WSJ – WHAT’S NEXT -> fallout from the U.S. killing of an Iranian general,fallout from the U.S. killing of an Iranian general and sex Weinstein style.

WSJ – WHAT’S NEXT -> fallout from the U.S. killing of an Iranian general,fallout from the U.S. killing of an Iranian general and sex Weinstein style.

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WHAT’S NEXT

Good Afternoon
This week we’re watching the fallout from the U.S. killing of an Iranian general, the resumed impeachment effort, and Harvey Weinstein’s sex-crimes trial. Here’s what you need to know, in under 4 minutes.

Week Ahead

The work week is coming. Be ready.

U.S. troops await orders after Iraqi parliament urges their expulsion. Today’s vote, which came as President Trump traded threats with Tehran, means Iraq’s executive branch will now have to decide whether to oust American forces in response to the killing in Baghdad of Iran’s Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani.

  • Attack to shape the 2020 presidential race. The strike introduces an unexpected national-security question into the bid to unseat Mr. Trump—one that is hard for Democratic hopefuls to navigate.

🎧 Hear more from WSJ’s Michael Gordon in The Journal podcast.

Impeachment push gets back under way. Congress returns this week, with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi still waiting to send impeachment articles to the Senate amid an impasse over the format of Mr. Trump’s trial. 

Harvey Weinstein set to stand trial. The criminal trial of the former Hollywood producer—who is charged with sex crimes against two women, including rape—begins Monday and has cultural implications that go beyond its legal ones. 

Carlos Ghosn to address the media. The fugitive former auto executive, now in his homeland of Lebanon after fleeing a financial-crimes trial in Japan, is expected to offer more details about the situation—though not about his escape—this week.

Vladimir Putin is heading to Turkey. The Russian president will visit his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, on Wednesday. Following the two countries’ military partnership in northern Syria, Mr. Erdogan hopes to extend their cooperation into war-torn Libya. 

CES to put expanding U.S.-China rivalry on display. A smaller Chinese presence is expected this year at the world’s largest consumer electronics show, which runs Tuesday to Friday in Las Vegas, amid trade tensions between the two countries.

Bets on a global growth rebound face first test. Economic data due this week present the first major hurdle for stock markets in 2020 after a strong fourth quarter. A measure of service-sector activity is out Monday, with U.S. jobs data for December coming on Friday. 

Golden Globes kick off awards season. Netflix leads the field, with 34 nominations across the movie and television categories. Here are five things to watch for at tonight’s ceremony.

  • What the Globes show about Hollywood’s identity issues. The event, which is something of a tone-setter for other awards fests, reveals an industry coping uneasily with disruption. 
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Amazon has long ruled the cloud. Now it must fend off rivals. Amazon and Microsoft are turning up the pressure on each other as they battle to supply corporate America with remote computing power, stoking a fight that is expected to dominate the tech world over the next decade.

  • New York dangled extra incentives in bid to lure HQ2. Officials offered Amazon almost a billion dollars more of incentives than was previously known to win its second-headquarters contest and were even prepared to pay part of some employees’ salaries.

TikTok wants to stay politics-free. That could be tough. The video-sharing app exploded into a sensation by pushing lighthearted videos. But political content has flooded the platform in recent weeks, much of it related to President Trump’s re-election campaign. 

Customs work at the border includes taking a lot of bologna. Amid what officials have called an immigration crisis, the day-to-day reality for some border officers also involves looking for forbidden fruit, dairy products and processed meat.

The challenges that working mothers still face. For her final article after three decades on the beat, Sue Shellenbarger looks at what’s changed and what hasn’t for women trying to manage office and home lives.

Tom Brady is trying to break your heart. After the Patriots’ loss to Tennessee, the season is over for their 42-year-old quarterback. Now comes the maddening speculation over whether he is done in New England—or done with football, period, writes Jason Gay.

Taking stock of the U.S. tax overhaul. It seems clear that President Trump’s tax cuts contributed to economic growth—but not enough to pay for themselves, as many backers promised. Even some intended beneficiaries say the gains haven’t been dramatic.

The family delights of silly poop songs. One dad let the kids take over the radio, and next thing you know he was listening to a song called “Poop in My Fingernails.” Maybe giving children control of the car stereo spoils them. But maybe it’s just a way to discover new sounds—and talents, he writes.

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Jan. 5, 1914Ford Announces Wage Increases, Shorter Work Days

Henry Ford, the president of the Ford Motor Company, announced that most of the 26,000 employees at the auto maker would see their wages double to $5 a day. He also shortened their workday from nine hours to eight.

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THE BLACKBURN REPORT -> 2019 achievements you did not hear about on the main stream media

THE BLACKBURN REPORT -> 2019 achievements you did not hear about on the main stream media

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THE BLACKBURN REPORT

January 3, 2020

We accomplished a lot in Washington in 2019, but you probably didn’t hear about it from the mainstream media; they were (and still are!) hyperfocused on impeachment. From giving our military the largest pay raise in a decade, to protecting the sanctity of life, I spent my first year in the Senate fighting for Tennessee values. In 2020, I will continue to advocate for what Tennesseans consistently tell me is most important to them: protecting family values, fighting to expand rural health care and broadband access, helping workers succeed, and securing the nation.

When I came to Washington, I pledged to stand strong on behalf of faith, family, freedom, hope, and opportunity. This year, I’ll continue to fight against big abortion providers like Planned Parenthood, push to confirm more rule-of-law judges and fight back against anti-Semitism. 

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My bipartisan Rural Health Agenda will expand access to clinics and health departments, bring more doctors to rural areas, and jumpstart the use of telemedicine. We’re also going to explore new policies that will control the skyrocketing costs of prescription drugs, and allow Americans to shop for insurance across state lines. We will continue to focus on opioid abuse prevention, including legislation to increase sentencing penalties for trafficking and distributing illicit opioids. 

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We’re going to maintain the economic momentum created by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act by cutting red tape and getting rid of burdensome regulations that do nothing but kill jobs and squash innovation. Tennessee exports over $13 billion worth of goods and services to Canada and Mexico, and let me tell you: we’re really looking forward to passing the USMCA, which will create around 175,000 new jobs. 

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This year, our service members at Fort Campbell and all over the world will be putting the defense spending we just approved to good use. I’ll also keep working with officials at the VA to ensure those who sacrificed so much for our nation receive the timely and thorough care they deserve. 

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My bipartisan Internet Exchange Act will make sure rural communities have the funds necessary to build and maintain the infrastructure required to support broadband connections. It’s an investment in the local businesses and organizations that make Tennessee a great place to live. We must also give Big Tech a set of guardrails that protect consumers’ privacy and data, but also allow innovators to keep innovating.

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We have a big year ahead of us, and much to accomplish in 2020 if America is to remain the best place in the world to call home. I look forward to seeing you all in Washington, and back home in Tennessee; but for now, enjoy a safe, happy, and healthy start to the new year. 

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The deadline to apply for the 2020-2021 White House Fellowship is January 8, 2020. You can apply here.

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As a reminder, you can reach any of my six offices in Tennessee to share a concern or request assistance with a federal agency. 

Be sure to follow my work on behalf of Tennesseans on social media

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@realDonaldTrump– 95% Approval Rating in the Republican Party. Thank you!

@realDonaldTrump– 95% Approval Rating in the Republican Party. Thank you!

@realDonaldTrump tweeted

95% Approval Rating in the Republican Party. Thank you!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 4, 2020

January 04, 2020 at 10:09AM

via Twitter http://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1213474475250987009


@realDonaldTrump tweeted

As hard as I work, & as successful as our Country has become with our Economy, our Military & everything else, it is ashame that the Democrats make us spend so much time & money on this ridiculous Impeachment Lite Hoax. I should be able to devote all of my time to the REAL USA!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 4, 2020

January 04, 2020 at 05:39PM

via Twitter http://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1213585005986959361


@realDonaldTrump tweeted

….targeted 52 Iranian sites (representing the 52 American hostages taken by Iran many years ago), some at a very high level & important to Iran & the Iranian culture, and those targets, and Iran itself, WILL BE HIT VERY FAST AND VERY HARD. The USA wants no more threats!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 4, 2020

January 04, 2020 at 06:09PM

via Twitter http://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1213593975732527112


@realDonaldTrump tweeted

They attacked us, & we hit back. If they attack again, which I would strongly advise them not to do, we will hit them harder than they have ever been hit before! https://t.co/qI5RfWsSCH— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 5, 2020

January 05, 2020 at 12:11AM

via Twitter http://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1213684819537932293


@realDonaldTrump tweeted

The United States just spent Two Trillion Dollars on Military Equipment. We are the biggest and by far the BEST in the World! If Iran attacks an American Base, or any American, we will be sending some of that brand new beautiful equipment their way…and without hesitation!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 5, 2020

January 05, 2020 at 01:11AM

via Twitter

@realDonaldTrump– General Qassem Soleimani has killed or badly wounded thousands of Americans over an extended period of time, and was plotting to kill many more.General Qassem Soleimani has killed or badly wounded thousands of Americans over an extended period of time, and was plotting to kill many more.

@realDonaldTrump tweeted

@realDonaldTrump– General Qassem Soleimani has killed or badly wounded thousands of Americans over an extended period of time, and was plotting to kill many more.General Qassem Soleimani has killed or badly wounded thousands of Americans over an extended period of time, and was plotting to kill many more.

#Iraq: Due to heightened tensions in Iraq and the region, we urge U.S. citizens to depart Iraq immediately. Due to Iranian-backed militia attacks at the U.S. Embassy compound, all consular operations are suspended. U.S. citizens should not approach the Embassy. pic.twitter.com/rdRce3Qr4a— Travel – State Dept (@TravelGov) January 3, 2020

January 03, 2020 at 07:09AM

via Twitter http://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1213068084996714496


@realDonaldTrump tweeted

Iran never won a war, but never lost a negotiation!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 3, 2020

January 03, 2020 at 08:09AM

via Twitter http://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1213078681750573056


@realDonaldTrump tweeted

General Qassem Soleimani has killed or badly wounded thousands of Americans over an extended period of time, and was plotting to kill many more…but got caught! He was directly and indirectly responsible for the death of millions of people, including the recent large number….— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 3, 2020

January 03, 2020 at 09:09AM

via Twitter http://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1213096351296299017


@realDonaldTrump tweeted

….of PROTESTERS killed in Iran itself. While Iran will never be able to properly admit it, Soleimani was both hated and feared within the country. They are not nearly as saddened as the leaders will let the outside world believe. He should have been taken out many years ago!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 3, 2020

January 03, 2020 at 09:09AM

via Twitter http://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1213096352072294401


@realDonaldTrump tweeted

What’s really amazing is that we had been told to accept for so long that the head of IRGC Quds was able to direct operations to maim and kill US soldiers with absolute impunity, because he was backed by the… might of Iran?

We need a new “foreign policy intelligentsia”— Buck Sexton (@BuckSexton) January 3, 2020

January 03, 2020 at 10:39AM

via Twitter http://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1213122167837253632


@realDonaldTrump tweeted

At the direction of the President, the U.S. military has taken decisive defensive action to protect U.S. personnel abroad by killing Qasem Soleimani, the head of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps-Quds Force, a US-designated Foreign Terrorist Organization.— The White House (@WhiteHouse) January 3, 2020

January 03, 2020 at 11:09AM

via Twitter http://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1213122998737231874


@realDonaldTrump tweeted

🚨MUST WATCH🚨

Congressman lists every single high crime and misdemeanor committed by President Trump! Unbelievable! pic.twitter.com/1s0ZXoAIpb— Abigail Marone (Text TRUMP to 88022) (@abigailmarone) December 18, 2019

January 03, 2020 at 11:09AM

via Twitter http://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1213126104300638208


@realDonaldTrump tweeted

Soleimani was a murderer with the blood of Americans on his hands—and plotting more attacks. Thank God for our military who eliminated him.

President Trump sent a message: the days of appeasement are over. Target Americans, and you will be swiftly brought to justice.— Mark Meadows (@RepMarkMeadows) January 3, 2020

January 03, 2020 at 11:09AM

via Twitter http://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1213128344486711298


@realDonaldTrump tweeted

I’m a reporter but I was a Soldier for several years and led a platoon of cavalry troops into combat in Iraq. Qassim Solemani was directly responsible for the deaths of scores of American military personnel in Iraq.

I’m not sad that he got greased. Not a damn bit.— Mike Glenn (@mrglenn) January 3, 2020

January 03, 2020 at 11:09AM

via Twitter http://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1213128359556853760


@realDonaldTrump tweeted

Did You Know:

Soleimani planned the 2012 attacks in Libya because he knew about the gun running to Syrian rebels that was going on out of the CIA Annex

He was responsible for Benghazi

And now he is dead— Jack Posobiec 🇺🇸 (@JackPosobiec) January 3, 2020

January 03, 2020 at 11:09AM

via Twitter http://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1213128389307064325


@realDonaldTrump tweeted

Bravo to @SecPompeo for his clarity on @foxandfriends. No apologies. No regrets. Astonishing that some in the American political elite are forgetting that Solemeini was a war criminal, the man who directed Assad’s genocide. @realDonaldTrump acted and what he did was righteous.— Hugh Hewitt (@hughhewitt) January 3, 2020

January 03, 2020 at 11:09AM

via Twitter http://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1213128419086602249


@realDonaldTrump tweeted

Trump Middle East policy. Seems sound. https://t.co/Xrevi6wiVV— Lee Smith (@LeeSmithDC) January 3, 2020

January 03, 2020 at 11:09AM

via Twitter http://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1213128523298287616


@realDonaldTrump tweeted

If you’ve been to a VA hospital in recent years and seen a young man missing limbs, there’s a reasonable chance Qasem Soleimani is responsible for it. He’s unquestionably an enemy of America and I’m glad he’s dead and I’m bummed it was a quick death.— Jesse Kelly (@JesseKellyDC) January 3, 2020

January 03, 2020 at 11:09AM

via Twitter http://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1213128695495430144


@realDonaldTrump tweeted

Joe. Foot. In. Mouth. Biden. #Biden2020 https://t.co/fac41kgtEL— Graham Ledger (@GrahamLedger) January 2, 2020

January 03, 2020 at 12:09PM

via Twitter http://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1213141336024633345


@realDonaldTrump tweeted

….followed, and then it was withdrawn. The Democrats argument for impeachment has not gotten stronger over the last few weeks. As Senator Josh Hawley just said, he’s going to enter a Motion to Dismiss the Impeachment Trial because it’s never actually been brought to trial.”— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 3, 2020

January 03, 2020 at 12:39PM

via Twitter http://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1213149809378578432


@realDonaldTrump tweeted

A statement from President @realDonaldTrumppic.twitter.com/Jfy4GCLdif— The White House (@WhiteHouse) January 3, 2020

January 03, 2020 at 04:09PM

via Twitter http://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1213203275094405121


@realDonaldTrump tweeted

pic.twitter.com/qOi7mpKcHY— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 4, 2020

January 04, 2020 at 12:09AM

via Twitter http://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1213316570606428160


@realDonaldTrump tweeted

pic.twitter.com/VXeKiVzpTf— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 3, 2020

January 04, 2020 at 12:09AM

via Twitter http://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1213316629666435072

@realDonaldTrump tweeted

….had happened to a Presidential candidate, or President, who was a Democrat, everybody involved would long ago be in jail for treason (and more), and it would be considered the CRIME OF THE CENTURY, far bigger and more sinister than Watergate!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 2, 2020

January 02, 2020 at 09:09AM

via Twitter http://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1212734798365626369


@realDonaldTrump tweeted

pic.twitter.com/VXeKiVzpTf— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 3, 2020

January 02, 2020 at 10:09PM

via Twitter

@realDonaldTrump tweeted

pic.twitter.com/LZADtVwk1R— Dan Scavino Jr.🇺🇸 (@Scavino45) January 1, 2020

January 01, 2020 at 03:49PM

via Twitter http://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1212472593695084544


@realDonaldTrump tweeted

President Trump speaks to the press with First Lady Melania, prior to entering this evenings New Year’s Celebration he is hosting in Palm Beach, Florida. #HNY2020 pic.twitter.com/BlYw77LT19— Dan Scavino Jr.🇺🇸 (@Scavino45) January 1, 2020

January 01, 2020 at 03:49PM

via Twitter http://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1212472645570191361


@realDonaldTrump tweeted

Best equipment & finest military in the World. On site quickly! https://t.co/cDUtqFLLYB— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 2, 2020

January 01, 2020 at 08:39PM

via Twitter http://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1212547186506059776


@realDonaldTrump tweeted

Too bad, Corey would have won! He (and I) loves New Hampshire. https://t.co/d2e1NUkDwR— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 2, 2020

January 01, 2020 at 08:39PM

via Twitter http://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1212548289515655168


@realDonaldTrump tweeted

Can’t believe @ATT keeps the management after yet another @CNN ratings dive. Nobody watching, NO CREDIBILITY! Maybe they should make changes at AT&T? https://t.co/jdCLuNWEEQ— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 2, 2020

January 01, 2020 at 09:09PM

via Twitter http://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1212550610429587456


@realDonaldTrump tweeted

Great job! https://t.co/qNUVbEdMz6— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 2, 2020

January 01, 2020 at 09:09PM

via Twitter http://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1212552402798358534


@realDonaldTrump tweeted

Thank you @realDonaldTrump. We will deliver NH for you in 2020 and you WILL NEVER GET TIRED OF WINNING! https://t.co/TF3a89DTLM— Corey R. Lewandowski (@CLewandowski_) January 2, 2020

January 01, 2020 at 10:09PM

via Twitter http://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1212565435163586560


@realDonaldTrump tweeted

Asian Americans are #WINNING under @realDonaldTrump.

This summer, unemployment among Asian Americans fell to 2.1% — the lowest level on record!— Ronna McDaniel (@GOPChairwoman) January 1, 2020

January 01, 2020 at 10:09PM

via Twitter http://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1212565517946499072


@realDonaldTrump tweeted

They don’t know how to do that! https://t.co/1Vg1O9yJHj— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 2, 2020

January 01, 2020 at 10:09PM

via Twitter http://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1212565864584765440


@realDonaldTrump tweeted

In 2017, Speaker Pelosi called President @realDonaldTrump’s historic tax cuts, Armageddon.

In 2019, American businesses and workers had another record year as a result of the BOOMING economy! 🇺🇸 pic.twitter.com/VccU65x63c— Vice President Mike Pence (@VP) January 1, 2020

January 01, 2020 at 10:09PM

via Twitter http://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1212566070801903617


@realDonaldTrump tweeted

⚡️ With 2019 behind us, we look back on the fantastic accomplishments of President @realDonaldTrump for Americans (so far).

Happy New Year! #Trump2020https://t.co/YNHLkhnZ5K— Team Trump (Text TRUMP to 88022) (@TeamTrump) January 1, 2020

January 01, 2020 at 10:09PM

via Twitter http://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1212566127903162368


@realDonaldTrump tweeted

“Wages are advancing at about a 3.7 percent annual pace after falling to 2.5 percent during the final years of the Obama presidency.”

As we close out 2019, reminder:

Millions of Americans are better off because of @realDonaldTrump‘s America First agenda. https://t.co/ThBIFhgL0E— Ronna McDaniel (@GOPChairwoman) January 1, 2020

January 01, 2020 at 10:09PM

via Twitter http://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1212566246878851078


@realDonaldTrump tweeted

pic.twitter.com/TATrvfKL3Y— Dan Scavino (@DanScavino) January 1, 2020

January 02, 2020 at 12:09AM

via Twitter http://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1212591013031763968


@realDonaldTrump tweeted

“Trump list shows 319 ‘results’ and promises kept in three years”#MAGA🇺🇸#KAG🇺🇸 #HNY2020🎉 https://t.co/HPdYZEXfCC— Dan Scavino (@DanScavino) January 1, 2020

January 02, 2020 at 12:09AM

via Twitter http://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1212591102789898240


@realDonaldTrump tweeted

pic.twitter.com/M8KhujWmWu— Dan Scavino (@DanScavino)

Hal Lindsey Presents — we look more closely at the two witnesses of Revelation 11

January 3rd, 2020

Hal Lindsey Presents — we look more closely at the two witnesses of Revelation 11

On this week’s Hal Lindsey Presents, we look more closely at the two witnesses of Revelation 11. They are among the most fascinating characters in all the Bible. Many books have been written about them, and they have been the subject of endless speculation.

On this week’s program, we will go directly to the Bible to find the answer. I will show you why I believe the witnesses will be Moses and Elijah.

Luke 9:29-31 tells the story of Jesus on the Mount of Transfiguration. He took Peter, John, and James with Him. “And while He was praying, the appearance of His face became different, and His clothing became white and gleaming. And behold, two men were talking with Him; and they were Moses and Elijah, who, appearing in glory, were speaking of His departure which He was about to accomplish at Jerusalem.”

It is even more dramatic in the original Greek. It says light blazed from within Him. The light shown through His skin and His clothes. His deity showed through His humanity. Moses and Elijah appeared with Him. Then God the Father spoke from heaven. It was an astounding event.

Later, the disciples asked Him about Malachi 4:5. “Behold, I am going to send you Elijah the prophet before the coming of the great and terrible day of the Lord.” Luke 1:17 describes John the Baptist as the one who would go forth “in the spirit and power of Elijah.” Jesus agreed with this, saying in Matthew 11:14, “If you are willing to receive it, he is Elijah.”

But Israel was not willing to receive it. That’s why Jesus said plainly in Matthew 17:11, “Elijah is coming.” This was not a reference to John the Baptist because by then John had already come. This was a reference to Elijah himself.

On this week’s Hal Lindsey Presents, I will tell you more about why we can confidently identify Moses and Elijah as the two witnesses. It is awesome to see how perfectly God’s word holds together on this fascinating topic. I hope you can join me.

Look for Hal Lindsey Presents on Daystar, Sunday at 11PM Eastern Time. Or watch it online anytime at www.hallindsey.com or www.hischannel.com. If you missed any episodes, you can catch up by visiting www.hallindsey.com/videos/.

God Bless,
Hal Lindsey


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