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Axis of Evil (7 of 18)
Dr. Stan Coffey
Series: IRAQ, IRAN, AND THE U.S. IN BIBLE PROPHECY
President Bush in his 2002 State of the Union coined this phrase from World War II when we heard the phrase, "The Axis Nations" referring to the coalition of nations who fought against the allies in World War II and he applied to Iraq, Iran, and North Korea. Some thought he was being too strong in his speech comparing these three nations as an axis of evil. We know no that history over the past two years has proven him right. Those nations are indeed an axis of evil with Iraq and all the things we have discovered in Iraq and now with the capture of Saddam Hussein, that we are going to find out many, many things we have wondered about. We will be able to find information about weapons of mass destruction, we will be able to discover more about the connection between terrorism and Iraq, more about the connection between 9-11 and Iraq, al-Quiada and Iraq. So certainly they would be a part of that axis of evil and then Iran of course, is threatening to build nuclear weapons. They have said their nuclear plants were for peaceful purposes but no they are threatening they are going to use their nuclear capabilities to build atomic weapons for thermonuclear warfare. And then of course, North Korea has been rattling their sabers the last two years, trying to scare the United States into submission. Thank God, our leaders have been resolute in their stand against tyranny and against evil and against dictatorships in this world.
There is an axis of evil and of course from that there is much evil in our world today. We looked at several bible passages as we talked about Babylon. Babylon or Iraq is a part of this axis of evil. We went all the way back to the book of Genesis. We began there at the cradle of civilization, at the Garden of Eden and we traced it on through, but one of the passages we have not talked about is in Zechariah. In Zechariah the ...
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