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November 2016 Prophetic Observer

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The Muslim Brotherhood’s Strategic Plan for America

by Bob Glaze

Muslim Brotherhood-ISIS linkIn 2 Timothy 2:3, Paul reminds Timothy: "This know also, that in the last day perilous times shall come." This period spoke of the time this was written until the return of the Lord. This surely meant that peril would increase for Christians because terrorism was certainly not new. Terrorism had existed since soon after creation with the temptation of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden. Terrorism is a product of rebellion championed by Satan himself and he has been around even before creation of this world. Therefore, we should not be surprised by terrorism because it comes with the territory.

Christians and Jews are a continual reminder to Satan that he has lost the battle with God and his time is limited. Therefore, it is only logical that Christian America and Israel are the targets of his anger. Satan has charged his imps and followers to unite against his nemesis, Christians and Jews. A generation after the death of Christ, Christianity was becoming a threat to Nero because it proclaimed Christ as the real King and offered a better world to come. In A.D. 64 the city of Rome caught fire and the Christians were blamed; the torture and death began with the goal of their extinction. This goal has continued until this day and is picking up speed as new demonic organizations offer even more cruel punishment for being a Christian or Jew. One of these organizations is the Muslim Brotherhood.

The Muslim Brotherhood is an Islamic terrorist organization founded in Ismailia, Egypt, by Hassan al-Banna in 1928. They rule by acts of terrorism and their specialty is assassination. They have been declared a terrorist organization by Russia, Egypt, UAE, and even Saudi Arabia. Their motto is, "Allah is our objective. The Prophet is our leader. The Qur'an is our law. Jihad is our way. Dying in the way of Allah is our highest hope. Allahu akbar."

Their goals are as follows:

  • The Brotherhood's goal is to turn the world into an Islamic empire.
  • The Brotherhood wants America to fall.
  • The Brotherhood claims western democracy is "corrupt," "unrealistic," and "false."
  • The Brotherhood calls for jihad against Israel and the United States.
  • The Brotherhood assassinated Anwar Sadat in 1981.
  • Hamas is a "wing" of the Muslim Brotherhood.
  • The Brotherhood supports Hezbollah.
  • The Brotherhood glorifies Osama bin Laden.
  • The Brotherhood sanctions martyrdom.
  • The Brotherhood advocates violent jihad.
  • The Brotherhood advocates a deceptive strategy in democracies.
  • The Brotherhood uses democracy but once in power will replace it with sharia law.
  • The Brotherhood’s view of women’s rights is to subjugate.

Valerie Jarrett, the senior White House advisor is to President Obama as Hillary Clinton's closest advisor, Huma Adedin. While Jarrett was born in Iran to communist parents giving the White House a Shiite connection, Abedin was raised in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, and adopted Sunni Islam and is certainly tied to the Muslim Brotherhood. The Obama/Clinton legacy is playing both ends against the middle by being covered by both major Muslim sects. The Obama administration is heavily involved in Muslim participation in American politics.

In 2013, Obama picked six prominent Muslim leaders to hold prominent offices in his administration: Arif Alikhan, Assistant Secretary for Policy Development for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security; Mohammed Elibiary, Homeland Security advisor; Rashad Hussain, special envoy to the Organization of the Islamic Conference; Salam al-Marayate, founder of Muslim Public Affairs Council; Imam Mohamed Magid, Obama's sharia czar; and Eboo Patel, representing the Advisory Council on Faith-Based Neighborhood Partnerships. The connection to Muslim organizations to White House affairs is well established and will continue if Hillary Clinton wins the presidential election.

It has now been revealed by Judicial Watch, using the Freedom of Information Act to secure previously written documents by the Muslim Brotherhood, the Brotherhood plan to take over the United States. This document is revealed to the public by The Clarion Project at The document is entitled "The Muslim Brotherhood's Strategic Plan For America—Court Document."

"The following is the official document from a 1991 meeting which outlines the Muslim Brotherhood's strategic goals for North America. The document was entered as evidence in the 2008 Holyland Terror Funding Trial. Federal investigators found the document in the home of Ismael Elbarasse, a founder of the Dar Al-Hijrah mosque in Falls Church, Virginia, during a 2004 search. Elbarasse was a member of the Palestine Committee, which the Muslim Brotherhood had created to support Hamas in the United States."

Some of the following quotes are taken directly from this 18-page document. It is presented in both English and Arabic at the above Internet address.

"Enablement of Islam in North America, meaning: establishing an effective and a stable Islamic Movement led by the Muslim Brotherhood which adopts Muslims' causes domestically and globally, and which works to expand the observant Muslim base, aims at unifying and directing Muslims' efforts, presents Islam as a civilization alternative, and supports the global Islamic State wherever it is." (page 4)

"… the Movement must plan and struggle to obtain 'the keys' and the tools of this process in carry out [sic] this grand mission as a 'Civilization Jihadist' responsibility. (page 5)

"The process of settlement is a 'Civilization-Jihadist Process' with all the word means. The Ikhwan [Muslim Brotherhood] must understand that their work in America is a kind of grand jihad in eliminating and destroying the Western civilization from within and 'sabotaging' its miserable house by their hands and the hands of the believers. … [W]e must possess a mastery of the art of 'coalitions,' the art of 'absorption' and the principles of 'cooperation.'" (page 7)

"A list of our organizations and the organizations of our friends" (page 18)—This is where the Muslim Brotherhood listed its front groups in the U.S., including:

  • ISNA—Islamic Society of North America
  • MSA—Muslim Students Assocation
  • MYNA—Muslim Youth of North America
  • MCA—The Muslim Communities Association
  • AMSE—Association of Muslim Scientists & Engineers
  • ITC—Islamic Teaching Center

This sinister plan has been known to our State Department and White House for years but has been hidden from the American public. Was this a nefarious cover-up to usher in sharia law or to keep us misinformed Americans from worry? The ISIS–Muslim Brotherhood connection is well established. The seeming confusion is that ISIS wants the rebirth of the Ottoman Empire to be hosted in Istanbul, while the Muslim Brotherhood wants the host city to be Jerusalem. Could this be the real catalyst that brings the Muslim coalition against Israel for the battle of God and Magog?

The Gates of Hell Shall Not Prevail

by Larry Spargimino

I’ve often thought that the most spectacular of miracles will get us into the most spectacular trouble. The virgin conception of Jesus Christ was a most spectacular miracle, but it set off a chain reaction of events—from the challenges that a young Jewish girl had to face, to opposition from the Roman occupiers of Israel, and the bitter animosity of the Jewish religionists of the first century. The battle is still raging today. Lately it seems to have greatly intensified.

In Muslim-dominated lands, God is miraculously saving people. The Gospel is advancing—in some places, very slowly; in other places, with a sudden and explosive force. And the devil is fighting back: beheadings, individual murders, attempted genocide, kidnappings, and rapes.

In America, many are dismayed at the rapidity with which our society and culture is deteriorating. Senseless killings and murder, racial strife and confusion, revelations about high-profile candidates that show them to be criminal and immoral, yet seem to have no effect in diminishing that candidate's popularity, are all signs that while we are pushing back the darkness, the darkness is also pushing back.

What is the Christian to do? Should we be running from this huge monster? Should we be hunkering down in our bunker? In 2 Corinthians 10:3–5 we read: "For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war after the flesh: (For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strongholds;) Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ."

God does not see His people as fleeing. Rather, the picture is one of attack: "pulling down strongholds" and "casting down imaginations."

A verse that is often sorely misunderstood is Matthew 16:18: "I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it." The word "hell" is a translation of hades—the abode of dark forces tormenting the departed wicked. But the gates of this awful place will not overwhelm the ekklesia—the church—that Jesus Christ is building.

In warfare there are basically two kinds of weapons. One kind of weapon is the defensive weapon, such as a shield. As the enemy is attacking, the shield is used to ward off the arrows, darts, and sword thrusts.

The other kind of weapon is the offensive weapon. Volleys of arrows—sometimes thousands of them—were fired into the air at random. Because enemy positions often had troops in concentration, these randomly-fired arrows would do great damage. Catapults were also offensive weapons capable of hurling heavy stones and materials soaked in a combustible fluid at great distances.

These "gates" in Matthew 16 were part of the wall, the fortifications. They were defensive, not offensive. We often see the church as hunkering down, receiving volley after volley of arrows; but the church that Jesus is building is on the offense. The "gates of hell" will crumble in the church's assault.

The Bible is clearly not speaking about physical warfare in the earthly realm, but about spiritual warfare in the spiritual realm—it's a war of aggression.

"Pulling down strongholds" is a beautiful picture of proper Christian aggression against evil. In ancient military parlance, a stronghold was a place where the enemy was entrenched and protected. It usually referred to a high and lofty place that was virtually unassailable.

An enemy in a stronghold is conceited and vainglorious. It is an enemy that feels safe and secure. It is an enemy that will taunt and mock any and every effort to dislodge him. One thinks of the Edomites, of whom it was written: "the pride of thine heart hath deceived thee, Thou that dwellest in the clefts of the rock, whose habitation is high; That saith in his heart, Who shall bring me down to the ground?" (Obad. 3).

No doubt, there is a place for the military, the police, and for personal self-defense (Rom. 13:1–7; Luke 22:36). Christians should be supporters of those men and women who are defending this country. We also should respect those in law enforcement—and thank God for the Second Amendment. However, at this present hour, the most important battles—those with unbelievably far-reaching consequences—are being fought in another dimension:

  • Human pride and arrogance. "I don’t want God’s help and I don’t need God’s help."
  • Wrong thinking that hinders people from believing the Gospel. "The Bible is just a book of silly Jewish fairy tales. You can’t believe what it says about God’s love. There is no God. We are our own god."
  • Rebellion against God. "The Supreme Court has said that we can have equal-access to public school property after hours. Christians have their Bible clubs. Let's have our Satan clubs."

The Bible is showing us that even though we are human, we don't fight as humans do. We are using God's mighty weapons, not weapons of earthly warfare. The Apostle sets physical weapons aside not because they are wrong, but because they are ineffective in this war.

Whenever the church—the Body of Christ—neglects these "weapons of our warfare," it has already surrendered. It looks for solutions to its problems where there are no solutions: the psycho-babble feel-good gobbleydegook that comforts sinners in their doom. But God's work is to be done in God's way: worship, prayer and preaching. True worship elevates God and puts man in his rightful place. Psalm 22:3 affirms the power of God's presence in praise.

In the early days of the church, the twelve disciples called the people together and said: "It is not reason that we should leave the word of God, and serve tables. Wherefore, brethren, look ye out among you seven men of honest report, full of the Holy Ghost and wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business. But we will give ourselves continually to prayer, and to the ministry of the word" (Acts 6:2–4).

A controversy had arisen over the daily distribution of food to widows. The widows of the Greek-speaking Jews were being neglected, and were complaining against the Hebrews. This was an issue that needed to be addressed—but not at the expense of the spiritual weapons of prayer and preaching. While feeding and caring for the needy and widows, is important, if it causes Christians to pull back from spiritual warfare and using spiritual weapons, it then becomes a snare.

Our Heavenly Father has neither left us powerless nor defenseless. At a time when the disciples were fearful because Jesus had just informed them that He is leaving, He says: "Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me, the works that I do shall he do also; and greater works than these shall he do; because I go unto my Father" (John 14:12). We look at these words, scratch our heads and utter a "wha…?" So let's look a little more closely at the verse.

It's hard to imagine works of greater power than stilling a storm on the on the Sea of Galilee, raising Lazarus, or feeding 5,000 men with a few loaves of bread and some fish. In the days of His earthly ministry, Jesus ministered mainly to people in Israel. However, His disciples proclaimed the gospel throughout the ancient world and saw large numbers of people come to the Lord (Acts 2:41; 4:4). "Greater works" are works "greater in extent."

When Jesus ascended, the Holy Spirit was poured forth, gifting and empowering God's people in ways that had never happened before (John 7:37–39; 15:26; 16:7; Acts 1:4–11; Eph. 4:10). We have every reason to believe we have been empowered for victory.

In these desperate days, Christians need confidence in God. It is imperative that we not just believe in God, but that we believe God, and take His Word as our marching orders. We also need to develop the heart of an intercessor (see Rom. 15:30–31; Eph. 6:18–20; Phil. 1:19; Heb. 13:3).

Author Lorraine Marie Varela, in her book Love in the Face of ISIS, relates that as a little girl she heard the story of Little Red Riding Hood. Unable to distinguish reality from fiction she worried about the little girl walking into danger, totally unaware that the big bad wolf was dressed up as her grandmother.

Varela explains that one night in family devotions she asked Jesus to protect Little Red Riding Hood. Her siblings giggled. Varela writes: "Though my prayers were misguided, in that moment the heart of an intercessor was ignited—a heart that began with the identification of another person's need" (p. 37).

An important part of assailing the gates of hell is intercessory prayer. There are many spiritual battles in progress at this very moment. Are you an intercessor? Are you interceding for those who are on the cutting edge, and who are being cut, bruised, and beleaguered?

Christians in the present hour must move forward and bring Christ to the world. At the present time the world's nine nuclear powers have their "trigger fingers" on 16,000 deliverable warheads. The United States and Russia alone account for 93 percent of the world's nuclear weaponry—enough doomsday weaponry to destroy all the inhabitants of the earth several times over. It's time to get busy wielding our own arsenal of spiritual weapons.