Category Archives: God’s Unique Relationship with Israel

September 15: God’s unique relationship with Israel

This Psalm could have been written by King David as he ran away from his beloved city, being chased by his own son Absalom! Whoever the author, the psalmist took courage knowing that God would never forsake him or Zion.

September 14: God’s unique relationship with Zion

The Ark of the Covenant had been taken and lost in a war against the Philistines (1 Sam. 4:3-11). The Philistines took the Ark to several places in their country, and at each place there was trouble (1 Sam. 5:1-6).

September 13: God’s unique relationship with Israel

Today “Zion” relates to all of Jerusalem and even all of Israel. The term “Zionism” describes a political and religious movement which believes that all of the land God promised to Abraham and his descendants through Isaac and Jacob will be occupied by the Jewish people.

September 10: God’s unique relationship with Israel

God is sovereign and as Creator He has the right and privilege of choice. He chose to bless Abraham (Genesis 12:1-3). He chose Abraham’s descendants through Isaac and Jacob to be His witness to the world (Isaiah 43:8-12)

September 5: God’s unique relationship with Israel

Psalm 74: 13-24 It was you who split open the sea by your power;     you broke the heads of the monster in the waters. It was you who crushed the heads of Leviathan     and gave it as food to the creatures of the desert. It was you who opened up springs and streams;     you dried up the ever-flowing rivers. […]