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Who are the Children of God?

Imagine this: Israel's two arch-enemies worshipping God alongside Israel!

Imagine this: The wholeness of God's people being illustrated by Israel and Israel's oppressors!

Imagine this: God using the same language to identify Egypt and Assyria that God uses to identify His chosen people Israel!

Check out this passage, and see the amazing long-term reconciling plan of God:

"On that day there will be five cities in the land of Egypt that will speak the
language of Canaan and swear allegiance to the LORD of hosts. One of these
will be called the City of the Sun."
Note: language of Canaan is a language that worships God.

"On that day there will be an altar to the LORD in the center of the land of
Egypt, and a pillar to the LORD at its border. It will be a sign and a
witness to the LORD of hosts in the land of Egypt; when they cry to the LORD
because of oppressors, he will send them a savior, and will defend and deliver
them. The LORD will make himself known to the Egyptian…