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What is the relationship between Israel and Jerusalem?
Israel captured East Jerusalem from Jordan during the 1967 Six-Day War and subsequently annexed it into Jerusalem, together with additional surrounding territory. One of Israel’s Basic Laws, the 1980 Jerusalem Law, refers to Jerusalem as the country’s undivided capital.
Does Israel Own Jerusalem?
It was condemned by the UN Security Council and General Assembly which described it as an annexation and a violation of the rights of the Palestinian population. In 1980, Israel passed the Jerusalem Law, which declared that “Jerusalem, complete and united, is the capital of Israel”.
Why did the southern kingdom of Israel last so long?
The southern kingdom of Israel ― called Judah ― lasts almost 134 years longer than the northern kingdom. This is largely because it is nowhere near as unstable or corrupted by idolatry.
Is it possible to rebuild the nation of Israel?
No, it’s not possible, and God even confirms above that the pot (the nation of Israel) cannot be made whole again. Jeremiah 19 was a prophecy pointing to the destruction of Jerusalem in AD70 by the Romans. This is ‘the siege’ mentioned above.
Is Israel still God’s chosen nation?
If you do a search for the end times, you will find that the majority of websites you come across will be focused on the literal nation of Israel in the Middle East. Why? Because many professed Christians believe that the nation of Israel is still God’s chosen nation, and that Christ will establish His kingdom in Israel when He returns.
What is the history of the Kingdom of Jerusalem?
Kingdom of Jerusalem. The (Latin) Kingdom of Jerusalem was a crusader state established in the Southern Levant by Godfrey of Bouillon in 1099 after the First Crusade. The kingdom lasted nearly two hundred years, from 1099 until 1291 when the last remaining possession, Acre, was destroyed by the Mamluks,…