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Trump devoting everything to Middle East Peace

Trump says he's devoting everything 'within my heart and within my soul' to achieving Middle East peace: 'I think we have a pretty good shot, maybe the best shot ever'

  • President Trump is chasing the 'toughest deal of all' - Middle East peace
  • 'I certainly will devote everything within, within my heart and within my soul to get that deal made,' he told Palestine's Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday
  • Trump sat down for a  bilateral meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in New York on Monday afternoon on the sidelines of the UN
  • At the top of their talk Trump brought up peace talks between Israel and Palestine and said he's 'giving it an absolute go' 

By Francesca Chambers, White House Correspondent For Dailymail.com

PUBLISHED: 03:32 +10:00, 21 September 2017

President Donald Trump is chasing the 'toughest deal of all' - Middle East peace - and he says he's pouring his heart and soul into obtaining it.

'It's a complex subject, always been considered the toughest deal of all, peace between Israel and the Palestinians, the toughest of all, but I think we have a very, very good chance, and I certainly will devote everything within, within my heart and within my soul to get that deal made,' he told Palestine's Mahmoud Abbas.

Trump told Abbas as they sat down on Wednesday for another round of discussions that he believes peace can be achieved throughout region.

'I think we have a pretty good shot, maybe the best shot ever,' Trump assessed.

Trump and ME peace

President Donald Trump says he's giving Middle East peace talks his all. 'Always been considered the toughest deal of all...but I think we have a very, very good chance,' he told Palestine's Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday

The U.S. president said Monday that he believes his administration will be the one to finally facilitate peace between Israel, Palestine and their neighbors. 

At the beginning of a bilateral meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday afternoon on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly, Trump said he's 'giving it an absolute go.'

'I think there's a good chance that it could happen,' Trump posited.

Netanyahu affirmed that they would discuss 'the way we can seize the opportunity for peace' not just between Israel and Palestine but Israel and Arab nations in the region.

After the meeting, Brian Hook, a State Department official, told reporters at the United Nations that Trump 'is deeply committed to achieving an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement.'

'He and his team have continued deliberations with leaders on both sides on potential steps to reach a comprehensive peace agreement. His team recently had multiple meetings with leaders in the region, and obviously a good deal of work remains to be done, but discussions remain serious and constructive,' Hook stated.

Abbas said Wednesday that Trump's repeated meetings with him are proof that he's committed to facilitating a deal.

'It attests to the seriousness of Your Excellency, Mr. President, to achieve the deal of the century in the Middle East during this year or in the coming months, God willing,' Abbas said through an interpreter.

'And we are very certain that you, Mr. President, are determined to reach real peace in the Middle East. And this gives us the assurance and the confidence that we are on the verge of real peace between the Palestinians and the Israelis,' Abbas added.

Well we will have to wait and see if President Donald Trump can advance the cause for Peace in the Middle East.  As True Bible Students we fully expect to see a measure of peace develop in the Middle East before Christ Returns. At the time of the end when the Battle of Armageddon takes place Israel is described as a land at rest, dwelling in peace.  We read this in Ezekiel 38:11-12

“11 And thou shalt say, I will go up to the land of unwalled villages; I will go to them that are at rest, that dwell safely, all of them dwelling without walls, and having neither bars nor gates, 12 To take a spoil, and to take a prey; to turn thine hand upon the desolate places that are now inhabited, and upon the people that are gathered out of the nations, which have gotten cattle and goods, that dwell in the midst of the land.”

So from this passage we see that Israel will be a land at rest without "walls, having neither bars nor gates". Clearly something has yet to change to bring this about as Israel has been building "walls" with "bars and gates" to keep the Palestinians out.  So we need to watch and see what might develop from President Donald Trumps moves to establish peace, he seems very confident that he can do it and given his business deal making background vs his non political background he might be just the one to bring about something new.

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THE IMPORTANCE OF BIBLE TRUTH

Is Bible Truth important to your Faith and Salvation ie. will you be saved despite what you believe the bible teaches or does it matter what you believe?

Well the word “truth” appears 237 times in the bible, that alone says it must be important!

Therefore it must be important to understand what “truth” is.

A quick scan of the passages using this word “truth” leave us in no doubt that it is not only important, but vital to our salvation.

John 17:3

3 And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent.

1 John 5:20

20And we know that the Son of God is come, and hath given us an understanding, that we may know him that is true, and we are in him that is true,even in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God, and eternal life.

1 Timothy 2:3-4

3For thisis good and acceptable in the sight of God our Saviour; 4 Who will have all men to be saved, and to come unto the knowledge of the truth.

 

Clearly then knowing what is Bible Truth is important and vital, in addition to this we are also warned that some would depart from the “truth”…

1 Timothy 4:1

1Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils; 2 Speaking lies in hypocrisy; having their conscience seared with a hot iron; 3 Forbidding to marry,and commanding to abstain from meats, which God hath created to be received with thanksgiving of them which believe and know the truth.

1 John 4:6

6We are of God: he that knoweth God heareth us; he that is not of God heareth not us. Hereby know we the spirit of truth, and the spirit of error.

From these passages it is very clear that we need to know the “truth” about God and His Son as it is taught to us in the Bible.  This means we must learn what this is from the Bible itself.

 

Don't let your HOPE of LIFE ETERNAL rest with someone else eg. your pastor or minister, YOU owe it to yourself and your family to be fully convinced of what it is you believe to be sure it HOLDS something REAL for you.

We have all been warned by God that there would be many false teachers and Jesus himself has told us that "Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it."  See Matthew 7:14

 

Sadly when Christ returns to this earth, many will only then realise that they have believed in lies Jeremiah 16:19

"19 O LORD, my strength, and my fortress, and my refuge in the day of affliction, the Gentiles shall come unto thee from the ends of the earth, and shall say, Surely our fathers have inherited lies, vanity, and things wherein there is no profit."

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The Greek word for "know" in the passage above is 'ginosko' and it means to have a thorough and deep understanding of the subject. 

 

So if you seek "life eternal" then you must truly "know the only true God and Jesus Christ".

 

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The OFFER of LIFE or DEATH

God's Offer of LIFE or DEATH

“Now what I am commanding you today is not too difficult for you or beyond your reach. It is not up in heaven, so that you have to ask, “Who will ascend into heaven to get it and proclaim it to us so we may obey it?” Nor is it beyond the sea, so that you have to ask, “Who will cross the sea to get it and proclaim it to us so we may obey it?” No, the word is very near you; it is in your mouth and in your heart so you may obey it.   See, I set before you today life and prosperity, death and destruction. For I command you today to love the Lord your God, to walk in obedience to him… This day I call the heavens and the earth as witnesses against you that I have set before you life and death, blessings and curses. Now choose life, so that you and your children may live and that you may love the Lord your God, listen to his voice, and hold fast to him. For the Lord is your life…"  Deuteronomy Chapter 30:12-20

 

From this passage we see how important it is to each one of us that we seek after God and His Word the Bible to us.

 

Without this we have no hope of LIFE, but only a future of DEATH.

 

This Word of God was originally given to the Nation of Israel and later it spread via the Apostles of Christ to the World, that even we today might have this same HOPE of LIFE ETERNAL.

 

It is UP to YOU then to seek out God’s Word, to KNOW what is the TRUTH of God’s Word so that you and your family might KNOW the way of LIFE ETERNAL and the great HOPE of living in God’s Kingdom on EARTH.

 

Do not let your HOPE rest upon others and most importantly on what others teach, search it out for yourself because we have been warned that the churches would be astray from God’s word in the last days.

 

"For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears; And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables.”   2 Timothy 4:3-4

 

Too much is at stake for you to not act yourself to seek out the TRUTH.

 

Christ himself has told us to do this when he said…

 

But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him. Godis a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.” John 4:23-24

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Jesus Christ could not have been invented!

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Jesus Christ could not have been invented!

Jesus Christ could not have been inventedJesus could not have been invented

The Gospels depict Jesus in a way unlike any other historical figure or character of the day, either Jewish or from Roman-Greek society. He has some of the characteristics of a Jewish teacher, but there are major problems with seeing him in this way. There is nothing about him to suggest he is a Greek hero.

The Apostle Paul noted this:

"For Jews request a sign, and Greeks seek after wisdom; but we preach Christ crucified, to the Jews a stumbling block and to the Greeks foolishness" (1 Corinthians 1:22–23).

The point here is that if the pagan Greeks were inventing someone to be the Son of God, he would not have been crucified. Instead he would have been a hero in the Greek mould. Similarly, if the figure of a Messiah were to have been invented by a Jew, then that Messiah would not have been crucified.

The Jewish Expectation

The Jewish idea of Messiah came from the Old Testament. Passages like Psalm 2 give a picture of the kind of person the Messiah would be:

"The LORD has said to me, “You are My Son, today I have begotten you. Ask of Me, and I will give you the nations for your inheritance, and the ends of the earth for your possession. You shall break them with a rod of iron; you shall dash them to pieces like a potter's vessel.” (Psalm 2:7–9).

In the first and early second centuries there were a number of people who claimed to be the Messiah and raised rebel armies to defeat the Romans. All of them failed and their followers were scattered. However, their existence indicates what Jews expected in a Messiah.

No Greek Hero

Had the Gospels been made up by a messianic Jew, they would have reflected these military ambitions.

Certainly, the descriptions of the Jewish authorities (Scribes, Pharisees and Sadducees) would have been quite different.

No Greek Hero

The alternative possibility is that the Gospels were invented by a Gentile (a non–Jew). However, we also know what the Greeks expected from a Son of God. In the second century, Lucian of Samosata wrote a satire on Christianity, and an attack on Christianity was written by Celsus. In the early third century Philostratus wrote a book which attempted to show that Apollonius of Tyana was a more acceptable hero than Jesus Christ. These attacks on Christianity show what kind of hero the Greeks were expecting and would find palatable.

The Greek documents indicate a hero who differed from Jesus in a number of ways. The Greek messiah would have had the body of a Greek god. He would have defeated his enemies in battle, caused and stopped plagues, destroyed monsters and appeared in great splendour and glory.

As Celsus explains in intricate detail, the hero would have met kings and worked with cities. He would not have been born to a carpenter’s wife, in an obscure area on the fringe of the Roman Empire. His miracles would have been magnificent works of huge theatrical effect rather than healing sick people or feeding the hungry. He would have been a philosopher–hero like Apollonius or a demigod like Hercules.

Clearly Jesus of Nazareth, who walked among the poor, healed the sick and proclaimed the Kingdom of God to come would not match the expectations of those looking for a pagan hero or a Greek demigod.

Inspiring Followers

It is almost impossible to imagine how a figure like Jesus could have inspired a community of followers who, after his death, spread across the world carrying his message. That is unless the claims of Jesus and the testimony of eye-witnesses are true and he genuinely rose from the dead.

Many Jews followed messianic figures like Theudas (see Acts 5:36) or the Egyptian leader (Acts 21:38).

They rose up and went into the desert, or they mustered armies to fight the Romans, but they were defeated. The messianic figure died and the surviving followers dispersed. The followers then had two choices. Either they found another messianic pretender to follow or they gave up completely. They did not continue to follow their leader after he had died.

Jesus Christ is different. Jesus never raised an army, and had no intention to take power by force. At the time of his crucifixion his last remaining disciples “forsook him and fled” (Mark 14:50). During the time between the crucifixion and the resurrection, Jesus’ disciples hid away. There was no intention to go out and spread the message of Jesus despite his death.

It was only after the resurrection that the followers of Jesus began to organise themselves, and only fifty days later, after Pentecost, that they began to proclaim the Gospel publicly. There was something quite different about Jesus which meant that his disciples followed a different course of action from those followers of other teachers and leaders.

Essentially the Jesus of the Bible could not and would not be invented.

Nobody in the ancient world would have devised anyone like the Jesus we read about in the Gospels. He simply doesn’t fit the ideas of the world of his time. The evidence shows that Jesus was real, and because he rose from the dead he still is real. It is up to us to consider this carefully and to investigate the claims of Jesus Christ.

By John Thorpe

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The Offer of Life or Death“Now what I am commanding you today is not too difficult for you or beyond your reach. It is not up in heaven, so that you have to ask, “Who will ascend into heaven to get it and proclaim it to us so we may obey it?” Nor is it beyond the sea, so that you have to ask, “Who will cross the sea to get it and proclaim it to us so we may obey it?” No, the word is very near you; it is in your mouth and in your heart so you may obey it.   See, I set before you today life and prosperity, death and destruction. For I command you today to love the Lord your God, to walk in obedience to him… This day I call the heavens and the earth as witnesses against you that I have set before you life and death, blessings and curses. Now choose life, so that you and your children may live and that you may love the Lord your God, listen to his voice, and hold fast to him. For the Lord is your life…  Deuteronomy Chapter 30:12-20

From this passage we see how important it is to each one of us that we seek after God and His Word the Bible to us.

Without this we have no hope of LIFE, but only a future of DEATH.

This Word of God was originally given to the Nation of Israel and later it spread via the Apostles of Christ to the World, that even we today might have this same HOPE of LIFE ETERNAL.

It is UP to YOU then to seek out God’s Word, to KNOW what is the TRUTH of God’s Word so that you and your family might KNOW the way of LIFE ETERNAL and the great HOPE of living in God’s Kingdom on EARTH.

Do not let your HOPE rest upon others and most importantly on what others teach, search it out for yourself because we have been warned that the churches would be astray from God’s word in the last days.

For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears; And they shall turn awaytheir ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables.”    2 Timothy 4:3-4

Too much is at stake for you to not act yourself to seek out the TRUTH.

Christ himself has told us to do this when he said…

But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him. God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.”   John 4:23-24

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