The first part of this page includes daily headlines that relate to the "birth pangs" of the end times. The last part of this page includes a list of links and news sources related to biblical prophecy. We can expect to see an increase in frequency and intensity of catastrophes and disasters, both natural and man-made, as we come closer to the Lord's return:
Luke 21:25-28 - "And there will be signs in the sun, in the moon, and in the stars; and on the earth distress of nations, with perplexity, the sea and the waves roaring; men's hearts failing them from fear and the expectation of those things which are coming on the earth, for the powers of the heavens will be shaken. Then they will see the Son of Man coming in a cloud with power and great glory. Now when these things begin to happen, look up and lift up your heads, because your redemption draws near."
Jesus told us to watch for specific signs leading up to his return. These signs are "birth pangs" (Matthew 24:6-7, Mark 13:7-8, and Luke 21:9-11). When these signs "begin" to happen, we know our redemption is near. While this redemption is ultimately speaking of Israel at the 2nd Coming of Jesus, the "birth pangs" have already begun. In other words, as the "birth pangs" increase in frequency and intensity, we know that the Church's redemption in the rapture is that much sooner. As an interesting side note, someone suggested to me that the "fear" spoken of in the passage above might be enhanced from the sensationalized news media.
Below, I post headlines daily related to the "birth pangs." This list will generally include headlines that relate to the Middle East, particularly news that concerns Israel and their neighbors, followed by global geopolitical turmoil, the volatile global economy, earth convulsions, technology and legislation leading to the "mark of the beast" system, and headlines that relate to the increasing depravity of man, like in the "days of Noah." Each headline below is a click-able link to the news article. "Birth pang" headlines going back to 2008 are in the link at the end of the daily list.
Tracking Bible Prophecy Headlines - 9/23/2014
Abbas: Will demand UN resolution to end occupation
Week of diplomacy: Israel-Hamas talks, Abbas at UN
Arab and Muslim states question Israel's right to defend itself at UNHRC
Israel-US cooperation at UN 'very close', Jerusalem official says
Middle East must fight for itself, Kerry says
Danish FM threatens sanctions against Israel
Arab Bank found liable over Hamas attacks, US jury says
Abbas says will not visit Gaza until Hamas cedes power
Gaza border residents call on PM to resume peace talks
For the First Time: Over Six Million Jews in Israel
24,800 new immigrants arrive in Israel in 5774
On eve of Rosh Hashana, only 12 Jews remain in Egypt
Hamas, Islamic Jihad in Cairo for indirect cease-fire talks with Israel
Islamic State takes aim at Egypt through Sinai terror group
King Abdullah says Jordan successfully fended off Islamic State and secured its borders
Islamic State urges attacks on U.S., French citizens, taunts Obama
Islamic State group threatens Canadians: 'You will not feel secure even in your bedrooms'
Islamic State Militants Kill 40 Iraqi Troops
200,000 flee in biggest displacement of Syrian conflict, monitor says
Turkey claims over 130,000 Syrian refugees; Pentagon says country must support coalition
Despite Airstrikes, ISIS Appears to Hold Its Ground in Iraq
U.S. airstrikes hit ISIS inside Syria for first time
Obama taking case for strikes against Islamic State to U.N.
France says no to air strikes in Syria
After ISIS's Call, Frenchman Kidnapped, Threatened With Beheading
France: Hostage-taking won't stop us from fighting Islamic State
Putin looking at cooperation to fight Islamic State
US says will not cooperate with Iran on IS for flexibility in nuclear talks
White House: Some Islamic State fighters have returned to U.S.
US admits there is a much scarier terrorist group than ISIS
US Gives Indirect Military Aid to Hezbollah
US State Department announces tens of millions in aid to UNRWA
White House intruder 'had ammo and a machete in his car'
Thousands of Hong Kong students protest for democracy to start week-long boycott of classes
Argentina's Fernandez to meet billionaire investor Soros in New York
5.7 magnitude earthquake hits near Visokoi Island
5.4 magnitude earthquake hits near Palmerston North, New Zealand
4.6 magnitude earthquake hits near Akureyri, Iceland
Hundreds of Thousands Converge on New York to Demand Climate-Change Action
Climate change skeptics call out marchers' 'hypocrisies'
Scientists have "hacked" photosynthesis, and it could help them speed up food production
Grain, Soybean Futures Fall to 4-Year Lows on Record Crop Forecasts
Is Ebola the Beginning of the End of the World?
Ebola Test Drug out of Supply Worldwide
Dengue fever outbreak in Guangzhou worst in 10 years
Justice Kagan Performs Her First Same-Sex Wedding
First Indian transgender news anchor says she's rid of her demons
Federal Judge Envisions 'Rape License' for 'Right to Rape'
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Significant Earthquakes 5.0+ since the Richter scale was developed in 1935
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As we watch prophecy come alive before our very eyes, remember to pray for Israel:
Psalm 122:6 - Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: "May they prosper who love you."