promises of god for israel

Why Are the Jewish People Called the “Chosen People?”
Author: Avi Snyder

When God in the Hebrew Scriptures refers to the Jewish people as chosen, he’s saying that he selected them to serve a specific purpose and to carry out a particular task. So what is it we were set apart to do?

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Is Jesus everything?

If we reinterpret God’s promises to Israel, we undermine the very basis for our confidence in the faithfulness of God.

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Gaza and the God of Israel
Author: Iris Adler

Despite the circumstances, God is keeping Israel safe and reversing attempts to destroy her.

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A Promise Kept

How do you feel when someone makes you a promise and then breaks it? Depending on the importance of the promise or the person, it might be anything from mild disappointment to a deep sense of betrayal. Or maybe you know what it’s like to be the one who broke a promise. The time when…

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Happy Birthday Israel: Many Jewish Views
Author: Matt Sieger

Whether it is the threat of nuclear attack or terrorist bombs, it is no wonder that many Israelis and Jews in the Diaspora wonder if there is any hope for peace in the Middle East or survival at all?

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Israel Among the Nations Redux

British Historian Arnold J. Toynbee had a social Darwinian theory concerning the rise and inevitable fall of all nations, including Israel. In his seminal ten-volume work, A Study of History, the esteemed scholar reflected on the continuing existence of the Jewish nation despite 2000 years without a homeland. He concluded that the Jewish nation was…

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Israel and the Church – A Replacement?
Author: Moishe Rosen

Every serious Christian needs to ask, “Who and what is Israel? What should it mean to me?”

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Promises, Promises: The Concept of Covenant and Why We Should Care
Author: Amer Olson

A summary of God’s covenants with the Jewish people.

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Israel: The Land and the People: An Evangelical Affirmation of God’s Promises
Author: Rich Robinson

Book Title: Israel: The Land and the People: An Evangelical Affirmation of God’s Promises Author: H. Wayne House Date Published: January 1998 Publisher: Kregel Publications; Complete Numbers Starting with 1, 1st Ed edition Genre: 1. History 2. Theology ISBN: 978-0825428791 Reviewer: Rich Robinson Review Date: Sep 1, 1998 Purchase this book online. In 1997, a…

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Simeon
Author: Mark Greene

Of a morning The ancient breeze would unfurl, Gentle on the old man. Together they would go To the place of promise. And promise had been made, Nested in his heart, And promise had lain there, Content for the future. Only occasionally, as the years blew by, Gusted by anxiety, he would wonder: ‘Will he…

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Whose Land Is It?

The man had a responsible position in the Jordanian government at the time Jordan controlled East Jerusalem. As a diplomat, he was accustomed to hiding his strongest emotions under a thick cloak of civility. When I, a Jewish believer, broached the subject of Zionism with him, it was as though I had lit a short…

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The Key to Israel’s Defense
Author: Martha Jacobs

The setting sun cast an enchanted glow on the fertile hills. I gazed upon the plush and verdant surroundings. Peach, apple, cherry and pistachio nut trees were plentiful. The fields were cultivated and teeming with life. Some modern structures stood out boldly, dotting the sides of a crude dirt road. I was at a high…

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Another Holocaust?

Another holocaust? Perish the thought! How can we bear to think of another horror when the European holocaust massacred six million Jewish people, one third of all Jews living at the time. Of the six million, one million were children. PAINFUL MEMORIES Difficult to Face Only in the last several years have our Jewish people…

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This Land is Mine

More often than not, the claim to Palestine as a Jewish homeland has been based upon historical and national rights. All this changed when Menachem Begin became Prime Minister of Israel. Historical and national claims were not discarded, but took secondary place to the Biblical claims which were now being set forth. Begin quoted heavily…

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