Prophecies That Have Come True
Israel will be scattered (continued)Prophecies written between 1440-586 BC
24Then they despised the pleasant land;
They did not believe His word,
25 But complained in their tents,
And did not heed the voice of the Lord.
26Therefore He raised His hand in an oath against them,
To overthrow them in the wilderness,
27To overthrow their descendants among the nations,
And to scatter them in the lands.
These three prophecies from Ezekiel were written between 593 and 565 BC
15"Then they shall know that I am the Lord, when I scatter them among the nations and disperse them throughout the countries.
23 Also I raised My hand in an oath to those in the wilderness, that I would scatter them among the Gentiles and disperse them throughout the countries,
15I will scatter you among the nations, disperse you throughout the countries, and remove your filthiness completely from you.
Prophecy written between 630 and 580 BC
24 "Therefore I will scatter them like stubble
That passes away by the wind of the wilderness.
Prophecy written between 445 and 420 BC
8Remember, I pray, the word that You commanded Your servant Moses, saying, 'If you [a]are unfaithful, I will scatter you among the nations;
Continues to be fulfilled
Hitler exterminated 6 million Jews, thousands were slaughtered during the Crusades (1000-1300 AD), all Jews were ordered out of Spain in 1492 and out of Portugal in 1497. These are only a few of the documented cases of the onslaught and persecution of Jews. Any encyclopedia will list many more.
Israel will be victorious over its enemiesProphecy written between 701 to 681 BC
12You shall seek them and not find them-
Those who contended with you.
Those who war against you
Shall be as nothing,
As a nonexistent thing.
13For I, the Lord your God, will hold your right hand,
Saying to you, 'Fear not, I will help you.'
14 "Fear not, you worm Jacob,
You men of Israel!
I will help you," says the Lord
And your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel.
Fulfilled in 1948
In 1948 Israel established its homeland again and since has been attacked often, yet has always prevailed in these attacks.
Israel will be rebuiltProphecies written about 750 BC
11"On that day I will raise up
The tabernacle of David, which has fallen down,
And repair its damages;
I will raise up its ruins,
And rebuild it as in the days of old;
13"Behold, the days are coming," says the Lord,
"When the plowman shall overtake the reaper,
And the treader of grapes him who sows seed;
The mountains shall drip with sweet wine,
And all the hills shall flow with it.
After being destroyed by the Assyrians and Romans and having been in ruins for the past 2000 years, the Jews who were scattered all over the world started returning to Israel during the past 100 years. After using highly advanced irrigation and farming procedures, the returning Jews have turned much of Israel into productive farmland and has turned it into the source of food for many countries.
Prosperity promised to IsraelEzekiel 36:11
11I will multiply upon you man and beast; and they shall increase and bear young; I will make you inhabited as in former times, and do better for you than at your beginnings. Then you shall know that I amthe Lord.
Fulfilled during the past 100 years
After enjoying prosperity 3,000 years ago, Israel fell into ruins and devestation for thousands of years. Israel's prosperity has been re-established during the past 100 years.
Trees again grow in Israel
Prophecy written between 701-681 BC Isaiah 41:18-20
18I will open rivers in desolate heights,
And fountains in the midst of the valleys;
I will make the wilderness a pool of water,
And the dry land springs of water.
19 I will plant in the wilderness the cedar and the acacia tree,
The myrtle and the oil tree;
I will set in the desert the cypress tree and the pine
And the box tree together,
20That they may see and know,
And consider and understand together,
That the hand of the Lord has done this,
And the Holy One of Israel has created it.
Fulfilled during the 1900's
Israel had become desolate and remained so for much of the past 2000 years, mostly because of the lack of available water. During the 1900s, after many Jews returned home, they built irrigation systems and planted 200 million trees, which flourished.
Israel's fruit fills the worldProphecy written between 701-681 BC Isaiah 27:6
6Those who come He shall cause to take root in Jacob;
Israel shall blossom and bud,
And fill the face of the world with fruit.
Prophecy fulfilled in the late 1900's
After being barren for centuries, Israel has become a leading producer of agriculture products and also exports food to other countries. Also, Christianity had began in Israel and now has around 2 billion followers now.