Evangelical Leader Threatens to Pull Support for Israel
Mike Evans, a prominent U.S. evangelical Christian leader, threatened that Israel could lose the support of his 77 million followers when Naftali Bennett is confirmed prime minister of Israel after the change government was formed to oust long-time prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu. Mike Evans believes prime minister Bennett surrendered the Knesset to radical Islam after he partnered with Ra’am leader, Mansour Abbas to form a coalition.
This is sad to me. Mike Evans has done a lot of good for the state of Israel over the years, but he’s getting a little too involved in Israeli politics. It’s not our place as evangelical Christians to decide how Israel wants their government. Our goal, as evangelical believers who support Israel and the Jewish people, is to understand that God said, “I will bless those who bless you.” That’s our command. It’s not to get involved in Israeli politics. I believe Naftali Bennett is God’s chosen man for the task, so let’s encourage him in his new leadership role and pray that God will put his hand of guidance on the new government.
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