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November 5, 2015

The End Times? Does it matter? and who cares?

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THERE ARE MANY HUMAN OPTIONS, OPINIONS ABOUT ISRAEL AND THE END TIMES. What Does the Bible Say About Israel And The End Times?

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More importantly what does the New Testament say About Israel And The End Times? Does it matter? and who cares?

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SOME FALSELY TRY TO SEE A POSITIVE PICTURE FOR ISRAEL.. https://dispensatiionalism.wordpress.com/2015/09/20/what-does-the-bible-say-as-opposed-to-man/

 

Jesus, in the Synoptic Gospels, went to a fig tree looking for food to eat (Matthew 21:18-22; Mark 11:12-14, 20-21). When he saw that there were no figs on the tree he cursed it. There is a very reasonable explanation why Jesus cursed the fig tree . Jesus cursing of the fig tree is a played or acted out parable, one which warned the nation of Israel of it’s impending final judgment. ‘The time of the fig is not yet,’ says Mark, for it was just before Passover, about six weeks before the fully-formed fig appears. The fact that Mark adds these words shows that he knew what he was talking about. When the fig leaves appear about the end of March, they are accompanied by a crop of small knobs, called taqsh by the Arabs, a sort of fore-runner of the real figs. These taqsh are eaten by peasants and others when hungry. They drop off before the real fig is formed. But if the leaves appear unaccompanied by taqsh, there will be no figs that year. So it was evident to our Lord, when He turned aside to see if there were any of these taqsh on the fig-tree to assuage His hunger for the time being, that the absence of the taqsh meant that there would be no figs when the time of figs came. For all its fair foliage, it was a fruitless and a hopeless tree.”
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Jesus discovered that the fig tree had no fruit on it and cursed the tree saying, “May no fruit ever come from you again!” Undeniably a fig tree is used symbolically to represent Israel in the Scriptures. Jesus was effectively denouncing Israel’s worship of God. With the cursing of the fig tree, He was symbolically denouncing Israel as a nation and, even denouncing all unfruitful “Jews ” (that is, people who profess to be godly but have no evidence of a relationship with Christ). The presence of a fruitful fig tree was considered to be a symbol of blessing and prosperity for the nation of Israel. Likewise, the absence or death of a fig tree symbolizes God’s judgment and rejection.
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Micah 6:16You have observed the statutes of Omri and all the practices of Ahab’s house; you have followed their traditions. Therefore I will give you over to ruin and your people to derision; you will bear the scorn of the nations.
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Jeremiah 26:6 then I will make this house like Shiloh and this city a curse among all the nations of the earth
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2 Chronicles 29:8 Therefore, the anger of the LORD has fallen on Judah and Jerusalem; he has made them an object of dread and horror and scorn, as you can see with your own eyes.
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Isaiah 65:15: You will leave your name for my chosen ones to use in their curses; the Sovereign LORD will put you to death, but to his servants he will give another name.
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Jeremiah 44: 21″As for the smoking sacrifices that you burned in the cities of Judah and in the streets of Jerusalem, you and your forefathers, your kings and your princes, and the people of the land, did not the LORD remember them and did not all this come into His mind? 22″So the LORD was no longer able to endure it, because of the evil of your deeds, because of the abominations which you have committed; thus your land has become a ruin, an object of horror and a curse, without an inhabitant, as it is this day. 23″Because you have burned sacrifices and have sinned against the LORD and not obeyed the voice of the LORD or walked in His law, His statutes or His testimonies, therefore this calamity has befallen you, as it has this day.”…

“I will take away their harvest, declares the LORD. There will be no grapes on the vine. There will be no figs on the tree, AND THEIR LEAVES WILL WITHER. What I have given them will be taken from them.’” Jeremiah 8:13

https://witnessed.wordpress.com/2015/03/30/desolate/

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Undeniably Jesus Christ, Holy Spirit, Bible ignorant persons often lie and preach their own false agendas. false doctrines in churches, on the net.. and the main reason for that still is that MOST of them have not been called directly to preach , or to teach by God and they are doing so mostly for money, power, personal fame, recognitions, slavehood and demonic influence even.. Many of you are deceived by your own religious leaders because you will not seek after JESUS for yourselves, like JESUS commanded you to do so!

Many of you are deceived because you do not seek after JESUS with your whole heart, mind, and soul, that you might know GOD for yourself through the revelation knowledge of JESUS CHRIST for yourself! Many of you are deceived because you just love to be deceived, you trust in man more than you trust in GOD, and you love the praises of men more than you love the praise of GOD! Many of you professing Christians, Jews, Catholics, Muslims, Hebrew Israelite’s are deceived, because you believe more in your man made religions, your many different divisions of denominations, your religious lies, your false leaders, false teachers, false prophets, false apostles, and false teachers, more than you believe in the absolute truth of GOD’S word in CHRIST JESUS! Many of you are deceived because you have chosen to become servants of mere men instead of becoming the real sons and daughters of GOD! Many of you are deceived because you lack the revelation knowledge of GOD in CHRIST JESUS, and you have not become GOD’S true chosen anointed prophets, priests, kings, queens, and his present day anointing in the earth, because you allowed men to deceive you! Many of you are deceived simply because you are followers of men, and not true followers of JESUS CHRIST!”
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(JOHN 10:27-29) JESUS SAYS, My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me: And I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand. My Father, which gave them me, is greater than all; and no man is able to pluck them out of my Father’s hand.

https://postedat.wordpress.com/2013/09/03/many-of-you-are-deceived-because/

God will punish all sin, whether sinners recognize their fate or not:

https://anyonecare.wordpress.com/2013/12/31/in-the-new-testament-the-emphasis-is-now-solely-on-the-heavenly-jerusalem/

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“I will punish the world for its evil, and the wicked for their iniquity; I will put an end to the pomp of the arrogant, and lay low the pompous pride of the ruthless” (Isaiah 13:11).

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“The king is not saved by his great army; a warrior is not delivered by his great strength. The war horse is a false hope for salvation, and by its great might it cannot rescue”

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“When a righteous person turns away from his righteousness and does injustice and does the same abominations that the wicked person does, shall he live? None of the righteous deeds that he has done shall be remembered; for the treachery of which he is guilty and the sin he has committed, for them he shall die” (Ezekiel 18:24).

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“Come now, you who say, ‘Today or tomorrow we will go into such and such a town and spend a year there and trade and make a profit’—yet you do not know what tomorrow will bring. What is your life? For you are a mist that appears for a little time and then vanishes” (James 4:13-14).

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There is a renewed interest in end-time prophecies, even dealing with Russia, mostly sponsored by people who hate the Church, Christians, even sponsored by people like the Jews and the false Judiazers now too..

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Funny still how most Jews cannot see that they are already in Hell even,, and next will continue to hell..

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The primary source for the history and future of ancient Jerusalem and Israel is, of course, the Bible. The Old and New Testament is a chronicle of Israel’s repeated failure to obey God, of their refusal to keep His commandments and statutes and for sure not something for Jews to boast about.

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Many people think that the end times biblical prophecies about the antichrist, 666, the end of the world , Israel, Zionism, the Battle of Armageddon are still for the weirdoes, religious fanatics , oddballs, extremists, those persons who afraid to face life today, ahead of them and falsely now do look for an escape from it. The Basic problem here also is not the Bible detailed Prophecies themselves but rather how many people misinterpret them, add their views, and it seems few of them even agree with each others still. In reality even these days many Christians SADLY themselves have never studied what the Bible actually says and because of this they often wrongfully leave it to others to read the Bible for them too they thus are too easily deceived by the imposters, cults, sects, wolves in sheep clothing, false teachers, false prophets, false elders too.

https://dispensatiionalism.wordpress.com/2015/10/06/in-end-time-prophecies-america-is-not-specifically-named-nor-russia/

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About the future Prophecies about Israel to the Jews, Dispensationalists there are the upbeat prophecies but in Reality most, or almost all are dismal. That is the Biblical Jewish history, an ongoing testimony to just how bad it was and can become for the Jewish people, in the Diaspora and in Israel, “There is now the reality on the ground, becoming increasingly frightening by the day.

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Israel will be judged some day by God.. “Therefore shall her plagues come in one day, death, and mourning, and famine; and she shall be utterly burned with fire: for strong is the Lord God who judgeth her” (Rev. 18:8).

Russia Is Not Rosh Gog Magog Meschech Or Tubal

To say otherwise is certainly a creative interpretation of scripture and quite a stretch, especially in light of the fact that no consensus exists in Christianity.

The error of the Russian theory arose from the Scofield Study Bible, which identifies Meshech and Tubal with the modern Russian cities of Moscow and Tobolsk. The only basis for this interpretation is the somewhat similar sound of the two words. Thus: Meshech sounds like Moscow, and Tubal sounds like Tobolsk. However, one cannot simply take a word from an ancient Semitic language (in this case, Hebrew) and find a correlation to a modern name from a drastically different language (in this case an early form of Scandinavian) simply because the two words “sound the same.” While this may be convincing to some for the sole reason of phonetics, it is very irresponsible hermeneutics.

“A closer study of these names reveals that Meshech and Tubal are the ancient Moschi/Mushki and Tubalu-Tibareni peoples who dwelled in the area around, primarily south of, the Black and Caspian Seas in Ezekiel’s day. These nations today are in the modern country of Turkey, possibly parts of southern Russia and northen Iran. “Magog today probably represents the former underbelly of the Soviet Union: Kazakhstan, Kirghizia, Uzebekistan, Turkmenistan, and Tajikistan. All these are Muslim. Meshech was located near what was known as Phrygia, in central and western Asia Minor (Turkey), while Tubal was located in Eastern Asia Minor (Turkey). So with Meshech and Tubal, we are dealing with portions of modern Turkey. Today this region is all Muslim.

Alos Gomer is in Turkey not Russia or Germany. This is the land of ancient Kimmeria. Gomer, it “refers to the Celtic Cimmerians of Crim-Tartary.” Gomer is well known to the ancient world as Gimarrai of north central Asia Minor (Cappadocia). These people are also known as the Cimmerians. This seems to be the simplest, most obvious interpretation. So Gomer is Gimarra or Cimmeria in Cappadocia. Cappadocia is simply central Turkey, again, another Islamic region.

When Russia stood with Nazi Germany, many concluded that Hitler was the European Antichrist. They were wrong. As soon as Stalin was betrayed by Hitler, Russia fought against Germany. If so many prophecy analysts were wrong then, and they are also wrong again. Prior to the Jewish Bolshevik Revolution in Russia , Christian scholars and historians used to identify the nations of the Magog, Meshech, Tubal and Gomer with the regions of the Caucasus and Turkey.

The Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge, citing ancient Assyrian writings, places the location of Magog in the landmass between ancient Armenia and Media – in short, the Republics south of Russia and noth of Israel, comprised of Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Turkestan, Chechnya, Turkey, etc. I agree with all these quotes and I add; these are all Muslim nations.

Magog is specifically referred to as the region of “the land of Magog, chief prince (head or leader of) of Mesech and Tubal” (Ezekiel 38:2). Because Meshech and Tubal are regions of Turkey – Magog must thus be related to Turkey. Otherwise the passage would make little sense. How could Russia be the head over regions of Turkey? It makes better sense to conclude that Gog is a leader from the land of Magog and the leader of Meshech and Tubal, all of which are in Turkey.

Now Russia is a country that is 86% Christian according to the CIA World Fact Book. Much of the “Russia is Magog” misinformation was propagated in the US during the Cold War. Russian xenophobia that has been further driven by bad American preachers and televangelists.

Satan lies when he says that the “Gog and Magog” is Russia but Magog, Meschech, and Tubal are references to Russia; are all Turkish nations.

“Therefore, son of man, prophesy and say unto Gog, Thus saith the Lord GOD; In that day when my people of Israel dwelleth safely, shalt thou not know it? And thou shalt come from thy place out of the north parts, thou, and many people with thee, all of them riding upon horses, a great company, and a mighty army (Ezekiel 38:15-16)

In the Old Testament, the king of the north has reference to the areas of Syria, Turkey, and Iraq. The word north is used of Syria or the Old Seleucid Empire six times, of Babylon sixteen times, of Assyria one time, and of Iran one time. These are the lands once occupied by Magog, Gomer, Togarmah, Meshech and Tubal.

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Let it here be definitely stated that neither the British government nor the British people, not even the Church of England, make any claim that Great Britain is Israel. No more so than the United States government lends endorsement or encouragement to the Mormon claim that the original Americans are the ten tribes of Israel. Like Mormonism, therefore, Anglo-Israelism is just another “ism” that needs to be exposed. It is a false theory of late origin, the fallacies of which are manifest when compared with the facts of history and scripture. It is similar in origin to all other late isms and rests on much the same claims. There is no such thing even as the Ten Lost Tribes. There cannot ever be Ten Lost Tribes lost as they were never lost to God. As they were all represented in Jerusalem at the day of Pentecost. And when these people use false methods of Bible interpretations to justify their lies they must thus do deny most of the Holy Scriptures
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Israel in the Middle East is not the real regathering of all Israel spoken of in prophecy. The real regathering will not happen until during the tribulation after Mystery Babylon the Great is destroyed. The nation Israel is in fact a counterfeit, it is really Mystery Babylon the Great.

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Worshiping Israel, Jerusalem, It’s and , it’s people, it’s leaders, Jews, the Old Testament is still an unacceptable sin to God.

https://asposed.wordpress.com/2015/09/19/the-sin-of-worshipping-the-land-of-israel-jews/

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In reality the Israelis today looks around and sees what happens as Russia is deployed in Syria, and Iran escalated its military operations in Syria with fighting force under a Russian air umbrella. Iran is test firing a new missile . Iran just announced that it’s going to increase its defense budget by a third. . So, when the , Israelis, look around and we see the picture, it doesn’t bode well, and the feeling is that against the background of a total meltdown or near total meltdown in the Middle East, as Iran is emboldened now and can play a bigger role. It’s legitimized politically. Portray the situation as seen from Israel—the wave of violence, the regional turmoil, the dangers around AND the violent Palestinian eruption and the relationship with the Arab neighbors, are at a very low point right now.

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Every time there is a conflict in or around Israel, many see it as a sign of the quickly approaching end times. The problem with this is that we may eventually tire of the conflict in Israel, so much so that we will not recognize when true, prophetically significant events occur. Conflict in Israel is not necessarily a sign of the end times.

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“Watch out that no one deceives you. . . . You will hear of wars and rumors of wars, but see to it that you are not alarmed. Such things must happen, but the end is still to come” (Matthew 24:4-6).

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However, the Bible does say there will be terrible conflict in Israel during the end times.

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That is why the time period is known as the Tribulation, the Great Tribulation, and the “time of Jacob’s trouble” (Jeremiah 30:7).

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Here still is what the Bible says about Israel in the end times:

The Antichrist will make a 7-year covenant of “peace” with Israel (Isaiah 28:18; Daniel 9:27).

The Antichrist will break his covenant with Israel, and worldwide persecution of Israel will result (Daniel 9:27; 12:1, 11; Zechariah 11:16; Matthew 24:15, 21; Revelation 12:13). Israel will be invaded (Ezekiel chapters 38-39).

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But this hatred and persecution of Israel is only a hint of what will happen in the end times

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Matthew 24:15 ESV “So when you see the abomination of desolation spoken of by the prophet Daniel, standing in the holy place (let the reader understand),

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The Antichrist will establish an agreement with Israel, for a seven-year period. In the middle of those seven years, he will break the agreement. The . Antichrist will claim to be Israel’s Messiah. He will require people to worship him. Paul wrote about Antichrist, he will oppose and will exalt himself over everything that is called God or is worshipped. (2 Thessalonians 2:4) Antichrist will declare that he is the Messiah that Israel has sought after since the fall of Adam and Eve (Daniel 11:36). On that day, when all the nations of the earth are gathered against her, I will make Jerusalem an immovable rock for all the nations. All who try to move it will injure themselves. (Zechariah 12:3) I will gather all the nations to Jerusalem to fight against it; the city will be captured, the houses ransacked, and the women raped. (Zechariah 14:2) Then the Lord will go out and fight against those nations, as he fights in the day of battle. On that day his feet will stand on the Mount of Olives, east of Jerusalem. (Zechariah 14:3-4) –

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The Scripture foretold the past two thousand years of Israeli history. Ezekiel wrote about Israel’s exile from its homeland, which occurred in 70 AD with the Roman destruction of Israel. He also foretold the suffering of Jews while in exile at the hands of enemies. Ezekiel quoted God as saying, and the nations will know that the people of Israel went into exile for their sin, because they were unfaithful to me. So I hid my face from them and handed them over to their enemies, and they all fell by the sword. I dealt with them according to their uncleanness and their offenses, and I hid my face from them. (Ezekiel 39:22-24)

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John 3:36 ESV Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life; whoever does not obey the Son shall not see life, but the wrath of God remains on him.

Matthew 24:21 For then there will be great tribulation, such as has not been from the beginning of the world until now, no, and never will be.

Matthew 24:18″Whoever is in the field must not turn back to get his cloak. 19″But woe to those who are pregnant and to those who are nursing babies in those days! 20″But pray that your flight will not be in the winter, or on a Sabbath.

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Luke 23: 28 But Jesus turning to them said, “Daughters of Jerusalem, stop weeping for Me, but weep for yourselves and for your children. 29″For behold, the days are coming when they will say, ‘Blessed are the barren, and the wombs that never bore, and the breasts that never nursed.’ 30″Then they will begin TO SAY TO THE MOUNTAINS, ‘FALL ON US,’ AND TO THE HILLS, ‘COVER US.’…

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Oh let the wickedness of the wicked come to an end; but establish the just: for the righteous God trieth the hearts and reins. –Psalm 7:9.

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Revelation 21:8 ESV But as for the cowardly, the faithless, the detestable, as for murderers, the sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars, their portion will be in the lake that burns with fire and sulfur, which is the second death.”

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The “beginning of sorrows” was spoken of by Jesus in the Bible and refers to the time just preceding the “great tribulation.” The tribulation will be a time of plowing up wickedness in preparation for the coming of the Lord Jesus as He ushers in the Millennium reign of Christ. The millennium will be when Christ restores the earth and His kingdom shall reign supreme for a 1,000 years. All wars and sorrows will cease and it will be a time of rest for the earth,

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And Jesus answered and said unto them, Take heed that no man deceive you. For many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and shall deceive many. And ye shall hear of wars and rumours of wars: see that ye be not troubled: for all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet. For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there shall be famines, and pestilences, and earthquakes, in divers places. All these are the beginning of sorrows. And then shall many be offended, and shall betray one another, and shall hate one another. And many false prophets shall rise, and shall deceive many. And because iniquity shall abound, the love of many shall wax cold. But he that shall endure unto the end, the same shall be saved. And this gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in all the world for a witness unto all nations; and then shall the end come. Matthew 24:4-8, 10-14

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God foretold of a time when he would no longer hide my face from them (the Israeli people). God will reveal himself to the Israeli people, and Israel will accept Jesus as its redeemer. Ezekiel quoted God as saying, “When I have brought them back from the nations and have gathered them from the countries of their enemies, I will show myself holy through them in the sight of many nations. Then they will know that I am the Lord their God, for though I sent them into exile among the nations, I will gather them to their own land, not leaving any behind, I will no longer hide my face from them, for I will pour out my Spirit on the house of Israel, declares the Sovereign Lord.” (Ezekiel 39:27-29)

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Zechariah wrote about the moment Israel will accept a crucified Messiah, the one pierced on the cross. “And I will pour out on the house of David and the inhabitants of Jerusalem a spirit of grace and supplication. They will look on me, the one they have pierced, and they will mourn for him as one mourns for an only child, and grieve bitterly for him as one grieves for a first-born son. (Zechariah 12:10) -Israel will finally recognize Jesus as their Messiah

Many Messianic Jews are implying since the Savior was Jewish they themselves are special people in God’s sight. In contrast consider what John the Baptist said to Jewish people in his day who thought they were special because of their nationality:

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But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to where he was baptizing, he said to them: “You brood of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the coming wrath? Produce fruit in keeping with repentance. And do not think you can say to yourselves, ‘We have Abraham as our father.’ I tell you that out of these stones God can raise up children for Abraham” (Mt. 3:7-9).

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And what does Jesus’ Jewish identity have to do with anything? This is never magnified in the New Testament. Jesus is the Savior of all who will repent and submissively trust in him. Rev. 7 states there will be people in God’s kingdom from every tribe, people, language and nation all redeemed by the precious blood of Jesus. Of what nationality Messiah was as He walked the earth is totally irrelevant.
http://www.evangelicaloutreach.org/yeshua.htm#yeshua or jesus

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Ephesians 2:11-13 ESV Therefore remember that at one time you Gentiles in the flesh, called “the uncircumcision” by what is called the circumcision, which is made in the flesh by hands— remember that you were at that time separated from Christ, alienated from the commonwealth of Israel and strangers to the covenants of promise, having no hope and without God in the world. But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far off have been brought near by the blood of Christ.

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Galatians 3:29 ESV And if you are Christ’s, then you are Abraham’s offspring, heirs according to promise.

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Do see also

http://witnessed.wordpress.com/2014/10/19/babylon-the-great-the-mother-of-harlots/

http://witnessed.wordpress.com/2014/01/01/did-you-also-know-these-truths/

https://anyonecare.wordpress.com/2013/12/31/in-the-new-testament-the-emphasis-is-now-solely-on-the-heavenly-jerusalem/

https://asposed.wordpress.com/2015/09/19/christianity-is-not-judaism-and-never-will-be/

https://asposed.wordpress.com/2015/10/24/jews-are-no-longer-gods-chosen-people/

https://asposed.wordpress.com/2015/10/14/what-jesus-christ-did-by-his-death-on-the-cross-for-us/

https://asposed.wordpress.com/2015/09/28/god-will-not-rebuild-a-new-temple-in-jerusalem/

https://asposed.wordpress.com/2015/09/21/i-beseech-you-brethren-mark-them-which-cause-divisions-and-offenses-and-lie/

https://asposed.wordpress.com/2015/09/20/do-christians-keep-the-old-jewish-feasts/

https://asposed.wordpress.com/2015/09/19/there-is-no-new-testament-substation-by-god-jesus-the-apostles-for-israel-right-to-return-to-the-promised-land-in-1948/

https://asposed.wordpress.com/2015/09/19/keep-your-eyes-on-jesus-not-the-jewish-antichrist-yeshua/

https://asposed.wordpress.com/2015/09/19/the-sin-of-worshipping-the-land-of-israel-jews/

https://asposed.wordpress.com/2015/09/19/hell-is-real-and-for-eternity-too/

https://asposed.wordpress.com/2015/09/19/hebrew-roots-messianic-movement/

http://lifebyjesus.wordpress.com/2013/09/03/the-big-difference-between-christianity-and-judaism/

https://anyonecare.wordpress.com/2013/03/19/what-happened-to-the-promised-land/

https://anyonecare.wordpress.com/2008/07/15/israel-and-palestine/

http://postedat.wordpress.com/2013/11/04/the-problem-even-with-the-messianic-jews-is/

https://anyonecare.wordpress.com/2013/09/16/christians-are-gods-true-jews-today/

https://anyonecare.wordpress.com/2013/09/16/there-is-no-difference-between-the-jew-and-the-greek/

https://anyonecare.wordpress.com/2013/03/19/the-fall-of-the-anti-christ/

http://witnessed.wordpress.com/2013/12/22/the-plymouth-brethren/

http://postedat.wordpress.com/2008/12/09/what-the-bible-says-about-israel-and-the-church/

http://postedat.wordpress.com/2008/09/19/dispensationalists-it-seems-to-compensate-for-their-often-rejections/

http://wittnessed.wordpress.com/2013/04/09/do-we-all-realy-now-need-to-support-the-jews-now-why/

http://thenonconformer.wordpress.com/2010/08/09/even-heaven-awaits-jewish-return-to-god-jesus-christ-and-rather-not-to-the-promised-earthly-land/

https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-lies-of-the-false-Christian-Zionism-Movement/166907416793938

https://postedat.wordpress.com/2011/11/03/now-why-was-jesus-even-so-angry-with-the-pharisees/

https://thenonconformer.wordpress.com/2014/08/01/invaded/

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