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.
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.
Richard Ritenbaugh, commenting on the current Israeli-Hezbollah conflict, looks at the undaunted spirit of the Israelis, which has lasted almost three generations. They face the current conflict with resolve, as though they had planned it for a long time. God is watching and guarding Judah, making sure that the Arabs will not …
Balaam, a Mesopotamian soothsayer, has four oracles in God's Word. Despite coming from an enemy of God's people, these oracles are true and worth our study.