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(WIND BLOWING) (WAVES CRASHING) (MUSIC) (CHANTING) gt;gt;quot;NOW A GREAT SIGN APPEARED IN HEAVEN: A WOMAN CLOTHED WITH THE SUN, WITH THE MOON UNDER HER FEET, AND ON HER HEAD A GARLAND OF TWELVE STARS. THEN BEING WITH CHILD, SHE CRIED OUT IN LABOR AND IN PAIN TO GIVE BIRTH. AND ANOTHER SIGN APPEARED IN HEAVEN: BEHOLD A GREAT, FIERY RED DRAGON.AND THE DRAGON STOOD BEFORE THE WOMAN WHO WAS READY TO GIVE BIRTH, TO DEVOUR HER CHILD AS SOON AS IT WAS BORN.quot;
(MUSIC) gt;gt;A WOMAN, A CHILD, AND A DRAGON. AT FIRST GLANCE, THIS MIGHT SOUND LIKE THE INGREDIENTS FOR A FRIGHTENING FAIRY TALE. IN FACT, THE TROUBLING SCENES YOU JUST WITNESSED ARE PART OF A TRUE AND POWERFUL PROPHECY GIVEN TO THE APOSTLE JOHN NEARLY TWO THOUSAND YEARS AGO. WHAT DOES THIS PROPHECY, FOUND IN REVELATION 12, TELL USé DOES IT POINT TO SOME EVENT THAT HAPPENED THOUSANDS OF YEARS AGOé OR DOES IT DESCRIBE THINGS THAT ARE GOING TO TAKE PLACE
IN THE NEAR FUTUREé AND WHO DO THE WOMAN, THE DRAGON, AND THE CHILD REPRESENTé JOIN US NOW AS WE JOURNEY DEEP INTO A WORLD THAT FEW HAVE EVER SEEN, BUT ALL ARE A PART OF: REVELATION: THE BRIDE, THE BEAST BABYLON. IN THE LAST BOOK OF THE BIBLE, REVELATION, THE APOSTLE JOHN WAS SHOWN A VISION OF A GREAT STRUGGLE BETWEEN GOOD AND EVIL; A PROPHECY OF A BATTLE THAT HAS BEEN RAGING BEHIND THE SCENES SINCE THE DAWN OF TIME. THE SECRETS BEHIND THIS PROPHECY
HAVE BEEN SHROUDED IN MYSTERY FOR CENTURIES, UNTIL NOW. FROM THE KINGDOMS AND THE RULERS THAT HAVE FALLEN AROUND THE WORLD, TO THE MEN AND WOMEN THAT STOOD UP TO FIGHT FOR WHAT THEY BELIEVED IN, THIS IS THE STORY OF CHRISTIANITY, THE SEARCH FOR TRUTH, AND THE FOUNDATION FOR THE FAITH OF BILLIONS. gt;gt;quot;NOW A GREAT SIGN APPEARED IN HEAVEN: A WOMAN CLOTHED WITH THE SUN, WITH THE MOON UNDER HER FEET, AND ON HER HEAD A GARLAND OF TWELVE STARS. THEN BEING WITH CHILD, SHE CRIED
OUT IN LABOR AND IN PAIN TO GIVE BIRTH. AND THE DRAGON STOOD BEFORE THE WOMAN WHO WAS READY TO GIVE BIRTH, TO DEVOUR HER CHILD AS SOON AS IT WAS BORN.quot; gt;gt;MANY BIBLE SCHOLARS AND HISTORIANS HAVE STUDIED THIS PROPHECY OVER THE YEARS AND AGREE THAT THE PROPHECY OF REVELATION 12 POINTS TO AN EVENT KNOWN AS^I THE MASSACRE OF THE^I ^IINNOCENTS^I , WHICH OCCURRED IN FIRST CENTURY JUDEA. gt;gt;IN THE DECADES LEADING UP TO THE BIRTH OF CHRIST, THE ROMAN
EMPIRE HAD CONQUERED THE WHOLE MEDITERRANEAN WORLD, INCLUDING JUDEA. TWENTY YEARS BEFORE JESUS WAS BORN, YOU HAVE KING HEROD, A CLIENT KING, FOR ROME. YOU KNOW, WE HAVE DOCUMENTS ABOUT HIM OUTSIDE THE BIBLE THAT TELL US THAT HE WAS VERY CRUEL. HE WAS RUTHLESS AND YOU WOULDN'T WANT TO GET ON HIS BAD SIDE. gt;gt;HEROD WAS VERY ANXIOUS WHEN A SMALL DELEGATION OF WISE MEN FROM THE EAST CAME TO JERUSALEM, ANNOUNCING THEIR SEARCH FOR THE
Benjamin Netanyahu Speech to Congress 2015 FULL Today on 3315 New York Times
NETANYAHU: Thank you. (APPLAUSE) Thank you. (APPLAUSE) . Speaker of the House John Boehner, PresidentPro Tem Senator Orrin Hatch, Senator Minority Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, HouseMinority Leader Nancy Pelosi, and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy. I also want to acknowledge Senator, DemocraticLeader Harry Reid. Harry, it's good to see
you back on your feet. (APPLAUSE) I guess it's true what they say, you can'tkeep a good man down. (LAUGHTER) My friends, I'm deeply humbled by the opportunityto speak for a third time before the most important legislative body in the world, theU.S. Congress.(APPLAUSE) NETANYAHU: I want to thank you all for beinghere today. I know that my speech has been the subject of much controversy. I deeplyregret that some perceive my being here as
political. That was never my intention. I want to thank you, Democrats and Republicans,for your common support for Israel, year after year, decade after decade. (APPLAUSE) I know that no matter on which side of theaisle you sit, you stand with Israel. (APPLAUSE) The remarkable alliance between Israel andthe United States has always been above politics. It must always remain above politics.
(APPLAUSE) Because America and Israel, we share a commondestiny, the destiny of promised lands that cherish freedom and offer hope. Israel isgrateful for the support of American of America's people and of America's presidents,from Harry Truman to Barack Obama.(APPLAUSE) NETANYAHU: We appreciate all that PresidentObama has done for Israel. Now, some of that is widely known. (APPLAUSE) Some of that is widely known, like strengtheningsecurity cooperation and intelligence sharing,
opposing antiIsrael resolutions at the U.N. Some of what the president has done for Israelis less well known. I called him in 2010 when we had the Carmelforest fire, and he immediately agreed to respond to my request for urgent aid. In 2011, we had our embassy in Cairo undersiege, and again, he provided vital assistance at the crucial moment. Or his support for more missile interceptorsduring our operation last summer when we took on Hamas terrorists.
(APPLAUSE) In each of those moments, I called the president,and he was there. And some of what the president has done forIsrael might never be known, because it touches on some of the most sensitive and strategicissues that arise between an American president and an Israeli prime minister. But I know it, and I will always be gratefulto President Obama for that support.(APPLAUSE) NETANYAHU: And Israel is grateful to you,the American Congress, for your support, for supporting us in so many ways, especiallyin generous military assistance and missile