Some people celebrate the new year by drinking, and regular old brawling. While others celebrate with a machete and cut up three NYPD LEOs: Three NYPD officers injured in machete attack near New Year’s Eve celebration in Times Square, officials say | CNN
Just as 2022 was closing, God snatched up two proud, very proud, sinners:
- Former Pope Benedict Dead at 95: Tributes Flood In for Ex-Church Leader (newsweek.com)
- Journalists, celebrities pay tribute to Barbara Walters, dead at 93 – masslive.com
Ecclesiastes 8:9-13 ¶ All this have I seen, and applied my heart unto every work that is done under the sun: there is a time wherein one man ruleth over another to his own hurt. And so I saw the wicked buried, who had come and gone from the place of the holy, and they were forgotten in the city where they had so done: this is also vanity. Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the sons of men is fully set in them to do evil. Though a sinner do evil an hundred times, and his days be prolonged, yet surely I know that it shall be well with them that fear God, which fear before him: But it shall not be well with the wicked, neither shall he prolong his days, which are as a shadow; because he feareth not before God.
Ukraine called for the exclusion of Russia from United Nations Security Council: Ukraine calls for Russia’s exclusion from United Nations Security Council – World News (wionews.com)
Iran protests hit day 100, this week: Iran protests: ‘No going back’ as unrest hits 100 days – BBC News
While Serbian Army was put on “high alert” over Kosovo tensions: Serbia Army on Highest Alert Over Kosovo Tensions, Registration Rules – Bloomberg
China has just given up and is removing the C-19 quarantine for travelers: China ends Covid quarantine for travellers in January – BBC News
The deep freeze last week has caused broken pipes ergo created a water crisis across the south: Deep freeze breaks pipes, creates water crisis across South (aol.com)
In India, they have earned the distinct privilege of having the first slaughter by “hacking” in 2023: Teacher Hacked to Death With Axe in Grisly Assault: Reports (msn.com)
Acts 1:6-11 ¶ When they therefore were come together, they asked of him, saying, Lord, wilt thou at this time restore again the kingdom to Israel? And he said unto them, It is not for you to know the times or the seasons, which the Father hath put in his own power. But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth. And when he had spoken these things, while they beheld, he was taken up; and a cloud received him out of their sight. And while they looked stedfastly toward heaven as he went up, behold, two men stood by them in white apparel; Which also said, Ye men of Galilee, why stand ye gazing up into heaven? this same Jesus, which is taken up from you into heaven, shall so come in like manner as ye have seen him go into heaven.