The next civilization was that of Babylonia. They too
were sun worshippers.
During the Biblical time of the Judges, wars were being fought between the
Assyrians and the Babylonians. Merodach-Baladan extended his empire to include
upper Babylon and at that time he became known as the "King of
Quoting Isaiah Chapter 39 "At that time Merodach-Baladan, the son of
Baladan, king of Babylon, sent letters and a present to Hezekiah: for he had
heard that he had been sick, and was recovered. And Hezekiah was glad of them,
and shewed them the house of his precious things, the silver, and the gold, and
the spices, and the precious ointment, and all the house of his armour, and all
that was found in his treasures: there was nothing in his house, nor in all his
dominion, that Hezekiah shewed them not. Then came Isaiah the prophet unto king
Hezekiah, and said unto him, What said these men? and from whence came they unto
thee? And Hezekiah said, They are come from a far country unto me, even from
Babylon. Then said he, What have they seen in thine house? And Hezekiah
answered, All that is in mine house have they seen: there is nothing among my
treasures that I have not shewed them. Then said Isaiah to Hezekiah, Hear the
word of the LORD of hosts: Behold, the days come, that all that is in thine
house, and that which thy fathers have laid up in store until this day, shall be
carried to Babylon: nothing shall be left, saith the LORD."
As was prophesied: "In the ninth year of Zedekiah king of Judah, in
the tenth month, came Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon and all his army against
Jerusalem, and they besieged it. And in the eleventh year of Zedekiah, in the
fourth month, the ninth day of the month, the city was broken up."
WHY DID THIS HAPPEN? "...Because they have forsaken my law which I
set before them, and have not obeyed my voice, neither walked therein;"
TO HEAR A 2 MIN. JUST THE FACTS
SEGMENT RELATING TO THIS
Download Times: Streaming
RealAudio File 12 seconds
The religious practices of the Babylonians was almost identical to that of the
Chaldeans. The same gods were worshipped. This is a very important consideration
because it proves that the original sun worship which began in the kingdom of
Nimrod was still being practiced in 586 B.C.: at the time Judah was taken into
This segment is excerpted from the book,
"Too Long in the Sun".
Please click the ORDER
button to secure a copy for yourself and learn even more on this topic!