Israel said again mulling raid on Iran; thinks Trump, unlike Obama, won’t oppose

NY Times exposé reveals extent of Netanyahu-Obama rift on stopping Iranian nukes; PM himself tells paper he’d ‘unequivocally’ have ordered strike in 2012 if cabinet had backed him By Michael Bachner 4 September 2019, 4:13 pm 11 Israeli officials are currently considering the possibility of conducting a military strike on Iran, with or without the …

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A Watershed Moment For American Evangelical Christianity – Benny Hinn Has Just Renounced The Prosperity Gospel

September 4, 2019 by Michael Snyder When you have done things a certain way for almost your entire career, it can be exceedingly difficult to admit that you were wrong.  This is true in any field, but it is especially true for those in the ministry.  So Benny Hinn showed an enormous amount of courage …

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Experts Brace For An Apocalyptic Future As Earth’s Forests Burn To The Ground

August 27, 2019 by Michael Snyder A world without forests would be an apocalyptic wasteland, and right now we are losing our forests at an astounding rate.  As you read this article, more than 10,000 wildfires are ripping through forested areas of South America and Africa, and global leaders seem powerless to do anything about …

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The Fighting Dramatically Escalates As Both Sides Prepare For “The Final War” Between Israel And Iran

August 26, 2019 by Michael Snyder Are we about to see World War 3 erupt in the Middle East?  Over the past several days, Israel has attempted to prevent attacks by Iranian forces and their allies by striking targets in Syria, Gaza, Lebanon and Iraq.  As you will see below, political leaders in both Lebanon …

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Todd Starnes: Franklin Graham has a warning for Christian ‘influencers’ renouncing their faith

By Todd Starnes | Fox News Todd Starnes speaks with President and CEO of Samaritan’s Purse Franklin Graham about his support for a New Jersey mayor who opposes a law that requires public schools to teach LGBT history. I’ve noticed a disturbing trend among so-called Christian “influencers.” A small, but growing number of people made …

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Will Turkey and China Become Friends?

Soner Cagaptay with Deniz Yuksel August 14, 2019 Despite their limited economic relations and ongoing differences over the Uyghur issue, the two countries could grow closer if Western partners fail to provide the financial boost Turkey needs so badly. In June, China’s central bank reportedly transferred $1 billion to Turkey as part of a currency …

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Skillet rocker: Stop elevating Christian influencers, learning theology from praise songs

By Jeannie Law, Christian Post Reporter | Thursday, August 15, 2019 John Cooper, lead singer of the Christian rock band Skillet, is speaking out and expressing dismay over popular Christian leaders publicly renouncing their faith.  “Ok I’m saying it. Because it’s too important not to. What is happening in Christianity? More and more of our …

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Satellite firm says images of bombed Iraqi site indicate it was hit in airstrike

Israel’s ImageSat International releases pictures of weapons depot in southern Baghdad controlled by a pro-Iranian militia; attack has been blamed on Israel By Judah Ari Gross and Adam Rasgon 14 August 2019, 8:01 pm 2 An Israeli satellite imaging firm on Wednesday released photos of a weapons depot in southern Baghdad controlled by a pro-Iranian …

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Erdogan May Buy Russian Fighter Jets After Trump Refused him F-35s

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz August 13, 2019 , 4:49 pm Among them shall be Persia, Nubia, and Put, everyone with shield and helmet Ezekiel 38:5 (The Israel Bible™) Turkey doubled-down on its controversial decision to acquire Russian S-400 air-defense systems by setting out to acquire Russian Sukhoi SU-35 fighter jets.  Last month, Turkey finalized a …

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Years That End In “9” Tend To Be Times Of Great Upheaval

August 8, 2019 by Michael Snyder Will 2019 continue the trend?  The other day I was talking with a close friend, and he pointed out to me that all throughout history years that end in 9 have tended to be times of great change and upheaval.  I was intrigued by what he shared with me, …

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