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- "As The Sand Of The Sea"


Pastor Rev. C.E. Stephen Coates Thursday June 6th, 2013

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Hosea 1:10-11.

Hsa 1:10


Yet the number of the children of Israel shall be as the sand of the sea, which cannot be measured nor numbered; and it shall come to pass, [that] in the place where it was said unto them, Ye [are] not my people, [there] it shall be said unto them, [Ye are] the sons of the living God.

Lexicon Results

Strong's H1121 - ben


Frame1Variant Spellings

The following spelling is supported by Strongs and Gesenius: בן.

[What are these variants?]

Outline of Biblical Usage

1) son, grandson, child, member of a group

a) son, male child

b) grandson

c) children (pl. - male and female)

d) youth, young men (pl.)

e) young (of animals)

f) sons (as characterisation, i.e. sons of injustice [for un- righteous men] or sons of God [for angels]

g) people (of a nation) (pl.)

h) of lifeless things, i.e. sparks, stars, arrows (fig.)

i) a member of a guild, order, class




Hsa 1:11


Then shall the children of Judah and the children of Israel be gathered together, and appoint themselves one head, and they shall come up out of the land: for great [shall be] the day of Jezreel.

Because . . .
Jesus and the first Apostles said so.
Luke 1:32-33, 54-55, Luke 1:68-73;

Luk 1:32


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:

Luk 1:33


And he shall reign over the house of Jacob for ever; and of his kingdom there shall be no end.

Luk 1:54


He hath holpen his servant Israel, in remembrance of [his] mercy;

Luk 1:55


As he spake to our fathers, to Abraham, and to his seed for ever.

Luk 1:68


Blessed [be] the Lord God of Israel; for he hath visited and redeemed his people,

Luk 1:69


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

Luk 1:70


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

Luk 1:71


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

Luk 1:72


To perform the mercy [promised] to our fathers, and to remember his holy covenant;

Luk 1:73


The oath which he sware to our father Abraham,

Acts 1:6-7;

Act 1:6


When they therefore were come together, they asked of him, saying, Lord, wilt thou at this time restore again the kingdom to Israel?

Act 1:7


And he said unto them, It is not for you to know the times or the seasons, which the Father hath put in his own power.

Romans 9:3-5,

Rom 9:3


For I could wish that myself were accursed from Christ for my brethren, my kinsmen according to the flesh:

Rom 9:4


Who are Israelites; to whom [pertaineth] the adoption, and the glory, and the covenants, and the giving of the law, and the service [of God], and the promises;

Rom 9:5


Whose [are] the fathers, and of whom as concerning the flesh Christ [came], who is over all, God blessed for ever. Amen.

Rom 11:1

I say then, Hath God cast away his people? God forbid. For I also am an Israelite, of the seed of Abraham, [of] the tribe of Benjamin.

Rom 11:2


God hath not cast away his people which he foreknew. Wot ye not what the scripture saith of Elias? how he maketh intercession to God against Israel, saying,

Rom 11:11

I say then, Have they stumbled that they should fall? God forbid: but [rather] through their fall salvation [is come] unto the Gentiles, for to provoke them to jealousy.

Rom 11:12


Now if the fall of them [be] the riches of the world, and the diminishing of them the riches of the Gentiles; how much more their fulness?

Rom 11:15


For if the casting away of them [be] the reconciling of the world, what [shall] the receiving [of them be], but life from the dead?

Rom 11:25


For I would not, brethren, that ye should be ignorant of this mystery, lest ye should be wise in your own conceits; that blindness in part is happened to Israel, until the fulness of the Gentiles be come in.

Rom 11:26


And so all Israel shall be saved: as it is written, There shall come out of Sion the Deliverer, and shall turn away ungodliness from Jacob:

Rom 11:27


For this [is] my covenant unto them, when I shall take away their sins.

Rom 11:28


As concerning the gospel, [they are] enemies for your sakes: but as touching the election, [they are] beloved for the fathers' sakes.

Rom 11:29


For the gifts and calling of God [are] without repentance.

Because . . .
Jesus said in
Matthew 19:28, ".. I tell you the truth, at the renewal of all things, when the Son of Man sits on His glorious throne, you who have followed me will also sit on 12 thrones judging the 12 tribes of Israel."

Read: Matthew 5:19

Mat 5:19


Whosoever therefore shall break one of these least commandments, and shall teach men so, he shall be called the least in the kingdom of heaven: but whosoever shall do and teach [them], the same shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven.

Because . . .
Surely it is no coincidence that the Jews are returning to Palestine this century, thus beginning to fulfill Old Testament prophecies.

Because . . .
Even though Jesus Christ completely fulfilled all of the promises and prophecies of His coming to earth, He nevertheless sovereignly appointed the birthright blessing to the sons of Joseph (
1 Chronicles 5:1-2).

1Ch 5:1

Now the sons of Reuben the firstborn of Israel, (for he [was] the firstborn; but, forasmuch as he defiled his father's bed, his birthright was given unto the sons of Joseph the son of Israel: and the genealogy is not to be reckoned after the birthright.

1Ch 5:2


For Judah prevailed above his brethren, and of him [came] the chief ruler; but the birthright [was] Joseph's:)

The sons of Joseph have been given the solemn assignment of bringing the Abrahamic blessing to all the families of the earth (Genesis 12:3).

Gen 12:3


And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth thee: and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed.

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