May 15, 2015

Jerusalem Day in Israel is a time for the Jews to celebrate the reunification of this holy city

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Each year, the Israelis set aside a day to celebrate the reunification of the city of Jerusalem which actually took place during the Six Day War in 1967 when the Jewish state was under attack from all directions.

Many claim it was the hand of God that gave Israel the victory in a short-lived war, the Six Day War, and allow the IDF to recapture the Temple Mount and reunite the city of Jerusalem after almost 2000 years.

Jimmy's Prophetic Prospective on the News

The Israeli celebration of the reunification of the city of Jerusalem each year on Jerusalem Day is tangible evidence that Bible prophecy has been fulfilled and will be fulfilled in the future.

Israeli officials and many world leaders say it was miraculous how the Jewish people were able to reunite their capital city of Jerusalem during the Six Day War in 1967. The IDF led by General Uzi Narkiss entered the old city of Jerusalem via the Lion Gate and went onto the Temple Mount for the first time in 2000 years. It was at that moment, the Jews realized they had reunified their holy city and tears of joy were shed even by rough, tough Israeli paratroopers.

God promised the Jewish people He would give them Jerusalem, the place where He will dwell among His chosen people, the Jewish people forever, Psalm 132:13-14. That is a prophecy that has been partially fulfilled, the Jews have Jerusalem but the Messiah is yet to come to dwell among His people. Before Jesus Christ returns to the earth, the city of Jerusalem will be a center of controversy, Zechariah 12:2 and a burden to those who want this holy city for their own, Zechariah 12:3.

At the end of the seven years of judgment called the Tribulation Period, Jesus will build His Temple on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, Zechariah 1:16 and 6:12 and He will rule and reign from this holy city for 1000 years, Zechariah 6:13 and II Samuel 7. Jerusalem will be the headquarters for the Lord's Kingdom here on the earth forever, II Samuel 7:10-16.

The celebration of Jerusalem Day every year is indeed tangible evidence that Bible prophecy has been fulfilled and will be fulfilled.