1. Ambassadors of NATO states will meet on Tuesday at Turkey’s request for talks on a spike in violence between Turkey, the Islamic State group and Kurdish militants.
2. Syrian President Bashar Assad vowed on Sunday to win his country’s civil war even while admitting that his army was struggling due to a lack of manpower.
3. Israeli police entered a holy Jerusalem site on Sunday to prevent Arab youths from attacking visiting Jews marking a biblical holiday.
4. A recent study by the Pew Research Center said more Christians are facing religious persecution in the Middle East than at any time since early history.
5. Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said his country has no plans to send ground troops into Syria but has agreed with the United States that air cover should be provided for moderate rebels fighting Islamic State forces there.
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The prophetic passage of Scripture that we are looking at today is 1 Kings 20:22 which reads: “And the prophet came to the king of Israel, and said unto him, Go, strengthen thyself, and mark, and see what thou doest: for at the return of the year the king of Syria will come up against thee.”
Our second coming quote for today is from Chrysostom. He said: “In the first advent God veiled his divinity to prove the faithful; in the second advent he will manifest his glory to reward their faith.”