The leader of a Messianic Jewish ministry says recent comments
by the head of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt were very
In a fiery tirade against Jews, The Brotherhood's supreme
leader, Mohammed Badie, called on Muslims worldwide this week to
"defend Jerusalem," saying "Zionists only know the way of force."
He said Jews were spreading "corruption" and had slaughtered
Muslims and desecrated holy sites.
Jan Markell is founder and director of Olive Tree
Ministries. She says Muslims have no legitimate claim to
"Their Koran does not reference it once," she points
out. "The Bible of the Jews and Christians references Jerusalem 800
times. But the Bible also says that Jerusalem is going to become a
stumbling stone for the whole world."
Markell says President Barack Obama's foreign policy has helped
usher in the "Arab Spring," which allowed the Muslim Brotherhood to
take over in countries like Egypt.
"All I know is the Arab Spring has resulted in the empowerment
of the Muslim Brotherhood, and so it's not surprising that it rules
Egypt. It rules other Islamic nations and has made huge inroads
into the White House and State Department, thanks to the Obama
administration," she tells OneNewsNow.
Markell believes such Islamic "pandering" is part of the
spiritual battle that points to the return of the Lord Jesus