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Global Warming Driving Planet Into Death & Human Extinction, Pt 2

posted by Dr. Ad Versery Bored @ 17:03 PM
September 10, 2013

Global-Warming-For-Dummies-Book    Global Warming threatens America’s food, families and ultimately, its security.  As shoppers watch grocery prices sky-rocket, and new diseases rush onto the nation’s shores, the inevitable question arises:  when will the government get serious about stopping the effects of these horrendous climate change.

A decade ago, the World Health Organization (WHO) began warning leaders of nations that climate increases would bring diseases.  In 2006, Kristie L. Ebi, public health consultant for WHO, warned that climate change could overwhelm public health services. Yet little as  been done about the causes of Global Warming.

Last year, a group of climate scientists and public health researchers predicted “ . . . global warming will lead to higher incidence and more intense versions of disease. The direct or indirect effects of global warming might intensify the prevalence of tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS, dengue and Lyme disease . . .”

Professor Gerald Friedland from Yale’s School of Medicine added: “Global warming will likely cause major population upheavals, creating crowded slums of refugees [making] residents more vulnerable to diseases . . .”

Dr. Maria Diuk-Wasser, also from Yale, theorized:  “. . . global warming may increase the infection rates of mosquito-borne diseases . . .Warming, and the floods associated with it, are like to increase rates of both malaria and dengue, a viral disease . . . transmitted by mosquito bites. . .effects of temperature increase are an increase in . . . mosquito biting rates, which increase contact rates with humans.”

This year, in ‘How Much Disease Would Climate Change Cause?,’ WHO gives the same warnings.  But, as the nation watches huge crops of mosquitoes spring up from coast to coast, still few in charge seem to be seriously listening.mosquito460

Even as she discusses ‘Climate Change ‘Driving Spread of Crop Pests’,’ Rebecca Morelle of the BBC ‘re-assures’ readers that insects increasingly destroy our food crops driving up food costs:  “ . . . it is estimated that between 10% and 16% of the world’s crops are lost to disease outbreaks. The researchers warn that rising global temperatures could make the problem worse.”

She quotes Dr. Dan Bebber from the University of Exeter:  “Global food security is one of the major challenges we are going to face over the next few decades.  We really don’t want to be losing any more of our crops than is absolutely necessary to pests and pathogens.”

So there you have it!  Leaders continue to piddle around the edges of action, while Global Warming steals the nation’s foods, makes its population sick and weakens viabilities for long-lasting lives.  Medical communities around the world fight to hold back tides of exploding epidemics, but that won’t always work.

As world leaders refuse to act, only Almighty God can make the difference.  Please ask Him to stop the swiftly falling decline of the human race, and return His Son to take charge of this earth immediately.  As Apostle John prays at the close of the Book of Revelation: “Amen. Even so, come, Lord Jesus (22: 20).”

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Wake Up! We’re In the Last Days: Egypt Now: Here Later? Part 3

posted by Sandra Repriestly @ 15:17 PM
August 21, 2013

Churches-620x412    Signaled by The New York Times and Washington Post, mainstream media is at last looking at the ways Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood is destroying Christian churches. Hmm! Wonder why it took them so long, and what new news they bring.

Kareem Fahim Times’ story, ‘Islamists Step Up Attacks on Christians for Supporting Morsi’s Ouster,’ cites specifics on the number of churches lost in the attacks, as well as Christians killed:  “A Coptic Christian group, the Maspero Youth Union, recorded at least six deaths and the destruction of at least 38 churches, as well as attacks on at least 23 more.”

Fahim explains “The signs of trouble started to appear in Nazla about two weeks before the attack when graffiti appeared on some 300 Christian homes: “‘We’ll protect legitimacy with our blood,’ a mantra of Mr. Morsi’s supporters, who have insisted that he be restored to power.”

He adds that Christians in Nazla spent 13 years collecting money to build a church, school, youth center and wedding hall––all destroyed by Brotherhood mobs.  Even one Christian orphanage was burned to the ground. Again, in all cases, The Times reports, police and firefighters were no where to be found.

In her Washington Post story, ‘Ravaged Churches Reveal Sectarian Split Feeding Egypt’s Violence,’ Abigail Hauslohner summarizes citizens in Beni Mazar had to borrow keys to a fire truck hoping to save an evangelical church:

“It was one of more than 60 churches that have been attacked, vandalized and in many cases set aflame across Egypt Church-Fire-Sohagin a surge of violence against Christians.” Yet the government still has not provided security for churches.

Hauslohner’s title is based on cities in the Nile Valley which have much larger Christian populations than the 10% norm for Egypt, saying sectarian rivalries between Muslims and Christians frequently turn violent.

She adds:  “Some “five or six” bearded Islamists with assault rifles broke through the evangelical church gate in Beni Mazar around midday Aug. 14, the owner of a Christian bookstore next door said in an interview this week.

“The accomplices carried off thousands of dollars’ worth of computer, video and audio equipment, as well as air conditioning units, before setting the church on fire.”  But when they saw two Washington Post reporters inspecting damage done to a Christian charity, plainclothes police officers carrying assault rifles ran up to claim that they couldn’t help because they were under attack themselves.

These newspapers are the major beacons for truth in the U.S. If they had spoken sooner lives, homes and churches may have been saved.  Our writers would normally end this blog with Scriptures about the duties of journalists as watchmen.

But bigger quandaries are silences from U.S. church leaders.  Do they care nothing for Christians overseas?  Jesus’ words in wholesale Christian Bibles says it best:  “Well hath Esaias prophesied of you hypocrites, as it is written, This people honoureth me with their lips, but their heart is far from me (Mark 7:6).”

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EU Members North and South No Longer Trust the EU

posted by Ida B. Wells IV @ 20:42 PM
June 19, 2013

600px-EU_neighbourhood_initiatives       The European Union (EU) is falling apart. Most citizens of EU nations no longer want to be in it. This dissatisfaction is in both indebted southern nations,  and the richer northern countries see themselves as victims of bad EU policies.

In one of their top stories recently, dw.de news services explain:  “Public confidence in the European Union has hit rock bottom, a recent survey reveals. Since the onset of the euro crisis, Europeans have lost faith in the bloc, even in pro-European countries, like Germany.”

Jose Ignacio Torreblanca, Spanish political scientist and Senior Research Fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations, says the entire continent is affected with “growing skepticism” about the European Union:
“Only 20 percent of Spanish citizens trust the EU, compared to 56 percent in 2009. Crisis-battered Italians turned into euro-skeptics as well – trust there fell from 52 percent to 31.”

Such statistics may be expected in southern Europe.  However dw.de adds:  “But the European Union has also lost its prestige in countries that are considered economically stable; for instance, Germany and France. Only 30 percent of Germans now trust the EU, compared to 2009 when that figure was 14 percentage points higher. French trust has dropped 8 percent to 34 percent.”

In a joint article, “The Remarkable Rise of Continental Euroscepticism,” journalists from several nations comment.  Elrike Guerot writes that Germans feel betrayed, and that EU’s failure they will have to pay higher taxes or endure higher inflation. “The Eurobarometer data shows that 56% of Germans have “no trust” in the EU while only 30% have a “fairly positive” image of the EU.”

Thomas Klau says France is no exception:  “ In 2012 the number of French respondents who “tend not to trust” the EU april27 pEU rose to 56 % from 41% in 2007.” Hans Kundnani writes, Britain has an even lower opinion: “The percentage of those who “tend not to trust” the EU has gone from 48% in 2004 to nearly 80% in 2012.”

Contrarily, Silvia Francescon argues that while Italy’s youth with 40% unemployment no longer want in the EU, a large majority don’t want to leave, they just want the system to be more “flexible and symmetrical.”  Dimitar Bechev of Bulgaria also writes his nation is pleased with EU.

Piotr Buras adds:  “ . . . the percentage of Poles who “tend not to trust” the EU (46%) is higher than the percentage of Poles who do “tend to trust” it (41%) – a remarkable development for a country that has traditionally been pro-European.”

EU politicians and citizens alike agree that what the EU lacks is a functioning democracy, which an ‘economy only’ union cannot provide.  Only a unified nation can do that.  And the odds of all of Europe agreeing to that are nil.

Besides, the Book of Revelation promises that only ten nations that will be part of the Revised Roman Empire when the anti-Christ arises, and how can 30 or 40 nations in the EU get down to ten?  Maybe there will be condensed by war!

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More On Alarming Rise of Sinkholes––This Time in California

posted by Shopping4Bargains @ 17:10 PM
May 13, 2013

sinking-homes-sinkhole    Does anyone besides the crews at Earthend and a few other websites (including Worlds Collide) understand that increasing sinkholes around the world are sending earth’s inhabitants signals of pending destruction?

According to The Extinction Protocol and Inquistr.com, $ 250,000 homes in Lake County, a Lakeport, California,––in ‘volcanic country’––some 100 miles north of San Francisco, are sinking fast into the earth, never to be seen again!

“Eight homes have been abandoned so far and 10 more are under an imminent evacuation notice after cracks appeared in the ground and entire sections dropped 10 feet into the ground.”

Scott and Robin Spivey had lived in their four-bedroom Tudor-style home for 11 years, but like many of their neighbors, they had to leave it when small cracks starting climbing up the walls.  By the time those cracks became huge fractures, their 600-square-foot garage had plunged some 10 feet below the street.

Scott DeLeon, the county’s Public Works Director, says that officials are just as confused as the devastated homeowners.  Admitting that some of the ‘movement’ is happening on shallow fill, DeLeon adds:

“We have a dormant volcano, and I’m certain a lot of things that happen here are a result of that, but we don’t know about this.”  A geologist warns that roads and structures can be compromised down to bedrock, 25 feet below surfaces.

“Considering this is a low rainfall year and the fact it’s letting go now after all of these years, and the magnitude that it’s many-houses-sinking-Lakeport-Californialetting go, well it’s pretty monumental,” DeLeon added.

In ‘’Slow-motion disaster’: California Houses Sinking into the Ground,’ Tracie Cone of Associate Press, who describes the neighborhood as “sweeping vistas of Clear Lake and the Mount Konocti volcano,” took her headline from Randall Fitzgerald, a writer living in the neighborhood, said “It’s a slow-motion disaster.”  Leaks from county water systems may contribute to the weakening.

Reporters claim all affected homes are slated for demolition, but the unstable ground can’t support the necessary equipment.  In fact, it is so bad that mail delivery is no longer allowed, and all 30 houses in the subdivision may have to go.

Homeowners  and the Lake County Board of Supervisors have petitioned California’s governor to declare an emergency to pay for county repairs and homeowner losses, as insurance companies claim such damages are not covered.

But, there are some things that politics and money cannot fix. Prudent believers should accept these increasing sinkhole disasters as warnings of far worse catastrophes to come.  As Christian messages promise, continuously calamitous sinkholes are signs of arrogant mankind’s push toward God’s final judgments:

“But if The LORD make a new thing, and the earth open her mouth, and swallow them up, . . . and they go down quick into the pit; then ye shall understand that these men have provoked The LORD (Numbers 16: 30).”

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Cyprus Banks: EU Financial Wars Leading to Bible Prophecies, Pt.4

posted by Ida B. Wells IV @ 16:26 PM
March 28, 2013

world-war-III    Either Germany’s European Union (EU) severely overplayed its hand in this continuing Cyprus bank crisis, or else this is the first step in their plan to squeeze nations into economic depression by seizing assets, collapsing jobs, and attacking small businesses in order to better ready member nations for WWWIII.

Bank depositors throughout the EU now greatly agitate over their finances.  Harold Maass writes: ‘Forget Cyprus: Why You Should Really Be Worrying About Italy’:  “ . . . the bailout imposes losses on people . . . unnerving investors in other eurozone countries, particularly Italy, where political instability threatens to undermine the government’s attempts to confront the country’s debt crisis.”

People in every EU nation find similar concerns on their own turf.  Guy Verhoftstadt suggests in ‘Avoiding the Next Cyprus’:  “Perhaps Malta, which has an even bigger banking sector than Cyprus . . .  much of it highly reliant on offshore depositors. Or maybe Latvia, fast becoming the destination of choice for Russian funds flowing out of Cyprus and now on course to join the euro zone.

“Even Spain or Italy could be vulnerable to a similar bailout, now that the Dutch finance minister, Jeroen Dijsselbloem, cyprus_mapwho is president of the Euro Group of finance ministers, has hinted that Cyprus could provide a model for the resolution of future banking crises.”
Cyprus is the key to understanding why the EU will probably disintegrate.  Bible prophecy students remain confident that the EUwill break up before the rise of anti-Christ and his seven-year reign.

Rule over Cyprus has always been a tense struggle between Greece and Turkey.  Greece is an EU member, Turkey is not. It is so intense that the United Nations has a Peace Keeping Force there to keep them from further armed conflict.

Both countries are part of what will be known as the Revived Greek Empire in these last days.  And they will, during the start of that seven year reign, be on one accord of agreement. Today they are not.  The same holds true for several Eastern European countries, which were part of the Roman Empire, and will be in the soon coming Revised Roman Empire.

These issues are part of Dake’s Reference Bible, especially in the Book of Revelation in the New Testament, and of Daniel in the Old Testament.  More depth is covered in Dake’s ‘Revelation Expounded:  Eternal Mysteries Simplified.’

Individuals may not be able to control their bank funds, but they can control their futures in the next World War.  Remember, only those who are ‘in Christ  Jesus’ are assured of everlasting safety in that coming War:

“ . . . the Lion of the tribe of Juda, the Root of David, hath prevailed to open the book, and to loose the seven seals thereof. . . .Worthy is the Lamb that was slain to receive power, and riches, and wisdom, and strength, and honour, and glory, and blessing (Revelation 5: 5,12).”  When those seals are opened, judgment will fall upon earth, such as has never seen before!

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13,000 Dead Pigs Dumped in A China River, But Who Is Guilty?

posted by admin @ 9:22 AM
March 22, 2013

china_dead_pigs    Well I’ve made it back to the East.  After assigning U.S. nuclear plant spills to others, Jael let me go. Other than broken water coolers in nuclear storage tanks, things are calm in Japan.  Stories abound on North Korea’s promise to bomb the U.S. and our allies to kingdom come. Only news about thousands of dead pigs found in China’s river take up more print and internet space.

Everyone already knows of the dreadful conditions of air and water quality in China. But these dead pigs mysteriously floating in a Shanghai river bring water pollution to a whole new level. It also casts shadows on China’s farm regulations.

By this week’s count, some 13,000 dead pigs have been pulled out of the Huangpu River, which flows through a major Shanghai commercial area, and supplies 22% of the drinking water for 23 million people living there.

The ‘pig dumping’ may comes from reaction to police campaigns against diseased pig meat showing up in area markets.  Associated Press (AP) reports, 46 people were sent to jail “for producing unsafe pork from sick pigs that they had acquired and slaughtered between 2010 and 2012.”

Those convicted are part of a gang that “acquired” diseased pigs. “The official Xinhua News Agency said police in the city of Wenling had seized 6,218 kilograms (13,708 pounds) of diseased pork,”  AP writes.

Pork is king in China’s diet.  Seed Daily and AFP News in Jiaxing say that it accounts for 64 percent of total meat output canned-portin 2012. But: “Thousands of dead pigs in a Shanghai river have cast a spotlight on China’s poorly regulated farm production, with the country’s favorite meat joining a long list of food scares.”

China struggles now to keep the diseased meats from getting into food markets. Pigs drawn out of the river test positive for porcine circovirus, a common swine disorder.  China’s Chief Veterinarian Yu Kangzhen hedges:

“Due to some farming households having a weak recognition of the law, bad habits, and lack of increased supervision and capability for treatment have led to the situation.”  He and other officials insists nonetheless that drinking water is safe.

Other than those few arrests, police have not uncovered the source of this outrageous number of drowned diseased pigs. “ . . . in Zhulin village, a major hog-raising centre in Jiaxing, the farmers claim their innocence in the scandal.”

This incident adds to a list of food industry scandals China has endured in the past few years.  Seed Daily recites:  “From recycled cooking oil to dangerous chemicals in baby milk powder, a series of food scandals in China has caused huge public concern.” Six babies died and 300,000 were sickened from the milk powder.

China is a Communist country which, by national edict, claims no belief in God.  Christian messages in God’s Holy Word demand a moral consciousness in all business dealings. But as, Titus 1:15 teaches:  “ . . . unto them that are defiled and unbelieving is nothing pure; but even their mind and conscience is defiled.”

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Two Comets Flying Swiftly Toward Earth May Bring Surprises

posted by Newsworthy and Seerfar @ 11:02 AM
January 24, 2013

   Astronomers and other scientists are quite enamored with the possibilities of what two comets flying through space heading quickly toward Planet Earth may bring.  To arrive near earth this year, Comet ISON and Comet PANSTARRS are expected to shine brighter than Earth’s present moon.

Writing for The Science Forum.com, Jim Colyer reveals that the name of Comet ISON “is an acronym for International Scientific Optical Network.”  Expected to peak in earth’s view by November, ISON is expected shine greatly.

In ‘Comet ISON and Comet PANSTARRS Will Make 2013 One Bright Year,’ Keerthi Chandrashekar of the L.A. Times lauds Vitaly Nevsky and Artyom Novichonok for discovering ISON.

Keerthi writes of ISON, “the Comet ISON will be visible in the northern hemisphere in late 2013. ISON will make a close pass by the sun, then sling around to pass Earth. All one has to do is look up to see it––the comet should be noticeable with the naked eye even during the day around late November. At night, ISON is expected to be brighter than the full moon.”

However, Comet PANSTARRS will be near Earth as early as March.  Its name “is an acronym for Panoramic Survey Telescope and Rapid Response System, an array of telescopes and cameras in Hawaii, where the comet was discovered,” writes Colyer.

PlanetSave.com adds further Comet ISON will approach the Sun from November to January, 2014, at which time “it is predicted to be brighter than the full moon in the nights sky, and to even be visible in broad daylight.”

Comet PANSTARRS will not be as bright, but it will still be seen near the sun.  PlanetSave.com says that this comet seems to follow a very large and long orbit, and that it must have taken millions of years to come near Earth from the Oort Cloud, which supposedly is a part of the original protoplanetary disc that formed the sun and this part of the universe some 4.6 billion years ago.

However, Drs. Jael and Reprieslty see these comets as allegorical representations of The Second Coming of The LORD Jesus Christ to our Planet Earth.  Just as John the Baptist came before The LORD Jesus at His First Coming, a few Christians warn listeners to hastily prepare for His next arrival by turning to God with true repentance.

Of course, God the Father may be seen as that Oort Cloud from Which this part of the universe sprang forth.  Likewise Comet PANSTARRS could stand for John the Baptist who called on all men to repent just as these ministers do now.

That both comets will be easily seen is mindful of the Book of Revelation:
“Behold, He cometh with clouds; and every eye shall see Him, and they also which pierced Him: and all kindreds of the earth shall wail because of Him. Even so, Amen (1: 7).” Yes, it is best that men and women turn to God now with full heart and soul.  After all, these two comets may indeed be more than allegories!

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The Last Killer Robot and The End of Time

posted by Jael Ever @ 23:27 PM
December 13, 2012

(Note:  This Blog was in Worlds Collide.  We think it is important enough to repeat it here.) Various scientists, journalists and scholars urgently warn world leaders to decrease dependence upon killer robots, or else these man-made machines will soon annihilate the human race.

But, as they race for world domination, said leaders ignore these modern-day prophets.  Political and industrial leaders seem to take their orders from a silent hidden few pulling the world’s economic strings.  Those few want ever-more sophisticated  robots to slowly twist the death screws on 21st century populations.

In addition to making phone calls, running machinery, taking polls, and fighting wars––all jobs men and women once filled––robots now kill people.  The problem is: upon whose will do they kill.  Theirs or their makers?

Economist Paul Krugman, New York Times columnist, points out in: ‘Robots and Robber Barons’ exclaims that robotic technology is not only stealing workers’ jobs, they are greatly increasing the wealth of that silent few.  He points to computer manufacturers bringing production back to the U.S. because “the motherboard is basically made by robots so cheap Asian labor is no longer” needed.  The same decreasing human involvement is taking place across the planet.

In ‘Losing Humanity:  The Case Against Killer Robots,’ Human Rights Watch insists:  “Governments should preemptively ban fully autonomous weapons because of the danger they pose to civilians in armed conflict . . . ‘killer robots’ would be able to choose and fire on targets without human intervention.”

While the United States now leads in robot technology, other countries––i.e. China, Germany, Israel, South Korea, Russia, Great Britain, etc.––are not far behind.  Steve Goose, Arms Division Director at Human Rights Watch, says:  “Giving machines the power to decide who lives and dies on the battlefield would take technology too far.”  But these warnings may already be too late!

Physicists Hugo De Garis, refers to these robots as AIs or Artificial Intelligence.  He says the major war this century will be between AIs and people, and predicts AIs will win.  On ‘Prophets of Doom’ for the History Channel, De Garis explains that these mechanical beings are soon millions of levels smarter than people, and will, on their own, decide to kill billions so they can rule.

The Book of Revelation tells of a False Prophet who arises in support of the Satanic antiChrist ‘beast’.  This devious religious leader will convince people to build a robotic ‘image’ of the Satanic anti-Christ called the beast: “ . . . saying to them that dwell on the earth, that they should make an image to the beast, . . . And he had power to give life unto the image of the beast, that the image of the beast should both speak, and cause that as many as would not worship the image of the beast should be killed (13: 14 – 15).”

Two thousand years ago, through the inspiration of God’s Holy Spirit, Apostle John wrote about a man-made Killer Robot empowered to give people the choice to worship Satan’s anti-Christ or the AI Robot will kill them!

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The Last Killer Robot and The End of Time

posted by Jael Ever @ 11:51 AM
December 13, 2012

(Note:  This Blog was in Worlds Collide.  We think it is important enough to repeat it here.) Various scientists, journalists and scholars urgently warn world leaders to decrease dependence upon killer robots, or else these man-made machines will soon annihilate the human race.

But, as they race for world domination, said leaders ignore these modern-day prophets.  Political and industrial leaders seem to take their orders from a silent hidden few pulling the world’s economic strings.  Those few want ever-more sophisticated  robots to slowly twist the death screws on 21st century populations.

In addition to making phone calls, running machinery, taking polls, and fighting wars––all jobs men and women once filled––robots now kill people.  The problem is: upon whose will do they kill.  Theirs or their makers?

Economist Paul Krugman, New York Times columnist, points out in: ‘Robots and Robber Barons’ exclaims that robotic technology is not only stealing workers’ jobs, they are greatly increasing the wealth of that silent few.  He points to computer manufacturers bringing production back to the U.S. because “the motherboard is basically made by robots so cheap Asian labor is no longer” needed.  The same decreasing human involvement is taking place across the planet.

In ‘Losing Humanity:  The Case Against Killer Robots,’ Human Rights Watch insists:  “Governments should preemptively ban fully autonomous weapons because of the danger they pose to civilians in armed conflict . . . ‘killer robots’ would be able to choose and fire on targets without human intervention.”

While the United States now leads in robot technology, other countries––i.e. China, Germany, Israel, South Korea, Russia, Great Britain, etc.––are not far behind.  Steve Goose, Arms Division Director at Human Rights Watch, says:  “Giving machines the power to decide who lives and dies on the battlefield would take technology too far.”  But these warnings may already be too late!

Physicists Hugo De Garis, refers to these robots as AIs or Artificial Intelligence.  He says the major war this century will be between AIs and people, and predicts AIs will win.  On ‘Prophets of Doom’ for the History Channel, De Garis explains that these mechanical beings are soon millions of levels smarter than people, and will, on their own, decide to kill billions so they can rule.

The Book of Revelation tells of a False Prophet who arises in support of the Satanic antiChrist ‘beast’.  This devious religious leader will convince people to build a robotic ‘image’ of the Satanic anti-Christ called the beast: “ . . . saying to them that dwell on the earth, that they should make an image to the beast, . . . And he had power to give life unto the image of the beast, that the image of the beast should both speak, and cause that as many as would not worship the image of the beast should be killed (13: 14 – 15).”

Two thousand years ago, through the inspiration of God’s Holy Spirit, Apostle John wrote about a man-made Killer Robot empowered to give people the choice to worship Satan’s anti-Christ or the AI Robot will kill them!

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Hurricane Sandy Awakens U.S. to Global Warming Realities

posted by Sarah N Worthy IATTWJ Member @ 23:40 PM
October 30, 2012

With all of its devastation, Hurricane Sandy––the worst disaster ever to hit the East coast––may have jolted this nation’s political leaders into openly discussing Global Warming as the most serious threat our nation faces.

The wide-ranging hurricane leaves: At least 50 people dead; States and cities trying to cope with unprecedented flooding in streets, subways, and airports; Power outages in some seven million homes; Public drinking water shut-off, and flood water mixing with odious overflowing sewerage; Crushed cars, trucks, boardwalks, and houses ripped off their foundations floating away in streets of rivers, etc.

The U.S. has not seen a disaster like this in more than a century.  Usually safe locations, such as shelters and hospitals––simply failed.  Hospital generators shut down, requiring patients to be moved elsewhere.  In some operating hospitals, workers had to lug fuel up flights of stairs to keep emergency generations going.

As of Tuesday morning, some 750,000 people were without power in New York City with heating, air conditioning, ventilation systems, etc. shut down.  The head of Con Ed says that the damage from Hurricane Sandy is “unprecedented in scope.”  Another 2.4 million Americans in New Jersey are without power.

Raging winds drove fires to burn over 100 homes to the ground in New York city as firemen watched hopelessly because they had no water power to fight with.
The Salvation Army and Red Cross scramble to provide meals in scores of shelters.

The 110 year New York subway is completely flooded, and late Tuesday evening officials asked the Army Corp of Engineers to help drain the seven flooded subway tunnels.  Scant parts of bus services are finally back up, but most streets are so packed with sand that movement is impossible.  Schools are closed.

Amtrak can provide some transportation service.  But not airports.  Eighteen thousand flights in the U.S. and around the world are still cancelled because the great New York airports are completely flooded.  Moreover, with no subways running, most airport workers can’t make it to work.

And oh yes, Sandy also brought three feet of snow to the hills of West Virginia, and full damage there is still not reported.  Insurance companies estimate Sandy’s wreckage will reach billions of dollars.  However, only tomorrow when Wall Street tries to reopen, after Sandy left it in a historic two-day shut-down, may we begin to know just how heavy she may have hit the American economy.

As New York governor Andrew Cuomo said, Sandy is the second hurricane of ‘a life-time’ that has hit the East Coast in two years. Therefore, our nation must do some re-thinking.  About Global Warming.?  Do ya think?

Let us turn ourselves to urgent prayer to The Most High God.  As King David says in Bible prophecies in Psalm 62: 11: “God hath spoken once; twice have I heard this; that power belongeth unto God.”  He has the power to turn our leaders to see the truth about Global Warming, and to change the nation’s direction.

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