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The Palestinian Authority has issued a warning to Palestinians against selling their homes or their properties to Jewish people saying that those who violate the order would be accused of high treason, a charge that carries the death penalty. The chief Islamic judge of the Palestinian Authority, Sheik Rajab Tamimi, said that the existing fatwa, a religious decree, bans Muslims from selling property to Jews which according to Islamic teaching is a grave sin and, if ignored, the death penalty would be applied. The sheik said that the ban was necessary to counter the Jewish efforts to change the Arab and Islamic culture of Jerusalem to make it a Jewish city instead of a religious, political, and spiritual capital of the Palestinian people.
Jimmy's Prophetic Prospective on the News
Even though the Palestinian Authority gives the death penalty to a Palestinian who sells land to Jews, the fulfillment of end time Bible prophecy will not be stopped.
The Palestinian Authority has, for years, implemented the death penalty on Palestinians that have sold land or even been involved in an arrangement to sell land to the Jewish people. One of the Muslim judges involved with the Palestinian Authority has issued another warning and a reminder to the Palestinian people that Islamic law forbids the sale of property to Jews by Muslim people.
This report brings to mind several issues that have a connection to end time Bible prophecy. The Palestinian Authority, the governing body of the Palestinian people, has no authority to issue a death penalty but past experience show they can back up their warning and a number of Palestinians have been executed for selling property to Jews - evidence that the Palestinians, Edomites of history, all descendents of Esau, hate Jews (Genesis 27:40-41).
As it relates to the land that might be bought or sold - the land is God's land (Leviticus 25:23) and He has promised it to the Jewish people and those promises are contained within the Abrahamic Covenant (Genesis 15:18), the Land Covenant (Deuteronomy 30:1-9), and the New Covenant (Jeremiah 31:17).
In the future, land owned by the Palestinians will not be sold to the Jews but instead given to them by God. Bible prophecy will be fulfilled.