Signs of the times
In the book of Matthew Jesus clearly spells out 'the signs of the times and the end of the age.' While sitting on the Mount of Olives His disciples asked him, 'Tell us when will these things be? And what will be the sign of Your coming, and of the end of the age?' Matthew 24:3
This is what Jesus said, 'Take heed that no one deceives you. For many will come in My name, saying, 'I am the Christ,' and will deceive many.' Matthew 24:4-5
Since the Common Era all the way up to this century many have claimed to be Jesus Christ. In the last three centuries alone over 30 would-be messiahs have risen and these are known and documented.
And there's a high probability that scores of contenders are claiming His name that are not evidenced and recorded.
The latest to date is Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez who in November of 2011 fired nine AK-47 rounds at the White House in an attempt to kill Barack Obama. He claimed to be Jesus sent to kill the anti-christ (Obama).
Wars and rumors of wars
'And you will hear of wars and rumors of wars. See that you are not troubled; for all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet.' Matthew 24:6
Here are just a few headlines recently posted on Extinction Protocol (a website dedicated to bringing earthchanging news events to the public's awareness) concerning wars and rumors of wars:
'Israeli citizens believe a nuclear bomb would deter new Holocaust' April 18, 2012
'Nuclear shadow grows across planet: India tests its first intercontinental ballistic missile capable of striking China' April 19
'Perilous times: Pentagon chief says "we're within an inch of war almost every day" in East Asia' April 19
'Wars and rumors of wars: Iran army ready for action on disputed Gulf island' April 19
'Sudan declares war on South Sudan: Will this draw in East Africa, and China?' April 19
'Russia says Syria on the brink of a civil war: 'catastrophic civil war' will follow if peace plan fails' April 20
'Indian missile launch reignites old animosities from China: India warned to stay out of China's way' April 20
'It begins again...South Sudan's oil facility 'bombed by Sudan'' April 21
'Russian ships arriving in China for naval war game' April 22
'For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. And there will be famines, pestilences, and earthquakes in various places...' Matthew 24:7
Famines, pestilences and earthquakes...
Wendy B McLain shares her love for Jesus. Her undeniable voice of passion for the Savior of the world is seen through the kindred spirit she shares with John the Baptist who cries out among the sea of humanity to make straight the way of the Lord. Be ready for the imminent return of the King of kings and Lord of lords. She states, 'May your lamp be full of oil.'
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