About Jesus Steve Sweetman
Burden That Is Jerusalem
of you may need to extend a bit of extra grace to me on this subject.
I have certain presuppositional leanings towards a particular
view of end-time prophecy that shows through in this article.
late there has been a world wide push to divide Israel
into two; half for
are a few thoughts our Lord has on this subject.
I’ve only seen these comments in the Bible and in Christian
international news media hasn’t reported on these comments as yet.
Someday they will. Zechariah
14:2 says, “I will gather all nations to Jerusalem
to fight against it; the city will be captured …” I
know some of the history around this issue.
I know about Alexander the Great, Antiochus Epiphanes, and the
12:2 and 3 says, “I am going to make Jerusalem
a cup that sends all surrounding peoples reeling.
another thought from the lips of our Lord.
In Zechariah 12:9 He says, “on that day I will set out to
destroy all nations that attack Jerusalem.” That makes it clear. I
wonder if President Obama or any other world leader understands that
their fight is not merely against
at another comment our Lord makes. In
Joel 3:1 and 2 He states, “in those days and at that time, when I
restore the fortunes of
clear to me that a two state solution is what the nations of the world
will demand of Israel. It’s also clear to me
that our Lord is not in favour of this solution. I don’t see the two
state solution working for various reasons.
Why can’t our leaders see it won’t work?
Paul tells us why. He
says that “God will send a powerful delusion so that they will believe
the lie.” (2 Thessalonians 2:11 NIV)
This powerful delusion will mark the end of this age.
Many people, even our political leaders will believe lies from
satan. I guess that’s why the news media isn’t reporting what God
says either. They’re
believing a lie.
will judge the nations of the world for the actions they take against Israel
and Jerusalem. He’ll also use these
judgments to bring Israel
to her knees in repentance because she is as far removed from God as the
nations who attack her are. When
it’s all over, and when