Isaiah 17 speaks of Syria’s capital, Damascus, becoming a “heap of ruins”.

Prophecies of war are also mentioned throughout the Bible’s Book of Revelation, the Bible’New Testament’s final book.

Signposts of the Times said: “From wars initiated by the Antichrist to conquer regions, to the final war to end all wars, the Battle of Armageddon, which is really no war at all.

“The armies of the world gather to make war against the returning Jesus Christ but are wiped out by our Lord and Savior who simply calls for their end.”

The blog added: “Just another reason to consider where you stand in your relationship with Jesus Christ.