1. Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri called on young Muslim men in the United States and other Western countries to carry out attacks and urged greater unity between militants.
2. Pope Francis has warned against the risk that militants could slip into Europe under cover of a huge wave of refugees fleeing war in Syria but also said the migrant crisis could help reawaken the continent’s conscience.
3. Seeking to sell his nuclear deal with Iran to a skeptical Israeli public, President Barack Obama has repeatedly declared his deep affection for the Jewish state.
4. Mount Aso, the largest active volcano in Japan, erupted on Monday, forcing the evacuation of 30 people and changes to flight schedules, but no injuries have been reported.
5. Russia on Monday launched its largest military exercises of the year, named Centre-2015, involving some 95,000 soldiers including ground troops, navy and airforce units.
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The prophetic passage of Scripture that we are looking at today is Psalm 2:6-8 which reads: “Yet have I set my king upon my holy hill of Zion. I will declare the decree: the Lord hath said unto me, Thou art my Son; this day have I begotten thee. Ask of me, and I shall give thee the heathen for thine inheritance, and the uttermost parts of the earth for thy possession.”
Our second coming quote for today is from John 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.”