Is the Holocaust in Psalm 102?
Have you ever connected the happenings in the world, in our newspapers, history books, and on the evening news - with God's Word the BIBLE?
To begin with open to Isaiah 11:11 as God describes the 2nd Return of His People. The 1st was after the Babylonian Exile in 586 BC, this is the 2nd Return after the Roman Destruction of Israel in AD 70-130 and this 2nd Return has happened in OUR GENERATION! People alive here tonight have witnessed this happen!
As I read see if your heart thrills as your mind sees the modern day "Miracle of Israel” that has occurred in the re-gathering of almost ½ of all Jews from 100 nations around the world back to Judea and Samaria of the Bible!
And they have returned since 1948 under the "banner” of a flag containing the blue of the Messianic longings of the prayer shawl and the Star of David (symbolizing the Messianic line of Jesus through David) boldly centered as the only sign of their flag!
Where exactly did God say they would come back to in this 2nd Return? Ezekiel helps us by naming the places that the bones (the destroyed bits of the nation Israel) would come and be clothed with flesh (a nation again) awaiting the breath of God (revival) to come in the Tribulation Hour of Jacob's Trouble.
Note Jeremiah 32:33-44 and Zechariah 10:6-12.
When? Perhaps after the greatest Holocaust the Jewish Peoples have ever known? Look at Psalm 102.
When the nation was first founded, God promised through Abraham, "I will make of thee a great nation . . . And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth thee: and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed" (Genesis 12:2,3). The continued existence of the Jews after centuries of dispersal and persecution unique in human history is a mute but eloquent testimony to fulfilled prophesy. The restoration of Israel as a nation among nations in our own generation is merely the most recent in a long line of fulfilled prophecies dealing with the Jewish people.
Through the Holy Scriptures (almost all written by Jews) and through Jesus Christ, the seed of Abraham has indeed become a blessing to all families of the earth. Some from every nation have found salvation and blessing through faith in Him.
Modern Israel only occupies about one-sixth of 1 percent of the land area, which the Arabs possess.
The Arab Nations have the oil, the wealth, and the worldwide influence which such seemingly inexhaustible resources command.
Israel's postage-stamp piece of land is scarcely discernible on a world map, and it lacks all the essentials to make it the center of worldwide concern.
Yet, in defiance of all reason, however, it is the focus of world attention, precisely as prophesied.
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