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 explosions at Stromboli volcano, strongest since 2007, Italy
Posted by Teo Blašković on July 3, 2019. Watchers.news
At least two powerful explosions took place at Stromboli volcano, Italy on July 3, 2019. The events were preceded by lava spills from all active mouths.
The activity at the volcano suddenly increased at 14:46:10 UTC with one of the largest paroxysms in recent years, affecting the central-southern area of the Stromboli crater terrace. Two main explosive events were detected at 14:46:10 and 14:46:40 UTC, respectively.
The sequence was preceded by lava spills from all active mouths at 14:44 UTC, INGV reports.
A strong intensity explosion took place at 15:16 UTC, producing an ash column up to 2 km (1.2 miles) above the summit, dispersing in a SW direction.
This is certainly the strongest explosion at Stromboli since March 2007, INGV’s Boris Behncke said.
Products generated by paroxysm have fallen down along the sides of the volcano, causing a series of fires.
Along with several major explosions, monitoring networks recorded 20 minor explosive events.
The tremor signal is now decreasing.
According to volcanologist Dr. Tom Pfeiffer, panic was reported to have broken out among some residents in the village of Ginostra (which is at only 2 km / 1.2 miles horizontal distance from the crater), but there are no reports of injuries.
“A newspaper article mentioned that some tourists fled into the sea and there are talks about the evacuation of the island, although the situation is not clear at the moment,” Pfeiffer said.
The Italian news agency ANSA said the eruption sent about 30 tourists jumping into the sea for safety.
Civil protection authorities said one hiker was killed after molten material ignited a series of fires.
One of the witnesses said people in the town of Ginostra barricaded themselves in houses or threw themselves into the sea.
Great Shaking Earth
Pacific Ring of Fire
Pacific Rim of Fire
Earthquakes magnitude 6 7 8 9
Tectonic Plate Movement
Great Burning Mountains
Mountains of Fire
Mountains with Rivers of Fire
Mountains on Fire
Angry Violent Mountains
Mountains Spewing Fire and Brimstone
Fearful sights in diverse places
Fearful earthquakes in diverse places
Fearful volcanoes in diverse place
Increasing earthquake activity around the world
Increasing volcanic activity around the world
Increasing in size
Increasing in frequency
Increasing in duration
Increasing in strength
Increasing in devastation
Increasing in destruction
Increasing like the pains of a woman in labor
Increasing during the 7 year tribulation