Israel – The Descendants of Jacob

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Scripture speaks repeatedly about the plans God has for the descendants of Jacob (Israel). The apostle Paul provides a clear overview of God’s intent to unite them with the Gentile nations now being called to Christ. Theirs is a connection based on faith, grounded in hope, and looking forward to the return of our Lord and the completion of his work in them. Here, and in the Discovery Series, we’ll dig into the purpose, methods, and goals of Christ’s work for the faithful in Israel and the world.


Tribulation and Israel’s Expectation – Part 4

Israel’s expectation about the tribulation also precedes an earthly kingdom and a final judgment. Let’s clarify the distinction of these as they’re applied to the faithful and unfaithful. The comparison is revealing.

Tribulation and Israel’s Expectation – Part 3

As we continue to look at expectations about the tribulation we see a distinction between a righteous remnant in Israel and the those cutoff due to unbelief. This is a distinction we must understand if we’re to see the role of tribulation for both groups.

Tribulation and Israel’s Expectation – Part 2

As we continue to look at expectations about the tribulation by Jewish scholars prior to the incarnation and ministry of Jesus Christ, we see a contrast in the expectations of Jews for their Messiah. This contrast is stark and revealing.

Tribulation and Israel’s Expectation – Part 1

When looking at two expectations about the tribulation by Jewish scholars prior to the incarnation and ministry of Jesus Christ, we can see an obvious correlation to Christ’s kingdom-building work for Jew and Gentile alike. This correlation is outlined for us by the Apostle Paul.

The Scope of the Tribulation – An Introduction

When considering the scope of the tribulation of the latter days, there are many directions one can take as to how to approach it. There is insight to be gained by understanding the perspective of Jewish authors of Late Second Temple Judaism regarding the tribulation, as they would communicate expectations for the coming Messiah, and impact how he was received by them.

The Kingdom of the Father

In this last article we look at the completed work of Yeshua the Christ and the kingdom he delivers to the Father.

The Kingdom of the Son

In this article we continue by looking further into the work of Yeshua the Christ and his kingdom-building process after he returns to the earth.

How Lost is Judas – the Son of Perdition?

When considering how lost Judas Iscariot is (the disciple who betrayed Christ), it can be viewed from multiple perspectives. Two we look at in this article are; with regard to God’s calling, and his overall plan of redemption.

What is the Real Connection between Israel and the Church?

In this article we look at God’s redemptive work in Christ through the topical framework of the kingdom of God. To do this, we review Christ’s kingdom-building process through the ages with the nation of Israel and with those who were not a people – the Gentiles. What we find is that the hopes of Israel and those faithful in Christ appear to point to a common destination.

Is there a difference between inheriting the Kingdom of God and dwelling in it?

The difference between inheriting the Kingdom of God and dwelling in it is derived from noticing the various characteristics used to describe the kingdom throughout the Bible. In some cases, these references are clearly physical and of the earth, while others are clearly spiritual and of the heavenly realm. This article looks at these differences and connects them with the will of God and his work in Christ.



In addition to these articles, discover more about how God plans to conclude his work in Israel and the world during his earthly kingdom reign.


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