‘God Is Getting Ready to Do Something Amazing’: CBN Founder Pat Robertson on Russia and Its Place in Prophecy by Steve Warren for CBN News
CBN Founder Pat Robertson made a special appearance on The 700 Club Monday to talk about Russia’s shocking invasion of Ukraine and how it all might fit into biblical End Times prophecy.
He cited key passages from the prophet Ezekiel regarding nations coming together one day to rise up against Israel – specifically pointing to what Russia is doing in Ukraine as a precursor to that event:
“Now the word of the Lord came to me, saying, “Son of man, set your face toward Gog of the land of Magog, the chief prince of Meshech and Tubal, and prophesy against him, And say, ‘This is what the Lord God says: Behold, I am against you, Gog, chief prince of Meshech and Tubal. So I will turn you around and put hooks into your jaws, and I will bring you out, and all your army, horses and horsemen, all of them magnificently dressed, a great contingent with shield and buckler, all of them wielding swords; Persia, Cush, and Put with them, all of them with buckler and helmet; Gomer with all its troops; Beth-Togarmah from the remote parts of the north with all its troops– many peoples with you.‘” — Ezekiel 38:1-6
Referring to a map showing the location of Ukraine, Robertson pointed to a “choke point” between Bulgaria, Turkey, and Greece and why Russia might eventually be aiming to control that point.
He continued reading from Ezekiel 38.
“It will come about on that day, when Gog comes against the land of Israel,” declares the Lord God, “That my fury will mount up in my anger. In my zeal and in my blazing wrath I declare that on that day there will certainly be a great earthquake in the land of Israel. The fish of the sea, the birds of the sky, the animals of the field, all the crawling things that crawl on the earth, and all mankind who are on the face of the earth will shake at my presence; and the mountains will be thrown down, the steep pathways will collapse, and every wall will fall to the ground. And I will call for a sword against him on all my mountains,” declares the Lord God. “Every man’s sword will be against his brother. With plague and with blood I will enter into judgment with him; and I will rain on him and on his troops, and on the many peoples who are with him, a torrential rain, hailstones, fire, and brimstone.” – Ezekiel 38: 18-22
Robertson also showed a map explaining which biblical names correspond to the modern-day countries.