How dreadful it will be in those days for pregnant women and nursing mothers! There will be great distress in the land and wrath against this people.
The Messiah will not return to Earth, if there is no «great distress in Israel» This is on of the sign of His coming. When we see what is happening in Israel and Jerusalem, we can see that the distress is increasing. The outside pressure on the Jewish state seems to be easier to handle, than the Jews starting to fight within them selves. The International wrath against the Jews has nevertheless not yet reached its full measure.