Audio reading: Ezekiel 38:1-18,  1 Thes 5:4-28, Psalm 82:1-8, Prov 25:9-10

Audio reading: Ezekiel 39:16-29, Jer 26:1-27:22, 2 Thes 3:1-18, Psalm 85:1-13, Prov 25:16

Europe is bracing for a cold winter, energy bills that have spiked 1000%, Europe is rapidly being “de-industrialized” with steel and manufacturing plant closures, and people are scrambling to buy up space heaters to beat off the bitter cold winter.

Who sabotaged and blew up the Nord Stream 1 and 2 pipelines? Why did they do it? Who stands to gain from the gas pipeline sabotage? Who had the means and the motivation to do it?

Whoever IS responsible for the sabotage of Nord Stream 1 and 2 pipelines, did those parties responsible understand that they might be setting into motion circumstances to bring about the fulfillment of prophecy about a future Gog/Magog war?

Ezekiel 38 tells us about a coalition of nations from the “far north” that will gather together and come against Israel with a vast army:

“You will ascend, coming like a storm, covering the land like a cloud, you and all your troops and many peoples with you.” Ezekiel 38: 9

What will be their motivation? Why will this coalition of nations from the north band together and descend upon Israel with a massive army? The answer is found in Ezekiel 38:10-12:

To take plunder and booty

Listen in to this week’s reading from Ezekiel 38 and 39 as we connect it to current events on the ground!