Tom Usher wrote or added | This Pastor John C. Hagee is Old Testament through and through and wrong Old Testament at that. He always talks and writes as if there was no Jesus Christ who was murdered by the "Jews." He never talks or writes as if there are any unscrupulous Zionists who terrorize, murder, use chemical weapons, drop millions of cluster bomblets, assassinate, forge passports, make nuclear weapons while refusing to admit it, torture, falsely imprison, harass, lie, cheat, steal, defame God, engage in utter sexual depravity, based their claims to Palestine on the Bible while out of the other side of their mouths profess atheism, bulldoze homes, bulldoze orphanages, bulldoze businesses, dump raw sewage on Palestinian farmland, kill peaceful protesters, build illegal so-called settlements, create bantustans via their Apartheid Wall, falsely call their fellow Jews anti-Semites when they are simply anti-Zionists, or do any of the other bad things they do. Hagee is a blind suck up who selects one or two verses to promote his money making and ignores all the message of Jesus Christ. That's all. He's not a Christian, and there is absolutely no such thing as a Christian Zionist, never has been, and never will be until the term Zion is restored to what it meant when Jesus used the word.
UNHERALDED NEWS had this to say:
Someone named Boyd comments on the article in Haaretz, and correctly points out what is wrong with Christian Zionists, including John Hagee, and those who follow him:
"Christian Zionists ignore the principles of love, compassion, and mercy in the New Testament by unconditionally supporting the secular Israeli government and their abusive and oppressive policies to people who Christ died for as much as He died for the Jews. The fact that they believe the Jews are still the "chosen people" (based on ethnicity and not faith as Paul teaches) allows them to ignore the human rights abuses perpetrated against the Palestinians. Their brand of Christianity is one of hate and not Christ's love. Hagee and his brand of Christianity turns most true believers away!"
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