Ezekiel in Revelation- Part VIII: On The Mountains of Israel

In Parts V - VII of this series we saw that the specific parameters God set in the prophesy of Gog of Magog in chapters 38-39 limited the time, the geographical locations, and the object of the battle to Judea and Jerusalem of the first century AD.  With those set limits there could be only …

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Ezekiel in Revelation – Part VII: Who was Gog?

God set parameters for both the time period and the geographic location for the battle of Gog of Magog in Ezekiel 38-39, and as referenced in the final battle of Rev. 20.  God set the purpose for this battle, which was the 2nd destruction of Jerusalem, "against My land" (Ezek. 38:16).  So, we can know …

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Ezekiel in Revelation – Part V: The Time of Gog of Magog

With some expectation of stepping on toes, we approach a prophesy that is greatly contested and misunderstood, and has confused many commentators for centuries - the battle of Gog of Magog. According to Jewish belief, the battle of the prophesy of Ezekiel 38, 39 will precipitate the Messianic redemption - Excerpt from "The Battle of …

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Ezekiel in Revelation – Part IV: The Image of Jealousy / The Image of The Beast

"And it cometh to pass, in the sixth year, in the sixth [month], in the fifth of the month, I am sitting in my house, and elders of Judah are sitting before me, and fall on me there doth a hand of the Lord Jehovah, 2 and I look, and lo, a likeness as the appearance …

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Ezekiel in Revelation – Part III: Jerusalem, the Vine Tree and the Winepress

The parallels of God's word define His metaphors and symbols. One thing is compared to another thing, and the symbol is defined. In Ezekiel chap. 15, God compared the people of Jerusalem to the vine tree in the forest. 6 Therefore thus saith the Lord God; As the vine tree among the trees of the forest, …

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Ezekiel in Revelation – Part II: Sodom & Gomorrah

The judgment carried out against Sodom & Gomorrah for the sins of the people was literally and actually fire and brimstone.  Abraham bargained with YHWH that if He found even ten (10) people who were righteous, YHWH agreed He would not destroy the cities. "And he said, Oh let not the Lord be angry, and …

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Ezekiel in Revelation- Part I: Overview Comparison

The prophet Ezekiel was YHWH's messenger (angel) to the Israelite in captivity in Babylon. "3 And he said unto me, Son of man, I send thee to the children of Israel, to a rebellious nation that hath rebelled against me: they and their fathers have transgressed against me, even unto this very day....  5 And …

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