Apr 2, 2014

FYI: Putin=Gog, Crimea=Magog, the apocalypse is here and the Messiah is coming

Fascinating stuff here.  Make of it what you will.  There is a long history of associating Gog and Magog with the Eastern European region that includes the Ukraine and recently annexed Crimea.  That the ancient Scythians have always been identified with these names is only part of the story.  I hope to bring more of the story to you in the next few days.

Not only Christian fans of Armageddon are buzzing: According to one rabbi, the Vilna Gaon himself predicted that when the Russians take Crimea, the steps of the Messiah will be heard.

(At this point you may have to sign up to receive Haaretz News to read the original article, but Tom Horn has summarized it as read below.)
New Book “Cauldron” Was Released Just In Time As Rabbis And Prophets Around World Open Up On An Ancient Rabbinic Secret -- Russia’s Invasion Of Crimea Was Specifically Identified By Top Jewish Sages For OVER TWO-HUNDRED YEARS AS THE SIGNAL THAT WOULD HERALD MESSIAH'S COMING & END TIMES!

Josephus Flavius, the turncoat Jewish historian who chronicled the Masada saga, had a prophetic theory about the Scythians and the lands in which they lived. He concluded that their land was the Magog, as in Gog and Magog, as in the war of Gog and Magog, as the biblical prelude to the End of Days. Which is one of the many reasons why recent events in the Ukraine have created a buzz among legions of apocalypse-anticipating true believers. […] According to a report catching fire over the weekend in the haredi press in Israel, the Gaon Rabbi Moshe Shternbuch told his disciples this week that the times of the Messiah are upon us. And who is the source for his amazing analysis? None other than one of the top Jewish sages of all time, the Vilna Gaon himself, the Gra, “the genius of Vilnius”, the famously harsh critic of Hasidic Judaism. According to Shternbuch, he is privy to a closely guarded secret handed down from the 18th Century Vilna Gaon through generations of revered rabbis: “When you hear that the Russians have captured the city of Crimea, you should know that the times of the Messiah have started, that his steps are being heard.