The Gogian Invasion

Updated: Jan 14, 2019


Question or Topic

Do the events in Ezekiel 38 and 39-the Gogian invasion-begin before or after the return of Christ?


Scripture

Ezekiel 38 & 39


Answer

This question is one on which there are at least two differing views among students of prophecy. Some, like this present writer, may have changed from one view to the other as the Bible evidence in favour and against each is weighed. The apostle Peter teaches us that the things concerning the manner of time for the sufferings of Christ and the glory that should follow are things which "angels desire to look into." (1 Peter 1:11-12) Therefore, it is meet that we, as Bible students should profitably consider questions that concern the future work of our Lord in the earth. In the writer's view, it is challenging, to say the least, to try to fit together the pieces of the sequence of events concerning the transition of the earth from "the kingdoms of this world" to "the kingdom of our Lord and of His Christ." It is much like completing a jigsaw puzzle. We have the completed picture outlined in the word of God but we do not necess