Peace of Jerusalem

Pilot Knob Lutheran               Peace of Jerusalem                         10/11/2023Psalm 122:6 Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: “May those who love you be secure.”We are all shocked with the horrific brutality brought upon innocent Israeli citizens by terrorists who have no compassion, but only hate for Israel and America: Jews and Christians. Israel has had to deal with conflict, war, lies and death for at least 3k years, something we in America don’t understand. Some here at home say Israel is to blame even thought they were attacked. There is growing anti-Semitic protests on college campuses which shows what they are teaching.  This war with Israel is not about terrorist aggression trying to acquire land, it goes much deeper. It has spiritual dimensions. This is a spiritual war by the powers of darkness trying to destroy and create fear in the hearts of Jews and Christians. Satan hates Israel and America and will keep working until they are annihilated. However, that won’t happen because God will fight for his people and the powers of hell will and cannot destroy the church. Scriptures tells us that this world and its desires will pass away but he who does the will of God will live forever. Also, God’s Word is eternal and has the final word. ( John 1) We must be praying for Israel, the Christians there, military leaders and the prime minister. We must pray for our own government which has been very soft on terrorist countries and giving them our money with no strings attached. We can no longer show weakness and try compromising with an enemy that has vowed to destroy both Israel and America.  I believe the promise remains that God will bless those who bless Israel and will judge those who curse them. This war will have global ramifications and we must not become complacent thinking we are too far away or powerful for things to turn ugly here. God is not exactly pleased with America’s butchering 60 million innocent babies, advancing secularism, communism, and spiritual adultery. It is past time to wake up and stand up for our rights and what is right.Pr. Bob Snitzer By the Way:Today: 3:45 Confirmation class.  October 8, 9:00 AM Morning worship. Sermon: 1 Samuel 8:12-22 . Give Us A King Pt. 210:15 Sunday school for all ages.       No Sunday school Oct. 22, & 29.Sunday 15, 2-3:30   GriefShare. Please tell others. For more information go to:                         https://www.griefshare.org/findagroupor contact Pr. Bob or Sue Reese~ Past communiques and sermons can be read and heard on our website: www.pilotknob.org and Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PilotKnobLutheran/

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