Sep 102014
 

Egyptian Minister of Defense Abdel-Fattah al-SissiFront Page Mag: “Something extraordinary has happened.

On August 31, PLO chief and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas told an audience of Fatah members that Egypt had offered to give the PA some 1,600 kilometers of land in Sinai adjacent to Gaza, thus quintupling the size of the Gaza Strip. Egypt even offered to allow all the so-called “Palestinian refugees” to settle in the expanded Gaza Strip.

Then Abbas told his Fatah followers that he rejected the Egyptian offer.”

Opinion: It has never been about ending the suffering of the Palestinian people or about having a state inside Israel. It has never been about two peoples living side by side in peace and security.

The 4000-year-old struggle has always been about Jerusalem. If Satan can control God’s city, he thinks he can prevent the return of Jesus Christ to Jerusalem as prophesied in Zechariah 14:4.

Rebekah inquired of the Lord as to the turmoil inside her womb. The Lord told her that two nations would emerge, two peoples who would be in conflict with each other. One would be stronger than the other, and the older would serve the younger, Genesis 25;23-26.

Conflict.

It is so simple, yet so complex. The enmity between Arab and Jew, brothers by blood, has been playing out in global conflict for 4000 years and will only have a temporary peace when a world leader from the revived Roman Empire (Daniel 9:26) convinces Israel and her neighbors that a seven year peace plan has been worked out.

He will astound the world because the Church will not be here to identify him (1 Thessalonians 4:16-18). He will trample and destroy (Daniel 7:20-24) and try to end the existence of Jacob – whom God had renamed Israel (Genesis 35:10).

The hatred will end when Messiah, Jesus Christ, returns, Isaiah 63:1-3; Revelation 19:13-15 and the blessing promised to Jacob is fulfilled:

“May God give you heaven’s dew and earth’s richness—  an abundance of grain and new wine. May nations serve you and peoples bow down to you. Be lord over your brothers, and may the sons of your mother bow down to you. May those who curse you be cursed and those who bless you be blessed” Genesis 27:28-29.

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Sep 062014
 

The Times Of Israel: “Just 10 days after a ceasefire ended a 50-day Israel-Hamas conflict, the Israeli army is “making plans and training” for “a very violent war” against Hezbollah in south Lebanon, an Israeli TV report said Friday night, without specifying when this war might break out.

The report said Hezbollah has an estimated 100,000 rockets — 10 times as many as were in the Hamas arsenal — and that its 5,000 long-range missiles, located in Beirut and other areas deep inside Lebanon, are capable of carrying large warheads (of up to 1 ton and more), with precision guidance systems, covering all of Israel.

Israel’s Iron Dome rocket defense system would not be able to cope with that kind of challenge.”

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Opinion: We have been focusing on northern Israel this past week. Syria’s civil war has brought an end to decades of calm on the Golan, a strip of land which Israel re-captured in the 1967 Middle East war.

The Golan Heights are critical to Israel’s survival – which is precisely why so many enemies want it. When politicians talk about a return to the 1967 borders, keep in mind that it means that the Golan would return to Syria giving Hezbollah access to Israel’s interior.

There are currently three enemies in the north:

  • Assad’s Syrian government (Shia)
  • Hezbollah (Shia)
  • Al Nusra (Sunni)

Al Nusra, a branch of Al Qaeda, knows the advantage of controlling the strip of land and they are fighting the Syrian government for control. Both are enemies of Israel, only separated by ideology, but share the ultimate goal of destroying the Jewish state.

The US is supporting these so called moderate Al Qaeda forces to stop Assad, while ignoring the terror groups’ ultimate prize.

Just northwest is southern Lebanon (ancient Tyre – Psalm 83:7) and its inhabitants (the Iranian-controlled terror group Hezbollah) who, like Assad and Hamas, are financed and armed by Iran.

To the secular mind, the situation looks hopeless for Israel. If just Hamas and Hezbollah were to attack simultaneously, Israel’s Iron Dome would be overwhelmed. Then factor in Syria, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the Palestinian Authority (West Bank), northern Lebanon, and northern Iraq and the odds on the Jewish state’s survival drop to near zero.

But near zero does not factor in the promises of a covenant that God made to Abraham and his descendants after him (Genesis 17:7-8) of an everlasting land grant. Israel will miraculously win the Psalm 83 battle against all odds.

The prophet Asaph says to treat them as Midian – the battle fought and won by Gideon with only 300 men.

So awesome.

 

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Aug 292014
 

ap559159650340Business Insider: “Russian President Vladimir Putin for the first time on Friday publicly addressed pro-Russian rebels fighting in southeastern Ukraine, praising their “major success” inside Ukraine.

The Kremlin released a late-night statement from Putin on its website in which he appealed to the militia of “Novorossyia,” or “New Russia.”

Opinion: Putin has a plan. The Russian Czar is empire building while the US is dithering.

East Ukraine is first on the list of the New Russia nations. Moldova is thought to be next and whether Putin knows it or not, by moving to take East Ukraine, he is setting the stage for West Ukraine to revert back to its 1st century roots and join the EU.

The Roman Empire is re-forming precisely as Daniel 2:40-43, 9:26 prophesied.

A last days movement of geopolitical musical chairs is playing out for all the world to see, in preparation for the final wars. It is important to keep in mind that there will eventually be 4 power blocks and that Russia (king of the North Daniel 11:40 Ezekiel 38:1-2) plays a key role, the US does not.

Excerpt Bible Prophecy 101 (front page of website)

KING OF THE NORTH (GOG-MAGOG ALLIANCE): Russia, Iran, Turkey and the Arab-Islamic alliance (Ezek. 38-39)
KINGS OF THE SOUTH: Egypt, Africa and Islamic North Africa (Dan. 11:40)
KINGS OF THE EAST: China and Southeast Asia (Rev. 16:12)
REVIVED ROMAN EMPIRE/WESTERN ALLIANCE/BEAST ARMY OF ANTICHRIST: (Dan: 2:40, 7:7) The Bible says that the revived Roman Empire will be led by the antichrist. (Rev. 17:12)

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Aug 262014
 
Khaled Meshaal rock firm against truce. Hamas-Gaza fires upgraded rocket to maximize casualties

Debkafile: “Battered by Hamas’ escalating rocket and mortar assaults, Israelis are again tossed on the uncertain waters of an imminent ceasefire which never materializes. This illusion is propagated again by Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Egyptian President Abdel-Fatteh El-Sisi. Washington has also been enlisted to the effort by drafting a resolution for the UN Security

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Aug 192014
 
IDF strikes Gaza targets in response

YNet News: “Three Grad rockets fired from the Gaza Strip fell near Be’er Sheva and Netivot on Tuesday afternoon, breaking a ceasefire set to expire at midnight. The IDF responded by hitting different targets in the Gaza Strip. Later, at 6:38pm, rockets were fired at Netivot and the Sdot Negev Regional Council. Two of the

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Aug 132014
 
Iran Calls On West Bank Palestinians To Take Up Arms Against Israel

The Algemeiner: “Brigadier General Massoud Jazzayeri, Deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, on Monday called for Palestinian Arabs living in the Israel’s regions of Judea and Samaria, dubbed the West Bank, to take up arms against Israel, according to semi-official state news agency Fars. Rather than work for closer political integration and

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Aug 012014
 
The God King Of Egypt

Oil Price(.com): “President El-Sisi is a man with numerous problems and few solutions. He is clinging to the military dominated economy that has been one of the major sources of those insolvable problems. The president can do all of these things, because he has a “Mandate from heaven” and has fashioned an enemy that a

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