou, O Daniel, shut up the words, and seal the book, even to the time of the end: many shall run to and fro, and knowledge shall be increased.” Daniel 12:4 (KJB)

ChatGPT stands for Generative Pre-trained Transformer, and it utilizes AI, or artificial intelligence, to answers questions, write books and articles, and to deeply search the internet to compile information for you in mere moments that would take the human brain many hours or days to accomplish. ChatGPT launched as a prototype to the public Nov. 30, 2022. Within five days, more than a million people were using it. By comparison, it took Netflix 3½ years to get that many people on board. Facebook didn’t crack its first million people for 10 months, and Spotify went five months before it reached that million user mark. Microsoft confirmed on Monday that it’s making a “multiyear, multibillion-dollar” investment in OpenAI, and while they didn’t disclose the specific dollar amount – it’s reportedly a $10 billion deal.

For the LORD giveth wisdom: out of his mouth cometh knowledge and understanding.” Proverbs 2:6 (KJB)

How big is all this? Bigger than you could ever imagine, and now that we live in a world that is highly if not completely dependent on the internet to function, OpenAI and ChatGPT is going to ensure that artificial intelligence begins the process of taking over. As a Bible believer, I see the rising spirit of Antichrist behind all of this, leading ever-forward to the Mark of the Beast. This is the 21st century equivalent of the Tower of Babel, man attempting to ‘outsmart God’ to create a paradise on earth. God wrote the Bible to give us wisdom, knowledge and understanding, artificial intelligence is Satan’s counterfeit of that. Already, companies and businesses all over the world are using ChatGPT to create the content you read on some of your favorite sites, and guess what? You didn’t even know a human didn’t write it.

Going forward, we are preparing a series of Podcasts showing you just how deep this rabbit hole goes. OpenAI, ChatGPT and all its many sisters are right up our alley, and we will bring you everything you need to know on the subject. As I have always said, when it comes to current events and the end times, NTEB readers and listeners are some of the most well-informed people on the face of the earth because we have the King James Bible to give us wisdom, knowledge and understanding of the times we live in, and that’s a blessing…TO THE FIGHT!!!

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I Cannot Wrap My Head Around The Senseless Beating Death Of Tyre Nichols By Memphis Police Other Than To Say It’s The Rising Spirit Of Antichrist

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Nearly three weeks after Tyre Nichols was violently arrested in Memphis, Tennessee, city officials released disturbing footage of his fatal confrontation with police. Bad cops, or the rising spirit of Antichrist?

Two events stand out from my formative during the time when I grew up in North Jersey in the 1970’s. The first being an event in 8th grade where we were shown raw footage filmed by the US Army the day the concentration camps in Nazi Germany were liberated, that broke my heart for the Jewish people. The second was when I started to read history books and saw for the first time how blacks had been treated in America with “colored drinking fountains”, “whites only” restrooms, and Rosa Parks refusing to ride in the back of the bus. I was very young at the time but it made a strong impression on me. Then flash forward to getting saved in 1991, and learning that the first Gentile who got saved in the Church Age was a black man, the Ethiopian eunuch. Throw Tyre Nichols into the mix, and there’s here’s a lot to process here, but bear with me.

“Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it. And because I tell you the truth, ye believe me not.” John 8:44,45 (KJB)

Tyre Nichols was black, pulled over by black cops who were surprisingly aggressive, and when it was all over, Tyre Nichols was dead. The videos of the events of that night were released on Friday, and it makes the cops look really bad. I was raised to have respect, and fear, of the police, but every barrel of apples has a few bad ones. I have not been pulled over all that many times in my life, but when I have been, I did everything they ask me to do with no resistance at all. They have the cuffs, the baton, the tazers and the guns, I want no part of any of that.

What could compel 5 blacks cops who pull over a black man, to treat him so harshly and cruelly? Tyre Nichols was not physically intimidating, and appeared to pose no threat of any kind to them. And yet, as you will see in the video below, they set on him like ravening wolves eating raw meat. Why? Back in 2020, we published an article reconciling the strange and unsettling events we were all of a part of with the released and rising spirit of Antichrist. In light of everything that has happened since, I feel that article has aged quite well. I feel that spirit all around, I see it in the eyes of strangers, it’s an oppression that is palpable. We who are saved know we are living in the closing moments of the Church Age, waiting for that blessed hope of our removal in the Rapture. But while we wait, this lost and dying world is preparing themselves to meet Antichrist, and you will continue to see many more senseless and stomach turning events like what happened to Tyre Nichols in the meantime. Pray for the Nichols family that God would comfort them, and pray that those 5 cops would get saved, that’s what a Bible believer would do.

Tyre Nichols: What the video footage reveals, and questions that remain

FROM ABC NEWS: The graphic footage of Memphis police officers beating the 29-year-old following a traffic stop was released Friday “because it was important to the community and to Tyre’s family, as they want the world to be their witness and feel their pain,” Shelby County District Attorney Steve Mulroy said in a statement. The release of the videos sheds more light on what happened to Nichols on the night of Jan. 7, three days before he died. Though it also prompts more questions about the incident, which has sparked nationwide outrage.

Three videos from body worn cameras were shared to Vimeo by the city of Memphis on Friday with the warning: “Footage contains graphic content and language. Some may find offense. Viewer discretion is advised.” A fourth video — soundless surveillance footage from a city pole camera — was also released, amounting to about 67 minutes total.

The footage has helped answer questions about what happened that night, in particular for Nichols’ family. His mother, RowVaughn Wells, said that police initially told her that her son had been tased and pepper sprayed, though the extent of his injuries in the hospital indicated that something more violent had happened. For his stepfather, Rodney Wells, the video “justifies” that Nichols was no threat to the officers.

Tyre Nichols and His Killers

The five disgraced Memphis Police Department officers, who are also Black, have been fired and charged with second-degree murder and other crimes in Nichols’ death three days after the arrest. The video released Friday renewed questions about how fatal encounters with law enforcement continue even after repeated calls for change.

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Top left to right: Officer Tadarrius Bean, Tyre Nichols, and Officer Emmitt Martin III; bottom left to right: Officers Justin Smith, Demetrius Haley, and Desmond Mills, Jr.

It’s unclear what led up to the traffic stop in the first place and why officers responded so aggressively. The first video is from the vantage point of an officer arriving at the scene as Nichols is being pulled out of his car while stopped at a red light.

In the fourth video, as officers recounted the traffic stop, one alleged that Nichols nearly drove into oncoming traffic, while another claimed that Nichols swerved and nearly hit his car while he was attempting to pull him over.

Police said he was pulled over for reckless driving, though Memphis Police Chief Cerelyn Davis said she has been unable to substantiate that.

“I do believe that the stop itself was very questionable,” Davis told ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos during an interview Friday on “Good Morning America.” “We have been unable to verify the reckless driving allegation.”

Tennessee state Rep. G.A. Hardaway said questions have not been answered regarding the timeline and logistics of the case and called for clarity regarding the chain of command as it pertains to notification of car chases and violent encounters.

“There is more to the story, and I think that the citizens of Memphis and Shelby County deserve to know the whole story,” he said during a press event Saturday. READ MORE

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But whatever you do, don’t do nothing. Time is short and we need your help right now. The Lord has given us an open door with a tremendous ‘course’ for us to fulfill that will create an excellent experience at the Judgement Seat of Christ. Please pray for our efforts, and if the Lord leads you to donate, be as generous as possible. The war is REAL, the battle HOT and the time is SHORTTO THE FIGHT!!!

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