Breaking Prophecy News; The Religion of the Nations in the Tribulation, Part 14 (The Prophet Daniel’s Report #216)

Signs of His Coming: Tony Blair says the European Union needs a single, elected president | East Coast crippled by gigantic storm | Christians persecuted throughout the world

Prophecy Bootcamp: Our topic for today is titled “The Religion of the Nations in the Tribulation, Part 14: A FINAL UNION WITH SATAN: IT’S SYNERGY” from Dr. John MacArthur’s book “The Second Coming of the Lord Jesus Christ.”

Action Point: Listen to the continuation of J.C. Ryle’s message on the meaning of Jesus’ words, “Occupy till I come.”

+ Plus, listen to Jars of Clay singing “I’ll Fly Away”

Israel’s defense minister says Iran has pulled back from its goal of a nuclear bomb (Second Coming Watch Update #272)

Israel’s defense minister says Iran has pulled back from its goal of a nuclear bomb. According to Reuters, Israel’s defense minister Ehud Barak was quoted as saying on Tuesday that Iran has drawn back from its ambitions to build a nuclear weapon but warned that his country may still have to decide next year whether to launch a military strike against it. In an interview with Great Britain’s Daily Telegraph newspaper, Barak stated that an immediate crisis was avoided when Iran chose to use more than a third of its medium-enriched uranium for civilian purposes earlier this year, and said that the decision “allows contemplating delaying the moment of truth by eight to ten months.”

A second major earthquake hits British Columbia. According to United Press International, a second major earthquake in three days struck the remote Pacific coast area of British Columbia with a magnitude of 6.2. There were no reports of injuries or damages in the sparsely populated, rugged area and no tsunami warning was issued. The quake wasn’t far from a much larger quake that did trigger tsunami warnings on Saturday night and Sunday.

The U.S. and Japan will hold joint military drill amid island dispute with China. According to Reuters, Japan and the United States will hold a biennial joint military exercise in Japan in November in a move likely to further anger China amid heightened tensions between the two Asian giants over disputed islands in the East China Sea. About 37,400 military personnel from Japan will join some 10,000 U.S. troops in the November 5-16 drill. China’s defense ministry said that it was “paying close attention” to moves made by the Japanese.

The Bible says in 2 Thessalonians 1:7-8: “And to you who are troubled rest with us, when the Lord Jesus shall be revealed from heaven with his mighty angels, In flaming fire taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ.”

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Breaking Prophecy News; The Religion of the Nations in the Tribulation, Part 13 (The Prophet Daniel’s Report #215)

Signs of His Coming: Hurricane Sandy slams into East Coast: 18 deaths, 6.2 million without power | Senior Israeli officer says chances of military conflict are growing | A powerful storm kills at least 30 people in the Philippines and Vietnam | Iranian warships dock in Sudan days after alleged Israeli airstrike

Prophecy Bootcamp: Our topic for today is titled “The Religion of the Nations in the Tribulation, Part 13: A FINAL UNION WITH SATAN: IT’S SCOPE” from Dr. John MacArthur’s book “The Second Coming of the Lord Jesus Christ.”

Action Point: Listen to the continuation of J.C. Ryle’s message on the meaning of Jesus’ words, “Occupy till I come.”

+ Plus, listen to Adam Howard singing “Every Nation”

20 rockets hit Israel within 24 hours (Second Coming Watch Update #271)

20 rockets hit Israel within 24 hours. According to Ynet News, the Color Red rocket alert system sounded in Gaza vicinity communities several times on Sunday night and Monday morning, as 20 rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip into southern Israel. Earlier, Israel Air Force jets bombed targets in the Strip in response to the firing of rockets at the city of Beersheba. All rockets landed in open areas without causing injuries or damage. Hamas’ military wing claimed responsibility for the rocket fire.

Saudi king urges United Nations to take action against insults to religion. According to Agence France-Presse (AFP), Saudi King Abdullah demanded a UN resolution condemning insults on monotheistic religions after a low-budget film produced in the US sparked deadly protests last month. During a meeting with religious figures he said, “I demand a UN resolution that condemns any country or group that insults religions and prophets.” The king also called for the ‘unity of the Islamic nation’ and dialogue among Muslims to face Islam’s ‘enemies.’

Al-Qaeda forms all-female brigade to attack the west. According to Israel National News, Al-Qaeda has formed an all-female ‘Burkha Brigade’ to infiltrate and hit Western military bases and targets, as they are less likely than men to attract suspicion. A film posted online shows the all-female unit of al-Qaeda using an alarming array of weapons, including machine-guns, grenade rocket launchers and sniper rifles during their training session at an unknown location. The women are thought to have been recruited from the war-torn Russian republic of Chechnya (CHICH-NYA) and have bases in Pakistan and Afghanistan.

The Bible says in Revelation 22:12: “And, behold, I come quickly; and my reward is with me, to give every man according as his work shall be.”

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Magnitude 7.7 earthquake hits Canada, spawns tsunami warning (Second Coming Watch Update #269)

A magnitude 7.7 earthquake hits Canada and spawns tsunami warning. According to Reuters, a powerful earthquake with a 7.7 magnitude hit Canada’s Pacific coastal province of British Columbia late Saturday, setting off a small tsunami, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damages. Earthquakes Canada said the quake in the Haida Gwaii region was followed by numerous aftershocks as large as 4.6 magnitude and said a small tsunami was recorded by a deep ocean pressure sensor. A tsunami warning was issued for Hawaii, however within several hours, the threat had passed.

Sudan threatens to take “steps” against Israeli targets. According to The Jerusalem Post, Sudanese officials criticized Israel for its alleged strike on an arms factory within Sudanese territory, with President Omar al-Bashir calling the attack “reckless” and Minister of Information Ahmed Othman vowing “decisive steps” against Israeli interests. A huge fire broke out earlier this week at an Iranian-backed arms factory in the south of the capital which was rocked by several explosions. It is suspected, though not confirmed, that Israel was behind the strike.

The U.S. and Great Britain are planning military options for the Middle East. According to Business Insider, Great Britain is involved in military contingency planning with the United States over Iran and other potential flashpoints in the Middle East — but officials insisted the talks are not a prelude to a pre-emptive strike against Tehran’s nuclear program. Prime Minister David Cameron’s office confirmed that routine military planning is being carried out with the U.S. and other allies on a range of scenarios, including the potential use by American forces of British bases, some of which can act as staging posts for missions to the Middle East.

The Bible says in Luke 21:25-26, “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; Men’s hearts failing them for fear, and for looking after those things which are coming on the earth: for the powers of heaven shall be shaken.”

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Panic spreads as magnitude 5.0 earthquake rattles southern Italy (Second Coming Watch Update #268)

Panic spreads as magnitude-5 earthquake rattles southern Italy. According to NBC News, panic spread in Italy as a magnitude 5 earthquake struck in the country’s south. The Italian Geophysics Institute said at least 14 other tremors followed the initial earthquake. An elderly man who lived near the tremor’s epicenter died of a heart attack. News agencies reported scenes of panic in the hospital and said many inhabitants of Mormanno and surrounding towns had come out in the streets. Police and firefighters were surveying the area for further damage.

Hurricane Sandy kills 41 people in the Caribbean. According to Reuters, Hurricane Sandy, a late-season Atlantic cyclone that threatens to be one of the worst storms to hit the Northeast in decades, slogged slowly northward after killing at least 41 people in the Caribbean. Forecasters said wind damage, widespread and extended power outages and coastal and inland flooding were anticipated across a broad swath of the densely populated U.S. East Coast when Sandy comes ashore early next week. Forecast models show it will have all of the ingredients to morph into a massive and potentially catastrophic “super storm.”

Fighting in Syria shatters fragile truce. According to Reuters, a powerful car bomb exploded in Damascus on Friday and forces loyal to Bashar al-Assad clashed with rebels across Syria as a truce intended to mark a Muslim religious holiday unraveled and activists reported at least 70 deaths. State television said the “terrorist car bomb” had killed five people and wounded 32. Fighting erupted around Syria earlier as both sides violated the Eid al-Adha ceasefire arranged by international peace envoy Lakhdar Brahimi.

The Bible says in 1 Peter 5:4, “And when the chief Shepherd shall appear, ye shall receive a crown of glory that fadeth not away.”

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Israel may have blown up an Iranian weapons factory in Sudan (Second Coming Watch Update #267)

Israel may have blown up an Iranian weapons factory in Sudan. According to Yahoo News, the Sudanese government is blaming Israel for an explosion at a munitions plant in Khartoum last week that Israeli media say was owned by Iran’s Revolutionary Guard and made arms for Hamas. The Sudan Tribune reports that Ah-mad Os-man, Sudan’s media minister, said in a press conference that the government had proof that Israel was behind the explosion that destroyed the Yarmook military factory and killed two people around midnight.

New ethnic violence flares up in Myanmar. According to the Associated Press, at least 56 people were killed and nearly 2,000 homes destroyed in the latest outbreak of ethnic violence in western Myanmar. The 25 men and 31 women were reported dead in four Rakhine state townships in violence between the Buddhist and Muslim communities that recently re-erupted. Some 1,900 homes have been burned down in fresh conflict, while 60 men and four women were injured.

Indonesia experiencing increase in religious intolerance. According to Voice of America, acts of violence against minority faith communities in Indonesia are rising, casting doubt on the nation’s tolerant image and what some have seen as proof that Islam and democracy can coexist. Analysts say violence is leading the country down a dangerous path. Under the leadership of President Su-si-lo Yud-hoy-ono, almost 80 churches have been closed across the country. Andreas Har-so-no of Human Rights Watch says faith-based vitriol is undeniably on the rise and the state is helping to enforce it.

The Bible says in Matthew 24:12, “And because iniquity shall abound, the love of many shall wax cold.”

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