U.S. Congress: America failing to stop citizens from joining ISIS (Second Coming Watch Update #744)

1. A bipartisan congressional task force concluded in a report released on Tuesday that the U.S. is losing the battle to stop Americans from traveling abroad to enlist in ISIS.

2. A U.S. official with knowledge of the latest intelligence said Russian airstrikes in Syria could happen at any time.

3. Muslim extremists burned down three churches in Tanzania last week and issued threats to the area’s Christians.

4. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday derided Russia’s call for the creation of an international antiterrorism coalition, saying the Russians inspire terrorism on their own doorstep and back bellicose puppet governments.

5. The Israeli military says it has carried out airstrikes in the Gaza Strip after a rocket was launched from the Palestinian territory toward Israel.

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

The prophetic passage of Scripture that we are looking at today is Psalm 41:9 which reads: “Yea, mine own familiar friend, in whom I trusted, which did eat of my bread, hath lifted up his heel against me.”

Our second coming quote for today is from J.C. Ryle. He said, “Uncertainty about the date of the Lord’s return is calculated to keep believers in an attitude of constant expectation and to preserve them from despondency.”

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