Following is a sermon transcript that was sent to ESN entitled, “The Man of Sin”1. It shows how Gerald Flurry prophesied that Trump would have a second term.
Comments and headers inserted by ESN. Includes at end: “Why Didn’t More Leave?” [Note: These are sermon excerpts.]
Trump Going to Remain President
Reads Amos 7. I think President Trump is going to remain president of the U.S. … God has not shown me where there is any error in that prophecy that I have made. So far I haven’t seen that, but God is a God of miracles and we’ve seen a lot of them happen in this church and they’re going to get more dramatic as time goes on. … The next few days are going to be unusually dramatic. We’ll see.
COMMENT BY ESN: They were so “dramatic” that Trump did not stay in office.
Amos 7:8. God’s final warning. God will correct those who follow Jeroboam and look to him. But right now He is using Jeroboam in a special way. Vs 10. There will be some kind of a clash between the PCG and Jeroboam. So how is that all going to be fulfilled?
COMMENT BY ESN: Another prophecy that did not come to pass.
God Is Going to Fulfill It Somehow
The land can’t bear our words. Now that has to happen while Jeroboam is on the scene. And how is God going to do that? We will have to wait and see. We don’t know.
COMMENT BY ESN: This was when “Jeroboam” was supposed to throw the PCG out of the land. Another prediction that didn’t come to pass.
But God is a God of miracles and maybe He has already worked that out, or is working it out, or very close to finishing the job. We’ll have to wait and see but God has stated this, as we understand it, and as I understand it, He is going to fulfill it somehow. We’ll see how He does that very shortly.
Satan hates spiritual Israel. He hates God’s Plan. But we have to deliver a message–we must deliver a message, and it’s going to be in the context of fighting Jeroboam. So if he disappears from the scene…I don’t see how, unless God again would perform great miracles, how he would ever get back on the scene.
We Are Ushered Out of the Country
So how can this all be changed? Amos 11. … Israel [spiritual Israel] will be led out of their own land. We’ve proven all of this and continue to prove it.
This modern president is somehow going to have a clash with us. I don’t think there would be much of a clash if he’s not in the presidency. It says he is going to be right there when we are ushered out of the country, perhaps, I would think, on our way to the Place of Safety (at least going in that direction) but we will be going to the Place of Safety.
COMMENT BY ESN: Trump is no longer president of the United States and PCG is still “in the land.”
When is it going to happen, if not in this very present time?
Something Really Big Has to Happen
I hope you will fast and pray that God will have something really big happen because this prophecy has to be fulfilled. And if not now, when could it ever be fulfilled?
COMMENT BY ESN: There was nothing “big that happened” and the prophecy was not fulfilled.
That’s why an Antiochus can move in as an angel of light and say things that are right out of the mouth of the Dragon and be accepted. That’s happening before our eyes. That isn’t anything I’m exaggerating. But nobody has the guts to say it.
Dramatic Prophecies and New Revelation
If you look at II Thessalonians 1 and 2 together, I think it is one of the most dramatic prophecies in the Bible. … God wants you specifically to see this.
COMMENT BY ESN: This Epistle was written by Paul to the Christians in Thessalonica who were still baby Christians at the time. It was not written to PCG.
It’s all about the very elect and I would put that in the category of new revelation myself.
Falling Away is a Great Revolt
The people in God’s church was awfully bad so they all fell away. … The revealing of the lawless one and it’s a sign of Christ’s imminent coming. … The William’s translation calls the falling away a great revolt.
COMMENT BY ESN: GF likes to use translations that agree with him. The falling away has not even happened yet because Paul wrote that it would introduce a chain of events; i.e., first, the “man of sin” (the Antichrist) would be revealed to perform the act of standing up in the Holy of Holies of the Jewish Temple, claiming to be God (II Thessalonians 2:3-4). Read: The “Falling Away”–Has It Happened Yet? by Don Koenig [offsite article]
Now, we have something really special with the new stone and the new throne. We will take it right into the Kingdom of God and Jesus Christ is going to set on that throne. That makes us really special.
The Land Won’t Be Able to Bear Our Words
There are a lot of things going on and we’re about to enter into a time when the land couldn’t bare his words. We know God is going to take care of us and protect us if we do our part. [Talking about the Place of Safety]
Jesus Christ is about to return with his mighty angels. This is what this is all about–the New Throne. We have it. Christ wants a pure throne given to Him to sit on, and here’s the people that have it.
Vs. 8, 11. The work of faith with power. Where is their today a work of faith with power? I mean real power. Our messages are going around the world and it is with power. Now we want to fast and ask God to give us more laborers and more power, and more faith, and more love, and more patience. So we can do more for God’s Work.
COMMENT BY ESN: With GF it’s always about power.
A Big Church Revolt
Did you notice all three of these chapters in II Thessalonians are about the PCG?
COMMENT BY ESN: No, we didn’t notice because you are taking Scripture out of context.
Vs. 9, 10-11. Strong delusion that they should believe a lie. They believe lies; they believe the Devil, and he lies all the time. He (God) says, I want to know how much my people love my truth! And those that don’t love that truth are perishing spiritually. Perishing. If you want to go that way, God will let you go. But you’re going to be perishing. .. We all have to be on guard. This is the great and final rebellion and God sends them the full force of evil delusion.
COMMENT BY ESN: Again, GF uses a translation that will agree with him. In this case, he uses the Moffatt translation (also a favorite of HWA’s) for the word “rebellion” instead of “falling away.” It should be noted that Moffatt was an unbeliever who attacked the virgin birth (Isaiah 7:14), the deity of Christ (I Timothy 3:16), and the Godhead (Colossians 2:9). GF also used the Moffatt translation when he said the word “wilderness” in Jeremiah 1:2 is really” dungeons” and that “Israel” when taken into captivity will be in dungeons when God returns to release them. (“The Feast of Trumpets” by GF, September 7, 2018)
Trump is Going to Stay in Office
Time is running out. We shall see. I believe Trump is going to stay in office. How can we possibly fulfill that prophecy in Amos 7 if he doesn’t?
COMMENT BY ESN: Time did run out. Trump is out of the office.
Stand up for The Truth
I think it is time for people to stand up for the Truth and certainly for God. This is what God is looking for–standing up for this wonderful Truth. Loving it with all your heart and mind and being. …
COMMENT BY ESN: The truth is in JESUS. (Ephesians 4:21) But GF will never mention that. Jesus said He was the way, the TRUTH, and the life. (John 14:6) He also said to love GOD with all our heart, soul and mind (Matthew 22:37; Mark 12:30; Luke 10:27), not love the truth as defined by GF.
[End of sermon]
Why Didn’t More Leave? Concluding Remarks by ESN:
What are the reasons that more members have not left PCG after this glaringly false prophecy? Let’s look at a few.
One main reason is fear. Fear to leave “God’s one true Church“; fear they might end up in the Great Tribulation; fear that their doubts are of the Devil; fear of losing their friends in PCG; fear of not knowing where to go–stay home or go to a splinter group? Fear to question. These fears are because their existence is inside the group. Some will remain because they will want to know what other “new revelation” GF will be given, or what his next prophecy about end-times is going to be. Others will finally leave when they have been abused and exploited enough (even thrown out), or see through the hypocrisy and lies, and realize this can’t be of God.
Gerald Flurry never apologized for this false prophecy of his, nor did he admit that he had given anything false at all. He merely shifted it over to say that it was really “God’s prophecy.” (Read our article below on that.) Isn’t there something terribly wrong with this picture? He still thinks he is that Prophet.
If GF was wrong about this Trump prophecy, ask yourself, “What else is he wrong about?”
The tragedy of it all is that there are those who will keep looking to Gerald Flurry instead of looking to the Lord Jesus Christ, asking for their eyes to be opened and to see the lies they have believed, and begin walking by faith.
Arranged by AJW / Comments by ESN
Exit & Support Network™
January 22, 2021
Updated January 24, 2021
“For they prophesy falsely unto you in my name: I have not sent them, saith the LORD.” ~Jeremiah 29:9
Gerald Flurry Kicking the Trump/Jeroboam Can Down the Road (Even after the 2021 presidential inauguration, GF is still keeping Trump in the picture as “saving America.”) [1-23-21 letter to ESN]
HQs Trying Hard to Minimize the Damage of GF’s False Prophecy (1-24-21 letter to ESN)
Gerald Flurry Says He “Made a Mistake” in His Article on Trump (GF’s false prophecy is now a “mistake” and God speaks in a “coded” way)
Gerald Flurry and the Amos 7 Prophecy (Flurry believes we are living in the Amos 7 time frame.)
British-Israelism: True or False? (Are the American and British people modern-day Israel?)
When Prophecy Fails by Leon Festinger shows how, in spite of failed prophecies, members in apocalyptic groups will usually make some other excuse and go right on believing.