What is the purpose of the 70th week of Daniel? Is it not to turn Israel back to Him?
How? A hallmark card?
When the all the nations attack Israel and G-d defeats them, maybe just maybe Israel will turn to G-d. Who knows?
Are we under the covenant of grace now? Isn't the only way to the Father through Jesus Christ?
Of course... But we've always been under the covenant of grace.
Since the only way to the Father is through Jesus and the Jews (generally speaking, not Messianic) reject Jesus as their Messiah how are they going to get into Heaven? As you admitted, "...we've always been under the covenant of grace," so are the Jews, unless you have knowledge of another way to the Father that is exclusive to the Jews.
1harpazo wrote:At some point during the 70th week, when Jesus returns, He is going to snatch up all (as in all) who have been born again. You know, those who have put their faith and trust in Jesus, who believe that He died and bodily resurrected. Those who do the will of G-d. It's not about race or ethnicity. It's about receiving Jesus and living for Him.
Yes.. And leaving the Jews behind...
Is exactly that. Those who reject Jesus get left behind.
1harpazo wrote:Who is left after the believers are snatched up? A supernaturally-protected remnant of Israel and all the ones who rejected Jesus. What happens to those two groups?
This get's back to what I was saying earlier.. You are leaving the Jews back on earth while you float away in your couch and TV remote... How do you call this anti-semitic?
Also where does the Bible say the Jews will be protected during the tribulation?
Actually, its a leather recliner-not a couch.
What makes you think that unbelieving Jews (or non-Jews for that matter) should be raptured? I never said that the rapture was anti-semitic-if anything, it is pro-Jesus, pro-Christian, and anti-unbeliever (if those are words).
Revelation 12 has the answer to your question:
A great sign appeared in heaven: a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars; 2 and she was with child; and she cried out, being in labor and in pain to give birth.
And she gave birth to a son, a male child, who is to rule all the nations with a rod of iron; and her child was caught up to God and to His throne. 6 Then the woman fled into the wilderness where she had a place prepared by God, so that there she would be nourished for one thousand two hundred and sixty days.
And when the dragon saw that he was thrown down to the earth, he persecuted the woman who gave birth to the male child. 14 But the two wings of the great eagle were given to the woman, so that she could fly into the wilderness to her place, where she was nourished for a time and times and half a time, from the presence of the serpent. 15 And the serpent poured water like a river out of his mouth after the woman, so that he might cause her to be swept away with the flood. 16 But the earth helped the woman, and the earth opened its mouth and drank up the river which the dragon poured out of his mouth. 17 So the dragon was enraged with the woman, and went off to make war with the rest of her children, who keep the commandments of God and hold to the testimony of Jesus.