Jerusalem as the Biblically ordained capital of Israel during
The 700 Club, March 15, 1999
Israel is not
going to give up Jerusalem. Jerusalem is non-negotiable. I have
talked to Netanyahu and, of course, his predecessors in Israel.
They are just not going to divide Jerusalem. That is their capital.
It was the capital won by King David and they are not about to
give it up.
wants the capital in East Jerusalem, and he is not going to get
it. He can have Bethlehem; he can have Jericho; he can have Nablus;
he can have a number of cities, but he is not going to get Jerusalem.
"If he insists
on it, ultimately, there will be war. But that is what the Bible
says --That is going to be the place of ultimate conflict. It's
going to be over the status of Jerusalem.
I just hope
and pray that America comes down on the right side, and the right
side is for Israel to continue the land that was given to them
by God Almighty.