The Identification of Some of Them in Today's World
Saint Paul tells us clearly how to identify the proximity of the End of These Times through his Second Epistle to the Thessalonias.
Through the Grace of God, The M+G+R Foundation may now explain the meaning of some of the Seven Trumpets and how they may be clearly identified from current world events.
The overall Middle East Crisis, for
apocalyptic purposes, started
its final stretch with
the Gulf War.
Let us now look at the following Current
which are most interesting and revealing
We will be brief as we identify such relationships. Those who wish to pursue this matter further may do so to the extent they desire. The information is available to all. Here we will try to provide the keys to the puzzle for all to use.
Situation No. 1: When the 5th Trumpet is sounded [Rev. 9:3-11] we read about some locusts which can inflict people the same torment as that inflicted by a scorpion.
*** The defense mechanism of certain variety of scorpions consists on a "...neurotoxic venom which causes a a tightness of the throat, slurred speech, restlessness, sweating and vomiting, and bluing of the lips and other tissues." In certain species the venom "...kill a victim ultimately by stopping the action of the heart and lungs." 
Situation No. 2: When the 6th Trumpet is sounded [Rev. 9:13-19] we are told that the four angels who are bound at the banks of the Euphrates are released. Horses are also mentioned which have snakelike tails, "...with heads that inflict harm."
*** The defense mechanism of certain variety of vipers and pit vipers consists of a haemotoxic venom "...which means that it breaks down the tissues of the victims. The walls of blood vessels are destroyed..." resulting in hemorrhaging. 
*** The "four angels" are angels of death which are released to kill third of the human race. It is interesting to note that the four countries which share the Euphrates River are Iraq, Iran, Syria and Turkey with ISIL interwoven within them.
Situation No. 3: We also read about the first bowl [Revelation 16:2] which caused "Festering and ugly sores broke out on those..." Usually festering and ugly sores are caused by bacteria.
*** It is interesting to note the situation which we are facing in the Middle East since Desert Storm. The weapons of mass destruction in the hands of ISIL, Syria and others are: Chemical [for the neurotoxic and haemotoxic venom] and Bacteriological [for the festering and ugly sores].
*** Interwoven in all of the above, as
have been advised in the past, is the nuclear
holocaust and the fall of Babylon,
These events constitute Trumpets number one through four. [Revelation 8:7-12].
You may wonder: "Why are we being informed about all of this?"
miguel de Portugal does so in response of an admonishment he received similar to that given by God to Ezechiel and related in EZ 3:17-21.
17 Son of man, I have made thee a watchman to the house of Israel: and thou shalt hear the word out of my mouth, and shalt tell it them from me.
18 If, when I say to the wicked, Thou shalt surely die: thou declare it not to him, nor speak to him, that he may be converted from his wicked way, and live: the same wicked man shall die in his iniquity, but I will require his blood at thy hand.
19 But if thou give warning to the wicked, and he be not converted from his wickedness, and from his evil way: he indeed shall die in his iniquity, but thou hast delivered thy soul.
20 Moreover if the just man shall turn away from his justice, and shall commit iniquity: I will lay a stumbling block before him, he shall die, because thou hast not given him warning: he shall die in his sin, and his justices which he hath done, shall not be remembered: but I will require his blood at thy hand.
21 But if thou warn the just man, that the just may not sin, and he doth not sin: living he shall live, because thou hast warned him, and thou hast delivered thy soul.
If some of the readers wish to remain on denial  and continue to ignore the repeated warnings of God through miguel de Portugal, that is, of course, the reader's right and privilege and we respect it. However, miguel de Portugal will be at peace for he continues to announce what God requires of him.
In the end God will be glorified, for it is He who will allow [not cause, but allow] all of these catastrophes as an act of Mercy . We have strayed so far from the right path that only the events which are close at hand will cause the Elect, still in denial, to respond and return to the right path.
Originally Published on 2001. Nothing has changed, except its further confirmation, in 20 years of events. The relationships are more obvious now.
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