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It is significant that after Pentecost, the apostles never uttered a word about any restoration of a kingdom to natural Israel. It is worthwhile drawing the reader's attention to a strange statement by our Lord: "I have yet many things to say unto you, but ye cannot bear them now. Howbeit, when He, the Spirit of Truth is come, He will guide you into all truth." ( John 16v12-13 ) What were those things they could not bear them? In the light of their subsequent ministry only one answer seems to reasonably fit the case; the passing away of the whole Jewish economy, Temple, Land and people, to be replaced by the New, Spiritual, Heavenly Realities. Surely, these were the things they "could not bear" whilst still cherishing earthly ideas? But when the Holy Ghost had come, and their minds were opened to "the mystery" only partly seen by the prophets, that the Jewish people were only a temporary phase in God's great Kingdom plan, to be replaced by the Great Reality of Messiah's Kingdom incorporating Jew and Gentile, then all thought of the earthly-Israel-restoration disappeared. Thenceforth the only Israel they knew was the New Israel.

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