Finding the Scriptural Blessings Promised to Israel

Editor’s Note: A much more in depth discussion of this topic is available in Kerry’s book God Will Prevail: Ancient Covenants, Modern Blessings, and the Gathering of Israel. Buy your copy HERE or at your local Seagull or Deseret Book stores. In our last General Conference (October 2020), President Russell M. Nelson asked the Saints to pursue a particular course of scripture study for the next six months. He said “As you study your scriptures during the next six months, I encourage you to make a list of all that the Lord has promised He will do for covenant Israel. I think you will be astounded! Ponder these promises. Talk about them with your family and friends. Then live and watch for these promises to be fulfilled in your own life.”[i] The promises for Israel stem from the Abrahamic Covenant, as it was expanded and tailored to them at Mount Sinai. Of course, those promises have been expanded and expounded upon continuously since that time by prophet after prophet, from the days of Moses through President Nelson. Having taught students about these promises for almost twenty-seven years now, I have learned that most struggle to notice many of the blessings … Continue reading Finding the Scriptural Blessings Promised to Israel