Pestilence Update

Officials close schools in Iranian capital because of smog. Tehran has suffered from dangerous levels of pollution and smog since mid-November. In the mornings, the sun has been barely visible owing to the city’s smog. Tehran’s air is among the most polluted in the world.

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.

Officials close schools in Iranian capital because of smog. Tehran has suffered from dangerous levels of pollution and smog since mid-November. In the mornings, the sun has been barely visible owing to the city’s smog. Tehran’s air is among the most polluted in the world.

Associated Press•November 29, 2019

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s state-run IRNA news agency reports that authorities in the capital Tehran have decided to close down all kindergartens, schools and universities because of high levels of air pollution.

The Friday report quotes Tehran Province Deputy Gov. Mohammad Taghiizade as saying a special committee made the decision following days of high air pollution levels that are expected to get higher on Saturday, the first working day of the week in Iran.

All sports activities were canceled and authorities asked citizens, especially the elderly and children, to avoid unnecessary traffic in the city.

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