After the hit upon Sonny, in the movie the Godfather. The Don recuperating from an assassination attempt upon his own life. Arranges a meeting with the five crime families of New York and New Jersey. And presents this question, how did things ever get so bad?
Here is that same question in regards to world events. So, then how did things in this world ever get so bad? The answer, the tribes of the Ishmaelites, whose lineage occurred through Ishmael the father of the Islamic world.
Here is a short survey of Islam, as the problem plaguing the world community. Hagar bore Abram (Abraham, Genesis 17:5) a son. Abram called his son’s name whom Hagar bore Ishmael, Genesis 16:15. Hagar, an Egyptian was not Abram’s wife. She was the maid servant servant of Sarai, (Sarah, Genesis 17:15) Abram’s wife.
Because Sarai bore Abram no children, she encouraged a sexual relationship between her husband and her maid servant. Which had its expected results, pregnancy and dissatisfaction.
Sarai frightened Hagar, so she fled. But an angel for God was dispensed. Announcing to Hagar, I will multiply your seed exceedingly, and it shall not be numbered because of your exponential birth rate.
The following must have been shocking to Hagar. As she was told, “He shall be a wild man. His hand will be against every man, and every man’s hand against him. He shall dwell in the presence of his brethren,” Genesis 16:12.
The prophecy concerning Ishmael is expanded upon in chapter twenty one. Hagar became very distraught, and she abandoned her baby. Hoping that the child would die, Genesis 21:15-16.
But God heard the voice of Ishmael, and dispatched His angel, again. Who told Hagar not to fear. Because God had heard the baby’s voice. She was instructed to become a mother to Ishmael. With this promise that Ishmael would become a great nation, Genesis 21:17-18.
God was with Ishmael, verse 19, by providing him with water after the water was spent. Providing Ishmael with shelter in the wilderness where he became strong and able, verse 20.
Ishmael lived a very long time. He was the father of twelve sons, Genesis 25:12-18. The sons of Ishmael became the founders of the Ishmaelite tribes that spread from Africa to modern day Iraq. With modern day Arabs/Muslims tracing their lineage to Abraham and his son Ishmael.
Which they should because it has a God/Christ centered Judeo-Christian scriptural bases. The only reliable foundation for understanding the past, present and future, as it reaches us today. But here’s what stops Islam from becoming, what it desperately wants. Which is to be the son of promise, and thus the people to fulfill the promise made to Abraham. Which was, “I will make you exceedingly fruitful, and I will make nations of you, and kings shall come out of you. And I will establish My covenant between Me and you. And your seed after you in their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be a God unto you, and to your seed after you. And I will give unto you, and to your seed after you, the land wherein you are a sojourner, all the land of Canaan, for an everlasting possession; and I will be their God,” Genesis 17:6-8.
The Islamic glitch in this scenario is that Ishmael is the son of Abram and not Abraham, and as such, is the son of the flesh. Ishmael was the son of Abram’s adultery, and as such, illegitimate. Which would make Ishmael an unlawful possessor of any of the Abrahamic covenants.
God understanding His own laws said, “You shall not commit adultery,” Exodus 20:14, appeared unto Abram when he was 99. Announcing Himself as, God Almighty, and telling Abram to walk the walk of God and be perfect. This of course shook Abram up a lot. Causing him to fall on his face. With God saying, “As for Me My covenant shall be with you, and you shall be the father of many nations. Neither shall your name any more be called Abram, but your name shall be called Abraham; for a father of many nations have I made you,” Genesis 17:1-5.
How was this to occur, after all Abraham was 99. And human reason would dictate that for this to occur, a male heir would be needed. So to start the process, another name change occurred with Sarai becoming known as Sarah. With God telling Abraham that Sarah would be blessed by giving birth to a son. And that his name would be called, Isaac. And that Sarah, would be the mother of many nations. And from her son kings of people would be born. Again Abraham fell on his face, this time to laugh at God. Saying how can this be, I’ll be a 100 and Sarah will be 90. With Abraham saying to God, “Oh! That Ishmael might live before you,” And God said, Sarah, your wife, shall bear you a son indeed; and you shall call his name Isaac. And I will establish my covenant with him for an everlasting covenant, and with his seed after him,” Genesis 17:6-8. And Isaac became the son of promise by the will of God.
It’s from the seed of Isaac from which the ancestry of Christ runs. It’s the foundation of an inseparable bond between Jews and Christians. And why America has been the faithful handmaiden of El Shaddai or God Almighty, as His protector of Israel. It’s an everlasting covenant, ordained and sanctioned by El Shaddai, And as long as America does her part to further the needs and interest of Israel, all will be well with America.
This is the promise, “I will bless them that bless you and curse them that curse you. And in you shall all the families of the earth be blessed,” Genesis 12:3. Simple formula for what the world says it wants, peace and prosperity.
It’s more important for America to join Israel in destroying the Arab/Islamic threat to Israel. With equal attention to destroying the Islamic presence in America. Muslims want what they can’t have, and will kill, and create mayhem to destroy God’s covenant with Isaac. Determined to make it their own. And with this discussion, those like the Don, who have asked, how did things ever get so bad? While the Don, and his crime associates may never have found the answer to their question. Not so for us! Because, we have found the answers as to how things got so bad.
For a secure Israel and America, we need to rid ourselves of our Islamic presence. Because if we don’t, the Islamic threat will only intensify for Israel and America. God preserve the family of Abraham and Sarah which should be the prayer of all of us. A wise people, and their servants in government should exercise all haste to see that Genesis 12:3 is our individual and collective pursuit.