When you think of Armageddon, you might think about a bloody, fierce war. It's a war that ISIS is actually trying to make happen. But what if Armageddon isn't really the final military showdown many people think about? What if it has nothing to do with battle?

Episode Chapters

  • Futurists - Hal Lindsey's "The Late, Great Planet Earth"

    Starting at 4 min 
    05 sec

    This book from the 1970s sparked the belief that most of what is written in the book of Revelation will not happen until the last seven years of the world's history.

  • Does ISIS have anything to do with Islam?

    Starting at 17 min 
    01 sec

    Do any of the views shared by ISIS members correlate with Islam's teachings?

  • The Mahdī, a Messianic figure.

    Starting at 18 min 
    13 sec

    If someone was too over-the-top for Bin Laden, they must be pretty radical, right?

  • What does "Armageddon" actually mean in the Bible?

    Starting at 34 min 
    30 sec

    A change of language might give us clues.

  • King Belshazzar's Party

    Starting at 40 min 
    42 sec

    King Belshazzar threw a party while the enemy camped outside his city. What was he thinking?

  • The writing on the wall

    Starting at 49 min 
    00 sec

    A severed, bloodless hand floating in the air showed up at the party and began writing words on a wall.

  • Episode Notes

    The Appearing - Book by Shawn Boonstra mentioned at 08:39.

    The ancients predicted it. Today it is one of the hottest topics around. Millions are talking about it, but few people agree on exactly what will happen. Shawn Boonstra presents what the Bible really says about the Second Coming, in The Appearing. Click here to learn more.