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Correct Political Position on Israel is Critical for American Position in Middle East

Reader comment on item: Obama vs. McCain on the Middle East

Submitted by M. Tovey (United States), Jun 6, 2008 at 13:46

The differences of the two presidential candidates over the circumstances of Israel and its position in the Middle East cannot be measured prophetically since neither can be seen to be any different in relation to the specific prophecies concerning Israel and her future. The practical reality is that America, although nominally Christian in the predominant persuasion of religious views of both Catholic and Protestant denominations, is not truly supporting Israel's Biblical heritage and ancient claim to all of the land because of influences of replacement theology.

If America were philosophically intent to be in true support of Israel, there would be an immediate stop of the attempt to partition off the heart of the land promised to Abraham and a promise to truly defend Israel against all comers. That is not what is being seen.

Barack Obama's address to AIPAC may seem to be giving support to Israel's plight in the Middle East, but such a thing was thought to be coming from the current administration and there is little evidence from the State Department that anything less than the plan of the Secretary of State for going back to pre-1967 boundaries is to be implemented for the sake of world peace.

Presidential hopeful John McCain is likely to carry on the same path of the current administration, to cut out the heart of Israel and expect that the remains will be viable enough to withstand the intent of the enemies to finish off the job.

Now elsewhere in this post we read of a proposed timeline for the distorted view that the Savior of Israel is supposed to overcome Israel on behalf of her enemies, and that is supposed to occur ten or twenty years from now. That is what one may be inclined to think in the absence of true testimony from the Hebrew Holy Scriptures. There we read that the iniquities of the world are ready to break the surface tension of the cup of wrath ready to be spilled upon an unbelieving mankind, waiting only for the LORD Almighty God of Israel to say: Enough!

When the Savior of Israel, Yeshua HaMashiach, Jesus Christ's authority is ready to be exercised, then the final prophecies concerning the closing days of the times of the Gentiles is going to explode on an unsuspecting world, and everything that the Holy Bible says will happen, will happen, to the benefit of Israel, her believing remnant and the true disciples of Jesus Christ. Nothing in the Quran will make any true sense then, starting from the beginning, and especially at the end.

Jesus Christ is Israel's advocate and defender, not her prosecutor. Everything in Israel's destiny is described correctly in the Holy Bible and her Savior will be arriving according to His schedule after all things are brought under submission to Him.

Do we see in the declarations of either American presidential candidate that their lives are in submission to Jesus Christ? If so, then it bodes well for them. For America, if we see the change (not the change touted by the Democratic Party) necessary to insure proper Biblical support for Israel, then there may be some room for hope that the cataclysm this world is preparing itself for is yet a little in the future.

The remaining question is: that as charged as the Middle East situation is, with Iran's front agencies of Hizbollah and Hamas seething at the moment to forge ahead with the next incursion, and Israeli PM Olmert making it known he is not inclined to wait much longer on the Iranian's nuclear threat while other powers look anxiously on, will we even see the next American presidential election before we are engaged in the battle nobody except a few really wants? For those close enough to the Sea of Galilee when all of the prophesied things happen, special eyewear is recommended; but more importantly, those who believe in the Hebrew Holy Scriptures should be ready even more. For those who do not believe, there is time yet to believe in Jesus Christ as their personal Savior, but not much, since no mortal is promised forever.
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