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ARE IRAN’S ACTIONS SETTING THE GROUNDWORK FOR THE FULFILLMENT OF BIBLICAL ARMAGEDDON?

ARE IRAN’S ACTIONS SETTING THE GROUNDWORK FOR THE FULFILLMENT OF BIBLICAL ARMAGEDDON?
Posted on April 9, 2012 at 3:11pm by Rob Kerby Print »Email »
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This is a crosspost from Beliefnet.com.

Should we be worried that Iran is about to tip the entire world into World War III? Are some folks reading far too much into all of today’s saber-rattling? Are they drawing wild conclusions from popular interpretations of Bible prophecy flying around the Internet?

Or is history’s final battle just around the corner?

Many Christians grew up hearing that the Bible foretells of one final war between Israel and many of the nations of the world. Popular interpretations of Old Testament prophecies leave little doubt that Israel – as “God’s chosen people” – will win.



The Prophet Isaiah by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo
For example, Isaiah 17 tells of a war that results in the capital of today’s revolt-torn Syria, Damascus, the world’s oldest continually inhabited city, ceasing to exist and becomin…