Today in Prophecy

Today In Prophecy

Israel and the Russia-Ukraine Conflict “For I will gather all nations against Jerusalem to battle … Then shall Jehovah go forth, and fight against those nations, as when he fought in the day of battle” (Zechariah 14:2,3). (This article was written in late February. Time sensitive material regarding the conflict in Ukraine may have changed. All scriptures from the RVIC.) In 2021, over 100,000 Russian military forces amassed on Ukraine’s border. Russia’s follow-up invasion in February 2022 resulted in Israeli Prime Minister []

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The Demise of Communism “Let every soul be in subjection to the higher authorities: for there is no power but of God; and theauthorities that be are ordained of God (Romans 13:1, all scriptures are from the Revised VersionImproved and Corrected) At midnight on December 31, 1991, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) officially ended, amidst fireworks over the Kremlin. Soviet Premier Mikhail Gorbachev’s policy of glasnost (openness) failed as a last-ditch alternative to save the government following revolution and rejection []

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The Decline of Moral Principle “Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!” (Isaiah 5:20, scripture quotations from RVIC). We are seeing significant changes in moral standards as new political forces emerge, the reach of social media widens, and special interest groups become more powerful. The Cato Institute observes: “The growth of government has politicized life and weakened the nation’s moral fabric. []

News and Views

Religious The U.S. Justice Department announced the seizure of 17 funeral scrolls, manuscripts and community records that were looted from Eastern European Jewish communities annihilated in the Holocaust more than three-quarters of a century ago. The artifacts were found through a New York City auction house that offered them for sale. One item was a manuscript containing ancestry records for a Jewish community in the city now known as Cluj-Napoca in Romania apparently stolen from its original owners and not located until []

Today in Prophecy – The War in Afghanistan

“Go, behold the acts of the LORD, Who made desolations on earth, caused wars to cease to the end of the earth. The bow He has broken and splintered the spear, and chariots burned in fire” (The Book of Psalms 46:9,10 according to the Alter translation1). On October 15, 1999, The United Nations Security Council passed Resolution 1267, which designated Al-Qaeda and the Taliban as terrorist groups. Sanctions were imposed against cooperating governments. Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, who had moved his []