WHO IS CYRUS THE GREAT?
Achievements of Cyrus the Great in human rights, politics, and military strategy have had a huge influence on both eastern and western civilizations. So this time, let us find out who Cyrus was and how his life was.
Why did he issue this edict? He was the king of Persia believed in Zoroastrianism. However, he said “The LORD, the God of heaven, has given me all the kingdoms of the earth” and praised God.. Why did Cyrus who profess(believe in) Zoroastrianism praise the LORD(God)?
The name “Cyrus” is not familiar to us, but historically he is well known as the king who built the Persian empire. The name of King Cyrus, who extended his territory from southeastern Asia to Eastern Europe, appears about 20 times in the Bible.
The Cyrus and Second Coming Christ
It is true that the eagle from the East in Isaiah 46:11 did prophesy about king Cyrus but it also prophesied the Savior coming from the East to save God’s children from the spiritual Babylon in the New Testament times. In regard to this, let us check the evidence in the Bible one by one.
CYRUS' PROPHECY AND FULFILLMENT
World Mission Society Church of God follows the Second Coming Christ, who has come as spiritual King Cyrus. Have you ever heard about spiritual King Cyrus as the Savior in the age of the Holy Spirit?
Xenophon, an ancient Greek historian, described the character of Cyrus the Great as the ideal Ruler and the best form of Government ever in the history. Why did he say so? Because of the ‘Edict of Cyrus’. What is Edict of Cyrus?
Christ Ahnsahnghong is the Savior of the age of the Holy Spirit and the Second Coming Jesus who has come to this earth in the flesh according to the Bible. Let’s look into the prophecy of King Cyrus about the coming of Christ Ahnsahnghong from the east.