JW.org posted a sensational cover article entitled Russia Invades Ukraine, surprisingly not punctuated with an exclamation mark, with a subtitle posing the question: Is Bible prophecy being fulfilled? The first paragraph states:
In the early morning hours of February 24, 2022, Russia began a military invasion of Ukraine, despite the efforts of world leaders to avoid war. How might this military conflict affect the world? The secretary-general of the United Nations, António Guterres, said a few days ago: “The price in human suffering, destruction and damage to European and global security is too high to contemplate.”
Evidently, the Watchtower is now a full-fledged propaganda organ of the global cabal, just like all of the mainstream media. Did the Watchtower publish any attention-grabbing articles when the Anglo military machine invaded Iraq or Syria? How about when they assassinated the president of Libya and destroyed that once-prosperous nation?
What efforts did world leaders make to avoid war in Ukraine? I am aware of Macron talking to Putin in the days leading up to the invasion; other than that what efforts did any world leader make to avoid war? The United Nations had endorsed the Minsk Agreement that required Ukraine to cease shelling its own citizens in the Donbas region. The UN never enforced it and over 13,000 Ukrainians have been killed as a result. Why isn’t António Guterres bemoaning the human suffering and damage done to them? More relevant for my concerns, the question is: Who writes this tripe at Bethel?
Back in December Russia published a list of security demands that were reasonable and would not have cost the West anything. Stop the NATO push eastward and remove the missiles aimed at Russia. Honor your promise not to move one inch eastward. The Anglo empire said no way. Putin warned that if Russia’s security concerns were ignored military-technical measures would be employed. Not only were Moscow’s security demands ignored the West stepped up armament shipments to Ukraine and intensified the genocide against the ethnic Russians in the Donbas region. The people of the breakaway republics begged Russia to help them and they rejoiced when Putin came to their aid.
Given the fact that the US-orchestrated coup in 2014 brought to power a faction of Nazi holdovers from the last world war the people of Ukraine, including the 129,000 JWs there, ought to welcome Russia as liberators if they de-Nazify Ukraine as they intend.
Perhaps the Governing Body ought not to wade into complicated geopolitical situations since they clearly are not objective and their nursery school analytics of world affairs are an embarrassment to thinking people.
Pretending to be some sort of Bible authority, the article goes on to say: “Jesus Christ foretold a time when “nation will rise against nation and kingdom against kingdom.”
Say what? As all of Jehovah’s Witnesses know, and many others besides, the Watchtower has long claimed that Jesus’ prophecy was fulfilled in 1914. And if anyone cares to read what Jesus actually said in context, he indicated that these things (including food shortages and pestilence) are just the beginning pangs of distress.
It is e-Watchman that has consistently pointed to the future fulfillment of Jesus’ words in their entirety. Evidently, in a desperate bid to stay relevant the Watchtower is making the absurd claim that the invasion of Ukraine, which may well be over and done in a few days, is the continuation of the beginning pangs of distress that began over 108 years ago! The beginning pangs just keep coming and going in wave after wave, decade after decade. Incredible!
In the next micro paragraph, the Watchtower cites Revelation, saying:
The Bible book of Revelation depicts warfare as a rider who is seated on “a fiery-colored horse” and who takes “peace away from the earth.”
As Jehovah might say, come and let us reason together. If peace was taken from the earth in 1914 was it restored to the world after the First World War ended and then taken from the earth again in 1939 when Hitler invaded Poland and WW2 began and then peace was given back in 1945 after the mushroom clouds over Hiroshima and Nagasaki dissipated? Then taken from the earth again in 1950 when the Korean War began and then reinstalled in 1953 when that regional war ended?
And now with the invasion of a country in eastern Europe that most people couldn’t find on a world map, a country that was created by Russia during the Soviet era, are we to believe that peace has been taken from the earth yet again? As near as I can tell nothing has changed in my part of the earth. Seems pretty peaceful, so far anyway. Heck, the stock market in the US surged on the news that Ukraine had been invaded. Woo hoo! War is good for business as long as death and destruction are confined to some faraway third-world country. Given the overwhelming power of the Russian forces and the precision bombing of specific military targets, may we expect peace to be restored to the earth in the coming days when the Ukrainian resistance collapses? Again, who writes this drivel?
Another bullet point states:
The book of Daniel foretold a rivalry between “the king of the north” and “the king of the south.” (Daniel 11:25-45) Watch the video Fulfilled Prophecy—Daniel Chapter 11 to learn why Russia and its allies can be identified as the king of the north.
If we accept the Watchtower’s interpretation as authentic there are some interesting questions that come to mind. Consider Daniel 11:36, which states: “The king will do as he pleases, and he will exalt himself and magnify himself above every god; and against the God of gods he will speak astonishing things. And he will prove successful until the denunciation comes to a finish; because what is determined must take place.”
Let’s say Russia is fulfilling the first aspect in doing as he pleases. Daniel’s prophecy indicates that the king of the north will prove successful until the end. That means he will ultimately vanquish his nemesis, the king of the south. Indeed, that is why the prophecy concludes with Michael standing up against the king of the north with no mention of the king of the south. Are we then to expect Russia and her allies (as the GB are fond of saying) to conquer the world? It is not out of the question considering the fact that the Russo-Sino alliance is a formidable military power. But do the one-eyed seers of Bethel project that to be the outcome or are they just exploiting today’s headlines to give themselves a much-needed credibility boost?
From my perspective, Russia and China will more than likely defeat the Anglo-American, NATO combine, but it will not be because Russia is the king of the north.
London, which has been the seat of the neo-Roman empire for the past 250 years, is the king of the north. It will prove to be successful by forcing its dumb giant, America, into a suicidal war. The reason London intends to scuttle the system is because their financial empire is beyond bankrupt and only kept intact through constant injection of increasingly worthless money (inflation) and massive accounting fraud and chicanery. China and Russia can survive the crash of the TransAtlantic system. Therefore, war is the only way for the dying empire to stay alive. It hopes to blow up the world and stay on top of the heap of ruins in the aftermath. Evidently, it will be succesful in destroying the nation-state system and imposing a one-world communistic government run by the bankers.
NATO’s provocations in Ukraine may well prove to be the trigger that sparks the next world war and the beginning pangs of distress.
Ironically, Bible prophecy is being fulfilled. The GB and their helpers are proving themselves to be the stupid prophets whom Jehovah denounced in the 13th chapter of Ezekiel.