Brad L. Burge
God desires that ALL people would accept God's love and salvation through Jesus Christ. God has compelled me to share information with the world relating to the biblical seven year tribulation in order to share Truth in a deceived world.
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was with God in the beginning. Through Him all things were made; without Him nothing was made that has been made. In Him was life, and that life was the light of men. The light shines in the darkness, but the darkness has not understood it. (John 1:1-5)
Jesus answered, "I AM the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me." (John 14:6)
Friday, April 18, 2008
• The New Madrid Seismic Zone, of which portions of Illinois are a part, experienced three huge quakes estimated at more than 8.0 on the Richter Scale during the winter of 1811-12. The region was sparsely populated so only a few injuries are known. But, the force appeared to reverse the course of the Mississippi River for a time and rang church bells in Boston. The power opened fissures, formed lakes, uprooted and snapped trees, sunk or raised large sections of land more than 20 feet and affected 600,000 square miles.
• USGS scientists think a major quake occurs on the New Madrid Fault about once every 500 years. In 2003, the USGS predicted a 7 percent to 10 percent chance of an earthquake of the magnitude of 7.5 to 8.0 occurring along the New Madrid Fault in the next 50 years.
• Scientists estimate the likelihood of a damaging quake measuring 6.3 or greater in the Midwest in the next 15 years at 40 to 63 percent. The likelihood is nearly 100 percent one will occur in the next 50 years.