Now The End Begins End Times Bible Prophecy 2018-05-25T20:55:41Z http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/feed/atom/ WordPress http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/cropped-site-icon-nteb-end-times-bible-prophecy-32x32.jpg Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[Amazon ‘Rekognition’ Being Marketed To Law Enforcement To Create Nationwide Surveillance Network]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=54286 2018-05-25T20:55:41Z 2018-05-25T20:52:00Z Amazon is marketing Rekognition for government surveillance. According to its marketing materials, it views deployment by law enforcement agencies as a “common use case” for this technology. Among other features, the company’s materials describe “person tracking” as an “easy and accurate” way to monitor people.

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Amazon says Rekognition can be used to identify “people of interest,” raising the possibility that those labeled suspicious by governments will be seen as fair game for Rekognition surveillance. It also says Rekognition can monitor “all faces in group photos, crowded events, and public places such as airports,” at a time when Americans are joining public protests at unprecedented levels.

“And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads: And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.” Revelation 13:16,17 (KJV)

Google started out as the newest search engine in 1998, created by two college nerds, but soon would come to rule the cyberworld to such a high degree that the mere act of looking something up in an online search is called ‘googling’ it. Well, little baby Google grew up, and powered by unheard levels of ad revenue, to spend billions on AI, billions on robot technology, and is making billions with lucrative government projects in the Pentagon’s top-secret unit known as DARPA.

Oh yeah, almost forgot, shortly after engaging with the Pentagon, Google dropped their famous corporate motto of ‘Don’t Be Evil‘. Hmm…wonder why they got rid of that? But I digress, we are here to discuss what’s happening now at the company that just eclipsed Google, the Jeff Bezos behemoth called Amazon.

From the LA Times: When Jeff Bezos launched Amazon.com in 1994, he gave himself a 30% chance of success — slightly better than the 1 in 10 odds for Internet start-ups.“That’s actually a very liberating expectation, expecting to fail,” he said to Time magazine when it named him Person of the Year in 2000. By then, sales had ticked past $1 billion, but the company had yet to turn a profit. Some analysts remained skeptical that Bezos could deliver on his plan to sell everything and anything. (“Anything with a capital A,” he told Time.)

But two decades after its launch, Amazon has conquered online retail, racking up $136 billion in sales in 2016. It’s also taken on cloud computing, tech gadgets and the entertainment world. With its blockbuster announcement Friday that it is buying upscale grocery chain Whole Foods, Amazon now plans to upend yet another industry: grocery stores.

As consumers increasingly rely on the Seattle-based e-commerce giant, it’s hard to remember a time when Amazon sold only one product: books. “There’s virtually nothing left that they haven’t touched,” said Kelly O’Keefe, professor at the Virginia Commonwealth University Brandcenter. (read more at the Los Angeles Times)

In 2018, Amazon is so big and so all -pervasive that fully comprehending their scope and influence is nearly impossible to achieve. Online there is no one larger, nobody. Offline, they own the Washington Post, Whole Foods, and are purchasing up other marquee name businesses left and right. And then there’s the home monitoring system called Echo.

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Amazon Echo is a brand of smart speakers developed by Amazon. The devices connect to the voice-controlled intelligent personal assistant service Alexa, which responds to the name “Alexa”. This “wake word” can be changed by the user to “Amazon”, “Echo” or “Computer”. The device is capable of voice interaction, music playback, making to-do lists, setting alarms, streaming podcasts, playing audiobooks, and providing weather, traffic and other real-time information. It can also control several smart devices acting as a home automation hub. (read more on Wikipedia)

Echo is the hardware, and Alexa is the software, that’s easy, right? Well, it seems that Alexa has been listening to every word spoken in the homes that Echo is installed in, recording everything she hears, and then storing it over on Amazon’s cloud service.  In short, in millions of homes all across America right now, all their conversations are being monitored and recorded.

That’s brings us to Amazon’s latest venture, Rekognition.

Released officially in November of 2017, the official Amazon press release said this: “Amazon Rekognition today announces three new features: detection and recognition of text in images, real-time face recognition across tens of millions of faces, and detection of up to 100 faces in challenging crowded photos. Customers who are already using Amazon Rekognition for face verification and identification will experience up to a 10% accuracy improvement in most cases. Customers can also detect, analyze, and index up to 100 faces (up from 15) in a single image. With this improvement, you can accurately capture demographics and analyze sentiments for all faces in group photos, crowded events, and public places such as airports and department stores.” (read the rest on Amazon)

With the bugs all worked out, Amazon has taken the next step, partnering with law enforcement to create a real-time facial recognition surveillance system.

From the ACLU: “Amazon is marketing Rekognition for government surveillance. According to its marketing materials, it views deployment by law enforcement agencies as a “common use case” for this technology. Among other features, the company’s materials describe “person tracking” as an “easy and accurate” way to investigate and monitor people. Amazon says Rekognition can be used to identify “people of interest,” raising the possibility that those labeled suspicious by governments — such as undocumented immigrants or Black activists— will be seen as fair game for Rekognition surveillance. It also says Rekognition can monitor “all faces in group photos, crowded events, and public places such as airports,” at a time when Americans are joining public protests at unprecedented levels.” (read the rest on ACLU.com)

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In conclusion, what does all this mean? It means that what used to be far-flung science fiction stories are now everyday reality that gets advanced updated about every 6 months. The marketing is so warm, so fuzzy and so ‘consumer friendly’ that the true intent slips right past most people, even past most Christians. Especially the ones that attend churches who focus on laser lights and rock music instead of teaching on Bible doctrine and prophecy.

The Mark of the Beast system is not only being created, it is well underway and nearing completion. Soon, the only thing that will be missing with be the Beast himself, but he’ll arrive in the time of Jacob’s trouble after the Pretribulation Rapture of the Church.

And when he does, he will be quite please to his system all ready and waiting for him to take over.

“Behold, I have told you before.” Matthew 24:25 (KJV)

 

 


 

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[Netflix Facing Consumer Boycott After Signing The Obamas To Multiyear Contract To Produce Agenda Driven Propaganda Movies]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=54279 2018-05-25T20:53:48Z 2018-05-24T23:44:55Z Some Netflix users aren’t too happy about the streaming provider’s newly announced deal with former President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama to produce original content on the service. “More political crap from Netflix,” a Twitter user wrote. “Many will cancel their subscriptions. Hope it was worth it.” 

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Some Netflix users aren’t too happy about the streaming provider’s newly announced deal with former President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama to produce original content on the service.

EDITOR’S NOTE: Why is this a big deal? Well…3 days after Netflix announced they had signed the Obamas and their Far Left Liberal production company, Higher Ground, to make propaganda films for them, Variety revealed that Netflix is now the world’s most valuable and most influential media company eclipsing that of even powerhouse Giant Disney. Not only that, Obama minion and minister of propaganda Susan Rice now sits on the Netflix board of directors. The Obama shadow government has opened up a new front, and soon they will be streaming directly into 104 million homes. Lol, and you thought he was going away! 

After the deal was announced on Monday, a growing number of users have said they’ll cancel their Netflix subscriptions and called on others to do the same. The users, who continue to express their displeasure with the deal on Twitter, have also posted screenshots of their Netflix cancellation confirmation pages.

“Do you subscribe to Netflix?” one Twitter user asked on Monday. “Today they announced a multi-year deal with Barack and Michelle Obama. Please Cancel (sic) your subscription & show them this shall not stand!” Another person said that he “kinda liked Netflix,” but “now I have to cancel.”

“More political crap from Netflix,” another Twitter user wrote. “Many will cancel their subscriptions. Hope it was worth it.” 

Netflix announced on Monday that it had formed a “storytelling partnership” with the Obamas. The multi-year agreement paves the way for the Obamas to produce anything from scripted series to documentaries and features.

It’s not the first time Netflix has faced conservative backlash. In March, Obama-era UN Ambassador Susan Rice joined the Netflix board of directors. Some subscribers were outraged because of inaccurate statements Rice made in 2012 after the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya. Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has also been critical of President Donald Trump in the past. During the 2016 presidential campaign, Hastings endorsed Hillary Clinton and said “Trump would destroy much of what is great about America.”

“We hope to cultivate and curate the talented, inspiring, creative voices who are able to promote greater empathy and understanding between peoples, and help them share their stories with the entire world,” the former President said in a statement.

Netflix’s content chief Ted Sarandos said in a statement that the Obamas are “uniquely positioned to discover and highlight stories of people who make a difference in their communities and strive to change the world for the better.”

Still, some Netflix users have complained that the move could turn political and have voiced their concerns over the web. Indeed, a day after the news was announced, many people are still taking to Twitter to say they’re canceling their subscriptions. source

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[President Trump Pardons Wrongly Convicted Boxer Jack Johnson While Obama Freed 5 Taliban Terrorists For Deserter Bowe Bergdahl]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=54270 2018-05-24T23:46:54Z 2018-05-24T20:26:18Z Today, President Donald Trump issued a full pardon of boxer Jack Johnson, is a ceremony at the White House that included 'Rocky' star Sylvester Stallone, and former heavyweight boxing champ Lennox Lewis. “This has been a long time coming,” Stallone said, adding that Johnson served as inspiration in the Rocky movies.

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In 1913, Jack Johnson, a noted boxing legend, was convicted by an all-white jury with violating the Mann Act after transporting a white woman he was dating across state lines for “immoral purposes.” He served one year in prison.

Jack Johnson was a black boxer in a time of strong racial segregation in America. He was brought to trial and convicted for violation of the Mann Act which made it a crime to take a woman across state lines for immoral purposes. The woman in question, Lucille Cameron, was the love of Johnson’s life, she was also white. In 1912, that fact along with the incredible success Johnson has as a boxer, made him a target and eventually put him in prison.

In 1913, Johnson, a noted boxing legend, was convicted by an all-white jury with violating the Mann Act after transporting a white woman he was dating across state lines for “immoral purposes.” He served one year in prison.

In the hundred plus years since that took place, many in Washington over the decades have called and lobbied for a pardon for Johnson. No president would issue the pardon, despite many on both sides of the aisle calling for it to happen. Most notably, our first black president, Barack Hussein Obama, also refused to correct the racial injustice of Johnson’s phony conviction by the all-white jury.

President Trump Grants Rare Posthumous Pardon To Late Boxer Jack Johnson

Today, President Donald Trump issued a full, complete and long overdue pardon of boxer Jack Johnson, is a ceremony at the White House that included ‘Rocky’ star Sylvester Stallone, and former heavyweight boxing champ Lennox Lewis.

The Jack Johnson Story

A fascinating look at the life and times of black boxer and heavyweight champ Jack Johnson. 

Earlier on Thursday, Stallone posted a photo of himself at the White House on Instagram with the caption “Waiting for the moment to go into the oval office for the pardon…” In the Oval Office, Trump said of Stallone: “I love his movies.”

“This has been a long time coming,” Stallone said, adding that Johnson served as the inspiration for the character of Apollo Creed in the Rocky movies.

Obama gave up 5 Taliban terrorists to free US Army deserter and ISIS sympathizer Bowie Bergdahl

Who can ever forget the super bizarre Rose Garden ceremony where US President Obama, flanked on either side by the ISIS-friendly parents of US Army deserter Bowe Bergdahl, announced that he would be returning 5 hardcore Muslim terrorists back to the battlefield so Bowe could be brought home.

President Obama Speaks on the Recovery of Army Deserter Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

Investors.com report it like this: The findings of the military’s six-month investigation corroborate an internal 2009 Army report that found Bergdahl had a history of walking off his post and more than likely deserted. That’s why the Pentagon never listed him as a POW. The report said he shipped his laptop back home to Idaho, and left a note expressing his disillusionment with the war, before ending up in the arms of the Taliban.

Obama had access to this intelligence long before he made his Taliban deal. So why did he trade a known deserter — and likely enemy sympathizer, if not collaborator — for five enemy commanders that he acknowledged posed a national security risk? And why did he glorify Bergdahl as a war hero?

To justify the release from Gitmo of five hardened terrorists who would never have been released otherwise and to help close down Gitmo. This was all part of a political strategy.

Obama happens to share the agenda of Bergdahl and his Taliban-bearded father, who was an antiwar activist long before his son played Taliban hostage. We know that from their emails and tweets. Bob Bergdahl promised the Taliban that he’d continue to fight to get all terrorists freed from Gitmo after the deal was finalized. He even prayed that American soldiers would be punished for killing Afghans.

President Trump has all but eradicated the ISIS threat that Obama seemed powerless (or unwilling) to stop. Trump pardoned Jack Johnson while Obama traded Islamic terrorists for Army deserters. America under Trump has the lowest level of unemployment since 1973, while under Obama we had record-high numbers of people enrolled in things like Food Stamps and Welfare.

Trump is hated by the media and Obama was their hero. The divisions in this country have very little to do with race, and everything to do with political agenda.

 


 

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President Donald Trump has canceled his historic summit in Singapore with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un next month. The meeting, which would have marked the first face-to-face encounter between a sitting U.S. president and a North Korean leader, was set for June 12.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is one of the main reasons why I like so much the job that Donald Trump is doing as president. Almost as soon as the Nuclear Summit with North Korea was set, portly tyrant Kim Jong-Un started issuing statements provoking the United States in a highly insulting manner.  President Trump decided that he had had enough of that nonsense and now we see he has pulled the plug on the entire thing. That’s the America I know, that’s what Ronald Reagan would have done, and it’s hardcore moves like that that make other nations fear and respect us. And that’s exactly what we lost under the 8 years of Obama’s ‘leading from behind‘ nonsense. Great job, President Trump, keep it up!

“Sadly, based on the tremendous anger and open hostility displayed in your most recent statement, I feel it is inappropriate, at this time, to have this long-planned meeting,” Trump wrote in a letter to Kim, which was released Thursday morning.

The news came as North Korea made a show of dismantling a nuclear test site, but also on the heels of some sharp words from the North Korean government about American demands regarding denuclearization.

Doubts had grown in recent days about whether the summit would actually happen. North Korea abruptly canceled talks with South Korea out of anger over joint military tests with the U.S. in the Korean peninsula.

While much of the letter was written in conciliatory terms, including praise for North Korea’s recent release of three America prisoners, the U.S. president also appeared to issue a threat that conjured memories of his war of words with Kim last year.

“You talk about your nuclear capabilities, but ours are so massive and powerful that I pray to God they will never have to be used,” Trump wrote in the letter.

Earlier Thursday, a top North Korean official, Choe Son Hui, called Vice President Mike Pence’s remarks likening Pyongyang with Libya “ignorant” and “stupid.”

Pence had said North Korea could end up like Libya if it doesn’t make a nuclear deal with Washington.

“As a person involved in U.S. affairs, I cannot suppress my surprise at such ignorant and stupid remarks gushing from the mouth of the U.S. vice president,” Choe said, according to KCNA.

The vice president’s comments also echoed those of Trump’s national security advisor, John Bolton, who had suggested the U.S. could pursue a Libya-style denuclearization plan with North Korea. Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was eventually violently overthrown, a move the U.S. supported. North Korea’s Kim is concerned about regime change. source

Read the full text of the letter here:

May 24, 2018

His Excellency
Kim Jong Un
Chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democractic People’s Republic of Korea
Pyongyang

Dear Mr. Chairman:

We greatly appreciate your time, patience, and effort with respect to our recent negotiations and discussions relative to a summit long sought by both parties, which was scheduled to take place on June 12 in Singapore. We were informed that the meeting was requested by North Korea, but that to us is totally irrelevant. I was very much looking forward to being there with you. Sadly, based on the tremendous anger and open hostility displayed in your most recent statement, I feel is inappropriate, at this time, to have this long-planned meeting. Therefore, please let this letter serve to represent that the Singapore summit, for the good of both parties, but to the detriment of the world, will not take place. You talk about your nuclear capabilities, but ours are so massive and powerful that i pray to God they will never have to be used.

I felt a wonderful dialogue was building up between you and me, and ultimately it is only that dialogue that matters. Some day, I look very much forward to meeting you. In the meantime, I want to thank you for the release of the hostages who are now home with their families. That was a beautiful gesture and was very much appreciated.

If you change your mind having to do with this most important summit, please do not hesitate to call me or write. The world, and North Korea in particular, has lost a great opportunity for lasting peace and great prosperity and wealth. This missed opportunity is a truly sad moment in history.
Sincerely yours,

Donald J. Trump
President of the United States of America

 


 

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[4 Ways That You Can Help The Ministry Of Now The End Begins Expand Its Reach Ever Further Around The Globe]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=54252 2018-05-24T14:23:48Z 2018-05-24T02:09:37Z Now The End Begins was begun in prayer way back in 2009. Pastor Sam Gipp, the first person to ever pray for this ministry with me, got on the phone with me shortly after we launched and ask the Lord's blessing on this ministry. Prayer is THE #1 thing we need and it is something that everyone can absolutely for us.

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Thanks to your generous giving already  we were able to just last week upgrade all our servers both hardware and software. We nearly tripled our capacity to serve content to users in any nation on earth they access us from. But bills are not a one-time thing, they happen all over again each month.

“And the servant said, Lord, it is done as thou hast commanded, and yet there is room. And the lord said unto the servant, Go out into the highways and hedges, and compel them to come in, that my house may be filled.” Luke 14:22.23 (KJV)

In church tonight, the message our pastor preached was on ‘catching fish’, as in witnessing the gospel of the grace of God to a lost and dying world. Immediately it made me think of the street preaching we will be doing this Memorial Day weekend, and that we will have the ears of a couple of thousand of souls during the 2 hours we will be on the streets. Then as I pondered on the message some more, it made me think of the larger worldwide ministry of Now The End Begins, and how much work there is still left to do.

People contact me all the time and ask me how they can help assist this end times ministry of NTEB, and tonight during the preaching the Lord crystallized in my mind the type of help we need to keep growing and expanding around the world.

So here are 4 things YOU can do that we absolutely have a high need for:

  1. PRAY FOR US: Now The End Begins was begun in prayer way back in 2009. Pastor Sam Gipp, the first person to ever pray for this ministry with me, got on the phone with me shortly after we launched and ask the Lord’s blessing on what we had started to do. Prayer is THE #1 thing we need, hands down, and it is something that everyone can absolutely for us, and we very much covet your prayer and intercession for us as we minister both online and on the streets.
  2. VISIT OUR SITE DAILY: The second best thing you can do for is to visit our site at least once per day, interact with the articles in the comment section, and share the links with your friends. With over 6,3000 articles of always-free premium content, there is a lot to choose from. Our Bible Doctrine section has hundreds of articles on, you guess it, much-needed Bible doctrine teaching and defending such essentials of the faith like ETERNAL SECURITY and the PRETRIBULATION RAPTURE. Our HEADLINE NEWS section give insightful commentary on the biggest news items of the day, and the list goes on and on. If you are a regular commenter to the site using DISQUS, we ask that you please go to the site to read and write your comments and to not do that through disqus.com. We lose valuable traffic we when you do that, thank you!
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  4. DONATE TO OUR FUNDRAISER: Running a website with a reach as large as ours is can be a pretty expensive proposition running well over ten thousand dollars per year. Back before the Liberal purge of Christian and Conservative news publishers on nearly all social media platforms, NTEB generated enough money in ad revenue that an official fundraiser was never needed. But after Donald Trump was elected president, NTEB along with hundreds of other Christian and Conservative news sites watched ad revenues nearly dry up completely. Many sites closed up shop altogether, but we by faith have stayed put and are trusting in God to make up the shortfall. Thanks to your generous giving already  – $38,850 to date – we were able to just last week upgrade all our servers both hardware and software. We nearly tripled our capacity to serve content to users in any nation on earth they access us from. But bills are not a one-time thing, they happen all over again each month. HOW TO DONATE: Click here to view our GoFundMe page

Next to seeing people get saved, the greatest joy in my life is seeing fellow Christians get on fire for God, and starting sharing the gospel. That’s what my pastor preached on tonight, and it fired me up all over again.

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Now The End Begins is not just a witness to the lost, it is a valuable resource for pastors and evangelists all over America and in foreign nations as well, putting in one place a huge Bible teaching and end times news archive that can be easily accessed and referenced. Most of the pastors at the last prophecy conference you attended use NTEB as their go-to end times news source,and we are excited to be able to offer that to so many.

Geoffrey, The Lord is never late or early, but always right on time, and He will see this project into fruition just as perfectly. Meanwhile, don’t lose heart, keep these most valuable postings up and running for all of us, we stand with you now, and in that time ahead, in glory. May you carry on in His great grace toward that most wonderful time when we all Him say “Come up hither”. Blessings, Sam and Mavis Galloway

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Please prayfully consider our 4 point list today, and ask the Lord how He would have you assist on here on the front lines of the end times. We are all in this together as the Body of Christ, thank you so very much.

“But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear unto myself, so that I might finish my course with joy, and the ministry, which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the gospel of the grace of God.” Acts 20:24 (KJV)

 


 

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[MAGA: NFL Team Owners Vote To Ban Kneeling Of Players During The Playing Of Our National Anthem At Gametime]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=54247 2018-05-24T02:12:04Z 2018-05-23T18:42:59Z NFL owners have unanimously approved a new national anthem policy that requires players to stand if they are on the field during the performance but gives them the option to remain in the locker room, it was announced Wednesday. The policy subjects teams to a fine if they don't show respect for the anthem.

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NFL owners have unanimously approved a new national anthem policy that requires players to stand if they are on the field during the performance but gives them the option to remain in the locker room if they prefer, it was announced Wednesday.

EDITOR’S NOTE: After two disastrous seasons of record low viewership and a loss of tens of millions of dollars, the NFL team owners have finally remembered that they are Americans who should absolutely require all players and team members of any kind to stand when the National Anthem is being played when they are on the field. That’s great, and now what President Trump should do is immediately revoke the tax-exempt status of the NFL as a corporation. Mission Accomplished. MAGA. 

The policy subjects teams to a fine if a player or any other team personnel do not show respect for the anthem. That includes any attempt to sit or kneel, as dozens of players have done during the past two seasons. Those teams will also have the option to fine any team personnel, including players, for the infraction.

“We want people to be respectful of the national anthem,” commissioner Roger Goodell said. “We want people to stand — that’s all personnel — and make sure they treat this moment in a respectful fashion. That’s something we think we owe. But we were also very sensitive to give players choices.”

All 32 owners approved the policy, which will be part of the NFL’s game operations manual and thus not subject to collective bargaining. The NFL Players Association said in a statement that it will review the policy and “challenge any aspect” that is inconsistent with the CBA.

Some important details remained unclear in the hours after the policy’s approval, including the specific fine that teams would be subject to and also how the league will define respect for the flag.

After spending months in discussions, and another three hours over two days at the league’s spring meetings, owners believe this found a compromise that will end sitting or kneeling with an edict that stops short of requiring every player to stand.

The previous policy required players to be on the field for the anthem but said only that they “should” stand. When then-San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick began kneeling to protest police brutality in 2016, the league had no rule it could use to prevent it. The movement drew increasing criticism from President Donald Trump, as well as many fans, who believed it was a sign of disrespect toward the flag and country.

Owners however had been divided on how to extricate the league from that criticism. Some owners, including the Dallas Cowboys‘ Jerry Jones and the Houston Texans‘ Bob McNair, wanted all players to stand. Others, such as the New York Jets‘ Christopher Johnson, wanted to avoid any appearance of muzzling players.

Even the seemingly simple option of clearing the field prior to the anthem was rejected by some owners who thought it would be interpreted as a mass protest or at least a sign of disrespect.

Earlier this week, the league finalized an $89 million social justice platform with players to help address “some of the underlying issues” that were under protest, said Mark Murphy, the Green Bay Packers‘ president/CEO.

“I think we learned from each other in order to come to a unanimous consensus,” Murphy said. “We also talked a lot about our players. I think when you look back at last fall, it was difficult for all of us within the league. But one of the positives that came out of it was an improved relationship with our players.”

In a statement accompanying the announcement, Goodell said the league wanted to eliminate criticism that suggested the protests were unpatriotic.

“It was unfortunate that on-field protests created a false perception among many that thousands of NFL players were unpatriotic,” Goodell said. “This is not and was never the case.”

Colin Kaepernick and former 49ers safety Eric Reid have both filed collusion cases against the league after failing to find jobs as free agents. source

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[WHAT THE?? Facebook Asks Users To Send In Naked Photos Of Themselves To Prevent Photos From ‘Being Shared’]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=54240 2018-05-23T18:47:03Z 2018-05-23T15:23:05Z Fresh off a worldwide apology tour for a major data breach, Facebook is asking its users to send in some of their most intimate photos in a bid to "proactively" combat revenge porn. Facebook announced it will begin testing the new reporting technique in Australia, Canada, the UK and the United States this week.

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Fresh off a worldwide apology tour for a major data breach, Facebook is asking its users to send in some of their most intimate photos in a bid to “proactively” combat revenge porn. The social network on Tuesday announced it will begin testing the new reporting technique in Australia, Canada, the UK and the United States beginning this week.

EDITOR’S NOTE: Honestly, does Facebook really think their users are this incredibly stupid? They have done some wacky things in the past like that new algorithm to block Christian conservative news publishers in time for the 2018 election, or the home ‘Portal’ system that is always on. Or any of the other wacky things they like to do, but this really takes the cake. But you have to be some special kind of idiot to willingly load up compromising photos of yourself so they can be drooled over by the Facebook ‘community operations team’. Remember, those are the same group of ‘experts’ that ban you for a week every time you post on exposing the Far Left or the Deep State. Yeah, trust those people and see how well  that works out for you. 

The pilot program takes aim at non-consensual image sharing on the platform by creating a “hash,” or a unique digital finger print of a photo, which can be used to detect any future attempts to share the same image.

Facebook users concerned one of their private photos may be shared online can reach out to several groups the company has partnered with — including the Cyber Civil Rights Initiative, and the National Network to End Domestic Violence — to request a form.

They’ll then be asked to upload photos to a “secure, one-time upload link” so it can be reviewed by a “handful of specially trained members of our Community Operations team,” Facebook’s Global Head of Safety Antigone Davis explained. Once the hash is created, Facebook deletes the image from its servers.

“We store hashes so any time someone tries to upload an image with the same fingerprint, we can block it from appearing on Facebook, Instagram or Messenger,” Davis said.
Facebook already has a feature that allows users to report when an intimate photo has been shared on the site, but this process is an effort to prevent the photo from being shared in the first place.

“It’s demeaning and devastating when someone’s intimate images are shared without their permission, and we want to do everything we can to help victims of this abuse,” Davis said.

According to the Cyber Civil Rights Initiative, 82% of revenge porn survivors say the suffer “impairment in social occupational, or other important areas of functioning,” while 49% say they’ve been harassed by those who have seen the image.

Facebook’s announcement regarding its new safety tool came the same day CEO Mark Zuckerberg appeared before the European Parliament, where he apologized for the wide-reaching Cambridge Analytica Scandal.

The now-shuttered British consulting firm, which worked for President Donald Trump’s campaign, inappropriately obtained the data of at least 87 million users in a bid to influence political elections.

“We haven’t done enough to prevent these tools from being used for harm,” he said Tuesday. “That goes for fake news, foreign interference in elections and developers misusing people’s information. We didn’t take a broad enough view of our responsibility and that was a mistake, and I’m sorry for it.”

The 33-year-old billionaire was similarly grilled in April by American lawmakers on Facebook’s role in the data mining-scandal, where he parroted a similar apology. source

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[After Saying That Israel Had A ‘Right To Exist’, Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Has Disappeared]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=54234 2018-05-23T15:23:44Z 2018-05-23T14:03:03Z Has Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman been assassinated, had a breakdown, or gone into hiding? Or is that just wild internet conjecture? I ask only because he has barely been seen in public since prolonged heavy gunfire was heard at the royal palace in Riyadh in the middle of the night on April 21.

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Has Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman been assassinated, had a breakdown, or gone into hiding? Or is that just wild internet conjecture? I ask only because he has barely been seen in public since prolonged heavy gunfire was heard at the royal palace in Riyadh in the middle of the night on April 21.

EDITOR’S NOTE: Back on April 2, we reported that the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman publicly stated that Israel has a ‘right to exist’ , and was rumored to be working with Jared Kushner in the Trump administration on a blockbuster Middle East peace deal. Then on April 21, there was gunfire at the Saudi royal palace, and the Crown Prince has not been seen or heard from since then. Bin Salman has lots of enemies among his own people, and nothing will get Muslim madder quicker than saying nice things about Israel. Since his disappearance, the Saudis have released two undated photos in an attempt to quell the rumors, but no video or live appearances anywhere. Kind of odd for a person that prior to April 21 was in the news seemingly all the time. So…where did the crown prince disappear to? 

At the time Saudi state media dismissed reports on Twitter and elsewhere that the shots were the sound of a coup taking place, insisting instead the semi-automatic gunfire was merely aimed at a recreational drone that had flown too close to the palace walls.

In this age of fake news and heavy Arab media censorship it’s hard to know who to trust, but what seems certain is that the Crown Prince, previously ubiquitous as the international focal point of a cultural revolution in the kingdom, seems suddenly to have vanished.

Social media is ablaze with rumours of the young ruler’s murder.

Users are sharing reports of a supposedly secret intelligence dossier that states MBS, as the Crown Prince is known, has been shot twice.

The editor-in-chief of Tehran-based daily Kayhan (unlikely, it must be said, to be an impartial source for Saudi news coverage) has written in an editorial: ‘At least two bullets have hit bin Salman in April 21 clashes in Riyadh and it is even possible that he is dead.’

According to a well-placed source at the British Foreign Office, however, the Crown Prince is alive and well. He was also photographed at the opening of the Qiddiya project, Saudi Arabia’s biggest cultural, sports and entertainment site on April 28.

So the story must be Iranian fake news, mustn’t it? Perhaps to head off talk of assassination, a palace courtier has released a photo of MBS socialising with King Hamad of Bahrain, President Sisi of Egypt and Abu Dhabi ruler Mohammed bin Zayed.

But that picture seems a strange way to convince the world MBS is fighting fit. It certainly looks like the man himself, even if a cap is obscuring his eyes. But it’s impossible to verify when the photo of the four men standing by a swimming pool was taken. Surely – given the gravity of the claims – MBS could have recorded a video statement by now? Is he in hiding? Or incapacitated?

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Interestingly, when Mike Pompeo visited Saudi Arabia in late April, no photos or video footage of MBS with the US Secretary of State were seen. The State Department did not confirm that a scheduled working dinner with Secretary Pompeo and MBS  had in fact taken place, or that the two men had seen each other in Riyadh. The schedule would have been changed if the they had not met, said a spokesperson, somewhat opaquely. The meeting was closed to press. Again, this is odd, given the blazing publicity around MBS over the last year. Has he been sidelined by his elders in the Saudi ruling family?

Whatever has happened to him, MBS is certainly not short of enemies at home.

After becoming the nation’s de facto ruler in June, 2017, the 32-year old rounded up 380 or so of Saudi’s richest men in what was billed as a corruption purge. There were unconfirmed reports of torture until the powerful detained men agreed to sign over to the state large portions of their wealth.

MBS has also not shied away from angering powerful Wahhabi clerics as he has sought to begin modernising the kingdom. He has lifted a ban on women driving, for example, and, more shockingly for Saudi conservatives, allowed relations with the long-hated Israel to start to thaw, almost publicly.

Abroad, Iran and other powerful Shia forces throughout the region would rejoice at news of the Crown Prince’s death. Tensions in the Middle East are running particularly high at the moment thanks in no small part to the apparent closeness of MBS to President Trump’s White House.

It could be, of course, that MBS, exhausted after a whistle-stop media tour of Europe and the United States, is actually holed up on a luxury yacht on a long holiday. But it does seem strange that his retreat from public view appears to have come soon after the sound of heavy gunfire at the palace. source

 


 

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[Kilauea Lava Flow From Hawaii Volcano Eruption Now Threatens To Decimate State Power Supply Plant]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=54227 2018-05-23T14:05:04Z 2018-05-22T21:07:39Z Since the Kilauea volcano began belching lava into Hawaii's residential areas, the fiery flow has destroyed dozens and myriad acres on the Big Island. But authorities fear its destructive reach could ravage at least two more cornerstones of the state: its power supply and its all-important tourism industry.

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In the weeks since the Kilauea volcano began belching lava into Hawaii’s residential areas, the fiery flow has destroyed dozens of structures and covered scores of acres on the Big Island. But authorities fear its destructive reach could ravage at least two more cornerstones of the state: its power supply and, a little less tangibly, its all-important tourism industry.

EDITOR’S NOTE: Pray for the people and state of Hawaii, they are in real trouble. The continuing lava from from the Kilauea volcano has done hundreds of millions of dollars in damage to the state, and now threatens to destroy the main power generating center Hawaii depends on for electricity. Thi is prophecy, but it when you watch the video you will absolutely agree it is of biblical proportions. 

On Monday evening local time, the Hawaii County Civil Defense agency announced that lava from nearby fissures had begun to encroach on the southern edge of one of the state’s key sources of power, the Puna Geothermal Venture.

The plant harvests hot liquid and steam from underground wells to drive turbine generators for electricity, which is then sold to the state’s largest utility. The plant provides roughly a quarter of the Big Island’s power, according to Reuters.

Another risk, besides the loss of power, rests in what might happen if the lava overcomes the state’s protective measures: “There’s a steam release, there’s many chemicals, but primarily the critical factor would be hydrogen sulfide, a very deadly gas,” Hawaii’s Emergency Management Agency chief, Tom Travis, told reporters Monday night.

“County, state, and federal partners have been collaborating closely to monitor the situation and work with PGV to ensure the safety of the surrounding communities,” the civil defense agency said in its alert. “Ten of the eleven wells have been quenched. Efforts are ongoing to make sure the site is secure and the community is kept safe.”

donate-to-now-the-end-begins-ntebWhen officials refer to “quenching,” Travis explained, they mean “filling [the wells] full of cold water so that the weight of the cold water sitting in the pipe, the long pipe, is sufficient that instead of hot water entering the bottom of the well, cold water exits the bottom of the well.”

It is the second step after simply shutting all the wells, which he says they already did when the event began. Crews were working overnight to quench the 11th and final well.

“Once that step is taken, we will be in a much more solid state for having lava overflow the site,” Travis added late Monday. “It’s not easy to predict where it’s going to go and when it’s going to get there. So it’s important that we get what we can done now.”

Meanwhile elsewhere on the island, the longer the lava keeps flowing, the longer one of the state’s premier tourist attractions remains closed to ensure visitors’ safety. About two-thirds of Hawaii’s Volcanoes National Park closed May 11, right around the start of the summer tourist season — and it remains closed, likely deterring a substantial chunk of the park’s more than 2 million annual visitors.

A National Park Service report published last month estimated that those visitors spent $166 million in communities nearby last year — spending that “supported 2,020 jobs in the local area, and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of $222,394,900.”

The number of visitors to the park has “increased by 58 percent” since an eruption on Kilauea’s summit a decade ago, according to the NPS. Now that Kilauea’s activity has dramatically escalated, however, local businesses have seen their income diminish in seemingly equal proportion.

“We have a family to support so we hope that the national park will reopen again soon,” one small-business owner told Reuters, “otherwise this could have a serious impact on our life.” source

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[Israel Becomes First Nation To Use The US-Made F-35 Fighter Jet In Combat]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=54223 2018-05-22T21:09:36Z 2018-05-22T13:33:42Z Israel has struck targets in the Middle East with the F-35 Adir stealth fighter jet twice, Israel Air Force Commander Maj.-Gen. Amikam Norkin said Tuesday, becoming the first country to use the US-made jet in combat. Israel received 9 F-35 jets from the US back in December of 2017. Now The End Begins.

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Israel has struck targets in the Middle East with the F-35 Adir stealth fighter jet twice, Israel Air Force Commander Maj.-Gen. Amikam Norkin said Tuesday, becoming the first country to use the US-made jet in combat.

“We are flying the F-35 all over the Middle East. It had become part of our operational capabilities. We are the first to attack using the F-35 in the Middle East and have already attacked twice on different fronts,” he said during the IAF Senior Air Force Conference in Herzilya.

Norkin made the comments while showing a picture of one Israeli F-35 flying over the Lebanese capital of Beirut during the day. He did not mention when the picture was taken.

Israel declared initial operational capability of the world’s most advanced jet in December after receiving nine F-35s.  The Air Force is expected to receive a total of 50 planes to make two full squadrons by 2024.

With an extremely low radar signature, the F-35 is able to operate undetected deep inside enemy territory such as Iran as well as evade advanced missile defense systems like the advanced Russian-made S-300 missile defense system which Tehran announced in March had become operational.

Israel is also said to be still considering acquiring F-35B Lightning II short takeoff/vertical landing jets. According to Lockheed Martin, the B variant “is designed to operate from austere bases and a range of air-capable ships near frontline combat zones. It can also take off and land conventionally from longer runways on major bases.”

This could be crucial in times of war when air force bases – and particularly runways – run the risk of being targeted by enemy missiles and rockets.

Current US Department of Defense plans state that Washington will acquire a total of 2,456 F-35s from the United States Air Force, Marine Corps and Navy. According to Lockheed Martin, over 280 F-35 aircraft have been delivered and are operating from 15 bases around the globe with over 580 pilots and 5,600 maintainers who have been trained on the aircraft whose fleet has surpassed more than 130,000 cumulative flight hours. source

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[U.S. Army Surgeon General Says All Soldiers To Be Microchipped For Full-Time Monitoring And Information Culling]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=54216 2018-05-22T13:36:38Z 2018-05-22T02:03:50Z Soldiers may soon be carrying monitoring devices that can alert doctors thousands of miles away to medical emergencies and the need for treatment. The devices may even be implanted in soldiers and continuously monitor their status, the Army’s top doctor said in describing the near future of Army medicine.

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Soldiers may soon be carrying monitoring devices that can alert doctors thousands of miles away to medical emergencies and the need for treatment. The devices may even be implanted in soldiers and continuously monitor their status, the Army’s top doctor said in describing the near future of Army medicine.

“And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads:” Revelation 13:16 (KJV)

EDITOR’S NOTE: When you join the military, you also sign on for just about anything they want to do with you and to you. Being deployed overseas? Then you better be OK with receiving injections of just about a dozen different ‘vaccines’ and who knows what else are in those syringes. Start chipping soldiers for full-time ‘health monitoring’, you won’t have anything to say about that, either. The perfect captive audience for carrying out any type of experimentation you wish to conduct. Want to see nationwide chipping of all its citizens? The military is your sandbox to work all that out. 

“We should be monitoring all soldiers, all the time, looking for patterns of injury or other signs for early detection,” said Lt. Gen. Nadja West, the Army’s surgeon general, during a talk May 8 at the Association of the U.S. Army in Arlington, Virginia. “We can do better when every soldier is a sensor, and we can continuously monitor information culled from them.”

The monitors would send out streams of detailed data on a soldier’s health.

For example, a device could measure blood sugar levels and a doctor or nurse hundreds or thousands of miles away can check on a soldier’s diabetes and recommend treatment or calibrate insulin.

“There is an explosion of wearable and soon to be implantable peripheral monitors,” West said. “It completely revolutionizes how we can follow and impact a soldier’s health and a patient’s health.”

Soldiers face environments where the threat may be unknown, and such devices will make a difference, she said. U.S. diplomats in Havana, Cuba, became ill last year from a mysterious cause, possibly a type of sound wave, that remains unknown, she added as an example. Monitoring them and their environment could have led to early detection and potentially better understanding of what happened.

Commanders can use this kind of technology to decide who to send on the next mission, West said. “Just imagine a commander having that information, where that person is and how they’re doing,” she said.

The commander would see not just “are they deployable or not,” but their state of health. “If you had a pilot getting into a cockpit, wouldn’t you want to know if they’re sleepy or not?” West said. “If you have the tools to predict, it’s amazing what you can prevent. “

Monitoring devices are available now, and Army medicine is working through how to scale the capability and secure the information flow, she said.

The device is one of many innovations in medical care, which is changing dramatically, and the Army is changing with it, West said.

The realization that the military may no longer count on having the “golden hour” for treatment of illness or injury is driving the thinking on what is next in medical care. Troops will be forward deployed in units with a smaller footprint and often without the luxury of uncontested air space, West said.

The ambush and killings in October of four American soldiers in Niger bring to the forefront the danger troops face in remote locations.

“We might not have the life-saving golden hour evacuation system we’ve been accustomed to for the last 17 years. Our soldiers may be isolated for 72 hours or more, requiring prolonged field care when injured in an austere environment,” West said. “Our medics will be faced with doing more, with less, for longer. That means no easy access to emergency departments or operating suites or trauma surgeons. “

This the reality facing Army medics. This new environment requires significant changes in how medics and soldiers are trained and equipped, West said, and the changes are taking place now.

Command posts in the near future will have medical capabilities integrated within them, so patients can be monitored and calls made to a surgeon to recommend life-saving procedures. Robotic surgeries are another technology in development. It’s a question now of “how quickly we can scale it throughout our enterprise,” West said.

Such surgery has been tested at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, for example, with doctors there and a satellite hookup with soldiers in a remote area. Technology used around the world today allows surgeons to operate virtually, West said.

The Army has invested in its first virtual medical center at Brooke Army Medical Center, Texas, which she said will expand capacity and capabilities and save more lives. A change in mindset is needed now, West said, “one that opens our minds to completely new possibilities as to the how, when, where and by whom health care is delivered.” source

 


 

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[Pope Francis Tells Chilean Man Who Was Raped By Catholic Priest That ‘It’s OK To Be Gay’ In Private Vatican Meeting]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=54205 2018-05-22T02:05:28Z 2018-05-21T16:14:50Z God loves gay people and it is fine to be homosexual, Pope Francis has reportedly said. The Pope made the remarks, which went significantly beyond his previous tolerance for homosexuality, during a meeting three weeks ago with a Chilean man who had been sexually abused by Catholic priests.

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Pope Francis tells man who was sexually assaulted by Catholic priest that ‘God loves gay people and it is fine to be homosexual’ in closed-door meeting with Juan Carlos Cruz in the Vatican

“For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature: And likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust one toward another; men with men working that which is unseemly, and receiving in themselves that recompence of their error which was meet.” Romans 1:26,27 (KJV)

EDITOR’S NOTE: Hoo boy, where oh where do I even start with this story? In the 1980’s in Chile, Juan Carlos Cruz was repeatedly raped and sexually assaulted by his Catholic priest  the Rev. Fernando Karadima. Cruz was by far not the only victim of the pedophile priests at the parish of El Bosque in Santiago, and the assaults were covered up by Bishop Juan Barros, who witnessed it all. Flash-forward to 2015 when Cruz writes a letter to the pope, begging for help, and the pope does nothing. In fact, when asked about it on his trip to Chile back in February, Pope Francis denied ever receiving such a letter, and when an uproar resulted from the Chilean victims,  Francis was forced to confess that ‘grave errors’ were made by the Vatican. Hmm…but it amazingly doesn’t end there. Flash-forward to May 2018, and the Catholic priest rape victim who became homosexual after being raped, had a private meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican where Francis told him that ‘being gay is OK’, and that ‘God made you that way’. These are the words of a man who claims to be the ‘vicar of Christ‘, who believes he sits in the place of God on this Earth, according to the official Catholic catechism

The Pope made the remarks, which went significantly beyond his previous tolerance for homosexuality, during a meeting three weeks ago with a Chilean man who had been sexually abused by Catholic priests.

Pope Francis offered a heartfelt apology to Juan Carlos Cruz, who was a victim of Chile’s most notorious abusive priest, Fernando Karadima.  Mr Cruz, who is gay, said the conversation moved on from the abuse crisis to the nature of homosexuality.

“He told me ‘Juan Carlos, that you are gay does not matter. God made you like that and he loves you like that and I do not care.

“The Pope loves you as you are, you have to be happy with who you are,’” Mr Cruz told El Pais, the Spanish newspaper.  The Pope’s words appeared to go further in terms of tolerance than remarks he made in 2013, when he said of homosexuals “Who am I to judge?”

Speaking to the Vatican press corps on his return to Rome from a trip to Brazil, he said gay people should not be marginalised but rather integrated into society. He was responding to questions about claims of an alleged “gay lobby” of clerics working in the heart of the Vatican.

“If a person is gay and seeks God and has good will, who am I to judge?” Pope Francis replied.

The Roman Catholic Church insists that while homosexual orientation is not sinful in itself, homosexual acts certainly are because they are “against natural law”. The Pope is not changing official Church teaching, but he is at least signalling a much more open and inclusive approach, which will upset many conservative Catholics.

The Vatican neither confirmed nor denied the comments that Francis reportedly made to Mr Cruz.

“This is not a shift in theological teaching or dogma,” said Robert Mickens, a Vatican expert and the editor of La Croix International, a Catholic publication.

“It was a pastoral response to an individual. The Pope always likes to deal with the individual.” The Pope elaborated on his ‘who am I to judge?’ comment in a recent book by an Italian expert on the Vatican.

Pope Francis accused the victims of the Chilean Catholic priests of ‘slander’ and refused to hear their complaints

The pontiff told him: “I was paraphrasing by heart the catechism of the Catholic Church where it says that these people should be treated with delicacy and not be marginalised.”

He added: “Let us not forget that God loves all his creatures and we are destined to receive his infinite love.”

Mr Cruz was one of three former sex abuse victims from Chile who came to Rome to receive an apology from Pope Francis for the years of abuse that they endured. The victims described clerical sexual abuse as “an epidemic that has destroyed thousands of lives.”

Pope Francis had initially been slow to realise the gravity of the crisis in Chile and even came to the defence of a controversial bishop linked to Father Karadima, the abusive priest.

But he performed an about-turn after Vatican investigators presented him with a 2,300-page dossier showing that sexual abuse of minors had been covered up in Chile for decades, in a pattern that has been repeated in many other countries, notably Ireland.

On Friday, Chile’s 34 bishops offered to resign en masse over the abuse scandal, an act without precedent in the history of the Catholic Church. source

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Explosions rocked an area thought to house an Iranian facility near Damascus early Monday morning, according to a report in Sky News Arabia.

EDITOR’S NOTE: The ‘immovable object’ that is the nation of Israel under the leadership of Benjamin Netanyahu continues to go toe-to-toe with the ‘irresistible force’ that is the Iranian military presence in Syria, Hell-bent on creating beachheads from which to launch attacks on the Jewish people. The Syrian capital of Damascus continues to look like Berlin in 1945, with bombed out blocks as far as the eye can see.

There was no immediate confirmation of the explosion and it was not clear what may have caused the blasts, which came days after another mysterious explosion at a Syrian base. Sky News said locals reported hearing explosions in the area of Najjah, a neighborhood south of Damascus which houses a military academy.

There was no immediate word from Syria, which was said to be on the verge of pushing the last pockets of Islamic State resistance out of southern Damascus on Monday.  Israel has increasingly taken aim at Iranian facilities in southern Syria over recent months as it attempts to keep Tehran from gaining a military foothold on its doorstep.

The scenes from Yarmouk on Sunday looked like Stalingrad in 1942 or Berlin in 1945, during the Second World War: bombed-out buildings as far as the eye can see; roads turned to rubble; alleyways turned into canyons of destruction, gutted, gray and slumping from air strikes. There doesn’t appear to be anything left of many city blocks that were once a thriving community, the home of more than 200,000 people in 2011 when the Syrian civil war broke out. Now only a few thousand remain. Those who do are reported to be starving under the regime’s siege. source

The sorties, which Israel rarely admits to openly, have led to increased tensions in the border region and earlier this month sparked a barrage of 20 missiles at northern Israel, drawing a massive Israeli reprisal attack.

The explosions were reported after mysterious blasts tore through weapons and fuel depots on Friday at a military airport in Syria’s Hama province, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, killing at least 28 people.

Syrian state media reported the blasts at the time but did not provide any details, while the Observatory had said they were likely due to a technical malfunction.

However, the Sky News Arabia outlet reported that those explosions were caused by an attack on an advanced Iranian air defense system, despite it coming in the middle of the day, when Israel rarely carries out airstrikes.

After maintaining an official policy of refusing to comment on such strikes, the Israeli military earlier this month revealed that it had been conducting air raids against Iranian targets in Syria as part of a mission dubbed “Operation Chess.”

The purpose of ‘Operation Chess’ was to prevent Iran from carrying out reprisals for an Israeli airstrike against the Iranian-controlled T-4 air base in central Syria on April 9, which killed at least seven members of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, including a senior officer responsible for its drone program.

Iran had also used the T-4 base to launch an attack drone carrying explosives into Israel in February, according to the Israel Defense Forces; the drone was shot down.

The IRGC’s al-Quds Force in southern Syria launched 20 rockets at northern Israel 10 days ago. Four of the rockets were intercepted by Israeli air defenses, the army said, and the rest fell short of the border.

In response, the Israeli Air Force conducted strikes against over 50 Iranian military targets in Syria and destroyed several Syrian air defense systems that had fired on Israeli jets, the army said.

Israeli officials have repeatedly stated that the Jewish state will not accept Iranian entrenchment in Syria and is prepared to take military action in order to prevent it. Last week, the Israeli army reportedly told senior ministers that it believes the current round of hostilities were over, but tensions in the north will persist, and that border incidents are still possible. source

 


 

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[Netanyahu Says Palestinians Should ‘Abandon The Fantasy’ That They Will Destroy Israel And Conquer Jerusalem]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=54188 2018-05-21T14:27:07Z 2018-05-20T20:09:35Z In the Golan Heights he’s dealing with a new and forceful threat from Iranian targets in Syria. He’s also facing condemnation from Monday's killings of Palestinians at the Gaza border. VICE founder Shane Smith met with Netanyahu to discuss the violence on the border with Gaza and new threats against Israel.

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In the Golan Heights he’s dealing with a new and forceful threat from Iranian targets in Syria. He’s also facing international condemnation from Monday’s killings of Palestinians at the Gaza border. VICE founder Shane Smith met with Netanyahu to discuss the violence on the border with Gaza and the new threats he thinks Israel is facing from Iranian forces in Syria.

“Behold, I will make Jerusalem a cup of trembling unto all the people round about, when they shall be in the siege both against Judah and against Jerusalem.” Zechariah 12:2 (KJV)

EDITOR’S NOTE: Bibi Netanyahu has emerged as an absolute lion for Judah, standing firm against all odds and practically the entire world as he makes his case again, and again, and again, that Jerusalem has always been and will always be the undivided capital of the Jewish people in Israel. If you think that’s an easy job try it sometime. The LORD putting Donald Trump into office to continue to bless Israel when almost no one else will is an absolute answer to prayer and fulfillment of God’s promise to never abandon His chosen people. 

“It’s time to tell Palestinians: Abandon your fantasy of destroying Israel. Abandon the fantasy that says Israel will disappear. It will not,” Netanyahu told VICE News.

At least 60 Palestinians, most of them believed to be unarmed, have been killed at the border with Gaza since protests began last Monday. At least 2,700 more were injured, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza.

World leaders, including French President Emmanuel Macron spoke out against Israel’s response to the protests on its border, and the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination said it was “alarmed by the disproportionate use of force displayed by the Israeli security forces against Palestinian demonstrators.”

Yet Netanyahu was unyielding, and defended his country’s response against what he called a “deliberate infiltration attempt — paid and organized by Hamas.”

Netanyahu then pivoted to the other crisis on his border: mounting tensions with Iran forces in Syria. He showed off the exploded parts of what he says is an Iranian drone that was shot down by Israeli forces. The drone attack, he said, precipitated a volley of Iranian missiles launched at Israel from Syria’s Golan Heights. This is the first time Israel has put the Iranian drone on full display since it was destroyed in February.

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“You see that wing? I think this is the first time we’re showing this,” Netanyahu told VICE News. “We know for sure because this is an Iranian drone. You could see pictures of this drone, by the way, in Iran.

Prime Minister spokesman David Keyes was just as adamant that the Israelis are the ones in danger.

“A genocidal terrorist organization that long before any embassy was spoken about — Hamas — was calling to kill every single Jew,” Keyes told Smith. “We can’t afford to just say well that’s hyperbole. Maybe they don’t mean it.” source

 


 

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[NTEB RADIO BIBLE STUDY: Why The Rapture Of The Church Is Not The Second Coming]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=54182 2018-05-20T20:14:14Z 2018-05-20T12:28:32Z On this episode of Rightly Dividing, we take a look at some popular myths and misconceptions that many Christians repeat about the end times that have no basis in Bible truth. We will look at Bible prophecy that demand a Pretribulation Rapture of the Church different from the Second Coming of Jesus Christ.

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“For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first: Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord. Wherefore comfort one another with these words.” 1 Thessalonians 4:16-18 (KJV)

An article in the UK Guardian today really got my blood boiling. In it, they were attempting to say that the evangelical community in America was experiencing ‘end times fatigue’ because events long prophesied haven’t come to pass so far. Why is it that news outlets like the Guardian and others never, and I mean never, will interview a Bible believer about the end times and instead choose to post the ridiculous views of “ex-Christians” who have “abandoned their faith” because the Rapture didn’t happen. Complete and utter nonsense.

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[The 3 Most Popular Christian Myths And Misconceptions Surrounding The Second Coming Of Jesus Christ]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=54167 2018-05-20T12:43:40Z 2018-05-19T23:11:44Z It is excellent to hand out gospel tracts, and to plead with lost souls to get saved. In fact, it is the work the Lord Jesus has charged us with in the time we have left. But if you think that any of that is going to speed up the Rapture, Second Coming, or make the Lord come sooner, or 'bring in the kingdom', it's not.

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If you wanted to compare the so-called evangelicals with Bible believers in terms of working out, the Bible believers would be the original Gold’s Gym in California, and the evangelicals would be your average Planet Fitness with their ‘Judgement-Free Zone’.

“I charge you, O ye daughters of Jerusalem, by the roes, and by the hinds of the field, that ye stir not up, nor awake my love, till he please. The voice of my beloved! behold, he cometh leaping upon the mountains, skipping upon the hills.” Song Of Solomon 2:7,8 (KJV)

It seems that everywhere I look lately, be it online or something I overhear in conversations on the streets, that so many people are repeating things they ‘know to be true’ about the return of Jesus Christ that simply are are not true at all, according to the Bible.

An article in the UK Guardian today really got my blood boiling. In it, they were attempting to say that the evangelical community in America was experiencing ‘end times fatigue’ because events long prophesied haven’t come to pass so far. This is what they said:

This “post-evangelical” generation was raised on a steady diet of low-budget movies and pulp novels that injected a potent fear of the coming Rapture, a dynamic most eloquently described by the late Billy Graham. “I pick up the Bible in one hand,” he said, “and I pick up the newspaper in the other. And I read almost the same words in the newspaper as I read in the Bible. It’s being fulfilled every day round about us.” In the 1990s, Christopher Stroop was one such evangelical. He has now abandoned his faith and leads a social media campaign seeking to galvanize “exvangelicals” with hashtags like #emptythepews and #raptureanxiety. He said he had “definitely seen a lot of ex-evangelicals talking about being triggered by the Jerusalem news”. source

Man oh man, what a load of hooey that is. Why is it that news outlets like the Guardian and others never, and I mean never, will interview a Bible believer about the end times and instead choose to post the ridiculous views of “ex-Christians” who have “abandoned their faith” because the Rapture didn’t happen. Complete and utter nonsense. If you wanted to compare the so-called evangelicals with Bible believers in terms of working out, the Bible believers would be the original Gold’s Gym in California, and the evangelicals would be your average Planet Fitness with their ‘Judgement-Free Zone‘. I mean, really. Any “christian” who abandoned their faith in Jesus Christ because the “rapture didn’t happen” was quite likely never saved in the first place.

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So here are a few easy-to-digest bullets points that I hope will go a long way towards correcting some of the many unbiblical assertions being made today about the Second Coming of Jesus Christ, and at the same time boost your faith in God’s preserved word as found in the King James Bible.

  • THE RAPTURE IS NEITHER THE SECOND COMING OR END OF THE WORLD: In various places in the Bible, we read about the Pretribulation Rapture of the Church that takes places just before the start of the time of Jacob’s trouble. “After this I looked, and, behold, a door was opened in heaven: and the first voice which I heard was as it were of a trumpet talking with me; which said, Come up hither, and I will shew thee things which must be hereafter.” Revelation 4:1 (KJV). We know that it cannot be the ‘end of the world’ because multiple events over a 1,007 year period take place right afterwards. And we also know that it is not the Second Coming of Jesus Christ because in the Rapture of the Church, Jesus only comes back as far as the clouds and pulls the born again believers up to Him. “For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first: Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord. Wherefore comfort one another with these words.” 1 Thessalonians 4:16-18 (KJV). At the Second Coming, Jesus returns to rule and reign from Jerusalem for a thousand years, quite different from the Rapture of the church. Things that are different are not the same.
  • YOU ARE NOT ‘BRINGING IN THE KINGDOM’: The Kingdom of Heaven in the Bible is a literal, physical and visible earthly kingdom over which Jesus Christ will rule as King for a thousand years, and His Throne will be in Jerusalem. This kingdom cannot and will not be established on the earth until Jesus and His army of redeemed saints on white horses return at the Second Coming at the end of the time of Jacob’s trouble, at the Battle of Armageddon. We read about this in Revelation 19. “And I saw heaven opened, and behold a white horse; and he that sat upon him was called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he doth judge and make war. His eyes were as a flame of fire, and on his head were many crowns; and he had a name written, that no man knew, but he himself. And he was clothed with a vesture dipped in blood: and his name is called The Word of God. And the armies which were in heaven followed him upon white horses, clothed in fine linen, white and clean. And out of his mouth goeth a sharp sword, that with it he should smite the nations: and he shall rule them with a rod of iron: and he treadeth the winepress of the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God. And he hath on his vesture and on his thigh a name written, KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS.” Revelation 19:11-16 (KJV). The Kingdom of God is a spiritual kingdom that everyone who is saved during the last 2,000 years of the Church Age is automatically put into the moment they became born again. You don’t “bring in” the kingdom of God, you are brought into it when you get saved. Huge difference! So when I hear Christians tell me that they are ‘working to bring in the kingdom’, I always ask them “which one”? Biblically, there is no work any Christian can do to bring in either kingdom, that is all the Lord’s doing, and it requires exactly nothing from us to make either one a reality. “Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.” John 3:3 (KJV)
  • JESUS WILL NOT COME BACK WHEN THE ‘LAST PERSON’ GETS SAVED: Again, this is something I hear just about everyday in one form or another, and it is 100% not true. Many Christians will tell me that the reason why they hand out gospel tracts and witness is so that Jesus will come back sooner. Here is the verse they claim for doing that. “And this gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in all the world for a witness unto all nations; and then shall the end come.” Matthew 24:14 (KJV). Honestly, if that’s why you witness, then stop. That is a terrible reason to witness to people. The only reason why a Christian should witness to lost people is because Hell is real, and you don’t want them going there, and Jesus will save them from that fate if they get saved. There is no other reason to witness to lost people. The ‘proof-text’ they use from Matthew 24 is not talking about the Church Age, it is talking about how it will be at the end of the time of Jacob’s trouble, otherwise known as the Great Tribulation. In that time you will have the Two Witnesses preaching for 3.5 years from Jerusalem, and you will have the 144,000 sealed servants of the Living God doing their thing as well. At the end of all those things after the last 3.5 years, then the end will come. Not the end of the world, but the end of the time of Jacob’s’ trouble. These are correct conclusion we come to when we ‘rightly divide’ the scriptures as Paul tells us to do, and make a clear delineation between the Church Age for born again Christians which we are in now and will end at the Rapture, and the coming time of Jacob’s trouble for the Tribulation Saints.

Bible prophecy is great and very compelling, in fact, it’s my second favorite thing in the Bible. But the main thing that thrills my soul like nothing else is reading about The One who loved me so much that He shed His own blood on the cross as Calvary, was died and buried, and on the third day rose again to prove He had power over death and Hell.

“Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you the gospel which I preached unto you, which also ye have received, and wherein ye stand; By which also ye are saved, if ye keep in memory what I preached unto you, unless ye have believed in vain. For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures:” 1 Corinthians 15:1-4 (KJV)\

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How well I remember my own personal “midnight cry” out to the Lord to save me, on my knees in my room at midnight with my King James Bible opened to John 3:16, now over 27 years ago. I asked Him to save me, and He did. Full and complete pardon on the spot, no waiting necessary. What Jesus did for me on that blessed evening He will do for any and all people who ask Him.

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.” John 3:16 (KJV)

I scan the eastern sky every night in the fervent hope that today will be the day that Jesus calls us up to be with Him in the clouds. This is what Paul calls the ‘blessed hope’ of all born again believers in Jesus Christ, the Pretribulation Rapture of the Church. Or as we say around here at NTEB, Flight #777 on Titus213 Airlines!

“Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ;” Titus 2:13 (KJV)

But my love for Jesus Christ is not predicated on Him coming to get us according to my timetable. I love Him because He first loved me and then He saved me from Hell! I love Him for who He is, and for what He has already done for me, everything and anything else like the Rapture and other fulfillment of Bible prophecy is simply gravy on the roast beef. If it comes in my lifetime, which I believe wholeheartedly it will, then great! But if not, then that’s great too because one way or the other I am headed for Heaven and that’s something that even the Devil can’t prevent from happening.

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It is excellent to be a strong Christian witness, to hand out gospel tracts, and to plead with lost souls to get saved. In fact, it is the work the Lord has charged us with in the time we have from the day we got saved to the day we leave this world through death or rapture. But if you think that any of that is going to speed up the Rapture, make the Lord come sooner, or ‘bring in the kingdom’ which we have already shown is impossible, then please pull over and park for awhile and recheck your motivations.

I and my team have been preaching on the streets for the past 6 years, we preached this afternoon from 12-2:00 PM . Why on earth would I choose to give up the absolute best part of every Saturday afternoon to stand in the hot Florida heat to tell people on vacation about Jesus? It’s quite simple, actually, and it has nothing to do with the Rapture or the end times.

Because since Jesus saved me, I know that Hell is real and I don’t want anyone going there. That’s why I witness, that’s why I hand out tracts, and that’s why I preach. And that’s why news outlets like the UK Guardian will never want to interview me about the ‘end times’, because they don’t want the truth from people who actually believe the Bible.

Brethren, the war is real, the battle hot, and the time is short…to the FIGHT!

 


 

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Israel has built a unique ‘missile net’ to defend its new airport in Ramon, as part of a newly-completed segment of its eastern border barrier, a military official said Friday.

“And thou shalt say, I will go up to the land of unwalled villages; I will go to them that are at rest, that dwell safely, all of them dwelling without walls, and having neither bars nor gates, To take a spoil, and to take a prey; to turn thine hand upon the desolate places that are now inhabited, and upon the people that are gathered out of the nations, which have gotten cattle and goods, that dwell in the midst of the land.” Ezekiel 38:11,12 (KJV)

EDITOR’S NOTE: Unhindered by the kind of Liberal Democrats that bog down the wheels of progress in America, Israeli PM Netanyahu has built a wall around his entire country to defend against missile attacks. This latest one in Ramon is actually a marvel of technology, as are most things the Israelis invent. Ezekiel 38 talks about Israel ‘dwelling safely’ in a land of ‘unwalled villages’, but that is talking about life in the Millennial Reign of King Jesus. Until then it will be walls as far as the eyes can see, and never ending ‘wars and rumors of wars’.

The 21-mile fence runs along Israel’s border with Jordan, beginning near the Israeli Red Sea resort of Eilat and reaching the site of a new airport being constructed in the Timna Valley.

The fence, 20 feet high, is part of a broader strategy by Israel to surround itself by barriers, including at its southwestern border with Egypt, to prevent militants and migrants crossing the border illegally.

Part of the new segment is accompanied by a 26-metre ‘net’ developed specifically to protect the new Ramon airport.

The missile fence is designed to intercept projectiles and surface-to-surface missiles, the official told AFP.

Neighbouring Jordan is one of only two Arab states to have a peace treaty with Israel, but is home to some extremist sympathisers and a number of radical clerics.

The airport, some 19 kilometres north of Eilat, is expected to begin operation in late 2018 or early 2019 and boost tourism in the area. source

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[RISE OF THE MACHINES: US Army Is Turning To ‘Terminator’-Style Autonomous Robot Soldiers On Battlefield]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=54141 2018-05-19T00:24:44Z 2018-05-18T14:14:07Z Over the next few years, the Pentagon is poised to spend almost $1 billion for a range of robots designed to complement combat troops. Beyond scouting and explosives disposal, these new machines will sniff out hazardous chemicals or other agents, perform complex reconnaissance and even carry a soldier’s gear.

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Over the next few years, the Pentagon is poised to spend almost $1 billion for a range of robots designed to complement combat troops. Beyond scouting and explosives disposal, these new machines will sniff out hazardous chemicals or other agents, perform complex reconnaissance and even carry a soldier’s gear.

EDITOR’S NOTE: A robotized device can absolutely make life safer, more productive and more enjoyable. The problem comes when AI progress to such a point that the temptation to allow these robots to begin making decisions on their own becomes unavoidable. Facebook did an AI experiment last year that was quickly shut down when the chatbots suddenly created their own language that the humans running the experiment were not able to understand. That’s how lightning-fast these things can get out of control. Now, replace ‘chatbots’ with autonomous robots armed with military weapons, and you see very quickly the danger in where this is all heading. 

“Within five years, I have no doubt there will be robots in every Army formation,” said Bryan McVeigh, the Army’s project manager for force protection. He touted a record 800 robots fielded over the past 18 months. “We’re going from talking about robots to actually building and fielding programs,” he said. “This is an exciting time to be working on robots with the Army.”

But that’s just the beginning.

The Pentagon has split its robot platforms into light, medium and heavy categories. In April, the Army awarded a $429.1 million contract to two Massachusetts companies, Endeavor Robotics of Chelmsford and Waltham-based QinetiQ North America, for small bots weighing fewer than 25 pounds. This spring, Endeavor also landed two contracts worth $34 million from the Marine Corps for small and mid-sized robots.

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Check out the latest generation robots from Boston Dynamics, an absolutely creepy show of just how far robot technology is progressing. 

In October, the Army awarded Endeavor $158.5 million for a class of more than 1,200 medium robots, called the Man-Transportable Robotic System, Increment II, weighing less than 165 pounds. The MTRS robot, designed to detect explosives as well as chemical, biological, radioactive and nuclear threats, is scheduled to enter service by late summer 2019. The Army plans to determine its needs for a larger, heavier class of robot later this year.

“It’s a recognition that ground robots can do a lot more, and there’s a lot of capabilities that can and should be exploited,” said Sean Bielat, Endeavor’s chief executive officer. Specifically, he points to “the dull, the dirty and the dangerous” infantry tasks as those best suited to robotics.

Facebook shut down an artificial intelligence engine after developers discovered that the AI had created its own unique language that humans can’t understand. Researchers at the Facebook AI Research Lab (FAIR) found that the chatbots had deviated from the script and were communicating in a new language developed without human input. It is as concerning as it is amazing – simultaneously a glimpse of both the awesome and horrifying potential of AI. source

During combat operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Defense Department amassed an inventory of more than 7,000 robots, with much of the hardware designed to neutralize improvised explosive devices (IEDs). Military brass were trying to quickly solve a vexing problem that was killing troops, but the acquisition strategy led to a motley assortment of devices that trade journal Defense News last year called “a petting zoo of various ground robots.”

This approach also meant that each “pet” was essentially a one-off device used for a single task. The Army’s current approach is to field more inter-operable robots with a common chassis, allowing different sensors and payloads to be attached, along with standardized controllers for various platforms, said McVeigh, a retired Army colonel.

Futuristic Military Combat Robots From US Military’s Research Labs

This is what the Pentagon is developing in battlefield robot technology

This strategy is also geared toward affordability. “If we want to change payloads, then we can spend our money on changing the payloads and not having to change the whole system,” he said. While it ramps up to use its newer robots, the Army will retain about 2,500 of the medium and small robots from the older fleet.

Amid their many capacities, none of the current or planned U.S. infantry robots is armed—yet. Armed robots are hardly new, of course, with South Korea deploying sentry gun-bots in the demilitarized zone fronting North Korea and various countries flying drones equipped with a variety of weapons.

“Just strapping a conventional weapon onto a robot doesn’t necessarily give you that much” for ground troops, said Bielat, the Endeavor Robotics CEO. “There is occasional interest in weaponizing robots, but it’s not particularly strong interest. What is envisioned in these discussions is always man-in-the-loop, definitely not autonomous use of weapons.”

Yet, depending on one’s perspective, machines that kill autonomously are either a harbinger of a “Terminator”-style dystopia or a logical evolution of warfare. This new generation of weaponry would be armed and able to “see” and assess a battle zone faster and more thoroughly than a human—and react far more quickly. What happens next is where the topic veers into a moral, perhaps existential, morass.

“It seems inevitable that technology is taking us to a point where countries will face the question of whether to delegate lethal decision-making to machines,” said Paul Scharre, a senior fellow and director of the technology and national security program at the Center for a New American Security.

Last year, 116 founders of robotics and artificial intelligence, including Elon Musk, the billionaire founder of Tesla Inc. and SpaceX, sent a letter to the United Nations urging a ban on lethal autonomous weapons.

“Once developed, they will permit armed conflict to be fought at a scale greater than ever, and at timescales faster than humans can comprehend,” the letter stated, warning of a “Pandora’s box” being opened with such systems.

To date, 26 countries have joined calls for a ban on fully autonomous weapons, including 14 nations in Latin America, according to the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots. Notably absent from this list are nations with robust defense industries that research AI and robotics—countries such as the U.S., Russia, Israel, France, Germany, South Korea and the United Kingdom.

The campaign was launched five years ago by activists alarmed at the prospect of machines wielding “the power to decide who lives or dies on the battlefield.”

“If you buy into the notion that it’s a moral and humanitarian issue—that you have machines making life-and-death decisions on the battlefield—then it’s a very simple issue,” said Steve Goose, director of Human Rights Watch’s arms division and a co-founder of the campaign. “People have a sense of revulsion over this.” source

 


 

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Warren Buffett once called them “financial weapons of mass destruction.” Now Pope Francis, of all people, is taking aim at derivatives.

“For all nations have drunk of the wine of the wrath of her fornication, and the kings of the earth have committed fornication with her, and the merchants of the earth are waxed rich through the abundance of her delicacies.” Revelation 18:3 (KJV)

EDITOR’S NOTE: Pope Francis, who rarely misses a chance to miss the chance to preach the gospel of the grace of God, never misses the chance to pontificate on such biblical topics like global capitalism, credit default swaps and income redistribution. Not finding those topics in your King James Bible? Well, they’re not there, just like the office of a pope, a ruling class of priests, and a magic cookie that becomes the ‘body of Christ’ aren’t there either.  Ruling over Babylon is not enough for Francis, he desires to be the king that Revelation 17 says the Roman pope will be. 2018

In a sweeping critique of global finance released by the Vatican on Thursday, the Holy See singled out derivatives including credit-default swaps for particular scorn. “A ticking time bomb,” the Vatican called them. The unusual rebuke — derivatives rarely reach the level of religious doctrine — is in keeping with Francis’s skeptical view of unbridled global capitalism.

“The market of CDS, in the wake of the economic crisis of 2007, was imposing enough to represent almost the equivalent of the GDP of the entire world. The spread of such a kind of contract without proper limits has encouraged the growth of a finance of chance, and of gambling on the failure of others, which is unacceptable from the ethical point of view,” the Vatican said in the document.

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The critique echoes comments made by Buffett in 2003, when he criticized the “unchecked” expansion of the derivatives market. Francis has been a critic of Wall Street in the past. He has called for regulating speculative financial practices and reining in the “absolute power” of the financial system, which he said would bring more crises.

The Vatican said that in certain areas of the derivatives markets there’s an “ethical void which becomes more serious as these products are negotiated on the so-called markets with less regulation (over the counter) and are exposed more to the markets regulated by chance, if not by fraud, and thus take away vital life-lines and investments to the real economy.”

A similar assessment can be “applied for those uses of credit default swap (CDS: they are particular insurance contracts for the risk of bankruptcy) that permit gambling at the risk of the bankruptcy of a third party, even to those who haven’t taken any such risk of credit earlier, and really to repeat such operations on the same event, which is absolutely not consented to by the normal pact or insurance,” according to the document.

Income inequality is a priority concern for Francis, who has made humility a distinguishing feature of his papacy. He refused to live in the opulent Apostolic Palace, choosing a guest house for Church officials near St. Peter’s Basilica instead. He uses an old Ford Focus to get around the Vatican and Rome. source

 


 

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[Congress To Consider Permanent Recognition Of Israeli Sovereignty Over Golan Heights On Syria Border]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=54125 2018-05-18T00:54:58Z 2018-05-17T21:24:07Z Congress is set to consider a new measure to recognize Israel's sovereignty over the contested Golan Heights region that separates Israel from Syria, a key piece of territory that has become all the more important since the civil war in Syria brought scores of jihadist fighters into the region to do harm to Israel.

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Congress is set to consider a new measure to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the contested Golan Heights region that separates Israel from Syria, a key piece of territory that has become all the more important since the civil war in Syria brought scores of jihadist fighters, including those backed by Iran, into the region.

“And on the other side Jordan by Jericho eastward, they assigned Bezer in the wilderness upon the plain out of the tribe of Reuben, and Ramoth in Gilead out of the tribe of Gad, and Golan in Bashan out of the tribe of Manasseh.” Joshua 20:8 (KJV)

EDITOR’S NOTE: God is really using the Trump presidency to get more accomplished for Israel than any other administration since Harry S. Truman in the late 1940’s when Truman recognized the right of Israel to exist as a sovereign nation. Special kudos to Congressman Ron DeSantis of Florida for leading this new charge to make sure that the Golan Heights on Israel’s northern border with Syria stays under Jewish control. As Congress considers this measure, Florida residents only please CLICK HERE to send a message to Rep. DeSantis of how much you agree with his resolution on Golan Heights and Israel. If you live in a different state you can call Ron in Washington at 202-225-2706. The more people who write in, the better the chances of getting this much-needed resolution passed. Make sure you tell Ron you read it on NOW THE END BEGINS…I just sent mine!

Rep. Ron DeSantis (R., Fla.), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, introduced on Thursday a resolution that could lead to an historic recognition by the United States that the contested area fully belongs to Israel, according to a copy of the amendment obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.

Israel annexed the Golan Heights in 1981 following the Six Day War in the late 60s with Arab nations in the region. The United States has declined for decades to take a position on the status of this territory, but following President Donald Trump’s decision to move the U.S. embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, DeSantis and others see an opportunity for the United States to recognize another territorial reality—that the Golan Heights will not be given back to Syria, particularly in light of the strife gripping the country.

The amendment puts the United States on Israel’s side in the land dispute and describes the Golan Heights as a key piece of territory that cannot fall into the hands of Iran, which has staked claims in Syria and continues to threaten Israel’s northern border.

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“It is the sense of the Congress that the Golan Heights represent an integral part of the state of Israel and are crucial to the ability of Israel to safeguard its borders and maintain its existence,” the measure states.

“Given the civil war in Syria and the expansion of Iranian influence in Syria, the United States should recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights,” the amendment adds.

The House Rules Committee is in possession of the measure, but have yet to take a stance.

DeSantis told the Free Beacon the Golan Heights territory is key to thwarting Iranian influence across the region and that the United States’ recognition that Israel owns the territory could send a powerful message across the region.

“The continuing turmoil in Syria and the steady expansion of Iranian influence illustrate why the Golan Heights are so important to the state of Israel and the anti-terror alliance,” DeSantis said. “The Golan provides Israel with a necessary buffer against the malevolent actors that are wreaking havoc in Syria.”

If Israel was forced to give back the territory it would leave itself vulnerable to an increase in terror attacks from Iranian controlled forces and other malevolent actors who would use the Golan region to stage strikes, DeSantis said.

“Indeed, Israel would be hard-pressed to ward off such threats without the Golan,” the lawmaker explained. “Given the interest of the U.S. in rolling back Iranian influence and combating terrorism, it is time for the United States to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights.”

As with the United States’ recent recognition that Jerusalem is Israel’s capital city, the recognition that the Golan Heights cannot be given back to Syria represents a factual reality on the ground, DeSantis said.

“There is no conceivable scenario in which it makes sense for Israel to abandon such a strategically significant location so that terrorists can fill the vacuum left behind,” he said. source

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[Watch As Arab Historian Admits On Television That The ‘Nation’ Of Palestine Never Actually Existed]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=54119 2018-05-17T21:25:05Z 2018-05-17T18:20:34Z One of the most stubborn and costliest untruths of our time is the notion that the jihad waged by Arabs in the Palestinian Authority (PA) and Gaza against Jews in Israel is a national struggle of an indigenous people for independence. Palestine is a modern-day made up invention of Arabs who hate Israel and the Jews.

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One of the biggest, most stubborn and costliest untruths of our time is the notion that the jihad waged by Arabs in the Palestinian Authority (PA) and Gaza against Jews in Israel is a national struggle of an indigenous people for independence.

“Yea, and what have ye to do with me, O Tyre, and Zidon, and all the coasts of Palestine? will ye render me a recompence? and if ye recompense me, swiftly and speedily will I return your recompence upon your own head;” Joel 3:4 (KJV)

EDITOR’S NOTE: The state of Israel was not formed on May 14, 1948, it was regathered in 1948 to the place that it had verifiably existed previously for nearly 3,000 years. But there is no such existing national identity for the so-called Palestinian people recorded anywhere before the early part of the 20th century. There’s a reason for that, and now listen as Arab historian tell you in great and graphic detail that the ‘nation’ of Palestine is nothing more than a hastily thrown together construct that was created for the sole purpose of waging war with the Jews after their return to their homeland of Eretz Israel. The word ‘Palestine’ only appears one time in your King James Bible, in a reference to nations that come against the Jews in the time of Jacob’s trouble. Hmm, imagine that. The dusty, old, archaic KJV gets it right again. 

No matter the facts, the lie persists to the tune of billions of dollars in international aid and political prestige, which makes it increasingly difficult for anyone involved to admit that the whole thing is nothing more than a propaganda stunt.

Unlike the fairy tale of ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’, everyone pretends to be blind and deaf when it is pointed out that the emperor is naked. In fact, if the emperor himself were to stand up and yell, ‘I am naked folks, go home!’ the crowd would go on complimenting his non-existent garments.

Last week the naked emperor did just that:

“Before the Balfour Promise, when the Ottoman rule [1517-1917] ended, Palestine’s political borders as we know them today did not exist, and there was nothing called a Palestinian people with a political identity as we know today”, Arab historian Abd Al-Ghani admitted on official PA TV on November 1.

“Since Palestine’s lines of administrative division stretched from east to west and included Jordan and southern Lebanon, and like all peoples of the region [the Palestinians] were liberated from the Turkish rule and immediately moved to colonial rule, without forming a Palestinian people’s political identity.”

In 1917, says this Arab historian on official PA TV, there was no such thing as a Palestinian people. This statement amounts to saying that the whole narrative of an ‘indigenous Palestinian people’ was made up at a later point in time.

As Hamas Minister of the Interior and of National Security Fathi Hammad speaking on Al-Hekma TV said in March 2012: “Brothers, half of the Palestinians are Egyptians and the other half are Saudis. Who are the Palestinians? We have many families called Al-Masri, whose roots are Egyptian. Egyptian! They may be from Alexandria, from Cairo, from Dumietta, from the North, from Aswan, from Upper Egypt. We are Egyptians…”

There is a reason, why the “Palestinian National Museum” is empty of historical artifacts.

The Arab historian’s admission corroborates the observations of 19th century travelers to the region, who notably had no specific political agenda when they visited, unlike so many visitors to Israel today:

  • ”Outside the gates of Jerusalem, we saw indeed no living object, heard no living sound”, wrote French poet Alphonse de Lamartine about his visit in 1835.
  • ”The country is in a considerable degree empty of inhabitants and therefore its greatest need is that of a body of population.” wrote British Consul James Finn in his 1857 description of the Holy Land.
  • ”Palestine sits in a sackcloth and ashes. Over it broods the spell of a curse that withered its fields and fettered its energies. …Palestine is desolate and unlovely….It is a hopeless dreary, heartbroken land.” wrote American author Mark Twain in his description of his visit in 1867.

Nevertheless, the Arab propaganda machine gets away with publishing fantastic falsehoods, such as this one on the Palestinian Authority’s tourism website: “With a history that envelops more than one million years, Palestine has played an important role in human civilization. The crucible of prehistoric cultures, it is where settled society, the alphabet, religion, and literature developed, and would become a meeting place for diverse cultures and ideas that shaped the world we know today”.

The international community not only approves of these falsehoods, it happily pays for them.

Historian Abd Al-Ghani’s declaration on PA TV was a historic, highly newsworthy admission that ought to have made the headlines everywhere, considering the importance the issue is given by political leaders, diplomats, the media and other establishment figures all over the world.

After all, if the Arabs themselves admit that the ‘Palestinian people’ is an invented entity, should not the consequence be that the countless UN projects, billions of dollars in international aid, and the endless campaigns against Israel cease and be used for more noble purposes?

The answer is yes, but no one is paying attention.

We live in a post-factual world. Facts no longer have any currency, unlike feelings and ideological posturing. The truth has been reduced to a troublesome inconvenience and if it happens to stare you in the face, nothing could be easier than closing your eyes or simply looking away. source

 


 

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[DAZED AND CONFUSED: Erdogan Says Turkey Will Not Allow Israel To Steal Jerusalem From Palestinians. Huh?]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=54113 2018-05-17T18:23:03Z 2018-05-17T15:16:00Z Erdogan said his chief of staff's office & foreign ministry were working to evacuate injured from Gaza, and said that Turkey would stand by Palestine "no matter what the price". "We will continue to be with our Palestinian siblings with our hearts" he said. "We will never allow Jerusalem to be stolen by Israel. Huh?

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Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that the United Nations had “collapsed” in the face of events in Gaza where Israeli forces killed 60 Palestinian protesters on Monday as the United States relocated its Israel embassy to Jerusalem.

“And unto his son will I give one tribe, that David my servant may have a light alway before me in Jerusalem, the city which I have chosen me to put my name there.” 1 Kings 11:36 (KJV)

EDITOR’S NOTE: The president of Turkey, Tayyip Erdogan, seems to be a tad confused today. In giving his latest fiery tirade against all Jews everywhere in general and against the sovereign nation of Israel in particular, Erdogan made a amazingly ignorant statement. He said, and I quote that he will “not allow Israel to steal Jerusalem from the Palestinians”. Hmm. In my King James Bible, the word ‘Jerusalem’ appears 811 times, all of them in reference to Israel. Look it up, check me out. But that’s not all. There are dozens and dozens of verses where the LORD says that Jerusalem is the place where He chooses to ‘put His name’. And there is not a single reference that shows any Canaanite or Philistine, that’s what the modern day Palestinians are descended from, with the right to control the Holy City. In fact, Zechariah 14:21 shows that, in the Millennial Reign of King Jesus, all Canaanites/Palestinians will be removed completely from the House of the Lord. 

“Yea, every pot in Jerusalem and in Judah shall be holiness unto the LORD of hosts: and all they that sacrifice shall come and take of them, and seethe therein: and in that day there shall be no more the Canaanite in the house of the LORD of hosts.” Zechariah 14:21 (KJV)

Turkey has been among the most vocal critics of the Israeli use of deadly force against protesters at the Gaza border and of the U.S. decision to open its new embassy in Jerusalem. It called for an emergency meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Istanbul on Friday.

Speaking at a dinner on the first day of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, Erdogan said the majority of the international community had failed to react to the events in Gaza, and warned that remaining silent would mean “opening a very dangerous door.”

For those of you who are not geographical scholars, here is the original land grant God gave to Abraham in bullet points:

How much of Israel belongs to the Jews? All of it, and then some. God’s land grant to Abraham is in perpetuity, and will not only last through the Millennial Reign, it will last throughout all eternity as well.

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“In the face of all these events, the United Nations has ended. (It has) become exhausted and collapsed,” Erdogan said. “If Israel’s bullying is met with more silence, the world will rapidly be dragged into a chaos where thuggery prevails.”

The events in Gaza have also sparked a diplomatic row between Turkey and Israel, with both countries expelling each other’s senior diplomats on Tuesday.

The dispute appears to mark the worst diplomatic crisis between the two regional powers since Israeli marines stormed an aid ship to enforce a naval blockade of Gaza in 2010, killing 10 Turkish activists and prompting a downgrade in diplomatic ties that lasted until 2016.

Erdogan, who described Monday’s bloodshed as genocide earlier this week, said Turkey had launched initiatives to get the issue onto the U.N. General Assembly’s agenda. He said Ankara was pressing members of the U.N. Security Council to be more active.

What World Leaders Think of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

Watch as major nations say that Israel has no right to Jerusalem as their capital. Now you see why is was so important for God to place Donald Trump at the helm of the most powerful nation on Earth. And the cosmic chess game we saw begin in Job 1 continues. 

He said his chief of staff’s office and foreign ministry were working to evacuate the injured from Gaza, and said that Turkey would stand by Palestine “no matter what the price”.

“Even if the whole world shuts their eyes, we will not allow Israeli cruelty. We will continue to be with our Palestinian siblings not only with our hearts, but with all our resources,” he said. “We will never allow Jerusalem to be stolen by Israel.” source

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[IDF Planes In Israel Strike Hamas Terror Targets Located In Northern Gaza Strip Overnight Wednesday]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=54103 2018-05-17T15:18:13Z 2018-05-17T01:36:00Z Israel carried out a series of airstrikes on Hamas “terror targets” in the northern Gaza Strip overnight Wednesday-Thursday, the IDF said, in response to machine gun fire that struck several homes in the Israeli city of Sderot, apparently fired from across the border.

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Israel carried out a series of airstrikes on Hamas “terror targets” in the northern Gaza Strip overnight Wednesday-Thursday, the IDF said, in response to machine gun fire that struck several homes in the Israeli city of Sderot, apparently fired from across the border.

An army statement said the “terror targets belonging to Hamas” included four site on a Hamas military base and three at a weapons factory. Israel carried out a series of airstrikes on Hamas “terror targets” in the northern Gaza Strip overnight Wednesday-Thursday, the IDF said, in response to machine gun fire that struck several homes in the Israeli city of Sderot, apparently fired from across the border.

According to the city of Sderot, the shots from Gaza were aimed at an army aircraft that had been flying overhead, and the bullets struck the homes as they fell back down to earth.

“A short while ago, shots were fired at an Israel Defense Forces aircraft. Rounds hit a number of homes in Sderot,” the city said in a statement.

Earlier in the day, shots were fired at Israeli soldiers stationed on the border, according to the army. There were no reports of injuries.

In response, an IDF tank fired on a Hamas military position in the northern Gaza Strip, the military said.  A few hours after the machine gun fire hit the Sderot homes, Israeli troops on the border were again shot at, that time near southern Gaza, the army said.

In response, an Israeli tank destroyed two Hamas observation posts in southern Gaza, according to the IDF.

The bullets that hit Sderot, a city in southern Israel that has frequently been the site of rocket attacks over the past 20 years, were large caliber rounds that were fired from a heavy machine gun by members of a terrorist group in Gaza, the IDF said.

The army would not immediately comment on whether the aircraft had been hit in the shooting attack. “The IDF sees this as a serious event and holds Hamas responsible for everything that occurs in the Gaza Strip,” the army said. source

 


 

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[Recep Tayyip Erdogan Of Turkey Calls For Islamic World Summit To Unite Against Israel And Capture Jerusalem]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=54096 2018-05-17T01:41:34Z 2018-05-16T16:02:14Z Turkey has urged Islamic countries to review their ties with Israel after dozens of Palestinians were killed by Israeli fire on the Gaza border. Yildirim said that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who currently holds the rotating chairmanship of the body, called the OIC summit on Friday.

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Turkey has urged Islamic countries to review their ties with Israel after dozens of Palestinians were killed by Israeli fire on the Gaza border. Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim told his ruling party in parliament that Ankara would call an extraordinary summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).

EDITOR’S NOTE: Turkey today predictably called for the entire Islamic world to rise up against the sovereign nation of Israel and ‘take Jerusalem’, what the Muslims call Al Quds. In an ironic twist, however, as Turkey called Israel defending themselves at the Gaza border fence ‘genocide’, Hamas admitted today that 50 of the 62 people shot by the Israeli army were Hamas terrorists. So that would be a “no” to claims of genocide, and a huge ‘YOU BET’CHA’ to the fact that Israel did exactly the right thing in showing restraint while defending their border and their people at the same time. 

“Islamic countries should without fail review their relations with Israel,” Premier Yildirim said, adding, “The Islamic world should move as one, with one voice, against this massacre.” Yildirim said that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who currently holds the rotating chairmanship of the body, called the OIC summit on Friday.

Yildirim said that after the summit at 3:00 pm a giant rally would be held at the vast Yenikapi meeting area in Istanbul under the slogan of “Stop the Oppression” to express solidarity with the Palestinians.

A Hamas official on Wednesday acknowledged that 50 of the 62 Palestinians reported killed during Gaza border riots on Monday and Tuesday were members of the Islamist terrorist group, bringing the total number of known members of terror groups among the fatalities up to 53. “In the last rounds of confrontations, if 62 people were martyred, 50 of them were Hamas,” said Hamas official Salah Bardawil in an interview with the Palestinian Baladna news outlet. source

“This has nothing to do with party politics. This is to show solidarity, brotherhood and togetherness,” he said. “The Islamic world should move as one, with one voice, against this massacre,” Yildirim added.

Ankara has reacted with fury to the killing Monday of 60 Palestinians in clashes and protests, on the same day as the United States formally moved its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem al-Quds from Tel Aviv in defiance of international outrage.

Ankara said it was recalling its ambassadors to the United States and Israel for consultations in the wake of the events.

On Tuesday, Israel expelled the Turkish consul in Jerusalem al-Quds. The Foreign Ministry’s spokesman said the consul had been summoned and was told to return to Turkey “for consultations for a period of time.”

Yildirim earlier accused the US of sharing responsibility with Israel for a “vile massacre” along the Gaza border, during which dozens of Palestinians were killed by Israeli fire on Monday.

The United States took its place without complaint alongside the Israeli regime in “this massacre of civilians and became a party to this crime against humanity,” Yildirim told reporters in Ankara.

“This is … vile massacre and we condemn it strongly,” he added. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, during a visit to London, said that the United States had lost its role as mediator in the Middle East by moving its embassy to the occupied territories.

Turkish President accuses Israel of ‘genocide’

President Erdogan later in a speech broadcast on Turkish state television accused Israel of carrying out a “genocide” as nearly 60 Palestinians were killed by Israeli forces in one day of protests. The Turkish president accused Israel of being a “terrorist” entity and announced he would pull ambassadors out of Israel and the US.

“What Israel has done is genocide,” the Turkish president said, adding, “I condemn this humanitarian drama, the genocide, from whichever side it comes, Israel or America.”

He added: “We will continue to stand with Palestinian people with determination.” Thousands held anti-Israeli rally in Istanbul

Thousands gathered in Istanbul’s Istiklal Street to condemn the US’ decision to relocate its embassy to Jerusalem al-Quds and the Israeli bloodshed in the Gaza Strip. The rally organized by several NGOs under the name “Raise Your Voice Against Occupation.” Demonstrators carried banners that read “Al Quds belongs to Palestinians.”

Speaking at the event, organizers and speakers said that the relocation has reignited an awakening for Muslims and encouraged them to put up a fight against the Israeli occupation.

They also called for protests to continue throughout Muslims’ holy month of Ramadan outside the Israeli consulate in Istanbul.

Israeli gunfire killed 59 Palestinians and wounded over 2,700 in the Monday clashes, the highest toll in a single day since a series of protests demanding the right to return to ancestral homes began on March 30.

The embassy inauguration also coincides with the climax of a six-week demonstration on the 70th anniversary of Nakba Day (Day of Catastrophe), May 15, when Israel was created.

The occupied territories have witnessed new tensions ever since US President Donald Trump on December 6, 2017 announced US recognition of Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s “capital” and said Washington would move US embassy to the city.

The dramatic decision triggered demonstrations in the occupied Palestinian territories as well as Iran, Turkey, Egypt, Jordan, Tunisia, Algeria, Iraq, Morocco and other Muslim countries. source

 


 

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[Netanyahu Hails ‘Something Extraordinary’ As Guatemala Opens Their Embassy In Jerusalem Two Days The After United States]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=54091 2018-05-16T16:07:24Z 2018-05-16T14:23:39Z Just as Guatemala followed the United States in May 1948 and was the second country to recognize Israel, it became the second state after the US on Wednesday to open its embassy in Jerusalem. "70 years ago the US and Guatemala voted in favor of partition," he said. "Three friends that share friendship and loyalty."

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Just as Guatemala followed the United States in May 1948 and was the second country to recognize Israel, it became the second state after the US on Wednesday to open its embassy in Jerusalem.

“…and who knoweth whether thou art come to the kingdom for such a time as this?” Esther 4:14 (KJV)

EDITOR’S NOTE: Israel under the leadership of Benjamin Netanyahu continues to rise to heights of success and prosperity not seen since Old Testament times under King David. Certainly Bibi is the greatest leader Israel has had since their regathering in May of 1948. His amazing success recently can be directly attributed to a series of incredible political ‘gifts’ given him by the American president Donald Trump. And the extraordinary political victories of both men, Trump and Netanyahu, can be directly attributed to the God of Abraham who sets up kings and takes down kings. For such a time as this. 

“This is the beginning of something extraordinary,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said at the dedication of the new Guatemala embassy on the third floor of a high-rise office building in the Malha Technological Park in Jerusalem.

Netanyahu said that this move goes “hand in hand” with opening two days ago of the US embassy in the capital.

The friendship between the US, Israel and Guatemala was underlined by Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales, who arrived to take part in the ceremony.

“70 years ago the US and Guatemala voted in favor of partition,” he said. “Three friends that share friendship and loyalty.”

Netanyahu noted in his remarks that there is a Guatemala Street not far from the new embassy. “I think we need more Guatemala Streets in Israel,” he said. “And we’d also like to see Israel Streets in Guatemala.”

To that end, he said that his next trip to Latin America will pass through Guatemala. He said he plans to visit the region by the end of the year.

Some 150 people crammed into the foyer of the embassy, including US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman, Sheldon Adelson, Jerusalem mayor Nir Barkat and numerous Guatemalan ministers and members of the legislature who came for the event. source

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MSNBC hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski slammed the Trump administration over its handling of the transfer of the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem on Monday, lamenting that the White House did not demand Israel bar the expansion of Jewish towns in Judea and Samaria in exchange for the move.

“And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth thee: and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed.” Genesis 12:3 (KJV)

EDITOR’S NOTE: The fake news Liberal media, who utterly loathe the nation of Israel, are in mourning today as the reality that Jerusalem has finally been declared to be the capital of Israel and an American president finally kept his promise to move the US Embassy to Jerusalem. Just like the election of Donald Trump, the liberal media was sure in their conviction that Jerusalem would never become the capital of Israel. What a difference a day, and a God-sent leader, can make. 

Speaking with NBC and MSNBC host Andrea Mitchell Monday night, Brzezinski expressed support for Mitchell’s claim that President Trump’s pro-Israel moves vis-à-vis Jerusalem were “appalling”.

“It just to me is appalling that we have no vision at all,” Mitchell said of the embassy move. We got nothing for it, no pullback on settlements. There’s no balancing act here.”

“Really,” said Brzezki in agreement.

As Mitchell spoke with Scarborough and Brzezinski, MSNBC ran a banner on screen reading “A Tale of Two Cities: Ceremony in Jerusalem, Deadly Violence in Gaza”.

Scarborough and his fiancé and cohost Brzezinski also ripped the Trump family, including First Daughter Ivanka Trump, over its participation in the grand opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem on Monday.

Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner, who serves as the president’s senior adviser, both joined the 250-member US delegation to the embassy opening. The two hosts slammed Kushner and Trump for joining the celebration while Gaza rioters clashed with IDF forces, noting that dozens of rioters were killed.

“And Mika, for the rest of the world you actually saw an administration, a White House, and we’ll say it since Ivanka Trump was there, a family, completely out of touch with the realities of the region that they’re dealing with. And, you know, you had 55 — 55 people killed yesterday – 58?”

“And you had a split screen of what looked like a VIP tent at the Belmont Stakes. They seem totally oblivious to what was going on not so far away.” Brzezinski interrupted to add “They don’t care” source

 


 

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[BIBLE BELIEVER: Pastor Robert Jeffress Not Ashamed Of Jesus At US Embassy Opening, Draws Fire From Mormon Mitt Romney]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=54078 2018-05-16T02:18:28Z 2018-05-15T23:11:34Z The evangelical pastor Robert Jeffress delivering a blessing at Monday’s opening of the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem is a “religious bigot” who is unworthy of such an honorary role, Utah Senate hopeful Mitt Romney wrote on Twitter Sunday night. Sorry Mitt, Jeffress is right your religion is a heresy.

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The evangelical pastor Robert Jeffress delivering a blessing at Monday’s opening of the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem is a “religious bigot” who is unworthy of such an honorary role, Utah Senate hopeful Mitt Romney wrote on Twitter Sunday night.

“For whosoever shall be ashamed of me and of my words, of him shall the Son of man be ashamed, when he shall come in his own glory, and in his Father’s, and of the holy angels.” Luke 9:26 (KJV)

EDITOR’S NOTE: John Hagee offered up prayer at the US Embassy opening in Jerusalem, Israel yesterday, and took heat for not having the courage to mention the name of Jesus Christ. And rightly so. But representing the Bible believing crowd on the other side of the fence was fearless pastor Robert Jeffress. Jeffress was not only respectful of his mostly Jewish audience, he wonderfully closed out his prayer in the Name of the only Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ. Well, Mitt Romney didn’t seem to care much for Pastor Jeffress because he has said in the past that  judaism won’t save you, and Mormonism is a heresy. Winner, winner, chicken dinner on that one. Sorry Mitt, Pastor Jeffress was correct on both counts. Salvation for the past 2,000 years is found only in the redemptive work and shed blood of Jesus on the cross at Calvary, and Mormonism which was started by petty criminal and con man Joseph Smith is indeed a heresy. 

“Robert Jeffress says ‘you can’t be saved by being a Jew,’ and ‘Mormonism is a heresy from the pit of hell,’” Romney, who is Mormon, wrote on Twitter Sunday night. “He’s said the same about Islam. Such a religious bigot should not be giving the prayer that opens the United States Embassy in Jerusalem.”

Dallas pastor Robert Jeffress, who leads Dallas’s First Baptist Church and is also a member of President Donald Trump’s evangelical adviser board, is well-known for sharply critical statements on faiths other than his own, including labeling the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints a “cult.”

Robert Jeffress, on his church’s website, has also written that “Islam is a false religion” and that “if you sincerely follow the tenets of Islam, then you will end up in hell when you die.” The controversial pastor defended his positions on Twitter as based in deeply held faith rather than bigotry.

Islam is a false religion. If you sincerely follow the tenets of Islam, then you will end up in hell when you die. Islam does not lead people to God. It leads people away from the true God. Not only that, Islam is based on a false book. The Quran was written by Muhammad over a 20-year period. Not one single prophecy in the Quran has ever been fulfilled. Not one piece of archeological evidence can confirm anything in the Quran. It is a false book. – Pastor Robert Jeffress, October 18, 2017

“Historic Christianity has taught for 2,000 years that salvation is through faith in Christ alone,” he wrote. “The fact that I, along with tens of millions of evangelical Christians around the world, continue to espouse that belief, is neither bigoted nor newsworthy.”

Before the ceremony, Jeffress told the Associated Press that “it’s sad that Mitt feels the need to lash out in anger on such a historic day but it’s not going to overshadow what is happening here.” source

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[Place The Blame For The Dead And Wounded Palestinians At Gaza Border Yesterday Squarely At The Feet Of Terror Group Hamas]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=54067 2018-05-15T23:13:26Z 2018-05-15T14:13:36Z United Nations Human Rights official called for an independent probe into the Israeli killing of Palestinian protesters on the Gaza border after the United States squashed a bid for a Security Council investigation. On Monday, there were 58 deaths and 1,360 demonstrators were injured with live ammunition in Gaza riots.

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United Nations Human Rights official called for an independent probe into the Israeli killing of Palestinian protesters on the Gaza border after the United States squashed a bid for a Security Council investigation.

“Baldness is come upon Gaza; Ashkelon is cut off with the remnant of their valley: how long wilt thou cut thyself? O thou sword of the LORD, how long will it be ere thou be quiet? put up thyself into thy scabbard, rest, and be still. How can it be quiet, seeing the LORD hath given it a charge against Ashkelon, and against the sea shore? there hath he appointed it.” Jeremiah 47:5-7 (KJV)

EDITOR’S NOTE: In the aftermath of massive riots by Hamas and the Palestinians at the Gaza border fence yesterday, the United Nations and other anti-Israel organizations are calling for “maximum restraint” and a “complete investigation” of events which left nearly 60 Palestinians dead and thousands more wounded. But they are not calling on Hamas to show any restraint, only Israel. They are not investigating Hamas and Palestine, only Israel. Thankfully, the United States blocked a UN attempt to officially condemn Israel for defending themself yesterday. This would not have happened if Barack Obama was still president. On a side note, it is comically interesting to me that not a single bleeding-heart, Liberal, climate change preaching nature group has uttered word one on the devastating impact that the open-air burning of over 10,000 rubber tires by the Palestinians is having on the environment. Wonder why that might be? Or is it only a crime against nature when Conservatives do it?

“We urge maximum restraint. Enough is enough,” Rupert Colville, the spokesman for the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, told reporters in Geneva on Tuesday.

He spoke in the aftermath of the bloodiest day since the Hamas led protest, dubbed The Great of March Return, began on March 30, with the goal of breaking through the security barrier that separates Israel from Gaza.

Israel has focused on the violent nature of the protest., which has included burning tires, flaming kites launched over the border, stone throwing, molotov cocktails and infiltration attempts.

Palestinians in turn have highlighted the peaceful elements of the march, which has drawn thousands of people from Gaza. The international community, particularly following the deaths of 58 Palestinians on Monday, have charged Israel with disproportional use of force.

“We call for independent, transparent investigations in all cases of death and injury since 30 March. Since 30 March, 112 Palestinians, including 14 children, have lost their lives at the fence and thousands have been injured,” Colville said.

“We stress, again, that lethal force may only be used as a measure of last – not first – resort, and only when there is an immediate threat to life or serious injury.

“An attempt to approach or crossing or damaging the fence do not amount to a threat to life or serious injury and are not sufficient grounds for the use of live ammunition. This is also the case with regards to stones and molotov cocktails being thrown from a distance at well-protected security forces located behind defensive positions,” Colville said.

On Monday, aside from the 58 deaths, 1,360 demonstrators were injured with live ammunition, of whom 155 are in critical condition, Colville said. “Six children and a health worker were among those who lost their lives, and 10 journalists suffered injuries from gunshot wounds,” Colville said.

He added that because the Gaza health care system is crumbling, there are not enough resources to treat the injured. We are still witnessing cases in which injured demonstrators are effectively prevented by Israel from exiting Gaza for treatment.

On Monday, the United States blocked a bid by a number of UN Security Council members to condemn Israel and create an independent investigatory committee.

The 15-member UN Security Council is slated to meet on Tuesday to debate the Gaza violence and the US relocation of its embassy to Jerusalem. Palestinian Authority Foreign Minister Riyad Malki blasted the US for its continued support of Israel on this matter, in a radio interview he did for Voice of Palestine.

His words were reported by the Palestinian new agency WAFA.

“By blocking a Security Council statement that was supposed to condemn Israel and calls for forming an independent investigation committee, the United States has declared itself as protector of Israel as it proceeds with its crimes, which therefore makes it complicit in the Israeli crimes against our people in Gaza,” said Malki.

Malki said that Turkish President Recep Tayyib Erdogan urged President Mahmoud Abbas hold an emergency UN General Assembly session on the issue. source

The United Nations places all the blame on Israel and none on terror group Hamas which instigated all the riots

NOTE: The following is the complete statement taken in its entirety from the United Nations web site. You will note that at no point does the UN hold Hamas or the Palestinians responsible for all or even any of the death and damage that resulted because of the riots that they themselves are perpetrating against Israel. 

GENEVA (May 14, 2018) – At the conclusion of its 95th Session, the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination issued the following Statement:

Statement

Israel 

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, meeting in Geneva at its ninety-fifth session, from 23 April to 11 May 2018,

Acting under its Early Warning and Urgent Action Procedures;

Alarmed by the disproportionate use of force displayed by the Israeli Security Forces (ISF) against Palestinian demonstrators who have been taking part, since 30 March, in the so called ‘the Great March of Return’ in Gaza, which has resulted in the death of at least 40 people, among them five children and in thousands of persons being injured;

Gravely concerned that many of the persons who died or were injured were reportedly posing no imminent threat at the time they were shot;

Alarmed also by the many reports according to which Israeli authorities have denied and continue to deny access to urgent medical treatment to injured Palestinians;

Highly concerned that these incidents are taking place in a context marked by the 50 year- occupation of the Palestinian territory, the blockade imposed since 2007 on the Gaza strip and a rise of racist hate speech and incitement to racist violence against Palestinians by Israeli governmental officials and members of the ISF;

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As thousands of Palestinians demonstrated along the Gaza border on Friday, Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar, speaking before protesters, warned that the Strip was ready to “explode in the face of the occupation.”

Deeply worried about persisting discriminatory practices against Palestinians by Israel as well as the absence of adequate accountability mechanisms, which would permit Palestinians to seek justice for the human rights violations to which they are subjected and the failure to hold members of the ISF accountable;

Concerned that while the State party publicly announced the conduct of an investigation into these events, an independent and impartial investigation has not yet taken place;

Recalling the provisions enshrined in the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, to which Israel has been a party since 1979 and in particular the obligations contained in articles 2 1), 4 and 5 b) and d) as well as the concluding observations on Israel issued by the Committee in 2012 (CERD/C/ISR/CO/14-16), especially paragraphs 10, 23, 24 and 26;

The Committee urges the State party to:

1. Put an immediate end to the disproportionate use of force against Palestinian demonstrators in the Gaza strip, refrain from any act that could lead to further casualties and ensure prompt and unimpeded access to medical treatment to injured Palestinian;

2. Initiate an impartial and independent investigation into the use of force against Palestinian demonstrators in compliance with international standards and hold those responsible accountable;

3. Ensure that all Palestinians under its effective control enjoy full rights under the Convention without discrimination especially, their right to life and security of person, freedom of opinion and expression, as well as their right to medical care;

4. Take all the necessary measures to fully implement the recommendations made by the Committee in 2012 and in particular:

a) To fully respect the norms of humanitarian law in the Occupied Palestinian Territory and to lift the blockade of the Gaza strip;

b) To counter the tide of racism and xenophobia in public discourse, in particular by strongly condemning all racist and xenophobic statements by public officials and political and religious leaders, and by implementing appropriate measures to combat the proliferation of racist acts and manifestations of racist hate speech that particularly target Palestinians in the territories under the State party’s effective control. source

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Google shocked the world this week when it showed off Google Duplex, its new technology to handle tasks over the phone. Since its reveal on stage at the Google I/O conference, there has been some new info regarding the A.I. that will make phone calls — hair appointments or dinner reservations — in the background, so you don’t have to.

“And he had power to give life unto the image of the beast, that the image of the beast should both speak, and cause that as many as would not worship the image of the beast should be killed.” Revelation 13:15 (KJV)

EDITOR’S NOTE: As you will see in the videos in this article, Google has finally done “it”. They’ve created an AI virtual assistant called Duplex that can call businesses on your behalf, ask and answer questions in real time, make reservations for you, and none of it requires your help or input. You are not notified until the reservation or whatever else the matter involved has been made and taken care of. Having trouble visualizing the Mark of the Beast? Revelation says “that the image of the beast should speak”. This out to go a long way towards helping you out.

During the opening keynote at Google I/O on Tuesday, CEO Sundar Pichai introduced the world to Google Duplex. In a demo, the A.I. was able to handle tasks over the phone in a realistic manner. Although this wowed the audience in attendance and people watching at home, the demo failed to mention the legal issues of the A.I. such as identifying itself and recording conversations.

A Google spokesperson tells CNET that Duplex technology would identify itself when used in order for the other person on the call to realize they’re talking to a robot. Since the technology is still being developed, and the company continues to test it, Google tells The Verge that the assistant will not be used in the states that require consent to record the call from all parties.

Google plans Duplex to make life a little easier for both people and businesses. Users can save time using Google Assistant to handle tasks over the phone with the Duplex technology, in particular, those people who are hearing impaired or have issues with the local language. Businesses can make use of Duplex to handle appointments without delegating that task to an employee.

Testing of Google Duplex will start this summer. Google Assistant users with access to the technology will be able to make restaurant reservations, book hair salon appointment, or check a business’ holiday hours over the phone.

Now that people have an A.I. that can mimic human conversation, all that’s needed for the end of the world are robots that can chase people down and jump over obstacles. source

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[Iranian Group Offers $100,000 To Any Person Or Terror Group Who Will Blow Up The New United States Embassy In Jerusalem, Israel]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=54044 2018-05-14T22:39:25Z 2018-05-14T20:18:28Z A hardline Iranian organization is reportedly offering a reward to any person who bombs the newly opened U.S. embassy in Jerusalem, according to a translation of Farsi language reports. There will be a "$100,000 dollar prize for the person who destroys the illegal American embassy in Jerusalem," the poster states. 

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A hardline Iranian organization is reportedly offering a $100,000 reward to any person who bombs the newly opened U.S. embassy in Jerusalem, according to a translation of Farsi language reports.

EDITOR’S NOTE: Scores of Palestinians, spurred on by the incitement of Hamas, met their death today at the Gaza border fence with thousands more being seriously wounded. Now, a group in Iran is offering cold, hard cash, ostensibly from the $150 billion given back to them from Obama, to anyone who will successfully blow up the new US Embassy that opened today in Israel’s capital of Jerusalem. Seeing as Palestinians are more than happy to be killed for nothing, a hundred thousand dollar prize should be highly motivating to them. The IDF expects much more rioting tomorrow as the Palestinians celebrate Nakba Day. 

A group known as the Iranian Justice Seeker Student Movement is reported to have disseminated posters calling for an attack on the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem, which has been opposed by Palestinian and Iranian officials as an affront to the holy city.

“The Student Justice Movement will support anybody who destroy the illegal American embassy in Jerusalem,” the poster states in Farsi, Arabic, and English, according to an independent translation of the propaganda poster provided to the Free Beacon.

There will be a “$100,000 dollar prize for the person who destroys the illegal American embassy in Jerusalem,” the poster states.

The call for an attack on the new embassy is just the latest escalation by hostile Islamic states and leaders who have lashed out at the United States and President Donald Trump for making good on a campaign promise to relocate the embassy from Tel Aviv to Israel’s declared capital city of Jerusalem.

News of the bomb threat was first reported by the University Student News Network, a regional Farsi-language site that aggregates relevant news briefs.

“The Student Movement for Justice declared, ‘Whoever bombs the embassy’s building will receive a $100,000 award,'” the report states. “It is necessary to mention that the steps by Trump to transfer the US Embassy to Holy Qods [Jerusalem] has led to the anger and hatred of Muslims and liberators throughout the world.'”

Michael Rubin, a former Pentagon adviser and expert on rogue regimes, told the Washington Free Beacon that terrorism of this nature is embedded in the Iranian regime’s hardline stance.

“Unfortunately, terrorism directed toward diplomats and embassies has become a central pillar of the Islamic Republic’s culture,” Rubin said. “Terrorism is lionized in Iranian schools. This bounty is more the rule than the exception. To blame Washington or Jerusalem is to blame the victim and give terrorists a veto over U.S. policy.”

Behnam Ben Taleblu, an research fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, described the poster as repulsive and blamed the Iranian ruling regime for fostering such an attitude.

“This is nothing short of an invitation to a heinous act of an international terror by a student group that looks up to the world’s foremost state sponsor of terror—the Islamic Republic of Iran,” he said. source

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[False Teacher John Hagee Has The Eyes Of The Whole World In Jerusalem, Then Refuses To Tell The Jews About Jesus]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=54034 2018-05-14T20:19:57Z 2018-05-14T17:06:10Z With the eyes and ears of the whole world literally upon him, his every word being recorded by every major news outlet in the world, and in the hearing of a represented portion of the entire government and nation of Israel, Pastor John Hagee opened his mouth and said not a single word about Jesus of Nazareth. Nothing.

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With the eyes and ears of the whole world literally upon him, his every word being recorded by every major news outlet in the world, and in the hearing of a represented portion of the entire government and nation of Israel, Pastor John Hagee opened his mouth and…and…(wait for it)…said not a single word of testimony about Jesus of Nazareth.

“The prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests bear rule by their means; and my people love to have it so: and what will ye do in the end thereof?” Jeremiah 5:31 (KJV)

Back in 2014, we brought you a story of how American pastor John Hagee teaches the heretical doctrine of something called Dual Covenant theology. It’s on the old version of NTEB, but you can still access it here. That article will fill you in on the details, but in short, Dual Covenant theology is the teaching that because God made a covenant with Abraham, the Jews ‘don’t need Jesus’ as their Saviour today. As the expression goes, that is nothing but a lie from the pit of Hell. Jews in 2018 need the shed blood and atonement for sin made by Jesus Christ on the cross at Calvary 2,000 years ago every bit as do the lost gentiles among us.

Please take a moment to read our original article which contains all the details of my attempts to reach out to the Hagee camp in Texas, as I confirmed every detail of my article to be 100% true and correct.

That brings us to today’s story which took place at the opening of the new US Embassy in Jerusalem. As tens of thousands of Palestinians rioted at the Gaza Strip border in Israel this morning, the opening ceremony for the new US Embassy in Jerusalem was taking place. It was a momentous and joyous occasion as Jerusalem was officially and formal recognized as the capital of Israel as a result of the actions of President Trump. Various people spoke, Netanyahu was bursting at the seams with pride and happiness as he quoted the prophet Zechariah and thanked the United States for bringing about this great day.

Pastor John Hagee Refuses To Mention The Name Of Jesus As Whole World Watched

Here is a clip of Hagee’s cowardly ‘benediction’ from the US Embassy in Jerusalem this morning. (For those of you reading this via our free email subscription service, click here to watch the video).

Then Texas pastor John Hagee was invited to give the closing benediction to the days proceedings. With the eyes and ears of the whole world literally upon him, his every word being recorded by every major news outlet in the world, and in the hearing of a represented portion of the entire government and nation of Israel, Pastor John Hagee opened his mouth and…and…(wait for it)…said not a single word of testimony about Jesus of Nazareth. Nothing, nada, zip, unless you count his generic reference to a nameless ‘messiah’ who will come to establish a kingdom. But even in that where Hagee should have said that Messiah would “come again” he took the cowards way out and made it sound like a first coming.

Hagee gave a political speech, which would have been fine if he was a politician. But ‘pastor’ John Hagee claims to be a born again Christian, and claims to seek to lead lost souls to salvation in Jesus Christ, doesn’t he? But here, when he had greatest opportunity ever to proclaim the Name of Jesus in the hearing of the whole world from Jerusalem on a day when the whole world was watching and listening, Hagee denied the Lord Jesus Christ, kept his mouth shut, and ensured that the tens of millions of dollars his organization CUFI, Christians United For Israel, generates every year will keep flowing in to the Hagee coffers.

The Heretical Teaching Of John Hagee

If you think for a moment that Hagee’s only false teaching is that of Dual Covenant Theology, allow us to correct that notion. John Hagee has many false doctrines that he will be more than happy to share with you here. This video is one of the few remaining copies of the official television commercial written and produced by Cornerstone Church in Texas, and starring none other than John Hagee himself. 

Here is a quote John Hagee gave in an interview to the Houston Chronicle. You will note that when you click on the source link, it pulls a 404 Page Not Found error. Why? Because shortly after we first reported on this a few years ago, Hagee used his influence and lawyers to have the Houston Chronicle pull the story. You want proof of that? Look at the link, it reads “…san-antonio-fundamentalist-battles-anti-semitism.html”. Oh yes, that article existed at one time and Hagee did say those things to the Chronicle and the paper pulled it. Click here to read more quotes from the Houston Chronicle interview with Hagee.

“The Jewish people have a relationship to God through the law of God as given through Moses,” Hagee said. “I believe that every Gentile person can only come to God through the cross of Christ. I believe that every Jewish person who lives in the light of the Torah, which is the word of God, has a relationship with God and will come to redemption. “The law of Moses is sufficient enough to bring a person into the knowledge of God until God gives him a greater revelation. And God has not,” said Hagee, giving his interpretation of Romans 11:25. “Paul abandoned the idea (of Jews knowing Christ). In the book of Romans, he said, `I am now going to go to the Gentiles from this time forward.’ Judaism doesn’t need Christianity to explain its existence. But Christianity has to have Judaism to explain its existence.” Houston Chronicle

Pastor Hagee, when your staff shows you this article and I know they will, you should be ashamed of yourself for taking the cowards way out in refusing to even allow the Name of Jesus Christ to be uttered from your mouth. You teach Dual Covenant theology, a damnable heresy that has sent already untold numbers of precious Jewish souls to Hell because they believed you when you told them they ‘don’t need Jesus’ because Abraham has a ‘covenant with God’. And this morning, when you could have done something for the Lord, you chose to fatten your bank account instead.

You may be saved, only you, God and the Devil know that for sure, but let me ask you this. If you are saved, are the millions you’re making through CUFI by keeping your mouth shut about Jesus worth the pounding and loss of rewards you will experience at the Judgment Seat of Christ?

Well, is it?

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Israeli snipers have killed 38 Palestinians and hundreds more have been injured as 40,000 joined protests over the opening of America’s embassy today.

“Behold, I will make Jerusalem a cup of trembling unto all the people round about, when they shall be in the siege both against Judah and against Jerusalem.” Zechariah 12:2 (KJV)

EDITOR’S NOTE: The US Embassy in Jerusalem will open officially in the next 50 minutes at 10:00 AM EST, 4:00 PM Israeli time today. Tens of thousands of Palestinians are right now engaged on the Gaza border, rushing the protective fence behind which live Israeli citizens. The stated goal of the rioters is to ‘loot, destroy and kill Israelis’. IDF snipers have already killed scores of these Gazan rioters, with over 1,000 wounded, and the death toll is climbing by the minute. These figures will be out of date the moment this article is published. With mere minutes until the Embassy opening in Jerusalem, it would appear that nothing is going to stop it. 

At least 900 more have been injured with about 450 of them by live bullets, according to Gaza’s Health Ministry after the army warned that anyone attempting to approach the security fence would be risking their lives. A 14-year-old and two men in their 20s were among those shot dead along the Gaza border on what is already the deadliest single day of protests since weekly border demonstrations started on March 30.

U.S. Embassy Jerusalem Dedication Ceremony

Click here to watch a live stream of the US Embassy dedication ceremony coming in real-time from Jerusalem, or watch below.

It comes as a White House delegation and Israeli officials gathered for an inauguration ceremony for the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem.

US President Donald Trump tossed aside decades of precedent when he recognised the city as Israel’s capital in December – a  decision that sparked global outcry, Palestinian anger and exuberant praise from Israelis.

Russia said today it feared the embassy opening would increase tension in the Middle East while Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan warned the US it had forfeited its role as a mediator in the region and was now ‘part of the problem rather than the solution’.

As violent clashes broke out this morning, Trump, in a tweet, hailed the scheduled embassy opening as ‘a great day for Israel’.  Trump made no reference to the violence in an early morning tweet, instead inviting Twitter followers to watch live coverage of the embassy opening.

Amid heightened tensions in the region, al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri last night called for followers to carry out jihad against America. In a new message, he said America’s decision was evidence that negotiations and ‘appeasement’ have failed Palestinians as he urged Muslims carry out jihad against the United States.

The Israeli air force struck five targets in a Hamas military camp near the city of Jabaliya, the IDF said. The strike came following three “serious” incidents in which IDF troops were targeted by Palestinians along the border fence. According to the army, 40,000 Palestinians are demonstrating in 12 different locations along the border fence. source

Trump ‘was clear and explicit as he revealed the true face of the modern Crusade, where standing down and appeasement does not work with them, but only resistance through the call and jihad,’ Zawahiri said, according to a transcript provided by the SITE monitoring agency.

It follows Trump’s announcement last week that the United States is withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal and Israeli strikes two days later on dozens of Iranian targets in Syria. Those strikes came after rocket fire toward Israeli forces in the occupied Golan Heights that Israel blamed on Iran.

This morning, the Israeli military said troops shot and killed three Palestinians who were trying to place an explosive device by the border fence in Gaza during mass protests.

The shooting in the southern Gaza town of Rafah came as the army said an Israeli aircraft had bombed a Hamas military post in the northern Gaza Strip after Israeli troops came under fire. No Israeli casualties were reported.

The Israeli military says over 35,000 protesters are taking part in demonstrations at 12 points along the Gaza border. The Trump administration has vowed to restart the moribund Middle East peace process but the embassy move has inflamed feelings across the globe.

Monday’s inauguration ceremony at 4pm Israel time will include some 800 guests – though Trump himself will not attend – at what until now had been a US consulate building in Jerusalem.

US Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan will lead the Washington delegation that includes Trump’s daughter Ivanka and her husband Jared Kushner, both White House aides, as well as Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.

Ivanka Trump thanked Benjamin Netanyahu for the Israeli Prime Minister’s hospitality at a welcome reception. source

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[GAZA NIGHTMARE: IDF Warns That Upwards Of 250,000 Palestinian Rioters To Crash Border Fence On Monday May 14th To “Massacre Israelis’]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=54019 2018-05-14T13:24:44Z 2018-05-13T22:35:53Z The Israeli military is gearing up for fierce “March of Return” protests along the Gaza security fence on Monday, with more than 100,000 Palestinians expected to take part, and dire warnings from the IDF that hundreds plan to try breach the fence and carry out a “massacre” of Israeli civilians.

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The Israeli military is gearing up for fierce “March of Return” protests along the Gaza security fence on Monday, with more than 100,000 Palestinians expected to take part, and dire warnings from the IDF that hundreds plan to try breach the fence and carry out a “massacre” of Israeli civilians.

“Behold, I will make Jerusalem a cup of trembling unto all the people round about, when they shall be in the siege both against Judah and against Jerusalem. And in that day will I make Jerusalem a burdensome stone for all people: all that burden themselves with it shall be cut in pieces, though all the people of the earth be gathered together against it.” Zechariah 12:2,3 (KJV)

EDITOR’S NOTE: When a man and a woman get married, the minister of the ceremony asks right before they wed, ‘is there anyone here who objects to this marriage? Speak now, or forever hold your peace’. That’s exactly what it looks like Hamas and the Palestinians are doing, they are going to ‘speak now’ before the US Embassy can officially open in hopes of stopping the ‘wedding’ of Jerusalem to Israel once and for all. But sadly, all any Palestinian needs to do to see the ‘final ruling’ on the status of Jerusalem is get them a King James Bible and read where God has already decided who gets Jerusalem in the end. SPOILER ALERT: God gives it to the Jews for eternity. So on that note, Hamas and all the coasts of Palestine, let’s let the games begin, shall we? Bring it, and let’s see what the LORD God of the Jews shall do.

“Awake, awake; put on thy strength, O Zion; put on thy beautiful garments, O Jerusalem, the holy city: for henceforth there shall no more come into thee the uncircumcised and the unclean. Shake thyself from the dust; arise, and sit down, O Jerusalem: loose thyself from the bands of thy neck, O captive daughter of Zion.” Isaiah 52:1,2 (KJV)

The protests are now set for Monday, to coincide with the move of the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, and not on Tuesday’s Nakba Day, as was originally expected. The Israel Defense Forces expects over 100,000 Palestinians to take part in the mass demonstrations and potentially as many as 200,000, something that would indicate a major victory for the Hamas terrorist group, which rules Gaza and has co-opted for its own ends what were originally slated to be weeks of nonviolent protests.

The army’s primary fear during the expected riots is that dozens or hundreds of Palestinians, including Hamas members, will manage to break through the Gaza security fence and wreak havoc in one of the Israeli communities on the other side, attacking residents, starting fires, and destroying buildings.

The military believes Hamas will focus its energies on this style of mass, chaotic attack, but the IDF is also preparing for more direct armed combat, including attacks on troops along the border, or kidnappings of IDF soldiers, as has happened along the Gaza border in years past.

On Sunday night, the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit released a dramatic video noted that Hamas has destroyed homes, torched farmland and massacred “innocent men, women, and children” and seeks to do so again.

“On Monday May 14th, the Hamas terrorist organization plans to send armed terrorists, among 250,000 violent rioters to swarm and breach Israel’s border with Gaza and enter Israeli communities,” warned the English language video. “Hamas plans to carry out a massacre in Israel. The Israel Defense Forces will not let them.”

The accompanying footage showed a young girl playing with a dollhouse, which cut to an image from the bloodstained aftermath of a terror attack in the West Bank from 2016, in which a 12-year-old Israeli girl was stabbed to death in her bedroom.

Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh traveled to Cairo on Sunday, ahead of the protests, to meet with Egyptian intelligence officers, who were expected to call on him to keep the demonstrations from getting out of control.

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The IDF however is not relying on Egypt’s persuasive powers and has dispatched two additional brigades to take positions along the Gaza border ahead of the anticipated riots. A third brigade was also deployed to the West Bank, the army said.

“The IDF’s preparation includes the additional deployment of a number of combat battalions to the Gaza border, special forces, intelligence collection units, and snipers. In addition, the Central Command will also receive additional combat battalions and intelligence collection teams as reinforcement,” the army said on Sunday.

The military also halted all exercises for conscripted soldiers, in order to focus on “handling violent riots,” the army said.

Additional soldiers have also been deployed to provide extra security to Israeli communities near the Gaza border. source

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It’s the size of a grain of rice but could hold the key to many aspects of your life. A tiny microchip inserted under the skin can replace the need to carry keys, credit cards and train tickets.

“And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads: And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.” Revelation 13:16,17 (KJV)

EDITOR’S NOTE: While adoption of the human implantable RFID microchip has been relatively slow to catch on here in the United States, it is going like a house on fire all across Europe and Asia. In Sweden, thousands of citizens are using thier chipped hands on a daily basis to make NFC purchases, start their vehicles and to unlock and open the doors to their homes. As one Swede so accurately put it, “I was so excited to get chipped, it really is the future”. And on that note she is 100% correct, for a global population where the majority of the people are unsaved, Christ-rejecting individuals, it absolutely is their future. In that day it will be known as the Mark Of The Beast. Or…you can get saved and become born again, and have a completely different future in Heaven when the Pretribulation Rapture of the Church takes place shortly. Choose. 

This might sound like an Orwellian nightmare to some but in Sweden it is a welcome reality for a growing number who favours convenience over concerns of potential personal data violations. The small microchip implants were first used in 2015 in Sweden — initially confidentially — and several other countries.

Swedes have gone on to be very active in microchipping, with scant debate about issues surrounding its use, in a country keen on new technology and where the sharing of personal information is held up as a sign of a transparent society.

Twenty-eight year-old Ulrika Celsing is one of 3,000 Swedes to have injected a microchip into her hand to try out a new way of life.

To enter her workplace, the media agency Mindshare, she simply waves her hand on a small box and types in a code before the doors open. “It was fun to try something new and to see what one could use it for to make life easier in the future,” she told AFP.

In the past year, the chip has turned into a kind of electronic handbag and has even replaced her gym card, she said. If she wanted to, she could also use it to book train tickets.

Sweden’s SJ national railway company has won over some 130 users to its microchip reservation service in a year. Conductors scan passengers’ hands after they book tickets online and register them on their chip.

Sweden has a track record on the sharing of personal information, which may have helped ease the microchip’s acceptance among the Nordic country’s 10 million-strong population.

Citizens have long accepted the sharing of their personal details, registered by the social security system, with other administrative bodies, while people can find out each others’ salaries through a quick phone call to the tax authority.

The microchip implants use Near Field Communication (NFC) technology, also used in credit cards, and are “passive”, which means they hold data that can be read by other devices but cannot read information themselves.

Although still small, they have the capacity to hold train tickets, entry pass codes as well as access certain vending machines and printers, promoters say. When Celsing’s innovatively minded media company organised an event where employees could get the implants, she followed the crowd.

She said she felt nothing but a slight sting when the syringe inserted the chip into her left hand, which she now uses on an almost daily basis and does not fear hacking or possible surveillance.

“I don’t think our current technology is enough to get chip hacked,” she says. “But I may think about this again in the future. I could always take it out then,” she adds.

However, for Ben Libberton, a microbiologist working for MAX IV Laboratory in the southern city of Lund which provides X-rays for research, the danger is real. The chip implants could cause “infections or reactions of the immune system”, he warned.

But the biggest risk, he added, was around the data contained in the chip. “At the moment, the data collected and shared by implants is small, but it’s likely that this will increase,” the researcher said.

The real question, he added, is what data is collected and who shares it. “If a chip can one day detect a medical problem, who finds out and when?” he asked. Libberton worried that “the more data is stored in a single place as could happen with a chip, the more risk it could be used against us.”

But Jowan Osterlund, a piercings specialist and self-proclaimed champion of chip implantation, brushes off fears of data misuse and conspiracy theories. He advocates the opposite view, arguing that if we carried all our personal data on us, we would have better control of their use.

Despite unanswered questions however about how the technology will progress, the appeal of being part of a futuristic experience is a strong draw for some users.

“In Sweden, people are very comfortable with technology and I would say there is less resistance to new technology here than in most other places,” Libberton said.

At an ‘implant party’ organised by Osterlund in Stockholm, 59-year-old Anders Brannfors stands out with his salt-and-pepper hair among the curious 30-something hipsters. Delighted to have become a 2.0 version of himself, he has yet however to find a use for his chip several weeks after the implant. source

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Please note that this is in no way setting a date for the Pretribulation Rapture of the Church, or a date for the start of the time of Jacob’s trouble. But it is presented to show you some very real possibilities for the fulfillment of Bible prophecy in the very near future. The prophet Jeremiah in chapter 30 and verse 7 makes a reference to something he calls the “time of Jacob’s trouble”, which is the same thing Jesus mentions in Matthew 24 when He talks about the coming time of “great tribulation”.

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On this episode of Rightly Dividing, we take an in-depth look at end times Bible prophecies from the books of Matthew, Daniel and Jeremiah, and how they just might tie in with regathered Israel celebrating 70 years of being back in the land on May 14th.

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But just one chapter before that, Jeremiah mentions something that immediately preceded that, a visitation from the Lord after 70 years. Historically this is talking about the Jews in Babylonian captivity, but is also a prophecy of the Jews in the time of Jacob’s trouble in the end times.

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The Israeli army is deploying three additional brigades to Gaza and the West Bank at the start of what Israeli security officials believe could be an extremely violent week of Palestinian protests coinciding with the opening of the US Embassy in Jerusalem on Monday, the military said Saturday.

“In that day shall the LORD defend the inhabitants of Jerusalem; and he that is feeble among them at that day shall be as David; and the house of David shall be as God, as the angel of the LORD before them.” Zechariah 12:8 (KJV)

EDITOR’S NOTE: You better buckle up, people, things are about to get crazy. Why? Starting on Sunday and going into Tuesday, the following events will all take place one after the other in Israel. Sunday May 13th is Jerusalem Day, the day where Israel celebrates the reunification of Jerusalem and the victory that God gave the Jews in the 6 Day War in 1967. The next day, Monday May 14th is the day when the United States will officially open the US Embassy in the heart of Jerusalem. Tuesday May 15th is the Palestinian Nakba Day, where the mourn the loss of Jerusalem (as if they had any claim to it in the first place), and it is also the start of Ramadan. For the past 6 weeks thousands upon thousands of Palestinians have been rioting at the Gaza border, setting fire to ten thousand tires, and causing unprecedented amounts of environmental damage. In addition to that, 48 Palestinians have already been killed in the violence, with over 5,000 more wounded. Hamas is calling for an all out assault on the Gaza Strip, and Israel believes they will attempt it. And oh, don’t forget about Iran who fired 20 missiles at Israel last weekend. The IDF is preparing for another larger attack from them as well. When does it start? It’s already begun. Since Israel is 7 hours ahead of the United States that would make it now Sunday May 13th in Israel. What comes next may just be the greatest amount of riots and violence that Israel has ever seen, and that’s saying something. 

An army spokesperson told reporters that two of the reinforcement brigades would be sent to the Gaza Strip, while the third would be positioned in the West Bank. The leaders of the Hamas terrorist group, which controls Gaza and seeks to destroy Israel, are encouraging hundreds of thousands of Gazans to try to breach the border with Israel en masse.

“We will place a million martyrs on this land until, God willing, we liberate it,” Mahmoud al-Zahar, a co-founder of Hamas, vowed this weekend. “We don’t care about [US President] Donald Trump’s moves or the indifference of the Arab world.” Hamas’s Gaza chief Yihya Sinwar said last week he hoped to see hundreds of thousands of Gazans breach the fence.

Israeli military officials said Saturday night that they were bracing for mass marches on the fence, the flying of dozens of “attack kites” carrying petrol bombs into Israel, efforts to plant explosives at the fence, and shooting attacks on Israeli troops deployed at the border. Firebomb-bearing kites sent over the Gaza border on Saturday sparked two brush fires in southern Israel, the latest in a slew of incidents in which airborne combustibles launched from the Palestinian enclave managed to set Israeli fields ablaze.

On Friday, Palestinian rioters set fire to gas pipes serving Gaza as well as electricity infrastructure and a conveyor belt used to transfer goods into the Strip. The IDF said dozens of protesters sabotaged infrastructure on the Palestinian side of the Kerem Shalom goods crossing, causing tens of millions of shekels of damage.

The IDF is also bracing for violence in the West Bank and East Jerusalem. There were two car-ramming attacks in the West Bank on Friday, with a soldier lightly injured in one of them, at a checkpoint near Nablus.

Security in Jerusalem has also been bolstered ahead of the politically tense week that will see the US move its embassy to the capital, Israel celebrate 51 years of the city’s reunification and the culmination of over six weeks of protests along the Gaza border, when Palestinians mourn the “catastrophe” of the creation of the Jewish state.

“Moving the embassy is a matter of both national and international importance, and police have been preparing accordingly in recent months,” a police official told the Ynet news site.

The official said thousands of uniformed police and Border Police officers will be deployed throughout Jerusalem starting Sunday. He said the officers will secure the perimeter of the US embassy during the Monday opening, assist in securing the visiting American officials and help direct traffic.

Part of the preparations for the embassy ceremony have included carrying out “overt and covert operations against anyone who intended to disrupt or damage the ceremony,” he said.

Concurrently, Jewish and Israeli institutions abroad are also ramping up security out of fears that Iran will launch an attack after the IDF earlier this week struck dozens of its military sites in Syria in response to a barrage of Iranian rockets launched at Israel.

According to Ynet, synagogues, Jewish schools, and community centers have employed additional security measures, and Israeli diplomats have also been ordered to take caution. In a number of particularly sensitive countries where Israel has a diplomatic presence, the Foreign Ministry has requested additional security from the local government.

The report said that some officials fear that since Iran failed to launch a single rocket into Israeli territory in its attack early Thursday morning, Tehran may employ one of its proxy groups in Africa or Asia to attack Israelis or Jews in retaliation.

On Sunday, thousands of Israelis are expected to take part in the annual Jerusalem Day parade celebrating 51 years since the reunification of Jerusalem during the 1967 Six Day War.

The march — in which primarily religious teenagers march through the Old City decked in white and blue, the colors of the Israeli flag — has raised tensions over its route through the Old City’s Muslim Quarter. In previous years, the march has sparked sporadic incidents of violence between Israeli revelers and local Palestinian residents.

Amid fears that the nationalist demonstration could inflame tensions with local Arab residents, the police official stressed to Ynet that officers would show “zero tolerance for verbal abuse or physical violence” during the event.

He urged revelers to be mindful of the political sensitivities of the march, and to “maintain law and order.”

Israel is also girding for possible violence during Nakba Day protests on Tuesday, a national day of Palestinian mourning marking the “catastrophe” of Israel’s founding, commemorated every year on May 15.

In his first major briefing to international media since becoming head of the Gaza terror group in 2017, Sinwar implied he would like to see thousands of Palestinians crossing into Israel as part of the culmination of more than a month of protests.

Sinwar said the mass protest would be “decisive,” and vowed that he and other top officials were “ready to die” in a campaign to end Israel’s decade-old blockade of the territory.

In recent Fridays, Palestinian protesters have burned tires along the fence, hurled stones at Israeli troops, and flown incendiary kites over dry fields on the Israeli side of the border. Some of the protesters, mainly youths, brandished wire cutters, a popular tool in weekly attempts to cut through the border fence.

According to the Hamas health ministry, 48 Palestinians have been killed since protests and clashes began along the Gaza border on March 30 and hundreds of others have been wounded from gunfire. Israel says it only opens fire when necessary to stop infiltrations, damage to the fence, and attacks.

Israel has repeatedly expressed concern over the possibility of a mass breach of the Gaza fence, in which Palestinians would stream across with terrorists among them, wreaking havoc. Sinwar has vowed in the past that protesters would “breach the borders and pray at Al-Aqsa,” referring to the major Muslim shrine in Jerusalem. source

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[Israel Unleashes Blistering Airstrike In Northern Gaza As IDF Completely Decimates Latest Hamas Terror Tunnel]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=53992 2018-05-13T02:27:01Z 2018-05-12T22:41:57Z The Israel Air Force on Saturday evening destroyed a Hamas offensive tunnel in advanced stages of building mere meters from the Erez crossing in the northern Gaza Strip. The tunnel, which Hamas dug in the security parameter, originated in Beit Hanun and stretched over a kilometer, intended to reach Israeli communities.

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The Israel Air Force on Saturday evening destroyed a Hamas offensive tunnel in advanced stages of building mere meters from the Erez crossing in the northern Gaza Strip. The tunnel, which Hamas dug in the security parameter, originated in Beit Hanun and stretched over a kilometer, and was intended to reach Israeli communities, such as Kibbutz Erez.

EDITOR’S NOTE: Under the leadership of Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel has become a pro-active militarized nation working to neutralize threats to their sovereignty and safety before they become overwhelming. Adopting the American motto of Peace Through Strength, Israel stands tall against their enemies. 

According to the IDF, it was the first neutralized tunnel that did not cross into Israeli territory. Furthermore, while the most recent tunnel was destroyed by air strikes, previous tunnels were destroyed by flooding, to prevent Hamas from ever using them again.

The tunnel was destroyed following weeks of surveillance. It was the ninth tunnel to be located with advanced technology, which pinpointed its exact location, as part of Israel’s commitment to destroy all underground terrorist infrastructure.

Israel’s military has been investing extensive effort in locating cross-border tunnels from Gaza, and has been building an innovative underground barrier across the entire border with the Hamas-run enclave. Construction of the barrier is expected to cost more than NIS 3 billion and take two years to complete.

The IDF said that both the tunnel near Erez, and the attack tunnel that Hamas dug under the Kerem Shalom crossing in the southern Gaza Strip, which was “neutralized” by the IDF in January, were built underneath humanitarian crossings toward Israel.

“The terrorist tunnels prove the Hamas terrorist organization’s cynicism toward the residents of the Gaza Strip,” the IDF said.

“The Hamas terrorist organization continues to invest its resources in constructing terrorist tunnels and sabotaging humanitarian efforts offered by Israel and other countries for the people of Gaza instead of investing in the Gaza Strip and its peoples’ welfare,” it continued, adding that “the fact that Hamas dug a tunnel underneath the [Erez] crossing proves that it endangers its own civilians. Hamas is killing the Gaza Strip.”

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman tweeted that Israel would not buy Hamas’s “bluff” of a long-term armistice, adding that the terrorist group has been building terrorist tunnels for years.

“We’ll continue, as we did this evening, to go after terrorist infrastructures. The only formula that can be taken into consideration is demilitarization in return for rehabilitation,” he said.

Over the last six weeks, protests along the Gaza border have seen dozens of Palestinians attempt to destroy or cross the fence into Israel.

Due to planned protests by Palestinians in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip against the relocation of the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and the commemoration of the “catastrophe” of Israel’s creation on “Nakba Day,” the IDF will be bringing in three brigades to bolster troops in those areas. In addition, in the coming weeks, all regular training sessions will be put on hold.

The IDF has warned Palestinian civilians against approaching the security fence during the events planned for May 14 and 15. source

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[CRAZY WINNING: North Korea To Completely Dismantle Nuclear Test Site Before Meeting For Summit With Trump]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=53986 2018-05-12T22:59:46Z 2018-05-12T21:34:12Z North Korea has announced on state media it will dismantle its nuclear test site just weeks ahead of a summit with President Donald Trump. The rogue nation will start to take the facility apart on May 23, with international media watching. The United States and South Korean media will be invited to cover the event.

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North Korea has announced on state media it will dismantle its nuclear test site just weeks ahead of a summit with President Donald Trump. The rogue nation will start to take the facility apart on May 23, with international media watching.

EDITOR’S NOTE: When Barack Obama was president, prisoners released from North Korea came home dead. President Trump successfully negotiated the release and return of 3 very healthy prisoners just last week. When Barack Obama was president, North Korea was allowed to expand its nuclear program to WWIII heights and beyond. Barely a year into the Trump presidency and North Korea is tearing down all their nuclear facilities and meeting on Singapore on June 12th for a Summit with the American president. The difference between Trump and Obama is the difference between winning…and losing. 

The country’s central news agency said the dismantlement of the nuclear test ground would involve collapsing all of its tunnels with explosions, blocking its entrances and removing all observation facilities, research buildings and security posts.

Journalists from other countries, including the United States and South Korea, will be invited to cover the event.

The nuclear site that will be dismantled is located in Pukyung, and the area around Pumyeong nuclear test site will also be closed. The dismantling will be just less than three weeks before a much-awaited summit in Singapore between President Donald Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un.

Last month, Kim Jong-un and South Korea’s President, Moon Jae-in, agreed to work together to rid the Korean peninsula of nuclear weapons. Last month, five nuclear test blasts in Pyongyang, under Mount Mantap, tore open a hole in the mountain which then collapsed upon itself.

Researchers also found that breakdown created a “chimney” which could allow radioactive fallout from the blast zone below to rise into the air. Now, U.S. intelligence showed North Koreans had already started pulling cables from the tunnels at their nuclear test site.

This week three Americans held prisoner by the communist country were released and flown back to the USA.

The choice of Singapore as the site of the first-ever meeting of a sitting U.S. president and a North Korean leader was as much because it was within reasonable flight time and distance from Pyongyang as because of the island state’s political neutrality, a South Korean presidential official told reporters.

But experts say the process could take years and cost hundreds of millions of dollars, according to USA Today.

Olli Heinonen, an arms control expert at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, a national security think-tank, said: “This would be the biggest undertaking by the international community when it comes to denuclearization or disarmament.”

John Bolton, Trump’s national security advisor, previously said the dismantling of Libya’s nuclear program in 2003 might serve as a model. But Libya’s programme was not nearly as advanced as North Korea’s and the country had not already stockpiled weapons.

Since becoming North Korea’s leader in 2011, Kim has only taken one known overseas trip by air – and that was earlier this week to Dalian in China to hold talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping.

He flew in his personal Ilyushin-62M jet accompanied by a cargo plane that people with knowledge of North Korean affairs say is believed to have carried his limousine. source

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Israel’s tough stance on Iran has boosted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s popularity at home, and he can expect more good press in the coming days when the United States opens its embassy in Jerusalem.

“For if thou altogether holdest thy peace at this time, then shall there enlargement and deliverance arise to the Jews from another place; but thou and thy father’s house shall be destroyed: and who knoweth whether thou art come to the kingdom for such a time as this?” Esther 4:14 (KJV)

EDITOR’S NOTE: The speed at which events have transpired over the past few weeks is truly breathtaking. In America, President Trump seemed pinned to the mat with allegations from porn actress Stormy Daniels about an affair, a payoff and a coverup. Fake news media talking heads gleefully predicted Trump’s soon impeachment and removal from office. Yet today, President Trump has not only managed to bring home 3 American prisoners from North Korea, he announced last night a June 12th Summit with Kim Jong-Un to denuclearize the Korean peninsula. And he’s been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in the process. In Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu has been weathering relentless charges of corruption with his enemies also gleefully anticipating his downfall. Yet today he stands as a heroic defender of Israel after skillfully responding to an Iranian missile attack on Friday, and preparing to open the new US Embassy in Jerusalem on Monday. Why are these two world leaders – Trump and Netanyahu – not just surviving but thriving in this hostile political environment? I submit to you it is because both men, however flawed and human they may be, are each God’s appointed leaders for the end times to fulfill Bible prophecy regarding Judah and Jerusalem. And until they complete the work that God has ordained for them to do, they will remain untouchable. 

As the closest Middle East ally of President Donald Trump, Netanyahu has been central to U.S. decisions that have reshaped the political map of the region. On April 30, he appeared on prime-time television to present Israel’s case that Trump should abandon the 2015 international nuclear deal with Iran. The president did so barely a week later.

Netanyahu publicly hailed the decision and followed up with air strikes on Iranian military positions in Syria, a country that borders Israel and which Israel fears may increasingly be used as a base by Iran to attack the Jewish state.

A poll on Channel 2 television the day after Trump scrapped the Iran deal showed Netanyahu’s right-wing Likud party would gain five seats if elections were held now, winning 35 in the 120-seat parliament and strengthening its position in a ruling coalition. A poll in April had Likud on 28 seats.

On Thursday Israel accused Iran of firing rockets from Syria into the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, the first time that Iran has attacked Israel with rockets. Israel struck back with its heaviest air strikes in Syria since the start of the Syrian civil war in 2011, saying that it attacked nearly all of Iran’s military infrastructure.

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That attack came too late for a poll in the Israeli daily newspaper Maariv on Friday. But the survey found that 69 percent of respondents were satisfied with Netanyahu’s handling of “Israel’s policy regarding Iran’s presence in Syria.”

The survey also showed 59 percent of Israelis polled said they considered Trump’s decision to pull out of the deal and reimpose U.S. sanctions on Tehran would aid Israel’s security.

But 54 percent of respondents said they feared a direct military confrontation with Iran was looming and agreed with officials who said that it would be better “to have the fight now and not at a later stage,” the paper said.

Israel’s next elections are set to be held in November 2019, but Netanyahu could seek an early ballot to capitalize on the boost in popularity.

“Benjamin Netanyahu placed his chips on Trump and on him leaving the nuclear deal and he is now celebrating big-time with 35 seats. He has shown that there is nobody to match him in the diplomatic-security field,” Israel Radio political analyst Hanan Kristal said.

Abraham Diskin, political science professor with the Hebrew University said standing up to Iran was likely to increase support for Netanyahu, as it would for any government, left or right. Despite Likud’s surge, Diskin said, the balance of power between right- and left-wing blocs in the Israeli Knesset, pr parliament, had not significantly changed.

“According to the poll, Netanyahu doesn’t have a majority but he does hold all the cards,” he said in a phone interview with Reuters.

The corruption investigations against Netanyahu “are perceived by his supporters as persecution and as the probes drag on, his supporters are strengthened in this belief,” Diskin said.

The next few days see “Jerusalem Day” on Sunday, the date in the Hebrew calendar when East Jerusalem was captured in the 1967 Middle East war.

A day later, on May 14, the United States will open its embassy in Jerusalem. The ceremony is timed to coincide with the day in 1948 — on the western calendar — that Israel declared its independence.

May 15 is the day Palestinians commemorate what they call the “Nakba“, or “Catastrophe”, when hundreds of thousands fled or were driven out of their homes in 1948.

Israel’s security forces have readied themselves for Palestinian protests to mark the embassy move from Tel Aviv and the anniversary, with the Islamist militant group Hamas talking of attempts to breach the Gaza-Israel border.

Most Israelis, from across the political spectrum, see the U.S. embassy move as a rubber stamp on recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

Israel has always regarded the city as its eternal and indivisible capital but the city has not gained that recognition internationally. The United Nations regards East Jerusalem as being held under military occupation by Israel, and Palestinians say it must be the capital of their future state. source

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Israeli troops fired live bullets and tear gas Friday across a border fence into Gaza where Palestinian protesters threw stones, burned tires and flew kites with burning rags attached. One protester was killed and 49 were wounded by Israeli fire, Gaza health officials said.

“But I will send a fire on the wall of Gaza, which shall devour the palaces thereof: And I will cut off the inhabitant from Ashdod, and him that holdeth the sceptre from Ashkelon, and I will turn mine hand against Ekron: and the remnant of the Philistines shall perish, saith the Lord GOD.” Amos 1:7,8 (KJV)

EDITOR’S NOTE: For the past 7 weeks now, Palestinian terror group Hamas has led riots on the Gaza Israel border which to date has resulted in 41 dead, with another 5,560 wounded. Middle East watchers are expecting things to really ramp up on Monday, May 14th, as Israel celebrates its 70th anniversary of being back in the land and the United States opens their Embassy there in Jerusalem. Add to that the fact that Iran and Israel are a kitten’s whisker away from all out war with each other, and you have the makings of the potential fulfillment of Bible prophecy. NTEB will be live-blogging all day on the 14th, so make sure you stop by to see what’s happening. It just might blow your mind.

It was the seventh weekly protest aimed at shaking off a decade-old border blockade of Gaza, and a preview of what is expected to be a much larger border rally on Monday. On that day, protests are timed to coincide with the planned move of the U.S. Embassy in Israel to contested Jerusalem, where Palestinians hope to establish a future capital.

Protester Ahmed Deifallah, 25, said that President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and move the embassy there “is causing the volcano to spew.”

Deifallah, who is unemployed, said he is not afraid to die. “We are used to confronting the (Israeli) occupation with our bare chests,” he said, a Palestinian flag draped around his head. “We are used to wars and no one with us but Allah.”

Gaza’s Hamas leader, Yehiyeh Sinwawr, has said he expects tens of thousands to participate on Monday. He has raised the possibility of a mass border breach, comparing protesters to a “starving tiger,” unpredictable and full of pent-up anger.

Israel has said it will prevent any border breach and has stuck to its open-fire policies, such as targeting “main instigators” and those approaching the fence, despite growing international criticism.

There are growing concerns that if Israel and Hamas dig in, a widespread border breach in coming days could lead to large numbers of casualties.

Since the Hamas-led marches began in late March, 41 Palestinian protesters have been killed by Israeli fire, including a 40-year-old man shot dead Friday, according to the Gaza Health Ministry. More than 1,700 Palestinians have been shot and wounded, including 49 on Friday. Seven of the injured on Friday were in serious condition, among them a 16-year-old with a shot to the head.

Israel says it has a right to defend its border and has accused Hamas of using the protests as a cover for attacking the border. Rights groups say the use of potentially lethal force against unarmed protesters is unlawful.

The protests, driven by despair among Gaza’s 2 million people, are part of a campaign to break the blockade imposed by Israel and Egypt after the Islamic militant Hamas overran Gaza in 2007.

Monday’s inauguration of the U.S. Embassy comes five months after President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, a move that outraged Palestinians as blatantly pro-Israel.

The Israeli-annexed eastern sector of Jerusalem is sought as a future Palestinian capital — at least by those supporting Hamas’ political rival, West Bank-based Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. Hamas seeks an Islamic state in the entire historic Palestine, including what is now Israel, but has said it is ready for a long-term truce.

Another large-scale protest is planned for Tuesday, when Palestinians mark their “nakba,” or catastrophe, referring to their mass uprooting during the Mideast war over Israel’s 1948 creation. Hundreds of thousands of Palestinians were driven out or fled homes in what is now Israel. More than two-thirds of Gaza residents are descendants of refugees.

On Friday, thousands of protesters gathered in five tent camps set up weeks ago, each several hundred meters (yards) from the border. From there, smaller groups moved closer to the border fence.

In an area east of Gaza City, protesters burned tires, releasing large plumes of black smoke, and threw stones. Some flew kites with burning rags attached. One of the kites was downed by a small Israeli drone. Israeli soldiers fired live rounds and volleys of tear gas.

Witnesses said Israeli forces on the other side of the fence had added reinforcements, including cement slabs, as protective cover. In recent weeks, soldiers have fired from behind sand berms.

Meanwhile, Gaza government officials announced that Egypt will open its border with Gaza for four days starting Saturday. Helping reinforce the Israeli blockade, Egypt has kept the Rafah crossing point, Gaza’s main gate to the outside world, closed most of the time since the Hamas takeover.Egypt opens the crossing from time to time, mainly to allow people in special categories, including medical patients and Gaza residents studying abroad, to leave the territory or return to it. The upcoming opening was framed as a humanitarian gesture ahead of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, which begins next week.

In Jordan, dozens of Palestinians waving flags and chanting slogans joined “nakba” protests in an area near the Israeli-controlled frontier between the West Bank and the kingdom. Many of Jordan’s residents are descendants of Palestinian refugees. source

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[BEHOLD MAY 14TH: Israeli Group Creates King Cyrus ‘Temple Coin’ Thanking President Donald Trump For Moving The US Embassy To Jerusalem]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=53948 2018-05-11T17:18:16Z 2018-05-11T02:35:26Z An Israeli nonprofit announced Wednesday that it would be releasing a celebratory coin in honor of the 70th anniversary of Israel’s independence, and it will feature the face of President Donald Trump as an expression of “gratitude” for his decision to move the American Embassy to Jerusalem.

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An Israeli nonprofit announced Wednesday that it would be releasing a celebratory coin in honor of the 70th anniversary of Israel’s independence, and it will feature the face of President Donald Trump as an expression of “gratitude” for his decision to move the American Embassy to Jerusalem.

“For thus saith the LORD, That after seventy years be accomplished at Babylon I will visit you, and perform my good word toward you, in causing you to return to this place.” Jeremiah 29:10 (KJV)

EDITOR’S NOTE: Donald Trump has done something no other US president has ever done in both the declaring Jerusalem to the capital of Israel, and in the moving of the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The global impact and  importance of these two events in the reshaping of the Middle East cannot be overstated. The 70th anniversary of regathered Israel on Monday May 14th commemorates when President Harry S. Truman recognized the right of regathered Israel to exist as a sovereign nation, a decision which immediately fulfilled Jesus’ prophecy in Matthew 24 and also triggered the Arab-Israeli War of 1948. What events will be triggered this Monday when the US Embassy officially opens in the middle of the most-contested piece of real estate in world history? I have no idea, but I bet it’ll be something pretty big. 

The ‘Temple Coin’ depicts King Cyrus, who allowed the Jews to return to Jerusalem 2,500 years ago, alongside Trump, KOBI reported.

A menorah and the seal of the United States government are also pictured, with biblical verses written in in Hebrew on the face of the coin. On the back is a dove, holding an olive branch in its beak, above a temple.

“The coin expresses our joy and gratitude that the American Embassy will be transferred to Jerusalem in honor of Israel’s Independence Day,” the Mikdash Educational Center said on its website. “It is the fulfillment of the Trump declaration recognizing the centrality of Jerusalem as the capital of the state of Israel.”

Trump formally recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital in December 2017 by directing the State Department to begin the move of the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Plans to open the embassy in May were made to coincide with Israel’s independence anniversary. source

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The police presence will be larger than usual at this year’s Jerusalem Day celebrations, in which tens of thousands of people are expected to take part, Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld told The Jerusalem Post on Thursday.

Hundreds of additional security personnel will be securing the annual march through the Old City, which is expected to be bigger than usual on the heels of Israel’s 70th Independence Day.

Police will be on especially high alert next week, with the US Embassy move to Jerusalem scheduled for Monday and the Palestinian Nakba Day the day after that. The Palestinians have announced the day of the US Embassy move from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem as a “day of rage.” source

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[What The Timeline Of Bible Prophecy Has To Say About ‘That Day’ When Damascus Finally Becomes A Ruinous Heap]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=53938 2018-05-11T02:37:39Z 2018-05-10T21:36:28Z With all the end times excitement going on right now in the Middle East, a quick Bible study on the prophet Isaiah and his 17th chapter dealing with Damascus could not be more timely. Isaiah 17 starts off with the destruction of Damascus, with little to no explanation of how and why it happened, and who destroyed it.

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With all the end times excitement going on right now in the Middle East, a quick Bible study on the prophet Isaiah and his 17th chapter dealing with Damascus could not be more timely.

“The burden of Damascus. Behold, Damascus is taken away from being a city, and it shall be a ruinous heap. The cities of Aroer are forsaken: they shall be for flocks, which shall lie down, and none shall make them afraid. The fortress also shall cease from Ephraim, and the kingdom from Damascus, and the remnant of Syria: they shall be as the glory of the children of Israel, saith the LORD of hosts.” Isaiah 17:1-3 (KJV)

Just last night, Iranian Quds forces launched a barrage a missiles across the Syrian border and aimed at Israel. In under an hour, the Israeli Air Force began responding with a blistering barrage of airstrikes up and down northern Syria in and around Damascus and other areas. In fact, Syria in general and Damascus in particular have been in the news quite heavily in recent months. Lots of military action going on there.

So naturally people began posting Isaiah 17:1 (KJV) everywhere you looked, and just today an NTEB reader asked me a great Bible question about Damascus and Israel. This is what NTEB reader Dawn wanted to know:

“How will Israel be able to destroy Damascus overnight when the city is surrounded by its own defence systems to intercept missiles from Israel? Is Israel now destroying the Syrian defence systems?”

Great question, and her assumption is that of most prophecy watchers who believe Israel will wipe out Damascus in one of the many upcoming battles. Certainly 2018 Israel, with one of the world’s best air forces, could easily wipe out not just Damascus but the entire Syrian nation if it chose to, no problem at all. But is that what the Bible teaches about the fall of Damascus?

With all the end times excitement going on right now in the Middle East, a quick Bible study on the prophet Isaiah and his 17th chapter dealing with Damascus could not be more timely. And as is our custom here, I am putting it in easy-to-digest bullet points, so let’s pay a visit to Isaiah and his amazing book of prophecy!

  • CONTEXT IS KEY: Isaiah 17 starts off with the destruction of Damascus, with little to no explanation of how and why it happened, and who destroyed it. But when we go one chapter back to chapter 16, we are able to establish a context accurately and immediately. “Send ye the lamb to the ruler of the land from Sela to the wilderness, unto the mount of the daughter of Zion. For it shall be, that, as a wandering bird cast out of the nest, so the daughters of Moab shall be at the fords of Arnon.” Isaiah 16:1,2 (KJV). Regular visitors to NTEB who have read our article entitled ‘THE REAL MEANING OF THE WORD SELAH IN THE BIBLE‘ know exactly to Whom Isaiah is referring to in the opening of chapter 16! The ‘lamb’ of course is Jesus Christ at the Second Coming, returning on the backs of white horses with His redeemed army of Church Age saints that we read about in Revelation 19:11-16 (KJV). And His first stop is to pick up the Jewish remnant who have fled to Selah Petra the moment the Antichrist sat down in the rebuilt temple. We read about that in Matthew 24 and Revelation 12. The Jewish remnant is dwelling in Selah with the Moabites and Edomites, where God is keeping them safe for a time, times and half a times (3.5 years). The prophet Daniel tells us in chapter 11 of his book that this geographical area is the one place where Antichrist cannot take hold of. “He shall enter also into the glorious land, and many countries shall be overthrown: but these shall escape out of his hand, even Edom, and Moab, and the chief of the children of Ammon.” Daniel 11:41 (KJV).
  • KING JESUS ON THE ROAD TO JERUSALEM: So the context of Isaiah 16 is the very end of the time of Jacob’s trouble, where we see Jesus returning with His Church army (us) to pick up the Jewish  remnant that God has kept safe in Selah Petra. “Let mine outcasts dwell with thee, Moab; be thou a covert to them from the face of the spoiler: for the extortioner is at an end, the spoiler ceaseth, the oppressors are consumed out of the land.” Isaiah 17:4 (KJV). The very next verse tells us why Jesus has returned. “And in mercy shall the throne be established: and he shall sit upon it in truth in the tabernacle of David, judging, and seeking judgment, and hasting righteousness.” Isaiah 17:5 (KJV). Having been declared to be King in Revelation 19:11-16 (KJV), the King is now coming to receive the Kingdom that has been prepared for Him from the foundation of the world. Along the journey from east to west, there is a war being fought. We call this the Battle of Armageddon.
  • DAMASCUS IS FALLEN: As King Jesus and His redeemed army of Church Age saints travel to Jerusalem, the battle is raging hot and thick. Matthew 24 and Revelation 19 give us some very wonderful granular details of this battle, but suffice to say that Syria in general and Damascus in particular get wiped out by the Lord’s Army in the process. “The burden of Damascus. Behold, Damascus is taken away from being a city, and it shall be a ruinous heap. The cities of Aroer are forsaken: they shall be for flocks, which shall lie down, and none shall make them afraid.” Isaiah 17:1,2 (KJV). Who destroys Damascus? King Jesus and His Army of saints. When does it happen? At the end of the time of Jacob’s trouble, during the Battle of Armageddon, at the Second Coming.
  • AND SO ALL ISRAEL SHALL BE SAVED: As the Bible says in multiple places, at the Second Coming the eyes of the Jews who are left will be opened and they will finally recognize that Jesus of Nazareth really was the promised Messiah, really is the promised Messiah, and really will rule and reign from Jerusalem for 1,000 years! “At that day shall a man look to his Maker, and his eyes shall have respect to the Holy One of Israel. And he shall not look to the altars, the work of his hands, neither shall respect that which his fingers have made, either the groves, or the images.” Isaiah 17:7,8 (KJV). The key end times phrase of ‘that day’ also alerts us to the fact that all this is happening at the time of the Second Coming. This is exactly what Paul had in mind when the Holy Spirit had him write this: “And so all Israel shall be saved: as it is written, There shall come out of Sion the Deliverer, and shall turn away ungodliness from Jacob: For this is my covenant unto them, when I shall take away their sins.” Romans 11:26,27 (KJV). Isaiah shows how exactly how the ‘Deliverer’ comes ‘out of Sion’, and saves His chosen people and removes the scales from their eyes in ‘that day’. John referencing this in Revelation as well. “Behold, he cometh with clouds; and every eye shall see him, and they also which pierced him: and all kindreds of the earth shall wail because of him. Even so, Amen.” Revelation 1:7 (KJV).

There you have it, the entire prophetic timeline dealing with the destruction of Damascus. It will not be destroyed by Israel, who is hiding for their life in the red rock city of Selah Petra. It will not be destroyed at anytime before the Rapture of the Church takes place.

Damascus will only become a ‘ruinous heap’ at the Battle of Armageddon which will take place at the Second Coming of Jesus Christ and us, His redeemed army of born again saints at the end of the time of Jacob’s trouble.

I hope this study is a blessing to you!

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The IDF hit almost all of Iran’s infrastructure in Syria, said Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman in Herzliya on Thursday, hours after Israel and Iran exchanged a barrage of missiles and airstrikes. Then he said that peace could only come with the coming of the Messiah.

“Behold, he cometh with clouds; and every eye shall see him, and they also which pierced him: and all kindreds of the earth shall wail because of him. Even so, Amen.” Revelation 1:7 (KJV)

EDITOR’S NOTE: It was stunning watching Iran attack Israel from Syria barely one day after President Trump announced that the United States was pulling out of the Iran Nuclear treaty negotiated by Barack Obama. It was electrifying watching Israel respond to Iran’s attack with the full shock-and-awe of the Israeli Air Force. But it was jaw-dropping reading this morning that Israeli Defense Minister, Avigdor Liberman, when asked about the prospects for peace in the Middle East firmly and resolutely stated that peace can only come with the coming of the promised Jewish Messiah. Pray for Israel and the Jewish people as they approach all the coming turmoil surrounding regathered Israel’s 70th anniversary on May 14th. Pray that God will do a mighty work there in the coming time of Jacob’s trouble that will take place immediately after the Pretribulation Rapture of the Church

“For thus saith the LORD, That after seventy years be accomplished at Babylon I will visit you, and perform my good word toward you, in causing you to return to this place.” Jeremiah 29:10 (KJV)

Early Thursday morning, Iran fired 20 rockets on Israel. Four were shot down by Iron Dome and the other 16 landed in Syrian territory. The IDF responded with air strikes against around 50 Iranian military training sites, Iranian Revolution Guard Corps intelligence collection and logistics, rocket firing positions, airfield positions and weapons storage facilities.

Liberman said that not a single Israeli civilian or piece of Israeli property was harmed. “Last night, Iran tried to attack Israeli sovereign territory and failed,” he said. The defense minister also threatened Iran going forward, stating that “if Iran hits us with rain [a small number of rockets] – we will hit them with a deluge [of airstrikes].”

“Peace in the Middle East will come with the coming of the Messiah,” he said. “There is no peace in the Middle East,” he continued. “Whoever talks about that in this region is confused about their geography.” source

In a dramatic escalation of Israeli-Iranian tensions, Israel struck dozens of Iranian targets in Syria after 20 rockets were fired towards Israel’s front defensive line in the Golan Heights early Thursday morning.

“Last night the Quds Force carried out an attack, a most serious attempt to attack Israel,” Manelis said.

However, he said, the Iranians were not able to achieve their objective. “Some 20 rockets were fired, and not one fell in Israeli territory,” he said. “Iron Dome intercepted the rockets. There are no injuries and no damage was caused to IDF positions.”

“This is an achievement for the Israeli operation that aimed to disrupt and prevent the other side’s achievement of their goals, and we can sum this up as a success,” Manelis said. “It was impudence on the part of the Quds Force and Qassem Soleimani.”

“Last night, the IDF conducted dozens of strikes against Iranian targets in Syria. This is the largest Israeli strike in decades. Dozens of targets belonging to the Iranians Quds Force were struck, including intelligence and logistics centers, camps, weapons depots, listening posts and more. We struck the vehicle that launched the rockets against Israel,” the IDF spokesman said.

“We consider the Syrians responsible for what happens in Syria, and it will take a long time for the Iranians to rebuild the infrastructure that was hit,” Manelis said. “We struck all the planned targets, and the person responsible for this incident is Qassem Soleimani.”

Russia was informed prior to the Israeli operation, the IDF spokesperson said. “We have acted against Iranian ticking time bombs several times, and there were Iranians involved in the command and control of the rocket firing.” source

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In response an earlier Iranian missile attack, Israel launched an extensive retaliatory campaign, striking suspected Iranian bases throughout Syria for hours following the initial Iranian bombardment, an Israeli military spokesperson said, warning Syrian dictator Bashar Assad not to get involved.

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Israeli Air Force has just finished with an absolutely blistering counterattack on Iran in Syria, in the largest show of firepower by Israel in Syria since the 1973 Yom Kippur War. The IDF warned Assad to not even think about using anti-tank missiles against its planes, and would be hit immediately if they did. This is breaking news and we will update this story as it develops…

“The Israel Defense Forces is taking action at this moment against Iranian targets in Syria. Any Syrian involvement against this move will be met with the utmost seriousness,” wrote Avichay Adraee, the Israeli military’s Arabic-language spokesperson, on Twitter.

A source in the Israeli security establishment said this attack was the largest carried out by Israel since it signed on a disengagement agreement with Syria in May 1974.

According to Arabic media reports, the Israel Defense Forces struck numerous targets across Syria, including weapons depots and Assad regime radar and air defense systems. The Israeli military would not immediately comment on its specific targets.

Syrian rebels said these strikes targeted three airfields: the Shayrat air base, which was targeted by the United States last year for its role in an alleged chemical attack in the Syrian town of Khan Shaykhun; the Tha’lah air base, in southwest Syria, which has been tied to Hezbollah; and the Mezzeh military air field outside Damascus, which is reportedly home to Assad’s elite republican guard.

A large Israeli bombing raid was reported near the northwestern Syrian town of Qusayr near the Lebanese border, a known Hezbollah stronghold.

Syria’s state news agency, after initially reporting that the country’s air defenses were intercepting dozens of “hostile Israeli missiles,” later said Israeli jets were “aiming to destroy anti-aircraft defenses and radar.” source

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[WAR: As Iranian Quds Forces Rain Down Rockets On Israel, Netanyahu Knows That Now Is The Time To Take On Iran]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=53917 2018-05-10T02:54:52Z 2018-05-10T00:53:48Z Iranian forces in Syria have launched missiles at the Israeli military in the annexed Golan Heights region, Israel's army has claimed. An Israeli air defence spokesman said “about 20 rockets” were fired by Iranian Quds Force at the defensive line of Israel in the area. IDF says this is event is 'not over'.

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Iranian forces in Syria have launched missiles at the Israeli military in the annexed Golan Heights region, Israel’s army has claimed.

EDITOR’S NOTE: Benjamin Netanyahu knows that, for the first time in generations, Israel has an American president who is willing to fully back them in a war against their arch-enemy Iran, and Netanyahu also knows this opportunity may never come again. Israel has been repeatedly attacking Iranian targets in Syria for the past few weeks, and tonight Iran directly fired back for the first time. If Israel is ever going to neutralize the Iranian threat, it will have to be done now. Right now. May 14th is now only 5 days away, and the clock is ticking…

An Israeli air defence spokesman said “about 20 rockets” were fired by Iranian Quds Force at the Jewish state’s defensive line in the area – which has been occupied by Israel since 1967.

IDF spokesman Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus later confirmed to reporters that no one has been injured and that defence systems intercepted some of the missiles. He said that Israeli forces had “responded”, adding: “The IDF sees this Iranian attack on Israel with severity. This event is not over.”

Fighter jets have also been seen flying over the area, which lies near the Syria’s southern border, according to the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. Shortly before the suspected strikes on the Golan Heights, reports within Syria claimed that Israel had attacked targets in the Quneitra province south of Damascus.

This comes after missiles strikes last night were attributed to Israel following reports of “irregular activity” of Iranian forces in Syria. Campaigners said the strikes killed nine people and targeted depots and rocket launchers that likely belonged to Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards.

The Israel Defence Forces has deployed Iron Dome missile defence systems in Golan Heights and in northern Israel in preparation for a retaliatory strike, reports Haaretz. Tuesday’s strikes represent an immediate escalation in tensions in the region after US President Donald Trump walked away from the 2015 nuclear agreement Barack Obama struck with Iran.

Following America’s withdrawal from the deal, Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir said his country would develop nuclear weapons if Iran restarted its nuclear programme.

Known officially as the JCPOA, the so-called Iran deal was designed to curb Iranian nuclear ambitions while in return easing the sanctions crippling its economy. Israel, which almost never confirms or denies airstrikes in Syria, did not comment on Tuesday’s attack. source

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[Catholic Church Endorses A Vatican Themed And Sex-Infused Fashion Show As Cardinal Dolan Says Event Reflects ‘Truth And Goodness’]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=53908 2018-05-10T00:54:47Z 2018-05-09T16:28:11Z Wonder where Rihanna scored that bejeweled papal-looking hat for Monday night’s Met Ball celebrating the Costume Institute’s exhibit of Vatican fashion? Turns out the miter was a loaner — from Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the head of New York’s Roman Catholic diocese.

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Wonder where Rihanna scored that bejeweled papal-looking hat for Monday night’s Met Ball celebrating the Costume Institute’s exhibit of Vatican fashion? Turns out the miter was a loaner — from Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the head of New York’s Roman Catholic diocese.

“Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world.” 1 John 2:15,16 (KJV)

EDITOR’S NOTE: The many thousands of victims of sexual abuse, most of them male, at the hands of Roman Catholic priests, must have felt a special wave of revulsion reading about the news of a Catholic Church approved ‘fashion show’ that was dripping with sex-infused imagery of models wearing outfits inspired by Vatican clothing and headgear. But no surprise here. The Catholic Church is not a Christian organization, they are in fact the Whore Of Babylon mentioned in great detail in chapters 17 and 18 of the book of Revelation as found in your King James Bible. The Catholic harlot has always loved money, wealth and power, and this is just another example of how corrupt and wicked  the Vatican truly is. 

“And the woman was arrayed in purple and scarlet colour, and decked with gold and precious stones and pearls, having a golden cup in her hand full of abominations and filthiness of her fornication: And upon her forehead was a name written, MYSTERY, BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS AND ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH.” Revelation 17:4,5 (KJV)

“The news said she was wearing a tiara,” Cardinal Dolan said Tuesday in an interview on SiriusXM’s The Catholic Channel, noting that it was in fact a miter of the sort worn by bishops and cardinals on formal liturgical occasions. “She gave it back to me this morning. … She was very gracious.”

Cardinal Dolan conceded that the miter was a good match for the pop star’s beaded white corset dress with matching jacket and clutch, custom made by John Galliano’s Maison Martin Margiela.

“I was teasing my auxiliary bishops, who were teasing me about Rihanna and I said, ‘Hey, you guys should not complain because she’s volunteered to do some confirmations,’” Dolan joked. (We’re guessing that the pop star won’t actually be filling in for any of the diocese’s bishops to perform that sacrament.)

The annual fundraising fete in New York brings out Hollywood’s elite to celebrate the spring exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute, with this year’s titled: ‘Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination.’

Pop star Rihanna created the biggest stir, attending in a short skirt, robe and mitre-like hat reminiscent of the Pope’s headgear.  Katy Perry – who met Pope Francis on April 28 – also drew a lot of attention by coming dressed as an angel, complete with huge feathered wings.

Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the Archbishop of New York, gave a statement at the press launch of the star studded show saying he was in attendance to ‘thank God for beauty’.

Asked why the controversial theme was allowed to be used by the gala, Cardinal Dolan said: ‘Because the Church and ‘the Catholic imagination,’ are all about truth, goodness, and beauty…’In the ‘Catholic imagination,’ the truth, goodness, and beauty of God is reflected all over… even in fashion. The world is shot through with His glory.’

But this didn’t seem to satisfy many on Twitter – with several enraged Catholics blasting the collaboration between the Church and the Met Gala as ‘blasphemy’.

“And I saw the woman drunken with the blood of the saints, and with the blood of the martyrs of Jesus: and when I saw her, I wondered with great admiration.” Revelation 17:6 (KJV)

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The News.com.au piece added: ‘If you’re a victim of clergy sexual assault who is fighting for compensation from a church that regularly cries poor — including the 16,000 Australians who made contact with the Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse — seeing a bunch of celebrities prance around in the ostentatious and sexually confused fashions of the Church must feel like a slap in the face.’

A victim support lawyer in the country, Ingrid Irwin, said: ‘Celebrities should be boycotting this ball and giving all the money it would have cost to survivors.’

Despite the controversy surrounding the ball, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England & Wales said in a statement: ‘The exquisite care and attention to detail shown in the works produced for this exhibition reflect the love and desire to give glory to God shown in the beautiful original religious vestments from which they take their inspiration.’

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President Donald Trump said Wednesday that three American prisoners released from North Korea were headed home, a sign of potential good will ahead of Trump’s planned meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

EDITOR’S  NOTE: Donald Trump was mocked mercilessly by his Liberal critics during the campaign for saying over and over that America would start “winning again” with him as president. It was a persistent punchline on late night television. And yet, amazingly, only 18 months into his term, President Trump has brought unemployment to its lowest since 1973, brought major American companies back to the United States who had left under Obama, declared Jerusalem to be the capital of Israel, and on May 14th will open the US Embassy in Jerusalem something which every president for the past 25 years has promised but never delivered. And today, 3 American prisoners were released from North Korea ahead of Trump’s meeting with Kim Jong-Un to remove all nuclear weapons from that country. If that’s not the definition of winning I don’t know what is. You just can’t stop the Trump Train…

In a tweet, Trump said “the 3 wonderful gentlemen that everyone is looking so forward to meeting” were accompanying Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on his way back from a visit to North Korea.

The president then tweeted that Pompeo and the three men would arrive at Andrews Air Force Base at 2 a.m., and that he would greet them. Pompeo had previously traveled to North Korea over Easter weekend, when he met with Kim.

The news of the release comes as U.S.-North Korea relations have reached a relatively constructive and warm phase. It marks a considerable de-escalation from last year, when Trump and Kim exchanged heated barbs that stoked fears about a possible nuclear conflict. The North also repeatedly tested missiles and threatened the U.S. territory of Guam in the Pacific Ocean.

Trump revealed Tuesday that Pompeo was on his way to North Korea to further set the stage for the summit with Kim, spurring intense speculation that the new top U.S. diplomat would also secure the release of the three men.

As buzz built about their possible release, various media reports said that the American men — Kim Hak-Song, Kim Dong-Chul and Kim Sang-Duk, who is also known as Tony Kim — had been getting medical treatment. Recent reports said the men were moved from a labor camp to a hotel outside of the North Korean capital of Pyongyang, although the State Department could not confirm the stories’ validity.

Trump said Wednesday that the released prisoners “seem to be in good health.”

You just can’t stop the Trump Train

Tony Kim, an accounting professor who had been working at a university in Pyongyang, was detained in April 2017. Kim Hak-Song, who also worked at the university, was detailed in May 2017 for “hostile acts” against North Korea, while Kim Dong-Chul was sentenced in April 2016 to 10 years in prison with hard labor for charges of espionage and subversion.

South Korea hailed the release of the three U.S. prisoners as a development that would have a “positive effect” on the upcoming summit between Kim and Trump – and also called for the release of six South Korean prisoners to “reinforce reconciliation” efforts. source

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[Netanyahu Orders Bombs Shelters Opened In Israel As IDF Jets Strike Near Damascus To Destroy Iranian Missiles Aimed At Tel Aviv]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=53894 2018-05-09T15:05:30Z 2018-05-08T22:19:52Z Syria said Israel carried out an attack on a military base south of Damascus on Tuesday, which was used by Iranian forces. According to reports, Israeli fighter jets entered Syrian airspace and struck Iranian missiles aimed at Israel. Now The End Begins, are YOU ready for what comes next?

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Syria said Israel carried out an attack on a military base south of Damascus on Tuesday, which was used by Iranian forces. According to reports, Israeli fighter jets entered Syrian airspace and struck Iranian missiles aimed at Israel.

“And I will kindle a fire in the wall of Damascus, and it shall consume the palaces of Benhadad.” Jeremiah 49:27 (KJV)

EDITOR’S  NOTE: As events continue to unfold today, it’s rapidly becoming clear  that Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has received permission from the United States to finally begin using military force to neutralize the ever-growing Iranian threat to Israel. It is no coincidence that mere hours after President Trump announced pulling out of the Obama Iranian Nuclear Treaty that Israel began striking Iranian-held military installations in and around Damascus. Has the end times fuse just been lit? Stay tuned…

The military said it identified what it said was unusual movements of Iranian forces in Syria. The military believed those forces were preparing for an imminent retaliation against Israel. Earlier on Tuesday, the Israeli military ordered communities in the Golan Heights, bordering with Syria, to open public shelters. Intelligence officers and other specialized forces have been called up, though reserve combat units have not been drafted. Israeli military bases were preparing for a possible Iranian attack.

At least nine troops were killed tonight as Israel launched air strikes against Iranian military targets in Syria just minutes after Donald Trump’s speech withdrawing America from the Iran nuclear deal. Missiles fired from Israel ‘targeted weapons stores belonging to the [Iranian] Revolutionary Guard’ at a base south of the Syrian capital Damascus, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

A pro-Assad commander said Israeli fighter jets struck a Syria army position south of Damascus, adding that there were no casualties. Syrian state media reported that Syrian air defenses fired at two Israeli missiles, destroying both in the Kiswah area.

There was no immediate comment from Israel, which almost never confirms or denies airstrikes in Syria.

The reports come on the heels of U.S. President Donald Trump’s dramatic withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal.

Israel believes Iran is determined to retaliate for the April 9 airstrike on Syria’s T4 airbase, which killed seven Iranian military advisers and members of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards. Iran blames Israel for this attack.

The military said any Iranian strike against Israel will be met with a severe response, even as the working assumption is that Iran is has limited capabilities to engage in conflict with Israel.

Earlier the U.S. Embassy in Israel issued an alert warning all U.S. government employees not travel to the Golan Heights unless they obtain an approval in advance.

“Due to the recent tensions in the region, until further notice, U.S. government employees are required to obtain advance approval if they wish to travel to the Golan Heights,” the warning on the website read.

U.S. government employees are asked to “maintain situational awareness” and monitor media to be up to date with the situation on Israel’s Northern front. They are further encouraged to visit the website of Israel’s Home Front Command for guidance. source

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[THE GATHERING STORM: Israel On High Alert As President Trump Formally Pulls The United States Out Of Obama’s Phony Iranian Nuclear Treaty]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=53883 2018-05-08T22:20:45Z 2018-05-08T18:48:31Z Speaking in the Diplomatic Room of the White House, Trump said: “I am announcing today the United States will withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal.” Trump’s announcement will start a 90-day countdown to the restoration of sanctions. Once sanctions are re-imposed, the U.S. effectively would be out of the deal.

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President Trump on Tuesday announced plans to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal, saying it has failed to halt the country’s nuclear ambitions. Speaking in the Diplomatic Room of the White House, Trump said: “I am announcing today the United States will withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal.”

EDITOR’S NOTE: Proving once again that his campaign promises were not simply empty talk, President Trump in one fell swoop cut the cord on Obama’s treasonous Iran Nuclear Treaty and officially announced that the United States would immediately withdraw from this phony treaty. Not only that, President Trump has also said that hard-hitting sanctions would be instituted as soon as possible. And the crazy, end times events we have telling you since 2016 would take place during the 70th anniversary week of Israel’s regathering continue to unfold right on target. Are you ready for what comes next?

Trump’s announcement will start a 90-day countdown to the restoration of sanctions. Once sanctions are re-imposed, the U.S. effectively would be out of the deal.

It’s not clear which sanctions lifted under the deal Trump plans to immediately re-impose. He has several options. A more limited move could leave Trump more room to potentially stay in the deal if other members agree to toughen it.

If he follows through on a sweeping imposition of sanctions, the move threatens to topple the Iran nuclear agreement as a whole – and with it, his predecessor’s signature foreign policy achievement.

The president began briefing foreign and congressional leaders on his decision ahead of his 2 p.m. announcement. And he started the day by warning former Secretary of State John Kerry not to meddle in the negotiations.

“John Kerry can’t get over the fact that he had his chance and blew it! Stay away from negotiations John, you are hurting your country!” Trump tweeted early Tuesday.

This was a reference to reports that Kerry was meeting with foreign officials in a bid to salvage the pact. Speaking at a summit Tuesday in Italy, Kerry did not back down, saying the Middle East is “safer with this agreement” and framing this juncture as a choice between peace and war.

Trump’s announcement comes ahead of a May 12 deadline to make a decision on sanctions.

It follows efforts by European allies to convince Trump to keep the deal, even with changes. But Trump reportedly was unconvinced. Since the 2016 presidential campaign, he has railed against the agreement and its Obama administration negotiators.

The 2015 pact lifted most U.S. and international sanctions against the country, in exchange for Iran agreeing to restrictions on its nuclear program making it impossible to produce a bomb, along with rigorous inspections – terms generally set for 10-15 years.

But Israel, Gulf Arab states and many congressional Republicans said the deal was a giveaway to Tehran that ultimately paves the path to a nuclear-armed Iran several years in the future.

“Perhaps the nuclear deal’s most unforgivable flaw is that its original architects chose to stand with and empower Iran’s mullahs over the Iranian people, whose opposition to their corrupt and criminal government continues to grow,” Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., wrote in a Fox News op-ed urging Trump to abandon the pact and ratchet up sanctions.

But Trump’s decision could lead to retaliation from Iran in the near-term. If the deal collapses, Iran could resume prohibited enrichment activities, while businesses and banks doing business with Iran would have to scramble to extricate themselves or run afoul of the U.S.

While Trump himself was tight-lipped about his decision in the run-up to the announcement, Iranian officials also were left guessing.

In Tehran, President Hassan Rouhani sought to calm nerves. “It is possible that we will face some problems for two or three months, but we will pass through this,” Rouhani said. Rouhani earlier warned of “grave” consequences if Trump pulled back on the agreement.

Obama foreign policy adviser Ben Rhodes, who played a key role in the deal, also tweeted that “Trump is blowing that up with no understanding of what’s actually in the Deal, no plan for what comes next, and no support from our closest European allies, Russia or China.”

A factor leading to Tuesday’s decision may have been Israel’s public lobbying. A week ago, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appealed to the U.S. president by making explosive allegations that new evidence proved Tehran had lied about its nuclear program and adherence to the pact.

But even Trump’s secretary of state and the U.N. agency that monitors nuclear compliance have agreed that Iran, so far, has lived up to its side of the deal. source

Israel declares high alert over Iranian actions in Syria

Israel has instructed local authorities in the Israeli-held Golan Heights to “unlock and ready (bomb) shelters” after identifying what the military described as “irregular activity of Iranian forces in Syria”.

The military statement further said that its defense systems had been deployed “and IDF (Israel Defence Force) troops are on high alert for an attack”. source

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[The Middle East Is Bracing Itself For A Week Packed Full With Milestone Events Of Biblical And Prophetic Proportions]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=53866 2018-05-08T20:28:44Z 2018-05-08T13:43:09Z The amount of potential prophetical fulfillment packed into a single week is absolutely staggering. In exactly 7 days from today, regathered Israel will celebrated 70 years of being back in the land. I can just picture the prophets Daniel and Jeremiah looking down and high-fiving each other in anticipation.

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The Middle East is bracing for milestone events packed into one week — beginning Tuesday — that could reverberate in unforeseen ways and change the trajectory of a region shaped by growing conflict between Iran and Saudi Arabia, leaders of the Shiite and Sunni Muslim camps.

“The burden of the word of the LORD for Israel, saith the LORD, which stretcheth forth the heavens, and layeth the foundation of the earth, and formeth the spirit of man within him. Behold, I will make Jerusalem a cup of trembling unto all the people round about, when they shall be in the siege both against Judah and against Jerusalem. And in that day will I make Jerusalem a burdensome stone for all people: all that burden themselves with it shall be cut in pieces, though all the people of the earth be gathered together against it.” Zechariah 12:1-3 (KJV)

EDITOR’S NOTE: The amount of potential prophetical fulfillment packed into a single week is absolutely staggering. In exactly 7 days from today, regathered Israel will celebrated 70 years of being back in the land. I can just picture the prophets Daniel and Jeremiah looking down and high-fiving each other in anticipation. President Trump, the first United States president to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and the only president to move the US Embassy there, is fully expected to announce later today that the US is pulling out of Obama’s phony Iranian Nuclear Treaty. As if all that was not enough, Hamas in Gaza is promising an all-out riot on the border on May 14th protesting the US Embassy move to Jerusalem. Here at NTEB, we have been urging believers to take a very long, hard look at the time surrounding May 14th as Israel turns 70, and events are coming together exactly as we have been saying they would. The only question is will the Lord finally ‘throw the switch’ and launch Flight #777 on Tttus213 Airlines so Daniel’s 70th Week can start? Tick, tock…let’s watch and see what happens. 

In this short span, the United States is to decide whether to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal and then move its embassy in Israel to contested Jerusalem, provoking Palestinians at a time when many thousands plan to march from blockaded Gaza to Israel’s border — and perhaps overrun it.

THE IRAN DEAL

U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to announce Tuesday whether he will keep the U.S. in a 2015 deal that gave Iran relief from sanctions in return for curbing its nuclear program.

A pullout is opposed by other world powers, but supported by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. A U.S. withdrawal and the possibility of an eventual collapse of the deal raises concerns about escalation, even war —particularly if Iran is seen as resuming its pursuit of nuclear weapons and Israel retaliates.

Tensions between Israel and Iran already are high over Iran’s efforts to expand its military presence in Syria and airstrikes attributed to Israel that killed Iranian fighters there, prompting threats of reprisal by Tehran. Netanyahu says he’ll counter “Iran’s aggression … even if this means a struggle.”

Israeli security officials say forces are already on high alert in northern Israel.

Netanyahu’s critics inside Israel warn that he is pursuing a risky course by trying to torpedo the nuclear deal, without assurances that the U.S. has prepared for the fallout.

Iran could respond by activating regional allies — Lebanon’s Hezbollah and the Gaza-based Hamas — but faces limits. Both groups have to keep in mind local constituencies that endured painful Israeli airstrikes in previous cross-border confrontations.

UPDATE: U.S. President Donald Trump told French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday that the United States was going to pull out of the international nuclear agreement with Iran, the New York Times reported, citing a person briefed on the conversation. The source said the United States is preparing to reinstate all sanctions it had waived as part of the deal and impose additional economic penalties, the Times reported.

Hezbollah, armed with tens of thousands of rockets trained at Israel, hopes to integrate further into Lebanese politics after scoring gains Sunday in the country’s first election in nine years. Hezbollah’s calculations could change if it succeeds in setting up military positions in southwestern Syria, allowing it to launch rockets without concern for Lebanese civilians being harmed in counterattacks.

Sunni Muslim Hamas, which has had ambivalent ties with Shiite-led Iran since seizing Gaza in 2007, wants to avoid another war with Israel and is betting on mass border protests to break a decade-old blockade of Gaza by Israel and Egypt.

A U.S. EMBASSY IN JERUSALEM

On May 14, Israel’s 70th anniversary, the U.S. ceremoniously opens its new embassy in Jerusalem, in line with Trump’s recognition in December of the city as Israel’s capital. Israel has excitedly welcomed the move.

For Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, it spells the end to hopes that the U.S. would one day get Israel to cede the West Bank and Gaza Strip and east Jerusalem — lands it captured in 1967 — to a Palestinian state.

Trump’s predecessors have said conflicting claims to Jerusalem must be resolved through negotiations. His claims that the Jerusalem policy shift doesn’t preclude talks on how to share the city is met with scorn by Abbas, who suspended ties with Washington and considers it unfit to keep serving as the sole Mideast broker.

Abbas warned recently that he would take “tough steps” against the U.S. and Israel, but didn’t spell them out. Options endorsed last week by the Palestine Liberation Organization include suspending recognition of Israel and walking away from interim peace deals of the 1990s.

Signaling that he’s in no rush to respond, Abbas left Sunday for a trip to Venezuela, Chile and Cuba. Even if he’s back by May 14, he won’t have time to get far-reaching decisions approved, if only as a formality, by senior PLO figures.

Jordan’s King Abdullah II seems to have resigned himself to the U.S. shift on Jerusalem, whose Israeli-annexed eastern sector, sought as a Palestinian capital, houses major shrines of Islam, Christianity and Judaism. U.S. officials have told the monarch he would continue to serve as custodian of Islamic and Christian holy sites in the city.

UPDATE: Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat announced his intention to formally name the square near the US embassy site the “United States Square in honor of President Donald Trump,” the Jerusalem Press Office released on Tuesday.

Beyond such assurances, the kingdom, where most residents are of Palestinian origin, relies on U.S. aid and discreet security ties with Israel. Despite Abdullah’s tough rhetoric on Jerusalem, he recently ended a months-long diplomatic crisis with Israel, signaling he is ready to move on.

Sunni Arab states might issue new statements critical of the U.S. Embassy move to appease domestic audiences. However, the Saudi-led camp has cheered Trump’s aggressive stance toward Iran, and will likely avoid hurting the new alliance.

BORDER MARCH

On the day of the U.S. Embassy move, Hamas plans to bring the largest crowd yet to the Gaza-Israel border, as part of an open-ended blockade-busting protest campaign. Since the weekly demonstrations began in late March, protesters have mostly thrown stones and burned tires on the Gaza side, stopping short of large-scale border breaches.

Two senior Hamas officials said such breaches will become inevitable when crowds gather on May 14, the day of the embassy move, and likely also on May 15, when Palestinians mark their “nakba,” or mass uprooting during the 1948 Mideast war over Israel’s creation.

More than two-thirds of Gaza’s 2 million people are descendants of refugees. Blockade-linked hardships, from 16-hour-a-day power cuts to sweeping travel bans, have pushed more people to go to the border, despite the risks.

So far, 40 protesters have been killed and more than 1,700 wounded by Israeli troops.

A mass breach is bound to lead to more casualties. Israel has dug in, despite international criticism of its use of lethal force against unarmed protesters. Israel says it needs to maintain the blockade to contain Hamas and that it will defend its border at all costs.

UPDATE: The Israeli military was in a state of high alert in the country’s north Monday, in readiness for possible retaliation by Iran over alleged Israeli strikes on its sites in Syria. Security forces are preparing for the possibility of attempted infiltrations of military bases and communities in the north, Hadashot TV news reported.

The border marches are expected to continue at lower intensity during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, which begins around May 16, said the two Hamas officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not allowed to discuss internal deliberations with reporters.

Hamas is investing as much in the new tactic as it did in its military wing, responsible in the past for suicide attacks and rocket fire on Israel, the officials said. The group believes the protests have become the only remaining tool for breaking the blockade.

Abbas is not expected to try to compete with Hamas during “nakba” rallies. In the West Bank, his security forces have kept demonstrators away from Israeli army positions. source

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[US Embassy Road Signs Begin Going Up All Over Jerusalem On Monday As The Countdown To May 14th Continues]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=53861 2018-05-08T13:44:55Z 2018-05-07T15:54:58Z US Embassy road signs went up in Jerusalem on Monday ahead of next week's opening of the mission in accordance with President Donald Trump's recognition of the city as Israel's capital. Will the LORD again visit Israel at the 70th anniversary of their regathering on May 14th, 2018? Now The End Begins.

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US Embassy road signs went up in Jerusalem on Monday ahead of next week’s opening of the mission in accordance with President Donald Trump’s recognition of the city as Israel’s capital.

“For thus saith the LORD, That after seventy years be accomplished at Babylon I will visit you, and perform my good word toward you, in causing you to return to this place.” Jeremiah 29:10 (KJV)

EDITOR’S NOTE: The 70th anniversary of regathered Israel is now only 7 days away, and prophetical electricity is crackling all over the tiny nation today but especially in the City of David that, once again, has become the focus of the attention of the entire world. President Trump has accomplished what no other president, Republican or Democrat, has done since 1948. He officially recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. And in one week exactly, the US Embassy will open in Jerusalem as promised. Now you know why God allowed Donald Trump to beat all his competition to become president of the most-powerful nation on earth. For such a time as this. 

President Trump says he is making good on US legislation and presidential pledges dating back decades. Other world powers have not done so, sidestepping one of the thorniest disputes between Israel and the Palestinians, who want their own state with east Jerusalem as the capital.

A Reuters witness saw workmen installing the signs, in English, Hebrew and Arabic, along roads leading to a US consulate building in south Jerusalem that will be remodelled as the embassy when it is formally relocated from Tel Aviv on May 14.

“This is not a dream. It is reality. I am proud and moved to have hung this morning the first new signs that were prepared for the US Embassy,” Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat wrote on Twitter.

“This embassy move is not only illegal but will also thwart the achievement of a just and lasting peace between two sovereign and democratic states on the 1967 borders, Israel and Palestine living side by side in peace and security,” Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat said in a statement.

The Trump administration has left the diplomatic door open for a possible Palestinian presence in Jerusalem, however.

“By recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and the seat of its government, we’re recognizing reality,” US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said during a visit to Israel last week.

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AS THEIR 70TH ANNIVERSARY OF BEING REGATHERED APPROACHES, IS THE LORD PREPARING TO VISIT ISRAEL?

“I also stress, as President Trump has said in December, the boundaries of Israeli sovereignty in Jerusalem remain subject to negotiations between the parties, and we remain committed to achieving a lasting and comprehensive peace that offers a brighter future for both Israel and the Palestinians.”

Barkat called the embassy move a “historic event”, describing Jerusalem as “the eternal capital of the Jewish people”. At the consulate site, mechanical diggers cleared scrubland as workers posted embassy signs along city roads.

Street signs in Israel have sometimes fallen victim to political vandalism, with Jews erasing Arabic or Arabs the Hebrew. An Israeli police spokesman played down such prospects for the US embassy signs.

“We’re not guarding the embassy signs but of course there is upgraded security around the embassy which is already being implemented,” he said. “There are also new CCTV cameras that have been set up in the area. The perimeter and all movement in the area are being closely watched.” source

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[False Teacher Jim Bakker Selling Cabins In The Ozark Mountains As ‘Safest Place’ To ‘Survive The Apocalypse’]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=53850 2018-05-07T15:56:46Z 2018-05-07T13:32:15Z Televangelist Jim Bakker suggests that if you want to survive the end of days, the best thing you could do is buy one of his cabins in Missouri's Ozark Mountains. And while you're at it, be sure to pick up six 28-ounce "Extreme Survival Warfare" water bottles for $150.

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Televangelist Jim Bakker suggests that if you want to survive the end of days, the best thing you could do is buy one of his cabins in Missouri’s Ozark Mountains. And while you’re at it, be sure to pick up six 28-ounce “Extreme Survival Warfare” water bottles for $150.

“And the kings of the earth, and the great men, and the rich men, and the chief captains, and the mighty men, and every bondman, and every free man, hid themselves in the dens and in the rocks of the mountains; And said to the mountains and rocks, Fall on us, and hide us from the face of him that sitteth on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb: For the great day of his wrath is come; and who shall be able to stand?” Revelation 6:15-17 (KJV)

EDITOR’S NOTE: In Revelation 6, we see an excellent example of how much good it will do to hide out in a bunker during the Battle of Armageddon which will take place at the end of the time of Jacob’s trouble at the Second Coming of Jesus Christ. Televangelist fraud and false teacher Jim Bakker continues to regale his Bible deficient followers with tall tales of ‘surviving the apocalypse’, which they seem to lap up with the same enthusiasm as they do his disgusting buckets of ‘survival food’. Born again Christians have no fear of the Apocalypse because the Pretribulation Rapture of the Church will have already removed us long before that event takes place. But it looks like Jim Bakker and his ‘church’ will be left behind to face first Antichrist and then Jesus Christ in judgement. Good thing they will be ‘safe and secure‘ in their Ozark mountain survival cabin. If it wasn’t so desperately sad and pathetic, it would actually be pretty funny. 

“The prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests bear rule by their means; and my people love to have it so: and what will ye do in the end thereof?” Jeremiah 5:31 (KJV)

Jim Bakker, 78, made comments promoting his Morningside church community alongside his co-host and wife, Lori, on an episode of “The Jim Bakker Show,” which aired Tuesday. The show is filmed there, near Branson.

Bakker was known for hosting the evangelical Christian TV program “The PTL Club” in the ’70s and ’80s — up until 1987, when his empire came crashing down amid a sex scandal and charges of fraud.

Jessica Hahn told The Charlotte Observer last December that Bakker had manipulated her into having sex in a hotel room in 1980, back when she was a church secretary. At the time, Bakker was married to Tammy Faye.

He was convicted in 1989 on 24 counts of wire and mail fraud and conspiracy, and served five years in federal prison. Tammy Faye filed for divorce while he was in prison. She died in 2007 and was buried in Kansas.

 

Now, surrounded by buckets of food and “warfare” water bottles in the Ozarks, Jim Bakker is in front of the cameras once again, preparing his viewers for the Apocalypse.

“Where are you going to go when the world’s on fire? Where are you going to go? This place is for God’s people. … We need some farmers to move here,” Bakker said on Tuesday’s show.

The screen cuts to images of the pastor’s end-of-the-world cabin homes in Blue Eye, Missouri. Later in the show, Bakker says the Ozarks is “the safest place to live” versus living in large cities elsewhere in the country, like Chicago and New York, The Christian Post reported.

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“Do you know the people from the government, from NASA, the research from so many of them, they have said in their research that the safest place to live in troubled times is right here. That’s why God brought us here,” Bakker said.

“Bakker is just trying to sell property using the same fictional scare tactics he uses to sell buckets of disgusting glop,” the blogger, Hemant Mehta, wrote Thursday.

Bakker “bizarrely” brags about the appeal of living near Branson in preparation for End Times while at the same time complimenting the city’s “number-one Christian theater,” Sight & Sound Theatres.

Along with advertising the cabins and survival equipment, The Christian Post reported, Bakker’s Morningside community has also been making plans to add an amphitheater and a chapel. source

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“Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ;” Titus 2:13 (KJV)

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[AFTER 70 YEARS: Israel Fears ‘Explosion Of Violence’ As US Prepares To Open Embassy In Jerusalem On May 14th]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=53844 2018-05-07T13:33:59Z 2018-05-07T00:43:12Z Police in Israel have started patrols and security sweeps of a southern Jerusalem neighbourhood, anxiously preparing for a US embassy inauguration on May 14th that Israelis and Palestinians fear may launch a week of violence. Is the LORD preparing to once again visit His people the Jews in Israel? Now The End Begins!

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Police in Israel have started patrols and security sweeps of a southern Jerusalem neighbourhood, anxiously preparing for a US embassy inauguration on May 14th that Israelis and Palestinians fear may launch a week of violence.

“For thus saith the LORD, That after seventy years be accomplished at Babylon I will visit you, and perform my good word toward you, in causing you to return to this place.” Jeremiah 29:10 (KJV)

EDITOR’S NOTE: One week from tomorrow, the nation of regathered Israel will officially reach the 70 year mark. We have been telling you  for over a year now about the tremendous potential for the fulfillment of Bible prophecy to take place on or around that time. All the key countries and players are firmly in place, and the only thing we are waiting on is for the LORD to ‘throw the switch’. Will He or won’t He? That’s the big question to be answered. I honestly don’t know, but when I read my Bible, I see how important the number 70 is in relationship to Israel, end times prophecy, and the time of Jacob’s trouble

The move on 14 May will mark the start of a potentially volatile week when Israel will celebrate its 70th anniversary and Palestinians mark the “catastrophe”, or Nakba, of their displacement on the 15th. Nakba day has previously seen violence as the Israeli army responds to demonstrations in the occupied territories. This year, tensions are far higher than usual. Six weeks of protests along the Gaza border, during which Israeli soldiers have shot dead nearly 40 people and wounded hundreds, will culminate that week.

There are fears that those attending the rallies may attempt to breach the perimeter, a move that could lead to mass casualties as Israeli snipers are operating under rules of engagement that permit live fire.

“The situation between Israelis and Palestinians could not be more delicate,” wrote Ilan Goldenberg, who served as part of the US team during the 2013-14 Israeli-Palestinian negotiations, in an opinion piece for the Israeli paper Haaretz.

The embassy move, he said, may pass without significant violence, pointing to the lack of anticipated instability following Donald Trump’s December announcement to relocate the embassy. “Or it could explode – and we could find ourselves in the middle of a new war between Israel and Hamas in Gaza. Nobody knows, but it is irresponsible for the US to be dumping gasoline on this potential fire,” he said.

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Israel’s police spokesman, Micky Rosenfeld, said officers were assessing the level of security needed for the opening, including deploying CCTV cameras and guards in the Jerusalem neighbourhood of Arnona, where the current US consulate is being retrofitted to become the embassy.

“We’re still waiting to see if the US president will come here for the opening move. The level of security will be raised accordingly,” he said. Trump has hinted he may attend, while Israeli media have speculated he will send his daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law Jared Kushner.

Israeli police had not received information of any specific warnings, Rosenfeld said, but security forces were “taking into consideration the period we’re going to be in and other events, including Jerusalem celebrations and Nakba day. There are implications around the Gaza strip area, and of course the move with the American embassy as well. We’re talking about an intensive week,” he said.

Jerusalem’s status has been a critical obstacle in peace negotiations, and international consensus is that sovereignty over the city should be agreed between the two sides. Palestinians claim East Jerusalem as a capital of a future independent state, but Israel captured it in 1967. It later annexed the city and claims the entire area as its “eternal and undivided” capital.

On the weekend ahead of the embassy opening, thousands of Israelis are expected to mark what they say is the city’s reunification in a Jerusalem Day rally. Often made up of religious settlers, tThese marches pass through Muslim district of the Old City and in previous years groups have chanted anti-Arab insults.

In the south, demonstrations in Gaza have been supported by Hamas, which rules the enclave and has fought three wars with Israel. With two-thirds of Gaza’s 2 million people being refugees or their descendants, protesters are demanding a “right to return” to their ancestral homes.

“The intensity of these marches will reach its zenith on 14 May,” said Mkhaimar Abusada, a political scientist at Gaza’s Al-Azhar University. He said opening the embassy in a week in which Palestinians remember what they see as their defining tragedy is misguided. “It’s like the US is insisting on making the Palestinians remember this day as a very sad day in their history and in their struggle against the Israeli occupation,” he said.

A week ago, a crowd of people moved towards the frontier, attempting to rip away barbed wire and set sections of the security fence on fire with burning tyres. Israel, which has rejected UN and EU calls for investigations into its use of live ammunition, accuses Hamas of exploiting civilians to break into its territory.

“When you have tens of thousands of people around the border there is no control over them,” said Abusada. “It would be my assumption that some protesters will try to breach the fence, will try to infiltrate into Israel. ”

The US embassy move will be preceded by the 12 May deadline for Trump to decide whether to walk away from the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement and reinstate sanctions on Tehran. Pulling out of the deal would add pressure on the Iranian leadership at a time when Israel has warned of open war and engaged in direct confrontation, targeting Iranian military sites in neighbouring Syria.

Goldenberg said the “flood of huge events” could be overwhelming: “A toxic witches’ brew of political instability and further potential violence is stewing in the Middle East.” source

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“Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ;” Titus 2:13 (KJV)

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[FAKE NEWS: Rumors About Trump Asking Israel To Give Up Parts Of East Jerusalem For ‘Peace Plan’ Are Not True]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=53838 2018-05-07T00:44:10Z 2018-05-06T17:43:06Z Reports emerged this week in the Israeli media that President Trump would be releasing a peace plan that would include requiring Israel hand over four Jerusalem neighborhoods to the Palestinian Authority, 40% of Judea and Samaria to the PA and internationalize the Old City of Jerusalem. Caroline Glick says not true.

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Reports emerged this week in the Israeli media that President Trump would be releasing a peace plan that would include requiring Israel hand over four Jerusalem neighborhoods to the Palestinian Authority, 40% of Judea and Samaria to the PA and internationalize the Old City of Jerusalem.

“And he built altars in the house of the LORD, of which the LORD said, In Jerusalem will I put my name.” 2 Kings 21:4 (KJV)

EDITOR’S NOTE: On Friday, the big buzz going around was that President Trump, after he officially opened the relocated US Embassy in Jerusalem, would then turn around and tell Netanyahu that if Israel wanted peace it would require them to give up most if not all of East Jerusalem to the Palestinians. Now that would be a bombshell if true, but we didn’t report on it because not only would Netanyahu never in a million years agree to that, it also seemed quite out of character for Trump as well. Well, I’m glad I held off on that story because news coming out of Israel yesterday from Caroline Glick says it is absolutely not true. 

But Caroline Glick says the reports about East Jerusalem are all lies.

Caroline Glick spoke with a senior US government official who is familiar with the American plan, and he denied all the details in the report. He says the reports on the peace plan are fake news.

Glick believes the source of that report is an Israeli from the Ministry of Defense or the IDF.

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But whatever you do, don’t do nothing. Time is short and we need your help right now. If every one of the 12,621 people on our daily mailing list gave $4.50, we would reach our goal immediately. If every one of our 151,781 followers on Facebook gave $1.00 each, we would reach 300% of our goal. The same goes for our 13,600 followers on Twitter. But sadly, many will not give, so we need the ones who can and who will give to be generous. As generous as possible.

“Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ;” Titus 2:13 (KJV)

“Thank you very much!” – Geoffrey, editor-in-chief, NTEB

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[Lessons Learned From Preaching The Gospel Of The Grace Of God On The Streets In Saint Augustine Florida]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=53818 2018-05-06T17:45:43Z 2018-05-05T22:42:10Z On March 24 in 2012, I stepped out onto the corner of St. George and Hypolita streets in downtown Saint Augustine, Florida, and answered the call of God on my life to preach on the street. I preached alone that day, but amazingly God has provided co-laborers to minister with me every time since then including today.

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In St. Augustine we preach to all different kinds of lost people, and we preach to all of them the same message. We preach Jesus Christ crucified, died and buried, and risen again on the third day according to the scriptures.

“But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear unto myself, so that I might finish my course with joy, and the ministry, which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the gospel of the grace of God.” Acts 20:24 (KJV)

On March 24 in 2012, I stepped out onto the corner of St. George and Hypolita streets in downtown Saint Augustine, Florida, and answered the call of God on my life to preach on the street. I preached alone that day, but amazingly God has provided co-laborers to minister with me every time since then including today.

So I thought I would share some of the lessons that the Lord has shown me through street preaching.

ACOUSTIC PREACHING: Though I have never used amplification when preaching on the streets, I have watched and listened as others have done so. It seems to me that when you’re preaching without amplification, it comes off more like the conversation that it’s supposed to be. Street preaching through microphones has a very harsh quality to it, and can be quite off-putting to the passersby. I believe with all my heart that if God has truly called someone to preach on the streets, then He has also given them a voice that can carry through on its own without electronic amplification.

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A MAN WITH BRO. DAMIEN PRAYING TO RECEIVE JESUS AS SAVIOUR AFTER HEARING THE STREET PREACHING ON HYPOLITA STREET

LOVING THE LOST: Nothing makes me cringe more than watching some angry, self-righteous street preacher calling people out for their sins while mocking and belittling them. I think these people do a disservice to the cause of Christ. Yes, we are called to preach against sin, that’s true, but we need to always remember that it’s the Holy Spirit that brings the conviction. In St. Augustine we preach to all different kinds of lost people, and we preach to all of them the same message. We preach Jesus Christ crucified, died and buried, and risen again on the third day according to the scriptures. We preach Jesus Christ as the one and only way to Heaven. We preach because Hell is real and we don’t want to see them or anyone else going there. In short, we preach because if God loved the lost enough to send His Son to die on the cross for them, then showing them love is the least we can do.

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Bro. Damien preaching the gospel on Saint George street in St. Augustine, Florida

A GOOD RELATIONSHIP WITH THE POLICE: When we started this street ministry, one of the first things we did was pay a visit to the then St. Augustine Police Commander, Steve Fricke, and spoke with him of our desire to preach on the streets while at the same time staying within city codes and ordinances. Commander Fricke was very nice to us, and told us what we needed to do, and we did it. From that day to this, 6 years later, we’ve never had a tense or bad moment with local law enforcement as we’ve preached within the hearing of well over a million people and the handing out of over 250,000 gospel tracts. The St. Augustine police have treated us very well. So it makes me just a little suspicious when I hear stories of street preachers who have these horrific run-ins with their local police. I can’t imagine they are not operating “in the flesh” when these incidents occur.

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Bro. Jay Taking Two Men Through The Surprisingly-Tricky ‘Intelligence Test’

Many things about the Church have changed over the past 2,000 years, with some of those changes being good and some being not so good. But one thing that has never changed is the God-appointed ministry of street preaching. Jesus was a street preacher, all His disciples and apostles were street preachers, and the apostle Paul was absolutely a street preacher.

“And the lord said unto the servant, Go out into the highways and hedges, and compel them to come in, that my house may be filled.” Luke 14:23 (KJV)

If God has called you to be a preacher, don’t wait around to “get a church” who will give you a “pulpit”. Grab a boxful of gospel tracts and your King James Bible, and head out to your local street corner and preach the gospel of the grace of God to the people walking by. I promise you that by the time you’re done, you will know for sure if God has really called you to street ministry.

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How the NTEB Gospel Tract came to be sent around the world

One day back in 2015, I was walking to St. George street to preach, and this thought came into my head that I should make the NTEB gospel tract we were using available through the website. I entertained that thought for a moment, then after we started preaching, I promptly forgot all about it. About an hour later, I was approached by a young Spanish couple on St. George street who stopped to hear me preach. After listening awhile, the man asked me in broken English about what I thought was him getting some tracts. So I handed him a box of tracts and he gave me a $20 bill. I assured him that there was no charge for the box of tracts, but that’s not what he was asking me. I finally understood that the the $20 he was handing me was to be put towards printing the tracts in large quantities and making them available online. Funny how the Holy Spirit works, isn’t it?

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So in March of 2015, I made a web page advertising the tracts for sale, and within minutes orders starting coming in and they haven’t stopped. We regularly get orders from just about all 50 states, Canada, New Zealand, and as far away as South Africa. The Lord has truly blessed our efforts to get the gospel out.

At the 6 year mark of our street ministry, these are some of the things I have learned about preaching on the street. I’ve learned that preaching to people goes a whole lot further than preaching at people, that showing a little love and compassion can make the difference between someone walking closer or walking away, and that lost people really are listening even when you think they aren’t.

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The Original 2012 Founding Members Of The NTEB Street Preaching Team from L to R Bros. Jimmy, Stephen, Craig and Me!

And I’ve learned that there is nothing more satisfying on this earth than having the privilege of leading someone to the Lord Jesus Christ in whatever way God chooses to use me to do it. If you would like to experience what it’s like doing street ministry, please send me an email to make arrangements, we’d be happy to have you join us some Saturday afternoon.

The war is real, the battle hot and the time is short…to the fight!

 


 

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[NTEB RADIO BIBLE STUDY: Unlocking The Scriptural Secrets Of Paul’s First Letter To The Thessalonians]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=53810 2018-05-05T22:44:04Z 2018-05-04T23:36:46Z The apostle Paul's first letter to the Thessalonians is the very first book he wrote after his conversion experience on the Damascus road. Paul wrote Thessalonians to new converts to the Lord Jesus Christ, and as such contains the bedrock of what it means to live the Christian life as a new believer.

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“Furthermore then we beseech you, brethren, and exhort you by the Lord Jesus, that as ye have received of us how ye ought to walk and to please God, so ye would abound more and more.” 1 Thessalonians 4:1 (KJV)

The apostle Paul’s first letter to the Thessalonians is the very first book he wrote after his conversion experience on the Damascus road. Paul wrote Thessalonians to new converts to the Lord Jesus Christ, and as such contains the bedrock of what it means to live the Christian life as a new believer. It is also chock full of end times Bible prophecy, some of which could very well be fulfilled in our lifetime.

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On this episode of Rightly Dividing, we take an in-depth look at Paul’s first letter to the Thessalonians and how it can help us to live a life close to the Lord Jesus Christ, and what it truly  means to be a Christian in the end times.

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Among the many treasures found in First Thessalonians is not only Paul showing us how to absolutely know the will of God for us in our Christian walk with Him, but some of the most detailed information on the Pretribulation Rapture of the Church found anywhere in the Bible!

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There have been coups and revolutions, external invasions and proxy conflicts, but the Middle East hasn’t seen a head-to-head war between major regional powers since the 1980s. There’s a growing risk that one is about to break out in Syria, pitting Israel against Iran.

“But when ye shall hear of wars and commotions, be not terrified: for these things must first come to pass; but the end is not by and by.” Luke 21:9 (KJV)

EDITOR’S NOTE: As I write this, the world stands on the precipice of mind boggling change without even being wholly aware of it. War between Israel and Iran, happening on or around the 70th anniversary of Israel’s regathering as a nation, would not simply be a political or regional conflict. It would be a conflict of biblical proportions. Stop and think for a moment how things stand right now. Russia controls Syria, and has a signed pact with the nations of Turkey and Lebanon for its protection. This is in addition to the pact Russia signed with Iran back in 2015 to back each other up in the event of war. God has made sure that pro-Jerusalem Benjamin Netanyahu has remained the leader of Israel, and that the United States has the pro-Jerusalem Donald Trump as its leader. And then there’s Syria. Syria figures crazy heavily in Bible prophecy, with Damascus being singled out in the time of Jacob’s trouble for utter destruction. The powder keg of prophecy is filled to the brim, and the only thing left is for the LORD to light the match. As we have been saying since 2016, May 14th, 2018 is a date you need to keep an eye on, as the LORD may just be getting ready to pay a visit. 

“For thus saith the LORD, That after seventy years be accomplished at Babylon I will visit you, and perform my good word toward you, in causing you to return to this place.” Jeremiah 29:10 (KJV)

The Islamic Republic’s forces are entrenching there, after joining the fight to prop up President Bashar al-Assad. The Jewish state, perceiving a direct threat on its border, is subjecting them to an escalating barrage of airstrikes. Nobody expects those strikes to go unanswered.

The path to escalation is clear, and the rhetoric is apocalyptic. “We will demolish every site where we see an Iranian attempt to position itself,’’ Israel’s Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman told the London-based Saudi newspaper Elaph, adding that the Iranian regime is “living its final days.’’

In Tehran, Hossein Salami, deputy commander of the Revolutionary Guards, said that “100,000 missiles are ready to fly’’ in Israel’s direction, and warned they could bring about its “annihilation and collapse.’’

Iran and Israel have been exchanging threats for decades. What’s different now is that Syria’s civil war, which sucked in both countries, provides a potential battlespace — one that’s much closer to Jerusalem than to Tehran.

Israeli officials say there are 80,000 fighters in Syria who take orders from Iran. As they help Assad recapture territory, militiamen from Hezbollah have deployed within a few kilometers of the Golan Heights on Israel’s border. Iran has vowed to avenge its citizens killed by the Israeli airstrikes, and it has plenty of options for doing so.

It’s a tinderbox, says Ofer Shelach, a member of the foreign affairs and defense committee in Israel’s parliament. “I’m worried about the possibility that a match ignited in the Golan will light up a war going all the way to the sea.’’ Even more troubling is the absence of firefighters.

Israelis lament that Washington has become a bit-part player, unable to impose a Syrian settlement that would guarantee its ally’s security. Absent that, “we can only represent our interests through force,’’ Shelach says.

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Asked about Israel-Iran tensions at a press briefing on Thursday, Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White said the U.S. is concerned by Iranian actions that “destabilize the region,” including through its proxy Hezbollah. “Wherever Iran is, chaos follows,” she said.

Far from tamping down tensions, President Donald Trump -– egged on by Israel –- has been ramping them up. By threatening to withdraw next week from the international agreement to curb Iran’s nuclear program, he’s added another volatile element to the regional mix.

The only power with channels open to both sides, and the clout to play mediator, is Russia.

President Vladimir Putin’s intervention in 2015 to shore up Assad has left Russia as the strongest actor in Syria. Putin is seeking to impose a peace that would lock in his political gains, so he has every interest in averting any spread of the war.

But that doesn’t mean he’s able or willing to rein in Iran. While Russia has cordial ties with Israel, they’re likely outweighed by the confluence of interests with the Islamic Republic, whose ground forces were crucial to the success of Putin’s Syrian gambit. Repeatedly threatened with attack or regime-change by its enemies, Iran sees the sympathetic governments in Damascus and Beirut as providing strategic depth.

Now, the Iranians in Syria have graduated from helping Assad to “building their strategic presence against Israel,’’ said Paul Salem, senior vice president at the Middle East Institute in Washington. “It appears that neither the Russians nor the Assad regime are in control or can limit these things,’’ he said. “The situation is highly unstable and highly unmanaged.’’

One test of Russia’s ability to manage it may come in southern Syria, where Islamic State and other jihadists and rebels still hold territory near Israel’s border — enclaves that are among the likely next targets for Assad’s advancing army.

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“Before they do that, the Russians need to have an arrangement with the Israelis,’’ said Yuri Barmin, a Middle East expert at the Russian International Affairs Council, which advises the Kremlin. Russia is “willing to negotiate on the issue of Iran and Iran’s presence’’ in those regions, he said.

That may not be enough to meet Israeli concerns, which extend far beyond the border.

Earlier in the Syrian conflict, Israel’s airstrikes typically aimed to destroy weapons convoys bound for Hezbollah in Lebanon. There’s been a significant change. Two strikes in the past month -– widely attributed to Israel, though the Jewish state doesn’t comment on such matters –- targeted permanent infrastructure used by Iran’s forces. Both took place deep inside Syrian territory.

“It’s shortsighted to look at it in terms of how many kilometers from the border Iran is sitting,’’ said Amos Gilad, who recently stepped down as director of political-military affairs at Israel’s Defense Ministry. “Iran cannot be allowed to base themselves militarily in Syria. And Israel is fully determined to prevent that.’’

To be sure, the goal could be achieved without a full-blown war. Salem, at the Middle East Institute, says the likeliest outcome is that Israel and Iran will avoid a conflict that neither really wants — though he says the risk that they’ll end up fighting is higher than at any time since the Israel-Hezbollah war in 2006.

And although hostilities have effectively begun with the airstrikes, many analysts say that they can be contained to Syria -– where Israel and Iran can square off without their allies necessarily being drawn into the fight.

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“Never!’’ said Liberman, when asked if clashes with Iran could lead to clashes with Russia. “There will be no confrontation with them.’’

In Beirut, Sami Nader of the Levant Institute for Strategic Studies said that Russia may not oppose an Israeli attack on Iranian positions in Syria, provided it doesn’t threaten to topple the Assad regime that is “the Russians’ main card at the negotiating table.” Barmin, the Kremlin adviser, said there’s plenty of daylight between the “diverging interests” of Russia and Iran.

So far, Russia’s response to Israeli airstrikes has been muted. But after the U.S. bombed Syrian targets last month, to punish Assad for an alleged chemical attack, Russian officials said they may deliver state-of-the-art S-300 missile defense systems to Syria. That would pose new risks for the Israeli air force -– and increase the chance of a flashpoint.

Israel’s parliament this week passed a law empowering the prime minister and defense to declare war without wider Cabinet approval in “extreme circumstances.”

Half a century ago, Israel launched a surprise attack against its Arab enemies. A few years later, in 1973, the tables were turned. In both cases, one of the combatants consciously opted for war.

But that’s not how Israel’s more recent conflicts have started, says Shelach. “It always happened because the situation escalated, deteriorated, without any of the sides making a decision.’’ And that’s the risk he sees now, with no obvious off-ramp. source

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As Israel faces rising tensions with Iran, Syria and Gaza, its Knesset passed a new law allowing the prime minister and defense minister to decide alone whether their nation will go to war.

“Proclaim ye this among the Gentiles; Prepare war, wake up the mighty men, let all the men of war draw near; let them come up: Beat your plowshares into swords, and your pruninghooks into spears: let the weak say, I am strong.” Joel 3:9,10 (KJV)

EDITOR’S NOTE: It seems that with each passing day, the likelihood of Israel going to war with Iran increases exponentially. Now comes news that the Knesset has given the power to take Israel to war nearly unilaterally to Prime Minister Netanyahu and his defense minister Avigdor Lieberman. This news has rightfully shocked many in the Israeli government, but to those of us with our eyes on May 14th and the 70th anniversary of the regathering of Israel, this stunning turn of events is right on cue. I’m not a fan of war but absolutely a fan of seeing Bible prophecy fulfilled. 

The legislation, which comes after multiple attacks inside Syria widely believed to have been carried out by Israel, makes it much easier for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to declare war. Although the new law restricts the use of that power to “extreme circumstances,” it has provoked domestic criticism for concentrating it in the hands of just two people.

The law is “nothing less than insane,” said Ofer Shelah, a legislator from the centrist Yesh Atid party, which sits in opposition. “I am deluged with calls from experienced security officials who are shocked, and rightfully so,” he wrote on Twitter.

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The measure, an amendment to the Basic Laws that serve as Israel’s constitution, passed Monday night by a vote of 62-41 in the 120-seat Knesset. The vote was initially overshadowed by Netanyahu’s dramatic, televised news conference the same night in which he presented evidence that he said proved that Iran had been lying about its efforts to build a nuclear weapon.

The presentation, based on a cache of stolen Iranian documents, capped a long campaign by Netanyahu to kill the international agreement to curb Iran’s nuclear program. President Donald Trump faces a May 12 deadline to decide whether to pull the United States out of the agreement.

And it comes amid an escalating shadow war with Iran.

Airstrikes on a suspected missile storage site near Hama, Syria, on Sunday which destroyed a cache of missiles and killed at least 16 people, many of them Iranians, were reported to have been carried out by Israel. Israel is believed to have conducted several previous attacks in Syria on assets belonging to Iran and its allies, and is bracing for promised Iranian retaliation for a strike on an air base in Syria last month.

The new law would not necessarily change the procedure for those airstrikes, which Israel has not acknowledged. What approval may be required for these strikes is not public information. But it could give Netanyahu more latitude to broaden the hostilities into open warfare.

The law was not written with the current skirmishes with Iran in mind, according to one of the architects of the reform, and applies to any prime minister and defense minister, not just the current ones.

Still, critics note that Netanyahu is under investigation in multiple corruption cases and is fighting for his political future, and the current defense minister, Avigdor Lieberman, is a political hard-liner with little security experience. Those issues could raise questions about their motivations should they decide to take Israel to war.

The law reduces the approval required to go to war from the full Cabinet to half of the much smaller security Cabinet under most circumstances. But a provision was added late in the process to give that authority to the prime minister and defense minister in “extreme circumstances.”

“The last-minute addition giving authority under extreme circumstances to the prime minister and defense minister on their own appears to be out of order,” said Yehuda Ben Meir, head of the national security and public opinion project at the Institute for National Security Studies at Tel Aviv University. “It is not appropriate to Israel’s constitutional system of government.”

The law does not define what constitutes “extreme circumstances.”

Previously, Israeli leaders had to seek the approval of the full Cabinet to go to war, or even to embark on a military action that was likely to lead to war. But in recent years, governments have swelled to up to 30 ministers. Advocates of the new law say that with the larger Cabinets, that system has become unwieldy.

However, some experts also said that the law may have little practical effect since the prime minister and defense minister were unlikely to go to war without strong political backing and the support of the military and security agencies, which have proved in the past to be cautious.

“A government cannot go to war, no matter what the law says, without a national consensus,” said Shlomo Avineri, professor emeritus of political science at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

That Netanyahu’s motives could come under suspicion because of his legal troubles only strengthens the need for public and political support, Avineri said.

“Obviously a prime minister under investigation is limited by the kind of choices he can take, and they will be scrutinized even more than usual,” Avineri said, adding that in such a case, “the necessity for broad support is even wider.”

Several analysts pointed to an episode in 2010 when Netanyahu and his defense minister at the time, Ehud Barak, were eager to strike Iran’s nuclear facilities but were stopped from doing so by the Israeli military, which said it lacked the ability, and by the opposition of the broader security establishment.

While that example suggests that Israeli leaders would not go to war without broader support, the following year, Netanyahu and Barak wanted to strike Iran again and were stopped when two ministers balked at the idea, Barak later said.

Under the new law, they may have had a freer hand to attack Iran.

A committee was established in 2016 to formulate recommendations to improve the workings of the Cabinet. Headed by Yaakov Amidror, a former Israeli national security adviser and a major general in the reserves, the committee recommended giving the authority to go to war to the more select political-security Cabinet, which by law numbers at least seven members and not more than half the members of the government.

Amidror said in an interview that Netanyahu was “happy with our recommendation,” but that the newly amended law went beyond that. Netanyahu argued that the law’s requirement of a quorum of the security Cabinet could lead to paralysis in an emergency, Amidror said.

He said that only then did Netanyahu push for the power to be vested in the prime minister and defense minister. Amidror insisted that the timing of the new law was coincidental and had nothing to do with the current tensions.

“I was behind it so I know for sure there is no connection,” he said. “In Israel, any timing is bad timing.” source

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[Liberal Heads Exploding As President Trump Becomes Nobel Peace Prize Odds-On Favorite For North Korea]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=53777 2018-05-03T23:50:55Z 2018-05-03T15:56:15Z A year ago, the prospect of President Trump being considered for a Nobel Peace Prize would have sent his critics’ heads spinning. Now, if all goes well in U.S. negotiations with North Korea, Trump should be the odds-on favorite for an award he will have truly earned.

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A year ago, the prospect of President Trump being considered for a Nobel Peace Prize would have sent his critics’ heads spinning. Now, if all goes well in U.S. negotiations with North Korea, Trump should be the odds-on favorite for an award he will have truly earned.

EDITOR’S NOTE: A little more than one year into his presidency, Donald Trump is indeed making good on his promise to make America “win again”. Not only is the economy doing very well, with unemployment claims at their lowest since 1973, his foreign policy is paying huge dividends as well. After standing up to China on trade and North Korea on their nuclear missile program, the strong stance of the United States under President Trump has brought Kim Jong-Un not only to the negotiating table but to the peace table as well. North and South Korea making peace with each other is every bit as large an accomplishment as President Reagan overseeing the bringing down of the Berlin Wall. Trump has done more in a year and a half than Obama did in 8 years, and he’s done it with the entire fake news media and the entire Democratic Party working night and day to impeach him. Just imagine what he might have accomplished by this time without relentless attacks to bring him down. #MAGA

The stunning moves towards peace on the Korean Peninsula have generated the Nobel buzz. Resolving the almost seven-decade division — one of the last major vestiges of the Cold War — would be an epochal international event. South Korea’s former president Kim Dae Jung was awarded the peace prize in 2000 for simply beginning the process of détente with North Korea.

Now, the historic summit between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un alone has the makings of a peace prize-worthy effort, because it effectively ended a war that had been frozen since the 1950s. But President Moon went out of his way to give credit to Trump for setting the stage for the meeting. “President Trump should win the Nobel Peace Prize. All we need is to bring peace,” Moon said, according to the Blue House, Seoul’s equivalent of the White House.

Trump indeed deserves much of the credit for the breakthrough in relations. Trump was the first president to explicitly link U.S. trade policy with China to progress on the Korean Peninsula. Previous presidents had compartmentalized these issues, but Trump knows that the art of the deal is based on leverage. North Korea’s economy (such as it is) depends on China, and China’s well-being depends on trade with the United States. Beijing has much less interest in defending the right of its erratic Pyongyang ally to develop highly destabilizing nuclear-capable ballistic missiles than it does in maintaining its global markets. This reality was no doubt the framework for discussions in March between Kim and Chinese President Xi Jinping, when Beijing told Pyongyang that the party was over.

Trump also made clear the potential consequences of not moving towards peace.

Last year saw a series of threats and counter-threats as Kim took the measure of our new president, to see whether Trump was as tough as advertised. North Korea conducted several provocative nuclear and missile tests. Pyongyang threatened to launch missiles towards Hawaii or the U.S. mainland, and said it had the right to down American strategic bombers even outside North Korea’s airspace. In response, Trump said that any North Korean acts of war would “be met with fire and fury and frankly power, the likes of which this world has never seen before.” Defense Secretary James Mattis laconically noted that if North Korea fired missiles towards the United States it would be “game on,” with all that implied.

Panicky pundits fretted about the possibility (if not certainty) of open war breaking out with North Korea. But as the Romans said, si vis pacem, para bellum — if you want peace, prepare for war. A peace through strength strategy only works when the adversary knows you mean business. And Trump had a “bigger button.”

The Nobel buzz also comes in the context of the award given to former president Barack Obama in his 2009 rookie year, with the hope he would make “extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples.” But taking Obama’s foreign policy record as a whole, the Nobel committee made a down payment on a house that was never built. The reputation of the Peace Prize took a blow then, but it can be redeemed by recognizing the achievements of Obama’s successor.

President Trump leading from the front rather than from behind, is demonstrating that the United States can remain “the one indispensable nation in world affairs” only if it behaves like it. There is much yet to be done, of course. The outcome of the upcoming Trump/Kim summit will determine whether this prospective peace is durable or a mirage. But if all goes well and peace is finally at hand, a Nobel Prize for Trump would be a proper and fitting tribute to his remarkable achievement. source

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[Benjamin Netanyahu Makes 3 Very Bold Moves As He Prepares Israel To Take On Iran Militarily In Quest To Stop Their Nuclear Ambitions]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=53770 2018-05-03T15:57:28Z 2018-05-03T14:50:17Z In three bold moves this week — with F-15s, a PowerPoint presentation and the passage of a contentious new law — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has strengthened his hand in trying to foil Iran’s strategic ambitions, while potentially pulling the two nations closer to direct conflict.

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In three bold moves this week — with F-15s, a PowerPoint presentation and the passage of a contentious new law — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has strengthened his hand in trying to foil Iran’s strategic ambitions, while potentially pulling the two nations closer to direct conflict.

“But when ye shall hear of wars and commotions, be not terrified: for these things must first come to pass; but the end is not by and by.” Luke 21:9 (KJV)

EDITOR’S NOTE: As Iran continues to build their military presence in Syria, Israel knows that the time is short before the two nations are going to have to engage each other on the battlefield. Israeli PM Netanyahu is taking the unpopular but necessary steps to protect his country and his people, but of course the liberal media will only ever see this as ‘Israeli aggression” when in fact it is much-needed self defense. May 14th is now 11 days away…

In Syria late Sunday, F-15s, widely assumed to be Israel’s, struck facilities where Iran and its proxies had entrenched themselves. The attack on a storage site near Hama destroyed 200 missiles and killed at least 16 people, 11 of them Iranians.

In Tel Aviv the next evening, Mr. Netanyahu gave a bravura PowerPoint performance on live television from inside the Defense Ministry, flaunting the booty pilfered from a secret Tehran warehouse by an intrepid Mossad team — evidence, he said, of Iranian deceit about its long-running efforts to develop a nuclear bomb.

The revelation came less than two weeks before President Trump is to announce a decision on whether to withdraw from the international agreement to curb Iran’s nuclear program. Israeli officials portrayed it as an attempt to provide Mr. Trump — Mr. Netanyahu’s close ally — with backing for the decision, which they believe the president has already made.

Even as Mr. Netanyahu was speaking, his coalition in Parliament was pushing through a bill that would shift the power to go to war or carry out a military operation from the full cabinet to the smaller security cabinet — and, under “extreme circumstances,” allow the prime minister and defense minister alone to order such action.

In short order, Mr. Netanyahu had managed to exploit important political, military and intelligence advantages to advance his agenda on both the nuclear and conventional fronts, intensify the pressure on Iran, and free his hand under Israeli law to take the country to war without cabinet approval.

Taken together, his moves have prompted longtime observers of the prime minister, whom they have long credited with a healthy aversion to all-out warfare, to ask if he may have turned to a grim new way of thinking.

“All these years he was trigger-unhappy,” said Nahum Barnea, a respected columnist at Yediot Ahronoth. “And I believe that we should appreciate him for being so cautious about using military power. Now, it seems that he is pushing everybody toward a more hostile environment.”

Mr. Barnea said the hostile political environment Mr. Netanyahu faces could also be a factor: He is awaiting a likely indictment in a sprawling corruption scandal; he is believed to want to hold elections before any criminal charges materialize; and he has been presenting himself to his political base as the only Israeli leader capable of keeping the country safe.

“I don’t rule out any reason,” Mr. Barnea said. “And I’m sure there is more than one reason.”

All three actions this week further Mr. Netanyahu’s longtime goals.

As early as 2010, he sought to prepare for an attack on Iran’s nuclear facilities, but was stopped repeatedly by his own cabinet. He railed against the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement from its inception under President Barack Obama, contending it would allow Tehran to threaten Israel with atomic weapons within a decade’s time. And he has vowed for months to prevent Iran from establishing a conventional offensive threat to Israel from inside Syria.

The new war powers law, approved Monday on a vote of 62 to 41, was not written with the current skirmishes with Iran or the current prime minister and defense minister in mind, according to one of the measure’s architects.

Still, critics note that the corruption cases against Mr. Netanyahu, and the lack of security experience in his defense minister, Avigdor Lieberman, could raise questions about their motivations should they decide to take Israel to war.

And while the power applies only in “extreme circumstances,” the law does not define what those are.

Some experts said the new law may not have a dramatic effect. The prime minister and defense minister are unlikely to go to war without strong political backing and the support of the military and security agencies, some experts said, which have proven in the past to be cautious.

“A government cannot go to war, no matter what the law says, without a national consensus,” said Shlomo Avineri, professor emeritus of political science at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. “Obviously a prime minister under investigation is limited by the kind of choices he can take, and they will be scrutinized even more than usual.”

Crucially, the show of force in Syria and the show-and-tell of spycraft both come as Iran is constrained from plunging into a shooting war with Israel, either by itself or by proxy. Its own public is increasingly restive. Its close ally in Lebanon, Hezbollah, which might otherwise be counted on to retaliate against Israel, is reined in, at least for the moment, by elections on May 6, in which it is fielding candidates.

Most of all, with President Trump set to announce his decision on the nuclear agreement by May 12, Iran is unlikely to give Mr. Trump any fresh excuses to quit it.

“That’s just an opportunity for Israel to do what needs to be done, and at relatively low cost,” said Daniel Shapiro, the former United States ambassador to Israel under Mr. Obama.

Analysts said Mr. Netanyahu’s fight to arrest Iran’s conventional-arms buildup in Syria was linked not merely by coincidence of timing to his efforts to deny Tehran a nuclear option. Just as North Korea amassed a huge arsenal of artillery to threaten Seoul while it worked to develop nuclear arms, Mr. Shapiro said, Iran is seeking to threaten Israeli territory, with drones and precision-guided missiles from within Syria, “while it uses time and negotiations and delays to advance their nuclear ambitions.”

Amos Yadlin, a former chief of Israel’s military intelligence who now heads the Institute for National Security Studies in Tel Aviv, said Iran’s nuclear and conventional threats were “aimed at the same goal: to destroy Israel.”

Mr. Yadlin said the nuclear deal had succeeded in stopping Iran from pursuing nuclear weapons for a number of years.

“So they built a conventional force against Israel in Syria — with ballistic missiles, with precise guidance,” he said. “And this is the most dangerous threat towards Israel today in 2018.” source

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[Facebook Launches New Algorithm To Begin Purge Of Conservative And Christian Voices Just In Time To Influence The 2018 Elections]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=53763 2018-05-03T14:51:46Z 2018-05-02T15:21:25Z In January 2017, Facebook began making algorithm changes to make sure conservative and Christian news was no longer so influential. Now The End Begins Facebook traffic has consistently decreased with each algorithm change. This purge comes just in time for the 2018 midterm elections.

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In January 2017, Facebook began making algorithm changes to make sure conservative and Christian news was no longer so influential. Now The End Begins Facebook traffic has consistently decreased with each algorithm change.

“The instruments also of the churl are evil: he deviseth wicked devices to destroy the poor with lying words, even when the needy speaketh right. But the liberal deviseth liberal things; and by liberal things shall he stand.” Isaiah 32:7,8 (KJV)

EDITOR’S NOTE: In Nazi Germany, when Hitler wanted to “rank” the Jews, he made them all wear a yellow star as they were placed into ghettos. Now Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants to do the same thing to Conservative and Christian voices on his social media site. His ‘yellow star’ is a new ranking algorithm which will separate out Conservative and Christian posts, identify them as ‘fake news’ no matter the actual content, and then assign them their place in the Facebook ‘ghetto’ where very few if anyone will ever actually read them. Zuckerberg says that this will “restore trust” to Facebook in much the same way that Hitler told the Jews that going in to the shower would refresh them. What he didn’t tell them that the showers were actually gas chambers. Before the purge began in early 2017, NOW THE END BEGINS had an average of 2 million views per month. Now we average around 500,000 which has resulted in a 75% drop in revenue from ad placement. That’s why we started the fundraiser last year. Eventually, Conservatives and Christian voices will be eliminated altogether from platforms like Facebook, but until we are, we will continue to expose the darkness of the times in which we live.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Tuesday that the company has already begun to implement a system that ranks news organizations based on trustworthiness, and promotes or suppresses its content based on that metric.

Zuckerberg said the company has gathered data on how consumers perceive news brands by asking them to identify whether they have heard of various publications and if they trust them.

“We put [that data] into the system, and it is acting as a boost or a suppression, and we’re going to dial up the intensity of that over time,” he said. “We feel like we have a responsibility to further [break] down polarization and find common ground.”

Zuckerberg met with a group of news media executives at the Rosewood Sand Hill hotel in Menlo Park after delivering his keynote speech at Facebook’s annual F8 developer conference Tuesday.

The meeting included representatives from BuzzFeed News, the Information, Quartz, the New York Times, CNN, the Wall Street Journal, NBC, Recode, Univision, Barron’s, the Daily Beast, the Economist, HuffPost, Insider, the Atlantic, the New York Post, and others.

The event, called “OTR” (shorthand for “off the record”), is an annual gathering meant for new media news executives to talk shop. It is in its second year. Zuckerberg’s remarks were initially meant to be, like the name of the conference, off the record, but he agreed to answer questions on the record.

Zuckerberg said the company will invest “billions” of dollars in a combination of artificial intelligence and tens of thousands of human moderators to keep both fake news and deliberate propaganda at bay, especially in elections.

“We’re essentially going to be losing money on doing political ads,” he said of the investment the company is making to avoid a repeat of the spread of Russian propaganda in the 2016 US election.

“The big miss is we didn’t expect these kind of coordinated information operations” in 2016, said Zuckerberg, and that the company was more focused on hacking in malware. He said the company is expecting that kind of information war now and has already successfully countered it in elections from France to Alabama.

“We deployed AI tools that have taken down tens of thousands of accounts,” he said of those elections.

Zuckerberg’s Announcement Means Final Remaining Conservative Voices on Facebook Will Be Eliminated by Election Day

In January 2017, Facebook began making algorithm changes to make sure conservative news was no longer so influential. The Gateway Pundit Facebook traffic has consistently decreased with each algorithm change.

A March 2018 study by The Outline organization found conservative publishers were hit the hardest by Facebook algorithm changes. The study also showed that The Gateway Pundit was hit the hardest.

In March 2018 Western Journal also published a study that found conservative publishers were hit the hardest by the recent Facebook algorithm changes. The report found that liberal publishers actually saw a 2 percent increase in traffic. Conservative publishers lost an average of 14 percent in traffic.

Facebook official Campbell Brown, a former anchor on NBC and CNN, told attendees at a recent technology and publishing conference that Facebook would be censoring news publishers based on its own internal biases. And they did.

On Tuesday Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announced that Facebook will ramp up its censorship of “controversial” political content. The announcement was made to a group of liberal publishers and the anti-Trump Wall Street Journal. source

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The fact that this find comes mere days ahead of the 70th anniversary of regathered Israel on May 14th, 1948, and the fact that Elgon is a place where God chose to judge the Jews, makes this archaeological discovery amazing all by itself.

“And the children of Israel did evil again in the sight of the LORD: and the LORD strengthened Eglon the king of Moab against Israel, because they had done evil in the sight of the LORD.” Judges 3:12 (KJV)

Archaeologists digging at the Tel Eton site in Jerusalem have made a fascinating discovery. They have unearthed what they believe to be the first evidence ever for the the existence of the biblical city of Eglon, mentioned 13 times in the King James Bible. Their findings were published today as we read in this from the Daily Mail UK:

“The dig, which took place in the Judean Shephelah to the east of the Hebron hills, was led by Professor Avraham Faust of Bar-Ilan University. The site, Tel Eton, is an artificial mound that is made up of the built up ruins of ancient cultures that existed in the same spot for millennia. Some scholars say it is the site of the Canaanite city of Eglon, later listed in the bible as part of the Tribe of Judah. Now, the results of radiocarbon dating samples taken from the floors and foundations of a dwelling – until recently buried deep under the surface of the mound – have been published. They show it dates to around the same time as King David, who ruled in the highlands, and ties in to social changes in the region associated with the ruler.” source

Interestingly, all the news outlets running this story today attempt to tie in the discovery of Eglon with King David, but that is not what the Bible shows us at all. 9 of the 13 references to Eglon are found in the book of Joshua, the leader of Israel who succeeded Moses. The remaining four references to Elgon are found in the book of Judges. David, the boy who would be king over all Israel, is not born until the book of Ruth which follows Judges.

But the fact that this find comes mere days ahead of the 70th anniversary of regathered Israel on May 14th, 1948, and the fact that Elgon is a place where God chose to judge the Jews, makes this archaeological discovery amazing all by itself. Why, you ask? Because God is getting ready to judge the Jews one last time, and it will be the greatest time of trial and tribulation that this world has ever seen. The time of Jacob’s trouble.

Jesus in Matthew 24 prophesies that in the last days, Israel having been scattered would be miraculously regathered again. But Jesus goes on to tell us that while His chosen people would have a physical restoration to the land, they would be regathered in unbelief and thus at odds with the LORD. In fact, they will wind up following Antichrist in the days after the Rapture of the Church. Jesus warns them to “flee into the mountains” of Selah Petra for safety where God will sustain them like He did in the Exodus.

“When ye therefore shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, stand in the holy place, (whoso readeth, let him understand:) Then let them which be in Judaea flee into the mountains: Let him which is on the housetop not come down to take any thing out of his house: Neither let him which is in the field return back to take his clothes. And woe unto them that are with child, and to them that give suck in those days! But pray ye that your flight be not in the winter, neither on the sabbath day: For then shall be great tribulation, such as was not since the beginning of the world to this time, no, nor ever shall be. And except those days should be shortened, there should no flesh be saved: but for the elect’s sake those days shall be shortened.” Matthew 24:15-22 (KJV)

In the book of Joshua, the Jews were disobedient to the LORD and “did evil” in His sight. So God allowed the king of Moab, King Eglon, to take them captive for eighteen years until he sent the deliverer Ehud to free them. And this is where things get interesting in our present day tying in with May 14th, 2018.

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THE REAL MEANING OF THE WORD SELAH AS FOUND IN THE KING JAMES BIBLE

The prophet Daniel tells us that, when the Antichrist swoops in to take control of Israel and nearly every country surrounding it, that a handful of cites will escape his grasp. Wanna guess who those cities might be? Take a look.

“And at the time of the end shall the king of the south push at him: and the king of the north shall come against him like a whirlwind, with chariots, and with horsemen, and with many ships; and he shall enter into the countries, and shall overflow and pass over. He shall enter also into the glorious land, and many countries shall be overthrown: but these shall escape out of his hand, even Edom, and Moab, and the chief of the children of Ammon. He shall stretch forth his hand also upon the countries: and the land of Egypt shall not escape.” Daniel  11:40-42 (KJV)

Antichrist grabs everything except for Moab, Edom and Ammon. Why does he fail to capture this cities? Because that’s where the King’s Highway, the route that King Jesus and His Church on horseback will return on, is and it is also the home of the red rock city of Selah, Petra, where Revelation 12 tells us is where the Jews, who were told to flee in Matthew 24, will escape to.

Let’s listen to the prophet Isaiah put all the pieces into one basket for us:

“Send ye the lamb to the ruler of the land from Sela to the wilderness, unto the mount of the daughter of Zion. For it shall be, that, as a wandering bird cast out of the nest,so the daughters of Moab shall be at the fords of Arnon. Take counsel, execute judgment; make thy shadow as the night in the midst of the noonday; hide the outcasts; bewray not him that wandereth. Let mine outcasts dwell with thee, Moab; be thou a covert to them from the face of the spoiler: for the extortioner is at an end, the spoiler ceaseth, the oppressors are consumed out of the land. And in mercy shall the throne be established: and he shall sit upon it in truth in the tabernacle of David, judging, and seeking judgment, and hasting righteousness.” Isaiah 16:1-5 (KJV)

There you have Isaiah backing up Jesus in Matthew 24, John in Revelation 12, Daniel in chapters 9-11 and Jeremiah in chapters 29 and 30 regarding the Jews in the upcoming time of Jacob’s trouble.

I feel that God has allowed this incredible discovery at Eglon at precisely this time to get us to fix our attention on Israel where, in our belief from the scriptures, God may just be getting ready to pay a visit to His chosen people the Jews, and to the city where He has placed His Name, Jerusalem.

“For thus saith the LORD, That after seventy years be accomplished at Babylon I will visit you, and perform my good word toward you, in causing you to return to this place.” Jeremiah 29:10 (KJV)

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[PM Netanyahu Gives ‘War Time’ Speech About Iran Nuclear Program After Israel Launches Blistering Missile Strike On Iranian Outposts In Syria]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=53735 2018-05-01T20:29:15Z 2018-04-30T18:48:37Z The Syrian army confirmed that Sunday that several military bases in northern Syria were struck in an attack blamed on Israel by the Hezbollah-affiliated newspaper Al Akhbar. Hezbollah’s Al Mayadeen reported missiles also struck targets in the Al-Malikiyah area, north of the Aleppo’s airport. 

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The Syrian army confirmed that Sunday that several military bases in northern Syria were struck in an attack blamed on Israel by the Hezbollah-affiliated newspaper Al Akhbar.

“The burden of Damascus. Behold, Damascus is taken away from being a city, and it shall be a ruinous heap.” Isaiah 17:1 (KJV)

EDITOR’S NOTE: Iran is absolutely funing today after Israel’s missile strike attack last night on Iranian military depots in Syria which killed up to 26 people including some high-ranking Iranian military personnel. From all reports coming over the wire today, Israel has switched into a ‘war time’ mode as they attempt to contain a rapidly-escalating military presence in Syria by Iran. Netanyahu’s speech tonight revealed what he says is over ‘100,000 secret documents‘ proving Iran has been lying all along about their nuclear program. Video of tonight’s speech is posted below. The fact that Israel has so dramatically stepped up missile strikes in Syria shows that Iran must be getting very close be able to finally carry out their dream of a strike on Israel. May 14th is now only 14 days away as war between Iran and Israel takes another end times giant step closer. 

According to official news agency SANA, a military source said that “some military sites in the countryside of Hama and Aleppo provinces were exposed at 10:30 PM to a new aggression with hostile rockets.”

The explosions following the strike registered as a 2.6 magnitude earthquake by the European Mediterranean Seismological Center, but the weapons used did not cause the quake. Over 18 people were killed and another 60 were wounded, Sky News Arabia reported citing regime media.

Al Akhbar reported the targets of the strike were Syrian army bases being used by Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps and Shi’ite militias with troops from Lebanon, Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan.Hezbollah’s Al Mayadeen reported missiles also struck targets in the Al-Malikiyah area, north of the Aleppo’s airport.  Iran’s Tasnim news agency denied that its bases were hit.

According to some reports the target in Hama, an army base known as Brigade 47, was an underground missile production facility and depot for surface-to-surface missile funded by Iran and built with the help of North Korea. Located near Hama, it was also widely known as a recruitment center for Iranian-backed Shi’ite militias who fight alongside President Bashar Assad’s force.

Unconfirmed reports stated that an Iranian general was killed in the strike on Brigade 47 and former IDF intelligence chief Major General Amos Yadlin warned of a more volatility if Iranians were indeed killed in the strike.

“If the casualties were Syrians, they would simply be another addition to the half million people already killed in the civil war to this day. If they are Iranians, it will be added to the unfinished business they have with us, and then the month of May will be very volatile,” he said on Army Radio.

Tensions have risen dramatically between the two arch-enemies in recent months.

In February an armed Iranian drone infiltrated northern Israel in a move which the IDF claims was on a sabotage attack mission. In mid-April a strike on the T4 airbase in Homs province blamed on Israel killed seven IRGC soldiers, including Col. Mehdi Dehghan, who led the drone unit operating out of the base. Reports later surfaced that advanced Iranian Air defenses had been the target of the strike.

Referring to Iran’s promises to respond to the alleged attack by Israel on a T-4 base in early April, Yadlin stated that the target of the attack may have been based on intelligence that Iran was preparing the retaliatory strike that Tehran has warned is coming.

“We have to investigate whether the attack came in response to weapon transfers to Hezbollah, to Iranian infrastructure being built in Syria or whether there was intelligence about Tehran’s possible response and a decision was made to thwart it.”

Netanyahu: Iran Nuclear Deal Is Based on Lies – Here’s the Proof

‘Iran did not come clean on its nuclear program,’ Netanyahu says, saying more than 100,000 Iranian documents Israel obtained prove nuclear ‘deal is based on lies’ ■ Speech comes on heels of strike against two bases in Syria and ahead of Trump’s decision on nuclear deal

According to Michael Horowitz, Director of Intelligence at Le Beck, a Middle East-based geopolitical consulting group, Israel has stepped up its frequency of strikes and the nature of targets which have been attacked have changed.

“There’s been a clear change in Israel’s strategy in Syria since last year.” According to foreign source, “Israeli strikes are both hitting targets deeper inside Syria and the nature of these targets has change from weapons convoy and depots to actual Iranian bases,” he told The Jerusalem Post.

According to Horowitz, the strike on the Taqsis base in Hama “is very significant” as “such factories that produce ballistic missiles could help Iran gain game-changing capabilities to be used in a potential confrontation with Israel, by significantly increasing the number of precision-guided missiles within Hezbollah’s arsenal.

“It is also notable because of the challenge striking such a facility represents. The Taqsis base is built inside a mountain,” and Israel, had it carried out the attack, “would have had to use advanced weapons, such as bunker busters, to hit it,” he said, adding that “a successful such strike would send a clear message of deterrence to Iran that even underground facilities (including other missile-production sites in Syria or Lebanon and even nuclear-related sites in Iran) are within Israel’s reach.”

Earlier on Sunday Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman stated that the Jewish State would not respond forcibly if any rockets are launched toward Israel or Israeli jets.

“If someone thinks that it is possible to launch missiles to Israeli cities or our aircraft, no doubt we will respond and we will respond very forcefully,” he said at The Jerusalem Post conference in New York when asked by Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief of the Post.

“We will keep our freedom of operation in all of Syria. We have no intention to attack Russia or to interfere in domestic Syrian issues. But if somebody thinks that it is possible to launch missiles or to attack Israel or even our aircraft, no doubt we will respond and we will respond very forcefully.” source

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[BEYOND LAODICEA: Pastor Of The Vine At Grace Cathedral Church Holds Blasphemous ‘Beyoncé Mass’ And Calls Mary Magdalene A ‘Nasty Woman’]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=53724 2018-04-30T19:15:58Z 2018-04-30T16:01:06Z The pastor of a San Francisco progressive Episcopal church is defending his support for holding the first-ever 'Beyoncé Mass'. “I’ve been asked time and time again, ‘Why Beyoncé?'” Norton told parishioners, “I believe in Beyoncé because she reminds us you have to do things your way.”

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The pastor of a San Francisco progressive Episcopal church is defending his support for holding the first-ever ‘Beyoncé Mass’.

“For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears; And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables.” 2 Timothy 4:3,4 (KJV)

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Episcopal denomination is an offshoot of the Catholic church, and certainly not Christian in any doctrinal sense of the word biblically. But since they are ‘professing” Christians, we are taking a look at the blasphemous nonsense that happened over in California just recently. The pastor conducted a ‘mass’ whose central theme was the life and thoughts of Beyonce. Yes, Beyonce. The very same person who has bragged about being possessed by a demon named ‘Sasha Fierce‘, and who with her husband is a proud member of the satanic cult known as OTO. Notable other highlights of the ‘mass’ included calling Mary Magdalene a ‘nasty woman’ who, if she were alive today, would be wearing a pink ‘vagina hat‘ and campaign as a supporter of Hillary Clinton! Nearly 1,000 people packed out the service, and sat in rapt attention as this theological garbage was dished out to them. Want to know what it looks like when you mix satanism and Laodicean ‘christianity’? This is it. 

No kidding – a ‘Beyoncé Mass.’

“I know there are people who will say using Beyoncé is just a cheap way of trying to get people in the church,” said Jude Harmon, the founding pastor of the Vine, a ministry of Grace Cathedral Church. “But Jesus used very provocative images in the stories he would tell to incite people to ask hard questions about their own religious assumptions. He regularly provoked. We’re following in the way of Jesus.”

The event was part of a series the church called “Speaking Truth: The Power of Story in Community,” which it said would tell stories of those traditionally marginalized in Christianity, such as women and people of color. You know, women like Beyoncé.

The series began with a program on Mary Magdalene called “The Original Nasty Woman.” The ministry equated Mary Magdalene to Hillary Clinton saying “strong, smart women being insulted and marginalized by agents of patriarchy is as old as time.” The church claims that if Mary Magdalene were here today, she would be “wearing a pink hat and marching with all who wear that epithet, ‘nasty woman,’ as a badge of honor.”

No explanation was offered as to why the devoted follower of Jesus was seen in such a light.

So, what was the ‘Beyoncé Mass’ like?

More than 900 people came to the celebration of the “traditional” service using the music and social philosophy of the pop star. Normal evening services draw about 50. There was purple lighting, a Beyoncé soundtrack playing as the worshipers took their seats and a screen counting down the minutes until the “Mass.”

There were readings from Luke and the Psalms, followed by the Beyoncé songs “Freedom” and “Flaws and All.” The music was right out of the canon of Beyoncé and her former group Destiny’s Child, starting with the girl group’s hit “Survivor.”

 

There was a sermon by the Rev. Yolanda Norton of the San Francisco Theological Seminary from her current course, ‘Beyoncé and the Hebrew Bible.’

“Empire never falls lightly,” Norton said in her sermon. “Sometimes we call it racism; we call it empire. You call it homophobia; we call it heterosexual aggression; and tonight, we call it empire.”

The service featured a sermon about liberation struggle, readings from a speech by civil rights leader Ella Baker, scripture readings by black women and a communion service.

In the days leading up to the event, Harmon said that although the “majority of responses from members have been overwhelmingly positive,” some objections to the service had been raised via phone calls, email and social media.

In case you’ve been out of the world of pop music for awhile, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter is one of the world’s best-selling musical artists, with over 100 million records sold and 22 Grammy awards. Her 2016 album “Lemonade,” launched with a Super Bowl half-time performance of “Formation” at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, was her most critically praised and was considered one of the year’s best records. Its release was accompanied by an hour long film with themes of African American history, revenge, female empowerment, love and forgiveness.

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“It’s all about finding the appropriate context,” explained Harmon. “Everything Beyoncé has said and produced isn’t appropriate for every venue. But Beyoncé has 20 years of work. Of course you can find things that fit the context of the Mass.”

But was it Beyoncé worship?

Norton rejects that claim: “Our goal is to have a worship experience that honors the fact that we’re all created in the image of God.” She suggested of critics, “You might want to remind them that God is in all the world and that Beyoncé is made in God’s image. The church has not treated women of color fairly and it is time to face this truth.”

“I’ve been asked time and time again, ‘Why Beyoncé?’” Norton told parishioners, “I believe in Beyoncé because she reminds us you have to do things your way.”

She added: “When we talk about womanist biblical interpretation, Beyoncé felt like a natural fit. If we look at the trajectory of her person and her relationships, we can see so many issues black women face and how it can affect how we interpret the text.” source

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[The Mark Of The Beast Found In Revelation 13 Is Further Proof For A Pretribulation Rapture Of The Church]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=53711 2018-04-30T16:52:36Z 2018-04-28T00:56:20Z The taking of the Mark of the Beast is yet more proof that Christians will not be exposed to it. The Bible clearly declares in Revelation that God will not forgive anyone who takes it, and Paul clearly declares in dozens of passages that Christians have eternal security, we know that there is a Pretribulation Rapture.

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The Bible declares in two separate places in Revelation 14 and 20 that there will be no forgiveness for taking the Mark, and it doesn’t matter why you took it.

“For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.” Romans 8:38,39 (KJV)

One of the most amazing things about be born again in the Church Age is that God has given us eternal security by faith in Jesus Christ. When we accepted His payment on the cross as the payment for our sin personally, and put our trust and faith in His death, burial and resurrection, God forgave all of our sins past, present and future. Certainly, we could sin after salvation and temporarily break our fellowship with the Lord, but never for a single second would our salvation be in jeopardy. The apostle John gives us the remedy for restoring our fellowship with Him when the Holy Spirit had him write this:

“If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” 1 John 1:9 (KJV)

John was writing not to lost people in that passage, but to saved people, and the context is fellowship and not salvation. Eternal security is never a ‘license to sin’, and sin and backsliding should always be repented of, but the doctrine to the Church Age Christian is quite clear. There is nothing we can say or do to lose our salvation because not only did we not work to get it, and not work to keep it, there is also a third aspect to why we can never lose it. Here it is:

“That we should be to the praise of his glory, who first trusted in Christ. In whom ye also trusted, after that ye heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation: in whom also after that ye believed, ye were sealed with that holy Spirit of promise, Which is the earnest of our inheritance until the redemption of the purchased possession, unto the praise of his glory.” Ephesians 1:12-14 (KJV)

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ONCE SAVED, ALWAYS SAVED ACCORDING TO THE BIBLE DOCTRINE OF ETERNAL SECURITY

At the moment of salvation, the Holy Spirit SEALED US IN by the power of God, and Paul declares that that ‘seal’ will remain INTACT until either we are 1). taken up in the Rapture of the Church, or 2). die and go to be with the Lord.

“Therefore we are always confident, knowing that, whilst we are at home in the body, we are absent from the Lord: (For we walk by faith, not by sight:) We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord.” 2 Corinthians 5:6-8 (KJV)

So now you’re probably wondering what eternal security for Christians in the Church Age has to do with the Mark of the Beast in the time of Jacob’s trouble. Well, the answer is quite simply and wonderfully revealing. In the time of Jacob’s trouble, unlike the Church Age, God says there will be a sin that He will in no wise forgive.

And that’s taking the Mark Of The Beast!

The Bible declares in two separate places in Revelation 14 and 20 that there will be no forgiveness for taking the Mark, and it doesn’t matter why you took it. Maybe it’s a young mom who is watching her kids starve to death because she didn’t take the Mark, and now she is unable to buy food to feed them. So she takes the Mark for the sole purpose of feeding her starving kids thinking God will forgive that, but she would be wrong. God won’t.

“And the third angel followed them, saying with a loud voice, If any man worship the beast and his image, and receive his mark in his forehead, or in his hand, The same shall drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which is poured out without mixture into the cup of his indignation; and he shall be tormented with fire and brimstone in the presence of the holy angels, and in the presence of the Lamb: And the smoke of their torment ascendeth up for ever and ever: and they have no rest day nor night, who worship the beast and his image, and whosoever receiveth the mark of his name.” Revelation 14:9-11 (KJV)

A near identical passage is found in Revelation 20 which repeats what 14 says and adds even more ‘meat’ to the bones as well:

“And I saw thrones, and they sat upon them, and judgment was given unto them: and I saw the souls of them that were beheaded for the witness of Jesus, and for the word of God, and which had not worshipped the beast, neither his image, neither had received his mark upon their foreheads, or in their hands; and they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years.” Revelation 20:4 (KJV)

Proof that the Church cannot go through the time of Jacob’s trouble

I have always said that the main reason why the Church will not spend even a single day in the time of Jacob’s trouble is because, well, it’s called the time of JACOB’S trouble. It has nothing to do with the Church!

“For thus saith the LORD; We have heard a voice of trembling, of fear, and not of peace. Ask ye now, and see whether a man doth travail with child? wherefore do I see every man with his hands on his loins, as a woman in travail, and all faces are turned into paleness? Alas! for that day is great, so that none is like it: it is even the time of Jacob’s trouble; but he shall be saved out of it.” Jeremiah 30:5-7 (KJV)

But the taking of the Mark of the Beast is yet more proof that Christians will not be exposed to it. Since the Bible clearly declares in Revelation that God will not forgive anyone who takes it, and Paul clearly declares in dozens and dozens of passages that Christians have eternal security, we know that the rapture of the Church must take place before the time of Jacob’s trouble where Antichrist will force his mark on humanity.

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WHERE THE WRATH OF GOD IN THE TIME OF JACOB’S TROUBLE REALLY BEGINS MAY SURPRISE YOU

We know this because it is certainly true that if saved Laodicean Christians were faced with taking the mark, many would ‘jump ship’ and take it because they would not have the guts to die a martyr’s death at the guillotine of Antichrist. So if even one born again Christian were to take the Mark, there would be an immediate problem. God could not send that person to Hell as it says He will in Revelation 14 and 20 because He had already promised the born again Christian in the writings of Paul that nothing could separate them from the love of God in Christ Jesus. Both those things cannot be true at the same time.

Fortunately, by applying Paul’s command in 2 Timothy 2:15 (KJV) to ‘rightly divide’ the scriptures, we clearly see that the Rapture of the Church removes born again Christians before the start of the time of Jacob’s trouble and thus it never becomes a problem. Here are just a few verses proving a Pretribulation Rapture of the Church:

  • NOT APPOINTED TO WRATH: Our apostle Paul tells us that born again Christians will not be here to face the wrath of God, otherwise known as the time of Jacob’s trouble. God’s wrath begins on DAY ONE after the Rapture of the Church with the opening of the FIRST SEAL by Jesus Christ and the ushering in of the ‘strong delusion’.  “For God hath not appointed us to wrath, but to obtain salvation by our Lord Jesus Christ,” 1 Thessalonians 5:9 (KJV)
  • EXCUSED FROM THE HOUR OF TEMPTATION: Born again Christians have seen plenty of persecution over the past 2,000 years, not the least of which being the Spanish Inquisition where the Roman Catholic Church slaughtered millions of Christians for defying the pope and owning a Bible for themselves. Christians were promised they would have troubles like that, but that is not anything like the ‘hour of temptation’ contained in the time of Jacob’s trouble. “Because thou hast kept the word of my patience, I also will keep thee from the hour of temptation, which shall come upon all the world, to try them that dwell upon the earth.” Revelation 3:10 (KJV)
  • CAUGHT UP IN THE CLOUDS: In Matthew 24, we see a rapture of Tribulation Saints conducted by an angel, but it is markedly different from the Rapture of the Church that Paul teaches us about. In Matthew 24, the remaining Saints are gathered on the earth by angels blowing a trumpet. But in the Rapture of the Church, it is Jesus Himself who calls us up to be with Him in the clouds with no trumpet. In Matthew 24, there are no ‘dead in Christ’ rising first, but there is in 1 Thessalonians, and the list goes on and on. Things that are different are not the same. “For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first: Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord. Wherefore comfort one another with these words.” 1 Thessalonians 4:16-18 (KJV)
  • LOOKING FOR JESUS: Curiously absent in the writings of our apostle Paul is any and all instruction on how to deal with living under Antichrist. In fact, Paul never mentions it one time. Why not? Because Paul gives us the doctrine of the Pretribulation Rapture of the Church instead. “Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ;” Titus 2:13 (KJV)
  • JOHN AS A TYPE OF THE CHURCH GETS RAPTURED: John was the disciple that ‘Jesus loved’, the Bible declares. Furthermore, he was the longest-living apostle and the only one who was never killed for his faith. In Revelation 4, John hears the words ‘come up hither’ and in the ‘blink of an eye’ and with the ‘voice as a trumpet’ from 1 Corinthians 15. he finds himself in the throne room of God. This is a type picture of Christians in the rapture of the Church. “After this I looked, and, behold, a door was opened in heaven: and the first voice which I heard was as it were of a trumpet talking with me; which said, Come up hither, and I will shew thee things which must be hereafter.” Revelation 4:1 (KJV)

The Old Testament saints of Psalm 148 are not the same as the Church Age saints in Romans 15, and the Church Age saints are not the same as the Tribulation saints found in Daniel 7 and Revelation 8. And while there is no forgiveness for taking the Mark, that is something that a Church Age Christian will never be faced with because we won’t be here.

The one good thing about the Mark of the Beast, yea the only good thing, is that it’s further proof of a Pretribulation Rapture of the Church.

 


 

 

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“But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear unto myself, so that I might finish my course with joy, and the ministry, which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the gospel of the grace of God.” Acts 20:24 (KJV)

How well I remember looking at the issue of Time magazine talking about the success of the Left Behind book series, and also seeing that the granddaddy of all Pretribulation Rapture sites, raptureready.com was mentioned there as well. It was thrilling for me to see Bible prophecy going mainstream and getting to people who normally wouldn’t be exposed to it. I remember having really great emails back and forth with the founder of RR, Todd Strandberg, and how encouraging and friendly he was to me.

But honestly, I really never envisioned the day when I would have my own Pretrib Rapture site, not to mention our own gospel tract, weekly radio show, or a street preaching ministry that reached hundreds of thousands of people personally with handing out over a quarter of a million tracts on the street corner. But that’s exactly what the Lord had in His mind when he called me to start Now The End Begins way back in 2009.

I have given this ministry everything I have, all my time, all my money, and all my effort to do what the Lord called me to do. But at the level we are at now, it is not possible to continue without your prayers, your support, and your generous giving to this fundraiser.

Running NTEB is an expensive proposition, and it’s because of your generous giving that we were able to purchase most of the equipment for the recording studio, upgrade our server hardware, and take care of other important administrational duties. When NTEB was just a little baby site, it only cost around $85 per month to run the equipment. In 2018, it costs over $1,000 per month just for hardware and security alone.

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But whatever you do, don’t do nothing. Time is short and we need your help right now. If every one of the 12,621 people on our daily mailing list gave $4.50, we would reach our goal immediately. If every one of our 151,781 followers on Facebook gave $1.00 each, we would reach 300% of our goal. The same goes for our 13,600 followers on Twitter. But sadly, many will not give, so we need the ones who can and who will give to be generous. As generous as possible.

“Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ;” Titus 2:13 (KJV)

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[The 3D Printer That Puts Electronics On Your Skin To Create Biological Sensors For Real-Time Computer Interaction]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=53702 2018-04-27T18:46:36Z 2018-04-27T18:41:05Z The 3D printer machine, which commentators have said could turn humans into 'semi-cyborgs', can adjust to small movements of the body during printing meaning it never makes a mistake. Temporary markers are placed on the skin and it is scanned using computer vision to adjust to movements. Now The End Begins.

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A $400 3D printer puts electronics directly onto people’s skin turning them into ‘semi-cyborgs’. The 3D-printed sensor could be put onto the bodies of soldiers on the battlefield and used to detect chemical or biological weapons.

“And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads: And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.” Revelation 13:16,17 (KJV)

EDITOR’S NOTE: In my development they are currently building a fancy, brand-new Publix supermarket complex. It’s still many months away from being completed, doesn’t even have signage yet, but as I watch it come to life it’s very obvious what I am seeing. So it is with the Mark Of The Beast. The actual mark cannot show up until Antichrist is released in Revelation 6:1 after the Pretribulation Rapture of the Church – but – anyone who is even mildly aware and awake can see the direction our technology is taking us in. 

As well as being used for electronics, it can also print biological cells for medical needs and could heal wounds or print grafts for skin disorders. The electronics can simply be peeled or washed off when no longer needed.

‘We are excited about the potential of this new 3D-printing technology using a portable, lightweight printer costing less than $400,’ said the study’s lead author Michael McAlpine from the University of Minnesota.

‘We imagine that a soldier could pull this printer out of a backpack and print a chemical sensor or other electronics they need, directly on the skin’.

‘It would be like a ‘Swiss Army knife’ of the future with everything they need all in one portable 3D printing tool’, he said.

The machine, which commentators have said could turn humans into ‘semi-cyborgs’, can adjust to small movements of the body during printing meaning it never makes a mistake. Temporary markers are placed on the skin and it is scanned using computer vision to adjust to movements.

‘No matter how hard anyone would try to stay still when using the printer on the skin, a person moves slightly and every hand is different,’ Dr McAlpine said.

‘This printer can track the hand using the markers and adjust in real-time to the movements and contours of the hand, so printing of the electronics keeps its circuit shape’, he said.

Another feature of the technique is that it uses specialised ink made of silver flakes which can cure and conduct at room temperature.

The technique could pave the way for printing cells to help those with skin diseases. Researchers successfully tested the technology by printing biological cells on the skin wound of a mouse.

This is different from other 3D-printing inks that need high temperature to be able to cure (sometimes up to 100°C / 212°F) and that would burn the skin. To remove the electronics, the person can simply peel off the electronic device with tweezers or wash it off with water.

‘I’m fascinated by the idea of printing electronics or cells directly on the skin,’ Dr McAlpine said. ‘It is such a simple idea and has unlimited potential for important applications in the future’, he said. source

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Construction Minister Yoav Gallant has instructed the top officials in his ministry to begin the process of planning and approving a new quarter for embassies from countries around the world that will be built in Jerusalem, he revealed on Thursday in an interview from New York, where he will be speaking at Sunday’s Jerusalem Post Conference.

“Behold, I will make Jerusalem a cup of trembling unto all the people round about, when they shall be in the siege both against Judah and against Jerusalem.” Zechariah 12:2 (KJV)

EDITOR’S NOTE: When President Trump made the twin blockbuster announcements that 1). the United States recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and 2). the United States would move their Embassy to Jerusalem on May 14th, it triggered a flood of other nations to also decide to move their embassies there. Now Israel is mapping out an all-new embassy quarter for the Old City. It’s so exciting to see the Lord working things out, and preparing the fulfillment of prophecy as we watch. 

Even before the progress made this week toward moving the embassies of the Czech Republic, Romania, and Honduras, Gallant had already sent a letter to Construction Ministry director-general Hegai Roznik and chief architect Vered Solomon-Maman last Friday, asking them to form a task force that will immediately begin working on finding an appropriate site for many embassies in the capital.

In the letter, which was obtained exclusively by The Jerusalem Post, Galant asked the top figures in his ministry to start working on solutions to house the workers of the embassies.

Following the letter, Roznik, Solomon-Maman and other ministry officials met this week and started working on a plan.

“There is an apparent pattern of embassies moving to Jerusalem, and we have to start getting ready now,” Gallant said. “We might have to build dozens of embassies, and we would need new land ready for that purpose. I asked my ministry to vigorously take action as fast as possible.”

Gallant suggested a couple possible names for the area where the embassies would be located. He initially called it “Embassy Town,” but then said he may decide to instead call it “Trump Town,” after US President Donald Trump, who initiated next month’s move of the US Embassy to Jerusalem.

If that name is indeed given to the embassy quarter, it would not be the first site in the capital named after Trump by a minister in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government. Transportation Minister Israel Katz announced in December that he would name the train station that will be built in the future near the Western Wall after the US president.

Gallant suggested locations in the entrance to Jerusalem near the Jerusalem-Tel Aviv highway, in the city’s southwest corner near Hadassah Medical Center’s Ein Kerem campus, and in Jerusalem’s Talpiot neighborhood. He said he also would not rule out building the quarter in suburbs of Jerusalem, such as Mevaseret Zion and Neveh Ilan.

“These are the first initial thoughts on the issue,” Gallant said. “I want the site to be attractive for countries to move there.”

Gallant has experience with a similar national project involving moving sites from all over the country to a central location. As the head of IDF Southern Command, he played a central role in moving key IDF bases and operations from the Center to the Negev.

Like with that move, security reasons will be key in choosing a site for the embassies, Gallant said. He said a survey would have to be taken of public places and tracts of land, and the Foreign Ministry, Jerusalem Municipality and Shin-Bet (Israel Security Agency) would be heavily involved.

Gallant said special permits would be needed because the sites become controlled by the countries of the embassies and are granted immunity from local laws. Other implications that have to be considered include lines for visas and the guidelines of each country that will be building a new embassy, he said.

“The Americans, for instance, have very strict rules for their buildings, down to the kind of locks on their doors,” Gallant said.

At the request of the Americans, the Jerusalem Municipality Finance Committee authorized NIS 5,793,913 this week for the construction of a second road leading to what will be the temporary US Embassy in Jerusalem’s Arnona neighborhood. A special grant was given by the Transportation Ministry for the emergency project.

“I am thrilled that the US Embassy move has been the catalyst to other countries to finally recognize the reality that Jerusalem is and always will be the capital of Israel,” said City Council member Fleur Hassan-Nahoum, the leader of the Yerushalmim party. “On a practical level, I am proud to have been part of the decision this week in the finance committee of the city to approve the construction needed on a road in Arnona for the embassy to move very soon.” source

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The US has threatened to arrest around 100 Central American migrants if they try to sneak in from the US-Mexico border where they have gathered, prompting President Donald Trump to order troop reinforcements on the frontier.

EDITOR’S NOTE: When Barack Obama was president, not only did he not enforce the borders, he openly appealed to immigrants to illegally cross our borders with impunity. President Trump, on the other hand, has issued a stark warning to a massive caravan of migrants who have promised to break through the California border and attempt to illegally enter the United States that they will be arrested and prosecuted. 

Two busloads of migrants arrived Tuesday in the border city of Mexicali — which sits opposite Calexico, California — and paused for a rest stop before continuing on to Tijuana. They are part of a caravan of more than 1,000 people who set out from Mexico’s southern border on March 25.

Media coverage of the caravan triggered a flurry of furious tweets from Trump, who ordered thousands of National Guard troops to the border and called on Mexico to stop the migrants.

As the issue exploded into a diplomatic row, organizers of the caravan quietly broke it up.

The Department of Homeland Security issued a stark warning Wednesday to the first 120 who arrived, including some 50 minors. “If you enter our country illegally, you have broken the law and will be referred for prosecution,” DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said.

Nielsen said those making false immigration claims or helping others to do so would also be prosecuted. Around 600 migrants are still traveling more or less together by hopping trains and taking buses.

The first two buses will be followed by three more, said organizer Irineo Mujica of the migrant rights group People Without Borders.

Around 200 migrants will seek asylum in the United States, fleeing brutal gang violence or political persecution in their home countries, he said. A handful of them have already been granted US asylum, Mujica told AFP. Others may try to cross into the US illegally.

“It’s hard to say, they don’t tell you (they plan to sneak over the border). Some will, but probably not right now. There’s too much pressure because of the troops Trump sent to the border,” he said.

The caravan is a yearly event held since 2010 around Easter. Activists say its main goal is to raise awareness of the perils migrants face, not actually to cross the border.

Ties between the United States and Mexico have been strained since Trump won the presidency in 2016 on the back of a campaign heavy on anti-Mexican rhetoric and promises to build a wall on the two countries’ border and make Mexico pay for it. source

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[North Korea’s Nuclear Test Site Collapses After Massive 100 Kilo Bomb In September Vaporized Mountain Core]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=53686 2018-04-26T15:29:14Z 2018-04-25T17:19:55Z North Korea’s mountain nuclear test site has collapsed, putting China and other nearby nations at unprecedented risk of radioactive exposure, two separate groups of Chinese scientists studying the issue have confirmed. The nuclear tests turned the mountain into fragile fragments, the researchers found. 

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North Korea’s mountain nuclear test site has collapsed, putting China and other nearby nations at unprecedented risk of radioactive exposure, two separate groups of Chinese scientists studying the issue have confirmed.

EDITOR’S NOTE: North Korea shocked the world last week when they suddenly and inexplicably announced they were halting their nuclear program and would freeze further testing. Today we find out the reason for that unexpected announcement…the mountain test site where they conducted underground nuclear tests has collapsed from the relentless bomb blasts. Add to that the crippling economic sanctions that the United States has imposed on them, North Korea has no choice but to come crawling back to the negotiating table. Looks like Trump wins again. 

The collapse after five nuclear blasts may be why North Korean leader Kim Jong-un declared on Friday that he would freeze the hermit state’s nuclear and missile tests and shut down the site, one researcher said.

The last five of Pyongyang’s six nuclear tests have all been carried out under Mount Mantap at the Punggye-ri nuclear test site in North Korea’s northwest.

One group of researchers found that the most recent blast tore open a hole in the mountain, which then collapsed upon itself. A second group concluded that the breakdown created a “chimney” that could allow radioactive fallout from the blast zone below to rise into the air.

A research team led by Wen Lianxing, a geologist with the University of Science and Technology of China in Hefei, concluded that the collapse occurred following the detonation last autumn of North Korea’s most powerful thermal nuclear warhead in a tunnel about 700 metres (2,296 feet) below the mountain’s peak.

The test turned the mountain into fragile fragments, the researchers found.

The mountain’s collapse, and the prospect of radioactive exposure in the aftermath, confirms a series of exclusive reports by the South China Morning Post on China’s fears that Pyongyang’s latest nuclear test had caused a fallout leak.

Radioactive dust could escape through holes or cracks in the damaged mountain, the scientists said.

“It is necessary to continue monitoring possible leaks of radioactive materials caused by the collapse incident,” Wen’s team said in the statement. The findings will be published on the website of the peer-reviewed journal, Geophysical Research Letters, likely next month.

North Korea saw the mountain as an ideal location for underground nuclear experiments because of its elevation – it stood more than 2,100 metres (6,888 feet) above sea level – and its terrain of thick, gentle slopes that seemed capable of resisting structural damage.

The mountain’s surface had shown no visible damage after four underground nuclear tests before 2017.

But the 100-kiloton bomb that went off on September 3 vaporized surrounding rocks with unprecedented heat and opened a space that was up to 200 metres (656 feet) in diameter, according to a statement posted on the Wen team’s website on Monday.

As shock waves tore through and loosened more rocks, a large section of the mountain’s ridge, less than half a kilometre (0.3 mile) from the peak, slipped down into the empty pocket created by the blast, leaving a scar visible in satellite images.

Wen concluded that the mountain had collapsed after analysing data collected from nearly 2,000 seismic stations.

Three small earthquakes that hit nearby regions in the wake of the collapse added credence to his conclusion, suggesting the test site had lost its geological stability. Another research team led by Liu Junqing at the Jilin Earthquake Agency with the China Earthquake Administration in Changchun reached similar conclusions to the Wen team.

The mountain’s collapse has likely dealt a huge blow to North Korea’s nuclear programme, Hu said. Hit by crippling international economic sanctions over its nuclear ambitions, the country might lack sufficient resources to soon resume testing at a new site, he said. source

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[BRACING FOR 70: United States Sending Massive Delegation To Israel For Embassy Relocation Opening In Jerusalem On May 14th]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=53680 2018-04-25T17:20:39Z 2018-04-25T13:36:49Z Mike Pompeo, the incumbent CIA director and nominated US Secretary of State, is slated to lead the delegation of some 250 American officials and Jewish leaders at a ceremony inaugurating the United States Embassy in Jerusalem on May 14, Channel 10 reported on Wednesday.

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Mike Pompeo, the incumbent CIA director and nominated US Secretary of State, is slated to lead the delegation of some 250 American officials and Jewish leaders at a ceremony inaugurating the United States Embassy in Jerusalem on May 14, Channel 10 reported on Wednesday.

“And the governors of Judah shall say in their heart, The inhabitants of Jerusalem shall be my strength in the LORD of hosts their God.” Zechariah 12:5 (KJV)

EDITOR’S NOTE: Immediately after the United States officially opens their Embassy in Jerusalem on May 14th, the nation of Guatemala, Honduras, Romania and the Czech Republic will also follow suit. As we have long told you, the timeclock of Bible prophecy is Israel in general and Jerusalem in particular. If you want to see where God is going to move next, keep your eyes on Jerusalem. The prophet Jeremiah says that ‘after 70 years’ the LORD will again visit Israel, and we have 19 days and counting until May 14th at the moment. Will the LORD pay His chosen people a visit? All I can say that as watchmen, we should be, well, watching. And that’s exactly what we’re doing. 

“Alas! for that day is great, so that none is like it: it is even the time of Jacob’s trouble; but he shall be saved out of it.” Jeremiah 30:7 (KJV)

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley and Vice President Mike Pence had both indicated they might attend. The earlier report did not say whether Haley would be coming. Some 40 senators are expected to join the delegation, along with congressmen and the heads of major American Jewish organizations.

President Trump announced with great fanfare on December 6 that he would relocate the embassy, which will temporarily be located in the current American consulate in Jerusalem’s Arnona neighborhood.

Immediately after the US Embassy is relocated to Jerusalem, Guatemala will follow suit, President Jimmy Morales announced at last month’s AIPAC policy conference. After that, Honduras will move its embassy, becoming the third country to do so.

Romanian Prime Minister Viorica Dancila confirmed earlier this month that his government had approved moving its embassy to Jerusalem. But under Romanian law, the final say on embassy relocation belongs to President Klaus Iohannis, who has spoken out against the move.

Dancila is scheduled to arrive in Israel on Wednesday and meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely met with Dancila in Romania on April 10 in what her office described as the first leg of a campaign to persuade countries to move their embassies to the capital.

Hotovely told The Jerusalem Post on Sunday that as part of that campaign, she will fly to Prague on Thursday to meet with Czech Republic President Miloš Zeman. The Czech Parliament has already decided in favor of moving its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. source

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[DUCK AND COVER: MSNBC Star Joy Reid Gets Free Pass From Fake News Media Over Anti-LGBT Articles On Her Old Site]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=53669 2018-04-25T13:40:50Z 2018-04-24T22:38:34Z MSNBC star Joy Reid claims that homophobic comments on her old blog, “The Reid Report,” were not written by her — despite the fact that she has already apologized for much of the rhetoric. Reid apologized last December when the old blog posts — unearthed by a Twitter user, then changed her mind saying she was hacked.

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MSNBC star Joy Reid claims that homophobic comments on her old blog, “The Reid Report,” were not written by her — despite the fact that she has already apologized for much of the rhetoric.

“But the liberal deviseth liberal things; and by liberal things shall he stand.” Isaiah 32:8 (KJV)

EDITOR’S NOTE: If this had happened to a Conservative blogger who now worked for Fox News, the story of articles that had glaringly anti-homosexual comments would be blared in the headlines of the fake news media all day every day. But because it involves a Liberal commentator, she gets a total free pass. A quick Google search shows the story on sites like The Intercept, Fox News and Sputnik, but you’ll never read about it on CNN, MSNBC, HuffPost or any of the other fake news sites. Democracy dies in Liberalism. 

Reid apologized last December when the old blog posts — unearthed by a Twitter user and reported by Mediaite — came to light. Less than five months later, Reid is changing her tune and told Mediaite that the homophobic content does “not represent the original entries” on her site, essentially claiming archives were hacked.

Reid allegedly published a dozen blog posts from 2007-2009 containing remarks that are highly offensive to the LGBTQ community. MSNBC prides itself on being progressive, and Reid’s alleged decade-old comments directly contradict the network’s typical direction.

The old blog targeted former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist, who Reid mocked as “Miss Charlie,” for being gay and closeted, even though there is no proof to back her claims. The posts fanned rumors of Crist’s sexual orientation and his political opponents tried to tar him with the gossip during his governorship — when he was a Republican.

Mediaite reported that it received links to Reid’s old blog through the Wayback Machine, an internet archiving service. Reid apologized at the time, admitting she wrote the homophobic slurs.

PREVIOUS APOLOGY: “This note is my apology to all who are disappointed by the content of blogs I wrote a decade ago, for which my choice of words and tone have legitimately been criticized,” the MSNBC star wrote on Dec. 3. “I regret the way I addressed the complex issue of the closet and speculation on a person’s sexual orientation with a mocking tone and sarcasm. It was insensitive, tone deaf and dumb. There is no excusing it.”

Additional anti-gay posts from the now-defunct blog were discovered last week, and the Wayback Machine has reportedly, mysteriously removed access to Reid’s old archives – but an internet sleuth preserved screen shots. Reid’s latest statement to Mediaite backtracks on the original apology and claims that archives of her site had been tampered with.

CURRENT DENIAL: “In December I learned that an unknown, external party accessed and manipulated material from my now-defunct blog, The Reid Report, to include offensive and hateful references that are fabricated and run counter to my personal beliefs and ideology,” Reid told Mediaite. “The manipulated material seems to be part of an effort to taint my character with false information by distorting a blog that ended a decade ago.”

Reid also claims that she is working with a cybersecurity expert, notified federal law enforcement officials and blames any pain dished out to the LGBTQ community on “whoever corrupted the site.”

The Justice Department did not immediately respond when asked to verify Reid’s claim. MSNBC did not immediately respond when asked for comment.

“It’s unclear when the nefarious hackers would have hacked her site and added the controversial content, since it has been defunct for years and still is. More importantly, NBC could or would not specify exactly which posts Reid is claiming were doctored,” Mediaite’s Caleb Ecarma wrote.

The Wayback Machine did not respond to requests for comment.

When reached last year, MSNBC declined to comment regarding whether Reid was going to be disciplined for her site’s apparent homophobic remarks and anti-gay jokes shortly after they were unearthed. MSNBC did not immediately respond when asked on Monday if the network would investigate her new claims.

It’s easy to see why Reid would want to distance herself from the offensive post, as Rachel Maddow, MSNBC’s most-watched host and cash cow, is openly gay.

The old blog post belittled Crist as dreading physical relations with his wife on their honeymoon and even included a joke about Crist having sex with Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. Reid commented in the blog that Crist got married to a woman in the first place to help him become McCain’s 2008 running mate. Mediaite counted 17 times Reid’s blog derisively referred to Crist as “Miss Charlie,” and the subject led her to opine on why gay men stay in the closet.

“When a gay politician gets married, it usually indicates that he is highly ambitious, and desires to put himself in a position to move up the power ladder,” The Reid Report stated.

The blog further mocked Crist with tags “gay politicians” and “not gay politicians.” The alleged posts were written at the time when Crist was a conservative Republican. Back in 2012, Crist joined the Democratic Party and endorsed Barack Obama for re-election.

Reid’s old blog also defended a series of controversial homophobic comments made by former NBA star Tim Hardaway and Marine General Peter Pace and attempted to out then-closeted gay men Anderson Cooper and Clay Aiken. The website also questioned or made jokes about the sexuality of Karl Rove, Tom Cruise, Sean Hannity, Heath Ledger, Dick Cheney, George W. Bush, Oprah Winfrey, Gayle King, Queen Latifah, Eddie Murphy and Keith Olbermann, among others, according to Mediaite.

The Reid Report reportedly even mocked the sexuality of her now-superstar colleague, Maddow.

Reid is now a liberal hero and prominent voice of the #Resistance movement, but it appears that she is either being dishonest about the archives being hacked or was disingenuous when originally admitting to the homophobic rhetoric.

MSNBC did not respond when asked why Reid apologized if she didn’t actually write the bog entries. source

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[Shanghai Bank In China Becomes World’s First To Have No Humans With Only Robots To Take Care Of Customers]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=53664 2018-04-24T22:40:41Z 2018-04-24T18:54:13Z The Shanghai branch of the China Construction Bank is run purely by robot technology with virtual reality, artificial intelligence and facial recognition all playing a part. CCB, which is China's second biggest bank, already has 360 branches across the city, with smart machines appealing to its tech-savvy customers.

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A bank has opened a branch run entirely by robots, who greet customers and manage accounts, in a world first.

“And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads: And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.” Revelation 13:16,17 (KJV)

EDITOR’S NOTE: When I was a kid, Dick Tracy talking on his interactive wrist watch and robots integrated into society was considered so far into the future that it wouldn’t happen in our lifetime. Well…the Apple Watch, which does so much more than Dick Tracy’s watch ever dreamed of, is now nearly 4 years old, and robot technology and AI is absolutely everywhere. Now a bank in China has become the world’s first to use nothing but humanoids and robots to wait on customers. As technology advances, it’s becoming easier and easier to picture the vast majority of people having no issue at all doing all their buying and selling via an implantable chip. Good thing the Rapture of the Church comes first…

The Shanghai branch of the China Construction Bank (CCB) is run purely by technology – with virtual reality, artificial intelligence and facial recognition all playing a part. CCB, which is China’s second biggest bank, already has 360 branches across the city, with smart machines appealing to its tech-savvy customers and slashing of staff costs making it a winner for bank bosses.

According to the South China Morning Post walking through the front door at the Jiujiang Road branch, users are met by a friendly looking humanoid that answers questions using voice recognition.

Hyped as a first for the Chinese banking industry, the Beijing-based bank says it has already installed 1,600 smart machines at its 360 branches in the city to ramp up its appeal to tech-savvy customers and trim staff costs.

The 165 square metre ground floor outlet on Jiujiang Road in Huangpu district is equipped with several smart automated tellers capable of a range of services, including account opening, money transfer, foreign exchange, gold investment and the issue of wealth management products.

Using the branch is certainly surreal. First time visitors have their ID card scanned before gaining access. Customers are then offered a queue number by the robo-assistant. On subsequent visits, face recognition will be enough for the system to access customer information.

Users will then be met by a second robot in the lobby, which can answer further inquiries. Real humans are ready to offer a helping hand if the artificial assistants can’t solve complicated demands.

Quick response code points – those black bar codes, best known as QR codes – are available on screens for consumers to pay for products and services, or engage in small interactive augmented reality games to make the experience more of an occasion rather than just branch visit. A virtual reality machine is also available to showcase CCB’s latest home rental offerings.

He Fei, a senior researcher at Bank of Communications in Shanghai, said the unstaffed branch will act as a good test ground to garner customer opinion.

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[GQ Says That The Holy Bible Is ‘Not Worth Reading’ Then Ironically Calls Their Own Magazine The ‘Style Bible’]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=53656 2018-04-24T18:56:18Z 2018-04-24T01:59:18Z GQ Magazine has caught backlash for including the Holy Bible in a list of books that aren't worth reading, in its latest edition which has ironically been dubbed the 'Style Bible' on its cover. Calling the Bible 'repetitive, self-contradictory, sententious, foolish, and even at times ill-intentioned.

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GQ Magazine has caught backlash for including the Holy Bible in a list of books that aren’t worth reading, in its latest edition which has ironically been dubbed the ‘Style Bible’ on its cover.

“Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.” Psalm 119:105 (KJV)

EDITOR’S  NOTE: How’s this for funny? GQ Magazine thinks the Holy Bible ‘has some good parts’ but in their opinion it’s ‘certainly not the finest thing man has ever produced’. Ironically, they say this in the same issue where they steal the word ‘bible’ and apply it to themselves! They are rejecting Jesus Christ while at the same time calling Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs a ‘legend;. Hmm…and so it is with unsaved man, that’s the level of thinking a lost world will produce for you. Well, Jesus has a message for GQ Magazine. 

“Jesus saith unto them, Did ye never read in the scriptures, The stone which the builders rejected, the same is become the head of the corner: this is the Lord’s doing, and it is marvellous in our eyes?” Matthew 21:42 (KJV)

The men’s magazine included the religious text at number 12 in a list of 20 books, total, with a write-up on why ‘you don’t have to read’ it by author Jesse Ball, published on Thursday. Calling the Bible ‘repetitive, self-contradictory, sententious, foolish, and even at times ill-intentioned,’ Ball recommended The Notebook by Agota Kristof, instead.

Supporters of the Bible voiced their upset over social media, calling the lifestyle magazine ‘irrelevant’ and a ‘total disgrace to the Christian community.’

Twitter user Gary L Bauer wrote: ‘The Bible is God’s Word that has transformed lives, changed nations and saved souls. GQ magazine is today’s fashion statement that at this very moment is turning to dust. God’s word is eternal.’

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‘The Holy Bible is rated very highly by all the people who supposedly live by it but who in actuality have not read it,’ he wrote.

‘Those who have read it know there are some good parts, but overall it is certainly not the finest thing that man has ever produced.’ Ball went on to suggest the cruelty depicted throughout the Bible may be its best feature.

‘If the thing you heard was good about the Bible was the nasty bits, then I propose Agota Kristof’s The Notebook, a marvelous tale of two brothers who have to get along when things get rough,’ he wrote.

‘The subtlety and cruelty of this story is like that famous sword stroke (from below the boat) that plunged upward through the bowels, the lungs, and the throat and into the brain of the rower.’

Franklin Graham, the President of Samaritan’s Purse and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, took issue with Ball’s synopsis.

The Christian Broadcasting Network quoted him as saying: ‘Maybe the GQ editors need to read it again. The subject of the Bible, from Genesis to Revelation, is Jesus Christ.’

The roundup included a wide range of writing that contributors thought readers could do without, each with suggestions for replacements on readers’ bookshelves.

The Bible technically came in at number 12, but really ranked one spot higher because ‘Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain’ was included twice by two separate contributors, making the list at nine and 10.

Ball, the author of the critique, is a New York native who has written 14 books, with work that has been translated into more than one dozen languages. source

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[The Politics Of Pope Francis Is Getting Ready To Split The Catholic Church Right Down The Middle]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=53651 2018-04-24T02:01:55Z 2018-04-23T21:04:43Z Across every continent, in every country, members of the Catholic Church “find themselves divided against one another,” writes the NY Times columnist Ross Douthat in his new book, To Change the Church. The pope’s pastoral orientation could be read as a response to rise of nation states, capitalism, and globalization.

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Across every continent, in every country, members of the Catholic Church “find themselves divided against one another,” writes the New York Times columnist Ross Douthat in his new book, To Change the Church.

“And the woman was arrayed in purple and scarlet colour, and decked with gold and precious stones and pearls, having a golden cup in her hand full of abominations and filthiness of her fornication: And upon her forehead was a name written, MYSTERY, BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS AND ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH.” Revelation 17:4,5 (KJV)

EDITOR’S NOTE: The true history of the Catholic Church begins with the weakening of Rome as a world political power, and it’s hostile takeover of Biblical Christianity in a series of moves beginning with Constantine’s Edict Of Milan in the early 300’s AD. Then in 1054, with the East to West ‘Great Schism‘, the Roman Church split to form the Eastern Orthodox version of Catholicism. In 1517, Martin Luther led a revolt against the Catholic Church with his ‘95 Theses‘ nailed to the church door, and the Protestant Reformation was born. In our day, Pope Francis is working on a split that may just be the biggest one yet, due if for no other reason, the sheer size of the Vatican at roughly 1.3 billion Catholics. 

On one side stand the orthodox, who see doctrine and tradition as the best antidote to a changing world. On the other stand the liberals, who yearn for a Church that focuses on pastoring rather than enforcing rigid rules. This “widening theological and moral gulf,” Douthat argues, is potentially “wider than the chasm that separated Catholicism from Orthodoxy, and later from Lutheranism and Calvinism.”

That’s a bold claim to make. After all, the schisms of East and West, Catholic and Protestant, were world-shaking, often bloody events. But in today’s Church—and specifically in this pope—Douthat sees the possibility that the Roman Catholic Church will once again break apart.

Ostensibly, his beef is with Pope Francis, whom Douthat paints as an unyielding and stubborn manager who has spent his five years in Rome failing to clean up the Vatican’s messes, hurling insults at conservative clerics, and pushing radical doctrinal changes without buy-in from major wings of the Catholic hierarchy. He writes skeptically about Francis’s imagery and rhetoric of mercy, from pictures of the pontiff kissing a man covered in boils to his controversial declaration, “Who am I to judge?” about gay men searching for God. But at its core, Douthat’s book is about a vast, premodern institution’s halting evolution into modern times, and whether it can sufficiently adapt to maintain unified influence over 1.3 billion adherents spanning Africa to Asia to the Americas. “This is a hinge moment in the history of Catholicism,” Douthat writes. While he is unlikely to change many minds about controversial Catholic issues or reshape people’s opinions of the pope, Douthat is digging at a question present in every aspect of contemporary culture and politics: How can those who primarily wish to preserve their culture live in community with those who cheer for inexorable change?

In a roundabout way, the pope’s pastoral orientation could be read as a response to the rise of nation states, capitalism, and globalization. The sheer scale of the Catholic Church strains against the imperative of doctrinal uniformity. As Douthat writes, the Church’s influence over secular politics has declined sharply; the idea of papal states, or even a U.S. president being compromised by his loyalty to the pope, seems bizarre today. And the role of the bishop of Rome has become marketed “as the globetrotting do-gooder CEO of Catholicism, Inc.” rather than spiritual father, Douthat argues: “Each pope is treated not just as the supreme governor of the church but as its singular embodiment, the Catholic answer to Gandhi or Mandela, the Beatles or the Stones.” Francis’s solution is to embrace a flexible, ecumenical spirit, both within Catholicism and without: It’s no coincidence that he has put rapprochement with Roman Catholicism’s closest cousins, the Lutheran and Orthodox churches, high on his priority list over the last five years. source

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[How J.P. Morgan Sunk The Titanic To Ensure That The Phony Federal Reserve Act Plot Against America Wouldn’t Be Stopped]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=53641 2018-04-23T21:05:29Z 2018-04-21T17:22:33Z J.P. Morgan was one of the main driving forces calling for the creation of the fraudulent Federal Reserve system. But standing in his way were other very powerful businessmen like John Jacob Astor, Benjamin Guggenheim and Isador Strauss who did not want to see the Federal Reserve come to life. Enter the Titanic.

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When the Titanic when down on that cold April night in 1912, it had nearly a dozen wealthy businessmen on board nearly all of whom opposed Morgan’s takeover of the US financial system. But one person it did not have onboard was its owner, J.P. Morgan, who had mysteriously cancelled right before Titanic set sail.

“We shall have World Government, whether or not we like it. The only question is whether World Government will be achieved by conquest or consent.” James Paul Warburg, before the US Senate Subcommittee on Revision of the United Nations Charter February 17, 1950

The Federal Reserve scheme was birthed at a secret meeting on Jekyll Island, Georgia in 1910, and would force upon the United States the greatest and most diabolical act of treason this country has ever seen. It is not part of the Federal Government, it has no reserves, and is in fact the biggest ponzi scheme in the world. And oh, almost forgot, it’s against the law to audit their books and see what they’re actually up to.

The seven men met on Jekyll island were Nelson Aldrich and Frank Vanderclip who represented the Rockefeller financial empire. Henry Davidson, Charles Norton and Benjamin Strong represented J.P. Morgan. Paul Warburg represented the Rothschilds Banking dynasty of Europe.

The Federal Reserve is how Wall Street and the US banking cartel controls the finances of America, and it has been that way since its creation in 1913

Not coincidentally, 1913 was also the year that the Federal Income Tax was started as well. Within two decades, America would be in the grip of the greatest depression in modern times, with a never-ending cycle of inflation and recession that we have endured since then. Furthermore, the Federal Reserve is illegal.

According to Article I, Section 8 of the U.S. Constitution, the U.S. Congress is the one that is supposed to have the authority to “coin Money, regulate the Value thereof, and of foreign Coin, and fix the Standard of Weights and Measures”. So exactly why is the Federal Reserve doing it? The slime trail of evidence takes us all the way back to when a man named J.P. Morgan controlled just about everything and everyone, and he would have his way no matter the cost.

J.P. Morgan had so much money and so much power at the turn of the 20th Century that he loaned the United States government money during a financial crisis to keep it afloat. When I was in school, Morgan and his contemporaries like Andrew Mellon and John D. Rockefeller were known as the ‘robber barons‘ for the ruthless and scheming ways they used to create their vast wealth and empires. One of the companies that J.P. Morgan owned was called the International Mercantile Marine Company, which in turn purchased the White Star Line that built two vast luxury liners. One was called the Olympic, and the other was called the Titanic.

J.P. Morgan was one of the main driving forces calling for the creation of the fraudulent Federal Reserve system. But standing in his way were other very powerful businessmen like John Jacob Astor, Benjamin Guggenheim and Isador Strauss who did not want to see the Federal Reserve come to life. But J.P. Morgan had a plan, and he had a ship. An ‘unsinkable’ ship.

When the Titanic when down on that cold April night in 1912, it had nearly a dozen wealthy businessmen on board nearly all of whom opposed Morgan’s takeover of the US financial system. But one person it did not have onboard was its owner, J.P. Morgan, who had mysteriously cancelled right before Titanic set sail. And within less than 2 years, the Federal Reserve Act would pass in December of 1913, and America would forever be under the control of Wall Street and the banking system.

Now this is where things get really weird

Many times the New World Order will broadcast their plans well in advance of when they are actually carried out, this is known today as ‘predictive programming‘. We have all seen episodes of the Simpsons where future events like 9/11 were eerily predicted. But did you know that a plan to have a jetliner smash into New York buildings and blame it on another country were first conceived in 1962 in a US government false flag operation called Operation Northwoods? And so it was with the Titanic.

In 1898, 14 years before Titanic was sunk, a man by the name of Morgan Robertson wrote a book called ‘The Wreck Of The Titan‘ about a massive luxury liner that was filled with rich and powerful passengers that sunk to the bottom of the ocean.

Here are some super-creepy bullet points about Titan and Titanic:

  • In the book, Titan is described as the largest ship of it’s day (1898). Titanic was the largest ship in real-life in 1912.
  • Both the fictional Titan and the actual Titanic are the same size, with Titanic a mere 25 meters longer.
  • The fictional Titan is called ‘unsinkable’ in the book, and hits an iceberg in mid-April. Titanic was called unsinkable and hit an iceberg in mid-April.
  • Both ships were capable of speeds over 20 knots, which was unheard of.
  • The fictional Titan did not have enough lifeboats to serve its passengers, and neither did the Titanic because they were removed before the ship set sail.

Did the New World Order broadcast thier plans 14 years before carrying them out? Did J.P. Morgan deliberately sink the Titanic in 1912 to ensure passage of the Federal Reserve Act in 1913? Before you answer that, consider this. During the Recession of 2008-11, President Barack Obama declared that the Wall Street and the banking giants were ‘too big to fail’, and authorized 200 billion dollars in ‘loans’ to be given to them while millions of average Americans were allowed to lose everything.

And who right near the top of that list? J.P. Morgan Chase, of course. Wall Street and the banks were not allowed to go under because Wall Street and the banks control the Federal Reserve, so what did they do? They simply printed fake money and ‘loaned’ it to themselves, and magically wiped away their losses. But it was only possible because the Titanic sunk in 1912, and took with it the people who would have stopped J.P. Morgan from creating the Federal Reserve.

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[US Government Accidentally Sends Reporter Strange Conspiracy Theory Files Detailing ‘Remote Mind Control’ And ‘Forced Memory Blanking’]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=53634 2018-04-21T17:31:16Z 2018-04-20T16:33:42Z The US government may have been secretly collecting documents on 'remote mind control' and 'forced memory blanking', accidentally leaked files suggest. A reporter claims to have been mysteriously sent the proof after filing a request for a different set of information.

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The US government may have been secretly collecting documents on ‘remote mind control’ and ‘forced memory blanking’, accidentally leaked files suggest. A reporter claims to have been mysteriously sent the proof after filing a request for a different set of information.

“And he had power to give life unto the image of the beast, that the image of the beast should both speak, and cause that as many as would not worship the image of the beast should be killed.” Revelation 13:15 (KJV)

EDITOR’S NOTE: The vast majority of things that are broad brushed with the dismissive label of ‘conspiracy theory’ are actually true and factual. Case in point is today’s story where a reporter requested information via FOIA from the United States government, and included in his piles of documents were papers detailing the attempts of the US government to create weapons that will control your mind remotely, and even be able to wipe it clean of memories altogether. And it gets worse from there. Conspiracy yes, but just a theory? I don’t think so. We know that many such weapons and chemical agents to accomplish these means exist already, with many more in the pipeline. 

In what sounds like a plot from the X-files, they revealed research into bizarre ‘psycho-electronic’ weaponry. These claim to use electromagnetic forces to achieve their aims, including inducing intense pain, itching or even rigor mortis. MailOnline has contacted the parties parties involved to verify the claims, but has yet to receive a response.

The documents in question were sent to Curtis Waltman, a journalist working for Boston nonprofit MuckRock which is dedicated to helping people make Freedom of Information Act requests to government bodies.

He was investigating far-left activists Antifa and the white supremacist groups it opposes when he claims to have made the bizarre discovery. They were included in material provided by Washington State Fusion Center, a Department of Homeland Security affiliate that provides information sharing and analysis.

Its remit includes counter terrorism, detecting criminal activity, disaster planning, cyber-security and other threat assessments. Among the expected records, including emails, intelligence briefings and bulletins , was a compressed file labelled ‘EM effects on human body’, Mr Waltman says.

Writing in his article on the subject, he said: ‘It’s entirely unclear how this ended up in this release.

‘It could have been meant for another release, it could have been gathered for an upcoming WSFC report, or it could even be from the personal files of an intelligence officer that somehow got mixed up in the release.’

The files detail a number of proposed devices and techniques that aim to manipulate the human mind.

They range from the implausible, like a strange technique for ‘microwave hearing’, to the potentially possible – including ‘remote brain mapping’ which would let third parties monitor your thoughts.

It’s unclear exactly where some of the images in the release come from, he says, but some appear to have been part of an article in Nexus magazine, an Australian publication that covers ‘alternative news’ and conspiracy theories.

It reported on a legal case brought by John St Clair Akewi against the NSA, in which it was claimed that the security agency had the ‘ability to assassinate US citizens covertly or run covert psychological control operations to cause subjects to be diagnosed with ill mental health.’

Another comes from a person named Supratik Saha, who documents say is a software engineer.

The presence of these records doesn’t mean that the US government is directly working on such projects or that they are anything more than thought experiments. However, it does seem to suggest someone was taking them seriously enough to gather the information in the first place.

Speaking to MailOnline, Nigel Watson, author of the Haynes UFO Investigations Manual said: ‘In the past the CIA conducted Project MK-Ultra which featured numerous mind control projects.

‘Most of them involved the use of drugs like LSD for interrogation purposes or for the purpose of mind control. Millions of dollars poured into the project with few practical results. This information relates to similar mind control experiments using electromagnetic fields. They have been public for several years and I think there are related to what such weapons MIGHT do rather than existing weapons that can cause such effects.’

They certainly add to the paranoia of conspiracy theorists who believe these and HAARP weapons are used to create UFO sightings and make people believe they have been abducted.’ source

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[Pope Francis Comforts Grieving Boy By Telling Him His Atheist Father Is ‘Surely In Heaven’ Because He Was A ‘Good Man’]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=53628 2018-04-20T16:33:55Z 2018-04-19T17:29:10Z According to The National Catholic Reporter, Pope Francis told the crowd that Emanuele's father, who had recently passed away, was a 'good man' but hadn't believed in God. And he reassured the heartbroken boy that his late father was in heaven because God is 'surely proud of him' even though he was an atheist.

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Watch as the Pope comforts a grieving boy who feared his atheist father isn’t in heaven – and tells him that God is ‘surely proud’ of his dad, and that God wouldn’t leave a ‘good man’ out of Heaven’

“For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast.” Ephesians 2:8,9 (KJV)

EDITOR’S NOTE: Over the years we’ve brought you stories about some of the spiritually horrific acts committed by various popes, past and present, not limited to and including Pope Francis warning people against have a ‘personal relationship’ with Jesus Christ. But this story, in my opinion, is far and away the worst one because not only did the pope lie about the very clear Bible teaching on salvation, he also gave this young boy and all the others presents a false hope on how people get to Heaven. Unsaved people do not and cannot go to Heaven because Heaven is only for believers redeemed by the shed blood of Jesus Christ. People do not go to Heaven because they are ‘good’, and they don’t go to Hell because they were ‘bad’. Heaven is for saved people and Hell is for the unsaved. That’s what the Bible teaches. It is for reasons exactly like this that we continue to believe and teach that the Roman Catholic Church is not only not the church that Jesus started, it is not even Christian by any Biblical standard.

“But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.” Hebrews 11:6 (KJV)

This is the touching moment Pope Francis comforted a grieving boy who was worried his father didn’t go to heaven as he was an atheist. The boy, known only as Emanuele, broke down in tears as he approached the microphone to take part in a Q&A session with the pontiff who visited the St. Paul of the Cross parish on the outskirts of Rome on Sunday.

According to The National Catholic Reporter, Pope Francis told the crowd that Emanuele’s father, who had recently passed away, was a ‘good man’ but hadn’t believed in God.

And he reassured the heartbroken boy that his late father was in heaven because God is ‘surely proud of him’.  The touching moment took place when Emanuele broke down while crying. Unable to get his words out, the Pope beckoned him to come forward and whisper the question and they pair had a private chat and shared a hug.

With Emanuele’s permission, the Pope told the crowd that the boy had shown ‘courage’ to cry in front of everyone.

‘If that man was able to make his children like that, then it’s true, he was a good man.

“That man did not have the gift of faith, he wasn’t a believer, but he had his children baptized. He had a good heart,” Francis said.

He explained that God makes the decision on who is welcomed into heaven and said that he has ‘a dad’s heart’.

Describing Emanuele’s father, he said: ‘Do you think God would be able to leave him far from himself? Does God abandon his children when they are good?

The children in the crowd shouted back: ‘No.’ ‘There, Emanuele, that is the answer,’ the pope told Emanuele. ‘God surely was proud of your father.’ source

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All three books – Matthew, Daniel and Jeremiah – speak to the Jews in the time of the end in the time of Jacob’s trouble -with prophecy yet to be fulfilled after the Rapture of the Church

“Now learn a parable of the fig tree; When his branch is yet tender, and putteth forth leaves, ye know that summer is nigh: So likewise ye, when ye shall see all these things, know that it is near, even at the doors. Verily I say unto you, This generation shall not pass, till all these things be fulfilled.” Matthew 24:32-34 (KJV)

Today I would like to show you how some long-standing Bible prophecies can be fulfilled twice. It is for understanding things like this that Paul’s command in 2 Timothy 2:15 (KJV) to “study” like a workman and “rightly divide” the Scriptures was custom made.

Most Bible prophecy is “one and done”, meaning that when it is fulfilled it is completed. For example, the prophecies of Jesus on the cross in Psalm 22 and Isaiah 53 were fulfilled when Jesus went to the cross, never to be repeated. An example of that I show you here:

  • JESUS ON THE CROSS PROPHESIED: “All they that see me laugh me to scorn: they shoot out the lip, they shake the head, saying, He trusted on the LORD that he would deliver him: let him deliver him, seeing he delighted in him.” Psalm 22:7,8 (KJV)
  • JESUS ON THE CROSS FULFILLED: “And they that passed by railed on him, wagging their heads, and saying, Ah, thou that destroyest the temple, and buildest it in three days, Save thyself, and come down from the cross. Likewise also the chief priests mocking said among themselves with the scribes, He saved others; himself he cannot save.” Mark 15:29-31 (KJV)

And so it is with most Bible prophecy, it has a one-time fulfillment, but as you will see there are exceptions to that rule. In Matthew 24, a chapter almost exclusively devoted to the Jews and Israel in the time of Jacob’s trouble, Jesus makes a prophecy that when Israel was regathered it will signal the start of the last days or end times.

  • ISRAEL TO BE REGATHERED IN THE END TIMES: “Now learn a parable of the fig tree; When his branch is yet tender, and putteth forth leaves, ye know that summer is nigh: So likewise ye, when ye shall see all these things, know that it is near, even at the doors. Verily I say unto you, This generation shall not pass, till all these things be fulfilled.” Matthew 24:32-34 (KJV)
  • PROPHECY FULFILLED THE FIRST TIME: On May 14, 1948 file photo, an official shows the signed document which proclaims the establishment of the new Jewish state of Israel declared by Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion in Tel Aviv, Israel

Now I know many of you are scratching your heads right now, and I totally get it. Why did I say that the the miraculous regathering of Israel according to prophecy was only the “first time”? Well, that’s because the Jews and Israel are going to be driven out one more time, and going to be regathered one more time. Don’t believe me? Good! Here’s proof, and the first one is right in the same place as the one for being regathered is:

  • PROPHECY OF ISRAEL BEING SCATTERED FOR THE SECOND TIME: “When ye therefore shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, stand in the holy place, (whoso readeth, let him understand:) Then let them which be in Judaea flee into the mountains: But pray ye that your flight be not in the winter, neither on the sabbath day: And except those days should be shortened, there should no flesh be saved: but for the elect’s sake those days shall be shortened.” Matthew 24:15,16,20-22 (KJV)
  • PROPHECY OF ISRAEL BECOMING DESOLATE FOR THE LAST TIME: “And when ye shall see Jerusalem compassed with armies, then know that the desolation thereof is nigh. Then let them which are in Judaea flee to the mountains; and let them which are in the midst of it depart out; and let not them that are in the countries enter thereinto. For these be the days of vengeance, that all things which are written may be fulfilled.” Luke 21:20-22 (KJV)

Now, let’s put a bow on it and tie it all together. When Jesus made the original prophecy back in Matthew 24, Israel was firmly in their own land albeit under Roman occupation. But the Temple was fully functioning and Jewish life and customs were operating on all 8 cylinders. But the only way for Jesus’ prophecy of Israel being regathered to come true was for Israel to be driven out, which happened in 70 AD. So in 1948, exactly 1,878 years later, Israel was miraculously regathered by God after being nearly wiped out in Hitler’s Holocaust. Suddenly the ‘fig tree’ was blooming after not existing for almost 2,000 years, prophecy fulfilled, right? Yes, but it’s going to happen again as the verses above clearly show you. Just like the Luke 21 prophecy of Jerusalem compassed about with armies, which was fulfilled in 70 AD, will be fulfilled a second time at the Battle of Armageddon. This dual fulfillment of prophecy misunderstood is where heresies like Preterism come from. They cannot see that it will be accomplished not once but twice.

Lastly, let’s take a look at another prophecy that might very well have a dual fulfillment as well

Jesus in Matthew 24 never calls this time The Great Tribulation, as a noun, He says there will be ‘great tribulation’ as an adjective. The Bible calls this time the ‘time of Jacob’s trouble’ and it comes from the 30th chapter of the book of Jeremiah as we see here:

“Alas! for that day is great, so that none is like it: it is even the time of Jacob’s trouble; but he shall be saved out of it.” Jeremiah 30:7 (KJV)

Now the Preterist will read that same verse and only see something that was completely fulfilled when Israel went into Babylonian captivity around 600BC, and as such can have no future application. But this is not the case, it will happen for the second time under Antichrist. Preterists shout “impossible!” but if they would just keep reading a little further down they would see, in context of verse 7, the following verses which were never fulfilled:

“Therefore fear thou not, O my servant Jacob, saith the LORD; neither be dismayed, O Israel: for, lo, I will save thee from afar, and thy seed from the land of their captivity; and Jacob shall return, and shall be in rest, and be quiet, and none shall make him afraid. For I am with thee, saith the LORD, to save thee: though I make a full end of all nations whither I have scattered thee, yet will I not make a full end of thee: but I will correct thee in measure, and will not leave thee altogether unpunished. The fierce anger of the LORD shall not return, until he have done it, and until he have performed the intents of his heart: in the latter days ye shall consider it.” Jeremiah 30:10,11,24 (KJV)

And there it is. God has never yet made a “full end” of all nations where the Jews were scattered – like Europe and America – but He will at the Battle of Armageddon at the Second Coming. So yes, Jeremiah’s prophecy can absolutely be applied to Israel in Babylonian captivity but it will also be applied a second time in the time of Jacob’s trouble. Guaranteed So let’s look at something really, really interesting, also from Jeremiah and also yet to be fulfilled.

“For thus saith the LORD, That after seventy years be accomplished at Babylon I will visit you, and perform my good word toward you, in causing you to return to this place.” Jeremiah 29:10 (KJV)

When Daniel read Jeremiah’s prophecy of the 70 years, he knew instantly how long the Jews would be in Babylon for and why there were there. This was Daniel’s ‘lightbulb moment’.

“In the first year of his reign I Daniel understood by books the number of the years, whereof the word of the LORD came to Jeremiah the prophet, that he would accomplish seventy years in the desolations of Jerusalem.” Daniel 9:2 (KJV)

But, but, but…listen to what Jeremiah is saying. He is saying that the LORD was going to ‘visit Israel’ after ’70 years’. In exactly 26 days from this writing, regathered Israel will be officially 70 years back in the land. In Matthew 24, Jesus says if you want to know something about the time of Jacob’s trouble, go see Daniel. When you get to Daniel, he is learning something from Jeremiah. All three books – Matthew, Daniel and Jeremiah – speak to the Jews in the time of the end in the time of Jacob’s trouble -with prophecy yet to be fulfilled after the Rapture of the Church. Here is the complete chain of events:

  • JESUS IS ASKED ABOUT THE TIME OF JACOB’S TROUBLE: “And as he sat upon the mount of Olives, the disciples came unto him privately, saying, Tell us, when shall these things be? and what shall be the sign of thy coming, and of the end of the world?” Matthew 24:3 (KJV)
  • JESUS POINTS THE READER TO DANIEL: “When ye therefore shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, stand in the holy place, (whoso readeth, let him understand:)” Matthew 24:15 (KJV)
  • DANIEL GETS PROPHECY OF THE 70 YEARS AND ANTICHRIST FROM GABRIEL: “And he shall confirm the covenant with many for one week: and in the midst of the week he shall cause the sacrifice and the oblation to cease, and for the overspreading of abominations he shall make it desolate, even until the consummation, and that determined shall be poured upon the desolate.” Daniel 9:27 (KJV)
  • DANIEL READS JEREMIAH AND GETS HUGE TIME CLUE: “In the first year of his reign I Daniel understood by books the number of the years, whereof the word of the LORD came to Jeremiah the prophet, that he would accomplish seventy years in the desolations of Jerusalem.” Daniel 9:2 (KJV)
  • JEREMIAH TELLS US ABOUT THE TIME OF JACOB’S TROUBLE: “Alas! for that day is great, so that none is like it: it is even the time of Jacob’s trouble; but he shall be saved out of it.” Jeremiah 30:7 (KJV)
  • JEREMIAH SAYS THE LORD WILL VISIT ISRAEL AFTER 70 YEARS :“For thus saith the LORD, That after seventy years be accomplished at Babylon I will visit you, and perform my good word toward you, in causing you to return to this place.” Jeremiah 29:10 (KJV)

When the Lord showed me all these things from His word, a question began to form in my mind. If Israel was going to be scattered again, and if Israel was going to be regathered again, could it also be possible that the LORD will visit again after 70 years is up next month? Because after considering, studying and praying over those verses and others that’s what began to form in my brain. Could I be wrong? Absolutely. But with all the wacky, crazy and unforeseen things that are now happening like Trump moving the US Embassy to Jerusalem on the exact day that Israel is 70, it is looking like it’s not only possible but probable.

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Israel is preparing for a direct attack from Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps in response for a strike allegedly carried out by the Jewish state against an Iranian operated airbase in Syria which killed seven IRGC soldiers.

“Behold, I will make Jerusalem a cup of trembling unto all the people round about, when they shall be in the siege both against Judah and against Jerusalem.” Zechariah 12:2 (KJV)

EDITOR’S NOTE: Yes, Israel carried out a direct attack on an Iranian military installation in Syria last weekend, where Iran is setting up an air force compound from which to launch attacks against Israel. Israeli forces fried the airbase to a crisp. Now the IDF believes that Iran, for the first time, is planning a non-proxy retaliatory response to that strike, and they are getting ready for that right now. We have been telling you for months now that open war with Israel and Iran is unavoidable, and that is exactly what’s playing out right now. The only question is how many other countries are going to side with Iran – Russia, China, Syria, Lebanon – once the action finally does start? That swooshing sound you’re hearing right now is Bible prophecy leaping off it’s pages and into the headlines. Make sure you’ve circled May 14th on your calendar…

Israel believes that the attack will be launched directly by the IRGC – and not by proxies as done before – under the command of Quds Force Commander Qassem Soleimani in the form of precision-guided missiles or armed drones from a base in Syria.

“Israel will react strongly to any Iranian action from inside Syria,” a senior IDF source told Sky News in Arabic, adding that Iran plans to attack Israel from Syria, gaining control of the Arab state though its air force.

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This is what remains of the Iranian-run T4 airbase in Syria after Israel neutralized it.

Aerial photos of Iranian bases in Syria were released Tuesday morning showing that Tehran has increased the scope of its military relationship with the Assad regime under the auspices of the IRGC’s air force commander Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh.

The source stated that both civilian and cargo airlines Simorgh and Pouya Air are used by the IRGC as a front for military transport flights bringing in soldiers and weaponry to bolster Iran’s military presence.

According to the pictures, Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps has established several bases in Syria including one military base in the Deir ez-Zor province in eastern Syria seen with Ilyushin planes transporting weapons from Iran to Syria.

The aerial intelligence photos showed five other airbases with IRGC presence: T4, Aleppo, Deir ez-Zor, Damascus International Airport and an additional airfield south of the capital. The aerial intelligence photos supposedly illustrate how Tehran remains capable of flying in surface-to-surface missiles as well as unmanned aerial vehicles to the war-torn country under the guise of humanitarian aid.

The release of the photos comes ahead of Israel’s 70th Independence Day when Iran will also be marking it’s National Army Day. Tensions have risen dramatically between the two arch-enemies following the infiltration of a Iranian drone into northern Israel which the IDF announced on Friday was armed and on a sabotage attack mission against the Jewish State.

Last week, an alleged Israeli airstrike on Syria’s T-4 Airbase in Homs province killed seven IRGC soldiers, including Col. Mehdi Dehghan who led the drone unit operating out of the base.

A senior IDF official confirmed to The New York Times on Monday that Israel was behind the attack, stating that the February incident “opened a new period” between the Jewish state and the Islamic Republic.

“This is the first time we saw Iran do something against Israel — not by proxy,” he said, adding that the strike on the Iranians at T-4 “was the first time we attacked live Iranian targets — both facilities and people.”

Following the strike, Ali Akbar Velayati, the top aid to Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, warned that Israel “should be waiting for a powerful response” to the strike on the airfield, saying “it will not remain unanswered.”

Khamenei’s representative to the IRGC Ali Shirazi also cautioned that “if Israel wants to continue its treacherous existence … it should avoid stupid measures. If they give excuses to Iran, Tel Aviv and Haifa will be destroyed.” source

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Syrian media and locals reported air strikes and Syrian air defense launching rockets in response in the early hours of Tuesday. According to initial reports, the strikes may have targeted Al-Sayrat airbase and rural Homs, as well as areas around Damascus.

“The burden of Damascus. Behold, Damascus is taken away from being a city, and it shall be a ruinous heap.” Isaiah 17:1 (KJV)

EDITOR’S NOTE: If you thought that the US led airstrikes with France and the UK were all that was going to happen in Syria, you would be mistaken. Early Tuesday morning in the Middle East today, as of yet unidentified aircraft fired missiles over Iranian-held military installations in both Homs and Damascus. The Syrian Air Defenses claimed to have shot down 8 incoming missiles from what they say is the Israeli Air Force. Israel and Iran are very nearly at the open war stage of their conflict, and it would seem at this point that a full-fledged regional war is just about unavoidable. 29 days until May 14th…but who’s counting

Days after US-led airstrikes hit Homs and Damascus on April 14, Syrian Twitter accounts blamed Israel for alleged strikes on Tuesday morning. The first reports emerged around 1:30am. Al Sura Media claimed fighter jets had targeted Syria’s T4 airbase, where Iranian troops are alleged to be present.

On Monday Hezbollah’s Deputy Secretary General Naim Qassem warned that Iran and Israel are nearing open war as tensions are very high in Syria.

Syria’s Sana Ajel news claimed anti-aircraft units responded to an attack in Shayrat airbase near Homs. That was the same airbase the US struck in 2017 in response to a chemical weapons attack at Khan Sheikhoun.

Syrian media says the country’s military has confronted an “aggression” and has shot down missiles over Homs. Although no confirmation of who launched the strike, local media has blamed Israel. The Pentagon denied there being new US military activity in the area. Up to 9 missiles were intercepted and destroyed by the Syrian Armed Forces, a military source said. According to yet unconfirmed reports, the missiles entered Syrian airspace from Lebanon. source

Reports of strikes at Shayrat airbase and areas south of Damascus were dismissed as rumors by some commentators online. Syria’s regime is gearing up for a battle with ISIS in Yarmouk in southern Damascus, and some said that the sounds of missiles might be related to that conflict.

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However, Al-Mayadeen and other pro-regime channels showed video of a strange light, which they claimed was part of the airstrikes, hovering in the sky.

The Pentagon said that the US was not involved in any strikes Tuesday morning. The last week has seen several reported strikes in Syria. The New York Times quoted an unnamed Israeli military source as saying Israel had carried out an April 9 airstrike in Syria. source

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Hundreds of wannabe exorcists flocked to a week-long course on how to cast out demons – even by mobile phone. More than 200 Catholics, many of them priests, will attend lectures and talks in Rome on Monday on a range of topics as demand for exorcisms skyrockets.

“And when he had called unto him his twelve disciples, he gave them power against unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal all manner of sickness and all manner of disease.” Matthew 10:1 (KJV)

EDITOR’S NOTE: Imagine, just for a moment, the sheer theological insanity of ‘getting a license’ from the Vatican so you can perform exorcisms of evil spirits on people. Well, that’s exactly what the Vatican is selling these days, and not only that, you can sign up for courses on how to do it. They will teach you all the very impressive-sounding ‘secret prayers’ to drive away devils, but you have to speak them in Latin. Need to perform an exorcism but can’t be there in person? No problem! The Vatican will teach you how to do it over your cell phone. I’m not joking. Of course, while the Catholic Church pretends to copy the apostles ability to cast to devils (the word ‘demon’ or ‘demons’ does not appear in the KJV), they sure don’t want to tackle the apostolic gift of complete and immediately healing from all illnesses and diseases. Why not? For the same reason those phony charismatic televangelist faith healers don’t ever go to a hospital. It’s because their faking it. Ironically, the Catholic Church is so focused on ‘casting out demons’ but they can’t even tell you how to get saved

Classes include witchcraft in Africa, how to tell the difference between demonic possession and mental illness, and a step-by-step guide to casting out demons.

Cardinal Ernest Simoni of Albania drew strong interest in the first session by citing the use of cellphones in exorcisms. ‘They call me and we speak and that’s how I do it,’ he said after his address.

Cardinal Simoni explained how he would read the prayers of exorcism in Latin over the phone just as he would if performing the lengthy rite in person. Although no official figures were available, Catholic Church officials said the number of demonic possessions was on the rise.

Professor Giuseppe Ferrari, an organiser of the ‘Course on Exorcism and the Prayer of Liberation‘ at the Vatican-approved Pontifical Regina Apostolorum University in Rome said demand was increasing.

‘The number of exorcisms has definitely increased over the years, as the requests to carry out exorcisms has increased,’ he said. ‘This course is useful because it prepares the priests who carry out exorcisms to have a complete vision, a multi-disciplined view of the situation.’

Father Benigno Palilla, an exorcist for the diocese of Palermo, told Vatican Radio in February that he had performed about 50 exorcisms in the past two and a half years. As well as licensed exorcists, theologians, psychologists, medical doctors, criminologists, and Church historians will also address the course participants.

With a nod to U.S. thriller writer Dan Brown, whose novels such as ‘Angels and Demons’ often concern the Catholic Church, one lecture is called ‘Angels and Demons in Sacred Scripture and the Teachings of the Church’.

Students, who include several dozen women, will receive a certificate, though Ferrari stressed that it would not entitle them to cast out demons. Only priests can perform exorcisms, and only with their bishop’s permission or a licence.

Lay Catholics, including women, can be what a course entry called ‘auxiliary exorcists,’ meaning they can be present at the rite, pray and give moral support to the priest casting out the demon. Cardinal Simoni said exorcisms should only be attempted after doctors are unable to explain the behaviour of a person deemed to be demonically possessed.

‘Discernment is important,’ he said, stressing several times that he only saw himself as the instrument of a higher power. ‘It is Jesus who liberates. It is his power. In all the exorcisms I have done, the Lord has helped me. I am not the great one,’ he said. source

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Saudi Arabia’s King Salman on Sunday slammed Iran’s “blatant interference” in the region and lashed out at the US over Jerusalem as Arab leaders met in the kingdom for their annual summit.

“And in that day will I make Jerusalem a burdensome stone for all people: all that burden themselves with it shall be cut in pieces, though all the people of the earth be gathered together against it.” Zechariah 12:3 (KJV)

EDITOR’S NOTE: We have reported to you previously about how interested the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is in working with Jared Kushner to bring about a peace covenant in the Middle East. This is in stark contrast to the current king of Saudi Arabia’s position of East Jerusalem for the Palestinians. So last week, King Salman gave $150 million to prop up the Palestinian “resistance” against Israel’s rightful claim to the land, and declared President Trump’s move of the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem as “null and illegitimate”. Exactly one month to go until the 70th anniversary of regathered Israel. 

The 82-year-old monarch dubbed the Arab League meet the “Jerusalem summit” as he took aim at Washington’s decision to recognise the disputed city as the capital of Israel and transfer the US embassy from Tel Aviv. The final statement released by the league declared the move “null and illegitimate”.

Under the auspices of Riyadh, seventeen heads of state from across the Arab world — not including Syrian President Bashar al-Assad — gathered in the eastern Saudi city of Dhahran, home to Saudi oil giant Aramco, as world powers face off over Syria and tensions rise between Riyadh and Tehran.

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AS SAUDI ARABIA SHOCKINGLY SAYS THAT ISRAEL HAS A ‘RIGHT’ TO ITS OWN LAND, IS THIS THE MAN WITH THE PEACE COVENANT?

The meeting opened only 24 hours after a barrage of strikes launched by the United States, Britain and France hit targets they said were linked to chemical weapons development in Syria, which was suspended from the league seven years ago. A seat marked “Syrian Arab Republic” sat empty in the hall.

Saudi Arabia’s king turned his attention with long-time foe Iran — only 160 kilometres (100 miles) across the Gulf from Dhahran.

“We renew our strong condemnation of Iran’s terrorist acts in the Arab region and reject its blatant interference in the affairs of Arab countries,” the king said.

And despite being a stalwart ally of the United States, the ruler also criticised US President Donald Trump’s controversial decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and shift the US embassy there.

“We reiterate our rejection of the US decision on Jerusalem,” Salman said. “East Jerusalem is an integral part of the Palestinian territories.” 

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir however insisted Riyadh would maintain “strong, strategic” ties with Washington.

“There is no contradiction with having very strong strategic ties with the US while telling your friends where their policy should change,” Jubeir said in response to a question by AFP. “That’s what friends are for.”

At a preliminary meeting in Riyadh on Thursday, Arab ministers focused heavily on blocking the embassy move, unanimously condemning Trump’s decision and moving to block Israel’s bid to secure at seat at the UN Security Council this June.

King Salman, whose country has for decades declared a policy of support for the an independent Palestinian state with Jerusalem as its capital, on Sunday announced a $150 million donation for the maintenance of Islamic heritage in the eastern part of the holy city.

Saudi Arabia’s powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the 32-year-old son of the king and heir to the region’s most powerful throne, had days earlier said Israel also had a right to its own state during a tour of the United States.

Riyadh and Shiite rival Tehran back opposing sides in a range of hotspots across the mainly Sunni Muslim Middle East, including Lebanon, Syria, Iraq and Saudi Arabia’s southern neighbour, Yemen.

Both parties in the Yemen war have drawn harsh condemnation from the United Nations. Saudi Arabia and its military allies landed on a UN blacklist last year for the killing and maiming of children.

A Security Council resolution aimed at Iran’s failure to block supplies of missiles to Yemen’s Huthi rebels, which the insurgents regularly fire at Saudi Arabia, was vetoed in February by Russia.

The summit also comes with Saudi Arabia and Qatar locked in a months-long diplomatic standoff, with Riyadh accusing Doha of supporting Islamist extremists and being too close to Iran. Both states have supported US-led air raids against Syrian chemical weapons facilities. source

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[FURIOUS: Putin Sends Warships Laden With Tanks And Military Vehicles Sailing To Syria As World Awaits Russia’s Response To Airstrikes]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=53586 2018-04-16T13:26:58Z 2018-04-15T23:38:52Z An Alligator-landing ship was pictured cruising down The Bosphorus on Sunday as the world awaits Vladimir Putin's response to this week's co-ordinated military action against Syria.  The vessel was spotted on its way to the Russian naval base at Tartus on the north Syrian coast.

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Two Russian warships laden with military vehicles have been spotted en route to Syria after Friday’s US-led airstrikes obliterated three suspected chemical weapons sites.

EDITOR’S NOTE: For the past 48 hours, the geopolitical world has been wondering what sort of response Putin was going to have to Friday night’s missile attack on Syrian chemical weapons production by Allied forces. Warship and enormous cargo ships filled with Russian military equipment are at this moment steaming towards Syria. Putin has not said exactly what he plans on doing, other than promises  to “respond with consequences” in a meaningful way. But it looks like he’s getting ready to respond. 

An Alligator-landing ship was pictured cruising down The Bosphorus on Sunday as the world awaits Vladimir Putin’s response to this week’s co-ordinated military action against Syria.  The vessel was spotted on its way to the Russian naval base at Tartus on the north Syrian coast.

On its fourth deployment of Russian military equipment to the war-torn country the ship was seen laden with tanks, trucks, ambulances and an IED radar.

A yellow RoRo Alexandr Tkachenko was also pictured heading for Tartus carrying high-speed patrol boats, a temporary bridge structure and several trucks. The images were posted on social media by Bosphorus-based naval observer Yörük Işık.

They come in wake of Friday’s US-led campaign against Bashar al-Assad’s regime and a chemical weapons attack that brutally murdered 75 civilians.

The blue Project 117 LST Orsk 148 ship was carrying Soviet BTR-80 tanks, Ramaz trucks and a Pelena-1 bomb radar, used to detect IEDs. A second yellow cargo vessel was equipped with a BMK-T boat used for building temporary bridges and an array of other military hardware.

The Russian warships approaching Syria come after the United States outlined new economic sanctions in response to Moscow’s continued support of Assad’s regime in Syria.

Nikki Haley, US Ambassador to the United Nations, said measures to be imposed on Monday will send a message to Russia after it blocked six UN attempts to investigate its use of chemical weapons.

In Washington President Donald Trump stood by his comments that the strikes he commanded were a ‘mission accomplished’ after he was slated for repeating George W Bush’s controversial use of the phrase during the Iraq war.

Meanwhile French President Emmanuel Macron today insisted the allied forces had not ‘declared war’ on Syria.

He told a French TV station: ‘We have not declared war on the regime of Bashar al-Assad.’ During the two-hour interview he also claimed he had ‘convinced’ Trump to maintain a military presence in Syria after the US leader threatened to pull out of the country entirely.

It emerged that Trump called Mr Macron twice before he shared his intention to strike Syria in a Twitter post. But he failed to call UK Prime Minister Theresa May in the early stages of the operation, giving the French leader the opportunity to claim France is America’s leading ally in Europe.

Vladimir Putin condemned Friday’s strikes as an ‘act of aggression’ that will worsen the humanitarian catastrophe in Syria and have a ‘destructive influence on the entire system of international relations.

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A high-speed patrol boat is pictured on board the Alexandr Tkachenko cargo vessel seen on The Bosphorus on Sunday

But Trump has vowed to carry out more if Bashar al-Assad’s regime dares to use chemical weapons again.

UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson today defended Britain’s decision to stand up to ‘barbarism’ amid criticism of Mrs May for agreeing to the strike without a vote in the House of Commons. Mr Johnson said failure to respond to Assad’s use of illegal chemical weapons against his own people would have undermined ‘civilised values’.

He said ‘so far, thank heavens, the Assad regime has not been so foolish to launch another chemical weapons attack,’ adding that Britain and its allies ‘would study what the options were’ in the event of another attack.

But amid fears of revenge attacks by Russia and criticism of Theresa May for acting without a Commons vote, Mr Johnson stressed there was no intention of getting more deeply involved in the Syrian civil war.

Concerns have been raised that a cyber backlash could see vital services including water supplies, gas networks, banks, hospitals and air traffic control affected. source

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[Russia Claims That Syrian Air Defenses Shot Down 71 Of 103 Incoming Cruise Missiles From Allied Forces]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=53582 2018-04-15T23:40:19Z 2018-04-14T13:02:09Z The Russian military has claimed that the Syrian air defences, whose most modern weapon is a three-decades-old Russian-supplied anti-aircraft system, shot down 71 of 103 missiles fired by the US and its allies, the UK and France.

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The Russian military has claimed that the Syrian air defences, whose most modern weapon is a three-decades-old Russian-supplied anti-aircraft system, shot down 71 of 103 missiles fired by the US and its allies, the UK and France.

EDITOR’S  NOTE: As Russia claims that  nearly 75% of inbound missiles were shot down by the Russian-backed Syrian air defense system, President Trump proclaimed on Twitter ‘mission accomplished’. The UN is convening an emergency session for 11:00 AM EST this morning at the request of Vladimir Putin to discuss this situation. And what was the main target of the missile strikes last night? You guessed it, Damascus. Just no getting around Bible prophecy, is there? 

As further details began to emerge about the sites targeted by the US-led strikes, Col Gen Sergei Rudskoi of the Russian military said the strikes had not caused any casualties and that Syrian military facilities suffered only minor damage.

Although it was not possible to verify the claims, the most up-to-date system that Moscow has supplied to the Syrian regime is the short range Pantsir S-1, which has an anti-missile capability.

Russia said its advisers had spent the last 18 months completely rebuilding the Syrian air defence system, and said the high number of intercepted rockets spoke to “the high effectiveness of the weaponry in Syria and the excellent training of Syrian servicemen prepared by our specialists”.

Although Russia suggested that Syrian forces had been responsible for manning their own air defences, Russian advisers have a long history of operating systems in such situations.

Video footage that emerged in the aftermath of the strikes appeared to show air defence missiles being launched.

The Pantsir – which has reportedly been used in the past to shoot down several drones and missiles in Syria – is far more modern than Syria’s other anti-aircraft systems that make up the backbone of the country’s air defences, some of which which first came into service in the Soviet Union in the late 1950s and 60s.

While it was not possible to verify the claims, Syria claimed to have intercepted suspected Israeli missiles fired on a base earlier this month, while an Israeli jet was brought down in February.

Moscow said Syria used S-125, S-200, Buk and Kvadrat systems to repel the attack.

Russian officials named six airbases as specific targets of Saturday’s attacks, including al-Dumayr military airport, an airbase near the city of Homs, and the Shayrat airbase that was targeted in 2017.

Rudskoi said Syria had Soviet-made defence systems that Moscow has “completely overhauled”, including S-200 systems and Buk missiles. source

 


 

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Geoffrey Grider http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/ <![CDATA[IT BEGINS: President Trump Launches Cruise Missile Attack On Syria Backed Up By Both England And France]]> http://www.nowtheendbegins.com/?p=53572 2018-04-14T13:03:52Z 2018-04-14T01:21:40Z President Trump ordered a military attack against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Friday, joining allies Britain and France in launching missile strikes in retaliation for what Western nations said was the deliberate gassing of Syrian civilians.

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President Trump ordered a military attack against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Friday, joining allies Britain and France in launching missile strikes in retaliation for what Western nations said was the deliberate gassing of Syrian civilians.

EDITOR’S NOTE: As we have been telling you all week, the United States was planning to launch a military strike against the Assad regime in Syria. Tonight that attack, aided by both France and the UK, was carried out with stunning efficiency. So far there has been no response from Russia who has vowed repeatedly to meet any attack with equal force. We will be following this breaking story as it develops. 

The coordinated strike marked the second time in a year that Trump has used force against Assad, who U.S. officials believe has continued to test the West’s willingness to accept gruesome chemical attacks.

Trump announced the strikes in an address to the nation Friday evening.

The assault followed repeated threats of military action from Trump, who has been moved by civilian suffering to set aside his concerns about foreign military conflicts, since the reported chemical attack that killed civilians in the rebel-held town outside Damascus last weekend.

The operation capped nearly a week of debate in which Pentagon leaders voiced concerns that an attack could pull the United States into Syria’s civil war and trigger a dangerous conflict with Assad ally Russia — without necessarily halting chemical attacks.

Both Syria and Russia have denied involvement in the attack, which Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov alleged had been staged.

The episode is the latest illustration of the hazards arising from a conflict that has killed an estimated half-million people and drawn in world powers since it began as a peaceful uprising in 2011.

The attack raised the possibility of retaliation by Russia or Iran, which also provides military support to Assad, threatening in particular to increase the risks facing a force of 2,000 Americans in Syria, as part of the battle against the Islamic State. While the United States has not been at war with the Syrian government, U.S. troops often operate in proximity to those from Iranian- or Russian-backed groups.

In the wake of last weekend’s gruesome attack, some U.S. officials advocated a larger, and therefore riskier, strike than the limited action Trump had ordered in April 2017, also in response to suspected chemical weapons use.

That attack involved 59 Tomahawk missiles fired from two U.S. warships in the Mediterranean Sea. It fulfilled Trump’s vow that chemical weapons are a “red line” that he, unlike his predecessor Barack Obama, would not allow Assad to cross. But the airfield targeted by the Pentagon resumed operations shortly after the attack and, according to Western intelligence assessments, chemical attacks resumed.

Assad’s defiance has presented Trump with a choice of whether to make a larger statement and incur a larger risk this time. Planning for these strikes focused on ways to curb Assad’s ability to use such weapons again.

Risks of a wider attack include the possibility of a dangerous escalation with Russia, whose decision to send its military to Syria in 2015 reversed the course of the war in Assad’s favor. Since then, Russia has used Syria as a testing ground for some of its most sophisticated weaponry.