By Walid Shoebat
Israel’s Netanyahu says that a peace treaty with Turkey will commence in Europe next week. The deal will open Turkey into Gaza while Jerusalem will open up for an additional pilgrimage so when Muslims do the Hajj to Mecca, they will in addition carry out a pilgrimage to Jerusalem as well. Amazing developments indeed, explained only here at Shoebat.com:
“In meeting with visiting lawmakers, PM is highly optimistic over normalization of ties with former close ally Turkey, sources say; crucial meeting between negotiating teams expected to be held in Europe next week” says Haaretz Israeli newspaper.
The decisive meeting between the two negotiating teams was supposed to have been held a few weeks ago, but was postponed after the resignation of former Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu and the appointment of a new prime minister in his stead. The next meeting is expected to be held next week in Europe.
Turkey has sent a number of positive signals towards Israel, including ending its veto over Israeli cooperation with NATO, said the senior Israeli official.
Speaking to reporters after a cabinet meeting in Ankara, Kurtulmus said lifting Israel’s embargo on the Gaza Strip was important for normalization. A senior Israeli official said the two countries have reached understandings that will allow Turkey to play a part in the process of “rehabilitating the Gaza Strip”, as well as “building infrastructure facilities” there, such as power and desalinization plants. We all know well what that means that with infrastructure comes armament.
But this is all Turkey’s infiltration to becoming the champions of Jerusalem in order to send a flood.
I will explain what I mean by “flood”. When it comes to Jerusalem’s Temple Mount, it is Jordan that had jurisdiction and influence. But not anymore. Turkey and Jordan are vying for power in Jerusalem, and Turkey appears to be gaining the upper hand and is including the Muslim world with it.
When Jerusalemites welcomed visiting Jordanian and Turkish officials they showed a greater appreciation for Turkey over Jordan, especially when Mohammed Gormaz, the Turkish Mufti and minister of religious affairs visited May 15, 2015. He was asked to deliver the Friday sermon at the mosque instead of the Jordanian appointed Imam. A week later, a visit by Ahmed Halil, Jordan’s chief of judges ended up in chaos. Halil was from Jordan, he was prevented from delivering the Friday sermon or praying at the mosque and an attempted attack on the Jordanian delegation ensued which included Minister of Religious Endowments Hayel Daoud, forcing the group to flee from an Al-Aqsa courtyard.
Turkish leaders aspire to play a regional role similar to that of the Ottoman Empire in the Arab and Muslim world. This explains Turkey’s increased support in the Palestinian territories.
“The competition between the Turks and the Jordanians in Jerusalem is very obvious, especially with regard to aids and promotion of religious tourism,” Khalil Tufakji told the newspaper Al-Monitor.
Turkey has been working on promoting its ties with Jerusalem for some time to include Muslims making the pilgrimage to Jerusalem. The ʿUmrah is a pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, performed by Muslims that can be undertaken at any time of the year, in contrast to the Hajj which is at a specific month.
Now get this, this Umra Hajj is changing and it will no longer be exclusively in Mecca and it will now include Jerusalem. This should bring in a flood of Muslims worldwide to Jerusalem. Israel of course is deceived to have hope for increased tourism.
Turkey’s Directorate of Religious Affairs (Diyanet) issued a decision in April 2015 to include Jerusalem’s Temple Mount (Al-Aqsa Mosque) into the Umrah religious pilgrimage.
This is quite amazing. Turkish citizens (and Muslims from around the globe) will now stay three days in Jerusalem, four days in Medina and seven days in Mecca.
This will bring in the ‘flood’ of Muslims into the Holy Land in a way that will soon be problematic as we see in Europe and by this, the dragon continues his flood after the woman as declared in Revelation 12.
Erdogan called on all Turks to refocus on the Ottoman goal to re-conquer Jerusalem for Islam:
“Unfortunately we the Muslims lost our aim to head towards Jerusalem. The water of our eyes froze making us blind, and our hearts that was destined to beat for Jerusalem is now instead conditioned for rivalry being in a state of war with each other.”
Erdogan’s desire to end strife and unite Sunnis to aim towards Jerusalem.
Turkish president last year called on citizens to:
“raise their hands in supplication for this blessed night towards Allah to restore the Al-Aqsa Mosque [Jerusalem] to be re-owned by Muslims, and to remove the mist from their eyes, to see Jerusalem in their hands at every moment and at every opportunity”.
Erdogan is referring to Muhammad’s Al-Isra’ Wal-Mi’raj to have “ascended to heaven” claiming, as it says in Isaiah 14:13 regarding Antichrist: “I will ascend to heaven; above the stars of God”. Muhammad described his journey claiming to meet God who ordered him to rule over all of mankind, angels and the whole multitudes of demons. Muhammad also claimed to be Khalifat-u-Allah (Vicar of God).
Khalifat (Caliph) literally is one who rules the Muslim world and now Erdogan wants to fulfill Zechariah 12 and 14 where Jerusalem becomes the “cup of trembling” to “all surrounding nations” when they storm against Jerusalem through pilgrimage and later on through war.
SO SHOULD WE START A SEVEN YEAR COUNTDOWN COMING FROM NEXT WEEK?
No. The seven year count does not commence when a peace deal is struck between the Jews and the Antichrist. Daniel says: “He will confirm a covenant”. This is not a “peace treaty”. And he confirms it with “many”. This is not with “Israel” as has been claimed. Revelations 13 even confirm it: “They [the ten horns] give their power and authority to the beast” (Revalation 17:16).
So we must wait till the covenant between the Caliph and other Muslim nations commences.
No where does Scripture ever teach that Israel will give allegiance to the Antichrist. Israel, just as Christendom, will be “refined through fire” (Zechariah 13:9, 1 Pet 1:7) to becoming closer to Christ and further from the Antichrist. This is the equilibrium where no matter what the devil does, God always wins.
There is zero mention of Israel in these verses. It is the entry to the Temple that Daniel warns about. And even then, Daniel does not mention that Temple is the Jerusalem Temple (although it might be), we should also consider Hagia Sophia which was considered the Temple of the Word (Christ).
Sure, there will be a “covenant with death” (Isaiah 28), that Israel goes to Egypt to sign which God makes null and void. But this could be referring to Israel’s commitment to the Camp-David accord or something else altogether.
None of this is about a seven year peace-treaty between Israel and the Antichrist.