Friday, September 16, 2011

2011--A Year of Tragedy--Two Weeks Later

All these are the beginning of sorrows.
Matthew 24:8

On the 1st of September, I felt led to share the list of tragedies that seem to be plaguing the world and the US since the beginning of 2011.  In just fifteen days the list continues to grow at an abnormal rate.  Truly, these are the beginning of sorrows.  Do these sorrows have you looking unto Jesus or do they find you hardening your resistance to the LORD and His Christ?  Do they have you gripped in fear or are they a comfort to know that soon we may be with the Lord of Glory as he prepares for the greatest event in human history--His return?  If you are not already a believer, will you ask Jesus to forgive you and begin a lifelong relationship as your Savior?  He loves you much more than you can imagine, "But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us. Much more then, being now justified by his blood, we shall be saved from wrath through him."  (Romans 5:8-9)  Accept Him today.  I guarantee you that it will be the greatest decision that you will ever make!

For some reason, I don't remember writing about the terrible wildfires in Texas.  This state has broken the all time record for drought and heat.  This has caused an awful situation there as fires are ravaging the state with historic destruction.  Texas drought and heat combine for hottest summer in US history  
Ironically, the state next door, Louisiana, suffered through great flooding as Tropical Storm Lee came ashore. Lee hampered the annual homosexual godlessness in New Orleans held annually--Southern Decadence.  This storm would go on through the Mid-Atlantic states and cause more historic flooding.  This devastation came shortly after the remnants of hurricane Irene devastated the region with historic flooding!  (We touched on Irene in the Sep. 1 post.)  Repairing the damage from Tropical Storm Lee will keep midstate contractors busy for months |

There are several other important areas to note across the US.  Coloradowas hit with fires as well.  TFS UPDATE: Bear Creek Fire destroys 66 homes - KLTV 7 News Tyler, Longview, Jacksonville |

California is also suffering from fires, but this does happen annually here. 
Crews make progress against California wildfires | Reuters
 Yosemite Fires - September 15, 2011

Also, a California street was shut down by bees!  Thousands Of Angry Bees Sting Four, Shut California Street | Fox News  "Moreover the LORD thy God will send the hornet among them, until they that are left, and hide themselves from thee, be destroyed." Deuteronomy 7:20

Over the last few days, the earth has had a series of 6.0 or greater earthquakes.  Most have not brought major damage, but they have caught the attention of many.  Planet convulses in spasm of major earthquakes in 14 hour period | The Extinction Protocol: 2012 and beyond
Yesterday, a 7.3 quake near Fiji continued a streak of large quakes occurring 188 days apart. On February 27th, 2010 an 8.8 quake struck Concepcion, Chile.  188 days later a 7.1 quake struck Christchurch, New Zealand.  This was followed 188 days later by the 9.0 Japanese Quake.  Yesterday was the 188th day when the quake hit Fiji.  Is there a reason--maybe it is an attention getting event?  Look up--your redemption is drawing nigh.  

Pakistan was devastated last year by historic flooding.   This nation has not learned their lesson for persecuting believers as more flooding is devastating this nation. 
Maybe they should let Asia Bibi go!

Damage was caused by Typhoon Talas.  Typhoon Talas leaves 22 dead, 51 missing in Japan - CNN
The nation of Bolivia suffered fires as well.  Fires in Bolivia : Natural Hazards
There has been extensive flooding in India.  26 die from floods in India | Daily News, Breaking Flash News
While there was no devastation, there was an interesting dust storm over the Red Sea. African Dust Storm Sends Plume Over The Red Sea - Irish Weather Online
Finally, there was another sign in the sky. That mysterious southwest streak? Probably a fireball -

Are you paying attention?  Don't slip in your relationship with Jesus.  Don't fall short of calling on Christ for His amazing grace!

And as it was in the days of Noe, so shall it be also in the days of the Son of man. They did eat, they drank, they married wives, they were given in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark, and the flood came, and destroyed them all.
Luke 17:26-27

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1 comment:

  1. Yes John,
    Coming to Jesus was the greatest and most important decision that I ever made. I will never go back into the world. That life was so lonely and empty, even when surrounded by people. Now I can be alone and know in my heart that I'm not alone but that God is always with me and in me.
    If only people would take the things we say seriously. There is so much love waiting for them from the Father and Jesus and Holy Spirit. Sometimes they can love us SO much we feel that our Heaven is now, but we know that the best is yet to be. The redemption of these horrible bodies is around the corner when Jesus will come back and we will be changed into His likeness as we see Him revealed as He really is.The brightness of His glory won't hurt our eyes, because we will be surrounded by our own glory being measured by how faithful and obedient to Him we were in this life.
    We have so much to look forward to. No doom and gloom for us but Eternal Joy, Eternal Life. Finally being with the One who our soul loves and longs for.
    The world will suffer but for us is only joy unspeakable and full of glory.
    It is a great time to be alive and my greatest desire is to please the One who has done so much for me,who has done so much for all of us.
    The Lord bless you, John
    Keep shouting out the words of Life,