promises of god for israel
If we reinterpret God’s promises to Israel, we undermine the very basis for our confidence in the faithfulness of God.
Despite the circumstances, God is keeping Israel safe and reversing attempts to destroy her.
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 […]
Mordecai and I had agreed to meet in order to “exchange our points of view.” But both of us knew what we really meant by that phrase: each of us was intent on changing the other one’s mind. I wanted to tell him about my faith in Yeshua, and Mordecai wanted to tell me […]
Every serious Christian needs to ask, “Who and what is Israel? What should it mean to me?” The answer to those questions and the drawing of a proper distinction between Israel and the Church is important to one’s spiritual life and understanding of the Bible. Many people in the Church use the approach, “Every promise […]
A summary of God’s covenants with the Jewish people.
Can the God of Israel be left out of our hope for peace?
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. History2. Theology ISBN: 978-0825428791 Reviewer: Rich Robinson Review Date: Sep 1, 1998 Purchase this book online. In 1997, a group […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]