MembersCalling Jesus ‘Palestinian’ is an assault on the Bible

If Christians, be they Palestinian or Western, believe the biblical record is either wrong or open to revision, is anything truly sacred?

By Ryan Jones | | Topics: palestinians, Jesus
Christmas 2023 in Bethlehem: Jesus as a “Palestinian” amid the rubble of the Gaza Strip. Photo: screenshot
Christmas 2023 in Bethlehem: Jesus as a “Palestinian” amid the rubble of the Gaza Strip. Photo: screenshot

It’s nothing new for the Palestinians to claim that Jesus was one of them. They’ve been doing this for decades, ever since Yasser Arafat first declared at a UN press conference in the early 1980s that Jesus was “the first Palestinian fedayeen [freedom fighter] who carried his sword along the path on which the Palestinians today carry their cross.”

When he triumphantly entered Bethlehem in December of 1995, Arafat proclaimed that he was there to liberate “the birthplace of our Lord the Messiah… the city of the Palestinian Jesus!”

The lie was retold every Christmas after, and began to snowball during the long rule of Arafat’s protégé and successor, Mahmoud Abbas, to the point where it’s now being adopted by liberal Christian voices in the West. This phenomenon is alarming, though perhaps not surprising, given the lack of biblical literacy among young Christians in America and Europe.

The war in Gaza has served to amplify the “Palestinian Jesus” narrative, as its advocates grotesquely equate the suffering in the terrorist-ruled coastal...

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2 responses to “Calling Jesus ‘Palestinian’ is an assault on the Bible”

  1. psalm100al says:

    If this is what Christians are now believing, they don’t know the Bible or the Holy One of Israel. Part of the problem is Catholicism pushing its own agenda, not God’s and the satanic infiltration of all the new bibles. God’s preserved words are in the 1611 King James Authorised Version.

  2. psalm100al says:

    Also the new bibles undermine the deity of Jesus Christ, hence some believing the ‘Palestinian Jesus’ lies!

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