It struck me as we discussed the drying up of the river Euphrates and the term Armageddon that these symbolic terms teach us about the final deliverance of the universal church from Satan's unmitigated deception during his little season. These terms are based upon Cyrus' march on Babylon through the dried up river Euphrates and his decree to rebuild the temple and the defeat of Sisera by Barak and Deborah over King Jabin followed by the time of peace for Israel. Both of these past events were miraculous victories wrought by the Lord for His people releasing them from bondage. Shall we not long for the ultimate fulfillment of this when all the Lord's enemies shall be defeated at His glorious return? Even so, come Lord Jesus!