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When Becky Kelley was at her local mall with her sister and four-year old nephew Spencer, Spencer saw a long line of children waiting to see Santa Claus. Having been taught from birth that Christmas is a celebration for the birth of Our Savior, Jesus Christ, Spencer looked up at his mom and asked: "Where's the line to see Jesus?"

EDITOR'S NOTE: If your children are under the age of accountability, please allow them to listen to Becky Kelley's song, "Where's the Line to Jesus?" In fact, everyone you know and everyone they know needs to listen to that song...and those over the age of accountability need to read the companion piece because much sooner than the world believes, people will suddenly know where the line to Jesus is—and that it's going to be one very scary line. It leads to the Sheeps & Goats Judgment. Do not allow small children to read any of the copy past the second paragraph. And, while a good many people past the age of accountability may not want to read it, either, they need to because "where's the line to Jesus?" at the mall is much more inviting than the "where's the line to Jesus outside the East Gate of Jerusalem."

Becky Kelley's sister mentioned what Spencer said when they got home from the mall, and Kelley's father jotted down the words to a song, "Where's the line to Jesus?" in a handful of minutes, then put music to it. Kelley listened to it, made a few changes in the words and headed to Shock City Studio where the owner and producer rewrote the second verse and tweaked part of the chorus. In November, 2010 they launched it on YouTube. The song got 3,755,607 hits. Fans found it again and relaunched it again last year. With multiple launches of this very meaningful Christmas song, every Christian in the world needs to listen to piece, hold it close to their hearts and—just for a moment—think about Christmas really means...and what line we should be standing in at the Mall, and which line—with the sheeps or the goats—at that endtime culling of the wheat from the chaff. Here's a tip: we shouldn't be the line to a jolly old man in a red suit passing out presents. We should be standing in the line of Jesus Christ—who is dispensing the gift of eternal life.

By the way, Spencer...thank you for asking that question. And, for all of you who heard that song and nodded knowingly, and asked the question in your own mind, "Where's the line to Jesus?" I am going to tell you. But first I would like to thank Becky Kelley, her father, her nephew Spencer and Chris, the owner and producer of Shock City Studio, for raising the question and providing the "Christmas answer" that you should pass along to your family—and particularly four year old son or nephew. Note: do not allow small children to read beyond this point.

But as we survey the world today, and compare what's happening in the Mideast and around the globe from both manmade political and economic events and natural holocausts (excluding the idiot cries of global warming which are not, and never were, caused by man—global warming is caused by solar flares on the sun.) So, for a moment, put aside the happy thoughts of what Christmas means, and acknowledge that all of us should be looking for the the line to Jesus so we can praise Him for providing eternal life through His sacrifice to those who accept Him as their Lord and Savior.

The next line to Jesus will not be found at the mall. It will form somewhere below the East Gate of Jerusalem where Jesus Christ will sit in judgment on all of mankind that survives the Battle of Armageddon. Where is the line to Jesus? In the end, it will be there. It will be there, just outside the East Gate of Jerusalem at the very spot where the altar that Solomon built to Molech (the god of the Ammonites)—but, this time, it will be there for a very different and very specific reason.

The altar looked down into the Valley of the Son of Hinnom, spreading east and west from that spot. While under the law, in Lev. 18:21, the Israelites were forbidden to sacrifice their children to Molech. In Lev. 20:2-5, God makes it clear that a man who sacrifices his seed to Molech will be cut off from the Israelites and put to death. Further, Isa. 57:5 and Jer. 32:5 makes it clear that the children of Israel were not simply made to "pass through" fire in some sort of ritual, but that they were burned to death. They were human sacrifices.

Now that you have an inkling of where the Valley of Hinnom is, let me tell you what God called it. "Therefore, behold, the days come saith the Lord, that it shall no longer be called Topeth, nor the Valley of the Son of Hinnom, but the Valley of Slaughter; for they shall bury in Topeth until there is no more room." (Jer. 7:32, KJV) "For Topeth is ordained of old, yea for the king..." (Lucifer) "...it is prepared. [God] hath made it deep and large. The pile of it is much fire and wood; the breath of the Lord, like a stream of brimstone, doth kindle it." (Isa. 30:33, KJV)

The slow moving line of solemn, frightened people in march step to the place where Jesus will await all who stand in the line, outside the East Gate. Men. Women. And children over the age of accountability. To many in the line—likely most of them—it will be the entrance to Gehenna. Frightening those in line even more will be the cries of anguish so horrendous they cannot be described. But, they will be heard for miles. The smell of burning flesh and brimstone will fill the nostrils of those waiting to learn their own fate in what the Bible describes as the Sheeps and Goats Judgment. The place you are at, referred to in the Bible as GeHenna—is the place you call "Hell." You never really believed it was real even though you told enough people to go there. Ironically, you just survived the "Great Tribulation," witnessed the Battle of Armageddon and thought the worst was over.

The Sheeps and Goats Judgment will be God's final judgment held on Earth. But it will not be the final judgment of man. The final judgment, at the end of Christ's Millennial Reign on Earth, will be the Great White Throne Judgment. You really want to miss that one. The free admission is not worth the price since this is the judgment of the damned and everyone standing in this line is doomed to spend eternity in the Lake of Fire—the eternal death where the souls of the dead never quite succeed in dying since our soul is the eternal essense of our being. Our soul, which is the spiritual "us," lives forever—either in Heaven or Hell. (And, when we arrive at our final eternal destination, we can't blame God for that choice. It's one of our own making.) The social progressives, who insist that "...God would never do that to us..." need to remember it's not God's doing—it's ours. Soley and completely by the bad choices we make in life. God, not Congress or social progressive politicians and judges, makes the rules. All we have to do is abide by them. Congress doesn't have a veto; and the Supreme Court can't overturn God's ruling. (By the way, don't worry. When you get to Hell, you will find a lot of really good lawyers there to argue your case.)

The Great White Throne Judgment will take place neither on Earth nor in Heaven. Very likely it will take place in Gehenna (Hell)—and you thought that was the ultimate bad place to be. It is likely the Great White Throne Judgment takes place in Hell because everyone who is "invited" has already been condemned to damnation for all eternity. When Satan follows his minions into Gehenna, God will then cast Hell into the Lake of Fire where eternal agony awaits those who rejected Jesus Christ and cast off His free offer of eternal life because Jesus already paid for your admission.


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