By the Scripture’s Own Writers
(Literally: “The mountain of the assembly of [God’s] troops.”) The battle of Jehovah God Almighty in which His executive officer Christ Jesus leads invisible forces of righteousness to destroy satan and his demonic and human organization, eliminating wickedness from the universe and vindicating Jehovah’s universal sovereignty.
Line-up of Sides
Revelation 16:14, 16 “They are, in fact, expressions inspired by demons and perform signs, and they go forth to the kings of the entire inhabited earth, to gather them together to the war of the great day of God the Almighty. And they gathered them together to the place that is called in Hebrew Har-Magedon.”
Revelation 19:19 “And I saw the wild beast and the kings of the earth and their armies gathered together to wage the war with the one seated on the horse and with his army.”
Christians Have No Part in Slaying Work
Ephesians 6:12 “Because we have a fight, not against blood and flesh, but against the governments, against the authorities, against the world-rulers of this darkness, against the wicked spirit forces in the heavenly places.”
2 Corinthians 10:3, 4 “For though we walk in the flesh, we do not wage warfare according to what we are in the flesh. For the weapons of our warfare are not fleshly, but powerful by God for overturning strongly entrenched things.”
2 Chronicles 20:15, 17 “The battle is not yours, but God’s. Ye shall not need to fight in this battle: set yourselves, stand ye still, and see the salvation of Jehovah with you.”
Romans 12:19 “Do not avenge yourselves, beloved, but yield place to the wrath; for it is written: ‘Vengeance is Mine, I will repay, says Jehovah.’ “
Also: Revelation 2:26, 27; 19:13-15; Ezekiel 9:2, 4, 5.
Description of Old World’s Accomplished End
Jeremiah 25:29-33 “I will call for a sword upon all the inhabitants of the earth, saith Jehovah of hosts. … for Jehovah hath a controversy with the nations; … And the slain of Jehovah shall be at that day from one end of the earth even unto the other end of the earth: they shall not be lamented, neither gathered, nor buried; they shall be dung upon the face of the ground.”
Isaiah 34:1-9 “Jehovah has indignation against all the nations, and wrath against all their host: He has utterly destroyed them, he has delivered them to the slaughter.”
Zephaniah 1:14, 17, 18 “The great day of Jehovah is near, . . . the mighty man cries there bitterly. . . . their blood shall be poured out as dust, and their flesh as dung. Neither their silver nor their gold shall be able to deliver them in the day of Jehovah’s wrath; but the whole land shall be devoured by the fire of His jealousy: for He will make an end, yea, a terrible end, of all them that dwell in the land.”
War of Supernatural Forces
Zephaniah 3:8 “Wait ye for Me, saith Jehovah, until the day that I rise up to the prey; for My determination is to gather the nations, that I may assemble the kingdoms, to pour upon them My indignation, even all My fierce anger; for all the earth shall be devoured with the fire of My jealousy.”
Jude 14, 15 “Look! Jehovah came with His holy myriads, to execute judgment against all and to convict all the ungodly concerning all their ungodly deeds that they did in an ungodly way and concerning all the shocking things that ungodly sinners spoke against Him.”
Isaiah 66:15, 16 “Behold, Jehovah will come with fire, and His chariots shall be like the whirlwind; to render His anger with fierceness, and His rebuke with flames of fire. For by fire will Jehovah execute judgment, and by His sword, upon all flesh; and the slain of Jehovah shall be many.”
Zechariah 14:3, 12 “Then shall Jehovah go forth, and fight against those nations, as when He fought in the day of battle. And this shall be the plague wherewith Jehovah will smite all the peoples that have warred against Jerusalem: their flesh shall consume away while they stand upon their feet, and their eyes shall consume away in their sockets, and their tongue shall consume away in their mouth.”
Psalm 46:1-3, 8-10 “Come, behold the works of Jehovah, what desolations He hath made in the earth. He makes wars to cease unto the end of the earth; He breaks the bow, and cuts the spear in sunder; He burns the chariots in the fire.”
Habakkuk 3:2, 11, 12 “O Jehovah, revive Thy work in the midst of the years; in the midst of the years make it known; in wrath remember mercy. The sun and moon stood still in their habitation, at the light of Thine arrows as they went, at the shining of Thy glittering spear. Thou didst march through the land in indignation; Thou didst thresh the nations in anger.”
Also: Psalm 110:5, 6; Matthew 24:20, 21, 35. 36; Joel 3:9-14.
Order of Fall
Revelation 17:12, 16; 19:19-20:3 “And the ten horns . . . and the wild beast, these will hate the harlot and will make her devastated and naked, . . . And the wild beast was caught, and . . . the false prophet. .. both were hurled into the fiery lake . . . But the rest were killed oft with the long sword of the one seated on the horse , . . And I saw an angel . . . and he seized . . . satan, . . . And he hurled him into the abyss.”
Comes Suddenly, Unexpectedly
2 Peter 3:10 “Yet Jehovah’s day will come as a thief, in which the heavens will pass away with a hissing noise, but the elements being intensely hot will be dissolved, and earth and the works in it will be discovered.”
Isaiah 28:21 “For Jehovah will rise up as in mount Perazim, He will be wroth as in the valley of Gibeon; that He may do His work, His strange work, and bring to pass His act, His strange act.”
Luke 21:34, 35 “Pay attention to yourselves that your hearts never become weighed down with overeating and heavy drinking and anxieties of life, and suddenly that day be instantly upon you as a snare. For it will come in upon all those dwelling upon the face of all the earth.”
1 Thessalonians 5:3 “Whenever it is that they are saying, ‘Peace and security!’ then sudden destruction is to be instantly upon them just as the pang of distress upon a pregnant woman, and they will by no means escape.”
Comes After Earth-wide Warning Campaign
Matthew 24:14 “This good news of the kingdom will be preached in all the inhabited earth for the purpose of a witness to all the nations, and then the accomplished end will come.”
Ezekiel 9:2, 4-6 “And behold, six men came from the way of the upper gate, which lies toward the north, every man with his slaughter weapon in his hand; and one man in the midst of them clothed in linen, with a writer’s inkhorn by his side. And Jehovah said unto him, Go through the midst of the city, . . . and set a mark upon the foreheads of the men that sigh and that cry over all the abominations that are done in the midst thereof. And to the others he said … Go ye through the city after him, and smite: let not your eye spare, neither have ye pity; slay utterly the old man, the young man and the virgin, and little children and women; but come not near any man upon whom is the mark.”
Isaiah 6:9, 11 “And He said, Go, and tell this people, . . . Then said I, Lord, how long? And He answered, Until cities be waste without inhabitant, and houses without man, and the land become utterly waste.”
1 Thessalonians 5:4 “But you, brothers, you are not in darkness, so that that day should overtake you as it would thieves.”
Zephaniah 2:2, 3 “Before the decree bring forth, before the day pass as the chaff, before the fierce anger of Jehovah come upon you, before the day of Jehovah’s anger come upon you. Seek ye Jehovah, all ye meek of the earth, that have kept His ordinances; seek righteousness, seek meekness: it may be ye will be hid in the day of Jehovah’s anger.”
Also: Matthew 24:20-22; Revelation 7:9, 10, 14-17.
Will Come in This Generation but Day and Hour Unknown to Man
Matthew 24:34, 36 “This generation will by no means pass away until all these things occur. Concerning that day and hour nobody knows.
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