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"Part 5 - Of Russia, And All Her Evil Allies" ... Etcetera. . . .

"The Sixth Trumpet Judgment." . . .

 

( 1 ). { V. 13 } Scripture: "And the sixth angel sounded, and I heard a voice from the four horns of the golden altar which is before GOD.

( 2 ). { V. 14 }: Saying to the sixth angel which had the trumpet, Loose the four angels which are bound in the great river Euphrates.

( 3 ). { V. 15 }: And the four angels were loosed, which were prepared for an hour, and a day, and a month, and a year, for to slay the 'THIRD' part of men.

( 4 ). { V. 16 }: And the number of the army of the horsemen were two hundred thousand thousand: and I heard the number of them.

( 5 ). { V. 17 }: And thus I saw the horses in the vision, and them that sat on them, having breastplates of fire, and of jacinth, and brimstone: and the heads of the horses were as the heads of lions; and out of their mouths issued fire and smoke and brimstone.

( 6 ). { V. 18 }: By these three was the third part of men killed, by the fire, and by the smoke, and by the brimstone, which issued out of their mouths.

( 7 ). { V. 19 }: For their power is in their tails: for their tails were like unto serpents, and had heads, and with them they do hurt.

( 8 ). { V. 20 }: And the rest of the men which were not killed by these plaques yet repented not of the works of their hands, that they should worship devils, and idols of gold, and silver, and brass, and stone, and of wood: which neither can see, nor hear, nor walk:

( 9 ). { V. 21 }: Neither repented they of their murders, nor of their sorceress, nor of their fornication, nor of their thefts, { Revelation 9:3- 21 }."

( 10 ). The above { Vs. 13-21 } paraphrased in commentary form . . .

( 11 ). { 13 } Then the sixth angel blew his trumpet, and from the four horns of the altar of gold which stands before GOD I heard a solitary voice,

( 12 ). { 14 }: Saying to the sixth angel which had the trumpet, 'Loose [ and Liberate' ] the four angels which are 'bound. [ I.e., With chain' in the great river Euphrates, implying that they are Satan's angels or demons which-ever, and had been chained and placed there in the great river sometime in the past. The Euphrates is a long river that flows from the nation Turkey to the Persian Gulf, . . .

( 13 ). { 15 }: And the four angels who had been in readiness and stationed there until that very future hour that had been foretold by John in the past. And, now the time was up and they: were turned loose for a certain period of time. The reason they were there in the first place was to be in preparation for that literal future particular tribulation hour, and for that future day, and month and a year, for one horrendous reason and that was to kill a "THIRD" part of humanity and fulfil the prophecy.

( 14 ). { 16 }: And the number of the army of the horsemen were 'two hundred thousand thousand [ troops i.e., ten thousand times ten thousand which amounted to ... Two hundred million altogether' ]: and I heard the number of them.

( 15 ). { 17 }: And thus I saw the horses in the vision, and 'the [ riders' ] that sat on them [ they appeared to me like this 'the riders ], wore breastplates [ the colour ] of fiery red and sapphire blue' and 'sulfur [ brimstone' ] which is yellow. And the heads of the horses looked like lions' heads, and from their mouths issued out [ 1 ]: fire and [ 2 ]; smoke and [ 3 ]: sulfuric [ brimstone ].

( 16 ). { 18 }: By these three [ 'future tense,' during the Tribulation Period' ] was the third part of men killed, by the [ 1 ]: fire, and by the [ 2 ]: smoke, and by the [ 3 ]: brimstone, which issued out of their mouths, [ such as missiles ]. See { Joel 2:3 }.

( 17 ). { 19 }: For the power of the horses to do harm is in their mouths and also in their tails. Their tails are like serpents, for they have heads, and it is by means of their heads that they wound people.

( 18 ). { 20 }: And the rest of humanity who were not killed by these plaques even then did not repent [ out of the evil worship of the things they had created from the works of their own hands, so as to cease paying homage to Satan, the demons, and idols of gold, and silver, and brass, and stone, and of wood, and money which can neither see nor hear nor move.' [ Be sure and read { Isaiah 17:8; - Psalm 115:4- 7; - & - 135:15-17. } . . .

( 19 ). { 21 }: and they did not repent [ out ] of their murders, or their practices of 'magic [ sorceries' ], or of their 'sexual vice [ fornication' ], nor of their thefts, { Revelation 9:13-21 }."

( 20 ). Commentary ... The word altar in { V. 13 } refers to the shed blood of CHRIST, { V. 14 } above proves that these four angels spoken here are fallen angels, see { Isaiah 14:12-14 }. Since they had been bound, and they were now released. Angels that had not fallen from GOD are mentioned in { Ch. 7:1 }. This area of land was where Cain killed Abel {Genesis 4:8 } and where men first moved against GOD, see { Genesis 11:1-4 }.

( 21 ). GOD made His covenant here in this location, {Genesis 15:18 }. All this land actually belongs to Israel { Exodus 23:31; - Deuteronomy 11: 24; - & - Joshua 1:4 }.

( 22 ). { Vs. 20- 21 } presents five major sins which permeate the Tribulation scene and for which men would rather die than switch, [ 1 ]: Occultism, [ 2 ]: Murder, [ 3 ]: Drug abuse, [ 4 ]: Fornication, sexual orgies, and [ 5 ]: Stealing . . ., devil worship in general!

( 23 ). All this is present right now in this latter day Grace period! Many of the thefts in { V. 21 } are for "drugs: [ Greek,: Pharmakeia: Pharmacy ... literally ... enchantment" ... to get high, a kick from drugs. { Revelation 18:23 }. Notice, this horrible locust plague, as well as the sixth trumpet judgment will not bring repentance upon the earth!

( 24 ). For what it is worth, most of the best Theologians believe that these creatures represent a two hundred Million man army from the far Eastern Oriental nations who invade the land of Israel. Actually this may refer to both an invasion of men plus a cataclysmic display of germ, and atomic warfare and . . . etc.

( 25 ). { V. 1 }: Scripture: "And the Word of JEHOVAH came to me, [ saying ] . . .

( 26 ). { V. 2 }: Son of man, set your face against "Gog, [ The Leader" ] of the land of Magog, the 'chief Prince of Rosh [ Russia' ], Meshech, and Tubal, and prophecy against him:

( 27 ). { V. 3 }: And say, thus says the 'LORD GOD [ JEHOVAH'' ]; behold, I am against you, 'O Gog, the chief Prince [ or ruler of Rosh' ( 'Russia ) and two of Russia's large cities: ], Meshech, and Tubal':

( 28 ). { V. 4 }: And I will turn you back, and put hooks into your jaws, and I will bring you forth, and all your army, horses and horsemen, all of them clothed with all sorts of full armour, even a great company with bucklers and shields, all of them handling swords:

( 29 ). { V. 5 }: 'Persia, [ Iran' ] 'Ethiopia [ Cush' ], and 'Libya [ Put' ] with them, all of them with shield and helmet . . .

( 30 ). { V. 6 }: 'Gomer [ Germany' ] and all his 'hordes [ bands' ]: the house of 'Togarmah [ Turkey' ] of the north quarters and all his bands: and many peoples with you, { Ezekiel 38:1-6 }."

( 31 ). Commentary ... Gog is said to mean "extension," and Magog "expansion." The two terms indicate the ruler of a vast territory. Gog is designated as the Prince of 'Rosh [ Russia' ], and Meshech, and Tubal. The word "Rosh," admittedly, is used again and again in Scripture for Head or Chief.

( 32 ). The construction of the text here has led the revisers as well as many other translators, even one so conservative in some respects as James Moffatt, [ who wrote the Moffatt Bible ] of taking the word "Rosh" as indicating a country.

( 33 ). Remembering that there are no vowels in the Hebrew, Rosh then is really that land which is well known today as "Russia." "Meshech and Tubal" has been identified as "Moscow and Tobolsk" that are at this time large cities in Russia.

( 34 ). These are names found in the book of Genesis, which have been identified as the ancestors of Scythian tribes located in the region of the Black and Caspian Seas.

( 35 ). There seems to be little reason to doubt but that those tribes were the ancestors of the people in both Europe and Asia, who eventually were welded into the vast Russian empire. We know that Russia has been dominated for almost a century, by a thoroughly atheistic group of leaders opposed to everything in the way of Divine Revelation and of the recognition of anything spiritual.

( 36 ). While the Russian people are incurably religious even to superstition, their leaders have, ever since the revolution in 1917, been committed to anti- religious programs.

( 37 ). At the present time, the Russian people are looking with covetous eyes upon the great developments going on in the land of Israel, and will eventually determine that Russia herself should obtain the great wealth there produced. Consequently, we have the picture which the Prophet brings before us.

( 38 ). Since GOD has established a long history of persuading His created family Israel to follow Him in His spiritual program He has supplied for them, in His anger He is pictured here as saying, "I Am Against you, O Gog," namely Russia and her atheism.

( 39 ). GOD is definitely against those nations that are against Him and His adopted people that are called Hebrews, and even then He does not turn on His enemies suddenly, but only after a protracted period of antagonism against His will.

( 40 ). History shows that atheistic communism is generated from the "political leadership in Russia" and has extended throughout their satanic system all over the world. Even the United States is bowing her head toward socialism which to my understanding is next to the same thing as communism. Obama has practically admitted that he is a socialist and along with both George Bush and his father, actually have mentioned that they all have a desire for a "One World Government!"

( 41 ). No nation in the history of the world has destroyed more people than Russia through the spread of communism and or socialism which is looked on as being the same thing. There is no doubt as many will state, that President Obama and many of his adherents are socialists, and "what he and his followers are planing seems as though this understanding is very true."

( 42 ). Russia's greatest sin has been the sole damnation caused by her atheistic ideology. This has been accomplished not only through communist leaders in communist countries, but through communist instructors that teach that kind of atheism wherever they can find someone to hear them, and yes even right here in the US schools of higher learning.

( 43 ). The LORD JESUS CHRIST's indictment of Pharisees in { Matthew Ch. 23 }, reveals the attitude of GOD toward the destroyers of men's souls and it reveals His attitude toward Russia. Certainly no nation has done more to destroy faith in GOD than communist Russia, thereby earning the enmity of GOD.

( 44 ). We find that when the Bible gives geographical direction, it always gives them in relation to Israel. When the Bible says south, north, east, or west, it always indicates that the direction will be from Jerusalem. Consequently, when we see "utter most part of the north" { Ezekiel 38:15 - & - 39: 2 }, it is clear that this nation could only refer to Russia. [ look at your Bible map ].

( 45 ). Persia, is modern Iran which is significant today. In their hostility against Israel, Russia, at this very moment, is gaining footholds in Iran, in order to mount the large scale invasion predicted by the prophet Ezekiel! Russia will need Iran as an ally.

( 46 ). It would be much more difficult to move a large land army across the Caucasus mountains that border Turkey, than the Elburz mountains that border Iran. Iran's general terrain is also much easier to cross than Turkey's.

( 47 ). Transportation, though, will be needed through both countries. We must continually watch the future actions of Iran in relation to Russia and the United Arab Republic. This writer, and you as an observer can certainly see that significant things are taking place at the present time in that part of the world, that will bring these prophecies to their conclusion.

( 48 ). Ethiopia, is a translation of the Hebrew word Cush. Ham a son of Noah, was the father of the dark races! Cush, the first son of Ham, was the grandson of Noah. "Moses mentions the land of Cush" as originally being adjacent to an area near the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, { Genesis 2:13 }. After examining many authorities on the subject, the writer discovered the evidence as follows . . .

( 49 ). [ 1 ]: The Cushites were either black men or those of the dark races such as the Babylonians and Egyptians.

( 50 ). [ 2 ]: They migrated first to the Arabian peninsula and then across the Red Sea to the area south of Egypt.

( 51 ). [ 3 ]: All the black people of Africa and the rest of the world are descended from Cush. It is certain that the ancient Ethiopians are made up of Cushites, but they do not represent all of them, according to history, the great Nimrod was the son of Cush. ... The sobering conclusion is that many of the African nations no-doubt will be united and allied with the Russians in the invasion of Israel.

( 52 ). The reader might be interested to know that in the 1973 war between the Aramaic nations and Israel, Ethiopia broke diplomatic relations with Israel. "Libya," is the translation of the original Hebrew word, Put.

( 53 ). Put was the third son of Ham, { Genesis 10:6 }. The descendants of Put migrated to the land west of Egypt and became the source of the North African Arab Nations, such as Libya, Algeria, Tunisia, and Morocco.

( 54 ). The first settlement of Put was called Libya by the ancient historians Josephus and Pliny. The Greek translation of the Hebrew Old Testament, called the "Septuagint," translates Put as Libya in about 165 B.C. The conclusion is that Russia's ally, Put, certainly included more than what is now called Libya.

( 55 ). Once again, there are current events to show the beginning of this alliance. The territory of Northern Africa is becoming solidly pro- Russian. Algeria appears to be a communist nation and is allied with Russia.

( 56 ). As we watch this area, we can now see indications that these nations who are both communist and Moslem, are grouped together as enemies of Israel, and thus are destined to join the southern sphere of power which will attack Israel along with Russia.

"Gomer And Her Hordes"

( 57 ). Commentary . . . Japheth was also a son of Noah! Gomer was the eldest son of Japheth and the father of Ashkenaz, Ripgath, and Togarmah. These people make up an extremely important part of the future Russian invasion force.

( 58 ). Dr. Young, citing the best of the most recent archaeological finds, states of Gomerans and their hordes: "They settled on the north of the Black Sea, and then spread themselves southward and west-ward to the extremities of Europe."

( 59 ). Dr. Gesenius speaks of part of Gomer's hoards, as being Ashkenaz, the proper name of a region and a nation in northern Asia, which sprang from the Cimmerians who are the ancient people of Gomer. The modern Hebrews understand it to be Germany and call that country by 'this name [ Gomer' ].

( 60 ). Josephus calls the sons of Ashkenaz the Rheginians. A map of the ancient Roman Empire places them in the area of modern Poland, Czechoslovakia, and east Germany to the banks of the Danube river.

( 61 ). The modern Hebrew Talmud confirms the same geographical picture. The conclusion is that Gomer and its hordes are a part of the vast area of modern eastern Europe, which was until just recently, totally behind the iron curtain. This includes East Germany and the Slovak countries.

( 62 ). Since Scripture states that Gomer and all his bands will join Russia in this invasion, this indicates that West Germany will also be included in this invasion. In { Ezekiel 38:6 }: "The house of Togarmah, with all its hordes" are specifically pointed out as being from "The uttermost north." They are a northern nation from Israel. They sprang from Gomer abounding in horses and mules.

( 63 ). Some of the sons of Togarmah were founded in Armenia, according to their own claim today. Dr. Bauman traces evidence of some of the sons of Togarmah to the Turkoman tribes in central Asia. This would explain the phrase: "of the uttermost north, and all its hordes." The conclusion is that Togarmah was part of modern southern Russia and is the home of the Cossacks.

( 64 ). It is interesting to note that the Cossacks have always loved horses and have been recognised as producing the finest army of cavalry in the world. Today they are reported to have several divisions of cavalry. Togarmah today is looked upon as being the modern country of Turkey, a Muslim nation and an enemy of Israel like most all other Muslim nations are!

( 65 ). I am not going to state that this great battle will be fought on horses although using horses would be one logical answer for transportation across mountain terrain.

( 66 ). In World War Two many horses and mules were used by the armies of several countries in the mountain terrain, and yes even the American army used them as well. "The prophet Ezekiel, indicates that he hasn't given a complete list of countries involved in this future invading army."

( 67 ). It is really amazing to see the number of people and nations which we see are involved. This seems to be a type of the Iraq invasion that has taken place in 1990.

( 68 ). The United States was the one who became the leader of the invaders in the Iraq invasion, but the other super power Russia will be the leader of the invasion against the nation Israel. We also should remember that a large portion of Russia consists of Arab and Muslim people.

( 69 ). As a matter of fact, a very large part of the Russian armed forces are made up of Arabs and other people who are of the Moslem faith. These people, will have a large part in forcing this battle upon Israel since most Moslems would love to destroy the very existence of every Hebrew on this Earth.

( 70 ). To these invaders, It will seem as though the taking of that land will be an easy accomplishment. But they are to know, eventually, that it is not just the Hebrews with whom they have to conquer but the Eternal GOD of Israel. In { Vs. 7-9 }: we note the spirit that activates them.

( 71 ). { V. 7 }: Scripture: "Be you prepared, and prepare for yourself, you, and all your companies that are assembled unto you, and you be a 'guard unto [ over' ] them:

( 72 ). { V. 8 }: After many days you 'shall be visited [ and mustered for service' ]; in the latter years you shall come into the land that is brought back from the sword, and is gathered out of many 'people

[ nations' ], 'against [ upon' ] the mountains of Israel, which have been 'always [ a continual' ] waste: 'but it is brought forth out of the nations [ of the world' ], and they shall dwell securely all of them, . . . see { Isaiah 24:22 }:

( 73 ). { V. 9 }: You shall ascend, and come like a storm, you shall be like a cloud to cover the land, you and all your 'bands [ hordes' ], and many people with you, { Ezekiel 38:7-9 }."

( 74 ). Commentary . . . It is after many days. In other words, it will be after the BODY OF CHRIST has been called from off this earth, and this present Dispensation of Grace has ended. Then this great confederation of nations will be formed together, in the Latter years, which is right now and on into the very beginning of the Tribulation Period.

( 75 ). This was to be after Israel would become prosperous because of her productive orchards, vineyards, and dairy farms, the rich chemical plants on the shores of the Dead Sea, and the great manufacturing concerns which have been developed there through Hebrew ingenuity.

( 76 ). Plus, all other riches that have caused this tiny nation to become very prosperous in these latter years. All this will stir the imagination of Russia and their confederates so that they will want this great prey. Plus, they will subject this land to their own authority, but will soon find whom they must overcome first. And, we repeat verse 7 below . . .

( 77 ). Scripture: "You [ Gog ] Be prepared; yes, prepare yourself, you and all your companies that are assembled about you, and you be a guard and commander for them, { Ezekiel 38:7 }." . . .

( 78 ). Commentary ... In other words, Russia will equip her confederates with arms and assume command. It's a well known fact that most of these nations, cited as part of this great army, have recently looked to Russia for weapons of war! The prophet states:

( 79 ). { Vs. 10 }: Scripture:. Thus says the LORD GOD; it shall also come to pass, that at the same time shall things come into your mind, and you shall think an evil thought:

( 80 ). { V. 11 }: And you shall say, I will go up to the land of unwalled villages; 'I will go to them that are at rest, that dwell safely, all of them dwelling without walls, and having neither bars nor gates:

( 81 ). { V. 12 }: To take a spoil, and to take a prey; to turn your hand upon the desolate places that are now inhabited, and upon the people that are gathered out of the nations, which have gotten cattle and goods, that dwell in the midst of the land.

( 82 ). { V. 13 }: Sheba, and Dedan and the merchants of Tarshish, with all the young lions thereof, shall say unto you, are you come to take a spoil? have you gathered your company to take a prey? to carry away silver and gold, to take away cattle and goods, to take a great spoil, { Ezekiel 38:10- 13, K.J.V. }?

( 83 ). The above { Vs. 10-13 } Paraphrased in commentary form . . .

( 84 ). { 10 }: Scripture: ."Thus says the LORD GOD; it shall also come to pass, that 'at the same time [ Day of the LORD: Tribulation Period' ] shall 'things [ evil thoughts' ] come into your mind, and you shall 'think [ devise' ] an 'evil thought,: [ i.e., greed, for Israel's riches.' The invader and other people of this would do not realize that since Israel, the people, the land, and all therein belongs to the LORD Himself! Can you imagine trying to take something away from GOD by force? See { Leviticus 25:23. }:

( 85 ). { 11 }: And you shall say, I will go up to the land of 'unwalled villages [ against an open country' ]; 'I will go to them [ and attack them' ] that are at rest, 'that [ think they are ] dwelling in safety,' all of Israel dwelling 'without walls [ for protection' ], 'and having neither bars nor gates [ around their cities, or check points to keep out unwelcome guests' ]:

( 86 ). { 12 }: To take a spoil, and to take a prey; to turn your hand upon the desolate places that "are now [ since 1948" became ] inhabited, 'and [ with all your hordes force an attack' ] 'upon [ GOD's Hebrew ] people' that are gathered out of the nations, which have gotten cattle and goods, that dwell in the 'midst of the land, [ of Israel.' Jerusalem is positioned exactly in the center of this earth" ]:

( 87 ). { 13 }: Sheba, and Dedan and the merchants of Tarshish [ Great Britain' ], with 'all [ her' ] 'young lions [ Colonies and helpers' which even include Australia, Canada and the United States etc. that was once British Colonies ] thereof,' shall say unto you, are you come to take a spoil? have you 'gathered your company [ host of invaders' ] to take a prey? to carry away silver and gold, 'to take away cattle [ and other livestock' ] and goods, to take a great spoil?" { Ezekiel 38:10- 13, K.J.V. }

( 88 ). Commentary ... Since A.D. 70 when Israel's Temple was destroyed- Israel's land has laid in a waste and a ruined condition, a very desolate place, most uninhabited. Even most of the Arabs at that time whose descendants - who are at this time claiming Israel's land moved away from this land. Esau who was the son of Isaac and the grandson of Abraham became the King of the country of Edom.

( 89 ). Edom is located in the lower western corner of modern day Jordan. The Edomites had their own country but were later harassed by an Arab tribe called Nabataeans. So the descendants of Esau, that is to say, at least many of them, left their land and moved to the west bank of Israel.

( 90 ). The Edomites then changed their names to Idu-means and even during the time of the teaching of CHRIST, the Idu-means were flourishing in the west bank area. King Herod was himself one of these Idu-means. This was one reason the Herod's had no love for the Hebrew people.

( 91 ). In A.D. 70 when Israel's Temple was destroyed, it is a well known fact that most of the Hebrew people one way or another left the country and this is why the land became a very desolate place to live in, therefore most of the Idu-means also left the land of Israel but their descendants will join Russia and this great invading host when they try to take over Israel's promised land!

( 92 ). During the 18th century many of the Hebrew people returned to the land to drain the swamps, plant trees, raise crops and otherwise refurbish the land as it was when they left it two thousand years ago. In the meantime, the Idu-means, having dreams of the West bank of Israel that their forefathers had told them so much about, began moving back into the West bank and the Gaza strip.

( 93 ). One of the main reasons they did so was to work for the Hebrew people and make wages from them, but while they were absent from the land they had once again changed their name from Idu-means to Palestinians. And of course, it is well understood that they too will fight against the Hebrew Nation.

( 94 ). If one will look on a modern map of Israel in the back of his Bible he will see the name Idumaea that is derived from the name Edom. For a prophecy being fulfilled at this very time . . .

( 95 ). Scripture: "Therefore thus says the LORD GOD; Surely in the fire of My jealousy' have I spoken against the residue of the heathen, and against all Idumea, which have appointed My land in to their possession with the joy of all their heart, with despiteful minds, to cast it out for a prey, { Ezekiel 36:5 }."

( 96 ). The above { V. 5 } paraphrased in commentary form . . . "Therefore thus says the LORD GOD; surely in the fire of 'My [ hot ] jealousy' have I spoken against the residue of 'the heathen [ the rest of the Gentile nations' ], and against 'ALL Idumea [ Edom and Edomites" ], which have appointed My land into their possession with the [ wholehearted contempt and ] joy of all their hearts [ minds' ], with despiteful minds, 'to cast it [ everything GOD has in mind for Israel' ] out for a prey."

( 97 ). Commentary ... At the present time we can see the beginning of the fulfillment of this prophecy, the Palestinians who are the descendants of the old Edomite Kingdom or at least in type, are taking the West Bank and Gaza Strip from the nation of Israel and the blind leading rulers of Israel, and other nations are helping them do it!

( 98 ). Thus, we are seeing this prophecy being fulfilled right in front of our eyes! Why does Russia and many other nations have a desire to take over Israel?

( 99 ). Because of the great prosperity of their land since they have once again become a sovereign nation, Russia and her allies, ... thinking that it will be an easy thing to subdue this small nation surrounded by millions of enemies, ... will set forth with boldness and self assurance to enrich themselves with the spoils of Israel.

( 100 ). In the enemies mind, will be the remembrance of the fact that another nation, Iraq, had just a short time ago been set upon by a similar host of antagonist and Iraq was overcome very easily. Therefore, these forces will believe that they too can conquer this much smaller nation in the same way.

( 101 ). However, these invaders are to find themselves antagonized by a group of people who have befriended the Hebrews. So we should here glimpse the identity of the opponents of Russia and her North-eastern Confederacy.

( 102 ). They are described in { Ezekiel 38:13 } as Sheba, and Dedan, and the Merchants of Tarshish, with all her Young Lions. we have gone over this somewhat before but we will once again refer back to some of these countries . . .

( 103 ). Sheba and Dedan { Genesis 10:7 }, doubtless, refer to Arab peoples. The ancient country of Sheba, is the present day nation of Aden. Aden is a little country located at the very tip of the Red Sea.

( 104 ). Ancient Dedan is the modern country of Muscat which lies along the edge of the entrance to the Persian Gulf, so we find that there will be at least two little Arab States in the Middle East who will join with Tarshish in protesting the invasion of Israel.

( 105 ). It is not too difficult to establish the identity of Tarshish, which is referred to many times in Scripture as a Sea-Faring Nation or a Nation of ships. . . .

( 106 ). Most Bible scholars have identified England as the Nation of Tarshish because of her long standing interest in sea power. The fact that her power on the ocean has declined since world war two so that she is a fifth-rate power today is not incompatible with the prophecy.

( 107 ). The" Young Lions" seem to belong to Tarshish and could be a reference to the United States, Canada, Australia and etc. The Bible frequently uses animals symbolically to depict governments. For example, { Daniel Ch. 7 } portrays Babylon as a lion, Medo-Persia as a bear, and Greece as a Leopard, etc.

( 108 ). Here the reference to "Young Lions" would indicate young nations that were the original cubs of Tarshish or England. I believe that the Lion is the animal symbol for England, as the Eagle is the present symbol for the US, the Fig Tree is the symbol for Israel in the Bible.

( 109 ). So we may reasonably conclude that the western democracies that primarily stem from England are represented by { "V. 13 }." As we have noted before, Britain has for many centuries been a friend of the Hebrew's And possibly with the help of other nations, She will prepare to defy the armies of Gog [ Gog is the leader of Russia ].

( 110 ). But, it reads here as if GOD is going to deal with this vast ungodly power Himself. We must not forget though, that many times in Scripture when GOD says He would do a thing, He would use men to fulfill the given act.

( 111 ). So perhaps some of these western nations will be used to fulfill this destruction of the northern armies. In the verses that follow we see the host of Gog moving in all their might, knowing not that they are simply going to their doom.

( 112 ). { V. 14 } Scripture: Therefore, son of man, prophecy and say unto Gog, thus says the 'LORD GOD [ JEHOVAH' ]; in that day when My people Israel 'dwells safely [ securely' ], 'shall you 'not know it [ and be aroused' ]? . . .

( 113 ). { V. 15 }: And you shall come from your place out of 'the [ uttermost' ] north parts, you, and many people with you, all of them riding upon horses, 'a great company [ host' ], and a mighty army . . .[ with every type of modern weapons in your arsenals ]!

( 114 ). { V. 16 }: And you shall come up against My people of Israel, as a cloud to cover the land; it shall be in the latter days, and I will bring you against My land, that the heathen may know Me, when I shall be sanctified in you, O Gog, before their eyes, { Ezekiel 38:14-16 }."

( 115 ). The above { V. 16 } paraphrased in commentary form . . .

( 116 ). "And you shall come up against My people of Israel, as a cloud to cover the land; it shall come to pass in 'the latter days [ i.e., Day of the LORD' Tribulation Period: ] that I will bring you against My land, 'that the [ heathen Gentile ] nations' 'may know [ understand and realize many things about ] Me', 'when [ My Holiness shall be vindicated through you . . . vindicated and honoured because of your overwhelming destruction' ] when I shall be sanctified in you, 'O Gog, [ Russia' and your invading host right ] before their eyes."

( 117 ). Commentary . . . There is more than one type of latter days that is referred to in the above verse, right now, we are living in the latter days of this Grace Dispensation, but the Tribulation Period will be the later days of the Hebrew Dispensation that ends the prophecy that Daniel prophesied concerning the 70 weeks of time foretold in { Daniel Ch. 9 }.

( 118 ). The Tribulation Period ends the last week of years of Daniel's prophecy! [ See our message concerning "The 70 Weeks Of Daniel. ]: In { Hebrews 1:2 } the writer wrote about the present last days of that period. . . .

( 119 ). { V. 1 } Scripture: "GOD, Who at sundry times and in divers manners spoke in time past unto the fathers by the prophets,

( 120 ). { V. 2 }: Has in these 'LAST DAYs' spoken unto us by His Son, Whom He has appointed heir of all things, by whom He also made the world, { Hebrews 1:1-2 }."

( 121 ). The above { Vs. 1-2 } paraphrased in commentary form . . .

( 122 ). { 1 }: "In many separate revelations . . . each of which sets forth a portion of the Truth . . . and in different ways GOD spoke in times past to our forefathers in and by the prophets of old,

( 123 ). { 2 }: But in these "LAST DAYs" He has spoken to us in [ the person of a ] SON, Whom He appointed Heir and lawful Owner of all things, also by and through Whom He created the worlds and the reaches of space and the Ages of time ... [ that is, ] He made, produced, built, operated and arranged them in order."

( 124 ). Commentary . . . "At sundry times and in divers manners." I.e., In many parts is Israel's history and in various ways through laws, institutions, ceremonies, kings, judges, prophets, and forefathers." . . .

( 125 ). "In these LAST DAYs": most ministers take the last days mentioned above to mean the following ... "The last days here means the entire Gospel Dispensation extending from the first to the second advent of CHRIST." . . .

( 126 ). They teach this type of doctrine because they do not understand the transition periods visualized in the New Testament! The seven assemblies mentioned in Revelation chapters one through three, speaks of seven types of people in the various Assemblies, but we also see seven time periods revealed in typology form from the beginning of the BODY OF CHRIST till its Resurrection from the earth, with the seventh proceeding on through the Tribulation Period.

( 127 ). The Assembly of "Philadelphia" { Revelation 3:1-13 } is looked on by many Bible teachers including this writer, as referring to the latter part of this present BODY OF CHRIST Dispensation of Grace Age.

( 128 ). In order to understand the "LAST DAYs" of this Age, we must understand what the beginning of the Age was like. We have spoken of the fact that John the Baptist coming on the scene as a prophet brought forth to an end, the old Age of the Mosaic period of Law,

( 129 ). Scripture: "The law and the prophets were until 'John [ the Baptist' ]: since that time the kingdom of GOD is preached, and every man presses into it, { John 16:16 }."

( 130 ). Commentary . . . Every man was hurrying with anticipation to enter into it. Into what? Into the Millennial Kingdom that MESSIAH will establish on this earth at His Return to the earth as KING OF KINGs! And, that is one of the reasons He came to Israel in the first place!

( 131 ). But, there was obviously an overlapping of the old Law into MESSIAH's short Kingdom Administration here on earth until it was set aside on CHRIST's Cross because of Israel's rejection of Him. The question is, did it completely end the Hebrew Dispensation? The answer is a positive "NO."

( 132 ). There is yet one last week of years, i.e., 7 years of Daniel's prophecy yet to be fulfilled which will be the Tribulation Period, according to Daniel from his foreknowledge portrayed in the O.T. and we have already brought this out in the above part of this message.

( 133 ). The Mosaic Law being paid for on the Cross and completely ending there is a real mystery even to some of the best Theologians! Plus the overlapping of various time periods is also a mystery to those same Theologians! The Book of John was not the only prophesy to give the information concerning the end of the Old Law. CHRIST said . . .

( 134 ). { V. 12 } Scripture: "And from the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven suffers violence, and the violent take it by force.

( 135 ). { V. 13 }: For all the prophets and the law prophesied until John, { Matthew 11:12-23 }."

( 136 ). Commentary ... "The Kingdom of Heaven" that JESUS was teaching about at that time referred to His thousand year earthly Kingdom reign on this earth after His Second Coming that is mentioned in { Revelation 20:1-8 }, .and referred to in many ways all the way through our Bible! Do all ministers comprehend this? ... "NO!"

( 137 ). The bad thing about this is that, countless Bible Teachers, Ministers, and Theologians have been blinded by Satan and false denominational doctrine, and their eyes through stubbornness reject GOD's Truth! What they should do is read { Revelation 22:19 }.

( 138 ). Some might say that this writer should be ashamed to say such things about other Christians, or that he is not fair in his teaching. But ..., wouldn't he be classified as a false witness and incompatible if he kept quite about such ignorance of the blind?

( 139 ). Therefore, the three and one half years of CHRIST's ministry while He taught on the earth concerned His future millennial reign. And, the LORD's ministry during that short Kingdom Dispensation was from John the Baptist to MESSIAH's Cross.

( 140 ). But, even though MESSIAH's short 3 1/2 year ministry of the Kingdom Dispensation ended at the Cross, there was an overlapping of a portion of it to the Jew first for the next 40 Years, to the end of the Acts period. The miraculous Kingdom miracles performed during the LORD's Kingdom Ministry did not stop at the Cross, but were still taking place right up to the end of the Acts period in the 28th chapter of Acts. See { Acts 28:8 }.

( 141 ). Now, what does this have to do with the "LAST DAYs" mentioned in Hebrews? It was the "LAST DAYs" that were taking place just before the beginning of this present two thousand year GRACE PERIOD! And also the "LAST DAYs" where the Gospel was to be taught to the Jew first and then to the Gentiles.

( 142 ). Several things ended at that time, and the Hebrews and their Dispensational teaching was set aside and the Jews became blinded to the Gospel right on up to the time the great Tribulation Period begins.

( 143 ). And then, the blinded Jews eyes will be opened so that they will be able to understand the Scriptures much better than many of us today cannot! ... What we are going to say now may be confusing to some, so please follow our reasoning very closely . . .

( 144 ). The Tribulation Period as we have mentioned many times will be another short 7 year Dispensation from its beginning till its end! Since there was an overlapping of the LORD's short Kingdom Dispensation that began with John the Baptist to the Cross, there is right now an overlapping of this present 6th or "Philadelphian Congregational period," by the last of the seven Assemblies mentioned in { Revelation Ch. 3 }.

( 145 ). Thus, each of the 7 Churches referred to in Revelation had a certain time period associated with this Grace Dispensation, and each of them overlapped the following one.

( 146 ). Therefore, the Rapture will take place and then the Tribulation Period will follow. According to this, the "Laodicean false Church period began and overlapped the last part of this present Philadelphian period some where in the latter part of these LAST DAYs of this Grace Dispensation, and will proceed right on into and through the Tribulation Period to its end and its destruction.

( 147 ). And then, it will become so evil in its teachings that the LORD will spew it out of existence, see { Revelation 3:15-16 }.

( 148 ). It is believed that even though each of these seven Congregational periods overlapped each period, they actually became entwined with the following period and the CHRIST rejectors of that false Congregation that were called Laodicean, will all be together as a "One World Congregation" headed by the false prophet mentioned in { Revelation 13:11-18 }.

( 149 ). The false prophet is pictured as having two horns { V. 11 }. The Laodicean false system passes through the Great Tribulation to be finally "spewed out of the LORD's mouth" and destroyed. Read again { Revelation 3:15-17 }.

( 150 ). Naturally the true Philadelphian part of it, i.e., the BODY Of CHRIST will have been separated from it, and will have been Raptured before the Laodiceans enter the 70th Week or the Tribulation Dispensation according to Daniel's prophetic teaching!

( 151 ). Never would the LORD spew even one Saint In the BODY OF CHRIST out of His mouth or away from Him! Today we are living in the last days of this Grace Dispensation Age, and looking for that blessed hope mentioned in { Titus 2:13 }, what are you looking for? Those ministers who teach that the last days have been going on for the last 2,000 years are grossly mistaken.

( 152 ). When the Judgment of the nations take place at MESSIAH's Second Advent, it will not only be the Luke warm Laodicean System that is spewed out but all lost sinners will have to pay that same price! And then, the saved Remnant of Israel will receive her reward as promised!

( 153 ). We should also notice that GOD calls Israel His land and the people His people in { Ezekiel 38:16 } above. In { Genesis 27:29 }, GOD states that ..."He will curse those who curse Israel and bless those who bless Israel." The reason for this is as follows. . . .

( 154 ). Scripture: "But now thus says the LORD that created you, O Jacob, and He that formed you, O Israel, fear not: for I have redeemed you, I have called you by your name; you are mine, { Isaiah 43:1 }."

( 155 ). The above { V. 1 } paraphrased in commentary form . . .

( 156 ). "But 'now [ in spite of the past judgments for Israel's sins' ] thus says the LORD that created you, 'O Jacob [ speaking to Jacob personally whose name was changed to Israel' ] and 'He that formed you, O Israel [ speaking to Israel as a nation' ], fear not: for 'I have redeemed you [ i.e., ransomed you by paying a price for you on the Cross, instead of leaving you captives in strange nations' ], 'I have called you by your name; [ you are mine,: referring to the nation of Israel as a whole' ]."

( 157 ). Commentary . . . Read { Isaiah 43:1-12 }. Notice GOD has called Israel 'by her right name.' The nation was "NOT" named Palestine as people call it, it was named Israel by GOD, but the majority in the Gentile nations and their leaders will not call Israel by her right name because they seem to hate her that much!

( 158 ). And, neither will they call Jerusalem the Capital of Israel for the same reason! Satan is really working on the populous, he despises the Hebrew people, CHRIST included!

( 159 ). Scripture: "For all the firstborn of the children of Israel are mine, both man and beast: on the day that I smote every firstborn in the land of Egypt I sanctified them for Myself," { Numbers 8:17 }."

( 160 ). The above { V. 17 } paraphrased in commentary form . . . "For all the firstborn of the children of Israel are mine, 'both [ of their ] man and [ of their ] beast [ i.e., cattle, sheep and what ever other animals they possessed' ]: on the day that I smote every firstborn in the land of Egypt [ not in the land of Israel ] I sanctified [ consecrated ] them: [ the Israelis long before they left Egypt and set them apart ] for Myself,"

( 161 ). Scripture: "Now when I passed by you, and looked upon you, behold, your time was the time of love; and I spread My skirt over you, and covered your nakedness: Yes, I swore unto you, and entered into a covenant with you, says the LORD GOD, and you became mine, { Ezekiel 16:8 }."

( 162 ). The above { V. 8 } paraphrased in commentary form . . . "Now when I passed by you [ again ], and looked upon you [ there in Egypt ], 'behold, [ you were maturing through testing,' and at that time ]: your time was the time [ for ] love; and 'I spread My skirt over you [ a type of betrothal" ], and covered your nakedness: Yes, I 'swore [ plighted My troth' ] unto you, and "entered into a Covenant with you, says the LORD GOD," and "you became Mine" . . .,

( 163 ). Commentary ... As a betrothed lady, and looked on in one sense as a bonafied wife, as Mary was under the marriage ceremony of herself to Joseph . . . and you will be Mine forever. GOD the MESSIAH and Bridegroom will receive Israel at last as His Bride - at MESSIAH's Second Advent!!!!! This was a Covenant that cannot be annulled!!! ]

( 164 ). Scripture: "And they shall be Mine, says the LORD of Hosts, in that day when I make up My jewels; and I will spare them, as a man spares his own son that serves him. { Malachi 3:17 }."

( 165 ). The above { V. 8 } paraphrased in commentary form . . . ,"And they shall be Mine, says the LORD of Hosts, in that Millennial day 'when I [ publicly recognise and openly declare them' and ] make up [ them to be ] 'My jewels; [ My Bride, My special possession, and My peculiar protected treasure' ] and I will spare them, as a man spares his own son that serves him."

( 166 ). Scripture: "And it shall come to pass in that day, that 'I will seek [ make it My aim' ] to destroy all the nations that come against Jerusalem, { Zechariah 12:9 }."

( 167 ). Commentary. . . Read our messages concerning the "Bride of CHRIST, and The Song of Solomon." I am aware that most Bible students will disagree with me when I say that the BODY OF CHRIST is "NOT" to become the Bride of CHRIST but the "ONE NEW MAN" taught by The Apostle Paul in { Ephesians 2:15-16. Etc. }

( 168 ). And, that the saved Remnant of Israel will become MESSIAH's Bride at the Second Coming Of CHRIST. In the Song of Solomon, King Solomon portrays the coming MESSIAH and the Shulamite portrays the Remnant of Israel that will make herself ready for her BRIDEGROOM at His return, see { Revelation 19:7 }. [ The reader may wonder why we spell Remnant with a capital R, it is because they will become MESSIAH's BRIDE at His Second Advent!!!

( 169 ). Please do not fail to read the two messages we have mentioned. The Roman Catholics were the first ones to claim the BODY OF CHRIST as MESSIAH's future Bride!

( 170 ). Denominational doctrine of the early Roman Catholic teachers is still being accepted at least in part by Protestantism and they cannot seem to keep from going back to the roots of false doctrine. You must understand that we are not running down the Roman Catholics here. But, as many other things have been taught wrong by mis-interpreting the Scriptures in many cases by other denominations, so has the Roman Church been guilty of this many times also!

( 171 ). The separation in the reformation of 1529 left the Protestants on their own to determine the true interpretation of the Scriptures but much of the old doctrines still is accepted by a large part of Christendom . . . As for Israel . . .

( 172 ). After AD 70, when the land had born the curse and shame of non-productivity due to Israel's sin of rejecting GOD's SON, the LORD JESUS as their true MESSIAH, they at least in part had not forgotten that GOD had in the past promised to restore them and their land to fruitfulness in the Latter Days.

( 173 ). As for the above Bible verses concerning Israel, they make very clear that the Nation of Israel belongs strictly to GOD and other folks had better keep their hands off of His chosen people. And again ... What about Russia and her plans to invade Israel?:

( 174 ). One might ask the question, why would a large army such as Russia and her friends wish to invade such a small country as Israel? The answer, we must realize, is summed up in just one word, "RICHES."

( 175 ). Since the break up of the Soviet-union, every thing in that location has become a nightmare. The people in those northern nations are all shook up, mixed up, disoriented, hungry, without work and they really haven't decided which way to turn. Their leaders cannot be trusted, they are angry and frustrated.

( 176 ). GOD will put a thought in the mind of their leaders so that they will think about all of the riches that lie in the small nation on the east side of the Mediterranean Sea.

( 177 ). The invaders know that Israel is surrounded by other small nations that are rich with oil and other riches that should be fairly simple to overcome with the huge force that Russia is capable of forming very quickly.

( 178 ). { V. 8 } Scripture: "But you, O mountains of Israel, you shall shoot forth your branches and yield your fruit to my people of Israel; 'for they are at hand [ soon' ] to 'come [ home to their own land' ] . . .

( 179 ). { V. 9 }: For, behold, I am for you, and I will turn unto you, and you shall be tilled and sown . . .

( 180 ). { V. 10 }: And I will multiply men upon you, all the house of Israel, "even all of it": and the cities shall be inhabited, and the wastes shall be rebuilt . . .

( 181 ). The above { V. 10 } paraphrased in commentary form . . . And I will multiply men upon you, all the house of Israel, even all of it: and the cities shall be inhabited, and the [ places that have become desolate ] wastes [ of the land that has existed for many centuries ] shall be rebuilt . . .

( 182 ). { V. 11 }: And I will multiply upon you man and beast; and they shall increase and bring fruit: and I will settle you after your old estates, and do better unto you than at your beginnings: and you shall know that I am the LORD, { Ezekiel 36:8-11 }." [ When Israel would shortly become a certified nation again the LORD said . . .

( 183 ). Scripture: "There will I make the 'horn of David to bud [ I.e., as a tree first buds before the blooms' appear, 'the fig tree, Israel would bud before she became a nation in full bloom to bear fruit' as she did 'May 14th 1948' ]: 'I have ordained [ and prepared ] a lamp' for my anointed [ to fulfil the promises of old ], { Psalm 132:17 }." See { 1- Kings 11:36 - & - 2- Chronicles 21:7 }.

( 184 ). Scripture: "And have raised up a horn of salvation for 'us [ Israel's saved Remnant ] in the house of David, { Luke 1:69 }."

( 185 ). Commentary ... Back around 1970 we saw a picture of Israel at that time that amazed the nations of the world. From a land that had laid desolate for 2000 years, when one visited there he was absolutely amazed at what his eyes beheld.

( 186 ). By draining swamps, anchoring sand dunes with special vegetation, improving the soil, combating erosion, and finding new sources of water, Israel had cultivated well over a million acres of land, almost a third of this area was irrigated and this from the most important water project called the national water carrier, which brings water from the Sea of Galilee to the Negeb waist land in southern Israel.

( 187 ). Among the new industrial crops introduced in Israel, the most successful was cotton, peanuts, and sugar-beets. More than three quarters of the country's food was then locally grown. There were important cement works, notably at Ramia.

( 188 ). Among the main products sold abroad by Israelis were and are: phosphates, potash, industrial diamonds, citrus fruits, textiles, bananas, plywood, plastics and eggs.

( 189 ). Their merchant fleet at that time had well over a hundred ocean- going vessels. Over 100,000 acres of hilly land, chiefly in the upper Galilee and Judean hills had been reclaimed. Millions of flowers were flown to Europe. King David's land of ancient times was again blooming as had been prophesied!

( 190 ). Israel became the worlds largest producer of grapefruit, and today Israel is much richer than she was at that time! Russia does not need Israel's land because Russia has been for some time now one of the largest Countries in the world.

( 191 ). What would make Russia single out a little country like Israel as her end-time target? As we have stated, Scripture makes very clear that GOD will put hooks in Russia's jaws and turn her around so that she thinks evil thoughts toward the Hebrew Nation. The evil thoughts are clearly defined as greed, Russia will go down there ... and we repeat the next verses . . .

( 192 ). { V. 12 } Scripture: "To take a spoil, and to take a prey; to turn your hand upon the desolate places that are now inhabited, and upon the people that are gathered out of the nations, which have gotten cattle and goods, that dwell in the midst of the land.

( 193 ). { V. 13 }: Sheba, and Dedan and the merchants of 'Tarshish [ Britain' ], with all the young lions thereof, shall say unto you have you come to take a spoil? have you gathered your company to take a prey? to carry away silver and gold, to take away cattle and goods, to take a great spoil, { Ezekiel 38:12-13 } ."

( 194 ). Commentary . . . The answer is very clear: Israel has become a very rich Nation. We have all witnessed the fact that wealthy Hebrews from all over the world sympathetic towards Israel, have invested billions of dollars in that country.

( 195 ). She is, without doubt, the economic marvel of the world. Well- substantiated reports indicate that an extensive engineering study of mineral resources of the Dead Sea estimated years ago, to be in the vicinity of three trillion dollars at the beginning of this century. Due to inflation they would be worth over double that price today.

( 196 ). In addition, Israel, as we have already stated, is surrounded by oil-rich nations. This writer believes that eventually a large oil field will be discovered in Israel, located in the feet of Asher as depicted in the Book of { Deuteronomy 33: 24: 25 }. Who knows what success the present Israel oil drilling attempts will produce?

( 197 ). One thing we can believe, the more time that elapses, the richer Israel will become. The richer she gets, the greater she will appear to the greedy monster Russia and her Muslim cohorts.

( 198 ). No wonder Russia would like to overcome Israel. According to the Scriptures, Russia will invade the Middle East "AFTER" the Rapture takes place. GOD states that He will put hooks in the mouth of Russia and lead her and her bands down into Israel!

( 199 ). Russia, I am sure, is aware that if she were to invade Israel and at the same time take the small oil rich countries in the Middle East, and by occupying those countries, she would not only receive the great wealth of the Middle East but then be able to keep the US. and the Common Market States from the much needed oil that they need.

( 200 ). Once Europe was without oil, she would be helpless against an invasion from Russia. Again we repeat, this we believe, will become part of the thoughts that enters the mind of Russia and her allied friends.

( 201 ). { V. 17 }: Scripture: "Thus says the 'LORD GOD [ JEHOVAH' ]: are you he of whom I have spoken in olden times by My servants the prophets of Israel, which prophesied 'in those days [ for ] many years' that I would bring 'you [ Gog' ] against them? :

( 202 ). { V. 18 }: And it shall come to pass at the 'same time [ in that latter day' ] when Gog shall come against the land of Israel, says the 'LORD GOD [ JEHOVAH, JESUS ' ], that My fury shall come up in My face:

( 203 ). { V. 19 }: For in My jealously and in the fire of My wrath have I spoken, surely 'in that [ Tribulation' ] day there shall be a 'great shaking [ a cosmic catastrophic, earthquake' ] in the land of Israel:

( 204 ). { V. 20 }: So that the fishes of the sea, and the fowls of heaven, and the beasts of the field, and all creeping things that creep upon the earth, and all the men that are upon the face of the earth, 'shall [ tremble' and ] shake at My presence, and the mountains shall be thrown down, and the steep places shall fall, and 'every wall [ natural or artificial' ] shall fall to the ground:

( 205 ). { V. 21 }: And I will call for a sword 'against him [ Gog the ruler and leader of Russia' ] throughout all My mountains, says the LORD GOD, 'every man's sword [ weapon ] shall be against his brother [ soldiers of the invading forces']:

( 206 ). { V. 22 }: 'And I will plead against him with pestilence and with blood [ and I will enter into judgment against Gog' ]; and I will rain upon him, and 'upon his bands [ hordes of followers' ], and upon the many people that are with him, 'an overflowing [ torrential ] rain, and great hailstones, fire, and brimstone' ..., see { Psalms 11: 6; - Revelation 16: 21; - & - Jeremiah 10:10-15 }:

( 207 ). { V. 23 }: Thus will I magnify Myself, and sanctify Myself; and I will be known in the eyes of many nations, and they shall know that 'I Am the LORD [ JEHOVAH' ], { Ezekiel 38:17-23 }."

 

 

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