Ezekiel 39:2 And I will turn you about and drive you forward, and bring you up from the uttermost parts of the north, and lead you against the mountains of Israel.
The prophet Ezekiel is talking to Gog of Magog. Magog is widely considered to be modern day Russia.
August 21, 2017: Sputnik news out of Russia issued the following statement about Scythian artifacts and history. A collection from Russia’s Hermitage Museum was released to London for exhibition. The collection tells the story of the “Scythians, powerful nomadic tribes from Siberia”. A majority of the artifacts have never left Russia until now. The discovered items have been preserved in Siberia’s ice, snow, and permafrost.
Here are a couple of quotes from the story.
Scythians – groups of formidable warriors that roamed the vast open plains of modern-day Siberia 2,500 years ago and stretched as far as the Black Sea and even the edge of China.
Scythians’ encounters with the Greeks, Assyrians and Persians were written into history. Feared and admired, the masters of mounted warfare were forgotten over time until now.
A Russian news story is identifying Scythians as Siberian Russians. Ancient historians consistently equate Scythians with Magog. Modern day Russia = Scythians = Magog per Russians.
Ezekiel 38:5 Persia, Ethiopia and Put with them, all of them with shield and helmet…
Iran was Persia throughout history until the name change in the 20th century.
August 23, 2017: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel met with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin in Sochi, Russia. The primary concern of the meeting was the Iranian military build up in Syria. Iran is taking the place of ISIS as they are removed from the region.
After the meeting, Prime Minister Netanyahu made the following release on Twitter. The bottom line is Iran is not welcome in the region. Israel finds Iranian presence unacceptable. For the first time, the word “war” was inserted into the conversation regarding Iran. Israel states it will defend itself in any form.
Click on the link below to listen. The tweet is from Netanyahu himself. Comments are less than one minute.
Following the comments, Israel announced they were strengthening their Air Force. Israel’s concern is a nuclear Iran. The Jewish state announced it will be receiving two additional stealth F35 fighter jets. Israel indicates they “will provide complete air superiority in the region for the next 40 years”.
Approximately 2,600 years ago, the LORD (military term) God revealed His weaponry to the public. He informed Gog, the leader of Magog, of His intentions.
Ezekiel 38:21 I will summon a sword against Gog on all my mountains, declares the Lord GOD. Every man’s sword will be against his brother.
Ezekiel 38:22 “With pestilence and bloodshed I will enter into judgment with him, and I will rain upon him and his hordes and the many peoples who are with him torrential rains and hailstones, fire and sulfur.”
Ezekiel 39:6 I will send fire on Magog and on those who dwell securely in the coastlands, and they shall know that I am the LORD. -Lord God
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