Sid Roth - The Final Day
Sid Roth: Hello. Sid Roth here. Welcome to my world where it's naturally supernatural. My guest literally was an eyewitness of the final day on Earth, and two Jewish prophets also saw that day, one in the Old Testament and one in the New Testament. Isaiah said, "Scream in terror. For the day has Lord has arrived, the time for the Almighty to destroy. Every arm is paralyzed with fear. Every heart melts and people are terrified. Pangs of anguish grip them like those of a woman in labor. We look helplessly at one another, their faces flamed with fear. For see, the day of the Lord is coming. The terrible day of His fury and fierce anger. The land will be made desolate and all the sinners destroyed with it". Then in the New Testament, John saw this day and he said, "Then everyone, the kings of the earth, the rulers, the generals, the wealthy, the powerful, and every slave and free person all hid themselves in the caves and among the rocks of the mountains. And they cried to the mountains and the rocks, 'Fall on us. Hide us from the face of the one who sits on the throne and from the wrath of the lamb. For the great day of the wrath has come and who is able to survive?'" When I come back I'm going to take you to an eyewitness who had an open vision, literally could feel, touch, see this day, and he says it's about upon us. Be right back.
Sid Roth: My guest David Jones was an eyewitness of what is referred to as the Day of the Lord. You'll find out in a few minutes about that. David, as I've begun to understand your life, frankly, I know how you survived. How did you get through all that? I mean, at age 11, your father gives you your first drink and then later on you become addicted to drugs and alcohol. And your father was a fighter. Tell me about the time he tried to teach you to fight.
David Jones: Well he was a brawler, not just in the ring, but also in the streets, and so he thought he was doing a great thing by toughing me up. And so he would knock me down and tell me to get up and fight him back, but I would never fight him back. But when I went into night clubs I would mess with anyone, but not my dad. I loved my dad and I respected my dad, but I would never fight him. But he wanted me to be just like him. And I believe, Sid, he thought within himself he thought he was doing the right thing.
Sid Roth: Now at age 13, a week before David's father died, you knew what was going to happen. Tell me.
David Jones: Yes. The Lord allowed me to dream a dream. Many people don't put weights on dream, but I do. They've always been my warnings. I dreamed he was in a Chrysler convertible and he was just going so fast, and he hit this brick bump and he was killed. I remember running to the car and his head was down and blood was running out of his mouth. And I said, "Daddy, don't die, Daddy, don't die". And he looked at me and he said, "Daddy tried". And he dropped his head and died. And I said, "Daddy is dead". And I knew I had a knowing, Sid, that it was over for my father. At the kitchen table I told my mother, I said, "Daddy's going to die". She said, "Don't say that". And I said, "I seen it in a dream. He got killed in a car accident". The next week it happened exactly as I had seen it.
Sid Roth: Now David was not a believer in the Messiah. David did not know the Bible. But one night when you were 17, you had a vision, and it's so interesting to me. This was not just one vision. He then had a second one of the same thing after he became a believer in the Messiah. It's as if God knew David's purpose before David knew God. Tell me what happened.
David Jones: Well my sister asked me to babysit her children while she wanted to go skating. And I did, and I put the kids to bed. And I had a portable radio, and I was trying to turn it on to get a station. All of a sudden, I heard a woman scream, and it was not like it was behind the house or in front of the house. It was just like in the air. So as I went to go towards the window I stopped and I said, no, no, wait, wait, wait, if I go towards that window I'm going to see something that I don't want to see. But Sid, I was compelled to go. And so I pulled back the curtains on the second story and I looked down, and I didn't see anything, and I was like, there's nothing wrong. And then when my eyes caught the stars in the heavens all of a sudden it was just like a movie screen and blood on the moon appeared. And it's like someone took an ice pick and poked the moon. Then blood began to ooze out of the moon. And then all the stars in the heaven began to fall all at once. And the sky itself began to roll up as a scroll. And it was happening simultaneously. The moon turned to blood. The stars fall from the heaven. The sky rolled up as a scroll and all of a sudden I see the woman with long black hair. She was beholding what was happening coming upon the earth. And she began to take her fingernails and dig on her face, and scream and holler. Then I seen hundreds of people running, thousands of people running and the horror on their faces, and God allowed to sense what they were feeling, total helplessness total terror. And all of a sudden the vision disappeared and I fell to the ground, and I was trembling and shaking. I was like, oh my God, what did I see? Sid, I didn't know anything about visions at the time. And I was like, what should I do. And I said, look at the Bible, get the Bible. And I said, "Please Lord, don't let me see nothing else, please, please don't". I thought something was going to come again. I said, "Please". And I got the Bible and I just opened it up, and I went to Revelation, the 6th Chapter, beginning at the 12th Verse, and it began to tell about the Day of the Lord and the moon turning to blood. And I said, "Oh God," and I began to look at that, and I said, "Lord Jesus, look what's happening. I've seen this with my eyes". All of a sudden, I call my Uncle Ed, he was a preacher, and I said, I told him what happened and he said, "Son, God just showed you a vision". I said, "You mean to tell me I'm not going crazy"? He said, "No, you're not going crazy". He said, "God gave you an open vision. When are you going to say yes to Jesus? When are you going to serve the Lord"? He's called to be a preacher of the Gospel. And I said, "I don't know if I can. I don't know if I can do it". And from that day I knew within myself there's something I must do for God.
Sid Roth: Hold that thought. I'm going to tell you something. When you hear the second vision that David was part of, it's what's called an open vision, your life will never be the same.
Sid Roth: Well I'll tell you. If I had had the vision that David Jones had, I wouldn't need some uncle to tell me to serve God. I would be running to serve God. But David, he becomes a Marine. He's interested in his life. He continually, continuously going down, down, down. And one day he's at work. Someone invites him to go to church with him and had an accident that almost cost him his life. What happened to you?
David Jones: The boss brought me a big old check. And I said, "Me and my brother were going out and partying tonight". And I thought about it. And then I said, "No, I'm not going". I made my mind up not to go. I fell on the conveyor and I tried to lift myself up, Sid, but I had no strength. Then God Himself allowed me to hear my heartbeat. I said, "Oh no". I started fading out and I wanted to lift myself up, but I had no strength. I said, "Oh no, please". I began to pray, "Give me another chance, Lord, please, please Lord. I'll go with this man. Give me another chance". And I came back and all the people were around me and said, "Are you all right"? Don't do me like this. I'll go with this man to church. The next thing I know, I'm going home, I'm getting ready. Here comes my friends coming to party. They were like, hey man. I said, I went out on the porch. I said, "Hold it. I'm not going with you guys today". I said, "I'm going to the House of God. You all know I almost died today". And they were like, what? They said, "It's Friday. It's our party night". I said, "God can keep my heart beating and I'm going to the House of God". And I went. And I sat in the back of the church and the preacher was preaching. And as he began to preach, all the conviction started hitting me. And I said, I got to save myself. And so I got up and as I started walking towards him all of a sudden, Sid, the devil said, "Get out of this church. Run out of here. Get out of here"! And my legs began to get weak. And I was like, no, no, I know what's right. I've been brought up in church as a little boy. I remember. I remember. And when I got to him he said, "Son, do you want to be saved"? I said, "Sir, yes sir, I want to be saved". And I went to grab his hand and all of a sudden the power of God hit me and I flew straight back. But when I hit the floor, there were no ushers there to let me down easy. But it was like falling on a bed of cotton. Then all of a sudden the girls were looking at me. Back then, I thought I was a cool daddy. And I said, let me get off the floor of these beautiful girls looking at me. Then the supernatural began and began in my belly. Then it got in my chest. Then it got in my throat. Then my tongue began to cling to the roof of my mouth. Then I began to hear myself speak a heavenly language. That's the spirit of God. Pretty soon I didn't care about those girls. All of a sudden, I started experiencing such joy, such peace I had never experienced before. I was addicted to crack cocaine, acid, mescaline, THC, alcohol. But God delivered me. Now I have a joy and a peace I've never experienced before. And I got off the floor and I was just speaking in my heavenly ways. And then the ushers were trying to grab me. The pastor said, "Let him go. God has him now".
Sid Roth: Okay. Now what happened to your alcohol addiction? What happened to your drug addiction?
David Jones: Totally gone. Instantly healed by the mighty God of Israel.
Sid Roth: I'll tell you, when God can take someone like him and flatten him on the floor, have him speak in a supernatural language and get delivered, and have him, now it's been like 25 years you've been in ministry.
David Jones: Twenty-five.
Sid Roth: But I'm going to take you to February 2012. What happened to you?
David Jones: Well I got up to go use the restroom. And as I was coming back and I was getting back in bed, it's like someone grabbed me by the arm and shook me. Next thing I know, I'm catapulted into an open vision and I'm hovering about 200 feet over the earth. And I can see all the beautiful skies and the sun, and all the happiness, people going to and fro, mothers with their children going into the grocery stores, people pumping gas, businessmen with their ties and briefcase going into the buildings. And all of a sudden, a thick darkness and clouds started appearing upon the earth. And then all of a sudden there was a sound from Heaven, a sound that I have never heard before in all my born days. It was like seven claps of thunder uttered into one. The sound was so deafening, not only did it pierce the ears of all mankind, but it began to pierce them that when they heard it their bodies began to shake and quake. This sound was so deafening, people began to scream. Then all of a sudden like someone took a razor blade a split the heavens, here come the Son of God with all his bands of angels and all of his glory. Oh Sid, and the colors were glorious, splendid, magnificent, glorious, the blues, the golds, the greens. I had never seen such colors like this. And he was coming speedily on the earth. Then people began to urinate on themselves and scream. And then one man said, "No, no, no, wait, wait, wait. I thought I had time. I thought I had time". But too late. All time had ran out for all mankind. Another man, he was like an Indian guy, real short, he began to say, "No, no, no, this is a dream, this is a dream. I'm going to wake up". But Sid, he couldn't wake up because he was already woke. Then I heard a voice from Heaven say, "This is the day of the Lord! It has come"! And I came out of the vision, trembling on the floor, and I'm shaking and quaking within myself. And I began to pray for me. I didn't pray for my mother, my wife, my children. I began to intercede for me because God allowed me to see such terror. Terror, we know God is love and He's mercy, and He's long suffering, and He's gentle, and He's kind. But Sid, there's another part of God that mankind has not been introduced to, and that's the terror of the Lord. Such terror, such horror. And I began to repent over my own life. Lord, save me. God, forgive me. Because He allowed me to sense what everyone was feeling. And I began to repent. Because I said, "God, I want to be pleasing to you, Lord. If I have hurt you or come against you in any shape or form, please forgive me, Lord. Lord, please allow me to be counted worthy to go back with you. I have seen the Day of the Lord". Then the Lord spoke to me saying, "I charge you now to warn all mankind," and said it like this, "I'm coming, I'm coming, I'm coming, I'm coming. Whether they would believe you or not, give them warning from you. Whether they receive you or not, give them warning from you. For the day of the Lord is at hand".
Sid Roth: You heard that. Now what are you going to do about it? I'm going to tell you something. If you are lukewarm, you are backslidden and you are not prepared for the Day of the Lord, you are either going forward red hot for the Messiah or deceived. No in-between. Believe that Jesus died for your sins. Repent. Tell him you're sorry and believe that he has washed your sins away as if they never existed. And then say, "Jesus," with your own words, "I make you my Lord. Come and live inside of me. I make you Lord of my life". Do that now. God has given you a very strong charge to tell people. But simultaneously God is telling many people even that are not believers in the Messiah the same thing. For instance, orthodox Jews in Israel are being told that we are in footsteps of the coming of the Messiah. In other words, they know something is up in the air. About the same time that David had that dream, I had a dream. And in my dream, you know, I wasn't even, David, I wasn't even thinking about this. It didn't cross my radar. If someone had said to me, the Lord is coming back soon, I would have said, yes, I believe that. But you know, I'm 73. In my heart of hearts, I'm not sure I really believe that. You're supposed to say he's coming back soon. You're supposed to live like he's coming back soon. But there just seems to be so much that has to be done. But it's not up to my peanut brain. It's up to God. And this is what God showed me in the dream. He said to me three times, "I'm coming back soon. I'm coming back soon. I'm coming back soon" David, between you and me, what did you believe in your heart about the Lord's return? I mean, between the two of us.
David Jones: Well I didn't think it was close. I mean, according to all the scriptures and the Revelation teachers and the scholars, I knew it was gonna come and I wasn't sure. But now I'm absolutely sure that He's coming at an hour and at a time when man least expects it.
Sid Roth: What should someone do that's just heard this message and believes it's from God?
David Jones: Set their house in order. Whatever they need to do for God they must do quickly. If they need to ask for forgiveness, they better do it quickly. If they need to go to their mother, father, sister, brother, ask for forgiveness, they need to go get things straight before it's everlasting too late, because the terror of the Lord is like something I never seen in my entire life.
Sid Roth: Okay. Let me take you. I know you're living a holy life. I know that you love God. Right after that open vision, what did you do?
David Jones: I began to repent and cry out to God.
Sid Roth: But you repented. I know you. You repented way before a vision like that.
David Jones: Not like this one. Not like this one. Because he made it so real to me. It was so real and it was so overpowering and overtaking that men and women could not even think straight when it happened. And He came so suddenly just like He said He would.
Sid Roth: Why is there so much urgency in giving this message? I mean, I've never seen someone with such a compulsion like it, an urgency in your voice. Why?
David Jones: Because there's an unction within, inside of me that I don't have much time. You don't much time. We don't have much time. And I must preach it and I must proclaim it just as Noah did for 120 years it was going to rain. But they turned a deaf ear to Noah. They didn't believe that man of God. But the Bible said, God said unto Noah, "Come you and your family into the ark. For He opened up the windows of Heaven. And the windows of Heaven poured out a water upon the land. And everything that breathed through nostrils died just like God said it would.
Sid Roth: When you share this message, things have happened to people, have you ever seen people that just moan and wail, and run forward?
David Jones: Sid, I was invited to come preach a week revival. I ended up preaching 21 days. While I was preaching the first night, people began to wail. Football players began to wail, running to the alter screaming, children, teenagers wailing and repenting, and a lot of them were Christians. The pastor himself, mighty man of God, and his wife just ran towards him and said, "Have mercy on our souls, O God. Spare us. Forgive us, O God," and fell to his face. I had never seen such conviction before in my entire life.
Sid Roth: You were telling me about an evangelist that was one at one of your meetings. What happened?
David Jones: Well after meeting, you know, first of all, when I did the altar call everybody came: the pastor, the church, the wife, everybody. The guest ministers, everybody came. And this evangelist left the meeting, and you know, this is exactly what he said, "David scared the hell out of me with that message". He had stopped preaching. He wasn't preaching. Next thing you know he started preaching, doing revivals. Eight months later, he died.
Sid Roth: Did you just hear what he said? Did you just hear what he said? You see, the Bible says, you do not know when your end will come. Eight months later, he died and all, there's someone looking at me right now, and you think that you're all alone. No. The reason that you're watching this show is for this moment. You think God isn't interested in you? He has you watching us right now for this moment. It's your life. It's your eternity. It's your purpose. I have to tell you this. If there was no fear of not knowing God, no fear of going to Hell, I would serve God because He's pure love. I would serve God because compared to knowing God, that's everything. And compared to everything that's nothing. I want you to choose this day who you are going to serve. But as for me and my house, we're going to serve the Living God.