With the 9th of Av happening this weekend, Israel and the Jews mourn and look back at calamitous aspects of their history, including destruction of their two temples. Will the fire and brimstone themes of the Hebrew Scriptures be part of the Bible’s apocalyptic end-times? The prophet Elijah called down heavenly fire in the Old Testament and the Book of Revelation heralds fiery judgement on the world during the Great Tribulation. But the fiery prophet who never died is promised a comeback prophetically. Christine Darg ties together this Biblical thread of destruction, judgement and future hope.