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Recognizing the True Issues of the Temple Mount Not Supposed to be Religious

Reader comment on item: Israel and the Temple Mount's Five Muslim Rivals
in response to reader comment: Jesus on the Steps of the Temple & and the Money Changers

Submitted by M Tovey (United States), Jul 27, 2021 at 13:26

Here is irony: the religious leaders of Yeshua's day were trying to get Him killed by the secularists of the day, the Romans.
Funny that; is not the same argument going on today; the Jewish religious leaders are trying to get a Jewish secular government to open the Temple Mount for prayer; is this not the same argument Nehemiah was moved to address before his master when requesting the ability to return and rebuild the House of God, in Jerusalem? This is what was taken as a reason for the Russian and other members of the diaspora in the Hovevei (Hibbat) Zion to repopulate the Abraham heritage. It is not a secular cause.
However, to your other assertion that if the true desire of the evangelic community is to support Israel on its path to tis destiny and eventually serve the LORD in HIs house once again, all well and good.
True service to the LORD is NOT religious if it is accomplished according to His purposes and not the purposes of a sycophantic religiosity that defeats true service to the LORD.
This is what the prophets spoke in the Name of the LORD; this is what Yeshua, Jesus taught on the steps.


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