Saturday, March 24, 2007

The March Of Fearful Things

The month of March was named after the Roman god of war, Mars. Even now in the 21st century, the month still reflects it's namesake. Here's a snapshot of what has occurred over the last few days:

DEBKAfile Intelligence reports Turkish troops have crossed into Northern Iraq. Read this penetrating analysis Flames of War Rising In Middle East at Cutting Edge Ministries.

Iranian military seizes 15 British sailors, claiming suspicious movements of British warship resulting in High alert at US and UK bases, Middle East armies on the ready

Europe claims Israel preparing for war
Israel-Jordan tensions flare over discovery of king’s covert support of Syrian terrorism

On the environmental front, Al Gore addressed Congress, stating "Our world faces a true planetary emergency."

While the global warming debate has yet to be settled, one environmental issue that is measurable and documented is the intensely dangerous and mysterious event that has been reported in the U.S. and Germany:
"Bees are dying in such dramatic numbers that the economic consequences could soon be dire. Albert Einstein quote: "If the bee disappeared off the surface of the globe then man would only have four years of life left. No more bees, no more pollination, no more plants, no more animals, no more man."

Another environmental disaster concern as reported by the United Nations this week: Two-thirds of world could face water shortage in 2025: FAO

European Union
Pope Benedict strongly criticized the European Union on Saturday for excluding a mention of God and Europe's Christian roots in declarations marking the 50th anniversary of its founding.
As noteworthy as that is, there's seems to be little attention paid to the news that The British House of Lords passed the Sexual Orientation Regulations , "marking the imposition of a new morality...the right to live a homosexual lifestyle will trump the right to live a Christian lifestyle" according to Christian Concern for Our Nation, a UK based Fellowship of Christian Lawyers. It will only be a matter of time before the U.S. sees similar legislation.

Certainly the month of March has lived up to it's name this week.

Matthew 24
7 For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom, and there will be famines and earthquakes in various places. 8All these are but the beginning of the birth pains...
...44 Therefore you also must be ready, for the Son of Man is coming at an hour you do not expect.

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