Pray For The Peace Of Which Jerusalem?

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By Biblicism Institute

There is a fallacy being peddled by compromised preachers, such as John Hagee, that Christians ought to pray for the peace of Jerusalem, as if it were the most important city in the world – hence holy.

TRUE HOLINESS

There is neither a “Holy” Land nor a “Holy” Jerusalem that needs to be prayed for. The New Covenant changed everything.

Holiness is twofold: the perfection of God and the sanctification of Christians.

1. God is Holy.

“You are holy.” Psalm 22:3

2. True Christians become Holy because Christ resides in them, so they may produce the fruit of the Spirit.

“It is written, ‘You shall be Holy, for I am Holy.’ ” 1 Peter 1:16

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.” Galatians 5: 22-23

“Without holiness no one will see the Lord.” Hebrews 12: 14

THE NEW JERUSALEM

New Jerusalem

When the Old Testament admonishes us to pray for the peace of Jerusalem, we must filter it through the New Covenant.

Basically, as a rule everything from the Old must be filtered through the New.

The Old Testament admonition:

“Pray for the peace of Jerusalem. May they prosper who love you.” Psalms 122:6

Filter it through the New Testament:

“Him that overcomes will I make a pillar in the temple of my God, and he shall go no more out: and I will write upon him the name of my God, and the name of the city of my God, which is New Jerusalem, which comes down out of heaven from my God: and I will write upon him my new name.” Revelation 3:12

Translation of the Old:

“Pray for all Christians, that by the blood of Christ’s New Covenant they may overcome their sinful nature, and be fully sanctified so they can inherit the eternal peace of the New Jerusalem from above. And that those who love and bless Christians will themselves likewise spiritually prosper.”

God is working from a new script, not the obsolete one. Here’s the Apostle Paul’s conclusion on the First (Old) Covenant.

“By calling this covenant new, he has made the first one obsolete and what is obsolete is outdated.” Hebrews 8:13

And by the way, obsolete really means obsolete. Done. Kaput. Finito.

“Jesus replied, ‘Believe me, a time is coming when you will worship the Father neither on this mountain nor in Jerusalem… But an hour is coming, and now is, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth… God is spirit, and those who worship Him must worship in spirit and truth. ‘ ” John 4:21,23,24

And how is such a worship accomplished in this era of the New Covenant?

“I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind…” Romans 12:1-2

Those throughout the earth who adhere to the New Covenant of Christ form the new Israel of God. They are called by the new name Christians. Their new promised land is the heavenly paradise promised to Christ’s true followers as a reward for the completion of their sanctification.

“Then the King will say to those on his right, ‘Come, you who are blessed by my Father; take your inheritance, the kingdom prepared for you since the creation of the world.’ ” Matthew 25:34

Heaven’s capital city is the New Jerusalem, where Christ rules on His throne, and Christians are the new Chosen People – chosen to love, to spread peace, to do good to all, and to inherit the kingdom of God.

“For the Lamb on the throne will be their Shepherd.” Revelation 7:17

Looking forward to salvation in Christ and the New Jerusalem, the prophet Jeremiah proclaimed the following:

“At that time they will call Jerusalem The Throne of the LORD, and all nations will gather in Jerusalem to honor the name of the LORD. No longer will they follow the stubbornness of their evil hearts.” Jeremiah 3:17

The Apostle John saw it that way:

“After this I looked, and there before me was a great multitude that no one could count, from every nation, tribe, people and language, standing before the throne and before the Lamb. They were wearing white robes and were holding palm branches in their hands. And they cried out in a loud voice: ‘Salvation belongs to our God, who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb.'” Revelation 7:9,10

JERUSALEM AND ISRAEL

There are many Christians today who prefer to immerse themselves in ignorance’s bliss, using modern-day Israel and Jerusalem to wallow in a false, feel-good interpretation of the word of God.

a) The Jerusalem of the Middle East today is NOT the same Jerusalem that Jesus lived and walked in. The old one was razed to the ground by the Roman army in 70 A.D. So those who go there on a pilgrimage to walk where Jesus walked are only fooling themselves.

b) Many Christians erroneously believe that “all nations will be ruled from earthly Jerusalem” because of Zechariah’s prophecy.

“On that day his feet will stand on the Mount of Olives, east of Jerusalem, and the Mount of Olives will be split in two from east to west, forming a great valley, with half of the mountain moving north and half moving south.”  Zechariah 14:4

That prophetic and symbolic imagery of Jesus’s FEET, standing on the Mount of Olives in earthly Jerusalem and splitting it in two from east to west, meant that Jesus’s glory would WALK AWAY from Jerusalem, situated in the eastern part of the world, and would spread throughout the western part of it (thereby creating Christian Western Civilization), with the mountain itself moving north and south in two halves to cover the whole globe.

“For the earth will be filled with the knowledge of the glory of the LORD as the waters cover the sea.” Habbakuk 2:14

Consequently, Jesus abandoned once and for all the Babylonian abomination that earthly and wicked Jerusalem had become, and in 70 A.D. orchestrated its destruction which brought about a great valley of death.

“And upon her forehead was a name written, MYSTERY, BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS AND ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH.” Revelation 17:5

“Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death…” Psalm 23:4

c) Those same Christians also believe that because of Luke 21:24 Jerusalem would revert back to non-Gentiles (i.e., to “Jews” of today).

“They will be killed by the sword when all of them are made captives by the Gentiles. And Jerusalem will be trodden down by the Gentiles until the time of the Gentiles is fulfilled.” Luke 21:24

Jerusalem was trodden down by the Gentiles (i.e., by the Romans) in 70 A.D. However, when the Gentiles or the Romans were done trodden it down (i.e., until their time was fulfilled), they left it be. That verse has nothing to do with modern-day Israel and its converted non-Hebraic Jews – all Hebrews, whom God had the Old Covenant with, are irrevocably dead.

A Gentile is a non-Hebrew person, so consequently Jews today are biblically classified as being Gentiles (i.e., they’re NOT Hebrews). So on that point alone those who think that Jews have the right to steal “Holy” Jerusalem (and Palestine) have built their belief on a fallacy.

Modern self-styled Jews are of various origins: Ashkenazic, Sephardic, Samaritan, European, African, Iranian, Indian, etc. Therefore, they are nothing but converts to Pharisaism, now known as Judaism. See The Hebrew Disease.

The Ashkenazim misappropriated the name Jews in the 18th Century in order to appear Hebrews and steal Palestine with a view to turning the Arab country into their new homeland, following the loss of their country Khazaria.

These deceivers are messing with Christians and toying with the bible so as to hold on to Palestine, which they have nabbed under biblical pretense.

“The LORD was very angry with Israel, and removed them out of his sight… And the LORD rejected all the seed of Israel, and afflicted them, and delivered them into the hand of spoilers, until he had cast them out of his sight.” 2 Kings 17:18,20

In addition, Jerusalem was NEVER the capital of the ancient kingdom of Israel, but of Judah. And non-Hebraic converted Jews of today are not of the tribe of Judah either; otherwise Israel would be called Judah or Judea.

CONCLUSION

Zionist deceivers have on their payroll many so-called “Christian” pastors and teachers, who spew out their demonic bile in reference to Jews in modern-day apartheid Israel as God’s “chosen people.”

In so doing, these wolves in sheep clothing spit and trample on the work of Christ. They induce Christians to go astray and sin by brainwashing them to support Israel’s anti-Christ spirit of “Hate Thy Neighbor.”

They are simply mammonists paid by Zionist Jews to deceive the flock with the drivel that there are two covenants simultaneously at play. They shamelessly impart that the Old Testament favoritism of one particular group still applies today.

“God does not show favoritism.” Romans 2:11

Their false teachings are meant to persuade Christians into sanctioning the theft of Palestine by a bunch of impostors who are pretending to be Hebrews. However, they are only digging themselves deep into hell’s volcanic fire.

Christians, stay away from these men!

Their sole purpose is to deny the work of Christ, which is freely available to all nations on earth without respect to color, race, geographical demarcation, or spiritual condition.

In other words, they want to destroy the New Covenant whose aim is to forge a spiritually egalitarian brotherhood of man throughout the earth, with Jesus as the loving big brother.

“For both the One who sanctifies and those who are sanctified are of the same family. That is why Jesus is not ashamed to call them brothers.” Hebrews 2:11

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Israel Prepares For The BIG War

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By Biblicism Institute

“Their feet run to evil, and they hasten to shed innocent blood; their thoughts are thoughts of iniquity, devastation and destruction are in their paths.” Isaiah 59:7

Hopefully Israel will take advantage of the ongoing cease fire with Hamas to hammer out a comprehensive peace plan with the Palestinians.

However, if the past is any indication, nothing of the sort will take place.

Gaza Tears

Israel is destroying innocent lives.

The Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (DBS) movement will pick up speed, and numerous lawsuits will be filed against Israel at the Hague and at other venues for War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity. Israel will be under so much pressure that it will feel cornered.

Such a predicament will be the catalyst for one of two outcomes. It will either be the push needed to force Israeli leaders into crafting a genuine peace deal with the Palestinians, or hubris will once again get the better of them and they will allow Israel’s economy to collapse, along with its Apartheid walls, a la South Africa.

However, there’s a third possibility.

It’s the one Israeli leaders have always used since the founding of their country. War. It is the only method they know well. They’ve been using it deftly to distract their people and the Jewish Diaspora from the reality that is Israel: a monstrous Apartheid criminal state, worse than Apartheid South Africa.

THE BIG WAR

If Israel were to go down the war path again, this time it would be a multi-front war. A war they’ve been preparing for years.

Israel would target Hezbollah in Lebanon, Hamas in Palestine, and Assad’s army in Syria.

To help Israel on the Syrian front, especially as Russia is now involved, the US would use NATO on the Turkish border, under the pretext that ISIS is the aim. Thus Israeli troops would concentrate on invading Syria and steal more Arab land adjacent to the Golan Heights.

Since Syria and Iran have a mutual defense pact, Iran would most likely join in, or at the very least provide soldiers and weapons to Syria and Syria’s ally, Hezbollah.

The goal of the recent conflicts in Syria (orchestrated by the US for Israel’s benefit) and Gaza was an attempt to destroy two fronts, so as to hopefully avoid the multi-front war. Thus Israel would have concentrated on just one front, Lebanon, in order to better smash Hezbollah’s military which, according to Israeli Chief of Staff Benny Gantz, is now stronger than most countries.

Unfortunately for Israel, Hamas and Syrian forces have not only become better fighters because of these conflicts, they are still standing and are now more popular with their people. And when Hezbollah is added to the equation, they form a trio of worthy adversaries that cannot be easily defeated.

If such a war were to indeed take place, and especially if Iran were to get involved, a Jewish-only (i.e., only racist Jews allowed as full-fledged citizens) state of Israel would not survive.

Millions of Israeli Jews would be fleeing their war-torn country, while millions of Palestinians, living in refugee camps in Arab countries surrounding Israel, would be returning home.

Apartheid Wall

A glimpse of things to come?

That very scenario could be the reason why they’ve been readying us for a post-Israel Middle East. If so, Zionism would meet its demise, and Palestine would become a full-fledged bi-national country with pre-1948 borders.

But where would all these Israeli Jews be fleeing to? The answer is Ukraine, the original birthplace of the Ashkenazi Jews.

It’s the best possible guess, given the events that led up to the current Ukrainian crisis.

WHAT REALLY HAPPENED IN UKRAINE

The conflict in Ukraine started as a so-called revolution of the people. However, it was engineered by the Jewish Ashkenazi Victoria Nuland in the US State Department, with her Jewish neocon Ashkenazi husband Robert Kagan working in the background via powerful organizations such as Project for a New American Century, the Brookings Institution, and Council on Foreign Relations. The Jewish Ashkenazi George Soros also contributed financially to the Ukrainian Maidan “Revolution.” See The Truth About the Conflict with Russia.

“Many of the participants in Kiev’s ‘EuroMaidan’ demonstrations were members of Soros-funded NGOs and/or were trained by the same NGOs in the many workshops and conferences sponsored by Soros’ International Renaissance Foundation (IRF), and his various Open Society institutes and foundations. The IRF, founded and funded by Soros, boasts that it has given ‘more than any other donor organization’ to ‘democratic transformation’ of Ukraine,” wrote William F. Jasper in The New American.

Then came the removal of the duly elected President of the country, followed by the installation of a puppet government with a new Prime Minister named Arseniy Yatsenyuk who, according to The Guardian, is playing down his Jewish roots (Arseniy Yatsenyuk was recently replaced by another Jew, Volodymyr Groysman).

CONCLUSION

All the pieces seem to be in place in Ukraine so that soon-to-be fleeing Israeli Jews can be welcomed in the country, and possibly even turn Ukraine into a new Israel. Something that insidious must have been the reason why Putin hurriedly annexed Crimea.

Whether Israel’s Apartheid system collapses with a whimper or with a bang is up to Israel’s intransigent leaders. They could easily opt for a genuine peace accord with their Arab neighbors, but they’re too evil to want peace.

If past actions truly help predict future events, Israel is doomed to continue in its path toward self-destruction. As usual, Jewish leaders will blame everyone and anyone but themselves.

“For all who take the sword will perish by the sword.” Matthew 26:52

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