Our Jewish Roots: Recognizing God’s Vehicle of World Redemption

Welcome back, friends!  Pull up a chair and settle in at the virtual study table.  This is Day 2 of a 3-day series in which we are considering how we as Christians should rightly relate to our Jewish roots.  If you missed yesterday’s discussion, take a glance at it.  (It is a short 60-second read, …

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God’s Plan for Natural Israel

God has a plan for natural Israel and He is not done with them yet!  (If you missed yesterday's lesson, we defined natural Israel and spiritual Israel.  Without the definitions, today's lesson may not make sense.) Natural Israel (the nation and the people) are still the custodian of God's Word.  God has entrusted His Word …

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One Olive Tree, One Flock, One Family

Let's pick it up where we left off yesterday.  We've established, based on Galatians 3:7, 29, that those who are in Christ are descendants of Abraham.  God invites us (Gentiles) into a special family, and we will dive deeper into that today. Let's think of Israel in two ways: natural Israel and spiritual Israel.  Natural …

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4 Biblical Principles Regarding Israel

We're into week 7 of Why Israel Matters, and I hope you are enjoying our study together.  Our focus this week has been on the parting of ways between Jews and Christians.  What a sad history has passed, but what tremendous hope if we abide by the apostle Paul's instructions to us in Romans 11!  (We …

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