Todenhofer, author of My Journey Into The Heart of Terror, is the only Western journalist to spend 10 days behind-the-scenes with ISIS.
According to Todenhofer, ISIS considers all other religions except for their own to be "The Enemy".
"I asked them if they were prepared to kill every Shia Muslim, and they scoffed. "150 million or 500 million, we don't care, it's only a technical problem for us. We are ready to do that."
Why? Because Western Muslims who are part of democracies, vote to give people, not Allah, the power to make laws.
Earlier this month, ISIS issued a warning to Israel: "Not one Jew will be left in Jerusalem or around it. We will continue until we eradicate this disease from the world."
Todenhofer said, "They told me they know the Israeli army is too strong for them. They are scared of the Israelis and told me the Israeli army is the real danger. 'We can't defeat them with our current strategy. These people [the IDF] can fight a guerrilla war.'"
"ISIS thinks they can defeat U.S. and U.K. ground troops, who they say have no experience in city guerrilla or terrorist strategies." he said. "But they know the Israelis are very tough as far as fighting against guerrillas and terrorists."
ISIS' goal? To take over the Middle East, except Israel, in its first stage, and then move on to the West while subjecting us to "big acts of terrorism".
Bible prophecy makes it clear God isn't finished with the nation of Israel. And while their understanding is "veiled" when it comes to their Messiah (see Romans 11), it is temporary. The nation of Israel, chosen by God to receive salvation, will ultimately believe in Christ, resulting in great blessings for everyone. In the meantime, though they will suffer untold misery, God's hand is on them.
A wise man once said: "In the book of Joshua, God's speech encouraging Joshua (Joshua 1:2-9) is a warmhearted, tender speech, assuring Joshua of His care, protection, and presence, and urging him to obey His law. It is a model of God graciously encouraging His servants, and its exhortations are still of value today; true success in life cannot occur apart from knowing and doing the will of God." -- Andrew Hill, Ph.D.
"Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the LORD your God goes with you; He will never leave you nor forsake you." Deuteronomy 31:6
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