And from the Psalmist we hear a reminder, that unique relationship is the basis for the Psalmist’s prayer for help:
During the Christmas season, Christians around the world read Mary’s song of praise. But few understand how much this psalm of praise is based in the Abrahamic Covenant and the Passover event!
Zechariah: 8:14-19 This is what the Lord Almighty says: “Just as I had determined to bring disaster on you and showed no pity when your ancestors angered me,” says the Lord Almighty, “so now I have determined to do good again to Jerusalem and Judah. Do not be afraid. These are the things you are to do: Speak the truth to each other, and […]
The Temple was rebuilt and destroyed again, but this promise is also for the future. Other verses confirm that there will be a time in Israel’s future when the sacrifices will be restored, not for redemption and cleansing, but as a memorial in the Millennium Kingdom. (Ezekiel 45)
There are spiritual enemies of God and political enemies of Israel who believe that, because of Israel’s rebellion, God’s promise to Israel is forever broken. These enemies use verses like these:
Job considered himself a righteous man because of all the good things he had done. But he expected something in return Therefore when he did not receive the same kind treatment from others, he was very upset. When God looked at Job, He looked beyond what Job did, He looked at the way Job feared […]
Along with God’s promise of Israel’s future deliverance from all oppressors He calls her to spiritual attention. This same call is needed today. Many in Israel have become weary with the spiritual battles. She is also attacked militarily, emotionally, and politically. Because she has rejected Yeshua as her Redeemer, Savior and Deliverer, she has become confused and discouraged.