The locusts of the earth

Muslims – The Locusts of the Earth

On December 23, 2016, we as a nation, under former President Obama, turned our back on Israel. We abstained from a vote that we traditionally did not abstain from. The Obama administration knew without a doubt that no other nation would step in and defend Israel. This was Obama’s parting shot at PM Netanyahu and all of Israel. On that day I thought this nation would certainly be doomed. God said, when speaking of Israel, I will bless those that bless Israel, and curse those who curse Israel. But there are some interesting things I have found in the Bible lately that make me question just exactly what the United States’ role is in end-times prophecy.

On August 21, 2017, the United States experienced its first solar eclipse that passed through the United States since 1776, and then 33 days later on September 23, 2017, Revelation 12 was fulfilled — A 2,000 year old prophecy.

“Now a great sign appeared in heaven: a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet, and on her head a garland of twelve stars. Then being with child, she cried out in labor and in pain to give birth. And another sign appeared in heaven: behold, a great, fiery red dragon having seven heads and ten horns, and seven diadems on his heads. His tail drew a third of the stars of heaven and threw them to the earth.

“And the dragon stood before the woman who was ready to give birth, to devour her Child as soon as it was born. She bore a male Child who was to rule all nations with a rod of iron. And her Child was caught up to God and His throne. Then the woman fled into the wilderness, where she has a place prepared by God, that they should feed her there one thousand two hundred and sixty days.”

The gestation period for a woman from conception through birth, if she conceived on December 23, 2016, would have an estimated due date of September 23, 2017. And then the United States did something stunning just over two months after this gestation period. The President declared Jerusalem the capital of Israel.

We know that Revelation 12 tells us that Satan is waiting and ready to devour the woman’s child; the woman of course is Israel. She was conceived in a tribulation of sorts for Israel. One year ago we turned on Israel. We denied them. We denied Jerusalem even belonging to the Jewish people, even though the archeological evidence has always proved otherwise.

The male child was Jesus. Satan has been here waiting to devour since creation. He was in the Garden of Eden to deceive Eve. He was waiting through King Herod to kill Jesus, and now he is about to turn his fury on Israel and the children of God like we have never seen.

God warns those living in Judea and Samaria to flee. What are they fleeing from and where are Judea and Samaria today? Judea and Samaria are in the same place they stood thousands of years ago, and are still named that today by the millions of Jews and Christians alike who live in Israel. What does the rest of the world call Judea and Samaria? “The West Bank,” where there is never a day without Palestinians’ threatening Jewish lives, and where at any moment another rocket attack could be launched.

If you look at the West Bank, or Judea and Samaria as they are properly called, it’s very easy to see why the Jewish people will be surrounded instantly and will try to flee. They will be surrounded by millions of Muslims. The Bible refers to these multitudes of people as locusts.

Revelation 9:3-4, “And there came out of the smoke locusts upon the earth: and unto them was given power, as the scorpions of the earth have power. And it was commanded them that they should not hurt the grass of the earth, neither any green thing, neither any tree; but only those men which have not the seal of God in their foreheads.”

The Ishmaelites were called locusts by God. The Strong’s word for “nation” in that verse is “gowy,” which figuratively means “a flight of locusts.” God told Hagar that He would make a great nation out of Ishmael. Abraham was promised by God that his descendants would be as numerous as the stars, and they are. Abraham is the father of Judaism, Christianity and Islam.

There is an Islamic tradition, which says “Locusts fell onto Mohammed’s hand, and on the wings of the locusts it was written: “We are the army of the Great God.”

The antichrist will not honor a God of his fathers, meaning he does not worship the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. He worships Allah. Allah is not God. Allah is not the same as God. He will for a time try to be God. He will ultimately be destroyed by an army. The Bible calls this nation the most terrible of nations!

Ezekiel 28:7-10 says “Because you have set your heart as the heart of a god, Behold, therefore, I will bring strangers against you, the most terrible of the nations; and they shall draw their swords against the beauty of your wisdom, and defile your splendor. They shall throw you down into the Pit, and you shall die the death of the slain In the midst of the seas.

“Will you still say before him who slays you, ‘I am a god’? But you shall be a man, and not a god, in the hand of him who slays you. You shall die the death of the uncircumcised by the hand of aliens; For I have spoken,’ says the Lord God.”

The most terrible of nations means the strongest militarily, the strongest of fortresses. The word Terrible doesn’t mean bad at all in this instance; it means the mightiest. It goes on to say that this country will also be strangers with a foreign God. There is one nation that fits these pieces perfectly. First, it cannot be a nation in Europe, because they are not strangers or aliens from a foreign land. None are what could be considered as the mightiest or most terrible of ALL nations. The Ottoman Empire and Islam swept through many parts of Europe. It is still happening today.

China? It’s unlikely that they will be fighting against the antichrist to protect Christians and Jews. They are not the mightiest of nations, the most terrible of nations, nor do they have a foreign god, as many are atheist. The same can be said of North and South Korea. They do not fit.

Russia? They are not strangers in a foreign land, but they are a mighty military force; and the Ottomans warred with Russia for several hundred years. They are on the border with Turkey, where Satan’s seat is, and where the Ottoman Empire began. Russia will, I believe, go back to her Orthodox Christian roots, but not yet. They are also siding with Iran. Iran and Turkey will be working together in the future to form the last caliphate.

No country other than the United States is the strongest of nations with a foreign God, AND are strangers. The world’s largest Christian population belongs right here in the United States. Who has been the most terrible of nations? We have.

We ended World War 1 and World War 2. The United States dropped two bombs in Japan that pretty much ended the entire war. We had enough. In World War 1 it was the United States that entered the war in 1917, and the war ended in 1918. The United States “shocked and awed” the world as the night sky lit up in Iraq. It was the United States that ended the cold war. We are a powerful nation. We have been a powerful nation since our birth in 1776.

Revelations 12:13-17 “Now when the dragon saw that he had been cast to the earth, he persecuted the woman who gave birth to the male Child. But the woman was given two wings of a great eagle, that she might fly into the wilderness to her place, where she is nourished for a time and times and half a time, from the presence of the serpent. So the serpent spewed water out of his mouth like a flood after the woman, that he might cause her to be carried away by the flood.

“But the earth helped the woman, and the earth opened its mouth and swallowed up the flood which the dragon had spewed out of his mouth. And the dragon was enraged with the woman, and he went to make war with the rest of her offspring, who keep the commandments of God and have the testimony of Jesus Christ.”

Are we the two wings of a great eagle that keeps Israel safe through the 3 ½ years? I believe so! The offspring mentioned are Christians. Islamists hate Israel but they hate Christians just as much. Christians are being slaughtered in the Middle East. There is genocide happening at the hands of Muslims against Christians. The women are being raped, the children are being murdered, and the men being murdered.

All you have to do to survive is take their “mark.” The Shahada is all one has to recite in order to become a Muslim: “There is no god but Allah and Muhammad is his messenger.” That’s it. But what have you done? You lost your soul to save your life. The Shahada is blasphemy. The Shahada is not only said but it’s worn on headbands and arm bands. It’s written on mosques and it’s written over the black stone they worship in Mecca. The Shahada is the mark of the beast.

The Bible tells us that the image of the beast also speaks. Have you thought about how? Everyday across the world the image of the beast does indeed speak through loudspeakers connected to every mosque. It declares God has no son. Blasphemy. It declares the Shahada daily.

Revelation 13:15 “And he had power to give life unto the image of the beast, that the image of the beast should both speak, and cause that as many as would not worship the image of the beast should be killed.”

That is happening now, and it is only going to get worse. You will be killed if you deny Allah. You will be killed if you laugh at a joke about Allah. You will be killed for making a cartoon image of Allah. You will be killed if you do not deny Christ. That is happening right now.

Last year in Iraq, a busload of Christian men, women and children were pulled from a bus by Islamists. They were told to deny Christ and profess Allah, that they may live. Not one person denied Him, including the children. They were shot to death, every last one of them immediately after refusing to renounce Christ.

There are slave auctions where non-Muslim women are beaten, sold, raped and eventually murdered. There are numerous videos with Islamists purchasing these women. All in the name of Allah. The Koran tells them it is not only their right but they are commanded to rape non-believers. Unlike in Judaism, it is the father who carries the “Muslim gene.” In Judaism, the mother is the one who passes down Judaism.

Allahu Akbar does not mean God is great. It means Allah is greater. Greater than who? Ever notice Muslims with one finger held up? This is denial of the Trinity. One god, Allah. By saying Allahu Akbar, they are committing blasphemy. If a Muslim tells you that we worship the same God, they are lying to you.

Lying is also permissible in the Koran if it’s used to spread Islam. They say it’s the same God; all you have to say is the Shahada, right? Try saying GOD in place of Allah. It won’t work. You must say Allah. Why, if they are the same God? I will gladly say there is no God but God. But it’s not the same, you will be told. Question it further and you are now an Islamophobe.

Why are globalist countries so upset with the United States? The United States is recognizing Jerusalem and building her military; and the hidden evil deeds of the left are being exposed at record numbers to not be biblical. Something is happening. I don’t think the United States will fail or be destroyed. I think the United States plays a significant role in prophecy, and we are seeing this more every day.

I think there has been an awakening in this country. God is not the author of confusion. It’s all written here for us. Don’t allegorize the literal and literalize the allegory! Jesus is returning and He is returning soon. NOTHING else needs to happen for His return.

Keep a watchful eye towards Turkey and Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the revived Ottoman Empire.

Jesus said no man knows the day or hour but my Father in heaven. We do know the seasons, the times and the signs. Now is the time to get right with God—the time to accept Jesus Christ into your heart and life. Tomorrow may be too late.

Vanessa Panas

That’s my King! Do you know him?

Jesus – That’s My King! Do You Know Him? 
Silent night, Holy night, all is calm, all is bright… I remember singing that song as a child, and to me it was the most beautiful song I’d ever heard. We sang this song throughout elementary and middle school for Christmas pageants. Songs like Rudolph and Frosty were fun and made me more excited for Christmas.

Now fast forward to today: Silent Night is offensive and Rudolph is “seriously problematic” and just the “worst” according to Huffington Post. But they aren’t biased, are they?

Santa is not immune from these ridiculous attacks. So what did Santa do? Well, he’s a man. For inclusiveness, Santa should be both man and woman; it’s not fair that he’s a man, see? Never mind the fact that Santa Claus is based on an actual living, breathing MAN. Not a woman. The left has become mentally unhinged. This isn’t just about a child’s imagination with Santa they want to destroy; they see anything Christmas-related as offensive. Why? Because we are celebrating our Lord’s birth. This is about Jesus.

They weren’t done with Christmas “characters” either. They went right for the whole purpose of Christmas—Jesus Christ. God has been accused of raping Mary – she was the first “metoo” victim because she never gave consent.

This is blasphemous to say the least. God is a Holy God, and this person will answer to Him for these words. They won’t hear the words “forgive them for they know not what they do,” because they know exactly what they are saying and doing. God gave them over to a debased mind; they believe the lie and worship the creation rather than the Creator. Their choice.

Jesus Christ was a literal man who walked this earth—God in the flesh. He came as a man to be the ultimate sacrifice. He was crucified; He rose from the dead and now sits at the right hand of the Father. He was spoken of by numerous historical authors and scholars, almost all secular. There is more proof for Him than against Him.

Two Roman politicians, Pliny and Tacitus, who held some of the highest offices of state at the end of the first century, speak of Jesus – unflattering – but proving His existence.

Tacitus corroborated the biblical account of His crucifixion, but he was certainly no Christian. If anything, he was an enemy of the church. “Christus, the founder of the name, was put to death by Pontius Pilate, procurator of Judea in the reigning of Tiberius.”

Pliny wrote of the Christians’ “pig-headed obstinacy,” and Tacitus called the Christian religion a destructive superstition.

First-century author and historian, Josephus, is another to corroborate the gospels: “At this time, there was a wise man who was called Jesus. And his conduct was good, and he was known to be virtuous. And many people from among the Jews and other nations became his disciples. Pilate condemned him to be crucified and to die. And those who had become his disciples did not abandon his discipleship. They reported that he had appeared to them after his crucifixion and that he was alive; accordingly, he was perhaps the Messiah concerning whom the prophets have recounted wonders.”

Nobody in the ancient world questioned whether Jesus existed because they simply knew he had. It wasn’t a matter of whether Jesus lived and died, but rather did he die and again live. It’s only in this generation that so many have turned completely from Him, denying Him – the great falling away He warned us of.

John 7:42 “Has not the Scripture said that the Christ comes from the seed of David and from the town of Bethlehem, where David was?”

He was born in Bethlehem, in a manger or cave. He is royalty because He is the root of David, but He wasn’t born like royalty. David’s blood makes Him a King, but he wasn’t born like a King. Being God’s only begotten Son gave Him the world, but he was born in a cave with nowhere else to go.

He escaped being murdered by Herod the Great. Why did Herod want a baby murdered? To protect his crown and throne, just like monarchs have done throughout history. Herod killed many children, including his own, to protect his crown. If the world wasn’t watching today, I can see a few world leaders following in Herod’s footsteps.

“Then Herod, when he saw that he was deceived by the wise men, was exceedingly angry; and he sent forth and put to death all the male children who were in Bethlehem and in all its districts, from two years old and under, according to the time which he had determined from the wise men” (Matthew 2:16).

The birth of Jesus didn’t happen in year 0. He was most likely born in 4 BC, as Herod was still alive, but not for long. The scriptures do not give much detail into the childhood of Jesus other than at 12 years of age he was missing for three days but was found in the Temple, studying and talking about Gods word, HIS WORD.

He was a child but He was also the Word made flesh. Born in Bethlehem, which literally means house of bread or flesh.

“In the beginning was the Word (Jesus), and the Word was with God, and the Word WAS GOD” (John 1:1).

In 2 BC, Caesar Augustus celebrated his 25th year as emperor of Rome. The year 2 BC was also the 750th year since Rome’s founding. Romans were extremely proud of being Roman. To buy citizenship was one thing, but to be born Roman was quite another. Saul, persecutor of God’s people, was Roman. This certainly gained him some favor on his many religious missions.

The temple was everything to the first-century Jewish people; it was the most beautiful building ever designed. The disciples even pointed out its beauty to Jesus. His response was that “not one stone would remain standing.” Not one stone has been left standing either. The physical temple was destroyed but the Holy Spirit now dwells within us. With the temple still standing, the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob would remain a Jewish god in the eyes of the people. Jesus, who is One and the same with God, was preached to the Gentile world, and Christianity has grown for 2,000 years.

Gamaliel was a well-respected Jewish Rabbi that Saul studied under. Of Christians, he said, “And now I say to you, keep away from these men and let them alone; for if this plan or this work is of men, it will come to nothing; but if it is of God, you cannot overthrow it—lest you even be found to fight against God.”

Jesus Christ rode into Jerusalem on a donkey and was welcomed and cheered for by many Jews with shouts of HOSANNA! HOSANNA! But just three days later, they screamed for and demanded his crucifixion. Pontius Pilate, who washed his hands of any involvement in Jesus’s crucifixion, gave Jesus over to be flogged, humiliated, spat upon and crucified. He willingly was like a lamb led to the slaughter. For YOU. For Me.

For 2,000 years, Christians were told Pontius Pilate didn’t exist. The scholars claimed he didn’t exist. And now, in the last few decades, two amazing artifacts were found in Israel. One is a stone plaque found in Caesarea that says “Pontius Pilate, Prefect of Judea.” The other, a ring bearing the name of Pontius Pilate, curator of Judea. These rings were common for political leaders, as they were used to seal important letters and documents.

The political climate in Israel during Jesus’s ministry was much like it is today. You had two ruling political parties: the Pharisees, which Saul was among, and the Sadducees.

The Pharisees stressed living under laws and traditions, while the Sadducees were more conservative, not as into tradition, and wanted to work more closely with Rome. Neither saw the Messiah standing before them.

Jesus fasted for forty days and forty nights and was tempted by Satan (Luke 4:1-12). But Jesus replied only using His Father’s word.

Satan said, “If thou be the Son of God, command this stone that it be made bread.’ And Jesus answered him, saying, ‘It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word of God’” (Luke 4:3-4).

Jesus is our bread of life. He is our Savior. His birth is a miracle.

Even the demonic spirits feared Christ.

Luke 4:33 “Now in the synagogue there was a man who had a spirit of an unclean demon. And he cried out with a loud voice, saying, ‘Let us alone! What have we to do with You, Jesus of Nazareth? Did You come to destroy us? I know who You are—the Holy One of God!’”

He made fishermen, fishers OF men throughout the world. He healed the sick and the lame.  He was a friend to Peter and son to Mary. The children wanted to be near Him, and the sinners wanted to be forgiven. He respected and loved women and taught us true equality among the sexes, as we are all one in Christ. He sat with, and broke bread with, tax collectors. Tax collectors were despised by the Jewish people. He raised Lazarus from the dead and healed Mary of Magdalene from her evil spirits.

Matthew 4:19-20 “Then He said to them, ‘Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men.’ They immediately left their nets and followed Him.”

Friends of the crippled and sick rushed to Him for one glance or one touch, their faith strong and their belief overwhelming.

Matthew 8:3 “Then He put out His hand and touched him, saying, ‘I am willing; be cleansed.’ Immediately the leprosy left him.”

He walked with the best of men and worst of men. He was hunted as a child and again as an adult. As His ministry grew, the Pharisees’ anger and outrage grew. He didn’t come to bring peace, but a sword. He didn’t come to bring unity; He came to divide. Either you are for Him or you are against Him. The disrespect done to His Father’s house showed He too can have anger at the mistreatment of God the Father.

He overturned tables and pointed out the Pharisees’ putting traditions over God in heaven.

Mark 11:15-17 “So they came to Jerusalem. Then Jesus went into the temple and began to drive out those who bought and sold in the temple, and overturned the tables of the money changers and the seats of those who sold doves. And He would not allow anyone to carry wares through the temple. Then He taught, saying to them, ‘Is it not written, ‘My house shall be called a house of prayer for all nations?’ But you have made it a den of thieves.’”

Micah foretold His coming to those waiting, but those waiting for Him rejected Him. Through their rejection we found our acceptance. We are saved by grace, through God’s loving mercy.

“But you, O Bethlehem Ephrathah, who are little to be among the clans of Judah, from you shall come forth to me one who is to be ruler in Israel, whose origin is from old, from ancient days” (Micah 5:2).

Jesus befriended the lowest of men at the bewilderment of the Pharisees.

“And their scribes and the Pharisees complained against His disciples, saying, ‘Why do You eat and drink with tax collectors and sinners?’ Jesus answered and said to them, ‘Those who are well have no need of a physician, but those who are sick. I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners, to repentance’” (Luke 5:30-32).

Jesus came for the wounded, for the broken and lost. He came for the sinner, for the angry and suffering. For the widow and for the orphans. He came for those who call on Him, who cry out to Him and need Him. Your belief in Him saves you from damnation. He is our defender in the presence of God, our judge. Satan is the prosecutor who is trying to destroy God’s people.

When you feel alone, you’re not alone. He’s there, waiting to comfort you. Just call on Him. He has called all to follow and accept Him as Savior. He is the ultimate blood sacrifice. He is the Lion of Judah. He came as a Lamb but will return as a Lion and take what’s rightfully His.

He is coming again to judge those who rejected Him and loved pleasures of the world more than their Savior. No matter what you’ve done, who you’ve hurt, there is redemption. There is forgiveness. Call on Him.

Five hundred people saw Him after His resurrection, but millions upon millions will see Him return. For every eye will see Him and every tongue shall confess that He is Lord (Revelation 1:7; Philippians 2:10-11).

He will sit in all glory on His throne with a crown of gold on His head. He won’t be mocked, ridiculed and beaten this time. His crown won’t be made of thorns. His eyes will be like fire as He destroys His enemies. There will be no more tears and no more worry. Hunger and sickness will come to an end. The deaf will hear, the blind will see and the mute will speak. Those in pain will no longer hurt; he who has no legs will be renewed. The hardship and persecution will end, as He will reign in all glory.

The pleasures of the world will fade away.  Sadness, fear and anxiety will be no more. He came to set you free, to give you true peace. All are called but few will follow.

He will reign on earth in His Kingdom for 1,000 years with all the world coming to worship Him. Can you imagine bowing before Christ, speaking to Him and living under His reign? Can you imagine touching just the hem of His garment?

This may be the last Christmas before Israel signs the “peace” plan with her enemies for false peace. The return of the Lord is imminent; it’s never been closer. Are you ready to meet Him?

This Christmas, as you eat dinner and open gifts with your family, remember what you are really celebrating—the birth of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, the King of kings and Lord of lords. The King  is coming!

I leave you with one of the most powerful testimonies of who Jesus Christ is, by Pastor S.M Lockridge.

God bless you all, and HAVE A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS!

Here are the words from this famous sermon, “Seven-Way King” (That’s My King) as spoken by Dr. S.M. Lockridge (Detroit, 1976).

“My King was born King. The Bible says He’s a Seven-Way King. He’s the King of the Jews – that’s an Ethnic King. He’s the King of Israel – that’s a National King. He’s the King of righteousness. He’s the King of the ages. He’s the King of Heaven. He’s the King of glory. He’s the King of kings and He is the Lord of lords. Now that’s my King.

“Well, I wonder if you know Him. Do you know Him? Don’t try to mislead me. Do you know my King? David said the Heavens declare the glory of God, and the firmament shows His handiwork. My King is the only one of whom there are no means of measure that can define His limitless love. No far-seeing telescope can bring into visibility the coastline of the shore of His supplies. No barriers can hinder Him from pouring out His blessing.

“He’s enduringly strong. He’s entirely sincere. He’s eternally steadfast. He’s immortally graceful. He’s imperially powerful. He’s impartially merciful. That’s my King. He’s God’s Son. He’s the sinner’s Saviour. He’s the centerpiece of civilization. He stands alone in Himself. He’s honest. He’s unique. He’s unparalleled. He’s unprecedented. He’s supreme. He’s pre-eminent. He’s the grandest idea in literature. He’s the highest personality in philosophy. He’s the supreme problem in higher criticism. He’s the fundamental doctrine of historic theology. He’s the cardinal necessity of spiritual religion. That’s my King.

“He’s the miracle of the age. He’s the superlative of everything good that you choose to call Him. He’s the only one able to supply all our needs simultaneously. He supplies strength for the weak. He’s available for the tempted and the tried. He sympathizes and He saves. He’s the Almighty God who guides and keeps all his people. He heals the sick. He cleanses the lepers. He forgives sinners. He discharges debtors. He delivers the captives. He defends the feeble. He blesses the young. He serves the unfortunate. He regards the aged. He rewards the diligent and He beautifies the meek. That’s my King.

“Do you know Him? Well, my King is a King of knowledge. He’s the wellspring of wisdom. He’s the doorway of deliverance. He’s the pathway of peace. He’s the roadway of righteousness. He’s the highway of holiness. He’s the gateway of glory. He’s the master of the mighty. He’s the captain of the conquerors. He’s the head of the heroes. He’s the leader of the legislatures. He’s the overseer of the overcomers. He’s the governor of governors. He’s the prince of princes. He’s the King of kings and He’s the Lord of lords. That’s my King.

“His office is manifold. His promise is sure. His light is matchless. His goodness is limitless. His mercy is everlasting. His love never changes. His Word is enough. His grace is sufficient. His reign is righteous. His yoke is easy and His burden is light. I wish I could describe Him to you … but He’s indescribable. That’s my King. He’s incomprehensible, He’s invincible, and He is irresistible.

“I’m coming to tell you this, that the heavens of heavens can’t contain Him, let alone some man explain Him. You can’t get Him out of your mind. You can’t get Him off of your hands. You can’t outlive Him and you can’t live without Him. The Pharisees couldn’t stand Him, but they found out they couldn’t stop Him. Pilate couldn’t find any fault in Him. The witnesses couldn’t get their testimonies to agree about Him. Herod couldn’t kill Him. Death couldn’t handle Him and the grave couldn’t hold Him. That’s my King.

“He always has been and He always will be. I’m talking about the fact that He had no predecessor and He’ll have no successor. There’s nobody before Him and there’ll be nobody after Him. You can’t impeach Him and He’s not going to resign. That’s my King! That’s my King!

“Thine is the kingdom and the power and the glory.’ Well, all the power belongs to my King. We’re around here talking about black power and white power and green power, but in the end all that matters is God’s power. Thine is the power. Yeah. And the glory. We try to get prestige and honor and glory for ourselves, but the glory is all His. Yes. Thine is the Kingdom and the power and glory, forever and ever and ever and ever. How long is that? Forever and ever and ever and ever… And when you get through with all of the forevers, then…AMEN!”

Vanessa P

I know your works and where you dwell

“You will come up against My people Israel like a cloud, to cover the land. It will be in the latter days that I will bring you against My land, so that the nations may know Me, when I am hallowed in you, O Gog, before their eyes.’ Thus says the Lord God: ‘Are you he of whom I have spoken in former days by My servants the prophets of Israel, who prophesied for years in those days that I would bring you against them?’” (Eze 38:16-17).

Noah had a son named Japheth who had a son named Magog who settled Turkey or RUSSIA. Gog is a shortened version of Magog. Gog is the land that Magog ruled over.

Gomer, Meshech, Tubal and Magog all have ancient ties to one another.

The sons of Japheth were Gomer, Magog, Madai, Javan, Tubal, Meshech, and Tiras. The sons of Gomer were Ashkenaz, Riphath, and Togarmah.

“Son of man, set your face against Gog, of the land of Magog, the prince of Rosh, Meshech, and Tubal, and prophesy against him, and say, ‘Thus says the Lord God: ‘Behold, I am against you, O Gog, the prince of Rosh, Meshech, and Tubal. I will turn you around, put hooks into your jaws, and lead you out, with all your army, horses, and horsemen, all splendidly clothed, a great company with bucklers and shields, all of them handling swords. Persia, Ethiopia, and Libya are with them, all of them with shield and helmet; Gomer and all its troops; the house of Togarmah from the far north and all its troops—many people are with you’” (Eze 38:2-6).

Jerome, a prominent church leader (345–420 A.D.), said the land of Magog was north of the Caucasus Mountains, near the Caspian Sea. Josephus, first-century author and historian, associated the name “Magog” with the Scythians. A major group of Scythians lived near the Black Sea. So, the land of Magog was located near the Black and Caspian Seas north of the Caucasus Mountains, which today would be today’s southern Russia.

Greek writers called the people of Meshech the “Moschoi,” and Assyrian’s referred to them as the “Muski.” They settled around modern-day Armenia. Armenia borders Russia, Iran and Turkey – three of the nations to attack Israel.

The people of Tubal were located in the central part of Turkey immediately west of Togarmah.

Remember, biblically, every location spoken comes from the standpoint of being in Jerusalem, not the West. When many people think of World War Three, they think of Armageddon, but there ARE other wars that precede this final battle before Christ returns.

“O ASSYRIAN, the rod of mine anger, and the staff in their hand is mine indignation. I will send him against an hypocritical nation, and against the people of my wrath will I give him a charge, to take the spoil, and to take the prey, and to tread them down like the mire of the streets. Howbeit he meaneth not so, neither doth his heart think so; but it is in his heart to destroy and cut off nations not a few” (Isaiah 10:5-7).

The Assyrian is the Antichrist, while the Antichrist and Gog are different people.

The Gog war brings specific nations together against Israel (Eze 38:2-9), whereas the battle of Armageddon brings all nations of the earth together to do battle in Israel.

This invasion by Gog and her allies is to take spoil from Israel (Eze 38:12-13; 39:10). But Armageddon is to destroy Israel and unite in war against Christ (Rev 16:12).

There is also no mention of a peace deal with the Gog invasion, but the Antichrist violates a peace agreement leaving Israel betrayed (Dan 9:27).

The Gog nations apparently do not reach Jerusalem, as there is no mention of Jerusalem. Instead, the invading armies fall on the mountains and open fields of Israel. This would most likely be the Golan Heights that Israel recaptured from Syria during the 1967 war (Eze 39:4-5).

There is no mention of the end-time plagues and judgments before the invasion lead by Gog, but the battle of Armageddon will be preceded by several plagues and judgments.

The defeat of Gog’s invading armies will lead to a massive spiritual revival in Israel because the defeat could only come from God. But there is no mention of Christ (Eze 38:23; 39:21-22).

Armageddon, on the other hand, brings spiritual renewal of Israel under the New Covenant where Israel accepts Christ (Jer 31:31-34; Zech 12:10).

In Ezekiel 39:4 Gog will be killed in battle, while Revelation 19:20 says the Antichrist will be thrown alive into the Lake of Fire.

The nation of Israel must be returned to the God of their fathers before they will begin to recognize and accept Jesus Christ as their Messiah—the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. God uses Gog’s invasion to awaken His people.

Magog, Meshech, and Tubal are ancient people. They were also brothers. Togarmah is the son of Gomer. They are of the first families to resettle the world after Noah’s flood. They began to settle together in modern-day Turkey. Turkey plays a significant role in the last days according to the Bible.

Revelation Chapter 2, verse 12-13: “And to the angel of the church in Pergamos write: These things saith he which hath the sharp sword with two edges; I know thy works, and where thou dwellest, even where Satan’s seat is…”

Jesus tells us He knows where Satan’s seat is – in Pergamos, Turkey. This was referring to a massive altar that sat on a hill in Pergamum. The Greeks originally built the enormous structure in the 2nd century B.C. as a temple dedicated to Zeus. Interestingly, the altar was sent to Berlin in the 19th century. In 1934, Hitler ordered construction of the Tribune at Zeppelin Field in Nuremberg specifically for the purpose of his Nazi rallies. There are many false and pagan gods described in the Bible, but only one was openly referred to as Satan.

What is also interesting is, Turkey, after failing to convince Germany to return the altar, built an exact replica of the ancient altar on the same ancient site in Pergamum.

The seven spirits or churches are in Turkey, and five of the eight Gog nations were within Turkey. The Bible has continued to highlight Turkey for a reason.

The Bible emphasizes in Isaiah and Micah the future conflict between the Messiah and the Assyrian, who was a type of Antichrist. These prophecies also point us to the regions of the ancient Assyrian Empire, which held large portions of modern Turkey.

Turkey is located in the center of the Caucasus region, Middle East and the Balkans; this is undoubtedly the most unstable region in the world. Despite Turkey’s western ties since World War Two, her history is deeply rooted in an anti-Christian and anti-Jewish spirit. That spirit has again surfaced under Erdogan’s leadership.

Muslims feel Islam must be re-established where it was wounded. Her wound came in 1924 with the fall of the Ottoman Empire, in Turkey.

The KJV describes the Antichrist as “Stout” in Daniel 7:20.

“And of the ten horns that were on his head, and of the other which came up, and before whom three fell; even of that horn that had eyes, and a mouth that spake very great things, whose look was more stout than his fellows.”

The Merriam’s dictionary definition of the word stout is:

Strong of character: such as BRAVE, BOLD, FIRM, DETERMINED. Also: OBSTINATE, UNCOMPROMISING, FORCEFUL; also violent.

Recep Erdogan became prime minister of Turkey in 2003, and in 2014 became its president. He is a devout Muslim. He has stirred up many people across the Middle East with his fierce animosity towards Israel. He has a strong and commanding presence and wants to be considered the Islamic superpower in the Middle East.

Erdogan has taken a strong hold of many Muslims, and he is pushing for Islamic pride and unity among Arab nations. His commanding presence has even had some Muslims refer to him as “god” and to also worship him.

While most Middle Eastern leaders are being besieged, exiled or even killed, Turkey’s President Erdogan is popular, and that popularity is gaining. He is under no threat of losing his power. In fact, the Bible tells us he will gain power.

Ezekiel tells us that Russia, in alliance with Turkey and Iran, will gather a massive army against Israel, to plunder the land.

When these nations move against Israel, a few other nations like Sheba and Dedan (Saudi Arabia), the merchants of Tarshish (from UK) with all the young lions thereof (would include US) will ask what this coalition is doing. They are supposed to be stabilizing Syria, but they will suddenly head to Israel – most likely to the contested Golan Heights (Ezekiel 38:13).

During the 1967 war, in addition to the Golan Heights, Jerusalem was also recaptured by the IDF. For the first time in almost 2,000 years, the Jewish people were in control of the Temple Mount. Instead of immediately removing any remnants of pagan gods, they not only left the mosques and blasphemies, they gave Jordan control of it.

God said on this mountain in Jerusalem, He will place His name.

Deuteronomy 12:3 “And you shall overthrow their altars, and break their stone idols, and burn their idol poles with fire; and you shall hew down the graven images of their gods, and destroy the names of them out of that place.”

“Then the angel of the Lord came to Gilgal to Bochim, and said: I led you up from Egypt and brought you to the land of which I swore to your fathers; and I said, I will never break my covenant with you. And you shall make no covenant with the inhabitants of this land; you shall tear down their altars. But you have not obeyed my voice. Why have you done this? Therefore I also said, I will not drive them out before you; but they shall be thorns in your side, and their gods shall be a snare to you (Judges 2:1-3).

The Jewish people were warned by God not to allow pagan worship near them. DESTROY FALSE GODS AND THEIR ALTARS. They didn’t do that. Now, fifty years later, Jerusalem is still being disputed; temples (mosques) remain on God’s mountain, and the Jews are not even allowed to pray on their own ancient Temple Mount.

Everything God has warned the Jewish people not to do, they have ignored.

As Israel continues to be surrounded by her enemies, Trump’s peace plan is about to be revealed any day. Meanwhile, Erdogan is vowing to launch a new invasion into the Kurdish region of Syria, which borders Turkey. He’s already been killing the Kurds on a smaller, quieter scale, and nobody has said anything!

Jeremiah 49:23 “Against Damascus. Hama and Arpad are shamed, For they have heard bad news. They are fainthearted; There is trouble on the sea; It cannot be quiet.”

Hamah and Arpad are modern-day Tel Rifaat. In the 48 hours following Pres. Trump’s decision to let Erdogan control Syria, militants have started shelling areas near Tel Rifaat which is supposed to be a de-escalation zone. The residents are in fear of the coming Turkish military. Turkey being in control of Syria has made many fainthearted indeed.

A Turkish journalist, Hamza Tekin, recently said: “Turkey has now entered the stage of final preparations or the final touch, as it is called, of the military operation. There is a final resolution of launching the operation […]. We might be left with a few hours or days; at any moment, the military operation might start.”

“Therefore her young men shall fall in her streets, And all the men of war shall be cut off in that day,” says the Lord of hosts. ‘I will kindle a fire in the wall of Damascus, And it shall consume the palaces of Ben-Hadad” (Jer 49:26-27).

The Bible tells us Damascus will be destroyed in one night, in one hour. Not only will Damascus cease from being a city, even the palaces are destroyed. This would be Bashar Al Assad’s Presidential palace in Damascus.

Turkey, Russia and Iran have been meeting together a lot over the last year. They are planning a new Syria, with a new “constitution” of sorts. They are discussing how to bring “peace and safety” to the Mediterranean. The media tells the narrative that Erdogan wants Assad removed from power, but does he really? It seems that has changed.

In 2017, Erdogan attended a summit in Russia where he sat down with Assad’s two primary allies, Vladimir Putin and Iran’s Hassan Rouhani. They reportedly discussed a solution for the Syrian conflict.

When he was asked if Ankara was ready to work with the Assad regime against the Kurdish-ruled north Syria, he said:

“In politics, the doors are open until the very last moment… What may happen tomorrow is tied to the circumstances then.”

When asked about the possibility of reestablishing relations with Damascus, he said: “It is not right to rule out anything on this issue.”

Turkey and Iran are united on the Kurds and have met several times over the YPG and PKK, while Netanyahu has accused Turkey of massacring the Kurdish people. Russia has had a friendly relationship with the Kurdish people, making it plausible they will turn to Russia for help after the U.S. withdrawal.

Out of chaos and war come peaceful negotiations. In comes the Trump peace plan. Erdogan will be drawn to accept this deal. What this peace plan brings is a lie from Erdogan’s lips. He, along with other Islamic leaders, will acknowledge or confirm that the Jews have a historical right to Jerusalem through ancient biblical ties.

The Bible says the Antichrist will confirm a covenant with many, not just Israel.

Erdogan is on a mission to rebuild the Ottoman Empire, which ruled over Jerusalem politically and religiously for four centuries. Erdogan wants Jerusalem, and he’s telling us he’s going to take it. He is also telling us he is going to slaughter the Kurds, and NOBODY is listening or they simply don’t care.

He wants all of Islam to unify and fight for Jerusalem, and sees it as his role to lead the Islamic battle for this purpose. He can’t have Mecca so He will take Jerusalem by force. Turkey is becoming the magnet to many Muslim nations and wants nothing more than to place an ally in power in Syria. Turkey is also the bridge between The Middle East and Europe.

Trump needs Erdogan’s help in managing the Black Sea to contain Russia’s expanding hold on the region. Everyone sees Russia as the only major threat, completely ignoring Erdogan, and especially ignoring Bible prophecy.

The recent development puts the Kurds in a position of being alone in Syria without U.S. participation. Israel has especially grown concerned with President Trump’s sudden withdrawal in Syria.

The three major nations that invade Israel (Russia, Turkey and Iran) are on the Israeli border, without the U.S. Will the Gog war of Ezekiel be what brings the cries for peace and safety in Israel?

The Kurds are the modern descendants of the ancient Medes. They are an Indo-European people that aligned with the Persians (Iran) during their successful military campaign to overthrow ancient Babylon. This established them as a world power in the 6th century BC. The Persians, who joined the Medes mid-campaign, ended up becoming the superpower in their coalition. Together, the Medes and the Persians reigned for over 200 years until Alexander the Great defeated them.

Turkey views Kurdish forces allied with both the U.S. and Israel as terrorists. Military experts have said that the Turkish military will engage the Kurds – not if, but when, and they will turn to Iran with Trump’s withdrawal. God said what is has already been.

The possibility of a free Kurdistan nation isn’t popular among non-Kurds. Turkey has fought with its own Kurdish population in a decades-long conflict that has resulted in 30,000 to 40,000 Kurds being killed since 1984. The Syrian regime repressed any Kurdish rights in the area, and Saddam Hussein slaughtered tens of thousands of Kurds in the country’s north. He gassed them, leading to babies being born with deformities years later.

Israel is the only nation that has openly endorsed a free Kurdistan nation. With the U.S. present in Syria, Turkey was held at bay. Now there is nothing to stop him from moving through Syria and towards Israel.

Christians in the Middle East share a bond with the Kurds, as they are both minorities. This doesn’t mean they always agree politically, but both being persecuted in the region has led to a relationship of sorts.

In 2016 Peter Galbraith, US diplomat, said, “The Kurdish areas have its own government that functions well, has its own military, it has a source of revenue, and the population almost unanimously supports independence… so it’s a door that needs to be walked through.”

In response to Erdogan’s latest threats to invade the Kurdish region of Syria, the Pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) denounced it with a statement that read: “President Erdoğan and his government should abandon this irrational stance which will lead to destruction and suffering in the region. We urge the national and international public to show alertness towards such threats and not to remain silent.”

“Let no one deceive you by any means; for that Day will not come unless the falling away comes first, and the man of sin is revealed, the son of perdition, who opposes and exalts himself above all that is called God or that is worshiped, so that he sits as God in the temple of God, showing himself that he is God.” (2 Thes 2:3-4).

The little horn spoken of by Daniel will come “up among them,” meaning from the 10 horns that were the kingdoms of Western Europe (Daniel 7:8).

In Daniel 7:4 the Bible says he will be DIFFERENT from the other nations. Turkey is certainly different than the other nations, being that they are all European nations, while Turkey has been fighting for membership.

In Daniel 7:8 we are told that he will uproot three Kingdoms. Many fear a slaughter of Christians and Kurdish people is coming, with Erdogan leading the way.  In Daniel 7:21 we read that the Antichrist will in fact kill those that don’t worship the beast. Great and small, free and bond, rich and poor.

The Bible tells us he would emerge from the Roman Empire, which will be the fourth kingdom (Daniel 7:7-8).

Modern-day Turkey was in fact a part of the Roman Empire. Remember, the soldiers from the 10th Roman legion were of Turkish and Syrian descent.

The Bible goes on to say that God’s people, the saints, would “be given into his hand” for “a time and times and half a time” (Daniel 7:25).

With all of the uncertainty in the Middle East right now, one thing is certain. God knows what He is doing. He is in control, and the hooks have been placed into the Jaws of Gog.

Within days of the US announcing its withdrawal from Syria, Israel launched attacks on Iranian facilities in Damascus (just after two suspicious Iranian cargo planes took off from there). After the Israeli airstrikes, Russia accused Israel of a “gross violation of Syria’s sovereignty. They also accused Israel of jeopardizing civilian flights.

Where Israeli-Russian ties have warmed over the last couple of years, they have suddenly hit freezing mode. Russia is set to meet with the leader of Hamas, and Israel is furiously objecting, to which Russia has shrugged. The relationship began to cool after Israel was blamed for a Russian military plane accidentally getting shot down by Syria while engaging Israeli military jet fighters. 2,500 years ago, the prophet Ezekiel gave us these prophecies, and today, we are watching them come to fruition.

President Trump’s “sudden” withdrawal may not be as sudden as some think, and it very likely has everything to do with his coming peace proposal. But with his withdrawal, the three leading nations of the Gog invasion are going to feel emboldened. Through their arrogance, God will use them to bring Israel back to Him, paving the way for the return of His Son, Jesus Christ.

1 Thess 5:3-5 “For when they say, ‘Peace and safety!’ then sudden destruction comes upon them, as labor pains upon a pregnant woman. And they shall not escape. But you, brethren, are not in darkness, so that this Day should overtake you as a thief. You are all sons of light and sons of the day. We are not of the night nor of darkness.”

Vanessa P

Welcome! My purpose is to study Gods word and spread His message through my writing…

As Christians, we are to put on the whole armor of God and not be deceived in these last days. Join me, as I show you through current geopolitical events, that the return of Jesus Christ is near, and what role Islam, the Vatican and the global politics across the world play.

You don’t have to be a Christian to see the change in the world. You don’t have to be a Christian to take notice of the huge increases in rape, assault and murder. Christian persecution is on the rise as are attacks on Jews. Gods people are under attack and it will only get worse.

Jesus said He did not come to unite or bring peace. He came to bring a sword. What is His sword? It’s the word of God. When you can debate with an unbeliever and use Gods word to destroy their argument, You’ve used the sword of God.

The Luciferian Globalist agenda has been unleashed. The Globalists want bridges not borders. They want a unified world. This is in direct contradiction to Gods word. In Babylon, the first attempt at globalization was stopped by God. He confused their language and the people gave up on the tower and settled in different areas.

Islam has played a major role in the reshaping of our world. The spirit of Antichrist has taken hold of the world and its christians, the light of the world, that are called to spread the gospel.

Spreading the gospel doesn’t mean you have to repeatedly try and share Christ’s message if it’s rejected, but it’s good if you do. The Bible tells us to shake the dust from our feet and move on to the next town. There are  many more who will welcome the gospel, some will still reject Him, while others will accept Him. If they don’t have the Holy Spirit, they will never accept Christ without it.

God told us of the signs to come before the return of His Son, Jesus. We were even warned not to be deceived and how we could be. Jesus told us He will NOT be in the “inner or upper rooms.” Who owns the upper room in Jerusalem? The Vatican. So in other words if you hear the Pope say,Jesus is here in the upper room, IT’S A LIE.

He also told us He will not be in the desert. What is in the desert? Numerous Islamic countries, including Turkey. Jesus is not returning to Iraq or Turkey or Saudi Arabia. He specifically told us HOW and WHERE He is returning. To the Mount of Olives, where He departed. He left in the clouds and will return on the clouds, in great glory.

Remember biblically speaking, everything that happens is all in relation to and relevant to Israel. Israel is the center of everything in the Bible, and in these last days, Israel has never been more important or volatile. God said He’d make Jerusalem a trembling cup and it certainly is.

What happens to,and around Israel, IS the world. God is not in heaven with the American flag draped over His shoulders. Gods hand is involved, there is no doubt of that. The United States is the largest Christian nation in the world and God has blessed this nation again because we have blessed Israel.

My articles are something I write while studying scripture, praying and watching our geopolitical world in action. I won’t just throw something out there, I study and write my articles in  hope I can make as many people understand bible prophecy and the last days we are living in, because it’s all right there, in the Bible.

I pray that you will learn something new, or understand something you didn’t grasp before. As brothers and sisters in Christ, we must learn from one another, pray for one another and most of all, spread the gospel to the ends of the earth!

God Bless you all.

Vanessa 🙏🙏😇😇💖💖