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THE WRATH OF GOD (6 of 6)
How About Getting To Know Me Better
Ken D. Trivette
I. THOSE DELIVERED FROM THE WRATH OF GOD!
A. A Change in Our Direction
B. A Change in Our Devotion
C. A Change in Our Destiny
II. THOSE DISCIPLINED BY THE WRATH OF GOD!
A. A Behavior That Is Condemned
B. A Behavior That Is Chastened
III. THOSE DESTINED FOR THE WRATH OF GOD!
A. Who the Wrath of God Awaits
B. What The Wrath of God Appoints
1. Some of you may remember the kidnapping and murder
of eleven Israeli athletes by Palestinian terrorists
during the 1972 Olympics. In the early morning hours
of September 5, 1972, eight men clad in civilian
clothing scaled fences surrounding the Olympic Village
in Munich, Germany and then made their way to the
apartments housing Israeli athletes and coaches
participating in the 20th Olympiad. There they took
hostage the Israeli athletes. Israel's response to
their kidnapping and murder was quick and swift. Three
days later, an air strike was launched against
guerrilla targets in Lebanon and Syria, killing 66 and
leaving hundreds injured.
2. On top of the military response, a select group of
high-ranking Israeli officials felt that more had to
be done. They decided a message had to be sent to
those who participated in the Munich massacre, but
also to those who might be considering terrorists
attacks against their country in the future.
Designated "Committee X", the group authorized the
assassination of all individuals involved - directly
or indirectly - in the Munich attack. There would be
no captures, no arrests. The goal was to kill those
they could find, and in so doing, terrorize those they
could not. There were thirty-five for whom death
warrants were issued. What followed was one of the
most aggressive and deadly covert assassinations
campaigns ever conducted by a government intelligence
agency against known terrorists. It became know as
"Operation Wra ...
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