Revelation Watch III

Locust plague warning: ‘Highly mobile’ swarm to spark biblical ’catastrophe’ in just DAYS


A SWARM of desert locusts could trigger a humanitarian crisis across at least two continents in just days, a senior United Nations official has warned.


By LUKE HAWKER
PUBLISHED: 16:34, Wed, May 13, 2020 | UPDATED: 16:55, Wed, May 13, 2020


Swarms of devastating locusts, like those recorded in the Bible, have embarked on a path of destruction across East Africa and as far east as India - prompting fears millions of people could be left without food. According to the UN, the outbreak of crop eating locusts over recent months has been the biggest recorded in Ethiopia and Somalia for 25 years and Kenya for 70 years.

Experts fear the upcoming monsoon season will provide the ideal breeding ground for a second wave of locusts to strike essential vegetation across the continent. According to the National Geographic, a desert locust swarm can contain anything between 40-80 million pests - which can travel up to 81 miles. The species of short-horned grasshoppers can eat its entire body weight in a day – as a result such a swarm would decimate 423 million pounds of crops.

According to UN estimates a swarm of 40 million locusts is capable of digesting the same amount of food in a day as three million people. Keith Cressman, senior locust forecaster at the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation, warned a potential disaster would hit East Africa hardest as he warned “20 million people are already considered acutely food insecure”. He wrote in the Nikkei Asian Review: “The scale of the upsurge is difficult to imagine. “Thousands of hectares of pastures and crops are being wiped out in communities where farmers need every gram of food to feed themselves and their families.


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‘We are in the last days’ Locust swarm approaching Egypt sparks Bible apocalypse fears

A LOCUST swarm approaching Egypt has led a Bible scholar to claim "we are in the last days," urging Christians to prepare for the Second Coming of Christ.
By CALLUM HOARE
PUBLISHED: 11:45, Fri, Feb 21, 2020 | UPDATED: 19:55, Fri, Feb 21, 2020


The worst plague of locusts in 70 years is currently ravaging East Africa, endangering economies in a region heavily dependent on agriculture for food security. In recent days, the infestation has hit South Sudan, Uganda and Tanzania, having already decimated crops throughout Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia. The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has called the situation “extremely alarming,” and Egypt could soon be invaded as they head northbound along the Red Sea.

Scientists are pointing the finger at climate change, blaming rapidly warming waters in the Indian Ocean off Africa’s eastern coast becoming the perfect breeding ground, but Biblical writer Mark A. Kellner has another theory. He said earlier this month: “Rarely since the Exodus of Hebrew slaves from Egypt has the African continent seen such a sight, locusts swarming throughout Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan and Uganda.”
Mr Kellner is referring to the Plagues of Egypt – a story depicted in the Book of Exodus in which God inflicts 10 disasters, or plagues, on the Egyptian people after the Pharaoh refuses to accept Moses’ demands for the Israelites to be freed from their chains of slavery. Exodus 10:12-15 reads: "And the Lord said to Moses, 'Stretch out your hand over Egypt so that locusts swarm over the land and devour everything growing in the fields, everything left by the hail'.

"So Moses stretched out his staff over Egypt, and the Lord made an east wind blow across the land all that day and all that night. "By morning the wind had brought the locusts; 14 they invaded all Egypt and settled down in every area of the country in great numbers. "Never before had there been such a plague of locusts, nor will there ever be again. “They covered all the ground until it was black. They devoured all that was left after the hail – everything growing in the fields and the fruit on the trees. “Nothing green remained on tree or plant in all the land of Egypt."



But Mr Kellner says there is another piece of scripture that shows this swarm proves we are living in the final days, and it comes from Matthew 24. He added: “Scripture tells us that we are living in the last days, and during that period ‘nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. “‘And there will be famines, pestilences, and earthquakes in various places.

“‘All these are the beginning of sorrows.'"

Mr Kellner believes the End Times signs are clear to see. He added: “Famines and pestilences? Sounds like what’s happening in East Africa right now. “While we pray that such a disaster is limited, if not avoided altogether, we also know from the Bible that these troublesome events will not cease as we approach Christ’s Second Coming.


"The news may be full of dire threats, but God tells us not to let our hearts be troubled."

“He gives us warnings for the last days not to frighten us, but to prepare us spiritually.”


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Locust plague fears: Book of Revelation apocalypse seal ‘broken' after swarm reaches China

A LOCUST plague which has now reached coronavirus-struck China may be the "fifth trumpet" prophesied in the Book of Revelation, according to wild claims.
By CALLUM HOARE
PUBLISHED: 00:01, Wed, Feb 19, 2020 | UPDATED: 15:59, Wed, Feb 19, 2020


In the final book of the New Testament, seven trumpets are sounded, one at a time, to cue apocalyptic events seen by John of Patmos in his vision. According to Revelation 8:1-2 the angels sound these trumpets after the breaking of the Seventh Seal, which secured the scroll of the apocalypse, marking the Second Coming of Christ. The fifth of these seven trumpets is said to see a swarm of locusts sent to torment anyone who does not have the approval of God.

Now, horrifying video footage shows the moment a large swarm of locusts filled the skies in Xinjiang, China, part of a plague that has already ravaged millions of acres of crops across Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia. Paranormal investigator Ciaran Aughey, questioned on his YouTube channel: “Is this the biblical end of times? “During a press conference in Nairobi, attendees had to reassure the public that this was not the case, but what are the signs we are seeing? “Seven angels will sound the trumpets of God, which heralds the coming of Christ, or the end of days.


“On the sounding of the first trumpet, hail and fire mingled with blood is thrown to the Earth, burning up a third of all the trees.

“Number two, the second trumpet, a great mountain burning with fire plunges into the sea.”

Mr Aughey went on to discuss the other signs. He added: “The third trumpet, the great star, called wormwood falls to Earth, poisoning a third of the planet’s freshwater. 

“The fourth trumpet sees a third of the light from the Sun, Moon and stars become dark.

“The fifth trumpet prompts a personified star to fall from heaven, giving a key to a bottomless pit.

“Then the smoke will rise and block the Sun, unleashing a swarm of locusts.

“Number six, 200million mounted troops whose horses exude plagues of fire, smoke and brimstone, killing a third of mankind.”

Mr Aughey detailed the final sign. He continued: “The final trumpet sees loud voices from heaven will say ‘the kingdom of our Lord will reign forever'.  

“The Seventh and the final trumpet will begin the rapture and those deemed worthy will be allowed into the kingdom and those deemed unworthy will be sent to hell.

“We all know January was a hellish start, World War 3 fears and the fires in Australia, the recent coronavirus and now the locust.

“Could this be a warning from the heavens?”

According to publication End Times Ministries, the first four trumpets have been metaphorically sounded in history. The first two are supposed to have been during World War 1 and World War 2, when large amounts of artillery shells and chemical agents were released on troops for the first time in history through modern warfare, killing over eight million people. During World War 2, approximately one-third of the ships that participated in the conflict were sunk. In turn, the atomic bomb deployed at Hiroshima resembled “something like a great mountain burning with fire,” a sight that was new on the world stage.

The third trumpet is said to have been sounded during the nuclear disaster at Chernobyl, according to Russian writer Irvin Baxter. In a dictionary, he showed the Ukrainian word for wormwood, a bitter wild herb used as a tonic in rural Russia is Chernobyl. According to the report, the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, prompted the start of a “new world order,” marking the sounding of the fourth trumpet. More worryingly still, the second to last trumpet is said to sound before a great war is started near the Euphrates River. This stretch of water travels through Syria, Iraq, Turkey and Iran, which comprise the Middle East.

Currently, tensions between the US and Iran are at an all-time high, after Donald Trump ordered the assassination of General Qassem Soleimani on January 3.



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It's interesting that the Beast of Revelation has 7 heads, but 10 horns 
and if you read below, the G7 has 7 members, but yet it is dominated by 10 economies!
As of the creation of this page, Russia is not a member of the G7, so they call it the G7 plus 1.
However, I have a gut feeling that maybe in the future Donald Trump could dis-associate the USA with the G7 which would almost facilitate the members voting to re-align with Russia and the G6 would then be the G7 again.

The G7 and the Future of Multilateralism


The Group of Seven serves as a forum for highly industrialized democracies to coordinate economic, security, and energy policy, but the Trump administration has provoked questions about the group’s cohesion and relevance to global governance.

Backgrounder by CFR.org Editors

Last updated January 24, 2019

    The Group of Seven (G7) is an informal bloc of industrialized democracies—Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States—that meets annually to discuss issues such as global economic governance, international security, and energy policy. Proponents say the forum’s small and relatively homogeneous membership promotes collective decision-making, but critics note that it often lacks follow-through and excludes important emerging powers.
    Russia belonged to the forum from 1998 through 2014, when the block was known as the Group of Eight (G8), but was suspended following its annexation of Crimea. The G7’s future has been challenged by continued tensions with Russia, disagreements over trade and climate policies, and the larger Group of Twenty’s rise as an alternative forum. Meanwhile, U.S. President Donald J. Trump has deepened divisions within the bloc, raising questions over cooperation on various policies.

Membership

    France, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States, and West Germany formed the Group of Six in 1975 (Canada joined the following year) to provide a venue for the non-Communist powers to address pressing economic concerns, which included inflation and a recession sparked by the OPEC oil embargo. Cold War politics invariably entered the group’s agenda.

    The European Union has participated fully in the G7 since 1981 as a “nonenumerated” member. It is represented by the presidents of the European Council, which comprises the EU member states’ leaders, and the European Commission, the EU’s executive body. There is no formal criteria for membership, but the participants are all developed democracies. The aggregate gross domestic product (GDP) of G7 member states makes up nearly 50 percent of the global economy in nominal terms, down from nearly 70 percent three decades ago.

Group of Ten

A group of the ten major industrialized countries whose mission is to create a more stable world economic trading environment through monetary and fiscal policies. The ten are Belgium, Canada, France, Germany,Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States.



May 14th 2020 Rev - 3

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