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.
- 10/26/13: Taiwan jolted by a 6.6 magnitude quake
- 10/25/13: Japan has minor tsunami wave after 7.3 earthquake
- 10/15/13: Powerful 7.1 earthquake hits near Paupua New Guinea
- 10/14/13: Dozens dead after 7.1 quake strikes the Phillippines
- 10/12/13: Platano Greece experiences a 6.4 mag earthquake
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.
- 10/31/13: Israeli warplanes bomb Syrian military base
- 10/25/13: Iran announces 34 new nuke sites
- 9/9/13: Syria takes Russian deal to avoid US attacks
- 9/8/13: Russia to push Syria to hand over chemical weapons
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.
- 9/8/13: Legionnaires disease outbreak in south London
- 9/4/13: Homeland Security planning real time outbreak monitoring
- 6/20/13: MERS-CoV virus thought to be deadlier than SARS
- 6/3/13: Deadly MERS-CoV virus spreads to Italy
- 5/29/13: New SARS virus considered a worldwide threat
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.
- 9/4/13: NASA to begin 3D printing of shuttle parts in space
- 8/30/13: Hubble telescope spots protostar 6 trillion miles away
- 8/28/13: Man has chip implanted in hand which holds smart phone data
- 8/13/13: The “Hyperloop” to compete for fastest train
- 6/20/13: New superfast version of WiFi doubles speeds
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.
- 11/11/13: Iran walks away from nuclear agreement
- 11/8/13: Netanyahu makes empassioned plea to avert war
- 10/25/13: Iran may have a nuclear bomb in one month states report
- 9/8/13: Assad warns to “expect everything” in Mideast if attacked
- 9/2/13: Israel test fires missiles into Mediterranean raising tensions