• Welcome to Christian Forums
  1. Welcome to Christian Forums, a forum to discuss Christianity in a friendly surrounding.

    Your voice is missing! You will need to register to be able to join in fellowship with Christians all over the world.

    We hope to see you as a part of our community soon and God Bless!

  2. The forums in the Christian Congregations category are now open only to Christian members. Please review our current Faith Groups list for information on which faith groups are considered to be Christian faiths. Christian members please remember to read the Statement of Purpose threads for each forum within Christian Congregations before posting in the forum.

I long for that day..

Discussion in 'Messianic Judaism' started by visionary, Nov 23, 2018.

  1. visionary

    visionary Your God is my God... Ruth said, so say I. Supporter

    +6,193
    Messianic
    Psalm 100:4-5 KJV Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise: be thankful unto him, and bless his name. For the Lord is good; his mercy is everlasting; and his truth endureth to all generations.

    When you read this verse what do you picture?
     
    We teamed up with Faith Counseling. Can they help you today?
  2. gadar perets

    gadar perets Messianic Hebrew

    +1,025
    United States
    Unitarian
    Single
    US-Others
    Priests entering into the Temple precinct through the Beautiful Gate into the Court of the Women and then through the Nicanor Gate into the Court of the Priests to worship YHWH by giving Him thanks and praise and blessings for all His goodness, mercy and love towards Israel. However, it can also apply to entering into New Jerusalem through Yeshua or figuratively to any public worship of YHWH throughout the world.
     
  3. The Gryphon

    The Gryphon Well-Known Member

    520
    +220
    United States
    Christian
    Married
    US-Constitution
    I long to see the Day of the Lord Coming from on High!

    Zechariah 14

    New International Version

    The Lord Comes and Reigns

    1A day of the Lord is coming, Jerusalem, when your possessions will be plundered and divided up within your very walls.

    2I will gather all the nations to Jerusalem to fight against it; the city will be captured, the houses ransacked, and the women raped. Half of the city will go into exile, but the rest of the people will not be taken from the city. 3Then the Lord will go out and fight against those nations, as he fights on a day of battle. 4On that day his feet will stand on the Mount of Olives, east of Jerusalem, and the Mount of Olives will be split in two from east to west, forming a great valley, with half of the mountain moving north and half moving south. 5You will flee by my mountain valley, for it will extend to Azel. You will flee as you fled from the earthquake a in the days of Uzziah king of Judah. Then the Lord my God will come, and all the holy ones with him.

    6On that day there will be neither sunlight nor cold, frosty darkness. 7It will be a unique day—a day known only to the Lord—with no distinction between day and night. When evening comes, there will be light.

    8On that day living water will flow out from Jerusalem, half of it east to the Dead Sea and half of it west to the Mediterranean Sea, in summer and in winter.

    9The Lord will be king over the whole earth. On that day there will be one Lord, and his name the only name.

    10The whole land, from Geba to Rimmon, south of Jerusalem, will become like the Arabah. But Jerusalem will be raised up high from the Benjamin Gate to the site of the First Gate, to the Corner Gate, and from the Tower of Hananel to the royal winepresses, and will remain in its place. 11It will be inhabited; never again will it be destroyed. Jerusalem will be secure.

    12This is the plague with which the Lord will strike all the nations that fought against Jerusalem: Their flesh will rot while they are still standing on their feet, their eyes will rot in their sockets, and their tongues will rot in their mouths. 13On that day people will be stricken by the Lord with great panic. They will seize each other by the hand and attack one another. 14Judah too will fight at Jerusalem. The wealth of all the surrounding nations will be collected—great quantities of gold and silver and clothing. 15A similar plague will strike the horses and mules, the camels and donkeys, and all the animals in those camps.

    16Then the survivors from all the nations that have attacked Jerusalem will go up year after year to worship the King, the Lord Almighty, and to celebrate the Festival of Tabernacles. 17If any of the peoples of the earth do not go up to Jerusalem to worship the King, the Lord Almighty, they will have no rain. 18If the Egyptian people do not go up and take part, they will have no rain. The Lord b will bring on them the plague he inflicts on the nations that do not go up to celebrate the Festival of Tabernacles. 19This will be the punishment of Egypt and the punishment of all the nations that do not go up to celebrate the Festival of Tabernacles.

    20On that day holy to the Lord will be inscribed on the bells of the horses, and the cooking pots in the Lord’s house will be like the sacred bowls in front of the altar. 21Every pot in Jerusalem and Judah will be holy to the Lord Almighty, and all who come to sacrifice will take some of the pots and cook in them. And on that day there will no longer be a Canaanite c in the house of the Lord Almighty.
     
  4. gadar perets

    gadar perets Messianic Hebrew

    +1,025
    United States
    Unitarian
    Single
    US-Others
    There are many aspects of that day that I long to see, but there are others I do not. I do not long to see Jerusalem attacked, the inhabitants raped and taken into exile. Amos 5:18-20 comes to mind if I were living in Jerusalem. I'm sure the nations that fight against Jerusalem do not long to see that day either.
     
  5. visionary

    visionary Your God is my God... Ruth said, so say I. Supporter

    +6,193
    Messianic
    I think that the crimes against Jerusalem is just setting the stage for the great day of His return. The swiftness with which the wicked will be dealt with will only take a moment.
     
Loading...