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It has been reported that former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld routinely used militaristic passages from the Bible on the cover pages of White House intelligence documents to curry favor with President George W. Bush despite the concerns about the incendiary impact on Islamic opinion if they were made public.
These passages of Scripture appeared on the front page of top secret intelligence summaries prepared by the Pentagon for President Bush and the briefing documents were so sensitive that they were often hand delivered by Rumsfeld to the White House.
Jimmy's Prophetic Prospective on the News
The use of Biblical passages on the covers of intelligence reports for the White House would have been proper if they had used the appropriate passages from Bible prophecy.
The recent report that former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld used biblical passages as the cover page to White House intelligence briefing documents could have caused a massive uproar among the Islamic world if it had been revealed during the war in Iraq under President Bush.
One example of what we are talking about would be the passage from I Peter stating, "It is God's will that by doing good, you should silence the ignorant talk of foolish men", this passage was included with a photo of Saddam Hussein delivering a speech. Another image showing tanks roaring through the dessert to topple Saddam's regime had a passage from Ephesians which stated that we should put on the whole armor of God to stand against evil.
From the pages of Bible prophecy, there are indeed passages that relate to the destruction of modern day Iraq, biblical Babylon. These passages include Isaiah 13-14 and Jeremiah 50-51. In Revelation 18 it says that Babylon, modern day Iraq, will be destroyed in one hour, Revelation 18:10, 17, 19. Interestingly, Revelation 17:17 says God will put into the hearts of world leaders to take actions that will accomplish His will.
All of the aforementioned prophecy passages will have fulfillment in the coming seven year Tribulation period, but rest assured Bible prophecy will be fulfilled.