Update of Lawlessness and Violence

While waiting and watching and hoping for the ‘twinkling’: ‘Storm on the horizon,’ NYPD commissioner warns, as data shows city shootings up over 350 (7×5) PERCENT over the LAST SEVEN (7) DAYS. Police Comish says the ‘worst is yet to come’. That is an understatement. There were 12 (6+6) shootings during the seven-day period in question last year, while 2020 has seen 55 (5). More than 70 (7) people were wounded in the 55 (5) shootings, with at least 18 (6+6+6) injured on Saturday. The numbers don’t lie. NYC had seen 100 (5+5) shootings in May, the first time the city had hit that number in around five (5) years. ‘Rage-on.’ Lawlessness and Violence. Understatement.

While waiting and watching and hoping for the ‘twinkling’: ‘Storm on the horizon,’ NYPD commissioner warns, as data shows city shootings up over 350 (7×5) PERCENT over the LAST SEVEN (7) DAYS. Police Comish says the ‘worst is yet to come’. That is an understatement. There were 12 (6+6) shootings during the seven-day period in question last year, while 2020 has seen 55 (5). More than 70 (7) people were wounded in the 55 (5) shootings, with at least 18 (6+6+6) injured on Saturday. The numbers don’t lie. NYC had seen 100 (5+5) shootings in May, the first time the city had hit that number in around five (5) years. ‘Rage-on.’

22 Jun, 2020 18:01 RT

Shootings in New York City increased by a massive 350percent over the last seven days, compared with the same time last year. The skyrocketing numbers have prompted the police commissioner to warn the worst is yet to come.

There were 12 shootings during the seven-day period in question last year, while 2020 has seen 55. More than 70 people were wounded in the 55 shootings, with at least 18 injured on Saturday when the city saw over a dozen incidents, most of which occurred in the Bronx. In one of these incidents, a man died after being shot in the neck while washing his car.

“It takes a long time to turn a ship that sees an iceberg directly in front of us,”said New York City Police Commissioner Dermot Shea, adding that the numbers had been trending upward “for a while” and that he had warned of a “storm on the horizon” in December.

Shea also said NYC had seen 100 (5+5) shootings in May, the first time the city had hit that number in around five (5) years.

The latest figures come only a week after Shea ordered the disbanding of an anti-crime unit which saw plainclothes police officers stopping individuals and searching for weapons. The effort at reform was sparked by nationwide protests following the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer last month. 

Shea said that the tactic of “stop, question and frisk” deployed by the unit was too dated and was harmful to communities of color in that it eroded trust between police and the citizens. “I am proud of what they did, but we made mistakes,” he concluded.

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio has also addressed the uptick in violence and the controversy of disbanding the anti-crime unit, saying the city was “not going back to the bad old days where there was too much gun violence,” nor was it going back to the bad old days of worsening the situation with bad police tactics to deal with it.

He promised additional funding for community anti-crime initiatives like a crisis management system, which would add staff to police precincts this summer when necessary.

In His Service.

Night Watchman

Paul Rolland

Night Watchman Ministries

Jesus Christ’s Offer of Salvation:

The ABCs of Salvation through Jesus Christ (the Lamb)

A. Admit/Acknowledge/Accept that you are sinner. Ask God’s forgiveness and repent of your sins.

. . . “For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God.” (Romans 3:23).

. . . “As it is written, There is none righteous, no, not one.” (Romans 3:10).

. . . “If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.” (1 John 1:8).

B. Believe Jesus is Lord. Believe that Jesus Christ is who He claimed to be; that He was both fully God and fully man and that we are saved through His death, burial, and resurrection. Put your trust in Him as your only hope of salvation. Become a son or daughter of God by receiving Christ.

. . . “That whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have eternal life. For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not his son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved. (John 3:15-17). For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.” (Romans 10:13).

C. Call upon His name, Confess with your heart and with your lips that Jesus is your Lord and Savior.

. . . “That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.” (Romans 10:9-10).

. . . “If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us. If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. If we say that we have not sinned, we make him a liar, and his word is not in us.” (John 1:8-10).

. . . “And he is the propitiation for our sins: and not for ours only, but also for the sins of the whole world. (John 2:2).

. . . “In this was manifested the love of god toward us, because that God sent his only begotten Son into the world, that we might live through him. And we have seen and do testify that the Father sent the Son to be the Saviour of the world. Whosoever shall confess that Jesus is the Son of God, God dwelleth in him, and he in God.” (1 John 4:9, 14-15).

. . . “But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us. Much more then, being now justified by his blood, we shall be saved from wrath through him. For if, when we were enemies, we were reconciled to God by the death of his Son, much more, being reconciled, we shall be saved by his life.” (Romans 5:8-10).

. . . “For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.” (Romans 6:23).

. . . “Jesus saith unto them, I am the way, the truth, and the life, no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.” (John 14:6).

. . . “For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to everyone that believeth.” (Romans 1:16).

. . . “Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.” (Acts: 4:12).

. . . “Who will have all men to be saved, and to come unto the knowledge of the truth for there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus.” (1 Timothy 2:4-6).

. . . “For God did not appoint us to suffer wrath but to receive salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ.” (1 Thessalonians 5:9).

. . . “But as many as received him, to them gave the power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name.” (John 1:12).

True Church / Bride of Christ Spared from God’s Wrath:

 Romans 5:8-10. “But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us. Much more then, being now justified by his blood, we shall be saved from wrath through him. For if, when we were enemies, we were reconciled to God by the death of his Son, much more, being reconciled, we shall be saved by his life.”

Romans 12:19Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord.

1 Thessalonians 1:10. And to wait for his Son from heaven, whom he raised from the dead, even Jesus, which delivered us from the wrath to come.

1 Thessalonians 5:9. For God hath not appointed us to wrath, but to obtain salvation by our Lord Jesus Christ,

Romans 8:35. Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?

Jeremiah 30:7. Alas! for that day is great, so that none is like it: it is even the time of Jacob’s trouble, but he shall be saved out of it.

Revelation 3:10 Because thou hast kept the word of my patience, I also will keep thee from the hour of temptation, which shall come upon all the world, to try them that dwell upon the earth.

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