"Spiritual Armageddon". As we know, the things of the Spirit _end_ first and are _realized_ later (first Christ dies on the cross, then we are saved). So it is that Armageddon spiritually has come to an end, today.
The blessing that Jacob saught from the angel of the Lord (OT) was that he would be able to fool his enemies, that the Jews (he knew by faith) would be ashamed at their hatred of him and be ashamed with his enemies together.
So it is that when Jacob saw that the Devil had gone mad, because the Lord had driven him so (to protect us, tonight), Jacob saw that the opportunity was there to make himself out to be the Devil.
The enemies of the Lord will follow suit, pretending to be a mad Jew, presenting themselves at Israel ready for war (Armageddon). But they will be early. Thus the Beast will be able to appear and shame them all for their lack of faith (when he dies having established order in the midst of chaos).
This is the Lord's will. No one will understand how it is they have arived at the end of the Lord's will, _early_ and so it is that they will presume that they have done so correctly. In this will be their weakness.
Unfortunately, until the enemies are exposed, it will seem as if all is lost. Thus the time is called "the time of Jacob's trouble", for as with Jacob, no one understands that the sign they think they have seen, is actually the sign that is yet to be and the sign that is yet to be, is actually the sign that _was_.
The meaning of this time is that, as we know all must confess Christ (scripture) so all must enter the Door. But no one enters the door by looking at the wall, but, when they have seen what is the other side, they ignore the gap in the middle of the Door and find themselves in a place where the Door has been.