In Due Time Rabbi, In Due Time!
JERUSALEM – If Pope Benedict XVI so fervently supports a Palestinian state – which would split sections of Israel – he also should divide Rome, charged the leader of a coalition of more than 350 Israeli rabbinic leaders and pulpit rabbis.
"I was shocked to hear that the first thing the pope had to say when he landed in Israel was that the Holy Land must be divided to make room for a Palestinian state," said Joseph Gerlitzky, rabbi of central Tel Aviv and chairman of the Rabbinical Congress for Peace, which includes some of Israel's most prominent Jewish leaders.
"I suggest that he divide Rome. The Holy Land was promised to the Jewish people and absolutely no human being on this earth has a right to relinquish even one inch of this land," Gerlitzky stated.
Gerlitzky made the remarks at a speech today commemorating the Jewish festive day of Lag Ba'Omer, which is about the mid-way point between Passover and the day on which the Jews were said to have received the Torah.
... I'm sure the Rabbi knows his history and his Bible. The Church of Rome; described in the Bible as the institution that arises out of the Roman Empire, the little horn arising from the 10, with "eyes like those of a man", called Antichrist, and in Revelation called the Beast; the false church described as a whore dressed in purple and scarlet riding the Beast, has been split already! (go to a Bible search site and query on the color scarlet in the New Testament. It 's not meant to be something good!)
The Great Schism occurred in 1054 and split the "church" into Eastern and Western sides. And of course, who can forget the Protestant Reformation (1517)! The Reformation fathers understood the biblical language that attributed the persecution of the Saints to the "Mother" church, the "whore" drunken with the blood of the Saints.
Revelation states that they, the ten horns - the countries of Europe, shall hate the whore, and shall make her desolate and naked, and shall eat her flesh, and burn her with fire. In other words, they'll turn their back on her. But, before all that happens she will act to save herself. She will work (and has worked) with the little lamb with a voice like a dragon who will support her. She will try to institute something worldwide. You already know what it is. The whole world will know and have to choose. (more on the "lamb" later)
Don't worry Rabbi. She has been split and will be split further.
... and folks, btw, these teachings apply to a system; the Papacy - not to people! So don't make a comment saying I hate Catholics. My wife was born and raised Catholic, I got married in a Catholic Church by a priest for heaven's sake! I've been married to that fine Catholic girl for 29 years. The Remnant Church will have Catholics in it, as well as folks from all the denominations and from other religions! Here's a great book for reference. I recommend you read it.