Controversial pro-Trump pastor gives blessing at Jerusalem embassy opening

Robert Jeffress has a history of making controversial remarks about religion.
3:07 | 05/14/18

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Transcript for Controversial pro-Trump pastor gives blessing at Jerusalem embassy opening
Heavenly father. We come before used that god Abraham Isaac and Jacob. Thanking you for bringing us to this momentous occasion. In a life of your people and in the history of art world. 4000 years ago when you said to your servant Abraham that you would make him the father of our great nation. I'm nation through whom the whole world would be blessed. And now as we look back we see how Israel has been that blessing did the entire world. Through her innovations in medicine technology. And energy. But most of all Israel has blessed this world by pointing us to YouTube the one true god. Do the message of her profits the scriptures and the messiah. We come before you today thanking you for your providential when power or protection. This nation from all who would seek to destroy her. This nation the nation of Israel you have called the apple of your high. And bother we are also grateful as we think about what happened seventy years ago today yet this very moment. When you fulfill the prophecies of the profits from thousands of years ago when re gathered her people in this promised land. Now we want to thank you especially today. For and a courageous. Leadership. Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu. And his Dick termination. To do what ever it takes to protect its people at all costs. We are equally grateful for the skillful work. Our ambassador David Friedman who sew up effectively. Represents. Our United States policy of all waste egging body. And supporting our most reliable ally and friend in the Middle East. And now fodder. As we content that. Kate this embassy. And a city of Jerusalem. This city today you named is the capital of Israel 3000 years ago. We want that thank you for their tremendous leadership of our great president Donald. Without president trumps determination. Resolve courage we would not be here Ted de. And I only father I speak for every one out that's when we say. We thank you every day that you had given us a president who boldly stands on the right side of history. But more importantly stance on their rights are do you oh god when it comes Israel. And now today father. We want to pray what this almost per 83000 years ago. Pray for the peace of Jerusalem. May those who love her prosper. Make peace well within her walls. And we pray this and then name and the spirit of the prince of peace Jesus our lord. A man.

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