Skip to comments.Zechariah 9 - Blood Cakes and Candies (Gaza in Prophecy)
Posted on 11/22/2012 9:05:20 AM PST by Jan_Sobieski
and I will cut off the pride of the Philistines. 7 And I will take away his blood out of his mouth, and his abominations from between his teeth...
2500 years ago, the God of Israel gave the Hebrew prophet Zechariah a vision of the day we live in. A day when the spiritual descendants of the Philistines, the Palestinians lead by Hamas, would have blood in their mouth and abominations between their teeth. The reason we know this prophesy is for today is because Zechariah wrote this passage over one hundred years after the Philistines had disappeared as a distinct people. Yes, the Philistines are back and in their Gaza homeland.
The recent unilateral withdrawal of Israeli presence from the Gaza Strip in August of 2005 has made way for them as a unique entity, separate from Egypt or any other regime. Gaza is now being used as a staging area for rocket attacks on Israel daily.
In response, God says that he is going to take the blood out of their mouth and the abominations from their teeth. Why? Because of cannibalism? Not likely. How do the modern Philistines have blood in their mouth and abominations in their teeth? By killing innocent babies, women, children, and elderly and then celebrating their accomplishment passing out sweets and candies. That is exactly what happened today as Islamic terrorists (presumably tied to Hamas) blew up an Israeli bus carrying noncombatants (women, children, the elderly). True to form, Hamas celebrated with gunfire, sweet cakes, candy, and general celebration.
The Palestinians response to this latest terror attack is eerily similar to the street celebration held in Gaza in March 2011 when armed terrorists broke into a Jewish settlement in the West bank and slit the throats of a Father, Mother, eleven year old boy, three-year old, and an infant as they slept in their own beds. Celebration rang out throughout Gaza with candies and cakes served.
To us in the western world, it is not rational to celebrate the death of innocents. We would never celebrate the death of innocent children. Rather it would be a time of mourning. Israel too has never celebrated the death of Palestinian babies or innocents (despite being accused daily by the Arab media). To Israelis, the death of innocents is the harsh reality when fighting an enemy that puts its offices and battlements in and on residential neighborhoods and buildings; an enemy that hides among women and children to shield itself from combat, and to provoke world-wide outrage when innocents are killed.
To Hamas, the modern day Philistines, it is their duty to kill innocents and a reason to celebrate. Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri praised the attack by saying:
"Hamas blesses the attack in Tel Aviv and sees it as a natural response to the Israeli massacres...in Gaza," he told Reuters. "Palestinian factions will resort to all means in order to protect our Palestinian civilians in the absence of a world effort to stop the Israeli aggression."
To the modern day Philistines, and others of the same mindset, they have a moral duty and obligation to shed the blood of the infidels (especially the Jews). Here is how the argument goes; It is morally incumbent on members of Hamas (and all Muslims) to inflict terrorist attacks, suicide bombings, and constant missile barrages against Israeli towns because for the last sixty five years Israelis have occupied Palestinian land, restricted freedom of movement, demolished homes of terrorist families, and accidentally killed noncombatants. Hamas come by this mindset honestly however, because the Prophet Mohammed himself made no distinction between Infidel combatants and Infidel noncombatants:
Qur'an:9:5 "Fight and kill the disbelievers wherever you find them, take them captive, harass them, lie in wait and ambush them using every stratagem of war."
Qur'an:8:39 "Fight them until all opposition ends and all submit to Allah."
Qur'an:8:39 "So fight them until there is no more Fitnah (disbelief [non-Muslims]) and all submit to the religion of Allah alone (in the whole world)."
This brings out a major difference between the God of the modern day Philistines, and the God of Israel. One demands the blood of his enemies, the other laid his own life down to save his enemies.
The God of Israel will not sit back idly and allow the modern day Philistines, Hamas, Islamic Terrorists, or any other nation to destroy His heritage. He brought them back to Israel after two thousand years and has promised to restore his Kingdom and establish Jerusalem as His dwelling place. Perhaps it will be the IDF, a natural disaster, or something else, but Gods word is clear; he will destroy the modern day Philistines and Gaza, and leave it without inhabitant. Soon, they will no more celebrate the death of innocents by passing out candies and cakes for the God of the Bible, and of Israel, has given his word that He is going to take the blood out of their mouths and the abominations from their teeth.
From a Biblical standpoint, this same judgment is coming on all the Islamic world. More to come
“I will bless those who blesseth thee, and curse them who curseth thee.”
Thus says the Lord. And He is not mocked.
The Muslim world is His surest proof. Israel lives yet.
Obama and his muzzie pals now have Americastan under that mentioned curse. God is withdrawing from America. America has chosen her king. America has accepted the king and rejected her God. They want free stuff over the free offer of God’s Grace. America will now head down the Roman Empire road to total ruin. We are past the tipping point.
Naah, naah, naah... GD Obama’s America, Obama’s acolytes, Obama’s media pals, Obama’s Hollywood pals, and Obama...
That is not quite true. The reason, as opposed to the argument, is that Allah wills the death, conversion, or enslavement(followed by conversion)of all who are not Moslem and a Moslem dies attempting to kill non-Moslems gets a golden ticket to Paradise. It's in the Book, the basis for their religion. It is not "extremists" who believe that all Infidels must die, it is MOSLEMS insofar as they are Moslem.
Since the early days of the Camel Bandit's religion, Islam has lived on conquest of wealthier neighbors. So long as it sucks in assets from infidels it spews out death on the world. When those assets are cut off and the armies destroyed it folds into Apathy and Fatalism as Allah has demonstrated that Allah does not will for his legions to succeed in that generation. There is no concept of working for improving one's lot because nothing is one's own. Everything goes to Allah and his satraps, the sultans and emirs. Once Islamic hordes fed on their conquests to finance further conquest. When Islam was stopped by Western Civilization, finally, and it could not penetrate into China it went limp and stayed that way until the West started shoveling wealth into Islamic war chests in exchange for oil and as Tribute. Well their treasury is full again and Islam is conquering again.
Yeah, the Lord does not like the Philistines!
Good points. I agree. Thank you arthurus.
Fascinating post—thanks very much for it!!!
“Fitnah”! (I KNEW I recognized this! God watch over Geert Wilders!)
“Fitna is a 2008 short film by Dutch parliamentarian Geert Wilders.”
The gearshift that made the central socialist/totalist state highly likely occurred when the 17th Amendment was ratified removing States from the federal system. Sates as States no longer had an input to Congress. States could no longer protect themselves from centralization. There are a number of candidates for the ‘tipping point’ to inevitability. My vote goes to the Reagan tax reform that took enough people off the tax rolls to combine with the institutional Left to be a voting majority.There has since then been a majority for spending and increased tax rates by that majority who are tax consumers, not taxpayers.