“World history can be summed up in one sentence. The nations that blessed Israel were blessed of God, and the nations that cursed Israel were cursed of God.”
Accompanied by an anointed priest, the Sanhedrin gathered on the Mount of Olives on Thursday to count the third year of the Jubilee cycle.
Pushing an entirely original interpretation of the Torah commandment of the Jubilee, the bishops declared that “during this fiftieth year of occupation we must pray for the liberty of everyone in the Holy Land and practically support all those working to build a just peace.”
This Rosh Hashana will include a mitzvah (Biblical commandment) that hasn’t been performed by the Jews in almost 2,000 years: counting the Jubilee.
“We have the conditions that require us to begin counting the Jubilee, but what is lacking is for the Jews to recognize their Torah requirement and to act on it.”
Do you understand NOW why the Jubilee has caused so much frustration and confusion among Jewish and Christian chronology researchers over hundreds if not thousands of years?
A review of recent news stories proves that God is still protecting and saving His people today.
In part five of our series, we concluded the introduction to the Jubilee.
In part four of our series, Bob discussed the secular and Protestant Christian perception of the Jubilee.
In part three of our series, we discussed the decision by Pope Francis to call an extraordinary Jubilee for the Catholic Church yearly calendar beginning December 8, 2015.