(Cross-posted from Tomer Devorah)
In the language of the Hebrew prophets, when He was angry with us due to our sins, Hashem broke down our walls of protection, but when He wanted to protect us as His special heritage, He sought to build the walls of protection around us.
Yechezkel 13:14. "And I shall demolish the wall that you plastered with daub, and I shall make it reach the ground, and its foundation will be bared, and it will fall, and you will perish in its midst, and you will know that I am the Lord."
Yechezkel 22:30. "And I sought of them a man who puts up a wall and stands in the breach before Me, for the sake of the land that it not be destroyed, but I did not find."
Zekharyah 2:9. "I will be for it [Jerusalem]-says the Lord-a wall of fire around, and for glory I will be in its midst."
Very simple. WALLS PROTECT US!
Then comes The "New" Testament and says:
...But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far off have been brought near by the blood of Christ. For He Himself is our peace, who has made both one, and has broken down the middle wall of separation, having abolished in His flesh the enmity, the law of commandments in ordinances, so as to create in Himself one new man from the two, thus making peace, and that He might reconcile them both to God in one body through the cross, thereby putting to death the enmity....
THIS is what the Waller Family is referring to in the following excerpt from an interview they gave to the Williamson Herald:
...there is a wall that divides people of the Christian faith and people of the Jewish faith.... That wall is tall and thick---built from years of misunderstanding, misconceptions and misgivings between two faiths that share the same roots, as evidenced in Israel where 'Messianic Jews' are often shunned by Orthodox Jews and in the US where Christian churches and Jewish synagogues rarely interact.
During the past five years, the family---all 13 members---have been working alongside Israeli farmers in Samaria, building relationships, breaking barriers...chipping away at that wall.
...Working side by side with Israeli farmers in the vineyards and olive groves, the family is learning, understanding, reaching out and developing relationships.
[As should be obvious by now, this is Xian 'code' for creating an opportunity to "share Jesus", G-d forbid!!]
...This fall, the Waller family was joined by several other families who wanted to help bring down the wall of division. "For us, it's a spiritual deal---a faith deal," said Sherri Waller. "The battle is over the land because God gave it to the descendants of Abraham---that includes us."
No, Sherri, it does NOT include you and your family. This is not your home. You are idolaters of the worst sort, attempting through subterfuge to entice the Children of Israel to follow you into idolatry and thereby bring the wrath of G-d down upon us to our destruction.
It is the DUTY of EVERY TORAH JEW to strengthen the wall that they are so determined to bring down. It is holding back a flood of assimilation and annihilation.
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