Given or Yet to Come?

  In Genesis fifteen through seventeen God gave promises to Abraham including the "land promise." There are some even today who think Christ will return and establish an earthly kingdom. They say this "land promise" was never fulfilled and will be when He returns. But what did Joshua say about that? "There failed not ought of any good thing which the LORD had spoken unto the house of Israel; all came to pass... that not thing hath failed of all the good things which the LORD your God spake concerning you; all are come to pass unto you, and not one thing hath failed thereof" (Joshua 21:45; 23:14). Maybe the speculators of today know more than Joshua did, but I doubt it.

  To think that the beginning of the modern-day Israel in 1948 is the beginning of the fulfillment is to believe something contrary to the Scriptures. Israel had it; lost it; and God kept His Word.