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Why it’s likely within
the next 12 months
Triggerman for WW III?
He says Israel must be wiped o
the map. Will it happen?
Surviving World War III
World War III is prophesied in the
Bible. It is going to happen.
There are prudent steps each of
us can take to prepare for the
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BY IRVIN BAXTER JR.
are we approaching
Nine speci c prophecies in the Bible will occur within the nal seven years
prior to the Battle of Armageddon. By examining these prophecies, we can
get a sense of how close we are to Armageddon.
1 THE FINAL SEVEN YEARS WILL BEGIN WHEN THE ANTICHRIST
AND THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY GIVE THEIR SUPPORT
TO ISRAEL’S RIGHT TO EXIST IN THE LAND PROMISED TO ABRAHAM
6 THE TEMPLE MOUNT WILL BE PLACED UNDER THE SUPERVISION
OF THE WORLD COMMUNITY AND THE LEADER OF THE WORLD
COMMUNITY, THE ANTICHRIST, WILL STAND ON THE TEMPLE
BY GOD. THIS IS CALLED THE CONFIRMATION OF THE COVENANT MOUNT, CLAIMING TO BE GOD 2 THESSALONIANS 2:3 4 .
DANIEL 9:27 & GENESIS 15:18 . The Temple Mount will be placed under the supervision of the
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community for ISRAEL’S FINAL BORDERS. He hopes to achieve this 5IFTTBMPOJBOT &IVE #BSBL *TSBFMJ 1SJNF .JOJTUFS JO UIF ZFBS
by the end of 2008. TVHHFTUFE QMBDJOH UIF 5FNQMF .PVOU UNDER UN CONTROL
2 A WAR WILL BEGIN FROM THE VICINITY OF THE EUPHRATES
RIVER REVELATION 9:13 16 .
Most of the Euphrates River is in Iraq. The United States has
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The con ict between the U.S. and Islamic Fundamentalism is not
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7 A WORLD GOVERNMENT WILL DOMINATE THE WORLD FOR
THREE AND ONE HALF YEARS PRIOR TO ARMAGEDDON
DANIEL 7:23 & REVELATION 13:7 .
3 THE WEST BANK JUDEA IN ISRAEL WILL BECOME A PLACE OF
GREAT TRIBULATION MATTHEW 24:15 21 .
Ehud Olmert has openly said that he will withdraw from the West
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RELEVANT.” 8IFUIFS PS OPU *TSBFM XJUIESBXT UIF QSPQIFDZ JT DMFBS
UIBU UIFSF XJMM CF TMBVHIUFS JO +VEFB 8 EACH PERSON ON EARTH WILL BE REQUIRED TO HAVE A
MARK OR A NUMBER IN ORDER TO BUY OR SELL REVELATION
4 THE TEMPLE MOUNT IN JERUSALEM WILL BE PLACED UNDER
A SHARING ARRANGEMENT BETWEEN JEW AND GENTILE
REVELATION 11:1 2 .
13:16 18 .
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requires that every American must have a national ID card by May
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solution to the Temple Mount dispute whenever the issue is nally CVZJOH BOE TFMMJOH XJMM BO JOEJWJEVBM CF BCMF UP EP 0I CZ UIF XBZ
resolved. ZPV DBO U HFU ZPVS DBSE XJUIPVU HJWJOH ZPVS OVNCFSwZPVS TPDJBM
5 THE JEWISH TEMPLE WILL BE BUILT ON THE TEMPLE MOUNT
REVELATION 11:1 2 & 2 THESSALONIANS 2:3 4 .
All the furniture for ISRAEL’S THIRD TEMPLE is now complete; Israel
9 THE WORLD COMMUNITY, LED BY RUSSIA AND IRAN, WILL
INVADE THE NATION OF ISRAEL ZECHARIAH 14:2 4 &
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Are we approaching the Battle of Armageddon? Absolutely!
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Letters and Feedback
Q: I was checking the Greek for the word verse wouldn’t make much sense, as those who Q: What happens when we die? Do we go
slay in Rev 9:15. What do you think about were spiritually but not physically dead would directly to heaven? When are Christians
the meaning, “to deprive of spiritual life no doubt also not repent of their wickedness; judged?
and procure eternal misery in hell?” Do making the contrast meaningless. However, - Linda
you think it is possible that the war will if John is referring to a physical death, this
spiritually kill one third of mankind? verse becomes clear. Although 1/3 of man was REPLY | The answer all depends on the condition
- Tom killed through the plagues, those who were of one’s soul. For those who have been born
not killed are so hard of heart that even this again according to John 3 and Acts 2, they will
REPLY | As you stated, the verb used in Rev. 9:15 observable catastrophe does not move them enjoy entering into the presence of the Lord
is the Greek verb “apokteino.” This verb (as do to repentance. according to II Cor 5:8, “We are con dent, I say,
most words) has a range of meanings. Usually, To sum it up: Although the word “apokteino” and willing rather to be absent from the body,
an author intends on using only one of those can be used both of physical and spiritual and to be present with the Lord.” The context
meanings in any particular usage. Discovering death, in the NT, it is usually used of physical of this passage seems to indicate that our spirit
which meaning was originally intended is death. When it is referring to spiritual death, and soul goes directly to Heaven. The physical
generally best determined by the context. there are normally clear indications of this in body goes back to the dust of the earth (Gen.
The word “apokteino” appears 74 times in the text (e.g. “kill the soul”). This, along with the 3:19). After the resurrection (rapture) we will
the Greek New Testament. The word can refer context of Revelation 9:15, indicates that the all receive a new body (I Peter 3:21). Romans
both to natural death, as well as to spiritual 1/3 of mankind killed by the 6th trumpet war 14:10 says, “We shall all stand before the
death. We know this by Jesus’ use of the term are physically killed. judgment seat of Christ.” According to Rev. 20,
in Matthew 10:28. He says, “Fear not them the nal judgment takes place 1000 years after
which kill the body, but are not able to kill the Q: Does the Church of Philadelphia the rapture. As for the destiny of those who
soul…” Both times where the KJV says “kill,” the relate to any form of believers of today? have chosen not to walk with God, an example
Greek verb “apokteino” is used. That said, of the (Reference Rev 3: 7-10) was given by Jesus in Luke 16:19, about a rich
74 times it is used in the New Testament, most - Michael man who ignored a beggar named Lazarus.
of the time it refers to physical death. When Lazarus went to Heaven with Abraham, but
it does refer to spiritual death, the context REPLY | The messages to the seven churches the rich man wound up in torments (Hell). The
usually gives clear indicators that this is so (e.g. of Asia in Revelation 2 – 3 are messages to Bible presents this story as true, and not as a
“kill the soul” – Matt 10:28). literal churches of that day. God was speaking ctional parable for mere teaching purposes.
So, does Revelation 9:15 refer to physical death speci cally to the Philadelphia church and he For a more in-depth study, we recommend
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Also, consider verse 19: “And the rest of the positive principals and
men which were not killed by these plagues yet apply them to Q: Does the mark of the beast happen
repented not of the works of their hands, that our personal after the Antichrist is revealed? Does the
they should not worship devils…” This verse relationships with False Prophet come on the scene after the
contrasts those who were killed with those God and man. Antichrist is revealed?
who weren’t. If John was referring to a spiritual - Lloyd
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REPLY | Yes, Rev. 9:13-16 provides a foundation 2 billion casualties without going nuclear. that RFID could be the mechanism used to ful ll
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beast system. The Antichrist is revealed at the nuclear weapons will be used at the battle of You can obtain these at www.endtime.com or
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years, 3 1/2 years or 42 months (Rev. 13:5) after LORD will smite all the people that have fought Q: I love the teaching, and prophetic
the Con rmation of the Covenant (Daniel 9: 23- against Jerusalem; Their esh shall consume insight of Rev. Baxter. I was privileged
27). Once the Antichrist is revealed in the newly away while they stand upon their feet, and to enjoy Endtime’s holy land prophecy
rebuilt Jewish temple on the Temple Mount in their eyes shall consume away in their holes, tour in the fall of 1995. In fact I was there
Jerusalem (II Thes. 2:4), then he will soon usher and their tongue shall consume away in their when Israeli Prime Minister Rabin was
in the global-wide numbering system, designed mouth.” Most of the major nations which will assassinated. It was an awesome trip
to control the personal buying habits of human most likely be involved in the 6th trumpet war that has ever impacted my life. Who are
beings worldwide, thus gaining control of the are nuclear capable nations. The news has been God’s real chosen people? In the Bible,
world economy itself. echoing world leaders’ statements regarding Judah-Benjamin were taken captive by
As far as when the false prophet comes on the their potential use. the Babylonians, mixed with them, and
scene, Rev. 13 tells us that he is actually the then adopted the Babylonian religions.
one who persuades the world to worship the Q: My son, Andrew (13 yrs) and I are really I believe that Christians are God’s chosen
Antichrist using false miracles. He helps to force into your prophecy series and enjoy it. We people. Keep up the good work of
the implementation of his global numbering are trying to gure out, based on news the Lord.
system (666). In order for the false prophet to articles on RFID chips, will RFID will be part - Mike
help usher in the revealing of the Antichrist at of the mark of the Beast? Do you discuss it
the Abomination of Desolation, he will have to on any of your DVDs? Thanks so much REPLY |You are correct that born again Christians
be very active prior to the revealing. Many who - Juli today are, in fact, God’s modern chosen people.
understand prophecy will recognize who he is Israel has taken many twists and turns through
based on the scriptures. REPLY | We are glad to hear that Endtime material her lengthy history, and many times, she made
is a blessing to you all. The passage where the very poor choices which cost her dearly. The
Q: How do you think two billion people could Mark of the Beast is found is Revelation 13:16-18. fact remains, however, that according to Ezekiel
die? We Americans have a see no evil, hear Verse 18 contains the phrase, “Six hundred 37, God promised to gather the Jewish people
no evil mentality as long as the good times threescore and six,” (666), which is derived back to their land, which you toured, and re-
keep rolling, which is a similar mentality of from the original Greek words: chi xi stigma establish them as a nation. This was ful lled
those in the roaring 20’s before the crash. (pronounced key z stigma). This is the number in 1948. This same passage also prophesies a
We can speculate what the scenario will of the beast or of a man (the Antichrist). The last supernatural spiritual awakening for Israel that
be, but the fact is, the mark is coming as Greek word in the phrase, stigma, represents the still is yet a future event.
prophesied and we can not prevent it, only nal 6, and it literally means to stick or to prick, God promised in Joel 2:28 to pour out His Spirit
delay the inevitable. Isn’t there enough pain a mark incised or punched for recognition of upon all esh in the last days, which includes
and su ering and evil in this world today? ownership. Today, it is becoming increasingly the nation of Israel. Furthermore, Romans
As far as I’m concerned let’s get on with popular for RFID chips to be surgically implanted 11:25 provides this promise to the last-days
eternity, even so come Lord Jesus. Keep up under human skin. This procedure has been Jews: “blindness in part is happened to Israel,
the good work Irvin Baxter and sta . Your approved and encouraged by both the US Food until the fulness of the Gentiles be come in. 26
program is one that makes end time news and Drug Administration, and the American And so all Israel shall be saved: as it is written,
and biblical truth an unavoidable issue for Medical Association. We are not saying for sure There shall come out of Sion the Deliverer, and
humanity. Though it may be a di cult pill that RFID implants will be the mechanism used shall turn away ungodliness from Jacob: 27
to swallow, a needed pill none the less. Just by the Antichrist, however, it’s a real possibility For this is my covenant unto them, when I shall
be careful concerning the speculating! The which we cannot ignore. Endtime Ministries has take away their sins.” By the way, the upcoming
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d e p a r t m e n t s
—world events through the eyes of bible prophecy—
6TH TRUMPET WATCH in Nevada, and in an e ort to convince EU’S SOLANA REFUSES COMMENT ON
the war-weary public, President Bush said NON UN SANCTIONS AGAINST IRAN
MISSILE DEFENSE SYSTEM IS UP AND that the war in Iraq was the central front in EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana refused
RUNNING, MILITARY SAYS the ght against what he described as the to comment on the possibility of non-United
Senior military o cers are saying that the Sunni Muslim extremism of the al-Qaeda Nations sanctions against Iran. Solana’s
tracking radars and interceptor rockets of terrorist network and the Shi’ite extremism comments came after French Prime Minister
a new American missile defense system fuelled by Iran. He warned that letting Iran Francois Fillon said that tensions with
can now be turned on at any time. The acquire atomic weapons risked putting Iran were now ‘extreme’. Solana has been
antimissile system could guard against the the Middle East “under the shadow of a negotiating to get Iran to suspend uranium
risk of ballistic missile attack from North nuclear holocaust.” enrichment in exchange for political and
Korea even while development continues trade incentives.
on a series of radars in California and the CHINA THREATENS ‘NUCLEAR OPTION’
Paci c Ocean and on interceptor missiles in OF DOLLAR SALES EU AND THE GLOBALIST ALLIANCE
Alaska and California. The Chinese government has begun a According to an article written by a
concerted campaign of economic threats noted Norwegian blogger, Fjordman,
BUSH SETTING UP AMERICA FOR WAR against the United States. It appears that multiculturalism is a tool to divide and
WITH IRAN Beijing may use its $1.33 trillion of foreign conquer. He points out that by dismantling
Senior American intelligence and defense reserves as a political weapon to counter national borders, the EU has facilitated the
o cials believe President Bush and his inner pressure from the U.S. Congress. Described largest migration waves in European history,
circle are taking steps to put America on the as China’s “nuclear option” in the state media, and that Stalin did the same thing with
path to war with Iran. Pentagon planners such action could trigger a dollar crash. moving large population groups around to
have developed a list of up to 2,000 bombing unsettle the state and keep it disunited. He
targets in Iran. In a theoretical scenario put U.S. INTELLIGENCE OFFICER SAYS says that people proclaiming that they are
forth by a senior intelligence o cer, the U.S. CHINA’S MISPLACED CONFIDENCE IN “citizens of the world” fail to acknowledge
would provoke a major Iranian response, WAR CONTROL A DANGER that rights can only be protected by
perhaps in the form of moves to cut o Gulf Chinese o cials are studying the concept of sovereign states upholding their territorial
oil supplies, to provide a trigger for air strikes “war control” to evaluate scenarios should and legal integrity.
against Iran. ghting break out with Taiwan. China has
threatened war if the island tries to formalize WILLIAM HAGUE CONDEMNS
its de-facto independence. Washington has EU TREATY
pledged defensive weapons for Taiwan and According to the rst authoritative analysis,
has hinted it would provide military backing the new European Union treaty contains only
if China attacked. 10 changes to the 250 proposals originally
outlined in the former EU constitution.
EU WATCH William Hague, the shadow foreign secretary,
said it was “the EU constitution by another
EU LAWYERS AGREE ON TREATY TEXT name”. “By any honest analytical standards,
Legal experts from the 27 European Union this treaty will mean, if it is enacted, a major
countries have agreed on a draft reform transfer of powers from Britain to the EU,” he
AL QAIDA PLANS NUCLEAR ATTACKS treaty. The treaty is set to replace the defunct said.
ON 7 U.S. CITIES European constitution. A Portuguese
FBI Director Robert Mueller said that al- diplomat said Britain should be satis ed MARK OF THE BEAST WATCH
Qaida’s paramount goal is to kill hundreds of with the outcome, but he insisted there was
thousands of Americans. He said the threat no guarantee of an agreement. OFFICIALS SAY PR CAMPAIGN MAY
feels so real he lies awake at night thinking BOOST REAL ID POPULARITY
about the prospect. In the book “The Day EURO HITS ALL TIME HIGH State motor vehicle administrators are
of Islam”, author Paul Williams maintains The euro reached a new all-time high advising their colleagues to plot public
that al-Qaida is not content to blow up one against the dollar. At its highest point, one relations strategies to counteract the well-
nuclear device or even simply a “dirty” nuke, euro bought 1.4130 dollars. Pessimism publicized rebellion against the federal
but wants to explode real nuclear devices in about the U.S. economy, worsened by the Real ID requirements. The Department of
seven U.S. cities simultaneously. housing crisis and the subsequent interest Homeland Security plans to issue nal rules
rate cut pushed the dollar further down. this fall, but draft rules say that starting on
BUSH WARNS OF IRAN NUCLEAR May 11, 2008, Americans will need federally
‘HOLOCAUST’ approved, “machine readable” ID cards.
In a speech to an American Legion group
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THOUGH FDA APPROVED, MICROCHIP MIDDLE EAST WATCH WORLD GOVERNMENT
IMPLANTS LINKED TO ANIMAL CANCER
When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ARCHEOLOGISTS FIND 2ND BAN KI MOON ADVOCATES STRONGER
approved implanting microchips in humans, TEMPLE QUARRY UN FOR A BETTER WORLD
the manufacturer said it would save lives, The Israel Antiquities Authority has Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon opened his
but neither the company nor the regulators uncovered the ancient quarry where rst annual debate of the General Assembly
mentioned that a series of studies stated King Herod’s workers chiseled huge high- with a call to global leaders to back his
that chip implants had “induced” malignant quality limestones for the construction of e orts to bolster the United Nations. “Our
tumors in some lab mice and rats. “The the Second Temple. This is the rst Second changing world needs a stronger UN,“ Mr.
transponders were the cause of the tumors,” Temple quarry ever found. The enormous Ban declared. On the Middle East, he said,
said Keith Johnson, a retired toxicologic size of the stones found at the site as well “With renewed leadership from the Arab
pathologist. as coins and fragments of pottery vessels world and the United States, coupled with
dating back to the rst century AD indicated the e orts of Quartet Representative Tony
ARIZONA ADOPTS HYBRID ID that this was the site used 2,000 years ago in Blair, the elements for a renewed push
APPROACH the construction of the walls of the Temple for peace are being brought together.”
Arizona is now the third state to volunteer Mount. Mr. Ban o ered a ringing endorsement of
to develop a hybrid identi cation card that multilateralism saying, “An increasingly
combines a state driver’s license with a U.S. UN ENVOY: REVIVED MIDEAST interdependent world recognizes that the
border-crossing card. Arizona’s new driver’s TALKS POSSIBLE challenges of tomorrow are best dealt with
license is poised to be one of the nation’s Michael Williams, the U.N. special coordinator through the UN. Indeed, they can only be
rst to comply with Real ID requirements. for the Middle East peace process, said dealt with through the UN.”
there are “signs of hope” that Israel and
ALZHEIMER’S PATIENTS LINING UP the Palestinians can agree to revive the PUTIN DISSOLVES RUSSIAN
FOR MICROCHIP stalled peace process in time for a related GOVERNMENT
Up to 200 Alzheimer’s patients living near U.S.-sponsored international conference in President Vladimir Putin dissolved Russia’s
Palm Beach, Fla., have been implanted with November. He said the dialogue that’s been government in a political shakeup
the VeriChip. The chip contains a 16-digit going on between Israeli Prime Minister ahead of parliamentary and presidential
identi cation number, and the number will Ehud Olmert and Palestinian President elections. The dissolution is expected to
be placed in a database in order to provide Mahmoud Abbas are encouraging signals. result in a new prime minister, who will
medical information. Ida Frankel, who “There is a hope now which has been absent be seen as Putin’s choice to succeed him.
developed Alzheimer’s disease, was one for almost seven years.”
of the rst patients to be implanted with a ‘AMERO’ MAKES COINAGE DEBUT
VeriChip. OLMERT AND PERES: PALESTINIAN Parody coin designer Daniel Carr has
STATE ON 100% OF WEST BANK AREA, launched production of an “amero” coin.
MICROCHIP IMPLANTS RAISE WITH SWAPS He is selling the coins to coin dealers and
PRIVACY CONCERN’ According to an article in the Ha’aretz collectors. An Internet blogger said that
The “chipping” of two workers with RFID newspaper, Prime Minister Ehud Olmert the news of the coins had been making
chips under the skin was merely a way of examined a plan in which Israel would their rounds on the Internet causing a stir
restricting access to vaults that held sensitive transfer to the Palestinian state, areas among those aware of real proposals for
data and images for police departments, equivalent to 100 percent of the territories a common currency between the United
according to CityWatcher.com, a provider conquered in 1967. The plan includes a States, Canada, and Mexico.
of surveillance equipment. The news that timetable for negotiations for the nal
workers had been injected with electronic status agreement and implementing it. UN REJECTS TAIWAN ADMISSION
identi ers to perform their jobs red up a Olmert met with Mahmoud Abbas and they APPLICATION
debate over the proliferation of ever-more- agreed that cooperation between Israel The United Nations has rejected Taiwan’s
precise tracking technologies and their and the Palestinian Authority would be application to become a member of the
ability to erode privacy. “Ultimately,” says expanded. “Our mutual goal is to realize the world body, citing its adherence to the
Katherine Albrecht, a privacy advocate, “the shared vision between us and [U.S. President “one China” policy. Taiwan President Chen
fear is that the government or your employer George] Bush regarding the establishment Shui-bian announced in June plans for
might someday say, ‘Take a chip or starve.’” of two states for two peoples, who live side a referendum that would support the
by side in security and peace. We want to government’s bid to enter the U.N., and
achieve this as soon as possible.” presidential spokesman David Lee said the
referendum plans will not be a ected by the
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ALBRIGHT: IGNORE RELIGION ‘AT OUR
Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine
Albright says that in order to e ectively
conduct foreign policy today, you have to
understand the role of God and religion. She
says we in the U.S. ignore the roll of religion
in politics with our belief in a separation of
church and state, and we do this at our own
CHIEF RABBIS, EU PRESIDENT DISCUSS
European Parliament President Hans- ISLAMIC EDUCATION FOR ALL LISTEN TO EARTH, POPE SAYS IN
Gert Pottering, in a meeting with Israel’s A new government study, condemned by ENVIRONMENTAL PLEA
chief rabbis, said that he would support the Christian ministry, the Barnabas Fund, As Pope Benedict was concluding his holiday
the establishment of an “interfaith United is being condemned because it would in northern Italy this year, he said the human
Nations”. Chief Ashkenazi Rabbi Yona move closer to imposing Islam in the United race must listen to “the voice of the Earth” or
Metzger said the president sent an envoy Kingdom as “a religion of state.” “Should this risk destroying its very existence. He also
to discuss in more detail the creation of an report be implemented, education will be said there is much scienti c proof to support
international body made up of religious handed over more and more to Muslims,” evolution, but the theory could not exclude
leaders who could foster peace, and that he according to a Barnabas Fund analysis. a role by God.
envisions the body being based in the holy
city of Jerusalem.
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The only question is “When?”
Author’s note: This article is
By Irvin Baxter
dedicated to explaining why I
believe two billion people will
die in the next 12 months.
Can I guarantee the time frame?
No. Could it be 24 to 36 months?
Possibly. But, in my opinion, the
most likely time for the fulfillment
of this ominous prophecy of the
annihilation of one-third
of the human race is the
next 12 months.
The prophecy hits you in the face like a ton of bricks! “And This time—52 million! It was as though something had
the four angels were loosed, which were prepared for an come unhinged within the human soul! Six thousand
hour, and a day, and a month, and a year, for TO SLAY THE years of recorded human history and not one war with
THIRD PART OF MEN.” (Revelation 9:15) 1 million fatalities. Then, within 20 years of each other,
My rst reaction was…that can’t really be what the two wars had claimed 8.2 million and 52 million lives.
prophecy says! To slay the third part of men? That would Even more ominous were the two mushroom clouds that
be two billion people dead! Surely not! towered over Hiroshima and Nagasaki as World War II
I checked the Greek. Sure enough…one-third of came to its apocalyptic conclusion.
mankind. I checked several other translations—one-third Fear around the globe was palpable. What would the
of the human race; one-third of all the people on earth; next war produce…with these new weapons of mass
one-third of humanity. They all said the same thing! destruction lling the arsenals of the world’s nations?
A WAR IS JUST AHEAD THAT WILL KILL TWO BILLION World leaders just refused to think the unthinkable. But it
HUMAN BEINGS! was frighteningly obvious that mankind now possessed
the power to wipe all life o the face of the planet—many
There simply is no precedent! times over.
So that we can understand the enormity of this In a desperate attempt to insure that World War III
prophecy, consider that, prior to the 20th century, there would never happen, the nations of the world decided
had never been a war with one million fatalities. In 1914, to create an organization designed to prevent war. They
World War I broke out resulting in the death of 8.2 million called it the United Nations. Though many small wars
human beings! They called it The Great War! Some said it have raged around the globe since 1945, so far this new
would be the war to end all wars. But it wasn’t. system of global governance has contributed to avoiding
Twenty short years later, the world was plunged into the nightmare scenario of World War III. All of us hope
World War II. This time there were not 8.2 million killed. that the tenuous peace that has largely prevailed will
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hold. But will it? No! all this was over. He answered, “Until a time, times, and an
The prophecy is crystal clear. World War III is coming! half” (3 ½ years).
This time, there won’t be 8.2 million dead. There won’t be Both of these accounts describe an angel declaring
52 million dead. This time 2 billion human beings will be the beginning of a time of great tribulation, which will last
annihilated from the face of the earth! We are talking about for three and one-half years.
40 times the fatalities of World War II! It’s almost impossible
to comprehend, but it is going to happen. The only question Within the next 12 months?
is: “When?” According to the biblical prophetic timeline given
in scripture, four major prophetic ful llments will occur at
The war will start in Iraq! approximately the same time.
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A war that kills two billion people will obviously be
a World War, making it World War III. James Woolsey, CIA If we can demonstrate that all four of these prophetic
Director during the Clinton administration, says that World developments are occurring right now, then it becomes
War III began on 9/11. Thomas Friedman of the New York obvious that the time for the Euphrates River War has
Times agrees with him. Former Speaker of the House Newt arrived! Please walk through the prophecies with me.
Gingrich also believes that World War III started on 9/11.
Finally, President Bush has added his voice to those who An international peace plan for the Middle East
contend we are now in WW III. On May 6, 2006, he stated Daniel 9:27 prophesies that the world community
that the revolt of passengers on Flight 93 was, “The rst and the leader of the world community, the Antichrist,
counter-attack of World War III.” will con rm the Abrahamic covenant with many for seven
years. The Abrahamic covenant is the promise God made
When does the Bible say this war will occur? to Abraham that the Promised Land would be given to his
The Sixth Trumpet War must occur before the descendants. The passage is Genesis 15:18,
beginning of the great tribulation. The great tribulation is “In the same day the LORD made a covenant with
that three and one-half year period that will immediately Abram, saying, Unto thy seed have I given this land, from
precede the Battle of Armageddon. How do we know the river of Egypt unto the great river, the river Euphrates:”
the Euphrates River War must happen before the great This con rmation of the covenant will con rm Israel’s
tribulation begins? right to exist in the Holy Land and will mark the beginning
This prophesied war occurs in Revelation 9:13-21. of the nal seven years to Armageddon. Halfway through
Right after this in Revelation 10, the beginning of the great the nal seven years, the Antichrist will order the stopping
tribulation is recorded. In verse 5, an angel stands with of animal sacri ces on the Temple Mount, which will have
one foot on the land and one foot on the water declaring been resumed by then. He will then stand in the temple
that delay shall be no longer. Right after this, Revelation 11 claiming to be God. This could mean he will claim to be the
describes the events of the nal three and one-half years ultimate authority over the Temple Mount since it will have
preceding the Battle of Armageddon. In Revelation 11:2, we been placed under international supervision by then.
are told that Jerusalem will be trodden down of the Gentiles
for the next 42 months (3 ½ years). Then in Revelation 11:3, Does such an international peace plan exist?
God’s two witnesses begin their ministries, which continue In 2002, it was decided that Israelis and Palestinians
for the next 1260 days (3 ½ years) until the end of the simply could not make peace between themselves without
tribulation period. international intervention. A new international alliance was
At the end of Revelation 11, the two witnesses are formed called the Quartet. The alliance consisted of the
killed, the last trumpet sounds, and the Battle of Armageddon United States, the European Union, Russia, and the United
takes place. It is at this time that Jesus Christ returns to earth Nations. Its sole purpose of existence was to produce a
to reign as King of kings and Lord of lords. peace plan for the Middle East and to oversee its adoption.
This same sequence of events is recorded in Daniel In April of 2003, the Quartet presented a peace plan
12:1-7. An angel stands upon the waters and declares that to Israelis and Palestinians called the Roadmap for Peace.
there shall be a time of trouble, such as never was since The Roadmap called for the determining of nal borders
there was a nation even to that time, referring to the great between the Palestinians and the Israelis, settling the status
tribulation. One asked the angel how long it would be until of Jerusalem and settling the status of the Temple Mount.
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In June of 2003, the Roadmap for Peace was adopted temple will be under Gentile control. This arrangement
by Israelis and Palestinians at a signing ceremony that will continue during the 42 months preceding the Battle of
President Bush attended. Since that time, the international Armageddon.
community has struggled to implement the Roadmap Jesus also stated that Judea (the West Bank) would be
without success. a place of terrible tribulation during this same 42 months.
At the beginning of 2007, the White House This indicates that this area will be placed under the control
announced that peace in the Middle East would be of Israel’s enemies.
one of the premier goals of President Bush’s nal two From these speci c prophecies, we can conclude
years in o ce. A full-blown initiative to reach this goal that a peace agreement will take place, and when this
was launched. occurs, it will mark the beginning of the nal seven years to
Meetings of the Quartet were held, and a steady stream Armageddon.
of visits to the Middle East by high pro le diplomats began.
These included the new Secretary General of the United The building of Israel’s temple on the Temple Mount
Nations Ban Ki Moon, U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza We have two speci c prophecies that describe a
Rice, and European Union High Representative of Foreign temple standing on the Temple Mount three and one-half
A airs Javier Solana. years before Armageddon. II
In June of 2007, the Thessalonians 2:3-4 states that the
Quartet upped the ante even man of sin, the Antichrist, will sit in
farther. They appointed Tony the temple of God, claiming to be
Blair, the high-pro le former God. This is the event known as the
prime minister of Great Britain, abomination of desolation, which
to be the special envoy to the occurs three and one-half years
Middle East. In July, President before Armageddon. It’s obvious
Bush announced his intention that the Antichrist cannot sit in a
to host an international temple if there isn’t one. Revelation
conference on the Middle 11:1-2 describes the measuring of
East with the goal of bringing a temple on the Temple Mount 42
the implementation of the months before Armageddon and
Roadmap for Peace to a the Second Coming. Of course,
successful conclusion. a temple couldn’t possibly be
Under the intense measured if none existed.
diplomatic pressure, Israeli Since both of these prophecies
Prime Minister Ehud Olmert foretell that a temple will exist
and Palestinian Authority three and one-half years before
Chairman Mahmoud Abbas Armageddon, we know for certain
agreed to begin meeting that the temple has to be built
face-to-face bi-weekly. The prior to this time.
purpose of these meetings
was to pound out a general When will the temple be built?
agreement on core issues Trident I C-4 Nuclear Ballistic Missile Launch When Israel’s First Temple
Photo courtesy of U.S. Navy
for adoption at the peace was completed in 968 BC, King
conference, tentatively announced for November 15, 2007. Solomon o ered an animal sacri ce at the dedication. After
Those core issues were de ned as nal borders, status of this, daily sacri ces were o ered as mandated by scripture.
Palestinian refugees, the status of Jerusalem and the status When the Second Temple was completed in 516 BC, again
of the Temple Mount. the daily sacri ces were instituted.
If a general agreement can be attained before the When the Third Temple is completed, sacri ces will be
conference on these core issues, then negotiators will esh o ered again. How do we know this? The Bible prophesies
out the details of a nal peace treaty within the six months that the Antichrist will cause the sacri ce and the oblation
after the conference. This would allow the signing of the to stop. You can’t stop sacri ces that are not in progress.
treaty during the nal year of the Bush administration.
Will a peace agreement on the Middle East be achieved? Why will the Antichrist stop the sacri ces?
According to the prophecies of the Bible, some form Imagine the cameras of CNN and other news services
of an agreement will be reached on the status of the Temple honing in on the little lamb being o ered for the morning
Mount. Revelation 11:1-2 states that a rebuilt Jewish temple sacri ce and then another little lamb being sacri ced that
will be under Jewish control while the outer court of the evening. In our present animal rights climate, how long will
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it take for the animal rights activists to begin marching The Sanhedrin bought a herd of 12 sheep, 110-150
with placards: ANIMALS HAVE RIGHTS TOO! BARBARISM IN pounds each, from a farm in southern Israel. “Anyone
THE 21st CENTURY! It won’t take long. wanting to eat of the sacri ce can pay seven shekels ($1.67)
We know that the sacri ces are stopped in the midst for an 8-10 gram slice, the minimum required by Jewish
of the nal seven years (Daniel 9:27). From this we can law,” Stein said.
conclude that the building of the temple will be completed The only thing standing between Israel and the
not too long before this midway point. prophesied rebuilding of her temple is an agreement on
the status of the Temple Mount, which the Roadmap for
How close are we to the building of the Third Temple? Peace calls for.
For many years, the Temple Institute in Jerusalem has
been preparing the furniture and the utensils of the temple Preparations for the mark of the beast
in anticipation of the time when the temple will be rebuilt. Preparations for the mark of the beast must take
Within the last two years, the Institute has announced that place in the rst three and one-half years of the nal seven,
these preparations are now complete. since the mark will be implemented during the reign of the
On October 13, 2004, the Jewish Sanhedrin was Antichrist, which takes place during the last three and a
reborn after being disbanded for 1,600 years. The half years.
Sanhedrin was Israel’s supreme court in biblical times. It
was the Sanhedrin that put Jesus and many of the apostles The prophecy states:
on trial. “And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor,
At the Sanhedrin’s monthly meeting in June of free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or
2005, they decided it was time to begin the rebuilding of in their foreheads: And that no man might buy or sell,
the temple. Since the Israeli government does not allow save he that had the mark, or the name
Jewish religious activity on the Temple Mount, it was of the beast, or the number of his name.”
decided that the temple would be built o -site, in the Revelation 13:16-17
same way that Solomon’s temple was built o -site and
then assembled on the Temple Mount. The decision was Economic sanctions are the favorite tool of the
made to prefabricate the building of the temple for quick United Nations against those states that will not submit
assembly once permission is granted by the government to the edicts of the world community. When sanctions are
to construct it. levied against a nation, as is now being done to Iran, the
On March 22, 2007, an article appeared in the Religion member nations of the UN agree to not trade with that
News Service announcing the Sanhedrin’s plan to o er a nation. The goal is to create such economic pressure that
Passover Sacri ce. They planned to sacri ce sheep on the the o ending nation will submit to the will of the world
Temple Mount on the day before the Passover, which was government structure.
to start at sundown April 2. “If the government will not This same practice of sanctions will be used by
resist, we will do it,” said Rabbi Dov Stein, a member of the world government during the great tribulation.
the Sanhedrin. However, it will not only be used against nations, but also
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The Antichrist will control the people of the world authorization of individuals (including both United States
during the great tribulation by forcing every person on citizens and non-citizens) for the purpose of conducting
earth to worship him (pledge allegiance to him). Those who employment eligibility veri cation.
do will be given a mark or a number permitting them to (C) A requirement that all employers verify the
participate in the economy of the world. Those who refuse employment eligibility of all new hires using the social
will be sanctioned economically by denying them the security cards described in subparagraph (A) and a phone,
“privilege” of buying and selling. Only since the invention electronic card-reading, or other mechanism to seek
of the computer and the birth of the Internet has such a veri cation of employment eligibility through the use of
system of worldwide economic control been possible. the uni ed database described in subparagraph (B).
The system is being set up now! This bill would have required you to have a national
On May 11, 2005, President Bush signed the Real ID Act. ID or else you would have been unable to hold a job in
This law, advocated by the 9/11 Commission, was designed America! No job? No buying and selling! The administration
to give the government control over every person in the and Homeland Security pushed for the passage of the
United States. The rationale behind this huge suspension Immigration Bill with all of their might. Thankfully, it went
of freedom was that the only way to spot terrorists is to be down to defeat. However, the danger is not past.
able to track and control everybody. In spite of this decisive defeat, Homeland Security is
The Real ID Act mandates that every American have a determined to enforce its system of total control over the
national ID card obtained from their state Bureau of Motor populace through its national ID scheme. The Real ID Act is
Vehicles, by May 11, 2008. Coded into this card will be your still law and due to be implemented starting May 11, 2008.
birth certi cate, your number (SS number), your digitized You can be sure that Homeland Security fully intends to
picture, and your biometric identi cation ( ngerprint or nd another way to require a national ID as a condition of
It is rather sobering that the prophecy states the mark Realizing that the implementation of the national ID
will be in the hand or the forehead. Our ngerprints are on would spell the end of freedom, as we have known it, many
our hands, and our eyes are in our foreheads. Too close for states are moving to reverse the Real ID Act. Seven states
comfort, isn’t it! have now passed laws against its implementation. Twenty-
seven others have either passed resolutions against it or
The key to total control have introduced bills against it in their state legislatures.
The Real ID Act requires that each state place all this The government is justifying this obsession with
information into the database of the BMV. Furthermore, the control by contending that the security of the nation
state is then required to link its database with the databases requires it. However, we must not forget that control and
of the other 49 states—creating a national database. Once freedom are opposite terms. If we are controlled, we are
every person’s information is placed into the national not free.
database, the federal government can then access your
records at the push of a button! What’s behind the Real ID?
Furthermore, without a national ID card, a person CNET news disclosed on October 26, 2005 what’s
won’t be able to board an airplane, open a bank account or behind this drive for the implementation of a national
access any service requiring approved federal ID. ID. The International Civil Aviation Organization, a United
Nations agency, has set “globally interoperable” standards
Without your ID card, you can’t buy or sell for identi cation documents. So what we are really
Sec. 707 of Homeland Security’s Immigration Bill witnessing is not just the setting up of a national ID. We
reveals exactly what proponents of big government intend are actually experiencing the establishment of a global ID
to do. Section 707 is titled: Report on social security card- system.
based employment eligibility veri cation. Great Britain is also in the process of establishing
(A) A requirement that social security cards that are a national ID card. George Bush and Tony Blair agreed
made of a durable plastic or similar material and that include that Britain’s cards would be readable on America’s card-
an encrypted, machine-readable electronic identi cation reading machines and America’s cards would be readable
strip and a digital photograph of the individual to whom on Britain’s machines. Then the other 26 nations in the EU
the card is issued, be issued to each individual (whether or decided they should make their ID cards compatible with
not a United States citizen). Britain’s ID cards; thus they will also be compatible with
(B) The creation of a uni ed database to be maintained our cards. Consequently, the national ID will now be good
by the Department of Homeland Security and comprised in the U.S. and throughout Europe! You get the idea. The
of data from the Social Security Administration and the national ID is quickly being transformed into a global ID.
Department of Homeland Security specifying the work
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Will the national ID become the mark of the beast?
All of the elements needed for establishing
the prophesied mark of the beast are present in the
requirements of the Real ID Act. The only thing that
would have to be added would be some type of pledge
of allegiance to the Antichrist or to his one-world
government. If the Real ID Act is not repealed, it appears
almost certain that it will ultimately become the mark of
The entire world is preparing for the mark
Out of 193 nations on earth, 188 of them either have
a national ID card or are in the process of implementing
one. The only nations without a national ID are Mexico,
Ireland, Congo, New Zealand, and the Philippines. Soldiers position their bridge erection boats against the current as
they remove an assault oat bridge from the Euphrates River near
Al Qaim; Photo courtesy of U.S. Army; Lee Harshman
The Euphrates River War
Marines conduct an early morning patrol down the Euphrates River; Photo Courtesy of U.S. Navy/U.S. Marine Corps / Brian M. Henner
Is the mechanism for the mark of the beast being put in Preparing for the mark of the beast
place right now? Obviously!
War fought along the Euphrates River
The Euphrates River War
The fourth prophecy that will be ful lled just before Since all four of these prophetic ful llments are in
the nal three and one-half years begins is the Euphrates progress right now, it appears certain that the present
River War. Obviously, this prophecy does not even require Euphrates River War is the Euphrates River War of Revelation
discussion. The fact that it is in process of ful llment at this 9:13-21. If this is true, then we know that two billion people
moment is self-evident. The United States has 170,000 troops will die before this war comes to its culmination.
ghting up and down the Euphrates at this present time. President Bush has about one year left of his term. Since
this is his war and considering that he has the temperament
The checklist: to participate in such a war, it certainly seems probable
that the prophesied apocalypse will occur while he is yet
International peace plan for the Middle East in o ce.
If these things prove to be true, then two billion
Building of Israel’s temple
human beings will die in the next 12 months!
God help us all!
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Triggerman for WW III?”
By Linda Sargent
“During World War II, between 1939 and 1945, six million of Europe’s
nine million Jews were massacred by Nazi Germany.”
Even though there have been numerous attempts What Are Iran’s Nuclear Capabilities?
to disprove the Jewish Holocaust ever occurred, it For almost twenty years, Iran successfully concealed
has been unequivocally documented by the survivors its nuclear fuel program until U.S. satellite photos
and guards of the Nazi death camps, and from the FRQ¿UPHG LWV QXFOHDU IDFLOLWLHV LQ 7KLV IRUFHG ,UDQ
testimony taken during the 1945 Nuremburg War to reveal in 2003 its uranium enrichment program and
crimes hearings. invite the UN monitoring body, the International Atomic
Since his election in June 2005, Iranian President Energy Agency (IAEA) to visit.
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has ridiculed Jewish history In November 2004, Tehran promised Germany,
and sparked worldwide criticism by referring to the France, and Britain that it would cease its uranium
Holocaust as a “myth,” a “legend” that was fabricated enrichment program. The IAEA approved the agreement,
by the United States and Europe to justify the creation and Iran avoided UN Security Council intervention. Iran
of “a Jewish state in Palestine.” promptly ignored the agreement and pursued its nuclear
In 2006, Iran even hosted a two-day international activities, claiming they were for peaceful purposes
conference for likeminded naysayers who also dismiss only.
WKH DQQLKLODWLRQ RI VL[ PLOOLRQ -HZV DV ¿FWLRQ RU On December 23, 2006, the Security Council
exaggeration. Addressing the gathering, Ahmadinejad unanimously adopted Resolution 1737 (2006), which
blamed the Holocaust for all of the turmoil in the imposed sanctions to block the import or export of
Middle East. He challenged the group to consider, VHQVLWLYH QXFOHDU PDWHULDOV WR ,UDQ DQG IUHH]H WKH ¿QDQFLDO
“if the Holocaust’s truth is ruled out, root causes assets of persons or entities that support Iran’s nuclear
of problems and crimes in the Middle East will be weapons development. Iran immediately rejected the
terminated.” UHVROXWLRQ DGGLQJ WKDW WKH ¿IWHHQ FRXQWULHV YRWLQJ LQ
This is the same Ahmadinejad who has openly favor would regret it.
boasted, “Israel will vanish just like the Soviet Union On March 24, 2007 the Security Council passed
collapsed, and humanity will be liberated.” His stated Resolution 1747, which tightened sanctions against
goal is the same as Adolph Hitler’s Final Solution 60 Iran and expanded the freeze on assets and aid,
years ago. In his own words, Israel must be “wiped off except for humanitarian purposes. Iran immediately
the map,” and “driven into the sea.” denounced the resolution as “illegal” and continued
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to expand its nuclear program, asserting that it has as ability to deliver nuclear, chemical, or biological agents
much right as the U.S. and other nations to develop of mass destruction.
nuclear capabilities. Former U.S. Speaker of the House of
Representatives Newt Gingrich, is not swayed by
Why are sanctions unsuccessful? Ahmadinejad’s claim of pure intentions. “The Israeli
For the past six months, the UN sanctions have people are facing the threat of a nuclear Holocaust,”
failed to curtail Iran’s nuclear ambitions. By now there he warned at a conference held earlier this year by the
should be a growing realization that the process of Institute For Policy and Strategy.
endless dialog and toothless sanctions are ineffective.
Time is on Iran’s side, and Ahmadinejad knows it. He How are world leaders responding to Iran’s
watched the same game of diplomacy between the UN latest threat?
Security Council and North Korea. As the talks dragged In mid-September, French Foreign Minister
on, North Korea continued to develop its nuclear arsenal Bernard Koucher referred to the situation as, “the
and now claims it has several nuclear devices. Iran is not Iranian nuclear crisis” that has forced the world,
far behind. “to prepare for the worst, and the worst is war.”
Even so, the Bush administration is pushing for Koucher was also quoted by the French newspaper,
increased sanctions, though the Security Council has not /H )LJDUR DV VDLQJ ³RQH FDQQRW ¿QG LQ WKH HQWLUH ZRUOG
carried out the existing penalties. To Bush’s dismay, the a crisis greater than this one,” referring to Iran’s open
U.S. is losing support threat to annihilate Israel
from Russia, China, and her allies, namely the
and several European United States. President
nations, which blame Ahmadinejad dismissed
the U.S. for the lack of Koucher’s remarks
enforcement. and accused France
*HUPDQ RI¿FLDOV of, “copying the White
have also voiced House,” and taking “on
concern that its role an American skin.”
in placing additional To the contrary, in a
sanctions against Iran speaking engagement
would harm the German at Emory University
economy. Germany in September, former
QRWL¿HG LWV DOOLHV LQ President Jimmy
early September that Carter stated it seemed
Chancellor Angela “inconceivable” that Iran
Merkel will not publicly would “commit suicide”
support any further by launching missiles at
sanctions against Iran Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, President of Iran, addresses Israel. He concluded that
General Assembly at UN Headquarters in the unrest between Israel
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welcome an American and the Palestinians in
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