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Modern man thinks he discovered climate change. Modern politicians think they have the solutions. The prophets talked about climate change. Animals are disappearing, birds are going extinct, and fishing has stopped because there’s no fish. The environment is anguishing. There’s no food. No wine, no fruit on the trees. Storms have left the land desolate (Hos. 4:1-3; Hag. 1:5-11; Zach. 7; Mic. 6). Why? There’s no talk about pollution, strip mining, global emissions, fossil fuels, greenhouse gases or deforestation. Here are the 
reasons according to Hosea;

“there’s no faithfulness or kindness or knowledge of God in the land. There is swearing, deception, murder, stealing and adultery. They employ violence, so that bloodshed follows bloodshed. Therefore the land mourns” (Hos. 4:1-3).

The environment is affected by our sin. Is there any part of this that’s not descriptive of today’s societies?

This is a fulfilment of what God promised through Moses. If they were obedient God would bless them. But if they turned away from God, “He will shut up the heavens so that there will be no rain and the ground will not yield its fruit; and you will perish quickly from the good land the Lord is giving you” (Deut. 11:16-17). Revelation speaks of fires, sea disasters, rivers turning bitter, and “unexplainable” disasters, drought, storms, tornados as God using nature as a warning to man to turn from their sin (Rev. 8).

History has been filled with famines, plagues and changing weather. It’s not a call for political action, though Christians should be the best environmentalists – it’s a call for repentance!