Saturday, September 22, 2012


Psalm 83 is a psalm that through the years millions of Christians must have read and been blessed by, without realizing that it actually contains a profound prophecy about the Last days. It prophetically describes an attack that will be launched on Israel, the final effect of which will be an amazing victory that will cause the attackers to acknowledge that Yahweh is the one true God.

The Psalm predicts the very nations that will attack Israel, all of which are today  Islamic nations. Their aim is to wipe Israel off the map, destroying even its very memory.

They say, “Come, let us wipe them out as a nation so that Israel’s name will no longer be remembered.” For they have conspired with one mind; they form an alliance against You—
the tents of Edom and the Ishmaelites, Moab and the Hagrites, Gebal, Ammon, and Amalek, Philistia with the inhabitants of Tyre. Even Assyria has joined them; they lend support[c] to the sons of Lot. Selah HCSB

The final verses describe the ultimate result of the attack.
Psalm 83:17-18
17 Let them be put to shame and terrified forever; let them perish in disgrace. 18 May they know that You alone—whose name is Yahweh—are the Most High over all the earth. HCSB

The attack on Israel, vividly described in Psalm 83 and Zechariah 12, is a critical stage in a plan to establish a New Islamic Caliphate meant to initially dominate the Middle East and subsequently the whole world.  Many Islamic leaders around the world are now talking openly and boldly about the current emergence of this dream. Presently Israel is the world’s first line of defence against this sinister aim which would eventually have a profoundly sinister negative effect on every nation. One part of that effect would be the total banning of Judaism, Christianity and all world religions other than Islam. The Caliphate would seek to ultimately introduce radical Shariah law across the whole earth.  What should every Bible believing person do in the face of this threatened onslaught?

Gerald Rowlands

Saturday, September 1, 2012


What Is The New Caliphate?
©Gerald Rowlands

The fanatical elements of modern Islam now believe that a dream that many Muslims have cherished for centuries, can finally be realized. It is a dream in which Islam will dominate the whole world under a new Islamic caliphate, bringing it under total subjection to shariah law. An Islamic caliphate is the equivalent of a kingdom. Muslim are now declaring that Jerusalem will be its capital city. Israel is therefore currently the first line of defense in a war that Islam believes will ultimately bring the whole world under Islamic control. This dream can only be aborted by a supernatural victory that Yahweh Sabaoth will achieve for Israel.

There has never been a day when modern Israel is at so much risk. The danger they face from every direction is far worse than the six day war in 1967. The threat stems from the current rise of  radical Islam and its fresh determination to establish a new caliphate with Jerusalem as its capital city. Although such a caliphate has long been the dream of radical Islamists, it is only in recent times that they have openly declared that the dream can now be realized. Recent drastic changes in Iran and Egypt have given Muslims cause to believe that the dream can finally be realized.  We have been focusing recently on the attack that will soon be launched on Israel and Jerusalem, vividly depicted especially in Psalm 83 and Zechariah 12 and mentioned in numerous other parts of the Bible.  We need to ask  “What is the ultimate objective of this attack?” I believe that in the Islamic mind it is the all important step towards a world under Muslim rule.

Psalms 83:1-8
1 O God, don't sit idly by, silent and inactive!
2 Don't you hear the tumult of your enemies? Don't you see what your arrogant enemies are doing?
3 They devise crafty schemes against your people, laying plans against your precious ones.
4 "Come," they say, "let us wipe out Israel as a nation. We will destroy the very memory of its existence."
5 This was their unanimous decision. They signed a treaty as allies against you  
6 these Edomites and Ishmaelites, Moabites and Hagrites,
7 Gebalites, Ammonites, and Amalekites, and people from Philistia and Tyre.
8 Assyria has joined them, too, and is allied with the descendants of Lot. NLT

1.     This attack is made primarily against Yahweh and His chosen people.
2.     The plans are carefully made in secret.
3.     The nations involved have formed an alliance and made a treaty.
4.     They plan to totally obliterate Israel and even the memory of its existence.
5.     The nations involved are all Islamic
6.     They plan to establish Islamic rule over “Palestine.”
7.     The next steps would be towards world domination.
8.     Judaism and Christianity would be outlawed.
9.     No religions other than Islam would be allowed to be practiced.
10.The whole world would subsequently come under Shariah law.

Thousands of Muslim Brotherhood supporters in Egypt recently declared, “We can see how the dream of the Islamic caliphate is now being realized, God willing, by Dr. Mohamed Mursi,”
Safwat Higazi (a leader of the Muslim Brotherhood) recently (7-5-2012) told thousands of Brotherhood supporters at a Cairo soccer stadium, as President Mursi – the movement’s presidential candidate looked on – and other Brotherhood officials nodded in agreement. “The capital of the caliphate – the capital of the United States of the Arabs – will be Jerusalem, God willing,” Higazi said. “Our capital shall not be in Cairo, Mecca or Medina,” he said, before leading the crowd in chants of “Millions of martyrs march toward Jerusalem.”
A caliphate is the traditional Islamic form of government, presided over by a caliph, either appointed or elected person, who is considered the political leader of all Muslims. It also incorporates a shura, a body similar to a parliament, that represents the will of the people and may elect and/or advise the caliph. Though originally  and ideally according to some, a caliphate — or the caliphate — is a unique entity that unites all Muslims under its rule.
Abdullah Azzam a leading Islamic terrorist, declares that his life "revolved around a single goal, namely the establishment of Allah's Rule on earth" and restoring the caliphate.
The New Caliphate Necessitates Complete Conquest Of Israel
Following are excerpts from an interview with Hamas MP and cleric Yunis Al-Astal, which aired on Al-Aqsa TV on May 11, 2011:

Yunis Al-Astal: The [Jews] are brought in droves to Palestine so that the Palestinians – and the Islamic nation behind them – will have the honor of annihilating the evil of this gang.
…All the predators, all the birds of prey, all the dangerous reptiles and insects, and all the lethal bacteria are far less dangerous than the Jews.
…In just a few years, all the Zionists and the settlers will realize that their arrival in Palestine was for the purpose of the great massacre, by means of which Allah wants to relieve humanity of their evil.
…When Palestine is liberated and its people return to it, and the entire region, with the grace of Allah, will have turned into the United States of Islam, the land of Palestine will become the capital of the Islamic Caliphate, and all these countries will turn into states within the Caliphate.

A decisive battle will soon be launched against Israel by all her near neighbors plus Iran (Psalm 83 and Zechariah 12). It will be an extremely decisive attack that will alter the whole world’s future. The Church must be ready for this attack, and its amazing aftermath.

1.  A Dilemma Is: A situation in which an extremely difficult choice has to be made between two or more difficult alternatives, especially equally undesirable ones.  Israel’s present dilemma in the face of ferocious threats of annihilation, is whether to wait or to strike.  The haunting memories of the gas chambers, and what happened when Jews “waited” in the 1930’s, are still vivid and raw in the Jewish minds. The awful dilemma that currently faces Benjamin Netanyahu is whether to wait for an attack to be launched on Israel, or to launch a pre-emptive strike.

In the 1930’s European Jews waited anxiously,  hopeful that Germany would relent from its threats, the result was  a massive annihilation of innocent Jews.
They were believing for deliverance until the last moment but six million perished. Their belief was partly in man’s ultimate civilized humanity. Sadly,
not even the Church showed it. The Church worldwide stood in idle silence. What about today’s Church?
The scene today is reminiscent of Masadah when 980 Jews committed suicide rather than fall into the hands of the Romans in AD 73. Masada today is one of the Jewish people's greatest symbols. Many Israeli soldiers take an oath there: "Masada shall not fall again." 

The battle today is between western civilized secular culture, and traditional Islamic belief in world domination.. The growth of Islamic Fundamentalism is an attempt to restore Islam to the glories of Islamic history. Many Fundament  - alist (Muslims) ask themselves the question, If Islam is the religion of Allah, why are we being defeated by the West (United States) and Israel.  The fundamentalist sees the problem with the failure of Islamic nations to live as the Quran commands.

The often stated purpose of International Islam is ultimately total world conquest. This began in the Middle Ages, being eventually defeated at Poitiers (Tours) by Charles Martell. In 732.

1 The first stage of the intended conquest is the absolute destruction of Israel, transforming it into the capital city of the new world Islamic caliphate. 

2 Secondly, the conquest of USA, then, the remainder of the world. The USA is known to Muslims as “The great satan.”  Israel is called the small satan.
Through an Islamic triumph over Iraq, Afghanistan, Egypt, Libya and all nations of the Arabic alliance. The new Egyptian President  Mursi announcing the birth of  a New World Caliphate, with Jerusalem as its capital city, recently declared  “our capital will not be Cairo or Mecca but Al Qods”. (Jerusalem)

3 A third phase of Islamic strategy is through planned immigrant invasion. USA, Canada, UK, France, Belgium etc.  Millions of Muslims are successfully entering non Islamic nations. Whilst many of these may be genuinely seeking a better life for themselves and their children, many are also settling in their new nations secretly waiting for a day when Islam will plan to conquer that nation.

4 A fourth strategy is through mass natural population increase.  It is well known that Muslim families are the most prolific nations on earth.

Islamic Al Qod’s Day
The present level of fanatical militancy towards Israel and Jerusalem was launched in 1979, when the founder of Iran's Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Khomeini, declared that the last Friday of Ramadan would henceforth be Qods Day (this year it fell on August 17, 2012), and that this holiday would express the Iranian aspiration for the liberation of the lands of Palestine from Israel. Committee for Supporting the Intifada in Palestine Director-General Hossein explained: "Qods Day is the day when millions of sons of the Muslim peoples, in Iran and in the Islamic countries, are in the arena of confrontation with the arrogance [i.e. the West, headed by the U.S.] and the Zionist regime, and call unanimously, with “divine”  inspiration and while fasting [during Ramadan], for the destruction of the regime occupying Jerusalem and for the victory of the Intifada of the Palestinian people." IRNA (Iran), July 29, 2012.

In August of 2012, some 5 million pilgrims at Mecca celebrated this intention.

What Is At Stake In this war?
The ultimate triumph or failure of  Islam.
The ultimate truth or lies of the Koran, and Hadith’s prophecies.
The conquest of Israel and capture of Temple Mount.
The establishment of the ultimate world caliphate  with capital in Jerusalem. In its infancy, Islamists bowed towards Jerusalem. The present plan is to revive the glory of ancient Islam which essentially includes Islamic rule over Palestine (Israel)
What Is In Islam’s Arsenal?
Militant Islam has been resurrected  aided by huge Islamic oil supplies.
Islam has immense wealth for building mosques, buying universities and various favors internationally. Etc
A deliberate migration policy into many non Islamic nations
A vast variety of  ultra offensive weapons of mass destruction.
Cleverly designed plans and strategies for every eventuality. 
Fanatical belief in Allah and fulfillment of his prophetic plans.
Islam’s intense fanatical intention.

Muslim Attack on Israel and Jerusalem   (Psalm 83, Zech 12)
1.     The attack on Israel will soon be launched.  (Psalm 83 and Zechariah 12)
2.     God will grant Israel an astounding victory.   (Zechariah 12:8-9) The ensuing war will be between Allah and Yahweh
3.     The Holy Spirit will be poured out upon Israel  (Zechariah 12:10)
4.     The nation will repent and be transformed.   (Zechariah 12:11)
5.     Traditional Bible prophecy will be seen in a new light.
6.     Messianic Jews and Christians will emerge as ONE NEW MAN.
7.     Increasing anti-Semitism will be against Israel, Jewish people and Messianic Christians.
8.     A world wide battle between believers in Christ, and the Muslim anti Christ will increase.

If The Islamic Attack On Israel Was Successful
1.     Iran, Egypt  and  their Islamic allies on the borders of Israel, are working fervently towards their ultimate plan to subjugate the world.
2.     The attack on Israel would be the first essential step. Claiming Eretz Israel for Islam.
3.     Allah would then be regarded as the true god of the universe .  If the Islamic forces were able to achieve the victorious result they passionately seek, Allah and Islam would be feared throughout the world.
4.     The Koran would also be proven to be true.
5.     The Bible would be proved to be false and worthless. More than 25% of the Bible is predictive prophecy, most of it involving the ultimate future of Israel
6.     Every Jew and Christian would have to embrace Islam or be killed.
7.     The Muslim Anti Christ would rule the world. (Revelation 13:8-12).
8.     The civilizing influence of Judeo/Christianity would be lost forever.
9.     The Western World would be dragged back into the dark ages.
10.The world would never recover from such a calamity.

Many Bible prophecies,  that most Christians have always felt referred to the dim and distant future, will soon be fulfilled. Ironically it is the Muslim world that positively anticipates such prophetic fulfillment at this time rather than the Christians. However the great victory that God achieves for Israel that is described so graphically in Psalm 83 and Zechariah 12, will demoralize many Muslims and greatly minimize the influence of Islam. Many Muslims will convert to faith in the Messiah and the God of Israel. Israel’s territory and influence will increase enormously. In eras that unfold after this, the world will go through many grievous trials but both Israel and the Church will experience many resounding triumphs and victories.
How To Pray
1.     Understand that Israel will become the world’s first line of successful defence against it becoming a Shariah Caliphate.
2.     Pray for Benjamin Netanyahu and his cabinet for Divine wisdom.
3.     Pray for the whole nation of Israel for deliverance and safety. Pray for all members of the IDF.
4.     Pray that the attack will be minimized in regard to loss of lives.
5.     Pray for the victory envisaged in Psalm 83 and Zechariah 12.
6.     Pray for the ultimate spiritual restoration of Israel. (Zech 12:10 – 13:1)
7.     Pray for millions of Muslim conversions to Messiah.