Saudi-backed forces make further gains against rebels in Yemen (Second Coming Watch Update #687)

1. Forces backing Yemeni President Mansour Hadi recaptured an important military base from Houthi rebels on Tuesday, as they continue a push to reverse the Houthi campaign that forced Hadi to flee the country in March.

2. The Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs said on Monday that Iran will not work alongside the US in the fight against ISIS.

3. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met with Khaled Mashaal, the exiled leader of the Hamas terror group, on Monday and offered to help the Palestinians in their pursuit of statehood.

4. The number of people sickened in at outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in New York City has risen to 81, and seven of them have died.

5. A 5.3 magnitude earthquake jolted the Baluchistan province of Pakistan on Monday.

You can read these stories in more detail and get more prophecy-related news at

The prophetic passage of Scripture that we are looking at today is 2 Kings 2:9-10 which reads: “And it came to pass, when they were gone over, that Elijah said unto Elisha, Ask what I shall do for thee, before I be taken away from thee. And Elisha said, I pray thee, let a double portion of thy spirit be upon me. And he said, Thou hast asked a hard thing: nevertheless, if thou see me when I am taken from thee, it shall be so unto thee; but if not, it shall not be so.”

Our second coming quote for today is from D.L. Moody. He said: “I never preach a sermon without thinking that possibly the Lord may come before I preach another.”


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