A Shoebat Sunday Special
By Walid and Theodore Shoebat
These days are unlike anything we have ever seen in the past two decades. Today Holocaust denial has reached an epic turning point even in western nations and anger against the Jews is higher now than it ever has been since the first half of the 20th century etching closer to a showdown, not just with surrounding Muslim states coming against Israel but also by westerners who hate Jews. Eventually much of Europe will rise against Israel.
All the prophets speak of an invasion of the land of Israel. But here we will propose a different scenario than what is proposed by many. Here we shall stipulate that Israel will lose the coming war and where massive numbers of its enemies from Muslim nations will convert while what was once the center of Christianity (Europe) is completely destroyed after it turns towards paganism and the East becomes the fertile soil of conversion.
While we do realize that such a scenario is a tough pill to swallow, yet the prophecies clearly indicate; Israel will lose the war miserably to the point that only a remnant will survive at the tail end. This remnant will recognize the Trinity, get baptized and convert where they join a remnant gentile Christians (mainly converts from Arabic speaking Syria and Egypt) and these join “the Israel of God”. Indeed, it is this Israel that is victorious while the Hebrews diminish alongside Saudi Arabia.
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We are beginning to see how Israel (with the aid of the U.S.) is setting itself up for a massive war. This month Israel had issued declarations that it wants to annex the West Bank, and this may just be the catalyst to an explosion of global hatred for the Jews.
Much of this hatred is rooted in anger towards the occupation of the Palestinians; if Israel annexes the West Bank, with the support of the US, then prepare to see what these biblical narratives warned about; a surge in European and Turkish anti-Semitism alongside vitriolic descriptions of the US labeling it as a country controlled by the Jews.
For decades, the “Jew hatred” that the world has been accustomed to was primarily stemming from the Middle East. This is no longer the only case. There is another crucial point to be made is that when the Middle Easterner hates the Jews, it is common and something we have all heard about; but when Chittim (a biblical reference to the Europeans in Daniel 11 and Numbers 24) hates the Jew, watch out, for from this there is a fury that makes the Middle East look nice.
Historians will tell you that when it came to an influx of Jews fleeing Europe, the Jezzieh demanding Muslim world was the refuge. This was true be it when the Jews fled out of Spain to Turkey or when the Iranian Muslims hospitably welcomed Jews who were fleeing the Germans during the Holocaust. No one in history massacred more Jews than Chittim (the Europeans). From as far back as the rebellion of Bar-Kokhba (when Israel under Rabbi Akkiba after her rejection of Christ misinterpreted Numbers 24) there we find Chittim clobbering Israel:
“And one shall come forth from the hands of the Citians [Chittim], and shall afflict Assur, and shall afflict the Hebrews, and they shall perish together.” (Numbers 24:24)
“They [The Hebrews and Chittim (the Europeans] “shall perish together” has been an enigma for Bible scholars, since to accept this verse at face value, this would mean that the Jewish people, as a people, will perish.
The Targum of Jonathan interprets Chittim, of the country of Italy; the Jerusalem Targum, of the Roman legions; and perhaps both Greeks and Romans are intended, and so ships from Chittim, in (Daniel 11:30), design Romans in Grecian ships; for in such were the Roman ambassadors carried, who distressed Antiochus, king of Syria, (See Gill on Daniel 11:30); and both may be intended here.
But how can we accept Numbers 24 at face value which says that the Hebrews perish?
And it is here where many biblical scholars missed the point and repeat the same errors of Rabbi Akkiba. This will be believed by many instead of trusting what the text says that the Hebrews will lose and perish. This becomes clear once we meticulously examine the rest of the prophecies that corroborate this conclusion.
First of all, if one considers ancient Greece and the Romans, this will encompass Europe even including Turkey and several of the nations that Turkey today strives to reunite with under the neo-Ottoman dream.
So what will the outcome of such war be between Israel and such a giant?
Will the Hebrew be victorious?
In ancient times when Rabbi Akiba understood the Messianic significance in Numbers 24 he proclaimed Simon bar Kosiba to be “Bar Kochba” (“Son of the Star”), thereby consecrating him as the messiah.
But his faulty interpretation did not end with Israel being the David defeating the Goliath of Rome, on the contrary, the Hebrews were clobbered to near extinction while the Israel of God (The Church) defeated Rome through conversion and this is how paganism ended.
It is the Israel of God that was the David who defeated the Goliath of its time fulfilling the verse “And Israel will be triumphant” (v.18) while the Hebrew remnant were scattered throughout the world fulfilling other prophecies.
Why the tares miss God’s instruction is simple. In the Bible, God sets crucial principles in interpreting where earthly “Jerusalem” is cast out as a “Hagar” and is described by Paul as pagan as “Mount Sinai” and “Arabia” (Galatians 4). Paul was addressing the Judaizers equating these with Arabia. God’s goal is a blessed “heavenly Jerusalem” and a “heavenly Zion” (Hebrews 12:22) and not an earthly “Israel”. This is why we have “the Israel of God” in Galatians 6:16. The division of the church in prophecy is between goats that think they are sheep, and then there are “sheep” (the five well prepared virgins with the oil in their lamps) that enter because these were charitable and extended their hands to the persecuted (Matthew 25).
So to go into judgment with the label “Christian” or “Conservative” and do nothing to aid the suffering might be a disappointment. While God punishes the Jewish people for their sins, He also punishes their punishers for these have their own set of sins.
In the entire four gospels, Christ never stood with the ‘right’ and the ‘conservatives’ of His time and instead he condemned them the most. For that He was conspired against and judged by conservatives in the Sanhedrin. Amazingly He never condemned the Romans and uplifted one Roman centurion as having faith more than anyone in Israel (Luke 7:9). In today’s world, Christ would have been labeled as liberal anti-Israel and pro-Rome. Yet He was pro neither. Christ was completely the reverse of what was expected of a Messiah because most by their pride did not carefully examine the text but read into the text what it did not state.
And this will repeat. So unusual was Christ that He warned to beware of “wolves in sheep clothing” (Matthew 7:15) who come not as if they are ‘liberal left’ but conservative Christian right. Christ before He comes was not warning about obvious wolves but deceptive ones dressed up as sheep (Christian). Christ, instead of using labels, simply brought everything to a basic bare-minimum between what is Good versus what is Evil regardless of the label an evildoer carried. He never labeled His followers and the term ‘Christian’ or ‘Nazerenes’ were simply labels of scorn slapped on Christ’s followers by the enemies of Christ.
The prophets reveal that Numbers 24 is destined to repeat while tares will always confuse on how to treat the prophecy of Balaam that one can find extraordinary number of critical analyses from scholars endeavoring to unravel Balaam’s literary riddles and is why interpreters claim that “Eber” (the Hebrews) are not the Hebrews but the descendants of Eber (Abraham’s origin) minus the Jews. In their futile attempts they completely exclude the Hebrews from the text since verse 18 says that “Israel wrought valiantly”.
So how could it be that in Numbers 24, Chittim (the Romans) annihilates Assyria and the Hebrews while “Israel” (who are the Hebrews) “wrought valiantly” (v. 18)?
God in a seeming contradiction designed the prophecy so that the proud miss the keys to unravel the riddle and by that they join the wrong party. This is why the scriptures use words like “Mystery” “parables” and “allegorically” for since the goats will always interpret without understanding allegory. Tares will look at every occurrence of the name “Israel” as “the Hebrews” instead of “the Israel of God” while making the destruction of the Hebrews someone else in every prophecy. Truly this a replacement theology where the church is undermined.
Prophecy is set up this way so that:
“I speak to them in parables, because seeing they do not see, and hearing they do not hear, nor do they understand. “And in them the prophecy of Isaiah is fulfilled, which says: ‘Hearing you will hear and shall not understand, and seeing you will see and not perceive’” (Matthew 13:11, 14,15)
A parable is like a riddle and a riddle requires wisdom. The intermingling of prophecy with parables and riddles along with not comprehending the mystery of God’s plan is why the tares miss the instructions. Numbers 24 fits all of prophecy concluding that the Hebrews indeed will lose the coming battle and be utterly decimated with only a remnant few that convert at the tail end. This is the case not only for the Hebrews but the entire wicked world we see these days:
“The LORD will send a curse on the earth.
Its people will pay for what they’ve done.
They will be burned up.
Very few of them will be left.” (Isaiah 24:6)
The Jews are no exception. As we shall further examine later on, the predictions of Hilaire Belloc (who amazingly predicted the rise of Islamic fundamentalism), in 1922, Belloc predicted that the European would ferociously turn on the Jews and warned that to laugh off such a prediction was dangerous.
And this is not far fetched today. The United States (influenced by Jewish lobbyists), interfering in the Middle East, be it in Syria, Iraq, Libya and Israel will herald an era of unimaginable chaos and crisis.
Christ warns that just prior to His coming, the world will witness wars and rumors of wars, plagues and earthquakes while the prophets clearly speak of an invasion of Israel after the man of sin takes control.
As the world has been focused on the Covid-19 plague, especially since that the United States is hardest hit, Netanyahu took an advantage by churning and planning a huge idea; a land grab to annex a huge chunk of the West Bank, under the pretext of the presence of Israeli settlements there.
Kushner (Trump’s son-in-law) has been playing a major role behind this measure, alongside other figures who see the Trump presidency as their opportunity to accomplish their Zionist aspiration. Hence why Israel’s Ambassador to the US stated that the annexation must happen “now” because there is a chance that Biden will win and if that happens the window of opportunity would be lost.
Annexing parts of the West Bank and the Jordan Valley is part of U.S. President Donald Trump’s “deal of the century” and was a central promise of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s latest election campaign. Benny Gantz and Gabi Ashkenazi, former political rivals of Netanyahu but who are now his allies, have also expressed their support for the administration’s plan.
The plan to annex parts of the West Bank is in line with the plan of Trump and the rest of the Zionist establishment within American politics. Trump’s Middle East plan, called “Peace to Prosperity,” which was unveiled on January 28th of 2020, recognizes the vast majority of Israeli settlements in Palestinian territory.
Right after Trump announced his plan that he claimed would pave the way to a “two-state solution,” Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu, sharing the same podium with Trump, declared that his government was going to commence the plan to impose sovereignty over the Jordan Valley and all West Bank settlements, while promising that no new settlements will be built in the lands left to the Palestinians for the next four years. The plan promises a Palestinian state only if Palestinians meet a certain set of criteria determined by Israel and the United States.
The criteria is that Palestinians must have freedom of the press, free and fair elections and respect religious freedom. The State of Palestine must also do what is necessary to become a member of the International Monetary Fund. The Palestinians must also remove anything from their education system that promotes hatred and violence against Israelis. Failure to meet these requirements means that Israel would have the right to invade this supposed Palestinian state.
While much of this sounds noble to many, it is intentionally set for a failure. According to Jonathan Cook, the other preconditions that Palestinians must fulfill are as follows:
“Not only would it [the Palestinian state] have no army, but it would have to permanently accommodate a foreign army, the Israeli one. Palestine would have no control over its borders, and therefore its foreign relations and trade. It would be deprived of key resources, such as its offshore waters, which include large deposits of natural gas; its airspace; and its electromagnetic spectrum.
It would be deprived of its most fertile land, its quarries, its water sources, and access to the Dead Sea and its related mineral and cosmetics industries. As a result, the Palestinian economy would continue to be entirely aid dependent. Proposed industrial zones in the Negev, accessible only through Israeli territory, could be closed off by Israel at a whim.”
In these the prophecy of Isaiah is fulfilled:
“The way of peace they do not know, and there is no justice in their paths;
they have made their roads crooked; no one who treads on them knows peace.” (Isaiah 59:8)
In the same day of Trump’s announcement, the US Ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, told reporters that “Israel does not have to wait at all” and “we will recognize it.” The ambassador, on January 29th of 2020, also said that before any annexation of the West Bank is done, the Trump administration “wants to form a joint committee with Israel to discuss the issue” and that “it is impossible to know how long this process will take…we need to ensure the annexation matches the map in our plan.” Jared Kushner, Trump’s son-in-law, who has been one of the contrivers and pushers of this plan, said that if the Palestinians don’t accept the deal “they’re going to screw up another opportunity like they’ve screwed up every other opportunity that they’ve ever had in their existence.”
Israelis by large do not want a one state solution where Arab and Jew live and co-exist together under a single state. Israel wants to preserve Israel’s Hebrewness as an ethno-state while Palestinians reject a Jewish state. Biblically, God never orchestrated a two state solution or an ethno-nationalist state but the redemption of all mankind.
There are reports saying that Netanyahu has been planning to press ahead with annexing 30% of the West Bank. Netanyahu wanted to vote on the annexing of 30% but this was cancelled on February 2nd after getting mixed signals from Washington. However, on May 17th of 2020, Netanyahu announced that he would expand Israeli sovereignty over settlements in the West Bank, boasting that it is “another glorious chapter in the history of Zionism”.
The plan has already been triggering a ripple effect around the world, with numerous countries condemning it. King Abdullah II of Jordan declared that any annexation of Palestinian territory would spark a “massive conflict” with his country. He also said that the Trump administration would bear “full responsibility” for the “occupation of the Palestinian people.”
Turkey just recently bashed Israel’s plan as an “extension of its occupation policy”. Turkey’s presidential spokesman, Ibrahim Kalin, said:
“The announcement of Israel’s newly established government at the oath-taking ceremony to annex the settlements in the West Bank and the Jordan Valley is an extension to Israel’s occupation policy that ignores international law”
He went on to express what Zechariah the prophet already warned about:
“Jerusalem is our red line. Jerusalem is our sanctuary. Jerusalem is our trust. Anyone who betrays the trust will be accountable before the history. … Muslim countries should take urgent steps on this issue and protect the Palestinian people and their lands against Israel’s occupation and annexation policy,”
And in these the prophecy of Zechariah will be fulfilled:
“I make Jerusalem a burdensome stone for all people: all that burden themselves with it shall be cut in pieces” (Zechariah 12:3).
This prophecy includes all who burden themselves with earthly Jerusalem, be they Muslim, Jew or American. When the Christian Crusaders focused on earthly Jerusalem, God sent an eviction notice when the Muslims crushed the Crusaders.
Most who read the text ignore its clarity: “all that burden themselves with it shall be cut in pieces”.
This “all” means “all”.
So why is God against all who focus on earthly Jerusalem? Didn’t God promise a Jewish return to the land? Indeed He did. But there is a caveat; Israel must obey God and God already foreknew that Israel will continue in disbelief and will not seek heavenly Jerusalem. This is why Zechariah 12 and the prophets do not contradict Galatians 4 pointing to earthly Jerusalem as “Hagar” and “Sinai” even literally being called “Sodom and Egypt” (Revelation 11:8) and today Sodom and Jerusalem are but one and the same.
This is clearly Israel’s description even when it is restored as a nation (Ezekiel 16).
WESTERN ANTI-SEMITISM IS BACK IN FASHION
Germany has also reacted negatively to Israel’s and the US’ plan of annexation. Just recently the German government released a statement alongside the Palestinian Authority condemning Israel’s plan.
The statement said that Germany and the PA “noted with grave concern the agreement between coalition parties in Israel to advance plans for annexation of occupied Palestinian territories as stipulated in the Israeli coalition agreement signed on 20 April,” and affirmed that “Annexation of any part of occupied Palestinian territories including East Jerusalem constitutes a clear violation of international law and seriously undermines the chances for the two-state solution within a final status agreement”.
Once you leave North America, criticism of Israel is very common. Germany has been a major hub for media objections against the Israeli government over treatment of the Palestinians. Frustration with Israel has been growing within Germany with German politicians saying things that would shock American Zionists.
For example, in 2019, the major German publication Der Spiegel wrote an in depth article on the power of the pro-Israel Jewish lobby over German politicians. The article was decried as antisemitic. Within the article is a quote from prominent Christian Democrat Andreas Nick, in which he expressed his exasperation on the influence of the pro-Israel lobby on the German government:
“I have never seen such a systematic attempt to influence the Bundestag [parliament] … It is obviously ultimately a question of shifting the German position in the Middle East conflict in the interests of Messrs Trump and Netanyahu and thus splitting the EU on this issue.”
In July of 2019, a German official named Cristian Clages, the director of the German Foreign Ministry’s representation for the Palestinian territories, sparked a storm of controversy after he ‘liked’ several “antisemitic and anti-Israel” posts on Twitter, including a tweet within a conversation between David Duke and a Palestinian.
In the dialogue David Duke says that ‘Jewish racists’ would have ‘mutilated innocent Palestinians, raped and led through Jewish villages before they were executed,’ to which the Palestinian user replies: ‘* Zionists.’’’ The German official, Clages, put a heart on the Palestinians reply.
More egregious than that was a post that Clages liked that shows “a video of a two-minute mob attack on Israeli soldiers captioned with the words ‘Hats off!’” Clages liked a comment praising an attack on IDF soldiers, showing an obvious hatred for Israel.
A show of contempt for Israel is seen heavily amongst the German nationalists. For example, the German politician of the nationalist Alternative for Deutschland party, Bjorn Hocke, bashed the placement of the Holocaust Memorial in Berlin, telling a crowd of his supporters that “Germans are the only people in the world who plant a monument of shame in the heart of the capital,” and that “We need nothing less than a 180-degree shift in the politics of remembrance” to which he received an applause from his listeners.
The rethinking of the general view of German history is tied in with a revival of German militarism. In 2013, German intellectual Jochen Bittner, wrote an article for the New York Times, entitled Rethinking German Pacifism, in which he openly pushed for a revival of militarism in his country, and stresses that Germans must stop letting the past hinder their pursuit to military prestige:
“Germany should always remember its catastrophic military history. But the Germany of today is a different country from the one of 1914 or of 1939. Instead, that history has become an excuse for not doing the right things today.”
Like Bjorn Hocke, Bittner laments of how while “Germany dwells on that past, the rest of the world has moved on. … It is simply a too deeply ingrained pacifism, one that I blame the Americans for instilling. The re-education efforts worked far too well on the Germans after 1945.”
One thing that we should expect is a phenomena that we have not seen in a long time, the European and Western hatred of Jews. During the 1920s, such hatred was a far-fetched idea. Few knew that the German was going to unleash an animal fury on the Jews. In 1922, when the thought of a German genocide of the Jews did not even cross people’s minds, Catholic thinker, Hilaire Belloc firmly made the prediction that the German would slaughter his Jewish neighbor.
Contrary to the common accusation by many Jewish thinkers who claim that Belloc was an Anti-Semite, Belloc was truly warning against the rise of the Right wing and the nationalist fury against the Jews.
Belloc warned about the rise of “a large ‘right wing’” and described them as “more restrained in expression”, “men who are not at all blinded by their hatred, though hatred has become their chief motive”, and “men who retain full capacity for organizing a plan of action and for carrying it out.” (Belloc, The Jews, ch. vii, p. 155).
Belloc clearly predicted that the Germans will turn violently against the Jews:
“The forces driving the men towards the Anti-Semitic camp are far stronger than the forces acting upon these old hobbies of women’s suffrage, of prohibition and the rest. They are personal, intimate forces arising from the strongest racial instincts and the most bitter individual memories of financial loss, subjection, national dishonour. For instance, any German to-day to whom you may talk of his great disaster will answer by telling you that it is due to the Jews: that the Jews are preying upon the fallen body of the State; that the Jews are ‘rats in the Reich.’” (Ibid, p. 157).
Such words parallel in our own times. Observe what Belloc specifies: “financial loss,” “national dishonour,” — what do we see here but things that we are experiencing, and are going to experience more of, today: the economic woes, the economic collapse from which so much of Europe has never recovered; the coronavirus crises and how this pandemic will lead to economic depression.
The prophets warn of wars and coming “plagues” and not just the one we have. What we see today is simply the beginning of sorrows.
Today we are seeing the forming of the storms of the past; the acrimonious cries, the thunder of the torrents; the things that we can see about to happen, they are like bolts of lightening that one can see from afar as the storm travels to us. The dark clouds of history, they are coming together, and the violent ways of our ancestors are looking all the more appealing, because man cares not about the evils of the past, but is rather caught in the moment, reacting to the stimuli of his disposition, he only reacts with no reflection that what he is doing is entertaining the same demons that convinced his ancestors to do exactly what he is doing now.
“The Anti-Semite”, writes Belloc, “has become a strong political figure. It is a great and dangerous error at this moment to think his policy is futile.” (Ibid). And today it would be just as much of a dangerous delusion to affirm that the hysteria of the first half of the 20th century could not happen again.
As shoebat.com has been warning since 2016, Germany (like Turkey) is elusively pursuing a policy of placing herself on the map as a global military superpower, working to eclipse the universal hegemony of the United States. Within the global American security umbrella, there is an intense fixation on Iran as a major threat to American control. This fixation on Iran is hinged upon the security of Israel which is, essentially, an American proxy and an extension of American power in the Middle East. The United States pulled out of the Iran Deal and pressured the Europeans to cease commerce with Iran in the name of defending the US’ biggest Middle East ally, Israel.
The Europeans intensely resisted this and are continuing to resist this American push. The Germans are adamant about continuing commercial ties with the Iranians. This was seen when Heiko Maas, Germany’s Foreign Minister, called for the creation of financial channels in Brussels through which to continue doing business with Iran while bypassing American sanctions and being independent of American control. Once the Americans pulled out of the Iran Deal and pressured the Europeans to do the same, the rhetoric coming out of Europe became much more intense. In 2018, the then head of the EU, Jean-Claude Juncker, responded to US pressure against the Iran Deal with the most hard-line rhetoric that we have lately been seeing coming out of Europe: “At this point, we have to replace the United States, which as an international actor has lost vigor, and because of it, in the long term, influence”. American pressure against Germany has thickened on account of the German Russian move to construct the Nord Stream 2 Pipeline, which will bring natural gas directly from Russia to Germany, essentially bypassing US allies Ukraine and Poland.
Russia is an ally of Iran and has historically sided with the Palestinians, and Germany is siding with Iran and the Palestinians against the United States. When Germany rises to military prominence, and pursues to eclipse American world dominance, who in the Middle East will she side with and who will she go against? She will ally with Turkey, as she did when Germany united in 1871, and she will side against Israel since Israel is an extension of American foreign power.
Israel wants to annex the West Bank just like Russia annexed Crimea. And what were the geopolitical results of Russia’s annexation of Crimea? NATO began backing Nazi mercenaries and fascists to fight against Russia and pro-Russian fighters in eastern Ukraine (hence why McCain collaborated with the Nazi party in Ukraine, Svoboda, even with its leader, Oleh Tyahnybok). Germany began to talk about boosting military buildup under the justification of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, hence why Ulrike Merten, the president of Germany’s Society for Security Policy, a very influential militarist lobby within German politics, said that: “Only the Ukraine Crisis 2014 led to a rethinking and the admission that it is not the best with the Bundeswehr.… The most visible sign is certainly the significant increase in the defense budget by 8 percent in 2016. This should be started as a development that increases the number of combat vehicles again, the readiness of the material improves through better maintenance, through the ‘agenda attractiveness’ recruitment and staffing be relieved.”
Germany will soon be turning its pruning hooks and plowshare into swords.
Other effects of the Russian annexation of Crimea is Turkey working to use the native Crimean Turks as a proxy against Russia; and the United States telling Turkey to pressure the leaders of the Orthodox Church in Istanbul to allow the Ukrainians to have their own Orthodox Church of Ukraine, thus further enflaming Ukrainian nationalism and anti-Russian sentiment. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has also led to the Steinmeier Formula by which Germany and France are advancing the Russian agenda of creating a pro-Russian autonomous state within eastern Ukraine, thus fragmenting the country and advancing Russian expansion. All of these things took place because of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the annexation of Crimea.
Now, imagine what the geopolitical effects of Israel annexing the West Bank would be. Turkey would become horrendously more aggressive towards Israel with a face of vicious Islamic and Turkish nationalism, and the anti-Israel sentiment within Europe would become dangerously toxic to ultimately fulfill Numbers 24 and all the prophets.
ISRAEL WILL LOSE THE COMING WAR
So lets examine the prophecies. Take the prophet Zechariah 12 & 14, a favorite amongst American Christians. Today many claim these prophecies as a victory for the Jewish state. Yet Zechariah starts the first verse with:
“The burden of the word of the LORD against Israel.” (Zechariah 12:1)
How is this chapter “pro Israel” when the “burden of the word of the Lord” is “against Israel?”
Better yet, how is this an instant rescue mission of the Hebrews when the outcome is pretty clear-cut:
“Jerusalem, when your possessions will be plundered and divided up within your very walls” (Zechariah 14:1) “the city will be captured and the women raped” (Zechariah 14:2).
When it comes to the victory, it is not the Hebrew state that is the victor, but Christ Himself with the saints (the Israel of God) who will destroy the victor:
“The Lord will go out and fight against those nations, as he fights on a day of battle. On that day his feet will stand on the Mount of Olives, east of Jerusalem … then the LORD my God shall come, and all the saints with thee.”
It is Christ and His saints (Israel of God) that gain the ultimate victory not the Hebrews. In Zechariah, we see the strange construct that confuses the tares just as it is in Numbers 24 making it impossible to interpret unless they differentiate between the Hebrews and the Israel of God. This is the church triumphant.
Here is but another example:
“And the captains of thousands of Judah shall say in their hearts, We shall find for ourselves the inhabitants of Jerusalem in the Lord Almighty their God.” (Zechariah 12:5)
All who miss this parable insist on a literal interpretation of Zechariah 12:5 must respond to this strange construct; Judah (all of earthly Israel) will only find the true God “in the inhabitants of Jerusalem” and “their God” and not Judah’s God who at the time denies the Trinity. How could all the Jews from Tel Aviv to New York have the wrong God and only the people in downtown Jerusalem are the good Jews with the true God?
Remember, the verse is pretty strict where it mentions “the inhabitants” of Jerusalem “We shall find for ourselves the inhabitants of Jerusalem in the Lord Almighty their God”.
Which “Jerusalem?” the Jerusalem of heavenly origin or the Jerusalem of earthly origin? This is the sort of question Christ would ask: “was John’s baptism from Heaven or human?” (Luke 20:4)
So we ask: are Jerusalem’s “inhabitants” in this prophecy from heaven or from earth?
Isaiah 48 even alludes to when Christ confronts the Hebrews on the issue of the Trinity:
“Come near to Me [Christ], hear this; I [Christ] have not spoken in secret, from the beginning; From the time that it was, I [Christ] was there, And now the Lord God [the Father] and His Spirit [the Holy Spirit] Have sent Me [the Son].” (Isaiah 48:16)
Christ in this prophecy sets the record to the Hebrews on Who He is. Islam and Judaism have certain theology in common—both have in common with the Arian heresy and both gain their wizardry from ancient Sumer where religious Jews adhere to the Kabbalah and the Muslim Shiite Iran and the Sufi Turks adhere to a very similar concept and is why both Arabia and Israel in Isaiah 21 are clobbered collectively together.
Most who examine Zechariah 12 fail to link it with Hebrews 12. This heavenly “Jerusalem” which the remnants will seek is the same Mount Zion where all are prescribed to join and such “inhabitants” of “Jerusalem” are “the saints”:
“you have come to Mount Sion and to the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, to an innumerable company of angels, to the general assembly and church of the firstborn who are registered in heaven, to God the Judge of all, to the spirits of just men made perfect, to Jesus the Mediator of the new covenant, and to the blood of sprinkling that speaks better things than that of Abel.” (Hebrews 12:22-24)
Without understanding Hebrews 12:22-24 and how it links to Zechariah 12:5, the tares are lost. In other words, Zechariah says that the remnant Hebrews (after being rescued by Christ) will come to Mount Zion, the heavenly Jerusalem and its inhabitants.
And this is exactly what we find in Jeremiah 50, where the Hebrews flee for there lives, we find similar enigmas:
“In those days, and at that time, the children of Israel shall come, they and the children of Judah together; they shall proceed, weeping as they go, seeking the Lord their God. They shall ask the way till [they come to] Sion, for that way shall they set their face; and they shall come and flee for refuge to the Lord their God; for the everlasting covenant shall not be forgotten.” (Jeremiah 50:4-5)
First of all, how are the fleeing Hebrews who today are already in Zion (Israel) ask for “the way to Zion” if such “Zion” is the land of Israel where they already reside?
In addition, how could the redeemed “children of Judah” be separate from the “children of Israel” as they both come “together?”
Answer: The two groups coming together seek heavenly Zion where the Hebrews flee out of Israel and not towards Israel. This is confirmed by Jeremiah:
“For Israel hath not been forsaken, nor Judah of his God, of the LORD of hosts; though their land was filled with sin against the Holy One of Israel. Flee out of the midst of Babylon” (Jeremiah 51:5-6)
Earthly Israel here is called Babylon. No one can escape the clear reference “their land” and “Judah” (the state of Israel) “was filled with sin against the Holy One of Israel” which is called here “Babylon”. So to “Flee out of the midst of Babylon” pertains to the lands of Judah and Israel. The fulfillment is actually the reverse of how the tares interpret.
Therefore, Israel (like Arabia) is also Mystery Babylon! And the rest of the story mimics what John wrote in the Apocalypse:
“and deliver every man his soul: be not cut off in her iniquity”
And why would God call this cursed place “daughter Babylon” if this is not His daughter become harlot? It is because it was re-born of Mystery Babylon and is “the Mother of Harlots” and is why God calls this entity “daughter” for it was once His.
This is exactly why when one examines Ezekiel 16 to Ezekiel 23 God explicitly portrays Israel as “prostitute” and that He will restore it as such and revert all her daughters to what they were prior: pagan.
Jeremiah 50 is strictly about Mystery Babylon! “the children of Israel” and “the children of Judah together” flee Babylon towards Mount Sion, the heavenly Jerusalem. To Sion, the chaste virgin shall they flee for refuge to the Lord their God.
Yet today’s novice reads Jeremiah 51:5-6: “For Israel hath not been forsaken, nor Judah of his God” and believed ‘all is well’ since “Judah” is “not forsaken”. But when one carefully examines the text the case of Israel being part of Babylon becomes crystal clear. God does not forsake a remnant.
The Israel of God and Judah are distinct and only unite in the end. Until then the Hebrews are under a curse:
“So all the righteous blood shed on the earth will be charged to you, from the blood of righteous Abel to the blood of Zechariah, son of Berechiah, whom you murdered between the sanctuary and the altar. (Matthew 23:35)
Of the earthly Jerusalem Paul writes:
“For you, brethren, are become followers of the churches of God which are in Judea, in Christ Jesus: for you also have suffered the same things from your own countrymen, even as they have from the Jews: Who both killed the Lord Jesus, and the prophets, and have persecuted us, and please not God, and are adversaries to all men; Prohibiting us to speak to the Gentiles, that they may be saved, to fill up their sins always: for the wrath of God is come upon them to the end.” (1 Thessalonians 2:14-16)
No matter how many twist the interpretation of such text, the Jews here, not only are they accused of being Christ killers, but also of all the prophets and are destined to being “adversaries to all men” and that “the wrath of God is come upon them to the end.”
Such wrath is “to the end” and them being “adversaries” to Christ and Christianity is “to the end”.
The “Israel of God” is not today’s Hebrews. If this is not the case can anyone define who in the state of Israel constitute “Judah” and who in the state of Israel constitute “children of Israel?”
Unless one comprehends that we must seek Zion above instead of Zion below none of these prophecies will make any sense and these get blinded and follow Antichrist.
This escape of all God’s people stems from the northern hemisphere as well:
“Come! Come! Flee from the land of the north”, declares the Lord, “for I have scattered you to the four winds of heaven,” declares the Lord. Come Zion! Escape you that dwell with the daughter of Babylon” (Zechariah 2:6-7)
“Land of the north?” is but one “daughter” out of several that constitute “Babylon”. This “north” can be identified. It is were there resides the fattest (richest) of the heifers where Antichrist himself rules:
“I will sit on the lofty mount, on the lofty mountains towards the north: I will go up above the clouds: I will be like the Most High” (Isaiah 14:13-14)
The “lofty mountains towards the north” are the wealthiest nations in the northern hemisphere that wants to probe the heavens and penetrate outer space. John clearly sets the rule on how to interpret allegoric “mountains” as “nations” and “kingdoms”.
God warns: “Come out of her my people lest you suffer in her plagues”. John specifically pinpointed the mother of this “Sodom and Egypt” as being Jerusalem itself where Christ was crucified:
“And their bodies will lie in the main street of Jerusalem, the city that is figuratively called “Sodom” and “Egypt,” the city where their Lord was crucified.” (Revelation 11:8)
The text is pretty clear. Such a reference leaves no room for anymore twisting, God judges Jerusalem as being the center of this figurative Sodom and Egypt as the Mother Harlot with her daughters (all fallen Christian nations) that constitute this Mystery Babylon.
Being “the Mother of Harlots” this judgment includes her harlot-daughters (Christendom) born of her. This is why in 2 Thessalonians 2 Paul warns of a coming falling-away into harlotry prior to Christ’s coming. This should be clear as to whom this harlot is.
These cannot be other than all the fallen states of Christendom with remnants rescued from these as well. It matters not to God if only one is righteous. He rescues Noah and kills the entire world. Through God, Noah and his children conquered and ruled the entire earth and in the end God rescues a few and destroys the rest by fire.
While God had several prophecies regarding the restoration of the Jewish people back to the land, this does not negate that such a restoration includes redemption from sin.
But what sin?
Israel today is a Sodom and is plagued with bisexuality. The Jewish people have been a catalyst in establishing gay-marriage globally. The scriptures clearly confirm that Israel is re-established is another Sodom:
“However, I will restore the fortunes of Sodom and her daughters and of Samaria and her daughters, and your fortunes [Israel] along with them, so that you [Israel] may bear your disgrace and be ashamed of all you have done in giving them [Sodom] comfort. And your sisters, Sodom with her daughters and Samaria with her daughters, will return to what they were before; and you and your daughters will return to what you were before.” (Ezekiel 16:54-55)
Today the Jewish people take pride, especially in New York, how they became the catalyst in advancing gay-marriage. In these rarely discerned or discussed unpopular verses, what God is saying is this: what was born of Jerusalem (her daughters) becomes Sodom supporting nations and that God will restore Israel’s fortunes and her daughters to what they were before (pagan) hence He blessed them with His truth, yet these reverted backwards towards their older estates of Sodom and Paganism. So Sodom is restored as Israel and her daughters.
WHAT ABOUT EZEKIEL 38?
Many would counter by using Ezekiel 38, which clearly pronounces Israel’s victory. But these miss the previous chapters and the following chapters. Ezekiel’s prophecy is not simply a chapter (Ezekiel 38) but a collection of chapters. For example:
“You will not be cleansed of your filthiness anymore, Till I have caused My fury to rest upon you.” (Ezekiel 24:13)
God’s fury will be upon a “filthy” Israel and its cleansing is through massive fire.
And this “My fury” is no slap on the hand. In several prophecies God levels destruction after destruction to even declare that He will not respond to open arms in prayer. God’s fury is poured out first, then the cleansing of few. And it is only then that these few seeds are baptized by sprinkling:
“Then will I sprinkle clean water upon you, and you shall be clean: from all your filthiness, and from all your idols, will I cleanse you” (Ezekiel 36:25).
In the context of Ezekiel’s prophecy, God Himself is revealed in person:
“So I will make My holy name known in the midst of My people Israel, and I will not let them profane My holy name anymore. Then the nations shall know that I am the LORD, the Holy One in Israel.” (Ezekiel 39:7)
In the only prophecy of its kind where throughout the entire Bible it uses the phrase “the Holy One of Israel” yet only in this one single verse we find a different rendering “the Holy One in Israel”.
God at this point is inside Israel after a massive holocaust of Jews when God finally cleanses a remnant from all Israel’s filthiness, but prior to this event, God’s wrath is guaranteed.
From Romans, Revelations, Zechariah and Isaiah to Ezekiel they all use similar language reminding the Judeo-Christian world that it is reverting backwards: turning into Babylon (Isaiah 13, Jeremiah 49-51), turning towards Sodom (Isaiah 1, Isaiah 3, Ezekiel 16, Luke 17:32, Revelation 11:8), turning towards pagan Egypt (Isaiah 19, Revelation 11:8) and turning towards pagan Samaria (Ezekiel 16).
And this is why Jerusalem in the Book of Revelation is combined within “Sodom and Egypt” (Revelation 11:8).
John and Paul understood the Old Testament and is why all the references in the New Testament fit this paradigm where if John alludes that the harlot (Jerusalem) will murder the two witnesses (just as they murdered Christ) and it is this same harlot that drunk the blood of the saints and of prophets which refers to Matthew 23:35 “the righteous blood shed on the earth will be charged to you, from the blood of righteous Abel to the blood of Zechariah.”
If the blood of the saints is “charged” to the Hebrews why would God punish Rome or New York as the “Mother Harlot,” especially when Jesus and John clearly state that the harlot is responsible for the blood of the saints:
“And I saw the woman drunken with the blood of the saints, and with the blood of the martyrs of Jesus: and when I saw her, I wondered with great admiration.” (Revelation 17:6)
Jesus clearly says that Jerusalem has all the blood of the saints.
So indeed, God does say that He will restore Israel and the Christian nations born of her to their pre-Christian “fortunes” just like Sodom, wealthy and overfed:
“‘Now this was the sin of your sister Sodom: She and her daughters were arrogant, overfed and unconcerned; they did not help the poor and needy. They were haughty and did detestable things before me. Therefore I did away with them as you have seen.” (Ezekiel 16:49-50)
What nations are most overfed? And what nation has the highest cases of Covid-19? The United States is not immune.
God is not simply judging nations for having homosexual communities, but as in Romans 1 and Ezekiel 16, He judges Jerusalem (Israel) and her daughters for “giving them [Sodom] comfort” that is advancing and supporting the homosexual agenda.
Today in the West, almost every church vacillates on Sodom embracing them as fellow brethren. Who today dares to discuss how in judgment day God is angered over women taking control over men:
“Youths oppress my people, women rule over them. My people your guides lead you astray; they turn you from the path. The Lord takes His place in court; He rises to judge the people” (Isaiah 3:12-13)
God reminds; women obey your husbands and children obey your parents. Who today in the church circles dare instruct women to obey? The oldest prophecy in the Bible is Eve guiding Adam to eat of the fruit. A woman who leads her husband usually leads towards the serpent and is perhaps why God judges the church for allowing women to lead.
Many of these complain about the closure of church services during Covid-19 without considering that God could be utterly tired of such services. God is fed up: “He rises to judge the people”.
He has already filed a lawsuit: Count #1—Your youth are like Cain: “youths oppress my people”. Count #2: your women are terrible “women rule over them” is when Eve led her husband the way of the serpent who became their guide. Count #3 “allowing your guides to lead you astray” in other words, your religious and political leaders are the serpent who led you to your perdition.
You reversed the order of what God intended for men to work and lead and for women to bare children; to being fruitful and multiplying and filling the earth.
Instead, the northwestern hemisphere concentrated on city-life and paid more attention on power and might.
This region of the world by supporting Sodom, reversed the order of fertility. Evangelicals were the first to say ‘praise God’ and jumped on supporting birth control and some men even get clipped (neutered).
And in almost every church, pastors are kowtowing to women putting down the men as if the man is guilty of everything. The Western world is fulfilling the first prophecy in scripture how men will be led by their Eve to obey the bad guide: the serpent, as they are the first to question the clarity of God’s instruction “did God really say …”
God can never be a respecter of persons, be they Donald Trump or the Prime Minister of Israel. This is true no matter how many worthless flags they wave.
Last year, and prior to Covid-19, we clearly warned in several articles to leave the cities and head to the countryside. We warned from several verses. For example, in Revelation 16 it says:
“Now the great city was divided into three parts, and the cities of the nations fell. And great Babylon was remembered before God, to give her the cup of the wine of the fierceness of His wrath.” (Revelation 16:18-19)
This “great Babylon” includes the major “cities of the nations” and John in Revelation clearly has the church remnants in the “wilderness”.
God never designed the earth for man to live in city life but to “be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth”. God wanted man to expand throughout the earth as farmers and not power-seeking metropolitan industrialists. Such mega powers He will reverse:
“will send leanness among his fat ones” (Isaiah 10:16)
This is a coming massive depression that sparks a similar civil strife dwarfing anything we have seen in the Arab Spring. This weakens parts of Europe for the Assyrian to do his bidding.
The goat nations will join Antichrist who will focus on Jerusalem and focuses on the rebuilding of an earthly temple. This will magnetize the tares towards him. Antichrist in Daniel 11 will “have intelligence with the people who abandoned the holy covenant.”
Who could “abandon the holy covenant” unless they were in “the holy covenant?”
Ezekiel 15 even confirms another holocaust:
“Therefore this is what the Sovereign Lord says: As I have given the wood of the vine among the trees of the forest as fuel for the fire, so will I treat the people living in Jerusalem. 7 I will set my face against them. Although they have come out of the fire, the fire will yet consume them. And when I set my face against them, you will know that I am the Lord. 8 I will make the land desolate because they have been unfaithful, declares the Sovereign Lord.”
There are two holocausts. It matters not that Israel came out of the Holocaust (the fire), it shall be consumed again by fire for the sins of what Ezekiel declared.
Far fetched? Numbers 24 concludes it.
For over two centuries, interpreters have been intentionally twisting the scriptures. Even more alarming today they quote Ezekiel 16 without continuing the rest of the chapter that this is regarding the restoration of Israel as a nation and the daughter nations re-convert to paganism. God promised to restore Israel and Christendom as “Sodom” which today these prove Ezekiel’s case 100%.
In Isaiah 3, the very prophecy where God titles Israel’s rulers as “rulers of Sodom” we find “Judea” and “Israel” (by extension the fallen church) will be engulfed in global civil unrest:
“the Lord of hosts, will take away from Jerusalem and from Judea the mighty man and mighty woman, the strength of bread, and the strength of water …”
Again, we see famines and depressions coming to Israel and what was once Christendom and then massive civil strife:
“And the people shall fall, man upon man, and man upon his neighbor: the child shall insult the elder man, and the base the honorable.” (Isaiah 3:1-2)
Even Zechariah confirms:
“It shall come to pass in that day That a great panic from the LORD will be among them. Everyone will seize the hand of his neighbor, And raise his hand against his neighbor’s hand” (Zechariah 14:13)
This is the Zechariah 14 which they all love to quote. This is not a victory for earthy Israel, but a massive civil war. Most who read scripture and read the name “Israel” always equate it with the Hebrews without considering that this Israel stems from Abraham all the way to Paul and the church. The Israel of Moses time was the “Israel of God” and today’s Israel is not of God. Today only the remnant Church is the Israel of God. Even God Himself makes this clear:
“Listen to this, you descendants of Jacob, you who are called by my name of Israel and come from the line of Judah, you who take oaths in the name of the Lord and invoke the God of Israel—but not in truth or righteousness—you who call yourselves citizens of the holy city and claim to rely on the God of Israel” (Isaiah 48:1-2)
“Called by my name of Israel?” “Israel neither has the truth “invoke the God of Israel—but not in truth or righteousness” yet you “call yourselves citizens of the holy city?”
Yet God warns these with:
“You have neither heard nor understood” (Isaiah 48:8)
“For my own name’s sake I delay my wrath; for the sake of my praise I hold it back from you, so as not to destroy you completely” (Isaiah 48:9)
God says they do not practice righteousness and God delays His wrath and He will not destroy them “completely”. In other words, His wrath is set and He will keep only but a small remnant.
Who amongst the modern Bible scholars examines Micah 5, the very proclamation regarding the birth of Messiah in Bethlehem, where when this “Assyrian” comes that every city in Israel is completely and utterly destroyed:
“… I will destroy your chariots. cut off the cities of your land and throw down all your strongholds” (Micah 5:10-11)
It all agrees with Numbers 24. Tel Aviv gone. Israel’s high rises, its Dimona and Soreq Nuclear facilities (Israel’s strongholds) gone. The prophecy of the birth of Christ in Bethlehem makes this scenario clear:
“Therefore will he give them [Israel that is] up, until the time that she which travails hath brought forth: then the remnant of his brethren shall return unto the children of Israel.” (Micah 5:3)
This “give them up” is the same type in Romans 1:
“Therefore God gave them up in the lusts of their hearts to impurity, to the dishonoring of their bodies among themselves, 25 because they exchanged the truth about God for a lie 26 For this reason God gave them up to dishonorable passions.”
Only “the remnant of his brethren” are saved when they “return” (repent) and join the “children of Israel” (the Israel of God).
Paul in Romans 1 tells us He gives this renegade harlot up for “men lay with men”.
The woman in travail in Micah 5 is the same woman in travail in Apocalypse 12. This is our persecution. Her Son gives up on the Hebrews for their sins and for rejecting Him “Therefore will he [Christ] give them up” until the church is refined through persecution and only then “the remnant of his brethren” (a remnant of Hebrews) will have a common enemy (the Assyrian) and the persecution from this common enemy will help the remnant Hebrews “return unto the children of Israel” that is join the Israel of God and seek heavenly Zion.
ARABIA IS INCLUDED
What would shock many is that this Mystery Babylon also includes Saudi Arabia combined with Israel. Isaiah 21 gives us the proclamation “Babylon is Fallen is Fallen” and it includes the invaders as Persians (Iran) and the Kurds. Isaiah 21:5 give us a key verse before the invasion of that part of Mystery Babylon:
“They spread rugs, they eat, they drink! Get up, you officers, oil the shields” (Isaiah 21:5)
The invaders “spread rugs” perhaps alluding to the customary Muslim prayers just before the battle. And in Isaiah 21:4 Isaiah laments at this scene saying:
“My heart falters, fear makes me tremble, the twilight I longed for has become a horror to me”.
“Therefore my loins are filled with pain; Pangs have taken hold of me, like the pangs of a woman in labor. I was distressed when I heard it; I was dismayed when I saw it.” (Isaiah 21:3)
This baffled many biblical scholars. Why would Isaiah be so shocked and distressed at the destruction of Arabia, an enemy, unless such destruction also includes Israel itself? This becomes clear once we read:
“And, behold, here cometh a chariot of men, with a couple of horsemen. And he answered and said, Babylon is fallen, is fallen; and all the graven images of her gods he hath broken unto the ground. My people who are crushed on the threshing floor, I tell you what I have heard from the LORD Almighty, from the God of Israel.” (Isaiah 21:9-10)
“My people are crushed on the threshing floor?”
Isaiah is even “distressed” “dismayed” and “filled with pain” and assures you that this is exactly what God revealed to Him that his people (the Hebrews) are crushed.
And this is why Christ in Matthew 24 says that before He comes and when you see the “Abomination of Desolation” for the remnant Christians there to flee Judea and head for the mountains. And He added that there would be tribulations like never before since the creation of the earth.
Isaiah sees this vision and is mystified and disturbed saying that God told him his people are “crushed”—defeated.
Isaiah also sees Arabia and earthly Jerusalem included. This is exactly why Paul in Galatians 4 puts the two as one. Paul in Galatians 4 says Jerusalem corresponds to Arabia for he understood Isaiah and was extremely learned and inspired by God and he and John specifically give most of the keys that unlock all prophecies.
The subject of Jeremiah 49-51 and Isaiah 21 is the destruction of Mystery Babylon.
We have two judgments: 1—One immediate for Arabia and 2—another one for Jerusalem; the two entities in Galatians 4. This is why we find the same repetition “Babylon is fallen is fallen” (twice, two fallen) in Isaiah 21. We find the same rendering in Revelation 14:8:
“And another angel followed, saying, “Babylon is fallen, is fallen, that great city, because she has made all nations drink of the wine of the wrath of her fornication.” (Apocalypse 14:8)
“And the winepress was trodden outside the city, and blood flowed from the winepress, as high as a horse’s bridle, for 1,600 stadia” (Apocalypse 14:20)
This is the second holocaust of the Jews.
Isaiah 21 has the same rendering:
“And look, here comes a chariot of men with a pair of horsemen!” Then he answered and said, “Babylon is fallen, is fallen! And all the carved images of her gods He has broken to the ground.” (Isaiah 21:9)
And then the whole whorehouse “Babylon the great” is destroyed:
“And he cried mightily with a loud voice, saying, “Babylon the great is fallen, is fallen, and has become a dwelling place of demons, a prison for every foul spirit, and a cage for every unclean and hated bird!” (Apocalypse 18:2)
Here it is “Babylon the Great”. That is greater Babylon which encompass the entire entity. The key to unlock the Apocalypse was there this whole time in Isaiah 21: “Babylon is Fallen is Fallen”.
Did the modern interpreters miss this? Doubtful. They strictly focused on Rome. So we find repetitions when it comes to Babylon; “fallen is fallen,” and “Alleluia! Alleluia!” in Isaiah out of all places and in John’s Revelation 19 “Babylon the Great is Fallen is Fallen!” (twice fallen) and then we find two horsemen “pair of horsemen” “a chariot of donkeys, and a chariot of camels” (Isaiah 21:7). Then we have repetition: “Watchman, what of the night? Watchman, what of the night?” and we find a “lion” (possibly Europe, Chittim) more powerful than chariots of donkeys and camels also coming to destroy.
We also find this Babylon depicted as “two women” (Zachariah 5:9) “to build it a house in the land of Babylon” (Zechariah 5:11, Septuagint translation).
It is possible this is regarding two invasions one (camels, donkeys) depicting the Assyrian (Muslim) invasion and the next is the Lion (Chittim).
THE TURKS AND THE EUROPEAN INVASIONS OF ISRAEL
One ignored prophecy gives a major clue. Isaiah 10 records the Assyrian who gives a speech and says:
“Is not Calno like Carchemish? Is not Hamath like Arpad? Is not Samaria like Damascus?” (Isaiah 10:9)
To understand the “Assyrian” of Micah 5 and Numbers 24, Isaiah 10 records the clue from the Assyrian’s declaration: “Is not Calno like Carchemish?”
Carchemish is sandwiched between Syria and Turkey. The beginning of the end starts in Syria (Damascus) with the Assyrian’s interest is in that nation. We all have seen what happened to Syria with its influx of refugees whom so many hate. Yet these are addressed in Isaiah 17 as the people of conversion while earthly Israel is doomed.
But before we delve into Isaiah 17’s amazing prophecy who today explains Isaiah 10, a prophecy which simply records a clip, a sound bite if you will from one of the Assyrian’s speeches expressing his grand project?
In the prophecy, the Assyrian wants to unify the entire Levant—that is the Fertile Crescent under his rule. This sound bite “Is not Calno like Carchemish? Is not Hamath like Arpad? Is not Samaria like Damascus,” tell us why he initiates his campaigns. In other words, the Assyrian is saying this: why is Calno (Baghdad) not part of Carchemish which sits between Turkey and Syria and if Hamath in Syria is also included the Assyrian questions why then is Samaria in Israel not part of his control as well?
With the European rise of ultra-nationalism, populism, tribalism and ancestor worship (which is exactly what we witness today, especially in Eastern Europe) the Assyrian does the same, calling these “the kingdoms of the idols,” exactly what Eastern Europe is transforming towards.
It is all coming together. He desires to unify what once was his ancestors, the Ottoman Empire, and he wants to accomplish what “his fathers fathers” a couple generations ago failed to accomplish. This was predicted in Daniel 11:24:
“During a time of peace, he will come into the richest parts of the province and do what his fathers and predecessors never did. He will lavish plunder, loot, and wealth on his followers, and he will make plans against fortified cities, but only for a time.
How does a place called Carchemish involve the attack on Israel? The verse adds: “Is not Samaria like Damascus”. In other words, Samaria in Israel is part of this agenda and Carchemish has already been taken.
The takeover of Carchemish has already been fulfilled. Carchemish is split between two borders; one half is in Syria’s Jarablus and Karkamış (the other half) is on the Turkish side. Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdoğan united the two on 24 August 2016 supported by the US-led coalition “Operation Euphrates Shield”.
The U.S. aids and abets the Assyrian giving Carchemish to Turkey the enemy of the Christians of the Middle East. Turkey now controls the whole of Carchemish and Dabiq, the strategic town of Islam’s false version of the apocalypse, which is crucial to their Muslim propaganda. Erdoğan few months ago proclaimed:
“We entered Afrin, Jarablus [Carchemish], and Al-Bab. Now we will enter the east of the Euphrates.”
To enter the east of the Euphrates means that he wants “Calno” in Iraq “Is not Calno like Carchemish?”
On one speech Erdogan said:
“God willing, our flag will continue to wave in the highest bastions forever. For this, what have we said? We have said one nation with Turks, Kurds, Laz, Caucasians, Abkhazians, Bosniaks and Roma people. I do not love a Turk for being a Turk, a Kurd for being a Kurd, or a Laz for being a Laz. I love them because Allah who has created me has created the 77 million people.”
In other words, what Erdogan is saying is not Kurdistan Ottoman, is not Bosnia Ottoman?
The Assyrian’s speech in Isaiah 10 resembles many of Erdogan’s who continually calls to unite what was once an Ottoman dominion. In speech after speech, Erdoğan has always used this type of language similar to how Isaiah 10 expresses it “Is not Calno like Carchemish?”
It was Erdoğan who supported the independence of Albanian Muslims in the Republic of Kosovo where Christ’s demographic earthquake hit that region. Erdoğan was telling a cheering crowd in the capital of Priština that: “Turkey is Kosovo and Kosovo is Turkey.”
In other words, is not Kosovo like Carchemish?
If there is anyone in the world today who resembles the Assyrian’s speech it is Erdoğan. Is he the Assyrian of this prophecy? We cannot be certain at this time if it is he or another after him, for many follows his footsteps in emulation, but this has been a general message by the neo-Ottomanists. His language is similar when it comes to the Palestinians: they, too, are claimed as Ottoman Muslims.
Erdoğan always keeps his word. Turkey will occupy northern Iraq, “the richest of the provinces” where Karkuk and the oil wealth is.
When the Assyrian comes up prophetically most think Assyria is strictly Iraq. Ancient Assyria encompassed present-day northern Iraq (which was Kurdistan) southeastern Turkey and northwestern Iran.
With all these under his belt, this qualifies a leader out of Turkey to be “the Assyrian” who has a vendetta against Saudi Arabia for it collaborated with Lawrence of Arabia to dismantle the Ottoman Empire.
The Assyrian is also a punisher of “Mystery Babylon” and is defined by Jeremiah 51:27 as “Minni” “Ararat” and “Ashkenaz” (Kurds and the Turks, both US allies) who will also unite with Persia (Iran) to invade Israel and Arabia from the north. It all adds up.
Later on the Assyrian proclaims a victory on the “kingdoms of the idols”:
“As my hand seized the kingdoms of the idols, kingdoms whose images excelled those of Jerusalem and Samaria” (see Isaiah 10:10)
This “kingdoms of the idols” are perhaps the neo-pagan fallen Christendom that we see reverting backwards (Ezekiel 16).
THE POPULAR ISAIAH 17 PROPHECY
And now lets understand the popular chapter of Isaiah 17 ‘the destruction of Damascus’. Evangelicals hyper about an Israeli victory over Syria do not realize half the equation; Isaiah 17 says that both Israel and Syria will lose but notice who the ultimate victor is:
“Damascus will cease from being a city, and it will be a ruinous heap … The fortress also will cease from Ephraim, The kingdom from Damascus, And the remnant of Syria; They will be as the glory of the children of Israel,” Says the LORD of hosts. “In that day it shall come to pass that the glory of Jacob will wane, And the fatness of his flesh grow lean.” (Isaiah 17:4)
“The Kingdom from Damascus” and “the remnant of Syria” (the war refugees) after the mass destruction joins the “glory of the children of Israel”. If this is the literal Israel, who then can explain “The glory of Jacob will wane”. It all corresponds to Numbers 24 “Eber” (the Hebrews) is vanquished. The very prophecy so many quote truly states the opposite of what they interpret.
How could so many miss this? The Syrian refugees from this war, including the Syrian leadership will convert to become the Israel of God while “Jacob” (the Hebrews) wane (fade away).
And by that we can see how Numbers 24 is fulfilled.
The Lord speaks in mysterious ways. Now we understand how Christ divides Christendom between sheep and goat nations: “I was hungry and you gave me food” is how these nations treated these converts. And who today is so anti-refugees? The so-called ‘conservatives’. It is no wonder why Christ admonished the conservatives of His time.
THE EAST FLOURISHES WHILE THE WEST IS DOOMED
Christ’s Glory comes from the east where He causes the West to suffer and “fear”:
“They will fear the name of the Lord in the west, and His glory in the east; for He will come like a rushing stream driven by the wind of the Lord.” (Isaiah 59;19)
The sifting of Christendom starts in the east (the Levant), the fire that either burns or refines the gold.
“He will send leanness among his fat ones” (Isaiah 10:16)
A fatness that is removed to make lean is not a sign of strength as in modern terms, fatness is symbolic of the wealth of Generation Sodom:
“‘Now this was the sin of your sister Sodom: She and her daughters were arrogant, overfed and unconcerned; they did not help the poor and needy. They were haughty and did detestable things before me. Therefore I did away with them as you have seen.” (Ezekiel 16:49-50)
“Overfed” is wealth and “did away with them” is that He abandoned them. This is the weakening of both Jacob and fallen Christendom while the rejects, here; it is a remnant in Syria after its destruction by Turkey. Syria converts and becomes a sheep nation. The refugees will become the glory of God through conversion just as Muslim Egypt converts and offer sacrifices while Europe goes against Turkey and wins but it too is destroyed.
In Isaiah 45 we find the fulfillment of Numbers 24 “And Edom shall be an inheritance, and Esau his enemy shall be an inheritance,” that is, an inheritance of Christ “The Israel of God”. In Isaiah 19 Egypt’s Muslims convert:
And it will be for a sign and for a witness to the LORD of hosts in the land of Egypt; for they will cry to the LORD because of the oppressors, and He will send them a Savior and a Mighty One, and He will deliver them. Then the LORD will be known to Egypt, and the Egyptians will know the LORD in that day, and will make sacrifice and offering; yes, they will make a vow [Ndr] to the LORD and perform it. (Isaiah 19:20-21)
“Egyptians will know the Lord in that day”. Think major Muslim conversion.
There is an allegoric Egypt (the neo-pagan world) and then there is a literal Egypt. The latter is saved.
The lofty (wealthiest) will be brought low and the lowly (poorest) will inherit. This is the rule as St. Mary stated in the Magnificat in Luke chapter One:
“And Mary said …
he has brought down the mighty from their thrones
and exalted those of humble estate”
Without interpreting allegory you get the opposite message intended.
The Middle East will witness unspeakable atrocities, which directs many to seek answers. Arabic speaking Muslims in general hate the Ottomans and these (unlike Americans) will never forget the evils of the Ottomans. Historically the Ottomans brought nothing but desolation and famine.
The theme of prophecy is simple once one connects to the way Christ thinks: He turned the tables in the court of the foreigners “court of the Gentiles” because Israel had a racist inclination saw it fit to place their thievery at the court of the Gentiles. Christ condemned the establishment telling it that His temple was to be: “a house of prayer to all nations” (Mark 11:17).
This too is a prophecy for it is a type for when He turns the tables for the same exact reason. This becomes the crux of the issue where the ultra-nationalism growing in Christendom (once the Body of Christ, the Temple) will be turned and destroyed by Christ. Antichrist sits in that temple declaring himself as God.
One must think opposite of this world. To Christ, the outcasts are in and the pedigree is out:
“And the remnant of Syria; They will be as the glory of the children of Israel”.
Who today ponders this verse?
To put the sequence correctly, we must understand that the Lord will redeem starting in the East:
“God, the Lord God speaks; He summons the earth from east to west.” (Psalm 50:1)
“For as the lightning cometh out of the east, and shineth even unto the west; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.” (Matthew 24:27)
Numbers 24 is the chief-foundation of all prophecy regarding Israel and the nations, the most ancient prophecy regarding God’s ultimate plan when one appears from “Chittim” (Europe), these vanquish Assyria and the Hebrews even complete the destruction of Jerusalem which by this time would have joined Sodom (Israel is plagued with bisexuality) and allegoric Egypt (a west plagued with paganism) which the Assyrian punishes. This is the first wave of wars.
Israel, according to John is part of this mega harlot entity and earthly Jerusalem, (according to Galatians 4, Isaiah 3, Ezekiel 16 and Ezekiel 25) is simply Sodom, harlot, Canaan, Hagar, Sinai where in the end God eventually destroys all these including the Romans while choosing a remnant from both Hebrew and Gentile to join the Israel of God.
These prophecies, correctly interpreted, will convert a remnant of Hebrews to the “Israel of God” who will “do valiantly” by joining the Christians in the Jerusalem above.
And this is exactly what the prophecies mention that only a remnant will comprehend.