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World War I in Bible Prophecy

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August 23, 2019
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End of the Age with Irvin Baxter

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World War I in Bible Prophecy

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  • was prophesied over 2.000 years ago.
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  • The prophecy was fulfilled on May 14, 1948.
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  • Today, we will read the prophecy and explain the role
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  • that World War I played in its fulfillment.
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  • There are several prophecies given in the Old Testament
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  • about the eventual rebirth of the nation of Israel.
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  • The one I've chosen to read today is
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  • Amos 9:9.
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  • For lo, I will command and I will sift
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  • the house of Israel among the nations.
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  • Now there's the prophecy
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  • that Israel was going to be scattered
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  • and would be sifted among the nations.
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  • Of course that happened between 70 A.D. and 1948.
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  • It goes on to say I will sift them like as corn
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  • is sifted in a sieve,
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  • yet shall not the least grain fall upon the Earth.
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  • And then's verse 14, and I will bring again
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  • the captivity of my people of Israel,
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  • and they shall build the waste cities and inhabit them;
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  • and they shall plant vineyards and drink the wine therof;
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  • they shall also make gardens and eat the fruit of them.
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  • And I will plant them upon their land,
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  • and they shall no more be pulled up
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  • out of their land which I have given them,
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  • saith the Lord thy God.
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  • Now this allows us to know when this verse
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  • is actually portending to, because it says
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  • I'm going to plant them in their land
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  • and then they're not going to be plucked
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  • out of their land any more.
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  • The nation of Israel, this cannot be a prophecy
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  • for back before Christ,
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  • because they were plucked out of their land,
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  • but this prophecy talks about
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  • after the 2.000 years of exile when God has sifted them
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  • through the nations of the world, which is what happened.
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  • The Jewish people were scattered all over the planet.
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  • But now God said I'm going to bring them
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  • into their own land, and they will never again
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  • be scattered and plucked up out of their land.
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  • So it's a real, specific prophecy.
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  • If you'd like to have additional prophecies,
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  • you can go to Ezekiel 37,
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  • the entire chapter is devoted to the rebirth
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  • of the nation of Israel, an absolutely remarkable chapter.
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  • I want to talk to you now about
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  • the role of World War I in Bible prophecy.
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  • Many people have thought World War I
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  • was totally passed over.
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  • However, when you talk about an event
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  • that had more fatalities than any war previous to that,
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  • there were 8.2 million killed
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  • in the horrible war of World War I from 1914 to 1918.
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  • So we have to think, surely this momentous event
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  • should be represented in the prophecies of the Bible.
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  • Well, here was the situation.
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  • Since the prophecy said the nation of Israel
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  • would be reborn, it appeared up until World War I
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  • to be a total impossibility,
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  • because the Ottoman Empire
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  • had controlled The Promised Land
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  • from 1517 until 1917 A.D.
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  • The Ottoman Empire was led by Turkey,
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  • and since the empire was Muslim
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  • there was simply no chance of the Muslims
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  • allowing the rebirth of the nation of Israel
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  • in the land called The Promised Land.
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  • However, when World War I came along, everything shifted.
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  • The Allies took control of The Promised Land,
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  • at that time it was called Palestine.
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  • And when the defeat of the Ottoman Empire was imminent,
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  • Jewish leaders began to visit the British Empire
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  • because it was obvious the Brits were going to
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  • take over control of The Promised Land.
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  • So they begin to ask for the British government
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  • to consider the creation of a homeland
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  • for the Jewish people, they had not had a homeland now
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  • for almost 2.000 years, they were desperate.
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  • And, as a result, the British government
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  • in fact did issue a declaration, it was called
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  • The Balfour Declaration issued on November 2, 1917.
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  • And in this Balfour Declaration it said
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  • that His Majesty's government would look with favor
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  • upon the establishment of the nation of Israel,
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  • a homeland for the nation of Israel,
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  • in the area of Palestine.
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  • And that letter was went to Lord Rothschild
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  • for him to then convey to the Jewish leaders of the world.
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  • So, it happened.
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  • Well, on the tails of that in 1920,
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  • the League of Nations was formed.
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  • That was the effort to set up a system of world government
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  • to prevent law.
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  • And when the League of Nations was formed,
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  • they had a meeting in 1920, and at that time
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  • the British mandate was created by the League of Nations,
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  • and the Balfour Declaration was adopted
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  • as international law.
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  • That meant the intention to create a homeland
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  • for the Jews had now been enshrined in international law.
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  • But there's a lot more to this story,
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  • and we'll get into it more as we continue the program
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  • in just a moment.
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  • - [Narrator] We've seen Bible prophecy fulfilled
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  • like never before.
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  • - Now, I want you to remember the pivotal role
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  • that World War I played
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  • in order to shift control of The Promised Land
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  • out of the Muslim world into the hands of Britain,
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  • a traditional Christian nation who believe the Bible
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  • and believe that God had given this land
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  • to the Jewish people as God promised
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  • in Genesis 15:18.
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  • So with that in mind, watch as history marches on,
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  • and as the purpose of God is being fulfilled.
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  • Now, the intention of the League of Nations
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  • was not immediately enforced.
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  • Instead, World War II broke out
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  • in all of its fury.
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  • And during World War II,
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  • Adolf Hitler made up in his mind
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  • he was going to wipe the Jewish people
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  • off the face of the Earth.
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  • Now, World War II was much greater than World War I.
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  • World War I, 8.2 million died.
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  • World War II, 52 million died.
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  • The greatest war ever in the history
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  • of the world, by far,
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  • but beyond that,
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  • Adolf Hitler and his diabolical intentions
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  • begin to haul Jewish people
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  • to gas chambers, to concentration camps.
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  • It was horrific.
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  • When the dust to World War II cleared in 1945,
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  • six million Jews, one-third of the Jewish population
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  • on the Earth, had been exterminated.
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  • It was unthinkable.
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  • However, when the Allies went in
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  • and began to open up the concentration camps,
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  • they found mass graves
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  • with thousands of Jewish bodies there.
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  • They found, outside the gas chambers,
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  • stacks of women's hair
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  • because they shaved all their hair off,
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  • they could sell the hair for quite good money.
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  • Plus they had all their shoes, all their clothes,
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  • and they planned to market it all
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  • at the expense, of course, of the Jewish people.
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  • So, when the Allies went into these concentration camps
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  • and saw the horrific deeds
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  • that had been done there,
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  • their conscience began to smote them
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  • because many of them had blocked the Jews
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  • from coming to their lands, they said we've got all
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  • that we want, we cannot allow any more to immigrate.
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  • But now then, they realized what a horrible deed
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  • they themselves had contributed to.
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  • So, the United Nations was formed to replace
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  • the impotent League of Nations.
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  • The United Nations was born in 1945.
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  • And by November 29, 1947,
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  • the nations of the United Nations got together.
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  • They said we've got to do something
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  • about the Jewish people, they've been without a home
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  • since 70 A.D., they've been filtered through the nations,
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  • we have to do something.
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  • So a resolution was put on the table
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  • at the U.N. General Assembly,
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  • that the land called Palestine would be partitioned.
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  • Part of it would be given to the Arabs
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  • and part of it would be for a Jewish homeland.
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  • Well, the vote was rather dramatic
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  • because here the Jewish people are,
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  • they've been in exile for almost 2.000 years,
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  • and they gathered around their shortwave radios,
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  • back in those days they had no internet
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  • so a shortwave radio was the way to be able
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  • to hear across the nations.
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  • They gathered around their shortwave radios
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  • to listen to the procedure at the United Nations
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  • as the vote tally was counted.
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  • They had to have two-thirds vote
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  • to approve this resolution,
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  • and two-thirds at that time was 31.
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  • Well, they began to vote and some voted for it,
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  • some nations voted against it.
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  • Finally, the vote got up to 25
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  • and then to 29 and then to 30,
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  • and they were one vote away
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  • from the nation of Israel being born.
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  • Stepping to the podium was none other
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  • than the representative of the United States of America,
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  • and he loudly voted aye, yes.
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  • And all over the world, the Jewish people began to dance
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  • and sing, and they rejoiced through the night
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  • because their long exile was finally over.
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  • Well, that happened on November 29, 1947,
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  • but it wasn't over because there were only 600.000 Jews
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  • in this little area called The Promised Land,
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  • and they were surrounded by a sea of Arabs
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  • that hated them and did not want them to be there
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  • nor to exist.
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  • So the Arabs had vowed to destroy the newborn nation
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  • as quickly as it was born.
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  • So Israel put off declaring independence for a while
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  • because they were weak, they didn't have the military
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  • to defend themselves.
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  • So they waited until May of 1948.
  • 00:14:12.070 --> 00:14:17.070
  • Now, the British government was tired of their boys
  • 00:14:18.190 --> 00:14:20.220
  • being killed in this conflict
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  • between Israel and the Palestinians or the Arabs.
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  • So, what happened was the British government said
  • 00:14:28.130 --> 00:14:32.080
  • we are pulling out.
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  • We are ending the British mandate,
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  • you all are going to be on your own,
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  • and they set a date.
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  • The date was May 14, 1948.
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  • Well, the leaders of Israel saw this coming
  • 00:14:47.150 --> 00:14:50.040
  • and they knew as soon as the British pulled out
  • 00:14:50.040 --> 00:14:53.020
  • they had no protection.
  • 00:14:53.020 --> 00:14:55.000
  • Now they were going to be vulnerable
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  • to all of the Arab states around them that hated them.
  • 00:14:57.240 --> 00:15:01.070
  • So when Britain pulled out on May 14, 1948,
  • 00:15:01.070 --> 00:15:05.240
  • the Israeli leaders had a meeting that day in Tel Aviv,
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  • in a hall today called The Hall of Independence,
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  • and there they made the decision
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  • they were declaring Israeli independence.
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  • The very next day, May 15, five Arab nations
  • 00:15:22.150 --> 00:15:27.150
  • moved toward Israel to try to snuff her out
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  • before she really could catch her breath.
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  • It was Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Egypt, and Iraq.
  • 00:15:34.100 --> 00:15:39.100
  • Here they are, coming down against this tiny nation
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  • of 600.000 people counting the women and children.
  • 00:15:43.050 --> 00:15:48.050
  • Well, the war raged bitterly.
  • 00:15:49.130 --> 00:15:53.090
  • However, in the divine providence,
  • 00:15:53.090 --> 00:15:55.050
  • remember the rebirth of Israel is prophesied
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  • in several places in the scripture.
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  • So in God's divine providence,
  • 00:16:01.200 --> 00:16:03.280
  • somehow he assisted the Jewish people
  • 00:16:03.280 --> 00:16:07.100
  • and not only did they
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  • retain the area devoted to them
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  • by the U.N. vote, but they actually enlarged.
  • 00:16:13.050 --> 00:16:16.080
  • As they were defending their homeland,
  • 00:16:16.080 --> 00:16:18.070
  • they actually enlarged their borders.
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  • They ended up controlling half of Jerusalem.
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  • And the country of Jordan had come
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  • across the Jordan River, they ended up controlling
  • 00:16:25.160 --> 00:16:28.260
  • the other half of Jerusalem.
  • 00:16:28.260 --> 00:16:30.220
  • Now, Jordan occupied the area called Judea Samaria
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  • which today is called the West Bank.
  • 00:16:35.280 --> 00:16:38.090
  • Jordan occupied that for the next 18 years until 1967.
  • 00:16:38.090 --> 00:16:43.060
  • In 1967, Mr. Gamal Abder Nasser, the President of Egypt,
  • 00:16:44.160 --> 00:16:49.090
  • felt like he was ready to destroy the nation of Israel.
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  • He felt like that they were ready to make an attempt.
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  • He made a military league with Jordan and with Syria,
  • 00:16:58.150 --> 00:17:03.080
  • so they had Israel surrounded.
  • 00:17:03.080 --> 00:17:06.080
  • Nasser made a speech the week before the '67 war broke out
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  • and said our goal is to destroy Israel off the map.
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  • Israel's sitting here, what does she do?
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  • Does she sit like a lame duck?
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  • Or does she take the initiative?
  • 00:17:25.130 --> 00:17:27.290
  • Well, the decision was made.
  • 00:17:27.290 --> 00:17:29.250
  • On June 5 the Israeli planes,
  • 00:17:29.250 --> 00:17:33.080
  • and there weren't very many of them,
  • 00:17:33.080 --> 00:17:35.030
  • but they left the nation of Israel,
  • 00:17:35.030 --> 00:17:36.290
  • they flew over the Mediterranean Sea at 500 feet,
  • 00:17:36.290 --> 00:17:41.150
  • below radar detection.
  • 00:17:41.150 --> 00:17:44.120
  • They swept down into Egypt because Egypt had, by far,
  • 00:17:44.120 --> 00:17:48.200
  • the largest air force.
  • 00:17:48.200 --> 00:17:50.130
  • They swept down into Egypt at the break of dawn.
  • 00:17:50.130 --> 00:17:54.130
  • They caught the Egyptian planes on the ground
  • 00:17:54.130 --> 00:17:57.020
  • and destroyed 90% of Egypt's air force
  • 00:17:57.020 --> 00:18:02.010
  • before they could even start their engines.
  • 00:18:02.010 --> 00:18:04.130
  • The war was pretty much over before it was started.
  • 00:18:04.130 --> 00:18:08.000
  • However, President Nasser called King Hussein of Jordan
  • 00:18:08.000 --> 00:18:12.260
  • and said hey, jump into the war,
  • 00:18:12.260 --> 00:18:14.280
  • we're one hour south of Tel Aviv.
  • 00:18:14.280 --> 00:18:18.090
  • Well, it was a big lie, there wasn't any truth to it.
  • 00:18:18.090 --> 00:18:20.280
  • However, King Hussein of Jordan
  • 00:18:22.000 --> 00:18:24.130
  • didn't feel like that the Jordanian nation
  • 00:18:24.130 --> 00:18:27.200
  • could sit idly by while their Arab brethren
  • 00:18:27.200 --> 00:18:31.050
  • were fighting against the hated Jewish entity.
  • 00:18:31.050 --> 00:18:34.130
  • So, Jordan jumped into the war.
  • 00:18:34.130 --> 00:18:38.180
  • Israel had contacted Jordan and said
  • 00:18:39.220 --> 00:18:41.240
  • we have nothing against you,
  • 00:18:41.240 --> 00:18:43.210
  • if you'll stay out of the war we won't bother you.
  • 00:18:43.210 --> 00:18:47.090
  • But if you do come into the war,
  • 00:18:47.090 --> 00:18:49.190
  • we will counter-attack with all of our might.
  • 00:18:49.190 --> 00:18:53.030
  • Well, Jordan did come into the war, Israel counter-attacked.
  • 00:18:53.030 --> 00:18:56.250
  • Now remember, Jordan controlled the Temple Mount
  • 00:18:56.250 --> 00:19:00.170
  • and half of Jerusalem at that time,
  • 00:19:00.170 --> 00:19:02.180
  • they controlled East Jerusalem plus they controlled
  • 00:19:02.180 --> 00:19:05.190
  • all the territory from Jerusalem all the way
  • 00:19:05.190 --> 00:19:08.290
  • to the Jordan River which they had occupied since 1948, 49.
  • 00:19:08.290 --> 00:19:13.280
  • Well, when Israel counter-attacked against Jordan,
  • 00:19:15.050 --> 00:19:18.260
  • they drove them all the way back across the Jordan River.
  • 00:19:18.260 --> 00:19:22.230
  • They reunified the city of Jerusalem,
  • 00:19:22.230 --> 00:19:26.110
  • and it was an amazing day.
  • 00:19:26.110 --> 00:19:28.280
  • The cry went out around the world,
  • 00:19:28.280 --> 00:19:31.110
  • the Temple Mount is in our hands.
  • 00:19:31.110 --> 00:19:35.200
  • So the whole world was watching in amazement
  • 00:19:35.200 --> 00:19:37.230
  • because in six days, they called it the Six Day War
  • 00:19:37.230 --> 00:19:41.130
  • because in six days Israel had conquered
  • 00:19:41.130 --> 00:19:44.080
  • Egypt, Jordan, and Syria.
  • 00:19:44.080 --> 00:19:47.240
  • I mean it was astounding, the world could not believe it
  • 00:19:47.240 --> 00:19:51.000
  • that the tiny nation of Israel had been able
  • 00:19:51.000 --> 00:19:54.030
  • to vanquish her enemies in such rapid fire.
  • 00:19:54.030 --> 00:19:59.020
  • But, that's what happened.
  • 00:19:59.290 --> 00:20:01.240
  • Now then, Israel's there and Israel offered terms of peace,
  • 00:20:01.240 --> 00:20:05.030
  • Israel wanted peace with her neighbors, they all refused.
  • 00:20:05.030 --> 00:20:08.210
  • Then in 1980, Israel decided to make
  • 00:20:08.210 --> 00:20:12.030
  • its capture of East Jerusalem official.
  • 00:20:12.030 --> 00:20:15.130
  • So they annexed East Jerusalem officially,
  • 00:20:15.130 --> 00:20:19.050
  • declaring Jerusalem their
  • 00:20:19.050 --> 00:20:21.000
  • eternal undivided capital.
  • 00:20:21.000 --> 00:20:23.060
  • Now, it has been their capital originally in 1000 B.C.
  • 00:20:23.060 --> 00:20:28.040
  • when King David made it their capital,
  • 00:20:28.040 --> 00:20:31.190
  • and it had remained their capital
  • 00:20:31.190 --> 00:20:33.210
  • until the Romans drove them out in 70 A.D.
  • 00:20:33.210 --> 00:20:36.130
  • So over 1.000 years Jerusalem had been their capital,
  • 00:20:36.130 --> 00:20:40.180
  • and as soon as they were reborn in 1948
  • 00:20:40.180 --> 00:20:43.280
  • they made the part of Jerusalem they controlled
  • 00:20:43.280 --> 00:20:46.090
  • their capital again.
  • 00:20:46.090 --> 00:20:48.210
  • Well, now then they wanted all of Jerusalem
  • 00:20:48.210 --> 00:20:51.140
  • to be reunited and to be their capital.
  • 00:20:51.140 --> 00:20:56.040
  • However, the United Nations was bitterly against this.
  • 00:20:56.040 --> 00:21:00.110
  • They had planned to internationalize Jerusalem
  • 00:21:00.110 --> 00:21:03.070
  • and make that sort of a world headquarters.
  • 00:21:03.070 --> 00:21:06.100
  • Consequently, when Israel announced
  • 00:21:07.160 --> 00:21:10.260
  • that they were declaring Jerusalem
  • 00:21:10.260 --> 00:21:12.100
  • their eternal undivided capital,
  • 00:21:12.100 --> 00:21:15.030
  • the United Nations in a fit of rage requested and demanded
  • 00:21:15.030 --> 00:21:20.030
  • that all the nations of the world
  • 00:21:21.050 --> 00:21:22.210
  • would move their embassies out of Jerusalem
  • 00:21:22.210 --> 00:21:26.180
  • and move them to Tel Aviv.
  • 00:21:26.180 --> 00:21:29.200
  • As a result of the request of the U.N.,
  • 00:21:29.200 --> 00:21:32.120
  • all the nations did it, sorry to say,
  • 00:21:32.120 --> 00:21:34.230
  • including the United States of America.
  • 00:21:34.230 --> 00:21:37.160
  • So from 1980 until 2018,
  • 00:21:37.160 --> 00:21:42.030
  • all of the embassies were in Tel Aviv,
  • 00:21:43.210 --> 00:21:46.190
  • and they sent a message to the Jewish people.
  • 00:21:46.190 --> 00:21:49.270
  • They said you cannot have Jerusalem as your capital,
  • 00:21:49.270 --> 00:21:54.010
  • we're reserving that for the control of the United Nations.
  • 00:21:54.010 --> 00:21:58.120
  • And that's the way it remained
  • 00:21:58.120 --> 00:22:00.090
  • all the way from 1980 until 2018.
  • 00:22:00.090 --> 00:22:05.080
  • However, when President Donald Trump was elected,
  • 00:22:06.220 --> 00:22:09.180
  • he had committed that he would move the embassy to Jerusalem
  • 00:22:09.180 --> 00:22:14.150
  • and that he would recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
  • 00:22:15.280 --> 00:22:19.210
  • Well, nobody thought he would do it.
  • 00:22:20.250 --> 00:22:22.090
  • George W. Bush said he would do it, he didn't do it.
  • 00:22:22.090 --> 00:22:24.230
  • Other presidents had claimed they would do it,
  • 00:22:24.230 --> 00:22:27.210
  • they didn't do it.
  • 00:22:27.210 --> 00:22:29.060
  • So here we are, President Trump,
  • 00:22:29.060 --> 00:22:32.180
  • on December 6, 2017,
  • 00:22:32.180 --> 00:22:34.080
  • he made his dramatic announcement.
  • 00:22:37.260 --> 00:22:40.160
  • We are recognizing Jerusalem
  • 00:22:40.160 --> 00:22:43.120
  • as the capital of the nation of Israel,
  • 00:22:43.120 --> 00:22:46.270
  • and we will be moving our embassy there
  • 00:22:46.270 --> 00:22:49.240
  • as soon as possible.
  • 00:22:49.240 --> 00:22:51.180
  • The world had a nervous breakdown.
  • 00:22:51.180 --> 00:22:54.090
  • The U.N. Security Council called a meeting.
  • 00:22:54.090 --> 00:22:56.260
  • They condemned the action of the United States of America,
  • 00:22:56.260 --> 00:22:59.230
  • demanding that it be revoked.
  • 00:22:59.230 --> 00:23:01.240
  • However, the U.S. has veto power
  • 00:23:01.240 --> 00:23:04.140
  • at the U.N. Security Council,
  • 00:23:04.140 --> 00:23:06.010
  • and so even though 14 of the 15 voted for that resolution,
  • 00:23:06.010 --> 00:23:10.100
  • the United States vetoed it.
  • 00:23:10.100 --> 00:23:12.290
  • Three days later, it went to the U.N. General Assembly
  • 00:23:12.290 --> 00:23:16.120
  • and they voted overwhelmingly, 129 to 9,
  • 00:23:16.120 --> 00:23:20.120
  • to condemn what the United States had done.
  • 00:23:20.120 --> 00:23:22.220
  • But, the General Assembly has no enforcement powers,
  • 00:23:22.220 --> 00:23:26.020
  • all they have is propaganda value.
  • 00:23:26.020 --> 00:23:28.160
  • Consequently, it was done.
  • 00:23:28.160 --> 00:23:31.120
  • Well, faster than anybody thought it could happen,
  • 00:23:31.120 --> 00:23:34.090
  • on May 14, 2018,
  • 00:23:34.090 --> 00:23:39.000
  • the embassy, the U.S. embassy
  • 00:23:39.000 --> 00:23:41.150
  • was opened in Jerusalem.
  • 00:23:41.150 --> 00:23:44.130
  • It was an awesome thing that happened.
  • 00:23:44.130 --> 00:23:47.210
  • So we live in momentous times.
  • 00:23:47.210 --> 00:23:51.260
  • This agreement is coming,
  • 00:23:51.260 --> 00:23:53.030
  • it's one of the few prophecies we have
  • 00:23:53.030 --> 00:23:55.060
  • with a timeline attached to it.
  • 00:23:55.060 --> 00:23:57.200
  • When they sign the agreement,
  • 00:23:57.200 --> 00:23:59.160
  • seven years later the Battle of Armageddon will occur,
  • 00:23:59.160 --> 00:24:03.100
  • and the second coming of Jesus Christ will take place.
  • 00:24:03.100 --> 00:24:07.060
  • Now the Bible teaches
  • 00:24:07.060 --> 00:24:09.040
  • that the United Nations is going to be very angry,
  • 00:24:09.040 --> 00:24:11.080
  • and she's angry today
  • 00:24:11.080 --> 00:24:13.020
  • because she has condemned, in no uncertain terms,
  • 00:24:13.020 --> 00:24:16.060
  • America's recognition of Jerusalem
  • 00:24:16.060 --> 00:24:18.260
  • as the capital of Israel, and also recognized
  • 00:24:18.260 --> 00:24:22.220
  • moving the embassy to Jerusalem.
  • 00:24:23.190 --> 00:24:25.180
  • But here's what the Bible says.
  • 00:24:25.180 --> 00:24:27.050
  • Ultimately, when the U.N. feels like she can,
  • 00:24:28.090 --> 00:24:31.270
  • the U.N. is going to come down against Israel,
  • 00:24:31.270 --> 00:24:35.210
  • they're going to invade Israel to try to force Israel
  • 00:24:35.210 --> 00:24:38.210
  • to surrender half of Jerusalem to the Palestinians
  • 00:24:38.210 --> 00:24:41.210
  • for their Palestinian capital.
  • 00:24:41.210 --> 00:24:44.000
  • Well, Israel is not going to agree
  • 00:24:44.000 --> 00:24:46.100
  • and they are going to fight
  • 00:24:46.100 --> 00:24:48.120
  • the entire international community.
  • 00:24:48.120 --> 00:24:51.240
  • The international community forces will be led by Russia,
  • 00:24:51.240 --> 00:24:54.280
  • Iran, Turkey, Ethiopia, Libya.
  • 00:24:54.280 --> 00:24:58.250
  • Those are some of the powers that will come down
  • 00:24:58.250 --> 00:25:01.140
  • under a U.N. flag against the city of Jerusalem
  • 00:25:01.140 --> 00:25:05.220
  • and against the nation of Israel.
  • 00:25:05.220 --> 00:25:07.260
  • The Bible tells us half of Jerusalem
  • 00:25:07.260 --> 00:25:10.120
  • will go into captivity during that culminating battle.
  • 00:25:10.120 --> 00:25:14.040
  • When that happens, the Bible tells us
  • 00:25:14.040 --> 00:25:16.260
  • that then shall the Lord Jesus Christ go forth,
  • 00:25:16.260 --> 00:25:20.060
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  • 00:25:20.060 --> 00:25:22.140
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  • 00:25:22.140 --> 00:25:25.000
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  • 00:25:25.000 --> 00:25:28.130
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  • 00:25:28.130 --> 00:25:33.080
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  • 00:25:33.080 --> 00:25:36.020
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