Jerusalem

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Jerusalem: a glorious future

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The Bible clearly speaks of Jerusalem as a city with a remarkable past, a tumultuous present and a glorious future.  Jerusalem was the capital city of the great king David and his son Solomon, who reigned over God’s people, Israel in Old Testament times. In fact, it was the LORD that chose Jerusalem as the city […]

Jerusalem: Holy City

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The city of Jerusalem is unusual in that it is a important city for three major world religions: Judaism, Christianity and Islam. To the Jews it is their ancient capital city, the original site of their Temple and therefore the focal point of the worship of their God. For Christians it is the city where […]

Jerusalem in the past (part 2)

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At the time of the birth of the Lord Jesus Christ 582 years later, the city and whole nation were under the control of the Romans. Herod the Great ruled on behalf of the occupying Romans, he built a very large new temple on the site of the original Solomon’s temple. It is mentioned frequently […]

Jerusalem in the past (part 1)

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It is believed that the city of Jerusalem dates back to 2300BC when it was inhabited (under another name) by the Amorites and then the Hittites. It was then abandoned but is later referred to as Salem in the time of the King and Priest Melchizadek in Gen. 26, a contemporary of the patriarch Abraham. […]