Prophecy about the 21st Century
Let's check what the New Testament says about the first years of the 21st century:
Rev 20:01 And I saw an angel come down from heaven, having the key of the bottomless pit and a great chain in his hand.
Rev 20:02 And he laid hold on the dragon, that old serpent, which is the Devil, and Satan, and bound him a thousand years,
Rev 20:03 And cast him into the bottomless pit, and shut him up, and set a seal upon him, that he should deceive the nations no more, till the thousand years should be fulfilled: and after that he must be loosed a little season.
Rev 20:04 And I saw thrones, and they sat upon them, and judgment was given unto them: and I saw the souls of them that were beheaded for the witness of Jesus, and for the word of God, and which had not worshipped the beast, neither his image, neither had received his mark upon their foreheads, or in their hands; and they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years.
Rev 20:05 But the rest of the dead lived not again until the thousand years were finished. This is the first resurrection.
Rev 20:06 Blessed and holy is he that hath part in the first resurrection: on such the second death hath no power, but they shall be priests of God and of Christ, and shall reign with him a thousand years.
Rev 20:07 And when the thousand years are expired, Satan shall be loosed out of his prison,
Rev 20:08 And shall go out to deceive the nations which are in the four quarters of the earth, Gog, and Magog, to gather them together to battle: the number of whom is as the sand of the sea.
Rev 20:09 And they went up on the breadth of the earth, and compassed the camp of the saints about, and the beloved city: and fire came down from God out of heaven, and devoured them.
Rev 20:10 And the devil that deceived them was cast into the lake of fire and brimstone, where the beast and the false prophet are, and shall be tormented day and night for ever and ever.
Rev 20:11 And I saw a great white throne, and him that sat on it, from whose face the earth and the heaven fled away; and there was found no place for them.
Rev 20:12 And I saw the dead, small and great, stand before God; and the books were opened: and another book was opened, which is the book of life: and the dead were judged out of those things which were written in the books, according to their works.In 2001, as everybody knows the 9/11 Terror was carried out by terrorists who hijacked commercial airplanes in the sky of the US East Coast, following an order from Osama bin Laden.
In 2004, the Great Sumatra Earthquake hit the Indian Ocean regions, namely, mostly Islamic regions.
In 2005, the Pope died and a new Pope succeeded the predecessor.
The 7/7 London bombings were carried out by Islamic terrorists.
In 2008, the Financial Crisis was set off from Wall Street, New York.
Also, as the first African American President Mr. Barack Obama was elected.
In 2010, the Greek Debt Crisis started.
In 2011, a great tsunami attacked the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant of Japan to result in one of the worst nuclear accidents in history.
Also, Osama bin Laden was taken on in Pakistan by US special troops. Colonel Gaddafi was virtually executed by Libyan revolutionary fighters, too.
In general, the first decade or so of the 21st century doesn't look peaceful at all, according to the prophecy embedded in the last book of the New Testament.
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Gen 3:3 But of the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the garden, God hath said, Ye shall not eat of it, neither shall ye touch it, lest ye die.