Bible prophecy: Middle East heading towards war with Israel
Daily Express - The Bible's chapters are chock-full of prophecies describing the final days before the promised Second Coming of the Messiah. Passages in the New Testament speak of wars and rumours of wars, natural cataclysms and the persecution of Christians in the End Days. Scripture in the Book of Revelation speaks of catastrophes that will befall the Earth when the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse are set loose.
But the Bible also speaks of a devastating conflict that many believe could soon unfold in the Holy Land.
According to the Old Testament prophet Ezekiel, a host of nations will descent upon Israel in the End Days bearing shields and swords.
Ezekiel 38:4 reads: "I will turn you around, put hooks in your jaws and bring you out with your whole army - your horses, your horsemen fully armed, and a great horde with large and small shields, all of them brandishing their swords."
A Christian conspiracy blog known for its frequent doomsday predictions has now claimed Israel's neighbours could be drawn or "hooked" into a confrontation with Israel over its energy sector.
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