In the book of Genesis, is scriptural information concerning God's promise to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. It is clear that God made the declaration and it ought to be clear he is still going to perform it for them. We, as Christians, may have had our doubts before the return of the nation but not after. It is quite contradictory for us as Christians to not see this promise that God is ready to fulfill in a way and on a scope unable to be grasp by non christian unbelievers. I personally do not know where to draw God's line on the political front in the Middle East conflict which is always hot news on this subject.
What moved me to write the article below is because a gentile christian who thinks the Church is the true Jews and there is no more promise land so to speak. Hence Israel has no recourse for their actions. i responded with a historical account and some a summary statement. When all is said and done it isn't Israel that made the promise it is God who made it and it was unconditional. The only then missing was when.
My dissertation to her comments are the following:
.....There is still a biblical Jewish line in effect because of God's power of election. There is still a physical blood line for the inheritance that runs thru the 12 Tribes of Jacob who is the younger of the twins. Esau does not have an inheritance it was sold and God gave it to the younger. Abraham was told by God to agree with Sarah who wanted Hagar and her son Ishmael, the first son of Abraham out of the house. For the Lord told Abraham in Genesis 21: 12 "And God said unto Abraham; Let it not be grievous in thy sight because of the lad and because of the bondwoman. In all that Sarah hath said unto thee, hearken unto her voice, for in Isaac shall thy seed be called."
Isaac birthed the twins from the same woman of course Rebekah, his second wife and in Genesis ch 25:23 "And the Lord said unto her (Rebekah); two nations are in thy womb and two manner of people shall be seperated from thy bowels; and the one people shall be stronger than the other people and the elder shall serve the younger" in verse 34 "Esau despised his birthright" and sold it to Jacob.
Gen 28:41 "And Esau hated Jacob because of the blessing that his father blessed him. Then Esau said in his heart, the days of mourning for my father are at hand , then will I slay my brother Jacob. Jacob wrestled with God and had his name changed to Israel. Jacob "Israel" birthed the 12 twelves sons/ tribes that becomes God anointed line for the messiah to come. this same group becomes the greater population of Israel the nation. God in his word dictates this lineage as the election. The devil uses flesh and blood to resist God on every hand of the move of God.
Abraham remarried after Sarah died and birthed even more sons and daughters but none were chosen specifically as Jacob was. There is no significance about being the siblings of Abraham...none whatsoever. It is historical honesty on the part of God to tell us the life of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob...both the good and the not so good. It carries no spiritual relevance on it's own. Jacob is the line for the messiah and the line for the building up of a nation. Clearly there are other offsprings of Abraham but it is God who elects not men who contend night and day with God's promise all the while ignoring the grace given to all other nations through out the ages!! Ignoring Christ himself prefering to fight over a piece of dirt on our terms.
As a gentile Christian I and we are adopted into the family of Abraham by our faith in Christ who is a descendant of Abraham through the tribe of Judah. My adoption does not overrule the Jewish lineage which God has continued to keep in tact through out the ages any more than an earthly father adoption of another child does not overrule his own children by blood or inheritance. They both partake of the promises and the inheritance and neither ought to be jealous of the other! But there is the rub, my friends! When all is said and done God has every right to give it to whom he pleases and it is already in His Word to whom shall receive it. As an adopted child of the living God I am just honored to be in his Temple for worship and under the throne of His grace in Jesus name. I hold no envy, jealousy neither conceit nor is it about being boastful of myself in my adopted role because God used the elected to be an example for me and my life has been blessed.
"Inspired Writings of a Prophet for Jesus the Christ" was released in 2012 and has a press release at link http://www.prweb.com/releases/2012/2/prweb9173531.htm
God is looking for a few good watchmen to stand at the gates from the walls of Jerusalem and declare a few things by His Word.
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