You may experience technical problems while accessing certain features. Please know we are working hard to promptly fix any bugs that might impact your experience on this site. Premillennialism, and its theological sister, dispensationalism, argue that in connection with the second coming of Christ, God intends to reestablish a Jewish kingdom in Palestine.
The Scriptures are quite clear that among all the nations in the world, God chose Israel as the one He would work with. This was the nation that God delivered out of slavery in Egypt, the nation to whom God gave the land of Canaan, and the nation through whom would come Jesus, the Messiah.
Was there something special about these people unlike others? God Himself answered this very question. In addressing the ancient Israelites, He told them: So why did God choose Israel?
God chose the ancient Israelites because He had promised Abraham that his descendants would become a great nation and occupy the land of Canaan Genesis Other nations would see that when the Israelites obeyed God, they were blessed verse 5and when they disobeyed God, they would be punished Deuteronomy Non-Israelites welcomed in the Old Testament While God chose to work with the ancient nation Israel, this decision did not exclude people from other nations gentiles from coming to understand God and serve Him.
God instructed the ancient Israelites that they were to respect peoples of other nationalities who came to live with them. Though a Moabite by birth Ruth 1: As Ruth told Naomi, her Israelite mother-in-law, after the premature death of her husband: Ruth then married an Israelite man named Boaz and became part of the family lineage God selected for Jesus Matthew 1: These Jews who were the earliest Christians did not fully understand that God was also going to bring gentiles into the Church.
Through a miraculous granting of the Holy Spirit to a gentile named Cornelius and his household, just as God had previously done for Jews on the Day of Pentecost, Peter and the members of the New Testament Church came to understand that God was now also calling gentiles.
Still, there remains a bright future for these peoples. When Christ returns to this earth and sets up the Kingdom of GodHe will restore Israel to its position of leadership in the world Isaiah A humbled, obedient people will then fulfill the leadership role God intended for them.God of Israel may refer to: God in Judaism, God as understood in Jewish theological discussion.
Yahweh, the national god of the ancient kingdoms of Israel and Judah.
Tetragrammaton, the four Hebrew letters YHWH as the name of God, and various pronunciations given to them. Yes, Israel is an apt designation for God's church; the Israel of God will rule as God. Viewed in the present tense or in the future, we in the true Israel of God have a . The GOD of ISRAEL Shalom Partner and Friend of Israel, "The God of Israel" ~ is a God who reveals himself to man.
We can be thankful for this fact. Were it not so, we would all be hard pressed to find him. Many theologians feel that God has revealed himself in two distinct manners.
The God of Israel has other things in mind for Israelite worshippers—not just a form of worship, but a kind of society, a vision of justice, a concept of truth.
All of these are bound up in that form of worship and precluded by the worship of images. The GOD of ISRAEL Shalom Partner and Friend of Israel, "The God of Israel" ~ is a God who reveals himself to man.
We can be thankful for this fact. Were it not so, we would all be hard pressed to find him. God and the Nation of Israel by Wayne Jackson Premillennialism is the notion that Jesus will return to this earth before he commences a one thousand-year reign on David’s throne in Jerusalem.