EAST EARTH is being made ready for the end times. What is East Earth? It is the name I give to one part of the three parts of Mystery Babylon (MB). MB is shown in Chronicles (Chapters 46) as being the entire world.
East Earth is shown in the circle diagram, and includes China, India, Australia, Southeast Asia, and, yes, likely Russia as well. Half of the planet’s human population is in East Earth.
East Earth, and how it came to be, is discussed in more detail in this post and Chronicles Chapter 47.
What May Happen?
Geopolitical influences will likely see the people of East Earth losing their self-perceived precious moral codes of Buddhism, Confucianism, and Hinduism, to varying extents, as China’s communist party, i.e. “the kings from the east” (Rev. 16:12) exerts its tyranny on the entire region. Their preciously held moral codes stemming from their beliefs in the aforementioned religions is the stumbling block making these nations the path (Matt. 13).
The major over-arching themes to look for in East Earth during the end times boil down to the following three:
1) China will attempt to conquer and control all of East Earth.
2) China will ramp up the tyranny of its government.
3) China will make war with Center Earth, the region that falls away from the gospel, the region controlled by the Antichrist. Revelation 16:12 and Daniel 11:44 suggest the armies of East Earth will attack Center Earth.
China Will Attempt to Conquer East Earth
We are already seeing signs of both China’s increasing aggressiveness towards its neighbors, as well as its neighbors making themselves easier to conquer. The Chinese in centuries past—and I’m not aware of any sign to tell us this has changed—have looked at themselves as the superior race, i.e. all other peoples are barbarians. When outside technologically superior military powers such as Great Britain started carving up their country in the nineteenth century their reaction was one of humiliation. Part of the Chinese’ leadership is to overcome this humiliation and take its self-seen rightful position as controlling the world.
We see signs of this already. One is with China’s threats to conquer Taiwan.
Another is with China’s claim to almost the entire South China Sea (see map). There are several nations in the region, each with their own claim, but China’s overlaps them all.
China is increasing the size of its military. One example is China’s second aircraft carrier is undergoing tests. The US may have ten carriers, and most other powers such as Britain and Russia only have one each, but China now has two. Two may not seem like much but all great powers had to start somewhere.
Another sign of China’s possible future conquests come from the nations that might be the targets. Australia, blessed with all the oil it needs for self-sustainment, has unwisely decided to stop drilling to save the environment, and now buys most of its fuel (gasoline, diesel, aviation) from Singapore and South Korea, which in turn get all their oil from the sources that will be overrun by Iran during the Second Signpost. Australia may not be able to resist an invasion by China, but at least it might have had a chance. Now with no fuel for its tanks and fighters, Australia might be an easy target.
And why would China go after Australia? Australia is a one-stop shop for industrial minerals. In 2015 Australia produced the following: 30% of the world’s aluminum (#1 worldwide), 25% of its iron (#2 worldwide), 15% manganese, 12% zinc (#2 worldwide), 10% gold (#2 worldwide), nickel (#4 worldwide), uranium (#3 worldwide), 7% coal (#4 worldwide), 5% silver (#4 worldwide). China is already Australia’s largest customer for minerals. One can easily see why Australia would be a choice target—a major producer of the world’s minerals, and lightly defended. The Australian government is likely making one big assumption: the US will come to their rescue, but if the US cannot stop Iran, it won’t likely be able to do anything else either.
Another sign is China loans billions of dollars to nations in the region for infrastructure development. The receiving nation is usually corrupt, doesn’t use the funds correctly, cannot pay the debt, and so China assumes ownership. This has happened in Sri Lanka and Kenya.
Yet another sign that appeared just last week was the knee-jerk reaction to the shooting in New Zealand. Out of a population of 5 million, there are 1.25 million firearms it is estimated. The reaction is to try to confiscate as many as possible. Compare that number to the New Zealand army of 6,000. If China were to invade, and if New Zealanders had the same attitude to aggression that Britain did under Churchill, civilian militias would be far more effective at fighting than a mere 6,000 troops. If most of their firearms are to be confiscated, that would make New Zealand a softer target. Like the Australian government, the New Zealand government also seems short-sighted.
China Will Ramp up Tyranny
Tyranny will ramp up to replace the moral codes set in place by Confucianism, Buddhism, and even Hinduism if China rules India. As explained in Chronicles, this will be done so God can have as many people in East Earth come to Him, who have used the moral codes as a stumbling block, not understanding the need for a relationship with the true God.
It seemed for the last several years what with capitalism growing China’s economy, and the one-child policy being ended in 2016, that the oppressiveness of the Chinese government was relaxing. However, with Xi Jinping taking power in 2013, he is returning the communist party to being more tyrannical. One example is the social credit program.
Christian ministries that interface with the underground church in China have said in the last few years that oppression is stepping up.
We should expect to see more developments along these lines, both within China, and in other countries if China takes over and occupies them.
China Will Make War with Center Earth
There are two ongoing signs of East Earth making war with Center Earth.
For the last fifty years or so, we have witnessed tensions along the India-Pakistan border. Muslim Pakistan and Hindu India have been on alert against each other for years. India has been standing up to Islam for the last thirteen centuries.
The second sign arose only recently. The Chinese government has interned one million or so of its Uighur population in its far west province bordering Muslim Kazakhstan.
The western borders of India and China, and the borders of Russia in Central Asia and Europe, are the land borders of East Earth with Center Earth (see map of Asia). The western border of India and of China are both showing military, racial, and religious tensions.
There are three major themes for East Earth proposed in my book, Chronicles. We are seeing multiple signs going on right now, in all three categories.
If these proposed themes are true, in the times ahead we should expect to see more signs related to the three themes. The Chinese communist party will increase its oppression of the populations it rules. China will show more aggression against its neighbors, including attack and invasion. More nations surrounding China will be put in more compromising positions (Japan and South Korea come to mind once the Second Signpost begins).
I believe when the Second Signpost begins, these signs will only ramp up in intensity. During the Tribulation, East Earth begins its great final war with Center Earth during the sixth bowl and sixth trumpet.
Many Christians in many countries, outside of the Middle East, may be wondering what will become of their part of the world in the end times. We have some possible answers from Chronicles.
Watch this website for further reporting of related events in East Earth, just as in the Middle East.