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Featured Christians will occupy the holy Land

Discussion in 'Eschatology - Endtimes & Prophecy Forum' started by keras, Sep 10, 2017.

  1. shilohsfoal

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    The little horn,is a very small country with a lot of power.About 200 nuclear warheads.He calls himself Israel.
     
  2. RisenInJesus

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    I think you need to read the Old and New Testament more carefully because there is no such thing as "the lost 10 tribes" The books of Nehemiah, Ezra, 2 Kings, 2 Chronicles, Ezekiel, Isaiah, Acts 28:7, and elsewhere show that all the tribes of Israel are accounted for. The teaching of the 10 lost tribes has no basis in the Bible and is an anti-Semitic myth.
     
  3. Brian Mcnamee

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    the one thing I liked about your post was you are thinking that the verses you quoted make a literal case for the interpretation you suggested and that is a very good way to look at scripture. I can put together a very simple straight forward literal view that totally contradicts your ideas. So we would need to weigh the scriptures to see where the evidence leads.

    Hosea speaks of Israel and Judah electing one head.
    “Yet the number of the children of Israel
    Shall be as the sand of the sea,
    Which cannot be measured or numbered.
    And it shall come to pass
    In the place where it was said to them,
    ‘You are not My people,’[fn]
    There it shall be said to them,
    ‘You are sons of the living God.’
    11 Then the children of Judah and the children of Israel
    Shall be gathered together,
    And appoint for themselves one head;
    And they shall come up out of the land,
    For great will be the day of Jezreel!

    Jezreel is on the opposite side of the valley of Meggido and is speaking of the second coming.

    Hosea 3
    1 Then the LORD said to me, “Go again, love a woman who is loved by a lover[fn] and is committing adultery, just like the love of the LORD for the children of Israel, who look to other gods and love the raisin cakes of the pagans.
    2 So I bought her for myself for fifteen shekels of silver, and one and one-half homers of barley. 3 And I said to her, “You shall stay with me many days; you shall not play the harlot, nor shall you have a man—so, too, will I be toward you.”
    4 For the children of Israel shall abide many days without king or prince, without sacrifice or sacred pillar, without ephod or teraphim. 5 Afterward the children of Israel shall return and seek the LORD their God and David their king. They shall fear the LORD and His goodness in the latter days.

    This is a latter day prophecy speaking of the unfaithful woman committing adultery and identified with pagan worship. (can this Israel be the church?) God buys them back and says they will go many days without a sacrifice or a king. The church does not have a sacrifice. They shall seek David their king and fear the LORD in the latter Days. This ties in with the return of the sacrifice so the antichrist will commit the abomination of desolation.

    Isaiah 11
    He shall strike the earth with the rod of His mouth,
    And with the breath of His lips He shall slay the wicked.
    5 Righteousness shall be the belt of His loins,
    And faithfulness the belt of His waist.
    6 “The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb,
    The leopard shall lie down with the young goat,
    The calf and the young lion and the fatling together;
    And a little child shall lead them.
    7 The cow and the bear shall graze;
    Their young ones shall lie down together;
    And the lion shall eat straw like the ox.
    8 The nursing child shall play by the cobra’s hole,
    And the weaned child shall put his hand in the viper’s den.
    9 They shall not hurt nor destroy in all My holy mountain,
    For the earth shall be full of the knowledge of the LORD
    As the waters cover the sea.
    10 “And in that day there shall be a Root of Jesse,
    Who shall stand as a banner to the people;
    For the Gentiles shall seek Him,
    And His resting place shall be glorious.”
    11 It shall come to pass in that day
    That the Lord shall set His hand again the second time
    To recover the remnant of His people who are left,
    From Assyria and Egypt,
    From Pathros and Cush,
    From Elam and Shinar,
    From Hamath and the islands of the sea.
    12 He will set up a banner for the nations,
    And will assemble the outcasts of Israel,
    And gather together the dispersed of Judah
    From the four corners of the earth.
    13 Also the envy of Ephraim shall depart,
    And the adversaries of Judah shall be cut off;
    Ephraim shall not envy Judah,
    And Judah shall not harass Ephraim.
    14 But they shall fly down upon the shoulder of the Philistines toward the west;
    Together they shall plunder the people of the East;
    They shall lay their hand on Edom and Moab;
    And the people of Ammon shall obey them.
    15 The LORD will utterly destroy[fn] the tongue of the Sea of Egypt;
    With His mighty wind He will shake His fist over the River,[fn]
    And strike it in the seven streams,
    And make men cross over dryshod.
    16 There will be a highway for the remnant of His people
    Who will be left from Assyria,
    As it was for Israel
    In the day that he came up from the land of Egypt.

    In this another last days passage we see the Gentiles as a group and Ephraim and Israel are included with Judah in prophecy and very clear distinctions are made about gathering which people? Judah and Ephraim and Israel again the church does not fit. I do not want to go to long but this is just a very short list of promises to both Israel and Judah.
     
  4. keras

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    Obviously you have made no attempt to ascertain the real facts about what happened to the House of Israel, who were taken into exile by Assyria, circa 721 BC.
    The facts of the archaeology, history, language and heraldry that prove their continued existence in the world.
    Yes, some did assimilate with Judah, but not the majority.

    There is plenty of basis throughout the Bible for the final rejoining of Israel and Judah, in the last days. In any case, the truth of who are the Israel of God, is made plain by Jesus and all the Apostles: They are every born again Christian and ethnicity is of no consequence. The matter of who are the true descendants of Jacob, is God's business. Amos 9:9
     
  5. keras

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    Nonsense.
    The little horn, Daniel 7:20, is plainly a man and is obviously the Anti-Christ.
     
  6. shilohsfoal

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    Nonsense?
    You obviously have been misled.
    The little horn,is deffinately the little country of Israel .
    It deffinately is antichrist.Anyone can,look at it today and see that.If you can't see that then,perhaps you should try reading the gospel.

    Matthew 27:25 All the people answered, "His blood is on us and on our children!"

    Yes.Thier children too

    And the saints will not inherit the promised land till after that beast has been destroyed just as Daniel wrote in the previous verses.
     
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  7. shilohsfoal

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    There is an entire chapter in the bible of events concerning the US in the middle east up till the middle east is destroyed.Such events as the Beirut bombings.Both US/Iraqi wars.A list of consecutive events right up to the final war.It would be nice to share these things with someone but it's hard to share anything when people feel they know it all and want to argue.Being told something is nonsense when,i know for a fact it's the truth just causes me not to want to speak to someone like you.
    So you go ahead and think you know it all and I won't speak,of anything.
     
  8. Goatee

    Goatee Jesus, please forgive me, a sinner.

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    Why don't you share this chapter then?
     
  9. claninja

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    I don't think the physical land of Israel is the ultimate goal for those who are inheritors of the promise made to Abraham.

    Galatians 4:25-26
    Now Hagar stands for Mount Sinai in Arabia and corresponds to the present city of Jerusalem, because she is in slavery with her children. 26But the Jerusalem that is above is free, and she is our mother.

    Hebrews 11:14-16
    14People who say such things show that they are looking for a country of their own. 15If they had been thinking of the country they had left, they would have had opportunity to return. 16Instead, they were longing for a better country—a heavenly one. Therefore God is not ashamed to be called their God, for he has prepared a city for them.
     
  10. Goatee

    Goatee Jesus, please forgive me, a sinner.

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    Keras my dear buddy, I think you need to start your research again. Its obvious you have been looking at it all wrongly. Your interpretation of scripture is just plainly wide of the mark!
     
  11. claninja

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    Matthew 21:43-45
    43“Therefore I tell you that the kingdom of God will be taken away from you and given to a people who will produce its fruit. 44Anyone who falls on this stone will be broken to pieces; anyone on whom it falls will be crushed.”i
    45When the chief priests and the Pharisees heard Jesus’ parables, they knew he was talking about them. 46They looked for a way to arrest him, but they were afraid of the crowd because the people held that he was a prophet.

    This already happened. The kingdom was taken from Israel and given to the Church, which is Christ's body
    Galatians 2:28-29
    28There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus. 29If you belong to Christ, then you are Abraham’s seed, and heirs according to the promise.
     
  12. claninja

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    Interestingly enough, the King did arrive. Just probably not where you are thinking.

    Daniel 7 :13-14
    In my vision at night I looked, and there before me was one like a son of man,a coming with the clouds of heaven. He approached the Ancient of Days and was led into his presence. 14He was given authority, glory and sovereign power; all nations and peoples of every language worshiped him. His dominion is an everlasting dominion that will not pass away, and his kingdom is one that will never be destroyed.

    Jesus ascended to the Father
    Acts 2:34-35
    34For David did not ascend to heaven, and yet he said, “ ‘The Lord said to my Lord: “Sit at my right hand 35until I make your enemies a footstool for your feet.” ’f
    Revelation 3:21
    To the one who is victorious, I will give the right to sit with me on my throne, just as I was victorious and sat down with my Father on his throne
    1 Peter 3:22 a
    who has gone into heaven and is at God’s right hand

    Jesus was given authority, power, and dominion
    Matthew 28:18
    18Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.
    Ephesians 1:21
    21far above all rule and authority, power and dominion, and every name that is invoked, not only in the present age but also in the one to come.
    1 Peter 3:22 b
    with angels, authorities and powers in submission to him.

    Jesus is the nobleman that went to heaven to receive his kingdom
    Luke 19:12
    12He said therefore, A certain nobleman went into a far country to receive for himself a kingdom, and to return.
    Luke 19:15
    it came to pass, that when he was returned, having received the kingdom,

    Jesus entered into glory
    Luke 24:25-26
    25He said to them, “How foolish you are, and how slow to believe all that the prophets have spoken! 26Did not the Messiah have to suffer these things and then enter his glory?”
     
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  13. RisenInJesus

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    The scriptures show all the tribes of Israel to be present in the land of Israel, under Hezekiah and then Josiah, decades AFTER the Assyrian captivity:

    So they resolved to make a proclamation throughout all Israel, from Beersheba to Dan, that they should come to keep the Passover to the Lord God of Israel at Jerusalem, since they had not done it for a long time in the prescribed manner.
    Then the runners went throughout all Israel and Judah with the letters from the king and his leaders, and spoke according to the command of the king: “Children of Israel, return to the Lord God of Abraham, Isaac, and Israel; then He will return to the remnant of you who have escaped from the hand of the kings of Assyria. 2 Chronicles 30:5-6

    So the runners passed from city to city through the country of Ephraim and Manasseh, as far as Zebulun; but they laughed at them and mocked them. Nevertheless some from Asher, Manasseh, and Zebulun humbled themselves and came to Jerusalem. Also the hand of God was on Judah to give them singleness of heart to obey the command of the king and the leaders, at the word of the Lord. 2 Chronicles 30:10-12

    For a multitude of the people, many from Ephraim, Manasseh, Issachar, and Zebulun, had not cleansed themselves, yet they ate the Passover contrary to what was written. But Hezekiah prayed for them, saying, “May the good Lord provide atonement for everyone". 2 Chronicless 30:18

    So the children of Israel who were present at Jerusalem kept the Feast of Unleavened Bread seven days with great gladness; and the Levites and the priests praised the Lord day by day, singing to the Lord, accompanied by loud instruments. 2 Chronicles 30:21

    And the children of Israel who were present kept the Passover at that time, and the Feast of Unleavened Bread for seven days. There had been no Passover kept in Israel like that since the days of Samuel the prophet; and none of the kings of Israel had kept such a Passover as Josiah kept, with the priests and the Levites, all Judah and Israel who were present, and the inhabitants of Jerusalem. In the eighteenth year of the reign of Josiah this Passover was kept. 2 Chronicles 36:17-19

    'Return under Zerubbabel mentions Judah, Levi, and “all Israel.” This included: Arah from the tribe of Asher (Ezra Ezra 2:5 cf. 1Chr. 1Chr. 7:39), Bani from the tribe of Gad (Ezra. Ezra 2:10 cf. Ne. Ne. 7:15); Bethlehem from the tribe of Zebulun (Ezra. Ezra 2:26 cf. Jos. Jos. 19:15-16), Ramah from the tribe of Naphtali (Ezra Ezra 2:26 cf. Jos. Jos. 19:32-39), men from Bethel and Ai, towns of the Northern Kingdom (Ezra. Ezra 2:28), and Nebo from the tribe of Reuben (Ezra Ezra 2:29 cf. 1Chr. 1Chr. 5:1-8).
    Return under Ezra included Judah, Benjamin, Levi, and other tribes which had mixed with Judah prior to the captivity. All Israel was represented in the return, including Ephraim and Manasseh.
    17.3.1. Northern Kingdom Falls to Assyria Commentary - A Testimony of Jesus Christ

    In the scriptures, there is always a distinction between Israel and the church. Israel is always Israel. The church is never Israel and it has not replaced Israel, except that in this age of grace God is working through the church to spread the gospel. This does not mean any of Israel are physically lost, that God is finished using His chosen people and nation of Israel for His prophetic purposes, or that the promises of God concerning the land of Israel ever apply to Christians or the church.

     
  14. keras

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    Representatives of all the tribes were present with Judah after the Assyrian conquest, but the majority were taken away into exile, from where they migrated across Europe and formed the basis of the Western nations. Caucasian peoples from the Caucasian region.
    Your insistence of the Jewish people still as God's chosen contradicts much scripture. 1 Peter 2:9-10 for example.

    The true Christian Ekklesia is Israel:
    Those believers who love the Lord and keep His commandments, that is: every faithful Christian person are designated by God to be Israelites. Galatians 6:16 The New Testament writings are clear: there is only one Israel, who are the only one Church, only one elect, be they Jew or Gentile by birth.

    1/ Israel, the chosen people of God: Exodus 15:13, Deuteronomy 33:3, Ezra 3:11
    Christians, chosen of God: Romans 9:25, Ephesians 5:1, Col. 3:12, 1 John 3:1, Rev. 7:9

    2/ Israel, the children of God: Deut. 14:1, Isaiah 1:2-4, Isaiah 63:8, Hosea 11:1
    Christians, the children of God: John 1:12, Romans 8:14-16, Galatians 4:5-7, 1 John 3:1

    3/ Israel, the scattered sheep of God: Psalms 78:52, Isaiah 40:11, Jer. 23:1-4, Ezekiel 34:12
    Christians, His sheep: among the nations: John 10:14-16, Hebrews 13:20, 1 Peter 2:25

    4/ Israel, God’s household: Hebrews 3:5, 1 Chronicles 29:14-18
    Christians are God’s household: Hebrews 3:6, Hebrews 10:20-21, I Timothy 3:15, 1 Cor.3:9

    5/ Israel are the priests of God: Exodus 19:6, Deuteronomy 27:9
    Christians are the priests of God: Isaiah 66:21, 1 Peter 2:5-9, Rev. 1:6, Revelation 5:10

    6/ Israel is the bride of God: Isaiah 54:5-6, Jeremiah 2:2, Ezekiel 16:32, Hosea 1:2
    Christians are the bride of Christ: Isaiah 62:4-5, 2 Corinthians 11:2, Ephesians 5:29-32

    7/ Israel is the vine and the olive tree: Isaiah 5:7, Hosea 9:10, Hosea 14:6-7
    Christians are the vine and the olive: Luke 20:16, Romans 11:24

    8/ Israelites are the circumcised: Genesis 17:9-14, Judges 15:18
    Christians are the ‘circumcised’: Romans 2:25-29, Philippians 3:3, Col. 2:11

    9/ Israelites are the children of Abraham: 2 Chronicles 20:7, Psalms 105:5-6, Isaiah 41:8
    Christians are the spiritual children of Abraham: Romans 4:13-18, Gal. 3:7& 29, John 4:23

    10/ The Covenant is with Israel: Deut. 4:31, 2 Kings 17:34-36, Psalms 105:7-10
    The New Covenant is with Christians: 1 Corinthians 11:25, Hebrews 8:6-10, Ezekiel 34:25

    The above 10 proofs totally negate any argument that the Church and Israel are 2 separate entities. That premise is held and promoted by the pre-trib rapture exponents, who must have 2 groups; one removed to heaven, [themselves] and the Jews, [Israel] who remain on earth to face the Great Tribulation.

    The truth is proven by how it is all the faithful Christian believers of every tribe, race, nation and language: Revelation 5:9-10 & 7:9, who gather in the holy Land soon after the Sixth Seal judgement/punishment of the nations. Habakkuk 3:12 They will be assigned to an appropriate Israelite tribe, according to each family’s characteristics. Proved by Isaiah 66:21 Then the 144,000 will be selected, 12,000 from each tribe, to go out and proclaim the coming Kingdom of Jesus. Revelation 14:1-7, Isaiah 66:19

    This new nation in the Middle East, will be called Beulah; Isaiah 62:1-5 They will live in peace and prosperity and when a large army comes down from the North, God will destroy them. Ezekiel 38-39, Joel 2:20

    Sometime later, the President of the One World Government will come to Beulah and convince ‘many’ of them to sign a seven year treaty of peace. Daniel 11:27, Isaiah 28:14-15 This marks the commencement of the final seven years of this age and is the 70th year of Daniel 9:24, then at the mid-point, the O.W.G. dictator will invade and conquer Beulah. Zech. 14:1-2, Daniel 11:30-32, which triggers the Great Tribulation of the seven Trumpet and seven Bowl punishments. Rev. 12:7-13 But those Israelites who ‘faithful to their God’, will be taken to a place of safety, as described in Revelation 12:14. Then at the Return of Jesus, those faithful ones, the righteous ‘woman’ of Christian Israel will experience a ‘rapture’ as they are gathered by the Lord’s angels. Matthew 24:31 They will join the resurrected saints and will enjoy the great blessings of the Millennium. Isaiah 65:17-25 [79 scriptures]
     
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  15. keras

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    Quite wrong.
    Our heritage; the promises of God:
    Ephesians 1:11-14 In Christ we have been given our share in the heritage, as was decreed in His design …for it was God’s will that we, who were the first to set our hope on Jesus and to praise His glory.
    And, in Christ, you Christians also, once you believed and received the Holy Spirit, the promise of the inheritance that will be ours, when God has redeemed all of His own, to His glory and praise.

    Ephesians 3:6 Through the Gospel, the Gentiles are joint heirs with the Jews, part of the same body, sharers together in the promises made through Jesus.

    Romans 8:16-17 The Spirit of God affirms that we are His children and if children, then also the heirs of God and fellow heirs with Jesus, but we must share His suffering if we are to share His glory.

    Romans 8:19 The Created universe is waiting with eager expectation for God’s sons to be revealed.

    Our greatest heritage as born again Christians is the promise of eternal life. John 3:16,Titus 3:5-7, + But we also inherit the Land promises, Psalms 37:29, Ezekiel 36:8-12, Ezekiel 34:11-31 It is we Christians, from every tribe, race, nation and language, that are the vast multitude seen waving palm branches in Jerusalem. Revelation 7:9
    Note: in Romans 8:19, that God’s children are not yet made known, Jesus will come with His winnowing fork and sift the wheat from the chaff. Matthew 3:12 Those Christians who stood strong in their faith when He comes in fire, Luke 12:49, 2 Thessalonians 1:7-8, are the wheat that will be gathered into the granary of the holy Land. The chaff of the ungodly peoples will be as ashes under our feet. Isaiah 66:17, Malachi 4:3, 2 Peter 3:7
     
  16. Brian Mcnamee

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    Isaiah 11 is one of many places that addresses 3 groups at the time the LORD is king over all the earth. They are Judah, Israel and the Gentiles. This is the beginning of the 1000 year reign of Jesus. God gathers Israel and Judah again and deals with the enemies of Judah. The Gentiles a distinct separate Group.

    There shall come forth a Rod from the stem of Jesse,
    And a Branch shall grow out of his roots.
    2 The Spirit of the LORD shall rest upon Him,
    The Spirit of wisdom and understanding,
    The Spirit of counsel and might,
    The Spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the LORD.
    3 His delight is in the fear of the LORD,
    And He shall not judge by the sight of His eyes,
    Nor decide by the hearing of His ears;
    4 But with righteousness He shall judge the poor,
    And decide with equity for the meek of the earth;
    He shall strike the earth with the rod of His mouth,
    And with the breath of His lips He shall slay the wicked.
    5 Righteousness shall be the belt of His loins,
    And faithfulness the belt of His waist.
    6 “The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb,
    The leopard shall lie down with the young goat,
    The calf and the young lion and the fatling together;
    And a little child shall lead them.
    7 The cow and the bear shall graze;
    Their young ones shall lie down together;
    And the lion shall eat straw like the ox.
    8 The nursing child shall play by the cobra’s hole,
    And the weaned child shall put his hand in the viper’s den.
    9 They shall not hurt nor destroy in all My holy mountain,
    For the earth shall be full of the knowledge of the LORD
    As the waters cover the sea.
    10 “And in that day there shall be a Root of Jesse,
    Who shall stand as a banner to the people;
    For the Gentiles shall seek Him,
    And His resting place shall be glorious.”
    11 It shall come to pass in that day
    That the Lord shall set His hand again the second time
    To recover the remnant of His people who are left,
    From Assyria and Egypt,
    From Pathros and Cush,
    From Elam and Shinar,
    From Hamath and the islands of the sea.
    12 He will set up a banner for the nations,
    And will assemble the outcasts of Israel,
    And gather together the dispersed of Judah
    From the four corners of the earth.
    13 Also the envy of Ephraim shall depart,
    And the adversaries of Judah shall be cut off;
    Ephraim shall not envy Judah,
    And Judah shall not harass Ephraim.
    14 But they shall fly down upon the shoulder of the Philistines toward the west;
    Together they shall plunder the people of the East;
    They shall lay their hand on Edom and Moab;
    And the people of Ammon shall obey them.
    15 The LORD will utterly destroy[fn] the tongue of the Sea of Egypt;
    With His mighty wind He will shake His fist over the River,[fn]
    And strike it in the seven streams,
    And make men cross over dryshod.
    16 There will be a highway for the remnant of His people
    Who will be left from Assyria,
    As it was for Israel
    In the day that he came up from the land of Egypt.

    Jeremiah 3 also speaking of the two nations Israel and Judah promises also to gather them at the time Jerusalem is called the Throne of the LORD again promising the that they shall come to the land given to the fathers as an inheritance.

    14 “Return, O backsliding children,” says the LORD; “for I am married to you. I will take you, one from a city and two from a family, and I will bring you to Zion. 15 And I will give you shepherds according to My heart, who will feed you with knowledge and understanding.
    16 “Then it shall come to pass, when you are multiplied and increased in the land in those days,” says the LORD, “that they will say no more, ‘The ark of the covenant of the LORD.’ It shall not come to mind, nor shall they remember it, nor shall they visit it, nor shall it be made anymore.
    17 “At that time Jerusalem shall be called The Throne of the LORD, and all the nations shall be gathered to it, to the name of the LORD, to Jerusalem. No more shall they follow the dictates of their evil hearts.
    18 “In those days the house of Judah shall walk with the house of Israel, and they shall come together out of the land of the north to the land that I have given as an inheritance to your fathers.
    19 “But I said:
    ‘How can I put you among the children
    And give you a pleasant land,
    A beautiful heritage of the hosts of nations?’
    “And I said:
    ‘You shall call Me, “My Father,”
    And not turn away from Me.’
     
  17. keras

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    Brian M. - most of what you quote above applies to the time after Jesus Returns. The thousand year Millennium reign of Jesus as King over all the earth.
    But before that glorious time, we are told about the gathering of all the Lord's faithful Christian peoples into all of the holy Land.

    The Land of Beulah
    Isaiah 62:1-2a For Zion’s sake, I shall not keep silent – until her victory shines forth, like the sunrise, her victory like a blazing torch. The nations will see your victory and their rulers your glory.
    Isaiah prophesies for the sake of Zion; the holy Land. There will be a great victory, ‘like a blazing torch’ - a CME sunstrike over the attacking enemies. Isaiah 66:15-16, Psalms 11:4-6
    The world will see it and be amazed. Jeremiah 33:6-16

    Isaiah 62:2b-5 You will receive a new name, the Lord Himself will give it. You will be like a glorious crown in His hand. No more are you forsaken and your Land desolate. You will be called ‘Hephzibah’ and the Land, ‘Beulah’. For the Lord will delight in you and it will be like a marriage: He will rejoice over you as a bridegroom over his bride. ‘Hephzibah’ = My delight is in her. ‘Beulah’ = married. Isaiah 49:18
    The Lord’s people, Christian Israelites will be gathered and settled into their heritage, all of the holy Land, in the new nation of Beulah. Wonderful promises to them of fertility and wealth. They will live in justice, peace and security, as He intended people to be.

    Isaiah 62:6-7 Jerusalem, on your walls, I have posted watchmen, they will call out: You that invoke the Name of the Lord, do not rest and give no rest to the Lord until He makes Jerusalem a praise throughout the world.
    The Hebrew word for ‘watchmen’, is ‘natzar’, the root word for Nazarene; literally all Christian believers. WE must not rest or let the Lord forget His people and His Land. Keep praying for our redemption and restoration. Ezekiel 36:24-28, Isaiah 52:7-9

    Isaiah 62:8-9 The Lord has sworn to never again allow foreigners to take the produce of the Land, but you who give praises to Him will eat the grain and drink the wine, within My sacred courts.
    After the great clearance in the Middle East, only His righteous people will be allowed to live there, those who love the Lord and obey Him. Isaiah 66:20-21, Ezekiel 20:38

    Isaiah 62:10-11 Pass through the gates – clear a road for My people. Build a highway, remove the rocks and make a signal to guide the people. Proclaim to the ends of the earth, say to the offspring of Zion: See your deliverance comes, His reward is with Him and He will make recompense.

    The great gathering of the Lord’s people – the second Exodus, will happen in the same manner as the first Exodus. Leaders [shepherds] will arise to guide the flock, in the spirit of Moses and Elijah. Jeremiah 3:14-15, Isaiah 58:11, Isaiah 43:5-7, Micah 4:6, Isaiah 49:9-13, Isaiah 51:3, Zechariah 8:11-12, Isaiah 40:1-5, Ezekiel 11:17

    Isaiah 62:12 They will be called ‘The Holy people, the Redeemed of God’ and Jerusalem will be called ‘sought after, the City no longer forsaken’.
    The Lord’s faithful Christian people: living in the Holy Land of Beulah, as He created them to live, being a ‘light to the nations’ and witnesses to His salvation. They will send out 144,000 missionaries to every people group, to preach the good news of the coming Kingdom of Jesus. Isaiah 66:19, 1 Peter 2:9-10, Acts 2:39, Jeremiah 31:23-34

    Joel 2:23-27 People of Zion, rejoice – your God will recompense you for the years that others have ravaged your Land. You will again have plenty in your own Land. Then you will know that I am present in Israel and that I and no other am your God. We will know the Lord is present by His deeds. Just as it was at the Exodus. Must be before the Return of Jesus for His Millennial reign.
     
  18. Steve Petersen

    Steve Petersen Senior Veteran

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    It is pretty funny watching people argue about the future. ^_^
     
  19. keras

    keras Writer of studies on Bible prophecy

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    Our future starts after every second passes. Jesus said we shouldn't let the future worry us. Matthew 6:34
    But we are given a lot of prophecy in our Bibles. Do you think God gave us all that information just so He could show us up to be idiots? No: 2 Peter 1:19 says we should carefully study the prophesies.
    Once we understand what will happen, THEN we know and are prepared for it and worry ceases.
    BTW: Steve, I notice you do have worry lines!
     
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  20. Douggg

    Douggg anytime rapture, non-dispensationalist, futurist

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    Who cares to get worked up about some land on an earth, which it and the works therein are going to be burnt up. It is not an issue for me. God can make a million earths.
     
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