Catapulta, Edward Poynter (1868) This is similar to the catapults used by the Romans. Source: Art Renewal Centre

Introduction

A great deal of speculation has been written about major events predicted in the Book of Revelation. Inevitably, the result is a misconstrued scenario of the ‘end times’.

It may surprise readers to learn that some of the most popular ‘end times’ topics taught today, do not actually appear in the Scriptures.

For example:

The Antichrist
The Thousand Years Reign of Christ
The Battle of Armageddon

My articles ‘Why is the Antichrist Not Mentioned in the Bible’, and ‘Why Did Jesus Never Mention the Millennium Reign?’ explain my view in detail.

There is no doubt we are living in uncertain times; sadly, a world war is within the realm of possibility. Nevertheless, political leaders should not succumb to the promulgators of grossly exaggerated ‘end times’ theories. The Battle of Armageddon has no bearing on the calamities that may befall our generation.

The purpose of this article is to examine whether the claim is justified that ‘the Battle of Armageddon’ is an impending, world ending event. I will attempt to explain what John meant by ‘Armageddon’, and affirm its AD 70 timeline. Read more>>

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