With the increasing possibility of US military action against Syria and the Assad regime, it should come as no surprise that the prophecy pundits have been hard at work.
Since the ancient city of Damascus figures prominently in the news, the pundits run to their concordances and find those biblical texts where the city is mentioned. Given their view that many of the prophecies in the Old Testament have yet to be fulfilled (and were not fulfilled in the history of Israel, or with the coming of Jesus Christ) they go to great lengths and demonstrate even greater ingenuity, I might add, to explain how the Bible’s mention of Damascus (Isaiah17) must be a reference to the current (and latest) political crisis in the region.
Read the rest of Kim Riddlebarger’s post here: Riddleblog – The Latest Post – The Prophecy Pundits Are Back!.
HT: Jason Punches of Somerset Reformed Fellowship