There have been so many events the past 2-3 years in geopolitics. But the major players remain the major players. The Middle East continues to burn hot. And the threat of greater, large-scale conflicts continues to mount.
I haven’t written much in the past year or so about the threat of a Russian nuclear attack on the United States. But my view hasn’t changed since I wrote, The Next Great War in the Middle East in 2016. Donald Trump hasn’t altered the nature of the US. It is still the evil empire dominating third world countries, economics, and stimulating military … Read More
Announcing the Availability of the Latest Book by S. Douglas Woodward December 17, 2018 on Amazon
REBOOTING THE BIBLE
Synopsis of: Rebooting the Bible
For five hundred years, the Church used this Old Testament Bible. Its Apostles quoted this Bible almost 300 times when they created the books of the New Testament. We know this Bible as the Greek Septuagint (LXX).
Its Pentateuch was created about 280 B.C. in Alexandria, Egypt, only 200 years after the Hebrew Bible had been assembled by Ezra in Jerusalem. Translators added the remaining books over the next 150 years. Once finished, Greek-speaking Jews throughout … Read More
The prophetic scenario for the last days is generally built around several key issues. Certainly, one of those issues is whether Bible prophecy comprises predictions concerning future events or simply proclamations illustrating spiritual truths.
In some cases, the former sends us into unwarranted speculation while the latter may drive us into contemplative introspection, sometimes bordering on being self-absorbed. We must find a balance. The passionate inwardness that Kierkegaard identified as true faith must be balanced with the doing of social good as an expression of works of faith extolled by James. (James 2:20)
Considerable speculation exists that Revelation 12:1-2 prophesies a unique and significant sign that will appear on the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah (aka The Feast of Trumpets), this Fall.
To be precise, the event transpires on September 23, 2017. Many speculate that because this arrangement of constellations and “wandering stars” (i.e., the constellation Virgo, the sun, the moon, along with a “crown of 12 stars” in Leo) must constitute a magnificent milestone fulfilling Bible prophecy since it has not appeared for thousands of years in this specific alignment. (The arrangement includes nine principal stars in Leo plus three planets, Mars, … Read More
Bible Prophecy, Geopolitical Analysis, Theological History