Weapons of War as Fuel

Answers Concerning Prophecies and things future #16

Weapons of War as Fuel

The apparent difficulty here is that in view of the composition of modern weapons of war, it seems impossible that the debris of the Gogian munitions of war would suffice for seven years’ fuel (Ezek. xxxix. 9).

“And they that dwell in the cities of Israel, shall go forth, and shall burn and set fire upon the weapons, and on the shields, and bucklers, upon the bows, and upon the arrows, and upon the staves in their hands, and upon the spears, and they shall burn them with fire seven years.” (Eze 39:9 GenevaBible)

But, as stated, the difficulty is only apparent, for we must remember that “weapons” of war include wagons, motor lorries, trains, etc. As we pen this answer, there are passing under our very gaze motor after motor, all more or less debris, returning “from the front”*. This work has been going on for more than a year, and still continues; all excellent fuel.

Realise this is only one district of many, in one country out of many, and we shall see the picture in Ezek. xxxix. is no exaggeration.

F. G. Jannaway

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Note:

The articles in this series from #2 written by F.G. Jannaway and W.H. Boulton were written in the period of the first World War.

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Preceding

Answers Concerning Prophecies and things future #1 Introduction: What is Prophecy? – Prophets, fortune-tellers and Prophecy

Answers Concerning Prophecies and things future #2 Shiloh

Answers Concerning Prophecies and things future #3 Job’s Redeemer

Answers Concerning Prophecies and things future #4 Judah — Gods Battle Axe

Answers Concerning Prophecies and things future #5 Evening Morning Period

Answers Concerning Prophecies and things future #6 Daniel’s Seventy Weeks

Answers Concerning Prophecies and things future #7 Toes of the Image

Answers Concerning Prophecies and things future #8 The Fourth Beast

Answers Concerning Prophecies and things future #9 Michael the Great Prince

Answers Concerning Prophecies and things future #10 Gog

Answers Concerning Prophecies and things future #11 King of the North

Answers Concerning Prophecies and things future #12 The Little Horn of the Goat

Answers Concerning Prophecies and things future #13 Antiochus Epiphanes

Answers Concerning Prophecies and things future #14 Tarshish

Answers Concerning Prophecies and things future #15 More about Tarshish

Concerning some writers of our series on prophecy #2 Frank George Jannaway

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