By Ron Ross, 5th October, 2010
Are you aware there is ‘the spirit of the world’ and it is a stark contrast to the Holy Spirit who is from God?
In 1 Corinthians 2: 12 the Apostle Paul wrote: “Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is from God, so that we may know things freely given to us by God.”
There is ample evidence of the world spirit and its warped values. For instance, Mahmoud Zahar, a prominent Hamas leader has advised that Yasser Arafat, the farcical Nobel Peace Prize winner, instructed Hamas to launch terror attacks into the heart of Israel when he failed to get his way at the negotiating table.
American and European support kept Arafat alive and functioning while he played them like puppets. With one hand he was taking their cash and encouragement, while with the other he was arranging brutal terror that killed thousands and wounded many more. Murder that those generous funds financed, by the way!
Recently Arab Moslem journalist Khaled Abu Toameh wrote a brutally honest article which announced that Israeli Arabs prefer life under Israeli authority. He said Israeli Arabs were not consulted when the Oslo Accords were signed in 1993. Today, once again he said, Arab residents ‘feelings are being ignored.’
There are 200,000 Arab residents in Jerusalem but their interest in the US push for peace is of no interest to politicians pushing more for personal glory than righteousness or truth.
He opposed plans to split Jerusalem saying the Jerusalem-divide would turn the city into ‘a nightmare.’ Abu Toameh warned the result of this vicious plan would bring the Palestinian Authority or Hamas into the ruling authority. “The Arab residents of Jerusalem have seen what happened in the West Bank and Gaza Strip over the past 16 years and are not keen to live under a corrupt authority or a radical Islamist entity,” he wrote.
Abu Toameh pointed out that Israeli Arabs ran away from Judea and Samaria because they did not want to live in areas controlled by ‘militiamen, armed gangs and corrupt leaders and institutions.”
He is obviously thinking of those same armed gangs and thugs taking charge in a section of Jerusalem handed to them by mindless, scurrilous, ego-charged bullies.
In a column published by Hudson New York, Abu Toameh said Israeli Arabs had a number of reasons why they prefer the status quo to other more dangerous options. He provided a list of benefits which the Obamas, CLintons and Mitchells of this world, just don’t want to hear.
” “First, because as holders of Israeli ID cards, they are entitled to many rights and privileges that Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip don’t enjoy. They include freedom of movement and social, economic, health and education services that Israeli citizens are entitled to,” he wrote.
Try offering those same benefits to Jews in Gaza City!
The USA under the Obama push is increasing pressure on Israel to give away its birthright and openly props up the Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas who is known by many as ‘Arafat in a suit.’ Abbas was part of the Arafat thuggery during the PLO era and most of his senior leaders today have the same bloody history.
President Obama and Yasser Arafat have at least one thing in common. They both won the Nobel Prize. Surely that says somethings about ‘the spirit of the world’?