“Son of man, set your face toward Gog of the land of Magog, the prince of Rosh, Meshech and Tubal, and prophesy against him. (Ezekiel 38:2)
If only one word were selected that comprises the greatest controversy in the passage of Ezekiel 38-39, it would be the word transliterated rô’sh. While the discussion becomes a bit technical, the implications are so significant that we should take the time (and muster our concentration) to dig into the original language, sentence construction, and use of adjectives and nouns.
One of the core tenets of the Islamic Antichrist Theory (IAT) is that the conflicts of the last days are regional… they are not global. The Antichrist is from Turkey. He leads an Islamic horde (including its rival Iran!) against Israel. Europe and the United States are not involved in the Battle of Armageddon (which is also considered in IAT as the same War as the Battle of Gog and Magog). Is this true? Are Bible Prophecies limited to the Middle East? Were biblical writings ignorant of
Mystery Babylon and the Daughter of Babylon are references to a last day’s kingdom, ten kings, nations united under a “king of fierce countenance” (aka the “Little Horn”), and a global gentile economic, political, and religious system that stands opposed to the City of God – the Holy City – Jerusalem. Babylon is the second most mentioned city in the Bible, Jerusalem being the most mentioned. Mystery Babylon is one of the greatest and most debated subjects in eschatology. It has been a subject that I have written and spoken about extensively. Many of my
An Analysis and Critique of William Struse’s Daniel’s 70 Weeks: The Keystone of Bible Prophecy (Prophecies & Patterns Book 2)
By S. Douglas Woodward
A Tough Tackle but Worth the Effort
William Struse tackles tough issues. His books deal with some of the most complex mysteries of the scripture. Consequently, when readers open one of his volumes, they need to buckle the chinstrap on their intellectual helmet and brace for impact!
In his most recent book, Daniel’s 70 Weeks: The Keystone of Bible Prophecy