"Washington, DC—The founding of the modern nation of Israel was a “catastrophe” according to a new exhibit opening today at the United Methodist Building on Capitol Hill. The display, “60 Years of Dispossession” chronicles the “Nakba,” the Palestinian word for catastrophe used to describe Israel’s founding, an event which is reviled in the Arab world."
The church does not understand the importance that Israel has in scripture.
A big chunk of the Bible covers them and the promises that God has made them, not the Church, that have yet to be fulfilled.
Gen 12:3 And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth thee: and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed
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