Many people are waiting for the next movie in Peter Jackson’s film-trilogy “The Hobbit” to come out on the screen. Even more people are probably not waiting . Nevertheless: the second part with the title “The desolation of Smaug” should start the show in mid-December.
Didn’t the real apocalyptic Dragon of the Bible – Rev. 12:3 – 9 – beat it?
“And there appeared another wonder in heaven; and behold a great red dragon, having seven heads and ten horns, and seven crowns upon his heads.”
Slate: The Eye of Sauron Is the Modern Surveillance State
This article states something clearly:
“..about the situation in
which NSA’s global surveillance
is tied so clearly to
U.S.-based companies “
What is the EU coming up with?
The temptation of power – and something about how a God-fearing Church can withstand those in power when they fall.
The 2-nd Book of Chronicles, chapter 26, gives an interesting example:
1 Then all the people of Judah took Uzziah, who was sixteen years old, and made him king in the room of his father Amaziah.
2 He built Eloth, and restored it to Judah, after that the king slept with his fathers.
3 Sixteen years old was Uzziah when he began to reign, and he reigned fifty and two years in Jerusalem. His mother’s name also was Jecoliah of Jerusalem.
4 And he did that which was right in the sight of the Lord, according to all that his father Amaziah did.
5 And he sought God in the days of Zechariah, who had understanding in the visions of God: and as long as he sought the Lord, God made him to prosper.
6 And he went forth and warred against the Philistines, and brake down the wall of Gath, and the wall of Jabneh, and the wall of Ashdod, and built cities about Ashdod, and among the Philistines.
7 And God helped him against the Philistines, and against the Arabians that dwelt in Gurbaal, and the Mehunims.
8 And the Ammonites gave gifts to Uzziah: and his name spread abroad even to the entering in of Egypt; for he strengthened himself exceedingly.
Prophet Habakkuk 1:15
“ They take up all of them with the angle, they catch them in their net, and gather them in their drag: therefore they rejoice and are glad.”
The Guardian 2013 06 06 “In the document, the NSA hails the Prism program as ‘one of the most valuable, unique and productive accesses for NSA’.It boasts of what it calls ‘strong growth’ in its use of the Prism program to obtain communications. The document highlights the number of obtained communications increased in 2012 by 248% for Skype – leading the notes to remark there was ‘exponential growth in Skype reporting; looks like the word is getting out about our capability against Skype’. There was also a 131% increase in requests for Facebook data, and 63% for Google.”
Swedish “Dagens Nyheter” 2013 06 07 ” The digital development recent years, and its influence on society have made all references to Orwell’s ’1984′ worn..”
What comes out of it?
The Book of Revelation 13: 16 – 17
“And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads: And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name. “