Abbas: Arab states must recognize Israel for peace (Second Coming Watch Update #406)

1. According to the Jerusalem Post, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said during his speech at the UN General Assembly in New York that peace between Israel and the Palestinians will result in recognition of Israel from 57 Arab states.

2. According to The Times of Israel, hours after Hamas and Islamic Jihad officials exhorted Palestinians to declare a Third Intifada against Israel, violent demonstrations flared up on Friday in several locations throughout Jerusalem, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, resulting in multiple Israeli injuries.

3. According to According to Fox News, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, along with fellow diplomats, met briefly on Thursday with his Iranian counterpart, marking the highest-level meeting between the two countries since the Iranian revolution of 1979.

4. According to Russia Today, UN chemical weapons inspectors in Syria are investigating seven cases of alleged chemical weapons use, including three incidents around the capital Damascus.

5. According to AFP, Israel denounced Iran's call to acknowledge its nuclear weapons, accusing its new leader, Hassan Rouhani, of diverting attention from the regime's own nuclear work.

The Bible says in Colossians 3:4: "When Christ, who is our life, shall appear, then shall ye also appear with him in glory."

Our Second Coming quote for today is from Adrian Rogers. He said: "We ought to be living as if Jesus died yesterday, rose this morning, and is coming back this afternoon."

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