Then what do you do with these passages from Revelation 12 and 13 below.
Revelation 12:17 Then the dragon was enraged at the woman and went off to wage war against the rest of her offspring—those who keep God’s commands and hold fast their testimony about Jesus.
Did you never notice that John says that the war will be fought against born again believers who through the Spirit keep the commandments of God and hold to the testimony of Jesus Christ?
Revelation 13:5 The beast was given a mouth to utter proud words and blasphemies and to exercise its authority for forty-two months. 6 It opened its mouth to blaspheme God, and to slander his name and his dwelling place and those who live in heaven. 7 It was given power to wage war against God’s holy people and to conquer them. And it was given authority over every tribe, people, language and nation. 8 All inhabitants of the earth will worship the beast—all whose names have not been written in the Lamb’s book of life, the Lamb who was slain from the creation of the world.[b]
9 Whoever has ears, let them hear.
Since when can unbelieving Jews be called "God's holy people"
The same people in Revelation 12,who keep God's commandments and have the testimony of Jesus are also found in Daniel 11:32-35. These are the saints who are persecuted for 42 months.
With flattery he will corrupt those who have violated the covenant, but the people who know their God will firmly resist him.
Those who are wise will instruct many, though for a time they will fall by the sword or be burned or captured or plundered.
When they fall, they will receive a little help, and many who are not sincere will join them.
Some of the wise will stumble, so that they may be refined, purified and made spotless until the time of the end, for it will still come at the appointed time.
This persecution of the saints in Israel begins after the armed forces of the north start their 42 month occupation of Jerusalem. In Revelation 13,these armed forces are the second beast which makes fire come down from heaven.
The war of Armegeddon does not commence till Daniel 11,:40 when the king of the south attacks the norths armed forces in Jerusalem and overcomes them.
At the time of the end the king of the South will engage him in battle, and the king of the North will storm out against him with chariots and cavalry and a great fleet of ships. He will invade many countries and sweep through them like a flood.
It pretty much isn't going to last very long. The king of the north is a nuclear superpower that will destroy nearly everything from Iran to Egypt. All of the promised land will be emptied. All that will be left in the promised land will be those who the Lord delivers at that time.
At that time Michael, the great prince who protects your people, will arise. There will be a time of distress such as has not happened from the beginning of nations until then. But at that time your people—everyone whose name is found written in the book—will be delivered.
Multitudes who sleep in the dust of the earth will awake: some to everlasting life, others to shame and everlasting contempt.
This is when the seed of Abraham inherits the promised land from the Euphrates river to the Nile. There wont be left a sinner in it.