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Israel America Israel was attacked by the Assyrians. Israel’s response is recorded in Isaiah 9.10:
The Isaiah 9:10 Judgment “The bricks have fallen down, but we will rebuild with dressed stone; the sycamore trees have been felled, but we will replace them with cedars.” Because of their arrogance in responding with defiance instead of humility, asking forgiveness for their sin, God promised to destroy Israel. In 722 BC, the Assyrians attacked again, destroying Israel and either killing or scattering the people. America too was attacked…
The Assyrians were terrorists and very cruel. They spoke Akkadian, an extinct language. There is one language today closest to Akkadian: Arabic. And the physical descendants of the Assyrians live in the same part of the world: Iraq.
“The bricks have fallen down…”
Israel America “The bricks have fallen down…”
“…but we will rebuild with dressed stone.” This is the block of dressed stone which was installed on July 4 th, 2004, as the foundation of Freedom Tower, the replacement for the Twin Towers.
“The sycamores have been felled…” It’s hard to find a tree in downtown NYC, but across the street from the Twin Towers was St. Paul’s Chapel, which had a sycamore in its yard. That sycamore was killed on Want to guess what kind of tree replaced it?
“…but we will replace them with cedars.”
Senator Tom Daschle quoted Isaiah 9:10 the day after the 9-11 attack. An American senator, probably not realizing this verse is a curse, pronounced this curse over the United States. Sen. Daschle was soon out of office.
Senator John Edwards pronounced the curse over the United States on the third anniversary of Sen. Edwards was soon out of office.
3 Largest Stock Drops in U.S. History , -7%, (the 29 th of Elul, Sabbath year 2008, seven years after 2001) , -8% , -7%, (the 29 th of Elul, Sabbath year 2001) #1 and #3 were -7% and 7 years apart on the biblical date of the 29 th of Elul, the last day of the year and the date for releasing debts for the Sabbath year. The next day in each case is Rosh Hashanah, the start of the new year.
President Obama pledges to Congress in February 2009, “We will rebuild! We will recover!” He hasn’t quoted the curse, but he gets the gist of it. Twice…
President Obama writes a message in June 2013 on what will be the highest beam of Freedom Tower.
George Washington’s Inauguration The capitol wasn’t always in Washington DC. When President Washington was inaugurated, the capitol was in NYC. In fact, this building, Founder’s Hall, was one of the buildings damaged on Washington said that if America obeyed God, it would receive God’s blessings. And if it disobeyed God, America would receive God’s curses. Washington then led Congress on a short walk to…
St. Paul’s Chapel and the Sycamore
Israel America Israel responded with defiance to the Assyrian attack. This angered God, who wanted repentance, and God sent the Assyrians back to finish the job. America turned to God for the first few months after 9-11, but not as much since then.