...and the sky rocketing fuel prices are helping to drive the price of everything else up. Couple that with the fact that there already shortages for some grains especially corn because the governments idiotic plan of turning corn into ethanol and you have times that could approach that of the great depression (or worse).
And when he had opened the third seal, I heard the third beast say, Come and see. And I beheld, and lo a black horse; and he that sat on him had a pair of balances in his hand.
And I heard a voice in the midst of the four beasts say, A measure of wheat for a penny, and three measures of barley for a penny; and see thou hurt not the oil and the wine. Rev.6:5-6
Are we seeing the beginning of what the bible describes as the end times. I don't know for sure, no ones does. I do know one thing and that is a careful study of scriptures along side of the news will make you stop and think. What ever you believe about this,one thing is for certain and that is we probably have not seen the worst of it yet.
By faith Noah,being warned of God of things not seen as yet, moved with fear,prepared an ark to the saving of his house;by the which he condemned the world,and became heir of the righteousness which is by faith Heb.11:7