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Episode: “2015: The Year in Review”
We review the television series presented in the past 12 months, including Zion Forever, Joseph: Dreamer/Redeemer, and the introduction of Times of the Signs, plus significant events of 2015

Caption transcript for “2015: The Year in Review”

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  • 00:18 Brethren, my hearts desire and prayer to God for Israel is that they might be saved
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  • 00:25 for there is no difference between the Jew and the Greek
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  • 00:28 for the same LORD over all
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  • 00:30 is rich unto all that call upon him.
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  • 00:43 Welcome to our year end review.
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  • 00:46 It's thanks to you and
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  • 00:47 your prayers and support
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  • 00:49 that we are able to
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  • 00:50 bring you these programs
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  • 00:52 right from the Land of Israel,
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  • 00:53 right from God's heart to your heart.
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  • 00:55 We're here in Jerusalem as you can see
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  • 00:57 and we are blessed to review with you
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  • 01:00 some of the highlights from our previous year
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  • 01:02 We had a great year.
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  • 01:03 And we loved filming "Zion Forever".
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  • 01:06 Absolutely
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  • 01:08 We wanted to establish and illustrate
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  • 01:09 the Jewish history in this Land
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  • 01:11 and to be able to speak to you directly
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  • 01:13 about the reality of the Biblical narrative
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  • 01:16 that it is true, it's God's Word, it changes not,
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  • 01:19 and in fact, he is the author of the entire story
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  • 01:22 and will continue the story
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  • 01:25 until he's prepared to return here to this very land.
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  • 01:29 So let's start with some highlights from our series, "Zion Forever".
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  • 02:02 For Zion's sake I will not hold my peace
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  • 02:06 and for Jerusalem's sake I will not rest
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  • 02:10 until her righteousness goes forth as brightness
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  • 02:13 and her salvation as a lamp that burns.
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  • 02:32 (Myles Singing in Hebrew)
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  • 02:36 We're hearing the sounds of celebration.
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  • 02:38 Behind me you see a picture of the Temple.
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  • 02:40 And we're at " HaMakom" as close as we can get to "The Place"
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  • 02:44 The place where the Holy of Holies stood.
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  • 02:46 It is the most sacred place in all of Jewish life.
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  • 02:49 And it is here where people are coming today to celebrate the bar mitzvahs .
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  • 02:53 It's such an awesome time.
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  • 02:54 It's such a time of joy
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  • 02:56 and remembering the good things of the LORD
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  • 02:58 and the promises to Israel.
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  • 03:00 In fact, they're singing that all of Israel will stay and will be here.
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  • 03:05 And God has established this as the place for the Jewish people to dwell now and forever.
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  • 03:10 In fact, Amos 9:15 says,
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  • 03:19 And that's the season that we're in right now.
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  • 03:21 This Temple built by Solomon,
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  • 03:23 because David had blood on his hands,
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  • 03:26 it was built by Solomon
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  • 03:27 and then rebuilt by Nehemiah and Ezra
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  • 03:30 and then rebuilt again by Herod.
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  • 03:32 And when Herod did it he built this with a platform that was 16 football fields wide.
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  • 03:38 This is the place.
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  • 03:40 And this is the place where God has established his throne forever.
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  • 03:44 And his promise to David was that there would always be a king dwelling in here forever.
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  • 03:50 And that looks forward to a Mashiach .
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  • 03:53 I looks forward to the King of Kings
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  • 03:55 (Speaking Hebrew)
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  • 03:58 There are tears on this wall.
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  • 04:00 There are stains on this wall
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  • 04:02 from the years of wailing here mourning the loss of the Temple.
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  • 04:07 But there was a first Temple,
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  • 04:08 there was a second Temple,
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  • 04:10 and there is a Temple to come.
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  • 04:12 This is the city named after David himself.
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  • 04:15 But we first hear about this city
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  • 04:18 in the book of Samuel
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  • 04:20 as the "Fortress of Zion".
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  • 04:22 There is where we are first introduced to this city.
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  • 04:25 So first and foremost this is Zion.
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  • 04:28 When you talk about Jerusalem you're talking about Zion.
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  • 04:31 Now Zion becomes synonymous for the whole country later on
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  • 04:35 but Zion originally starts here.
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  • 04:38 And it is the Fortress of Zion that David conquers
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  • 04:41 when he comes here approximately the year 1,000 [BC]
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  • 04:44 What we're looking at behind us
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  • 04:46 is the destruction era of 586 [BC]
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  • 04:50 when of course all of Israel goes to Babylon.
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  • 04:53 But when we talk about Zion and the heart of David
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  • 04:56 we can imagine it right here
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  • 04:58 because David's palace was somewhere above us
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  • 05:01 and these were sort of the upper echelon houses
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  • 05:05 that existed at that time.
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  • 05:07 We know that David looked from his palace and sinned with Bathsheba.
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  • 05:13 We know that his longing was from above.
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  • 05:16 And that's really the heart of God.
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  • 05:19 God longs for Zion
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  • 05:21 just the way it says here in the book of Psalms.
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  • 05:24 I'm reading from Psalm 132,
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  • 05:41 Well first of all we're facing the Southern wall of the Temple Mount.
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  • 05:45 And the Southern wall was the most important wall during the Second Temple period
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  • 05:51 because the Gate is part of the population of Jerusalem
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  • 05:54 a little further south in the city of David on Mount Zion,
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  • 05:57 the southern part of Mount Zion
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  • 05:59 and so most the people came to the Temple Mount through this side
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  • 06:03 where there are two gates which are very famous,
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  • 06:06 the one which is called "The Triple Gate" which we see here
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  • 06:08 and another one which is "The Double Gate".
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  • 06:11 It is a very meaningful thing
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  • 06:13 and I'll say that it shows the continuity actually
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  • 06:18 of Jewish life in this country.
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  • 06:20 In what sense?
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  • 06:22 The Southern wall was the most important wall for the Jews for many, many generations,
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  • 06:28 actually till the 17th Century
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  • 06:31 when the Western Wall Praying Plaza
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  • 06:33 took the place of The Southern wall.
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  • 06:35 Further up Mount Moriah I met with Dr. Shimon Gibson
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  • 06:38 an expert on the Second Temple Period.
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  • 06:41 He is the author of "The Final Days of Jesus, the Archeological Evidence"
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  • 06:46 Shimon, you've been writing about this famous area since the early 90's.
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  • 06:51 Tell us a little bit about the discoveries and the history, the research you have done here.
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  • 06:55 Well since the beginning of the 20th Century
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  • 06:58 archeologists haven't been permitted to research the
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  • 07:02 underground Subterranean parts of the Temple Mount.
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  • 07:05 So we to base ourselves on archival materials.
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  • 07:09 And I was given the opportunity of looking at all of the systems, channels and tunnels
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  • 07:17 which exist beneath the Temple Mount,
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  • 07:19 in an archive in London.
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  • 07:21 And as a result I wrote a book with a colleague of mine David Jacobson.
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  • 07:24 And it really is...it's a ruin of subterranean spaces.
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  • 07:28 All of these areas tell us a story about how the Temple Mount
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  • 07:33 developed all the way from the Biblical period
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  • 07:38 but especially for that time which existed in the first century, the time of Jesus.
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  • 07:45 And here we are at the Golden Gate.
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  • 07:48 This is on the east side of the Temple Mount.
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  • 07:51 And it's here according to Jewish and Christian belief the Messiah will return.
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  • 07:58 Not far from the Temple Mount a remarkable sifting project
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  • 08:01 has taken place for the last 11 years.
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  • 08:04 In 1999 the Islamic authorities began to build and underground mosque.
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  • 08:09 They removed 10,000 tons of rubble bursting with archaeological wealth
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  • 08:14 regarding Jewish and Christian history.
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  • 08:17 A few years later the Temple Mount Sifting Project
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  • 08:20 was created to uncover these archaeological treasures.
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  • 08:23 I spoke with the co-director of the project
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  • 08:26 and he told us about the groups that visit the site.
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  • 08:30 Now the teacher has assigned them into pairs.
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  • 08:32 And each pair will take a bucket already dry sifted.
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  • 08:39 Now it's soaked with water
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  • 08:41 and they're going to pour the bucket on the screen
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  • 08:44 and start washing the material.
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  • 08:47 And after that they will start scrutinizing it carefully to
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  • 08:54 separate all the archaeological finds and the natural stones.
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  • 08:58 This is a very organized group.
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  • 09:02 The teacher is very organized there.
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  • 09:04 This is the first time that we see that the
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  • 09:08 teacher is assigning who will go with whom and pairs
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  • 09:11 and she probably has experience because kids get really excited.
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  • 09:15 Yes, and they should - the should be excited.
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  • 09:18 It's pretty amazing.
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  • 09:20 Our viewers are very interested in the excitement the children feel.
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  • 09:23 Does it connect them with their Zionist history and their roots?
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  • 09:26 Of course, because they touch in the heart of the Jewish nation
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  • 09:33 It's things from Beit Mikdash
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  • 09:36 and the first Beit Mikdash
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  • 09:38 And they see things and they touch with the hands.
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  • 09:41 They can't go up there so they touch it.
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  • 09:44 So it's important on very many levels educationally.
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  • 09:49 But also I think it stirs up
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  • 09:51 their understanding of national history
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  • 09:52 and the importance of being a Jew in the Land.
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  • 09:55 Of course, because all the time we speak about it in the class.
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  • 09:59 And now they touch, they see, they feel it.
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  • 10:01 So this is real, we are here.
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  • 10:04 It's very, very important for them and for us.
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  • 10:07 And all the time we only speak it, only teach, only tell things.
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  • 10:10 So this is the...
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  • 10:12 Hands on.
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  • 10:13 Yeah, inside.
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  • 10:15 You know it's so important for our viewers to see the next generation understanding Israel.
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  • 10:20 Think about what Zola started 30 plus years ago.
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  • 10:23 But it's important the kids get this isn't it?
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  • 10:25 Right, right.
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  • 10:26 When you handle the things of the 1st and 2nd century...
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  • 10:31 these are like the rocks are literally speaking to these people
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  • 10:35 about their history, their heritage and the Temple that was here.
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  • 10:39 It's so exciting to see their faces as they find these finds.
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  • 10:43 It's amazing!
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  • 10:44 Yes it is, you know it's so important for us too.
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  • 10:46 We want the message of Christianity through Jewish eyes
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  • 10:50 and the relevance of the State of Israel;
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  • 10:52 we want it to go to the next generation.
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  • 10:54 It's a passion for us.
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  • 10:55 We have children in college.
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  • 10:56 One just graduated.
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  • 10:58 It's so exciting for us to see kids understanding the importance of Israel,
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  • 11:02 the importance of their Jewish heritage.
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  • 11:07 "Zion Forever" is special
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  • 11:09 because it ties the Biblical narrative to the Land itself.
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  • 11:12 There's only one land that God said that this is my Land.
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  • 11:16 And the enemy is continually contesting that.
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  • 11:18 And he uses people but God and his Word abides forever
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  • 11:23 so it's our joy to bring you this narrative about Zion.
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  • 11:26 Yes, I really believe that the story "Zion Forever"
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  • 11:30 really opens the eyes of people
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  • 11:32 to the Jewish history in this land
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  • 11:34 and to the possibilities of what God wants to do
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  • 11:37 in knitting your heart with his heart
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  • 11:39 here for the Jewish people and Israel.
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  • 11:42 In the past we've been able to bring you
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  • 11:44 "Abraham, Father of Faith"
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  • 11:46 "Isaac and Jacob, Sons of Promise"
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  • 11:48 But this year our long awaited series,
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  • 11:51 "Joseph, Dreamer/Redeemer"
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  • 11:54 finally came to bear.
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  • 11:56 Joseph has been a wonderful
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  • 11:57 gift that God has given us
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  • 11:59 to be able to bring to you
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  • 12:01 because of your gifts of funds
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  • 12:02 and your support of this ministry
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  • 12:04 we were able to tell the story of Joseph.
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  • 12:06 And we believe that God in this time that we're living in
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  • 12:11 is opening the eyes of the Jewish people
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  • 12:14 to see their Messiah their Redeemer.
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  • 12:17 Right, so let's go to some highlights now from
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  • 12:20 "Joseph, Dreamer/Redeemer"
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  • 12:55 From the pit to the palace,
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  • 12:57 from certain death to abundant life,
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  • 13:01 Joseph, patriarch who pictures Messiah.
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  • 14:15 The parallels between Joseph and Yeshua
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  • 14:17 just continue to unfold in this story.
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  • 14:20 It really begins as a sovereignty issue doesn't it?
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  • 14:23 The sovereignty of the LORD,
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  • 14:24 his decisions, his way of unfolding life,
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  • 14:27 his way of anointing,
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  • 14:29 his choice of who to anoint
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  • 14:31 and see that in this first dream don't we?
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  • 14:33 Yeah, the sheaves, you know?
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  • 14:35 Joseph had a dream.
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  • 14:37 God called him in a dream
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  • 14:38 and his sheave was standing up
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  • 14:41 and all of the other sheaves were bowing down.
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  • 14:43 Well, his brothers didn't really like that story
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  • 14:46 That's really true.
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  • 14:47 And really that's how it is with us right?
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  • 14:49 David was anointed... over Saul
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  • 14:51 and Saul did not like that.
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  • 14:53 And Jonathan understood it and he followed David
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  • 14:55 because he recognized the sovereign choice of the LORD.
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  • 14:58 And in every generation there are issues of sovereignty.
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  • 15:00 We're seeing that play out in Israel right now.
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  • 15:03 Does God own this Land?
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  • 15:05 Can he give it to whoever he chooses?
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  • 15:07 Yes he can, but it's disputed.
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  • 15:09 The Bible is really clear what it says about Yeshua and the acts that he did for our lives.
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  • 15:14 It says,
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  • 15:40 It is so true.
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  • 15:42 The fight over sovereignty and the recognition
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  • 15:44 of the choice of the LORD.
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  • 15:46 And we're going to see that unfold in Joseph's life.
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  • 15:49 And jealousy is going to cause great trouble for him.
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  • 15:52 It would send him to a pit
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  • 15:54 but that pit will lead to a palace,
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  • 15:57 the palace to a prison
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  • 15:58 and ultimately to the authority over all Egypt
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  • 16:01 and the ability to save the lives of his Jewish family.
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  • 16:05 We'll continue.
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  • 16:53 Stripped of his robe
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  • 16:54 Joseph laid at the bottom of an empty water cistern
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  • 16:57 beaten and bruised.
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  • 16:59 Katharine and I descended the steps of a similar cistern
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  • 17:02 in Jerusalem where we experienced firsthand
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  • 17:05 the loneliness of a pit well below ground level.
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  • 17:11 We're here at the traditional spot
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  • 17:13 where Jesus was kept the night he was betrayed,
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  • 17:15 the night before he went to the cross.
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  • 17:18 We're in the pit, Myles.
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  • 17:19 Just as Joseph was in the pit,
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  • 17:21 a picture of the bigger pit to come
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  • 17:24 which was the death of Yeshua on the cross.
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  • 18:22 There's so many parallels with the life of Yeshua.
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  • 18:25 It's amazing.
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  • 18:26 That's why we wanted to bring you this story.
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  • 18:28 Joseph's story speaks of the suffering
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  • 18:31 and then the exaltation.
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  • 18:33 Yeshua 's story is one of suffering and exaltation.
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  • 18:35 He comes as the suffering servant.
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  • 18:37 He returns as the Lion of the Tribe of Judah.
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  • 18:40 Even the parallel in the bride that is given to Joseph.
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  • 18:43 Joseph is given an Egyptian bride.
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  • 18:45 What a picture of the international church.
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  • 18:48 Every tongue and every tribe,
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  • 18:50 people from every nation
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  • 18:51 are being called out in this church age
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  • 18:54 and being knit to the Jewish bridge groom of heaven.
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  • 18:57 What a story.
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  • 18:59 And now, at the end of the age
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  • 19:01 God has his eye back on his own brethren,
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  • 19:03 his own Jewish people,
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  • 19:04 the natural seed of Abraham.
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  • 19:06 And we are recognizing Yeshua in greater numbers
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  • 19:09 than any time since the book of Acts.
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  • 19:51 The story of triumph is complete.
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  • 19:53 Joseph has been revealed to his brothers.
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  • 19:55 And it's our prayer that Yeshu a
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  • 19:58 will be revealed to his brothers,
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  • 20:00 to the Jewish people.
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  • 20:02 We see Joseph as the savior of Egypt
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  • 20:05 and the redeemer of his brethren.
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  • 20:07 And that's who Yeshua is to us.
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  • 20:09 He's the Redeemer of Israel
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  • 20:11 and the Savior of the world.
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  • 20:12 And that's the time we're living in now
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  • 20:14 where his Egyptian garb is being taken off.
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  • 20:16 You know for 2,000 years we have considered Jesus
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  • 20:19 to be related somehow to other religions
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  • 20:22 and other groups and other people.
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  • 20:24 And we didn't realize nationally
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  • 20:27 That he is Mashiach ben Yosef
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  • 20:30 and Mashiach ben David .
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  • 20:32 But the time is now
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  • 20:34 that he being revealed in our midst
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  • 20:36 and will continue to be revealed
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  • 20:38 until he comes in fullness and glory
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  • 20:41 and reveals himself to everyone.
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  • 20:44 Joseph's desire was for his bones to be taken up to Israel
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  • 20:48 and brought to the Promised Land.
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  • 20:50 That was his last command.
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  • 20:52 God had placed him in Egypt for a purpose.
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  • 20:55 And he knew that even through the suffering
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  • 20:57 that it wasn't about him
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  • 20:59 but there was a bigger plan.
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  • 21:00 And God's plan was to save all mankind
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  • 21:04 but also to redeem back his brothers
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  • 21:07 and to redeem back the plan that God had
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  • 21:09 for the 12 tribes to go in and take the Land.
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  • 21:12 So there was a charge given to them
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  • 21:14 to not leave his bones in Egypt
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  • 21:17 no matter how beautiful,
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  • 21:19 how grand Egypt would be.
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  • 21:21 He did not want to identify with the world.
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  • 21:24 He wanted to identify with the home that's in heaven,
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  • 21:28 the Canaan that God had promised them.
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  • 21:31 Joseph's embrace marks the close of a painful chapter in the life of his family
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  • 21:36 but the story continues.
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  • 21:39 Joseph's father Jacob would be reunited
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  • 21:42 with his beloved son whom he thought was no more.
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  • 21:46 Jacob would bless all of his sons
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  • 21:48 and their families in turn would give birth
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  • 21:52 to the 12 tribes of Israel,
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  • 21:55 the future of a mighty nation
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  • 21:58 had just begun.
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  • 22:04 Thanks to God's covenant blessing
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  • 22:06 this mighty nation is thriving
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  • 22:08 As part of our Joseph series we visited Jeremy Gimpel
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  • 22:11 at the "Voice of Israel" Studios.
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  • 22:14 He spoke to us about some people and nation's efforts to divide the Land.
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  • 22:20 And I was wondering about the controversy
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  • 22:25 of the double standard that in the story of Joseph
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  • 22:28 that the desire of Joseph that his bones would be in the Promised Land
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  • 22:33 and yet you can't go and visit those bones.
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  • 22:35 Is that true?
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  • 22:36 Yeah, can you imagine the Holy City of Shechem?
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  • 22:39 It's where Abraham first walked to when he first got here.
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  • 22:42 He arrived in Shechem
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  • 22:44 and God said at this place
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  • 22:45 I promise you and your descendants the land of Israel
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  • 22:47 forever as an everlasting covenant.
  • javascript: void video_jump(0,1369);
  • 22:50 And at that place Joseph said that's where I want to be,
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  • 22:52 where God promised the Land to Abraham's descendants forever and ever.
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  • 22:56 And now at that Holy spot Jews can't even walk
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  • 23:01 and if they do they're better be tanks and jeeps and a military escort.
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  • 23:05 And we are once again banned from praying
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  • 23:08 and being in our holiest places in our own land.
  • javascript: void video_jump(0,1390);
  • 23:10 And for our viewers sake they need to know that its been renamed
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  • 23:14 and now its Nablus but its Biblically the heart of Israel.
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  • 23:19 Yes, absolutely.
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  • 23:21 When you think about Mount Gerizim and Mount Ebal,
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  • 23:23 the reason why those two mountains were chosen was because
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  • 23:25 in between those two mountains lies the ancient city of Shechem
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  • 23:29 which is now called Nablus.
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  • 23:31 It was called Nablus because the Roman Emperor called it Naples
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  • 23:35 because it reminded him of the city in Italy
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  • 23:37 and because the Arabs of the Middle East
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  • 23:39 can't pronounce the letter "P"
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  • 23:41 they call it "Nablus" instead of "Neapolis".
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  • 23:43 WOW, there is so much re-naming that has gone on here,
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  • 23:46 so much dis-information about the Jewish history
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  • 23:49 and presence in the Land.
  • javascript: void video_jump(0,1430);
  • 23:50 One of the series we completed recently we called "Zion Forever"
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  • 23:53 because we want to establish the realty of the Jewish presence
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  • 23:57 for thousands and thousands of years
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  • 23:59 when this dis-information is going out and flooding American as well.
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  • 24:03 You're really a part now of sending out the real story of what's going on here.
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  • 24:07 Yeah, absolutely.
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  • 24:09 The truth is that the base covenant that God has with the Jewish people
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  • 24:13 isn't about the Bible at all.
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  • 24:15 It's not about the prophets,
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  • 24:16 it's not about the holidays,
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  • 24:17 it's not about the rituals laws or customs.
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  • 24:19 Abraham had no law, it was before Sinai.
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  • 24:22 Abraham's covenant with God, Jacob's covenant with God,
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  • 24:25 our base covenant with God was the Land of Israel.
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  • 24:29 That is such a profound, obvious statement
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  • 24:32 and yet it's going over the heads of certainly secular people
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  • 24:35 but I think even the Christian people,
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  • 24:37 trying to be faithful to the Bible to the best of their ability,
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  • 24:41 they don't understand that
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  • 24:43 because there's a movement even within Christianity now to
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  • 24:46 refute the Jewish presence' Biblical right to the Land.
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  • 24:51 Well you can imagine that the enemy's really at tough work
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  • 24:54 to refute the Biblical base covenant of God and his people.
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  • 24:58 If it is the Land of Israel you can imagine why the world
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  • 25:00 is obsessed now with dividing the Land of Israel,
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  • 25:03 a land the size of New Jersey.
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  • 25:05 They want to carve it up.
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  • 25:06 Why? It's so small!
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  • 25:08 But its because they are not just attacking up politically,
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  • 25:11 they're trying to attack the base covenant we have with God.
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  • 25:16 The battle for Jerusalem continues.
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  • 25:18 You know the enemy is trying to rewrite history.
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  • 25:21 Satan is trying to insight violence, agitate the people
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  • 25:25 and trying to delay the coming of the LORD
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  • 25:28 because he knows his time is short.
  • javascript: void video_jump(0,1530);
  • 25:31 But we know that the Bible is true.
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  • 25:33 Absolutely.
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  • 25:34 We are standing on this Book.
  • javascript: void video_jump(0,1536);
  • 25:36 And this Book is a sure word of prophecy.
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  • 25:39 The LORD said it and he is going to complete it.
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  • 25:43 He will have the Jewish people in this Land when he returns
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  • 25:47 and he will have them seeing him.
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  • 25:49 And we thank you that you're enabling us to bring you
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  • 25:53 prophecy unfolding before our eyes
  • javascript: void video_jump(0,1556);
  • 25:56 and just that the life that is here in Israel...
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  • 26:00 You know it's a unique show that we are able to bring you.
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  • 26:03 We're bringing you taping,
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  • 26:05 we're bringing you series
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  • 26:06 directly from this Land with Israel, speaking, actors
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  • 26:11 hoping that you're catching the vision for the heart of the LORD
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  • 26:15 for his Land and his people.
  • javascript: void video_jump(0,1577);
  • 26:17 And we ask you to stand with us like never before
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  • 26:20 because we know that God is coming soon
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  • 26:24 and we're wanting to shout it from the housetops
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  • 26:26 of what he is about to do.
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  • 26:27 Yeah, you know we believe that there's a blessing in this for you.
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  • 26:31 We stand also on Genesis 12:1-3
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  • 26:33 that as you bless the children of Abraham
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  • 26:35 you will be blessed.
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  • 26:36 We are here to bless Israel.
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  • 26:38 We're hear to speak the Good News.
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  • 26:40 We're here to reach for our Arab cousins.
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  • 26:43 We're here to reach for whosoever will
  • javascript: void video_jump(0,1605);
  • 26:45 turn their heart to the LORD,
  • javascript: void video_jump(0,1606);
  • 26:47 turn their heart to the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob
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  • 26:50 through Yeshua HaMashiach .
  • javascript: void video_jump(0,1611);
  • 26:52 We thank you for your gifts of funds.
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  • 26:54 We believe that there is more to do.
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  • 26:56 We want to increase the work that we do here.
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  • 26:59 We want to increase the number of programs we can bring
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  • 27:02 and the scope of what we are able to bring you.
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  • 27:04 Really, if you think about it this is the real news.
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  • 27:07 The headlines are catching up to the Bible
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  • 27:10 with the real news about where we are in time
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  • 27:13 comes from the Word of God
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  • 27:15 and we're able to bring it to you from the Land of Israel.
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  • 27:18 So thank you
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  • 27:19 for standing with us financially.
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  • 27:21 Thank you for praying for us.
  • javascript: void video_jump(0,1642);
  • 27:22 We ask you to pray continually for us
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  • 27:25 as we reach for God's best here in the Land.
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  • 27:29 Just as God ordered Joseph's steps from prison to palace
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  • 27:33 he's ordering our steps with you together
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  • 27:36 to bring you this message.
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  • 27:38 You know, I just want to again say thank you.
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  • 27:40 We hear so much from our viewers
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  • 27:42 that they are blessed when they partner with this ministry.
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  • 27:45 So we thank you for your partnership.
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  • 27:46 We thank you for your support
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  • 27:48 and we look forward to serving the King together.
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  • 27:51 Yes, and as we always like to close our program
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  • 27:54 with this exhortation from the Psalms
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  • 27:56 Sha'alu Shalom Yerushalayim .
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  • 27:59 Pray for the peace of Jerusalem.

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