Blog note: And great earthquakes shall be in diverse places, and famines, and pestilences; and fearful sights and great signs shall there be from heaven. (Luke 21:11). Jesus is giving a series of prophecies about what to look for as the age of grace comes to a close. This verse from Luke is one of many such prophecies from throughout the Bible. 2017 was the worst year in recorded history for the intensity, frequency, severity, duration and occurrence of a large number of severe natural disasters worldwide. Earthquakes, volcanoes, hurricanes, typhoons, cyclones, torrential flooding, unprecedented wildfires in unusual places, devastating droughts, excessive/scorching heat setting records everywhere, record snowfalls in Europe and Russia. Snow in the Arabia. This list can go on. Most studied eschatologists believe these ‘fearful sights’ and massive natural disasters are all part of the ‘CONVERGENCE’ of signs that this Biblical and prophetic age is closing. Most people who study prophecy are familiar with the routine reference(s) made that these things will be like a woman having labor pains that occur in greater severity, frequency and occurrence prior to giving birth. End of note.
ERNESTO FORMS IN THE ATLANTIC, 5TH NAMED STORM OF HURRICANE SEASON
By Associated Press; August 15, 2018 4:24 PM
MIAMI (AP) — New named storms have formed far out over the Atlantic and Pacific, though neither poses a threat to land.
The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami says the Atlantic’s Subtropical Storm Ernesto had maximum sustained winds Wednesday near 40 mph with some additional strengthening is possible over the next day.
It’s centered about 650 miles southeast of Canada’s Cape Race, Newfoundland, and is moving north near 9 mph.
Meanwhile, the Pacific’s Tropical Storm Lane is 1,285 miles southwest of the southern tip of the Baja California Peninsula and is heading west at 13 mph.
It had winds of 45 mph Wednesday and forecasters say it might grow become a hurricane on Thursday.
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