Current Events – Catastrophes

Choose just about any Bible prophecy that deals with signs of the end, and there will likely be a current event news item that shows its fulfillment.

The following headlines were pulled from one day’s stories on If there are any doubts about the signs of the times or the nearness of The Hour, stories like these should banish them immediately.

Four Die in Tornadoes as Storms Snarl Holiday Travel

Why Experts Say Flying is Safer Than Ever

“But thou, O Daniel, shut up the words, and seal the book, even to the time of the end: many shall run to and fro, and knowledge shall be increased.” Daniel 12:4.

Ebola Infected Nurse Moved to London Hospital

Flu Epidemic Hits U.S. Early This year

Third Candy Maker Recalls Caramel Apples for Listeria

“For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there shall be famines, and pestilences, and earthquakes, in divers places.” Matthew 24:7.

Armed Missouri Teen Killed by Cop Aimed First, Police Say

Two-Year-Old Fatally Shoots Mom at Idaho Wal-mart

Toddler Safe After Mother and Father Are Found Dead

“This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come.

For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy,

Without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good,

Traitors, heady, highminded, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God.” II Timothy 3:1-4.

The following headlines were pulled from stories on

Pope Francis Appeal Was Key in U.S.-Cuba Thaw

Pope Confirms U.S. Trip

Pope Francis Prays in Turkey’s Blue Mosque

Pope Francis Wades Back Into Mideast Turmoil

“And I saw one of his heads as it were wounded to death; and his deadly wound was healed: and all the world wondered after the beast.” Revelation 13:3.

Though the following headlines are not necessarily a fulfillment of any specific prophecy, together they clearly show the worldwide turmoil that exists today and the unsettled nature of civilization and even of life itself.

Mother Dies After Falling From Ski Lift at Resort

Popocatepetl Volcano Explodes

Greece Sends Navy After Ship Issues Distress Call

Monarch Butterfly Eyed for Endangered Species Protection

How God’s children long for Christ to return soon to gather His saints and put an end to the havoc that the enemy of souls has vested upon this world.

“He which testifieth these things saith, Surely I come quickly. Amen. Even so, come, Lord Jesus.” Revelation 22:20.