1. Residents picked through the rubble of destroyed buildings in central Chile on Thursday after a magnitude 8.3 earthquake killed eight people and sent powerful waves barreling into coastal areas, forcing more than 1 million people from their homes.
2. General Lloyd Austin, the head of U.S. Central Command leading the war on ISIS, told Congress on Wednesday that only “four or five” of the first 54 U.S. trained moderate Syrian fighters remain in the fight against ISIS.
3. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will travel to Russia next week to speak with President Vladimir Putin about the deployment of Moscow’s forces to Syria and the threats to Israel caused by weapon deliveries to Damascus.
4. The Australian government has confirmed it has launched its first air strikes inside Syria against targets of the so-called Islamic State.
5. China and Iran have agreed to launch consultations on establishing a strategic partnership. The move is seen as an effort to further lift bilateral ties between the nations.
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The prophetic passage of Scripture that we are looking at today is Psalm 14:7 which reads: “Oh that the salvation of Israel were come out of Zion! when the Lord bringeth back the captivity of his people, Jacob shall rejoice, and Israel shall be glad.”
Our second coming quote for today is from Billy Graham. He said, “The subject of the second coming of Christ has never been popular to any but the true believer.”