Background Information: Ezekiel was a Jewish priest and prophet who was taken captive by King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon during his second invasion of Jerusalem in 597 B.C. Daniel was taken into captivity during Nebuchadnezzar’s first invasion around 606 B.C. The Lord commissioned Ezekiel as the prophet to the Jews in exile. He began prophesying to them when he was 30 years old. In Chapters 38 and 39 the Lord tells Ezekiel to speak to Russia concerning the Jews and the Battle of Armageddon set aside for the end time, referred to as the latter years. These two chapters are distinctly different from Daniel and Revelations as the Lord is speaking directly to Russia, and further clarity is provided about earthly happenings going on in Israel once the Battle of Armageddon is over. The Lord also tells us why He will allow the bloodiest, deadliest war in the history of planet earth. Continue reading “Paraphrasing of Ezekiel 38 & 39”
Russia and Turkey sign nuclear deal worth $20 billion. The two countries have come together to build Turkey’s first nuclear power plant set to be located in Ankara. Several agreements, including removing visa restrictions and shipping oil products from the Black Sea, were struck during the landmark visit by Dmitry Medvedev, the Russian president, to Turkey.
Moscow has built nuclear power plants in nations from China to Iran and might build a power plant in Syria, as it aggressively seeks deal to build new stations and boost its presence in foreign energy markets. Moscow provides 60 per cent of Turkey’s gas needs, which has raised concerns that Ankara is becoming too dependent on Russia, a major trading partner. Read Full Article
Russia to help Iran build 2nd n. power plant in Bushehr. Iran’s first nuclear plant was unveiled in 2009 in the same location of Bushehr. In December, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani announced that Iran has plans to generate more electricity through the nuclear energy in the coming years by building a second nuclear power plant in Bushehr. “The power plants should have access to a huge source of water. The new power plants will be supported by desalinations, mainly located in Southern parts of the
country,” the top Iranian nuclear official pointed out. Also in October, Salehi announced that Iran has plans to generate more electricity through the nuclear energy in the coming years. Read Full Article
Russia-Egypt nuclear deal signed and is signaling Russia’s investment in building its own military alliance. Agreement was reached during talks in Moscow between Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and President Vladimir Putin.
Russia will now be able to bid to build the first of four atomic power stations Egypt plans. Mr Mubarak was quoted by the Interfax news agency as saying the agreement had come after “difficult” negotiations.
Russia is already building nuclear reactors in China, India and Iran. An Iranian plant at Bushehr is reported to be close to completion. Read Full Article
NASA hides blood moons website that outlines the coming dates for Four-consecutive Blood Moons in 2014 and 2015, which many Bible teachers believe points to significant, prophesied events concerning Israel and imminent return of Jesus Christ, according to the Holy scriptures.
Pope Francis officially announced on Sunday that he will visit Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian Authority in May, reports Reuters. Francis, who has made many appeals for peace in the Middle East since his election in March, announced the trip to thousands of people in St. Peter’s Square for his Sunday address. Read Full Article
In an intensifying diplomatic effort, Secretary of State John Kerry is making a major push to secure what Obama administration officials are calling a “framework” accord that would be a critical first step to a comprehensive Mideast peace agreement. But critics are already branding it as an effort to play for time. The framework document is aimed at achieving enough of a convergence on core issues that the two sides can make headway toward a formal peace agreement leading to an independent Palestinian state. Read Full Article
While the EU and the United States cheered a deal that world powers reached with Tehran over its nuclear ambitions, Israel was fierce in its criticism Sunday, which PM Netanyahu believes Iran nuclear deal was a historic mistake. “For years the international community has demanded that Iran cease all uranium enrichment. Now, for the first time, the international community has formally consented that Iran continue its enrichment of uranium.” Read Full Article
Mr Netanyahu reacted angrily when the 1967 proposal was made by Barack Obama in May but was now said to be offering to trade Israeli territory on its side of the line for West Bank land where its main settlements were located. “We are willing in a framework of restarting the peace talks to accept a proposal that would contain elements that would be difficult for Israel and we would find very difficult to endorse,” said an official, answering a question about the Obama proposal. Read Full Article