Ancient prophet warns of conspiracies

April 2020

COVID-19 Conspiracy theories spreading faster than virus itself

As government and industry researchers are working nonstop to understand this new coronavirus, COVID-19, conspiracy theorists are also working feverishly to provide their answers. And millions of YouTube viewers are watching, then linking the theories to their social network.

Here are some of the popular—that’s the scary part—explanations:

• The virus is a military bio-weapon created by the Chinese government. (Or if you’re from China, brought to Wuhan by the United States.)

• A “human depopulation scheme” masterminded by Microsoft founder Bill Gates.

• Spread through a “tainted batch of children’s blood that the world’s celebrities drink to stay young.”

And the theory du jour:

• “Global elites” using 5G technology to spread the virus. Conspirators claim the high-speed upgrade in wireless communications causes damage to the human immunity system which presents as COVID-19. But wait, there’s more! The government-mandated quarantines are being used to secretly install 5G technology in schools in California. “They have just set off phase 2 of their depopulation agenda.”

So, here’s a newspaper column I wrote in the last century about conspiracies, urban legends, fake news, and other rumors, proving there have always been and always will be paranoid speculation.

Is the world ruled by alien “shapeshifters”? Did the U.S. government plan the September 11, 2001 “terrorist” attacks? Are humans causing climate change and melting polar ice caps?

Apparently, conspiracy theories and doomsday scenarios have been around for thousands of years. But first, some recent “revelations:”

World ruled by “shape-shifting” lizards

Christine Fitzgerald, a close friend and confidant of Princess Diana for nine years, claims the princess revealed to her that the Royal Family were “reptilian aliens, and that they could shapeshift.” Another source alleges that former president George W. Bush is also a shapeshifter. David Icke, a former BBC reporter, has sold thousands of books claiming, “that humanity is actually under the control of dinosaurian-like alien reptiles who must consume human blood to maintain their human appearance.”

Roswell is home to E.T.

And where did these lizard people come from? TV’s The X Files claimed, “The truth is out there,” and the “truth” is that the secret Air Force base exists for, and I quote, “the storage, examination, and reverse engineering of crashed alien spacecraft (including material supposedly recovered at Roswell), the study of their occupants (living and dead), and the manufacture of aircraft based on alien technology.”

September 11 terrorist attacks orchestrated by U.S. government

Believers claim the World Trade Center towers were taken down by a controlled demolition and that no steel building before or since the 9-11 attack has collapsed as the result of fire. Others claim a cruise missile, not a commercial aircraft, crashed into the Pentagon. All this was covertly carried out by the United State government to galvanize support for the war on terrorism.

But wait, there’s more . . .

Other popular books, radio shows, websites and secret meetings of survivalists warn of “The Illuminati,” which apparently rules that part of the world not under lizard rule (or—take your pick—Rosicrucians, Freemasons, Trilateral Commission, the New World Order or Yale’s Skull and Bones society).

Then there are Scientologists who control Hollywood; global pandemics; massive asteroids hurtling toward earth; the U.S. Army’s purchase of 30,000 guillotines to execute domestic trouble-makers; and my personal favorite: the “Zombie Apocalypse.”

“Doomsday prepping” is big business with survival supplies from freeze-dried food to—and I quote—”Z-Max bullets specifically designed to vaporize zombie varmints.” Meanwhile, the United Nations and member governments are spending billions of dollars to prepare for environmental threats that may not materialize.

Of course, trying to refute shape-shifting lizards in leadership, terrorists within the U.S. government, etc. only proves that there is a vast conspiracy to hide the truth from everyone in the world except the truly enlightened theorists.

The truth is out there

There is no scientific evidence of “shape-shifting” lizard people—although Washington politicians do a great job trying! Roswell is actually a secret military test site and the crashed alien ship was a spy weather balloon. Numerous government and independent studies have concluded that at high temperatures, the World Trade Center towers could indeed collapse upon themselves without a well-planned operation to booby-trap the buildings with controlled explosives on each floor.

Responding to conspiracy theories

The prophet Isaiah (circa 700 BC), has a timely warning for those “doomsday” prophets on conservative talk shows and in liberal governments (Yes, there are “red” and “blue” wolf-criers!):

      Don’t call everything a conspiracy, like they do,
      and don’t live in dread of what frightens them.
      Make the Lord of Heaven’s Armies holy in your life.
      He is the one you should fear.
      He is the one who should make you tremble.
      He will keep you safe” (8:11-14 NIV)

So, here’s my point—and I do have one. Well, actually three:

Pray that believers in Christ will not “call everything a conspiracy.” Credibility in government and in our personal lives is so vital. (Click for my spiel on urban legends.)

Pray for “the Lord of Heaven’s Armies” to protect the world’s population and to provide wisdom for leaders to address real challenges—not imaginary ones. Real answers to genuine needs are vital.

Pray that world leaders will not govern out of dread of fear#151;or out of their own arrogance and agendas—but reverent fear of the One who should make them tremble. Confident, yet humble leaders are vital!

So, I can spend my time fearing lizard people, secret societies, and UFOs bent on conquering earth. Or I can spend my time trusting the God who created it all and rules over it all. I’ll choose the latter—and steer clear of Buckingham Palace.

Let the record show that Jim Watkins is not a shape-shifting lizard or blood-thirsty zombie, but an author, speaker and former newspaper columnist.

© 1999, 2009 James N. Watkins. Updated in 2013 for The Presidential Prayer Team.

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9 Responses

  • Brad says:

    I thought this was a half decent read right up untill i realised you were a sheep and follow the flock, which is the biggest load of rubbish. Only sheep could believe such a fairy tale as “god”.

    • jameswatkins says:

      I’m afraid we’re all “sheep.” The only question is, “What shepherd are we following?” I’ve found God to be a great guide.

    • Gary Ashbrooke says:

      I’ve never met God
      I’ve never seen God
      I’ve never audibly head God

      I know him intimately form reading about and spending time with Him

      I see Him daily in people , places and actions of His people

      I hear Him speak to me every minute of every day with an internal voice that all of a sudden started the day I understood who He is. (35 years ago
      And most of all even if I am a victim of the world longest running scam, I’m so completely satisfied with these 35 years compared to the first 31 years that I will live for God rather than die for anything else

  • James says:

    That is true, we are all asleep only some of us can see beyond the illusion of this world, but what if? this will answer our questions to a lot of things, and when one does some serious open minded research into the true history of this planed and not the repeated lies spewed up by the trained robots in Universities etc.

    There is a time coming very soon, when all will be revealed, and if our minds are not open then we are not evolved enough and will get another chance some 26 thousand years in time and if you are not woken up now then it is too late and you will go along with the flow as most of humanity will.

    For us to grasp the true reality can cause a massive shock to the human mind, and if not open will cause a complete shutdown like a computer overload. That is why the aliens, the true broth and sisters not the evil ones but the real beings of love and kindness, cannot come down and show themselves and explain who they are, because the massive shock to humanity will cause a massive loss of life, the military would shoot to kill, and they would be forced to also kill, and they do not want this rather they are waiting for us to wake up and will come when the time is right and that will be when the antichrist reveals it’s wicked self, by then many humans would have soled their soul to the devil by accepting the mark of the reptile beast 666 which is the microchip radio frequency device which every government on this planet has ready to have you all chipped, and if you have not woken up now you are too late..

  • rick rose says:

    it is most interesting that u so quickly dismis things that do not fit into ur core belief i most certainly believe in god i however believe that he our she blessed us wht a brain n free will to weigh evidence n use our inner voice too often organised religion has kept our perception hostage thru fear n quilt if u do a fearless inventory u stand a better chance to evolve n bcome closer to thruth your conclusions n narrow mindedness keep u in a comfort zone if u thorouly examined 9-11.n other so called conspiracys u would understand that everithing is a conpiracy there those that put their beliefs as somehow above reproach whewn ur free to examined all theory from a scientific. historical. religious. point u will start to see a common link were truth merges open mindedness carefull study. research.will create a view were u realise that the world is vastly diffferent from what youve been led to believe there is little doubt that intelligent life has for eons been visiting n covertly manipulating mankind both negatively n belovalently think about wath we have done in one centuri now imaging wath civallizations wht thousands of years of high technology must b capable of a lot of wath seems far fetch is only us not really asking simple inquirery how is it part of our brain is reptillian fused dna. two separate brains in our heads pyramids over energy lines trough the world thousands of reported abductions millions of visual observations archeological evidenceby tens of thousands that theres a debate about this is as ludicous as tha world been the center of universe n been flat

  • Zac Smith says:

    Is there a subscription service if so I would love to be a part of it.
    Many greetings earthlings,
    Zac of 830020-A1

  • Duane Starkey says:

    And have you ever seen pictures from temples such as ankor wat. There is hundred of drawing of people with scales a lizard face and head with arms and legs.

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