So here we are, 70 days after the Iranian regime told the US military to get out of the Middle East. Despite some exchange of fire between US troops and Iraqi Shia militias, everything with Iran remains quiet. The next move may very well be Iran’s: the start of the Second Signpost.
Toward the start of these 70 days, we first heard of the coronavirus breaking out in Wuhan, China. Then, over the course of many days the pandemic arrived on the shores of just about every nation on earth. The governments of the US and Europe have either suggested or ordered people stay in their homes and not assemble together in groups of 10 or more, or 50 or more.
Once the governments said people should all stay home, that was the end of normalcy in the west. Churches are moving to online services. Schools are also online. Grocery store shelves are being stripped. If it seems unreal, you’re not alone. A prepper wrote very well about how unreal it all seems.
Since it may by June or July until “normalcy” might return, the Second Signpost could start between now and then, carrying the economic problems to new heights, and eliminating normalcy from now on until Christ the king returns to rule.
Airlines, hotels and restaurants have already shut down. Millions of people are now already out of work and won’t be getting a paycheck. A full third of Americans see the reaction to the coronavirus “as a major threat to their finances.” Treasury Secretary Mnuchin said that without bailouts unemployment will spike to basically Depression levels.
Indeed, as I wrote earlier, the reaction to Covid-19 may cause the economy to weaken paving the way for greater economic devastation by the Second Signpost. People who are unemployed now and cannot get to a place of work are doing so because of one reason—the forced shutdowns of places of business due to a fear of pandemic. In a few weeks or months, if the Second Signpost has occurred, people who are unemployed will not be able to get to a place of employment because of a second reason—the price of gasoline will have made it prohibitive to travel, assuming their place of business is still open. Think the temporarily low price of gas will save Americans? Just wait until that same low price causes most fracking companies to go bankrupt.
Now, the US government is planning a massive bailout for American business and employees. Then, with the Second Signpost, there will be no bailouts because the US government will be fighting for its very existence with the US petrodollar destroyed and the dollar sinking to oblivion.
The fear of pandemic has caused and is causing the economy to fall. The Second Signpost will compound it if it happens sooner than later.
Two op-eds, one about the food supply, and one about the banks, show how the pandemic alone will cause problems for both. Even with only a default of 4% on debt, banks will fold. The Second Signpost will only assure this outcome due to the derivatives they hold.
We may never see normalcy again until Christ’s return if the Second Signpost comes sooner than later.
The fear of the Covid-19 pandemic, if continued too long, is causing economies in the developed world to fall. Even if the Second Signpost tarries and things start to recover a bit, will you get ready? Have you prepared? If you haven’t prepared yet, will you now?
Have you repented, and turned to Christ? Have you drawn closer to Him? Are you living in the shelter of Psalm 91:1?
Have you bought silver and gold yet? Have you started that garden you’ve been thinking of?
If you have the ability to prepare, the time to procrastinate ended weeks ago.