Bible prophecy describes how the increasing political bias of western nations, and the increasing aggression of Arab-Muslim nations finally leads to another major war against Israel. Are boycotts effective anyway? Patriarchs - The Exodus - Taking the Promise Land If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with it. The answer to these questions is found in a mystery: we must be changed or “born again” as the Bible puts it. Area A is under full control of the Palestinian Authority, Area B is under Palestinian civil control and shared Palestinian and Israeli security control, and Area C (62% of the West Bank) is under full Israeli control. As part of the deal they were given the land of Canaan for perpetuity. Put simply, today’s church is often blind to her Jewish roots. Israel is God's time piece in which He is carrying out His plan for the ages. ; Circa B.C. He was the father of Solomon. Image: Emmanuelm [CC-BY-3.0], Wikimedia Commons. Sacrifice him there as a burnt offering on a mountain I will show you.”, Early the next morning Abraham got up and loaded his donkey. Image: Central and Northern Arava R&D. They failed to keep to the ways God had stipulated in the contract. nations. That said, in these end times, a remnant of Israel is once more fulfilling her mission, together with the contracted Gentiles. That includes the West Bank. We need to look to man’s future. No longer will there be any curse. Here we have the God of Israel – they are God’s very own people, forever (2 Sam 7.24). ISRAEL, HISTORY OF. In 1915 there were just 83,000 Jews in Palestine (modern Israel) but this increased to over 6 million Jews by 2015, corresponding to an amazing 7400% increase! It is claimed that the BDS campaign has a much wider objective; namely, the elimination of the Jewish State and should be stopped, link. So isn’t something wrong here? More …. The primary evidence for David’s career is constituted by several chapters of the books 1 and 2 Samuel in the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament). In Genesis 22:1-18 we read how God tested Abraham. The problem is that Israel is now occupying land previously conquered by Islam. It would be good to memorize these main sections to create a summaryo… Israel was to return and seek God after the gospel had been spread to the Gentile nations (Rom 11.25). This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Then the angel showed me the river of the water of life, as clear as crystal, flowing from the throne of God and of the Lamb down the middle of the great street of the city. understand future end time events. Between 1955 and 2013 there were 77 UN resolutions against Israel, and just one against the Palestinians, link. All three patriarchs lived in the Land of Canaan, that later came to be known as the Land of Israel. New immigrants embarked upon an extensive program of afforestation, and since 1900 almost 250 million sub-tropical trees have been planted in all regions of Israel. Note that, whilst it is common to refer to Abraham’s descendants as ‘Jews’, this is not strictly accurate. Rachael This speaks of two births of man: a physical birth through woman and a spiritual birth through God’s Spirit. Declaration of State of Israel. Now if you obey Me fully and keep My covenant, then out of all nations you will be My treasured possession. In chapter 8 of Paul’s letter to the Romans he spoke a mystery. “He will cause the rain to come down for you … the former and the latter rain” (Joel 2.23), Israel’s National Water Carrier. Instead, water is often used as a political weapon, and so authorized wells are not dug and leaks are not repaired. When he had cut enough wood for the burnt offering, he set out for the place God had told him about. And the Bible tells us that this same Jesus came into the world to show man how to live. First, an amazing promise to those who trust in the risen Jesus: Look, I am coming soon, bringing my reward with me to repay all people according to their deeds. They are coming from all over the world, from wherever they have been scattered amongst the nations. More …. Recall that when Israel obeys her God then she is specially blessed: “Blessed shall you be in the city, and blessed shall you be in the country” (Deut 28.3). As discussed, Israel failed and broke the contract, and so in the New Testament era the contract was offered to Gentiles – namely the church. They will be his people, and God himself will be with them and be their God. These 12 sons and their families is the beginning of the nation of Israel. Learn how your comment data is processed. The primary source for the history of ancient Israel is, of course, the Bible. Do not be amazed that I said to you, ‘You must be born again.’. How can Israel be so wrong? So today Israel is meeting much of its water needs by purifying seawater from the Mediterranean and some 80% of domestic water in Israeli cities comes from desalinated water (the desalination facilities are connected to the NWC). Some 80% of today’s Jews in Israel follow the Jewish scriptures in the Torah (Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy) in some way, ranging from fundamentalism to loose Jewish practice. It was from there that God would make a people for Himself, a people to be a witness of Himself to the nations. In biblical terminology this contract between God and Israel is often referred to as the Mosaic Covenant. Bilhah. Let’s read with an open mind what the Bible tells us about our origins and our future. Do the Jews have any advantage over the Gentiles? The West Bank refers to an area bounded by the so-called ‘Green Line’ and the west bank of the River Jordan (SEE MAP). David kills a But the UN is not all bad: in 2015 the UN began to address issues of concern to the Jewish community, particularly anti-Semitism. The countries involved appear to be mainly the Islamic nations surrounding Israel, possibly led by Iran and Russia. The electoral (voting) system is based on nation-wide proportional representation. Israel may be three hundred miles long, thirty miles wide, but it’s three thousand years deep. The Lord God made all kinds of trees grow out of the ground — trees that were pleasing to the eye and good for food. So how many survive these onslaughts on Israel? No. 8The Lord will send a blessing on your barns and on everything you put your hand to. You may be able to deduce this by reference to a Schofield Bible which gives approximate dates for each book e.g. Israel begins as a unilateral promise to one man, Abraham. Where have they all gone? Cookie information is stored in your browser and performs functions such as recognising you when you return to our website and helping our team to understand which sections of the website you find most interesting and useful. Through Abraham, Isaac and Jacob came the Twelve Tribes of Israel (Judah, Joseph, Benjamin, Dan …) and they inhabited the land God gave them, Fig.1. Jephthah, Ibzan, Elon, Abdon, The house of Israel and the house of Judah had broken God’s covenant (Jer 11.10), and by the first century all twelve tribes were scattered amongst the nations (Ja 1.1). The inscription mentions a military campaign in the Levant during which Merneptah claims to have \"laid waste\" to \"Israel\" among other kingdoms and cities in the Levant. the history of Israel and Judah from the division of the kingdom to the fall of Jerusalem and, second, to discuss in the footnotes various technical, exegetical, chronological, and archeological problems associated with this period of history. They will see his face, and his name will be on their foreheads. More at Israel’s Borders. PARADISE (EDEN) WAS LOST, BUT THE APOSTLE JOHN WROTE THAT IT WILL BE RESTORED IN THE FUTURE. All of western Palestine, from the Jordan to the Mediterranean remains legally open to Jewish settlement under the 1922 British Mandate for Palestine and Article 80 of the UN Charter. In response to major Arab attacks (1948-49, 1967, 1973), or incessant rocket attacks from Gaza, Israel has exercised her right of self-defense under UN Charter Article 51. In John 3 Jesus said: That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit. Today, man is expert at twisting God’s word. Mortality was the consequence of the wrong free will choice. They didn’t die immediately, but they did die of old age, like all mortals. Corrupt world governments will have been crushed and Christ’s Kingdom will embrace the whole earth (Dan 2.35). In Deuteronomy 28:1-16, we read: 1If you fully obey the Lord your God and carefully follow all his commands I give you today, the Lord your God will set you high above all the nations on earth. Enlarge image. 4. There are also six appendices on … But before they could enter Canaan they had to spend 40 harsh years in the desert wilderness (the Sinai Peninsular) … Sadly, not all partake of this eternal blessing and fellowship with God. Both invasions are defeated by the God of Israel. I am both the source of David and the heir to his throne.