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My Christian View of Israel's Purpose

As a Christian, I have a world view concerning the nation of Israel, from a biblical perspective. I first want to say that I view Christian Zionism as not being Christian at all. Israel has a purpose but it is not what the Christian Zionists think.

Israel's existence heralds the end of time.Israel's existence is not for the reestablishment of the old covenant. If Christ is the perfect sacrifice, there is no need for another temple or the reestablishment of the Levitical priesthood.

Israel's existence is a mixed blessing. I believe that while it is God's will that Israel exist to the end of time, it has none of the spiritual status of the Old Covenant. Christ's covenant is in force now. There is no need for another Zion.

My DNA connects me to Israel, and to Jews in many places. That is why I say it is a mixed blessing. Christ basically said in Luke 21:24 that the times of the Gentiles are fulfilled. That means for me that the end is near as a few descendants of Jaco…

My Heart Bleeds for Those Who Are Lost

Most of the people who live in the world are lost. Those who are saved are few. I know few are saved. Christ said in Matthew many are on the path to eternal damnation. He said few find the narrow way to eternal life.

I know that people who have better character than me are not saved, that men of stronger mental capacity are not saved, that men and women of greater courage and greater discipline are not saved. Men and women with better charisma and personality than me are not saved.

I certainly do not feel sorrow for murderers, for the rich men and wicked politicians who don't help the poor and don't help the border refugees. They deserve their destiny through their actions or omissions. The fake corporate religionists like Franklin Graham will likely not feel compassion from me.

But, the fact that literally a small remnant of humanity is saved shakes me to the core. I didn't do anything to gain salvation while they did not gain it. All that came as faith from God did not …