Palmyra harbors the ruins of a great city that was once one of the world's key cultural hubs."From the 1st to the 2nd century, the art and architecture of Palmyra, standing at the crossroads of several civilizations, married Greco-Roman techniques with local traditions and Persian influences." Syria's director of antiquities, Maamoun Abdulkarim, said he had no doubt that if Palmyra fell into the jihadists hands, it would suffer a similar fate to ancient Nimrud in Iraq, which they laid to waste earlier this year.He that sitteth in the heavens shall laugh: the LORD shall have them in derision. Woe to those who make unjust laws, to those who issue oppressive decrees, to deprive the poor of their rights and withhold justice from the oppressed of my people, making widows their prey and robbing the fatherless. Nothing will remain but to cringe among the captives or fall among the slain.What will you do on the day of reckoning, when disaster comes from afar? --Isaiah 10: 1-4 Revelation 2:9 King James Version (KJV)9 I know thy works, and tribulation, and poverty, (but thou art rich) and I know the blasphemy of them which say they are Jews, and are not, but are the synagogue of Satan.Another video, released in April, showed IS fighters destroying the 2,000-year-old ruins in the ancient city of Hatra in northern Iraq, 110 kilometers south of Mosul.In February, the jihadists obliterated ancient artifacts in the Mosul Museum and blew up the Mosul Public Library using homemade bombs.
________________________________________________________________________________________________ IS GOD USING ISIS TO DESTROY IDOLS OF FALSE GODS?"If IS enters Palmyra, it will spell its destruction," Abdulkarim told AFP."If the ancient city falls, it will be an international catastrophe.BIG BROTHER, ILLUSION, AND REVOLUTION IN THE FOURTH DIMENSION On a global level there exists the Luciferian plan to create an-all prevailing Big Brother State that will attempt to enslave Man under the pyramid-control system of Lucifer, a plan which began after Eden and began to take shape with the building of the Tower of Babel.It is Lucifer’s attempt to enshrine himself as God, by counterfeiting the Kingdom of God through a new world order ruled by the Antichrist Habakkuk 1:5 (NIV)"Look at the nations and watch-- and be utterly amazed."It will be a repetition of the barbarism and savagery which we saw in Nimrud, Hatra and Mosul," he added.