Switzerland: The ‘Lost’ Tribe of Gad?
The identity of the “lost 10 tribes” of Israel has intrigued people for millennia. While the identity of the Jews
—those of the southern kingdom of Judah
—remains known, what about those 10 tribes of the northern kingdom of Israel,
conquered and deported long before by the Assyrian Empire?In his seminal work The United States and Britain in Prophecy,
Herbert W. Armstrong established that the United States and British Commonwealth represent the tribes of Manasseh and Ephraim, respectively. While his book focused primarily on those two birthright tribes, Mr. Armstrong identified the Swiss as descendants of these ancient Israelites.On today’s program, host Christopher Eames examines the evidence for identifying modern-day Switzerland with the tribe of Gad.