Saturday, July 12, 2014

Global SITREP C17-14: Exposing a False god on the Altar of Gaza

12 July 2014 Operation Protective Edge - Day Five (OPE-5): Before we begin this next SITREP, It has been impressed upon yours truly that just as Elijah forcefully exposed the ancient false good Ba'al to his adherents (1 Kings 18), so too a process of finality has begun to expose Baal's modern counterpart Allah as the false god that he is.  With respect to Israel's modern Islamist enemies encircling all around her, the prophets of the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob; the God of Israel's fathers who told Moses to say "I AM THAT I AM has sent me" (Exodus 3), the one true God is now about the business of exposing yet another false god. 

These enemies of the God of Israel (Psalm 83:2) are very fond of saying "if Allah wills" and who cry out how great he is every time they send a rocket to bring fire upon the children of Israel. How is it that this false god truly wills upon them good tidings when even Egypt has shut them out and closed its door to them? What beneficent act has this Allah bestowed upon the jihadists of Gaza when they have been so thoroughly boxed in against the Mediterranean Sea on one side, and by razor wire on all other sides, and beyond which, and above which, lies the existential threat posed to them all by army of Israel? From this altar that is Gaza, the false god of total submission will now save those who wage jihad against the children of Israel; who dare rage against the God who has gathered them once again into Eretz Israel from the four corners of the Earth?

Psalm 83:13-18; Isaiah 11:11-16, Ezekiel 28:24-26 and the whole of Ezekiel 35 are just three of the prophetically instructive passages for us to be mindful of as these days progress in to the weeks and months ahead; they foretell the plight and fate of those who wage war against the God of Israel and His people! How much clearer can our Lord say it than, "they will dwell securely, when I execute judgments on all those around them who despise them. Then they shall know that I am the Lord their God,"  and "Because you have had an ancient hatred, and have shed the blood of the children of Israel by the power of the sword at the time of their calamity, when their iniquity came to an end, therefore, as I live, I will prepare you for blood, and blood shall pursue you; since you have not hated blood, therefore blood shall pursue you." It doesn't get any clearer than this. On the altar that is Gaza will these prophetic words now begin to be made manifest before our own witnessing eyes. "Then you shall know that I am the Lord." Amen.

Pour water on Gaza. Let it Rain!

12 July 2014 OPE Day Five - Recapping Today's Events: After a brief lull, which is only relative to the pace of hostilities of previous days, OPE-5 brought the heaviest rocket fire and IAF air strike yet.  For the first time the IAF engaged in carpet bombing, with even heavier combat operations poised to commence in just hours. A final warning to evacuate urban areas was issued by the IDF to Gaza civilians. With Israeli Special Forces already surgically operating inside Gaza and then withdrawing (make no mistake, these are SpecOps - not a ground invasion) the handwriting is on the wall that the IDFs heavy armored and mechanized invasion force will not be far behind. This is a massive armored force to be sure. Additionally, with more three rockets coming into Israel from Lebanon, the entire dynamic of this war could change rather dramatically without out much additional forewarning. First indication of unease within the Arab League surfaces with the Kuwait delegation (the current Arab League chair is held by Kuwait) calling for an urgent meeting to be convened. This is another dynamic which could change very dramatically.

13 July OPE Day Six - IDF Warning Order: Indeed, the IDFs warning order for northern Gaza residents to hastily move to southern areas had a suspense of 12 Noon, local time, for completion. That suspense is now a full  +2 hours passed into history.  Based upon the IDF ultimatum (image below) to Gaza's population, I would speculate that in reality all of northern Gaza has been partitioned off on the IDF military planners maps on a line roughly from the Karni Crossing to the Mediterranean Sea and from there to northern Gaza border just south of Netiv Haasara and the Erez Crossing (the area boxed in red in the image above). If I am not mistaken, the sheer volume of rocket fire from this area has led to a determination by Israel's political leaders to seize it whole, quarantine it with IDF armor and then systematically raze it and sterilize it by brute force. This region of the Gaza Strip may more likely resemble the surface of the moon when this operation has become mission complete.

Final Update OPE Day 6: After the sun had set this evening in Israel mortar fire from inside Syria impacted near a Druse village called Mas'ade on the Golan Heights. The IDF returned fire with artillery directed at a total of nine Syrian army positions scoring several direct hits. That would tend to indicate that the first Syrian military casualties are likely to have occurred during Operation Protective Edge as Day 6 came to a close. There is no question the Syrian army deliberately attacked the Israeli side of the Golan and Israel responded with overwhelming force - as expected. 

14 July 2014 OPE Day 7 Roundup: The war continued apace today; it arrived and departed without an execute order for the ground forces to move on northern Gaza. The Gaza rocket fire and IAF counter-sorties continued without much change from the previous six days; it's as if this type of warfare has become routine fare... the air war goes on. This is so true that most media took to tallying up the number of rockets versus the number of IAF strikes that have occurred over the past seven days. In Judea and Samaria the situation remains as violent as ever; one Arab was shot and killed by IDF troops after he attacked their security patrol, and dozens of others were arrested. IDF units continue to train up for urban warfare. Another Syrian attack against the Golan occurred late today, but this time it was not mortar fire but a pair of missiles that were fired and impacted in the Golan.


hartdawg said...

Sean, is there any truth to the rumor that graphic footage of casualties that allegedly came from Gaza really did not come from Gaza? I'm hearing that a lot lately

Sean Osborne said...

No truth to that rumor.

The enemy is notorious for making fraudulent claims, particularly through staged or just plain bogus video footage.

hartdawg said...

This actually looks like zephaniah 2:4-5. Is zephaniah 2 the same as psalm 83 or is it something different?

Sean Osborne said...

It's all the same... any prophecy primarily dealing with the "inner ring" of enemies around Israel is related to the overall Psalm 83 pre-70th Week end time war.

hartdawg said...

Thanks Sean. That's been my suspicion. Usually when I hear teaching on psalm 83 I hear Ezekiel 35, obadiah, and Jeremiah 49 mentioned, but I rarely hear zephaniah chapter 2 mentioned. Just one more question, (for now anyway:)) do the preceding verses in zephaniah chapter 2, vvs 1-3, speak of a pre 70th week harpadzo? I ask because I find it rather interesting that it mentions it before the psalm 83 war (even though I believe psalm 83 occurs before the harpadzo)

Anonymous said...

It was Israel that signed on to giving Hamas a launching pad with Oslo, now they suffer the consequences of their rebellion against God in dividing the land. This cycle will continue to be repeated.

Sean Osborne said...


Allow me to educate you just a little bit.

1.) Israel, for the most part, remains in disbelief. However, they will not always be this way for God is going to show Himself to Israel, and He will pour out His Spirit upon them in the near future. Why, because He is a loving and merciful God. Read the Bible, and the passages I included with SITREP C17-14 and you will come to understand the truth of the matter.

2.) The Oslo Accords have been an abject failure for the past 21 years. They were designed by men under dark influences to ultimately destroy Israel. The God of Abraham, Isac and Jacob would NEVER allow Oslo to succeed, and the archangel Michael is standing by with his angelic army to defend Israel from the failure of Oslo. If you doubt this then you must read the Book of Daniel again to see what the angel Gabriel prophetically declared about the days ahead.

Indeed, how would anyone who has read and therefore should understand what God has foretold, nay, FOREORDAINED, through the ancient prophets say "This cycle will continue to be repeated"???

Clearly, it is either that person does not understand what God has FOREORDAINED... or that person has rejected the prophetic Word of God concerning Israel. Period.

Would anyone say that the children of Israel, now under daily incessant bombardment by missiles born of an ancient hatred, and who are in their bomb shelters all over the State of Israel are just sitting there twiddling their thumbs until the 'all clear' signal is given, OR are they in fervent and incessant prayer to the God of their fathers.

Trust me, a great host of the children of Israel are in fervent prayer to the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.

And the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob hears their prayers, and He will respond and act upon those prayers.

Read your Bible, and these things will become clear to you.