THE FUTURE HOLD?
now in your spells and in your many sorceries. Let now
the astrologers, those who prophesy ty the stars, those
who predict by the new moons, stand up and save you from
what will come upon you. Behold, they have become like
stubble, fire burns them; they cannot deliver themselves
from the power of the flame." . . . . (Isaiah
time Babylon was the largest and most magnificient city
in the ancient world. It's vast empire was protected by a
powerful army. Therefore, the Babylonians had every
reason to feel sure of themselves. They were confident.
They were secure.
believed that every person was created to serve the gods,
therefore, each Babylonian had his/her own personal god
or goddess to whom prayers and sacrifices were offered.
Babylonians believed that the gods shaped the destinies
of mankind and through divination, they could determine
the will of the gods. They looked for signs and omens
everywhere, from the actions of animals to celestial
events as simple as rain and thunder. Those who learned
to practice divination could become very powerful in
Babylon. Priests regularly recited incantations and
performed rituals to ward off evil powers, understand the
future and seek to change the course of
Not much has
changed today. Many people today, like the Babylonians of
old, are looking for comfort and direction through false
religions, their own gods, and various occult
warning to the Babylonians is still applicable for us
today: there is only ONE God. Make sure you are not
placing your hope, your trust in idols, false prophets or
the gods of this world. The one
TRUE God is the
ONLY one who knows what the future
holds. Get to know HIM and start placing your trust
in HIM .
. . TODAY. ~ Cici