The word “Armageddon” appears only once in the Bible. Armies will be gathered together “into a place called in the Hebrew tongue Armageddon” (Revelation 16:16). Looking at the origin of the term, “Armageddon,” we see that “Har” means “mountain.” Next is “Gadad,” meaning “cut off,” as in a slaughter. This “Mountain of Slaughter” will be the site of large-scale death and destruction.
There it is—as crystal clear as it can be. The Revelation 14:8 prophecy plainly predicts the future fall of Babylon. Listen to it: “Babylon is fallen, is fallen, that great city, because she made all nations drink of the wine of the wrath of her fornication.”
Knowing that this prophecy about the coming fall of Babylon exists, and knowing that the United States and Great Britain are attacking Iraq—the nation that contains ancient Babylon, we simply must ask ourselves if the prophesied fall of Babylon is at hand.
Just when it looked like things couldn’t get worse for Israel, they did. What could be worse than a declared terrorist movement sharing power along your southern border? How about that same terrorist movement, Hamas, being in total and undisputed control along that border? By Irvin Baxter How did Israel get into this […]
The Messiah was the “anointed one” or the coming “King of Israel”. We could also think of the Messiah as being the savior. Many believe to this day that the Messiah has not yet come and they are still in search of him. The only clues available about the coming Messiah are contained in the prophecies of the Old Testament. In order to understand who the Messiah is let’s look at the prophecies which describe and speak of Him.
Many people have heard the term “Kingdom of God,” but few really understand what it is. Throughout the entire Bible, this was the central message! John the Baptist preached the Kingdom of God, Jesus preached it, and the apostles preached it. The last question that Jesus was asked before He left the earth was, “Lord, will you at this time restore again the kingdom to Israel?” The coming Kingdom of God is the message that God wants to convey to every person on earth. The crucial question is, will you be a part of it?
Are there scriptural reasons to resist the National ID? The Bible prophesies the establishment of a world government in the last days just before Jesus Christ returns to earth. This world government will be led by one called the Antichrist, who will attempt to force everyone in the world to take the Mark of the […]
That’s right! It’s right there in your Bible. This world is headed straight for, not one, but two nuclear wars! By Irvin Baxter Two Nuclear Wars Ahead Does the Bible really prophesy two nuclear wars for the times ahead? The prophecy in Zechariah 14 details events that will occur in the world’s last war, […]
How Should Christians View the Israeli-Palestinian Situation? The Biblical Position on the Middle East Conflict “Chris,” I said to our caller in a final act of futility, “I appreciate your desire not to have a biblical debate. So…without any debate, I give you the floor. Tell everyone where you believe the Bible stands on this […]
The confirmation of the covenant marks the beginning of the final seven years to Armageddon. But what will this event called the “confirmation of the covenant” be? How will it be recognized? Confirmation of the Covenant The prophecy of Daniel 9:27 states that “he” will confirm the covenant with many for a week of years […]