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Jesus, as an individual, and Israel nationally, and Church spiritually, represent God's Son on earth. We are "the Suffering Servant" that world isn't worthy of (Isa. 53; Heb. 11:35-38). We are "Royal Priesthood" compared to other nations and people (Ex. 19:6; 1 Pet. 2:9).
Does that mean that we're without sin, and that other nations are more righteous or justified in persecuting us? No! God warns against that dangerous delusion: "I was wroth with my people, I have polluted mine inheritance, and given them into thine hand: thou didst shew them no mercy; upon ancient hast thou very heavily laid thy yoke" (Isa. 47:6), and "All that found them that devoured them: and their adversaries said, We offend not, because they have sinned against LORD..." (Jer. 50:7), and "I am very sore displeased with heathen that are at ease: for I was but a little displeased, and they helped forward affliction" (Zech. 1:15). I discuss this in my book, Beyond Babylon: Europe's Rise and Fall, within chapter "Europe's Fate."
Sometimes God utilizes our enemies to help bring us back to our spiritual senses, and then He judges those haughty individuals and nations and reminds them that they're only mortal (Isa. 10:12; Jer. 51:35). At other times, Israel suffered unjustly in Egypt, Judah faced extermination for refusing to assimilate (Esther 3:8) and early Christians Aquila and Priscilla were wrongly persecuted for simply being Jews and were required by law to leave Rome (Acts 18:2).
God exposes twisted mindset of those anti-Semites who wrongly feel that Israel and Judah have too much power and influence and control over their lives and nations, and are threatening to revolt against their "oppressors," yet will find themselves fighting a loosing battle against God! (Ps. 2; Rev. 17:14).
Individuals and nations must come to know and recognize whom God has chosen (an Elect, not an elite) for His PURPOSE of ultimately saving every individual and nation (Isa. 49:22-23; Rev. 3:9).
So despite anti-Zionist, anti-Semites, damnable heresies of replacement theology and genealogy, personal and national sins, "all Israel shall be saved: as it is written, There shall come out of Zion Deliverer, and shall turn away ungodliness from Jacob" (Rom. 11:26). Israel will prevail and become God's light to all nations, blessing others as they've been blessed!
David Ben-Ariel, an American author who has travelled widely and who has lived throughout Israel, shares a special focus on the Middle East and great interest in Jerusalem, reflected in hard-hitting articles that help others improve their understanding of that troubled region. Check out www.benariel.com