May 28, 2019

The Israeli Prime Minister may have to call for new elections

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JD: Elections took place, national elections to elect the parties who were then ultimately form a coalition to elect the Prime Minister back in April. That was the purpose right? The first election that the people had was to determine what parties would be apart of the Knesset and then that coalition that’s formed out of Knesset members elects the Prime Minister. Just refresh that for the thinking of our people as we discuss this today.

WM: We elect a 120 seat parliament called the Knesset. However never has any one party gained 61 votes or 61 seats by itself and therefore it always has to look out for partners and they have to build a coalition. Some of the parties odd as it may seem the smaller they are the more power they think they have because they would prevent the government from reaching that magic number of 61.

So we have the Lieberman party, basically former Russian who is very demanding of a mobilization law that would bring more of the ultra Orthodox into the army. We have some religion parties who want more religion on the scene. It becomes very difficult for Mr. Netanyahu to form the government. He may ask for a second extension which would be actually I think the first time it’s happened. But also he’s threatening that if they don’t come into line he’s more than willing to go to elections again. First of all that would be an awful waste of money. It probably wouldn’t bring these smaller parties any more seats because a lot of people would get very upset at them but we’ll see how it works out.

JD: Winkie Medad explaining the process of electing a Prime Minister in Israel however he explained also the problem that may result in the Prime Minister calling for new elections.

We report this information because it is setting the stage for Bible prophecy to be fulfilled.

You hear this report and you may say Israel just held national elections in April and you would be right. However the Prime Minister has been held up by a smaller political party which has kept the Prime Minister from forming a new government. The next alternative is to go to new elections. This would cost the Israeli people millions of dollars plus the government would be in limbo for at least 6 months. God has in the past used human government to accomplish His will, that’s II Chronicles 36:7-21. God will use human government in the future to do the same, that’s Revelation 17:17. An Israeli government must be in place for the Lord to direct the Jewish state in the way he wants his chosen people to go into the future.