A Messianic View on the Israel-Hamas War

by | January / February 2024

On that horrific Shabbat day of October 7th, Simcha Torah, a holiday of joy and celebration on the Jewish calendar, violence struck the Jewish people in Israel with a massacre of biblical proportions. Yes, there have been many wars in Israel but the onslaught was so barbaric and against civilians. To make matters worse, the world watched this horror in real time—the anguish of human suffering that was unimaginable. As the days of war unfolded, Biblical scholars and lay people alike searched Scriptures, Talmud, Mishnah, etc., looking for clues as to what this breach on the borders meant biblically and prophetically. 
Myles Weiss, former co-host of Zola Levitt Presents, a long time and well-known Messianic leader affirmed, “I am not an Israeli citizen, so I feel that I do not have the prophetic expertise that someone inside Israel would have. Also, I never set dates and times because it is so difficult to discern times and seasons. But I do believe we have clues in terms of the prophetic time clock beginning with 1948, when Israel became a nation. Yeshua gave us two mandates, one to the nations, in Matthew 24:14, ‘…this gospel will be preached around the world and then the end will come,’ and the second, Matthew 23:39, for the Jewish people, ‘You will not see me again until you say Baruch HaBa BaShem Adonai, Blessed is He who comes in the name of the L-rd.’”
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