Bible Prophecy Revealed

Signs From God of Civil War?

(1) Two Total Solar Eclipses

Because of the Great American Eclipse, that took place August 21, 2017, I learned some things about solar eclipses that have me very concerned about the future of America. I looked into the history of solar eclipses and learned that bad things often happen with significant total solar eclipses.

Total solar eclipses were often seen as harbingers of apocalypse by ancient cultures. In Genesis 1:14 God says that the sun and moon were created for light and for “signs.” In the Hebrew it means a signal, or flag. So God is saying that he intends to give mankind signals using the sun and moon.

One of the most important signals is the total solar eclipse. Science tells us that the total solar eclipse is unique in the solar system. The only way such an event happens is because the size of the moon is just perfect in relation to its distance from the sun, and its distance from earth, so that it perfectly fits over the sun when viewed from earth.

I personally would expect to see a total eclipse on a regular basis, just like the phases of the moon, but they appear at different times and different locations. Scientists know how to calculate when and where they will be, but they are not regular.

If you look at a picture of the path of the total solar eclipse of 2017, and the path of the total solar eclipse that is coming in 2024, the two paths form an X like what is on the Confederate flag.

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I carefully counted all the states that will see the 2024 eclipse, and if the path in the picture is totally accurate, it will pass through or at least touch 13 states, the number of states in the Confederacy, and the number of stars on the Confederate flag.

It goes through the heart of Texas, the corner of Oklahoma, Arkansas, Missouri, Illinois, the western edge of Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio, the corner of Pennsylvania, New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine. The 2017 eclipse only affected America, but the 2024 also crosses Mexico and the tip of Canada.

There have been people predicting another U.S. civil war for several decades, so when I saw the map of the U.S. with both solar eclipses on it, it hit me, “That is like the Confederate flag!” Is God painting a confederate flag over the United States?

(2) Historical Events

Now let’s look at some historical information about total solar eclipses. According to Mark Biltz, the city of Nineveh had a plague one year, followed by a war the next year, followed by another plague the next year, followed by a total solar eclipse on June 15, 763 B.C. Then the prophet Jonah showed up and called them to repent or be destroyed. So now we can understand why the people of Nineveh repented at the preaching of Jonah. God had already sent repeated judgments and a warning by an eclipse, so they were ready to repent.

Since God said he will give us signals, then the total eclipses of the last century should be connected to significant events here on earth, and this has happened. The once large Ottoman Empire had already lost its domains in North Africa in the 1800s, so not much was left. Then on June 28, 1914 Archduke Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated in Hungary, sparking World War 1. The first declaration of war came after a month of diplomacy on July 28, and the first conflict was on August 4th.

Then on August 21, 1914 a total eclipse occurred over the Eastern European nations of Belarus and Ukraine that continued down through modern Turkey and touched the northern edges of Syria and Iraq. Turkey, Syria and Iraq were about 80% of what was left of the Ottoman Empire, with the addition of Lebanon, Israel, Jordan, and the Western edge of Arabia.

It was during WW1 that the Ottoman Empire came to its end, leaving only Turkey, then the nations of the Middle East were formed as they are today. So was this total eclipse at the start of this war just a coincidence? I do not believe it was.

There was another total eclipse four years later; this one went all the way across the continental United States on June 8th, 1918. It went from Florida through Mississippi, Oklahoma, then up through Oregon and Washington. Was there anything related to the U.S. that happened that year? Yes, in Jan. 1918 the worldwide influenza epidemic began that killed 50-100 million people. It was the deadliest plague in human history. Most researchers believe that it likely began in the United States, though some believe it started in Asia, or Europe.

[A] first wave of influenza appeared early in the spring of 1918 in Kansas and in military camps throughout the US. Few noticed the epidemic in the midst of the war. (The Influenza Pandemic of 1918,

The American military took the virus to Europe where it spread quickly to many nations, making it a global epidemic, even reaching Pacific islands and the Arctic. An estimated 675,000 Americans died of the epidemic, more than died in WW1 and WW2 combined.

The epidemic only lasted about a year, and ended suddenly. In Philadelphia, 4,597 people died the second week of October, but less than a month later it had almost disappeared. (The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History, John M. Barry, p. 370)

The first wave of the disease was not as powerful as the second wave that came in the fall, and killed very quickly. This means that the majority of the deaths likely occurred in less than six months.

It was called the Spanish Flu because most of Europe censored press reports about it because of the war. But Spain was not in the war and so it appeared that the epidemic had hit there much harder because of more press coverage.

There was a total eclipse of the sun on May 29, 1919 across the nation of Brazil. That year Epitácio Pessoa became president. Even though Brazil prospered during WW1, his presidency was marked by military revolts. Troubles continued well after his term until there was a revolution in 1930.

These eclipses do not cause tragic things to happen, but I believe God often sends them as signs. In other words, God is saying that he is watching and knows what is happening, and that everything is under his control. Sometimes he may even be saying that he is causing the events.

(3) The Great American Eclipse

So now we come to what was called the Great American Eclipse of 2017 that occurred August 21, and was seen only in the United States, no other countries! So does this mean that something momentous is going to happen involving America? It is very probable.

Notice that the WW1 eclipse came on the exact same day as the Great American Eclipse of 2017. Was this also a sign? A warning to America? The first movements and conflict of WW1 came just days before the eclipse, and in the U.S. there was a major conflict between the far right and the far left in Charlottesville, Virginia on August 12th.

Far right racist groups had a permit to march against the removal of a statue of Robert E. Lee, a general of the first U.S. Civil War. But a far left group, called “Antifa,” blocked the street to prevent them from marching into the park. Both sides knew what was going to happen, and both sides came armed with clubs, mace, pepper spray, shields, and helmets.

The far-right groups pushed through the blockade, thus violence began. But where was the police? The mayor and the governor, both Democrats, knew that this would happen, but the police were told to stand down and let it happen so they could blame the violence on the far right, and thus on everyone that voted for President Trump, since the Democrats have labeled everyone who voted for Trump as right-wing racists. Of course, both sides were responsible, like President Trump said, and his words caused outrage among the left.

If the only place you get your news is from evening network TV news shows, you are not being told the entire truth. All they reported was that a car driven by one of the far right marchers rammed into a crowd of “counter-protestors” and killed a girl. Those “counter-protestors” were Antifa and several other socialist / Communist groups.

Since then there have been massive protests in several cities across America, but those are also barely reported on. These protests are calling for an end to free speech in America. Free speech is something that has been one of the most cherished freedoms this country has ever had.

The U.S. Supreme Court has repeatedly upheld the right of people to speak freely, even when other people do not like what is being said. But the Democrats have been trying for years to remove free speech. Former president Obama tried to outlaw criticism of Islam. I could go on a long time on this topic, but I will make it short. George Washington said, “If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.”

Antifa claims to be Anti-fascists, but they use violence to stop anyone and any speech they do not agree with, so they are the fascists. They are also anti-capitalism and anti-government, in other words, Communists/Socialists. (More on the division in America, later).


 (4) The Civil War Eclipse

So now we come to the next eclipse of April 8, 2024, which is less than 7 years from the latest eclipse. While other people are/were obsessed with the constellation Virgo and planets of Sept. 23-24, hoping for the Rapture, God is painting a huge sign right across the entire continental United States that looks similar to a Confederate flag, which means it is pointing to civil war.

Does this mean the next civil war will begin in 2024? Or does it mean we will have civil war until 2024? When you consider what is happening in our nation today, I am concerned enough to see it as a warning. I believe we should all take it as a warning from God and prepare.

(5) Little Egypt

The region of the U.S. that is covered by the center of the X, where the two paths cross, is mostly in southern Illinois, in an area known as “Little Egypt.” The most often given cause for the name is because it had bountiful grain harvests at a time when the northern part of the state had a freeze that destroyed their crops. So the south supplied what the north needed, much like what happened in the Bible when Egypt stored grain and sold it during a famine. There are even place names associated with Egypt, such as a city named Cairo.

Egypt had three days of darkness, which was the 9th plague that came just before the final plague, which was the death of every first born human and animal. So is God trying to warn us of coming death?

The region was also the location of a blood feud between some families that resulted in 495 assaults, including the murder of 285 people between 1839-1876. Since it is on the border of the South, when the Civil War broke out, some of the people went for the North and some for the South. So does this have any significance for us? The region contained a lot of division and conflict of ideas and politics, much like what is happening in our nation today.

It also appears to contain the Wabash Valley earthquake fault zone. And the eclipse of 2017 touched the western edge of the New Madrid fault zone. Are there earthquakes coming?

(6) The Growing Division

Democrats supported slavery, started the Civil War, assassinated President Lincoln, started the KKK, opposed giving African Americans the right to vote, then imposed poll taxes and literacy tests to prevent blacks from voting, started segregation of the white and black races called “separate but equal,” and they opposed civil rights.

When the Democrats lost the Civil War, they formed the Klu Kluk Klan (KKK) which terrorized millions of people and basically continued the war. Bands of men cloaked in white burned down the homes of blacks and whites alike, lynched and shot and raped. They held so much power that mayors and governors and even law enforcement were afraid to oppose them, and often were members of the Klan. Eric Foner, Professor of history at Columbia University, and a Democrat, said: “In effect, the Klan was a military force serving the interests of the Democratic party.”

In the 1920s the KKK had 4-6 million members, and occasionally held very large marches in Washington D.C. There are photos and videos that show these marches. The marches were peaceful, because there were not any “counter protesters” with clubs and other weapons who tried to stop them, even though plenty of Americans would like to have done so. It was a matter of free speech. But as time went on, the power and numbers of the KKK diminished.




The Republican Party was formed to oppose slavery. It was Republicans who gave blacks the right to vote and wrote and passed the Civil Rights Act. Democratic President Lyndon Johnson had to sign the bill, and did so knowing that blacks would give Democrats the credit, because the president was Democrat. And sure enough, the blacks switched to the Democratic Party. After civil rights, the Democrats became the party of blacks, so the KKK switched to the Republican Party and became far right with only a few thousand members.

But the Democrats did not suddenly become the good guys. The Democrats did not suddenly start loving minorities, even though they claimed to love them. They gave them welfare but refused to give it when the husband/father was in the home, thus they broke up millions of black families. And they did much more evil, such as legalizing abortion.

If that were not bad enough, the Communists of the early 20th century infiltrated the Democratic party and now call themselves Progressives. Communist ideals were gradually adopted into the Democratic platform. So it should be no surprise that the Democratic National Convention of 2012 twice voted to remove any mention of God from its platform, and God was actually booed from the floor of the convention. Mayor de Blasio was interviewed by The New Yorker:

Question: In 2013, you ran on reducing income inequality. Where has it been hardest to make progress? Wages, housing, schools?

Mayor De Blasio: What’s been hardest is the way our legal system is structured to favor private property. I think people all over this city, of every background, would like to have the city government be able to determine which building goes where, how high it will be, who gets to live in it, what the rent will be. I think there’s a socialistic impulse, which I hear every day, in every kind of community, that they would like things to be planned in accordance to their needs. And I would, too. Unfortunately, what stands in the way of that is hundreds of years of history that have elevated property rights and wealth to the point that that’s the reality that calls the tune on a lot of development. (www.the gateway

Here is what Hillary Clinton said: “Deep-seated cultural codes, religious beliefs and structural biases have to be changed” in order to spread unlimited abortion (www.washington examiner .com/ April 8, 2016).

Our public schools and universities have been infiltrated by Communists who have been teaching our kids lies about history and hate for America. College campuses used to be bastions of free speech, but the last few years have seen a growing suppression of free speech on college campuses. The left-wing students will not allow conservative speakers to talk, but will shout them off the stage. The universities teach the students that America is evil and did horrible things all through its history, but it was mostly Democrats like Andrew Jackson who did massacres of the Native Americans.

The ACLJ (American Center for Law and Justice) website said:

Free Speech is under blistering attack.

On university campuses, leftist administrators are capitulating to violent mobs – silencing, censoring, and squelching free speech. Conservatives face vehement violence. Jewish students and Christians face anti-Semitic discrimination and bullying.

The radical Left and the mainstream media are using propaganda, lies, and fake news to destroy freedom. (

Even more noticeable division in America started while Obama was president, because his actions and statements only helped fuel racial tensions. He also took many actions against freedom of religion in general and against Christianity specifically. His mentor was Frank Marshall Davis, a Communist. Then he became friends with Bill Ayers, an admitted leftist radical and Communist. For the details that prove Obama is a literal Communist, read the article titled, “Just How Radical Were The People Who Influenced Barack Hussein Obama?” at

If you doubt the extent to which the Democratic party and our public education have become Communist, consider this: Bernie Sanders ran for president in 2016 and should have won the nomination, but the party leadership rigged the system so that Hillary Clinton got the nomination. Sanders is a known and admitted Socialist. How is it that he should have gotten the nomination instead of Hillary? Because so many people in America today believe the lies they were told in public school and college.

When Donald Trump was running for president, Democrats did not like the huge crowds he was getting and showed up and assaulted people who were waiting to get into his campaign rallies. One meeting was canceled entirely because of threats of violence. Some Democrats even blocked the road a few times, trying to prevent Donald Trump from reaching the meeting places. Rioters were even brought into big cities on buses to protest and riot against Trump and Republicans.

Did Republicans do anything like that when Obama was running for President? No, because Republicans are not the racists that Democrats claim. Obama could not have won the election without Republican votes. No one can win unless some of the opposing party vote for him. Did they frequently threaten to kill him after he became president? No. But Democrats frequently and openly call for President Trump to be assassinated. There are also calls for death to white Republican Americans.

What are the specific reasons for the hate, you ask? Because Republicans want to reduce the number of refugees and illegal aliens coming into America who hate America and want to destroy America. It is shocking, but true, that many people who are coming here actually hate America. In some places public school students are not allowed to wear shirts with the America flag because it “offends” so many other students! And now many of these America-haters have grown up and become Democrats and want to open the floodgates to allow millions more haters into the country.

The far left are in control in Europe and have allowed tens of millions of refugees into the EU nations, and the places where they went became instant slums. They are trashing the places where they live and painting graffiti throughout the cities, and engage in many terrorist attacks using knives, bombs, trucks, and cars. Republicans do not want any of that to happen in America, but they are being called horrible racists and fascists by the America-hating Democrat / Communists.

The Democrats thought they were going to win the 2016 election which would have greatly increased their power. If the Democrats had won we would have lost many of our freedoms. Republicans would have been ignored, and Dems would have continued their oppression of free speech and religious freedom which was begun under Obama. They would have taken near-total power, and ruled like autocrats.

The Dems are very upset about losing, so they are fueling division and hate in the nation in every way they can, such as calling everyone who voted for Trump, racists and engaging in mass protests against Trump, which started before he took office.

Rosie O’Donald said that martial law should be used to keep Donald Trump from being sworn in as president. Hollywood actors have called for a boycott of making new TV shows until Donald Trump resigns, and Al Sharpton has said that “long violence” should be used against white America, because Trump was elected (https:// conservative dailypost. com/al-sharpton-calls-long-violence-trump-blm-turns-heat-follow-order/).

Hollywood director and screen writer Paul Schrader said:

“I have spent the last five days meditating on Trump’s election. Upon consideration, I believe this is a call to violence. I felt the call to violence in the 60’s and I feel it now again. This attack on liberty and tolerance will not be solved by appeasement. Obama tried that for eight years. We should finance those who support violence resistance. We should be willing to take arms. Like Old John Brown, I am willing to battle with my children. . . .” ( blogs/nb/ pj-gladnick /2016/12/17/ film-director-writer-paul-schrader-blames-wine-drugs-trump-violence)


In May of 2017, comedian Kathy Griffin said President Trump should be beheaded. She apologized, but then in late August she withdrew her apology.

After Obama left office he did not move out of Washington D.C. like all previous presidents; no, he stayed in D.C. and is working to undermine President Trump. On Feb. 11, 2017, Paul Sperry at The New York Post reported on Barack Obama’s plan to destroy the Trump administration with a shadow government:

In what’s shaping up to be a highly unusual post-presidency, Obama isn’t just staying behind in Washington. He’s working behind the scenes to set up what will effectively be a shadow government to not only protect his threatened legacy, but to sabotage the incoming administration and its popular “America First” agenda.

He’s doing it through a network of leftist nonprofits led by Organizing for Action. Normally you’d expect an organization set up to support a politician and his agenda to close up shop after that candidate leaves office, but not Obama’s OFA. Rather, it’s gearing up for battle, with a growing war chest and more than 250 offices across the country.

Since Donald Trump’s election, this little-known but well-funded protesting arm has beefed up staff and ramped up recruitment of young liberal activists, declaring on its website, “We’re not backing down.” Determined to salvage Obama’s legacy, it’s drawing battle lines on immigration, Obama Care, race relations and climate change.

Obama is intimately involved in OFA operations and even tweets from the group’s account. In fact, he gave marching orders to OFA foot soldiers following Trump’s upset victory… (

Many Republicans say that the attacks on Trump in Washington are coming from the “Deep State,” but the Deep State are doing what they are doing because they are loyal to Obama and Hillary; in other words, Democrats. Paul Sperry told Lou Dobbs on Fox News in Feb. 2017 that Obama has already trained tens of thousands of radicals in Alinsky tactics at his boot camps:

These are professionally trained radicals. They are schooled in Alinsky’s Rules for Radicals tactics in a program that lasts six weeks. And that’s about 32,000 people who have gone through that, over 32,000. Another 25,000 are under training now. And they have another training seminar coming up in March. (Fox News channel, and video on Youtube)

Obama did many things against freedom when he was president, and if the Democrats had won the election they would have been very close to taking over the country. Republicans knew it, which is why they worked so hard and prayed so hard. God answered their prayers and did not allow the most corrupt politician in the history of America to win. On the night of the election, the unhappy TV news commentators said it was racist white men who voted for Trump.

From the violent masked thugs of the KKK to the violent masked thugs of Antifa, the Democratic Left maintains continuity with its past. (Dinesh D’Souza)


Winston Churchill said, “The fascists of the future will be called anti-fascists.” And Ronald Reagan said, “If fascism ever comes to America, it will come in the name of liberalism.” Both statements have come true.

(Many books and articles have been written that detail the extent to which our freedoms were assaulted under Obama. Even the IRS targeted Republicans and conservative Christians, while giving a pass to Democrats, which means that the majority of the employees were Democrats which cannot happen unless they intentionally do not hire Republicans. The IRS needs to be investigated for unlawful hiring practices, otherwise, how could they have targeted Republicans? Other government agencies and corporations are also guilty of this discrimination. Here is a sample of books on this subject:

The Shadow Party: How George Soros, Hillary Clinton, and Sixties Radicals Seized Control of the Democratic Party by David Horowitz

The Silencing: How the Left is Killing Free Speech by Kirsten Powers

Rediscovering Americanism: And the Tyranny of Progressivism by Mark R. Levin

No Campus for White Men: The Transformation of Higher Education into Hateful Indoctrination by Scott Greer

Brainwashed: How Universities Indoctrinate America’s Youth by Ben Shapiro)

I heard at least two prophecies during the Obama years that said he would be the last president of the United States, which caused many people to speculate about what he might do to takeover. Then Trump was elected, but the prophecies were not false, because Obama was the last president of the UNITED States. We are no longer united. (These prophecies also tell us that prophecies do not always playout the way we think they will.)

There are even companies that are openly saying that they do not want the business of people who voted for Trump, such as Camping World. Republicans should no longer do business with a whole list of companies, such as Starbucks, J. P. Morgan Chase. Companies like Google, Facebook, Twitter, Paypal, and others are closing the accounts of people who denounce Islamic jihad, while allowing people to call for death to white people, death to Christians, death to Jews, etc., without consequences.

You can see how America is divided and the division seems to be growing by the month. Some people in California are even trying to get the state to withdraw from the United States and become a separate country.

This evidence is just a small amount of what I could report, but it tells you some of what is going on that you won’t hear about on the evening news. You can keep up with what is happening by following conservative voices on social media, and read conservative websites, and a few people on Fox News.

The first U.S. Civil War began after years of escalating tensions. The same happened before WW1 broke out, years of trouble before the spark. The trouble is now brewing in America that will eventually result in another civil war. Because of what is happening in the country today, I believe the prophecies about a coming civil war are coming true (see the next chapter).

 (8) Weather Events

We have seen that total solar eclipses often bring tragic events, such as war and plagues. Just four days after the August 21st 2017 eclipse, hurricane Harvey hit Texas at Corpus Christi. Then it turned around and went back over the gulf, then turned around again and hit Houston, resulting in massive flooding, even two hundred miles east. The total damage is estimated to be about 190 billion dollars. It was perhaps the costliest natural disaster in U.S. history.

Then in less than two weeks, hurricane Irma hit the islands of the Caribbean and Florida. It went all the way up the western three-quarters of the state and caused lots of flooding and damage. About 10 million people were without electric power. In the Florida Keys, 25% of the homes were totally destroyed, with 60% badly damaged.

This summer has seen many fires in the western U.S. The NOAA website said:

As of September 6, there were 65 ongoing fires across the United States according to the National Interagency Fire Center, all of which were located in the western United States and sending smoke into the air, reducing visibilities and blocking the sun. (

So was the first total eclipse a sign of both civil disorder and weather destruction? There have been several weather events in 2017 that cost over a billion dollars in damage, not counting the hurricanes ( Much more could yet happen, such as war with North Korea. There have even been prophecies that the fall of 2017 will bring the start of the Great Tribulation. We shall see.

Copyright 2014 by Michael D. Fortner