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The Middle East in Bible Prophecy

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Introduction: Worlds in Turmoil

Learn the astounding story of the past, present and future of the Middle East that was laid out thousands of years ago within Bible prophecy.

The Middle East: Worlds in Collision

You need to understand what is prophesied to yet happen in the Middle East.

The Sons of Abraham

It's impossible to understand the present Middle East without a knowledge of the three great religions that emanate from the area—Judaism, Christianity and Islam.

The Rise and Fall of Ancient Israel

God can reveal the future. Nowhere is this more evident than in the remarkable prophecies of what would happen to Abraham's descendants through Jacob's offspring, the 12 tribes of Israel.

The Four Empires of Daniel's Prophecies

Daniel's book prophesied events fulfilled many centuries ago as well as major events yet to come. It reveals a history of the region, written in advance, from Daniel's time right up to the return of Jesus Christ.

The Coming of Islam

The Arab religious landscape was to change dramatically with the prophet Muhammad and the religion he founded, Islam.

The Jews: From the Dispersion to the Modern Israeli State

By the time the prophet Muhammad was preaching the tenets of the new Islamic religion, the Jews had not had a state for some five centuries.

The Creation of the Modern Middle East

For hundreds of years the Arabs did not have a government of their own.

A Rising Tide of Arab Nationalism

One of the most significant developments in the region following the Treaty of Versailles ending World War I was rising Arab nationalism.

Fundamentalist Islam Resurges

Arabs call the Crusades al-Salibiyyah. The term is highly emotional to them, reminding them of European atrocities committed during the 200-year-long campaign to bring the Holy Land under Catholic control.

Anger Mounts Following Gulf War

On Feb. 23, 1998, the London-based Arabic-language newspaper Al-Quds al-Arabi published a piece titled "Declaration of the World Islamic Front for Jihad Against the Jews and the Crusaders."

Not Enemies Forever

In spite of the best efforts of the players in the current Middle East peace process, today the Arab and Jewish nations still have difficulty coexisting peacefully.

"Why Do People Hate Us So Much?"

Respect and appreciation for America are not as great as they were before. The Bible helps us understand this change in America's fortunes.

War and Peace in the Middle East

Jerusalem remains the most contested city on earth, having fallen to invading forces more than 20 times throughout its recorded history.

What Is the "Abomination of Desolation"?

What is the abomination of desolation mentioned in the Bible within the book of Daniel?

Prophecy of an Arab Confederation

Psalm 83 contains a prophecy of many Middle Eastern nations that appears to be as yet unfulfilled and to possibly tie in with end-time events.

What Should You Do?

Why does God reveal the future? Why does He tell us what is coming? One crucial reason is so we can see the need to change.