Obama's anti-Israel move outrageous, concerning

Monday, January 2, 2017
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Steve Jordahl (OneNewsNow.com)

U.N. building in NYC (United Nations)Evangelicals continue to speak out against the United Nations resolution condemning Israel.

The Security Council vote was 14-0 with one abstention cast by the United States -- one of five permanent Council members with veto power. Pastor Mario Bramnick with the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference explains that with that one abstention, the U.S. effectively plunged the knife into the back of our troubled relationship with God's chosen people.

"There has been … eight years of very clear anti-Israel movement, from the Iranian sanctions to the … attitudes and actions of President Obama against the prime minister of Israel, disparaging comments and relationship," Pastor Bramnick observes.

And now, the first United Nations resolution has been able to pass with the help – and many say the leadership - of the United States. Bramnick believes evangelicals especially have a duty to speak out on this.

"Our biblical mandate starting with Genesis 12:1-3 -- Those who bless Israel shall be blessed; those who curse Israel shall be cursed -- and the very clear mandate, biblically, of the land that was given to the descendants of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob," the pastor notes.

But he thinks Americans, even those who are not evangelical or Christian, should be disgusted by the vote.

"Even on a pure geopolitical basis, Israel is the beacon of democracy in the midst of a sea of terroristic neighbors that the United States needs to align with," he observes.

"We are very concerned and actually outraged by the Obama administration's move," Bramnick concludes.

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