Many who know the Four Signposts wonder when the Second Signpost, the next one, will happen and how fast the others might go by. In parallel to this, the Bible doesn’t tell us, nor can we know the day and… Read More ›
Turkey’s Government Showing Conditions During the Third Signpost
The big news this week from the Middle East is, of course, the Turkish invasion of northern Syria. In the post just before this one, I wrote that its significance was “nothing” in regards to the Second Signpost. Admittedly, this… Read More ›
The Reports of [Erdoğan’s] Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated
Borrowing from Mark Twain’s famous line in 1897, reports of Turkish President Erdoğan’s death are greatly exaggerated. It looks like the source of this story was the Kurds breaking on to the Erdoğan article on the Hebrew language version of… Read More ›
The King of Yavan Has Arrived
No, the Third Signpost has not started yet. Neither has the Second. But if we are interpreting Scripture correctly, in which the First Signpost has occurred and signs are going on month by month that Iran is getting ready for… Read More ›
The Next Step in Erdoğan’s Ascent to Power?
For a few years now the leading candidate, I believe, to be the first and prominent horn on the goat in Daniel 8, has been Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. I wrote about his possible role as the goat’s horn here and here…. Read More ›
A Photo Op: Horn of the Ram Meets Horn of the Goat
One of the news sites I watch is the Iranian state-run news site Tasnim. Much of what they report is done for propaganda purposes and so much must be taken with a grain of salt, but they also report matter-of-fact… Read More ›
June 1, 2017, Your Time, and The Second Signpost
Are you getting ready for what’s coming? It’s June 1st. The last few weeks seem to have been a “quiet” time in the Middle East, relative to the Signposts. Rouhani won the Iranian presidential election back in mid-May, and was… Read More ›
The Sign of “Four” – The Sign of the Coming Sunni Confederacy?
Remember the sign of the kings of Media and Persia of Daniel 8:20, the so-called Red Badge of the Second Signpost? It’s the red insignia with a sword and a branch that is arranged such that it might be mistaken… Read More ›
It Looks Like the King of Yavan, the Goat’s Horn, Will Arise in 2019
“. . . suddenly a goat with a prominent horn between his eyes came from the west . . .” Daniel 8:5, NIV Our world is on the path to the Second Signpost, while the Third Signpost is being made… Read More ›
The Goat’s Horn Becoming “Prominent-er” – Will It Be Now or Later?
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan (pronounced Erd’-wan) is at it again. Since he founded his Islamist AKP party in 2003 he and his allies have been winning elections, which then pivoted to grabbing more power. And now he is seeking the… Read More ›