Pastor David B. Curtis


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Christians and Israel

Romans 9:6

Delivered 10/15/23

I'm sure that you are all aware by now that as of 10/07/23 Israel is at war. This has caused Christians to go crazy talking about Bible prophecy's being fulfilled. Believers proclaim that this is the beginning of the tribulation, that the rapture is about to happen, and that the Lord will return at any moment. Before we look at what the Bible says about Israel, let's talk about current events.

Did Hamas attack Israel on October 7th slaughtering hundreds of Israelis? As I have said many times, we have been lied to about everything. Why would you believe what the MSM is telling you? The media is owned by the Khazarian Jews.

Whom is this attack being blamed on? Hamas. Who is Hamas and where did they come from? The Palestinian armed group, Hamas, takes its name from an Arabic acronym that, in English, stands for "Islamic Resistance Movement." Hamas was formally established in December 1987 by Sheik Ahmad Yassin after the outbreak of a Palestinian uprising known as the first Intifada. Hamas declared that liberating Palestine from Israeli occupation was every Muslim's religious duty. Hamas entered politics in 2005, and won a landslide victory in parliamentary elections the next year, beating its rival Fatah. A year later, disagreements between them led to an armed conflict that would end with Hamas in charge of Gaza, while Fatah held the West Bank.

Hamas was created by Israel.  Former Israeli officials such as Brig. Gen. Yitzhak Segev, who was the Israeli military governor in Gaza in the early 1980s, told a New York Times reporter that he had helped finance the Palestinian Islamist movement as a "counterweight" to the secularists and leftists of the Palestine Liberation Organization and the Fatah party, led by Yasser Arafat (who himself referred to Hamas as "a creature of Israel.")

So, the Israelis helped build up a militant strain of Palestinian political Islam, in the form of Hamas, and its Muslim Brotherhood precursors. Then, the Israelis switched tack and tried to bomb, besiege, and blockade it out of existence.

What I find interesting is that many are likening this attack to Israel's 911. What do you think of when you think of 911? I think of a false flag. Saying something is a false flag doesn't mean it didn't happen. Merriam Webster Dictionary defines a false flag as: "a hostile or harmful action (such as an attack) that is designed to look like it was perpetrated by someone other than the person or group responsible for it."

Just think about what they are telling us happened. Israel has one of the most technically advanced armies in the world. They have the most secure border in the world. They have the Iron Dome which is a highly effective missile defense system. The Israel Defense Forces said the system boasted a 95.6% success rate during a rocket salvo fired by Islamic Jihad in May. And yet they were completely surprised by this attack?

Why would Israel allow this attack to happen and kill so many of its citizens? The same reason the USA caused 911. We wanted to go to war. Israel wants to wipe out Gaza, the only land the Palestinians have left. Please understand that there is a difference between Palestinians and Hamas. In fact, many Palestinians are Christians. But we have Christians who are siding with Christ-rejecting Israel and cheering for Israel to wipe out the Palestinians (who are mostly women and Children). The average age in Gaza is 17.

As of 10-10-23, over 770 Palestinians have died—140 of which were children. And Israel has announced a siege blocking all food, water, and fuel form Gaza. The Gaza strip has been locked down since 2007. The Palestinians don't like Hamas. They want peace, but the Israelites constantly torment them. Many of our politicians want us in a war because war makes a lot of money for a lot of people.

With that as some background, let's look at what the Bible has to say about Israel.

Pastor Mike Hammer, in a message last Sunday, said, "We are seeing prophecy unfold before our very eyes with what took place this weekend with this war in Israel." Let me say to you that this war in Israel has absolutely nothing to do with biblical prophecy.

Hammer goes on to say, "When Israel is attacked any serious student of the Bible any serious follower of Christ wants to know what in the world is going on and what does the Bible say about some of these events that are happening today." Well, I consider myself as a serious student of the Bible and I am not asking what the Bible says about some of these events that are happening today. I'm not asking because I know. There is no biblical prophecy involved in what is happening today. The Bible teaches that ALL biblical prophecy was fulfilled in AD 70 with the destruction and removal of Judaism and its Temple.

"But when you see Jerusalem surrounded by armies, then know that its desolation has come near. Then let those who are in Judea flee to the mountains, and let those who are inside the city depart, and let not those who are out in the country enter it, for these are days of vengeance, to fulfill all that is written. Luke 21:20-22 ESV

Believers, the "you" here is not us; it was the first-century audience.

Hammer went on to say, "Something prophetically and biblically important has happened this very weekend." No, it did not. Then he contends that "They have zero percent chance of destroying Israel because God is the protector of Israel." Is this pastor unaware of the Jewish-Roman war that ended in AD 70 with the total destruction of Jerusalem and the Temple? Is he aware that biblical Judaism hasn't been practiced since that time? Why didn't God protect them then? Most of the Church believes this kind of nonsense. 

All this prophecy hype is caused by faulty theology, particularly in the area of eschatology. One of the biggest problems the American church faces today is the predominate view of Christian Zionism. Zionism is a political movement built on the belief that the Jewish people deserve by right to possess the land of Palestine as their own.

Let me give you a little history on how Zionism came about.

Through Darby's influence, premillennial dispensationalism became a dominant method of biblical interpretation. The most influential instrument of dispensational thinking was the Scofield Bible (1909). An early Darby disciple, William E. Blackstone, brought dispensationalism to millions of Americans through his best seller, Jesus Is Coming (1882). The book took a premillennial dispensational view of the Second Coming, emphasizing that the Jews had a biblical right to Palestine and would soon be restored there. Blackstone became one of the first Christian Zionists in America to actively lobby for the Zionist cause. In England, the social reformer Lord Shaftesbury, who was also a disciple of Darby, turned Zionism in a political agenda. Shaftesbury is credited with coining an early version of the slogan adopted by Jewish Zionist fathers Max Nordau and Theodor Herzl: "A land of no people for a people with no land." This led to the Balfour Declaration.

The Balfour Declaration was an official statement issued on behalf of the British government in 1917 which announced its support in principle of a proposed home for the Jewish people in Palestine. It was drafted by British Foreign Minister Arthur J. Balfour in concert with prominent Jewish leaders and the British cabinet and was issued by Balfour in the following communication to the 2nd Baron Rothschild on November 2, 1917:

I have much pleasure in conveying to you, on behalf of his Majesty's Government, the following declaration of sympathy with Jewish Zionist aspirations, which has been submitted to, and approved by, the Cabinet.

His Majesty's Government views with favor the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people, and will use their best endeavours to facilitate the achievement of this object. It being clearly understood that nothing shall be done which may prejudice the civil and religious rights of existing non-Jewish communities in Palestine, or the rights and political status enjoyed by Jews in any other country.

This declaration, which Zionists interpreted as a promise for a Jewish state in Palestine, was formally approved by representatives of the Allied governments at Versailles in 1919 and was the basis of the League of Nations mandate for Palestine.

Please notice Balfour's statement: "It being clearly understood that nothing shall be done which may prejudice the civil and religious rights of existing non-Jewish communities in Palestine…" This was totally ignored, and during the late 1940s, Zionist guerrillas succeeded in throwing Palestine into havoc and eventually took over that land.

The result was the disenfranchisement of over a million people who had historically dwelt there.

Elias Chacour, in his book, Blood Brothers, wrote about what it was like for the Palestinians as the Zionist guerrillas took over their land, drove them from their homes, and murdered whole villages. Map of 1945 Palestine.

Christian Zionism as a modern theological and political movement embraces the most extreme ideological positions of Zionism. They believe that God will restore Israel's ancient fortunes as a nation in the Promised Land. Accompanying this claim is the conviction that Yeshua the Messiah will rule from Jerusalem and the Jewish people will believe on Him. They see the modern state of Israel as the equivalent of the biblical Israel and the forerunner of the return of Yeshua. Christian Zionism has become deeply detrimental to a just peace between Palestine and Israel.

Grace Halsell, who was an American journalist and writer, learned by experience that what her church had taught her about Israel is a myth. She summarizes the message of the Christian Zionist in this way: "Every act taken by Israel is orchestrated by God, and should be condoned, supported, and even praised by the rest of us." "Never mind what Israel does," say the Christian Zionists, "God wants us to support them."

At least one in four American Christians surveyed recently by Christianity Today magazine said that they believe it is their biblical responsibility to support the nation of Israel. The Pew Research Center put the figure at 63% among white evangelicals. Christian Zionism is pervasive within mainline American evangelical, charismatic, and independent denominations.

Followers of Christian Zionism are convinced that the founding of the State of Israel in 1948 and the capture of Jerusalem in 1967 fulfilled the promises God made to Abraham that He would establish Israel as a Jewish nation forever in Palestine.

Christian Zionism's leading proponent today would have to be John Hagee, the senior pastor of Cornerstone Church in San Antonio, Texas, a non-denominational Charismatic mega-church with more than 20,000 active members. His weekly programs are broadcast on 160 TV stations, 50 radio stations, and eight networks into an estimated 99 million homes in 200 countries.

Christian Zionism shows an uncritical tolerance of Rabbinic Judaism and endorsement of the Israeli political right while at the same time demonstrates an inexcusable lack of compassion for the Palestinian tragedy and plight of the indigenous Christian community in Israel and Palestine. Within the Christian Zionist worldview, Palestinians are regarded as alien residents in Israel.

Now let me ask you: Why are all these Christian leaders so supportive of National Israel? Where do they get the idea that Christians are to stand in support of Israel? Well, the whole Tanakh is filled with promises that Yahweh made to Israel. The nation was uniquely chosen by Yahweh to be blessed and to be a source of blessing to the whole world.

"For you are a people holy to the LORD your God. The LORD your God has chosen you to be a people for his treasured possession, out of all the peoples who are on the face of the earth. It was not because you were more in number than any other people that the LORD set his love on you and chose you, for you were the fewest of all peoples, but it is because the LORD loves you and is keeping the oath that he swore to your fathers, that the LORD has brought you out with a mighty hand and redeemed you from the house of slavery, from the hand of Pharaoh king of Egypt. Deuteronomy 7:6-8 ESV

It was to Israel that Yahweh revealed Himself, and it was Israel that received the Messianic promises. To mess with Israel is to mess with Yahweh Himself according to Zechariah 2:8.

For thus said the LORD of hosts, after his glory sent me to the nations who plundered you, for he who touches you touches the apple of his eye: Zechariah 2:8 ESV

They were Yahweh's chosen people.

Hear this word that the LORD has spoken against you, O people of Israel, against the whole family that I brought up out of the land of Egypt: "You only have I known of all the families of the earth; therefore, I will punish you for all your iniquities. Amos 3:1-2 ESV

"You only have I known"—indicates an intimate love relationship. Yahweh knows every single individual, but He knew Israel in a special way. They had a very privileged position. Now, with privilege comes responsibility. Look at the last part of the verse in Amos 3:2. This seems to be something the Zionist's miss. "Therefore, I will punish you for all your iniquities." Israel became proud and missed the true end of all they had—the coming of the Lord Yeshua to atone for their sins.

There are two biblical truths that Christian Zionists don't seem to realize:

  1. Because of Israel's disobedience, Yahweh is finished with National Israel.
  2. They don't understand who Israel is.

Paul refers to this loss of privilege in the first couple of verses of Romans 9 where he expresses his sorrow for his countrymen and his readiness to suffer for them.

For I could wish that I myself were accursed and cut off from Christ for the sake of my brothers, my kinsmen according to the flesh.  Romans 9:3 ESV

Paul was implying by this that Israel was no longer the people of Yahweh. Paul was saying that Israel was no longer blessed, but were, in fact, now cursed. He says he wished he could take the curse for them.

If Yahweh's chosen people were now cursed, had Yahweh gone back on His promises? Has He rejected His chosen people? Was Israel really cursed, or was Paul just bitter because of all the beatings he had received from them? Let's look at what Yeshua had to say to the nation of Israel.

In the morning, as he was returning to the city, he became hungry. And seeing a fig tree by the wayside, he went to it and found nothing on it but only leaves. And he said to it, "May no fruit ever come from you again!" And the fig tree withered at once. Matthew 21:18-19 ESV

I believe that the fig tree is used here as a figure for the Nation Israel. Throughout Israel's history, Yahweh constantly hungered for His people to bring forth fruit. The Gospel writers spoke of the physical hunger of Yeshua as symbolic of Yahweh's hunger for fruit from His people. Yeshua pronounces a curse on Israel because of their failure to bear fruit and their ultimate rejection of Him. Many of Yeshua's parables referred to Israel's rejection and thus their destruction.

"Hear another parable. There was a master of a house who planted a vineyard and put a fence around it and dug a winepress in it and built a tower and leased it to tenants, and went into another country.  Matthew 21:33 ESV

Who is the vineyard?

And now I will tell you what I will do to my vineyard. I will remove its hedge, and it shall be devoured; I will break down its wall, and it shall be trampled down. I will make it a waste; it shall not be pruned or hoed, and briers and thorns shall grow up; I will also command the clouds that they rain no rain upon it. For the vineyard of the LORD of hosts is the house of Israel, and the men of Judah are his pleasant planting; and he looked for justice, but behold, bloodshed; for righteousness, but behold, an outcry! Isaiah 5:5-7 ESV

Now it is clear that the vineyard is Israel. Israel is Yahweh's vineyard. Now keep that in mind as we go back to Matthew 21.

"When the season for fruit drew near, he sent his servants to the tenants to get his fruit.  Matthew 21:34 ESV

What is the fruit that Yahweh was looking for? According to Isaiah 5:7, it was justice and righteousness. In biblical usage, righteousness is rooted in covenants and relationships. For biblical authors, righteousness is the fulfillment of the terms of a covenant between Yahweh and humanity, or between humans in the full range of human relationships. The one who in faith gives himself to the doing of Yahweh's will is righteous.

And the tenants took his servants and beat one, killed another, and stoned another. Again, he sent other servants, more than the first. And they did the same to them. Finally, he sent his son to them, saying, 'They will respect my son.' But when the tenants saw the son, they said to themselves, 'This is the heir. Come, let us kill him and have his inheritance.' And they took him and threw him out of the vineyard and killed him. Matthew 21:35-39 ESV

Yeshua is prophesying what the Jews will do to Him.

When therefore the owner of the vineyard comes, what will he do to those tenants?" They said to him, "He will put those wretches to a miserable death and let out the vineyard to other tenants who will give him the fruits in their seasons." Yeshua said to them, "Have you never read in the Scriptures: "'The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone; this was the Lord's doing, and it is marvelous in our eyes'? Therefore, I tell you, the kingdom of God will be taken away from you and given to a people producing its fruits. Matthew 21:40-43 ESV

Yeshua tells them very clearly that because of their rejection of Him, "the kingdom of God will be taken from them." We also see a very similar parable in Matthew 22:1-10. These parables are teaching that Israel lost its privileged position. In light of all this, the question is: Has Yahweh's plan changed? Is Israel's rejection as a nation a going back on His word? Has Yahweh broken His promises to Israel?

There are two possible conclusions to be drawn: (1) either the Gospel that Paul is preaching is false or (2) the promises of Yahweh to Israel have failed. The Messiah and blessing to Israel were inseparably connected. The Jews would say, "Either Yeshua is not the true Messiah because He cursed and rejected Yahweh's people, or the Word of God has proven false." So, Yahweh's justice and righteousness is being called into question.

This is very relevant to us today because if Yahweh broke His promise to Israel, what assurance do we have that He will keep His promise to us and give eternal life to all who believe in Him?

There are two biblical truths that Christian Zionists don't seem to realize:

  1. Because of Israel's disobedience, Yahweh is finished with National Israel.
  2. They don't understand who Israel is.

In Romans 9:6, Paul shows his readers, first-century Roman believers and us today, that Israel's rejection is not inconsistent with the promises of Yahweh. To say that the nation is accursed is not to say that Yahweh's promises have failed:

But it is not as though the word of God has failed. For not all who are descended from Israel belong to Israel, Romans 9:6 ESV

"It is not"—is ouk hoIon de, which means "but not such as," or "but not in a similar way." In other words, the Word of God has not stumbled in a similar way as Israel when she rejected her Messiah. The Complete Jewish Bible puts it like this:

But the present condition of Isra'el does not mean that the Word of God has failed. For not everyone from Isra'el is truly part of Isra'el; Romans 9:6 CJB

The "word of God" means "anything which God has spoken." Here, from the connection, it should be understood in a more specific sense. It is the word of promise in the covenants alluded to in verse 4. It refers to the great promises Yahweh had made to Abraham, then to Isaac, then to Jacob conferring blessing upon their seed.

The phrase, "has failed" is from the Greek word ekpipto, which means "to fall out of, to fall down from, to fail, to be without effect." Paul uses this verb several times in Acts 27 in regard to his voyage. It is used of a sailing vessel getting off the course it was intended to have, and it was used of flowers fading. We could put it this way: "It's not as if the promises of Yahweh have gone off course."

Consequently, if Yahweh's promises have not gone off course, then how can Israel be accursed when Yahweh made so many promises to them? Paul is going to teach us that Yahweh's promises have not failed; they were misunderstood! Can you imagine someone misunderstanding Yahweh's promises? I'm sure you can think of a few promises that Yeshua made that are misunderstood today. "And behold, I am coming soon." Many of His promises have been misunderstood by His people:

But it is not as though the word of God has failed. For not all who are descended from Israel belong to Israel, Romans 9:6 ESV

In the last half of this verse, Paul explains how they were misunderstood. "For not all who are descended from Israel belong to Israel." I can't emphasize how important this verse is. We must understand this. This verse is the key to understanding Israel and the promises of Yahweh.

The first question we must answer is, Who or what is Israel? What does the term "Israel" mean? Let's first look at the etymology. The term, Israel, is a compound of two words: sarah, meaning "fight," "struggle," or "rule"; and el, meaning "Mighty One, God." Some have taken the name Israel to mean: "He who struggles with God" or "He who rules with God." But in Hebrew names, sometimes God is not the object of the verb, but the subject. Daniel means "God judges" not "he judges God." So, Israel means "God rules" or "He who rules with God." The first use of the term Israel in Scripture is found in Genesis 32.

Then he said, "Your name shall no longer be called Jacob, but Israel, for you have striven with God and with men, and have prevailed."  Genesis 32:28 ESV

Notice that the name Israel is not first given to the nation—rather, it is first given to an individual, Jacob. Jacob was a type of Christ—being for a time the head of the covenant, and as an individual with the name Israel, he typifies the Redeemer who was going to be the true Israel.

So, Jacob is called Israel. Jacob marries two sisters, Leah and Rachel. With these two women and their maids came 12 sons, who became the 12 tribes of Israel.

Then all the people who were at the gate and the elders said, "We are witnesses. May the LORD make the woman, who is coming into your house, like Rachel and Leah, who together built up the house of Israel. May you act worthily in Ephrathah and be renowned in Bethlehem, Ruth 4:11 ESV

So, Jacob's twelve sons are called the "house of Israel," a term that refers to the twelve tribes, the Nation Israel. Israel, Jacob's sons, were delivered from Egyptian bondage and became a nation at Sinai when Yahweh gave them His Law and entered into covenant with them. They were now called "the house of Israel."

For the cloud of the LORD was on the tabernacle by day, and fire was in it by night, in the sight of all the house of Israel throughout all their journeys.  Exodus 40:38 ESV

After the nation split, the ten Northern tribes were called, "the house of Israel," and the Southern tribes, Benjamin and Judah, were known as, "Judah." But this is not pertinent to our discussion here.

Israel, then, is a term that was first given to Jacob. Then his sons were called "sons of Israel" and later "the house of Israel." So, the term Israel came to be used of the nation that Yahweh called out of Egypt. This is no doubt what most Christians think of when they hear the term "Israel." This is usually all they think of, national physical Israel. But Paul tells us in Romans 9:6 that there are TWO Israels:

But it is not as though the word of God has failed. For not all who are descended from Israel belong to Israel, Romans 9:6 ESV

We know that one of these Israels is national physical Israel, Jacob's sons. There is no disagreement here. But who is the other Israel? This is where the disagreements start.

We have here physical Israel, those who descended from Jacob, and then we have true Israel. So, we have physical Israel and true Israel.

Paul is saying that Yahweh's promises haven't failed, because Yahweh never promised unconditionally covenant blessings to each offspring of Abraham. Yahweh never intended that all of the Nation Israel would be redeemed. Within National Israel is "True Israel" or "spiritual Israel." So, one could be an Israelite without truly being an Israelite. The promises were to "true Israel," not National Israel.

So, who is true Israel? Is it the Church? Yes! But what is the Church? It is the Body of Christ! And what I want us to understand is that Yeshua is the true Israel! It is in Him, and Him alone, that the promises of Yahweh are fulfilled. We could say, "They are not all 'in Christ' who are physical descendants of Jacob."

Let me attempt to prove to you that Yeshua is the True Israel. Let's look at a text that clearly refers to physical/National Israel.

When Israel was a child, I loved him, and out of Egypt I called my son.  Hosea 11:1 ESV

When we study this text in the context of this entire book, we find that Hosea is referring to the exodus out of Egypt of Jacob's sons. But in Matthew 2:15, Matthew tells us that Hosea's prophecy was fulfilled when Yeshua's parents took Him to Egypt to protect Him from Herod's slaughter of all the male babies.

And he rose and took the child and his mother by night and departed to Egypt and remained there until the death of Herod. This was to fulfill what the Lord had spoken by the prophet, "Out of Egypt I called my son." Matthew 2:14-15 ESV

Matthew takes a passage from Hosea, which clearly refers to Israel, and tells his readers that this passage is now fulfilled in Yeshua! He does this to prove to his largely Jewish audience that Yeshua is the Servant of Yahweh, foretold throughout the Tanakh, especially Isaiah. Yeshua is the true Israel; He is the true seed of Abraham. This is the point that Paul is making in Galatians.

Now the promises were made to Abraham and to his offspring. It does not say, "And to offsprings," referring to many, but referring to one, "And to your offspring," who is Christ.  Galatians 3:16 ESV

Paul tells us here that the promises were made to Abraham and Christ. They were not for all of Abraham's physical descendants. Paul says it is not referring to many, but to One. Christians are Abraham's seed and the heirs to the promises only because by faith, we are united to Him who alone is the true Israel, Abraham's one seed—Yeshua.

so that in Christ Yeshua the blessing of Abraham might come to the Gentiles, so that we might receive the promised Spirit through faith.  Galatians 3:14 ESV

We inherit all the promises made to Abraham through Christ. Everything we are and have comes by virtue of our union with Christ which only comes by faith. Listen carefully, the Abrahamic Covenant was a promise made to Abraham and to Yeshua, the seed of Abraham; that He would be made great, the father of many nations, and that in Him would all the nations of the earth be blessed. This promise was fulfilled spiritually and ultimately in Christ.

In Exodus Israel is called, "Yahweh's son."

Then you shall say to Pharaoh, 'Thus says the LORD, Israel is my firstborn son, Exodus 4:22 ESV

But Paul calls Yeshua, "God's Son":

and was declared to be the Son of God in power according to the Spirit of holiness by his resurrection from the dead, Yeshua the Christ our Lord, Romans 1:4 ESV

Paul also calls Yeshua, "God's firstborn":

He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation.  Colossians 1:15 ESV

By calling Yeshua the Son, Paul now assigns to Yeshua the designation for Israel as God's son. Making Yeshua the True Israel. And since Yeshua is God's true Son, then membership in the people of Yahweh depends on being rightly related to Yeshua. Apart from a relationship to Yeshua, you CANNOT be a true Israelite.

The Psalmist calls Israel, "Yahweh's vine."

You brought a vine out of Egypt; you drove out the nations and planted it.  Psalms 80:8 ESV

Israel is the vine. We already saw this in Isaiah 5. But notice what Yeshua called Himself.

"I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinedresser.  John 15:1 ESV

Yeshua is the True Israel and only in Him are the promises of Yahweh fulfilled:

For all the promises of God find their Yes in him. That is why it is through him that we utter our Amen to God for his glory.  2 Corinthians 1:20 ESV

Yeshua, as the True Israel, received the promises of Yahweh that were passed down from the fathers (i.e., Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob). As true Israel, He obeyed whereas Old Covenant Israel failed to obey. We see this in His temptation in the wilderness. Where national Israel failed to obey, Christ obeyed. In every way that Israel proved to be the unrighteous son, Yeshua proved that He was the righteous Son.

What Paul preached does not speak against the promises of Yahweh. Israel is Yahweh's people by faith, and all who believe in Christ receive the promises that Yahweh made to Israel. The Church, those of us who have trusted Christ, are the Israel of God. Believers, and only believers, are "true Jews."

For neither circumcision counts for anything, nor uncircumcision, but a new creation. And as for all who walk by this rule, peace and mercy be upon them, and upon the Israel of God. Galatians 6:15-16 ESV

To understand that Yahweh keeps His covenant promises, you MUST understand that not all Israel is really Israel.

If Yeshua is the True Israel of Yahweh and if the New Testament writers apply to Yeshua those prophecies in the Tanakh referring to Israel as Yahweh's son and servant, then what does this understanding do to the Dispensationalists and the Zionists who believe that the nation of Israel is Yahweh's chosen people, the sole inheritors of Yahweh's promises and that to be a part of Israel, one must be of the proper lineage and nationality?

Believers, the nation of Israel has not existed for nearly 2,000 years. National Israel was destroyed in AD 70. Those in the Middle East who affirm themselves as Israel have no right to do so. There is no Jewish race or nation today. Yahweh put an end to Judaism in AD 70. The "last days" were the "last days" of Israel. The last days ended when the nation Israel ended.

Many people today still consider the Jewish people as a race. After the destruction of Jerusalem, however, the nation of Israel, after the flesh, was scattered throughout the earth, and lost all tribal relations. This scattering was made immutable due to the fact that all tribal genealogical records were destroyed with the Temple in AD 70. The simple fact is that there is no existing Jewish race today.

Peer-reviewed genetic research from Johns Hopkins shows that 97.5% of Judaic Israelis actually have NO ancient Hebrew Blood and no ancestral right to any Palestinian land and actually are NOT Semites at all, while 80% of Palestinians have ancient Hebrew Blood, have an ancestral right to the land and are real Semites? (

Christian Zionists believe that the national Jews deserve by right the land of Palestine as their own. Do they? Modern unbelieving Jews have absolutely no theological, and therefore, no historical and legal right to the land of Palestine. Modern- day Judaism is a cult; they are Christ-rejecting covenant breakers and are under the curse of Yahweh. Christian Zionism, which much of churchianity today holds to, is blasphemy.

Who is the liar but he who denies that Yeshua is the Christ? This is the antichrist, he who denies the Father and the Son. No one who denies the Son has the Father. Whoever confesses the Son has the Father also. 1 John 2:22-23 ESV

Judaism denies the Son and is a cult, and unless the Jews turn to Yeshua in faith, they remain under the curse of Yahweh.

Believers, we owe no allegiance and no support to those who say they are Jews but are not; they are of the synagogue of Satan.

Believers, what is happening in the Middle East today has nothing to do with biblical prophecy, but if we go to war, it will affect all of us. Pray for the people in Israel and in Gaza; they are victims in all of this.

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