"For Yehovah’s portion is His people; Jacob is the allotment of His
will not abandon His people, nor will He forsake His inheritance.
of hosts has blessed, saying, "Blessed is Egypt My people, and Assyria the
work of My hands, and Israel My inheritance."
portion of Jacob is not like these; for the Maker of all is He, and
Israel is the tribe of His inheritance; Yehovah of hosts is
1 Samuel 10:1
took the flask of oil, poured it on his head, kissed him and said, "Has not
Yahweh anointed you a ruler over His inheritance?
2 Samuel 21:3
"Thus David said to the Gibeonites, 'What should I do for you? And how can I
make atonement that you may bless the inheritance of Yehovah?'"
1 Kings 8:53 "For
You have separated them from all the peoples of the earth as Your
inheritance, as You did speak through Moses Your servant, when You
did bring our fathers forth from Egypt, O Lord Yehovah."
Will Be Destroyed
"And I will
bless those who bless you, and the one who curses you I will curse. And in
you all the families of the earth shall be blessed." (Genesis 12:3)
Isaiah 60:12, 14
the nation and the kingdom which will not serve you will perish, And the
nations will be utterly ruined. The glory of Lebanon will come to you, The
juniper, the box tree, and the cypress together, To beautify the place of My
sanctuary; And I shall make the place of My feet glorious. And the sons of
those who afflicted you will come bowing to you, And all those who despised
you will bow themselves at the soles of your feet; And they will call you
the city of Yehovah, The Zion of the Holy One of Israel."
"‘But I will repay Babylon [Modern Iraq]
and all the inhabitants of Chaldea for all their evil that they have done in
Zion before your eyes,’ declares Yehovah. ‘Behold, I am against you, O
destroying mountain, who destroys the whole earth,’ declares Yehovah, ‘And I
will stretch out My hand against you, and roll you down from the crags and I
will make you a burnt out mountain. And they will not take from you even a
stone for a corner nor a stone for foundations, but you will be desolate
forever,’ declares Yehovah."
Isaiah 17:1 "The
oracle concerning Damascus [Modern Capital of
Syria]. ‘Behold, Damascus is about to be removed from being a city,
and it will become a fallen ruin.’"
Zechariah 12:9 "And it
will come about in that day that I will set about to destroy all the nations
that come against Jerusalem."
this will be the plague with which Yehovah will strike all the peoples who
have gone to war against Jerusalem; their flesh will rot while they stand on
their feet, and their eyes will rot in their sockets, and their tongue will
rot in their mouth."
"Pray for the peace of Jerusalem. May they prosper who love you."
LAND OF ISRAEL
to Israel Forever
Genesis 13:14-15, 17:8
"And Yehovah said to Abram, after Lot had
separated from him, Now lift up your eyes and look from the place where you
are, northward and southward and eastward and westward; for all the land
which you see, I will give it to you and to your descendants
“He has remembered His covenant forever, the word which
He commanded to a thousand generations, the covenant which He made with
Abraham, and His oath to Isaac. Then He confirmed it to Jacob for a statute,
to Israel as an everlasting covenant, saying, ‘To you I will give the land
of Canaan as the portion of your inheritance.’”
all your people will be righteous; They will possess the land
branch of My planting, The work of My hands, That I may be glorified. The
smallest one will become a clan, And the least one a mighty nation. I,
Yehovah, will hasten it in its time."
"Then I will let you dwell in this place, in the land that I gave to your
Jeremiah 24:6 ‘For I
will set My-eyes on them for good, and I will bring them again to this land;
and I will build them up and not overthrow them, and I will plant them and
not pluck them up.
Jeremiah 31:37 "Thus says Yehovah, ‘If the heavens
above can be measured, and the foundations of the earth searched out below,
then I will also cast off all the offspring of Israel for all that they have
done,’ declares Yehovah."
Jeremiah 46:28 "‘Jacob My servant, do not fear,’
declares Yehovah, ‘For I am with you. For I shall make a full end of all the
nations where I have driven you, yet I shall not make a full end of you;
but I shall correct you properly and by no means leave you unpunished.’"
Ezekiel 37:25-26 "And
they shall live on the land that I gave to Jacob My servant, in which your
fathers lived; and they will live on it, they, and their sons, and their
sons' sons, forever; and David My servant shall be their prince
forever. And I will make a covenant of peace with them; it will be
an everlasting covenant with them. And I will place them and multiply them,
and will set My sanctuary in their midst forever."
(4:1-2 Hebrew Text) "For behold, in those days and at that time, when I
restore the fortunes of Judah and Jerusalem, I will gather all the nations,
and bring them down to the valley of Jehoshaphat. Then I will enter into
judgment with them there on behalf of My people and My inheritance, Israel,
whom they have scattered among the nations; and they have divided up My
of the Land of Israel
15:18 On that day Yehovah made a covenant
with Abram [Nisan 14,
1914 BC], saying, "To your descendants I
have given this land, from the river of Egypt as far as the great river, the
"And I will fix your
boundary from the Red Sea to the sea of the Philistines, and from the
wilderness to the River Euphrates; for I will deliver the inhabitants of the
land into your hand, and you will drive them out before you."
Nations Will Surround Israel
& Bring Jesus
Zechariah 14:2-4 "For
I will gather all the nations against Jerusalem to battle, and the city will
be captured, the houses plundered, the women ravished, and half of the city
exiled, but the rest of the people will not be cut off from the city. Then
Yehovah will go forth and fight against those nations, as when He fights on
a day of battle. And in that day His feet will stand on the Mount of Olives,
which is in front of Jerusalem on the east; and the Mount of Olives will be
split in its middle from east to west by a very large valley, so that half
of the mountain will move toward the north and the other half toward the
Until Israel is
Psalm122:6 "Pray for the
peace of Jerusalem: "May they prosper who love you."
Isaiah 62:6-7 "On your
walls, O Jerusalem, I have appointed watchmen; all day and all night they
will never keep silent. You who remind Yehovah, take no rest for yourselves;
and give Him no rest until He establishes and makes Jerusalem a praise in
Is the Center of the Earth
Ezekiel 5:5 "Thus says
‘This is Jerusalem; I have set her at the center of the nations, with lands
Ezekiel 38:12 Israel "who live at the
center of the world."