Large Earthquakes are becoming increasingly common in the news. 3 of the 10 most powerful earthquakes in history have occurred in the last decade and 2 of the most devastating tsunamis have occurred in the last 7 years. This section contains an ongoing record of earthquakes occurring through various news sources.
- 5/23/13: Massive 7.4 quake hits south of Fiji islands
- 5/19/13: Magnitude 6.8 earthquake strikes off Chile
- 5/16/13: Rare earthquake rattles Ontario, Canada
- 5/14/13: Massive 7.0 earthquake under the Marianas islands
- 5/12/13: Tonga hit by 6.5 earthquake but no tsunami
Never has there been a period of history so marked by conflict. 200 million people were killed by wars in the last century and 41 conflicts are taking place today. The threat of war dominates our headlines. This section contains an ongoing record of “Wars and the threat of war” occurring through various news sources.
- 5/23/13: Increased risk of “suprise war” in Middle East
- 5/20/13: North Korea fires sixth missile in three days
- 5/16/13: Israel hints at new airstrikes against Syria
- 5/6/13: Up to 42 Syrian troops dead in Israeli strikes
- 4/29/13: Syrian troops fire at Russian airliner
In the previous century, 70 million people died due to famine and population projections for the 21st century show this problem only getting worse. Since 1940, there are over 335 new diseases including HIV/AIDS. This section contains an ongoing record of “Famines & Diseases” occurring through various news sources.
- 5/14/13: Saudi Arabia reports new cases of nCov virus
- 5/14/13: CDC states 2012 was the deadliest year for West Nile virus
- 5/8/13: France reports first case of new SARs like virus
- 4/30/13: US warns of H7N9 human transmission
- 4/24/13: Bird flu spreads out of China into Taiwan
In recent years, false christs have appeared and led several of their followers to a tragic end. We tend to hear of these stories when mass suicides such as Jonestown, Waco, or Heavensgate shock the world. This section contains an ongoing record of “False Christs & False Prophets” occurring through various news sources.
- 5/23/13: Man claiming to be messiah in Israel has 30 wives
- 4/27/13: Scores of people claiming to be the “Madhi”
- 2/14/13: Final pope prophecy scrutinized as Benedict resigns
- 9/3/12: Not so divine – False Messiah Moon dead at 92
- 1/23/12: African man claims to be God
The book of Daniel provides a detailed account of the last days describing a future time marked by vast increases in knowledge & travel. Our age has witnessed unprecedented growth in both categories. This section contains an ongoing record of “Increases in Knowledge & Travel” occurring through various news sources.
- 5/14/13: US Navy launches unmanned aircraft from carrier
- 5/7/13: Medical iRobots roll out to 7 hospitals
- 4/30/13: NASA plans missions to Mars in 2 decades
- 4/29/13: Virgin’s passenger spaceship completes first rocket test flight
- 4/16/13: Google CEO – “Entire planet to be online by 2020“
Only one nation has ever been destroyed & dispersed, only to be reborn 2000 years later. One of the most important signs of the end times is the rebirth of Israel. This prompts unrest in the Middle East and a series of events culminating in the return of Jesus Christ. This section contains an ongoing record of “Israel & Mid-East conflict” occurring through various news sources.
- 5/23/13: Iran pushes ahead with new nuke plant worrying West
- 5/5/13: Israel strikes Syria, targeting Hezbollah arms
- 4/30/13: IAF kills Gaza terrorist linked to rocket attacks
- 4/16/13: Iranian president visits uranium rich Niger
- 4/9/13: Iran to build five more nuclear reactors