1. Two Lebanese sources told Reuters on Thursday that hundreds of Iranian troops have arrived in Syria in the last 10 days and will soon join government forces and their Lebanese Hezbollah allies in a major ground offensive backed by Russian air strikes.
2. Israel’s political establishment reacted to Saturday night’s stabbing attack by a Palestinian in Jerusalem’s Old City, with calls for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to react decisively.
3. Diplomatic and intelligence officials say South Africa has become a key source for ISIS of not only money, but also jihadist fighters who typically hail from a small area of Johannesburg.
4. Turkish President Recep Erdogan warned on Saturday that Israel was “playing with fire” by engaging in behavior on the Temple Mount that amounted to “subversiveness and treachery.”
5. Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said his country will support anyone who strikes against Israel and the “Zionist regime,” and again warned the US against any diplomatic efforts to sway Iran’s policies.
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The prophetic passage of Scripture that we are looking at today is Psalm 48:1-2 which reads: “Great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised in the city of our God, in the mountain of his holiness. Beautiful for situation, the joy of the whole earth, is mount Zion, on the sides of the north, the city of the great King.”
Our second coming quote for today is from J. Hudson Taylor. He said, “Since he may come any day, it is well to be ready every day.”