The Watchman On The Wall

The Watchman On The Wall
Eph 6:12 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. Verse 13 Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.

Thursday, April 30, 2015

What You Don't Know About Baltimore

Friends, I believe these incidents are being led and fueled by anarachists and revolutionaries just as the Jacobeans fueled the French Revolution and the Bolsheviks fueled the Russian Revolution. Keep in mind, the death tolls in those revolutions was massive and many innocent people met untimely deaths. 

On Saturday night, the city of Baltimore resembled a war zone as protests over the death of Freddie Gray turned wildly violent. One eyewitness reported watching the streets around him and his friend “turn into madness” as they left a baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and the Baltimore Orioles. 

Car windows
 were smashed, stores were robbed, chairs were thrown and large numbers of random bystanders were attacked. One prominent Democrat claims that those committing the violence were “mainly from out of town“, but how would he know that? 

Today, there are approximately 2.7 million people living in the Baltimore metropolitan area. It is an area that has been known for poverty, crime and drugs for many years, and as racial tensions continue to increase in this country it is a powder keg that could erupt at literally any time. 

We got a preview of what can happen on Saturday night. If this is how people will act while economic conditions are still relatively stable in this country, what in the world is going to happen when things really start falling apart?

On Saturday, April 11th, Michanyder delivered a presentation down in Dallas, Texas in which warned about the rioting and civil unrest that are soon coming to this nation. On slide number 145 of the presentation. He specifically named the city of Baltimore as one of the cities where this would happen. 

The violence that we saw on Saturday night was at a level that was quite shocking. The following is how the Daily Mail described some of the chaos that ensued…

Local news captured live footage of a man throwing a flaming trash can at the police line.

A group of roughly 100 protesters broke out a window of a department store with a chair they got at a restaurant across the street at The Gallery, a downtown shopping mall.

The same group broke the windows of restaurants including a Subway sandwich shop near Camden Yards, tossing chairs and tables through the glass.

Protesters also engaged with a group of Orioles fans at Slider’s Bar and Grille and began fighting with patrons.

This kind of thing is not supposed to happen in America.

But it is happening. Ferguson set the precedent, and now this is going to spread all over the country.

Are you starting to get the picture?

Things were so bad outside of the stadium where the Baltimore Orioles play that some of the Orioles actually thought about spending the night inside the clubhouse.
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One of the things that is being ignored by the mainstream media is that fact that one of the key organizers of the Baltimore protests is a former national chairman of the New Black Panther Party named Malik Shabazz, pictured above. These days, he is the president of an organization known as “Black Lawyers for Justice”, but he is definitely still up to his old tricks. 

There, Malik Shabazz, president of Black Lawyers for Justice, a Washington, D.C.-based group that called for the demonstration and advertised it on social media, told the crowd that he would release them in an hour, adding: “Shut it down if you want to! Shut it down!”

Mr. Shabazz said in a later interview that his rhetoric was intended only to encourage civil disobedience — not violence — but added that he was “not surprised” by the scattered angry outbursts because people here “haven’t received justice.”

If you are marching for “justice”, you don’t throw objects at random bystanders, loot stores or attack vehicles that are just driving through the area. But all of those things happened on Saturday night. The following is how an eyewitness described one of the most harrowing attacks…

The crowd of rioters then stopped a blue station wagon carrying a white family as they tried to drive past Pickles, Bullpen and Sliders along a narrow one-way stretch between the bars and the main road. 

As a horde of them smashed their open and closed fists on the hood of the car, while impeding them by standing in front of them, the driver backed up on the one way pass in a desperate attempt to get out of dodge. 

Then, stopped on the other side with nowhere to go, protesters ripped open the passenger door of the car and began reaching around inside the vehicle. As hundreds of people looked on, including several police officers who didn’t engage the violent protesters, the white woman in the front seat, middle-aged and a little heavyset with dark hair—was visibly terrified. 

The group of black men who ripped open the car door suddenly realized they were separated from the larger group of protesters and abandoned their quest to seemingly either carjack the station wagon or rob the people inside in front of hundreds, driving out of the one-way street back onto the main road and presumably out of dodge.

Of course all of this did not just erupt out of a vacuum. Racial tensions on all sides have been stirred up by the mainstream media, by our politicians, and by other prominent national leaders for years. At this point, even pastors are inflaming the tensions…

Activist Jamal Bryant, pictured above, pastor of Empowerment Temple AME Church, told his congregation Sunday that “somebody is going to have to pay” for Gray’s death.
If “you’re black in America, your life is always under threat,” Bryant said.

Why can’t we all just learn to love one another, forgive one another, and peacefully come up with some solutions that are going to work for all of us?

Sadly, all of this hate and anger is just another sign of the social decay that is eating away at the foundations of our society like a cancer.

And if people are willing to act like this when our economy is  stable and things are good in this nation, what are they going to do when they don’t have any money in their pockets and they don’t know where their next meal is going to come from?

What we witnessed in Baltimore on Saturday night is just the beginning.

Much worse is coming, and eventually we are going to see tremendous civil unrest and rioting all over this nation.

God Help Us

Friends, the events in Ferguson, MO. And Baltimore, MD are just a preview of bad incidents that are coming to America. I truly believe no area will be safe from disorder and violence. The Godless children we have raised are creating havoc in our cities. If we experience another “Great Depression” our people will not pull together but rather will tear this country apart. I truly pity the next President of the U.S.

We are now at the point in this country when only Jesus Christ/Yeshua Hamaschiach can save this formerly great republic.

Rabbi Jonathan Cahn, author of the New York Times bestseller, “The Harbinger” and the inspiration behind the “Isaiah 9:10 Judgment” movie, on Wednesday smacked down the Supreme Court’s assumption that it has the authority to redefine marriage. Personally, I believe the approval of same sex marriage and the "gay agenda" is a "done deal" by the Supreme Court.

Cahn’s comments followed the hearing in the Supreme Court where the justices heard arguments on whether the U.S. government would mandate recognition of homosexual “marriage” across the country or not.

“The justices of the Supreme Court took up their seats on whether they should strike down the biblical and historic definition of marriage,” he said. “That the event should even take place is a sign this is America
 of [George] Washington’s warning … a nation at war against its own foundation.”

Washington’s warning was the smiles of heaven can never be expected on a nation “that disregards the eternal rules of order
 and right which heaven itself hath ordained.”

He noted the Supreme Court opens sessions
 with the words, “God save the United States and this honorable court.”

“If this court should overrule the word of God and strike down the eternal rules of order and right that heaven itself ordained, how then will God save it?” he asked. “Justices, can you judge the ways of God? There is another court and there another judge, where all men and all judges will give account

“If a nation’s high court should pass judgment on the Almighty, should you then be surprised God will pass judgment on the court and that nation? We are doing that which Israel did on the altars of Baal,” he said.

“We are exchanging our light for darkness.” 
The comments came at the 2015 “Washington: A Man of Prayer” service at the U.S. Capitol, an event that was livestreamed online.

The service is an effort by Rev. Dan Cummins to return prayer to the Capitol building, where generations of Washingtonians worshiped God under an open-doors policy.

“Washington: A Man of Prayer” commemorates the events of April 30, 1789, when, after being sworn in at Federal Hall, President Washington, accompanied by Congress, proceeded
 to St. Paul’s Chapel where they “offered dedicatory prayers to God in divine services on America’s behalf.”

Honorary hosts for this year’s event were Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla, and Rep. Randy Forbes, R-Va.

Many members of Congress participated
, but when Cahn took the speaker’s podium the warnings were loud and clear.

He said America’s biblical foundation was affirmed throughout history
 and the nation came into existence “solely for the glory and purposes of God.”

“No historian can rewrite that. No president can expunge that,” he warned. “If a thousand angels swore on a thousand Bibles that this was not the case, it would in no way alter the fact. … America was brought into existence for the will and purposes of God.”

He explained ancient Israel turned away from God. “They drove God out of the government. They worshiped idols and served other gods. They celebrated immorality and they persecuted righteousness. The blessings of God were removed and replaced with judgments,” he said.

Now, he said, “America has made the same mistakes.”

He cited the deaths of 55 million through abortion

“What we were warned never to do we now have done,” he thundered.

Moving to directly confront President Obama, whose pro-abortion and pro-homosexual agenda has been unparalleled in American history, he questioned what happens when a leader places his left hand on the Bible to assume to highest office in the land but with his right hand “enacts laws that violate the laws of God.”

“Mr. President, when you address
 the House, look up above the senators and the representatives, above the Supreme Court justices, you’ll see a face, the only full visage in that wall. It is the face of Moses. … It would say this, ‘No man can overrule the laws of God. No judgment of man can stand against the judgment of God’.”

America, he warned, is faced with a critical decision, “Choose you this day whom you will serve … if the Lord be God, then follow Him. If Baal, then follow him and go to hell.”

Believers, he said, will “not bow down our knees to Baal,” the politically correct or anything other than God.

“Jesus the Messiah,” he said, “is the only answer, the only chance that America has that it might once again shine with the presence of the living God … and not go to hell.”

Cummins, a longtime pastor, first obtained permission from House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, to use the hall in May 2012, the first time a private citizen had been allowed to hold a prayer service there in more than 120 years.

Historically, as many as 2,000 people were in attendance for worship services in the Capitol after President Thomas Jefferson approved the events.

Services were held in the chamber where the House of Representatives met from 1807 to 1857, now called Statuary Hall.

Cummins, recalling Washington’s first inauguration, said “the world saw more than just the inauguration of the president of a new nation; it witnessed a watershed moment in history when the ideals penned in ink on parchment at Philadelphia’s Continental Congress would preserve what sword and patriots’ blood had inscribed on the field of battle.”

Cummins is founding pastor of Bridlewood Church in Bullard, Texas, and the director of church relations for Renewing American Leadership in Washington, D.C.

Pastor Sergio De La More, founder of Cornerstone Church of San Diego, who spoke at the prayer event in 2013, said it’s important to understand America’s foundation.

“I am certain the framework of our country, built not on economic status, race, or political standing, but rather on the foundation of faith and prayer, still stands as a monument of strength for all people everywhere. We, as a multi-ethnic nation have a rare and historical opportunity to unify ourselves as one church and rally to represent one culture-kingdom culture.”

Kenda Bartlett, executive director of Concerned Women for America in Washington, said, “Over 32 years ago Mrs. Beverly LaHaye, wife of Dr. Tim LaHaye, and a small group of women 
gathered around a kitchen table to answer God’s calling to start a women’s public policy organization dedicated to putting faith and prayer back into the public square.

“Today that organization is Concerned Women for America (CWA), the nation’s largest public policy women’s organization with over 500,000 members. So we know first-hand the huge impact a small gathering of believers can make when God is at the center of their work. 
Likewise, CWA was honored among the small group of Christian leaders and organizations to gather in Statuary Hall for the first annual ‘Washington: A Man of Prayer’ event observing George Washington’s inauguration, which boldly called ‘We the People’ to a time of prayer.”

JP Morgan, Silver, Seven Year Itch and the Shemitah

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Friends, Zero Hedge has projected that the U.S. economy is due for another "7.5 year itch". I will put it another way, this is a Shemitah year. The U.S. is not in good standing with God and has not repented hence God will chastise us. See the Zero Hedge charts at the end of my article.  

Why in the world has JP Morgan accumulated more than 55 million ounces of physical silver? Since early 2012, JP Morgan’s stockpile has grown from less than 5 million ounces of physical silver to more than 55 million ounces of physical silver. Clearly, someone over at JP Morgan is convinced that physical silver is a great investment. 

But in recent times, the price of silver has actually fallen quite a bit. It is sitting at the approximate low price of $15.66 an ounce. So up to this point, JP Morgan’s investment in silver has definitely not paid off. But it will pay off in a big way if we will soon be entering a time of great financial turmoil.

During a time of crisis, investors tend to flood into physical gold and silver. And just recently, JPMorgan Chase chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon recently stated that “there will be another crisis” in a letter to shareholder.

Some things never change — there will be another crisis, and its impact will be felt by the financial market.

The trigger to the next crisis will not be the same as the trigger to the last one – but there will be another crisis. Triggering events could be geopolitical (the 1973 Middle East crisis), a recession where the Fed rapidly increases interest rates (the 1980-1982 recession), a commodities price collapse (oil in the late 1980s), the commercial real estate crisis (in the early 1990s), the Asian crisis (in 1997), so-called “bubbles” (the 2000 Internet bubble and the 2008 mortgage housing bubble), etc. 

While the past crises had different roots they generally had a strong effect across the financial markets and Dimon is apparently putting his money where his mouth is.

If Dimon believes that another great crisis is coming, then it would make logical sense to stockpile huge amounts of precious metals. And in particular, silver is a tremendous bargain for a variety of reasons. 

Over the past few years, JP Morgan has been voraciously buying up physical silver. Nobody has ever seen anything quite like this ever before. In fact, JP Morgan has added more than 8 million ounces of physical silver during the past couple of weeks alone. The following is an extended excerpt from a recent article by Mac Slavo.

According to a detailed report from The Wealth Watchman JP Morgan Chase has been amassing a huge stockpile of physical silver, presumably in anticipation of a major liquidity event.

Of course, they never really left silver, and have been rigging it non-stop in the futures market, but for awhile there, there were at least no admissions of newly-stacked silver being made in their Comex warehousing facilities.

Yet, after a 16 month period of “dormancy” within their Comex warehouse vaults, these guys have returned with a vengeance.

In fact, our old buddies at JP Morgan Chase, not only see value in silver here, but they’re currently standing for delivery in their own house account, 
in such strong numbers, that it commands our attention. Let me show you what I mean.

Here’s a breakdown of the Comex’s most recent silver deliveries to JP Morgan:

April 7th: 1,110,000 ounces

April 8th: 1,280,000 ounces

April 9th: 893,037 ounces

April 10th: 1,200,224 ounces

April 14th: 1,073,000 ounces

April 15th: 1,191,275 ounces

April 16th: 1,183,777.295 ounces

This is a huge bout of deliveries in such a short space of time. In fact, within the realm of Comex world, it’s such an exceptionally large amount, that it even creates quite a spike on the long-term chart of JP Morgan’s vault stockpile:

All in all, JP Morgan has added over 8.3 million ounces of additional silver in just the past 2 weeks alone.

So why is JP Morgan doing this?

Do they know something that the rest of us do not?

Meanwhile, JP Morgan Chase has made another very curious move as well. It is being reported that the bank is “restricting the use of cash” in some markets, and has even gone so far as to “prohibit the storage of cash in safe deposit  boxes”.

What is a surprise is how little notice the rollout of Chase’s new policy has received. As of March, Chase began restricting the use of cash in selected markets, including Greater Cleveland. The new policy restricts borrowers from using cash to make payments on credit cards, mortgages, equity lines, and auto loans. Chase even goes as far as to prohibit the storage of cash in its safe deposit boxes . In a letter to its customers dated April 1, 2015 pertaining to its “Updated Safe Deposit Box Lease Agreement,” one of the highlighted items reads: “You agree not to store any cash or coins other than those found to have a collectible value.” Whether or not this pertains to gold and silver coins with no numismatic value is not explained.

What in the world is that all about?

Why is JP Morgan suddenly so negative about cash?

I think that there is a whole lot more going on behind the scenes than we are being told.

JP Morgan Chase is the largest of the six “too big to fail” banks

 in the United States. The total amount of assets that JP Morgan Chase controls is roughly equal to the GDP of the entire British economy. This is an institution that is immensely powerful and that has very deep ties to the U.S. government.

Personally, I think that JP Morgan Chase is anticipating another great economic or political crisis.

We are definitely due for one. Just consider the following chart from Zero Hedge. It postulates that our financial system is ready for another “7.5 year itch”.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

The Mocking Of Michele Bachmann and God

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The mock Michele Bachmann for her religious beliefs train ride seems to be gaining passengers among those on the left.

And now even the president of the United States has jumped aboard, making Bachmann the butt of his jokes during Saturday’s White House Correspondents Dinner.

Bachmann, the former four-term Republican congresswoman from Minnesota, criticized Obama earlier this month for his support of a framework agreement with Iran that she says will lead to war and bring judgment on America.

Obama took her to task in a half-joking, mocking tone.

“Michele Bachmann actually predicted I would bring about the biblical end of days,” Obama told the correspondents, who erupted in roaring laughter. “Now that’s a legacy. That’s big. I mean Lincoln, Washington, they didn’t do that.”

Bachmann had made her comments about Obama in a recent interview with Jan Markell of Olive Tree Ministries on her show, “Understanding the End Times.”

Bachmann was unfazed by Obama’s snarky comeback.

“The Bible is filled with exciting information about living life today and in the future, both in this life and in the life to come,” said Bachmann. “Any message that brings people closer to God’s wonderful plans for our lives is a good thing.

“God’s word is true and brings freedom and wholeness to all who read it and believe in Him.”

When the progressive media heard Obama’s mocking of Bachmann, they dutifully took his cue and heaped more invective on the former congresswoman.

Shawn Drury, senior editor for Blue Nation Review, chimed in with an abusive article titled “Armageddon is Upon Us Because of Obama, Gays.” MSNBC, Huffington Post and others followed suit.

Huffington Post writer Marina Fang, reported uncritically the Obama line that his negotiations with Iran are “meant to prevent the country from developing or obtaining nuclear weapons.”

“Obama has said repeatedly that the goal of the nuclear talks with Iran is to prevent the country from developing a nuclear weapon,” Fang reported, adding that “Bachmann also blamed abortion and gay marriage, arguing that God is punishing the United States for ‘embracing a pagan view.’”

In the last month Obama’s administration rejected a plea from Israel that that nation’s right to exist be acknowledged in any nuclear agreement with Iran; abruptly declassified Israel’s nuclear program
 secrets, revealing never-before released details about the Jewish state’s defenses to its enemies; publicly indicated America’s abandonment of Israel by suggesting it would no longer defend Israel in the United Nations; and prompted Hollywood star Jon Voight to declare: “President Obama does not love Israel. His whole agenda is to control Israel. And this way, he can be friends with all of Israel’s enemies.”

Author, Bible teacher and documentary filmmaker Joel Richardson recently returned from a missionary trip to Iraq and has seen firsthand the misery that Obama’s foreign policy has unleashed upon Christians, Yazidis and other religious minorities.

“Rarely has this nation witnessed the kind of hubris, arrogance and callousness as we did at the President’s Correspondents Dinner. President Obama and his left-wing supporters in the media think it is absolutely hilarious that his policies could have fostered in an apocalyptic atmosphere in the earth,” said Richardson, author of New York Times-bestseller “The Islamic Antichrist” and director of the film “End Times Eye Witness.”

“But having only recently returned from Iraq to minister to dozens of families displaced from their homes by ISIS, I can most certainly testify that for them (there are now over 2 millions refugees and displaced peoples across the region) the end of their previous world has indeed arrived,” he continued
. “Instead of laughing and mocking, our president and his supporters should be weeping because of the unfathomable agony and chaos that his foreign policy through the Middle East has produced.”

But Richardson said the Iranian regime with which Obama has been negotiating might just as well be called “Armageddon Incorporated” for its apocalyptic views based on its interpretation of the Quran.

“While President Obama obviously takes Congresswoman Michele Bachmann’s comments very seriously, he scorns the notion that we should be at all concerned by the Iranian regime and their absolute fixation with the end times, including the end of Israel and the United States,” Richardson said. “But instead of taking them seriously, the president has flung wide the door for them to actually acquire nuclear material and missiles. The mass executions, beheadings, kidnappings and rape that have all come to the world as a result of the president underestimating ISIS are nothing compared to the loss of life and chaos that will be unleashed because of his underestimating the Islamic Republic of Iran.”

Christian author Carl Gallups said he has a healthy appreciation for humor, but he finds the lengthy track record of Obama disrespecting Christians to be “unnerving.”

“I am rarely offended by good humor, especially upon consideration of the context in which it is spoken. But I think what is unnerving about Obama to so many Christians is his consistent mocking of Christianity, the scriptures, the basic Christian message, and even the Judeo-Christian heritage of America. A quick search
 on Google reveals the veracity of these concerns,” said Gallups, author of “The Final Warning: Understanding the Trumpet Days of Revelation.”

Gallups further stated: At the same time Obama engages in these activities, he props up partial birth abortion, the destruction of the defense of marriage act, homosexual marriage and, what many believe to be, turning his back on and even threatening Israel and its leadership. Each of these issues are core to the contextual biblical message of the Christian faith.

At the same time, many of Obama’s critics have noted that he completely shies away from anything that even comes close to mocking the Islamic faith. As a matter of fact, he sometimes takes the position of being an ardent apologist for the Islamic faith and has called the Islamic call to prayer (the Azan) “one of the prettiest sounds on earth.” He has written and spoken profusely about his Islamic heritage and affinity towards that faith system – all the while claiming to be a “Christian.”

Bachmann's primary goal is “glorifying God and getting people into the Kingdom. To see her hammered and trashed by the left, and even some on the right such as ‘The Christian Post,’ is very grievous,” said Markell, co-author of “Trapped In Hitler’s Hell” with Holocaust survivor Anita Dittman, which has also been made into a film.

What is there about a Godly Christian woman that is so offensive to so many today when they are simply telling the truth as Michele Bachmann is?

But two solid weeks of trash talking has accomplished more to get Bachmann’s message out than any single interview on a Christian radio station ever could, Markell said.

“God has His way of getting out a message about the end-of-days scenario. If he has to use a donkey such as the left-wing outfits that have trashed Michele for two weeks, then I thank God for His creativity,” she said. “One way or another, He will get His message out that He is coming soon.

Obama’s mocking of Bachmann is just the latest example of his disdain for anyone who actually believes what he reads in the Bible and is willing to discuss it publicly.

Michele Bachmann was profoundly impacted by the stunning revelations of the New York Times-bestseller ‘The Harbinger’ by Jonathan Cahn about the way America has been inadvertently re-enacting an ancient script written and played out during the fall of Israel.

To Obama and most other non-Christians, this is just silly superstitious stuff – the kind of thing you make jokes about for cheap laughs at the White House Correspondents Dinner. But remember who the cheap laughs come from – people who look at what Obama has done over the last six years and see success, progress, achievement, prosperity, wisdom. If that’s what you see in Obama’s America, then you will surely think it’s funny that the nation is threatened by God’s judgment for disobedience and turning from His ways.

Time will tell who is right – and I don’t think it will be a long time before we know.

Bachmann and Obama have been taking jabs at each other for years.

God says in 2 Peter 3:3-4 “Knowing this first that scoffers will come in the last days, walking according to their own lusts and saying, ‘Where is the promise of his coming?”

Ironically, Obama was correct when he proclaimed, “Washington and Lincoln never did that.”

Regardless of how uncomfortable Bachmann’s comments might have made some feel, the biblical fact is that when a nation turns its back on Israel and at the same time celebrates, promotes, and legalizes homosexual marriage it is inviting end of days judgment upon itself. The Word of God is clear concerning these matters.

While Obama certainly does not stand alone in mocking the warnings of the Bible, he represents the current leadership position of America. It’s kind of like poking your finger in the eye of a grizzly bear. What is there to be gained by tempting God’s patience with us?

To those of us who know and contextually understand the Word of God, it is a perilous ledge on which to be standing. I don’t think it was anything a president of the United States should be joking about. Especially in light of the horrendous persecution of Christians currently taking place around the world – and particularly in the Middle East.

Mark Biltz, author of “Blood Moons: Decoding the Imminent Heavenly Signs,” said Bachmann is doing what any good Christian with a public stage should do, and that is to call out evil and celebrate good. If Christians won’t communicate godly wisdom for their elected leaders, he asks, who will?

“Michele Bachmann is absolutely right that the church needs to be like the sons of Issachar who had an understandings of the times so they knew what Israel ought to do,” Biltz said.

He said the church needs to “wake up to the times we are in,” as 2016 “will be one of the most pivotal years in prophetic history. 

The blood moons of 2014 and 2015 are forewarnings of what is to come in 2016. 

Pagan Sites Destroyed In Nepal

Your Watchman on the Wall believes we are getting a glimpse of what the entire world will be like when the rapture occurs and the holy Spirit pulls His restraining influence from the world. Consider a few of the following:
1. Devastating earthquake in Nepal
2. Violence and rioting in Baltimore, MD. and Ferguson, MO.
3. The threat of war with Iran in the strait of Hormuz
4. Isaiah 17 being fulfilled with the utter destruction in Damascus and in Syria
5. Ongoing crisis with the Focus ukushima reactors
6. Focus on materialism and consumerism in the world
7. Growing persecution of Jews and Christians in the world

I also found it interesting that two areas struck with huge earthquakes Haiti and Nepal practice voodoo and pagan Buddhism and Hinduism. Nepal's famous Monkey Temple, pictured below, was destroyed.

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Nepal's most important religious site in Nepal is Lumbini, west of KATHMANDU , just outside the Indian border. 
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Lumbini is sometimes called the “Buddhist Bethlehem” because it is the birthplace of Siddhartha Gautama, the Indian nobleman who became the Buddha, in 623 B.C.
 Siddhartha’s mother, Queen Maya Devi, is said to have given birth on the site now marked by Lumbini’s Mayadevi Temple, pictured above,  and to have bathed her infant son in its adjacent pool. The ancient part of the site — there are many new temples and monasteries surrounding it — also includes a sacred Bodhi tree, pictured below, the same type of tree the Buddha is said to have sat under when he attained enlightenment. 
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Archaeologists have found  evidence of worshippers at this site as early as 1000 B.C., perhaps members of a pre-Buddhist tree-worshipping sect. The extent of the damage at Lumbini is not yet known because of the difficulty of getting in and out of the area.
Two sites  important to Tibetan Buddhists were particularly hard-hit. The Boudhanath Stupa,  pictured below, a fifth-century shrine about seven miles from KATHMANDU that is both a burial mound and place of meditation, was built shortly after the death of Siddhartha. 
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Reports say its gold-leafed spire, featuring four pairs of painted blue eyes — the Buddhist symbol for wisdom and enlightenment — collapsed. The stupa, which is domelike and sits under the spire — is reported to have survived with some damage.
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Also severely damaged was Swayambhunath, pictured above, a fifth-century stupa in the KATHMANDU Valley. Swayambhunath is also called the “monkey temple” for a community of sacred monkeys that live on the site. The temple, built around the oldest stupa in the KATHMANDU Valley, marks the spot where Buddhists believe that Manjushri, an enlightened being associated with wisdom, had a vision of a giant lotus growing in the water-filled valley. He sat down to worship the lotus and the monkeys are supposed to have been created from his head lice. No kidding. Reports and photographs show the temple’s facade and several of its outbuildings are gone.

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Hindu sites, especially those in the center of Nepal’s few cities, were also damaged. Maju Deval, pictured above, built in 1690 in Kathmandu and dedicated to Shiva, the god of destruction, appears to be destroyed. It was known for its many exterior carvings of frolicking figures. 

The temple housed a Shiva lingum, pictured above, a kind of phallic symbol revered as a representation of the god, at its heart. Also gone is Kathmandu’s Trailokya Mohan Temple,  pictured below, built in 1680. Its three-roofed structure sacred to the god Vishnu was flattened.

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God says in Psalms 96:3 Declare his glory among the heathen, his wonders among all people.
 For the Lord is great, and greatly to be praised: he is to be feared above all gods.
 For all the gods of the nations are idols: but the Lord made the heavens.
 Honour and majesty are before him: strength and beauty are in his sanctuary.
 Give unto the Lord, O ye kindreds of the people, give unto the  Lord glory and strength.
 Give unto the Lord the glory due unto his name: bring an OFFERING , and come into his courts.
 O worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness: fear before him, all the earth.
 10 Say among the heathen that the Lord reigneth: the world also shall be established that it shall not be moved: he shall judge the people righteously.

Friends, it will be hell on earth 3 1/2 years into the "Great Tribulation".

In the past 24 hours, there have been 25 earthquakes around the world. Many of them are of low magnitude, but at least nine were a magnitude of 4.5 or stronger. Earthquakes can potentially occur anywhere (the small earthquake that shook the US East Coast in 2011, an area considered not at risk, is proof of that); however, the likelihood that an area be hit by an earthquake and its strength vary.
The map above, based on data from the Global Seismic Hazard Assessment Program (GSHAP), highlights the areas where there is an increased risk of seismic activity. The GSHAP ran from 1992 to 1999 (as part of the United Nations International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction), and the data shown in the map have not been updated since. While still accurate overall, the data have a few issues. USGS’s National Regional Coordinator Mark Petersen told Quartz that, for instance, the seismic hazard in Haiti, which was hit by a devastating earthquake in 2010, is underestimated in the map. However, Petersen confirmed this is the most accurate global hazard representation available and, while there is detailed information available regionally, updates to the global representation will be made in the next several years.

On the map, Central and South Asia emerge as the areas of the world where earthquakes are more likely to strike, and with greater intensity. A closer look at the map shows Nepal, as well as parts of northern India, as one of the areas with a higher risk of strong earthquakes, which routinely hit the area. The strongest earthquake recorded in Nepal in the past century had an intensity of 8.2, and killed 10,000 people. In the past 15 years, the area has been hit by several strong earthquakes, including in 2001 in Gujarat, India, when 20,000 died, and in 2005 in Pakistan and Kashmir, where 130,000 died.


The Indian plate’s sliding movement under the Eurasian plate is what causes the intense ACTIVITY  around Nepal; it’s also what causes the Himalayas to continue growing (about 1 cm every year). There is no halting that, and strong earthquakes strike Nepal in a 75-year-cycle, which is why scientists were expecting this disaster.
Earthquakes recur in a certain areas periodically—where the activity is more frequent, it’s easier to identify the pattern. That’s the case in the US state of California, where a strong earthquake of 8.0 intensity is expected to hit every 500 years. The last tremor of such magnitude to hit the area was a 7.9 in 1906. The US Geological SURVEY says tension has been accumulating and there is a 7% chance of a similar EVENT  occurring in the next three decades. The likelihood of strong earthquakes hitting the area—albeit not as devastating—in the next 30 years is higher still, with 19% chance of a 6.7 or larger event.