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Prophecies Already Fulfilled or in Progress

The land of Israel given to Abraham’s, Isaac’s, and Jacob’s descendants

“The land I gave to Abraham and Isaac I also give to you, and I will give this land to your descendants after you,” (Genesis 35:12)

“He will raise a banner for the nations and gather the exiles of Israel; he will assemble the scattered people of Judah from the four quarters of the earth.” (Isaiah 11:12) Fulfillment: 20th Century and continuing.

The re-establishment of the State of Israel, fulfilled on May 14, 1948

“Can a country be born in a day or a nation be brought forth in a moment? Yet no sooner is Zion in labor than she gives birth to her children.” (Isaiah 66:8)

“and say to them, ‘This is what the Sovereign Lord says: I will take the Israelites out of the nations where they have gone. I will gather them from all around and bring them back into their own land. I will make them one nation in the land, on the mountains of Israel. There will be one king over all of them and they will never again be two nations or be divided into two kingdoms.” (Ezekiel 37:21-22)

The return of Jerusalem to Jewish control, fulfilled on June 7, 1967

“This is what the Lord Almighty says: ‘Once again men and women of ripe old age will sit in the streets of Jerusalem, each of them with cane in hand because of their age. The city streets will be filled with boys and girls playing there.’

This is what the Lord Almighty says: ‘It may seem marvelous to the remnant of this people at that time, but will it seem marvelous to me?’ declares the Lord Almighty.

This is what the Lord Almighty says: ‘I will save my people from the countries of the east and the west. I will bring them back to live in Jerusalem; they will be my people, and I will be faithful and righteous to them as their God.’ (Zechariah 8:4-8)

The desert terrain of Israel made to bloom, fulfilled in the 20th century

“The desolate land will be cultivated instead of lying desolate in the sight of all who pass through it. They will say, ‘This land that was laid waste has become like the garden of Eden; the cities that were lying in ruins, desolate and destroyed, are now fortified and inhabited.’ (Ezekiel 36:34-35)

The revival of the Hebrew language, fulfilled in the 19th and 20th centuries

“Restoration of Israel’s Remnant “Then I will purify the lips of the peoples, that all of them may call on the name of the Lord and serve him shoulder to shoulder.” (Zephaniah 3:9)

The world will be in conflict with Israel over its control of Jerusalem, being fulfilled in the present day

“A prophecy: The word of the Lord concerning Israel. The Lord, who stretches out the heavens, who lays the foundation of the earth, and who forms the human spirit within a person, declares: ‘I am going to make Jerusalem a cup that sends all the surrounding peoples reeling. Judah will be besieged as well as Jerusalem. On that day, when all the nations of the earth are gathered against her, I will make Jerusalem an immovable rock for all the nations. All who try to move it will injure themselves.’ (Zechariah 12:1-3)

“Essentially, all Jews everywhere are Israeli citizens by right”

Israeli Parliament, 1950