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Eze 38:1  And the word of the LORD came unto me, saying, 

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 prince of Meshech and Tubal: 

Eze 38:4  And I will turn thee back, and put hooks into thy jaws, and I will bring thee forth, and all thine army, horses and horsemen, all of them clothed with all sorts of armour, even a great company with bucklers and shields, all of them handling swords: 

Eze 38:5  Persia, Ethiopia, and Libya with them; all of them with shield and helmet: 

Eze 38:6  Gomer, and all his bands; the house of Togarmah of the north quarters, and all his bands: 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. 

Eze 38:8  After many days thou shalt be visited: in the latter years 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, 

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. 


Nations Descended from Noah

Gen 10:1  Now these are the generations of the sons of Noah, Shem, Ham, and Japheth: and unto them were sons born after the flood. 

Gen 10:2  The sons of Japheth; Gomer, and Magog, and Madai, and Javan, and Tubal, and Meshech, and Tiras. 

Gen 10:3  And the sons of Gomer; Ashkenaz, and Riphath, and Togarmah. 

Gen 10:4  And the sons of Javan; Elishah, and Tarshish, Kittim, and Dodanim. 

Gen 10:5  By these were the isles of the Gentiles divided in their lands; every one after his tongue, after their families, in their nations. 

Gen 10:6  And the sons of Ham; Cush, and Mizraim, and Phut, and Canaan. 

Gen 10:7  And the sons of Cush; Seba, and Havilah, and Sabtah, and Raamah, and Sabtecha: and the sons of Raamah; Sheba, and Dedan. 

The sons of Noah and their wives who populated the world after the flood became the original ancestors of every person born since that time.  Thus, in many respects, this one chapter is a short synopsis of the racial and ethnic origins of all people now alive. Each of the initial descendants of the sons of Noah became “tribes” as their own offspring increased.  In the first few years after the flood this early civilization was confined primarily in and around one region along the Euphrates and Tigris rivers.  However, when the Lord confused their tongues at the tower of Babel so that they could no longer understand one another’s speech, this situation began to change.  As their numbers continued to grow, the tribes began to move out from their homes in the Fertile Crescent and migrate to new areas of the world.  In many cases, the tribal names which came from each group’s original forefathers stuck with them for generations.  When a tribe settled in a particular area and their numbers finally grew to nation state size, the tribal name eventually became the name for a new country.  From the historical record we can say, in general, that the descendants of Japheth migrated toward the north, while Ham’s offspring went south and Shem’s people, east.

Josephus, the great Jewish historian of the first century A.D., provides us with one of the earliest written records concerning these people.  In his commentary concerning the tribes mentioned in Genesis chapter 10 he says this:

“…and settling themselves on the lands which they light upon, which none had inhabited before, they called the nations by their own names;  for Gomer founded those whom the Greeks now call Galatians (Galls), but were then called Gomerites.  Magog founded those that from him were named Magogites, but who are by the Greeks called Scythians”

Antiquities of the Jews – Book I, Chapter 6

According to Josephus, the Greeks began to call the Magogites, Scythians.  As it turns out, the Scythian people were one of the earliest settlers in the region north of the Caucasus Mountains.  The Encyclopedia Brittanica says that much of what is known about this group comes from the historian Herodotus:

“…we learn, by the intermediary of ancient Greek colonies on the northern black sea shore, the names of ancient peoples of southern Russia…  The most ancient of them, the Cimmerians, are said to have been replaced by the Scyths and these by the Sarmatians”.

The beginning of Russian history is a very complex story of conquering and assimilation by many invading peoples.  Most historians believe that the first of these powerful settlers were the Cimmerians, the Scythians, and the Sarmatians.  Each of these tribes successively took over the previous one and became a dominant force in the southern fertile steppe, which is north of the Black Sea.

It is now known that the Scythians were originally nomads from the northwestern Iranian area.  They began to migrate northwest in search of better farm and grazing land for their herds.  From the Seventh to the Third Century B.C., the power of these nomads was unmatched in southern Russia.  Thus, it seems apparent that the Magog of the last days Ezekiel describes in Chapter 38 must definitely refer to the territory north of the Caucasus Mountains—a region which is best represented by the nation of Russia today.  Amazingly, even the name “Caucasus” is said to mean “Gog’s fort”.



A careful study of the maps above will reveal that the land of Magog is Russia and that Tubal and Meshech makes up the land of Turkey. Persia is Iran. Gomer is Ukraine and Togarmah is Georgia.

The Almighty Yahweh spoke to the great prophet Ezekiel and said to him prophesy againts the Head of Russia who is also the head of Turkey and say to him I am against thee thou head of Russia and Turkey. I will destroy you and all your armies which includes Iran, Ethiopia, Libya, Ukraine, and Georgia because in the last days you and your armies will decide to invade Israel in order to take a sp-oil.

Recently there have been reports that Afek Oil and Gas, a subsidiary of the American company Genie Energy, have discovered an oil bonanza in the Golan Heights “with the potential of billions of barrels.”

In an interview with Israel’s Channel 2 News, chief geologist Yuval Batov said the layer is 350 meters thick, which is 10 times larger than the average oil find worldwide, and “what’s important is to know that there’s oil in the rock, and this we know.”

However, obstacles remain. The quality, quantity and cost-effectiveness of extraction are still unknown, and there has been resistance from environmental groups concerned about the impact of drilling. Moreover, many nations including the US do not recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights, and question her right to exploit the region.

Nonetheless, there is another potential oil bounty that is within Israel’s territory and has escaped much media attention—Zion Oil & Gas’s exploration of the Megiddo and Jezreel Valley……THE TIMES OF ISRAEL

We should take great  note of the current Russia-Ukraine war. There are two major prophesies being fullfiled. The first one is that Ukraine has to be under the control of Russia.Secondly, while Russia will survive this conflict it will be in a terrible financial state due to the extreme sanctions placed upon it by the west which will be one of the main cause of its invation of Israel. It goes to say that this Russian-Ukraine conflict was destine to take place. What does this say to us. It means that the last days are quickly upon us. Therefore it would not be too long before Russia and its allies decide to invade Israel to begin the first phase of World War III.

This battle is called the battle of Gog and Magog and can be considered as the first phase of World War III. This battle of Gog and Magog will eventually lead to earth’s final conflict known as the battle of Armageddon which will occur in Tel Meggido near the Jezreel Valley. The Prophet Joel also called this valley the “Valley of Jehoshaphat” and the “Valley of Decision”. For proper identification please see various maps below.

Joe 3:9  Proclaim ye this among the Gentiles; Prepare war, wake up the mighty men, let all the men of war draw near; let them come up: 

Joe 3:10  Beat your plowshares into swords, and your pruninghooks into spears: let the weak say, I am strong. 

Joe 3:11  Assemble yourselves, and come, all ye heathen, and gather yourselves together round about: thither cause thy mighty ones to come down, O LORD. 

Joe 3:12  Let the heathen be wakened, and come up to the valley of Jehoshaphat: for there will I sit to judge all the heathen round about. 

Joe 3:13  Put ye in the sickle, for the harvest is ripe: come, get you down; for the press is full, the fats overflow; for their wickedness is great. 

Joe 3:14  Multitudes, multitudes in the valley of decision: for the day of the LORD is near in the valley of decision. 

Joe 3:15  The sun and the moon shall be darkened, and the stars shall withdraw their shining. 

Joe 3:16  The LORD also shall roar out of Zion, and utter his voice from Jerusalem; and the heavens and the earth shall shake: but the LORD will be the hope of his people, and the strength of the children of Israel. 

Joe 3:17  So shall ye know that I am the LORD your God dwelling in Zion, my holy mountain: then shall Jerusalem be holy, and there shall no strangers pass through her any more. 

Joe 3:18  And it shall come to pass in that day, that the mountains shall drop down new wine, and the hills shall flow with milk, and all the rivers of Judah shall flow with waters, and a fountain shall come forth of the house of the LORD, and shall water the valley of Shittim. 

Joe 3:19  Egypt shall be a desolation, and Edom shall be a desolate wilderness, for the violence against the children of Judah, because they have shed innocent blood in their land. 

Joe 3:20  But Judah shall dwell for ever, and Jerusalem from generation to generation. 

Joe 3:21  For I will cleanse their blood that I have not cleansed: for the LORD dwelleth in Zion. 


Now the master mind behind these wars is Satan himself and the final conflict will be a battle between good and evil. It will be Satan’s final attempt to destroy God and His Saints. This is how it is said in the book of Revelation;


Rev 16:13  And I saw three unclean spirits like frogs come out of the mouth of the dragon, and out of the mouth of the beast, and out of the mouth of the false prophet. 

Rev 16:14  For they are the spirits of devils, working miracles, which go forth unto the kings of the earth and of the whole world, to gather them to the battle of that great day of God Almighty. 

Rev 16:15  Behold, I come as a thief. Blessed is he that watcheth, and keepeth his garments, lest he walk naked, and they see his shame. 

Rev 16:16  And he gathered them together into a place called in the Hebrew tongue Armageddon. 



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