Summary: Violence is the final stage of corruption.. Have we arrived? It's is time to take the prayer initiative
- First Sunday in October is the Day of Prayer for the Peace of Jerusalem
- This week Jewish people while UN meets
A three-day U.N. Summit Mon 9/20/10 -Wed 9/29/10 on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) ended Wed in NY for women’s and children’s health
- Wed. Sept Muslims rioted and threw stones from the Western Wall
- Four Israeli policemen and four Israel civilians were injured
- After nightfall, Palestinians returned to the attack, throwing firebombs at police patrols raising the number of injured on both sides to 16 including 5 policemen.
- Enter Ahmadinejad
- In 08 called Israel a "Zionist regime" of murderers
- 09 His comments were so outrageous they prompted a walkout by other nations
- Wed night on Larry King he said Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is a "skilled killer" who "should be put on trial for killing women and children."
- Obama on Thur. "now is the time" for Middle East peace talks to finally succeed after decades of false starts
- Israel POP 7.5 million (Smaller than NYC)
- Lake Michigan
- Length: 307 miles.
- Width: 118 miles
- Length 290miles
- Width 85 miles
- Israel occupies one-sixth of one percent of the Middle East
- Israel is surrounded by 22 hostile Arab/Islamic dictatorships
- 640 times her size
- 60 times her population and ALL the oil.
- President Bush says Islam a religion of Peace
- Islam Does not stand for Peace it means “Submission” Submit to God
- Koran (Surah 9:5)
"Fight and slay the pagans [Christians] wherever ye find them and seize them, confine them, and lie in wait for them in every place of ambush"
- Koran, commands Muslims to force the entire planet to submit to literal control by Islam
Psalm 122:6KJV Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: they shall prosper that love thee.
- We are living in violent times
- Jesus speaks with authority about the last days
Matthew 24:38KJV For as in the days that were before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark,
- Move forward from Noah with other prophetic events
Ezekiel 16:49-50KJV Behold, this was the iniquity of thy sister Sodom, pride, fulness of bread, and abundance of idleness was in her and in her daughters, neither did she strengthen the hand of the poor and needy. 50 And they were haughty, and committed abomination before me: therefore I took them away as I saw good.
- Israel (Northern Kingdom) taken into captivity 120 yr. before Judah
- Amos writes about 20 yr. before Judah's captivity
Ye that put far away the evil day, and cause the seat of violence to come near; 3 That lie upon beds of ivory, and stretch themselves upon their couches, and eat the lambs out of the flock, and the calves out of the midst of the stall; 4 That chant to the sound of the viol, and invent to themselves instruments of musick, like David; 6 That drink wine in bowls, and anoint themselves with the chief ointments: but they are not grieved for the affliction of Joseph.
Back to Mt 24:38
- Eating & drinking entails - (gorging, gluttony, drunkenness, bragging, lying and violence)
- Marrying and giving in marriage can entail all the intrigue of (Lust, Cheating, Fornication, Adultery, Idolatry, Incest, Jealousy and Murder),
- Compare Mt 24:38 With Gen
- Genesis 6:11-13KJV The earth also was corrupt before God, and the earth was filled with violence. 12 And God looked upon the earth, and, behold, it was corrupt; for all flesh had corrupted his way upon the earth. 13 And God said unto Noah, The end of all flesh is come before me; for the earth is filled with violence through them; and, behold, I will destroy them with the earth..
- The beginning and the end of Noah's generation
- Note the word violence
- According to Jewish Rabbi Scholars , violence is the final stage of corruption
- Hebrew word "violence" is "Hamas"
- "Hamas" in Hebrew means, "to do violence, wrong, cruelty, injustice."
- Hamas in Arabic is an acronym of words for
Islamic Resistance Movement
- The word itself means "zeal."
- It’s zeal their way
- 2005 - Israel completely withdrew from Gaza
- Israel turned over to the Palestinians all the land and infrastructure, and the former Jewish-owned farms, businesses, houses, synagogues, orchards, vineyards... all of it.
- The Palestinians promptly trashed everything Jewish and proceeded to turn Gaza into an armed terrorist camp
- 2007 Then Hamas staged a violent coup and overthrew the ruling Palestinians
- Hamas is the largest and most influential Palestinian militant movement
- Their methods include assassination, raids, bombing, and suicide bombing.