Skip to comments.Israel Warns World War III May be Biblical War of Gog and Magog
Posted on 10/18/2007 12:55:01 PM PDT by F15Eagle
(IsraelNN.com) US President George W. Bush said a nuclear Iran would mean World War III. Israeli newscasts featured Gog & Magog maps of the likely alignment of nations in that potential conflict.
Channel 2 and Channel 10 TV showed the world map, sketching the basic alignment of the two opposing axes in a coming world war, in a manner evoking associations of the Gog and Magog prophecy for many viewers. The prophecy of Gog and Magog refers to a great world war centered on the Holy Land and Jerusalem and first appears in the book of Yechezkel (Ezekiel).
On one side were Israel, the United States, Britain, France and Germany. On the other were Iran, Russia, China, Syria and North Korea.
US President Bush said Wednesday during a press conference that Iran attaining nuclear weapons raises the risk of "World War III."
"If Iran had a nuclear weapon, it'd be a dangerous threat to world peace," Bush said. "So I told people that if you're interested in avoiding World War III, it seems like you ought to be interested [in preventing a nuclear Iran] I take the threat of Iran with a nuclear weapon very seriously.
Russian President Vladimir Putin visited Iran Tuesday and slammed the USs refusal to rule out the use of force against Irans nuclear project. "Not only should we reject the use of force, but also the mention of force as a possibility," he said.
Russia has blocked tougher UN sanctions in the UN Security Council, where it has veto power. The Russian president asserts that there is no evidence Iran is pursuing nuclear weapons rather than a peaceful nuclear power program.
Israels Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni called for a new Security Council resolution against Iran at a press conference following her meeting with US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice Wednesday. "I do believe there is a need for another Security Council resolution, she told reporters. In the past, the need to get everybody on board - including Russia and China - led to some compromises on the nature of the sanctions. I hope this will not be the case this time."
Prime Minister Ehud Olmert announced Wednesday a sudden trip to Moscow Thursday morning, where he will meet with Putin about Iran. Other topics of discussion will reportedly be Russias continued supply of weapons to Syria, which have then made their way into the hands of various terrorist groups based there as well.
On one side were Israel, the United States, Britain, France and Germany. On the other were Iran, Russia, China, Syria and North Korea.
So, are we gog or magog?
oh fyi ...
Bump for later.
I’m assuming you didn’t leave off a sarcasm tag - :)
Gog is OF the land of Magog
Ezekiel Chapter 38 KJV
1 And the word of the LORD came unto me, saying,
2 Son of man, set thy face against Gog, the land of Magog, the chief prince of Meshech and Tubal, and prophesy against him,
3 And say, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I am against thee, O Gog, the chief prince of Meshech and Tubal:
4 And I will turn thee back, and put hooks into thy jaws, and I will bring thee forth, and all thine army, horses and horsemen, all of them clothed with all sorts of armour, even a great company with bucklers and shields, all of them handling swords:
5 Persia, Ethiopia, and Libya with them; all of them with shield and helmet:
6 Gomer, and all his bands; the house of Togarmah of the north quarters, and all his bands: and many people with thee.
7 Be thou prepared, and prepare for thyself, thou, and all thy company that are assembled unto thee, and be thou a guard unto them.
Looks like we're Gog:
Neither. We are "those that dwell safely in the coastlands..."
That would be my guess...Ezekiel 38 & 39, at last.
It IS the War of Gog and Magog. At no other point in history has mankind attained the power of total self-annihilation. This is one of the signs. God knows mankind’s capabilities... The fallen angels dispersed knowledge of things we were not supposed to know about until eons had passed. This is the end result. God knows knowledge in a young mind can prove destructive. In the Garden of Eden we chose to disobey, and eat of the Tree of Knowledge. He kept man from eating of the Tree of Life to prevent Universe-shattering destruction. We only have to look at ourselves. Sure we have made marvelous advancements.. We have become efficient at exterminating our kind.
We are ‘the young lion’.
Psalm 83. Isaaih 17:1. This “war” will effectively take care of Egypt & Syria (not mentioned in Ezekial), Hamas, etc. Then Israel will feel safe. Then Turkey & “friends” supported by Russia will attack unexpectidly. NO ONE will come to Israel’s defense. God will win this one!
(Above a simplified brief scenerio)
arrows... arrows tipped with the destructive power of the sun.
Don’t underestimate those bucklers.
“Gog is OF the land of Magog”
But the map shows GOG is going there.
Magog is right over the Canada border and Lake Magog crosses into VT. So, I’m think that we’re Magog.
I recently had a “talk” with my younger brother (a flaming DU lib) who was blaming Israel for all the ill in the world. I finally said to him, Matthew if you think that Israel ought to not exist, say so. He did.
I said, “fine, then lets bring every single jew from Israel, and settle them here in the U.S. Somewhere that has a history of settling immigrants from the ME....I know, Lets give them Dearborn MI!”
He didn’t get the humor. Like I said, DUer.
I think this is all playing out more like the end of Ghostbusters, with Gog as the Keymaster, Magog as the Gatekeeper, and Israel as the Stay Puft Marshmellow Man.
Read about the "clean-up" in 39.
And all this time I thought Gog was Walmart, and Magog was Target...?
the young lion
Then there are the 7 responses to the seven thunders uttered by God....(Revelations)of which John was forbidden to write.
Another words, we don’t know how America fits in!
interesting...I haven’t heard that angle
good read, and Damascus will be gone too.
A Prophecy Against Gog
1 The word of the LORD came to me: 2 “Son of man, set your face against Gog, of the land of Magog, the chief prince of [a] Meshech and Tubal; prophesy against him 3 and say: ‘This is what the Sovereign LORD says: I am against you, O Gog, chief prince of [b] Meshech and Tubal. 4 I will turn you around, put hooks in your jaws and bring you out with your whole armyyour horses, your horsemen fully armed, and a great horde with large and small shields, all of them brandishing their swords. 5 Persia, Cush [c] and Put will be with them, all with shields and helmets, 6 also Gomer with all its troops, and Beth Togarmah from the far north with all its troopsthe many nations with you.
7 “ ‘Get ready; be prepared, you and all the hordes gathered about you, and take command of them. 8 After many days you will be called to arms. In future years you will invade a land that has recovered from war, whose people were gathered from many nations to the mountains of Israel, which had long been desolate. They had been brought out from the nations, and now all of them live in safety. 9 You and all your troops and the many nations with you will go up, advancing like a storm; you will be like a cloud covering the land.
10 “ ‘This is what the Sovereign LORD says: On that day thoughts will come into your mind and you will devise an evil scheme. 11 You will say, “I will invade a land of unwalled villages; I will attack a peaceful and unsuspecting peopleall of them living without walls and without gates and bars. 12 I will plunder and loot and turn my hand against the resettled ruins and the people gathered from the nations, rich in livestock and goods, living at the center of the land.” 13 Sheba and Dedan and the merchants of Tarshish and all her villages [d] will say to you, “Have you come to plunder? Have you gathered your hordes to loot, to carry off silver and gold, to take away livestock and goods and to seize much plunder?” ‘
14 “Therefore, son of man, prophesy and say to Gog: ‘This is what the Sovereign LORD says: In that day, when my people Israel are living in safety, will you not take notice of it? 15 You will come from your place in the far north, you and many nations with you, all of them riding on horses, a great horde, a mighty army. 16 You will advance against my people Israel like a cloud that covers the land. In days to come, O Gog, I will bring you against my land, so that the nations may know me when I show myself holy through you before their eyes.
17 “ ‘This is what the Sovereign LORD says: Are you not the one I spoke of in former days by my servants the prophets of Israel? At that time they prophesied for years that I would bring you against them. 18 This is what will happen in that day: When Gog attacks the land of Israel, my hot anger will be aroused, declares the Sovereign LORD. 19 In my zeal and fiery wrath I declare that at that time there shall be a great earthquake in the land of Israel. 20 The fish of the sea, the birds of the air, the beasts of the field, every creature that moves along the ground, and all the people on the face of the earth will tremble at my presence. The mountains will be overturned, the cliffs will crumble and every wall will fall to the ground. 21 I will summon a sword against Gog on all my mountains, declares the Sovereign LORD. Every man’s sword will be against his brother. 22 I will execute judgment upon him with plague and bloodshed; I will pour down torrents of rain, hailstones and burning sulfur on him and on his troops and on the many nations with him. 23 And so I will show my greatness and my holiness, and I will make myself known in the sight of many nations. Then they will know that I am the LORD.’
1 “Son of man, prophesy against Gog and say: ‘This is what the Sovereign LORD says: I am against you, O Gog, chief prince of [e] Meshech and Tubal. 2 I will turn you around and drag you along. I will bring you from the far north and send you against the mountains of Israel. 3 Then I will strike your bow from your left hand and make your arrows drop from your right hand. 4 On the mountains of Israel you will fall, you and all your troops and the nations with you. I will give you as food to all kinds of carrion birds and to the wild animals. 5 You will fall in the open field, for I have spoken, declares the Sovereign LORD. 6 I will send fire on Magog and on those who live in safety in the coastlands, and they will know that I am the LORD.
7 “ ‘I will make known my holy name among my people Israel. I will no longer let my holy name be profaned, and the nations will know that I the LORD am the Holy One in Israel. 8 It is coming! It will surely take place, declares the Sovereign LORD. This is the day I have spoken of.
9 “ ‘Then those who live in the towns of Israel will go out and use the weapons for fuel and burn them upthe small and large shields, the bows and arrows, the war clubs and spears. For seven years they will use them for fuel. 10 They will not need to gather wood from the fields or cut it from the forests, because they will use the weapons for fuel. And they will plunder those who plundered them and loot those who looted them, declares the Sovereign LORD.
11 “ ‘On that day I will give Gog a burial place in Israel, in the valley of those who travel east toward [f] the Sea. [g] It will block the way of travelers, because Gog and all his hordes will be buried there. So it will be called the Valley of Hamon Gog. [h]
12 “ ‘For seven months the house of Israel will be burying them in order to cleanse the land. 13 All the people of the land will bury them, and the day I am glorified will be a memorable day for them, declares the Sovereign LORD.
14 “ ‘Men will be regularly employed to cleanse the land. Some will go throughout the land and, in addition to them, others will bury those that remain on the ground. At the end of the seven months they will begin their search. 15 As they go through the land and one of them sees a human bone, he will set up a marker beside it until the gravediggers have buried it in the Valley of Hamon Gog. 16 (Also a town called Hamonah [i] will be there.) And so they will cleanse the land.’
17 “Son of man, this is what the Sovereign LORD says: Call out to every kind of bird and all the wild animals: ‘Assemble and come together from all around to the sacrifice I am preparing for you, the great sacrifice on the mountains of Israel. There you will eat flesh and drink blood. 18 You will eat the flesh of mighty men and drink the blood of the princes of the earth as if they were rams and lambs, goats and bullsall of them fattened animals from Bashan. 19 At the sacrifice I am preparing for you, you will eat fat till you are glutted and drink blood till you are drunk. 20 At my table you will eat your fill of horses and riders, mighty men and soldiers of every kind,’ declares the Sovereign LORD.
21 “I will display my glory among the nations, and all the nations will see the punishment I inflict and the hand I lay upon them. 22 From that day forward the house of Israel will know that I am the LORD their God. 23 And the nations will know that the people of Israel went into exile for their sin, because they were unfaithful to me. So I hid my face from them and handed them over to their enemies, and they all fell by the sword. 24 I dealt with them according to their uncleanness and their offenses, and I hid my face from them.
25 “Therefore this is what the Sovereign LORD says: I will now bring Jacob back from captivity [j] and will have compassion on all the people of Israel, and I will be zealous for my holy name. 26 They will forget their shame and all the unfaithfulness they showed toward me when they lived in safety in their land with no one to make them afraid. 27 When I have brought them back from the nations and have gathered them from the countries of their enemies, I will show myself holy through them in the sight of many nations. 28 Then they will know that I am the LORD their God, for though I sent them into exile among the nations, I will gather them to their own land, not leaving any behind. 29 I will no longer hide my face from them, for I will pour out my Spirit on the house of Israel, declares the Sovereign LORD.”
Time to summon Goza and the Stay'puft Marshmallow Man to kick everybody's ass!
All I know is Israel wins in the end.
You are wrong, America will come to Irael’s defense.
One thing is for sure, if it happens its going to be a pretty low tech war.
“You are wrong, America will come to Iraels defense.”
And, please show me where in His word we are told that?
Haha notice who is missing... Saddam Hussein. :)
It’s about time we get some decent targets again because this thing ain't over by a long shot.
Neither.. we're eggnog.
Of course, the Hebrew that Ezekiel 38 and 39 were written in would not have had equivalent words for nuclear, tank or sub.
And those two chapters say the war is for the Latter Days and the Latter Years AFTER Israel is brought back to the land.
For references that might indicate nuclear weapons and/or other WMD’s, these passages are more explicit, though no exact mention is given:
2nd Peter 3:10
Oh yeah, and "lightning bolts" are ICBMs.
“Gomer, and all his bands”
I sure hope Andy’s teacher friend Helen Crump is on our side.
She was a real ba**-buster!
Agog; adv. [ME agogge, OFr., en gogue, in merriment.] In a state of excitement and keen anticipation.
Sounds eerily like a massive NBC cleanup site. Indeed a lot of the seals are being revealed recently.
“good read, and Damascus will be gone too.”
I have a theory regarding Damascus. Poetic justice would be the first nuke fired by Imanutjob would “go astray” and BINGO that’s all she wrote!
Is America mentioned? Is America allied with Magog? Is America seen as part of Israel? Is America assumed to be gone already when this happens? Is America the instrument of God's vengeance on the nations that attack Israel?
I have found websites that make all of those claims, and I am sure there are plenty of others.
I think being around for Armageddon and the aftermath would be both a terrible and wonderous thing, no matter how you interpret the prophesies.