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Michelle Bachmann: Obama's poor relationship with Israel will bring the return of Jesus [Hosea 2:7]
Jerusalem Post ^ | 04/15/2015 | ARIEL COHEN

Posted on 04/15/2015 11:25:26 AM PDT by Jan_Sobieski

Former Republican Congresswoman Michele Bachmann stated that President Barack Obama’s handling of the Iranian nuclear deal is a symbol of the coming of the end of times and the “imminent” return of Jesus Christ, during a recent radio interview.

Bachmann explained that if Obama and the United States turn their back on Israel, this would bring severe “curses” upon the United States, similar to those seen in the end of days.

But, Bachmann is not afraid of the end of days, rather she says that “these are the most exciting days in history” because nothing is more important than the return of Jesus Christ.

“We need to be so on fire right now about the things of Christ and the things of God, that needs to occupy our time and our thoughts virtually from morning to night because we have very little time — in my opinion — left before the second return of Christ. That’s good news!” the former congresswoman said. “The world is embracing degeneracy, but what that also tells us as we look at what the world is doing that they’re going according to God’s time clock. Pastors, preach it from the pulpit!”

“If we actually turn our back on Israel as we have seen Barack Obama do today, if that happens then I think we will see a scale and a level of push back in the United States, negative consequences,” Bachmann told Understanding the Times radio host Jan Markell on Sunday. “I don’t know what they are, but I believe that the Bible is true. And believe what the Bible says is that our nation and the people of our nation will reap a whirlwind, and we could see economic disasters, natural disasters...”

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; Israel; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: armageddon; belongsinreligion; bho44; bhomiddleeast; bible; christian; dhimmitude; iran; israel; jesuschrist; knowsminuteorhour; michelebachmann; notanewstopic; prophecy; rop; secondcoming; worldwar3
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To: PreciousLiberty
Why not a very long time, since the signs that it is at the door are already on the world scene? What could possibly hold it back even within a few years? Even with an Israel-friendly POTUS in less than two years, the "rest of the world" is no longer restrained by the USA, in their opinion. Obama trashed both Pax Americana and the Monroe Doctrine.
41 posted on 04/15/2015 1:05:44 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Jan_Sobieski

This is where Protestant kookery gets really dangerous. And I am afraid that Ted Cruz may subscribe to these ideas about Israel.

The modern State of Israel has absolutely nothing to do with the Jews, who will exist until the end of time, or with “the people of Israel.”

There is NO divine mandate for the United States to be allied with Israel, or go to war for Israel. Our relationship with Israel should be governed by the same criteria as with other countries: What is in the national security interest of the U.S.?

42 posted on 04/15/2015 1:05:45 PM PDT by Arthur McGowan
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To: lexington minuteman 1775

Thanks for your insight. :)

43 posted on 04/15/2015 1:05:53 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (The White House is now known as "Casa Blanca".)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

They are definitely part of Israel, in the Biblical sense; to doubt that they are is to embrace replacement “theology” and deny that God is going to choose Jerusalem again. The lost ten tribes, who still exist, also are part of Biblical Israel.

44 posted on 04/15/2015 1:08:46 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Star Traveler

No, it can’t mean next week, unless you squeeze the Tribulation and the Day of the Lord into a few days.

45 posted on 04/15/2015 1:09:59 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Georgia Girl 2

Well after you read the Harbinger, the Mystery of the Shemitah explains the seals and Biblical stuff that gives you a greater understanding of the why everything is so crazy and nothing makes sense from a poltical sense.
The Bible says “we wrestle not against flesh and blood but aagainst principlaities and powers” (that is the dominion of satan an his forces) Once we as believers understand that unless we are smarter than satan, and I doubt we are. WE will keep getting creamed we just need to get right with the LORD before He does what He has said he will do
Freegards to you both!

46 posted on 04/15/2015 1:10:08 PM PDT by lexington minuteman 1775
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To: Arthur McGowan

None of what you said is true. The presence of Jews in their homeland is perfectly Biblical, although they call it “Israel” rather than “Judah”. Go back and read Zechariah 14.

47 posted on 04/15/2015 1:11:31 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai; PreciousLiberty
Why not = Why, etc.
48 posted on 04/15/2015 1:12:40 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Things can start next week and finish up seven years later ... :-) ...

49 posted on 04/15/2015 1:14:20 PM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: PreciousLiberty

PS. Take Amos 6:3 and the surrounding verses into consideration.

50 posted on 04/15/2015 1:14:22 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Star Traveler

They can start exactly on the day the Father appointed, yes.

But seven years is more than long enough to wipe all flesh off the face of the planet. Jesus promised that His intervention would come before that happened.

51 posted on 04/15/2015 1:15:29 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Farmer Dean

Not directed at anyone in particular but using cursed as springboard “Jeremiah 17:5 Thus saith the Lord Cursed is the man that puts his trust in man, and makes flesh his arm,and is turned from God.” It seems America may have invited a curse upon herself—and later in Jeremiah 30:12 -13 For thus says the Lord your affliction is incurable your wound is severe. there is noone to plead your case that you may be bound up.You have no healing medicines v.14
All your lovers have forgotten you.They do not seek you. For Ihave wounded you with the wound of an enemy,with the chastisement of a cruelone,For the multitude of your iniquities,because your sins have increased.”Seems America has much to look forward to—eh. I am not among those who prophesy that the Old Testament has no meaning for us today-they remind me of those who cried Peace Peace-but there is no Peace -I seem to recall somewhere.

52 posted on 04/15/2015 1:17:47 PM PDT by StonyBurk (ring)
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To: Jan_Sobieski

Michelle Bachman.

A great congresswoman.

I’ll always dislike Chris Wallace for rudely asking her if she was a ‘flake.’

53 posted on 04/15/2015 1:22:31 PM PDT by HomerBohn (God is just, but his justice cannot sleep forever!)
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To: Olog-hai

There is no reason to believe that God’s plan for the Jews involves their re-occupying the Holy Land. They were driven out in 70 AD, as a direct result of the rejection of Jesus Christ. (Their rebellion against Rome was the result of false messianism. The Christians fled before the Roman seige.) There is nothing Scripture that indicates it is God’s will that they return there at any time, and ESPECIALLY it is not God’s will that the Temple EVER be rebuilt.

54 posted on 04/15/2015 1:37:42 PM PDT by Arthur McGowan
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To: Arthur McGowan

Question: “What is the meaning of the Valley of Dry Bones in Ezekiel 37?”

Answer: Ezekiel’s vision of the valley of dry bones (Ezekiel 37:1–14) came to him after God had directed him to prophesy the rebirth of Israel in chapter 36. God announced, through the prophet, that Israel will be restored to her land in blessing under the leadership of “David, My servant [who] shall be king over them” (Ezekiel 37:24), clearly a reference to the future under Jesus Christ the Messiah, descendant of David (Isaiah 7:14; 9:6–7; Luke 1:31–33). However, this promise seemed impossible in light of Israel’s present condition. She was “dead” as a nation, deprived of her land, her king, and her temple. She had been divided and dispersed for so long that unification and restoration seemed impossible. So God gave Ezekiel the vision of the dry bones as sign.

God transported Ezekiel—probably not literally, but in a vision—to a valley full of dry bones and directed him to speak to the bones. Ezekiel was to tell the bones that God would make breath enter the bones and they would come to life, just as in the creation of man when He breathed life into Adam (Genesis 2:7). Ezekiel obeyed, the bones came together, flesh developed, skin covered the flesh, breath entered the bodies, and they stood up in a vast army. This vision symbolized the whole house of Israel that was then in captivity. Like unburied skeletons, the people were in a state of living death, pining away with no end to their judgment in sight. They thought their hope was gone and they were cut off forever. The surviving Israelites felt their national hopes had been dashed and the nation had died in the flames of Babylon’s attack with no hope of resurrection.

The reviving of the dry bones signified God’s plan for Israel’s future national restoration. The vision also, and most importantly, showed that Israel’s new life depended on God’s power and not the circumstances of the people. Putting “breath” by God’s Spirit into the bones showed that God would not only restore them physically but also spiritually. The Israelites residing in the Holy Land today are not the fulfillment of this prophecy. It will be fulfilled when God re-gathers believing Israelites to the land (Jeremiah 31:33; 33:14–16) and Christ returns to establish His Millennial Kingdom (Matthew 24:30–31).

55 posted on 04/15/2015 1:46:30 PM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: Star Traveler

There is no reason to believe that any prophecy refers to the establishment of the modern State of Israel in 1948.

56 posted on 04/15/2015 2:09:14 PM PDT by Arthur McGowan
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To: Arthur McGowan

Not with your theology and the way you choose to read the Bible ... :-) ...

On the other hand, there is a huge group of Christians, in the USA, who see this in their reading of Scripture ... and ... their theology also conforms to what the Bible says about it.

57 posted on 04/15/2015 2:14:21 PM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: Arthur McGowan

Zechariah 14 makes it plain that they will be there before the Second Coming. It is not deniable that they are there now.

Most Jews’ eyes were blinded to Jesus’ true nature besides (Matthew 16:13-17, Mark 8:27-30, Luke 9:18-21). Jesus looked on them as a plentiful harvest notwithstanding, and it was the clergy that knew what Christ was but rejected Him that bore the guilt.

There won’t be any effort to rebuild the temple with human hands. Besides, there is still the matter of the “Temple Mount” not being the location of either Solomon’s or Zerubbabel’s temple.

58 posted on 04/15/2015 2:15:14 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Arthur McGowan

ALSO ... Ezekiel’s Temple ...

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The Temple Of Ezekiel
by Lambert Dolphin

In that day the branch of the LORD shall be beautiful and glorious, and the fruit of the land shall be the pride and glory of the survivors of Israel. And he who is left in Zion and remains in Jerusalem will be called holy, every one who has been recorded for life in Jerusalem, when the Lord shall have washed away the filth of the daughters of Zion and cleansed the bloodstains of Jerusalem from its midst by a spirit of judgment and by a spirit of burning. Then the LORD will create over the whole site of Mount Zion and over her assemblies a cloud by day, and smoke and the shining of a flaming fire by night; for over all the glory there will be a canopy and a pavilion. It will be for a shade by day from the heat, and for a refuge and a shelter from the storm and rain. (Isaiah 4:2-6)


This paper speculates on the Temple of Ezekiel described by that prophet, as understood from a Christian point of view. That building has never yet been built. A straightforward literal interpretation of Ezekiel is assumed.

Two temples of Yahweh have been located on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem in times past. Solomon’s Temple called by the Jews, the “First Temple” was destroyed by the siege of Nebuchadnezzar and the armies of Babylon on the 9th of Av in 586 BC. Some seventy years later, approximately, Jewish exiles were allowed to return to Jerusalem to build an altar, the “Second” Jewish temple, and finally the walls of the city. Although modest in comparison to the First Temple, the Second Temple was later greatly enlarged and expanded by Herod the Great. This latter temple was the Temple in which Jesus was dedicated, and where He taught and cast out the money changers on two occasions.

The Day of Pentecost following the resurrection of Jesus, found Jewish believers assembled for prayer in the temple courts (Acts 2). There the Holy Spirit came from heaven to begin the calling out of a new group of believers (both Jews and Gentiles) — a body now known as the church of Jesus Christ. Preaching by the Apostles and public miracles recorded in the book of Acts took place in the courts just outside this Second Temple. But the now-magnificent Second Temple was destroyed by General Titus and besieging Roman armies on the 9th of Av in AD 70. This destruction had been predicted by Jesus earlier (see Matthew 24, Luke 21). Since AD 70 no Jewish temple has been built on the Temple Mount, therefore no blood sacrifices for sin have been possible for religious Jews, up to the present day.

The New Testament contains three references to a Third Jewish Temple standing on the site at the end of the present age. Likewise there are Scriptural reasons (Christians believe) that a the coming Third Temple will be followed by a Fourth. The location of the First and Second Temples is a matter of keen interest among devout Jews in Israel today as the Third Temple must be built on the consecrated ground of the Temple Mount in Jerusalem where the First and Second Temples stood. This site is currently under the control of the Muslim WAQF. This article concerns primarily the Fourth Temple, usually called “Ezekiel’s Temple.

The Third and Fourth Jewish Temples

Only a small number of Orthodox Jewish believers in Israel today believe that the coming Third Temple will be built by the Jewish Messiah when he appears. Groups such as The Temple Institute believe it is incumbent upon them to make all possible preparations in advance - and to build the Third Temple when the freedom to do so is gained on the Temple Mount - whether or not the Messiah arrives before or after a Third Temple is erected.

The post-exilic prophet Zechariah (who wrote around the year 500 BC) says that Messiah, whom he calls the “Branch” would Himself one day build a temple in Israel. The Branch will be an individual in whom the offices of both King and High Priest are combined:

“Take from them (the returning exiles from Babylon) silver and gold, and make a crown, and set it upon the head of (Yeshua) Joshua, the son of Jehozadak, the high priest, and say to him, ‘Thus says the Lord of hosts, “Behold, the man whose name is the Branch: for he shall grow up in his place, and he shall build the temple of the Lord. It is he who shall build the temple of the Lord, and shall bear royal honor, and shall sit and rule upon his throne. And there shall be a priest by his throne, and peaceful understanding shall be between them both.”’ (Zechariah 6:13.)

Christians believe that the promised Messiah, Jesus (Yeshua), has already come to earth once—and will come a second time to establish his millennial kingdom on the earth, ruling thereafter from Jerusalem from the throne of His forefather King David. The New Testament Epistle to the Hebrews describes the once-for-all, fully-efficacious, blood sacrifice of Jesus as the true Lamb of God. In contrast, the animal sacrifices of the Old Covenant were but shadows pointing to Messiah’s coming. Although the New Testament speaks three times of the existence of a Third Jewish Temple in Jerusalem at the end of the present age, as we have already discussed, the fate of that Third Temple is not given in the New Testament.

A great and devastating earthquake is associated with the second coming of Jesus to the Mount of Olives which apparently will destroy most of the city of Jerusalem at that time. Major topographic changes will occur throughout the land of Israel as well.

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59 posted on 04/15/2015 2:19:51 PM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: webstersII; rebel25
>>That’s a misinterpretation of that passage.<<

How so? Let's see your evidence.

60 posted on 04/15/2015 2:25:43 PM PDT by CynicalBear (For I decided to know nothing among you except Jesus)
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