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In Biblical Terms - Parts of a Process Fulfilling Israel's Destiny

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in response to reader comment: What's the difference between the June 4th, 1967 ceasefire line and the 1949 armistice line?

Submitted by M. Tovey (United States), May 26, 2011 at 12:05

A short answer is about 5,860 km². The real answer is the 'cease fire' (armistice) line of 1949 put Jerusalem and the surrounding territory of Judea-Samaria (the West Bank, etc) under the control of Jordan after the rebirth of Israel. When the Arab nations and the disaffected 'Palestinians' sought to expel the Jewish population from the region in 1967, the Israeli's were propelled into the battle known as the Six day War, the outcome of which left the Arabs, and indeed the rest of the world wondering : 'what happened?'

What happened was that the prophecy of Ezekiel 36-37 happened. Jerusalem and Judea-Samaria were brought under Israeli sovereignty. And there they shall remain.

Look at a map of the region and there is little that makes sense of it all if using the maps provided by National Geographics. But look at a map of the region in the back of a comprehensive Bible that has the region mapped out according to the prophecies and promises to Abraham; then realize that when the prophecy of Ezekiel 37 (Eze 37:14; 21-22) started happening before the world's eyes, there is not a human power in this world that will take the land away. In essence, from a fully Biblical perspective, neither the 1949 nor the 1967 lines mean anything anymore from the Biblical perspective. And that's what the enemies of Israel are all chafed up about.

Next in view is the rebuilding of the Jewish Temple on Mt. Moriah according to the next part of Ezekiel.

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