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 pains, growing in intensity, frequency, size and duration.
Powerful eruptions at Popocatepetl volcano, ash to 12.8 km (42 000 feet) a.s.l., Mexico
Posted by Teo Blašković on June 18, 2019 Watchers.news
Several significant eruptions took place at Popocatepetl volcano, Mexico on June 17, 2019. The volcanic ash cloud rose up to 12.8 km (42 000 feet) above sea level.
The first eruption started at 11:44 UTC (06:44 local time) followed by another one at 12:04 UTC (07:04 LT). According to the Washington VAAC, volcanic ash was observed rising up to 8.4 km (28 000 feet) above sea level, moving SW. Update posted 13:08 UTC mentions ash rising up to 9.7 km (32 000 feet) a.s.l.
At 14:01 UTC, satellite imagery revealed new ash cloud moving west at 8.5 km (28 000 feet) while another volcanic ash (from the previous explosion) rose up to 10.7 km (35 000 feet) a.s.l.
Another explosion took place at 17:40 UTC (12:40 LT), ejecting ash up to 8 km (26 200 feet).
By 18:15 UTC, the initial ash cloud rose up to 12.8 km (42 000 feet) a.s.l.
Another explosion took place at 20:21 UTC, ejecting ash up to 9.4 km (31 000 feet) a.s.l.
In 24 hours to 15:00 UTC on June 17, Popocatepetl volcano monitoring network detected 187 exhalations, accompanied by water, gas and light amounts of gas.