In, and for, such a time as this – Brian Schrauger JERUSALEM JOURNAL

In, and for, such a time as this

Brian Schrauger

I woke up this morning anxious to see the results of the US election.
President Trump.
What does it mean? For Israel, and the world, it means unpredictability. As global powers teeter on the edge of a massive war ready to ignite only miles from Jerusalem, the role that Trump will play is unknown.
As I wrote yesterday, the Kuznetzov Naval Group has just arrived near the coast of Syria, Turkey – and Israel. It includes Russia’s best aircraft carrier, best battleships and best submarines. As I write these words, the envoy is engaging in a “major aeronautics exercise” just east of Crete.

One of Russia’s apparent objectives is to heighten military operations in Syria with in order to defeat ISIS and secure Assad’s government in Syria…

…and to do these things before Trump is sworn into office on 20 January 2017.

Will he make it into office before an explosive war begins? And if he does, will his policies make things better or worse?
In such a time as this, God knows. Indeed, he does. But the certainty that he knows is not a call to relax. Just the opposite.

Important portions of what God knows about our times are revealed in his Word. It is not a pretty picture. And it is not a summons to chill.

When Yeshua predicted the days in which we live, he warned about false messiahs, false prophets, global wars, natural disasters and persecution of God’s family. We will even see, he said, the abomination of desolation …standing in the holy place — right here, in Jerusalem.
How then should we live in such a time as this?
According to Yeshua, we must be on the alert. Peter later wrote that being alert requires sobriety; that is, clear thinking.
This is exactly what the Jerusalem Journal is about: being on the alert with clear thinking as events unfold around us; and getting word out about those events to believers around the world – from Jerusalem.
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In, and for, such a time as this…


Did you miss the first two emails that I sent? Or, perhaps, you would like a refresher?

The subject line of the first one was, A personal note. You can read is here.

The subject line of the second email was Questions I am being asked. You can read it here.

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STEVE & LAURIE MARTIN - LOVE FOR HIS PEOPLE FOUNDERS My good wife Laurie and I (45 years in October 2022!), through the ministry of Love For His People we founded in 2010, give love and support for our friends in Israel and in other nations with friendship, humanitarian aid, and social media support, along with Steve's messages, and our Ahava Adventures trips to Israel. Steve has also authored and published 34 books. We live in the Charlotte, NC area. We have four adult children, spouses, and eight grandkids.

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