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Turkey, Russia, China sliding deeper into dictatorship

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Submitted by Michael S (United States), Apr 29, 2018 at 09:46

The slide into dictatorship continues in Russia, China and Turkey:

"Former Turkish president withdraws from election race under threat"
Apr 29, 2018 @ 8:14
-- https://www.debka.com/mivzak/former-turkish-president-withdraws-from-election-race-under-threat/

This resembles the situation in Europe in the 1930s, when the chief dictators were Stalin, Hitler and Mussolini. "Dictatorship" is not, of itself, and ideology; but if we adopt "Freedom" as our ideological mainstay, it does stand in opposition to it. We have, of course, been steadily losing freedom in the West as well; but there is still a discernible difference between us and the new Tyrants' Club.

War is coming soon, it seems, in neighborhoods everywhere.

As important as these developments are for our lives, they don't play a prominent part in Bible prophecy. The pertinent verses would be:

Matt. 24:
[6] And ye shall hear of wars and rumours of wars: see that ye be not troubled: for all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet.
[7] For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there shall be famines, and pestilences, and earthquakes, in divers places.
[8] All these are the beginning of sorrows.

"See that ye be not troubled".

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