Bible Prophecy: Israel Faces Invasion by Iran in End Times
Daily Express - BIBLE prophecy stipulates Israel will be besieged by its mortal enemies in the days before the Second Coming of Jesus Christ. A Christian conspiracy blog has now claimed this invasion could come from Iran, home to the once-mighty Persian empire.
The Bible's many chapters outline a prophetic timeline of events that will lead to the Second Coming of Jesus Christ. From the Rapture and Tribulation to the final war between good and evil, Armageddon, Christians worldwide await the day of the Messiah's return. In Matthew 24, Jesus told his disciples of wars and rumours of war, natural cataclysms and Christian persecution that will precede His Second Coming.
The Bible also speaks of the Holy Land being targetted by Israel's enemies.
According to the Christian conspiracy blog Bible Prophecy - Signposts of the Times, the Old Testament's Book of Ezekiel describes a future war known as the Gog/Magog conflict.
Ezekiel 38:4-6 reads: "I will turn around, put hooks in your jaws and bring you out with your whole army - your horses, your horsemen fully armed, and a great horde with large and small shields, all of them brandishing their swords.
"Persia, Cush and Put will be with them, all with shields and helmets, also Gomer with all its troops, and Beth Togarmah from the far north with all its......READ MORE
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