We have spoken often on the pages of this website of the apostasy (or "falling away" - 2 Thess. 2:3) of the church in these "Last Days" - a church that the Bible speaks of as a WHORE (one who sells her sexual favors for money) riding a Beast (i.e., the American New World Order System) [Rev. 17:3-6]. The Bible speaks of this as an "ABOMINATION" to the Lord. (Rev. 17:4-5) [Please see Chapter XIII of the New Antipas Papers: "The Woman of Revelation 17."]
But it's not just the church that the Scriptures picture as having sold herself out to the American New World Order System as a WHORE in the "End of Days;" the Bible also speaks of Israel doing the same thing: of aligning (or partnering) herself with the same evil entity with which the church has partnered herself. And isn't this so today? - after all, think about it! Who in these days are the two great devotees (supporters and even cheerleaders) of the American New World Order System if not the church and Israel?
The Bible calls Israel's "condominium" or "arrangement" (i.e., Israel's "deal" to be America's "cat's paw") -
What a horrible picture all this is! - These are the two entities (i.e., Israel and the church) that God had "birthed" to His glory; To Israel God had said:
And to the church, the Bible says:
To what other nations or entities has God ever said such things?
GOD HAS BEEN BETRAYED NOT ONLY BY
ISRAEL & THE CHURCH: Selling themselves out to the American New World Order System as WHORES
As in the case with the church, Israel's "condominium" with the United States is not something that has occurred overnight. The fact is, Israel has been slavishly working on this "deal" for some time now, involving herself as America's TOADY throughout the world - and in the process, entangling herself in the villainous and wicked CRIMES of the American New World Order System.
And the depth of her involvement in these CRIMES is truly astonishing - CRIMES THAT ARE NOT CONFINED TO THE MIDDLE EAST AND WHICH, THEREFORE, COULD BE WRITTEN OFF AS "EVILS NECESSARY FOR ISRAEL'S SURVIVAL," BUT CRIMES THAT ENCOMPASS THE WHOLE WORLD AND WHICH CANNOT BE SO EASILY WRITTEN OFF AS NECESSARY FOR HER CONTINUED EXISTENCE; CRIMES THAT CAN BE ONLY UNDERSTOOD FOR WHAT THEY REALLY ARE: THE "FAVORS" OF A "PAID-FOR" WHORE FOR HER "JOHN" (i.e., her client).
For example, take Israel's shameful involvement in America's bloody wars of conquest in Central and South America. What vital interest does Israel have in this area of the world? - she has NO vital interest there at all! Nonetheless, there Israel can be found - up to her neck in the blood of "innocents." As Y. Karny of Yediot Aharonot wrote with tears in his eyes in Jerusalem in October of 1984:
"Today, one would be hard pressed to find five countries in the world which support the [dictatorial, blood-thirsty] Salvadoran regime [in Central America]. The United States under Ronald Reagan is at the head of the list of supporters. In this 'honorable' company, one can find Guatemala, a huge concentration camp masquerading as a state [under the headship of Rios Montt (a devil masquerading as a Christian]; and - sadly - ONE CAN ALSO FIND THE STATE OF ISRAEL."
The bases out from which Israeli "advisors" operated in El Salvador
And Karny isn't the only one in Israel who has taken note of Israel's "station in this world" as an American bootlicker.
Israel as America's toady
It was an agreement that extended their sordid partnership "OUTSIDE THE EAST MEDITERRANEAN ZONE" and one that made Israel a "full" partner (really, a toady) in America's bloody wars to extend the American New World Order System into areas of the world where Israel has no real interest other than to ingratiate herself to her American masters.
Beit-Hallahmi writes in disgust:
"Israel's involvement in Central America has been a collaborative venture with the United States. IN NOVEMBER 1981, BOTH COUNTRIES SIGNED A MEMORANDUM CONCERNING STRATEGIC COOPERATION BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND ISRAEL. Part one of this memorandum dealt with military cooperation between the United States and Israel in areas 'OUTSIDE THE EAST MEDITERRANEAN ZONE', and the third part called for arms sales to 'third' parties." [Please see B. Bahbah, "Israelis and Central America," Chicago Tribune, June 21, 1983; see also . P. Taubman, "Israel Said To Aid Latin Aims of U.S.," The New York Times, July 21, 1983.]
"In Israel the United States has found a more than willing PROXY. Indeed, in some cases the initiative for Israeli involvement in third world 'troublespots' has come from Israel and not the United States. This was the case in April 1983, when the director-general of the Israeli Foreign Ministry, David Kimche, arrived in Washington with a grand plan for an Israeli 'assistance program' in Africa, Asia and Latin America, financed by the United States. From Israel's point of view such a plan makes much sense: it gains Israel contacts in the third world, and MAKES HER A MORE INDISPENSABLE ALLY FOR THE UNITED STATES."
Now that's what one calls "being a good toady" - someone who not only is willing to do America's dirty work for her, but is EAGER to do it as well - kind of like a groveling puppy panting to "fetch" for her master. The United States couldn't have been more delighted, and it soon followed up on the Israeli suggestion. Beit-Hallahmi goes on:
"A meeting between the Israeli ambassador in Washington, Meir Rosenne, and then Ambassador-at-Large Vernon Walters is said to have taken place in early 1984. ["Israel and Latin America: The Second Lebanon War," Smol, June 1984.] Walters, former CIA deputy director and ... [then] U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, reportedly asked for greater Israeli involvement in 'defending the free world' on the Central American front, and Rosenne is said to have concurred. Israel's role in Central America ... [was] indeed crucial for the United States, which ... [could not] offer direct and open military aid to states like Guatemala, because of those countries' blatant human rights violations. BUT ISRAEL CAN AND DOES OFFER SUCH AID, AS IT DOES IN OTHER REGIONS OF THE WORLD WHERE THE UNITED STATES CANNOT OPERATE DIRECTLY, e.g., IN RHODESIA AND SOUTH AFRICA ..."
Now think about what is being said here! ISRAEL WAS OFFERING TO DO AMERICA'S DIRTY WORK FOR HER; AND NOT ONLY THAT, SHE WAS WILLING TO TAKE THE RAP FOR IT SO THAT THE UNITED STATES COULD BE SEEN AS "CLEAN" IN THE EYES OF THE WORLD.
That's pathetic; it's beneath contempt; it's vile and despicable in a most profound and fundamental way! Israel had become a servant in the house of God's enemy; willing to do the work of the devil in order to earn the praise of her masters in Washington. And not only that, she was willing to "partner" with some of America's most contemptible and ignominious "underlings" - the apartheid regimes of Rhodesia and South Africa - in order to do to black Africans what the Germans had done to them during the Hitler era.
And it didn't end there: she then volunteered to run death squads in the service of the United States in Central and South America - death squads that were very obviously directed against the "oppressed of the earth" there! It seemed as though the Israeli people had learned nothing from their experience in Germany from 1933 to 1945. It seems that when Israelis raise the cry, "NEVER AGAIN," they mean "NEVER AGAIN" for themselves, but not for other oppressed peoples. It seems that they are more than willing to act as America's SS and do to the people of Africa and Central and South America what the Germans had done to them. Beit-Hallahmi continues:
"This obviously was the reason, according to the Hebrew daily, Maariv, that Israel's Foreign Minister Yitzhak Shamir proposed the 'Strategic Cooperation agreement in Central America' to Secretary of State George Schultz in 1982. [R. Mann, 'Shamir Proposed to Schultz Cooperation in Aid to Central America', Maariv, October 22, 1982.] Shamir reportedly suggested cooperation in Costa Rica and other countries in Central America ... According to the article, a similar suggestion had been made a year earlier, but the Americans were cool to the idea for financial reasons. A 1983 Washington Post article claimed that the Begin Government had for some time sought to play a security role in Central America in cooperation with the United States, and it quoted Israeli officials as saying that 'THEY WOULD BE WILLING TO ACT AS A U.S. PROXY IN AREAS [OF THE WORLD] WHERE ... HUMAN RIGHTS CONCERNS RAISE OBSTACLES TO DIRECT U.S. ACTION." [E. Cody, 'Salvador, Israel Set Closer Ties', Washington Post, August 17, 1983.]
as an arm
"This last point was made clear to Israelis in a 1983 Ha'aretz article presenting the Israeli establishment's point of view of the 1981 'Memorandum of Understanding': 'The revival of the agreement now will have its most practical implications not in the Middle East, but in Central America and in Africa'. In fact, this aspect of cooperation was the only one to be energetically pursued during the last two years ... The director-general of Israel's foreign office, David Kimche, concentrated on this subject in most of his talks during his visit to Washington during the summer. THE AMERICANS NEED ISRAEL IN AFRICA AND LATIN AMERICA BECAUSE OF THE PROBLEMS EXPERIENCED BY THE U.S. ADMINISTRATION WHEN IT COMES TO GETTING CONGRESS TO RATIFY ALL ITS FAR-REACHING ... MILITARY ACTIVITIES ... [ESPECIALLY] IN CENTRAL AMERICA, WHICH IS NOW THE MAIN FOCUS OF U.S. ACTIVITIES. THE U.S. ADMINISTRATION HAS LONG WANTED TO USE ISRAEL AS A CONDUIT FOR MILITARY AND OTHER AID." [G. Samet, 'Where the United States Needs Israel', Ha'aretz, November 6, 1983.]
Beit-Hallahmi describes Israel's symbiotic relationship with America, not only in the Middle East, but throughout the world, as -
"AN ARM OF THE UNITED STATES." [Please see C.T. Toriello, 'On the Role of the United States and Israel', in S. Jonas, E. McCaughan and E.S.Martinez, eds., Guatemala: Tyranny on Trial (San Francisco: Synthesis Publications, 1984).]
The arm of the United States? - really, THE ARM OF THE DEVIL!
And what a terrible and ruthless partner to the U.S. Israel has proved herself to be. Take, for example, what she has wrought in Guatemala. Beit-Hallahmi writes:
"In the midst of endless misery and cruelty, Guatemala [which, again, Karny pictures as a huge concentration camp masquerading as a state] stands out as one Central American country where those in power have been fighting those without power, using an unusual degree of ruthlessness and bloodiness.
"Over the years, numerous reports of the true realities of Guatemala have been harsh in their judgment. [Please see J. LeMoyne, 'Guatemala Crushes Rebels Its Own Way: Ruthlessly', The New York Times, January 13, 1985; A. Lewis 'In America's Name', The New York Times, March 13, 1982; J. Preston, 'Guatemala: The Muffled Scream', Mother Jones, November 1981.]
"THOSE WHO CARRY OUT THE DELIBERATE POLICIES OF ENDLESS KILLINGS THERE PROCLAIM THEIR INDEBTEDNESS TO ISRAEL ... Israel has become the main support of the Guatemalan regime, as attested to by both Romeo Lucas Garcia and Efrain Rios Montt.
"It was Efrain Rios Montt, the born-again former dictator of Guatemala, who explained his easy takeover in March 1982 by saying that '...many of our soldiers were trained by Israelis'." [Please see S. Jonas, 'The Complicity of the U.S. Government and U.S. Capital in the Violation of Human Rights in El Salvador' in S. Jonas, E. McCaughan and E.S. Martinez, eds., Guatemala: Tyranny on Trial (San Francisco: Synthesis Publications, 1984); please also see F. Greve, 'Israel Could Fill The Gap If U.S. Latin Aid Funds Cut' in The Miami Herald, May 27, 1984.]
It was Efrain Rios Montt, the born-again former dictator of Guatemala, who explained his easy takeover in March 1982 by saying that '...many of our soldiers were trained by Israelis'.
And not only were the butchers and murderers of Rios Montt's blood-thirsty army trained by the Israelis, but the chief of staff of the Guatemalan army declared:
"THE ISRAELI SOLDIER IS THE MODEL FOR OUR SOLDIERS." [Y. Karny, 'The Secret Alliance of the Fifth World'. Yediot Aharonot, November 22, 1981; Y. Karny, 'Remove the Shame', Yediot Aharonot, November 26, 1981.]
WHAT A PITIABLE AND TRAGIC REFLECTION ON THE CHARACTER OF THE SOLDIERS OF ISRAEL'S ARMY - to be called a "model" for Rios Montt's death squads.
And make no mistake about it, the Israelis have been involved up to their necks in training death squads in Latin America. Indeed, the Washington Post reported in December of 1982, the -
"... presence of Israeli advisers, who are not just instructors, but are directly involved in counter-insurgency activities (i.e., the creation of death squads)." [Please see E. Cody, 'Sharon To Discuss Arms Sales in Honduras', Washington Post, December 7, 1982, A19.]
Death squad victims
"... Israeli advisers in Guatemala have also been working with the secret police, the NOTORIOUS G-2. Advisers from Chile and Argentina have joined the Israelis in training the secret police in interrogation techniques." [Please see E. Cody, 'Salvador, Israel Set Closer Ties', Washington Post, August 17, 1983; please also see C.T. Toriello, 'On the Role of the United States and Israel', in S. Jonas, E. McCaughan and E.S.Martinez, eds., Guatemala: Tyranny on Trial (San Francisco: Synthesis Publications, 1984); finally, please see J. Lemieux, 'Le role d'Israel en Amerique central' in Le Monde Diplomatique, October 1984.]
And again, in all of this it's not as though the Israeli public has not been informed as to what is occurring IN THEIR NAME in Africa, as well as Central and South America. The close contacts between Israel and Guatemala's military juntas have been discussed widely in the Israeli media. For example, on January 25, 1982, Israel State Television carried a British report on conditions in Guatemala. The announcer in Jerusalem referred to the regime in Guatemala as a "right-wing dictatorship" guilty of atrocities, and added that both Israel and Argentina were arming this regime. Take another example: On July 8, 1983, Israeli State Television carried a report on Guatemala which showed Israeli light weapons to be the standard equipment of the army.
Finally, there is the true story - presented as a work of fiction in order to skirt Israeli censorship - of an Israeli operative in an unnamed Central American country. Stationed at the Israeli Embassy and working with a Colonel Garcia, the hero, who is involved in fighting "Indian terrorists," expresses his guilt and rebels against his superiors. He finds himself identifying with the terrorists, and this means the end of his career in the Israeli foreign service. [Although the story was presented as a "work of fiction, it was widely known throughout Israel as a true story (Please see A. Dankner, "Our Man over There," Ha'aretz, February 26, 1982).].
Adolfo Perez Esquivel
Like Christians in America, most Israelis prefer not to know what's happening IN THEIR NAME in Central and South America - and this willingness "not to know" has allowed their leaders to continue to ingratiate themselves with the American elites, and make themselves "indispensable" in the smooth functioning of the American New World Order System.
Most Israelis believe that this proclivity "not to know" what is being done IN THEIR NAME overseas buys them security at home. But all it does is earn them the INDIGNATION of God and makes them complicit in the crimes of the American Empire.
The Israeli Public: See nothing; hear nothing; say nothing!
Reflection of God
"... MY WITNESS ... And My servant whom I have chosen ..." (Isaiah 43:1,9-10)
Israel as God's witness? - maybe so, BUT ONLY IN GRACE; certainly not in her comportment to the world at large; insofar as her comportment before the world is concerned, she is a DISGRACE to God.
Why? - because a witness is called to bear TRUTH to the world - and if one is called God's witness, then such a one is required to be a REFLECTION of God - to reflect His love and compassion; but is that what Israel is doing today? IS THAT WHAT SHE IS DOING BY PARTNERING WITH GOD'S GREAT ENEMY, BABYLON THE GREAT - i.e., the American New World Order System?
And it's not just in Guatemala that Israel has been carrying America's water. Take El Salvador where allegations about the Salvadoran military being trained in Israel, and Israeli military advisers being sent to El Salvador, were made as early as 1979 by Shafik Handal, Secretary General of the Salvadoran Communist Party. ["Leftist Says Salvadoran Troops Are Being Trained by the Israelis," The New York Times, October 10, 1979.]
In May 1982, Joaquin Antonion Aguilar, a representative of the Democratic Revolutionary Front of El Salvador, visited Israel and met with a variety of groups and individuals. Like Adolfo Perez Esquivel before him insofar as the poor of Guatemala were concerned, Aguilar begged the Israelis he met to have compassion on the poor of El Salvador and to influence their government to stop its support for the regime - but all to no avail! [I. Klich, "Caribbean Boomerang Returns to Sender," The Guardian, August 27, 1982.]
And it's not just to the poor of Guatemala and El Salvador that the Israeli government has turned a cold shoulder. Take what it did to the indigent and destitute of Honduras: In December of 1982 Ariel Sharon, then Israel's Defense Minister, paid a visit to Tegucigalpa, the Honduran capital. The Sharon entourage included Gen. David Ivri, commander of the air force, and Gen. Aaron Beit-Hallahmi, director-general of the Defense Ministry. Sharon reportedly signed a military accord, including weapons deliveries and training by Israeli advisers, visited military bases, and also visited Contra units on that occasion.
The Honduran strongman at the time, Gustavo Alvarez Martinez, told Sharon that he (Sharon) was one of his most admired modern generals - ALONG WITH THE NAZI GENERAL, IRWIN ROMMEL. [Y. Karny, "The Rise and Fall of the General Who Admired Ariel Sharon," Yediot Aharonot, April 3, 1984.]
The Honduran strongman at the time, Gustavo Alvarez Martinez, told Sharon that he (Sharon) was one of his most admired modern generals - ALONG WITH THE NAZI GENERAL, IRWIN ROMMEL.
Eee gads, an Israeli general being compared favorably to a Nazi general! The irony of it all! - and Sharon seemed unable to grasp it.
Then there's the matter of the Contra Wars: When the CIA began setting up the contra organization in 1981, the Mossad was also there, carrying out training and providing logistical support for the first units. Indeed, the first advisers and trainers to the Contras based in Costa Rica under Comandante Eden Pastora were members of one of Israel's leading commando units.
Not only that, but a leader of the Contra group, "Nicaragua Democratic Force" (FCN), based in Honduras and led by Adolfo Calero, a death squad leader and the former president of Coca-Cola in Nicaragua, also admitted receiving "invaluable" aid from Israel, as did Enrique Bermudez, another Contra death squad leader in Honduras, who said on the NBC Television News on April 23, 1984 that his group was receiving weapons and training from the Israeli Government. It should be noted in connection with both Calero and Bermudez, that both these death squad leaders were "favorites" of the evangelical community in the United States.
Finally, there's Edgar Chamorro, another leader of the FDN, who told Time Magazine on May 7, 1984, that his group had received weapons and training from Israel. Time also reported on that occasion that -
"Israeli intelligence experts helped train the Contras and retired reserve Israeli Army commandos had been hired by shadowy private firms to assist the rebels."
"The Israelis," says a U.S. intelligence expert, "know how to run a secret operation."
"Israeli intelligence experts helped train the Contras and retired reserve Israeli Army commandos had been hired by shadowy private firms to assist the rebels."
The issue of Israel support for the Contras was raised in the Knesset by MK Miari on November 14, 1984. Miari wrote to Knesset Speaker Hillel, proposing to put this topic on the agenda for urgent discussion. Hillel turned down the request - revealing the fact that not only members of the Israeli government per se were involved up to their necks in "carrying America's water," but also most of the members of Israel's Knesset.
Perhaps the most egregious example of Israel's treachery to everything that God had called her to was her involvement with the apartheid governments of Rhodesia and South Africa - governments that confined their black populations to ghettos not unlike the ghettos to which the Jews of Europe had been consigned for most of the their 2,000 year-long dispersion throughout the world.
One would think that a people who had suffered so much at the hands of racists and oppressors over the years would have some compassion here for the oppressed of Africa.
But not so! - it seemed that the Israelis had learned NOTHING!
Instead, according to Jane Hunter, an acknowledged expert on this subject, the Israeli government took upon itself the "arduous challenge" of perfecting the Rhodesian and South African governments' practice of domestic counterinsurgency - practices that the Israelis had developed in Central and South America under the tutelage of the CIA. These practices combined outright BRUTALITY, the use of death squads, and the extensive use of informers and collaborators. In addition, the Israelis instituted the concept of "collective punishment" against the blacks of both countries - another concept that it had perfected in conjunction with the CIA in the jungles of Central and South America. The collective punishment employed by the Israelis against the poor and dispossessed of Central and South America, such as the destruction of a whole family's home when one of its members is arrested as a suspect in an act of resistance, was adopted wholesale by the Rhodesian and South African apartheid governments, and resulted in the South African and Rhodesian practice of sealing off whole townships, and assaulting them.
The Israeli Connection: The story of Israel's involvement in Zaire, Angola and Mozambique by Benjamin Beit-Hallahmi
John Stockwell, who ran the CIA operation against Angola, reported in 1983 - as did the Angolan News Agency - that Israeli military experts were training UNITA forces in Namibia, forces that had a perverted reputation for brutality and cruelty, and which - like the Contra forces in Central America - were linked closely to the American evangelical community. In addition, it was reported that Israeli Defense Minister Ariel Sharon was personally involved in the organization, training and equipping of "commando" units (i.e., death squads) which were being organized to operate in conjunction with UNITA. In 1984, the Financial Times (London) wrote of "joint Israeli-South African support for UNITA forces." Other sources also reported the transfer of Israeli arms and financial support to UNITA.
Israel also became deeply involved with the South African-backed MNR (Mozambique National Resistance or "Renamo"), which had brought great economic and social distress to Mozambique. Renamo had a particular reputation for BRUTALITY - being regarded by most other right-wing insurgencies as a gang of cutthroats - cutthroats trained and funded by both Israel and the CIA.
Jose Eduardo dos Santos
The Angolan President showed Newport pictures of captured Israeli weapons. The following year, Luanda reported the capture of three mercenaries who said they had been trained by Israeli instructors in Zaire. Similar reports surfaced in Mozambique.
The whole thing is pathetic and would make Israel's founders - people like David Ben Gurion and the other idealists who had founded the state of Israel (with little help from the religiously oriented Jewish community of the time) - roll over in their graves in distress.
As with the church, it seems that the non-religious in Israel are more in tune with concepts of universal justice than is Israel's Orthodox community; after all, it was the religiously conservative Likud government of Menachem Begin that first countenanced the "MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING" between Israel and the United States that led to Israel's pathetic transformation into America's LACKEY and BOOTLICKER throughout the world, not the socialists and secularists of Israel's leftist Mapai Party.
Whatever the failings of the Mapai, they are surely not responsible for this hateful alliance, proving once again that -
"... the children of this world are in their generation wiser than the children of light." (Luke 16:8)
Whatever the failings of the Mapai, they are surely not responsible for this hateful alliance, proving once again that "... the children of this world are in their generation wiser than the children of light." (Luke 16:8)
Clearly, Israel has made a pact with the devil (i.e., the United States - the "OVERFLOWING SCOURGE" of Isaiah 28:18) - an "overflowing scourge" that God warned Israel (in the pages of the Jewish Scriptures and by the mouth of Israel's own prophets) would eventually BETRAY her. Specifically, the prophet Isaiah warned Israel some 2600 years ago:
"... your COVENANT WITH DEATH shall be disannulled, and your AGREEMENT WITH HELL shall not stand; when the OVERFLOWING SCOURGE (i.e., the armies of the United States) shall pass through, THEN YE SHALL BE TRODDEN DOWN BY IT." (Is. 28:18) ["Overflowing scourge?" - this is certainly a pretty good description of the United States: just ask the peoples and nations of the world that the U.S. has reduced to "client-state" status - for example, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador, Guatemala, Zaire - the list is endless.]
All this is enough to make one cry out in despair; specifically, the fact of Israel's and the church's treachery; the fact that BOTH have betrayed God and partnered with His enemy, "Babylon the Great." AND MAKE NO MISTAKE ABOUT IT, THAT IS PRECISELY WHAT HAS HAPPENED, and the entire world bears witness to that fact.
Nonetheless, there is a REMNANT in both Israel and the church - a SILVER LINE OF GOD'S REDEEMING GRACE that runs through them, and whose presence will preserve them both. Speaking specifically concerning the REMNANT in Israel, the Bible says:
"... there shall be an highway for the REMNANT of his people, which shall be left ...
"And in that day thou shalt say, O LORD, I will praise thee: THOUGH THOU WAST ANGRY WITH ME, THINE ANGER IS TURNED AWAY, and thou comfortedst me.
"Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust, and not be afraid: for the LORD JEHOVAH is my strength and my song; he also is become my salvation.
"Therefore with joy shall ye draw water out of the wells of salvation.
"And in that day shall ye say, Praise the LORD, call upon his name, declare his doings among the people, make mention that his name is exalted.
"Sing unto the LORD; for he hath done excellent things: this is known in all the earth.
"Cry out and shout, thou inhabitant of Zion: for great is the Holy One of Israel in the midst of thee." (Isaiah 11:16 - 12:6)
And it is PRECISELY this REMNANT that -
"... the LORD shall defend ... and he that is feeble among them at that day shall be as David; and the house of David shall be as God, as the angel of the LORD before them.
"And it shall come to pass in that day [i.e., when all seems lost at the Battle of Armageddon at the very end of the Tribulation period], that I will seek to destroy all the nations that come against Jerusalem.
"And I will pour upon the house of David, and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the SPIRIT OF GRACE and of supplications: AND THEY SHALL LOOK UPON ME WHOM THEY HAVE PIERCED ..." (Zech. 12:8-10a)
And the people in Israel shall say unto their Defender:
"... WHAT ARE THESE WOUNDS IN THINE HANDS? (Zech. 13:6a)
And the Lord of Glory shall answer:
"... THESE [ARE THOSE INJURIES] WITH WHICH I WAS WOUNDED IN THE HOUSE OF MY FRIENDS." (Zech 13:6b)
And then shall the veil (2 Cor. 3:14) be lifted from their eyes, and the whole House of Israel - both as a people and as a nation - shall at last - AND AT ONCE - recognize Jesus as their Messiah; and -
"... they shall mourn for him, as one mourneth for his only son, and shall be in bitterness [i.e., great sorrow] for him [Jesus], as one that is in bitterness [i.e., great sorrow] for his firstborn.
"In that day shall there be a great mourning in Jerusalem, as the mourning of Hadadrimmon in the valley of Megiddon [i.e., in the valley where the Battle of Armageddon will be fought].
"And the land shall mourn, every family apart; the family of the house of David apart, and their wives apart; the family of the house of Nathan apart, and their wives apart;
"The family of the house of Levi apart, and their wives apart; the family of Shimei apart, and their wives apart;
"All the families that remain, every family apart, and their wives apart." (Zech. 12:8-14)
And then shall the Scripture be fulfilled:
"Behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel, and with the house of Judah:
"Not according to the covenant that I made with their fathers in the day that I took them by the hand to bring them out of the land of Egypt; which my covenant they brake, although I was an husband unto them, saith the LORD:
"But this shall be the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel; After those days, saith the LORD, I will put my law in their inward parts, and write it in their hearts; and will be their God, and they shall be my people.
"And they shall teach no more every man his neighbour, and every man his brother, saying, Know the LORD: for they shall all know me, from the least of them unto the greatest of them, saith the LORD: for I will forgive their iniquity, and I will remember their sin no more." (Jeremiah 31:31-34) [Please see Part 2 of Chapter VI of the New Antipas Papers, "The Four Unconditional Covenants of God with Israel."]
God bless you all!
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Once again, we URGE you to read (or re-read):
GOD CHOSE ISRAEL ON THE BASIS OF GRACE
One must be perfectly clear here: God did not choose the Jewish people because they were somehow or other congenitally better than any other people on earth; or because they were a people morally superior to the people who surround them; or that they possess some kind of innate spiritual DNA that predisposes them toward God.
He chose them in order to make an open show of His MERCY - i.e., that His dealings with man are based on UNMERITED FAVOR (i.e., GRACE) and nothing else. That's what the Bible says:
GOD IS NO RESPECTER OF PERSONS
And His mercy toward Israel is an OPEN and PUBLIC demonstration to that affect - a historical display of His KINDNESS and COMPASSION for ALL to see who seek after God - for the Bible says that with regard to this matter (i.e., His mercy), He is - as Peter says:
And the Bible goes on to explain what it means here by the word "work:"
What's that mean? It means that our relationship with God - whoever we are - is based on His mercy toward us and not on any innate righteousness on our part; that if we try to approach God on the basis of anything we can do, we will surely fail. The Bible says:
And again, the Bible says:
We - both Jew and gentiles - must trust in God's mercy to clothe us with His righteousness. But what assurance do we have that He will do so? What we have, of course, is the assurance of the Written Word:
And so it is that we must trust in God's mercy to clothe us with His righteousness. But what assurance do we have that He will do so? For those of us who believe, we have, of course, the assurance of the Written Word:
And the Bible goes on to say:
And Israel is God's OPEN and very PUBLIC demonstration in the HISTORICAL RECORD and IN THE EVENTS OF TODAY, that God saves man on the basis of His mercy alone, and not on the basis of any righteousness we think we possess. After all, if God can remain faithful to Israel despite all that Israel has done, and all that she has failed to do, He can remain faithful to ALL those who call upon His name - and that He will fulfill ALL the promises He has made to us and bring us safely through to the end.
GOD'S MERCY TO ISRAEL AND
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