TagSigns of the Times

Signs of the Times – November 2023


The Eve of Destruction Back in the 1960s there was a famous protest song ‘Eve of Destruction’, sung by Barry Maguire.  Its chorus said: You tell meOver and over and over again, my friendHow you don’t believeWe’re on the eve of destruction.song That was nearly 60 years and we have managed to survive (just about) until now.  But now it seems we really could be on the eve of...

Is Jesus in the Boat with you?


Matthew 8.23-27 Now when He (Jesus) got into a boat, His disciples followed Him. 24 And suddenly a great tempest arose on the sea, so that the boat was covered with the waves. But He was asleep. 25 Then His disciples came to Him and awoke Him, saying, “Lord, save us! We are perishing!” 26 But He said to them, “Why are you fearful, O you of little faith...

Israel today – War or Peace in the Middle East


In the volatile landscape of the Middle East, Israel finds itself once again plunged into a state of war. This abrupt shift follows a surprising attack by Hamas from Gaza, which initiated a call for an Islamic uprising against Israel, with a focus on defending the sacred Al-Aqsa Mosque. Supporters in the West Bank are poised to join the conflict, while Hezbollah from Lebanon and Iran’s...

Dear Friends, It’s been a while …


Dear Friends It’s been a while since I posted news of our activities.  I spent not a very exciting Summer having 20 rounds of radiotherapy at hospital for prostate cancer.  Lots of prayer gone up and I have come through in quite good shape, hopefully good for a few more years yet.  Meantime these are some of the things I have produced which you may be interested in. Please read our...

This Month in Prophecy – October 2023


When I last spoke at this Podium five years ago, I warned about the tyrants of Tehran. They’ve been nothing but a curse; a curse to their own people, to our region, to the entire world. But, at that time, I also spoke about a great blessing that I could see on the horizon.Here’s what I said quote: “The common thread of Iran has brought Israel and many Arab states closer than ever...

Signs of the Times – September 2023


Will Russia collapse?  Or blow us all up?  Or win in the end? Senior Russian official Dmitry Medvedev said Russia may be forced to use a nuclear weapon if Ukraine’s counteroffensive succeeds.  “There simply wouldn’t be any other solution,” the former Russian president added. “Our enemies should pray for our fighters that they do not allow the world to go up in nuclear flames...

The signs are there, but …


2 He answered and said to them, “When it is evening you say, ‘It will be fair weather, for the sky is red’; 3 and in the morning, ‘It will be foul weather today, for the sky is red and threatening.’ Hypocrites! You know how to discern the face of the sky, but you cannot discern the signs of the times.

Matthew 16.2-3

Signs of the Times – August 2023


Who is running this Church? On June 3rd the Anglican Synod passed the motion to bless same sex couples in church services, despite widespread opposition which is causing a split in the Anglican communion.  Following this, the Church of England appointed Rachel Mann as its first transgender Archdeacon, a move described by LGBT+ campaigners as a ‘beacon of hope.’  Bible...

Climate change or climate hoax?


5 The earth is also defiled under its inhabitants,Because they have transgressed the laws,Changed the ordinance,Broken the everlasting covenant.6 Therefore the curse has devoured the earth,And those who dwell in it are desolate.Therefore the inhabitants of the earth are burned,And few men are left.

Isaiah 24.5-6

Follow your heart?


The problem within us is the problem which is described by Jesus here, the problem which is within the heart, which defiles a man.