At the end of each year I like to review how Bible prophecy played out during the year. Seeing dark news items from a prophetic perspective causes the darkness to be more bearable. I often post these stories to my “headlines” daily which can be found here.
These Tribulation stage-setting events aren’t in any particular order. But we must keep our eyes on Israel, God’s timepiece. The minute-hand is Jerusalem and the second-hand is the Temple Mount. They have all been prominent in the news.
1) Zechariah 12:3 became a blunt reality on December 23. This was the day the U.N. Security Council voted unanimously to come against Israel. America abstained which is essentially voting with the other members. She symbolically became the world’s burdensome stone. This was initiated and instigated by the President of the United States which means terrible repercussions are coming to this land.So Israel is to return to 1967 “Auschwitz” borders. The holy city of Jerusalem becomes “occupied territory.” And Israel is further isolated and alienated as predicted…. [read more]