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 - 10/22/2014
Livni, Lapid to join forces to advance revival of peace talks with Palestinians
Israeli UN mission says 'Palestinians' unilateral steps are driving us further away from peace'
UN to investigate shelling of UNRWA school during Gaza war
EU seeks talks with Israel over 'red lines' in West Bank
Jordan said working to prevent Jewish prayer at Temple Mount
Jerusalem to implement plan to quell rioting
Palestinians attack new E.Jerusalem settler homes
Ya'alon slams Turkey for harboring terrorism
Turkey unveils stringent new anti-protest laws
Israel mulling request to replace UN peacekeepers who fled Syria border with drones
US weighing Iraqi request for more advisers
Pentagon: Fight against Islamic State costing around $7.6 million a day
Islamic State fighters seize US weapons airdrop meant for Kurds
Syria's Assad taking advantage of US strikes on IS to launch fierce assault on rebels
Beheading of US hostage Peter Kassig to occur on Wednesday says ISIS
Australian jihadist Abdullah Elmir vows Isis will fight 'until black flag is on the top of Buckingham Palace'
FBI Denver: 3 Colorado teenagers stopped headed to join Islamic State
Michele Bachmann threatened by Islamic State, assigned security detail
Canada raises its terrorism threat level
Iran president pledges to back Iraq amid attacks
Iran: Suspected spies arrested near Bushehr nuclear plant
Second extension of nuclear talks with Iran on the table
Egypt sentences to death 7 suspected members of Islamist group
Twitter 'source of all evil': top Saudi Arabia cleric
Russia prepares militarization of Arctic
North Korea unexpectedly frees American Jeffrey Fowle
Christian Group Calls for International Pressure to Stop Pakistan From Executing Christian Mother of 5 Asia Bibi
Tensions Rise After New Michael Brown Shooting Details are Released
Feds Getting Ready for Executive Action on Immigration
Sheriff Arpaio: Border Tensions So High Top US Law Enforcement Officials Afraid to Enter Mexico
Stocks Extend Gains, Dow Erases Last Week's Decline
'Plunge protection' behind market's sudden recovery
$200 Billion a Quarter From the Central Bankers Needed to Avoid Market Crash
Earth's magnetic field could flip in our lifetime
Flares Erupt from An Active Region on the Sun
The sun will set looking like a fingernail during partial eclipse over North America
NASA orbiters hide behind Mars to avoid comet debris during close flyby
5.8 magnitude earthquake hits near Nago, Japan
5.4 magnitude earthquake hits the Balleny Islands region
5.0 magnitude earthquake hits the Ascension Island region
5.0 earthquake shakes Interior Alaska
4.8 magnitude earthquake hits near Hofn, Iceland
4.6 magnitude earthquake hits Iceland
4.6 magnitude earthquake hits near Akureyri, Iceland
Colombia-Ecuador border earthquake sparks concern of possibly imminent volcano eruption
Sinabung: Volcano's eruptions to continue indefinitely
Wind and rain hit UK as Hurricane Gonzalo passes through
UK storms cause rush-hour disruption for road, rail and air travellers
Tropical Depression Eyes Mexico, Bahamas
Gushing Floodwaters Hammer Canary Islands, Wash Away Parked Cars
Water Crisis Seen Worsening as Sao Paulo Nears 'Collapse'
Ebola Doctors at Breaking Point: 'This Constant Feeling That the Boat's Sinking'
Curfew in Sierra Leone town after rioting, shooting over Ebola case
Ebola Cases Rise Sharply in Western Sierra Leone
If no checks, more Ebola cases might leave Africa
Ebola-free Rwanda to screen travelers from U.S.
DHS requires West Africa travelers to arrive at five airports
Homeland Security says four Dulles passengers were taken to a local hospital after Ebola screenings
French scientists devise fast-track test for Ebola
The race to 50? Same-sex marriage spreads in 'red' states
'Straight White Guy' Festival Outrages Same-Sex Marriage Supporters
Gay marriage at the gates of the Mormon temple
Methodist panel to hear appeal over gay wedding
Christian Chapel Owners Were Reportedly Threatened With Jail Time and Fines For Refusing to Marry Gays - and Now They're Fighting Back
Lesbian Drama Barred From Shooting at Catholic School
Mike Huckabee Asks Pastors Across the US to Send Sermons, Bibles to Houston Mayor: "She Could Use a Few"
Unchurched Americans Most Resistant to Evangelism Outreach in 20 Years, Survey Finds
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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."