Editor: In writing in the New York Times, Paul Krugman wrote: “The truth is that the European project, peace guaranteed by democracy and prosperity, is in deep trouble. The Continent still has peace, but it’s falling short on prosperity and, in a subtler way, democracy. And, if Europe stumbles, it will be a very bad thing not just for Europe itself but for the world as a whole”.
Where does this leave England as we enter the year 2015? Here’s a couple of quick thoughts from two of the most knowledgeable Bible scholars in our movement.
The first is from Michael Clark, president of the British-Israel-World Federation in the United Kingdom. The last time we asked his opinion, he suggested that 2008 would bring much financial hardship to the people of Britain (which it did), that a banking crises would envelop the entire world (which it did) and there would be a deepening spiritual crises within the covenant people (which it has).
On this occasion, he writes: “As a result of the Scottish Referendum, the United Kingdom remains united giving us cause to glorify Almighty God for it was He -- the God of the whole House of Israel -- who joined the "two sticks" of Scotland and England in 1603 and 1707 (Ezekiel 37: 15-22).
We are now required to look to the future and the coming 'Exodus' of the United Kingdom from the spiritual Egypt of the European Union. The 800th anniversary in 2015 of the signing of Magna Carta will mark the completion of a renewal and resurrection cycle, we believe, to deliverance of the Servant People in the Appointed Isles from a dictatorial prophetic Babylon in Europe.