The only true refuge in the coming days will be in God the father and in the ark of Christ when the rains of antichrist begin to fall. All these places of refuge we make for ourselves will cease exist as the new world order closes in... The things we seek to give us a sense of comfort will no longer provide comfort or a sense of security that tommorow will be ok.
...historically speaking if we cross reference ages and peoples of old the world has moreso represented a pillaged and burning village as opposed to an american dream. Its a place that has only benefited a few while leaving the multitudes trapped in a prison planet where their heartcry is for anything, but the present reality. I have had people tell me I need to take reaponsibility for my own life ...(continued)
The beast system will be an existence that caters to the carnal man. It will provide his flesh with all the temporal quick fixes and goods of the world that his flesh could lust after, a life of unending self indulgences and vain simple pleasures... It will gear towards suppressing and running from(ignoring) the part of himself that was made in the image of God and that needs God.
John 6:28 Then said they unto him, What shall we do, that we might work the works of God?
John 6:29 Jesus answered and said unto them, This is the work of God, that ye believe on him whom he hath sent.
Joel 2:12 Therefore also now, saith the LORD, turn ye [even] to me with all your heart, and with fasting, and with weeping, and with mourning:
Joel 2:13 And rend your heart, and not your garments, and turn unto the LORD your God: for he [is] gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and repenteth him of the evil.
1John 2:15 Love not the world, neither the things [that are] in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.
1John 2:16 For all that [is] in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world.
Isa 59:14 And judgment is turned away backward, and justice standeth afar off: for truth is fallen in the street, and equity cannot enter.
Isa 59:15 Yea, truth faileth; and he [that] departeth from evil maketh himself a prey: and the LORD saw [it], and it displeased him that [there was] no judgment.
1Tim 6:9 But they that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and [into] many foolish and hurtful lusts, which drown men in destruction and perdition.
1Tim 6:10 For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.