Disciples asked Jesus how will they know the signs of His coming rather than telling them that no man knows the day nor the hour” and brushing them off, Jesus carefully took time to explain in detail the signs that would be a prerequisite to His Second Coming one of them are pestilences which are defined according to Merriam-Webster Dictionary as contagious or infectious disease epidemics that are viral and devastating
Pestilence: Flu 2018
According to the Center for Disease Control there’s been reports of 37 kids who died due to this viral outbreak called H3N2 and it could possibly get worse in the coming days. 39 States have reported High flu activity and 11 states have closed schools making it the worst Flu epidemic The nearly a decade.Read More About The Flu 2018 Epidemic
In the past the Lord has used diseases as a tool of judgment Last in the case in Egypt when God told pharaoh to let his people bought or else God will Smite them pestilence. (Exodus 9:15 )
Wow we report the facts not to invoke fear in your heart but to keep you aware of the signs or signals that point to the return of Jesus Christ. The Lord can and will keep you from sicknesses and diseases because His blood on the cross of calvary has healed us. But there are times when He doesn’t heal us.
“ For now I will stretch out my hand, that I may smite thee and thy people with pestilence; and thou shalt be cut off from the earth.” Ex. 9:15 NKJV
“ For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. And there will be famines, pestilences, and earthquakes in various places.” Matthew 24:7 NKJV
Pestilence – a contagious or infectious epidemic disease that is virulent and devastatin