Does Iran signal 'End Time Prophecies? Christian apologist thinks so

Christian apologist Don Stewart believes that the New Testament suggests that Iran, together with Russia, poses a major threat not only to Israel, but to the US as well.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
February 10, 2015 01:52
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Netanyahu warns against nuclear Iran at 2012 UN General Assembly. (photo credit: REUTERS)

 
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While Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu may not have been able to convince US President Barack Obama that Iran poses an existential threat to Israel, he does have at least one person who shares his viewpoint.

Christian apologist Don Stewart believes that the New Testament suggests that Iran, together with Russia, poses a major threat not only to Israel, but to the United States as well.

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The Christian Post quoted Stewart as saying that Ezekiel 38 contains a prophecy in which Persia (modern day Iran), and Rosh, apparently Russia, have a military alliance in "the last days."

Stewart argued that Iran, as Shi'ites, believe that they "are divinely ordained" to have nuclear weapons.

Netanyahu may not believe in "the Rapture" or the prophecies in the New Testament, but in Stewart, he has found a partner in his fears of Iran.

Stewart for his part, however, thinks that it is prophecy being fulfilled rather than something that can be stopped by further sanctions or the threat of military action.

"It's like we are seeing foreshocks of a powerful earthquake that is ready to happen. The prophetic events are like dominoes closely stacked together. When the first domino falls, the others will fall in short order."


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