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3 The LORD said to him: “I have heard the prayer and plea you have made before Me; I have consecrated this Temple, which you have built, by putting my Name there forever. My Eyes and my Heart will always be there.
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As for you, if you walk before me faithfully with integrity of heart and uprightness, as David your father did, and do all I command and observe my Decrees and Laws,
5 I will establish your royal throne over Israel forever, as I promised David your father when I said, You shall never fail to have a successor on the throne of Israel.
6 But if you or your descendants turn away from me and do not observe the Commands and Decrees I have given you and go off to serve other gods and worship them,
7 then I will cut off Israel from the land I have given them and will reject this Temple I have consecrated for my Name. Israel will then become a byword and an object of ridicule among all peoples.
8 This Temple will become a heap of rubble. All who pass by will be appalled and will scoff and say, Why has the LORD done such a thing to this land and to this Temple?
9 People will answer, Because they have forsaken the LORD their GOD, who brought their ancestors out of Egypt, and have embraced other gods, worshiping and serving them, that is why the LORD brought all this disaster on them.”

 


Commentary:

The reason why this Biblical passage is so important for religion, politics and history is explained by the Words of GOD written in it. The numerous battles and the continuous tensions over the centuries have not been enough, because still today the Arab-Isaelian conflict (from 1948 to nowadays), remains the longest still not come to an end. Despite the Holy land continues to be scourged, the Promise of GOD it can never be forgotten since all the Words of the Holy Scriptures remain true in perpetuity: “My Eyes and My Heart will be here forever”.
Jerusalem, the city of peace (according to its etymology) was, and will remain forever, the Dwelling of the LORD and the three Abramitic Religions (Judaism, Christianity and Islam) are well aware about prophecies, nobody wants to give up the possibility of contributing to the construction of the Third Temple, even when peace negotiations now seem to be an utopia.

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