‘At Basel I founded the Jewish State. If I were to say this today, I would be greeted
with universal laughter. In five years, perhaps, and certainly in fifty, everyone
will see it.’ Theodore Herzl – First Zionist Congress in Basel, 1897.
UN vote for partition of Palestine in 1947. Israel becomes a nation in 1948. Fulfilment
of prophecy or accident of history?
“Come let us cut them off from being a nation, that the name of Israel may be remembered
no more.” Psalm 83.4. The Arab response to Israel.
Six Day War – 1967 – Jerusalem re-united. “We have regained our holiest place, never
again to depart.” Moshe Dayan, June 1967.
Oslo Accords and the Peace Process. ‘Jerusalem the burdensome stone for all nations’
The ‘Quartet’ of the USA, EU, Russia and UN have been engaged in trying to create
some kind of settlement in the Middle East. All nations involved in the Middle
East as Zechariah prophesied.
The present search for a peace settlement with a Palestinian State living alongside
Should Jerusalem be divided again? Israeli PM Netanyahu says, “United Jerusalem
is the capital of Israel. Jerusalem has always been - and always will be - ours.
It will never again be divided or cut in half. Jerusalem will remain only under
Nuclear Iran, the Mahdi and Ahmadinejad’s verdict that Israel is about to disappear.
Ezekiel 38 – the War of Gog and Magog.
The last battle and the Lord coming to the Mount of Olives.