The search for peace is a major issue in End-Times Bible prophecy. The age-old tension between Israel and her Islamic neighbors will lead to a temporary peace that will give occasion for a suprise attack predicted by Ezekiel as the War of Gog and Magog (Ezekiel 38 and 39). This may be the same as the war of the Second Seal (Revelation 6:3-4). God will intervene and give victory to Israel.

Israel will also be given a seven-year covenant or peace treaty by the evil end-times dictator that will be broken after three and one-half years(The "Abomination of Desolation" - Daniel 9:27; Matthew 24:15-21; Revelation 13).

Jesus Christ is "The Prince of Peace." He taught us that if someone strikes us not to retaliate. But what does the rest of the Bible add to this issue? Can we be peace-loving people and still act in self defense? Is there such a thing as a "just war," as philosophers and theologians have defined it? This is not an easy subject, but it is one each Christian should study and prayerfully decide.

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Trump, Sissi said to plan peace summit during their meeting

Apr. 5, 2017 - Recently US Special Envoy for International Negotiations Jason Greenblatt met with Arab leaders.
At the Arab League Summit in Jordan last week, Greenblatt told Arab foreign ministers that Trump was committed to reaching a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians that would “reverberate” throughout the Middle East and the world.

Meanwhile, President Trump met Monday with his Egyptian counterpart, Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to discuss plans for an Israeli-Palestinian peace summit in Washington this summer.

Source: Times of Israel

Trump mulls Middle East peace conference

Mar. 12, 2017 - During a recent phone call with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, President Trump said that he believes "peace is possible and that the time has come to make a deal."
Trump underscored that such a peace agreement must be negotiated directly between the two parties and that the United States will work closely with Palestinian and Israeli leadership to make progress toward that goal.
Source: YNet
Israeli PM to Trump envoy: Peace progress with all neighbors possible under new president - Times of Israel

Prophetic Significance of Peace

Trump team weighs engaging Arabs allies to push Mideast peace — report

Feb. 9, 2017 - President Trump recently met with Jordan’s King Abdullah II, and had phone calls with top leaders in Egypt, Turkey and Abu Dhabi.

Determined to make the elusive Israeli-Palestinian peace deal, US President Donald Trump is deliberating bringing in Arab states and embracing the “outside-in” approach to peacemaking that has been endorsed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu,

Source: Times of Israel

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