Articles of the Day 6/3/16: Pride Goes Before Destruction
Current Major Trends To Watch
(⇑=increasing, ⇓=decreasing ⇔=no change)
Deepening Russian involvement in Syria– ⇔
Temple Mount tensions– Arabs aim to provoke Israel. ⇑
Palestinian terror across Jerusalem– ⇔
US retreat from Middle East- ⇔
Pope Francis active in politics– ⇔
Northern border tension– ⇔
Southern border tension– ⇔
One world government advancement– ⇔
One world religion advancement- ⇔
Inner Ring (Countries or terror groups that border Israel)
“Hundreds of police on site, security tightened around openly gay Likud MK at festivities who received threats.
The flaunting of sin.
Pride goes before destruction, And a haughty spirit before a fall. Proverbs 16:18
But know this, that in the last days perilous times will come: 2 For men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, 3 unloving, unforgiving, slanderers, without self-control, brutal, despisers of good, 4 traitors, headstrong, haughty, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God, 5 having a form of godliness but denying its power. 2 Timothy 3
You shall not lie with a male as with a woman. It is an abomination. Leviticus 18:22
If a man lies with a male as he lies with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination. Leviticus 20:13
“Interior minister bemoans ‘no stocks, no budget’ in comments to defense minister caught on cam; cabinet to debate issue Sunday.”
“Jerusalem ‘investigator’ tells Hamas paper that Palestinian orgs are planning for massive turnout, estimates clashes with Jews.”
Arabs again will provoke violence.
Outer Ring (countries or terror groups that are close to but not bordering Israel)
“The fight against ISIS is succeeding, but ironically the wins scored by U.S.-backed forces raise tough questions about who exactly will rule when the terror group is gone.”
God is using the conflict with ISIS to reshape the Middle East. Once ISIS is defeated, Iran, Hezbollah and Syria will focus again on Israel. They may take their time to rebuild their forces which have been devastated but make no mistake they will be wanting payback.
“Disunity from abroad, tensions at home allowed Tehran to pressure Baghdad into a dramatic departure from the American war strategy.”
“BEIRUT – The Syrian army aims to target Islamic State in Raqqa province, a pro-Damascus newspaper reported on Friday, in a new offensive focusing on areas that a US-backed alliance is also aiming to capture from the jihadists.”
ISIS is really going to be feeling it this year. Raqqa, Fallujah, and Mosul are all about ready to be assaulted. They don’t say they are coordinating efforts but it sure seems like the US Syria, Russia and Iran are on the same page at least partially.
“The chapter talks about two beasts: one is the Antichrist who is going to control the world one day, and the second is his False Prophet. Since these are the two greatest villains in all of human history, and both are found in Revelation 13”
“For the last several years, researchers have noted what happens when Muslims meet Christ — huge numbers of them are becoming followers of Jesus. According to some researchers, the number of Muslims who have switched allegiance from Muhammad to Christ has skyrocketed from effectively zero in 1960 to as many as 16 million worldwide today. That includes roughly 470,000 right here in the U. S., including Rima Fakih.”