Today In Prophecy

North and South Korea End the Korean War Listen to audio  “He shall judge between many peoples, and shall decide disputes for strong nations far away; and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks; nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more” (Micah 4:3 ESV). In 1910, Korea was annexed by Imperial Japan.  After the 1945 Japanese surrender at the end of World War II, Korea was divided into two zones, with []

Joshua vs. Jericho

Jericho, Babylon, and Armageddon “By faith the walls of Jericho fell down, after they had been compassed about for seven days” (Hebrews 11:30 RV) by James Parkinson Listen to audio  Joshua had been Moses’ attendant and then his appointed successor. Joshua was to lead God’s people into the Promised Land. The fortified city of Jericho was on the route, but Jericho shut its gates against Israel — a hostile act, being unwilling even to sell them food. Jehovah God disclosed the battle plan to []

Gideon and the Midianites

If God Be For Us (Judges 6 to 8) “Jehovah, the Judge, be judge this day between the children of Israel and the children of Ammon” (Judges 11:27). by Robert Davis Listen to audio  Gideon was a member of the tribe of Manasseh. Apparently given his name (Gidon: feller; that is, a warrior), and the angel initially addressing him as a “mighty man of valor,” he was established as a mighty warrior prior to the deeds recorded in the Bible.  Yet, he appeared timid []

In the Beginning – Lessons from Liberators

Listen to audio  Israel’s Judges were really Deliverers or Liberators. Archaeology and geography testify to them; their major battles foreshadow Armageddon; and they give us many character lessons. “Joshua vs. Jericho” typifies the fall of symbolic Babylon and shows us the meaning of seven trumpets elsewhere in the Bible. Apostasy, repentance, and deliverance are lessons of defeating extreme wickedness and of defeating opulent obesity, in “A New Generation and a New Direction in Israel’s History” (Othniel and Ehud). “Deborah and Barak vs. Jabin []