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.
‘I’ve never seen anything like this’: 180 sheep fall to death due to dry soil from European heatwave
The Independent. July 4, 2019
Around 180 sheep were killed after slipping off a steep Alpine cliff edge, said German authorities – linking the deaths to the heatwave gripping much of Europe.
An official in Germany’s southern state of Bavaria said the accident happened on Sunday when around 300 sheep struggled on a trail with soil completely dried out in the recent hot weather.
Local official Peter Reindl told the dpa news agency that the majority of the animals lost their footing on the cracked mountain pass and fell 325 ft to their deaths.
He said about 450 sheep are usually put to pasture in the mountains in the summertime and occasionally one falls off the edge, but the loss of so many at once was unprecedented.
“I’ve never seen anything like this,” he said.
The dead sheep were discovered Monday by shepherds. The remaining animals have since been taken to a safer part of the mountain range.
The heatwave raging across western and central Europe began to ease on Sunday, as weather alerts were cut back and wildfires in Spain were slowly brought under control.
At least seven deaths in France, Italy and Spain over the past week have been linked to the searing temperatures.
Meteorologists say a weakening of the high-level jet stream is increasingly causing weather systems to stall and leading summer temperatures to soar. Five of Europe’s hottest summers in the last 500 years have happened in this century.
Last month was the hottest June ever recorded, the EU’s satellite agency announced on Tuesday.
Data provided by the Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) showed European average temperatures were more than 2C above normal. Temperatures were 6-10C above normal over most of France, Germany and northern Spain during the final days of the month.
Pestilence of water pollution
Pestilence of air pollution
Pestilence of Aquatic Life
Pestilence of Animal Life
Pestilence of Livestock
Pestilence of Crops and Agriculture
Pestilence of plants and bio-diversity
Pestilence of Earth’s Biodiversity
Pestilence of Land
Destruction of Rainforest
Destruction of Seas, Lakes, Rivers
Destruction of Earth’s Biodiversity