Is God Through with the Jew?
Pastor Steve N. Wagers
October 7. 2007
National Day of Prayer for the Peace of Jerusalem
1. A People Severely Despised!
2. A People Supremely Desired!
a) The Covenant God Gave
b) The Covenant God Guaranteed
1) A Marvelous Blessing
2) A Miserable Burden
3. A People Supernaturally Delivered!
a) The Turning Back of her Enemies
b) The Turning Back to His Elect
The history of the nation of Israel and the Jewish people is an old as the foreknowledge of God Himself. God determined in eternity past to "elect" these people as His people, the people of God. It is a thread that runs straight through the eye of the needle of the Bible.
However, as far as modern history goes, the nation of Israel reappeared at 6: 01 p.m., May 15, 1948. The news reached the desk of President Harry Truman who proclaimed:
"THIS GOVERNMENT HAS BEEN INFORMED THAT A JEWISH STATE HAS BEEN PROCLAIMED IN PALESTINE, AND RECOGNITION HAS BEEN REQUESTED BY THE PROVISIONAL GOVERNMENT THEREOF. THE UNITED STATES RECOGNIZES THE PROVISIONAL GOVERNMENT AS THE DEFACTO AUTHORITY OF THE NEW STATE OF ISRAEL." 
Yet, 58 years later, Anti-Semitism is the blood that runs through the veins of Muslims, Islamic extremists, and even many Christians. However, the idea of a "Christian anti-Semite" is an oxymoron, and absolute contradiction in terms.
Anti-Semitism is a synonym for "hated of the Jews." Christian is a synonym for love. A person who claims to be a Christian anti-Semite is a person who is spiritually dead; whose hatred for God's own people has strangled the neck of their faith.
Derek Prince writes, "Almost limitless understanding, ignorance and distortion have pervaded the church for many centuries concerning the identity of Israel, yet the statements in the Bible regarding Israel are so clear. Nevertheless, a Christian who has no particular love for the Jew and Israel is 'deficient' and ' ...
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