By Chris Mitchell
History’s ultimate bankruptcy might be written in Jerusalem.
When an Iranian president thunders a murderous danger or an vague Turkish drunkard has a dream in Mecca or a Jewish couple from Brooklyn lands at Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion airport, those occasions may appear disconnected. yet they’re now not. In Dateline Jerusalem, CBN information correspondent Chris Mitchell connects the dots and unveils Jerusalem because the epicenter and crossroads of the non secular, political, and, convinced, supernatural worlds.
For millions of years, Jerusalem’s robust draw has consistently transcended easy economics, army process, and spiritual affiliation.
In our personal time, because the Arab Spring threatens to develop into an Islamic iciness, one commentator warns: “The Arab Spring doesn’t bring about democracy, it results in Jerusalem.” certainly, the delicate peace of Israel is in new peril as violent Islamic factions vie for keep an eye on of surrounding international locations. but Muslims are changing to Christianity in list numbers. Dateline Jerusalem untangles and chronicles all this during the riveting narrative of a Christian reporter within the upheaval of the trendy Fertile Crescent.
We stay in a global the place we won't have the funds for to be ailing expert. What occurs within the strategic heart East, Israel, and Jerusalem is important. It issues to you. Today’s information could specialise in Washington, ny, London, or Moscow, yet history’s ultimate bankruptcy can be written in Jerusalem.
Chris Mitchell’s firsthand reviews and reporting uniquely qualify him to expound on and clarify the key tendencies and advancements sweeping the center East and affecting the area. Mitchell has served because the bureau chief for CBN information when you consider that August 2000.
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Iran’s president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad declared, “The life of the Zionist regime is an insult to all humanity. ”1 whereas their excellent chief Ali Khamenei bellowed, “The superfluous, mendacious and fake Zionist [regime] could be eliminated from the geographical panorama. ”2 diverse time. diversified leaders. related tale: break the Jews. religious BATTLEFIELD The parallels among Haman of the ebook of Esther and Ahmadinejad and Khamenei at the present time are impressive. It’s one other strength genocide popping out of Persia and putting the Jewish humans in jeopardy. It’s additionally similar to the twentieth-century international strength that tried to damage the Jews. The mass rallies in Tehran calling for Israel’s destruction version these chilling Nineteen Thirties mass rallies in Nuremberg the place Adolf Hitler known as for the removing of all Jews in Europe. a few clarify this notable parallel by utilizing one other publication within the Bible, the ebook of Daniel. The ebook recounts the time while the biblical hero Daniel fasted and prayed for twenty-one days. The angel Gabriel replied to his prayer and fasting however the “Prince of Persia” adverse and not on time Gabriel. a few think this comparable non secular being—the Prince of Persia—is nonetheless working this day via Iran’s ruling regime. Given this knowing, the war of words among Iran and Israel takes on a non secular size with profound results. It additionally explains why within the ebook of Esther, whilst Mordecai tells the queen approximately Haman’s depraved plot to ruin her humans, she chooses a religious procedure. She tells Mordecai to invite the folk to affix her in a three-day quick earlier than she attempts to avoid wasting her humans. After the quick, she courageously techniques the king with no being summoned—to achieve this may perhaps suggest demise even for the queen. She deftly exposes the plot to the king. Haman is exposed and carried out and, rather than being destroyed, the Jewish individuals are vindicated: at the 13th day of the 12th month, the month of Adar, the edict commanded via the king was once to be performed. in this day the enemies of the Jews had was hoping to overpower them, yet now the tables have been became and the Jews bought the higher surrender those that hated them. The Jews assembled of their towns in the entire provinces of King Xerxes to assault these looking their destruction. nobody may stand opposed to them, as the humans of the entire different nationalities have been scared of them. (Esther 9:1–2 NIV) The Jews of Persia escaped annihilation then, yet how will the Jews fare at the present time while confronted with one other genocidal danger? a few are calling on their humans to hire a similar non secular capacity Esther did twenty-three hundred years in the past to wrestle this modern day genocidal possibility. one among them is Michael Freund, a religious Jew, a columnist for the Jerusalem put up, and the previous communications director for high Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. he's, as we pointed out ahead of, the founding father of Shavei Israel. Freund wrote an op-ed piece titled “A name to Psalms. ” In it, he exhorted either Christians and Jews to wish the psalms as a reaction to his acceptance of the non secular nature of today’s religious conflict.