August/September 1994

The Struggle for Supremacy

Features

From Babylon To Bethlehem

Lord Byron, in “The Destruction of Sennacherib,” caught in vivid poetic form not only the essence of a battle long gone, but the final convulsions of the “times of the Gentiles.” Thus, human observation confirms...

Babylon and Medo-Persia

In Luke 21:24 Jesus Christ referred to “the times of the Gentiles,” when the Gentiles would be the dominant power in the world and Israel would be at the mercy of or dependent upon...

The Greeks

When Bible readers move from the Old to the New Testament, they encounter many new ideas and institutions. They encounter groups like the Pharisees, Sadducees, Herodians, and Zealots, who are not mentioned in the Old...

Ancient Rome: The Pathology of Political Power

The solace of blissful sleep was violently shattered with dreadful visions of hideous creatures. So disturbing was the dream that the usually composed Prophet Daniel was greatly troubled in mind and body.

The Revived Roman Empire

To understand the end-times revival of the Roman Empire, we must first understand the term the times of the Gentiles. Jesus said, “And they [the Jewish people] shall fall by the edge of the sword...

The Glorified Christ Revelation 1:9–20

What did Jesus look like in the flesh? Artists have tried to paint Him and authors have tried to describe Him. Nowhere does Scripture relate the physical appearance of Jesus during His earthly life.


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Collateral Damage

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News Digest — 8/11/20

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News Digest — 8/10/20

IDF aircraft struck an observation post belonging to the Hamas terror organization in the northern Gaza Strip on Sunday (9th).  The attack was in response to...

News Digest — 8/7/20

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News Digest — 8/6/20

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A Helping Hand in Tragic Times

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