Period: May 2017
End-Time Church / Pluralism
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Since AD 70 when a rebel faction inside the Roman army disobeyed orders and destroyed the Holy Temple, the Jews have been without their central place of worship. A sole remaining Temple Mount retaining wall (not a remain of the Temple itself), the Western "Wailing" Wall, has been serving as Judaism's most sacred site in place of the Temple.
For most Christians, the absence of Jewish Temple on the Temple Mount is far from a problem. It is just as it should be, to them. After all, that's a relic of the Old Covenant. Jesus said something about him being the Temple (John 2:21) and didn't Paul say that the church is the Temple of God now (1Co 3:16)? Given those perceptions, most Christians are not expecting another temple to be built or perhaps for God to ever allow it. Especially-God forbid-one with renewed animal sacrifices that Christians imagine as an affront to Jesus' one sacrifice for all time.

But for Jews, both religious and secular, the Holy Temple not only makes sense, a large segment of the population desire it. In a recent survey, one third of secular Jews and 43% of religious Jews were in favor of construction on the Temple Mount. What's more, there is real progress towards making it happen. The Temple Institute and dozens of other organizations are preparing for a Third Temple. They are making the priestly vestments, reconstructing the Temple's past ceremonial objects and furnishings (including the 200 pound golden seven branch menorah) as well as preparing for, yes, a renewal of animal sacrifices.

So who is right about God's will for the Holy Temple, Christianity or Judaism? Will the Holy Temple be rebuilt or is God really against it? What does Bible prophecy say?

The Real Purpose of Animal Sacrifices
The reason Christians are tempted to dismiss Temple prophecies in that way is because they do not understand the purpose of the Temple animal sacrifices. Most Christians think they served to take away sin until Christ came or only foreshadowed his sacrifice. Yet, the Book of Hebrews makes it clear that "the blood of bulls and goats never could take away sin" (Heb 10:4). It gives the true purpose of the sacrifices as being a "reminder of sin" (Heb 10:3).

In other words, God in his love gave us forgetful humans helpful object lessons about sin through these sacrifices. As long as humans remain fallible as we are, we can benefit from both the foreshadowing in past sacrifices and the "back-shadowing" (if you will) in future sacrifices at the Holy Temple. When Christ comes to set up his Kingdom over the whole earth, the Fourth Temple will become a center of worship of YHVH God again.

"The Church Is the Temple?"
Finally, just as some deny any rapture at all (pretribulation, mid-tribulation or post-tribulation), there are some that deny a Third Temple is predicted. Typically they point to what Paul said about the church being God's temple (1Co 3:16) as if the use of something in a metaphor denies the reality of that thing the metaphor is derived from in its normal form.
In other words, just as the animal sacrifices pointed to Christ' sacrifice and yet literal animal sacrifices will continue after Christ fulfilled them, similarly the Temple of God that foreshadowed the church of God will likewise continue on alongside that which fulfilled it!

The Third Temple Prophecies
Hopefully now having resolved any Christian prejudices that the reader may have had against another temple and animal sacrifices appearing one day, let's now look at all the passages on this topic with an open mind. We'll see that we have a "temple," a "holy place," an "altar," and daily "sacrifices" all literally described in prophecies surrounding the final seven years.
Daniel 9:27 (HCSB) - He will make a firm covenant with many for one week [the 70th week], but in the middle of the week he will put a stop to sacrifice and offering. And the abomination of desolation will be on a wing of the temple, until the decreed destruction is poured out on the desolator."

Daniel 12:11 (HCSB) - From the time the daily sacrifice is abolished and the abomination of desolation is set up, there will be 1,290 days.
Daniel here says that the Antichrist puts a stop to sacrifices (and sets up the abomination) in the middle of the 70th week, or last seven years before Christ returns (1290 days before Christ returns, to be exact). This obviously means that sacrifices commenced sometime before this and implies that there is a Temple already constructed to go along with the altar. Jesus confirms this: these dreaded words yourself!

Matthew 24:15-16 (ESV) - 'So when you see the abomination of desolation spoken of by the prophet Daniel, standing in the holy place...then let those who are in Judea flee to the mountains.'

The usage of the term "holy place" in other NT passages corroborate that this refers to the Holy Temple (Acts 6:13; 21:28). (Specifically, the Holy of Holies was the holy place that the High Priest only entered once per year and where the Ark of the Covenant was kept behind a separating curtain.)

Revelation 11:1-3 (ESV) -1 Then I was given a measuring rod like a staff, and I was told, Rise and measure the temple of God and the altar and those who worship there 2 but do not measure the court outside the temple; leave that out, for it is given over to the nations, and they will trample the holy city for forty-two months. 3 And I will grant authority to my two witnesses, and they will prophesy for 1,260 days, clothed in sackcloth."

Revelation tells us plainly that there will be a temple and altar standing by the time the Great Tribulation starts. However, it will be overrun by the nations (led by the Antichrist). If you want to know what they do with the Holy Temple, Paul gives us the most clear indication of a future Tribulation Temple: 2 Thessalonians 2:4 (ESV) - who opposes and exalts himself against every so-called god or object of worship, so that he [The Antichrist] takes his seat in the temple of God, proclaiming himself to be God.

The Antichrist will take over the Holy Temple built by the Jews for worship of YHVH God and use it to proclaim to the world that he himself is God.

Some commentators object that the "temple of God" could not refer to a temple built by the Jews under their Judaism and that it better fits the church ("the temple of God" as Paul said). However, although Judaism has its errors and faults, they still do worship YHVH God which is who the Temple would be dedicated to worshiping. It makes the most sense that it's referring to a literal temple with a literal seat in Jerusalem where we know the Antichrist conquers and sets up his headquarters (Dan 11:45=Lk 21:20). Otherwise, what sense can we make of the Antichrist figuratively "sitting" inside "the church?"

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz - May 24, 2017 - In a powerful blend of science and religion, a rabbi has turned to genetics to reinstate the priesthood for the Third Temple. This rabbi believes that science has proven that the priesthood is exactly as the Bible described: An eternal covenant that will reappear to herald in the Third Temple. “Genetics connects modern Judaism to the Bible, confirming 3,000 years of Jewish tradition,” explained Rabbi Yaakov Kleiman to Breaking Israel News. “This is an amazing testament to God’s covenant and the Jewish People. Despite more than 2,000 years of exile we have maintained our religion, our customs, our Torah, and our genetic identity.”
Manifesting prophecy is Rabbi Kleiman’s daily work. He opened the Center for Kohanim in Jerusalem nine years ago as a practical endeavor, and has authored a book on DNA evidence of the priesthood. Kohanim, or priests, are Jewish men believed to be descendants of Aaron, the first high priest of Israel. The Temple service may only be performed by kohanim.
In his effort to designate priestly candidates, Rabbi Kleiman has turned to genetics as an aid. This tools first became available 20 years ago when genetic researchers in Haifa discovered a Y chromosome, a genetic marker passed from father to son, that indicated a common ancestry for Jewish men whose family traditions hold that they are descended from the Biblical priestly class.
Rabbi Kleiman is using this science for a purpose the researchers probably had not envisioned: to help prepare for the Third Temple.
“According to prophecy, there will be a Third Temple, and when there is, we will need to identify the priests,” Rabbi Kleiman explained to Breaking Israel News. “Kohanim are the manpower of the Temple. Without them, it is an empty building.”
But the Kohanim the Leviim the sons of Tzadok that kept the charge of My sanctuary when the children of Yisrael went astray from Me they shall come near to Me to minister unto Me; and they shall stand before Me to offer unto Me the fat and the blood saith the Lord GOD. Ezekiel 44:15
As a kohen himself, Rabbi Kleiman has a personal interest in the work. He is essentially tracing his own family tree back 106 generations. For him and other kohanim, the results have prophetic implications.
Read more at https://www.breakingisraelnews.com/88630/dna-testing-aiding-prophetic-return-priestly-covenant

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz - June 4, 2017 - On Thursday, the day after the holiday of Shavuot, hundreds of people gathered in the Old CIty of Jerusalem for a reenactment of the Temple service known as bikurim, or the “bringing of the first fruits.” The ceremony included a special thanksgiving offering that sealed the recent Sanhedrin ruling establishing the boundaries of Jerusalem for the Third Temple.
The procession along the walls of the city to Tekuma Park was accompanied by musical instruments specially made for use in the Third Temple, and blasts from shofarot (ram horns), just as the Talmud described it in Temple times.
The ceremony was performed by Kohanim (men of the priestly caste) dressed in authentic garb as described in the Bible, led by Rabbi Baruch Kahane, who has played a prominent role in many of the Temple reenactments.

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Now The End Begins - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jsx6AgMz9ZA
The Fig Tree has bloomed, next up on the prophetical calendar of events is ‘that blessed hope’, the Rapture of the Church. Without setting any kind of date, springtime of 2018 will be a time of great interest. It will be the 70th anniversary of regathered Israel, and if you know how God likes to do things around the number 70, it could potentially be a time of prophecy being fulfilled.
The End Times gathering of the nations
In 6,000 years of human history, there has never been a time where all the nations of the world have been officially and formally gathered together. Yet the Bible declares in multiple places that in the last days, God will gather them all together. And why would God do this? So He could destroy them because they were against His people the Jews, and against His holy city of Jerusalem, the city of the Great King.
“…for my determination is to gather the nations, that I may assemble the kingdoms, to pour upon them mine indignation, even all my fierce anger:..” Zephaniah 3:8 (KJV)
God promises that the day would come when He would allow all the nations to gather together, and as we already pointed out, the founding on the United Nations was the beginning of the fulfillment of that prophecy. Even the name they chose for themselves – the UNITED Nations – hearkens back to the Old Testament prophets. In an earlier story today where we showed you that UNESCO condemned Israel in a 22-10 vote – a vote that happened today – proclaiming that the Jews had no right to Jerusalem. And the very act of the passing of their resolution is soaked in the words from the prophets.
“And it shall come to pass in that day, that I will seek to destroy all the nations that come against Jerusalem.” Zechariah 12:9 (KJV)
They gathered nations of the UN hate Israel and the Jews, exactly as the Bible says they would:
Israeli Ambassador to the UN holds Bible reacting to anti-Israel resolution
Arutz Sheva TV December 24, 2016 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jOnZm8pl2KE
Everything the Bible says the United Nations, once gathered, would do is already happening and it will only get worse. Watch the video see Bible prophecy unfolding. The last 30 seconds will send cold chills down your spine. These events we are discussing are events taking place right now at this very moment, prophecy is being referenced and brought to pass everywhere you look. But do the nations, the combined intelligence of the free world, give even the most cursory of consideration to the fact that what they are doing is fulfillment of Bible prophecy? No, they do not, the couldn’t care less. The nations of the world do not consider the God of Abraham, and His words have little or no meaning to them. And they will go on thinking and acting contrary to God, right up until the moment God allows all nations of the world – including the United States – to come against the tiny nation of Israel in the Battle of Armageddon.
“For I will gather all nations against Jerusalem to battle; and the city shall be taken, and the houses rifled, and the women ravished; and half of the city shall go forth into captivity, and the residue of the people shall not be cut off from the city.” Zechariah 14:2 (KJV)
Did you catch that? ALL nations are gathered together by God, and they ALL decide to follow Antichrist and attack Israel. How could all nations be gathered unless they had already formed an alliance? (insert light bulb moment here). All the nations DID form an alliance – 1945 – and they will continue this alliance right into the Valley of Megiddo. And what will be the outcome of that, you ask?
“Then shall the LORD go forth, and fight against those nations, as when he fought in the day of battle. And his feet shall stand in that day upon the mount of Olives, which is before Jerusalem on the east, and the mount of Olives shall cleave in the midst thereof toward the east and toward the west, and there shall be a very great valley; and half of the mountain shall remove toward the north, and half of it toward the south.” Zechariah 14:3,4 (KJV)
That is the coming day when the United Nations, under the banner of Antichrist, group together to fight against Israel with the prize being Jerusalem. Why all the fuss about Jerusalem? Because that’s the city of the Great and Coming King – King Jesus! The Devil, who wants to be “like the Most High”, wants that city to try and stop Jesus from ruling for a thousand years from Jerusalem.
“And I saw thrones, and they sat upon them, and judgment was given unto them: and I saw the souls of them that were beheaded for the witness of Jesus, and for the word of God, and which had not worshipped the beast, neither his image, neither had received his mark upon their foreheads, or in their hands; and they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years.” Revelation 20:4 (KJV)
Now you know the future of the United Nations. It’s going to be destroyed because they are against God, against His Christ, against the Jews and against Israel. These events, long ago prophesied in the Bible, are playing out right now, in today’s headlines.
“Behold, I have told you before.” Matthew 24:25 (KJV)

May 3, 2017 by Anders


By Matt Egan @mattmegan5 - May 1, 2017 - America's largest oil refinery is now fully owned by Saudi Arabia.
Saudi Aramco, the kingdom's state-owned oil behemoth, took 100% control of the sprawling Port Arthur refinery in Texas on Monday, completing a deal that was first announced last year. Port Arthur is considered the crown jewel of the US refinery system. The Gulf Coast facility can process 600,000 barrels of oil per day, making it the largest refinery in North America. Aramco previously owned 50% of Port Arthur through a joint venture co-owned with Royal Dutch Shell (RDSA) called Motiva Enterprises. But the two oil giants had a rocky relationship and reached a deal in March 2016 to separate their assets. Shell put out a statement on Monday confirming the "completion" of that break-up.
In addition to Port Arthur, Aramco is acquiring full ownership of 24 distribution terminals. Aramco also gets the exclusive right to sell Shell-branded gasoline and diesel in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, the eastern half of Texas and the majority of Florida. Aramco's deal allows the oil giant to shore up one of its best customers -- the US -- ahead of next year's planned IPO. Now that it controls the largest American refinery, Aramco can send more Saudi crude into the US for refining to sell to North American drivers.


Check out how well he did in general on his trip to Saudi Arabia, Israel, Vatican, G20 and G7 Summits at
President Abdal Fahahel el-Sisi of Egypt (left) King Salman of Saudi Arabia (84 center) and President Trump on the right at the Opening Of The Extremist Center May 21, 2017 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. A mysterious glowing orb is exerting uncanny power over the world’s social media. They placed their hands atop a radiant whitish sphere, which illuminated their faces like a campfire, and kept them there for nearly two minutes. This is a Crystal Ball. Are they the light bearers? (Jer 25:10)



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ByMichael Wilner - May 8, 2017 - The State Department produced a video promoting the trip, but the embassy in Riyadh released a version that makes no mention of his stop in Israel.
US President Donald Trump speaks to reporters aboard Air Force One. (photo credit:REUTERS)
WASHINGTON -- A prominent congressman accused the US State Department on Monday of conforming to Saudi Arabia's "rejectionist" public approach to Israel, after the US embassy in Riyadh appeared to edit out of a promotional video mention of US President Donald Trump's visit to both nations this month.
Trump announced last week that Riyadh, Jerusalem and Rome would be his first stops abroad as president— an homage to the world's three major monotheistic religions. The State Department produced a video promoting the trip, but the embassy in Riyadh released a version that makes no mention of his stop in Israel.

ByGil Hoffman - May 9, 2017 - “You don’t understand how much influence he has over Trump,” Netanyahu told a confidant in a private conversation Monday.
World Jewish Congress president Ronald Lauder met with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas last week to help prepare him for his meeting with US President Donald Trump, angering Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, sources close to the prime minister said on Monday.
Politicians who spoke to Lauder at Sunday’s Jerusalem Post Annual Conference in New York, which Lauder presided over, confirmed that he told them about his meeting with Abbas. Confidants who spoke to Netanyahu about Lauder told The Jerusalem Post that he was furious about the American Jewish leader’s meeting.

ByYaakov Katz - May 12, 2017 - Trump planning to launch new round of talks during his upcoming visit.
Donald Trump welcomes Mahmoud Abbas to White House in Washington , May 3, 2017.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has crossed the Rubicon and voiced “unprecedented” readiness to reach a peace deal with Israel, sources close to the efforts to renew talks between Israel and the Palestinians have told The Jerusalem Post.
Abbas, according to the sources, made this clear to President Donald Trump during their meeting at the White House last week. The president plans to use his trip to Israel later this month to receive assurances from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that he, too, is committed to a peace agreement.
Since his meeting with Trump last week, Abbas has changed his rhetoric, issuing a number of statements meant to reflect flexibility on previous demands. He has, for example, said that he would renew the talks under Trump’s auspices without preconditions. In the past, he had said he would not negotiate with Netanyahu without a freeze to settlement construction.
He has also sent his advisers to the press to declare that the Palestinians are prepared to negotiate land swaps with Israel, a recognition that some West Bank settlements will remain part of Israel in the framework of a future deal.
Netanyahu, on the other hand, has largely remained quiet. The strategy within the Prime Minister’s Office in Jerusalem seems to be to wait and hope not to be blamed for preventing the success of the peace talks Trump is planning to restart following his visit on May 22.
As reported earlier this week in Maariv and the Post, the person responsible for this change in Abbas is Ronald Lauder, the American billionaire and head of the World Jewish Congress, who is one of the closest people to Trump. Lauder has publicly said that he has known Trump for over 50 years and that he is a “great and true friend” of Israel.
Before Abbas met with Trump last week, he stopped by Lauder’s house for dinner and got briefed on ways to win over the president. To some, it seems that Lauder has bypassed Sheldon Adelson as the most influential Jew in Trump’s circle.

Historic accord would define relations, establish juridical rights of the Catholic Church in Israel
By JTA - June 16, 2017 - The Vatican and Israel may finally be ready to resolve outstanding bilateral issues and fully finalize the Fundamental Agreement governing relations between the two states. A joint statement issued Wednesday following a meeting the previous day at the Vatican of the Bilateral Permanent Working Commission between the Holy See and the State of Israel expressed hope for a “rapid conclusion” of decades-long talks.
“The Plenary was pleased with the progress accomplished at the working level regarding the negotiations, and the cordial atmosphere in which the meetings took place,” the statement said. “The outcomes of today’s Plenary give hope for a rapid conclusion of ongoing negotiations and the signing of the document.” The accord would establish the juridical rights of the Catholic Church in Israel as well as regulate property and taxation issues. Though the Fundamental Agreement establishing diplomatic relations between Israel and the Holy See was signed in 1993, these issues have remained unresolved despite years of fitful negotiations. The meeting Tuesday was headed by Monsignor Antoine Camilleri, undersecretary for the Holy See’s Relations with States, and by Tzachi Hanegbi, Israel’s minister for regional cooperation.

DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 15, 2017 - US President Donald Trump’s goal of generating a rapid improvement of Israel’s ties with the Arab world, including the Palestinians in 2018, is not just up to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas, but depends largely on how the Trump administration handles the continuing conflict between Qatar and its powerful Arab opponents, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the UAE.
Up until the end of this week, Trump had turned down the efforts of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Secretary of Defense James Mattis to resolve the Gulf conflict by diplomacy. Instead of heeding them, the president took the advice of the Saudi defense minister, Prince Mohammed bin Salman, and Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir, who visited Washington this week. Tillerson and Mattis tried to arrange a conference between Saudi Arabia and Qatar so as to gradually ease the tensions, but Trump torpedoed the initiative by adopting Riyadh’s tough line.
A complex situation has arisen in the last few days regarding the US diplomacy for bringing Israel and the Palestinians aboard a peace process. The signs of movement on this score fluctuate between crises and some progress:
1. The Gaza electricity row falls under the first heading. Some circles contend that the crisis is artificial, since the Palestinian enclave is receiving as much power now as before. What is different is the new, intensified pressure by Egypt on the one hand and the Palestinian Authority on the other in the hope of toppling Hamas rule in the Gaza Strip or squeezing its leaders into toeing their lines. Neither Egyptian President Abel Fatteh El-Sisi nor the Palestinian Authority chairman has made headway. Hamas stubbornly refuses Cairo’s demand to sever ties with Qatar, while launching a counteroffensive to draw Israel into the dispute by making an empty threat of an “explosion.”
Israel responded with a counter-threat on Thursday, June 15: a proposal to transfer one hour’s worth of power from West Bank Palestinian towns to boost the supply to Gaza. This maneuver kept the entire electricity issue in the court from it was tossed, Ramallah.
2. A shower of Israeli concessions is landing on the Palestinians judging by almost daily reports. Some are true and others false. But in sum, they are designed to impress President Trump with the Netanyahu government’s good will towards his peace initiative and readiness to take steps in its support. In fact, the prime minister is preparing the ground for the forthcoming arrival of Jason Greenblatt, Trump’s envoy on the Israel-Palestinian issue.

CNN https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Q9wWV0Gkqs

Day after reports of Trump shouting at Abbas about incitement, former top official dismisses PA claims that it is making ‘social welfare’ payments, saying they are presented as ‘salaries’ in Palestinian budget documents
By Times of Israel staff May 29, 2017 The Palestinian Authority has paid out some NIS 4 billion — or $1.12 billion — over the past four years to terrorists and their families, a former director general of the Ministry of Strategic Affairs and ex-head of the army’s intelligence and research division told a top Knesset panel on Monday.
Setting out the figures, Brig.-Gen (res.) Yossi Kuperwasser told the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee that the longer the period for which a Palestinian security prisoner is jailed, “the higher the salary… Anyone who has sat in prison for more than 30 years gets NIS 12,000 ($3,360) per month,” said Kuperwasser, according to the (Hebrew) NRG website. “When they’re released, they get a grant and are promised a job at the Palestinian Authority. They get a military rank that’s determined according to the number of years they’ve served in jail.”
Kuperwasser also told the committee that PA claims that the payments to terrorists’ families are social welfare benefits to the needy are false. The Palestinians’ own budgetary documents, he said, “clearly state that these are salaries and not welfare payments.” Kuperwasser was briefing MKs days after US President Donald Trump visited Israel and held talks with PA President Mahmoud Abbas in Bethlehem. In an apparent public upbraiding of Abbas over the payments, Trump told him at their joint press conference: “Peace can never take root in an environment where violence is tolerated, funded or rewarded.” http://www.timesofisrael.com/palestinians-paid-terrorists-1b-in-4-years-knesset-panel-hears/

Ambassador to UN says Security Council must condemn coordinated assault that killed Border Police officer, injured 4 others
By Times of Israel staff - June 17, 2017 - Israel’s Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon on Saturday urged the Security Council to denounce the previous night’s coordinated stabbing and shooting attack in Jerusalem’s Old City.
“The payments made by the Palestinian Authority to terrorists and their families encourage heinous attacks like we saw today,” Dannon said of the attack, in which Border Police officer Hadas Malka was killed and four others injured.
“The Palestinian leadership continues to pledge their support for peace, while making monthly payments to terrorists and educating their children to hate. The international community must demand that the Palestinians put an end to these intolerable acts of violence,” he added.
“I call on the Security Council to condemn this terror attack immediately.”
Israel ambassador Danny Danon speaks at a United Nations Security Council meeting, April 20, 2017.
Israel has been ramping up pressure on the PA to halt payments to the families of terrorists jailed for attacking or killing Israelis. Israeli officials say Palestinians have paid out some NIS 4 billion ($1.12 billion) over the past four years to Palestinian prisoners and “martyrs” — those killed during attacks against Israel. Jerusalem insists the policy is a major incentive to would-be assailants to carry out attacks.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson this week claimed the PA intended to end the practice. However following PA denials, Tillerson appeared to walk back his statement, saying there was an “active discussion” between Washington and Ramallah on the matter. http://www.timesofisrael.com/israel-jerusalem-attack-encouraged-by-pa-payments-to-terrorists

June 16, 2017 - Al Jazeera speaks to Palestinians in Gaza about the latest electricity crisis, as supply reduced to three hours a day. http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2017/06/gaza-power-cuts-worst-170615075120345.html

NewsQatar June16.2017 - The latest news after Gulf countries and Egypt cut diplomatic ties with Qatar and imposed a land, sea and air blockade. The latest developments since several countries, including Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt, cut ties with Qatar on June 5. (All times GMT3). Cavusoglu in 'positive' Saudi talks on Gulf crisis - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu held talks in Saudi Arabia on Friday with King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, continuing mediation efforts to resolve the Gulf's biggest diplomatic crisis in years. Diplomatic sources told the AFP news agency that "the meeting was positive", but there were no further specifics.
Tillerson cancels Mexico trip to work on Qatar crisis - US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has cancelled his scheduled trip to an Organization of American States meeting in Mexico next week to focus on efforts to defuse the diplomatic crisis in the Gulf.
State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said Tillerson would stay to work the phones to try to convince Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates to settle their differences. Tillerson "will continue his efforts to de-escalate tensions in the Middle East region through in-person meetings and phone conversations with Gulf and regional leaders," she said in a brief statement.
June 16, 2017 - Turkish president discusses Gulf crisis with Qatar's emir, French leader.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has held a trilateral phone conversation with Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani and French President Emmanuel Macron, according to Turkey's state-run Anadolu Agency.
The three leaders exchanged views on the Qatar-Gulf crisis with a focus on immediately easing tension in the region, a source in Turkey's presidency, who asked not to be named due to restrictions on speaking to the media, told Anadolu.
Saudi, allies working on list of Qatar 'grievances' - Saudi Arabia's foreign minister Adel al-Jubeir said Qatar should respond to demands to halt its support for "extremism and terrorism" which, he said, were being made by the whole world and not just Gulf states. Speaking to journalists in London, he said his government and its allies were working on a list of "grievances" which would be presented soon. "We are working on those with our Bahraini, Emirati and Egyptian partners in order to compile this list and present it to the Qataris, and I think it will be done fairly soon." http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/06/qatar-diplomatic-crisis-latest-updates-170605105550769.html

June 11, 2017 ivarfjeld - The largest event in the Middle East of its kind. - The Bible tell us about the fall of Israel, as the return of Jesus the Messiah is imminent. Colorfully-dressed drag queens and bare-chested muscular men on floats partied alongside thousands of others from the LGBT community at Tel Aviv’s annual gay pride parade on Friday, the… Read More 200.000 party in Gay Pride parade in Tel Aviv
The largest event in the Middle East of its kind. The Bible tell us about the fall of Israel, as the return of Jesus the Messiah is imminent.
Israel1 - There are widespred support of this kind of perversions inside the state of Israel and everywere. Colorfully-dressed drag queens and bare-chested muscular men on floats partied alongside thousands of others from the LGBT community at Tel Aviv’s annual gay pride parade on Friday, the largest event of its kind in the Middle East.
Israeli media reported that 200,000 people joined the festivities.
Israel2 - Sodomi in public in Tel Aviv, as people hail Baal and perversions.
Sodom44 - Openly living like in the days God of the Bible destroyed the city of Sodom.
“The sun is out and everybody is partying and having fun, the atmosphere is great,” said Christian Tummann, a German tourist celebrating with his husband. “I feel so happy, so happy, that I can go to the Middle East and still be proud, it’s very nice,” said Swedish tourist Dona Ulzen. Parts of the bustling city shut for traffic and loud music blasted along the parade’s route, which was crowded with people dancing and waving balloons and rainbow flags.
Source: The Chigaco Tribune
Let me start by underlineing that I am a committed supporter of the state of Israel. I say Jerusalem is not “occupied”, but liberated. Jerusalem is the eternal and not dividable capital of the Jewish state. But: Israel is occupied by the supporters of sodomy. Who brings the state of Israel under a curse, and ready for the final judgment. And not only Israel. The supporters of sexual perversion, that makes people enemies of their Creator God, is everywhere. Just like Jesus the Messiah fold us is advance. Just before His return as The Lion of Juda, there will be widespread rebellion, betrayal and perversions everywhere. Than we have reached the end of the age, and the Messiah will return to set up His judgment throne in Jerusalem.
Luke 17: 26-35 ‘Just as it was in the days of Noah, so also will it be in the days of the Son of Man. People were eating, drinking, marrying and being given in marriage up to the day Noah entered the ark. Then the flood came and destroyed them all.
‘It was the same in the days of Lot. People were eating and drinking, buying and selling, planting and building. But the day Lot left Sodom, fire and sulphur rained down from heaven and destroyed them all. ‘It will be just like this on the day the Son of Man is revealed.
We who believe in Him, and His Words, can only praise Him. And Him alone. We longing for His presence, and His return. We thank Him for mercy and grace, and that He has granted us eternal life.
This kind of perversions in cities like Tel Aviv and Jerusalem has been foretold in the Bible. We who continue to raise our voice in protests, and sounds the alarm bell, will be persecuted and many of us martyred.
Revelation 11:8 - Their bodies will lie in the public square of the great city – which is figuratively called Sodom and Egypt – where also their Lord was crucified.
Behold: Those who reject Him, as God, King and savior, will have to spend eternity inside the lake of fire. Also called “Hell”. Do not forget, that I loved you enough to warn you and tell you the truth. Repent for your sins, and embrace Him. His mercy and grace are still available. Confess that you are a sinner, saved only by the blood He shed at Calvary Hill. Amen.
Written by Ivar - https://ivarfjeld.com/2017/06/11/200-000-party-in-gay-pride-parade-in-tel-aviv/

Breaking Israel News - June 13, 2017 - The precious flock of 119 Jacob's Sheep, a rare breed experts believe originated in Israel, finally returned in November after a journey of 2,000 years. (Public Domain Pictures) After a journey as dramatic as anything in the Bible, the first Jacob's Sheep born in the land of Israel in over two millennia made their auspicious appearance last month in the Jordan Valley. One Torah Codes expert found an amazingly precise and detailed description of the flock's arrival and the role it will play in bringing the third temple.
The precious flock of 119 Jacob's Sheep, a rare breed experts believe originated in Israel, finally returned in November after a journey of 2,000 years. Experts believe the unique breed, originally raised by Jacob, accompanied the Hebrews into slavery in Egypt and spread from there to North Africa. The Moors traded them to Spain, and then to England. Collectors have since brought them to North America. Considered a "heritage" breed, meaning the sheep retain many of their genetic traits, they thrive in desert climes and have four horns.
Despite the nearly nonstop travel that brought them from Western Canada to central Israel, the 30 pregnant ewes were as hardy as their biblical ancestors, birthing healthy lambs in the Jordan Valley's Sde Trumot, as their ancestors did in the time of the biblical patriarchs.
Read more at breakingisraelnews.com.

When Trump was in Israel last week, millions of Christians across America were hoping that he would be using that trip to announce the moving of the US Embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem , as manded in the Jerusalem Embassy and Recognition Act, passed by Congress in 1995. When he didn't cries of "broken promise"shot across cyberspace as people struggled to understand why he didn't do it. After all, President Trump was in Israel during the combined Israeli celebrations of the 6 Day War victory and the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem. How could there possibly be a better time to do it? The answer is there could be no better time, but what if he had something better than moving the Embassy already in the works and about to be released?
By Geoffrey Grider June 12, 2017 - Is the “impossible dream” of peace between the Jews and Palestinians already a done deal?
“And he shall confirm the covenant with many for one week: and in the midst of the week he shall cause the sacrifice and the oblation to cease, and for the overspreading of abominations he shall make it desolate, even until the consummation, and that determined shall be poured upon the desolate.” Daniel 9:27 (KJV)
In the political world, there is one deal that is prized above all others, making peace in the Middle East between the Israelis and the Palestinians. Over the past 69 years, it has been tried and failed so many times that most people and politicians believe it simply cannot be done. As President Trump has repeatedly said, it most certainly is “the biggest deal” one could imagine.
And as fantastical as it might sound as you read this, President Trump may have already closed that deal. A deal that flows right through the middle of Jared Kushner.
President Trump’s bold prediction of brokering Middle East peace: When President Trump held this meeting at the White House a few weeks ago, a lot of pundits dismissed his words as “typical Trump braggadocio”. But when you go back and listen to what he is saying, really listen to it, he speaks like a man who not only thinks he can do this deal, he speaks like a man that has already set it up. Pay close attention to what he says starting at the 0:40 minute mark, and again at the 3:40 minute mark. Is Trump telling us that a “signed peace document” already exists? Sure sounds like it.


We thought it might be helpful if you could in one place all the organizations that George Soros' billions have created and maintain. When you have absorbed this list, you will then have a pretty good idea how much Soros controls, and how unbelievably influential this man and his New World Order on American politics. The list is a little more than mind-boggling, and clearly shows just how impossible it is to get away from the demonic influence of this end times player.
By Geoffrey Grider June 18, 2017
George Soros’ Soros Fund Management has quietly been financing the Kushner-backed real estate finance startup Cadre with a substantial credit line, according to sources familiar with the matter. It seems that today you can hardly read an article connected to anything in politics, social media or American culture without also hearing the name George Soros being attached to it. Just Google the phrase ‘soros-linked organizations‘ to see what I mean. So we thought it might be helpful if you could in one place all the organizations that George Soros’ billions have created and maintain. When you have absorbed this list, you will then have a pretty good idea how much Soros controls, and how unbelievably influential this man and his New World Order on American politics.
All this power becomes doubly-frightening when you add into the mix that President Trump has already said many times that the “only person who can bring peace between Israel and the Palestinians is my son-in-law” Jared Kushner. If Trump does make make a peace deal in the Middle East though Kushner, will it really have its roots in Kushner’s personal banker, George Soros? When you put all the actual players on the stage, the sheer scope of it gets a little much to take in. The list is a little more than mind-boggling, and clearly shows just how impossible it is to get away from the demonic influence of this end times player.



June 18, 2017 By Thomas Lifson - American Thinker - Under no circumstances should a US Navy vessel possibly be damaged by a container ship at sea. Multiple systems exist to prevent this. Even CNN is noticing how little we know about the catastrophe that took the lives of seven sailors and almost caused a powerful warship to founder.
The USS Fitzgerald, an anti-ballistic missile destroyer that was part of the USS Ronald Reagan carrier strike group, will no longer be ready to defend the carrier and other ships from missile attacks launched from North Korea, should push come to shove in the current confrontation with the rogue regime on the threshold of the capability to attack New York, Los Angeles, and our power grid with nuclear missiles. This is an incident that could affect the outcome of a nuclear confrontation of historic moment.
Brian Joondeph yesterday noted how the media have distorted what really happened, by reporting a “collision,” as if the ships randomly bumped each other in the fog or something. The truth is that the ACX Crystal, a ship with somewhat murky provenance, rammed into the Fitzgerald with calamitous results:
[Vice Adm. Joseph P. Aucoin of the 7th fleet] described the damage as “extensive,” adding that there was a big puncture and gash below the waterline on one side of the ship. He also said three compartments were severely damaged.
“The ship is salvageable … [it] will require some significant repair,” Aucoin said. “You will see the USS Fitzgerald back … It will take months, hopefully under a year.”
Retired Rear Admiral John Kirby describes for CNN the extent of the chaos unleashed:
First, we know the crew fought heroically to save their ship and the lives of their shipmates. We know that from early reports by Navy officials but also from the images that flashed across our screens, our tablets and our phones after the incident happened early Saturday.
One look at the crushed, twisted starboard side, the hoses flaked about, the water being discharged, the frantic work being done tells you all you need to know about the stuff you can’t see in those same images: a fiercely brave crew working together to staunch the flooding, to rescue their shipmates and to save their ship.






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