Why is Jerusalem important in the Bible, and why does it continue to be important to Christians today? Jerusalem has almost 1,000 verses that mention it, and it’s the only physical place declared “holy” in the Bible.
Why are thousands of Christians coming up to Jerusalem each year to celebrate the Feast of Tabernacles? The answer lies in the universal significance of this ancient biblical festival and its past, present, and future relevance for all nations.
Israel is the only country in the world denied the sovereign right of every nation to designate the city of its choice to serve as its capital and seat of government. How this discriminatory treatment of Israel arose bears careful review.
You may have seen the medieval painting in which Jerusalem is depicted as the centre of the world. It is based on a Scripture from Ezekiel where God declares that He has set Jerusalem in the midst of the nations (Ezekiel 5:5). So, what makes the city so special?