Speaking of Christians enduring persecution, Christ said, “And ye shall be hated of all men for My name's
sake: but he that endureth to the end shall be saved.” (Matt. 10:22). Prior to the end-time, men were
required to be faithful, despite persecution, unto death. “Fear none of those things which thou shalt
suffer... be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee a crown of life.” (Rev. 2:10).

During the end-time, the time of Jacob's trouble, the persecution gets worse, and then ends as Christ
reigns triumphant on earth. “Alas, for that day is great, so that none is like it: it is even the time of Jacob's
trouble, but he shall be saved out of it.” (Jer. 30:7). In the time of the end, God calls His people to
separate from the cities and gather in the wilderness. “And I will bring you into the wilderness of the
people, and there will I plead with you face to face. Like as I pleaded with your fathers in the wilderness of
the land of Egypt, so will I plead with you, saith the Lord God.” (Ez. 20:35,36). “He that scattereth Israel will
gather him, and keep him, as a shepherd doeth his flock.” (Jer. 31:10).

Modern research has traced the descendants of Jacob, the scattered tribes of Israel, to Scandinavia, the
British Isles and many parts of Europe, and thence to America; so these prophecies apply to most
Christians. “The Lord sent a word (Christ – see John 1:1,14) into Jacob (the two tribes who refused it), and
it (the word, Christ) hath lighted upon Israel (the scattered ten tribes).” (Is. 9:8).

This prophecy also applies: “For the Lord hath redeemed Jacob, and ransomed him from the hand of him
that was stronger than he. Therefore, they shall come and sing in the height of Zion, and shall flow
together to the goodness of the Lord: and their soul shall be a watered garden; and they shall not sorrow
anymore.” (Jer. 31:11,12).

How does God redeem Jacob? God brings forth a prophetic message, as in the days of the Exodus from
Egypt. “For by a prophet the Lord brought Israel out of Egypt, and by a prophet was he preserved.” (Hos.
12:13). For a hint of the cataclysms that finally force this end-time gathering, see. Ez. 20:33-44.

If you wish to leave before God sends His people fleeing, you must find a true prophetic message (like
this one). While false prophets will talk all sorts of non-biblical trash; true prophets in the end-time will
limit themselves to unveiling the scriptures. “To the law (of God) and to the testimony (of Christ and the
prophets): if they speak not according to this word, it is because there is no light (truth) in them.” (Is. 8:20).

Amo Paul Bishop Roden