Special characteristics of Israel

Special characteristics of Israel

On this page, let’s take a look at many Scripture verses that tell us about Israel, keeping in mind what we’ve already learned: Israel includes all twelve tribes, not just “Jews” (those from the tribes of Judah and Benjamin, the southern kingdom of Israel). Israel also includes any Gentiles who have been grafted into the nation of Israel through Jesus Christ. I recommend that you print this page, and then read each verse...

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Why This Discussion Matters

In January 2006, someone remarked to us that the Bible had answers to many things but certainly not everything that we need. It might have been a casual remark, but it haunted us. Yes, the Bible told us how to have eternal life, but did it tell us how to live? We knew we were supposed to have a good marriage, but did it tell us how? We knew we were supposed to be good parents, but did it tell us how? We knew we were supposed to love other...

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