Home Video Why Is Jerusalem So Important? (With Greg Laurie)

Why Is Jerusalem So Important? (With Greg Laurie)

The city of Jerusalem –
isn’t it amazing that this tiny little city creates such a stir? More wars have been fought at her gates than any other city, even though her name means “City of Peace.” Why this hostility toward Jerusalem? Because she plays a key role in God’s plan today and tomorrow.

• Jerusalem is the nerve center of the world geographically.
• Jerusalem is the salvation center of the world spiritually.
• Jerusalem is the storm center of the world prophetically.
• Jerusalem is the glory center of the world ultimately.
Jerusalem is the city of the past, the present and the future.

1 Jerusalem is the city of the past. This city was the capital of Israel under King David. David’s son Solomon built the first temple, and the Shekinah glory came. Jesus was crucified there as well.

2 Jerusalem is the city of the present. When the Jews formed a nation on May 14, 1948, it was a modern-day miracle. And more specifically, a fulfilled prophecy that set the prophetic clock ticking. Never has a nation been able to maintain its national identity after being scattered for hundreds of years – until Israel!

3 Jerusalem is the city of the future. It is here that world history as we know it will end. Jerusalem with be at the center of the final conflict as the battle of Armageddon rages. The Lord will enter in through the East Gate and establish His kingdom. We are commanded in Scripture to “pray for the peace of Jerusalem.” God says of the Jewish people, and in effect, the nation Israel, “Whoever touches you touches the apple of his eye” (Zechariah 2:8 NLT). Essentially, He says, “Anyone who harms you harms my most precious possession.”

That’s why we stand with the Jewish people and the nation Israel. We bless them and thank God for them.
Thank you for watching, tune in live here on YouTube every Sunday and Thursday for more messages of hope and encouragement from Pastor Greg Laurie!

To support the ministry of Pastor Greg Laurie and help us continue to reach people with the life-changing message of Jesus Christ, visit here https://harvest.org/donate/

Stay Connected
Main Website: Harvest.org/
Daily Devotionals: https://harvest.org/resources/devotions/
Greg Laurie YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/greglaurie
Greg Laurie Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/harvest.greglaurie/
Greg Laurie Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/greglaurie/
Greg Laurie Twitter: https://twitter.com/greglaurie

Harvest Christian Fellowship
HCF Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/harvest.org
HCF Twitter: https://twitter.com/harvestriv
HCF Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/harvestriverside/

- Advertisment -

Recent Posts

Bible Wonders – The Wonder of Milk

Bible Wonders with The Christian Car Guy

Fighting for Joy as a Special Needs Parent

Describing how his world was turned upside down when his son was diagnosed with severe autism, Jason Hague talks about living with a broken...

The Ascension (Part 2 of 3)

When Jesus fulfilled His earthly mission, He left His followers to return to His Father. The disciples’ commission, though, was just beginning. How did they react to Christ’s departure? Find out when you join us on Truth For Life with Alistair Begg. List

How to Fight the Spiritual Battle: Using the Tools Provided by God

The old evangelist Billy Sunday said, “Temptation is the devil looking through the keyhole. Yielding is opening the door and inviting him in.” How...

Stepping Stones of the New Birth – Part A

When Jesus asked his disciples. "Who do men say that I, the Son of Man, am?" Peter responded "You are the Christ, the Son of the living God." Jesus promised Peter that upon the Rock of that confession He would build His church.

The truth of who Jesus is empowers common man to speak the message that opens the doors of heaven to sinners. Join us to learn strong principles for godly living and reach new heights in our faith as we work our way through Peter's epistles—writings which evangelize the lost and instruct the church. Pastor Skip Heitzig guides us through First and Second Peter in the series Rock Solid.

Revival in the Valley of Dry Bones, Part 1

To support this ministry financially, visit: https://www.oneplace.com/donate/222/29 While global warming advocates talk about the world getting hotter, the spiritual climate (especially in our country) seems...

Rescued From Misplaced Faith Part 1

Faith can destroy you if it is not based on the truth. Faith in the wrong place is worse than no faith at all, because it creates false confidence in empty promises. And when it comes to salvation, the last thing we need is false confidence. Is your fait
%d bloggers like this: