They were puzzled. Was it a riddle? In a little while they wouldn’t see Him, but in a little while they would see Him again because He was going to His Father?
The portrayal of Messiah’s sufferings in the 53rd chapter of Isaiah draws us to a profound assessment. No one is exempt; our condition is innate: “All we like sheep have gone astray.”
We must choose to remember Kristallnacht and never forget to share the truth about those dark days so that history will not be repeated.
Attempts to generate peaceful coexistence on the part of ancient Israel were met with obstinate refusal to cooperate. Squatters from neighboring lands were committed to hostility and any hope for peaceful resolution was blocked by their premeditated, continuous and unrelenting aggression. Today, it seems nothing’s changed.
Ezekiel prophesied that when Gentiles “hallow”—revere, respect and bless—the Jewish people, God would return them to their ancient homeland. Are you familiar enough with God’s Word to grasp the significance of the times in which we live?