BIBLICAL PROPHECY UNFOLDING IN OUR TIME

Tens of Thousands of Iran’s Missiles in Syria are Pointed at Israel,’ Threatens Iranian Official

In addition to threatening the Jewish state, a top adviser to the Iranian foreign minister declared during a recent TV interview that “Palestine and Jerusalem will surely be liberated soon.”

Former Iranian ambassador to Syria Hossein Sheikholeslam told Iran’s IRINN TV that Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad had pledged a leading role for the Islamic Republic in Syria’s reconstruction and the return of refugees following the brutal civil war that has torn asunder Assad’s nation.

According to Sheikholeslam, Iran deployed tens of thousands of missiles in Syria to protect against “American and Israeli aggression,” referring to U.S. President Donald Trump as a “tyrannical king.” Sheikholeslam added that “Palestine and Jerusalem will surely be liberated soon,” claiming that Israel should immediately leave the Golan Heights.

Prior to the reestablishment of Israel in 1948 none of the “end times” prophecies of a restored Israel with Jerusalem as its capital would have been possible particularly this prophecy by Jesus concerning His Second Coming:

“But when you see Jerusalem surrounded by armies then know its desolation is near. Then let those in Judea flee to the mountains, let those who are in the midst of her depart, and let not those who are in the country enter her. For these are the days of vengeance, that all things written may be fulfilled.” Luke 21: 20-21

This is a direct reference to Daniels 70 weeks prophecy. Daniel 9: 24-27

ROAD MAP TO THE END TIMES

ROAD MAP FOR END TIMES EVENTS BASED ON BIBLICAL PROPHECY

What are the order of the end times events given by Jesus in the Olivet Discourse and Revelation?

In these two books of the Bible the same 13 events are prophesied to happen in the same exact order. Is this Road Map confirmed in 2 separate books? What are the odds that this could happen by chance? Watch this 18 minute video by Nelson Walters and you will find out.

DEFENCE MINISTER: ISRAEL ON ITS WAY TO WAR

“We have examined all the options and Israel’s final resort is to strike at Hamas,” Defence Minister Liberman said.

This report by Jack Gold, World Israel News, on rumour of war with Israel fits what Jesus said in the Olivet Discourse would be evident in the last days in the lead up to the last seven years prophesied by Daniel (70th week) and confirmed in Revelation.

“And you will hear of wars and rumours of wars. See that you are not troubled; for all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet. For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. And there will be famines, pestilences, and earthquakes in various places. All these are the beginning of sorrows.” Matthew 24:6-8

Egyptian mediation has failed and Israel is on its way to war. That was the message Defence Minister Avigdor Liberman delivered Monday to the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defence Committee.

Israel has recently seen an increase in the intensity and the volume of violence and attacks emanating from Gaza, which culminated in Wednesday’s rocket attack on Israel which destroyed a home in Beersheba.

Defense Minister: Israel is on its way to war

Defence Minister Avigdor Liberman (C) arrives to a Defense and Foreign Affairs Committee meeting at the Knesset, on October 22, 2018.

Palestinian riots on Israel’s border with Gaza are not “popular protests” as Hamas depicts them but rather carefully orchestrated violence organised by the terror group, he said.

“Fifteen thousand people do not show up by foot at the border fence,”  Liberman said. “We have been talking since March 30 about the tens of millions [of shekels] Hamas has spent … They pay for every person killed $3,000, each seriously wounded $500, and a moderately injured [rioter receives] less than $200.”

No deal with Hamas

“When we talk about an arrangement and I’m expressing my opinion here – I do not believe in any arrangement with Hamas. It does not work, it has not worked in the past, it will not work in the future,” the defence minister stated.

Israel has “reached a situation where there is no alternative – anything other than the hardest, heaviest blow that we are capable of dealing Hamas in the Gaza Strip – will not help. We are in a state of ‘no choice,’” he added. “We have arrived at that point where we need to arrive at decisions, we have examined all the options.”

Hamas has called for war on Israel, and Hamas means what it says, he noted, and “therefore, we need to reach clear conclusions, and beyond the conclusions we need actions.”

The Security Cabinet met Wednesday night to consider its response to a rocket attack from Gaza. Its discussion was not made public.

PENCE SPEAKS THE TRUTH ABOUT ISRAEL’S HISTORY

Pence thrills Knesset with fiery, biblical, pro-Israel speech

Michael Pence quotes Scripture and is an uncompromising witness for God in these dark days. You will need 30 minutes but it is a encouraging an inspiring speech. Sadly, he reaffirmed the USA’s support for a two State solution for Palestine. Coercing Israel to give away land God gave to them is not smart.

It will be interesting to see how this plays out with the Bible’s end time prophesies that are Israel/Middle East/Islam centric. It certainly puts the U.S.A. in God’s “good books” but by lining up with Israel, it will unify Sunni and Shia Muslims against a common enemy, Israel and USA, only now intensified.

As mentioned in a previous post, the next major event in “end times” Bible prophecy is Iran’s (ram of Daniel 8) invasion of  surrounding Islamic nations. Already, it would appear this has started with thousands of Iranian troops in Syria and Iraq. Also, Iran’s leadership of Hezbollah and its intentions is shown in The New York Times article “Iran out to Remake Mideast with Arab Enforcer – Hezbollah”.

Michael Pence gives us all a great example of being bold and courageous to speak Biblical truth in these “last days” regardless of the cost.

 

 

PENTAGON STUDY DECLARES AUTHORITY OF GOVERNMENTS WORLD WIDE IS COLLAPSING

An extraordinary new Pentagon study has concluded that the U.S.-backed international order established after World War 2 is “fraying” and may even be “collapsing”, leading the United States to lose its position of “primacy” in world affairs.

The solution proposed to protect U.S. power in this new “post-primacy” environment is, however, more of the same: more surveillance, more propaganda (“strategic manipulation of perceptions”) and more military expansionism.

The report was published in June by the U.S. Army War College’s Strategic Studies Institute to evaluate the Department of Defence’s approach to risk assessment at all levels of Pentagon policy planning. The study was supported and sponsored by the U.S. Army’s Strategic Plans and Policy Directorate; the Joint Staff, J5 (Strategy and Policy Branch); the Office of the Deputy Secretary of Defence for Strategy and Force Development; and the Army Study Program Management Office.

The document concludes that the world has entered a fundamentally new phase of transformation in which U.S. power is in decline, international order is unravelling, and the authority of governments everywhere is crumbling.

Having lost its past status of “pre-eminence”, the U.S. now inhabits a dangerous, unpredictable “post-primacy” world, whose defining feature is “resistance to authority”.

Surely this is another indicator we are entering the “last Days” prophesied by Jesus.

And you will hear of wars and rumours of wars. See that you are not alarmed, for this must take place, but the end is not yet. For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom, and there will be famines and earthquakes in various places. All these are but the beginning of the birth pains.” Matthew 24:6-8

ONE SIGN PRIOR TO JESUS RETURN – EARTHQUAKES IN DIVERSE PLACES

Iran earthquake

Iran Turned Down Israeli Aid Offer After Earthquake

At least 530 people were killed and 7,700 more were injured when a 7.3-magnitude earthquake shook a mountainous Iranian border town in the West on Sunday, triggering landslides that hindered rescue efforts and left hundreds of houses damaged.

Israel offered aid to the Islamic republic after it was was hit by a powerful earthquake but was turned down, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.

Addressing the Jewish Federations of North America’s (JFNA) annual General Assembly in Los Angeles via videoconference on Tuesday, Netanyahu said that Israel had offered the aid via the Red Cross.

“I just saw the pictures of the destruction in Iran and Iraq from this week’s earthquake. And I saw these heartbreaking images of men and women and children buried under the rubble. So I am proud to announce tonight that a few hours ago I directed that we offer the Red Cross medical assistance for the Iraqi and Iranian victims of this disaster,” Netanyahu said, according to the Times of Israel.

As expected, the offer was immediately rejected. “This shows the true face of the Iranian regime,” an official in Netanyahu’s office said.

Iran does not recognise Israel’s right to exist and is committed to destroy it, so the well being of its citizens is of secondary concern.

“Earthquakes in various places” Matthew 24:7 – Just in this month of November 2017, there have been numerous earthquakes of above 6 magnitude; New Guinea PNG 6.5 on 07/11/2017, Izu Islands Japan 6.0 on 09/11/2017, Ascension Islands Region 6.1 on 11/11/2017, Iran/Iraq border 7.3 on 12/11/2017, Costa Rica 6.7 on 13/11/2017.

DANIELS – GOD’S IRRELEVANT IN VICTORIA

Slavery to atheistic dogma rife in Victoria

Religious liberty is all very well and all that, but it has its limits in Victoria’s state schools where principals are bound by Ministerial Direction 145.

The determination allows faith-based religious instruction at the principal’s discretion providing no child attends for more than 30 minutes a week, and then only in the lunch break or in the hour before or after school. Parents must complete form CD145 — available in 15 languages — to give consent.

Instructors must be referred to as instructors or special instructors, never as teachers. Teaching material cannot be described as “curriculum” and may only be referred to as “materials” or “program materials”.

The Safe Schools program is different. There is no parental red tape to navigate since Safe School classes are compulsory and will be conducted in every state school by next year.

In summary, parents must apply to have kids study the Biblical canon, but they don’t get asked if they’d like their kids to study OMG I’m Queer, OMG I’m Trans, Gayby Baby, or anything else included in the School Action Toolkit “that explores family diversity in a fun & insightful way”. Principals don’t ask parents, they consult an amorphous entity that the Department of Education calls “the broader school community”. OMG indeed.

For a glimpse of what a Bill Shorten prime ministership may entail, head to his home state of Victoria where Daniel Andrews’s track record reads like “a wish list for progressives”, according to one fan writing in the Huffington Post, an online journal for readers who find The Age too conservative.

“Australian-first program of medical cannabis? Check,” writes the fan. “A $572 million package for domestic violence, more money even than the federal government spends nationwide? Check. An Australia-first LGBTI ‘pride centre’ and specific gender-diverse health services? Check.”

The OMG list gets worse. ­“Directly defying Canberra and standing in opposition to cutting funding for LGBTI education program, the Safe Schools Coalition? Check. A huge increase to legal services for asylum-seekers? Check.”

As Paul Kelly reminded us on these pages last weekend, the Andrews government now wants to legalise what it delicately calls “voluntary assisted dying”. Putting poor old Grandpa out of his misery? Check.

Andrews is undoubtedly the most hardline, ideological, left-wing premier to assume office in this or any other state. As Liberal MP Bernie Finn said recently: “This bloke makes Joan Kirner look like a softie.”

A half-century ago Gough Whitlam flew to Melbourne to tell the state’s left faction they were behaving like a bunch of losers.

“We construct a philosophy of failure, which finds in defeat a form of justification and a proof of the purity of our principles,” he told them, raising his voice above the jeers and catcalls. “Certainly the impotent are pure.”

Whitlam was Labor’s first leader to hold a university degree, a handicap many assumed disqualified him from the job. Today the party is full of them, but sadly few have the learning of Whitlam, who graduated long before the education was dumbed down.

Today Whitlam would probably be scratching his head and wondering how it came to pass that a morally vain extremist such as Andrews, armed with the soft-headed philosophy of cultural inclusion, could ever have been elected in the first place, let alone be seen as a serious contender in the polls next year.

Andrews has achieved the seemingly impossible in reconciling the sensitivities of the sophisticates with the day-to-day anxieties of the masses.

He has an army of media minders to run a virtual newsroom, turning out dozens of asinine press releases weekly, whistling to both audiences.

On one hand they are steeped in symbolic concern about the vulnerable, pledged to give a voice to the voiceless, dedicated to restoring fairness and promise to make Victoria a safe place.

On the other hand they boast of jobs precincts, better kindergartens, new school buildings, level-crossing and road improvements, addressing the practical concerns in the regions and outer suburbs.

Meanwhile his government panders to activism by handing out thousands of grants, large and small, to community organisers of every stripe. It pays for the Australian GLBTIQ Multicultural Council’s Multicultural Dinner, hands over a lazy half-mill to LGBTI support groups to counsel LGBTI Victorians disturbed by a plebiscite, and chucks money at the Feminist Writers Festival in recognition of its “important role in challenging sexism and gender stereotypes, and fostering cultural change”.

It embarks on “a creative new approach to reduce homophobia” by subsidising the development of “an engaging digital app that will give players of all ages insights into the experiences of LGBTI people and the prejudices and discrimination they can face”.

The government funds Literacy Leader Induction Workshops to provide every government primary school with “a trained literacy leader”. Just one, apparently, but it’s a start.

And so in countless feel-good ways, announced in countless fawning press releases, the Andrews government funds a growing bullshit industry, employing countless professional do-gooders in meaningless bullshit jobs.

When Andrews boasts of the jobs he has created, he neglects to mention that the taxpayer is paying for most of them. The growth in education, health, welfare and much heavy construction is funded by the state. But when your only work experience is in politics, that probably doesn’t matter.

At best the bullshit industry is merely ineffective, but we suspect the moral harm is worse. The application of identity politics, the constant affirmation of diversity and the pleas on behalf of the vulnerable feed a culture of complaint and entitlement. It erodes the personal virtues of prudence, fortitude and courage by outsourcing responsibility for individual destiny to the machinery of state.

It is customary for outgoing Labour governments to leave a fiscal deficit on the doormat. The moral deficit Andrews is likely to leave behind will be altogether harder to clean up.

Nick Cater is executive director of the Menzies Research Centre.

PROPHESIED END TIMES EVENTS – INCREASE IN NATURAL DISASTERS

Apocalyptic September? Here Is A List Of 27 Major Disasters That Have Already Happened So Far This Month.

The Bible does talk about an increase of natural disasters in the “last days”. Jesus also warns us many times in the Olivet Discourse to be watchful for the signs He gives us preparatory to His second coming. Apostasy in the church is an important one and so evident in the church today as it caves in to gay marriage and homosexual pastors.

We know the Pharisees and the Sadducees missed His first coming despite the warning of 300 odd Bible prophecies. When we read Isaiah 53 and Psalm 22, we wonder how the Jews still don’t recognise their Messiah but as there is a growing number of Messianic Jews, obviously some do. Despite there being many more prophecies of Jesus second coming than His first, will church leaders be like the Pharisees and Sadducees and miss it, thereby not being in a position to warn their parishioners?

Jesus seminal teaching on the state of the church at His second coming is the parable of the Ten Virgins.

  • This parable is about ten virgins (CHURCHGOERS) who keep themselves pure as they await the return of the bridegroom (JESUS).
  • Five of the virgins are described as wise and five foolish.
  • While the bridegroom was delaying, they ALL got drowsy and fell asleep.
  • At a trumpet blast all awoke but half did not have oil (HOLY SPIRIT) for their lamps and did not go into the wedding feast. In fact, when they returned Jesus said, “depart from Me, I don’t know you”.

In the parable of the Ten Virgins, we see that Jesus tells us that all the church is asleep as they wait for His return. Jesus did not say those who hold the correct Rapture theory are awake and the rest are asleep, He is saying the church as a whole is asleep. Soberly, this parable also reveals that half of the church are seekers but not saved. It also suggests we have a mission field in our churches, but the half that are saved are asleep, so not able to help the seekers in their churches.

The timing of the Rapture question is not an academic one. THE ETERNAL DESTINY OF MILLIONS OF CHURCHGOERS IS AT STAKE IN THE ANSWER. Jesus’s parables are usually about contrasts between the righteous and the wicked, but in this parable both groups fall asleep waiting for the return of the bridegroom! Both the foolish and the wise are probably sleeping right now, meaning that most of us are slumbering in regard to the return of our Lord. That is a humbling statement. What is the state of your church on this critical issue?

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MAJOR DISASTERS SO FAR THIS MONTH

()) Mexico earthquake 8.2 imminent tsunami. Beach lines are receded at least 50+ meters, ()) Yellowstone volcano is hit with earthquake swarm of over 2,300 tremors since June, recording a 4.4 quake on June 15, 20017 and 3.3 shaker on August 21, 2017, (()) 5.3 earthquake rumbles through Idaho, (()) Japan earthquake 6.1 possible tsunami,  Texas is under water.  India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Bangladesh, experience record monsoons and massive death toll. Sierra Leone and Niger experience massive floods, mudslides, and deaths in the thousands.

 Italy, France, Spain, Switzerland, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Bosnia, Croatia, and Serbia are crushed in the death grip of a triple digit heat wave, dubbed Lucifer.

California is on fire.  Oregon is on fire.  Washington is on fire.  British Columbia is on fire.  Alberta is on fire.  Montana is on fire.  Nova Scotia is on fire.  Greece is on fire.  Brazil is on fire.  Portugal is on fire.  Algeria is on fire.  Tunisia is on fire.  Greenland is on fire.  The Sakha Republic of Russia is on fire.  Siberia is on fire.  Southern California continues to swelter under triple digit heat that shows no sign of letting up.  In usually chilly August, the city of San Francisco shatters all-time record at 106 degrees, while it reaches 115 degrees south of the city. Northern California continues to bake in the triple digits.

And last but not least an X10 C.M.E solar flare two nights ago. The highest recorded solar flare ever!

In my lifetime we have never had this number of natural disasters in one month. Moreover they are occurring like “birth pangs” with ever increasing frequency and magnitude.

REBUILDING THE THIRD TEMPLE IS BEGINNING

When asked about His Second Coming, Jesus told His disciples that one of the signs would be “when you see the ‘abomination of desolation’ spoken by Daniel the prophet , standing in the holy place” Matthew 24:15. This means that a Third Temple would need to be rebuilt for this event to occur.

The information revealed in this video about the site of the old temple and preparations to reintroduce temple sacrifices indicate we are seeing “end times’ events unfold in our time.

Jesus also warns us in the Olivet discourse that the church would be asleep and a great falling away would occur in the “last days”. Numerous times Jesus warns us, to be ALERT, to WATCH; “See, I have told you beforehand.” Matthew 24:25

SERIES OF POWERFUL EARTHQUAKES ROCKS THE WORLD WITHIN 14 HOURS

The world has shaken violently within the last 14 hours between July 17th and July 18th. Are these signs of Christ’s second coming?

A series of powerful quakes rocked Russia (M7.7, M6.2) and Peru (M6.4).

It all started on July 17, 2017 as a M6.2 earthquake hit 183km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia at 11:05 am (UTC). This earthquake marked the beginning of an earthquake swarm comprising at least 15 quakes between M4.4 and M7.7 in the region. Then, a bit more than 12 hours later, 11:30 pm, a M7.7 earthquake hit the same area of Russia – 198km ESE of Nikol’skoye, Russia. The earthquake was very shallow – only 10 km below the seabed. The US Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre initially warned hazardous tsunami waves were possible for coasts within 300 km of epicentre. The tsunami threat had now passed. Finally, two hours later, a M6.4 earthquake hit 98km WNW of Camana, Peru.

The following map shows where the largest twenty earthquakes occurred in the last twenty four hours.

List and maps of the 20 largest earthquakes during the past 24 hours

On this website I have many posts on Bible prophecies relating to Jesus second coming that are being fulfilled in our day. Another “last days” prophecy in Matthew 24:7, repeated in Mark 13:8 and Luke 21:11, Jesus states there will be an increase in earthquakes in various places. Are the earthquakes occurring now more compelling evidence that we are in the “last days”?