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The Watchmen: Biden & Temple Mount, New President for UAE, Food Security Expansion, Russia & Ukraine, Finland Applies to NATO, Energy & Rubles, China Active in Pacific

Posted in #PaulthePoke, Czekmate, Prophecy, Trend Update with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 16, 2022 by paulthepoke

The Watchmen, just a couple of dudes sitting on the wall watching the world…

Genesis 12:3 And I will bless those who bless you, And the one who curses you I will curse. And in you all the families of the earth will be blessed.

In this episode of The Watchmen, President Biden reaches out to Jordanian King Abdullah and discussed Temple Mount Security. A reminder, never a good idea to divide God’s land or capital.

The United Arab Emirates has a new president. Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan was elected president by a federal supreme council. He replaces his half brother, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed.

Revelation 6:6 And I heard what seemed to be a voice in the midst of the four living creatures, saying, “A quart of wheat for a denarius, and three quarts of barley for a denarius, and do not harm the oil and wine!”

Food security continues to play an increasing role in our world. India will no longer export wheat. India is the world’s second largest producer. Three (Russia, Ukraine, India) of the top 10 wheat producers in the world will no longer export wheat. This accounts for 40-50% of the planet’s grain trade. This is a very big deal!!!

Iranian citizens have taken to the streets to protest the exploding price of basic staples. Grains and cooking oils have gone up 300% over the last week. In response, the government cut off the internet briefly.

Diesel supply shortages are starting to be a concern on the east coast of the United States. All of these things point to higher food and fuel costs.

Ukraine’s President Zelensky has been invited to the Davos Economic Forum scheduled for later this week. Zelensky appears to have the support of the world’s economic elite. More weapons please…

Democrat House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer made the following admission this past week on the floor of the House of Representatives. “It is unfortunate that in a time of war, we spend all the time blaming our own president.” So we are fighting a proxy war with the Russians.

Finland announces its intent to join NATO. Turkey’s President Recep Erdogan is not so sure about this move and a states Finland and Sweden are hot beds of terrorism. Russia promptly cuts off electricity to Finland.

It would appear Europe is starting to understand Putin a little more clearly. European companies, not sovereign countries, are opening accounts with Gazprom Bank to pay for natural gas in rubles. Mind you, this does not violate any European sanctions against Russia. No conflict of interest, move along.

Revelation 9:16 The number of the armies of the horsemen was two hundred million; I heard the number of them.

The People’s Republic of China is on the move in the Pacific. A Chinese aircraft carrier was spotted off the coast of Taiwan and Japan. A reconnaissance vessel was also spotted off the west coast of Australia. Plus, the Chinese are making end roads in the Solomon Islands. Australia responds with strong language to the Chinese.

All of this and more on The Watchmen. Click on the link below for content and analysis.

https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2022/05/13/readout-of-president-bidens-meeting-with-his-majesty-king-abdullah-ii-of-jordan/

https://www.cnbc.com/2022/05/14/uae-strongman-sheikh-mohammed-bin-zayed-named-new-president.html

https://www.cnbc.com/2022/05/14/india-blocks-all-wheat-exports-with-immediate-effect.html

https://worldpopulationreview.com/country-rankings/wheat-production-by-country

https://www.foxnews.com/world/iran-protests-break-out-skyrocketing-food-prices

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/top-truck-stop-love-s-is-monitoring-diesel-supplies-amid-shortage-fears-271652313169

https://euroweeklynews.com/2022/05/13/zelensky-world-economic-forum-davos/

https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2022/05/white-house-responds-house-majority-leader-steny-hoyers-admission-us-proxy-war-nuclear-armed-russia-video/

https://www.presidentti.fi/en/press-release/joint-statement-by-the-president-of-the-republic-and-prime-minister-of-finland-on-finlands-nato-membership/

https://www.timesofisrael.com/turkey-breaks-with-rest-of-nato-to-oppose-membership-for-finland-sweden/

https://www.rferl.org/a/31848687.html

https://english.alarabiya.net/News/world/2022/05/12/Ten-more-European-gas-buyers-open-ruble-accounts-for-payments

https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/chinese-carrier-group-found-off-taiwan-in-satellite-imagery

https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/chinese-spy-ship-makes-first-appearance-near-australian-submarine-communications-base

https://news.usni.org/category/fleet-tracker

This Week in Prophecy: Russia’s Lavrov & Hitler, Hamas to Moscow, More Sanctions for Russia, Turkey & Natural Gas Trade, Russians in Syria, Kushner & Saudis & Israelis

Posted in #PaulthePoke, Ezekiel 38-39, Prophecy, Trend Update with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 9, 2022 by paulthepoke

This Week in Prophecy:

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov claims Hitler had Jewish blood. The result was outrage from Israel.

Israel swears in first Muslim to the Supreme Court of the nation.

Hamas leaders flew to Moscow for an emergency meeting. Russian President Putin pledges full support to the Palestinians after skirmishes with Israeli security on the Temple Mount.

Current Russian military resources in Syria are reviewed. There has been a troop draw down since the beginning of the Ukraine invasion. Ezekiel 38 says Russia, along with others, will cover Israel like a cloud.

The United States, G7, and possibly Europe increase economic sanctions on Russia.

Bulgaria is looking to Turkey for natural gas since Russia has turned off the flow. What will Russia of Turkey? Turkey continues to ride the slippery fence in international affairs.

Jared Kushner is investing Saudi money in Israeli start up companies. Kushner wants to make sure the Saudis and his friend Mohammed bin Salman don’t miss out on these business opportunities.

All of this and more on This Week in Prophecy…

https://www.timesofisrael.com/lavrovs-jewish-hitler-comments-are-latest-manifestation-of-an-old-dangerous-myth/

https://www.timesofisrael.com/liveblog_entry/khaled-kabub-sworn-in-as-supreme-courts-first-muslim-judge/

https://www.i24news.tv/en/news/middle-east/palestinian-territories/1651666118-report-hamas-leaders-meet-russian-officials-in-moscow

https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/press-briefings/2022/05/08/background-press-call-by-a-senior-administration-official-on-the-u-s-and-g7-actions-to-impose-additional-severe-costs-for-putins-war-against-ukraine/

https://www.al-monitor.com/originals/2022/05/bulgaria-looks-turkey-help-gas-shortage#ixzz7SPoRpSwH

https://www.jpost.com/business-and-innovation/all-news/article-706104

The Watchmen: Temple Mount Control & Jordan, Abraham Accords Trade, Erdogan Travels to Saudi Arabia, Rublezone, Putin’s Surgery, Iranian Reach & Propaganda

Posted in #PaulthePoke, Czekmate, Ezekiel 38-39, Prophecy with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 2, 2022 by paulthepoke

The Watchmen, just a couple of dudes sitting on the wall watching the world…

In this episode of The Watchmen we look at Jordan wanting full control of the Temple Mount complex. Are we watching Jordan respond to regional pressure with regards to security of the Muslim religious sites? How does this relate to Ezekiel 38-39? Flags are flying on the Temple Mount during Ramadan. Who do these flags represent?

The United Arab Emirates are flying heavy transport planes in and out of Israel. It appears defense contracts are being fulfilled between the Abraham Accord countries. The concern is an increasingly hostile Iran with nuclear intentions.

President Recep Erdogan of Turkey travelled to Saudi Arabia this week for the first time in five years. Erdogan stated, “I see and believe that it is in our joint interest to boost our cooperation with Saudi Arabia in such areas as healthcare, energy, food security, agricultural technologies, defense industry and finance. It seems that we have significant potential particularly in renewable and green energy. We will hopefully discuss and thoroughly evaluate these issues.”

Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps allegedly tried to assassinate an Israeli diplomat in Turkey. Iran is reaching out via Hezbollah around the globe including the British Virgin Islands with drug deals.

Russia is cutting off the flow of natural gas to European countries of Poland and Bulgaria who refuse to pay in rubles. However, the Rublezone has manifested with Germany, Austria, Slovakia, and Hungary who are agreeable to pay for natural gas in rubles.

Allegedly, Russian President Vladimir Putin is scheduled for cancer surgery in the near future. Fellow KGB comrade Nikolai Patrushev is picked to assume authority while Putin is under treatment. Putin is suspected to be managing Parkinson’s Disease and symptoms related to the progressive neurological disorder. Check out video and professional analysis of Putin’s physical condition.

Teaser alert… Food processing plants are catching fire around the United States. 18 plants have been affected in the last 6 months. More on this topic to come in future episodes of the Watchmen.

Lastly, nothing like a little Iranian Propaganda gong wrong. In preparation for Jerusalem Day, things don’t go as planned. This section of the Watchmen was brought to you by Beavis and Butthead. Sorry, we could not help ourselves. Deep down, grown men have a teenage boy inside of them!

For all of this and more, check out the link below.

https://www.jns.org/jordan-demands-total-control-reduced-jewish-presence-on-temple-mount/

https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/article-705478

https://english.alarabiya.net/News/gulf/2022/04/28/Turkey-s-Erdogan-arrives-in-Saudi-Arabia-on-first-visit-since-2017-aims-to-mend-ties

https://www.timesofisrael.com/mossad-foiled-plot-by-irans-irgc-to-assassinate-israeli-diplomat-in-turkey-report/

https://www.thenationalnews.com/world/2022/04/29/bvi-premier-andrew-fahie-caught-in-hezbollah-linked-drugs-sting/#Echobox=1651245012

https://www.foxbusiness.com/politics/russia-gazprom-cutting-off-gas-supplies-poland-bulgaria-refuse-pay-rubles

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10770541/Putin-cancer-operation-near-future-hand-power-hardline-ex-KGB-chief.html

https://www.wcnc.com/article/news/verify/food-processing-plant-fires-no-food-shortage-verify/275-deade631-7e19-400f-bd7e-7fa4afe8bcc0

The Watchmen: Joseph’s Tomb, Israel’s Gov’t Fracture, Russia & Ukraine, Turkey Inflation, Lebanon Bankrupt, Shanghai Gridlock, Iran Nuclear Deal, Pakistan PM Out

Posted in #PaulthePoke, Czekmate, Prophecy with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 11, 2022 by paulthepoke

The Watchmen, just a couple of dudes sitting on the wall watching the world…

In this episode of The Watchmen we look at the destruction of Joseph’s Tomb in Nablus.

Mark 3:24-25 If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand. And if a house is divided against itself, that house will not be able to stand.

Revelation 2:9 I know your tribulation and your poverty (but you are rich) and the slander of those who say that they are Jews and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan.

Israel’s fractured coalition government is splintering. Coalition whip Idit Silman from Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s Yamina party announced she was joining the opposition led by Benjamin Netanyahu, allegedly.

Waves of terror from the Palestinians continue across Israel during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. The Mosaic Law’s Spring Feast of Passover is set for later this week. Civil tension is growing.

Listen to the latest from the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Check out up to date situational maps from the region.

The ripple effects from the war are having economic implications. Turkey is experiencing historic inflation. Lebanon has declared bankruptcy.

China has locked down 25,000,000 in Shanghai due to a COVID 19 variant. People are starving. Supply chain disruptions are occurring in the world’s largest logistical port.

The chatter around the Iran Nuclear deal continues. What does the arrest of 2 men in Washington have to do with this? Where did they come from? Visas trace their activity back to Iran and Pakistan.

The Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, has received a vote of no confidence and has been ousted from power. Who is behind this? People are taking to the streets across Pakistan by the thousands protesting. Pakistan is home to the largest Shia population outside of Iran. Something smells fishy…

All of this and more from the Watchmen. Click on the link below for content and analysis.

https://www.axios.com/israeli-government-coalition-collapse-21df1f2e-3f52-4369-b426-31d9a995d2bc.html

https://www.timesofisrael.com/amid-terror-wave-man-shot-dead-after-snatching-soldiers-weapon-near-ashkelon/

https://www.al-monitor.com/originals/2022/04/turkey-inflation-hits-61-fallout-ukraine-war-continues

https://www.raillynews.com/2022/04/lebanon-central-bank-declares-bankruptcy/

https://www.france24.com/en/live-news/20220410-iran-says-us-imposing-new-conditions-in-nuclear-talks

https://andmagazine.substack.com/p/something-more-than-just-con-men

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-61047736

https://www.dawn.com/news/1684269/absolutely-no-truth-in-claims-of-involvement-us

The Watchmen: Russia/Ukraine Update, Iran in the News, Turkey Peace Negotiations, Saudi Oil Attacked, Israel’s Negev Summit, Abraham Accord Festival, Energy Inflation

Posted in #PaulthePoke, Czekmate, Ezekiel 38-39, Prophecy, Trend Update with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 28, 2022 by paulthepoke

The Watchmen, just a couple of dudes sitting on the wall watching the world…

In this episode of The Watchmen we look at the current situation on the ground in Ukraine. How is Russian troop morale? Anecdotal evidence suggests things are not all roses.

Is this morale foreshadowing into Ezekiel 38:21 I will summon a sword against Gog on all my mountains, declares the Lord GOD. Every man’s sword will be against his brother.

Turkey’s President Recep Erdogan looks to host peace negotiations between Ukraine and Russia in Turkey. Erdogan is looking to elevate himself on the world stage as a power broker.

As a hallmark of the end times scenario, deception is every where. In today’s world, we call it propaganda and spin. Everyone is trying to project a message regardless of the facts of the matter.

Ezekiel 38:5 Persia… Modern day Iran is keeping busy. The Iran Nuclear Deal negotiations continue. The Iranian proxies in Yemen, the Houthis, have launched an attack on the Saudi Arabian oil company Aramco. Iran marked the occasion by projecting pictures of Houthi leaders on the famed Azadi Tower in Tehran.

Israel is hosting the Negev Summit this week. Partners in the Abraham Accords and nations at peace with Israel are in attendance. US Secretary of State Blinken is at the meeting and touring the Middle East and North Africa.

The Abraham Accords Festival and Games kicks off this week as well. Soccer friendlies are the headliners.

Inflation continues to be an issue. Gas prices are going up in Israel. Germany is out of natural gas. Countries are lining up to take advantage of the situation.

Aggression continues to increase around the Middle East and Europe. The rest of the world stands by and watches. Ezekiel 38 speaks of a time when not one country will come to the defense of Israel. As it stands now, no one is coming to the defense of Ukraine. No one is coming to the defense of Saudi Arabia. The United States is stepping away from the Middle East…

Click on the link below for details, analysis, and commentary.

https://english.alarabiya.net/News/world/2022/03/27/Next-round-of-Ukraine-Russia-talks-to-take-place-in-Turkey-Ukrainian-negotiator-says

https://news.yahoo.com/sh-tshow-russian-troops-now-112804337.html

https://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/fashion-beauty/article/3171364/how-putins-us14000-coat-zelenskys-green-t-shirts-macrons

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/3/27/blinken-says-nuclear-deal-best-way-to-cap-iran-nuclear-activity

https://www.allisrael.com/the-week-ahead-new-israeli-led-coalition-forming-against-iranian-aggression

The Watchmen: Jerusalem Peace Negotiations, Iranian Nuclear Deal, Saudi & Libyan Response, India

Posted in #PaulthePoke, Czekmate, Ezekiel 38-39, Prophecy, Trend Update with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 12, 2022 by paulthepoke
Photo: JW.org

The Watchmen, just a couple of dudes sitting on the wall watching the world…

Ezekiel 38 continues to trend in today’s news flow.

President Zelensky of Ukraine has requested peace negotiations to take place in Jerusalem. Zelensky personally reaches out to Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett. The United States pressures Israeli to join the west in sanctions against Russia. Israel attempts to keep a neutral position in the conflict.

President Isaac Herzog of Israel visits President Recep Erdogan of Turkey. Both countries look to thaw icy relations of the recent past.

The Iranian Nuclear deal has hit a snag. Top Iranian negotiator has been flying back and forth between Tehran and Vienna. Where does the situation stand as of today? Russia wants reassurances they can continue to do energy business with Iran. Reserves of natural gas and oil are at play in the Caspian Sea.

The Saudis are re-assessing their relationship with the United States. Can the Americans be trusted? Issues regarding the Sunni and Shia divide are coming into play. Sunni Muslims (Saudis, Pakistanis, and others) are growing increasingly concerned with Shia Muslims (Iranians). The issue is the Iranian Nuclear negotiations.

Libya’s new government has spoken out against Russia after receiving the Russian seal of approval. Libya is the largest producer of oil and natural gas in Africa. So of course, Russia is interested in Libyan affairs. Libya’s ultimate consideration is food imports and inflated prices from Ukraine and Russia.

What role will India play in world affairs? A supersonic missile managed to penetrate Pakistan this past week.

Click on the video below for analysis and commentary.

https://www.timesofisrael.com/zelensky-suggests-jerusalem-host-negotiations-between-ukraine-russia/

https://www.timesofisrael.com/us-official-warns-israel-dont-be-last-haven-for-dirty-money-fueling-putins-war/

https://www.al-monitor.com/originals/2022/03/israels-president-exchanges-friendly-gestures-turkey

https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/restoring-america/courage-strength-optimism/iran-plotting-assassination-of-john-bolton-others-even-while-biden-negotiates-nuclear-deal

https://www.timesofisrael.com/top-iran-nuclear-negotiator-returns-to-vienna-as-talks-come-to-a-head/

https://apnews.com/article/european-union-europe-dubai-united-arab-emirates-middle-east-8d419a802eca554fd47e49bc870c4970

https://www.reuters.com/world/irans-chief-negotiator-bagheri-kani-returned-vienna-isna-2022-03-09/

https://english.alarabiya.net/News/gulf/2022/03/12/Saudi-Arabia-confirms-holding-company-to-develop-nuclear-facilities-atomic-industry

https://www.cnn.com/2022/03/12/middleeast/saudi-arabia-mass-execution-terrorism-intl/index.html

https://www.al-monitor.com/originals/2022/03/libya-turns-russia-over-ukraine-war-does-it-matter

The Watchmen: Israeli PM to Russia, Iranian Nuclear Deal, Axis Emerging, Inflation Risk Rising

Posted in #PaulthePoke, Czekmate, Ezekiel 38-39, Prophecy, Trend Update with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 6, 2022 by paulthepoke
Photo: JW.org

The Watchmen, just a couple of dudes sitting on the wall watching the world…

What in the world is Israeli PM Bennett doing trying to broker peace between Ukraine and Russia? Bennett is an Orthodox Jew. Has he read Ezekiel 38-39?

The Iranian nuclear deal appears to be coming close to completion. Look who is working together… Iran, Russia, and China. Is this a good deal for the rest of the world? Will the world be a safer place? Who benefits economically?

Iran shows off their latest military equipment via the Russian press.

Federal Reserve Chairman Powell discussed the possibility of other alternatives to the dollar in a global economy.

Knock on effects are starting to emerge. The price of wheat, oil, and natural gas are going straight up. A war is taking place in the bread basket of Europe. Millions of people in North Africa, the Arabian Peninsula, and Europe are at risk for hyperinflation of food prices.

Russia has cut off the supply of natural gas to Europe.

Turkish inflation is out of control.

All of this and more including analysis and commentary on the link below.

Russia and Ukraine, February 27, 2022… Operational Update & News

Posted in #PaulthePoke, Ezekiel 38-39, Prophecy, Trend Update with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 27, 2022 by paulthepoke

Russia and Ukraine, February 27, 2022, Operational Update & News

Overview of Ukraine and location of Russian involvement from the UK Ministry of Defence

Israeli Prime Minister Bennett offers to mediate peace talks between Ukraine and Russia. Foreign Minister Yair Lapid takes a tougher tone and stance against Russia.

Numbers are emerging regarding the damage sustained by the Russian armed forces. Data is provided by All Israel News and Russian News Agency Tass.

Russian President Vladimir Putin has placed nuclear armed forces on alert. Video has emerged from Moscow indicating and confirming the movement of ICBM mobile launchers.

Europe and Canada has closed air space to Russian commercial flights.

Turkey appears to be riding the fence in regards to allowing passage of Russian Naval vessels in the Dardanelle and Bosphorus Straits. It depends on the meaning of a “declaration of war”…

According to Reuters, Germany, the United States, France, Canada, Italy, Great Britain and the European Commission agreed to cut Russia out of the SWIFT global payment system.

Luke 21:28 Now when these things begin to take place, straighten up and raise your heads, because your redemption is drawing near.

For details, click on the link below.

https://www.timesofisrael.com/in-call-with-putin-bennett-proposes-that-israel-mediate-between-russia-and-ukraine/

https://www.wsj.com/livecoverage/russia-ukraine-latest-news-2022-02-26/card/uDQCa9dMZsNGZLQsfWYg

https://twitter.com/PutinIsAVirus/status/1498013700543983619/photo/1

Russia Jamming GPS Affecting Israeli Airspace… Allegedly

Posted in #PaulthePoke, Ezekiel 38-39, Prophecy, Trend Update with tags , , , , , , , , , , on January 31, 2022 by paulthepoke

Reports are emerging from Israeli media that Russia is jamming GPS affecting Israeli airspace including commercial travel in and out of Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv.

Israel is reported to have targeted military equipment and weapons in and around Damascus, Syria within the day.

Meanwhile back in Turkey, President Erdogan wants a piece of the action in regards to the flow of gas from Israel to Europe. How will Russia respond to this?

For details and analysis, click on the link below.

https://www.timesofisrael.com/israeli-airstrikes-said-to-to-hit-targets-near-damascus/

https://www.timesofisrael.com/liveblog_entry/russian-signal-jammers-accused-again-of-interfering-with-flights-entering-israel/

https://twitter.com/GlobalTelevsion/status/1488229370892546050

https://twitter.com/resistance_sa/status/1486802187799998467

Turkey’s Economic Crisis and Biblical Prophecy… Talkin’ Turkey with Michael Douville & Paul Lehr

Posted in #PaulthePoke, Ezekiel 38-39, Prophecy, Trend Update with tags , , , , , , on January 19, 2022 by paulthepoke

Michael Douville and Paul Lehr talk about modern day Turkey and it’s economy. How does this relate to Biblical prophecy?

Who are these ancient names and peoples as it relates to modern day countries? Ezekiel 38-39 and Revelation 6 are discussed. What do the prophecies actually say? Is this relevant to today’s world?

Geo political economics are the center piece. Oil and Gas are in play and everyone wants a piece of the action. Russia wants to control the region and the flow of energy to Europe.

Who is Turkey’s president Recep Erdogan? What is his relationship with Russia’s Vladimir Putin?

Turkey’s Lira is a crashing currency. The cost of goods is going up. Food costs are rising rapidly. Turkey is at risk for hyperinflation. Is Turkey running out of money? What does the future hold for Turkey?

Click on the YouTube link below for this discussion and more…

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCm7hRq_0532Nl1A3TE-dCug/featured

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