«I believe that Jews have the right to live anywhere in the land of Israel forever».
This is a statement of Strategic Affairs Minister Moshe Ya’alon on Wednesday. The minister also called the organization Peace Now «a virus».
Jerusalem Post reported that this statement has made Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu summoned Moshe Ya’alon for a «pep talk». Sources close to Netanyahu said he was very upset with Ya’alon’s criticism of US President Barack Obama and Ya’alon’s visit to unauthorized West Bank outposts on Monday and he felt the matter had to be dealt with immediately.
Sources said the prime minister was “annoyed” about a series of events indicating pressure from the Right ahead of his key meeting with Obama envoy George Mitchell next week in London.
«The whole land of Canaan, where you are now an alien, I will give as an everlasting possession to you and your descendants after you; and I will be their God»
«For I will take you out of the nations; I will gather you from all the countries and bring you back into your own land. I will sprinkle clean water on you, and you will be clean».
«I will cleanse you from all your impurities and from all your idols.I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit in you»
«I will remove from you your heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh. And I will put my Spirit in you and move you to follow my decrees and be careful to keep my laws».
«You will live in the land I gave your forefathers; you will be my people, and I will be your God».
As a gentile, I get jitters when I read this. Because I can see a faithful God of Israel, who has loved His chosen people with an unlimited and endless love.
If you claim to be a Jew, and do not believe in these promises of God, what are you doing in the land of Canaan today?
If you claim to be a Christian and do not believe in the promises of the Bible, you will have to tell God why you have accused Him of lying.