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Gog and Magog



Gog & Magog Invade

Unwalled Villages


Part I

Who is "Gog and Magog"?

Eze. 38:1

And the word of the LORD came unto me, saying,

[Verses 2-6 are names from sons of Japeth–
Gen. 10–Europe and Western nations]

Eze. 38:2

Son of man, set thy face against Gog, the land of Magog, the chief prince of Meshech and Tubal, and prophesy against him,

Eze. 38:3

And say, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I am against thee, O Gog, the chief [Rosh] prince of Meshech and Tubal: [These were territories in ancient Russia.]

Eze. 38:4

And I will turn thee back, and put hooks into thy jaws, and I will bring thee forth,
[Note: Gog, Russia, is heading toward Western Europe, but is turned around to invade Israel for a spoil.]
and all thine army, horses and horsemen, all of them clothed with all sorts of armour, even a great company with bucklers and shields, all of them handling swords:

Eze. 38:5

Persia [Iran], thiopia [Ancient Ethiopia included Sudan which is now an Islamic Fundamentalist State], and Libya  [Phut] with them; all of them with shield and helmet:

Eze. 38:6

Gomer [eastern part of Georgia], and all his bands [migrated  from Russia as far west as Germany; can include Europe]; the house of Togarmah [Turkey and Armenia] of the north quarters, and all his bands [Islamic Republics east of Caspian Sea are from Turkman Tribes. Islamic Independent States are now friendly with Israel, but this could change by the time of Gog's invasion]: and many people with thee.

Eze. 38:7

Be thou prepared, and prepare for thyself, thou, and all thy company that are assembled unto thee, and be thou a guard unto them.

Part II

Where and When does
Gog's invasion take place?

Eze. 38:8

After many days thou shalt be visited: in the latter years [at the end times] thou shalt come into the land that is brought back from the sword, and is gathered out of many people, against the mountains of Israel, which have been always waste: but it is brought forth out of the nations, and they shall dwell safely all of them.

Eze. 38:9

Thou shalt ascend and come like a storm, thou shalt be like a cloud to cover the land, thou, and all thy bands, and many people with thee.

Eze. 38:10

Thus saith the Lord GOD; It shall also come to pass, that at the same time shall things come into thy mind, and thou shalt think an evil thought:

Eze. 38:11

And thou shalt 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,
[A time yet future when Israel has secured borders–may occur after next Arab-Israeli war which may bring peace-keeping troops into land.]

Part III

Why do "Gog and Magog"
invade Israel?

Eze. 38:12

To take a spoil, and to take a prey; to turn thine 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.
[What could be the spoil? Perhaps the mineral wealth of the Dead Sea which is the greatest concentration of mineral wealth in the world. Every precious metal, including those necessary for space age technology, are found in the Dead Sea. At this time extraction is economically prohibited. This will change after the completion of the Med-Dead Channel, which is necessary to replenish the ecological disaster caused by the dangerously low level of the Dead Sea caused by extensive diversion of the waters of the Jordan River. The tremendous surge of power created by the free fall of the waters of the Med-Dead Channel will create cheaper electricity to facilitate the electrolysis process for the extraction of all the various minerals.]

Part IV

Who is watching
the invasion?

Eze. 38:13

Sheba, and Dedan, [Great commercial centers] and the merchants of Tarshish [the first great commercial traders in   Western Europe. Sheba, Dedan and the merchants of Tarshish are probably symbolic of the great capitalistic nations of the world–Europe and the U.S. Notice, they are not part of Gog's invading forces.], with all the young lions thereof, shall say unto thee, Art thou come to take a spoil? hast thou gathered thy company to take a prey? to carry away silver and gold, to take away cattle and goods, to take a great spoil?

Part V

What happens?

Eze. 38:14

Therefore, son of man, prophesy and say unto Gog, Thus saith the Lord GOD; In that day when my people of Israel dwelleth safely, shalt thou not know it?

Eze. 38:15

And thou shalt come from thy place out of the north parts, thou, and many people with thee, all of them riding upon horses, a great company, and a mighty army:

Eze. 38:16

And thou shalt 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 thee against my land, that the heathen may know me, when I shall be sanctified in thee, O Gog, before their eyes.

Eze. 38:17

Thus saith the Lord GOD; Art thou he of whom I have spoken in old time by my servants the prophets of Israel, which prophesied in those days many years that I would bring thee against them?

Eze. 38:18

And it shall come to pass at the same time when Gog shall come against the land of Israel, saith the Lord GOD, that my fury shall come up in my face.

Eze. 38:19

For in my jealousy and in the fire of my wrath have I spoken, Surely in that day there shall be a great shaking in the land of Israel [compare with the great earthquake in Rev. 16:18];

Eze. 38:20

So that the fishes of the sea, and the fowls of the 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 shake at my presence, and the mountains shall be thrown down, and the steep places shall fall, and every wall shall fall to the ground.

Eze. 38:21

And I will call for a sword against him throughout all my mountains, saith the Lord GOD: every man’s sword shall be against his brother. [Anarchy–the worst phase of the time of trouble takes place in Israel.]

Eze. 38:22

And I will plead against him with pestilence and with blood; and I will rain upon him, and upon his bands, and upon the many people that are with him, an overflowing rain, and great hailstones, fire, and brimstone.


A possible scenario . . .

The invasion of Gog and Magog occurs when Israel is dwelling in peace. This will be after another Arab-Israeli war, in which Israel will gain land east of the Jordan River, Gaza and Lebanon, according to scriptures.

Micah 7:13-15 Bashan = Golan Hts
Isa. 11:11,14 Philistines
Edom, Moab, Ammon
Zech. 10:9-11 Gilead  = Jordan
Zeph. 2:3,8-10 Moab and Ammon  = Jordan
Obadiah 18-20 Esau
Golan Hts

Other scriptures identify that at the time Israel is dwelling in safety, she sins against the Lord and her "lovers" leave her.

When is Gog's Invasion?

Eze. 39:25,26

Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Now will I bring again the captivity of Jacob and have mercy upon the whole house of Israel, and will be jealous for my holy name. After that they have born their shame, and all their trespasses whereby they have trespassed against me, when they dwelt safely in their land, and none made them afraid.

After Israel has returned to their homeland, and after they come to the point of dwelling safely and none make them afraid, they will commit a great sin and be punished with the invasion of Gog (Eze. 38:11). This has not yet happened.

Jer. 30:10

Therefore fear thou not, O my servant Jacob, saith the LORD; neither be dismayed, O Israel: for, lo, I will save thee from afar, and thy seed from the land of their captivity; and Jacob shall return, and shall be in rest, and be quiet, and none shall make him afraid. [Same as dwelling safely in unwalled villages–Eze. 38:11.]

Jer. 30:11

For I am with thee, saith the LORD, to save thee: though I make a full end of all nations whither I have scattered thee, yet I will not make a full end of thee: but I will correct thee in measure, and will not leave thee altogether unpunished.

Jer. 30:12

For thus saith the LORD, Thy bruise is incurable, and thy wound is grievous.

Jer. 30:13

There is none to plead thy cause, that thou mayest be bound up: thou hast no healing medicines.

Jer. 30:14

All thy lovers have forgotten thee; they seek thee not; for I have wounded thee with the wound of an enemy, with the chastisement of a cruel one, for the multitude of thine iniquity; because thy sins were increased. When all Israel’s lovers [friendly nations] forsake her, Israel is committing a great sin.

The sin Israel commits when dwelling in safety may be in trusting their security to Western nations to keep peace disarmament in the Middle East–instead of trusting in the arm of the Lord. For some reason, the Western nations [the merchants of Tarshish and their young lions] are in Israel–perhaps keeping peace in a demilitarized zone.

But her "lovers" [the forces keeping peace in her midst] forsake Israel. When they see invading forces coming for a spoil, they cease defending Israel and attempt to take the spoil for themselves.


Part VI

The Result

Eze 38:23

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.

A miraculous deliverance will be brought to Israel when God fights for them as "in the days of battle."

Zec. 14:1

Behold, the day of the LORD cometh, and thy spoil shall be divided in the midst of thee.

Zec. 14:2

For I will gather all nations against Jerusalem to battle; and the city shall be taken, and the houses rifled, and the women ravished [the churches will be destroyed]; and half of the city shall go forth into captivity, and the residue of the people shall not be cut off from the city.

Zec. 14:3

Then shall the LORD go forth, and fight against those nations, as when he fought in the day of battle.

The Lord's spirit will be poured upon Israel and the Lord will be sanctified in Israel before many nations.

Eze. 39:27

When I have brought them again from the people, and gathered them out of their enemies' lands, and am sanctified in them in the sight of many nations;

Eze. 39:28

Then shall they know that I am the LORD their God, which caused them to be led into captivity among the heathen: but I have gathered them unto their own land, and have left none of them any more there.

Eze. 39:29

Neither will I hide my face any more from them: for I have poured out my spirit upon the house of Israel, saith the Lord GOD.