Q. I first of all want to commend you on your articles and the Godly wisdom that you display. My question has to do with the physical return to Israel by all the Jews in the world particularly the U.S. This hasn’t happened yet. Do you see this happening before the Rapture or after? Can you possibly give scriptures to support your answer? If Israel destroys the superstructure of Iran and particularly Syria in the next war, do you think this will do away with terrorism, or do you possibly see more antisemitism arising in the world particularly in the U.S? What in your opinion will drive Jews out of the U.S. and to Israel?
Q. I was reading Ezekiel 38 because I believe that this battle has been projected to start the 70th weeks of Daniel. I am particularly interested in Russia’s role in Ezekiel 38 since Putin is getting desperate. But, what confuses me is in two places it says that Israel will be in peace when the armies of Ezekiel 38 swoop down on it. How can that ever happen until the Anti-Christ signs a treaty that supposedly will restrain ISIS and radical groups now attacking Israel? Is the peace referred to in Ezekiel 38 really peace as we think of it?
Q. Our Lord destroys the armies of Israel’s enemies in the Gog/Magag war to reveal that it was he and not the IDF that causes their defeat. Then He causes a great delusion to come over the people during the tribulation so that they receive the anti-Christ. Why do you think that is ?
Q. Thank you again for the wisdom that God has given you to help those of us searching for answers! My question is, if we are to take the Bible literally, will Gog’s army (Ezekiel 38:4) actually be on horses again? Could something cause machines not to work and we go back to horses as our mode of transport?
Q. I have two questions and would like your perspective. First, I have lost two Christian friends in the past two years. I know they don’t have their new bodies yet, but have they in spirit met the Lord Jesus, and do you think they have been told when the Rapture will happen?
And second, is it set in stone that the Battle of Ezekiel has to happen before the Rapture? I ask this because of all that’s going on in the Middle East. The beheading incident is chilling and a forewarning of what’s going to happen during the Great Tribulation.
Q. I believe God is going to do something supernatural to show Israel he is God, to cause them to come back to Him, and I think this is what scripture says. Is this right?
Q. Why, in your opinion, did the 6 day war and the 1973 conflict not meet the substance of the Ezk 38-39 war? Obviously I expect that Turkey who did not participate is part of the answer, but Russia was very involved in both. Because as I sit, those two wars were pretty dead on. Where am I wrong?
Q. An online news service recently wrote an article entitled “Will Tribulation Begin a Year From Now?” In the article, the author uses some kind of calculations to determine that Fall 2015 could possibly be the beginning of the Tribulation. Do you think this is likely? Is it possible to predict the beginning of the Tribulation period?
Q. When this happens the Jews will be burying bodies for seven months and burning weapons for seven years, according to scripture. Would these scriptures not indicate that this war would have to happen before the Rapture? They could not be burning weapons during the entire seven year tribulation because in the last 3 ½ years, they will have to flee for their lives and will be under great persecution. I cannot see them taking the time to burn weapons during the Great Tribulation because God will be protecting them in Petra. So many things will be happening during the last 3 ½ years, I just can’t see how they could burn weapons for the entire tribulation period.
Q. I recently heard a Bible teacher I respect say that Ezekiel’s battle is the same as the second seal judgment (the red horse). I know you’ve said that you think the Ezekiel battle will come before the tribulation because the Jewish people need a cause to return to old covenant worship. Other than that, is there a specific reason the second seal judgment and the battle in Ezekiel couldn’t be the same thing?