The great day of the LORD is near, it is near, and hasteth greatly, even the voice of the day of the LORD: the mighty man shall cry there bitterly.
That day is a day of wrath, a day of trouble and distress, a day of wasteness and desolation, a day of darkness and gloominess, a day of clouds and thick darkness. Zephaniah 1:14,15
For, behold, the days are coming, in the which they shall say, Blessed are the barren, and the wombs that never bare, and the paps which never gave suck.
Then shall they begin to say to the mountains, Fall on us; and to the hills, Cover us. For if they do these things in a green tree, what shall be done in the dry? Luke 23:29-31
And ye shall be hated of all men for My name's sake: but he that endureth to the end shall be saved. Matthew 10:22
What do you see today?
All that happens in the Spiritual realm runs parallel with that which is going on in the physical world. Let this be your barometer for things to come.
The earth is damaged beyond repair. Don't be fooled by the promises you hear. The rulers of this world have done too little too late, as they have allowed this to happen. It is like a rock rolling down hill. It goes faster and faster and no one can stop this destruction.
And that Thou shouldest give reward unto Thy servants the prophets, and to the saints, and them that fear Thy name, small and great; and shouldest destroy them which destroy the earth.Revelation 11:18b
Obviously mankind is running out of time to make restoration. Moral and Spiritual conditions follow hand in hand... spiralling down. Isn't this all foretold in God's word?
Destruction of the earth and the firmament through wars, defilement, mismanagement, abuse and sin of its inhabitants.
Change in temperatures and Global warming due to land and air pollution in various ways, such as uranium waste, environmental waste, contamination of the waters and oceans, release of toxic gases, use of pesticides, excessive use (abuse) of oil, natural gas and other non-renewable energy and resources.
Multiple untreatable sicknesses, diseases and plagues causing havoc in nature, animal world and the human race alike. Destruction of innocent lives. Persecution of the Saints.
... for the heavens shall vanish away like smoke, and the earth shall wax old like a garment, and they that dwell therein shall die in like manner: but My salvation shall be for ever, and My righteousness shall not be abolished. Isaiah 51:6
Crime, terrorism, physical and mental abuse, drug addiction, anti-social behavior, indifference, unhealthy lifestyles, unnatural and unholy relationships, sexual sins, pornography, gender alteration, killing of the unborn, disrespect for fellow man, scornful talk about God Himself, blasphemy against Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit.
Cities have become cesspools of crime, wickedness, evil and ungodliness, worse than Sodom and Gomorrah.
That which was sin and shameful two decades ago is now considered a choice, and is condoned and even encouraged by authorities and religious groups.
They will perish, but You remain: they will all wear out like a garment. Like clothing You will change them and they will be discarded. Psalm 102:26 (NIV)
Abandoning and defiling the ordinances and institutions of the Lord by haters of God and Jesus Christ.
The worship of evil doers, encouraging rebellion and ungodliness in regards to the commands of the Lord, openly blaspheme God Almighty through movies, books, Newspaper articles, TV programs and Internet sites, by them that have forsaken God's truth and believe a lie.
Lukewarm attitude and behavior of them that call themselves Christians, who are not walking in God's ways, but rather follow after their own lusts. False leaders who present sugar-coated deceptions of Modern Day Christianity with Contemplative Spirituality, a belief system that uses ancient mystical practices wrapped in Christian terminology. Leaders who seek self gratification and gain by presenting a lie, proclaiming another "gospel", deceiving their followers. They wallow in riches and luxury, while their Master Jesus had no stone to rest His head upon. They have forsaken the words of Jesus : "Take My yoke upon you, and learn of Me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls." Therefore, it is they who follow a "religion", but deny God's power.
And with all deceivableness of unrighteousness in them that perish; because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved. And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie:
That they all might be damned who believed not the truth, but had pleasure in unrighteousness. 2 Thessalonians 2:10-12
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People will faint of fear, while angst and bewilderment paralyzes them.
And there shall be signs in the sun, and in the moon, and in the stars; and upon the earth distress of nations, with perplexity; the sea and the waves roaring; Men's hearts failing them for fear, and for looking after those things which are coming on the earth: for the powers of heaven shall be shaken. Luke 21:25,26
The high places also of Aven, the sin of Israel, shall be destroyed: the thorn and the thistle shall come up on their altars; and they shall say to the mountains, Cover us; and to the hills, Fall on us. Hosea 10:8
And in those days shall men seek death, and shall not find it; and shall desire to die, and death shall flee from them. Revelation 9:6
But for them that love the Lord and follow the Lamb wherever He goes, there is no fear.
Blessed are ye, when men shall hate you, and when they shall separate you from their company, and shall reproach you, and cast out your name as evil, for the Son of man's sake.
Rejoice ye in that day, and leap for joy: for, behold, your reward is great in heaven: for in the like manner did their fathers unto the prophets.
But woe unto you that are rich! for ye have received your consolation.
Woe unto you that are full for ye shall hunger. Woe unto you that laugh now for ye shall mourn and weep. Luke 6:22-25
Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might. Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. Ephesians 6:10
Fear not for Christ has overcome the world!
Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night; nor for the arrow that flieth by day; Nor for the pestilence that walketh in darkness; nor for the destruction that wasteth at noonday. Psalm 91:5,6
And then shall they see the Son of man coming in a cloud with power and great glory. And when these things begin to come to pass, then look up, and lift up your heads; for your redemption draweth nigh. Luke 21:27,28
For, behold, I create new heavens and a new earth: and the former shall not be remembered, nor come into mind. Isaiah 65:17
I have added many scriptures to emphasize that it is God who knew all about this from the beginning, and that these events need to take place before the closing of days. Also to show you that God's word foretold that which we see happening today.
Please, check out "reality" at "The World Clock" and have your eyes opened for the TRUTH of all the above.
Blessings to you this day and until the day of His return