Esther and the son of my right hand

“PRAY FOR THE PEACE OF JERUSALEM: THEY SHALL PROSPER THAT LOVE THEE.” PSALM 122:6

“BLESSED IS THE NATION WHOSE GOD IS THE LORD; AND THE PEOPLE WHOM HE HE HATH CHOSEN FOR HIS OWN INHERITANCE.”  PSALM 33:12

 

The Lions Den

What is puzzling is how anybody could find fault with Israel’s concern about a neighboring country’s  desire to exterminate their people. Who with a straight face could side with Iran? Unfortunately there are many, thus a needed visit to the U.S. by a man with a steely resolve, similar to the mettle of Golda Meir, to sound the warning bell of an impending crisis.

Israel’s prime minister, Mr. Benjamin  Netanyahu,  appeared before a joint session of Congress on March 3, 2015, and pretty much pleaded with the United States to recognize the seriousness of Iran’s hopes to finish what Queen Esther prevented: the eradication of the Jewish people.

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That’s right, the true Israeli statesman invoked the history of the Persians to prove that some things never change. For those who may not know,  Esther’s (Hadassah) cousin Mordecai, of the tribe of Benjamin by the way,  sent this word to Esther when…

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About Shofar

Retired Teacher/Administrator, Christian missionary. Enjoy playing ukulele and guitar, oil painting, swimming and snorkeling, travel photography. Author of 'Sounding the Shofar-Exhortations for the End Times' eBook published Jan. 2012 available at Amazon.com or find it in Side Bar 'From Journal and Shofar eBook.'

Posted on March 5, 2015, in America, Israel and the Middle East and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Manifold blessing to your friends and readers!

  2. Blessings to you also, John! We’re living in exciting times! PTL!

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