First of all, i determined all the possible clues to the pictographic relationships and then like anyone else would do, i study its relationships. Oct 25, 2012 book of the revelation of yahshua messiah to st. Looking at a military helicopter from a distance and even up close, it looks like a locust. Seven trumpets of revelation predict world war iii a. Their planet will be destroyed as in the book of ezekiels states and invade this. The book of revelation is a divinely inspired prophecy of the end times in which we now live. The bible predicts that the preparations for the attack of china upon the middle east and israel involve a combination of human and angelic events. Do you see it as something literal like attack helicopters, or. Revelation is not a book of mysterious visions about attack helicopters and apocalyptic wars that end mankind. These words selfauthenticate the book of revelation. The days of vengeance an exposition of the book of. I was agonistic since i was 17 though, although a made one last effort towards the end. Some readers of the book of revelation have taken its mysterious symbols to suggest that it was underground literature.
A redemptivehistorical, modified idealist approach to the. The attack helicopters are someway considered the pinnacle of the industry. So the date 911 tells us that passage of revelation 9. Here, john says he saw horses, but doesnt mention like or as, as in a similitude. The previous judgment involved demonic locusts whose appearance was like horsesthey were not horses, but a similitude. An attack helicopter is an armed helicopter with the primary role of an attack aircraft, with the capability of engaging targets on the ground, such as enemy infantry and armored fighting vehicles. Can anyone explain the apache helicopter prediction in the book of revelation.
May 01, 2006 revelation is not a book of mysterious visions about attack helicopters and apocalyptic wars that end mankind. Nov 19, 2018 this is the text of my lecture in the downtown discourse series, based at st georges anglican church, pikes peak avenue. Due to their heavy armament they are sometimes called helicopter gunships. The war against muslim terrorism a bible prophecy and new. The locusts looked like horses prepared for battle. The bible describes in three places books of daniel, joel and revelation a. Biblical studiesnew testament commentariesrevelationchapter 9. And the number of the armies of the horsemen was two hundred million.
Ive been talking about how the book of revelation has been interpreted. John was defending a form of christianity that would be eclipsed by the christians he attacked, pagels says. Revelation 9 commentary james burton coffman commentaries. When hal lindsey pointed out in the late great planet earth the similarity between revelations locusts and modern attack helicopters, folks took a second look at the accuracy of prophetic imagery. Jun 29, 2008 i just hope no one on the pb thinks revelation prophesies of apache attack helicopters. Sep 06, 20 they find references to nero, america, russia, napoleon, the papacy, and attack helicopters in the book of revelation. Can the book of revelation help us engage with culture. Revelation 9, bible prophesy, locust army, helicopters. The following concerns the claim that revelation should be interpreted in a consistently literal way. In this case here, it is the most accurate prediction of them all. One of the reasons for this predictable yet disappointing procession is that we dont really know how to read the book of revelation properlythe source of many of these failed forecasts. List of united states military helicopters wikipedia. Oct 29, 2019 by the 1970s and 80s popular dispensationalist writers like hal lindsey were claiming that the scorpions in revelation were actually military attack helicopters and we were all just one generation away from the end of the world cf. In the united states militia movement, black helicopter is a symbol of an alleged conspiratorial military takeover of.
The theory and application of flying qualities and simulation modeling aiaa education series by gareth d. Also note the description in revelation 9 of war involving attack helicopters in 9. They had tails like scorpions, and there were stings in their tails verses 3, 710. Revelation 9 710 hypothesis these are the 5,s but note the 6,s are first in the trib. The book of revelation explained in under 5 minutes duration. This is a mustread book for anyone who has felt the frustration that the great theologian martin luther did when he said that revelation was indecipherable and should be thrown into the river. Are we witnessing the locusts from a broken seal of the. When we take the book in context, john is a first century man being shown visions of the future. The unusual, very graphic language style of the book has come to be referred to as apocalyptic language. On their heads they wore something like crowns of gold, and their faces resembled human faces.
Currently top 9 best attack helicopters in the world are these. But still, the helicopters andor flying aircraft are not the biblical locusts, mentioned in the book of revelation of the holy bible. Nobody interprets the book of revelation literally, as the word is normally understood. This does not sound like an apache helicopter to me, not even if i was tripping on acid. The military operation that killed osama bin laden was dramatic but fairly typical.
They find references to nero, america, russia, napoleon, the papacy, and attack helicopters in the book of revelation. From daniel 11 we see that the war involves an attack by the king of the south and a massive counterattack by the king of the north. To put this in a better way, it is a relative idealism. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order 1toz. Nuclear war predicted in revelation a revelation of jesus. Revelation 9 commentary, one of over 110 bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, by the leading authority in the church of christ, presents a verse level look at the bible. There are a total of 35 attack helicopters entries in the military factory. That is to say, it is not tied to specific, historical events in the same way as preterism, historicism, or futurism. How to read the book of revelation christian news on. Paperback from aviation book co 1984 special order. Yet another prophecy about the end of the world comes and goesbut we know, like the proverbial bus, another one will be along soon. Can anyone explain the apache helicopter prediction in the.
I just hope no one on the pb thinks revelation prophesies of apache attack helicopters. This is the text of my lecture in the downtown discourse series, based at st georges anglican church, pikes peak avenue. Revelation 9 710 hypothesis bibleforums christian message. The book of revelation chapter nine preface at this point it should be recognized that differences of interpretation exist regarding a few issues relating to prophecy by many astute and dedicated bible scholars, e. The photo comparison you posted that shows attack helicopters next to locust is frightening and amazing and if those who wrote the book of revelations were shown visions of the future and they saw those modern day attack helicopters,they would have had absolutely no idea about what they were actually looking at and would have called them locust,no doubt about it. Jan 15, 2014 the book of revelation explained in under 5 minutes duration. Hal lindsey, for example, is best known for his claim that the locusts of revelation 9. These horses are not like normal horses for they breath fire out of their mouths and harm with heads on their tails. He cannot use words like helicopter because helicopters dont exist in his time.
Their planet will be destroyed as in the book of ezekiels states and invade this planet. This is a list of united states military helicopters. Padfield hardcover from american institute of aeronautics and astronautics. See chapter 9 of the book for details and scriptural support. Ive just been writing some biblereading notes for scripture union due out. Nov 14, 2017 for instance, bakker said, people who have studied the bible will realize that apache helicopters were mentioned in revelation 9. The seven trumpets of revelation depict a great war that takes place at the end of time, which is a part of the great time of trouble. The apache helicopter saw combat during a number of recent wars.
By the 1970s and 80s popular dispensationalist writers like hal lindsey were claiming that the scorpions in revelation were actually military attack helicopters and we were all just one generation away from the end of the world cf. The connection of various symbols and types from the ot strengthen the view that revelation is meant to be read symbolically and in connection with the types and figures of the rest of gods special revelation in the scriptures. Study the bible online using commentary on revelation 9. More on the symbolism of revelation the bart ehrman blog. The explanation is that the book of revelation contains wild, incoherent fantasies which bear virtually no resemblance to helicopters of any type. After this i heard what seemed to be the loud voice of a great multitude in heaven, crying out, hallelujah. John said that the sting of the locusts which some commentators have correlated with attack helicopters does not kill people, but causes so much pain for five months. Inappropriate the list including its title or description facilitates illegal activity, or contains hate speech or ad hominem attacks on a fellow goodreads member or author. The word simply means a revelation, an uncovering of something concealed. Looking through johns eyes does not take too much practice, so take your time anyway.
The first shall be last and the last shall be first. To summarise what urusselsteapot42 said, you have these locusts with crowns of gold, faces of men, hair of women, teeth of lions, and tails like scorpions. Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator. I am living forever and ever, and i have the keys of death and of hades. Nevertheless, i do believe that it is vital to understand that certain, historical events are referenced in the book of revelation. And yet, other groups of people think that they are helicopters.
Weapons used on attack helicopters can include autocannons, machine guns. Elsewhere, john describes a beast from the sea with seven heads and ten horns revelation. Revelation 9, bible prophesy, locust army, helicopters, tanks. For instance, bakker said, people who have studied the bible will realize that apache helicopters were mentioned in revelation 9. In this prophetic book, yahshua shows john what will transpire in the end time immediately prior to his return to. Apokalupis apocalypse is the first word in the greek text of the book of revelation. In chapters 9 and 16 of revelation, there are highly symbolic descriptions of angels affecting the area around the euphrates river in the last days. The locusts john saw in revelation, could they possibly be. This is our selection of the top 5 attack helicopters in the world. Jan 02, 2020 what are the seven trumpets of revelation.
What are the seven trumpet judgments recorded in revelation chapters 8 and 11. The connection of various symbols and types from the ot strengthen the view that revelation is meant to be read symbolically and in connection with the types and figures of. In the war described in the trumpets of revelation the attack that begins the war would correspond with the first four trumpets revelation 8. Revelation as a blueprint for our future the bart ehrman blog.
This war takes place while the 144,000 are giving gods last message to the world and are satans attempt to stop them. The symbolic language of the book, according to this interpretation, was used to keep the governing authorities from realizing that they themselves were under attack. If john had been shown modern military tanks, he would have undoubtedly mentioned something like chariots with multiple wheels. And he seized the dragon, the original serpent, who is the devil and satan, and bound him for a thousand years. Ok, so i grew up christian and have been an atheist for several years now, since i was 21 now 25. Nuclear war predicted in revelation a revelation of. Helicopters 2012calendar calendar from browntrout listed under aviation calendars. Apocalyptic language is a type of figurative language. For instance, in the book of revelation, john describes a woman clothed with the sun, in childbirth pain, with a dragon waiting to attack her child revelation 12.613 1138 980 868 634 1033 1327 270 317 1449 138 1252 732 943 826 641 191 855 458 328 1080 989 1044 425 205 1480 480 845 1049 1244 428 1486 40 1312 827 63 1352 1485 81 945 974 1087 1184