When Christ returns, He will take over an existing throne. Jesus is the "Root" and the "Offspring" of David, and He will continue David's dynasty forever.
Many clues to Israel's modern identity deal with the ruling line of David. The biblical and historical evidence shows 'lost' Israel's whereabouts today.
Matthew 27:29 records that a reed was placed in Christ's hand as a mock scepter. But when He returns, He will take the scepter of the Kingdom of God.
God has honored His promise to David that He would always provide a member of his family to sit on the throne of Judah. The heirs to David's scepter live today.
The Bible declares where scattered Israel is not, as well as giving clues where the various tribes have settled on the modern map of the world.
Luke records four female ancestors of Christ: Tamar, Rahab, Ruth, and Bathsheba. Three out of the four were Gentiles and 3/4 also had glaring sexual problems
The dominant emphasis of Matthew is the kingly qualities of Jesus as a descendant of the royal house of David, representing the Lion of Judah.