After the Jews returned to Israel from Babylon, Haggai had a word from the Lord to the leader Zerubbabel and the High Priest Joshua to rebuild the Temple of the Lord.
“For thus saith the LORD of hosts; Yet once, it is a little while, and I will shake the heavens, and the earth, and the sea, and the dry land; And I will shake all nations, and the desire of all nations shall come: and I will fill this house with glory, saith the LORD of hosts. The silver is mine, and the gold is mine, saith the LORD of hosts. The glory of this latter house shall be greater than of the former, saith the LORD of hosts: and in this place will I give peace, saith the LORD of hosts.” – Haggai 2:6-9 KJV Continue reading
Jesus predicted in the last days we would see ‘great earthquakes’ in various places (Luke 21:11) . Great earthquakes are described as those of magnitude 8.0 and above. NBC News reported –
“The annual number of “great” earthquakes nearly tripled over the last decade, providing a reminder to Americans that unruptured faults like those in the northwest United States might be due for a Big One.
Between 2004 and 2014, 18 earthquakes with magnitudes of 8.0 or more rattled subduction zones around the globe. That’s an increase of 265 percent over the average rate of the previous century, which saw 71 great quakes, according to a report to the annual meeting of the Geological Society of America this week in Vancouver, British Columbia.” – Science News, NBC News Continue reading
“And I heard a great voice out of the temple saying to the seven angels, Go your ways, and pour out the vials of the wrath of God upon the earth.” – Rev. 16:1
Revelation chapter 16 continues what chapter 15 began and it seems likely that the vials of wrath are probably overlapping events described in chapters 12 and on. Just because John records them in a chronological order does not mean they happen chronologically, they may overlap. Continue reading