To receive daily emails from Breaking Christian News to your inbox CLICK HERE


SHARE THIS ARTICLE Printer friendly version of this page

Christian Israeli-Arab Plans to Build Jesus Statue near Nazareth

Teresa Neumann : Nov 25, 2013  Ariel Ben Solomen – The Jerusalem Post

The mountain Bishara Shiayan wants to build it on, Mount Kedumim, is the same mountain it is said Nazareans 2,000 years ago attempted to push Jesus off as they rejected Him as their Messiah.

Jesus Statue(Israel)—Bishara Shiayan is a Christian Arab from Nazareth who hopes to build a huge statue of Jesus (think even bigger than the towering "Christ the Redeemer" statue in Rio de Janeiro) on Mount Precipice near Nazareth.

The mountain, also known as Mount Kedumim, is said by some to be where, over 2,000 years ago, the residents of Nazareth attempted to push Jesus off the mountain after rejecting Him as their Messiah.

In an interview with The Jerusalem Post, Shiayan said he's received positive feedback from his venture, not just from Arab Christians but from some Jews as well. Even the Israeli Tourism Minister, Uzi Landau, told him, "Start it and we will bless it."

He is also reportedly looking to create a Christian Arab political party in his country which he would like to call "Bnei Habrit" which means Allies of the Covenant. It would be "a Christian party of Israel" which would support Israel as a Jewish state and national or army service for Arabs.

Asked about the statue being viewed as idolatry, Shiayan responded, "I don't believe in statues, but it is a symbol of love and peace."







SHARE THIS ARTICLE Printer friendly version of this page

To receive daily emails from Breaking Christian News to your inbox CLICK HERE

Other Recent Articles from Breaking Christian News

Intercessors For America's Groundbreaking Election Fraud Interview; How to Pray [Video]

Author of 'Woke Inc.' Says Trump Could Have Potentially 'Groundbreaking Legal Theory' and Should Take His Ban from Social Media to Supreme Court

[Video] Canadian Pastor Arrested In Highway Takedown after Holding Service Defying Lockdowns

New Court Records Show Texas Baby Moving and Improving, Defying Odds in Battle for Her Life against 10-Day Rule

The New Underground: Parents of Trans-Identifying Kids

House Democrats Replace 'Women' with 'Birthing People': Reproduction 'Is for Every Body'

Pray: Ramadan Violence Raging All over Israel, But Focused on Jerusalem

Justin Bieber Honors His Mom for Giving Him the Best Gift Ever; Jesus

Sean Feucht Commentary: 2021 Will Be a New Beginning for the Body of Christ

Tennessee Passes Ban on Transgender Hormone Drugs for Children

DOJ Threatens Arizona Election Audit Effort, Claims Civil Rights Violations

Maricopa County, AZ Refuses to Provide Routers to Election Auditors: 'It Posed a Significant Security Risk to Law Enforcement Data'

This Megachurch Will Offer the COVID-19 Vaccine after Service: It's the 'Best Way' to 'Fully Open' Churches

Mother's Day: How the Tradition Memorializing Motherhood Came to Be

When Your Children Are Hostile to Your Faith, Keep Praying

Five-year-old Dreams of Heaven, Confirms 'Heaven is for Real' Account, and Akiane's Painting of Jesus

Dr. Dobson Calls America to National Day of Prayer: 'If Ever There was a Time that America Needed Prayer, It Is Now'

Biden's National Day of Prayer Proclamation Doesn't Mention God Even Once

Dad Pulls Daughter from NYC School That Was Teaching Kids to 'Feel Bad About the Color of Their Skin'; Moves to Florida

GOP Legislatures across the Country Move to Ban Critical Race Theory from Classrooms



Search the Articles Archives

Keyword:  
Author:  
Words Posted On:  
Day Month Year



BCN Plus

An BCN Paid Advertisement
An BCN Paid Advertisement
Follow BCN on Twitter
Are You Praying for Our Government Leaders?
BCN Staff

Steve Shultz
Steve Shultz, Managing Editor
Founder and Owner


Aimee Herd
Aimee Herd, Editor


BCN Plus
Are You Praying for President Trump?
 
 

All articles on this site and emails from BCN are copyrighted property of Breaking Christian News. Permission is given to link to, or share a BCN story if proper attribution is given to both the original writer and summarizer of the story. Breaking Christian News 2005-2019. All Rights Reserved.


Breaking Christian News is a division of Elijah List Publications, Inc. All Rights Reserved


Disclaimer: Articles and links, as well as the source articles linked to; do not necessarily reflect the opinion of Breaking Christian News.

editor@breakingchristiannews.com