Psalms 9:9
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9  it is He who judges the world with righteousness, rules the peoples with equity.

v’-HU yish-pot tay-VAYL b’-TZE-dek ya-DEEN l’-u-MEEM b’-may-sha-REEM

ט  וְהוּא יִשְׁפֹּט־תֵּבֵל בְּצֶדֶק יָדִין לְאֻמִּים בְּמֵישָׁרִים׃

 9:9   It is He who judges the world

PM David Ben Gurion signing the Declaration of Independence

The Sages comment that Hashem judges the nations of the world according to their capabilities, but at the same time reminds them of the position of righteous gentiles in Israel’s history. God asks the nations, “why have you not come close to me?” If they say I was too iniquitous, idolatrous or distant from You, He responds, “were you more iniquitous than Rahab the harlot who ultimately came close to Israel and produced prophets and righteous people? Were you more idolatrous than Jethro the priest who came close and produced prophets and righteous people? Were you more distant than Rut the Moabite who came close and produced kings of Israel?” The desire for the nations of the world to work together and establish positive relationships with the Nation of Israel was echoed in Israel’s Declaration of Independence: “We extend our hand to all neighboring states and their peoples in an offer of peace and good neighborliness, and appeal to them to establish bonds of cooperation and mutual help with the sovereign Jewish people settled in its own land.”

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  • God loves all his children. After all we have all come forth from Adam & Eve. They bore his first breath Adam did, Eve a rib from Adam who bore that first breath and so it has gone. While True the Jew has been the Chosen, The potential for gentiles is there for greatness in the eye of God if they bore in them the heart of the Jew. David in his great love and deep understanding of our father God saw this and understood this as he began to witness this through his life. He saw that certain peoples and at times certain gentiles nations bore these deep principles. Perhaps America, a second Israel in her own limited way, a holding Diaspora nation, a safe haven to grow the Jewish nation. To preserve the Jewish and thus through American intersession help grow and protect Israel, dis-bite Obama's heavy disrespectful hand to destroy it. May God forgive us for that.
    Carl

    • Personal Comment.
      I Love Israel. May America as a nation never betray Israel.God will not forgive us as a nation is we do.
      That being said, the American people love & support Israel, we do not love our government at this moment in time. God does know we love Israel and he knows we will continue to support Israel, regardless what our government does in the future. carl

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Psalms 9:9

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