President Trump’s Administration, via Nikki Haley our Ambassador to the United Nations, has confirmed that Jerusalem will be recognized as Israel’s capital.
Why are so many world leaders against this? I think one word can identify why so many hate Israel—ENVY. But that is not what I want to address.
Jerusalem was first known as Salem, city of peace. Salem was the home of Melchizedek, a righteous high priest for Jehovah. Melchizedek was held in high regard as an exemplary king of Salem (about 2000 BC; see Genesis 14:18). The patriarch Abraham paid his tithes to this great man, at Salem. (Hebrews 7:1‒8). According to Joseph Smith the Prophet, Melchizedek and his people were translated as the city of Enoch had been hundreds of years before them (See Genesis 5). Continue reading