(Israel Conference at Langensteinbacherhohe: “The Redemption of Israel According to Ezekiel and Paul”, Jan 8-11, 2004)
Ezek 9:4 And YHVH said to him [, the man clothed with linen, who had the writer’s inkhorn at his side], ‘Go through the midst of the city, through the midst of Jerusalem, and put a mark (tav) on the foreheads of the men who sigh and cry over all the abominations that are done within it.’
Rev 7:3; 9:4; 14:1 the seal of God on the foreheads of His servants; 144,000 having the Father’s name on their foreheads.
Ex 12:23 For YHVH will pass through to strike the Egyptians, and when He sees the blood on the lintel and on the two doorposts, YHVH will pass over the door and not allow the destroyer to come into your houses to strike you.
Mt 5:4 Blessed are they who mourn, for they shall be comforted.
Hos 14:1 (2 Heb) OIsrael, return to YHVH your God, for you have stumbled because of your iniquity.
Rom 10:1-4 . . .For they being ignorant of God’s righteousness, and seeking to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted to the righteousness of God. For Christ is the end of the Law for righteousness to everyone who believes.
1Cor 1:17-25 . . .For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. For it is written, ‘I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent.’ (Is 29:14). . .For Jews require a sign, and Greeks seek after wisdom, but we preach Christ crucified, to the Jews a stumbling blockand to the Greeks foolishness, but to those who are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God and the wisdom of God. . . . Continue reading “THE MARK OF GOD AND ISRAEL’S STUMBLING”