This content is part of a series.
Armageddon: Cosmic Battle of the Ages (9 of 12)
Why Must There Be An Armageddon?
We are in toward the end of several weeks of study to a lesson entitled "Why Must There Be An Armageddon?" Last week we started this subject and hopefully today, we will conclude this particular subject on why there must be an Armageddon. From Psalm 2:1-12, we find a panoramic view of the struggle between good and evil over all the ages. If you want to see how a panoramic view of the struggle between the forces of God and the forces of evil that has taken place both in the visible and the invisible world, you can see it in Psalm 2.
Last week we covered the first point of this study, The Conspiracy of the Godless. We are going to look at the conspiracy of the godless just briefly, then at the communication of the godhead and see what God's response is to the godless.
I. THE CONSPIRACY OF THE GODLESS
Let's just review from last week what the conspiracy of the godless is; what the psalmist said was that there is a conspiracy of the evil world against God Himself. And this begins in the invisible world. In the invisible world that we cannot see, but it expresses itself in the visible world. And as we have learned in this class, that behind every evil ruler, behind every evil act, there is an invisible power, an invisible person, Satan and all of his forces. And this Psalm proves that this is true. Let's look at verses 1-3, "Why do the nations conspire and the peoples plot in vain? The kings of the earth take their stand and the rulers gather together against the LORD and against his Anointed One. "Let us break their chains," they say, "and throw off their fetters." And we saw that the godless are in rebellion against the Lord. That basically, humanity is in rebellion against God. And it began as far as humanity is concerned in the Garden of Eden. But believers know that it began long before that. It began with Lucifer rebelling agains ...
There are 19652 characters in the full content. This excerpt only shows a 2000 character sample of the full content.