About Jesus - Steve Sweetman
Biblical terms, Jerusalem
belongs to the God of the Jews and He promised it to them.
The promise of land (Genesis 15:18) that includes Jerusalem
is one of several promises found in what we call the Abrahamic Covenant.
The sad historical fact is that
prophet Zechariah predicted many future events concerning
realize there are various views concerning Biblical prophecy, but from my
futurist view I see Zechariah's predictions being fulfilled in what has
been called the Great Tribulation - a 7 year period of time that will end
with the return of Jesus to Jerusalem. At this point Jesus will
for the Jews and will rule the nations from there for a thousand years,
fulfilling the Abrahamic Covenant.
9:15 states that once the Jews are back in their land, which they now are,
they will never be uprooted from it again.
The presence of Jews in their land, which includes Jerusalem, is
why the final war of this age will be fought over the city where God has
chosen to have His name dwell (2 Chronicles 6:6).
has a great and blessed future.