“Yeshua stood and said in a loud voice, ‘Let anyone who is thirsty come to Me and drink. Whoever believes in Me, as Scripture has said, rivers of living water will flow from within them.’ By this He meant the Spirit, whom those who believed in Him were later to receive.” (John 7:37–39)
As the Lord moves the hearts of His people to draw close to Him and return to their Promised Land in these Last Days, let us keep prayerful watch and prepare our own hearts and souls for the return of the true Messiah and the Temple from which He will reign.
Netanyahu began his remarks by discussing Israel’s historic connection to the West Bank and its victory in the Six-Day War. Our great victory brought back parts of the homeland to our hands. We canceled the narrow and dangerous borders that [Israeli diplomat] Abba Eban called ‘Auschwitz borders.’
The Making of the City of the LORD. Jerusalem is first mentioned in the Bible in Genesis 14:18, a passage that tells us Abraham paid tithes to Melchizedek, the King of Salem. Shalem means be complete or peaceable in Hebrew. It is the root word of Yerushalem (Jerusalem) and of shalom (peace).
The tradition of pilgrims coming to Jerusalem to visit various shrines that commemorated events in the life of Yeshua (Jesus) and His disciples predates the actual building of churches.
Although Micah gave the people such a hopeful message of the coming of the Messiah, he also reproved the corruption of city life in Israel and Judah. He foresaw the Babylonian exile and destruction of Samaria and Jerusalem which happened within the next two centuries. (Micah 4:10)
This can bring the peace of Yeshua into everyone’s heart. Jerusalem or Yeru-shalayim ירושלים is mentioned over 800 times throughout the Bible.
Jesus (Yeshua) is the only one who has the power to spread His wings over the Gentile nations and His beloved brethren of Israel to redeem them. So, as you see, He is not only our Messiah, Saviour, and Lord, but also our Brother, and Yeshua fulfilled the ancient role of Kinsman Redeemer with His love for us!
The miracle of Hanukkah is that only one vial of oil was found with just enough oil to illuminate the Temple lamp for one day, and yet it lasted for eight full days.
During the last 70 years, many of the prophecies of Isaiah, the Psalms, Ezekiel, and Jeremiah regarding the regathering of Israel and Israel becoming a nation have been fulfilled!
The Eastern Gate of Jerusalem is also called the Golden Gate or the Beautiful Gate (Acts 3:2). In Hebrew, it is Sha’ar Harahamim, the “Gate of Mercy.” It is currently the oldest gate in the Old City, having been constructed in the 6th or 7th century AD. Also, it is the gate that gives the most direct access to the temple mount.
The bulk of Old Testament prophecy gives witness to the earthly reign of Jesus Christ as well. In fact, if you had to pick a major theme of the entire Bible, it would be the Second Coming and Jesus as King receiving the Kingdom that has been waiting for Him since the foundation of the world.