THE RE-GATHERING OF THE JEWS TO THE
"In that day the Root of
Jesse will stand as a banner for the peoples; the nations will rally to Him,
and His place of rest will be glorious. In that day the Lord will
reach out His hand a second time to reclaim the remnant that is left of
His people from Assyria, from Lower Egypt, from Upper Egypt, from
"I will surely gather them from all the lands where I banish them in my furious anger and great wrath; I will bring them back to this place and let them live in safety. They will be my people, and I will be their God. I will give them singleness of heart and action, so that they will always fear me for their own good and the good of their children after them. I will make an everlasting covenant with them: I will never stop doing good to them, and I will inspire them to fear me, so that they will never turn away from me" (Jeremiah 32: 37-40).
"...I will heal my people and will let them enjoy abundant peace
and security. I will bring
"I will accept you as fragrant incense when I bring you out
from the nations and gather you from the countries where you have been
scattered, and I will show Myself holy
among you in the sight of the nations. Then you will know that I
am the Lord, when I bring you into the
"For this is what the Sovereign Lord says: I will search for my sheep and look after them. As a shepherd looks after his scattered flock when he is with them, so will I look after my sheep. I will rescue them from all the places where they were scattered on a day of clouds and darkness. I will bring them out from the nations and gather them from the countries, and I will bring them into their own land." ... "I will place over them one shepherd, my servant David, and he will tend them; he will tend them and be their shepherd. I the Lord will be their God, and my servant David will be prince among them. I the Lord have spoken" (Ezekiel 34: 11-13, 23, 24).
"When I have brought them back from the nations and have
gathered them from the countries of their enemies, I will show myself holy
through them in the sight of many nations. Then they will know that I
am the Lord their God, for though I sent them into exile among the nations, I
will gather them to their own land, not leaving any behind. I will no
longer hide my face from them, for I will pour out my Spirit on the house of
"And I will pour out on the house of David and the inhabitants
"He will sit as a refiner and purifier of silver; he will purify the Levites and refine them like gold and silver. Then the Lord will have men who will bring offerings in righteousness, and the offerings of Judah and Jerusalem will be acceptable to the Lord, as in days gone by, as in former years" (Malachi 3: 3, 4).