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.
Tropical Storm “Sebastien” racing toward Azores, Ireland and UK
Posted by Teo Blašković on November 24, 2019. Watchers.news
Tropical Storm “Sebastien” or its remnants are forecast to bring gusty winds and rain to portions of the Azores later today and tonight, November 24 and 25, 2019. After that, whatever is left of the storm will continue on its way toward Ireland and the United Kingdom, bringing strong winds and heavy rain.
At 15:00 UTC on November 24, Sebastien’s center was located about 880 km (550 miles) W of the Azores. Its maximum sustained winds were 100 km/h (65 mph) and minimum central pressure 994 hPa.
The storm is moving quickly toward the northeast near 52 km/h (32 mph). A faster motion toward the northeast is expected during the next day or so. On the forecast track, the center of Sebastien will pass near the western Azores tonight.
It is forecast to become post-tropical by early Monday, and it could degenerate into a trough of low pressure at any time during the next couple of days.
Regardless of status, Sebastien or its remnants will likely continue to produce tropical-storm-force winds for at least a couple of more days, NWS forecaster Zelinsky noted.
Gusty winds and rain are expected across portions of the Azores beginning later today and tonight. Swells generated are expected to reach the Azores later today and tonight. These swells are likely to cause life-threatening surf and rip current conditions.
“This system must be one of the most tricky storms to forecast this year; it first had the potential to become a hurricane, no. Then it was expected to become an intense extra-tropical cyclone, but no, it was about to dissipate. Now, when everyone almost gave up on it, it intensifies again and heads for Europe,” SWE meteorologists said.
“After tomorrow, Sebastien is expected to merge with another large system located SW of the British Isles and Ireland. This larger complex system will then bring gusty winds and heavy rains into five (5) parts of western Europe including; N Iberia, W France, S British Isles, England, English Channel within the next few days.”
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