Firstly a Quick update on the world news for today:
Pneumonic plague kills 2
Beijing - Two people in eastern Tibet have died of the deadliest and least common form of plague, Chinese state media said on Wednesday.
The health department of the Himalayan region was notified on Friday that two people had died of an unidentified illness in a village in the Linzhi area, more than 200km southeast of the capital Lhasa, the Beijing Times reported.
McCain, Obama 'under pressure'
Washington - Presidential candidates Barack Obama and John McCain worked to cool the partisan heat of the financial crisis, with both calling for Congress to regroup and act quickly to prevent a feared financial collapse and foster confidence in the banking system.
Nuke watchdog in poor shape
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Vienna - The UN atomic watchdog needs more cash and powers to meet the growing challenges of proliferation worldwide, IAEA chief Mohamed El-Baradei said on Tuesday, adding that funding often came with strings attached.
Speaking to a scientific forum here on the future role of the International Atomic Energy Agency, El-Baradei said: "We are not in the best position to cope with the increasing challenges we are facing."
These are also troubling headlines - These headlines are getting more frequent over the past couple of months - all giving warning to something Major that is about to happen. War? Financial Collapse? Coming of the Beast? Coming of Christ?
Here is something to read over from our book of Truth:
1. How may we know when we have reached the very last days of earth's history? Does the Bible clearly describe the world and its people in the last generation?
Answer: Yes, it does. You will be amazed. The following are a few of many specific signs that we are living in the closing days of earth's history.
Deception through false Christ and false prophets. (Matthew 24:4-5, 11-13)
Wars and rumours of wars. (Matthew 24:6)
Famines, diseases and earthquakes in many different places. (Matthew 24:7)
- Many false prophets and preachers will be in the world doing great signs and wonders and will deceive many people. (Matthew 24:11, 24)
Sin will be very abundant throughout the world, and love will grow cold. (Matthew 24:12)
The good news about God’s love will be preached in all the world. (Matthew 24:14)