ba-YOM ha-HU ka-RAT a-do-NAI et av-RAM b’-REET lay-MOR l’-zar-a-KHA na-TA-tee et ha-A-retz ha-ZOT mi-n’-HAR mitz-RA-yim ad ha-na-HAR ha-ga-DOL n’-har p’-RAT
God promises the Land of Israel to Avraham’s descendants, but his children must wait more than 400 years to inherit their land. This first display of faithfulness prepared the Children of Israel for what was ultimately 2,000 years in exile. With the rebirth of the State of Israel in 1948, Jewish prayers were answered and God’s divine promise to Avraham was once again realized. more …
Opinion: Hosea 5:15-6:2
“I will return again to My place
Till they acknowledge their offense.
Then they will seek My face;
In their affliction they will earnestly seek Me.”
If we apply the first words “Jesus returns to His place” to His ascension to His father (Acts 1:9-12), Jesus will wait for His chosen people to acknowledge their rejection of Him. Then they will seek Him …
Come, and let us return to the Lord;
For He has torn, but He will heal us;
He has stricken, but He will bind us up” Hosea 6:1.
Next we apply “Let us return to the Lord” to Zechariah 12:10 when at the end of the tribulation the Jewish remnant returns (“they will look on Me whom they pierced. Yes, they will mourn for Him”) at His second coming and acknowledge Jesus as Messiah. His people who had been torn will be healed (bound up/saved).
“After two days He will revive us;,
On the third day He will raise us up,
That we may live in His sight” Hosea 6:2.
Finally when we apply 2 Peter 3:8 “A day is like a thousand years” we calculate 2000 years since Jesus crucifixion and death “and on the third day” the Millennial reign ( (1000 years/Revelation 204-6), we see that the time is at hand.