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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Signs of the Last Days - News for the week of June 14 - June 21, 2017

My goodness what a week of headlines.  When bible prophecy watchers talk about the convergence of end-times prophecies they mean that everything Jesus and the Prophets/Apostles warned of for the last days are all beginning to fulfill at the same time.

Just look at some of the news from this week alone and consider them against what bible prophecy told us to look for:

1)  The world is once again pushing for the restart of peace talks between Israel and the many. You can read about this in the Book of Daniel.

2)  Israel is ready for an all-out war with her immediate Arab neighbors.  Psalm 83 may or may not be a look in to the future about such a war, (we think it is).

3)  Israel has recently come into vast riches under the seas, (natural gas) which she is looking to sell to the Europeans.  Might this be a hook that will draw in the enemies of Israel looking to take a spoil?, (Ezekiel 38)

4) Europe may have found a new savior in the recently elected President of France, (Emmanuel Macron), and Europe is looking to build its very own army.  Sounds an awful lot like Revived Rome and the Antichrist.  (Not saying this is indeed the case, but it is very interesting nonetheless).

5)  Governments of the world are increasing their surveillance powers, (which means less liberty and freedoms for you), and implementing new biometric identification systems.  Sounds like the necessary technology of the "Mark of the Beast" to us.

6)  The phrase "World War Three" is on the lips of many as the world slides towards war in a variety of geo-political locations.  Certainly this can be described as rumors of war,

7)  There is violence all across the globe as groups rise against other groups.  From religious clashes, (Islam against everybody), to political clashes, (left vs right).  Seems the means to solve your perceived issues is to shout down or beat the other person into submission, (if not outright kill them).

8)  Disclosure and the existence of Alien entities is being sought out by governments, religious groups and others with the hopes than these Alien beings will be our saviors,  Is this the strong delusion that will convince the world to believe the lie of Antichrist?

9)  There has been an increase in earthquake and volcanic activity the world over.  Is the vast Yellowstone Super volcano waking up?  Should that one erupt there won't be much left of Western North America.

10)  The race to redesign humanity by way of genetics and/or technology is well underway.  Will this be the means by which Satan will ensnare humanity and which will cause those who take his mark to be totally unredeemable to a Holy God? (Revelation 14:9-10)

11)  Society is collapsing into outright depravity as all things LGBTQ are held in high esteem and all things Biblical Christian are held in derision.

12)  And last but not least, the world is being warned of any numbers of ways we could be destroyed;  From wayward asteroids to searing heat.  From chemical warfare to nuclear annihilation.  Not to mention drought/weather calamities, the mass deaths of animal/fish/birds, and disease/plagues.  All things we read about in bible prophecy that has been warned of for the coming days of Jacobs Troubles, (The Tribulation).

Are things in this world falling apart or coming together just as prophesied? I guess that all depends on which side of the grace of God you are. For the believer in Jesus Christ, we were warned of these days, but also told not to be worried. Specifically we were told that when we see these things begin to happen to 'look up', as Christs return would be at hand.

When these things begin to take place, stand up and lift up your heads, because your redemption is drawing near. Luke 21:28

We were also told that as believers we would not be on this world at the time of 'The Great and Terrible Day of the Lord', but would be 'kept from the wrath of God'.

Since you have kept my command to endure patiently, I will also keep you from the hour of trial that is going to come on the whole world to test the inhabitants of the earth. Revelation 3:10

Knowing these things we are to comfort and encourage one another as the day approaches.

And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another--and all the more as you see the Day approaching. Hebrews 10:24-25

Until next week, Maranatha.

Prophecy Sign:  The future seven year Covenant of Peace - Daniel 9:27


Trump's son-in-law Kushner begins peace push with Middle East talks
http://news.trust.org/item/20170621095353-1th4c

Trump Administration Pressuring Israel to Move Ahead With Peace Deal, Senior Israeli Minister Says

Jared Kushner to Travel to Middle East in Effort to Advance U.S. Peace Efforts

The White House's plan for peace in the Middle East
http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/231014


Bennett submits bill to make it ‘impossible’ to divide Jerusalem



Prophecy Sign:  The future Middle-East War(s)  - Psalm 83



Israel would go 'all-out' if war breaks out again with Lebanon: air force chief

Hezbollah supporters call for Israel’s annihilation at London rally





Prophecy Sign:  The "Hook in the Jaw" - Ezekiel 38&39


Greece, Israel, Cyprus to speed up Mediterranean pipeline efforts
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-greece-israel-natgas-idUSKBN1962XK?il%253D0

Israel, Greece, Cyprus Plan Massive Underwater Gas Pipeline

Saudi Arabia and Israel Setting up Economic Relations
http://www.fort-russ.com/2017/06/saudi-arabia-and-israel-setting-up.html


Prophecy Sign:  Revived Rome and the Antichrist - Daniel 7 & 11


‘European army is inevitable’ – German defense commissioner
Macron govt shows ‘worrying signs’ of hostility towards media independence 







Prophecy Sign:  The future global surveillance/police state - Revelation 13


Abe Passes Controversial Bill Boosting Japan Surveillance Powers

France's Macron ‘to end state of emergency’, but keep its anti-terror powers


TSA begins testing biometric fingerprint screening at 2 airports
https://www.rt.com/usa/392128-tsa-automated-fingerprint-checkpoint/

Would you get your travel card implanted into your HAND? Swedish commuters raise concerns over security and privacy by using microchips to pay for their journey

Prophecy Sign:  Rumors of War - Matthew 24



If The U.S. Continues To Creep Toward World War 3, Eventually It Is Going To Happen

Could World War 3 really happen? How chemical warfare and nuclear weapons could lead to the Apocalypse
https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/2070034/world-war-3-chemical-warfare-apocalypse-nuclear-weapons/


Memo to America: You should still be terrified of World War III

How government elites planned to survive a nuclear attack
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4618354/How-government-elites-plan-survive-nuclear-attack.html 

Then the kings of the earth, the princes, the generals, the rich, the mighty, and everyone else, both slave and free, hid in caves and among the rocks of the mountains. Revelation 6:15 NIV


North Korea vows to ‘mercilessly annihilate’ US for provoking war after Warmbier's death

US sends supersonic bombers in show of force against N.Korea



Prophecy Sign:  Kingdom against Kingdom - Luke 21



Sweden: Extremism grows, chiefly radical Islamists.

Prophecy Sign:  God will send a Strong Delusion


For this reason God sends them a powerful delusion so that they will believe the lie. 2 Thessalonians 2:11 NIV
Europe To Spend $670 Million Looking For Aliens






Prophecy Sign:  Perilous events and times


A surprise asteroid strike that could wipe out humanity is 'just a matter of time', warns leading astrophysicist 
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4621254/Astrophysicist-warns-asteroid-impact-imminent.html 

The third angel sounded his trumpet, and a great star, blazing like a torch, fell from the sky on a third of the rivers and on the springs of water Revelation 8:10 NIV


Apocalypse warning: Experts say deadly heat wave may threaten 75 percent of mankind and it might be too late 
http://www.inquisitr.com/4307223/apocalypse-warning-experts-say-deadly-heat-wave-may-threaten-75-percent-of-mankind-and-it-might-be-too-late/
The fourth angel poured out his bowl on the sun, and the sun was allowed to scorch people with fire. Revelation 16:8 NIV

Hundreds Of Dead Seabirds, Sea Lions Wash Up In Southern California

Millions and millions of fish dying in the Matagorda Bay, Texas and nobody knows why
Because of this the land dries up, and all who live in it waste away; the beasts of the field, the birds in the sky and the fish in the sea are swept away. Hosea 4:3 NIV




Prophecy Sign:  Increasing earthquake and volcanic activity - Matthew 24



Doomsdayers on edge as quake ‘swarm’ rocks Yellowstone supervolcano

More than 460 earthquakes recorded so far in Yellowstone Park swarm and nobody knows when it is going to stop

There Have Been 296 Earthquakes In The Vicinity Of The Yellowstone Supervolcano Within The Last 7 Days

Is Yellowstone Awakening? M4.5 earthquake hits Yellowstone and NASA flying the world’s largest airborne observatory over the supervocano

3.6 quake shakes Olympic Peninsula northwest of Seattle

Warning Signs Abound for 'Big One' Earthquake Along San Andreas Fault






Prophecy Sign:  Increased Knowledge - Genetics/Artificial Intelligence



CRISPR pioneer Doudna envisions a world of woolly mammoths and unicorns
We are “on the cusp of a new age in genetic engineering and biological mastery,” she and Sternberg write, dangling the prospect of “life-changing treatments” and “lifesaving cures.” She says she is “not kidding” that CRISPR could bring about “woolly mammoths, winged lizards, and unicorns. … It won’t be long before CRISPR allows us to bend nature to our will.”
https://www.yahoo.com/news/crispr-pioneer-doudna-envisions-world-230012938.html

Genetically Modified Babies: Here’s What People Would Change If They Could Modify Children's Genes


Are Advancements in Artificial Intelligence Sowing the Seeds of Humanity’s Annihilation?
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/are-advancements-in-artificial-intelligence-sowing_us_593de108e4b094fa859f19b7


The most avid believers in artificial intelligence are aggressively secular – yet their language is eerily religious. Why?
……has described the singularity as a ‘mind fire’ of intelligence that could spread from our world and engulf everything in the Universe into its cyberspace computations; in this form, it represents a unity of all beings in a technological oneness that bypasses our understanding of intelligence, matter and physics.  When the singularity is conceived as an entity or being, the questions circle around what it would mean to communicate with a non-human creature that is omniscient, omnipotent, possibly even omnibenevolent. 


The second beast was given power to give breath to the image of the first beast, so that the image could speak and cause all who refused to worship the image to be killed. Revelation 13:5 NIV


Prophecy Sign:  Rising Violence and Civil Unrest


America Is On The Verge Of Widespread Chaos And Civil Unrest

Impeachment Is No Longer Enough; Donald Trump Must Face Justice
Draining the swamp means not only ejecting Trump from the presidency, but also bringing himself and everyone assisting in his agenda up on charges of treason. They must be convicted (there is little room to doubt their guilt). And then — upon receiving guilty verdicts — they must all be executed under the law.

Liberal prof says Trump ‘must hang’ & Republicans be summarily executed ‘to save American democracy’


Progressive Media Personalities Agree: Those Republicans Deserved To Get Shot

‘1 down, 216 to go’: GOP congresswoman receives threatening email after Virginia shooting
https://www.rt.com/usa/392375-republican-tenney-email-threats-shooting/





Prophecy Sign:  Societal Collapse and increasing Depravity


Attacks on Christians and Christian Organizations:

‘You can’t just pick and choose’: Alberta Christian school fights board request to remove ‘offensive’ scripture

http://news.nationalpost.com/news/religion/alberta-christian-school-fights-board-request-to-remove-offensive-scripture


Christian School Fears Bible Verses Will Be Banned Under Canada's New Human Rights Code
In America:

From polygamy to pornography, Americans are getting more permissive

Army's transgender policy includes guidelines on male pregnancies

Oregon Senate votes to allow dementia patients to be starved to death
https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/oregon-senate-passes-bill-allowing-dementia-mentally-ill-patients-to-be-sta

Delaware Legalizes Abortion through all Nine Months

Cities Across America Creating Rainbow Crosswalks to Celebrate ‘LGBTQ Pride’
http://christiannews.net/2017/06/19/cities-across-america-creating-rainbow-crosswalks-to-celebrate-lgbtq-pride/


In Canada:

Canadians Could Face Hate Crimes Over Using The Wrong Gender Pronouns


In Europe:

Serbia's president formally nominates country's first openly gay prime minister

Ireland's first gay prime minister Leo Varadkar formally elected


Church of England chief backs 're-christenings' after sex changes


Germany Opening First Liberal Mosque Where Men, Women and Gays Pray Together  
http://www.breitbart.com/london/2017/06/16/germany-opening-first-liberal-mosque-where-men-women-and-gays-pray-together/

Gay-friendly mosque allowing female imams to open in Norway

In South America:

Sao Paulo Gay Pride draws huge crowd and call to protect rights
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-40325944

‘I do, I do, I do’: Colombia recognizes ‘polyamorous’ marriage of 3 gay men




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