Why were the Jews God's chosen people?

The Apostle Peter said: “Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons; but in every nation he that fears him and works righteousness is accepted of him.” (Acts 10:34; Romans 2:11) This is a principle.​

God’s blessings began with the Jew because Abraham feared and obeyed God. Genesis 22:16-18 (NIV), “I swear […]

August 5th, 2019|Israel, Middle East|

In 1 Kings 12, who was the bad guy – Rehoboam or Jeroboam?

Summary: Rehoboam was unwise in his administration of the 12 tribes of Israel. His lack of wisdom triggered the split of the kingdom into the two tribes (Judah and Benjamin) and the rest of the ten tribes. Jeroboam was rebellious. He was not of David’s lineage and he should not have lead the rebellion of […]

July 31st, 2019|Israel, Middle East, Miscellaneous Bible Questions|

I don't understand the parable of the fig tree? Please explain.

Luke 21:29-32, “Then He spoke to them a parable: ‘Look at the fig tree, and all the trees. When they are already budding, you see and know for yourselves that summer is now near. So you also, when you see these things happening, know that the kingdom of God is near. Assuredly, I say to […]

June 25th, 2019|Israel, Middle East, Past and Present Prophesies|

What does it mean in Ezekiel 33:5 when it says. He heard the sound of the trumpet, and took not warning, his blood shall be upon him. But he that taketh warning shall deliver his soul.

Consider the prophet Ezekiel and his role in Israel. God had chosen Israel to be in relationship with Him. “You only have I known from all the families of the earth,” Amos 3:2.  Ezekiel was appointed a watchman over Israel when they were captive in Babylon. “Son of man, I have appointed you a watchman […]

May 30th, 2019|Bible and Bible Characters, Israel, Middle East|

All nations are blessed through Abraham. Are the Gentiles named as a blessed people? are the Israelites?

What is the Abrahamic Promise?

Genesis 22:17-18,  God said, “I will surely bless you and make your descendants as numerous as the stars in the sky and as the sand on the seashore…and through your offspring all nations on earth will be blessed, because you have obeyed my voice.”​

Who were the heirs of the promise?

Only Isaac […]

Should there be an embassy in Jerusalem?

God promises to make Jerusalem the world’s capital. Israel will become the blesser nation of all nations. God promised Abraham: “In you and your offspring shall all the families of the earth be blessed.” Genesis 28:14.  “The gifts and the calling of God are irrevocable,” Romans 11:29.

Isaiah 2:2-4: “It shall come to pass in the […]

October 16th, 2018|Israel, Middle East|

Malachi 3:10, “Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse,” does it apply to all Christians? To both Jews and gentiles?

Malachi 3:10 says, “‘Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, so that there may be food in My house, and test Me now in this,’ says the LORD of hosts, ‘if I will not open for you the windows of heaven and pour out for you a blessing until it overflows.’”​

The whole book of Malachi […]

Can you explain, “The afflicted and needy are seeking water,” Isaiah 41:17-20?

Isaiah 41:17-20, “The afflicted and needy are seeking water, but there is none, And their tongue is parched with thirst; I, the LORD, will answer them Myself, As the God of Israel I will not forsake them. I will open rivers on the bare heights and springs in the midst of the valleys; I will […]

September 24th, 2018|Future Prophecies, Israel, Middle East, Past and Present Prophesies|

What does Ezekiel 23 mean? How can it be in the Bible?

It may be surprising at how direct and blunt the scriptures are. There is a broad and important lesson in Ezekiel 23.​

Ezekiel 23:2-3 “…there were two women, the daughters of one mother: And they committed whoredoms in Egypt; they committed whoredoms in their youth…” We need not wonder who these two daughters were: one was […]

July 4th, 2018|Israel, Middle East|

Why didn't God send Jesus to other places?

Q) Why didn't God send Jesus to other places?

A) The purpose of Jesus ministry was to gather true worshippers of Jehovah from Israel. In Matthew 15:24 (NIV) Jesus said, “I was sent only to the lost sheep of Israel.” Jesus’ purpose was not to convert the world.

Q) Why were the Jews so special?

A) God only […]

June 11th, 2018|Bible and Bible Characters, Israel, Middle East|