Hi there, this post is meant to help you better-understand the issue of who the Israel of God is, as well as recognize a prominent deception that’s prevalent in society.
I also want you to know up front that I don’t have any ill-will toward anyone. Because God has given me love in my heart for people of all kinds of earthly identities. It makes no difference if someone identities their self as a Jew, Eskimo, Chinese, or Texan, everyone equally needs salvation in the risen Lord Jesus Christ. So let’s consider the matter at hand shall we?
I hate to even have to mention this, but since it’s a factor in many cases where someone claims to be a Jew or an Israeli, it needs to be noted. That is, many people are attracted to the idea that if they’re in some way attached to the current state of Israel or attached to the religion of rabbinic Judaism… that they’re somehow God’s people because of that connection. (And with that identity also comes the ancillary social benefits of being identified with abused people of history). But the fact is, regardless of any of that, those associations don’t make anyone a child of God.
No doubt you’ve also encountered the dispensationalist or the Zionist who believes or promotes the idea that people who currently claim to be “Jews” are biological descendants of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, (haven’t you)?
And no doubt, you’ve also encountered the belief/teaching that the current state in the middle-east that calls itself “Israel” is the Israel of God, (haven’t you)? Well I’m going to show you how scripture refutes such errant propaganda (so that you won’t be exploited by that sort of misinformation).
We often we see people claiming that they’re a “Jew” or “Hebrew” based on a (perceived) ancestry don’t we? Well the fact is, that’s not a supportable conclusion. You won’t find any “Jew” today who has unbroken genealogical records (itemizing every birth over thousands of years) back to Jacob. [Not to mention the hidden genealogical-lineage invalidators throughout the birth chain where the recorded dad wasn’t the actual biological dad]. So how can someone today prove their claim of being a Jew by “biologically” descending from Jacob? They can’t.
(It can’t be done).
Therfore if a professing Jew today isn’t a Jew by actual verifiable genealogy, then such are professing Jews by tradition, nationality, or religious choice. None of which makes someone a member of the Israel of God.
It’s also very important that you understand that the religion of rabbinic Judaism is just as pagan as any other Godless religion, (which you’ll soon see proven in scripture in this post). Moreover, rabbinic Judaism’s primary religious text (the talmud) is a blasphemous antichrist text. It’s a text that every Zionist should honestly research for themselves to better-understand the antichrist agenda that they’re actually defending and propagating.
What’s more, that current man-made state in the middle-east that calls itself “Israel” is nothing more than a concoction of the U.N. We know that it’s not the genuine Israel of God because if it were, it would have the Lord Jesus Christ as Messiah as their central focus of worship. Proving that that current state which calls itself “Israel” is a fraud, a counterfeit, as the Israel of God. So don’t be duped and used by the propaganda of Zionists & dispensationalists.
Now here’s scripture for you to understand & believe about it all:
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1. God gave all of the land to the nation of Israel that He sware to give to them.
[Land promises subsequent to their entering Canaan was conditional on Israel’s obedience to God, which they failed to comply with].
43 “And the LORD gave unto Israel all the land which he sware to give unto their fathers; and they possessed it, and dwelt therein.
44 And the LORD gave them rest round about, according to all that he sware unto their fathers: and there stood not a man of all their enemies before them; the LORD delivered all their enemies into their hand.
45 There failed not ought of any good thing which the LORD had spoken unto the house of Israel; all came to pass.”
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2. Being a Jew / the Israel of God isn’t about genealogy or topography, but it’s about being in Christ.
1 Timothy 1:4
“Neither give heed to fables and endless genealogies, which minister questions, rather than godly edifying which is in faith: so do.”
28 “For he is not a Jew, which is one outwardly; neither is that circumcision, which is outward in the flesh:
29 But he is a Jew, which is one inwardly; and circumcision is that of the heart, in the spirit, and not in the letter; whose praise is not of men, but of God.”
6 “Not as though the word of God hath taken none effect. For they are not all Israel, which are of Israel:
7 Neither, because they are the seed of Abraham, are they all children: but, In Isaac shall thy seed be called.
8 That is, They which are the children of the flesh, these are not the children of God: but the children of the promise are counted for the seed.”
“And if ye be Christ’s, then are ye Abraham’s seed, and heirs according to the promise.”
15 “For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision availeth any thing, nor uncircumcision, but a new creature.
16 And as many as walk according to this rule, peace be on them, and mercy, and upon the Israel of God.”
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3. The religion & followers of rabbinic Judaism reject Jesus Christ as God, Saviour, & Messiah. They therefore are a religion & people without God.
1 John 2:22-23
22 “Who is a liar but he that denieth that Jesus is the Christ? He is antichrist, that denieth the Father and the Son.
23 Whosoever denieth the Son, the same hath not the Father: he that acknowledgeth the Son hath the Father also.”
2 John 1.9-11
9 “Whosoever transgresseth, and abideth not in the doctrine of Christ, hath not God. He that abideth in the doctrine of Christ, he hath both the Father and the Son.
10 If there come any unto you, and bring not this doctrine, receive him not into your house, neither bid him God speed:
11 For he that biddeth him God speed is partaker of his evil deeds.”
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4. And finally, we don’t look to some doomed earthly Jerusalem as the place where God will be with His children, we look to the new heavenly Jerusalem.
22 “But ye are come unto mount Sion, and unto the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to an innumerable company of angels,
23 To the general assembly and church of the firstborn, which are written in heaven, and to God the Judge of all, and to the spirits of just men made perfect,”
1 “And I saw a new heaven and a new earth: for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away; and there was no more sea.
2 And I John saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband.
3 And I heard a great voice out of heaven saying, Behold, the tabernacle of God is with men, and he will dwell with them, and they shall be his people, and God himself shall be with them, and be their God.
4 And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.
5 And he that sat upon the throne said, Behold, I make all things new. And he said unto me, Write: for these words are true and faithful.”
Thank you for sharing some of your valuable time with me. All glory to the risen Lord Jesus Christ, and no glory to us whatsoever!
Here are more posts about this issue for you: https://leeposkey.wordpress.com/category/israel-jew-hebrew-zion/