Tuesday, May 5, 2009
Swine Flu Desolations
How do the school closings due to Swine Flu reveal that we're in the age of the return of Jesus?
People have a sense that something is up and know that worldwide afflictions are a sign that Jesus is returning soon... "there will be great earthquakes in various places, and famines and pestilences; and there will be fearful sights and great signs from heaven" (Luke 21:11, NKJ).
There seems to be increasing incidents when populations of people become deserted from certain places. This happened in airports after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. I had the sense of this watching the news coverage of New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina. And now we're seeing desolation happening due to a potential new plague. Of course the Swine Flu is not a plague yet but it threatens to be one because it hit young, healthy people in Mexico harder than the usual seasonal flu. And of course the conventional wisdom is that we are overdue for a pandemic... "The end of it shall be with a flood, and till the end of the war desolations are determined" (Daniel 9:26, NKJ).