I’ve been able to complete the first of the supplementary videos to Daniel chapter 8, a seven minute video about Alexander the Great’s visit to Jerusalem which you can see below.
This is just an amazing story and probably very few people know that this ever happened. Of course very few people know that the coming of Alexander the Great and the Grecian Empire were specifically revealed to the prophet Daniel by the angel Gabriel in Daniel chapter 8, 200 years before it happened. To me that’s one of the clearest and most emphatic prophetic fulfillments that you can find in history.
But then it turns out that there is this historical account by one of the most well known and respected historians of ancient times, Flavius Josephus, which tells of Alexander actually coming to Jerusalem during his conquests of the Middle East in 332 BC. He was escorted into the city and shown the prophecy of Daniel about him from 200 years before. And to add to all this, Alexander told his own troops at that time that he’d seen, in a vision years before, the high priest of the Jews and a voice had told him that he should quickly move towards the Persians because he would be victorious.
To me, it’s just incredible. And it’s a shame that this has virtually never been made known to the millions who wonder and have an interest in prophetic things. Since this video is short, I won’t add much here. But I just hope you’ll view and enjoy this as one of the more amazing events in the history of prophecy.