One of the more curious and certainly frightening prophecies from the book of Revelation is that of a creature being loosed on the planet during the Tribulation period. These creatures will be allowed to sting the people of earth for a period of 5 months, with the stings being as painful as that of a scorpion.
Suddenly out of nowhere we are seeing articles of massive sized hornets and wasps inflicting painful stings on hundreds of people in China, (killing some). While not the prophetic fulfillment of Revelation yet, certainly a warning and prelude of what is to come world wide in the near future.
And out of the smoke locusts came down on the earth and were given power like that of scorpions of the earth. They were told not to harm the grass of the earth or any plant or tree, but only those people who did not have the seal of God on their foreheads. They were not allowed to kill them but only to torture them for five months. And the agony they suffered was like that of the sting of a scorpion when it strikes. Revelation 9:3-5NIV
The hornets of your nightmares: Swarms of massive insects kill more than 40 and injure 1,600 in
Swarms of deadly hornets have killed more than 40 people and injured more than 1,600 in northern
At least 37 patients are in a critical or serious condition in hospitals,
according to China provincial
government. Victims of the attack have been left with deep, dark craters in
their skin the size of bullet wounds. Over the past three months the cities of
Angkang, Hanzhong and Shangluo have been worst affected The Chinese term for hornets is 'hu feng' and
local experts believe the culprit is the Asian giant hornet or Vespa
mandarinia, which grows up to 5cm long with a 6mm sting. The insects' highly
toxic stings can lead to anaphylactic shock and renal failure. Shaanxi