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Posted on 12/24/2016 7:43:33 AM PST by pastorbillrandles
President Obamas term is almost over (God willing) but in one of his last attempts to express his disdain for the only Democracy in the Middle East, and our Ally ,Israel, He has instructed his UN Ambassador Samantha Powers, to vote abstain ,while the UN denounced Jewish settlement building in the West Bank ,(Judea and Samaria). Normally the US would veto such a brazen vote, which puts incredible pressure on the state of Israel, to cease immediately all development of settlements in the West bBank and East Jerusalem.
In view of this outrage I am reposting a teaching from the prophet Joel to demonstrate the stunning relevance of this passage to the current Geo-Political situation. This chapter is based on an excerpt from My book ,A Sword On The land-The Muslim World in Bible Prophecy.
God Sues the Nations Joel 3 Posted on November 5, 2010 by billrandles
For, behold, in those days, and in that time, when I shall bring again the captivity of Judah and Jerusalem,I will also gather all nations, and will bring them down into the valley of Jehoshaphat, and will plead with them there for my people and for my heritage Israel, whom they have scattered among the nations, and parted my land.And they have cast lots for my people; and have given a boy for an harlot, and sold a girl for wine, that they might drink. (Joel 3:1-3)
Joel, the Biblical prophet, who ministered between 835-800 BC, prophesied with amazing clarity Geo-Political events that are occurring right before our very eyes.
To demonstrate this, allow me to unpack Joel chapter three.
*The Time of fulfillment For, behold, in those days, and in that time, when I shall bring again the captivity of Judah and Jerusalem . This prophecy is slated for the time when God would bring back the captivity of Judah and Jerusalem, that is it is going to be fulfilled post 1948.
* I will also gather all nations The literal possibility for this aspect of the prophecy is only recent, for at no other time in human history has there been even a possibility for the gathering of all nations since the Tower of Babylon judgment.
All nations have indeed been assembled into a congress, the United nations which arose, like Israel, out of the aftermath of World War 2 in the late 1940s. As psalm 2 predicts,
the kings of the earth and their rulers take counsel together against the LORD and His Christ.
* Valley of Jehoshaphat and will bring them down into the valley of Jehoshaphat . The point is not that there is or isnt an actual geographical valley of Jehoshaphat, the point is that the name Jehoshaphat is part of the prophesy. It means Jahweh shall Judge, ie God shall judge the nations of the earth.
It could also be a reminder of the story of the seige of Juda in the days of King Jehoshaphat, in which after repentance and a national day of prayer and fasting, the instruction was given not to fear the combined gentile armies of Ammonites, Moabites and Edomites.
This is the battle where Judah, at Gods command, marched the Priests out front of the army, with instruments instead of weapons, and Praising the goodness of the Lord ! the enemy turned upon itself and was routed.
* and will plead with them there for my people and for my heritage Israel This is not a prediction that God will ask the nations to go easy on Israel. This is legal language, God is going to slap a lawsuit upon the Nations, he is serving an indictment, for this is the court of Divine justice!
The indictment has four counts, 1) they scattered Gods people, 2) they parted Gods land, 3)they cast lots for Gods people, 4) they sold out the children of Israel, for the hire of a harlot, and for wine.
My people, whom they have scattered among the nations- The Nations of the world indeed scattered the children of Israel, thoroughly across the world, it is not unusual even to this day to find a tribe in remote China, India, or even black Africa, who keep kosher, and observe other practices of the Jews, though cut off for centuries from the rest of the world.
But one could argue that this was exactly what God told Israel would happen, should they prove faithless.
And I will scatter you among the heathen, and will draw out a sword after you: and your land shall be desolate, and your cities waste.(Leviticus 26:33)
So why is there an indictment on the nations of the world for doing exactly what God said they would do? We have to turn to Zechariah for the answer ,
And I am very sore displeased with the heathen that are at ease: for I was but a little displeased, and they helped forward the affliction.(Zechariah 1:15)
God is bringing suit against the nations because though He used them to scatter the children of Israel, and to afflict them, they have taken it further than He wanted.
The nations were at ease when holocausts and pogroms were occurring, it didnt bother them. Hitler was offering shiploads of German Jews to any nation that would shelter them, but there were no takers.He then knew that his final solution was possible to undertake without international interference.
All through the 1940s into the 1990s the word of the nations to Israel, in the midst of intifada and terror campaigns was dont rock the boat and inflame the Arabs, give them land for peaceso that oil prices would be stable.
The nations could overlook the Palestinian bombing and murder campaigns, the slaughter of children, women, Olympic athletes, etc., for they themselves were at ease. This is what is bringing upon the world the final judgment.
The second indictment against the nations of the world is that they have participated in the partition of Gods land.This will bring judgment to the World.
* Israel isnt the property of the UN, the Vatican, the European Union nor the Arabs. neither is it the property of Israel, for it belongs to God himself.
The land shall not be sold permanently, for the land is Mine; for you are strangers and sojourners with Me. (Leviticus 25:23)
Therefore for the nations of the world to deliberate at the UN, or in Rome or Washington or Cairo as to the disposal of the Holy Land and its borders, as if it were theirs to dispose of is arrogant presumption.
Not even the Jews have the right to trade land for peace, although the leadership of Israel being for the most part secular in their outlook,would desperately love to do so if it would bring peace.
Currently this prophecy is being fulfilled by the insistence of the UN that Israel return to its pre 1967 borders(rendering it indefensible), as well as the pressure everted to cede the Gaza, and the so-called West Bank territory, which is biblically named Judea and Samaria.
The United States under the Obama administration, has been insisting upon a No Natural growth policy for Judea, which means that the number of Jewish settlers there is to be capped, allowing for no further growth in population. This would effectively strangle the existing population, forcing the remaining Jews to leave.
While Arab leaders, International statesmen, human Rightschampions of every stripe, the Pope, the presidents of the free world, UN delegates, and a host of other parliamentarians the world over heatedly debate the status of Jerusalem and the legitimate borders of Israel,The Holy God of the Bible observes.
It would be well to remember the Words of the prophet Ezekiel in his prophecy to the west Bank, that is the mountains of Judea,
Also, thou son of man, prophesy unto the mountains of Israel, and say, Ye mountains of Israel, hear the word of the LORD:Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because the enemy hath said against you, Aha, even the ancient high places are ours in possession:Therefore prophesy and say, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because they have made you desolate, and swallowed you up on every side, that ye might be a possession unto the residue of the heathen, and ye are taken up in the lips of talkers, and are an infamy of the people:
Therefore, ye mountains of Israel, hear the word of the Lord GOD; Thus saith the Lord GOD to the mountains, and to the hills, to the rivers, and to the valleys, to the desolate wastes, and to the cities that are forsaken, which became a prey and derision to the residue of the heathen that are round about;
Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Surely in the fire of my jealousy have I spoken against the residue of the heathen, and against all Idumea, which have appointed my land into their possession with the joy of all their heart, with despiteful minds, to cast it out for a prey.
Prophesy therefore concerning the land of Israel, and say unto the mountains, and to the hills, to the rivers, and to the valleys, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I have spoken in my jealousy and in my fury, because ye have borne the shame of the heathen:Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; I have lifted up mine hand, Surely the heathen that are about you, they shall bear their shame.
But ye, O mountains of Israel, ye shall shoot forth your branches, and yield your fruit to my people of Israel; for they are at hand to come.For, behold, I am for you, and I will turn unto you, and ye shall be tilled and sown:And I will multiply men upon you, all the house of Israel, even all of it: and the cities shall be inhabited, and the wastes shall be builded:(Ezekiel 36:1-8)
Is Samantha Powers a Nazi ?
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“How Obama Is Fulfilling Prophecy...”
Huh ? Ya mean just cuz he is the subject of — A fool in his heart has said - There is no God??
US out of UN
UN out of US
Obama out of both and into Gitmo
The dark lord is leaving and his only influence after will be his appearances in depends commercials.
Obama is a F@CKING @SS-HOLE!!!
Merry CHRISTMAS, all...
Wait until DJT moves the embassy to Jerusalem.
Wonder if that means a one state solution, a two state solution or constant war?
Stalin: “How many divisions does the Pope command?”
How many divisions does the UN Command?
The UN is clearly a dog with out teeth.
A perfect metaphor for our current CIC.
Samantha Power is on a YouTube video advocating the invasion of Israel to force a UN Resolution. She calls Israels defense against terrorism...Genocide.
Excellent interpretation. I would add a few thoughts to yours: the Sykes-Picot Agreement was a secret agreement between Great Britain and France that was signed on on May 16, 1916. An independent State for Jews in Palestine was proposed by the Balfour Declaration on November 2, 1917. Not surprisingly, the Sykes-Picot Agreement was made public and exposed by the Russians on November 23rd, 1917. Jerusalem was ‘conquered’ by General Edmund Allenby on December 9th, 1917, thus cementing the current recognized borders of the Middle East. Tradition has it that Allenby captured Jerusalem without firing a shot, when a British biplane dropped leaflets on the city announcing that “Allenby was coming”. The Arabs interpreted it to mean that the Son of Allah was coming.
The League of Nations was formed on January 10, 1920, and eventually adopted the borders established by the Sykes-Picot Agreement. This was the first attempt by the ‘Nations’ to declare the ownership and rights of Israel. The UN was formed on October 24, 1945, almost immediately after the end of WWII. As you know, the UN declared the Partition Plan of Palestine by Resolution 181 (11) on November 29, 1947. Israel became a Nation according to the Nations May 14, 1948.
The significance is that Israel’s ownership was never a “gift” from the Nations, but a gift from G-d - not as a reward to them, but as a “trust” and as a responsibility to administer it. It is an irrevocable trust, as you intrepret in Prophecy, but they must possess it in order to administer it. It is Holy Land, where G-d has set His House among us. As it is prophesied, Jerusalem will become a cup of Poison. The Nations have no idea how important these events are: bigger than every World War that has ever occured.
Outstanding article Pastor Bill I was just telling people at this church tonight that this is the Fulfillment of the Prophecy Joel
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