Donald Trump - … The amazing promise of eternal life with our Creator is. It passes through the middle of the Pacific Ocean, roughly following the 180° line of longitude but deviating to pass around some territories and island groups. In July 2006, to take one example at random, Hezbollah crossed the border of Lebanon into Israel and killed eight patrolmen and kidnapped two others, and that summer fired four thousand Katyusha rockets into Israel which killed a further forty-three civilians. Such a fate of the invaders is suggested in Zech 14.12. And (perhaps between these wars) Israel also goes through a time of distress or ‘tribulation’ referred to in Dan 12.1 and Mat 24.15-25. Melchizedek symbolized Christ and his new priesthood and law. No voter ever votes for an actual person. Monthly Newsletter  |  Book Reviews  |  Contact Author, Free Chapters  |  Free Audiobooks  |  Free eBooks  |  Free Videos  |  Free Tools, Click on The Product You Would Like Below. History shows that both houses rebelled against God, and despite warnings from the prophets, both houses were eventually removed from their Promised Land. Since the fruit of the fig tree is established in the Old Testament as symbolizing the spiritual state of the people of Israel, many see this coming ‘summer crop’ as the restoration of the people of Israel (generically referred to as ‘Jews’). Timeline Map - This is the BIG TIMELINE MAP that is in the front of The "Last Days" Timeline - Volume 1 - Free download; Everlasting Hills - Download Hi-Res images of the Everlasting Hills; Tools. For instance, the ‘fathers of Israel’ or Patriarchs are seen as the best figs – the firstfruits of the summer crop: “I found Israel .. your fathers as the first fruits on the fig tree” (Hos 9.10). “We owe to the Jews,” wrote Winston Churchill in 1920, “a system of ethics which, even if it were entirely separated from the supernatural, would be incomparably the most precious possession of mankind, worth in fact the fruits of all wisdom and learning put together. Daniel's 70th Week . The Dead Sea contains some 45,000 million tons of salts rich in minerals which are exploited by Israel’s mining sector. God said to him: Then God said, “Take your son, your only son, whom you love—Isaac—and go to the region of Moriah. Jews have won a total of 41% of all the Nobel Prizes in economics, 28% of medicine, 26% of physics and 19% of chemistry. In 2012, per capita water use was 150 MCM (million cubic meters) for Israelis and 140 MCM for Palestinians. Ark of the Covenant Found - Ron Wyatt discovered the real location of the Ark of the Covenant. These trees seem to have been deliberately planted to test how humans would use their free will. And the Lord God commanded the man, “You are free to eat from any tree in the garden; but you must not eat from the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil, for when you eat from it you will certainly die.”. In fact, during the Millennial Age God actually comes to dwell with Israel and the nations through Jesus the Messiah at Jerusalem: “Sing and rejoice, O daughter of Zion! The truth is that a New Heaven and a New Earth is prophesied. He implied that Israel will be the vortex of the nations. But when Israel became divided into northern and southern kingdoms (the Kingdom of Israel and the Kingdom of Judah) the term ‘Jew’ came to apply to all those in the Kingdom of Yehudah (Judah). It is claimed that the BDS campaign has a much wider objective; namely, the elimination of the Jewish State and should be stopped, link. Likewise, in the time of Christ, most Jews rejected Him and remained dead in their works and legalism – like green, unripened, unsweetened figs. He took with him two of his servants and his son Isaac. League of Nations documents of the 1920’s refer to the local Arab population as ‘existing non-Jewish communities’. At last, the Gentile nations acknowledge and value the unique role of the Jew: Still others become priests and keep charge of the (new) Jewish temple in Jerusalem (Isa 66.21, Exod 44.15). Think about the billions of humans born since the world began. The Dark Eagle (Book 1 of The Ruin and Restoration Series) - by Simon Driscoll and James T. Prout. Mortality was the consequence of the wrong free will choice. Image: NielsF [CC BY-SA 3.0], Wikimedia. This mass migration is a fulfillment of Bible prophecy – that towards the end of this age and just before Christ returns, God will call the children of Israel out of the nations and once more put them in their own land: Behold, I will take the sons of Israel from among the nations where they have gone … and bring them into their own land (Ezek 37.21). Who is the Anti Christ and when does he appear? The OT refers to this time as ‘Jacob’s distress’: “Alas, for that day is great, there is none like it; and it is the time of Jacob’s distress, but he will be saved from it” (Jer 30.7), Many Israeli’s suffer, but a remnant (one-third) survives (Zech 13.9). The Israeli government resides in Jerusalem. As the scriptures say, “Abraham believed God, and God counted him as righteous because of his faith”. Would they have continued to live and not die? Why single out the fig tree and then refer to all the other trees? Are the politicians listening? History shows that God had a special task for Jacob and his descendants and He later changed Jacob’s name to ‘Israel’ (Gen 32.28). Sadly, not all partake of this eternal blessing and fellowship with God. Disclaimer: Nothing on this site gives specific professional advice. As we read on in the Bible we discover that man in immortal (spirit) form will one day live with his Creator God on a new and perfect earth! THEY ASSUME THERE IS A ‘PALESTINIAN LAND’ Certainly, the evidence to date is that each time Arab nations attack Israel, they are defeated and their end-state seems worse than their first. Some argue that Jesus was just using a simple horticultural observation, namely that the fig tree is one of the last trees to bud in the spring and so when it’s leaves are budding know that summer is just around the corner. This is an amazing achievement bearing in mind that Jews comprise less than 0.2% of the world’s population! Given these historic and certain future events, we can see that the various claims on Jerusalem are actually the outworking of a spiritual battle over Jerusalem, a battle between truth and error, between the God of Israel and spiritual forces of darkness. I am looking forward to his coming. What? The government is headed by the Prime Minister, who is elected in nationwide elections for a period of four years, and an elected President who has a largely apolitical ceremonial role. Death is the last enemy and is not destroyed until the close of the Millennium. All from an LDS perspective of following the Prophet, while citing sources so you can follow the issues of the day along the way. NO: The Palestinian refugee problem was created by a sudden invasion of five Arab armies in response to the declaration of the State of Israel in May 1948. They failed to keep to the ways God had stipulated in the contract. For example, they verify God’s plan for the Jewish Temple, the existence of King David, and the existence of Jewish synagogues in the Holy Land up to the Muslim conquest in 638 AD. I am both the source of David and the heir to his throne. Israel’s current borders are hotly contested as governments insist on ignoring the true legal position. So you also, when you see these things happening, know that the kingdom is near (Lk 21.29-31). new google.translate.TranslateElement({pageLanguage: 'en', layout: google.translate.TranslateElement.InlineLayout.SIMPLE}, 'google_translate_element'); Since Jesus is soon to return (He will be seen “with the clouds” Revelation 1.7), this last book is essentially an end time message. This man-God war could involve neutron bombs since these vaporize flesh at close range. The Hebrew term ‘Aliyah’ describes the relatively recent massive influx of Jews to their ancestral land, Israel. It is interesting that NASA scientists predict that, eventually, the sun will expand to become a red giant and burn up the solar system, including earth, link. The book of Genesis says that God made a great promise to Abraham (the unconditional Abrahamic Covenant): “through you I will bless all the nations”. This is particularly true for orthodox Jews who believe that Jerusalem is center-stage of the land of Canaan promised to Abraham’s descendants, and for Christians who believe that Jesus was crucified and resurrected in the city, and will soon return to the Mount of Olives just east of the Old City. He will wipe every tear from their eyes. [The CIA, Wikimedia]. The important biblical concepts discussed in these seven short articles are summarized below in a timeline: The apostle Paul described man’s destiny as a mystery. Israel is officially in ‘water poverty’, and so agriculture makes extensive use of treated sewage, computerized early-warning systems for leaks, and computerized drip irrigation and micro-sprinklers. He went over and took the ram and sacrificed it as a burnt offering instead of his son. So Moses went back and summoned the elders of the people and set before them all the words the Lord had commanded him to speak. So the restoration of Israel will be a sign or witness to the nations that the God of Israel, the God of the Bible, the only true God, loves mankind. As God’s witnesses and servants they are to ‘turn many to righteousness’ (Dan 12.3) in very troubled times as nations crumble (Lk 21.25, Dan 2.34,35) and God’s judgments on the earth begin. He bound his son Isaac and laid him on the altar, on top of the wood. According to the Bible, Israel is indeed a special nation, chosen by God to bless mankind and to make a name for Himself. The history of Israel confirms this thought; Jacob’s descendants, the twelve tribes of Israel (the Hebrew Israelites) have suffered but prevailed for 3,000 years. So isn’t something wrong here? Israel led to the Messiah, Jesus, and prophecy indicates that the land and people of Israel will be used to glorify God in the sight of the nations at the end of the age and in the age to come. Recent drilling has found thick oil strata in the Southern Golan Heights north-east of the Sea of Galilee. The name of the first is the Pishon; it winds through the entire land of Havilah, where there is gold. A primary reason for the existence of Israel is that she is God’s “witness and servant” in the world (Isa 43.10). The result of such unbiblical teaching is that the institutionalized church takes the world’s view and essentially rejects modern-day Israel, and so pays little attention to end-time prophecy about Israel. Are boycotts effective anyway? The Millennial Age on earth provides a forum for the completion of God’s unconditional covenants with Israel – the Abrahamic, Davidic, Palestinian and New Covenants. Under the 1995 Oslo Accords II, the West Bank was divided into three areas (A, B, and C) and within these areas the Palestinian and Israeli authorities have different levels of control. "This is the place of My throne" (Ezek 43.7). Over the past 100 years the nation and people of Israel have come to prominence on the world scene. Why did the Creator of the universe give man the mandate to procreate and proliferate? This settlement aligned with the boundaries God gave Israel at the time: “I will fix your boundary from the Red Sea to the sea of the Philistines, and from the wilderness to the River Euphrates (Exod 23.31). All she has to do is keep her side of the contract by being God’s witness to the nations. After all, Israel is just some 8 million people living on land the size of Wales! They are generally inferior to the main crop and are often discarded to encourage growth of the main crop, link. He told His disciples: Now learn this parable from the fig tree: When its branch has already become tender and puts forth its leaves, you know that summer is near. Strictly speaking, today’s Jews (Hebrew, ‘Yehudim’) are those who follow Judaism and who are descendants from the kingdom of Judah. Abraham!”, “Do not lay a hand on the boy,” he said. Over the past 100 years Israel has engineered a national water carrier system and desalination plants, and she drains water from large aquifers under the desert. In Luke 21 He said “look at the fig tree (Israel) and all the trees” (the Gentile nations) and so observe the signs of the times. Even so, Israeli farmers have come a long way since the Zionist pioneers began clearing rock-strewn fields and draining the swampland. The very day after the UN declared Israel a country in 1948, five Arab countries attacked, and she has been struggling for her right to life ever since. It is probably a blessing from God since they are His chosen people. The "Last Days" Timeline monthly newsletter is released every month. and if anyone takes away from or distorts the words of the book of this prophecy, God will take away [from that one] his share from the tree of life and from the holy city (new Jerusalem), which are written in this book. And during the final war against Israel prophecy says that God will again clearly intervene to protect His people: “Then the Lord will go out and fight against those nations, as he fights on a day of battle” (Zech 14.3). They believe that prophecy shows that Israel will become (if not already) God’s main witness in the world. No longer will there be any curse. Some 80% of Israel’s natural water is in the north and the National Water Carrier (NWC) system conveys water from Lake Galilee southwards. So it is this one-third remnant of Israel that survives these times and comes through, refined as silver and tested as gold, to be God’s worthy servant in the millennial reign of Christ, link. It appears that we currently nearing the end of approximately 6,000 years of human government and the start of 1,000 years of peace on the earth – the Millennial Age when Christ rules the earth (Zech 14.9). Israel is governed by a western-style multiparty parliamentary system. Since then, Israel has had to fight no fewer than five major wars for her very existence. Those who are victorious will inherit all this, and I will be their God and they will be my children. Jerusalem was first divided through the 1948-49 Arab invasion of Israel, but at no time was East Jerusalem under legal ownership by an Arab entity. He implied that Israel will be the vortex of the nations at the end of this age and the sign of His soon return. Importantly, it is this return of God’s people that will eventually bring the nations to know God (Ezek 36.23). The significant point here is that the Bible associates these qualities with the people of Israel. Before Moses died he blessed the tribes of Israel and some of these blessings involved blessing of the sea and the land. Boycotts are social protests with the aim of changing Israeli government policy through economic damage. NO! The people of Israel are once more becoming God’s witness to the nations. “One third shall be left … I will bring the one-third through the fire … (and) they will call upon My name … (and) I will say, ‘This is My people'” (Zech 13.8,9). Israel is the central player in that spiritual world. I will take the children of Israel from among the nations … and bring them into their own land (Ezek 37.21). Jeremiah 24.5-8 shows that God is referring to those Jews who are whole-hearted followers of God (the good figs), and to those rebellious Jews who had rejected God (the bad figs). More …, “Peace will come when the Arabs will love their children more than they hate us” [Golda Meir, 1957], “From my childhood, I have believed Jews and Arabs can live together, and I believe now they should live together. 2All these blessings will come on you and accompany you if you obey the Lord your God: 3You will be blessed in the city and blessed in the country. This will happen at some point in the future. Whilst involving the whole world, it is essentially a time of suffering for those Jews who have returned to the Promised Land. And it is in the new and perfect earth where God comes and walks with man, as He did in the Garden of Eden. Did you see God’s caveat? The Bible says the whole of creation, including mankind, will return to a state of paradise in the future. Heaven is God’s throne and earth is meant for man. We see the majority of the nation now following God’s Holy Feasts and keeping the Jewish Sabbath. 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Last Days Timeline - James P Prout - Donald J Trump and how long he'll last! We can dismiss the Genesis account as myth, and many do. They aim for a single state – a Palestinian state. Add to this the Hamas objective of replacing the Jewish State with an Islamic caliphate, link, then the ‘two-state solution’ is clearly impossible! That is why his descendants, the Israelites, are blessed. The deep significance of this to Jewish, Christian and Muslim beliefs makes Jerusalem one of the most contested pieces of real estate in the world. The common or edible fig (Ficus carica L.) is native to the Mediterranean/Israel region, where it can produce three crops per year, link, link. When Jesus spoke of the appearance of new shoots on the fig tree signalling that summer is near, He was really saying that His return and the coming of the fullness of the Kingdom of God is near – even “at the doors”. Sacrifice him there as a burnt offering on a mountain I will show you.”, Early the next morning Abraham got up and loaded his donkey. History confirms the reality of such statements. There will be an ‘all-nation’ invasion of Israel at the very end of the age, with Jerusalem the objective (Zech 14.2). From that time animal sacrifice should have ceased. The invasion could be imminent given the present Russian-Iranian alliance and Iran’s declared hatred of Israel. Israel’s climate change is certain since her God is faithful to His promises. God’s dwelling place is now among the people, and he will dwell with them. When he had cut enough wood for the burnt offering, he set out for the place God had told him about. The Last Days Timeline book has a unique setup in that it is a living work: The print book is the touchstone from which you can access links to many online features (in print, audio and video formats). Arava agriculture. It splits east-west with half the mountain moving north and half moving south, generating “a very large valley … reaching to Azal” (Zech 14.4,5). In reality there can be no lasting, workable two-state solution. For when the trumpet sounds, the dead will be raised, never to die again, and we shall all be changed. 12The Lord will open the heavens, the storehouse of his bounty, to send rain on your land in season and to bless all the work of your hands. All of western Palestine, from the Jordan to the Mediterranean remains legally open to Jewish settlement under the 1922 British Mandate for Palestine and Article 80 of the UN Charter. : Prout, James T. (9780998544304): Free Delivery at including by not limited to: legal, investing, financial, medical, accounting, or any other professional advice. Christ will reign from a new temple in Jerusalem I consider that what we suffer at this present time cannot be compared at all with the glory that is going to be revealed to us. Why? 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