Was made God's appointed custodian of divine truth
and was given the responsibility of evangelizing the
world (Rom. 3:1,2). Instead of carrying out their
assignment, the Israelite's came to regard salvation
as a Jewish monopoly and ultimately failed in their
mission. A particularly apostate period in their history
brought the Jews under severe divine discipline.
Israel's national rejection of their Messiah and the
subsequent death of Jesus Christ on the Cross.
We have this HOPE as an anchor for the Soul, firm and secure.