MembersWhen Rejection of Israel Leads to Rejection of the Gospel It shouldn’t come as a surprise

The Bible is so chock-full of references to Israel and its central role in God’s plan of redemption that rejecting the prophetic nature of the Jewish state’s modern rebirth should be an immediate red flag for faulty theology.

By Ryan Jones |
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Sadly, today’s “progressive” Church has largely abandoned a literal reading of the Word of God to the point that something so miraculous as Israel’s restoration after millennia of exile and in near-perfect accordance with the words of the prophets can be brushed off as irrelevant by many Christians.

This has been going on for some time, and is really just a natural progression of the centuries-old theologies that insisted the Gentile “church” had replaced the Jews as God’s “chosen people.” It’s to be expected of those who subscribe to a post-biblical brand of Christianity.

What is still jarring is to hear proponents of this contemporary Replacement Theology go one step further and reject the Gospel of Jesus Christ as it’s laid out in the New Testament.

Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.” (John 14:6)

And there is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved....

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