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Are the Jews still God’s people?

“And now the cry of the Israelites has reached me, and I have seen the way the Egyptians are oppressing them. So now, go. I am sending you to Pharaoh to bring my people the Israelites out of Egypt.” Exodus 3:9-10

Yes, they are still God’s people. God had a very specific plan for them. He used them to create a nation that would host the Messiah, the promised one, Jesus Christ. God needed a nation to display His power for 1,400 years.

But that does not mean they are his favorite or the only people group that he cares about.

Before Jesus departed, he commissioned his followers to go to Jerusalem, Judea, Samaria and the ends of the earth. . .to all people.

In Acts 2, during the miraculous speaking in tongues, all nations were represented in the speech of the people, which was telling the eyewitnesses to take the Gospel everywhere.

In the book of Revelation, we see God's perspective change from seven churches in the region of Asia and away from the temple in Israel, which was judged for its disobedience and their crucifixion of Jesus Christ. 

The destruction of Jerusalem in 70 AD by the Romans ended the temple's dominance as God's address.  God shifted his focus to the local churches.   

The Bible is not just about Jews and Israel. It’s about God loving THE WORLD and sending his son to die for everyone.

Who today would be considered God’s people?