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Angel at my Door 
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The story portrayed below is centered on a much needed Inspired Leader, but also involves the Archangel Gabriel who is one of only two angels named in the Bible.  His name means "strong man of God" or "God is my strength."  The Scriptures record that he appeared by name four times: twice to Daniel interpreting the meaning of his visions (Daniel 8-9), once to announce John the Baptist's birth to his father Zacharias (Luke 1:11-20), and once to announce the birth of Jesus to Mary (Luke 1:26-38).
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“God governs in the affairs of man.  And if a sparrow cannot fall to the ground without his notice, is it probable that an empire can rise without His aid?  We have been assured in the Sacred Writings that except the Lord build the house, they labor in vain that build it.  I firmly believe this.  I also believe that, without His concurring aid, we shall succeed in this political building no better than the builders of Babel” Constitutional Convention of 1787 | original manuscript of this speech … Benjamin Franklin
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“And it shall come to pass afterward, that I will pour out my spirit upon all flesh; and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, and your young men shall see visions.  And also upon the servants and upon the handmaids in those days will I pour out my spirit.”  {Joel 2:28-29}.
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The Look Back
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It is Thursday 10 April 2014, but the date itself is not important in and of itself, rather it is what took place two years ago, a day that I can only describe as having increased my faith immeasurably, as well as my belief that the Confederate Cause at that time, stood on the very doorstep of victory.  In any case, perhaps it is best to return to the beginning, back before the events described here took place!  The two decades prior to the year 2012 saw the modern Confederate Cause blossom with enthusiasm!  It appeared as if the movement would eventually unite under a single leadership, and grow into a true political cultural power block.
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However early on the intellectuals broke away and formed their own separate organization, soon after others did likewise, and it all began to unwind.  However, my confidence was increased when information, which is included inThe Prophetic Countdown’, was revealed to me, and then sometime later certain details came to light, as indicated in The Prophesies Remembered andThe Leader Among Us’.  The Confederate Legion, which had posted these documents online went through a period of short lived successes, failures as well as several disbandings, all for the sake of a more sound footing.  Still, it was apparent, the prophesies included inThe Prophetic Countdown’ were a true inspiration of God!
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Particularly in regard to certain named individuals and organizations, which had been uttered in the mid-1970, which could not possibly have been known 20 to 30 years before their occurrence.  As the extreme summer heat of 2011 began to fade and the weather turned cooler with the coming of fall, there remained only three of us that were loyal to the The Confederate Legion, while at the same time, the other Confederate Organizations deminished.  My prayers went heavenward seeking an answer, “Why O’ Lord had we failed so completely?”  The modern Confederate Cause, which I helped launch, had declined into a miniscule few of the devoted, and now the outlook appeared bleek!
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In effect the Confederate Cause was for the most part silent, and the vast majority stuck to their own small circle, never realizing they were not serving the greater interest of the movement.  It was as if time had haulted and was standing still, as far as those things Confederate and Southern was concerned.  I knew within myself, the coming election year of 2012 would be a tulmultious one, and at this early date in the campaign, it was not at all obious as to who would come out victorious.  But then I did not fret, believing all these things were, as it were, stage props, being put in place pending a curtain call on the greatest spectacle since the death, burial, resurrection and assention of Jesus Christ.
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Confederate Armies Surrender

On Monday 10 April 1865 General Robert E. Lee issues his last general order at Appomattox Courthouse as a soldier, bidding an affectionate farewell to his troops, having surrendered the Army of Northern Virginia to Union General Ulysses S. Grant the day before.  Lee’s surrender was at that time considered by the Union as in effect, the surrender of all Confederate Armies, therefore for them it meant the war had ended.  One by one the other Confederate Armies either themselves surrendered, or else disbanded!  After observing the despotic treatment inflicted upon the now undefended Southern People at the hands of their occupation forces, General Lee soon regretted having surrendered his army. 

The South’s beloved General Lee expressed these sentiments while speaking to Texas ex-Governor F. W. Stockdale, "Governor, if I had foreseen the use ‘these people’ desired to make of their victory, there would have been no surrender at Appomattox, no sir, not by me.  Had I seen these results of subjugation, I would have preferred to die at Appomattox with my brave men, my sword in this right hand."  Over the years I had turned over in my mind, times without number, those days at Appomattox, and of General Lee’s words regarding the surrender.  It has never been in my view, a case of a long ago war and a lost cause, but rather the entire series of events seemed to have happened only yesterday.
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Often times on a clear evening when the sky was filled with stars and a bright moon, I would take a walk around my yard, pausing in the back of my property to think things over.  There was a large tree there, which spread its branches over half the back yard, and I loved that old tree and obviously an old owl held the same opinion.  He would call out in middle of my thinking, Who-Who-Who, whereupon I would smile and reply to him, honestly Mr. Owl, I don’t know who; our Prophesied Confederate Leader could be any body.  Then while looking up at the friendly old owl I could see through a few of the branches at the stars and the moon, how they so gloriously light up the sky above me.

My wife and I had lived in this neighborhood for what would soon be 40 years, and it alternated between having large numbers of children of various ages, as well as various numbers in between, to where there were none.  A few times over the years the night was loud noises as a result of loud music and the like, but for some time now there were few if any children roaming on the streets and the partying all but none existent.  And let me add, I don’t want to say that out loud, least everything change for the worse.  Still, it was quiet on this particular night as I moved out from under the tree and away from my owl friend, into the open.
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Looking up at the sky at the bright stars that lighted up the sky in uncounted numbers and the full moon, I began to pray; “Precious Lord and Heavenly Master, I find myself stuck between two situations, on the one hand I believe the prophesies described in the document we have titled The Prophetic Countdown’, while at the same time can’t help but question, who is this Prophesied Confederate Leader that is to come?  When will he arrive on the scene and who is he?   Am I engaging merely in wishful thinking or are these prophesied truly an inspiration of Heaven’s Grace?  Give me a sign O’ Lord, that I will be more certain of the truth; Lord I believe, as described in Mark 9:24, but help me my unbelief!
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The Knock at the Door
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The remainder of 2011 passed with little fanfare, the Confederate Cause was for the most part silent well into 2012, and I made a number of those trips to my back yard, for a discussion with the Lord Jesus Christ, and more often then not it included a talk with my ole owl friend.  The owl own kept asking if me ‘who’ and I kept telling him I had no idea, not yet anyhow.  But my owl friend went silent with the coming of cold nights and much cooler days, winter soon passed into spring, finally it was Tuesday 10 April 2012, a very pleasant day, and I spent a time working in the yard, but after a few hours rest, a bite to eat and the evening news, once more I needed to be alone with my thoughts.
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My wife had long since become accustom to my habits, and she knew all to well where I was going and why!  But tonight was different, I thought I heard a noise outside, maybe it was a knock at the door, and in any case it was my custom to investigate any unrecognizable noises.  I live in a 60-foot mobile home, parked ‘length ways’ on our property, so it’s only about 55 to 60 feet distance to my back yard.  But somehow I wanted to take the longer way around the front and opposite side then onward toward the back yard.  It had rain a couple of day ago and it had been cloudy most of that day and well into the night, but today the clouds had cleared away and the ground was relatively dry.
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The dew had not as yet set in and the sky was once more crystal clear!   As I slowly moseyed around the side yard I prayed aloud in a low tone of voice until I had reached the back yard.  Upon arrival I just had to walk to the opposite side of the yard and stand under our large tree!  I thought to myself, I wander if that ole owl is up there in the tree, I smile to myself, I certainly hope so I thought, he is like a very old and dear friend, one of a few that makes sense these days.  At least he asks the right question, who!  As I gazed up into the tree looking for my friend, at first I saw nothing, then he stirred a wee bit and I caught sight of the owl in the moonlight through the branches.
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I can’t say for a certainty if this owl was the same one I heard and saw last fall, but no matter!  The owl turned his head from side to side a tiny bit, then gave me that old familiar question, who, who!  I have no ideas as to why he hadn’t appeared earlier this spring, but I was pleased to see him.  I’d like to think the owl felt safe, and comfortable, knowing I was around the property to watch things!  As I was looking up into the tree I prayed to the Lord, “Lord I said, thank you for this ole owl, I know he’s is just a critter, but to me he’s like an old friend, and it may be my imagination, but it seems like he listens to what I say.”
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Suddenly I heard a noise like unto a whooshing sound, powerful and strong, I though I saw a bright light coming from behind me.  Living as I do in a mobile home neighborhood, my first thoughts were of a potential fire, so my attention was drawn away from the owl in the tree, and I turned to face the open space in the yard just behind me.  As I did so I was nearly blinded by the brightness of the light now before me, and it took a moment for my eyes to adjust and focus, even then I could hardly believe what I was seeing.  There was an image, a being, and obviously a Heavenly being, an Angel of the Lord!

My knees suddenly felt week and I wanted to fall upon my face, but as my back and knees began to buckle slightly downward, the heavenly being began to speak.  “Fear not O’ thou Son of the Confederacy, for I am a ‘Messenger from the Most High God’!”  The Angel paused as if giving me time to gather myself, so I humbly ask of him, forgive me if I ask, but who are you, Michael, Gabriel or perhaps some other Angel, as described in the Holy Scriptures?  My own height being only 5 foot 9 inches, the Angel towered above me!  “I am Gabriel, who announced the birth of John the Baptist, as well as the Lord Jesus Christ.

I have come from the ‘Most High’ in order to announce to you, of one who is yet to come!”  The Angel Gabriel again paused, so I humbly looked up at him so as to ask yet another question!  I am not worthy, I said to this Heavenly Messenger, that you should appear to me, and I am humbled at your presence!  The Angel Gabriel looked and listen to me as I spoke, then replied, “The Lord God Almighty has heard the anguished prayers of your forefathers and foremothers, sent heavenward in sweat, blood and tears.  He has combined their prayers with your own and has thus sent me to inform you, that a great leader has arisen among your numbers.

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You shall receive a visit from this man, once the time draws near for him to make his presence known!  This leader will be loved by a multitude of followers and friends, but he shall also have powerful enemies who will fail in their attempts to destroy him.”  O’ Messenger of Almighty God, I said to Gabriel, tell me if you will, how shall I know him, how can I be certain that any particular man is the one spoken of?  The Angel of God began to slowly arise from the ground, as he continued to answer my questions, “your friend from California has told you of him, and you yourself have written stories about this leader; you will know him, he shall answer to the name Robert.”
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As the Angel ascended he began to fade from my view, until finally he had gone!  I stood in my place quietly for a few moments looking up in awe at what had taken place, then after a while I turned and began to move away.  I glanced up at the tree one last time at the place where my owl friend had previously been perched, and found that he had moved several branches down, and closer to me!  He glanced down as I looked up at him; he somehow made an unusual sound for an owl, a kind of gargling sound.  I noticed he didn’t say ‘who’ this time, so I look up at him again and said, “I know boy, I perceive that even though you are only a critter, you do somehow know that our visitor was sent from the glorious realms of the Most High, the Almighty God.
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My owl friend suddenly left the branch, upon which he was perched, flew away and began to circle the area immediately above where the Angel had ascended back into heaven.  I looked up and called out to him, no my friend, he’s not here, he has departed!  Then it came to me, with me haven spoken to an owl in a tree and being visited by an Angel, given the brightness and the noise these events must have caused, surely the neighbors would have heard something.  Then after considering he issue, I answered my own question; what does it matter, as far as my Heavenly visitor is concerned, my neighbors would have ‘seen and heard’ only what the Angel wanted them to see and hear.

As to the owl, how many people talk to animals; dogs and cats are an excellent example?  I turned and walked slowly back toward the porch at the front end of the trailer, and into the house, giving thanks to the God of Glory, for the blessing he had bestowed upon me.  Now my doubts have been washed away, still, it wasn’t long before the full impact of what had happened began to sink in.  Later my wife told me that I appeared to be dumb founded that night, as if in a daze, and had mumbled something about having been visited by an Angel from Heaven, the Angel Gabriel.  As time passed I came to myself and realized; God has simply given me the answer to prayer, which I had been seeking!
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The Conclusion
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Now here I am pausing in my thoughts on Thursday 10 April 2014, two years after the visitation by the Angel Gabriel, and nine mounts since our ‘Prophesied Confederate Leadervisited my home, and within a week having launched his campaign.  The Confederate Cause now numbers in the 10’s of millions strong and still growing!  And just as prophesied he is indeed a military, economic and military genius, but more then that he has launched what has become a true worldwide Christian Revival from the very heartland of the Confederacy.

A revival, which nearly everyone concerned believes, will turn out to be ‘God’s Last Alter Call’ upon this earth, before the coming Rapture of the Church and the Tribulation.  This revival has affected in a mighty way, every tribe and nation upon earth, making one people, one culture and one faith, in Christ Jesus, within the Confederacy itself, where before there were many.  While the Confederacy has not gained liberation as of this date, there is absolutely no doubt it will and come soon, inasmuch as the pendulum of power has already shifted. 

God save the Confederacy
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"Twenty eight years have passed since the close of our civil war.  Time, I trust has healed the wounds of war, but with the revolving years the causes and events of that terrible struggle seem to be forgotten, or if not forgotten, considered as unimportant events of history.  And even the history of those events, and the causes that led to that struggle, are not set forth fairly and truthfully.

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It is stated in books and papers that Southern children read and study that all the blood-shedding and destruction of property of that conflict was because the South rebelled without cause against the best government the world ever saw; that although Southern soldiers were heroes in the field, skillfully massed and led, they and their leaders were rebels and traitors who fought to overthrow the Union, and to preserve human slavery, and that their defeat was necessary for free government and the welfare of the human family.
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As a Confederate soldier and as a citizen of Virginia, I deny the charge, and denounce it as a calumny.  We were not rebels; we did not fight to perpetuate human slavery, but for our rights and privileges under a government established over us by our fathers and in defense of our homes." --- Colonel Richard Henry Lee of Virginia, at the dedication of the Confederate monument at Old Chapel in Clarke County, Virginia.

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