Lesson for March 19, 2016.

THE JEWS IN THE HOLY LAND

Scripture Reading: Ezekiel 38:14-23.
Memory Verse: Ezekiel 38:16.
1. What special blessing did the Lord promise to Abraham and to his seed? What is promised for those that bless the chosen people and those that curse them? Genesis 12:1-3.
2. What race of people hold the legal deed to the Holy Land? Genesis 15:18, 17:8.
3. Has God disinherited the literal heirs to this estate? Jeremiah 31:35-37; Romans 11:1-4.
4. What is said of them when among the nations? Isaiah 61:9.
5. Is the Lord gathering the same race of people back to the Land of Israel that He removed from the land? Jeremiah 32:37.
6. Is the Heavenly Father bringing the Jews back to their own land because of their own merits, or for His own name’s sake? Ezekiel 36:22.
7. Will they be given a new heart and spirit? Verse 26. What is said of the waste land and the ancient cities? Verses 34-36.
8. When the north country and her satellites come against Jerusalem, will it be the people of Israel (the Jews) in the land or another race? Ezekiel 38:14,15.
9. When does this war and destruction take place, and against whom? Verse 16.
10. When the Lord gathers the nations to judgment before Jerusalem, which tribe of Israel is especially mentioned as being gathered to Jerusalem? Joel 3:1-2.
11. Which tribe does Zechariah associate with Jerusalem when the Lord fights for Israel? Zechariah 12:2,3.

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