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Although President Trump attracts much criticism, both for his past, his methods and recently withdrawing from Palestinian groups on the grounds of misuse of funds, he has assured evangelical leaders that it is not just Israel that has benefited from his actions after he moved the US embassy to Jerusalem this year.
The Palestinian Authority is planning to reject whatever peace plan is put forward by President Trump’s team, regardless of its contents, while Arab nations are prepared to back the proposal whether or not PA chief Mahmoud Abbas agrees to discuss it. Senior officials from Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have reportedly conveyed this message to White House envoys.
Threat to kill Jewish children
Exactly 70 years after David Ben Gurion declared Israel’s independence, the USA opened its embassy in Jerusalem, thus officially recognising the city as the 3,000 year old capital of the State of Israel.
Speaking to the diplomats, dignitaries, and politicians gathered before the opening, Prime Minister Netanyahu declared, “President Trump is making history… Our people will be eternally grateful for his bold decision.”
President Trump becomes first President to speak live in support of March For Life
“He has kept campaign promises to the pro-life cause”
The 45th US President became the first occupier of the White House to speak at the Annual March for Life in January. In fact, anti-abortion campaigners say Donald Trump, for all his faults, has done more for the pro-life cause in his short reign than any previous President.
President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania laid a wreath on 27 January, Holocaust Memorial Day, at the World Economic Forum, watched by Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu and his wife Sarah. Immediately behind the President are his daughter Ivanka and her husband, Jared Kushner
For the second issue running HEART is able to show a photo of US President Trump being prayed for, although some Christians and the secular media voice their disapproval of his past persona and current style.
This time he is shown after asking for prayer from pastors when he had declared a National Day of Prayer for the victims of Hurricane Harvey, which took place on Sunday 3 September.
The storm devastated Texas, particularly Houston, followed by another hurricane, Irma, which cut off power to 6.5 million people in Florida, after ripping through the Caribbean islands.
President at prayer: This photo of evangelical leaders praying for Donald Trump in the Oval Offce attracted considerable social media comment. Johnnie Moore, president of the KAIROS Company and an attendee of a prayer meeting, snapped the photo of evangelical …
A leading US Christian campaign group has stated that President Trump’s ban on visitors from a number of mainly Muslim countries is not anti-Muslim but anti-terrorism. Jay Sekulow of the American Center for Law and Justice says the ban “is a massive victory for our national security”.
However, there have been protests by church groups concerned that Chaldean Christians are being deported to Iraq where they are in danger from Isis. A group of evangelical Christian organisations and others signed a letter in June to Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly expressing their “grave concern that Christians will be removed from the United States to face potential persecution, and even death, in the Middle East.”