The World on the Brink

by | Apr 27, 2013

Joseph Herrin (04-27-2013)

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The image above is taken from an advertisement of a special exhibit that is presently on display at the JFK Presidential Library in Boston. As you can glean from the banner below, this exhibit’s run began on April 12, just three days prior to the Boston Marathon bombing.

On April 15th, 2013, the day of the bombing, it was reported that a third bomb had gone off at the JFK Presidential Library. This library is also located in Boston, being about 3 miles from the finish line for the marathon. The report of a bomb going off at the library has since been denied. It is now being reported that a fire broke out in a mechanical room in a new section of the library. Whatever the truth of the matter, the entire world’s attention was drawn to the JFK library as all the mainstream media sources began making mention of a third explosion.

A brother in Christ (thank you Ivan) wrote to me and pointed out that a special exhibit was being held at the library. This exhibit focused on John F. Kennedy’s handling of the Cuban missile crisis in 1962. As noted on the top image, the subtitle for this exhibit is “Thirteen Days in October 1962.” The number 13 and fiery cataclysms are being promoted to an extraordinary degree by the media this year, a year marked the number 13.

Superbowl Ad Placed in ESPN Magazine

As mentioned in previous posts, the above advertisement contains a double entendre. Even as a football game has a fourth quarter, so does a year. The emphasis in this advertisement is upon the year, as one can see the number 13 going up in flames. The emphasis is particularly upon the “fourth quarter” which is October – December.

Two months back when I first posted the image above, a man wrote and suggested that the depiction of the Superdome in flames resembled the mushroom cloud shape of an atomic bomb exploding. The location of the Superdome is New Orleans, and this ties directly back into the exhibit at the JFK library.

The World on the Brink special exhibit at the JFK library includes as a centerpiece a documentary film titled Clouds Over Cuba. This documentary film has two distinct facets. First there is historical information, and archival footage, along with commentary, about the events in 1962. Second, there is a section titled “What If?” This latter portion of the documentary ponders what the world would be like had the Cuban missile crisis ended in a thermonuclear exchange between the United States and Russia. In this part of the film, New Orleans is depicted as having been wiped out as a Russian bomber flying out of Cuba drops an atomic bomb on the city. The entire documentary is about 20 minutes in length. There is a two minute trailer for the film available on YouTube.

Clouds Over Cuba Trailer

The complete documentary can be viewed freely online at the following website:

You can go directly to the “What If?” section by clicking on the link at the bottom of the website’s page for Chapter Selection. Although the film does not discuss a scenario where Washington, D.C. is destroyed, it does mention that the Russian missiles stationed in Cuba were in range of America’s capital. The website also features two images of the Capitol building in Washington. One shows the Capitol undamaged, and the other portrays it as having been destroyed by fire.

Capitol Building Undamaged

Capitol Building Destroyed
(Click on any image to view larger)

I was stunned when I saw this picture, being immediately reminded of the blog post I wrote last November titled Thirteen. Following is an excerpt from that writing.

Looking back over the course of U.S. history I found a foreboding sign of that which is to come. In March of the year 1813 the 13th Congress was seated and continued until March 1815. This is the only other time that America has had a Congress marked by the number 13. (Note that the 113th Congress is now in session.) That it coincided with a year that ends in the number 13 is equally significant.

What occurred in Washington, D.C. during the time of the 13th Congress foreshadows that which will occur under the rule of the 113th Congress. It was during the 13th Congress, in August 1814, that Washington, D.C. was razed by the British. Both the White House and the Capitol Building were set aflame in an act of wanton destruction.

White House After it was Burned

U.S. Capitol Building After it was Burned

In the past week a number of people have written to me to either notify me, or ask my thoughts, about a recent post by Nathan Leal. Nathan has posted a written “Alert” and has audio messages relating to the evil he foresees after Barack Obama is sworn in for his second term on January 2oth, 2013.

(Note: I am not endorsing any minister or ministry by providing this link. Let the saints always test every word of prophecy carefully as the Scriptures admonish them to do.)

In this Alert, Nathan Leal compares what is transpiring in America to the judgment brought upon Jerusalem in the days of the prophet Jeremiah. Yahweh sent the King of Babylon to destroy the city of Jerusalem, break down its buildings, and burn it with fire. Nathan Leal specifically makes mention of the Scripture that gives a date for this occurrence.

Jeremiah 39:1-2
Now when Jerusalem was captured in the ninth year of Zedekiah king of Judah, in the tenth month, Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon and all his army came to Jerusalem and laid siege to it; in the eleventh year of Zedekiah, in the fourth month, in the ninth day of the month, the city wall was breached.

Note the time measurements given.

The 11th year…
The 4th month…
The 9th day…

Nathan Leal reveals that beginning at the date of September 11th, 2001, the date the towers fell in New York City, and going forward the specified amount of time listed by the prophet Jeremiah, one arrives at the precise date of Barack Obama’s second inauguration. Following is a brief excerpt from his article.

Moving forward from the date of September 11, 2001 and using the calculation found in the verse above (Jeremiah 39:2),

1. September 11, 2001 + 11 years = September 11, 2012.
2. September 11, 2012 + 4 months = January 11, 2013
3. January 11, 2013 + 9 days = January 20, 2013

We arrive at the date of January 20, 2013!

Ladies and Gentlemen, January 20, 2013 happens to be the same day as the coming Presidential Inauguration!
[End Excerpt by Nathan Leal]

I also find this correspondence significant. So what exactly happened on that day of which Jeremiah wrote? The city of Jerusalem’s protective walls were breached. Jerusalem’s government fell that day. The king fled, only to be captured. His children were slain before him and then his eyes were put out so that the last thing he would see would be the death of his children. The Babylonian conquerors took up seats in the gate of the city, indicating their conquest, and similar to the British burning Washington, D.C., the Babylonians burned Jerusalem.

The British Burn Washington, D.C.

Jerusalem would not have been given into the hands of the King of Babylon had they not already had Babylon in their hearts. The people lusted after the pleasures and prosperity of Babylon. They turned away from a path of righteousness and embraced idolatry and many abominations. The same is true of America today, and of the church that is within her borders. John wrote the following about Babylon.

Revelation 18:2-5
“Fallen, fallen is Babylon the great! She has become a dwelling place of demons and a prison of every unclean spirit, and a prison of every unclean and hateful bird. For all the nations have drunk of the wine of the passion of her immorality, and the kings of the earth have committed acts of immorality with her, and the merchants of the earth have become rich by the wealth of her sensuality.” I heard another voice from heaven, saying, “Come out of her, my people, so that you will not participate in her sins and receive of her plagues; for her sins have piled up as high as heaven, and God has remembered her iniquities.”

For generations now America has been a dwelling place of demons and a prison of unclean spirits.
[End of excerpt from post titled Thirteen]

Let me interject here an image from the documentary Clouds Over Cuba. Note what the last sentence written above states, and then look closely at what is written on the ruins of the home in New Orleans behind and to the right of the man in the picture.

The words “Evil Spirits” are written on a piece of lumber in the ruins of this home. New Orleans is truly a dwelling place of evil spirits. The same could be said of America as a nation. This is why judgment is coming to her.

At the moment the above image was shown in the documentary, the man had stated that his father had been unable to find any groceries. A neighbor gave the son (the man pictured) thirty dollars and told him to go find food for his family to eat. It was because the man had left town to find food that he was not destroyed in the blast. A shortage of available food will be seen in America in days not far off.

At this point I want to include the last section of the post titled Thirteen.

Yahweh has been calling His people who dwell in the midst of Babylon to “Come out of her, My people!” Many Christians have heeded the call to come out of apostate churches, and to disengage from the pursuit of the American dream of ease and prosperity. Those who have not heeded the Spirit’s voice have been caught up in the sins of Babylon, and they risk partaking of the plagues which are coming.

People of God, I do not know precisely what the upcoming days will bring. I am not prophesying that Washington, D.C. will be burned with literal fire. It is possible that she will, but it is also possible that the destruction of the White House and Capitol during the 13th Congress foreshadows the destruction of the institutions that meet in those buildings. The American system of Republican democracy is ending. The separation of powers instilled in the Constitution by America’s founders have been breached. The walls have come down. The government has run amok. America’s government has fallen into the control of foreigners who seek their own welfare and care not for the citizens of the nation. The people of America have brought this judgment upon themselves. America’s fall and ruin is certain.

This leads me to a final point and I will close this post as it is getting lengthy. When Barack Obama campaigned for a second term in office he used a question and answer format to drum up support. His campaign website listed the question “Are You In?” The suggested answer was “I’m in!”

It was pointed out to me that the question “Are You In?” in the shorthand that people are accustomed to use in text messages and in e-mails would be conveyed as follows:


The people of America have voted. Yahweh will give them what has been promised.

2013 is the year of the serpent. It is shaping up to be a year of  rebellion, apostasy, defection, corruption, disintegration, and revolution. There is a famine coming. The abundance of former years will be forgotten. Seek the Lord while He may be found.
[End of Post]

In a post last week on the Boston bombing, I included an image from Google Earth that shows the location of the Finish Line for the Boston Marathon. The address is 666 Boylston Street.

I believe the pin labeled “A” shows symbolically where America is at this time. America has taken on the mature image of the beast (666). She has given herself to a headlong pursuit of every vice, sin, and abomination. She has murdered tens of millions of babies. She is brazenly pushing the homosexual lifestyle upon all mankind, from children in her public schools, to nations around the world. Drug abuse, violence, murder, rape, pedophilia, and every conceivable form of wickedness are rife in the nation.

America is about to cross the finish line. America, and the world, are on the brink. America’s long run of freedom under the protections of a constitutional republic are nearly over. We saw the Constitution’s protections suspended in Boston, one of America’s leading cities, a week ago. People were ordered to get off the streets, and to stay in their homes. Constitutional protections were suspended as the military, FBI, police, and Homeland Security went door to door, ordering citizens out of their homes at gunpoint. They performed searches of people’s homes without warrants, in violation of the Fourth Amendment. The Second Amendment right to bear arms is under assault by the government. This week, Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire mayor of New York City, stated that the Constitution needs to change.

“The people who are worried about privacy have a legitimate worry,” Mr. Bloomberg said in a Tuesday press conference reported by the Politicker. “But we live in a complex world where you’re going to have to have a level of security greater than you did back in the olden days, if you will. And our laws and our interpretation of the Constitution, I think, have to change.”

Barack Obama was first elected on a campaign promise of “Change.” The hour is at hand for promises to be fulfilled. America stands on the brink of destruction. Her race is almost over. As she nears the finish line an explosion will cut Lady Liberty’s feet out from under her. She will collapse, never to rise again.

Putting together these various pieces of a puzzle as I have done here is not the same as speaking a word of prophecy from Yahweh. There are men, however, who have prophesied of nuclear destruction coming to America. One such man was Dmitru Duduman. In one of the visions he was shown missiles coming from Cuba.

No matter how America’s judgment comes, it will surely come. Many signs point to the hour of her judgment being near at hand. Dmitru Duduman stated that when America is burned with fire that Israel will be left without protection. She will be vulnerable to her many adversaries.

I will close this post by sharing a personal prophetic experience of a friend and brother in Christ. Andrew is a Christian brother in his thirties. He has a sincere love for, and commitment to, Yahshua. I have known Andrew for some years. I stayed in his home for some months when I began traveling back in 2009.

Yahweh spoke to Andrew some years back telling him that one day he would have a son named Jacob. The Holy spirit indicated that Jacob would be born during the time of Jacob’s trouble foretold in Scripture.

Jeremiah 30:6-7
Ask ye now, and see whether a man doth travail with child? Wherefore do I see every man with his hands on his loins, as a woman in travail, and all faces are turned into paleness? Alas! for that day is great, so that none is like it: it is even the time of Jacob’s trouble; but he shall be saved out of it.

Since then Andrew’s wife has given birth to daughters, but no more sons. It seemed that they would have no more children until recently Andrew’s wife became pregnant once more. Last week she went in for a sonogram as she was at 20 weeks. It was clearly affirmed that she is carrying a boy. Jacob’s due date is in September.

Will this birth take place during a season of birth pangs for the nations? I believe that America has already been experiencing “labor pangs.” The slaughter of children at Sandy Hook, the bombing in Boston, economic troubles, unemployment, rampant crime, these are precursors of worse things to come.

Why was attention brought to bear upon the JFK Library with its special exhibit The World on the Brink on the day of the Boston bombings? Those who are sober and alert will take these things to the Lord and ask Him for understanding.

Psalms 34:9-10
O fear Yahweh, you His saints; For to those who fear Him, there is no want. The young lions do lack and suffer hunger; But they who seek Yahweh shall not be in want of any good thing.

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  1. Bunny Oaks

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    Young sea lions are being brought into a rescue facility with malnourishment. The commentators on the news were saying that the sea lions eat the same fish as us and that there might be a shortage, possibly related to nuclear radiation.

  3. Anonymous

    'The World On The Brink' was interesting to say the least. I do not think that Wash. DC will be destroyed however.

    I had a dream years ago that this would occur in Atlanta, not in DC or New Orleans. I did not like that dream but I can't undream it. I certainly do not want to 'be right' in such a case. Being wrong in such a case would be much better.

    Mark 3:26 And if Satan rise up against himself, and be divided, he cannot stand, but hath an end.

    This is why I do not think that Wash. DC will be destroyed. It will be one of the enabling seats of power for the anti-christ.


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