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Gilbert House Fellowship #202: Ezekiel 38:16-39:16

It’s not Russia. It’s the whole world.

WE CONTINUE our study of the war of Gog and Magog. To reiterate, Gog will not be a Russian leader.

We explain why we should be looking at supernatural north, not a compass point. Ezekiel, like Isaiah, recognized that the great enemy of God would come from yarkete tsaphon, Mount Zaphon — the mountain on which the pagan neighbors of ancient Israel believed the palace of Baal was located.

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Gilbert House Fellowship #180: Jeremiah 29-32

JEREMIAH’S LIFE wasn’t easy. His message was so unpopular that he was put in stocks and later imprisoned, and he had to live through two invasions by the Babylonians. Of course, that could explain why his message wasn’t well received: “Yahweh says we’re being punished, so settle into your exile for the next seventy years and pray for the pagan cities in which you’ve been settled.”

But even then, God had a message of hope for Israel and the world: A day was coming when Israel would be restored to the land and preserved through the coming judgment during the end times, the Day of Yahweh.

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Gilbert House Fellowship #46: Deuteronomy 14-16

feast-of-tabernaclesOUR STUDY this morning is very timely. We cover ritual “cutting” (bloodletting) to mourn the dead, jubilee years (the shemitah), dietary laws, and the three major feasts decreed by Yahweh for Israel: Unleavened Bread, Weeks, and Tabernacles (Booths), or Sukkot.

The Feast of Tabernacles begins at sundown tonight.  Tonight also marks the fourth “blood moon” of this tetrad, which is a series of four consecutive lunar eclipses—coinciding with Jewish holidays—with six full moons in between, and no intervening partial lunar eclipses. What does it all mean?

We look at Joel chapter 2, corresponding verses in Revelation 9, discuss the Day of the Lord, and speculate briefly on the Septuagint translation of Amos 7, which tells us the name of the king of an invading army of locusts: Gog.

By the way, during the discussion of dietary laws we had forgotten that Leviticus 11:21-22 specifically declares that locusts are clean. So John the Baptizer was OK with his diet of locusts and honey.

Here is the link to the video interview with Chuck Missler we mentioned during the program. (Link opens YouTube video.)

Click the arrow on the player below or right-click here (command-click if you have a Mac) to download the mp3.

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Low-bandwidth (32kbps mono) audio (right-click here to download the mp3).

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