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From K. H. of Redlands, Calif., we received the following communication: Dear Rev. Hoeksema: It looks in many ways as if Babylon’s fall is now taking place, as written in Rev. 17, 18. Therefore, I ask the question: what is there against the view that Babylon’s fall is now going on? In favor of this view are several facts. The ten horns shall hate the whore and shall make her desolate and naked, and shall eat her flesh and burn her with fire. Babylon’s merchandise is carried over many waters. After Babylon’s fall the merchants are weeping, and all the...

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Mr. K. Heersema of Redlands, Calif., writes us: Many thanks for your answer about Babylon’s fall. I write to comment on it in as far as you conclude that I reason that Germany will win the war. I see Babylon strictly as standing in the sign of merchandise as Tyre and Sidon in the Old Testament. As a fulfillment of Scripture the fall of the British empire is not needed. The fall of the capitalistic system fulfills the Scripture and Britain is going fast in that direction. Was Mammon-capitalism, the system of money, not an international world-power really universal, I...

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