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Visions of God

Class 11 - Handout

Ezekiel 38-39 The War to Begin the Consummation

21 And I will set my glory among the heathen, and all the heathen shall see my judgment that I have executed, and my hand that I have laid upon them. 22 So the house of Israel shall know that I am the LORD their God from that day and forward.                                                                                Ezekiel 39:21, 22

If you want the details of this conflict, please watch my video series on the Battle of Gog-Magog. You can view this by going to my website, and click on the red box labeled Video Directory.

The sovereignty of God is the ____________________ activity of God whereby He makes all the events of the physical, mental, and moral realms work out His plan and purpose of history bringing it back to His original design at _______________________________.

1) God’s first personal message demonstrates that God’s sovereign rule extends

                                                ___________________ Israel to all the nations of the earth – vv. 3-13

As we enter into Gog’s world, we find that initially he is not inherently a natural enemy of Israel


Here God sovereignly redirects Gog in a way that is contrary to his ________________ and plans. God is in control and sovereign, not Gog himself – he is just as a fish on a line.

think an evil thought” consists of … vv. 10-12

“spoil” speaking of the _____________________________ for the victor.

“prey” speaking of his ______________________________ anti-semitic motive.

2. God’s second message demonstrates His sovereign purposes ___________________ the whole world – vv. 14-23

Furthermore, unlike a man, God never has to _____________________________ His plan for history.

3. God’s third message demonstrates God’s sovereignty in that what He says He will accomplish, He does, and no power can stop Him – 39:1-7

God’s sovereignty will begin the __________________________ in achieving His plan of history created before the foundation of the world – vv. 21, 22.

Thus, we can join with the Psalmist to say:

8 Let all the earth fear the LORD: let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of him.

9 For he spake, and it was done; he commanded, and it stood fast. Psalm 33:8, 9