End-times expert Michael Snyder says it's like "watching a really bad Hollywood disaster movie slowly play out."
Only this time, he says, billions of people could end up dead.
On his popular website, "The Economic Collapse Blog," Snyder recently said that, "thanks to the endless bumbling of the Biden administration, Russia and China have been pushed into each other's arms" and seem determine to confront the western powers together.
And why is that alarming for those of us in the West?
Snyder wants to remind those "who have not been paying attention" that the apocalyptic "Unholy Alliances" that we have been anticipating for years have now been formed, much like we see in Ezekiel 38 and 39.
Snyder says that it's going to be the U.S. and Europe on one side, and Russia and China—among others—on the other. If you remember last summer, leaders of Russia, Iran and Turkey met together for the first time during a historic summit.
Snyder says that "all of the marbles are at stake, and both side have plenty of nuclear weapons."
Last week, China's top diplomat, Wang Yi, after meeting with Russia's Security Council Secretary Nikolay Patrushev, publicly declared to the Russian News Agency Tass that his country is "ready to join forces with the Russian side."
The Wall Street Journal recently reported that plans are being made for Chinese leader Xi Jinping to travel to Moscow for a high level summit with Vladimir Putin:
"Chinese leader Xi Jinping is preparing to visit Moscow for a summit with Russia's president in the coming months, according to people familiar with the plan, as Vladimir Putin wages war in Ukraine and portrays himself as a standard-bearer against a U.S.-led global order."
Meanwhile, the Chinese have condemned the United States' involvement in the war in Ukraine and are now calling for the U.N. to investigate the destruction of the Nord Steam pipelines.
They know that we did it, Snyder says, and "Biden Administration officials can lie until they are blue in the face, but the gig is up."
"U.S. relations with China have been steadily deteriorating for quite some time, but the Biden administration seems absolutely determined to make them even worse," Snyder says.
One need look no further than how the whole "Chinese spy balloon" incident was handled.
"The Chinese are not going to forgive, and they are definitely not going to forget," Snyder says.
With Russia and China becoming "best buddies," that does not bode well for the rest of the world—except those who decide to join those two countries to form an even unholier alliance. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy warned China last week that supporting Russia in its war on Ukraine "would bring a world war."
Snyder says "there will be a war, and the alliances have already been formed."
Many of America's leaders are horrified that Russia and China are getting close. Sen. Lindsay Graham said recently that China would make a "colossal blunder" of it decides to give aid to Russia for its war in Ukraine.
"If you jump on the Putin train, you're dumber than dirt," the South Carolina Republican said of China in an interview with Martha Raddatz on ABC's "This Week." "It would be like buying a ticket on the Titanic after you saw the movie."
Meanwhile, former President Donald Trump publicly warned recently that "World War III has never been closer than it is right now."
"Trump was right on target with that statement," Snyder says. "In my entire lifetime, the United States has never been closer to an apocalyptic war than it is right now. It appears that we could end up fighting Russia and China at the same time, and that sort of a nightmare scenario will not be good for any of us."
With one notable exception—believers in Jesus Christ. We know that the Apocalypse is coming, and we know that it's inevitable.
But guess what? We know who wins in the end, and we need not fear the reality of World War III. If you're not a believer in Jesus Christ, it might be a good time to re-evaluate that stance.
Shawn A. Akers is the online editor at Charisma Media.
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