Armageddon Now: The End of the World A to Z by Jim Willis, Barbara Willis

By Jim Willis, Barbara Willis

Fireplace or ice, bang or whimper, asteroid or alien, act of God or human folly--"Armageddon Now" is all approximately doomsday prophecies. From alpha to omega, the publication is filled with 2 hundred entries and a hundred illustrations. within the base line, the tip hasn't ever been so completely coated as during this compendium--the final note for the tip consumer.

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God told Moses to have each tribe select a candidate for high priest. Each candidate would place his “rod,” or walking staff, in the ground to be inspected during the next morning’s convocation. The rod that “budded,” or took root, would indicate God’s choice. The implication was that God’s leaders would “bear fruit,” or produce results. Of course, Aaron’s rod produced a bud and he went on to become the first high priest of Israel. But the people would always be reminded that they had rejected God’s leadership.

It will consist of ten nations. Three will attempt to leave the union but will be taken over by another king. This king will be the antichrist. The Ancient of Days, however, usually interpreted to mean God in the capacity of a judge, will call upon “one like a son of man”—Jesus Christ—to overthrow the evil empire and destroy its devil-inspired ruler. Given this background, it is no wonder that when the European Common Market—existing, after all, on the land of the old Roman Empire—approached the magic number of ten nations back in the 1970s, evangelical Christians began to think the endtimes were near.

Only time will tell. Sources: Bell, Art, and Brad Steiger. The Source: Journey through the Unexplained. New Orleans: Paper Chase Press, 1999. Lindsey, Hal, with C. C. Carlson. The Late Great Planet Earth. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1970. Monbiot, George. ” Guardian/UK, April 20, 2004. file=/views04/0420-03. htm. The Holy Bible, New International Version. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1978. AMERICAN INDIAN VIEWS OF THE ENDTIMES see Indigenous Peoples of the Americas A MILLENNIALISM (See also Millennialism; Pre- and Postmillennialism) Millennialism is the belief, based on a literal interpretation of Revelation 20:1–10, that Jesus Christ will return to earth and reign for a thousand years, during which time Satan will be “bound” and unable to deceive the nations.

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