Jim Bramlett (16 Apr 2011)
"Fwd: EARTHQUAKES - HISTORY - RESULTS - AVERAGES"


FYI.   From a friend.
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                                                HISTORY                                                  RESULTS - AVERAGES

 

1 AD to 1800            11 major earthquakes recorded in history           One major earthquake approximately for every 100 years 
      

1900 to 2000             10 major earthquakes 7.0 or higher                     One major earthquake every 10 years 
 

2003 to 2007            29 major earthquakes 7.00 or higher                   One major earthquake every 49 days 
 

2008                           12 major earthquakes 7.00 or higher                   One major earthquake every 37 days 


2009                          16 major earthquakes 7.00 or higher                   One major earthquake every 22 days 


2010                           24 major earthquakes 7.00 or higher                   One major earthquake every 15 days

2011                           One major 9.0 in Japan and coming soon to the west coast…

 

By:      Colorado Federation for Decency – The Salt Factor Newsletter – March 2011

            WorldNetDaily 3/13/11

            Guest Editorial by Joel Richardson

 

A new poll conducted by the National Association of Evangelicals reveals that a majority of its members would agree that the recent earthquakes in Japan, New Zealand and Haiti are signs of the soon coming return of Jesus.

So do the recent earthquakes in the above mentioned countries have any relevance with regard to the return of Jesus?  Absolutely!  If we consider the words of Jesus as well as some very stunning earthquake statistics, then a clear picture emerges, pointing to the soon coming of the return of Jesus.

First, it needs to be noted that Jesus taught that even as one can look to various “signs” within nature as indicators regarding the changing of seasons, so also should we look to the prophetic seasons and the drawing near of the time of redemption.

Jesus told us that among the signs of His return would be earthquakes.  But the primary analogy that Jesus used to describe the last days of earthquakes were birth contractions, which we all know are universally characterized by a progressive increase in both frequency and intensity.

"There will be famines and earthquakes in various places.  All these are the beginning of birth pains." (Matthew 24: 7-8)

 

And once more, the ultimate result of the return of Jesus will be a massive earthquake that literally transforms the topography of Jerusalem and devastates the whole earth.

 

On that day His feet will stand on the Mount of Olives, east of Jerusalem, and the Mount of Olives will be split in two from east to west, forming a great valley, with half off the mountain moving north and half moving south.  (Zechariah 14:4).  Then there came flashes of lightning, rumblings, peals of thunder and a severe earthquake,  No earthquake like it has ever occurred since mankind has been on earth, so tremendous was the quake.  (Revelation 16:18)