Receiving the 12 Blessings of Israel: How God's Promises to His People Apply to Your Life Today

Receiving the 12 Blessings of Israel: How God's Promises to His People Apply to Your Life Today


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Receiving the 12 Blessings of Israel: How God's Promises to His People Apply to Your Life Today by Paul Thangiah

Unique, Fascinating Look at How God's Promises to Israel Apply to Today

We read throughout the Bible about God blessing his people, but most of us don't realize that these blessings are still meant for today—and for us.

In this accessible study, pastor and international leader Paul Thangiah connects ancient biblical texts to modern-day life. Exploring Jacob's final blessings over his twelve sons in Genesis and Moses' parting blessings to the twelve tribes in Deuteronomy, Thangiah sheds light on the history of those on whom these blessings were bestowed. With keen insight, he examines the background of each of Jacob's sons, the significance of each name and personal situation, and what the Bible says about his descendants. Then, he shows how each of the twelve tribes saw the fulfillment of both Jacob's and Moses' prophetic blessings.

Yet these blessings didn't cease at the end of the Old Testament, says Thangiah, revealing how they were powerfully and ultimately fulfilled in Jesus. You will be encouraged and inspired to discover how God's promises to his people extend beyond Israel to include all who've been grafted in through Christ—and how you can still enjoy these prophetic blessings today.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780800798079
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/18/2016
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 388,105
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 5.50(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Paul Thangiah is the founder and senior pastor of Full Gospel Assembly of God Church in Indiranagar, Bangalore, India. A graduate of Southern Asia Bible College in Bangalore, Thangiah started the church with only three people; today this growing church ministers to more than 25,000 every Sunday in 18 services translated into five languages. It also has numerous ministries that reach around the world. Paul and his wife, Sheba, have been married for thirty years; they have two children and one grandson.

Table of Contents

Foreword Dr. George O. Wood 11

Acknowledgments 13

Introduction: God Desires to Bless His Children 17

1 Reuben 21

Happy are those who are stable, for nothing can stop their blessings from God

2 Simeon 36

Happy are those who control their anger, for they will not be scattered

3 Levi 50

Happy are those who stand up for the Lord, for their curse will be turned into a blessing

4 Judah 64

Happy are those who repent of their sins and praise God, for they shall be exalted above the rest

5 Zebulun 81

Happy are those who accept the plan of God for their lives, for God Himself will dwell in their midst

6 Issachar 96

Happy are those who work diligently, for God will be their reward

7 Dan 114

Happy are those who are full of God, for they will not allow anything to come between Him and them

8 Gad 131

Happy are those who trust and obey God, for they will walk in victory against their enemies

9 Asher 146

Happy are those who know who their God is, for they will enjoy prosperity and protection

10 Naphtali 162

Happy are those who speak good Words, for they will abound with the favor of God

11 Joseph 176

Happy are those who recognize the hand of God in their Hues, for they will be blessed beyond measure

12 Benjamin 199

Happy are those who test secure in God, for they will enjoy constant fellowship and shelter

Afterword: Thriving in the Blessings of God 219

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