"In Search of Isaac's Children"
PROOF THAT THE UNITED STATES IS: REGATHERED ISRAEL!
Now let's examine the specific "Marks," "Fingerprints," or "Footprints" which will prove conclusively that the United States is: REGATHERED ISRAEL!
1). The land of the promised nation was to be located between two seas the Eastern Sea and the Great Western Sea!
"From the border unto the EAST SEA... TheWEST SIDE also shall be the GREAT SEA..." (1)
The boundaries of the United States fit this description perfectly. This passage, is taken from the prophet's geographical description of RESTORED ISRAEL, cannot possible apply to ancient Palestine, or the present day State of Israel. Other prophetic references to the two seas: From Micah: "...and from SEA to SEA." ; "Thus hath the Lord God shewed unto me... my people Israel... they shall wonder from SEA to SEA." (2)
From Joel: "But I will remove far off from you the northern army, and will drive him into a land barren and desolate, with his face toward the EAST SEA, and his hinder part toward the UTMOST [Western] SEA." (3)
Again from Ezekiel: "Now these are the name of the tribes. From the north end to the coast of the way ...these are his sides east and west; a portion for Dan." (4)
From Psalms: "He shall have dominion also from SEA to SEA, and from THE RIVER [Mississippi] UNTO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH." (5)
From Zechariah: "And I will cut off the chariot from Ephraim, and the horse from Jerusalem, and the battle bow shall be cut off: and he shall speak peace unto the heathen: and his dominion shall be FROM SEA even TO SEA, and FROM THE RIVER even TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH." (6) And: "And it shall be in that day, that living waters shall go out from Jerusalem; half of them TOWARD THE FORMER SEA, and half of them TOWARD THE HINDER SEA..." (7)
It is an impossible task to locate this Land in Ancient Palestine, or in the present day State of Israel, for the want of A SEA FOR AN EASTERN BORDER, and A SEA FOR A WESTERN BORDER and yes, A SEA FOR A SOUTHERN BORDER. As we can see from the following: "And the SOUTH SIDE SOUTHWARD ...TO THE GREAT SEA. And THIS IS THE SOUTH SIDE SOUTHWARD." (8)
Our so-called "Ministers" and "Learned Theologians" have, for the most part, generally supposed that the present day State of Israel, is the country referred to, but let them show these EASTERN, SOUTHERN and WESTERN SEAS for boundaries. This defect alone is fatal, and INVALIDATES THE CLAIMS OF THE JEWS and today's religious claims for the present day State of Israel.
2). This land is described as being uncultivated and unimproved.
"When the Most High divided to the nations their inheritance, when he separated the sons of Adam [Seth and Cain], he set the bounds of the people according to the number of the children of Israel. For the Lord's portion is his people [Israel]; Jacob is the lot of his inheritance. He found him in a DESERT LAND, and in the WASTE HOWLING WILDERNESS; he led him about, he instructed him, he kept him as the apple of his eye. As an eagle stirreth up her nest... spreadeth abroad her wings, taketh them, beareth them on her wings." (9); "...fleeing into the wilderness in former time desolate and waste." (10); "To cause it to rain on the earth, WHERE NO MAN IS; on the WILDERNESS, wherein there is no man; To satisfy the desolate and waste ground; and to cause the bud of the tender herb to spring forth?" (11); "Thus saith the Lord, the Redeemer of Israel, and his Holy One... Thus saith the Lord, In an acceptable time have I heard thee, and a day of salvation have I helped thee... to cause to INHERIT DESOLATE HERITAGES." (12); "... he will comfort all her WASTE PLACES; and he will make her WILDERNESS like Eden, and her DESERT like the garden of the Lord." (13); "And they that shall be of thee, shall build the OLD WASTE PLACES." (14); "Thou shalt no more be termed Forsaken; neither shall thy LAND any more be termed DESOLATE." (15); "Also I WILL ORDAIN A PLACE for my people Israel, and WILL PLANT THEM... they shall DWELL IN THEIR PLACE ...and fields shall be bought in this land, whereof ye say, IT IS DESOLATE WITHOUT MAN OR BEAST." (16); "And fields shall be bought in this land, whereof ye say, IT IS DESOLATE WITHOUT MAN OR BEAST..." (17); "...and I will no more drive my people of Israel out of the LAND THAT I HAVE GIVEN THEM." (18); "O Israel... WHO HATH GONE OVER THE SEA, AND FOUND HER... and hath given it unto Jacob his servant, and to Israel his beloved." (19); "Thus saith the Lord of hosts; Again in this place, which is DESOLATE WITHOUT MAN AND WITHOUT BEAST [No Black people]... I will perform that good thing which I have promised unto the house of Israel and to the house of Judah." (20); "And they shall say, THIS LAND THAT WAS DESOLATE is become like the garden of Eden." (21); "After many days thou shalt be visited: in the latter years thou shalt come into the land... against the mountains of Israel, WHICH HAVE BEEN ALWAYS WASTE." (22)
Neither ancient Palestine nor the present day State of Israel is referred to here, for it cannot be said, in truth, that Palestine has always been waste. For it was known as Canaan Land long before Israel conquered it: "I have also established my covenant with them, to give them the Land of Canaan." (23) Then after they were taken into Assyrian Captivity, the king of Assyria brought other people in to replace them after they were taken away captive. "And the king of Assyria brought men from Babylon, and from Cuthah, and from Ava, and from Hamath, and from Sepharvaim, and placed them in the cities of Samaria INSTEAD OF THE CHILDREN OF ISRAEL: and they possessed Samaria, and dwelt in the cities thereof." (24)
However, our own country, the United States, fully answers the description of each and every one of the Scriptures. The Great Plains of the Middlewest, of West Texas and Eastern New Mexico; the Eastern, Western and Southern forest presented to our ancestors, the same unbroken wilderness they had remained throughout the ages: For God had preserved them for their future destiny, as the final resting place for the Children of Israel in Zion and New Jerusalem. "Thus saith the Lord... I will preserve thee, and give thee for a covenant of the people, to establish the earth, to cause to inherit the desolate heritages." (25)
3). The land of regathered Israel to have vast forests of trees.
"The glory of Lebanon shall come unto thee, the fir tree, the pine tree, and the box together, to beautify the place of my sanctuary; and I will make the place of my feet glorious." (26)
So Isaiah said that God would plant trees - YES, FORESTS - in the place where His people would be and where He would dwell. This description fits this North American Continent exactly. God says that His Sanctuary is in Israel. "And the heathen shall know that I the Lord do sanctify Israel, when my sanctuary shall be in the midst of them for evermore." (27) From Joel: "And ye shall know that I am in the midst of Israel, and that I am the Lord your God, and none else." (28) From Isaiah: "Wherefore glorify ye the Lord in the fires, even the name of the Lord God of Israel in the isles of the sea." (29)
From Psalms: "He [Christ] shall have dominion also from sea to sea, and from the river unto the ends of the earth." (30) From Esdras: "And, lo, there arose a wind from the sea, that it moved all the waves thereof. And I beheld, and, lo, that man waxed strong with the thousands of heaven: and when he turned his countenance to look, all the things trembled that were seen under him. And whensoever the voice went out of his mouth, all they burned that heard his voice, like as the earth faileth when it feeleth the fire. And after this I beheld, and, lo, there was gathered together a multitude of men, out of number, from the four winds of the heaven, to subdue the man that came out of the sea. But I beheld, and, lo, he had graved himself a great mountain, and flew up upon it. But I would have seen the region or place whereof the hiss was grave, and I could not. And after this I beheld, and, lo, and they which were gathered together to subdue him were sore afraid, and yet durst fight. And, lo, as he saw the violence of the multitude that came, he neither lifted up his hand, nor held sword, nor any instrument of war: But only I saw that he sent out of his mouth as it had been a blast of fire, and out of his lips a flaming breath, and out of his tongue he cast out sparks and tempests. And they were all mixed together; the blast of fire, the flaming breath, and the great tempest; and fell with violence upon the multitude which was prepared to fight, and burned them up every one, so that upon a sudden of an innumerable multitude nothing was to be perceived, but only dust and smell of smoke: when I saw this I was afraid. Afterward saw I the same man come down from the mountain, and call unto him another peaceable multitude. And there came much people unto him, whereof some were glad, some were sorry, some of them were bound, and other some brought of them that were offered: then was I sick through great fear..." (31)
In a book entitled, "The Glory of Lebanon Now In America," the authors traveled throughout the Western part of the United States prior to writing their book, which show, as far as their under-standing was concerned, God Almighty had truly brought to pass that which He had promised through Isaiah. The following is from chapter three: "The revelation that came to me after seeing our west coast forests, and twice having heard God speak to me the words: 'THIS IS THE GLORY OF LEBANON,' together with a study of God's Word, impels me to make some comparisons between the NEW PROMISED LAND [of] AMERICA, and the old promised land of Palestine. The first of which is a comparison between America's forests and the deforested lands of Palestine."
The authors then go on to write about the plan of the Jews to replant trees in the barren land of Palestine. "Mr. David Ben-Gurion stated in the second session of the Knesset, November 7, 1949: 'We must plant hundreds of thousands of trees covering an area of five million dunams, one-quarter of the surface of our country; we must cover the mountains and uncultivable land, the hills and the sand dunes, the barren plains of the Negev -- all the land of Edom and of the Arava, as far as Eilot.'"
They then continue: "The question I ask: Is this the beginning of the fulfillment of the prophecy in Isaiah where God said: 'I will plant in the wilderness the fir tree, the pine tree and the cedar together?' Many many years will be required before these trees to be planted will become mature -- and yet these days we are living in are 'the last days of prophecy.' By way of comparison, let us note that: 'ALL OF PALESTINE COULD FIT ON THE OLYMPIC PENINSULA, NOW A MATURE FOREST OF FIR TREES -- ALREADY OVER 2000 YEARS OLD, AND PROTECTED WITH 13 1/4 FEET OF ANNUAL RAINFALL! Yes, God can work miracles!' One can almost hear well meaning Christian folks say, 'Well, God can do anything, even to making trees grow miraculously fast.'"
Why is it so hard for Christians to believe Almighty God has already done that which He said He would do? Why not believe that we do not have to wait for a future fulfillment? I have traveled in some of the national forests on the west coast. The national forest guides tell us that many trees in these forests were two hundred to three hundred feet high and from sixteen to eighteen feet through at the base when Moses brought [led] the children of Israel out of Egypt.
Who planted these trees in America? Certainly no man did. We know the Indians did not. We know the cavemen, who might have lived here according to the evolutionists didn't plant them, it was God Almighty, Himself, who planted them. Who is planting the trees in old Palestine today? It is the Jews who are doing the planting!
As mentioned before, as for as we can tell from what people say who have traveled over there, most of the trees have been planted in Palestine by the hand of man die [But not to worry the, the Jews are continually asking the Christians they hate so venomously with an undying hatred, for money to plant more trees in their effort to fulfill this prophecy]. The land remains just as barren today as it was almost forty years ago. We think it is going to remain barren. Because God said: "And their seed shall be known among the Gentiles, and their offspring among the people: all that see them shall acknowledge them, that they are the seed which the Lord hath blessed." (32)
If you were to go to any other nation on the face of the earth where educated people can be found, ASK them what nation, they think God has blessed above all others: Which nation do you think they would choose? They would tell you, America, even if the so-called "Ministers" in America do not. Reading on in the book, "The Glory of Lebanon Now In America," the authors write of old Palestine: "Today in Lebanon, as quoted from the book 'The Conquest of the Land Through Seven Thousand Years,' there are only four small groves of trees left of ancient days. The largest is the Tripoli Forest with only four hundred trees in it, and with only forty three of the Sequoia Gigantea Wolf Trees left. The fact is, if all the trees of Lebanon, and also the 200,000,000 trees yet to be planted in the sections of Negeu, Galilee and Judea, plus the fact, if all of the Israeli State were replanted with trees -- which, mind you, would leave no room for orange trees -- the total would not or could not begin to equal the amount of trees just in our one State of Washington alone."
Is this tree project in Palestine today, though insignificant by comparison to what we now have in America. THE GLORY OF LEBANON which the Lord promised to Israel? The answer to the above is obviously NO. It is not what God promised to Israel. In Isaiah Chapter Forty-One God says: "I will open rivers in high places, and fountains in the midst of the valleys: I will make the wilderness a pool of water... the dry land springs of water. I will plant in the wilderness the cedar, the Shittah tree, and the myrtle, and the oil tree; I will set in the desert the fir tree, and the pine, and the box tree together." (33)
Old Palestine was never called "the wilderness." The only time "the wilderness" was mentioned in the Old Testament, other than in prophecy, was in reference to the land traveled between Egypt and Old Palestine. However, this North American Continent was called "the wilderness" by our forefathers. "Here was man... on the shore of a rude and fearful wilderness." (34) They recognized this was the place where God was replanting His Israel people. This is reflected in the writings of many of our forefathers; such as these by Christopher [This name means literally Christ-bearer] Columbus; "What did He [God] more for the people of Israel when He brought them out of Egypt? Or for David, whom from a shepherd He made to be king in Judea? Or for David, whom from a shepherd He was made to be king in Judea?"
For God had told David, through Nathan the prophet: "Also I will ordain A PLACE for my people Israel, and will PLANT them, and they shall dwell in THEIR PLACE, and shall be moved no more." (35)
We find this repeated as a second witness: "Moreover I WILL APPOINT A PLACE FOR MY PEOPLE ISRAEL, AND WILL PLANT THEM, THAT THEY MAY DWELL IN A PLACE OF THEIR OWN, AND MOVE NO MORE; neither shall the children of wickedness [Edomites - The Jews] afflict them any more, as beforetime." (36) This at a time when Israel supposedly were ALREADY in their land. Then Isaiah related: "For the Lord... will yet choose Israel, AND SET THEM IN THEIR OWN LAND." (37) Then God said: "At the same time, saith the Lord, will I be the God of all the families of Israel, and they shall be my people... the people which were left... IN THE WILDERNESS; EVEN ISRAEL... and declare it in the isles afar off, and say, He that scattered will gather him." (38)
Before we forget, we should point out: The purpose of all these trees and forests in this fulfilled prophecy is revealed in the following verse: "That they may see, and know, and consider, and understand together, that the hand of the Lord hath done this, and the Holy One of Israel hath created it." (39)
Yes, God has brought to pass, in the Anglo-Saxon, Germanic and Kindred peoples the covenants which He gave to Abraham, which He reiterated and explained through Moses, then enlarged upon and explained them through the various prophets; which were ultimately confirmed through the blood of the Lord Jesus Christ. And those covenants and promises are coming to pass here on this North American Continent, under the hand of God's True Israel the Anglo-Saxon, Germanic, Scandinavian, Celtic and Kindred people. The tragedy is that people think God has forgotten His Israel people. They think He is waiting until some future time to fulfill His promises to Abraham. And this false doctrine is being taught in all too many churches today. "But now thus saith the Lord that created thee, O Jacob, and he that formed thee, O Israel, Fear not... When thou PASSEST THROUGH THE WATERS and THROUGH THE RIVERS." (40)
In Second Esdras we find: "But they [Israel] took this counsel among themselves, that they would leave the multitude of the heathen, and GO FORTH INTO A FURTHER COUNTRY, WHERE NEVER MANKIND DWELT." (41) Let no man say that the footprints of the natives [Indians] of this country are an objection to this account, for a land is waste where the tilling of the land has never been. "WASTE: uncultivated or uninhabited land, as a desert or WILDERNESS." (42) Such is the description of the country to be possessed by the nation [Israel] which was to come and such was America when it was discovered.
Listen to Isaiah describe America, a country he never saw, except in his minds eye; and describes it with an exactness which proves without a doubt that he was truly a prophet of God. "The WILDERNESS and the solitary place shall be glad for them; and the desert shall rejoice, and blossom as the rose. It shall blossom abundantly, and rejoice even with joy and singing; the glory of the Lord, and the excellency of our God... for in the WILDERNESS shall waters break out (43), and streams in the desert [Irrigation]. And the parched ground shall become a pool, and the thirsty land springs of water: in the habitation of dragons (44), where each lay, shall be grass with reeds and rushes (45)." (46)
4). Israel was to be a great and mighty nation.
"And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and make thy name great: and thou shalt be a blessing." (47); "Seeing that Abraham shall surely become a great and mighty nation, and all the nations of the earth shall be blessed in him?" (48); "For what nation is there so great, who hath God so nigh unto them, as the Lord our God is in all things that we call upon him for? And what nation is there so great that hath statutes and judgments so righteous as all this law, which I set before you this day?" (49); "...he went down into Egypt, and sojourned there with a few, and became there a nation, great, mighty, and populous." (50)
In these we can see God's promise to Abraham of a "great nation" which would bless all the nations of the earth. And by no stretch of the imagination was these scriptures fulfilled in Ancient Israel; for it cannot be said in truth that she was a "great," "mighty," and "populous" nation. There were many nations in existence at that time which were more populous and mighty than Israel. And the scriptures attest to this: "To drive out nations from before thee GREATER and MIGHTIER than thou art." (51): "When the Lord thy God shall bring thee into the land whither thou goest to possess it, and hast cast out many nations before thee, the Hittites and the Girgashites, and the Amorites, and the Canaanites, and the Perizzites, and the Hivites, and the Jebusites, seven nations GREATER and MIGHTIER than thou." (52); "Hear, O Israel: Thou art to pass over Jordan this day, to go in to possess nations GREATER and MIGHTIER than thyself." (53); "Then will the Lord drive out all these nations from before you, and ye shall possess GREATER NATIONS and MIGHTIER than yourselves." (54)
Here are just four verses among many which testify as to the fact, there were MANY nations MIGHTIER and GREATER than Israel.
Nor can it be said that ALL the nations of the earth were blessed in Ancient Israel. Oh yes, many of the "Ministers" of America will point to Christ and exclaim that ALL the nations were blessed in Him. But if one will be completely honest -- NOT ALL THE NATIONS ON EARTH HAVE BEEN BLESSED IN HIM AS OF YET! This is because not all the nations have accepted Him, nor have realized the truth of His sacrifice and the importance of His dying on the Stake, being buried, then Raised again, Ascending into Heaven and is now sitting at the Right Hand of Almighty God. However, the United States of America, the foremost nation of the western hemisphere in the number and wealth of its people, and the second largest in Area. Has blessed ALL the nations of the earth in one way or another.
This "Great Nation" in which the eastern coast is separated from Europe by approximately 3,000 miles of the Atlantic Ocean which acts as a carrier for an enormous commerce between the two continents, but which, at the same time, gives the United States a degree of isolation from European affairs which contributed greatly to its independent growth and progress. While the Pacific Ocean which separates the United States from the Oriental nations of the far east is wider, varying from 5,000-6,000 miles, but in the acquisition of the Hawaiian Islands the United States acquired possession of an important midway stepping stone to these far away nations.
Also, the United States consists of 50 separate and theoretically sovereign states [nations] which are joined together by [one] federal government to which the original 13 states [nations] delegated CERTAIN powers to it, and which are outlined in the Federal Constitution adopted in 1787 and placed in force in 1789. By the Declaration of Independence in 1776, the Thirteen American Colonies of Great Britain expressed their action as that of "these united colonies," but the terms of the declaration implied that each became an independent state or nation.
The thirteen united in declaring independence and in the conduct of war, though their co-operation was largely ineffective. The Articles of Confederation, adopted in 1781, constituted a legal symbol of union, but the Central Government under these articles had no coercive power over the states, and no power whatever over the citizens of the states.
However, since the United States is regathered Israel, Zion and New Jerusalem where God was forming the Kingdom of the Lord Jesus Christ here on the earth as promised in the scriptures. Therefore, unknown to our forefathers He caused them to become discontent with the original Articles of Confederation, and so the National Constitution was framed in 1787 and placed into effect in 1789, to remedy this situation by creating a Central Government [Which ultimately, upon Christ's return will be turned into a Kingdom with Christ as King] with large powers and with the authority to exercise these powers, not only upon the states, but directly upon all citizens of the country.
When the first Congress of the United States under the Constitution of 1787 assembled in New York in April 1789, the Union had a membership of eleven states. North Carolina and Rhode Island soon joined their sisters of the original thirteen states [nations]. The thirteen have now grown to fifty. Everybody in the United States except the American Indian is an immigrant from some other country or a descendant of an immigrant. The main race groups are:
1). The descendants of the colonist, who were mainly Anglo-Saxons, with some Germans and Scotch-Irish;
2). Descendants of the European who came over in GREAT NUMBERS;
3). The large number of recent immigrants and their children, which unfortunately are the Jews and Asians who are enemies of Christ and Christians; and are alien to our Christian Heritage.
No human agent can possibly list all of the blessings Americans [Israelites] have given to the people of the world;
1). In agriculture: Dams, advancement in crop production, development of arid lands;
2). Electronics: Telephones, motion pictures, telegraph, electric transformer, radio and television;
3). Medicine: Anesthetic, vaccines, vitamins and surgical procedures;
4). Christianity: The U.S. has sent more Missionaries around the world spreading the Word of God, the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ and has translated the Bible into almost every language on earth;
5). avionics: Air Plane, missiles and space craft;
6). So many other ways it would take volumes to relate.
5). Israel's seed to be without number.
"And I will make thy seed as the dust of the earth: so that if a man can number the dust of the earth, then shall thy seed also be numbered." (55); "And he [God] brought him [Abraham] forth abroad, and said, Look now toward heaven, and tell the stars, if thou be able to number them: and he said unto him, So shall thy seed be." (56); "That in blessing I will bless thee, and in multiplying I will multiply thy seed as the stars of the heaven, and as the sand which is upon the sea shore; and thy seed shall possess the gate of his enemies." (57); "And they blessed Rebekah, and said unto her, Thou art our sister, be thou the mother of thousands of millions [This means hundreds of millions], and let thy seed possess the gate of those which hate them." (58); "And I will make thy seed to multiply as the stars of heaven, and will give unto thy seed all these countries [What country is being spoken of here -- Can you not see this is here because Israel was to be MANY NATION(s), not just one; that being Canaan Land]; and in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed... And the Lord appeared unto him the same night, and said, I am the God of Abraham thy father: fear not, for I am with thee, and will bless thee, and multiply thy seed for my servant Abraham's sake." (59); "And God Almighty bless thee, and make thee fruitful, and multiply thee, that thou mayest be a multitude of people... And thy seed shall be as the dust of the earth, and thou shalt spread abroad the west, and to the east, and to the north and to the south: and in thee and in thy seed shall all the families of the earth be blessed." (60); "And thou saidst, I will surely do good, and make thy seed as the sand of the sea, which cannot be numbered for multitude." (61); "Joseph is a fruitful bough, even a fruitful bough by a well; whose branches run over the wall." (62); "For though thy people Israel be as the sand of the sea." (63); "Yet the number of the children of Israel shall be as the sand of the sea, which cannot be measured nor numbered." (64)
In 1785, there were approximately 350,000 people in Palestine, in what is known today as the State of Israel. "After 4 centuries of Ottoman rule, during which the population declined to a low of 350,000 ." (65)
Then in 1982, the population was estimated to be only 4,100,000 (World Almanac). This is an increase of only 3,750,000 in a period of some 197 years. While at the same time, and during a less number of years, there were 70,000,000 Europeans who immigrated to the United States in just 114 years. "Some 70 million Europeans emigrated in the century before 1914." (66)
The population of the United States in 1790, was estimated to be 3,929,214 and then in 1980, it was given as 226,504,825 or an increase of some 222,575,611. So you can see the pitiful few Jews [Who falsely present themselves as Israel] that emigrated to Palestine pales in comparison. As a matter of fact, if one uses 40 years as a generation and the population doubles every 20 years; then there should have been more than 14,000,000 people in Israel in 1982; which would be considerably more than the 4,100,000.
Has there ever been such a tide of immigration into any country since the creation of the world? Can some 4,400,000 of which only 83 percent or 3,652,000 are Jews -- the population of the present day state of Israel or the 17,981,460 [The present day population figures for Israel and the Jews is from the 1988 Information Please Almanac by Haughton Mifflin Co.)] possibly be the fulfillment of the promise God made Abraham that his seed would number as the stars in the heaven, as the sands of the sea or the dust of the earth?
And to represent the saved or the Christians as the ones referred to in these verses, is an exercise in stupidity beyond comprehension, which is just what our "Prostitute Ministers," the Prophets of Baal of Organized Religion claim and teach; because of their Spiritual Blindness! Now it can be clearly seen by any thinking person, 222,575,611 comes a lot closer to fulfilling these prophecies than the 3,652,000 or the 17,981,460. Although Satan's Children, the Jews and his agents prophets of Baal, The Clergy of Organized Religion try, because they are wicked spiritually blind men and women, try to tell you that God's promises have been fulfilled in the Jews; that He is talking of all the Jews who ever lived; that those alive now and those dead and those to come; that this is the fulfillment of God's promises is blasphemy and a slap in the face of our God and the Lord Jesus Christ to believe anything so utterly stupid!!!
6). Regathered Israel was to be a nation established and inhabited by people gathered out of many nations.
I am going to present many scriptures one after the other to show that the latter day Israel was to be a nation of Israelites regathered from many nations. A nation in a land different than Old Palestine. "... though there were of you cast into the uttermost part of the heaven, yet will I gather them from thence." (67); "And gathered them out of the lands, from the east, and from the west, from the north, and from the south." (68); "...and shall assemble the outcasts of Israel, and gather together the dispersed of Judah from the four corners of the earth." (69); "Those are the ten tribes, which were carried away prisoners out of their own land in the time of Osea the king... AND SO CAME THY INTO ANOTHER LAND... THEN DWELT THEY THERE UNTIL THE LATER TIME." (70); "Behold, these shall come from far: and, lo, these from the north and from the west; and these FROM THE LAND OF SINIM [This was the ancient name of China]." (71); "...thy sons shall come from far." (72) "...when ye be multiplied and increased in the land... and ALL THE NATIONS [Of Israel] SHALL BE GATHERED UNTO IT... AND GIVE THEE A PLEASANT LAND." (73); "Lo, THY SONS COME... GATHERED together from the east to the west." (74); "...and I will gather you from all the nations, and from all the places whither I have driven you, saith the Lord." (75); "I will even gather you from the people, and assemble you out of the countries where ye have been scattered, and I will give you the land of Israel." (76); "And I will bring you out from the people, and will gather you out of the countries wherein ye are scattered." (77); "And I will bring them out from the people, and gather them from the countries, and will bring them TO THEIR OWN LAND, and feed them upon the mountains [nations] of Israel by the river(s), and in all the inhabited places of the country." (78); "For I will take you from among the heathen, and gather you out of all countries, and WILL BRING YOU INTO YOUR OWN LAND." (79); "Thus saith the Lord God; Behold, I will take the children of Israel from among the heathen, whither they be gone, and will gather them on every side, and BRING THEM INTO THEIR OWN LAND: And I will make them ONE NATION in the land upon the mountains [nations] of Israel; and ONE KING [President] shall be king to them all: and they shall be no more two nations, neither shall they be divided into two kingdoms any more at all." (80); "...in the latter years thou shalt come into the land that is brought back from the sword, and is gathered out of many people, against the mountains [nations] of Israel, WHICH HAVE BEEN ALWAYS WASTE." (81); "Then shall the children of Judah and the children of Israel be gathered together, and APPOINT THEMSELVES ONE HEAD, and they shall come up out of the land." (82); "In that day, saith the Lord, will I assemble her that halteth, and I will gather her that is driven out, and her that I have afflicted; And I will make her that halted a remnant, and her that was cast off A STRONG NATION: and the Lord shall reign over them in mount Zion." (83)
It is obvious these are not one nation collected together, but is composed of people from many different nations. This is so prominent that the prophet Isaiah seems to dwell upon it with inspired eloquence: "Lift up thine eyes round about... behold: all these gather themselves together, and come to thee." (84) Then again, "Lift up thin eyes round about and see: all they gather themselves together, they come to thee: thy sons shall come from far... thy daughters shall be nursed at thy side... the forces of the Gentiles shall come unto thee... WHO ARE THESE THAT FLY AS A CLOUD, and as the doves to their windows." (85)
The prophet then goes on to enrich his description by images, in keeping with the description of the Stone Kingdom as spoken of by Daniel, drawn both from the animal and vegetable kingdoms: "...the abundance of the sea shall be converted unto thee... The multitude of camels shall cover thee, the dromedaries of Mindian and Ehah... they shall bring gold... All the flocks of Kadar shall be gathered together unto thee, the rams of Nebaiath shall minister unto thee... the glory of Lebanon shall come unto thee, the fir tree, the pine tree, and the box together." (86)
If one is honest, and a true follower of the Lord Jesus Christ, there is no escaping the fact that the Prophets of God make observations that fit ONLY the United States; and by no stretch of the imagination will they fit the present day state of Israel. "...thy people the house of Jacob... THEIR LAND also IS FULL OF SILVER and GOLD, NEITHER IS THERE ANY END OF THEIR TREASURES; THEIR LAND is also FULL OF HOUSES, NEITHER IS THERE ANY END OF THEIR CHARIOTS: THEIR LAND also is full of idols; they worship the work of their own hands, that which their own fingers have made." (87) Again: "Look upon Zion... A PLACE OF BROAD RIVERS AND STREAMS." (88) Then: "THERE THY GATES SHALL BE OPEN CONTINUALLY; THEY SHALL NOT BE SHUT DAY NOR NIGHT." (89); In Jeremiah: "Jacob... shall be in [at] rest... NONE SHALL MAKE HIM AFRAID." (90); In Ezekiel: "BUT THEY SHALL DWELL SAFELY, and NONE shall make them afraid." (91); "...to turn thine hand upon THE DESOLATE PLACES THAT ARE NOT INHABITED." (92); In Zechariah: "JERUSALEM SHALL BE INHABITED AS TOWNS without walls..." (93); In Esdras: "I LED YOU THROUGH THE SEA, and in the beginning gave you a large and safe passage." (94)
1. Ezekiel 47:18.
2. Amos 8:1-12.
3. Joel 2:20.
4. Ezekiel 48:1.
5. Psalm 72:8.
6. Zechariah 9:10.
7. Zechariah 14:8.
8. Ezekiel 47:19.
9. Deuteronomy 32:8-11.
10. Job 29:3.
11. Job 38:26-27.
12. Isaiah 49:7-8.
13. Isaiah 51:3.
14. Isaiah 58:12.
15. Isaiah 62:4.
16. 1 Chronicles 17:9.
17. Jeremiah 32:43.
18. Baruch 2:35.
19. Baruch 3:24-36.
20. Jeremiah 33:12-14.
21. Ezekiel 36:35.
22. Ezekiel 38:8.
23. Exodus 6:4.
24. 2 Kings 17:24.
25. Isaiah 49:8.
26. Isaiah 60:13.
27. Ezekiel 37:28.
28. Joel 2:27.
29. Isaiah 24:15.
30. Psalms 72:8.
31. 2 Esdras 13:2-13.
32. Isaiah 61:9.
33. Isaiah 41:18-19.
34. A Discourse delivered at Plymouth on the 22nd of December, 1820 by Daniel Webster, Vol. 1, The Works of Daniel Webster -- 1851.
35. 1 Chronicles 17:9.
36. 2 Samuel 7:10.
37. Isaiah 14:1.
38. Jeremiah 31:1-10.
39. Isaiah 41:20.
40. Isaiah 43:1-2.
41. 2 Esdras 13:41.
42. New World Dictionary of the American Language -- Second College Edition, p. 1604.
43. The High Plains of Texas is a perfect example: Known as the Edwards Plateau; between the Edwards Plateau and the valley of the Canadian River, and formerly known as the Llano Estacado, which translates from Spanish and the Indian dialects to either the 'Staked Plains' or 'The Great Painted DESERT.' But now with irrigation it is among the most productive land in the entire world. So truly the 'Wilderness' was glad for them, and the 'Desert' has blossomed as the rose!
44. The buffalo were known and sometimes referred to as the dragons of the plains.
45. In every place where the buffalo roamed the great plains of grass; small lakes were formed by their rolling in what were at first small pools of water and with their wallowing and carrying off of the earth the small pools became large lakes and springs where grass and reeds and rushes grew in abundance.
46. Isaiah 35:1-7.
47. Genesis 12:2.
48. Genesis 18:18.
49. Deuteronomy 4:7-8.
50. Deuteronomy 26:5.
51. Deuteronomy 4:38.
52. Deuteronomy 7:1.
53. Deuteronomy 9:1.
54. Deuteronomy 11:23.
55. Genesis 13:16.
56. Genesis 15:5.
57. Genesis 22:17.
58. Genesis 24:60.
59. Genesis 26:4-24.
60. Genesis 28:3-14.
61. Genesis 32:12.
62. Genesis 49:22.
63. Isaiah 10:22.
64. Hosea 1:10.
65. The World Almanac and Book of Fact, 1984, p. 509 published for the Dallas Morning News.
66. The World Almanac and Book of Fact, 1984, p. 685.
67. Nehemiah 1:9.
68. Psalms 107:3.
69. Isaiah 11:12.
70. 2 Esdras 13:40-46.
71. Isaiah 49:12.
72. Isaiah 60:4.
73. Jeremiah 3:16-19.
74. Baruch 4:37.
75. Jeremiah 29:14.
76. Ezekiel 11:17.
77. Ezekiel 20:34.
78. Ezekiel 34:13.
79. Ezekiel 36:24.
80. Ezekiel 37:21-22.
81. Ezekiel 38:8.
82. Hosea 1:11.
83. Micah 4:6-7.
84. Isaiah 49:18.
85. Isaiah 60:4-8.
86. Isaiah 60:5-13.
87. Isaiah 2:6-8.
88. Isaiah 33:20-21.
89. Isaiah 60:11.
90. Jeremiah 30:10.
91. Ezekiel 34:28.
92. Ezekiel 38:12.
93. Zechariah 2:4.
94. 2 Esdras 1:13.
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