In an recent interview, Michele Bachmann, a four-term former member of the House of Representatives, reaffirmed her belief that the End of Days is near and revealed how current Middle East events mirror Biblical prophecy. Bachmann has stated many times that the world is moving towards Armageddon, with grave implications for the future of Israel.  Her opponents criticize her for framing political issues in Biblical terms, but her Biblical perspective allows her to view imminent catastrophe in a positive light, accepting it as part of God’s plan.

A devout Evangelical Christian, Bachmann views world events through a Messianic lens, a perspective she describes as “a Bible in one hand and a newspaper in the other”. Like many rabbis, she sees Russia’s involvement in Syria as the precursor to the prophesied War of Gog and Magog. In a radio interview on the Olive Tree Ministries website earlier this month, she spoke passionately about the situation in Syria in the context of Biblical prophecies about the end of days. READ MORE