“It is very clear for me that Jerusalem is a holy place of three religions and needs to be respected like that,” he said during an exclusive interview with Channel 2 News. Guterres explained that he believes that Judaism, Christianity and Islam have the same rights and privileges to Jerusalem. “For me, they are all equal,” he added.
Opinion: As crazy as that sounds, it is the opinion of most of the world. We could fill this page with Bible verses, show archaeological proof of the 3000-year-old history of Jewish temples, but it wouldn’t change a thing.
And, “most of the world” includes Christianity. Once again, we can point to Replacement theology and Covenant theology as prime culprits.
Several years ago, I spent an afternoon at a seminar hosted by Messianic Rabbi Jonathan Bernis of Jewish Voice Ministries. During the question/answer segment, I asked the Rabbi how much of Christianity did he think believes in Replacement/Covenant theologies. His answer – 95%.
If we don’t speak out for Israel, we are part of the problem.
“Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: “May they prosper who love you. Psalm 122:6