Haggling Guide For Buyers and Sellers

agree-1238964_1920Anybody else have a mini panic attack at the thought of haggling? No? Just me? There’s so much to think about… who makes the first offer? How low is too low to ask? Am I being too generous as a seller? Am I being too stingy? I think a lot of us have had that one bad experience where a seller acts offended by your offer. That’s enough to scare anybody away from haggling. Just remember, most sellers would prefer to give a little on the price rather than have you walk away. Wheeling and dealing can be a beautiful thing. When done right, a good deal can make the buyer and the seller both feel good.

It all starts with the seller. You have a product that is marketable and it is up to you to set the price. You do a little research and know the competitive prices… now you want to find a good balance… you need to price higher than what you are comfortable walking away with, but at the same time, not so high as to scare people away. Give yourself a little bit of wiggle room to give people a deal. Then you put the price tag on and wait.

Now as the buyer, you find this fantastic item for sale. It’s a decent price, but your mother taught you never to be satisfied with asking price. She didn’t tell you how to deal with angry salesmen though. Or maybe you aren’t so much worried about the seller’s feelings… you just want to get the lowest possible price. So you may be tempted to ask the seller, “What’s the lowest you will go?” As a seller, every time I hear that, I want to respond with, “What’s the highest YOU will go?” It’s not a fair question. You are asking the seller to show all his cards at once. You are trying to cheat the game. The seller has already played his first hand, which is the asking price; it’s the buyer’s job to put out the next solid number. As a rule of thumb, I personally ask about 20-30% off. This gives room for the seller to counter offer and get the ball rolling. Some people have had success asking 50%, especially if they think the seller is desperate to get rid of an item. But if you are a people pleaser like me and fear the offended salesman… you are probably pushing it at 50%.

So, back to the seller. You have received a counter offer and it’s a bit lower than you want, slowly walk it down. The idea is that you and the buyer gradually adjust your offers and counteroffers until you have both established a good deal with which you are both satisfied. If you are at an empasse, you might say something like, “I would like to give it a little more time to see if I get offers a little closer to asking price.”  Or you might ask for your higher price and throw in another item or service to sweeten the deal. Sometimes I can say something like, “I tell you what, if you give me this price, my husband will replace the wiring for you,” etc. If you get the “What’s your lowest price,” offer… you might respond with, “I would like to see if I can get close to asking price. What kind of discount are you thinking of?” That puts the ball back in the other court.

It’s a dance, it takes practice, but after a little time, haggling can be a lot of fun. It certainly keeps you sharp and on your toes. The biggest thing is to respect one another. Sellers, don’t get huffy and offended when someone asks for a lower price. Remember it’s part of the game… and chances are, the buyers are feeling pretty lost about how to haggle. Buyers, remember that the seller is trying to make a living so respect the value of the item up for sale. I hope this encourages you to get out there and do some wheeling and dealing! Tell me about a time you made a good deal. Or maybe even one of those bad experiences.


The Embarrassing Side to Antique Picking

brown-1324752_1920.jpg   “Mom! Please! Don’t put any more trash in our car!”

It sounded like something a child would say on an episode of Extreme Hoarders. This time it was coming from my 4 year old son. Church had just let out and as we left the parking lot I spotted the most glorious pile of garbage! A big leather chaise lounge and set of green wicker dining chairs served as a flag to draw me over to the curbside. I’ve got to admit, even I felt a tinge of embarrassment. There I was in my Sunday best pulling rusty doodads out of a trashcan while all my fellow church goers flowed past.

“Mom! Please stop!”

“Baby, this stuff isn’t trash. This is money I’m putting in the car. Big green wads of cash.”

One thing that separates me from the hoarders show, something that my son doesn’t quite understand, is that none of my trash stays with us. I could barely contain my excitement when I shoved a rusty Ford hydraulic fluid can next to his carseat. That can, even in its poor condition could get me $20-$30. In good condition those cans go for $70-$80. I opened up a cowboy boot shoe box and to my delight found it stuffed with old cigar boxes. Those go from $3-$5 apiece. A plaster mid-century modern lamp called my name (mid-century is very hot right now). And I also brought home a rusty hand spade… not because it’s worth anything, but because we are forever losing them in the dirt.20180618_115617.jpg

Once you get the picking bug, it’s hard to let go. I have all the local trash pick-up schedules memorized. If I go the evening before or the morning of, I can find some wonderful treasures. When I go places, I give myself extra time to go the back roads through neighborhoods. I can see why my kids are frustrated. They just want to get where they are going!

As we left the church I drove through a neighborhood where most of the houses were built in the 30’s and 40’s. One house was being updated and had left their window casings on the curbside, peeling paint and all. I didn’t want to make a big fuss about prying windows free from the casing, but I did manage to get one fairly easy. These sell pretty well because there is a big window crafting movement… though we are probably on the tail end of it. I am keeping my window for  my own crafting project. In my line of work as an antique dealer, I have a lot of casualties in glassware. It’s so hard to throw away the beautiful broken pieces of china, crystal, and cobalt. So, instead I have been saving them with the notion of creating a stain glass window of vintage and antique glass.20180619_124523.jpg

I don’t know what to tell my poor son. I do feel for him and yet I just can’t stop picking. Especially since it provides a nice little sum in our pockets. If you have any suggestions to get him on board, I want to hear! What treasures have you found in the trash lately?

Honest Mom Moment

I wish you guys could see through the screen right now to the little scene surrounding me. Jeremy is a sick little kitten nestled on the couch next to me under his Paw Patrol blanket. Baby is reaching his chubby little hand around the computer every ten seconds to erase or add to what I write. Iris, always the snuggler, has her curly head in my lap, adjusting my arm to surround her shoulders. Laundry is piled up, the carpet hasn’t been vacuumed in several days, and the bathroom is emitting a faint pee smell. Sometimes a scene like this has me tense, feeling unproductive and ineffective. Not today. Praise God, today it’s a sweet, quiet little moment; a little treasure of time to hold in my heart.

Not too long ago, I was lamenting how long and uneventful my days were. Now that our business, The Lumpkin Patch is underway however, life is a whirlwind of activity. We have auctions, Third Monday Trade Days, antique pick-ups, leads and connections to call, packages to ship, and picking through rubbish to do. We have a huge garage sale coming up. I just got accepted into a homeschool co-op and need to plan the curriculum for the tumbling class I will be teaching. It’s busy season for HVAC technicians and my husband has been working ‘til 9 or 10 every night. On weekends he helps his mom with her bathroom remodel. Our anniversary is this weekend. Our church has had to disband because the building is being sold. That means we are church hunting once again. Phillip is going to be one year old in just two weeks! Is it terrible that I haven’t planned a birthday party yet?

It’s unfortunate that it sometimes takes a sick day to get us to slow down. I hate that my babies are feeling icky, but I’ve got to say, it’s been nice to just be quiet with them for a while. It’s nice to take off the pressure and the having to go, go, go. It’s wonderful to revel in their cuteness. Haha, of course now that I am to the end of this little essay they are arguing over some minor thing.

Don’t let the hamster wheel beat you. Get off from time to time and enjoy the sweet moments no matter how small. They are so fleeting!


phillip 2     It hit me the other day that I had not yet featured my youngest baby, Phillip, on Sunflowers in Summer. When I first started writing, he was just a newborn and we hadn’t had much of a chance to get to know each other. Now, at a whopping 10 months, his personality is certainly shining through!

This boy is so different from my first two. He was born mostly bald with fine blonde hair. It took me a couple of days to really realize that he was my child. I hope that doesn’t sound horrible. I loved him completely but he didn’t look like anybody in my family or my husband’s. My other children been born with thick black hair and button noses. Even Phillip’s facial features were different. Now that he is older I can see that he has my worry wrinkles on his forehead and he has Josiah’s long eyelashes.

It is kind of funny, my best friend predicted that he would be different, “Jeremy and Iris are North Carolina babies, he is going to have a Texas baby personality!” Well, she couldn’t have been more right! Phillip is the most laid back of all my children… and they are pretty laid back. He was the best newborn sleeper too. I would just lay him down in his crib and he would fall asleep. No fuss! I think God knew I needed that for my sanity. He has turned out to be the biggest Mama’s boy. Don’t get me wrong, Phillip really loves other people, he just loves them from the safety of my arms. He loves car rides, unlike my other two, and is refreshed by excursions out of the house. If he is having a grumpy day, sometimes we just have to get out and about for a while to turn his mood around.

His hair is really starting to grow out now. He is still as towheaded as ever (where did that term even come from anyway?) and he has super tight curls in the back. Way tighter than my curls or my daughter’s. She was well over a year before we were sure she would have curly hair. My great-aunt Janis says his looks take after my grandmother’s side of the family. Aunt Janis is one of the few blondes in the family and she has a way of adopting the other blondes that come along. I have one blonde cousin who also happens to have those tight curls and Aunt Janis has claimed him and now she is claiming Phillip too.

Phillip is such a loving, sweet little guy! He is totally adored by his big brother and sister. He has the best expressions and he is my pickiest eater *gulp.* He really does think he is one of the big kids and plays side by side with the others like a pro. I love that I get to watch him develop and grow into the man God designed him to be.

Running a Home Business With Kids

20180217_100929.jpgI have to apologize for not writing lately. Life has been a whirlwind… a good sort of whirlwind but exhausting nonetheless. I’m sure I have mentioned it before, but my husband and I have started an antique side business. Thankfully it is a very flexible undertaking, however when I do have spare time apart from raising kids, there is ALWAYS something to do.
My struggle right now is with balance. If I am doing good spending time with kids, then housework doesn’t get done. If housework is getting done, then valuable antiques sit around the house waiting to get broken by unsupervised children. Thankfully, my mother-in-law has let me take over her game room with vintage stuff. That cuts down on the risks considerably, though we usually bring our new inventory into our house while we research and price them. On top of all this, I have been utterly unstructured about homeschooling. Is there ever an end to the struggle? Has anyone found that happy spot where nobody is lacking in love and attention and housework and business gets done? Is it a fantasy? If you have discovered the secret, let me know!
Poor Jeremy has been feeling a little resentment I can tell. Getting behind his eyes, I can see that it would be frustrating not to be able to touch all the beautiful things coming in and out of the house. As I was preparing for our first vintage market, I was frazzled with details and I know that he was feeling left on the backburner. Right now, I’m trying to figure out how I can make this a fun endeavor for him. Something he can participate in and feel a sort of family pride in.
Lately, I have been letting him paint rocks while I am painting and preparing furniture for resale. I really blew it last night. We both did. I was in too much of a hurry with my project to get him set up with his own paint and paintbrush and I didn’t let him paint rocks per usual. He was a little disappointed but not devastated that I sent him away. He went off and chased chickens and climbed trees. Once I was done with my work I went inside to wash up. When I went back outside my heart dropped! He had taken my paintbrush, dipped in the red paint and then the white, mixing up a nice Pepto Bismol pink, then he painted big gloppy pink splotches all over my vintage cabinet! Luckily my husband was able to get some paint thinner and get the worst of it off.

So this is where I am at right now. The business is starting to take off but I am still not feeling as though I have it all together. Maybe I never will. Maybe we’re not supposed to have it all together. Okay, I know we’re not. I am praying more than anything that I will continue to keep my family my top priority and that I won’t let distraction blindside me. I still think this business is a good thing for us it’s just a growing experience for me right now. Friends, please pray for me as I learn to navigate these new waters!

Exciting Evening at the Aurora Country Auction!

The Lumpkin Patch

This Saturday was a huge win for us! We found some really exciting treasures in unexpected places. Our youngest baby, Phillip, was such a trooper and a perfect charmer as he tagged along on our adventures.

Our first stop was The Pecan, a local antique store in downtown Keller, TX. They were having a Lucky Duck sale with discounts between 5% and 25%. At checkout you would pick out a rubber duck and receive the discount on his belly. We scoured the store, keeping some specific collectors in mind. Some vendors were already having sales in their booths so if we could find good items we could really pack a punch combining it with the lucky duck discount. It took two rounds about the store, I’m sure the owners thought we were crazy, but we finally agreed on these two beauties…20180129_133950

Indiana Carnival Glass with grape and Ivy design

20180129_134201 Milk…

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The Mystery Blogger Award

mystery-blogger-awardI am so honored to have been nominated The Mystery Blogger award by Barb, the sweet and thoughtful writer behind the blog, Bipolar Barb. Her honesty about her journey through bipolar diagnosis, depression, and anxiety is rare and beautiful. Sharing about personal struggles shows a lot of strength of character and I admire her for that.

The Mystery Blogger Award is, in the words of it’s founder, Okoto Enigma, “…an award for amazing bloggers with ingenious posts. Their blog not only captivates; it inspires and motivates. They are one of the best out there, and they deserve every recognition they get. This award is also for bloggers who find fun and inspiration in blogging, and they do it with so much love and passion.” Aw, this makes me feel really warm and fuzzy inside!

The Rules Are:

Put the award logo/image on your blog.
List the rules.
Thank whoever nominated you and provide a link to their blog, as well as to the specific post in which you were nominated. That way, the blogger who nominated you will receive a Pingback and know that you posted your answers and will be able to read them!
Mention the creator of the award.
Tell your readers 3 things about yourself.
Nominate 10-20 people.
Notify your nominees by commenting on their blog.
Ask your nominees any 5 questions of your choice, with one weird or funny question (specify).
Share your link to your best post (s).

My Questions From Barb Are:

Q: How long have you been blogging? A: I have been blogging off and on for about 5 years, but Sunflowersinsummer has been my longest and most successful stretch.
Q: Who do you want to reach with your blog? A: I really have a heart to encourage women to see themselves as God sees them. To be able to find rest in the knowledge that we are fully accepted and cared for by a loving Heavenly Father who is not afraid of our mess.
Q: As a blogger, you’re comfortable writing for an audience. Would you be comfortable speaking in front of an audience? A: Let’s just say, I think I am. That’s not to say I wouldn’t go into a mini panic if I were ever asked to speak, but I think I have been equipped to overcome any initial fears.
Q: Do you believe reading improves your writing? A: Without a doubt! I was an avid reader as a child and still am. Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, Louisa May Alcott, and Laura Ingals Wilder were the finest teachers when it came to learning how to turn a phrase.
Q: (Funny Question) Please play along, even if you aren’t a Star Wars fan. If you could, which Star Wars character would you be? A: Is it bad that I don’t remember any female characters besides Leia and Amadala? I’ve got to go with Leia.

Three things about myself:

  1. I was an Army wife for 6 years
  2. I went to college to be a sign language interpreter
  3. I am working on a children’s book series I would like to publish someday

I have one nominee, and that is my dear friend Aby of Abyquilts. She is an amazing quilter and has a beautiful perspective.

I really enjoyed Barb’s Questions for me so I will pass those on to Aby.



Furniture Flipping and Our New Side Business

junk-1680921_1920    So, my husband and I might have a little addiction… we can’t pass up a good deal on cool furniture or antiques. Nothing brings us together more than dreaming up how to bring life to sad furniture that just needs a little love. Our talents really do come together in a perfect marriage; I have an eye for color, texture, and design, and he has the technical skills and the ability to see the project from beginning to end. Our ideal date nights are flea markets and auction houses… haggling and bidding tend to get our adrenaline rushing and it is way more fun than dinner and a movie.

There’s just one little problem with our addiction and that is lack of space. We went from a house with a basement and garage in North Carolina to an 800 square foot house in Texas. Although my in-laws have been very gracious to give up a lot of their storage space for us, we would hate to take advantage of their generosity and keep bringing in more furniture. So, in order to keep our passion going and our inventory fluid, we have decided to start a small side business. The Lumpkin Patch is going to be making its debut at local North Texas flea markets very soon! We have a Facebook page with our inventory, appearance schedule, project update videos, and more.

I’ve got to admit, this is all a little nerve-wracking. I’m so hoping to see this succeed, but it is one of those things we won’t find out until we try. Do check us out and if you have any tips or suggestions I’d love to hear them!

Visit our Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/thelumpkinpatch/

A Lesson From My Son

aircraft-1526567_1920    My son was so thrilled to have his aunt and uncle seated on either side of his car seat. We were dropping them, and my mother-in-law, off at the airport for their trip to Colorado. They played with him the whole way there and he was reveling in their undivided attention. But then, once we got to the airport and they walked through those terminal doors without him, my son went unglued.

“Mom! Get me out of my car seat! I have to get on the plane.”

“Baby, you don’t have a plane ticket. We won’t get to go this time but we can go home and do something fun.”

“I do have a plane ticket!” He held up a tag from one of his outfits I had left in the car.”

“That’s not a real plane ticket, honey. You have to buy a special one from the airport.”

“I will buy one, mom. I have pennies in my piggy bank.”

“Plane tickets are expensive, even all of your pennies won’t be enough.”

He burst into tears. It was apparent that he was in desperate agony that he had been left out of the fun.

“Turn around, Mom. We can still make it on the plane!”

He cried the whole way home, bargaining and begging.

After a little while, I began to get a little irritated with all the whining, but how could I get really get mad when his feelings were all too familiar. I knew exactly how he felt not getting what he desperately wanted. Don’t we all?

I had felt that way when I struggled through two years of infertility. It wasn’t until I stopped warring with God and resolved to redeem the time of childlessness that I began to see His blessing. I am in the same boat again, waiting for my husband to really start making money at his job and hoping to be able to afford a house soon. In the same spirit of frustration that my son experienced, I have desperately begged God to give us money now! I have tried to use my own resources to the point of distraction and depression… looking for a work-from-home job for a stay-at-home mom of three with no degree. In the midst of all this begging and desperation, I have forgotten to remember the blessings of where I am now.

Right now, we are living in an 800 square foot house on my in-law’s property. While this may seem impossibly small to some, if I am honest with myself, I don’t know how I would have been able to cope with a bigger house when my baby, Phillip, was still a newborn.  My four year old and two year old just might have killed themselves if I hadn’t known precisely where they were at all times. Even in our small house, they still managed to get into loads of trouble every time I sat down to nurse.

Being close to family has been such a blessing. My husband’s little sister is the perfect babysitting age and she has poured out so much love and energy into my kids. When we moved into our little house, the whole family pitched in to put everything in order just days before baby Phillip was born. Best of all, I have become very close with my mother-in-law, Ellen. During nap time, we often enjoy a coffee break out on the deck or by the fire. Her companionship has been so sweet and her lively sense of humor makes my days so much brighter.

As much as things are beginning to feel snug in our little house, I know that I will miss many of the blessings we have enjoyed here. Whenever I feel tempted to pound the gates of Heaven with my demands, I know it would benefit my soul to redeem the time and appreciate the season God has placed me in.  I am reminded of Paul, who said in his letter to the Philippians, “… I have learned in whatever state I am, to be content.” God speaks to our hearts in many ways and this month He spoke to me through my little son. How is He speaking to you today?

Is the World Falling Apart?

city-2462053_1920As I look at the world around me, I feel this sense that we are in strange and unprecedented times. There is tension on a grand scale as we are grappling with the meaning behind all the senseless killings, the devastation of worldwide natural disasters, and political and domestic confusion and unrest. It is enough to unsettle the best of us, but let me assure you, there is hope.

I’m not sure how many of you are going to take what I am about to write. As a believer in Jesus Christ, it is my Blessed Hope, but many will find it a stumbling block and a curse. Believe it or not, these times we are living in today are described in great detail in the prophetic words of the Bible. I believe what we are witnessing now is what the Bible describes as the beginning of the labor pangs of the End Times. Things are about to get much much worse, but for those who trust in Jesus, we have the assurance of being out of here, raptured, before the worst is to come.

I have already heard many say, “But things on earth have always been evil. Even the Apostle Paul thought he could be in the End Times.” Let me show you a few things that I believe sets this time apart. Let’s start Matthew 24:32-34. When Jesus’ disciples asked him about the end of times he spoke thus, “Now learn this parable from the fig tree: When its branch has already become tender and puts forth leaves, you know that summer is near.  So you also, when you see all these things, know that it is near—at the doors!  Assuredly, I say to you, this generation will by no means pass away till all these things take place.  Heaven and earth will pass away, but My words will by no means pass away.” This passage always used to confuse me. I just skipped over the fig tree part, ‘what does that even mean?’ When I read, “this generation will by no means pass away,” I assumed Jesus meant his generation. Well, that interpretation is alarming! Jesus’ own prediction didn’t come true? I recently came across some really good Bible teaching and was overwhelmed by the beautiful truth depicted in this passage. The fig tree is figurative of Israel. Why had no one taught me this before? When Jesus talked about the fig tree blooming, he was talking about Israel becoming a nation again after the destruction of the temple and scattering of the people, see the beginning of Matthew Chapter 24. For nearly two thousand years Israel was desolate. Nobody could ever have imagined it would become a nation again, but in 1948 she was restored! So with this perspective, we know that the generation that saw Israel re-established will see the second coming. Now, how do we know what a generation is? Psalm 90:10 “The days of our lives are seventy years; And if by reason of strength they are eighty years…”  We just celebrated Israel’s 70th year of rebirth. This puts an expiration date on this prophecy and we are nearing the very end of it.

      Is there anything else that indicates we are entering end times? Ezekiel 38 describes a battle in the latter days known as the Gog and Magog war. In this war, a coalition of nations will unite against Israel. It is a league of nations led by Russia (Biblical names: Magog, Rosh, and Tubal) and including Iran (Persia), Turkey (Meshech, Gomer, and Togarmah), Libya (Put), and Sudan (Cush). Guess who recently formed an alliance and is currently sitting on the northern border of Israel? That’s right! Russia, Iran and Turkey. In the time between writing my first and final draft, Sudan has joined the alliance too. Meanwhile, Libya remains a fierce enemy of Israel.

Another Bible prophecy that is showing signs of being fulfilled very soon is Isaiah 17, which predicts the utter destruction of Damascus. This is a prophecy yet unfulfilled. The city has been laid siege many times but never completely destroyed. Currently Damascus is sitting on a stash of chemical weapons. One well placed bomb would completely obliterate the city. With tensions growing in Syria, it would not be surprising if we were to see this prophecy fulfilled very soon.

    What about all the mass shootings, riots, and natural disasters? Well, the Bible has a thing or two to say about that too.  It also predicts signs in the sky, such as the solar eclipse of 2017, the four lunar eclipses of 2015 that landed on Jewish feast days, and the Revelation 12 sign on September 23rd maybe? We can also expect apostasy in the church and the denial of Biblical doctrine among those who call themselves Christians. Do these things sound familiar?

Luke 21:25 “And there shall be signs in the sun, and in the moon, and in the stars; and upon the earth distress of nations, with perplexity; the sea and the waves roaring.”

 2 Tim 3:1-5 -“But know this, that in the last days perilous times will come:  For men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, unloving, unforgiving, slanderers, without self-control, brutal, despisers of good, traitors, headstrong, haughty, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God, having a form of godliness but denying its power.”

Luke 21:11 – “And great earthquakes shall be in diverse places, and famines, and pestilences; and fearful sights and great signs shall there be from heaven.”

Matthew 24:68 – “And ye shall hear of wars and rumors of wars: see that ye be not troubled: for all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet. For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there shall be famines, and pestilences, and earthquakes, in diverse places. All these are the beginning of sorrows.”

2 Timothy 4:3-4 – “For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears; And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables”

1 Timothy 4:1 – Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils

2 Peter 3:3-4  Knowing this first, that there shall come in the last days scoffers, walking after their own lusts, And saying, Where is the promise of his coming? For since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as [they were] from the beginning of the creation.

Matthew 24:8 says, “… All these are the beginning of sorrows.” I write this to you, not so that you will tremble in fear like the rest of the world. If you believe in Jesus as your savior, you have the blessed hope of his return at the rapture. Jesus is coming back twice, once at the rapture to take his church, his bride, to Heaven, and then again at Armageddon with great wrath. Praise God I won’t be here to see the worst of the things about to befall the earth. If you have not yet accepted Jesus as your savior, I entreat you wholeheartedly to do so. God loves you so, and His desire is that “…None should perish, but all should have eternal life…” The only way to eternal life in Heaven is through Jesus. He said himself, “I am the way, the truth, and the light, and nobody comes to the Father except through me.” To become a Christian, all you have to do is A) Admit you are a sinner (we all have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God) B) Believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God. That he came to die in your place on the cross. That he rose from the dead on the third day. That he ascended into heaven and is at the right hand of the Father interceding for us, and he is returning again.  C) Confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord.   

For further prophecy updates, check out my favorite websites:

Amir Tsarfati – http://www.beholdisrael.org

JD Farag – http://www.calvarychapelkaneohe.com/index.php/teach/prophecy-updates

Jan Markell – http://www.olivetreeviews.org