“GOD IS FAITHFUL AND HE WILL NOT LET … ” Thoughts from today’s Bible readings – August 28th

Bible Truth & Prophecy

Our Old Testament readings are long and rather involved today.  In 2 Kings ch. 2 we saw the drama of Elijah being taken away in “chariots of fire” [v.11] from Elisha who succeeds him.  Where he goes is not clear, but later a letter comes from him, see 2 Chron. 21 v.12.

Jeremiah ch. 50 is a long chapter about the fate of Babylon – the nation that had destroyed Jerusalem and the Temple.  The prophets’ message is “Flee from the midst of Babylon” [v.8]  In v.12 it is prophesied, “Behold, she shall be the last of the nations.”  We are intrigued that Babylon is a translation of the Hebrew word ‘Babel’!   We know how it figures prominently in the symbolic language of the Bible’s last book, Revelation!

“Alas! Alas! You great city, you mighty city, Babylon! For in a single hour your judgment has come.” [Rev.18 v.10]  The…

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