Large areas of the American Southeast are suffering under hundred-year drought conditions, and particularly hard hit is northern Georgia. Richard Ritenbaugh shows that God often used the lack of rain as a warning to Israel that they had strayed from Him.
A few weeks have passed since the wall-to-wall coverage of the devastating fires in Colorado and Arizona. ...
Martin Collins alerts us that the Obama Administration is allowing the Nestle Company to bottle up our precious supply of water out of the Great Lakes and send it to China. This fact is startling in the wake of the knowledge that the water level of the Gre. . .
The scarcity of potable water will become a factor as the end nears. Martin Collins shows how world consumption of water is setting us up for major conflict over this precious resource.
Martin Collins, relating a message from a member in Cape Town, South Africa, that the entire city could run out of water by April, alerts us that other cities, such as San Paulo, Lima, Mexico City, Melbourne, and Kabul could soon experience the same curse.. . .
Just about half of the continental United States suffers under severe drought conditions. And lack of water is not the only thing we need to worry about. Richard Ritenbaugh warns that such "acts of God" should make us take note.
Behaviors have consequences. ...
During Amos' day, people were busy making money, being entertained, and practicing their religion. But God was also busy—sending famines, droughts, and epidemics.
Talk of "global warming" and "climate change" fill the airwaves and the Internet, but real drought has hit parts of America and Israel with devastating effects. David Grabbe analyzes the deepening crisis, focusing on depleting reserves, unreasonable alloca. . .
Martin Collins, reflecting on the weariness people feel about the disgusting financial crisis bungled by Congress, directs our attention to even a graver crisis, the tragic decline of clean drinking water around the world, caused by drought and pollution, . . .
Secular Americans snicker at insurance policies that refer to hurricanes, floods, tornadoes, and other natural disasters as 'acts of God.'
Modern Israel is heavily dependent on its ability to produce food, but recent reports reveal just how unstable agriculture is. Bible prophecy predicts that famine will be part of the end-time scenario.
God, through His prophets, warns that He will chasten His people with increasing severity until they repent and begin to reflect His characteristics.
It is easy to misunderstand the literal meaning of the prophecy of Joel 2, in which God's army sweeps across the countryside and into the city.
Richard Ritenbaugh suggests that we take much for granted—including the weather. Weather is an element that factors in the prophecies of Revelation. The biblical image of rain derives from the desert climate of the Middle East. Israel, unlike Egypt, . . .
John Ritenbaugh reiterates that the false religions embraced by the descendants of Jacob are not preparing God's people for the harsh punishment God will surely bring to modern Israel. Amos indicts rampant dishonest practices in modern Israel, placing dish. . .
For centuries, Christians have anticipated the coming of the end-time Great Tribulation, prophesied by Jesus in Matthew 24. However, Charles Whitaker describes a historical great tribulation, comparing it to what has happened in the United States since the. . .
Richard Ritenbaugh, reflecting that we have been blessed by rivers and streams in North America, reminds us that ancient Israel was a land of few rivers, and those rivers would often become wadis or secos in the dry season. Consequently, the inhabitants of. . .
Ronny Graham, acknowledging that very few prophecies have occurred the way any of us had speculated, advocates that we take a balanced, far less dogmatic approach to prophecy, realizing, of course, that a full one-third of the Bible is prophecy, the majori. . .
Famine is caused by sin, ignorance, foolish farming practices, and inadequate means of transit. The whole world will soon suffer intense spiritual famine.
Dew is a creation of God that He uses several times in His Word. Here is how this symbolism applies to us today.
The book of Amos is an astounding prophecy, closely paralleling the conditions in the Western world today. Amos reveals how unrighteousness undermines society.
Richard Ritenbaugh, reflecting on the massive drought in the continental United States, observes that nothing makes one appreciate water like drought. Water has great metaphorical significance on the Last Great Day of the Feast, symbolizing God's Holy Spir. . .
John Ritenbaugh states that Joshua read aloud the blessings and cursings pronounced on Israel (first mentioned in Deuteronomy 27). When the people of Israel obeyed, God blessed them, and when they disobeyed, God cursed them. The economic curses that the Un. . .
The Two Witnesses have authority from God to annihilate those who interfere with their work as well as power over weather patterns and natural elements.
We must make sure that our understanding and interpretation of natural disasters and heavenly spectacles align with what the Bible says about them.
In this in-depth examination of globalism, Charles Whitaker sees it as a force to bring about widespread dispersions of peoples before the end to bring about "the time of Jacob's trouble."
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