Obama administration refuses to admit Jerusalem is capital of Israel

The exchange below is a very disturbing. The State Department spokesperson is repeatedly asked whether or not the Obama administration considers Jerusalem the capital of Israel and her response is that Jerusalem has a ‘permanence status issue’ and must be negotiated between the ‘parties’, meaning Israel and the Palestinians. In other words, the Obama administration refuses to accept that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel (h/t: Weekly Standard):



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UPDATE: Just as a reminder here’s John Brennan, Obama’s Homeland Security Advisor, referring to Jerusalem as ‘Al-Quds’, the way Muslims refer to it:

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Texashoot
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Texashoot

@lilia patterson Your history is all wrong.  Don’t know where you got your information, but it must have been from Arab Univ.  Israel is a distinct nation that has Biblical authority as Yahweh’s chosen people.  Regardless of what you think of those ancient texts, the Bible, the historical and literary value have stood the test of time for over 4000 years.  The Jews are today and forever a divine part of God’s plan.  Jerusalem or Zion as the Psalmist David called it is the holy city of God’s people.  And one day all the world will know that truth.  America should not be wavering on this truth.   As God’s promise to Abraham in Genesis 12:3 affirms, “I will bless those who bless you, and I will curse him who curses you.”

lilia patterson
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lilia patterson

Whoever wrote in the comments below that the Israel belongs to the ‘Jews’ and wants to use a lot of historical anachronisms, and stick them all together in a blender, from some ancient texts from 3,000 years ago, from the history of the authentic Semitic Arab people, and then stick this on top of some people from Russia, who are descended from Caucasians from the Mountains of the Russian Caucasus, really needs to go back to the history books, and also should have a look at international laws as well. The original ‘Jews’ refers to a generic term used by the Romans to refer to ‘Arabs’ during the Punic wars, when the Romans and Greeks were expanding their Imperial territory into Syria. Therefore the original ‘Arab’ Jews, don’t have any relevance to people from Russia, who converted to Judaism as a ‘religion’ which is separate to an ‘ethnic origin’ a… Read more »

Shinji_Iseki
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Shinji_Iseki

Obama administration’s policy concerning Jerusalem is truly disgusting! Truly disgusting! Especially how the word “Al Quds” is used instead. Obama and all his State Department’s and Homeland Security’s operatives are anti-Israel and pro-Islam. The whole Executive Branch is pro-Islam. This is truly bad for America. This is one big reason why all Bible-believing pro-Israel Jew-loving conservative Republicans should endorse Newt Gingrich. Check out Newt’s comments about Jerusalem in these 2 video links: http://www.youtube.com/user/ngingrich#p/u/316/D2B5dTNnRMg http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qrbQ_HOW3dw&list=PL2E0C74AEF7A868D4&index=6&feature=plpp_video What a contrast! And ONLY Newt Gingrich out of all the 3 pro-Israel candidates (Romney being the weakest), as far as I’m aware of, has ever made such bold statements about Jerusalem. So all you Bible-believing pro-Israel Jew-loving Republicans out there who truly care about your nation’s well-being should vote for Newt. God will bless those who bless Israel, and will curse those who curse Israel. That’s what the Bible says. Here are some additional links… Read more »

kong1967
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kong1967

It’s amazing how anti-Israel the WH is and gets away with presenting themselves as pro Israel. This is mind blowing that she won’t even answer what the capital of Israel is. A pro Israel administration would immediately say Jerusalem.

Here’s the stinger…..how many people are surprised by this? If it was Bush I would be shocked, but this is what we know Obama to be so we all know this is their position.

ruffusduffus
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ruffusduffus

This guy was IN THE CIA! With guys like this in our regime, and in our vital organizations at the federal level, and all levels, America is UP SHIT’S CREEK!!! Because going against the Jewish people is catering to the worst element among us, and there we’re up the creek because these rotten, evil people are floating to the top.

Josh
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Josh

As for me and my house, we will serve the LORD!

MaxSteele
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MaxSteele

Obama the great deciever. Here is his speech from AIPAC in 2008 where he says Jerusalem will remain the capital of Israel amd must remain undivided.
His whole administration are slimy snakes.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bWrvPvo8yXc

welovetruth
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welovetruth

What a reporter!!! forcing her to say what she means and not get away with garbled nonsense!! Anyone know that fine fellows name?

In the John Brennan clip i think its also very important to hear what he says in the beginning… “in the 70’s I spent a lot of time with students from Egypt, from Jordon, and from PALESTINE”?!?

PALESTINE IN THE 1970’S????

Even if you would get away with calling what they have now Palestine, in 1970 there was only Israel and Jordan!!!! Unless you are one of those guys that deny Israel is a state.

kong1967
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kong1967

I don’t know who he is, but he was very good.

Constance
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Constance

Well, I’m thinking that the only people that matter are those in Israel. If they consider Jerusalem to be their capital, then it’s the capital. Who cares what a two-bit American administration believes?

12grace
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12grace

G-d cares. http://frankdimora.typepad.com/the_last_chronicles/2012/03/again-israel-find-the-lords-blessingoil-and-gas-march-13-2010.html “Prophecy Sign: Deuteronomy 33:19-24. Did you know God warned us that Israel would be blessed in the last days? Guess where these blessings would come from? Can’t get it? Let me show you what the Lord said in Deuteronomy 33″:19. “They will summon peoples to the mountain and there offer sacrifices of righteousness; they will feast on the abundance of the seas, on the treasures hidden in the sand.” Let me ask you a question? What is usually found in the seas, and in the deserts in the Middle East? Gas and Oil! These are the hidden treasures and Israel is beginning to find these treasures.” After I wrote the above I gave you news showing you Israel had found oil and gas. At the end of that section I wrote you the following: “Since the Lord told us Israel would be blessed with these treasures, you… Read more »

Alan
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Alan

Newt said in a speech to Georgetown University yesterday that he would return Jerusalem to Israel.

Netanyahu should endorse Newt!

ダニー
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ダニー

Oh, wow, so the Obama administration is saying the exact same thing that every other administration has said in this country for the past 30 years.

Whether or not you personally believe Jerusalem to be the capital of Israel, the US has never recognized it as so.

dmacleo
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dmacleo

clinton said it the 90’s (92 ?) while campaigning but did not after elected, 1990 congressional resolution saying it was, then theres the The Jerusalem Embassy Act of 1995 saying (recognizing) it is.

12grace
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12grace

Bush hailed Israel’s ‘strongest ally’ on visit
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/1575065/Bush-hailed-Israels-strongest-ally-on-visit.html

By Natalie Paris and agencies

09 Jan 2008

The US leader began his first trip to Israel as President by meeting prime minister Ehud Olmert who told him: “You are our strongest and most trusted ally in the battle against terrorism and fundamentalism and a staunch supporter of our quest for peace and stability.

12grace
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12grace

Dani, I don’t understand your comment.

Oh, wow, so the Obama administration is saying the exact same thing that (every other administration) has said in this country for the past 30 years.

Please include links to validate, your comment.

12grace
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12grace

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse
http://www.the-gospel.org/stdy_esxat/four_horsemen.php?pass=hh

The truth is that at the end of time God is going to bring all nations against Israel.

For I will gather all nations against Jerusalem to battle. – Zechariah 14:2a
If this is true, most of the human race is on the wrong side or fighting against God. Therefore, we must make a conscious effort if we hope to escape the fate of these nations.

Then shall the LORD go forth, and fight against those nations. – Zechariah 14:3a

Please not the Second Seal, A Red Horse as it describes obama perfectly.

911Infidel
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911Infidel

Just as an aside, the word “nations” is actually “ersatz” which means surrounding nations.

12grace
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12grace

Thank you 911in.

911Infidel
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911Infidel

No probs. Check out Shoebat.com or look for his Youtube presentations on eschatology. Very interesting stuff, as he delves into the Hebrew, Greek and Arabic. Yes the Arabs are part of end times.

sno_warrior
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sno_warrior

Arabs (Islam) part of ‘end-time prophecy’?! You better believe it!

911Infidel
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911Infidel

It stands to reason. All the countries in the ME are mentioned either by their tribal name or by country. All except one are Islamic.

911Infidel
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911Infidel

Islam also includes Persians and other non-Arabic people. Islam is not confined to Arabs only. Persia is also mentioned.

sno_warrior
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sno_warrior

Zach.14:2a is talking about the destruction of Jerusalem in 70AD. I’m sure you can find that in scripture.

Zech 14:3a is talking about the ‘third coming of Jesus’, if you will. It speaks of when Christ will decend with the ‘New Jerusalem’ from out of heaven. The first place that Christs’ foot will touch will be the on the Mount of Olives and the Mount of Olives will split in two, creating a great valley where the ‘New Jerusalem’ will settle onto It’s foundations….forever. Then comes the ‘Great White Throne Judgment’ where sin and sinners are destroyed forever and the ‘Saints’ inherit the world made new.

911Infidel
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911Infidel

What’s with the a, b references? Scripture is quoted by Chapter and verse. You must have left out the footnotes when you cut and pasted those references.

By the way if you read Zachariah in context, as you get closer to V 12, it appears that Zachariah is referencing two things: a re-emergence of the state of Israel and a nuclear war.

MiketheMarine
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MiketheMarine

What do you expect a muslim administration to say?

Karl Rogue
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Karl Rogue

This isn’t new. For the D’s it goes back to the Carter years.

stage9
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stage9

I refuse to acknowledge the Obama regime as a legitimate Administration….

Sentinel
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Sentinel

What a sad turning point in our history.

I guess Revelations is now coming to pass.

What an idiot regime we have in control of this nation…

12grace
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12grace

In the End that G-d of the bible will deal with obama and his evil-doers.

911Infidel
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911Infidel

To the snotty State Dept spokes-b_tch: What was the capital of Israel in 536 BCE when the first Temple was burned? How about in 69-70 ACE ? Huh Bee-yotch. I’ll just bet you’re as big an ignoramus as Brennan is on the topic.Jerusalem was the caputal of Israel long before the pedophile madman Muhammed came into existence. Oh and to the Dhimi weasel Brenan: Its Yerushaliim not Al Quds… dipweed. The word doesn’t appear in the Koran even once. In the OT and NT it appears many times..,thousands of years before the Satanic wet dream that is Islam. Jerusalem is the Lord’s Holy City. He didn’t give it to Ishmael. It belongs to Issac. Pay attention Obamanites: “In those days and at that time, when I restore the fortunes of Judah and Jerusalem, I will gather all nations and bring them down to the Valley of Jehoshaphat. There I will… Read more »

stevenbiot
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stevenbiot

Seems like this administration might not like Jews, huh? I think it is safe to say that we elected an Anti-Semite, who surrounds himself with like minded individuals. This guy has to go. He’s selling out our Allies in Eastern Europe, and treating the Jews with 7th century barbarian disregard. What a disgrace this administration is.

E. Lee Zimmerman
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E. Lee Zimmerman

Wow. Ignorance or denial? You decide.

williamm
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williamm
patriot077
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patriot077

This is disturbing. It made me wonder how many more like minded staff are in the State Dept. Such as Anthony Weiner’s wife.
http://www.redstate.com/heartlander/2011/06/20/the-real-problem-for-us-with-anthony-weiner-should-be-his-wife-and-her-familys-ties-to-militant-islam/

W.
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W.

JERUSALEM has always been the center of the Jewish and Christian faiths.

Mecca and Medina are the centers of the Mohammedan faith.

There is NO mention of Jerusalem in the Koran or the Haddiths. NONE.

Jerusalem has been occupied all right – but not how the Islamists and liberals think.

It has been occupied wrongly by the muslims for centuries.

Israel has been patient. It is time for Islam to face the facts.

Islam has been the invaders, trespassers and occupiers of Israel’s Holy City and Land.

Go home – Islam.

Kordane
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Kordane

Technically it has no “home”, except maybe Medina, because Muslims have conquered all the land they have ever ruled, including what is now Saudi Arabia, which one belonged to various Jewish tribes. Islam doesn’t peacefully colonize – It conquers by force, as it must to achieve its aims.

Kordane
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Kordane

Muslims have absolutely no claim to it, since they brutally conquered the region (including Jerusalem) in the 7th century. Conquerors have no ‘right’ to land they conquer; they merely hold it so long as they have the ‘might’ to do so. Only the Jews have the ‘right’ to the land, and currently they have the ‘might’ to defend it. It’s sad that the US government is recognizing the illegitimate right of the conquerors to land they conquered, rather than the legitimate right of the Jewish people to land they peacefully colonized thousands of years ago and constructed their capital therein. Jerusalem isn’t even mentioned in the Qur’an, yet Muslims falsely claim it has religious significance to them. The only significance it has to them is that they conquered it and want to regain absolute control over it – The same goes for Spain, the Balkans, and all the other regions… Read more »

W.
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W.

You have laid out the absolute truth, Kordane.

The world is also in denial about the evil, brutality, racism and injustice of the Islamic system.

12grace
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12grace

FBI open to US Muslim Brotherhood groups “establishing a committee to review materials used in FBI anti-terrorism training”

http://atlasshrugs2000.typepad.com/atlas_shrugs/infiltration/

denbren52
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denbren52

You failed to mention that one of the principle goals of Islam is to take over the entire world and eliminate all infidels. What they have not already conquered, they still seek to conquer.

PuritanD71
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PuritanD71

But, but, they are just missed understood lovers of peace…./

Kordane
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Kordane

Yes, I failed to mention that… and the laundry list of other “incredibly bad things that Islam has done and aims to do”. It’s a really long list. Problem is, nobody would read it all.

American Duckie
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American Duckie

Well said and so true!

12grace
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12grace

Israel is small, it’s the size of New Jersey

I don’t understand why the wealthy Arabic countries that claim to side with Palestine don’t give the people of Palestine land to make into their country.

American Duckie
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American Duckie

I’ve been wondering the same for years. It’s because they consider “palestinians” a scapegoat to go after Israel.

Kordane
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Kordane

They’re a useful tool (politically) for achieving the greater Islamic aim of re-conquering the land. Look how much media and foreign (UN) interest they’ve gained.

Before Palestine, the “Arab” (Muslim) neighbors were seen as the aggressors and the Israelis were seen as the poor besieged people who are being attacked on all sides by the hordes of aggressive neighbors – But after Palestine, who’s the “aggressor” and who’s the “poor besieged people” now? The Muslims have done a switcheroo by changing the moral high ground. The Palestinians have been a willing and useful tool for achieving this.

I feel no sympathy for the Palestinians, nor for the other Muslims in the middle east.

The only people I feel sympathy for are the Israelis.

12grace
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12grace

I feel compassion for all people that want to live in peace but ate unable to so because of a political or religious system in place, that is violent.

hbnolikeee
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hbnolikeee

or in favor of it.

Guset
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Guset

Love is color_blind_,Da`ting _sexy and hot_sing`le out _of ur race HERE

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crosshr
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crosshr

some of the most sickening statement spit out from this administrations talking heads. what is next, give back America to the natives or CA to Mexico.
I can almost feel it in the air, HIS return is at hand ! Come Lord Jesus !

NCHokie02
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NCHokie02

I wouldn’t mind giving back CA to Mexico.

12grace
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12grace

It’s already been done. I am sorry for the legal citizens of that state that have had to endure the invasion.

hbnolikeee
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hbnolikeee

Don’t be too sorry. The borders aren’t closed and there are many other states to chose from (less than 57).

Conservative_Hippie
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Conservative_Hippie

Yes, Agreed!

Ricky Soliai
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Ricky Soliai

Netanyahu should seriously consider dropping a couple on the White House before taking any action against Iran!

Conservative_Hippie
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Conservative_Hippie

That would be a grave mistake for Israel. The White House is owned by the tax payers.

27Words
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27Words

Wow! The great religion of Peace (cough_bull$_t) seems to have a new ally in PBO.

stevenbiot
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stevenbiot

New Ally? That dude’s been bowing to them since he came into office. What a freaking wanker.

12grace
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12grace

What is a wanker?

American Duckie
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American Duckie

Permanent status issue?! Jerusalem is the Lord’s!!!! Jerusalem is as much a part of Israel as camel crap is to mohammad! G*d will Bless Israel even if dear leader won’t.

stevenbiot
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stevenbiot

Jews have been in that land as long as any Arab. I don’t know why people fail to understand that Jews are rightful owners of Israel. It really pisses me off to here such nonsense.

Nukeman60
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Nukeman60

G*d will Bless Israel even if dear leader won’t‘ – ABiC

Just think in these terms – God Blesses Israel, Obama despises Israel, we are for Israel, and we are against Obama. Doesn’t that actually feel right? We are on the right side.

American Duckie
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American Duckie

It feels very right Nukefriend. I can’t help but hate seeing how many keep on gathering to the wrong side, even if I expect it.

12grace
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12grace

Yes, it is hurtful.

12grace
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12grace

Great Point, N.

Conservative_Hippie
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Conservative_Hippie

Amen!

Velvet
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Velvet

But we have Israel’s back! In other news, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan met Iran’s leaders in Tehran on Wednesday, speaking out against any attack on a country “pursuing a peaceful nuclear program,” Iranian state news agency, IRNA reported. “In a joint news conference with Iranian vice president, Mohammad Reza Rahimi, Erdogan said the trade goal was $35 billion dollars by 2015, the Iranian state news agency reported. Iran and Turkey have agreed to appoint mutual special envoys to further cooperation between the two neighbors.”

Wasn’t Erdogan the very first person Obama called from the white house? The same man who he recently asked for some fatherly advice from? Such a Sunni relationship they have.

American Duckie
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American Duckie

All part of Bible prophecy shaping up. I read about that as well.

Velvet
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Velvet

So much to digest every day.

B-Funk
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B-Funk

It does seem that bad news comes very fast these days. One right on the heels of another. Thanks for the info Velvet!

B-Funk
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B-Funk

Just a question to see what you think… Could the anti-christ be the caliphate, or does it have to be a person?

Cindy08
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Cindy08

It is a person. Some Biblical verses refer to him as “the Assyrian” because he will arise from what previously was the Assyrian empire. But he is mostly known as “Gog” – his other name – and he is the “Chief Prince of Magog”. Others understand his coming as “the Return of Nimrod”.

B-Funk
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B-Funk

See, I’ve had some trouble getting a definitive on that because the Revelation is written in two dead writing styles. That is very interesting. Those references are probably linked to a single individual. This is all terribly fascinating to watch unfold!

sno_warrior
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sno_warrior

I would like to have those ‘biblical verses’ please.

Cindy08
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Cindy08

Yep!! I won’t be surprised if Erdogan initiated the peace process. He could as well be their Mahdi!

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