2012: The Coming ”Perfect Storm”

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In early September in 1859, telegraph wires suddenly began to short out, igniting wide-spread fires across both the United States and Europe.   The Earth had been hit by a perfect solar storm.

A solar storm is created when the sun erupts, sending charged particles racing outward in an expanding plasma bubble of hot gas.   In 1859, four crucial events came together to create that perfect storm.

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“Will You Lay Down Your Life?”

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Jesus does not ask me to die for Him, but to lay down my life for Him. Peter said to the Lord, “I will lay down my life for Your sake,” and he meant it ( John 13:37 ). He had a magnificent sense of the heroic. For us to be incapable of making this same statement Peter made would be a bad thing— our sense of duty is only fully realized through our sense of heroism. Has the Lord ever asked you, “Will you lay down your life for My sake?” ( John 13:38 ). It is much easier to die than to lay down your life day in and day out with the sense of the high calling of God.

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