there are many conflicts taking place in the world today, the
violence and hatred shown in the Middle East is of great concern
to millions of people. There is little doubt that the vast resources
of oil in Middle Eastern countries require oil-dependent nations
to ensure that their access to that essential commodity is unhindered.
Instability in the region can dramatically and quickly affect
and current Middle East trouble was prophesied in the Bible
some thousands of years ago. While these prophecies indicate
that there will eventually be a long-term solution, in the
short-term, conflict will continue and increase until the
details of prophecies are fulfilled. The Bible tells us about
the ‘latter day’ events that will result in the completion
of God’s plan for the earth and the promise of life for those
who believe in Him. This promise makes current world events
very relevant for everyone.
summarise the current situation;
look at the geographical and historical issues relating
to the current situation;
provide Biblical information about the cause of the conflicts;
draw attention to the way in which the region’s and the
world’s problems will be solved.
Two important principles
underlie the notes and the relating seminar.
Christadelphians have no political affiliation or sympathy
with any of the countries discussed. We try to observe and
analyse events that happen. We do, however, accept the Biblical
teaching that the people of Israel have been chosen by God.
Observations and analyses are based on Biblical principles.
We believe that the Bible is the final authority on what
has happened and will happen in the Middle East, and in
trust that we can, with God’s guidance, lead you to a fuller
understanding of these momentous world events, and share with
you the wonderful hope of world and personal peace that God
has promised to those who accept His principles.