John Ritenbaugh reiterates that God based the awesome promises He gave to His friend Abraham on the patriarch's proclivity to believe Him even when he had only partial and sometimes disturbing information. Abraham remained a lifetime sojourner, owning no l. . .
The covenant God made with Israel at Mount Sinai provides important clues to the whereabouts of the descendants of Israel in modern times.
Because the world is under the sway of the wicked one, if mankind were left to its own choices, the world would revert to the condition before the Flood.
Circumcision was the sign God gave Abraham indicating that his descendants would ascend to greatness, acquiring physical and spiritual blessings.
God divided Solomon's kingdom between Israel and Judah, but promised that a king of Judaic lineage will always rule Israel—another key to finding Israel.