MBS189 THE MODERN STATE OF ISRAEL IN BIBLE PROPHECY
By Dr. Arnold Fruchtenbaum
TABLE OF CONTENTS
A. Three Perspectives on the Modern State of Israel in Bible Prophecy
1. The First Perspective: Replacement Theology
2. The Second Perspective
3. The Third Perspective
B. Two worldwide Regatherings
I. THE REGATHERING IN UNBELIEF IN PREPARATION FOR JUDGMENT
A. To the Land—Ezekiel 20:33–38
B. To Jerusalem—Ezekiel 22:17–22
C. The Gathering Before the Tribulation—Zephaniah 2:1–2
1. The Fourth Perspective
2. Only Two Regatherings
D. The Number of Worldwide Regatherings—Isaiah 11:11–12:6
II. THREE COROLLARY ISSUES
A. The Start of the Tribulation
B. The Third Temple and the Abomination of Desolation
1. The Prophecy
2. The Preparations for the Third Temple
3. Questions Asked About the Temple
a. What About the Ark of the Covenant?
b. What About the Ashes of the Red Heifer?
C. The Invasion of Ezekiel 38 and 39
1. The Israel of Ezekiel 38 and 39
2. The Place of the Destruction of the Invading Armies
And I will pour upon the house of David, and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the spirit of grace and of supplication, and they shall look unto me whom they have pierced.
On the topic of the modern State of Israel in Bible prophecy, one will hear four views, giving four different perspectives. Three perspectives will be discussed in the Introduction of this study. The fourth perspective will be discussed in the context of Isaiah 11:11–12:6. And a fifth perspective will be introduced in connection with the two worldwide regatherings.