This is the Second Coming Watch Sunday Roundup for March 9, 2014. On the Roundup we feature the top 10 prophecy-related news stories that happened this past week which point towards the second coming of the Lord Jesus Christ and the end of the world as we know it.
1. U.S. fighter jets go to Lithuania as the crisis in Ukraine deepens. Poland talks about modernising its military. Latvia calls for more defence spending. And traditionally neutral Sweden calls for a “doctrinal shift” in defence. Some European countries near Russia’s borders are now planning to spend more money on defence as well as hoping for more NATO resources, especially in the face of Russia's assertiveness.
2. A Saudi Arabian newspaper is reporting that the Lebanon based Hezbollah terror group has established its own military airport in the Baal-bek region of of the country, near the Syrian border. The military complex, which now houses 14 Iranian drones, also contains several underground tunnels that Hezbollah operatives recently dug under Iran’s supervision.
3. The U.S. deployed six warplanes to Lithuania to bolster defenses in the Baltics for the first time since they joined the alliance in 2004, expanding the squadron to 10. Another dozen warplanes will arrive in Poland on March 10.
4. The United States believes there is no need for the Palestinian Authority (PA) to recognize Israel as a Jewish state as part of a peace agreement, U.S. State Department Spokeswoman Jen Psaki said Saturday.
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