How Can I Be Saved?

The Simple Plan of Salvation

I am asking you the most important question of life. Your joy or your sorrow for all eternity depends upon your answer. The question is: Are you saved? It is not a question of how good you are, nor if you are a church member, but are you saved? Are you sure you will go to Heaven when you die?

God says in order to go to Heaven, you must be born again. In John 3:7, Jesus said to Nicodemus, “Ye must be born again.”

Born again

In the Bible God gives us the plan of how to be born again which means to be saved. His plan is simple! You can be saved today. How?

First, my friend, you must realize you are a sinner. “For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God” (Romans 3:23).

For all have sinned

Because you are a sinner, you are condemned to death. “For the wages [payment] of sin is death” (Romans 6:23). This includes eternal separation from God in Hell.

“ . . . it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment” (Hebrews 9:27).


But God loved you so much He gave His only begotten Son, Jesus, to bear your sin and die in your place. “ . . . He hath made Him, Jesus, Who knew no sin to be sin for us . . . that we might be made the righteousness of God in Him” (2 Corinthians 5:21).

He who had no sin

Jesus had to shed His blood and die. “For the life of the flesh is in the blood” (Lev. 17:11). “ . . . without shedding of blood is no remission [pardon]” (Hebrews 9:22).


“ . . . God commendeth His love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us” (Romans 5:8).

Christ died for us

Although we cannot understand how, God said my sins and your sins were laid upon Jesus and He died in our place. He became our substitute. It is true. God cannot lie.

My friend, “God commandeth all men everywhere to repent” (Acts 17:30). This repentance is a change of mind that agrees with God that one is a sinner, and also agrees with what Jesus did for us on the Cross.

In Acts 16:30-31, the Philippian jailer asked Paul and Silas: “ . . . ‘Sirs, what must I do to be saved?’ And they said, ‘Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved ’ ”

Believe on the Lord

Simply believe on Him as the one who bore your sin, died in your place, was buried, and whom God resurrected. His resurrection powerfully assures that the believer can claim everlasting life when Jesus is received as Savior.

“But as many as received Him, to them gave He power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on His name” (John 1:12).

“For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.” (Romans 10:13).


Whosoever includes you. Shall be saved means not maybe, nor can, but shall be saved.

Surely, you realize you are a sinner. Right now, wherever you are, repenting, lift your heart to God in prayer.

In Luke 18:13, the sinner prayed:
“God be merciful to me a sinner.” Just pray: “Oh God, I know I am a sinner. I believe Jesus was my substitute when He died on the Cross. I believe His shed blood, death, burial, and resurrection were for me. I now receive Him as my Savior. I thank You for the forgiveness of my sins, the gift of salvation and everlasting life, because of Your merciful grace. Amen.”

Just take God at His word and claim His salvation by faith. Believe, and you will be saved. No church, no lodge, no good works can save you. Remember, God does the saving. All of it!

God’s simple plan of salvation is: You are a sinner. Therefore, unless you believe on Jesus Who died in your place, you will spend eternity in Hell. If you believe on Him as your crucified, buried, and risen Savior, you receive forgiveness for all of your sins and His gift of eternal salvation by faith.

You say, “Surely, it cannot be that simple.” Yes, that simple! It is scriptural. It is God’s plan. My friend, believe on Jesus and receive Him as Savior today.

If His plan is not perfectly clear, read this tract over and over, without laying it down, until you understand it. Your soul is worth more than all the world.

“For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world and lose his own soul?” (Mark 8:36).

Be sure you are saved. If you lose your soul, you miss Heaven and lose all. Please! Let God save you this very moment.
God’s power will save you, keep you saved, and enable you to live a victorious Christian life. “There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, Who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it” (1 Corinthians 10:13).

Do not trust your feelings. They change. Stand on God’s promises. They never change. After you are saved, there are four things to practice daily for spiritual growth:

Pray — you talk to God.
Read your Bible — God talks to you.Witness — you talk for God.
Join a Bible Study — You will grow in your faith.
Develop relationships with other believers – Fellowship is so important!!


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Dividing America Plus Red Heifers in Israel:: by Daymond Duck

From raptureready.com

In early Sept. 2022, Pres. Biden characterized MAGA Republicans (Republicans that want to Make America Great Again) as extremists and a threat to the very foundation of our Republic.

He said MAGA Republicans embrace anger and thrive on chaos.

His divisive speech seems to have stirred up other Democrats.

Here is what four more Democrats said (in my words, for the sake of simplicity).

  • Vice-Pres. Kamala Harris—The U.S. faces a dangerous threat from within, and my oath of office requires me to protect the nation from all enemies, foreign and domestic (in essence, Vice-Pres. Harris called U.S. citizens that want to Make America Great Again “domestic enemies”).
  • of Homeland Security Sec. Alejandro Mayorkas—In the last 20 years, concerns over foreign threats to America have been replaced by a focus on domestic violent extremists (citizens that have been radicalized by an ideology of hate, anti-government sentiment, and false narratives).
  • Mark Warner of Virginia—It has been 20 years since 9/11/01, and the attack on the symbol of our democracy (the demonstrations at the White House on Jan. 6, 2021) came from insurgents from within, not outside terrorists (in essence, Sen. Warren called U.S. citizens that want to Make America Great Again “insurgents from within”).
  • Tim Ryan of Ohio—We’ve (Democrats) got to kill and confront that movement (in essence, Sen. Ryan was saying we have to stop Republicans that want to Make America Great Again).

It is common knowledge that Biden’s slogan is “Build Back Better” (weaken America, surrender America’s sovereignty to the New World Order; rebuild America as a nation that doesn’t know what a woman is; that thinks men can get pregnant; that thinks there are more than two genders; that kills pre-born babies; that lies about America’s border being secure; that uses the IRS, FBI, and DOJ to enter homes, investigate and falsely prosecute their political enemies; etc.).

While claiming that they want to work with Republicans and unite America, some of America’s leaders seem to be stirring up division, knowing that a nation divided against itself cannot stand.

American voters may soon have to choose between Making America Great Again or continuing America’s slide into the sewer.

Here are some articles that recently made the news.

One, concerning the ashes of a red heifer (a young female cow) and rebuilding the Temple: on Sept. 15, 2022, the Temple Institute (a group that has rebuilt many of the Temple artifacts, trained priests to serve at the Temple, is working to rebuild the Temple, etc.) announced that they have 5 perfect 5 to 8-month-old red heifers in their possession that have never worn a yoke and were acquired from a ranch in Texas (plus one more that they already had; a source that I trust told me it was born in Aug. 2018. If true, it is old enough to sacrifice now).

  • The red heifers are deemed to be perfect. Jesus qualified as a sin sacrifice because He was perfect (Jesus was without blemish and spot; 1 Pet. 1:19).
  • Red is the color of sin (“Though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool.” Our sin is red like scarlet. Jesus bore our sin; Isa. 1:1; 53:6.)
  • The red heifers have never worn a yoke. In Israel, yokes were put on work animals (works have nothing to do with purification. We are saved by grace, not by works; Eph. 2:8-9).
  • Ashes signify that the sacrifice is finished. (On the cross, Jesus bowed His head and said it is finished: Jn. 19:30.)

One rabbi said, “This is history being made, prophecy being fulfilled.”

Another rabbi said, “We are entering days of Messiah” (we are entering the age of redemption, getting close to the appearance of the Messiah).

According to the report, the red heifers will need to be quarantined for 10 days; after that, they will be released and very carefully raised.

Jews made speeches, shouted, danced in the street, and blew shofars.

Ten days from Sept. 15, 2022, is Rosh Hashanah (day of trumpets or shouting).

At some point, the Church will be raptured at the last trump (I Cor. 15:51-52).

Here is a link to a video:

Perfect red heifers (not more than 2 off-color hairs) are extremely rare, but if just one of these red heifers remains perfect until it reaches the age of 2 years and 1 day (it will be counted as 3 years old on the first day after its second year is complete), it can be sacrificed, burned as a burnt offering, the ashes can be collected and used to make water of purification, the water of purification can be sprinkled on priests, and they can serve at a rebuilt Temple).

  • The water must be running water (living water; Num. 19:17). (Jesus is living water that purifies and saves (Jn. 4:6-15.)
  • A heifer 2 years and 1 day old is in the prime of its life. (Jesus died in the prime of His life.)
  • Sprinkling living water mixed with the ashes of a red heifer was God’s requirement for the purification of defiled people. (The death of Jesus on the cross was God’s requirement for the purification of defiled sinners.)
  • The red heifer was sacrificed outside the camp (Num. 19:3). Jesus suffered outside the gate (Heb. 13:12.)
  • Understand that sprinkling pure water mixed with the ashes of a red heifer on defiled people doesn’t permanently remove sin, but it pictures the coming Messiah Who would permanently remove sin, and it sets the stage for the fulfillment of a major sign (a rebuilt Temple and resumption of the Temple services) that the Rapture and Tribulation Period are close.

In Dec. 2021, an outstanding prophecy teacher, William “Bill” Koenig, reported on a group of rabbis and others inspecting red heifers at a ranch in Texas.

At that time, I think he said there were 18 red heifers that could possibly qualify, but there was an issue: the red heifer that is sacrificed must be raised in Israel.

I don’t know, but I am wondering if only young red heifers (5-8 months old) have been selected because they will qualify as being raised in Israel (more than half their life will be lived in Israel before they reach 2 years and 1 day).

Understand these two things: 1) I believe in the pre-Tribulation Rapture, and 2) I believe the Temple will be rebuilt early in the Tribulation Period (after the Antichrist confirms the covenant).

If I am right, the Church will be caught up before any Jews are qualified to serve at a rebuilt Temple, so if they sacrifice a red heifer in the next year and a half or so, Christians won’t be here much longer.

Here are four more comments, and I will move on.

  • My first comment is that the Jews have a collection of religious writings called the Talmud, and it contains the writings of thousands of Jewish rabbis.
  • In the Talmud, one of the Jewish rabbis wrote that there will be a 1,000-year period of rest (a Millennium of rest in the world) after 6,000 years of history (Psa. 90:4; II Pet. 3:8; Heb. 4:4-6; Rev. 20:7).
  • The New Testament teaches that Jesus will come back after the Tribulation Period, Satan will be bound and chained, Jesus will sit on the throne of David in Jerusalem, and the world will rest from war, natural disasters, etc., for 1,000 years.

Those that believe this way call this 1,000-year period of rest the “Millennium.”

But notice that the Jewish rabbi said there will be 6,000 years of history plus 1,000 years of rest, for a total of 7,000 years.

In addition to what a Jewish rabbi wrote in the Talmud, at least 3 famous early Christians taught that the world would go through a 7,000-year cycle (6,000 years of history plus a Millennium or 1,000 years of rest).

Barnabus, the companion of the Apostle Paul, taught it in his writings called the Epistle of Barnabus (Chapter15). (Note: The Epistle of Barnabus is different from a fake document called the Gospel of Barnabus.)

Irenaeus, a disciple of Polycarp who was a follower of Jesus’ disciple John the Beloved, taught it.

Justin Martyr, also a disciple of Polycarp, taught it.

To summarize, this teaching that Jesus will come back after 6,000 years of history is: 1) In the Jewish Talmud, 2) It was taught by the Apostle Paul’s companion Barnabus, and 3) It was taught by at least two famous early Christians (Polycarp and Justin Martyr), followers of Jesus’ disciple John.

This is the point: Many experts agree that the Israeli and Gregorian calendars are off, and a few agree that it has been almost 6,000 years since the creation of Adam (one opinion is 5,990 years plus or minus a couple of years).

It is interesting that Israel could have a perfect red heifer and humanity could be approaching 6,000 years of history at the same point in time.

  • My second comment is that the conditions for the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse and the tracking of all buying and selling are shaping up at this same point in time.
  • My third comment is that religious rabbis know that sprinkling the water of purification upon people is the only way to temporarily remove their defilement from sin, so they want to sacrifice a red heifer as soon as they have one that qualifies, but construction of the Temple with the Dome of the Rock on the Temple Mount increases the likelihood that some of the prophesied wars will take place soon.
  • My fourth comment is that Elijah the prophet will come back before the Tribulation Period (Mal. 4:5).

We don’t want to be left behind, but the thought that the miracle-working Elijah that confronted Ahab and the prophets of Baal with drought and fire could soon show up to confront the Antichrist, False Prophet, and others with drought and fire is very exciting (I Kings 18; Rev. 11:5-6).

Understand this: The Antichrist cannot stop the animal sacrifices unless the Jews restart them, Jewish priests cannot restart the animal sacrifices unless they are sprinkled with living water containing the ashes of a perfect red heifer, the Jews didn’t have a perfect red heifer for more than 1,900 years, but they have six now.

We are the only generation that can say this.

Two, concerning Covid-19 vaccinations: on Sept. 15, 2022, it was reported that:

  • Denmark recently announced that people under 18 years of age will no longer be vaccinated.
  • Denmark will now refuse to vaccinate most people under 50 years of age.

As far as Denmark is concerned, healthy people do not need a double jab and biannual boosters.

Three, concerning deceit, wickedness, etc.: on Sept. 17, 2022, it was reported that highly renowned Dr. Pierre Kory is saying that science that goes against the financial interests of Big Pharma, Bill Gates, and other philanthropists is dead.

According to Kory, millions of lives could have been saved by treating Covid-19 with Ivermectin and other potentially effective existing treatments, but multitudes were allowed to die because using Ivermectin and other treatments would have had a negative financial impact on Big Pharma, Gates, and others.

Kory also believes that people can no longer trust what appears in famous medical journals because many of those Journals have abandoned their main responsibility (reporting true science) and started reporting propaganda that Big Pharma and others want reported because it benefits them financially.

They have been putting profits above science, truth, and the lives of people.

(More: On Sept. 12, 2022, the Director of the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a letter acknowledging that the CDC gave false information about its Covid-19 vaccine safety monitoring.)

(More: On Sept. 17, 2022, it was reported that the death of children ages 5-9 that have been vaccinated for Covid-19 in the UK is 22% higher than the previous two years when children were not vaccinated. So, the UK has now stopped offering vaccinations for healthy children.)

Four, concerning owning nothing during the New World Order (world government): on Sept. 19, 2022, it was reported that homeless camps are growing larger in some U.S. cities, and the situation is expected to worsen.

Some of the new homeless people have jobs, but their wages aren’t keeping up with higher prices, especially higher rent, and utility prices.

Five, concerning the coming hyper-inflation and economic collapse: on Sept. 19, 2022, it was reported that several large companies (Walmart, Target, Kohl’s, and Under Armor) have canceled orders amounting to billions of dollars because they believe inflation is going to keep increasing.

(More: According to the U.S. Federal Reserve, interest rates and unemployment must soon be increased substantially if inflation is going to be brought under control. I am not an expert, but I will add that it is my opinion that Biden and the Democrats also need to bring their spending under control.)

(More: We keep giving billions of dollars and equipment to Ukraine and millions of dollars in benefits to illegal aliens, but the Pentagon has told our troops to sign up for food stamps.)

(More: For what it is worth, I heard one commentator say the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve will be empty around the end of this year. If that is true, the safety of America has been compromised, and the price of gasoline will start increasing again.)

Six, concerning a 7-year covenant of peace and safety, the division of Israel, and the Battle of Armageddon: on Sept. 15, 2022, the Biden administration affirmed its commitment to the Two-State Solution and the creation of a Palestinian state next to (and on part of) Israel “so that Israelis and Palestinians can live safely and securely and enjoy equal measures of freedom, security and prosperity.”

The U.S. signed a 7-year bilateral Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Jordan on Sept. 16, 2022.

Under the agreement, starting in Fiscal Year 2023, Biden will give Jordan $1.45 billion per year (But U.S. troops need to sign up for food stamps) for 7 years.

This is not the 7-year covenant with many mentioned in the Book of Daniel (Dan. 9:27), but it is moving in that direction and could very well bring the judgment of God down on the U.S. (Joel 3:2).

For whatever it is worth, I have read other articles that say Saudi Arabia wants to merge Jordan, Gaza, and part of the West Bank into one nation called The Hashemite Kingdom of Palestine (HKOP).

Under this plan, the capital would be Amman, not Jerusalem, and Gaza would be ruled by the respected government of Jordan, not Hamas, the Islamic Jihad, etc.

I cannot predict how this will come out, but I can say with certainty that the Antichrist will eventually confirm a worthless 7-year covenant.

Seven, on Sept. 21, 2022, Russia announced the call-up of 300,000 troops for the war in Ukraine.

This may not have anything to do with Israel, but eventually, a massive Russian military will die on the mountains of Israel.

Finally, are you Rapture Ready?

If you want to be rapture ready and go to heaven, you must be born again (John 3:3). God loves you, and if you have not done so, sincerely admit that you are a sinner; believe that Jesus is the virgin born, sinless Son of God who died for the sins of the world, was buried, and raised from the dead; ask Him to forgive your sins, cleanse you, come into your heart and be your Saviour; then tell someone that you have done this.


GRUESOME NEWSOM: Newsom Seeks to Delete Law That Makes it a Crime to Kill a Baby After It’s Born

From townhall.com

Gov. Gavin Newsom (D-Calif) has been very vocal about his pro-abortion stance, undermining states that placed restrictions on abortions passed a certain week of pregnancy. 

In a recent letter addressed to Newsom, bill AB 2223 will change a California law “in a way that radically undermines protection for newborns,” and if signed, “will allow certain forms of infanticide.”

Introduced by Assembly member Buffy Wicks, the proposed bill would do away with its current infanticide law which makes it a crime to kill a baby that was born within a year. 

If Newsom goes ahead and signs into a law, the bill would erase the requirement for a county coroner to hold inquests to investigate perinatal deaths “related to or following known or suspected self-induced or criminal abortion.”

It would also bill “delete the requirement” for a coroner to handle “an unattended fetal death” as a “death without medical attendance.”

Doing away with this law would also protect those responsible if a baby was left to die after a failed abortion, meaning it could effectively legalize infanticide up to twenty-eight days after the baby is born for any reason. 

Last week Newsom launched a series of ads blasting Republican states who have placed restrictions on abortions with several of them taking aim at the Bible. 

This comes as Newsom was asked why so many people are fleeing California despite the governor touting how “great” of a state it is. 

Many factors — and there’s been two deep analyses that drives the No. 1 factor… The vast majority, almost the entire amount, impacted because of visa policies in the Trump administration. Our formula for success is getting first-round draft choices from the rest of the world. I mean, we’re as dumb as we want to be,” Newsom said. Source


Lord please come and get Your bride!


Have You Tested Yourself????

Test yourselves to see if you are in the faith; examine yourselves! Or do you not recognize this about yourselves, that Jesus Christ is in you—unless indeed you fail the test? (2 Corinthians 13:5)

The Biblical fall holidays are here. It’s that time of the year again! ~BUT~ everyday SHOULD be that time of the year again!

As indeed dark days befall upon us, perhaps now is a good time to look inward upon ourselves. It is easy to look at the external world in chaos, a Church in apostasy, and even our own families in disorder. But how often do we examine ourselves?  Let’s face it, we still do miss the mark and fail. There were times in my life that I ran far from God, and was mired in a back-slidden state where I looked no different than the world around me. Praise the Lord that HE is the Good Shepherd and leaves the 99 to go after the one. ALL of us at one time or another were that one lost sheep.

Indeed, God is a God of LOVE. His Mercy and Grace run deep.  Nevertheless, this does not give us license to sin as we please. Run far away from and totally ignore the hyper-grace that promotes licentious living. So called Christians that accept homosexuality (or whatever sinful habit) as if it is OK with God. Just you go on in that condition, because God loves you. ******WARNING DANGER WARNING*********

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God tells us differently: “Not everyone who says to Me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ shall enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of My Father in heaven. Many will say to Me in that day, ‘Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in Your name, cast out demons in Your name, and done many wonders in Your name?’ And then I will declare to them, ‘I never knew you; depart from Me, you who practice lawlessness!’ (Matthew 7:21–23)

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Well, I’ll be… That seems to be a different tune then what those false teachers are tickling in my ear. “Depart from me” says Jesus, the One who will Judge humanity. I’m not an Einstein, not even an Ein, or even a Stein, but, I think I would rather err on the side of what Almighty God says than foolish man. Perhaps it is wise to heed the words of Jesus rather than discard them.  

My wife Marie once asked me. “Do you fear the end times coming?” I sincerely put some thought into that and responded, “I fear God.  As believers, it’ll do us good to fear the LORD. After all it is deemed wise… “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, And the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding. (Proverbs 9:10)

Knowing this, do we ever take enough time to examine ourselves? I honestly must admit, no. There are things with me that need to change. I am by far not where I need be, but PRAISE THE LORD, I am not where I once was. Nevertheless, we all can use time to examine and correct (repent). The Bible is replete with the theme of repentance and turning back to God.


Starting next week in Judaism, starts the season of the High Holy Days and the Ten Days of Awe. These are the Biblical feast of Rosh Hashanah (feast of Trumpets) and Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement) A central theme of the holidays is “Teshuva” (Hebrew: תשובה‎, literally, “return”) It is akin to repentance. Whereas repent is turning away from sin and Teshuva is returning to God. Ps 51 the famous Psalm of repentance known in Judaism as Perak Teshuva, David, a man after God’s heart (as proclaimed by God Himself) fell into sin with Bathsheba, and had her husband murdered to cover it up up. When confronted by the prophet Nathan, David replied “I have sinned”:  Have mercy upon me, O God, According to Your lovingkindness; According to the multitude of Your tender mercies, Blot out my transgressions. Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity, And cleanse me from my sin. For I acknowledge my transgressions, And my sin is always before me. Against You, You only, have I sinned, And done this evil in Your sight— That You may be found just when You speak, And blameless when You judge. (Psalm 51:1–4)

There is no sin too deep that is beyond the forgiveness of God. But you must turn back to Him and repent. If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. (1 John 1:9)

Let us look deeply at our own faults and return to Him: Let us search out and examine our ways, And turn back to the Lord; (Lamentations 3:40)

As believers we must always examine ourselves. It is a practice that will do us well. Lord knows it is very easy to see the faults in the wicked world, and the faults of other believers. I do believe that we must examine ourselves firstly then out to the exterior. And why do you look at the speck in your brother’s eye, but do not consider the plank in your own eye? Or how can you say to your brother, ‘Let me remove the speck from your eye’; and look, a plank is in your own eye? Hypocrite! First remove the plank from your own eye, and then you will see clearly to remove the speck from your brother’s eye. (Matthew 7:3–5)

If you are not saved and do not know the LORD, I earnestly appeal to you to seek Him now!  Seek the Lord while He may be found, Call upon Him while He is near. (Isaiah 55:6)

He is, after-all patient: The Lord is not slow about His promise, as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing for any to perish but for all to come to repentance. (2 Peter 3:9), but sooner or later the door of the ark will close, and the flood will consume you. for He says, “At the acceptable time I listened to you, And on the day of salvation I helped you.” Behold, now is “the acceptable time,” behold, now is “the day of salvation”— (2 Corinthians 6:2)

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Let us all spend some time in self-examination and teshuva/ repent where needed!

Our Jewish friends this time of year say: L’shanah tovah tikatev v’taihatem. May you and yours be inscribed and sealed in the Book of Life for a good and sweet new year.

To that, I say. May your name be found written in the Lamb’s book of Life! ‘He who overcomes will thus be clothed in white garments; and I will not erase his name from the book of life, and I will confess his name before My Father and before His angels. (Revelation 3:5) It is MOST importance to be inscribed into this book! And if anyone’s name was not found written in the book of life, he was thrown into the lake of fire. (Revelation 20:15)



Venezuela Empties Prisons and Sends Criminals to US Border: Murderers, Rapists and Gang Members

From theepochtimes.com

Venezuela is deliberately releasing prisoners, among them violent criminals, and has them travel to the U.S. southern border, a development that prompted 14 House Republicans to write to Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas.

Rep. Troy Nehls (R-Texas), who is leading the Republican effort to have Mayorkas answer questions, said in the Sept. 22 letter that the decision by the Nicolas Maduro regime has put the United States “in grave danger.”

“We write you with serious concern about a recent U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) intelligence report received by Border Patrol that instructs agents to look for violent criminals from Venezuela among the migrant caravans heading towards the U.S.-Mexico border,” the letter says, citing a recent report from Breitbart.

The outlet reported on Sept. 18 that it had reviewed the DHS intelligence report from an unnamed source within the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). The report warned that released prisoners—including those convicted of murder, rape, and extortion—had been seen within migrant caravans traveling from Tapachula, Mexico, to the southern border, as recently as July.

The report also said the Bolivarian National Intelligence Service, Venezuela’s intelligence agency, may have played a role in deliberately releasing prisoners.

Hours after Breitbart published the report, Nehls took to Twitter to announce that he had obtained confirmation from the DHS.

“DHS confirms that Venezuela empties prisons and sends violent criminals to our southern border,” Nehls wrote. “President Trump warned us about this years ago.”

Former President Donald Trump issued such a warning several times in 2021. He did it again last week while speaking to radio show host Hugh Hewitt, when he said America had become a “dumping ground” as other nations were “emptying their prisons into the United States.”

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Illegal immigrants from Venezuela, who boarded a bus in Texas, wait to be transported to a local church by volunteers after being dropped off outside the residence of Vice President Kamala Harris, at the Naval Observatory in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 15, 2022. (Stefani Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images)

Nehls later commented on the Breitbart report during an interview with Fox News contributor Sara Carter on Sunday.

“This bombshell report confirms what we’ve known for years,” Nehls said. “Our adversaries despise what America stands for and take pride in emptying their prisons filled with the most violent and sick individuals to walk the earth and send them to our southern border, where they know they’ll have no trouble getting in.”

Nehls added, “Our overworked border patrol agents can only do so much when President [Joe] Biden gives everyone a no-strings-attached invitation into this country.”


The letter comes as the United States is seeing an influx of migrants along the U.S.-Mexico border. According to CBP data, the number of migrants arriving at the southern border in fiscal year 2022 surpassed 2 million in August, with unprecedented numbers coming from Cuba, Nicaragua, and Venezuela.

The letter points out that there have been more than 130,000 encounters with Venezuelan nationals between October 2021 and July 2022.

“As a result of the Biden Administration’s disastrous border policies, it is unknown how many of the violent Venezuelan prisoners have been released into the interior of the U.S., as identifying Venezuelans with criminal records is nearly impossible unless the individual admits their records to U.S. authorities,” the letter says. “This will undoubtedly put our country in grave danger.”

The 14 Republicans want Mayorkas to answer more than 10 questions, including the precautions DHS is taking to prevent these Venezuelan criminals from entering the United States.

“Have any of the Venezuelan nationals encountered at the southern border this year been suspected to be released prisoners?” says one of the questions. “Does DHS have a projected headcount of how many released Venezuelan prisoners are expected to enter the U.S.?”

Another question asks, “Do you have reason to believe that the release of the convicts could be a purposeful geopolitical move specifically intended to impact U.S. national security?”

“We need transparency and accountability from this administration,” Nehls wrote on Twitter. Source