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APOCALYPTIC HEAT WAVE - Here’s a report from Arutz Sheva, or Israel National News. “On the same weekend in which it threatened to "annihilate" Israel following the nuclear deal it struck with global powers, Iran experienced a mind-boggling 164 degrees (73 Celsius) heat index reading last Friday, in what some might see as a warning by the Almighty Himself that all options are on the table.”[i] WICCA: NOT SO INNOCENT - Go online to any number of Wiccan forums and you will see nothing by categorical denials that they are Satan worshipers or practitioners of human sacrifice. But an event in Florida has given the lie to those claims. An NBC News report characterized the murder as a “Wiccan ritual killing” related to the “blue moon.” Law enforcement officials cited “The injuries to the victims, the positions of the bodies and also the person of interest right now is also a practitioner,” as evidence of the connection to Wicca. [i] Apocalpytic Iran Heat Wave Nearly Breaks World Record, ... [More]

PROPHETIC CONVERGENCE – PART II

In Part I we introduced the concept of Prophetic Convergence. Our world is devolving into chaos. This is occurring on almost every front. Behind it all are the conditions Jesus described in Matthew 24 and Luke 21. It is this writer’s contention that we are living in the time just before the Time of the End. One of the hallmarks of this prophetically rich period is the role Israel is to play in the End Times. Both the Old and New Testaments testify to the major role that nation and people will play. The Scriptures clearly tell us – that while the rest of the world will be judged in the process – the 7-year Tribulation is all about Israel. That’s where it began – and that is where it will end. ISRAEL: GOD’S SUPER SIGN Many Christians know a little bit about the days leading up to Christ’s return. They’ve heard of “wars and rumors of wars” – of earthquakes and famines and the Antichrist, a One World Government, the Mark of the Beast – and the devastation of mankind. A quick read of ... [More]