As I read the Gospel of Luke, chapters 1 and 2, I was struck by how the devout Jews were awaiting the Messiah, and recognized Him when He came. Reading only these two chapters in Luke impressed upon my heart the magnitude of the deception currently propagated by Dispensational teaching and Christian Zionism. It made me question if we as Christians have discerned the depth of wickedness found in Dispensational deception. Compare what Dispensational Christian Zionists are teaching with God’s Word.  The Word of God will put everything into proper focus.

I like the way a sister in Christ phrased her comment on another post

“Millions of Christians are so deceived into believing what some dispensationalist scholar writes, teaches and preaches. It is time that all true Christians everywhere wake up and realize that God has given us His written word and His Holy Spirit to lead us into all truth.”

The Jewish people are not under another covenant nor are they safe, as some say, “if they live in light of the Torah.” After death, or at the coming of the Lord, there will be no second chance for anyone to be saved. Today is the day of salvation. What could be more important that the salvation of a soul? It’s time to lay aside man’s teachings and search the Scriptures for ourselves.  Eternity is not something to be taken lightly.

Acts 17:11 These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so.

1 Peter 1:10-11 Of which salvation the prophets have enquired and searched diligently, who prophesied of the grace that should come unto you: Searching what, or what manner of time the Spirit of Christ which was in them did signify, when it testified beforehand the sufferings of Christ, and the glory that should follow.

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Gabriel, an angel, appeared to Zacharias and foretold the birth of John the Baptist.

Luke 1:16-17 And many of the children of Israel shall he turn to the Lord their God. And he shall go before him in the spirit and power of Elijah, to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children, and the disobedient to the wisdom of the just; to make ready a people prepared for the Lord.

Gabriel appeared to a young Jewish girl named Mary, and foretold the birth of the Messiah.

Luke 1:31-33 And, behold, thou shalt conceive in thy womb, and bring forth a son, and shalt call his name JESUS. He shall be great, and shall be called the Son of the Highest: and the Lord God shall give unto him the throne of his father David: And he shall reign over the house of Jacob for ever; and of his kingdom there shall be no end.

Mary spoke of the Messiah.

Luke 1:54-55 He hath helped his servant Israel, in remembrance of his mercy; As he spake to our fathers, to Abraham, and to his seed for ever.

Zacharias prophesied at the birth of his son, John the Baptist.

Luke 1:68 Blessed be the Lord God of Israel; for he hath visited and redeemed his people,

Luke 1:69 And hath raised up an horn of salvation for us in the house of his servant David;

Luke 1:70 As he spake by the mouth of his holy prophets, which have been since the world began:

Luke 1:71 That we should be saved from our enemies, and from the hand of all that hate us;

Luke 1:72 To perform the mercy promised to our fathers, and to remember his holy covenant;

Luke 1:73 The oath which he sware to our father Abraham,

Luke 1:74 That he would grant unto us, that we being delivered out of the hand of our enemies might serve him without fear,

Luke 1:75 In holiness and righteousness before him, all the days of our life.

Luke 1:76 And thou, child, shalt be called the prophet of the Highest: for thou shalt go before the face of the Lord to prepare his ways;

Luke 1:77 To give knowledge of salvation unto his people by the remission of their sins,

Luke 1:78 Through the tender mercy of our God; whereby the dayspring from on high hath visited us,

Luke 1:79 To give light to them that sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace.

Luke 1:80 And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, and was in the deserts till the day of his shewing unto Israel.

Simeon prophesied of the Messiah.

Luke 2:25 And, behold, there was a man in Jerusalem, whose name was Simeon; and the same man was just and devout, waiting for the consolation of Israel: and the Holy Ghost was upon him.

Luke 2:26 And it was revealed unto him by the Holy Ghost, that he should not see death, before he had seen the Lord’s Christ.

Luke 2:27 And he came by the Spirit into the temple: and when the parents brought in the child Jesus, to do for him after the custom of the law,

Luke 2:28 Then took he him up in his arms, and blessed God, and said,

Luke 2:29 Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy word:

Luke 2:30 For mine eyes have seen thy salvation,

Luke 2:31 Which thou hast prepared before the face of all people;

Luke 2:32 A light to lighten the Gentiles, and the glory of thy people Israel.

Luke 2:33 And Joseph and his mother marvelled at those things which were spoken of him.

Luke 2:34 And Simeon blessed them, and said unto Mary his mother, Behold, this child is set for the fall and rising again of many in Israel; and for a sign which shall be spoken against;

Luke 2:35 (Yea, a sword shall pierce through thy own soul also,) that the thoughts of many hearts may be revealed.

Anna prophesied of the Messiah.

Luke 2:36 And there was one Anna, a prophetess, the daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Aser: she was of a great age, and had lived with an husband seven years from her virginity;

Luke 2:37 And she was a widow of about fourscore and four years, which departed not from the temple, but served God with fastings and prayers night and day.

Luke 2:38 And she coming in that instant gave thanks likewise unto the Lord, and spake of him to all them that looked for redemption in Jerusalem.

Read… The Gospel of Luke, chapters 1 and 2 

Read… about salvation


  1. I have a friend that was a practicing Muslim-she is saved and born again- she really wants us to go to Israel to see where Jesus walked and things like that-she said it would deepen my faith-well I don’t fly first of all- and when she said that “it would deepen my faith” I thought I don’t need to fly to Israel to have my faith deepened-I know it’s beautiful from the pics and I’m not knocking any one that goes at all-I just have no desire to go there…

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  2. I’m trying to understand something-maybe you and/or Billy can help clarify it for be me.
    If Jewish people do not accept Jesus as their Messiah they are not saved, correct? In other words they don’t get a “free pass” because of their heritage??

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    • Good question Beth. It may help others who have the same question.

      The Jewish people need to be born again and believe in their Messiah, Jesus Christ, in order to be saved and enter heaven, just like you and I and any other human being.

      Acts 4
      8Then Peter, filled with the Holy Ghost, said unto them, Ye rulers of the people, and elders of Israel, 9If we this day be examined of the good deed done to the impotent man, by what means he is made whole; 10Be it known unto you all, and to all the people of Israel, that by the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, whom ye crucified, whom God raised from the dead, even by him doth this man stand here before you whole. 11This is the stone which was set at nought of you builders, which is become the head of the corner. 12Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.

      John 14
      6 Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.

      Romans 1
      16For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek. 17For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith: as it is written, The just shall live by faith.

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        • There are many different beliefs about Israel within Dispensationalism. As you know I believe Dispensational theology is grave error. Having said that I don’t believe that the current state of Israel is a fulfillment of Biblical prophecy, and I lean towards believing that the final word for the Jewish people is the Gospel.

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          • And I thank you for that-because that is what I believe-I just needed that reassurance…. you know what I mean? ❤️
            I don’t believe the current state is either!

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            • Praise the Lord! 🙌

              I do know what you mean! I’m the same way!

              I love these Scriptures…

              Galatians 3:16 The promises were spoken to Abraham and to his seed. The Scripture does not say, “and to seeds,” meaning many, but “and to your seed,” meaning One, who is Christ.

              Galatians 3:26 You are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus. 27For all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ. 28There is neither Jew nor Greek, slave nor free, male nor female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus. 29And if you belong to Christ, then you are Abraham’s seed and heirs according to the promise.

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