KINGS OF THE EAST: China Unveils Massive 190′ High Pagan ‘God Of War’ Statue Guan Yu

The intimidating statue stands in the city of Jingzhou in Hubei province – and you would be well advised not to pick a fight with it. Along with fooling aliens into thinking we’re a world full of warrior giants, the statue is also home to an 8,000-square-meter Guan Yu museum, according to CCTV News.

China has redefined the concept of ‘statue’ with the unveiling of a colossal 1,320-ton, 58-meter-high statue of legendary general and ‘God of War’ Guan Yu.

“And the sixth angel poured out his vial upon the great river Euphrates; and the water thereof was dried up, that the way of the kings of the east might be prepared.” Revelation 16:12 (KJV)

China, a pagan and Communist nation, is rapidly becoming one of the world’s largest economies and has the largest standing army on earth. The Bible talks about the “kings of the east” marching into Israel to fight the Jews at the Battle of Armageddon. So the fact that they have unveiled a 19 story high statue to the ‘god of war’ is perhaps something students of Bible prophecy might find interesting…to say the least.

The intimidating statue stands in the city of Jingzhou in Hubei province – and you would be well advised not to pick a fight with it. Along with fooling aliens into thinking we’re a world full of warrior giants, the statue is also home to an 8,000-square-meter Guan Yu museum, according to CCTV News.

Revealing the God of War Statue – Guan Yu Statue Completed in China

The general fought to end the reign of the Han dynasty and establish the Shu Han state before he died in 220 CE. In the sixth century he was deified, earning him the very cool title of “God of War”.

He must have been a popular guy, because he has already been immortalized in several statues around the world including in Japan, Taiwan and Vietnam. Surprisingly the latest statue isn’t actually the biggest – that honor goes to his hometown of Changping in the Shanxi province, where Guan Yu dominates the town from a height of 61 meters. source


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  • Prophecy is happening so fast it is making my head spin!!!
    Lord, when you said, “I come quickly!” I never
    Understood till now!
    Listen, can you hear the horsemen riding?

    • We need not fear the hoofs of the horsemen, for our appointment happens before all that in the Pretribulation Rapture! Revelation 5 shows the Church in Heaven BEFORE the first horseman rides in Revelation 6.

      • klaus

        Oh really, how do you explain then the number of Christians which are being killed at this very moment in the middle east. Isis continues to persecute and murder them on a daily basis. As well as any christians in Islamic Lands. Not to mention the fact that more christian have been killed in the last 100 years than the entire rest of time. So I guess we need not fear then right? Persecution is coming to a theater near you. Either prepare for it’s reality or be taken by surprise.

        • Well, the apostle Paul was murdered for his faith, was that THE Tribulation? No. SO was Peter and Matthew and James, etc. Christians are PROMISED persecution, but we are not part of the time of Jacob’s trouble because we are not Jews.

          • neo89

            AGAIN here we go, u done misused a Scripture,how in all common sense does that Revelation Scripture fit wats going on with china???? Just going to throw it out there,maybe like you should show just post news article but keep ur personal opinion to urself,cuz thats how people be misled,not rightly dividing the Oracles. & Klaus u have a point, christians r being killed daily,it has escalated under darth sidious [im sorry obama],I HOPE MORE CHRISTIANS LIKE VOICE OF MARTYRS,ETC CONTINUE TO HELP THEM, ITS VERY SAD WAT THEY GO THRU DAILY, this seems to me to be AMERICAN interpretation…which is completly by definition heresy! Now that america maybe destroyed soon [if GOD wills for it] the “rapture” must about to happen,…thats pretty stupid thinking…

          • neo89

            and FYI if you or any other really read Revelation especially the 7 churches Jesus ONLY promises the PHILADELPHIANS they will be secured while the WHOLE WORLD goes thru THE TRIBULATION dot dot dot.

          • Berea

            Mr. Klaus, do me a favor, could you slap your face so you may wake form your deep sleep.You are sleeping christian.Read the word of God so you may able to understand what Mr. Geoff’s said.Stephen was the 1st Christian martyr, so you mean that was a start of Tribulation period? Please enlighten yourself.

        • av1611believer

          This does not disprove the pre-trib rapture. The pre-trib rapture is a clear teaching of the King James Bible.

        • Mike

          Paul said, “we which are alive and remain…”

      • Revelation 6 reveals the Rapture ! The Horsemen are depicted before Chapter 5 which records the cry of the Martys NOT the entire Church!

  • Kaye

    Just when you think things can’t get any further away from God something happens to show you “You ain’t seen nothing yet”. Lord come soon!

  • John33

    Thats what i call a giant statue!! Are we referring to the red army of 200.000 coming out of the east?

  • CH

    Yes, but can it drive a car well, and drive faster than 50 miles per hour in the far left passing lane of a freeway?

  • What I find most interesting about this statue is the weapon. It is not a gun, EMP, grenade, battleship, combat tank, etc. IT IS A SPEAR. A hand-to-hand combat weapon. Meaning “boots on the ground” hand-to-hand combat. This will be the battle format in the tribulation. Muslims are doing that now as we speak, & it will continue….even Jesus will do hand-to-hand combat when He comes back with us in tow at the end of the time of Jacob’s trouble.

  • cathy

    what a nasty looking false god,

  • carson

    ..sinkholes happen.

  • Sour Dove

    Buncha Communist atheist pagans! I’ve always wondered why, while recording every detail of astronomy and weather, the entire Chinese empire completly missed this big day:

    ****************************************** HOLY WORDS START HERE *******************************************************************
    11 And it came to pass, as they fled from before Israel, and were in the going down to Bethhoron, that the Lord cast down great stones from heaven upon them unto Azekah, and they died: they were more which died with hailstones than they whom the children of Israel slew with the sword.

    12 Then spake Joshua to the Lord in the day when the Lord delivered up the Amorites before the children of Israel, and he said in the sight of Israel, Sun, stand thou still upon Gibeon; and thou, Moon, in the valley of Ajalon.

    13 And the sun stood still, and the moon stayed, until the people had avenged themselves upon their enemies. Is not this written in the book of Jasher? So the sun stood still in the midst of heaven, and hasted not to go down about a whole day.

    14 And there was no day like that before it or after it, that the Lord hearkened unto the voice of a man: for the Lord fought for Israel.
    ****************************************** HOLY WORDS END HERE **********************************************************************

    Somehow all the people who could read and write, everywhere else in the world, watched the Sun rise and set as usual that day.

  • Kim

    While the Chinese government prepares and looks forward to war and conquest, China is losing her people to Christ Jesus! The Chinese governments attack on Christians and their churches continues. The Chinese government officials and their puppets will be burning in the Lake of Fire forever!

    • Sour Dove

      It’s exciting to fantasize about people you’ve never meant, and who mean you no harm, burning forever. Listen to yourself.

  • imagine when that statue falls over into that water, wouldn’t want to be in a boat around there…hopefully it turns to dust at the Lord Jesus coming or falls into the pit.

  • Moedim

    I guess China is trying to outdo our goddess. Although the total height of the Statue of Liberty is just a little higher because of the pedestal, the total mass of this looks like it has us beat. China’s problem is they were a little too obvious that this was a god. Call it a Statue of Liberty and Christians line up in droves to take a tour of the sun goddess. The temples, mosques, obelisks, shrines, pagan architecture, gods and goddesses will all come down soon when the Messiah returns.

  • FJ

    Right on Moedim.!!!!

    I pray that Christians will start waking up from the slumber of following the false Christ who is the man of lawlessness and come under the True Obedient Son of God’s/ Elohim’s wing. (instead of being saved to continue in sin before the Father)

    Get reading even a King James version front to back without the commentaries of men and you will see there is more than saying the sinners prayer to walk as the authentic Jesus did. Be blessed everyone of His Creations to find the narrow way that is not at all like the world’s man made ways (read church doctrine that is not God breathed)Follow that which came directly from God’s mouth spoken to Moses the prophet after repentance and baptism and you are walking out the LAW if God by the SPIRIT.

    What was nailed to the Cross was the penalty for our breaking of God’s Law when we repent and the manmade laws ( traditions of men ) that made it illegal for Jew & gentile to hang out together. Praise our Saviour & may we expend every effort to be prepared for His return as faithful for our reward and His pleasure. FJ

    • Sour Dove

      How cool! Someone let a child be killed so your crimes could be erased!
      Sounds legit.

  • sharon ODonnell

    The God of Israel Is Real
    Believe in His SON +


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