World News and Prophecy: September - October 2008

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In This Issue

  • by World News
In Daniel 7:8 the prophet Daniel writes: "I was considering the horns, and there was another horn, a little one, coming up among them, before whom three of the first horns were plucked out by the roots."
  • by Paul Kieffer
The August miniwar between Russia and Georgia was not simply a local conflict about ethnic groups. It has huge implications for the NATO alliance and Europe's future energy security.
  • by Darris McNeely
The ideal of a "peaceable kingdom" has held men's imaginations for centuries. Many efforts have been made to create this perfect utopia. How will it come—by human effort or by the power of God?
  • by Cecil Maranville
The rapture, often called "the blessed hope," is sadly more hoax than hope, even though the man who started it had no intention of deceiving anyone. You need to know what the Bible actually says!
  • by Darris McNeely
This is the season in America for political speeches. But will the ideas match the times in which we live? Global economic uncertainty coupled with the changing perception of America's leadership role are threatening to create a world order quite different from the present.
  • by Melvin Rhodes
Who is the little horn of Daniel 7:8, the horn with "eyes like the eyes of a man, and a mouth speaking pompous words"? Since this article is the fifth in a series that began in the May 2008 issue, readers should be aware that some of the content builds on information explained in previous installments.