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The L.A. Earthquakes - A Reality Check
IFB ^ | 3/29/14

Posted on 03/29/2014 1:44:33 PM PDT by The Ignorant Fisherman

Of the many different natural disasters that exist, nothing is more terrifying and devastating as the awesome power of an earthquake. In just a few moments of time an earthquake can unleash catastrophic damage and the death of multitudes. Those who live in the Los Angeles area in particular have always been mindful and anticipating the "Big One" and this week this REALITY has been experienced is a series of big earthquakes which have caused its millions of inhabitants to consider this REALITY. In the back of their minds they know that one day this "Big One" will finally occur, yet they go about their lawless existence with no fear (Rom. 1:18-32, 3:10-18). This city of Los Angeles is the world center for the music industry, entertainment industry including the adult entertainment industry and individuals from around the globe who adhere to a godless bohemian, secular, progressive, relativistic and immoral mindset flock to this city for its cultural trendsetting ways and lawless indulgences. Almighty God has been very gracious to this city and its decadent EXPONENTIAL influence upon our nation and world. These earthquakes are just REALITY checks to make this city and region to consider that one day they all will give an account to the RIGHTEOUS Judge and Creator of time and ETERNITY (Rom. 1:32, Heb. 9:27, Rev. 20:11-15).

These earthquakes in L.A. have cause little damage but sent many into the streets fearfully thinking of the worst. Who can forget the recent earthquake in Japan, New Zealand and in Haiti? As many in L.A. "shake off" the REALITY of the "Big One" so many also shake off the REALITY of the Day of the Lord and the ETERNAL REALITY of the Final Day (Matt. 24, 1 Thess. 5:3, Rev. 6-16, Rev. 20:11-15).

Earthquakes in the Seven Year Tribulation

Earthquakes are just one of the many natural disasters that will come upon the world during this seven year period called the Day of the Lord. Pestilence, famine, global war, supernatural judgments, demonic global oppression, and demonic dominance unparalleled since the dawn of man will also EXPONENTIALLY transpire during this time of wrath (Isa. 24; Matt. 24; Rev. 6-19). It will be at the near end of the seven year tribulation (Rev. 6-16) that a global earthquake of EXPONENTIAL proportions will rock every fault line throughout the world and will cause ALL mountains and cities to crumble and every island to be swept away (Rev. 16:17-20).

Do You Believe?

My friend, one must be absolutely blind to miss the overwhelming evidence found in Almighty God’s Word which describe the end-time events leading up to the Day of the Lord. As today's ever increasing EXPONENTIAL signs point to the Day of the Lord and the Second Coming of Jesus Christ, in which He will judge the world and its inhabitants for their multitude of transgressions against their Creator (Dan. 2:43-44, 7:13-14, Matt. 13:30, 40-43, 47-50, Rev. 19:11-21), may you be prepared to receive and believe the precious truths and promises found in Almighty God’s Word today, and to believe them with all your heart (John 1:12, 3:16-17, Heb. 11:1-6). These ever increasing signs point to the Day of the Lord and the Second Coming of Jesus Christ.

My dear friend, do you personally know the Lord Jesus as your Savior and propitiation? If not, we strongly encourage you to invest your time and be sure that you do. In Him alone are found all the remedies for our fallen humanity and pardon for all our transgressions against His ETERNAL, RIGHTEOUS ABSOLUTES (John 3:16-17; 1 Cor. 1:30-31). Place your trust in Him today before you find yourself amidst the soon coming Day of Wrath.

The Kingdom of Heaven is at hand!


TOPICS: Current Events; Religion & Culture
KEYWORDS: earthquake; earthquakes

1 posted on 03/29/2014 1:44:34 PM PDT by The Ignorant Fisherman
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To: The Ignorant Fisherman

” .... demonic global oppression, and demonic dominance unparalleled .... “


Seems a lot of that going on already.


2 posted on 03/29/2014 1:56:39 PM PDT by boycott
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To: The Ignorant Fisherman

I think God is pretty upset with the way things are going.


3 posted on 03/29/2014 2:01:48 PM PDT by upchuck (South Carolina Representative Trey Gowdy for Speaker of the House!!!)
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To: All

Hollywood, la gangs, san Francisco, California politicians....remind me again what downside is.


4 posted on 03/29/2014 2:02:04 PM PDT by willywill
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To: willywill
.remind me again what downside is.

Losing the FR servers.

5 posted on 03/29/2014 2:02:45 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: upchuck

If you had faith, you would believe that things are exactly as they supposed to be. I do. God doesn’t need a 911 call from me to focus attention on the geopolitical mess the World is in.


6 posted on 03/29/2014 2:06:49 PM PDT by anton
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To: The Ignorant Fisherman
"It's just another warning
From God up in the sky
To tell all you good people
That he still reigns on high.
We cannot tell the moment
When he will call us home
And we should all be ready
Before the time has come."

--Vernon Dalhart

The Santa Barbara Earthquake--Vernon Dalhart (1925)

7 posted on 03/29/2014 2:10:11 PM PDT by Fiji Hill
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To: The Ignorant Fisherman
This city of Los Angeles is the world center for...the adult entertainment industry

Nothing personal against this writer but why not skip the euphemisms and call it what it is: the porn industry?

8 posted on 03/29/2014 2:18:53 PM PDT by Robwin
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To: Fiji Hill

We’ve had a lot if natural disasters, wars, etc. In today’s news we have earthquakes and pestilence(possible Ebola virus leaving Guinea by plane). Let us keep racking up the points the time is near.


9 posted on 03/29/2014 2:23:31 PM PDT by lucky american (Progressives are attacking our rights and y'all will sit there and take it.)
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To: The Ignorant Fisherman

I like this. You turned an important current event into a Gut Check for all readers. Well done.


10 posted on 03/29/2014 2:38:24 PM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: willywill

And when he washes away the East coast with hurricanes, or pushes his thumb down in the midwest and south wiping whole towns off the map with tornados, ....remind me again what the downside is?


11 posted on 03/29/2014 2:39:01 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: appalachian_dweller; OldPossum; DuncanWaring; VirginiaMom; CodeToad; goosie; kalee; ...

Prepper’s PING!


12 posted on 03/29/2014 2:42:47 PM PDT by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: Kartographer

Its your choice you can prep or you can stand around on a bridge waiting for FEMA to bring you a bottle of water, a MRE, a warm blanket and a kiss for your boo-boo and maybe you can even get your picture as you stand there on the national news.

So listen to what the bible says: A prudent man sees danger and takes refuge, but the simple keep going and suffer for it. NIV Proverbs 22:3

Selco covers this in this article many times people just can not except that a breakdown is occurring even as they watch it happening before their eyes. Why don’t they realize it? It’s caused by a condition called ‘Normalcy Bias’ a mental state people enter when facing a disaster.

It causes people to underestimate both the possibility of a disaster occurring and its possible effects. This often results in situations where people fail to adequately prepare for a disaster, and on a larger scale, the failure of governments to include the populace in its disaster preparations. The assumption that is made in the case of the normalcy bias is that since a disaster never has occurred then it never will occur. It also results in the inability of people to cope with a disaster once it occurs. People with a normalcy bias have difficulties reacting to something they have not experienced before. People also tend to interpret warnings in the most optimistic way possible, seizing on any ambiguities to infer a less serious situation.

A good article on ‘Normalcy Bias’ is on our own ChocChipCookies Blog The Survival Mom:

http://thesurvivalmom.com/2010/12/29/normalcy-bias/

You either prepare and stand on your own beholden to no one or you become dependent on others to provide your basic needs and become their ‘serf’. Me I don’t want to be beholden to anyone for providing what is needed for me and mine. I certainly don’t want to have to kiss some ‘gubberment’ third class bureaucratic to try and coax some help from them, I don’t want some ‘jack booted’ thug herding me in line and telling me where to stand, sit, eat or sleep. And last but not least I don’t want to be shut up in with a bunch of ‘zombies’ and have to worry about not only trying to get basic necessities but having to fight to keep what I manage to get.

Just getting started or an old hand you might find my Preparedness Manual helpful. You can download the manual at:

http://tomeaker.com/kart/Preparedness1j.pdf NOTE! THIS IS A FREE DOWNLOAD. I DO NOT MAKE ONE CENT OFF MY PREPAREDNESS MANUAL!

For those of you who haven’t started already it’s time to prepare almost past time maybe. You needed to be stocking up on food guns, ammo, basic household supplies like soap, papergoods, cleaning supplies, good sturdy clothes including extra socks, underwear and extra shoes and boots, cash (I myself have been putting up change for the past few years both for the metal content and the fact that using change places to make what purchases you can will move you down the the list of possible marks during shtf), tools, things you buy everyday start buying two and put one up.

As the LDS say “When the emergency is upon us the time for preparedness has past.”

Again I like to recomend FReeper’s ChocoChipCookie Blog The Survival Mom (Please Blog Police let this one slide!) Where you can get lots of useful information like:

http://thesurvivalmom.com/2011/11/20/8-morale-boosters-for-any-worst-case-scenario/

http://thesurvivalmom.com/2010/02/02/survival-priorities-the-rule-of-three/

And More

Also there is Ferfal’s Blog a survivor of Argentina’s first collapse:

http://ferfal.blogspot.com/

And there is Selco’s Blog a Bosnian War survivor at:

http://shtfschool.com/

“There is no greater disaster than to underestimate danger. Underestimation can be fatal.”


13 posted on 03/29/2014 2:44:22 PM PDT by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: The Ignorant Fisherman
I would not know what to do in case of a earthquake. Keep low and sleep with a helmet under your mattress? Now I'm ready for a tornado. Grab your camera and shoot until you hear a train, then run for the basement.

Seriously, I've been praying for the Christians in California and especially Freeper friends. Stay safe.

14 posted on 03/29/2014 2:47:53 PM PDT by Linda Frances (Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness.)
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To: dfwgator

Servers can’t be moved or replaced?


15 posted on 03/29/2014 2:50:31 PM PDT by SVTCobra03 (You can never have enough friends, horsepower or ammunition.)
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To: Mastador1

“And when he washes away the East coast with hurricanes ....remind me again what the downside is?”

well are we talking new York also?


16 posted on 03/29/2014 2:51:21 PM PDT by willywill
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To: The Ignorant Fisherman

Just had another jolt about a 1/2 hour ago. Probably an after shock from yesterdays quake.


17 posted on 03/29/2014 2:57:05 PM PDT by Parley Baer
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To: Parley Baer

Felt in Huntington Beach..lots of shaking going on!
My parents only few miles from La Habra area..my poor Moms nerves are rattled, not so much because of the quakes but the dogs won’t calm down.


18 posted on 03/29/2014 3:08:05 PM PDT by rainee (Her)
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To: willywill
well are we talking new York also?

Oh absolutely, and D.C. most definately! I guess all of us right thinking people need to have a good talk with the Lord and and figure out where he wants to sit tight while he cleanses the nation. : )

19 posted on 03/29/2014 3:09:59 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: willywill

>Hollywood, la gangs, san Francisco, California politicians....remind me again what downside is.

Anyone powerful enough to create earthquakes can certainly just focus that wrath upon the deserving. No need to take out any innocents.


20 posted on 03/29/2014 3:11:35 PM PDT by soycd
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To: Kartographer

Your info and survivalmom’s info are excellent.


21 posted on 03/29/2014 3:11:44 PM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: upchuck

I know if I were Him, I’d aim my first zots right where this one hit. Then DC.


22 posted on 03/29/2014 3:14:15 PM PDT by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: rainee

Have heard people say, oh South Florida? I don’t like hurricanes.

We know DAYS in advance of a hurricane. And if you cover EVERY opening in your home you’ll be fine.

After Andrew, I went down to help friends. All houses were destroyed except this one..... It had nice expensive, fancy looking shutters on EVERY opening. All it lost were a few shingles.

All the other houses lost roofs, all windows, ceilings etc. We spent all weekend just shoveling out fallen drywall, shoveling it out window openings onto plywood then pulling it down to the curb. There were MOUNTAINS of debris lining all roads. Nat’l guard at each intersection. No light or sound except the occasional gun shot. And in september, the humidity is 100%, they were powerless for 2 MONTHS.

It was like a war zone.


23 posted on 03/29/2014 3:15:44 PM PDT by bicyclerepair (The zombies here elected alcee hastings. TERM LIMITS ... TERM LIMITS)
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To: Robwin

At the time of the Northridge earthquake most of the porn industry was centered in Northridge.

Now porn production is more scattered, with many pervs filming outside of California altogether. There is a lot of filming in Florida, Colorado, and Ohio.


24 posted on 03/29/2014 3:17:54 PM PDT by MrEdd (vHeck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: willywill

I wrote a song about this ridiculous city (L.A.) called “The New Swami”... sort a Beatlesque type song.. it was produced by the way, by David Hentschel, who produced 5 albums for Genesis and also albums for Elton John, and George Harrison..

if interested see it here :

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7ndCK0ErtE

If not, that’s cool, I know we all get bombarded with links every freaking day, and spam, etc.

carry on people.


25 posted on 03/29/2014 3:23:08 PM PDT by Chuzzlewit
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To: machogirl

Survival Mom is an awesome lady!


26 posted on 03/29/2014 3:28:46 PM PDT by rabidralph
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To: boycott

Only G-d knows and speculation that a certain particular situation is/will be/ought to be a situation that is/will/ought to reflect some action by G-d IS MERE, AND GODLESS, SPECULATION

Believers know NOT to pretend to know just what G-d is or is not doing in some instance. Believers know to leave it in G-d’s hands.


27 posted on 03/29/2014 3:34:04 PM PDT by Wuli
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To: The Ignorant Fisherman
Of the many different natural disasters that exist, nothing is more terrifying and devastating as the awesome power of an earthquake.

Baloney. I would rather experience a 7.2 earthquake than just about any tornado. Most of the buildings in Southern California will survive an 8.0 or larger. On Mythbusters they tried to destroy a wood frame house with a simulated earthquake and it survived up to a 12.0 which is 200 times worse than a 10.0. A tornado can destroy the same house and everything in it in a matter of seconds.

28 posted on 03/29/2014 3:38:52 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds)
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To: rabidralph

yep, and she sweats out here in the desert SW along with we az freeps!


29 posted on 03/29/2014 3:41:08 PM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: rainee
my poor Mom's nerves are rattled, not so much because of the quakes but the dogs won’t calm down.

I heard dogs barking last night after the big jolt, but my calico cat has been totally unperturbed.

30 posted on 03/29/2014 3:44:39 PM PDT by Fiji Hill
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To: machogirl

Yep. I saw her on that first prepper’s special on NatGeo a few years back.


31 posted on 03/29/2014 3:47:12 PM PDT by rabidralph
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To: P-Marlowe

Yes.

Tornados and hurricanes are much worse.


32 posted on 03/29/2014 4:59:28 PM PDT by ifinnegan
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To: The Ignorant Fisherman

You ignorant fisherman...

All these recent quakes in the past 2 days centered in the Orange County area, not Los Angeles. OC is pretty much conservative...

Gezzzz


33 posted on 03/29/2014 5:41:05 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evastion are tools of deceit)
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To: dragnet2

I agree with you.

The quake last week, was further north, but the quake recently in OC was in a pretty conservative area.


34 posted on 03/29/2014 5:48:13 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html#2013)
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To: The Ignorant Fisherman
Those who live in the Los Angeles area in particular have always been mindful and anticipating the "Big One" and this week this REALITY has been experienced is a series of big earthquakes which have caused its millions of inhabitants to consider this REALITY

Who writes this tripe?

I've lived in California 90% of my longish life, and no native Californian would call any of this series "large ones." It is to laugh.

California Earthquakes

Look for 5.6 or greater in a heavily populated area, or 6.0 or higher, anywhere.

35 posted on 03/29/2014 6:29:01 PM PDT by publius911 ( At least Nixon had the good g race to resign!)
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To: SVTCobra03
Servers can’t be moved or replaced?

After the fact?
Not easily.

The Central Valley in California had its last significant earthquake, where Jim Robinson lives in 1932 or thereabouts.
The servers are either in Silicon Valley or across the Bay from Silicon Valley.

Both in earthquake alley.

36 posted on 03/29/2014 6:35:11 PM PDT by publius911 ( At least Nixon had the good g race to resign!)
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To: Wuli

” .... demonic global oppression, and demonic dominance unparalleled .... “

Seems a lot of that going on already.


I don’t believe I was predicting the end of the world with my post. And I believe my post to be true. We are living in a day when evil is called good and good is called evil.

Isaiah 5:20 - Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!


37 posted on 03/29/2014 7:09:30 PM PDT by boycott
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To: boycott

my point is NOT about the cultural/social atmosphere

but, about the specific import of it at this moment

at the place and time given in the context of the article

in that regardless of the cultural/social atmosphere, the specifics as they relate to G-d IN THIS MOMENT are known
ONLY by G-d

and we ARE told not to follow those speculating that THEY KNOW those things, definitively for this moment; they don’t.


38 posted on 03/29/2014 7:24:14 PM PDT by Wuli
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To: Linda Frances
I would not know what to do in case of a earthquake.

Get outdoors, away from structures, sit down and watch the fun. Indoors: reinforced areas, like doorways, are much better than the "middle of the room".

Piece of cake.

Tornadoes: don't go to the overpass. Darwin will get you.

39 posted on 03/29/2014 7:34:38 PM PDT by Professional Engineer (I am not cynical. /s)
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To: Wuli

Matthew 24:36
But of that day and hour knoweth no man, no, not the angels of heaven, but my Father only.


40 posted on 03/29/2014 7:48:55 PM PDT by boycott
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To: Mastador1

As someone who was born and raised in the South, and served my Country with honor and dignity I take offense to your smart ass remark.


41 posted on 03/29/2014 8:03:18 PM PDT by Shadowstrike (Be polite, Be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet.)
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To: rainee

tell your parents to listen to the dogs. They might want to consider going somewhere else.

Dogs, cats, practically every animal senses when something ain’t right. If the dogs are still acting up, I’d consider that a serious warning that it ain’t over yet.

Prayers for your parents.


42 posted on 03/29/2014 8:05:10 PM PDT by Shadowstrike (Be polite, Be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet.)
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To: rabidralph

Thank you, I didn’t know that NatGeo had a special on preppers and that survival mom was on it. Will look for it on Netflix.


43 posted on 03/29/2014 9:51:52 PM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: machogirl

It was one of the very first prepping specials and it was about grading the level of readiness of several different families across the U.S. The narrator would talk about what preps the family had made and there would be soundbites from the parents about why they did things a certain way and what they were prepping against. At the end of the segment, the narrator would go through what the family had done and what level of readiness they were at. It was a good show.


44 posted on 03/30/2014 7:51:26 AM PDT by rabidralph
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To: The Ignorant Fisherman

It’s God, to be sure. God who(?) essentially lets the universe work out it’s own physical destinies by the laws of physics, and the resulting tectonics on Earth which were they not operable we wouldn’t be here reading about it at all.

Thank you, Lord.

Aside from our property, which is insured, I think we can yet ride it out.

Though it is a bit funny how suddenly made more conscious of it - especially today when things are poppin’ with the wind up a little - how you kind of prepare yourself mentally for something more...cataclysmic?


45 posted on 03/30/2014 12:45:55 PM PDT by onedoug
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