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Israel can't defeat Ai. Not won't -- CAN'T

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Submitted by Michael S (United States), Aug 26, 2014 at 11:01

I couldn't give three shakes of a rat's tail, what the "West"'s plan is or isn't. The West is going to hell in a handbasket, and refuses to be swayed fromit. I am interested, instead, in Israel's apparent lack of a plan, of a vision, of a self-identity. How often must I come back from vacation to stories like this:

Direct Hamas hit Tuesday to an Ashkelon home with a new weapon left 70 people injured, 29 seriously.

This, after over a month of fighting, trying to conquer a mini-township called Gaza, which is all of four miles wide?????

I've seen a lot of prophecies bandied about here, and I'm mentioned a few myself. After Israel's continuing dismal performance, let me say there is only one prophecy applicable to Israel:

Joshua 7

[4] So there went up thither of the people about three thousand men: and they fled before the men of Ai.
[5] And the men of Ai smote of them about thirty and six men: for they chased them from before the gate even unto Shebarim, and smote them in the going down: wherefore the hearts of the people melted, and became as water.
[6] And Joshua rent his clothes, and fell to the earth upon his face before the ark of the LORD until the eventide, he and the elders of Israel, and put dust upon their heads.
[7] And Joshua said, Alas, O Lord GOD, wherefore hast thou at all brought this people over Jordan, to deliver us into the hand of the Amorites, to destroy us? would to God we had been content, and dwelt on the other side Jordan!
[8] O Lord, what shall I say, when Israel turneth their backs before their enemies!
[9] For the Canaanites and all the inhabitants of the land shall hear of it, and shall environ us round, and cut off our name from the earth: and what wilt thou do unto thy great name?
[10] And the LORD said unto Joshua, Get thee up; wherefore liest thou thus upon thy face?
[11] Israel hath sinned, and they have also transgressed my covenant which I commanded them: for they have even taken of the accursed thing, and have also stolen, and dissembled also, and they have put it even among their own stuff.
[12] Therefore the children of Israel could not stand before their enemies, but turned their backs before their enemies, because they were accursed: neither will I be with you any more, except ye destroy the accursed from among you.

The Jewish people are self-confident, thinking they can do anything, and that they only stop short of it out of their "superior humanity", and their desire to "fix the world".

BS!

Israel is WEAK! And it is weak because it has forgotten God, and relies on its own strenth (and that of America -- the 21st century "bruised reed").

Repent and return to the God of Abraham, before a worse calamity befally you.

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