The good news? Political leaders of both major parties came into agreement with the law and, most important of all, in agreement with God.
The bad news? News media misrepresents the concurrent commotion on the Israel-Gaza border.
The headline that was conspicuously absent: Palestinian leaders sacrifice scores of Palestinian people, including children, as a distraction from the dedication of the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem
Radical Muslim clerics and Muslim politicians equip human sacrifices with suicide vests and bombs who then self-destruct in public places as a tool of terrorism. When did you last hear of a Muslim cleric blowing himself up?
The Old Testament recorded the history of pagan, unholy human sacrifices in the Middle East. Those pagan gods were called Asherah, Baal, Chemosh, and Molech. Dagon was the god of the Philistines.
Contemporary Palestinians are often described as modern-day Philistines. According to Haaretz News, “The word “Palestinian” derives from the Philistines, a people who were not indigenous to Canaan but who had gained control of the coastal plains of what are now Israel and Gaza for a time. According to ancient Egyptian records of the period, which is the first written mention of them, the Philistines reached the region in around the 12 century BCE, which the archaeological record seems to confirm.”
Ancestry.com probably can’t help us. I don’t see the Palestinians as genetic descendants so much as I see them as spiritual heirs to the role of antagonists described in Numbers 33:55.
But if you do not drive out the inhabitants of the land from before you, then it shall be that those whom you let remain shall be irritants in your eyes and thorns in your sides, and they shall harass you in the land where you dwell.
The deaths and injuries were not the choices of the IDF; they were the human sacrifices of the reborn ‘Philistines’ to their god Dagon.