God chose Israel to be His witness so the nations would know, love and trust Him. To be His witness was not only to bring His Word and His Messiah to the nations, but also to be an example and reflection of His character.
God reminds Israel of His covenant relationship with her. He did so much to bless her and yet she went against His goodness, grace and mercy. This is just as true today as it was when Jeremiah called the people to repent.
The life message of the Hebrew prophets reflected many aspects of God’s character. For the next few weeks we will listen to Jeremiah and Isaiah to pray God’s messages to Judah. First we hear God’s broken heart for the sins of Israel, the nation He’s chosen to carry His name to the nations. Then […]
Yesterday we prayed that Israel would remember and believe God’s promises about restoring the land and the nation of Israel. Throughout Israel’s history God made and kept His promises. God made a promise to King David that his son would build the Temple. God kept that promise. King Solomon, David’s son, dedicated that promised temple. He gave […]
-Promise to gather and return God made a marriage covenant with Israel. He will continue to plead with Israel, His unfaithful wife, to return to Him until the day when “all Israel is saved.” Jeremiah 3:14-15 “You people have not been faithful,” announces the Lord. “Return to me. I am your husband. I will choose […]
God keeps His promises. It’s crucial that people today remember God’s promise to bless Israel and destroy her enemies. We don’t know His timing or His way, but He will fulfill His promise.
In His love and mercy, God continuously offers Israel and all people a way of deliverance, salvation and redemption. His offer has one condition, by grace through faith in His atonement – Yeshua .
The God of Israel so loves Israel; He calls her the “apple of His eye.” Try to imagine how His heart must break to watch His Beloved suffer. Like a loving parent who must discipline a child, He knows what is best despite His personal pain.