Some are pointing to Old Testament passages that predict the destruction of Damascus and a civil war in Egypt.
MELBOURNE, Fla. — The deadly violence percolating half a world away in Syria and the warnings of a possible U.S. attack have some people not only looking ahead to what might happen in the coming days — but also looking backward into ancient, apocalyptic prophecies in the pages of the Old Testament.
In recent weeks, some dire prophecies have turned up on websites, in book stores, as the subject of Bible studies and in sermons by some Christians and others who see a link between the old passages and modern-day events in Egypt, Libya and Syria.
« Behold, Damascus is about to be removed from being a city, and will become a fallen ruin, » reads Isaiah 17, a passage some Christians say they believe details a horrific event that leaves the…
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