JPost: “In a nod to its support for unilateral Palestinian statehood, Belgium on Wednesday upgraded the status of the PLO mission in its country.

Belgium Foreign Minister Didier Reynders tweeted about the upgrade, after meeting in Brussels with Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad Malki, but did not provide further details of the upgrade.

The European Union, of which Belgium is a member, holds that Palestine should only be recognized as a state upon conclusion of a final status agreement with Israel for a two-state solution.  more …

Opinion: Malachi 1:4

Even though Edom has said,
“We have been impoverished,
But we will return and build the desolate places”

Edom is Esau (Genesis 36:1). Edom sold his right to the land of promise to his brother Jacob, whom God renamed Israel (Genesis 35:10), for a bowl of soup (Genesis 25:29-34). Edom’s descendants have been trying to get it back ever since.

Does that sound impossible?

Malachi was the last prophet of the Old Testament. His warning follows an indictment from God that Edom will never possess the land.

“They may build, but I will throw down;
They shall be called the Territory of Wickedness,
And the people against whom the Lord will have indignation forever.” Malachi 1:4

How appropriate that the future revived Roman Empire is on the side of Edom, paving the way for a leader who will make it his mission to finish where Hitler left off (Revelation 13:1).

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