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In my humble opinion YES, a casual look at world history exposes an ugly unfashionable trait of humankind, we are prone to enslave or kill one another. Consider in world war one the war to end all wars, humankind's death toll was 8-8.5 million souls, a death toll number greater than all prior wars put together. World war two, between 50-60 million souls were lost, our technology gave the world the ability to kill at a far greater rate of return vs expenditure. Consider that 105,000 ships were build used during this war of these 37,000 were sunk, one third and we now entered the atomic age! Revelation 8:8 The coming Islamic war with Turkey, Syria, Iraq and Islamic Asia with parts of Russia is very close at hand with the major and bit players taking the stage before our very eyes. Consider this exhortation found twice in Proverbs 22:3 and then again Proverbs 27:12 "The prudent sees danger and hides himself, but the simple go on and suffer for it" "History is littered with wars which everybody knew would never happen" Enoch Powell "If history teaches anything, it teaches that self delusion in the face of unpleasant facts is folly" R. Reagan In the Lord's Freedom and under Psalm 91................warrior on
There is no direct reference to WW III in the bible, but going to Judges 20 an interesting parallel concerning three battles is described. If we are to read between the lines, we should realize that the period of the Judges from the death of Joshua up to David as king of Israel (a man after God's own heart) can correspond to the 2,000+ years from Christ's death up to the time of his second coming. The tribe of Benjamin would then correspond to the Germanic powers, or more accurately, those with the Germanic or Viking spirit. We see that great loss of life occurred with these three battles and for the tribe of Benjamin artificial methods had to be employed to continue the tribe (Judges 21). WW III will undoubtedly also witness a major loss of population, and due to the nuclear radiation many will become sterile and require technological intervention to reproduce. I believe the scriptures, being highly spiritual, can also be intrinsically prophetic, but they are obscured with the mist of our limited comprehension.
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