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  1. Eternal Destiny | United Church of God

    https://www.ucg.org/bible-study-tools/ebooklet/the-throne-of-britain/eternal-destiny

    Through the incredible purpose and power of the Great God, Queen Elizabeth II sits on the throne of King David—in fact, the throne of the Lord! And though she reigns over the foremost tribe of modern Israel, the Josephite tribe of Ephraim, the lion on the royal coat of arms is the lion of Judah. Elizabeth, Charles, Andrew, William and Harry—ethnically they’re all Jews!

  2. The Bible and Archaeology: The First Mention of Israel ...

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    Yet, in 1896, British archaeologist Sir Flinders Petrie found evidence of Israel’s existence as far back as 1200 B.C., precisely the time of the events in Judges. In the ruins of an Egyptian temple, he discovered a monument that narrated the military victories of Merneptah, an Egyptian pharaoh.

  3. Appendix 9: The Lion and the Unicorn | United Church of God

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    For at the height of Ephraim’s (that is, Britain’s) power, Britain was subject to the royal line of David. Even a number of the presidents of the United States have come from that same lineage. No wonder, then, that God portrays Israel’s end-time national power in terms of a lion ( Micah 5:8-9.

  4. Appendix 13: The Nobility—Also Jewish | United Church of God

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    As our booklet The United States and Britain in Bible Prophecy explains, the Anglo-Saxons and other Teutonic lines of Scandinavia and the rest of northern Europe—all of Scythian extraction—may be traced back to the Israelites who were taken into captivity by the Assyrians in the late 700s B.C. Israel’s northern capital, Samaria, was conquered by the Assyrians around 722 B.C.

  5. The Colonial View of America as a New Israel | United ...

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    One of the first settlements in what would become the United States was by the Puritans in New England. “Independently, many Puritans took up and applied the older idea that England enjoyed a covenant with God—a ‘covenant of grace,’ they called it—even if they hesitated at first about whether the Promised Land was to be found in the new England or the old” (Todd Gitlin and Leil ...

  6. Profiles of Faith: Jeroboam - King of the Northern Ten ...

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    Jeroboam, an effective administrator under King Solomon, pleaded Israel’s cause before Solomon’s son and successor, Rehoboam: “Your father made our yoke heavy; now therefore, lighten the burdensome service of your father, and his heavy yoke which he put on us, and we will serve you” (1 Kings 12:4 1 Kings 12:4 Your father made our yoke grievous: now therefore make you the grievous ...

  7. The Bible and Archaeology: How Archaeology Confirms the ...

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    After the Balfour Declaration in 1917, Jews began to arrive in Palestine; the British, Americans and others were joined in digs by Jews in their ancestral homelands. Today there are some 300 sizable excavations underway in Israel, an extraordinary number for a country only 200 miles long and 60 miles wide. Archaeology makes a believer

  8. Tracking the Tribes Through Migrations and Maps | United ...

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    Soon other tribal clans from ancient Israel began to settle in areas that would assume nation status over the next 500 years. Their modern national names include Ireland, Great Britain (and the nations to grow from her main colonies like the United States, Canada, Australia, etc.), France, Holland, Switzerland, Belgium, Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland.

  9. Israel's Amazing Story: Fulfillment of Bible Prophecy ...

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    In spite of periodic Arab and later British efforts to limit Jewish immigration, the flow of people to the Holy Land continued off and on—especially during the first half of the 20th century. David Ben-Gurion, the first prime minister of Israel, understood the importance of having a considerable Jewish presence in the Holy Land when statehood ...

  10. Is America Identified in Bible Prophecy? | United Church ...

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    Is America Identified in Bible Prophecy? ... In the first half of the 20th century, the British Empire was the world’s preeminent power. Its navy ruled the seas. ... To Isaac was born a son named Jacob, whom God renamed as Israel (Genesis 32:28 Genesis 32:28 And he said, Your name shall be called no more Jacob, ...