JERUSALEM, JERUSALEM, JERUSALEM!!! (Court strikes down ‘born in Jerusalem’ passport law)

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  1. Mary E. says:

    Definition in Webster’s Dictionary of:
    ARROGANCE ,arrogant
    An overbearing manner, intolerable presumption; an insolent pride.
    (Ex., U.S. politicians; SCOTUS)

    God’s answer to arrogance:
    Proverbs 8:13,16
    The fear of the Lord is to hate evil: pride, and ARROGANCY and the evil way and the froward (obstinate) mouth, do I hate…..(16) By me princes rule, and nobles, even all the judges of the earth.

  2. Denise in MI says:

    Remember an editorial cartoon during the 1st Gulf War when there was a page from a calendar where there suddenly were no more days left on it? It was suggesting Saddam Hussein’s days were numbered. I feel that, under our Hussein, we could do the same with the month of June…..

  3. Norman, Shropshire, UK says:

    I share your heaviness of heart re the changes that are afoot for your country. Christians will be at least marginalized, and at worst, imprisoned. Those in adoption agencies, small businesses in the service sector, and leadership roles in government and the military, will be aggrieved, to say the least. I am afraid it will mean many are driven out, rather than endorse things that are such an affront to God’s good ways. This can only mean that his judgement is now approaching, and the time is very short. A Romans 1 and Psalm 2 scenario is clearly emerging.

    Every one of us has to ask the Lord for wisdom, as to how we will deal with it in practice. A most valuable asset is our peace in him, so whatever keeps us in that place is the way to go. We must not yield to either bitterness, fear or rash deeds or words – being also free to pray for some who are so grievously deceived – somebody’s son, somebody’s daughter! God will judge, not us (Cf. Gen 18).

    These things have been coming on for years, decades. Indeed, the Evolution Delusion has played a pivotal role, and has been working through the system for over 150 years now. But we are safe and sound in him whose ‘arm is not shortened, that it cannot save’. I read Isaiah 40 this morning: ‘Comfort ye, comfort ye my people, saith your God. Speak ye comfortably to Jerusalem, and cry unto her, that her warfare is accomplished, that her iniquity is pardoned: for she hath received of the Lord’s hand double for all her sins.’. That was far-future when first uttered, but the day will come!

    How often God must have wept over Jerusalem, (‘which spiritually is called Sodom and Egypt, where also our Lord was crucified’). The Son of Man, Emmanuel, was indeed ‘a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief’. Paul also said he had ‘great heaviness and continual sorrow’ in his heart, for the sake of his people, the Jews.

    ‘Even the youths shall faint and be weary, and the young men shall utterly fall: but they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint’. So we must be strong in the Lord, and the power of his might. Because of our complete and utter redemption in Christ, even amidst all this sadness and sorrow, isn’t it strange that we are also able to rejoice?

    ‘Seeing then that all these things shall be dissolved, what manner of persons ought ye to be in all holy conversation and godliness, Looking for and hasting unto the coming of the day of God, wherein the heavens being on fire shall be dissolved, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat? {Cf. Sodom?] Nevertheless we, according to his promise, look for new heavens and a new earth, wherein dwelleth righteousness.’ 2 Pet 3:11-13.

    An awesome brief – but the Lord is at hand! Amen

  4. Gary Canant says:

    I have often wondered if the mighty outpouring the church is looking was in the 1950’s when we seen all the manifestations of such during our local church services as well as under the tents of men like; Oral Roberts, A.A.Allen, Jack Cole, T.L. Lowery, and so many more.
    But like in Jesus Christ walking in flesh on earth time,

  5. Henry w says:

    Sometimes I just don’t believe what we have become I’m 54 years old and I remember when I was 7 my grand father telling me if the day this country went against Jerusalem the end would be near I thank god that I be been so blessed over the years to discern the sign of the times

  6. dwoofer says:

    Remember when Sarah Palin was running for Vice-President? One of her stated intentions was to make the U.S. government to formally recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel (not “Tel-Aviv”). Let us pray that God will put a person into the office of the U.S. President who has such a mind-set in the coming elections.

  7. Norman, Shropshire, UK says:

    Friends, I add this as a post-script. I have been reading Psalms 96-102. There is so much there to flesh out our hope in Messiah. They tell you what it will be like when he comes, the effect on the creation, and the felicity of the faithful. And all in the context of Zion. Note, there is much singing and rejoicing. Oh, what a day that will be in Jerusalem!! Keep you eyes on Jesus, for though he tarry a little he is coming to reign! ‘Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning’.

  8. Loretta says:

    Wow, Norman, spoken in love and truth….. it is!!!
    And all Praise and Glory to our Father in Heaven that we have eyes to see and a heart for His Word and the indwelling of the Holy Spirit to speak in love and truth, to stand for what is good and Holy; holding to His promises and looking for The Blessed Hope, Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ; no-matter what happens, just knowing that He will never leave us nor forsake us.
    In His Love and mine,

  9. Norman, Shropshire, UK says: A lovely old hymn came to mind after this morning’s post-script – haven’t sung it for more than 20 years, so I think the Holy Spirit loves to blow the dust away when we need to sing! See how the words echo those psalms – glorious! And how good to ponder the positive side of the Lord’s judgement (Ps 96:11-13).
    It’s good to know when we can all ‘sing from the same hymn sheet’, Loretta – bless you for your encouragement, and all the other dear saints here.

  10. Denise in MI says:

    Mom washed out our mouths with soap if we ever said it. As a former teacher, I never allowed myself to believe it. But, finally, I have to admit it, some people are just plain STUPID.
    Scales on eyes.
    Won’t believe in Jesus.
    No trouble believing in a Muslim (read “hater of Jews”) prez.
    The White House celebrated the SCOTUS decision to disallow Jews to claim Jerusalem, Israel as their birth place. They love him anyway.
    How they want to believe in Obama, Oprah’s “anointed one.”
    Perfect prey for the hungry beast looking for whom he may devour.

    Sure, they’ll be glad to let us inspect them–if there are any of us left.

    How can they support this reprobate president (and 68% for Hillary) when everything points to these awful people wanting to help destroy Israel? This article says the US was complicit in creating ISIS:

    Lord, have mercy, …and, Lord? Please come quickly.

  11. Denise in MI says:

    This is the article about the WH loving the SCOTUS decision:

  12. Barbara in VA says:

    Norman: Thank you so much for the link to that hymn! What a comforting blessing it was to listen to that! God bless you.

    Isaiah 49:13 King James Version
    13 Sing, O heavens; and be joyful, O earth; and break forth into singing, O mountains: for the Lord hath comforted his people, and will have mercy upon his afflicted.


  13. Dan.w says:

    Brother Norman,the hymn was beautiful.I closed my eyes,it was as if I was there.Thank you for all you bring to this site,all of it is rich,good and much needed.Your brother/friend in our Savior,Jesus……May God continue His mercy,blessings and kindness in your life and also in the lives of my other family here,Dan.w

  14. Denise in MI says:

    I hope everyone knows I was posturing for dramatic effect. I was bothered by my comment afterwards. I don’t really believe people are stupid. Foolish or gullible, perhaps. I never mean to offend. I realize that it’s hard to tell if someone’s kidding when online.

    So many people have been duped by this administration–twice. Why anyone would trust them, or Iran, where their religion allows them to lie, is hard for me to grasp. Still, the larger part of me knows that God has everything in control. I pray for people of all religions to repent, accept Jesus, and be saved.

  15. Ryan Thomas says:

    Hi Denise, Acting like they’re stupid though !!!
    Once I was playing kickball with a group of young kids and a few adults.The littlest boy there was coming toward home plate, I had the ball and did some goofy thing to let him score. A girl on my team, a couple years older than him, came up to me tugged my shirt and said,”your tupid wyan.” I told her,”I’m not tupid,” she laughed.
    Love to you.

  16. Denise in MI says:

    That’s funny, Ryan. You could’ve made fun of her speech, but you didn’t. My “stupid” brother turned out to be an engineer. I was terribly jealous of him when he came along. My mom had to send me to my grandma’s for a few days after he was born, because I kept trying to crawl into the crib to attack this interloper.(I was 2.) I was better with my sister but still fought to be Daddy’s girl. My youngest brother, however, was my own little baby, and I loved him with so much patience. Funny how maturity does that. My 1st brother and I are now very close, as are all of us. Kind of like the Twain quote:

    “When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.”

    P.S. My boys took after their uncle. One’s an electrical engineer, and the other is about to graduate in mechanical engineering. So we see who has the last laugh!
    I avoided calculus and physics like the plague!