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 period
… 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.
Giant hail, 3 months’ worth of rain in 40 minutes hit parts of northern Algeira
Posted by Teo Blašković on September 16, 2019. Watchers.news
The same weather system that left 6 people dead in Spain, affected northern Algeria by the end of the last week, dumping very heavy rain and giant hailstones.
Algeria’s capital received 40 mm (1.5 inches) of rain in 40 minutes on September 13, which is the equivalent of three months of normal rainfall for the city.
Floodwaters inundated subway stations and the city’s new airport, turned major boulevards into muddy rivers and trapped drivers in cars, GulfNews reports.
There were no deaths reported, but officials said ‘the damage is enormous.’
The rain was accompanied by giant hailstones, causing further damage across the affected region.
Heavy rain and hail were produced by the same storm that hit Spain, leaving at least 6 people dead. Officials are describing it as Spain’s most devastating storm since 1879 when over 1 000 people lost their lives.
Categories: Extreme Flooding