I didn’t write this, but I wish I had…. both Al’s comments and the original blog itself. Want to hear and understand my heart and what I see in Scripture? This does a pretty good job encapsulating my thoughts. Hats off to both Al McCarn for this find and comments as well as to the original author, Virag Gulyas, being willing to radically share her heart and frustration.
“This is a paradigm-shattering concept that Christians and Jews especially need to understand. The sooner we do, the sooner we arrive at Messiah’s coming in power and great glory to finish this work of redemption and restoration.”
Somewhere in the prophets, just before God talks about the terrible things that happen when Israel is attacked in the Last Days and Messiah comes in the nick of time, there is this promise of restoration:
“I will strengthen the house of Judah, and I will save the house of Joseph, and I will bring them back, because I have had compassion on them; and they will be as though I had not rejected them, for I am the Lord their God and I will answer them. Ephraim will be like a mighty man, and their heart will be glad as if from wine; indeed, their children will see it and be glad, their heart will rejoice in the Lord. I will whistle for them to gather them together, for I have redeemed them; and they will be as numerous as they were before. When I scatter them among the peoples, they will remember Me in far countries…
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