America Turns To The Right

As
I write these words, I am astonished at the pace of Biblical
Prophetic Fulfillment! It seems there is not a single day that
goes by without some extraordinary event that once again confirms that
we are in the last times, and are hurtling towards the beginning of
the Great Tribulation.

The
American presidential election has just concluded, and the sharp turn
to the right for the nation has huge prophetic implications. The Republichristians
are now firmly in control of the White House, the Congress, and the
Senate. Although mainstream Christianity is rejoicing over what is
considered to be a great victory for conservatism, the church's true
condition, "wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and
naked" (Revelation 3:17), remains hidden from view. 

In
this election, we have seen an acceleration of the
"Christian" entrenchment in the prevailing political order
-- a situation that is completely unscriptural. The corporate
Christian church is now completely wedded to the political beast seen
in Revelation, and the result will be that God will "cast
her into a bed, and them that commit adultery with her into great
tribulation, except they repent of their deeds" (Revelation
2:22). Thus, the prophecy in II Thessalonians concerning the strong
delusion
that will come upon all the earth is now in full view --
and the "church" is leading the way. 

In
the midst of this enormous apostasy, what is completely amazing to me
is how the Christian establishment continues to speak about the
so-called "Revived Roman Empire" they erroneously believe will
host the 10 kings of Revelation (and the Antichrist) when it is
so obvious that Europe will never fulfill the
prophecy of the 10 kings. After all, the EC has 25
nations presently. Meanwhile, the United Nations, a truly global
governing body, is rapidly moving towards a 10 Nation Group
that will control virtually every aspect of life on the planet. Of
course, I'm referring to the UN Security Council - and the
permanent membership of that elite cabal.

Very
few prophecy teachers even noticed last September when 5
nations practically demanded they be included in an already
approved expansion of the present 5-member body - bringing the
total permanent membership of the UN Security Council to 10 members!
For the record, in September 2004, the French media group known as Agence
France Presse
, stated

"Germany, Brazil,
Japan, India Pledge Joint Backing For UN Bids"

The
French story went on to detail how these 4 nation's leaders
(Germany, Brazil, Japan, and India) have concluded a pact supporting
each other's bid for inclusion in the soon to be reformed UN
Security Council.
Remember, the permanent members of the Security
Council never face re-election - once they're
installed, they're empowered to administer the "security" of the
world indefinitely - just like "kings."

Amazingly,
back in 1997, the present 5 members, America, Russia, England,
France, and China, stated they were willing to expand
the ranks of the UN Security Council to - you guessed it - ten
members!
The ink wasn't even dry on the pact between the 4
nations when Egypt stepped up to the UN General Assembly
and stated that Egypt is "eminently qualified to assume
permanent responsibilities" as the 10th member
of that soon to be expanded council!

At
the same time, the UN has been steadily preparing the rest of the
world's nations for the day when they will be asked to follow ten
nations
that will run the world through the reformed UN
Security Council. The book of Revelation tells us when the
10 kings come to power, so will the Antichrist (Revelation
17:12). For years, Kofi Annan, the 7th
Secretary-General of the UN, has been telling the world's leaders
that the UN has arrived at a "fork in the road" and that radical
change is needed if the world body is to fulfill its promise.

The
readers of our prophecy newsletter The Apocalypse Chronicles
are already aware that Kofi Annan is now embroiled in
the largest financial scandal in the history of the UN as we've
written about it for some time now. In fact, the United States Justice
Department just announced it was investigating Benon Savan,
Kofi's hand-picked assistant, for bribery in the massive
Iraqi Oil-For-Food scandal. At this point, it looks like Savan
received over a million dollars in graft from Saddam Hussein.
Now, even the US Congress has launched an investigation to look into
the role of Kofi Annan's son Kojo Annan who acted as a
"consultant" to a European firm that received a lucrative contract
under the huge international scam. Due to the steadily escalating
crisis in confidence in the UN, leading political figures and
international media are now openly demanding that Kofi Annan be
replaced in order to restore confidence in the UN.

The 8th
Head Is The Antichrist?

The
reason all this is important is because Kofi Annan is the 7th
leader of the world governing body, and the book of Revelation
tells us the 7th "head" is only to "continue a short
space" (Revelation 17:10). To put it another way, it appears the Bible
indicates the term of the 7th head is to be shortened
to make way for the 8th and final leader of the
world - the ANTICHRIST.

And
Kofi's days are truly numbered. For example, after Annan's recent
interview with the BBC, the respected conservative political
think-tank known the Heritage Foundation concluded that because
of the Oil-For-Food scandal, the "the U.N. faces its greatest ever
crisis, with its reputation firmly on the line." Commenting on the
rising chorus of those that believe the present leadership of
the UN cannot survive the crisis, the Heritage Foundation's Nile
Gardner flatly stated that Kofi Annan's denials of the
seriousness of the scandal are "breathtaking in their arrogance"
- joining others that have concluded that the 7th
Secretary-General should be removed from his post at the United
Nations
.


Revelation
indicates the Beast will come to power during a chaotic period in the
midst of a terrifying military conflict. When this 8th
leader comes on the scene, we see that during a time of great
confusion, he is an able leader. This man consolidates his power base
in a very efficient manner and the Scriptures tell us he, and the
government he leads, will be able to move so effectively that the
world will proclaim "Who is like unto the beast? Who is able to make
war with him" (Revelations 13:4).

This
remarkable verse implies the world will be suffering under widespread
confusion and even hints at a political paralysis prior to the
rise of the Antichrist. We're now seeing these conditions.
As the nations arm for war amidst the perplexing political, economic,
and religious conflicts of our time, the problems are becoming
overwhelming, and no-one seems to be able to stop the world's march
towards chaos.

The Nations Are
Preparing For War

The
world is indeed preparing for war on many fronts, and one of the most
devastating battles in the history of the world, prophesied in the
Bible as the Gog and Magog war, is very close to
beginning. Unfortunately, just like the faulty Eurocentric view of the
so-called "Revived Roman Empire," the notorious Gog and Magog
prophecies of Ezekiel 38 & 39 are also being widely misread
by the Christians.

While
the vast majority of Christian prophecy teachers tell us that Gog
is Russia, Scriptural and archaeological evidence says
otherwise. Since Gog is destroyed in that horrifying
conflagration which will erupt "in the latter days" (Ezekiel
38:16), and Russia has a continuing, important role in the one world
government wherein the book of Revelation describes the Slavic
state as "the feet of a bear" (Revelation 13:2), Russia cannot
be Gog.

Incredibly,
the name Gog actually survives in the nation state of Georgia,
and its capital city Tblisi, is the "Tubal" of
Ezekiel 38:2! A cohort of Gog that is similarly misidentified is Mechech
-- an ancient name that can be traced to the region of the Chechens
-- a violent nation on the Northern border of Georgia.
Ironically, Russia is presently on the verge of war with
GeOrGia -- the exact opposite of what the churches are
teaching. Ominously, the former Soviet Union republic of Georgia
is NOW a client state of America, whose present leader named George
rules from a city named after our first leader named George
(Washington), in a place whose nickname is Georgetown.

In
a strange role reversal, we find that Russia is at odds with Georgia
because Chechens, Arabs, and other ethnic Islamic
militants have been attacking Russian positions across the border
and then retreating to their base inside Georgia -
where they are being protected by Georgian troops
in association with the American military! The place they are based is
called the Pankisi Gorge, (yet another manifestation of GOrGe)
and it's rumored to be the very locale where Osama Bin Ladin
is hiding. As crazy as it sounds, the bizarre truth is that secret
extremist Islamic militias are being protected by low profile American
military assets. Meanwhile, Iran said...

"We Can Hit Anywhere
In Israel"

These
were the words an Iranian military official spoke to reporters
recently as Iran boasted of its newly developed missile
capability. Utilizing upgraded Shahab-3 missiles, the Islamic
state claims they can now hit any part of Israel, as well as
areas of Iraq (where American troops are stationed) and parts of
Europe.

Not
a month before, intelligence analysts acknowledged that Iran's
domestic nuclear program will likely be able to produce weapons
grade nuclear material as early as January 2005.
Recognizing they will most certainly be the first target of an Islamic
bomb, Israel has already stated they may very well launch a
pre-emptive all-out military strike against Iran before the
Iranian nukes are ready.

It
should be obvious the reason this is significant is the one
undisputable name that appears in Ezekiel 38 in the Gog-Magog
coalition that is engaged in the inauguration of World War III is
Persia - which, without a doubt, describes the modern state
of Iran.

Meanwhile,
tensions between Syria and Israel have been steadily
rising for months. This is also prophetically significant because of
the frightening prophecy in the book of Isaiah -- which
bluntly informs us that in the last days, "Damascus [the
capital of Syria] is taken away from being a city, and it shall be
a ruinous heap" (Isaiah 17:1). To put it another way, the Syrian
capital, a city of millions, is scheduled to be completely
destroyed at some point in the near future.

While
many see America as the defender of Israel against a
Russian equipped Islamic coalition of nations, that hidden base of
American backed Moslem militants in Georgia is disturbing, to
say the least. Not only that, but as I predicted several years ago, as
they recognize their common opponent in the Islamic Jihad, Russia
and Israel are significantly warming up to each other - not
exactly what one would expect if Russia is Gog.

For
example, after the recent Moslem terrorist attack that killed 330 men,
women, and children in a Russian school, Moscow arranged to have Israeli
anti-terrorist commandos come to Russia to train Russian police in
defensive tactics to thwart such attacks in the future! Such security
arrangements don't usually occur between powers that are militarily
unfriendly towards one another.

In
another revealing news item that was practically buried by the
controlled American media, the Islamic Chechen leader blamed
for the Russian school massacre denied responsibility, decried the
carnage, and claimed the real culprits were dispatched by a
secretive terror cell that was unknown to him
. A story from
the Caucasus Times, published online by the Moscow News,
declared...

"Chechen Separatists
Say 'Third Force' Behind Terrorist Attacks"

Although
few have taken the claim seriously, there is a distinct possibility
this Islamic leader was telling the truth, when he indicated that a
shadowy terrorist group, secretly financed by the hidden faction
that is plotting global dominion
, is actually behind many of the
seemingly daily terrorist attacks in the Caucasus mountain region that
comprises Georgia, Chechnya, and several other Moslem
dominated Trans-Caucasian provinces such as Ingushetia and Dagestan.

Indeed,
for several years now, clues have occasionally surfaced that there is
a secretive military force being assembled in the Caucasus
mountain country of Georgia in the lawless area known as
the Pankisi Gorge. This locale is in close proximity to many Chechen
military strongholds that are presently engaged in fierce fighting
with the Russians.

As
a further evidence of this assertion, I submit the following: Two
years ago, another Moslem terrorist group attacked and killed 14
political officials in Chechnya that were loyal to Russia. The
Russian military was rushed to the scene and the Islamic terrorists
fled South into Georgia - apparently seeking to make their
way to the Pankisi Gorge near the border of Georgia and
Chechnya. The Islamic militias was detained by the Georgian army --
who are trained and backed by American military officers -- yet the
Georgians refused to turn the killers over to the Russians who were
blocked at the border. Since America is Georgia's financial
and military benefactor, and is ostensibly engaged in a desperate
battle against Islamic induced terrorism, this is very strange
behaviour indeed.

A
similar case occurred with Palestinian Islamic militants that
killed several Israelis and then fled North into Lebanon where
they were protected by UN deployed American troops who stopped
the Israelis from seizing them! In fact, Russian President Vladimir
Putin
has sought to introduce legislation through the United
Nations
that would compel countries like the US to designate
various militarized Islamic groups as terrorists and then extradite
them - and the American government is actually opposing this move!
To put it another way, in certain key circumstances, Washington is
definitely protecting some Islamic terrorist factions from Russian
(and even Israeli) eradication.

Incidentally,
this perspective makes the passage in Ezekiel all the more
interesting in that the ancient prophet of Israel stated that Gog
would not only assemble a great military force that would
"come up from the north parts" (Ezekiel 39:2), but this mysterious
Gog was also to "be thou a guard unto them"
(Ezekiel 38:7).

The
Scriptures tell us that when these events occur, the majority
of "believers" will be part of a great "falling away" and will
be the subject of a "strong delusion" in that they will fail to
recognize the true nature of what is occurring. I believe this
precisely describes the American Christian church today as they
consistently refuse to hear the Word of the Lord that is spoken to
them. Although they believe themselves to be moving in the true Spirit
of God, the truth is American evangelical Christians are presently
in terrible darkness, and they're sinking deeper into the
deception that Washington can produce a political solution to
the world's desperate situation.

"But
ye, brethren, are not in darkness, that that day should overtake you
as a thief " (I Thessalonians 5:4). The "perilous times" of the
last days are upon us, "but the people that do know their God
shall be strong, and do exploits" (Daniel 11:32). We seek to do just
that and ask you to pray for us even as we pray for you.

November 22 2004 - James Lloyd

Copyright © 2004 Christian Media Network

See Also

Triggering The Tribulation: The Guns Of Gog

Gog And Magog Are Gathering Momentum

Ten Kings Shall Rise

The Armageddon Script

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