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Happenstance or Divine Retribution



Being localized in mind and body oftentimes we do not associate various happenings.  Our news items are generally concerned with that which happened in our area.  Only if something is of international interest or assassinating someone's character does the world take notice.  Living in our little sphere and concentrating on earthly things there can be the failure to see the providential hand of God in the happenings of earth.


The prophet Ezekiel was made aware that the happenings on earth were associated with the things in Heaven.  He was aware that while God is sovereign He is always permitting or causing things to happen. 
  b) The sovereignty of God is an exceedingly comforting truth for God can, according to His purposes, either limit the exercise of His sovereignty and yet in limiting it He is giving it full expression.  When there is consideration of the creation it is evident God could have created it all in a split moment for there is nothing too hard for the Lord.  Yet He according to His sovereign will spread it out over 6 days of activity. In that curtailment of sovereign activity He was in complete control according to His purposes.  On the other hand, His promises and purposes cannot be frustrated or nullified by either terrestrial or infernal activity.
  c) Two of those promises to Israel are:


"I will bless those who bless you, and the one who curses you I will curse." (Gen. 12:3)


"All the families of the earth shall be blessed in you." (Gen. 12:3)

When Hitler slaughtered the Jews my grandfather said, Hitler will be defeated”.  How did my grandfather know that?  Because of the above promise of God.  We have seen the once mighty nation of the United States crumble until it will become little more than a mere shadow of what it once was.  Already we can see the judgment of God in the moral depravity of the nation as when a girl is disciplined in school because she objects to a man in the girls changing room.  In some areas, it is (from what I have read and understood) acceptable to murder a newborn baby, a baby without any defects, because the mother does not want it.  No matter where one goes there are flags supporting the gay movement waving, and children being introduced to drag queens at school.  God is despairingly spoken of and the sacrifice of His son is mocked.  Surely no one thinks that God will not bring judgment on such.  This is not karma, it is the principle of God, Whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap” (Gal. 6:7).  I received the following many years ago, where it came from I do not know, but it assures me that man cannot mock God or His chosen people and not suffer the consequences.

Coincidence or Happenstance?


1991 30 October – The Oslo Accord


President George H. Bush promoted and proudly signed the infamous Oslo Accord at the Madrid Peace Conference on October 30, 1991.  The Oslo Accord was labeled a Land for Peace” accord that demanded Israel award their land to Palestinian murderers and terrorists in exchange for peace.  The perverse Oslo proposition was simple: give us your land and well stop killing you.  On that same day the Perfect Storm hits North Americas eastern seaboard. One of the first places the Perfect Storm hit was Kennebunkport, Maine.  From what was reported, waves over 30 feet demolished the home of President George H. Bush, the instigator of the Oslo Accord.


1992 23 August


A year later, President Bush picked up the pieces from the Oslo Accord attempting to rob Israel again.  Meeting in Washington D.C. Bush and his crew again attempted to sell” the fictitious Madrid Land for Peace” agreement.  One day later on August 24th, Hurricane Andrew hit the shores of Florida.  It caused $27.3 billion in damage while destroying approximately 180,000 homes.


1994 16 January


President Bill Clinton meets with terrorist and Israel hater, Syrias President Hafez el-Assad, in Geneva. They talk about a peace agreement with Israel that includes Israel giving up the Golan Heights.


1994 17 January - In less than 24 hours, a powerful 6.9 earthquake rocks Southern California.  This mysterious quake, centered in Northridge, is the second most destructive natural disaster to hit the United States behind Hurricane Andrew.


1998 21 January


Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with President Clinton at the White House and is coldly received.  Clinton and Secretary of State Madeleine Albright refuse to have lunch with him.


After Clintons rejection of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, later the very same day, the Monica Lewinsky scandal breaks out destroying the Clinton presidency and resulting in his impeachment.


1998 28 September


Secretary of State Madeleine Albright finishes the final details of an agreement that required Israel to surrender 13 percent of Yesha (Judah and Samaria).  President Bill Clinton meets with Yasser Arafat and Netanyahu at the White House to finalize another Israel Land for Peace” hoodwink.  Later, Arafat addresses the United Nations and declares an independent Palestinian state by May 1999.


The same day, Hurricane George blasts the Gulf Coast with 110 mph winds and gusts up to 175 mph.  The hurricane hit the coast and stalled until the agreement was finalized and Arafat addressed the UN.  Then it hit and caused $1 billion in damage.  At the exact time that Arafat departs the U.S., the storm begins to dissipate.


1998 15 October


Arafat and Netanyahu meet at the Wye River Plantation in Maryland.  The talks are scheduled to last five days with the focus on Israel giving up 13 percent of Yesha.  The talks are extended and concluded on October 23, 1998.


Two days later, on October 17, heavy storms and tornadoes hit southern Texas.  The San Antonio area is deluged with rain.  The rain and flooding in Texas continue until October 22 and then subside.  The floods ravage 25 percent of Texas and leave over one billion dollars in damage.  On October 21st Clinton declares this section of Texas a major disaster area.


1998 30 November


Arafat arrives in Washington again to meet with President Clinton to raise money for a Palestinian state with Jerusalem as the capital.  A total of 42 other nations were represented in Washington.  All the nations agreed to give Arafat $3 billion in aid.  Clinton promised $400 million and the European nations $1.7 billion.


The same day – Financial Disaster - The Dow Jones average drops 216 points and on December 1st, the European Market had its third worst day in history.  Hundreds of billions of market capitalization were wiped out in the U.S. and Europe.


1998 12 December


President Clinton arrives in the Palestinian controlled section of Israel to discuss another Land for Peace” fiasco.


The same day – Clinton impeached.  The U.S. House of Representatives voted four articles of impeachment against President Clinton.


1999 03 May


Yasser Arafat schedules a press conference to announce a Palestinian state with Jerusalem as the capital


Same day – Powerful storms in Oklahoma and Kansas, the most powerful tornado storm system ever to hit the United States whips through Oklahoma and Kansas.  The winds are clocked at 316 mph, the fastest wind speed ever recorded.  Arafat postpones his announcement to December 1999 at the request of buddy President Clinton.  In his letter to Arafat, Clinton praises and encourages Arafat for his aspirations for his land.”


2001 08 June


President George W. Bush sends Secretary Tenet to Jerusalem to promote his Roadmap to Peace,” the continuation of the failed Oslo Accord.


Same Day – Tropical storm Allison hits Texas, the home state of President George W. Bush.  Storm Allison causes over $7 billion in damage and closes George Bush Airport for two days.  Storm Allison continues for five long days.  When Tenet leaves Jerusalem, storm Allison settles down.


2005 23 August


This was one of the saddest days as I watched and listened to Jews being evicted from their homes in the most beautiful of places.  Israel completed the evacuation of the Gaza Strip and gave it to the Palestinians.  The Gaza Strip evacuation came directly from President Bushs Roadmap to Peace.”


Same day - a small insignificant tropical storm slowly appeared in the Atlantic below the Bahamas named Katrina.  From the beginning, meteorologists stated the U.S. had nothing to fear.  Katrina packed little punch, plus the computer forecasts kept Katrina calmly corralled in the Atlantic.  Defying the computer models, Katrina turned south-east, scraped the south tip of Florida and then, with the vengeance of a runaway freight train Katrina took an unexpected turn into the warm Gulf Coast.  Meteorologists tracking Katrinas unusual path labeled Katrina one of historys most bizarre hurricanes.


2005 29 August


Hurricane Katrina raced directly toward New Orleans harnessing deadly strength every moment, literally recording wind strength off the scale”.


The nation watched in horror as deadly Katrina slammed and slaughtered the fragile Gulf Coast.  Destructive Katrina left beautiful homes as piles of worthless rubbish.  Deadly Katrina tossed bodies like litter along the highway.  When Katrina ended her deadly mission, America suffered the worst disaster in her storied history.  As I saw the thousands of homes destroyed, my mind kept going back to those U.S. ordered bulldozers destroying the Jewish homes in the Gaza Strip. As I saw the thousands and thousands of United States citizens being evacuated from their land, my mind could not keep from remembering the Jewish people crying and begging to stay in their land. America found no mercy for the Jewish people. . .with no mercy. . . Katrina completely bulldozed” tens of thousands of homes.  Katrina completely evacuated” the celebrated city of New Orleans. Hundreds of thousands are homeless, helpless and hopeless.  The greatest displacement of U.S. citizens in history occurred.  Over 10,000 people are estimated dead, over 400,000 jobs were wiped out.  President Bush requested $50 billion from Congress for the first round of Katrinas expensive bill.  Estimates put Katrinas final bill over $150 billion.

. . . . Rowan Jennings