I have written this pursuant to a directive from Our Lord.
Many wonderful and mystical things have occurred during my life,
especially during the last 11 years. What follows is a brief discussion of only
a very few.
I will begin with Chapter 27. In 1980, I was involved in a terrible
motorcycle accident which left me with 14 pinched nerves, and a life of
virtually incessant pain.
Chapter 43: During 1996, through the grace of God, I was healed
miraculously of the pain from the accident, and have not received treatment
since. Words can not adequately express how blessed I am.
In September of 1999, through a prominent public visionary Our Lady
told the world that it was time to prepare information to use in evangelizing
after God's Great Warning. I set out to prepare a reasonably comprehensive
summary of eschatological public and private prophecy for my family. Something
that was thorough, and yet could be read in a single sitting. I wanted to give
it one last good attempt at getting their attention. I put my heart into it,
and worked on it for several months.
During the course of my research, Isaiah 6 caught my eye in a very
special and powerful way. Days later the Lord sent Isaiah 6 to me on two
different and independent occasions. I know of a number of private visionaries,
who I believe to be true. One conducts our weekly prayer meeting. I told her
the story, and asked her what Isaiah 6 meant to her. I asked her to pray about
it. She returned with a message for me from Our Heavenly Father.
In a fairly lengthy message, He explained that He was calling me,
and would I come? He told me that if I was a man, now was the time to prove it.
At the time I thought that it simply had to do with my writing to my family.
(During the Fall of 2000, Jesus confirmed this calling in an unsolicited
message received by a second visionary friend of mine).
I finished the writing, After The Warning, in April of 2000. On a
whim, I emailed it to a gentleman who maintains an End Times web site, to see
if there was any interest. I thought that maybe he might find it interesting,
and choose to share it with some of the people who subscribe to his web site
That evening at our prayer meeting and through the above mentioned
first visionary, Our Lord thanked me for publishing the writing, and stated in
a deep stern staccato, "Now……watch……Me……act.". At the time, we felt
sure His message had to do with the Great Warning foretold by so many
The next morning, to my surprise, I found an email from the
gentleman telling me that he had forwarded it to another web site, and that
they had agreed to post it publicly. The time of the email from the gentleman
was, as best as I could tell, exactly at the moment that my first visionary
friend received the message from Our Lord. Needless to say, I was overwhelmed.
Since such time, Our Lord has sent various topics, scriptural and
theological readings, and public and private prophecies to me to write about.
Many were received during the 3 a.m. hour. With respect to another writing, in
only a few days time, several bits of information on the same topic came to me
from different sources, and I knew that He wanted me to write about that topic.
The best way that I can explain it is by relating it to the completion
of a jigsaw puzzle. The Lord provides the pieces of the puzzle to me. I then
pray for discernment, wisdom, understanding, guidance and protection and put
the puzzle together. After I feel a sense of completion, I pray for a sign of
His authorization to publish. He has responded by making the sun dance in the
sky as I watch for several minutes, without retinal damage, etc. As of this
writing, this process has been true with the following writings, Tribulation
Update: August 2000; Thank You For Having Responded To My Call, and SKY SIGNS.
God's hand has been involved in the postings to era-of-peace, as
well, but not in such dramatic fashion.
During the composing of one of the earlier writings, I froze as I
then knew in advance that it was going to be published on the Internet. Once
again, I had previously written for the benefit of my family. He told me,
"Write like you are writing to your family.". I paused, and He
repeated: "Write like you are writing to your family.". On one occasion,
one of the topics resounded in my mind for days, like a newly released popular
song. Once I put the information on paper, the sound stopped.
On another occasion, when I could not figure out how He wanted the
information to come together, I became frustrated. Then He told me, "Go
pray the Rosary.". Again I paused, and He repeated: "Go pray the
Rosary.". I did, and subsequently experienced great peace. The information
seemed to come together easily thereafter.
When I prepared the transmittal email to a number of people transmitting
Tribulation Update. Without any forethought, I typed the words: "Her
statues are crying for OUR help.". I then wept.
Certain contemporary prophets have received messages from Jesus and
Our Lady advising us to disconnect our computers, and televisions, and to
discard our cellular telephones, etc. immediately after God's Great Warning.
Puzzled about this and our role on the Internet, I asked the first visionary
friend of mine to pray for a message of guidance in that respect. In response,
she received a message from Our Lady, advising Ron, Chester and I to remain on
our computers [i.e. the Internet], and to remain close to the shadow of her
Son. We would know when to discontinue. [paraphrased].
I do not know why Our Lord chooses to operate through me in this
manner. I can only state unequivocally, that I am not only most unworthy of
such an honor, but am a most unlikely candidate. I am NOBODY. I am just an
ordinary guy. I give all honor and glory to Our Heavenly Father; His Son, Our
Savior; and their Holy Spirit.
I have been reluctant to publish this information. Recently, He
made me aware that He wanted it published. I have obeyed. "Obedience is
better than sacrifice" (cf. I Sam 15:22)
DISCERN EVERYONE, AND
EVERYTHING, ALL THE TIME.
God bless you and your families,
Ben J. Verdina, April 5, 2001
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