WATCH Israel is Proof that God will be Faithful to You!

I’ve been praying for some big things, for some time, without seeing the results I want. I was talking to the Lord about it, just the other day. I know these things are His will, but I was a bit discouraged. The Lord reminded me that the lesson of Israel is, if anything, proof that He is faithful—but not always on our timetable.


Think about it. God made amazing promises to Israel about her restoration and her redemption. But, before we saw that, things got worse – a lot worse!

In 70 CE, Jerusalem was destroyed. In fact, Josephus tells us of the brutality of the Roman soldiers as they razed the city. Not one stone was left upon another in the Temple, as Yeshua predicted. Over one million Jews were slain.

In 130 CE, there was another revolt and, this time, the Jews were deported. So complete was the defeat of the Jewish people, that replacement theology seemed confirmed in the headlines. Surely God is against these wretched Jews.

Then, for 1,800 more years, the Jews roamed the earth as the most consistently, persecuted race that ever existed, culminating in the Holocaust.

Before I go on, is there any one of you reading this who has suffered anything close to what the Jewish people have endured? My guess is no.

However, God was faithful. After all those years, after the Jewish people had become an afterthought in world history. Then, after 52 attempted genocides…God brought forth His promise. The Lord said:

Who has ever heard of such things? Who has ever seen things like this? Can a country be born in a day or a nation be brought forth in a moment? Yet no sooner is Zion