Friday, 16 December 2011

Why Israel?

God Loves Israel, Shouldn’t You?Jesus - King of the Jews, was, is and always will be.
Israel chosen as the centre of the world.
Jesus returning to Israel.
1. God has not finished with Israel.
Rom 11:2 God has not rejected His people whom He foreknew.
Isa 44:21 You are My servant: O Israel, I will never forget you.
Ezek 36:24 + 27 I will bring you back into your OWN land,
….. I will give you a new heart .. and put My Spirit in you.
2. We depend upon the past present and future of Israel.
Rom 11:17 Remember it is not you that supports the root, but the root supports you.
3. We have all benefited from their fall.
Rom 11:11 Through their trespass, salvation has come to the gentiles.
4. God loves Israel! Shouldn’t you?
Rom 11:28 They ARE (not were) beloved for the sake of their fathers.
Jer 31:1-3 Israel…I have loved you with an everlasting love.
5. God calls us to show mercy to Israel.
Rom 11:31 That through your mercy they also may receive mercy.
6. God asks us to pray for Israel and support Israel.
Rom 10:1 My hearts’ desire and prayer to God for Israel is that they might be saved.
1 Sam 12:22 Far be it from me that I should sin against the LORD be ceasing to pray fro you.
Ps 122:6 Isa 62:1-7 (Married) Rom 9:1-5
7. Greater blessing is promised the world through Israel.
Rom 11:15 For if their rejection means the reconciliation of the world, What will their acceptance mean but life from the dead
Nov 1947 the UN recognised Israel’s right to renew Statehood after 1900 years of being dispersed around the world.
Many times they have been rejected, killed off.
UK guilty as other nations of anti Semitism.
Israel’s physical re-gathering and spiritual restoration. Deut 4:27-31
Hosea 14:4-7 Rom 11:24-29.
Israel is assured of its coming prime position amongst the nations..
Isa 60:1-3 +12-14 Isa 62:1-2 Jer 31:7