Blog note. Jesus indicated
that ‘fearful sights’ (various natural disasters) would occur leading up to the
time known as the Tribulation and Great Tribulation (a combined seven year
period of great destruction on earth). Although these types of things have
occurred in the past for centuries and thousands of years, they could be
identified as the ‘season of the times’ due to the ferociousness of these
events. They would be occurring in greater intensity, severity, frequency,
size, duration, scope … just like the pains that a woman experiences in labor
the farther along she is in the labor process. We are in the ‘season of the
times’ that comes just before the seven (7) year Tribulation/Great Tribulation
… 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.
Lake Como flooded as Lombardy hit by heavy rain. Italy.
By KATIE HARRIS PUBLISHED: 11:54, Thu, Jun 13, 2019
The region in northern Italy has faced widespread flooding, including in popular holiday destination Lake Como. The extreme weather has triggered landslides and forced 1,000 people to evacuate across the region. Roads around Lake Como have been closed after heavy rain left them underwater.
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Premana, Pagnona and Primaluna have also been hit by flooding.
An evacuation plan has been set up for some 800 people in Valsassina, while 70 residents were removed from their homes in Brescia.
Train services were disrupted and there has also been crop damage and fallen trees.
Lombard councillor for civil protection Pietro Foroni added: “The meteorological situation is improving.”
He said that “the procedure is starting to ask the Government to declare the national state of emergency”.
In a series of tweets, the fire services revealed that drones were monitoring areas in Premana affected by landslides. They said that two people in Pagnana were rescued from the roof of a house by helicopter.
Categories: Extreme Flooding