We have consistently maintained how Israel is slowly but surely starting to become a thaw in the world political system. Massive wave of Palestinian sympathizers around the world (Including US and EU) have started to question the legitimacy of Israel right to nationhood, a right given by God but recognised by the UN in 1947 as Israel came into being as a land for the dispersed Jews.
Some of my most educated friends in London and NY, have asked me on why I would be in support of a murderous and treacherous country like Israel who invades the Palestinian land at will. But the world forgets that not only does Israel own its own Land, but also the land which is occupied by the Palestinians. Palestinians live there on the mercy of Israel and hence must at all costs respect Israel and their right to peaceful existence.
That land belongs to Israel. Palestine is like any migrant story in other parts of the world where illegalÂ migrantsÂ occupy shanties and start sweeping sympathy from outsiders concerning theirÂ legitimateÂ existence and ownership to the land. Israel has every right to clean off the land ifÂ theyÂ misbehave. In this case not only have they misbehaved, but been threat to Israel existence.
A land called ‘Palestine’ never existed when God made a covenant with Abraham and Abraham’s descendants, the Jews. The land was called Canaan and now is called Israel. There is no such thing as a land of Palestine and there never will be.
To understand Israel rightful authority over this land, one needs to turn to the pages of the word of God. The relevant chapters being Genesis chapter 12, 15 and 26.
In Genesis 12, it is declared by Moses
“NOW the Lord had said unto Abram, Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father’s house, unto a land that I will shew thee”: vs. 1 Abram obeyed the Lord, and went into the land of Canaan. vs. 5
God made the Covenant with Abraham, giving him the land of Canaan.
“In the same day the LORD made a covenaant with Abraham, saying, Unto thy seed have I given this land, from the river of Egypt unto the great river.” Genesis 15:18.
The southern border of Canaan is the river of Egypt, with the northern border being the River Euphrates.
The Lord appeared to Isaac, Abraham’s son by Sarah, and who inherited the land promise of God to Abraham, and said:
“Sojourn in this land, and I will be with thee, and will bless thee; for unto thee, and unto thy seed, I will give all these countries, and I will perform the oath which I sware unto Abraham thy father”; Genesis 26:3
After Isaac, Isaac’s son Jacob, whose name was changed to Israel by God:
“And he said, Thy name shall be called no more Jacob, but Israel: for as a prince hast thou power with God and men, and hast prevailed,” Genesis 32:28, inherited the land covenant with Abraham as declared by God in Genesis Chapter 28: “I am the LORD God of Abraham thy father, the God of Isaac: the land whereon thou liest, to thee will I give it, and to thy seed”.vs. 13
After Moses delivered the Israelites out of Egypt into the promised land of Canaan, God gave specific boundries of Canaan land as declared in Numbers 34:1-2:
AND the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, Command the children of Israel, and say unto them, When ye come into the land of Canaan; this is the land that shall fall unto you for an inheritance, even the land of Canaan with the coasts thereof: 1-2
The Southern border of Canaan Land or Israel:Then your south quarter shall be from the wilderness of Zin along by the coast of Edom, and your south border shall be the outmost coast of the salt sea eastward: vs. 3
And your border shall turn from the south to the ascent of Akrabbim, and pass on to Zin: and the going forth thereof shall be from the south to Kadeshbarnea, and shall go on to Hazaraddar, and pass on to Azmon: vs. 4
And the border shall fetch a compass from Azmon unto the river of Egypt, and the goings out of it shall be at the sea. vs. 5
The Northern border of Canaan Land or Israel:And this shall be your north border: from the great sea ye shall point out for you mount Hor: From mount Hor ye shallm point out your border unto the the entrance of Hamath; and the goings forth of the border shall be to Zedad: And the border shall go on to Ziphron, and the goings out of it shall be at Hazarenan: this shall be your north border. Numbers 7-9
The Western border of Canaan Land or Israel:And as for the western border, ye shall even have the great sea for a border: this shall be your west border. Numbers 34:6
The Eastern border of Canaan Land or Israel:
And ye shall point out your east border from Hazarenan to Shepham: And the coast shall go down from Shepham to Riblah, on the east side of Ain; and the border shall descend, and shall reach unto the side of the sea of Chinereth eastward. And the border shall go down to Jordan, and the goings out of it shall be at the salt sea: this swhall be your land with the coasts thereof round about. Numbers 34:10-12
The Lord further declares in Leviticus 25:23 that
“The land shall not be sold for ever: for the land is mine; for ye are strangers and sojourners with me.”
The current process of peace deal, and chopping the land of Canaan or Israel by the arabs and nations of the world and subsequently being forced upon the Jewish people is illegal according the WORD of God. Â They have renamed that land as “West Bank”. It does not matter what UN says about Israel or about Palestine. God Word declares it illegal and God will deal severely with all those involved in the cutting up of His land that He promised to the Jews. (Read the Saudis, Egyptians, Syrians and every Nation of the world who have helped them)
At this juncture a word concerning Hamas and their terrorist struggle to free Gaza will be appropriate. Joshua narrows it down and tells us that Gaza also belongs to Israel, specifically the tribe of Judah.
This is the inheritance of the tribe of the children of Judah according to their families. Joshua 15:20
Ashdod with her towns and her villages, Gaza with her towns and her villages, unto the river of Egypt, and the great sea, and the border thereof: Joshua 15:47.
I have referred to WORD of God which is the only source of authority as there is no other book of authority which directly claims to be the WORD of God. While the Quran have claimed to a “divine voice” but has never been able to stand in the wake of sharp scientific analysis to establish its date. The earliest piece of Quran goes back to 8 AD and claims to have been written in 22 years flat. There is no piece of Quran that goes back beyond that which means there have been other sources of books which was leading the world before that. The Bible earliest known scroll goes back to 2 AD and lists the history of Man and its creation from the day of creation with dates corroborating with scientific analysis.Â The Bible has stood every shred of analysis and has come out with great authority. I will devote another post to analyse the Word of God against all other scriptures which I believe are not just dubious but a means and a method by wicked men to sweep innocent and ignorant men into slavery.
But coming back to the current thesis about Israel and its rightful authority to its Land:
Latest sympathy wave swept across the world was concerning the Turkish Flotilla attack on Israel. Israel imposed a ban on its waters for approaching vessels with aid to Palestine which was broken illegally by the Turkish Flotilla.
Now UN wants to take up the matter with Israel Defense forces and do a complete audit of the decision.
A leading news paper quotes UN and Netanyahu:
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu contradicted each other Monday night concerning a UN investigating teamâ€™s privileges to question the IDF (Israel Defense Forces) on the May 31 Turkish flotilla clash.
Ban told reporters Monday night, â€œThere was no such agreement behind the scenesâ€ with Israel that the U.N. panel would not directly question army officers.
The office of Prime Minister Netanyahu quickly issued a stern reply stating, “Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made it absolutely clear that Israel will not cooperate with and will not take part in any panel that seeks to interrogate Israeli soldiers.â€
The investigation was ordered by the United Nations Security Council. Its rotating president in September will be Turkey, which sponsored the flotilla whose Turkish terror activists violently clashed with Israeli naval commandos.
Friends there is very little surprise in what is happening. The world is going be be vexed and frustrated with Jerusalem. Israel will be like the stone that hinders. The Jewish nation is God Land and very soon the world is going to witness the awesome power and Majesty of his Power displayed in all its fullness as his only begotten Son comes back to this earth to establish his 1000 year kingdom on this earth. That day every race and every nation shall bow to his power and authority. Till then however Israel continues its struggle to hold on…..