Foundation – What and Who is Israel?
Some 3,500 years ago the Canaanites inhabited the land that God promised to give to the offspring of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob (see Timeline). God promised that He would give the land of Israel to the Jewish people as an eternal possession. The promise was unconditional. God confirmed it at least 55 times with an oath and stated, at least 12 times, that the covenant was everlasting (see Bible References). God did bring the Israelites into the Promised Land forty years after the Exodus from Egypt. Israel reached the peak of her power some 500 years later under King Solomon. Israel entered the Promised Land and hundreds of years later, under King Solomon, they occupied a large part, but not all, of the territory which God had promised to them. Israel was required to obey the Law of Moses and, when they failed, God thrust them out of the land….. [read more]
If you want to learn more about where Israel came from then this article will give you a biblical background of how Israel came to be. Yes Israel is land, but actually it is a person per the bible and this person has a promise from God. To be better understand where we are heading in the future then we must learn about the past. Come take a journey on how Israel began.