My Pastor said last week that the US of America will not be involved in the War of Gog and Magog. I had heard that said before, possibly by Dr. David Jeremiah and also in Joel Rosenberg’s book, Epicenter.

Why?

Why would America not be involved?

I was thinking about this and came up with some possible reasons.

1-We’ve destroyed ourselves from the inside–our current economic problems make that a believable option.

2-We’ve been destroyed by some country that hates us– this too is a believable option.

3-We’ve all been raptured.

I wish the third option to be the one, but probably the most unlikely. That would mean America had seen a great revival and a majority of the people were taken with Christ (I am making an assumption that the rapture will occur prior to the war).

Mark 13:6-8 (New International Version)

6Many will come in my name, claiming, ‘I am he,’ and will deceive many. 7When you hear of wars and rumors of wars, do not be alarmed. Such things must happen, but the end is still to come. 8Nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. There will be earthquakes in various places, and famines. These are the beginning of birth pains.

Mark 16:14-16 (New International Version)

14Later Jesus appeared to the Eleven as they were eating; he rebuked them for their lack of faith and their stubborn refusal to believe those who had seen him after he had risen.

15He said to them, “Go into all the world and preach the good news to all creation. 16Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved, but whoever does not believe will be condemned.

1 Thessalonians 1:9-10 (New International Version)

9for they themselves report what kind of reception you gave us. They tell how you turned to God from idols to serve the living and true God, 10and to wait for his Son from heaven, whom he raised from the dead—Jesus, who rescues us from the coming wrath.

1 John 2:28
[ Children of God ] And now, dear children, continue in him, so that when he appears we may be confident and unashamed before him at his coming.

Joel Rosenberg’s book, Epicenter, is based on the book of Ezekiel Chapter 38 and  Ezekiel Chapter 39.