' The Hope  of  Israel '

​ BIBLE TRUTH  . . .  Churches do NOT teach !!! 

The  Hope of Israel  is the central message in the Bible of  ' Salvation for Mankind

The  ' Gospel '  is the  " GOOD NEWS "  concerning the  :

1.  Name of Jesus Christ   (  " the ONLY Way "  unto salvation  )

2.  Kingdom of God  (  " the REWARD "  for His faithful followers  )

 

 

God's eternal purpose outlined throughout the Scriptures ,  is to provide a  ' Way of Salvation ' for mankind that He might fulfill His ultimate objective - to fill the earth with His glory.   What is God's Glory ??   Quite simply , it  is  His Character.   God's plan is to fill the earth with faithful people ,  who display a love  &  a desire to reflect  His Ways  &  His Character

Numbers 14v21    But as truly as I live ,  ALL THE EARTH  shall be  filled  with the ' glory of the LORD '

Psalm 72v19         Blessed be His glorious name for ever  &  let  THE WHOLE  EARTH be filled with ' His glory '

Habakkuk 2v14   For  THE EARTH  shall be  filled  with the knowledge of the ' glory of the LORD ' as the waters over the sea

Numbers 14v21    To them , who by patient continuance in well-doing , 

                                seek for glory  &  honour &  immortality ,  eternal life :

                               

                                Glory , honour  &  peace  to every man that worketh good , 

                                to  THE  JEW ' FIRST '  . . . .   &   also to THE GENTILE

 

God offers salvation to mankind ' solely '  throught the redemptive life  &  work of His Son , the Lord Jesus Christ.  This ' Way of Salvation '  is extended to ALL mankind  -  but  ' first '  to the Jews ( the nation of Israel )  &  then to all other nationalities ( ' Gentiles ' ) 

The Jews ( Israelites ) are God's ' chosen people '.   As a nation , they are set apart in God's eyes because of the faithful obedience of their fore-father Abraham.  Due to his remarkable belief  &  trust in Him , God made a series of amazing  &  eternal promises to Abraham , to bless his seed ( descendants )  &  to make them great among ' ALL ' nations.

Unknown to  ' most of  ' Christianity  -  these " eternal promises " God made to Abraham  are the  VERY CORNERSTONE  of  ' THE GOSPEL '

Through the promise of  ' A  SEED '   &   the promise of  ' THE LAND '  -  we are ,  in the Book of Genesis ,  given the ' prophetic assurance ' of  the Lord Jesus Christ   &  also ,  the Kingdom of God on earth

Throughout God's Word , the Bible ,  there is an unmistakable series of  ' PROMISES '  recorded which underpin God's entire plan & purpose with mankind.   These ' PROMISES '  were  made to a succession of  God's faithful servants   &  they form a wonderful  ' golden thread '  of hope & salvation for both  the Jews  &  the Gentiles.   These ' PROMISES attest to the true ' faithfulness ' of God toward His beloved servants  like Abraham  &  highlight His grace  & mercy toward all mankind.   Please consider these wonderful promises we have listed below :

' THE PROMISES ' TO FAITHFUL ABRAHAM

Genesis 12 v 1-4     -     GOD'S FIRST PROMISES

The LORD had said unto Abram  . . .  I will make of thee  a  ' GREAT NATION ' 

  &   I  will bless thee  &   make thy name great  &  thou shalt be a blessing
  &   I  will  ' bless them '  that bless thee   &  ' curse him '  that curseth thee

  &   IN THEE  ,  shall  all families of the earth  be blessed.

 

 

Genesis 13 v 14-17     -     GOD'S PROMISE OF  ' THE LAND '​

 

The LORD said unto Abram , after that Lot was separated from him ,

Lift up now thine eyes  &  look from the place where thou art

  . . .  northward   &   southward   &   eastward   &   westward

For  ALL  ' THE LAND '  which thou seest ,  to thee  will I give it  &  to THY SEED  . . . ' FOR EVER '
I will make  thy seed  as the  ' dust of the earth '

  . . .  so that if a man can number the dust of the earth ,  then shall  thy seed  also be numbered
Arise , walk through  THE LAND  in the length of it  &  in the breadth of it ;  for I will give it  unto thee

 

Genesis 15 v 18       -     GOD DEFINES ' THE LAND '​

 

In the same day  the LORD  made a covenant with Abram , saying  : 

Unto  thy seed  have I given  ' THIS LAND '

from  the river of Egypt   unto   the great river  , the river Euphrates

 

 

Genesis 17 v 5-8       -     GOD'S PROMISES  . . . ' REPEATED '

 

Behold ,  my covenant  is with thee  &  THOU  shalt be  ' a  father '  of  MANY NATIONS
Neither shall thy name any more be called Abram ,  but thy name shall be Abraham ;

           For  ' a  father '  of   MANY NATIONS   have I made thee.
 

I will make thee exceeding fruitful  &  I will make  nations of thee  &   kings shall come  out of thee.
&   I will establish  my covenant  between me  &  thee  &  thy seed after thee in their generations

           for an ' EVERLASTING  covenant ' ,  to be a God  unto thee  &  to  thy seed  after thee
 

I will give unto thee  &  to thy seed after thee , ' THE LAND '  wherein thou art a stranger,

          all the land of Canaan , for an  ' EVERLASTING  possession. . .   &  I will be their God.

 

 

Genesis 22 v 16-17       -     GOD'S PROMISES  . . . ' RE-CONFIRMED '

 

By myself  have I sworn ,  saith the LORD ,

for because  thou [ Abraham ]  hast done this thing  &  hast not withheld thy son [ Isaac ] ,  thine only son :
That in blessing  I will bless thee  &  in multiplying ,  I will multiply thy seed

    as the stars of the heaven  &  as the sand which is upon the sea shore ;

    &  thy seed  shall possess the gate of his enemies 
    &  IN THY SEED   shall  all the nations of the earth  be blessed ;  because  thou hast ' obeyed my voice '

 

These remarkable promises were then  ' REPEATED to his son Isaac  (  Genesis 26 v 3-4  ) 

&  . . .  later  ' RE-AFFIRMED '  to Abraham's grandson Jacob  (  Genesis 28 v 13-14   &   35 v 10-12  )

Finally to ' under-score ' the importance of these eternal promises ,

they were  ' RE-STATEDyet again ,  to Abraham's descendent King David  (  2 Samuel 7 v 12-16  )

So  . . . .  How important were ' These Promises ' ???

Consider ,  the  APOSTLE PAUL'S  words in the  New Testament  :

Galatians 3 v 16-17   

Now  to Abraham  &  his seed  were  ' THE PROMISES '  made. 

He saith not ,  And to seeds ,  as of many ;  but as of  one ,

And to  thy seed ,  WHICH IS  CHRIST
 

And this I say ,  that  the covenant  ,  that was  confirmed before  ( of God )  IN CHRIST  ,

      the Law ,  which was four hundred  &  thirty years after ,  cannot disannul ,

      that it should make  the promise  of none effect.
For if  ' THE INHERITANCE '  be of the Law ,  it is no more of promise : 

      but  God gave it to Abraham  . . .  BY PROMISE

 

 

Romans 15 v 8     ​

 

Now  [ Apostle Paul ]  say that   Jesus Christ  was a minister of the circumcision for  ' the truth of God '

     to  ' CONFIRM  THE PROMISES '  made  unto the fathers  [ Abraham , Isaac  &  Jacob ] 

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