[Statement] Dr. Robert Jeffress Reacts to President Trump’s Decision to Not Move The US Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

Jun. 1, 2017

DALLAS — Dr. Robert Jeffress, senior pastor of First Baptist Dallas, releases the following statement, in response to President Trump’s decision to not move the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem:

“History proves that Jerusalem has been the recognized capital of Israel for 3000 years. I trust the Trump administration to eventually fulfill their commitment to move our embassy to Jerusalem at the most opportune time. ‘Not now’ does not mean ‘never.'”


Dr. Robert Jeffress is a best-selling author of 24 books, a nationally and internationally syndicated TV and radio host and the senior pastor of First Baptist Church Dallas, one of the largest and most influential churches in America. Pathway to Victory, Dr. Jeffress’ broadcast ministry, airs daily nationwide on more than 900 radio stations and is broadcast live to 195 countries. His forthcoming book, “A Place Called Heaven: 10 Surprising Truths About Your Eternal Home,” will release September 2017. He is an evangelical advisor to the president of the United States, Donald J. Trump.

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