(By PNW) More than 2,600 years ago, the prophet Ezekiel warned of a future time when a vast coalition of nations will attack Israel. The leader of this coalition is a man known as Gog, the ruler of Magog (Ezekiel 38:1). This is why the invading force is known as the Gog of Magog coalition. According to Ezekiel, this alliance will send an overwhelming force to invade Israel in the last days. And while the whole world watches, God Himself will destroy the invaders (Ezekiel 38:18-23). So why should you care?

You should care because today, for the first time in human history, we see this alliance forming. Ezekiel identifies these nations as “Magog, Rosh, Meschech, Tubal, Persia, Cush, Put, Gomer, and Beth-togarmah” (Ezekiel 38:1-6). I don’t know about you, but I’m not aware of any nations today with those names. So who are they? While the names of these nations have changed over the years, we can still locate them on a map. Below is a list of each nation, followed by its modern-day name: CONTINUE