Skip to comments.Thousands at Beck Rally: "Join Me in Support for Israel"
Posted on 08/24/2011 11:31:24 PM PDT by Eleutheria5
American broadcaster Glenn Beck held an inspirational rally "Restoring Courage" in support of Israel and the Jewish people at the Davidson Center near the Kotel Plaza Wednesday. The rally was attended by thousands, many of whom came to Israel with him, and was viewed by many more on a giant screen at Safra Square in Jerusalem and worldwide on Beck's web-based television station.
"What can I teach Israel about courage?" he asked after the audience had risen for "Hatikva", Israel's national anthem, led by famed singer Dudu Fisher, with many waving Israeli and American flags. "Nothing", he said with emphasis.
"I am going to learn courage here. There is more courage in one square mile in Israel than in all of Europe", bringing the audience to its feet. .....
(Excerpt) Read more at israelnationalnews.com ...
This is good to hear. Right now Israel needs our support more than ever. Good job Glenn Beck on showing support.
Good on Beck!
Israel must be real excited about the “liberation” of Egypt, Tunisia, and Libya under Barack Obama. Before this is over with, we might see the “liberation” of Syria and Turkey become the Ottoman Empire!
Are you in Israel still? Did you see this?
... and what happened to the ottoman empire the last time?
Granted , now that they have nukes it is a different story... Money can buy many things, but they are still a cave people. ERRrr sand people.
headline is a little missleading , about 1000 people turned out with little support from the locals , was a bit dissapointed really after all the hype.
Wrong! There were only a thousand people allowed on the plaza. There were thousands more offsite and many thousands worldwide that sponsored viewing partys. Nice try though!
I viewed the Glenn Beck show 8-17-10.
Glenn Beck spent the whole show trying to link the North American Indians to a Jewish heritage.
Beck knows that if he can link the American Indians to Israel he can validate Joseph Smith’s claims...Beck is corrupting the church with ecumenical unity by using national restoration as his unifying point.
The focus of the church is always the presentation of the gospel. To reform a political system without changing the hearts of men is ultimately futile. We are on a rescue mission, sent by our Creator, the One who came to earth to pay the penalty for the sin of humanity: “And being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross” (Phil 2:8).
Professing agreement with this, Glenn Beck appears to hold contradictory ideas. In conflict with Mormon teaching, on his July 13, 2010, broadcast, he said, “You cannot earn your way into heaven. You can’t! There is no deed, no random act of kindness, no amount of money to spread around to others that earns you a trip to heaven. It can’t happen. It’s earned by God’s grace alone, by believing that Jesus died on the cross for you. This is what Christians believe.”
In direct contradiction to Beck, Mormon Apostle Richard G. Scott wrote, “The demands of justice for broken law can be satisfied through mercy, earned by your continual repentance and obedience to the laws of God [our emphasis]. Such repentance and obedience are absolutely essential for the Atonement to work its complete miracle in your life” (Scott, “The Atonement Can Secure Your Peace and Happiness,” Ensign [Conference Edition], November 2006, 42).
Beck urged graduates not to underestimate the power of the atonement. When he was 13, his mother took her life. He said he nearly followed in her footsteps. 'As a man who needed the atonement...I read the promise. He will carry your burdens. I made Him a promise. You keep your word and I will keep mine,' he said. 'He will never break his promise, and now it's all up to me'" (David Hylton, Liberty University Online, May 15, 2010).Of great concern are the "bridges" Beck is building as a representative of Mormonism. In that same commencement address, Beck stated that his appearance at Liberty was "an endorsement of your faith. This is a time when we all need to come together. We may have differences, but we need to find those things that unite us" (Ibid.).
There is the problem of Beck promoting the made-up history of The Book of Mormon as he attempted to "prove" that American Indians are the surviving descendants of Hebrews who came to North America. As the documentary DNA vs. The Book of Mormon demonstrates by presenting evidence from DNA researchers, including Mormon scientists, there is no link between the Mongoloid American Indians and Semitic Jews.
If Beck is serious about basing his faith on the Bible, he must forsake Mormon teachings and the "Jesus Christ" of the Latter Day Saints.
Anyone who proclaims the name of Jesus—even though his understanding of who that is may be far removed from the biblical Jesus—is nevertheless accepted as a brother in Christ. Conservativism, political or otherwise, is seen to be the glue of spiritual fellowship, and its characteristics have taken on scriptural status and a basis for kinship. I’ve been told that “Beck must be a Christian because he’s all about turning our country back to its Christian roots.” That’s erroneous on at least two counts.
Thanks Eleutheria5. I’m not a fan of Beck, but imho this is helping overthrow Emperor Zero.
What show were you “viewing?”
Its earned by Gods grace alone, by believing that Jesus died on the cross for you. This is what Christians believe.
Yes but its not what mormons believe and Beck knows it...
Anyone who proclaims the name of Jesuseven though his understanding of who that is may be far removed from the biblical Jesusis nevertheless accepted as a brother in Christ.
No they are not..
Did Beck tell his Jewish hosts that they were actually gentiles?
Do tell ...
Since Aug 25, 2011
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