As white, Christian farmers are driven out of Zimbabwe in increasing numbers, and foreigners move in to replace life-sustaining crops with poppies that now supply 25% of the worlds drugs, famine spreads across the African continent. The undernourished are not limited to Africa, however. The net result of all natural disasters, be they earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, droughts, tidal waves or unusual weather patterns, is the shortage of food. The shortage of food and the subsequent rise in food prices, is already the number one problem facing many governments. Famine - world famine - with food selling at unbelievably high prices is the Black Horse (the 3rd Seal) of the Apocalypse. A large portion of the worlds 5 billion people suffers from a shortage of food.
Matthew 24:7 "For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom, and in various places there will be famines and earthquakes."
"In one place after another pestilences." (Luke 21:11)
Right after World War I, some 21 million people died of the Spanish flu. Science Digest reported: "In all history there had been no sterner, swifter visitation of death." Since then, heart disease, cancer, AIDS, and many other plagues have killed hundreds of millions.
Sign no.3-"There will be great earthquakes." (Luke 21:11)
A man surveys the destruction in the aftermath of an earthquake in 1999. The two earthquakes that hit Turkey during that year killed more than 17,000 people and made more than half a million homeless. Scientists hope to minimize such disasters by developing techniques that would accurately predict and forecast earthquakes.
On the average, about ten times as many have died each year from earthquakes since 1914 as in previous centuries. Consider only a few major ones: 1920, China, 200,000 killed; 1923, Japan, 99,300 casualties; 1939, Turkey, 32,700 fatalities; 1970, Peru, 66,800 killed; and 1976, China, about 240,000 (or, according to some sources, 800,000) casualties. Surely, "great earthquakes"!
Recent Tragedy: A massive "Supertyphoon" Batters China Coast.Typhoon Saomai—the most powerful storm to hit China in 50 years.Saomai has killed at least 104 people, caused massive blackouts, and destroyed more than 50,000 homes after making landfall yesterday in the coastal provinces of Fujian and Zhejiang.The storm has been dubbed a "supertyphoon" because of its massive size and powerful winds that peaked at 170 miles (274 kilometers) an hour. More than 1.5 million people were evacuated as the storm approached.China last encountered a storm of Saomai's fury in 1956, when a typhoon with winds of 145 miles (234 kilometers) an hour killed 4,900 and wounded 15,000 in Zhejiang, Xinhua reports.Althaugh this is not an earthquake, but these natural destruction shown that the world is geeting "sick" day by day.......what can a prediction gadget do? Disaster still strike..........
Your world, my world, who knows what happen next??????
Sign no.2-"There will be food shortages." (Matthew 24:7)
Following World War I came perhaps the greatest famine in all history. Terrible famine also followed World War II. A scourge of malnutrition affects up to one fifth of earth's population, killing some 14 million children every year. Truly, there have been "food shortages"!
Facts: As north korea develope its nuclear missle plan, its goverment barely neglected its citizens' health and primary needs. According to statistic, about 10 percent of is citizen are starving and short of food. If world war three really happen , will there be a greater food shortage? Answer is: no one knows.
As bible did mention the sign of the end of the world, not many realize it.They think it is ridiculous, as the matter of facts, it is?
The Greek word here translated "coming" is pa·rou·si'a, and it means "presence," that is, actually being on hand. So when "the sign" is seen, it would not mean Christ was soon to come but that he had already returned and was present. It would mean that he had begun ruling invisibly as a heavenly king and that he would soon bring an end to his enemies.—Revelation 12:7-12; Psalm 110:1, 2.
Jesus did not give just one event as "the sign." He described many world events and situations. All of these would take place during the time that Bible writers called "the last days." (2 Timothy 3:1-5; 2 Peter 3:3, 4) Consider some of the things that Jesus foretold would mark "the last days."
"Nation will rise against nation and kingdom against kingdom."
“For nation will rise against nation and kingdom against kingdom, and there will be food shortages and earthquakes in one place after another
War in modern times has been of greater magnitude than ever before. One historian noted: "The First World War [beginning in 1914] was the first 'total' war." Yet, the second world war was much more destructive. And war continues to ravage the earth. Yes, Jesus' words have undergone fulfillment in a dramatic way!Will be another world war? A greater war than ever? Nuclear war, the most destructive.
Fact :Iran and north korea refuse to give up the plan of developing nuclear energy. America has the most destructive nuclear weapon on the earth. China and India are developing their technology and no doubt that they will have nuclear energy too.
What will happen if war explode?
In the last few years the world has gone from one Earth-shaking crisis to another. While some say that we are on the threshold of a Brave New World Order, others warn that humanity now totters on the brink of unprecedented disaster & chaos!
Reading the news nowadays is not the most cheerful way to start the day! Day by day the world's problems grow more desperate & insurmountable. The question which plagues every thinking person is...What lies ahead?
But has any mortal man ever been able to transcend the bounds of time & peer into the future? Throughout history there have been many who have claimed such powers, and some like Nostradamus, the Fatima Children, Edgar Cayce and Jeane Dixon are widely accepted as having predicted various future events.
And the world stage is now being set for the fulfillment of one awesome vision that many of these seers had in common: an event so cataclysmic that it will change the World as we now know it for ever...the final apocalypse, Armageddon!
The sign of the end of the world-The war of Armageddon would take place in the Middle East (Attacks of lebanon by Isreal)
The prophesiers have almost always predicted that horrendous events would happen in their own immediate future. All of these predictions share one factor: none have ever came true. But slowly, the factors of the end of the world slowly claims its facts :the war of the middle east.
The latest news:
After Israel and Hezbollah agreed to a UN ceasefire resolution, the end of fighting has held. Israeli troops have begun to leave southern Lebanon, while a UN international peacekeeping force is expected to fill the gap until Lebanese troops arrive.
Thousands of the more than 850,000 displaced Lebanese are now returning to completely destroyed homes. The destruction in southern Lebanon is widespread.
Meanwhile, in northern Israel, many of the one million Israeli residents who took safety in bomb shelters are finally breathing fresh air, after weeks underground.
Although the UN resolution called for the disarmament of Hezbollah, its leader, Hassan Nasrallah, declared they would never disarm. “Some people say that disarming the resistance is an essential condition to building a strong government, and I say the opposite,” he said. He also announced victory for Hezbollah, declaring in a speech, “On this day, we find ourselves looking at a historic and strategic victory for Lebanon, the resistance and the nation.” Fireworks exploded in the sky over Lebanon as residents cheered and began a victory parade.
At the same time, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Israel’s recent offensive ended the “state within a state” presence of Hezbollah in southern Lebanon. Mr. Olmert also said that if Hezbollah failed to disarm, Israel will renew the “long, hard, arduous, complex fight.” He added, “We will…pursue the leaders of Hezbollah everywhere and at all times…This is our moral duty to ourselves, and we have no intention of apologizing or asking anyone’s permission.”
Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he expected the ceasefire to eventually give way to more fighting. “Right now, we are in an interim period between wars…Unfortunately, there will be another round because the Government’s just demands weren’t met.”
U.S. President George W. Bush backed Israel in a press conference, saying, “Hezbollah suffered a defeat in this crisis…There’s going to be a new power in the south of Lebanon.” End.
A historic and strategic victory for Lebanon?
Did lebanon fight back in this war? Or juz thousands of people died in this war? Did it consider as a victory?
“We will…pursue the leaders of Hezbollah everywhere and at all times…This is our moral duty to ourselves, and we have no intention of apologizing or asking anyone’s permission.” Does this means that this war has not yet ended?
"Fireworks exploded in the sky over Lebanon as residents cheered and began a victory parade." Or does this means that a bigger war is about to begin?
We never know...........