… 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).
… And there shall be signs in the sun, and in the moon, and in the stars; and upon the earth distress of nations, with perplexity; the sea and the waves roaring; (Luke 21:25)
… Men’s hearts failing them for fear, and for looking after those things which are coming on the earth: for the powers of heaven shall be shaken; (Luke 21:26)
… This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. (2 Timothy 3:1)
Jesus is giving a series of prophecies about what to look for as the age of grace comes to a close. These verses are several 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, size and duration prior to giving birth. End of note.
Strong explosions at Popocatepetl volcano, Mexico
Posted by TW on December 08, 2018. Watchers.news
Two strong explosions took place at Mexico’s Popocatepetl volcano over the past 24 hours. Authorities urge residents and tourists not to approach the volcano, especially the crater.
The explosions were registered at 22:44 LT, December 7 (04:44 UTC, December 8) and the other at 23:22 LT (05:22 UTC, December 8). They were accompanied by columns of ash of 1.5 km (4 900 feet) and 2 km (6 561 feet), respectively.
The eruption threw incandescent fragments more than 2 km (1.2 miles) from the crater.
“The direction of the winds is northeast and residents can expect ash fall in populations of that sector,” CENAPRED said 06:15 UTC, December 8.
In 24 hours to 17:00 UTC, December 7, Popocatepetl volcano monitoring network registered 83 low intensity exhalations, accompanied by water vapor and gas, as well as two explosions with an approximate height of 1.8 and 2.5 km (5 905 and 8 202 feet, respectively).
Ashfall was reported in the town of Amecameca and Tlalmanalco.
Authorities urge residents and tourists not to approach the volcano, especially the crater.
Featured image credit: CENAPRED