Prophecies concerning Israel

OT predictions concerning the role of ancient Israel under the covenant relationship, here considered especially with respect to Israel’s witness to the true God, to the coming of Messiah, and to the establishment of the Messianic kingdom. Seventh-day Adventists regard these predictions as a declaration of the divine purpose with respect to Israel as the covenant people and as conditional upon their cooperation with God’s purpose for them as a nation. Origin of the Seventh-day Adventist View. Millerite Interpretation . William Miller and his associates firmly rejected the then popular millennarian belief (of Literalist premillennialism) that the prophecies of the Bible predicted the last-day “return of the Jews, as such, either before, at, or after the Advent of Christ, to Palestine,...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.