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occur years or millennia later. As previously shown, this is

known as a “type” or “prototype.” For example, Abraham offer-

ing Isaac is a “type” of God the Father offering God the Son.

The prophet Zechariah spoke of men,

“…who are men

symbolic of things to come”

(Zech. 3:8). The prophet Isaiah

spoke of people who,

“…are signs and symbols in Israel”


8:18). The Apostle Paul informs us,

“These things happened to

them as examples and were written down as warnings for us,

on whom the fulfillment of the ages has come”

(1 Cor. 10:11).

Therefore, once again history will repeat itself, at least in

type, at the battle of Armageddon. Furthermore, the Valley of

Jehoshaphat (known today as the Kidron Valley) is the same

valley in which the end-time battle will take place (Joel 3:2;


Inflicting Madness

The armies attempting to march against Jerusalem will be

struck with madness (Zech. 12:4). In the past, God sent a pan-

ic along with an earthquake (1 Sam. 14:15), and confused an

opposing army, to the point that they began to strike each oth-

er with their weapons (1 Sam. 14:20). The ancient battles of

Israel clearly show that Sovereign God has intervened with su-

pernatural elements, and we can be assured that He will not

hesitate to employ the same methods again.

Sun Goes Out

The Amorite Kings of long ago were thrown into confusion

when hailstones came out of the sky; and something supernat-

ural happened to the sun (Josh. 10:10-13). At the end, we see