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Christian Answer How, is by the words of the bible. In certainpassages throughout exodus and other books in the bible, the Jewishpeople are described as Gods chosen people. Either by writersspeaking that the phrase came from God himself, or from writersquoting words spoken by prophets. The best utte…rence of the chosen people would probably be thispassage. Deuteronomy 7:6 - For thou art an holy people unto the LORD thyGod: the LORD thy God hath chosen thee to be a special people untohimself, above all people that are upon the face of the earth. Because Christ knew that of all the races of people upon the faceof the earth, it would be the Jews who would crucify Him, all otherpeoples would have accepted Him as the Savior. Jewish Answer The phrase "chosen" is almost always misinterpreted by non-Jews.According to the Tanach (Jewish Bible), the Jews are called"chosen" because they were the nation chosen to keep the Torah fromamong the 70 nations of the world. The phrase "chosen" in no wayinfers that Jews were or are better than any other nation. Another answer God chose Abraham because Abraham chose God. Abraham served God, and taught about Him, for many decades beforereceiving the slightest sign from Him. Abraham was in his seventieswhen he had prophecy for the first time. Because Abraham was so superlative in his righteousness, God chosehim for His covenant. This is a binding agreement which obligatesus to keep the Torah. We forfeit our role if we abandon the Torah(Deuteronomy ch.28). See also the Related link.. Note: According to the Christian Bible, it was the Romans whocrucified Jesus. Crucifixion was never an acceptable form ofexecution for the Jews. Additionally, Pilate executed approximately10,000 Jews via crucifixion. . (MORE)
Jewish Answer In Judaism, the phrase 'chosen' does not mean that we think that weare better than anyone else or have an elevated status in God'seyes. What 'chosen' refers to is that we were chosen to keep theTorah, that is it. What most people don't know is that according toJewish teachings, God act…ually offered the Torah to every othernation before the Israelites but we were the only ones to accept itwithout question. Judaism teaches that there are different paths to God and Judaismis the path for Jews. The Torah provides the guidelines for theJewish path. Non-Jewish Answer Before Israel was even a nation, before there was the word 'Jew'God made a covenant with Abram: "And I will make you a greatnation, And I will bless you, And make your name great; And so youshall be a blessing; And I will bless those who bless you, And theone who curses you I will curse. And in you all the families of theearth will be blessed'" (Genesis 12:1-3) The great nation thatdescended from Abraham was Israel. God kept his covenant to Abramand blessed Israel so that through them, all the families of theearth will be blessed. God did not choose the Jews to make themsuperior in any way, rather He chose them so they can bless all thenations on earth. (MORE)
People are chosen to compete in the Olympics by competing in theOlympic Trials. In most sports, the top competitors from theOlympic Trials are chosen to compete in the Olympics.
Acts 1:2 . 2Until the day in which he was taken up, after that he through the Holy Ghost had given commandments unto the apostles whom he had chosen: . Acts 9:15 . 15But the Lord said unto him, Go thy way: for he (Paul) is a chosen vessel unto me , to bear my name before the Gentiles, and …kings, and the children of Israel:. Jeremiah 1:4-8 . 4Then the word of the LORD came unto me, saying,. 5Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee; and before thou camest forth out of the womb I sanctified thee, and I ordained thee a prophet unto the nations.. 6Then said I, Ah, Lord GOD! behold, I cannot speak: for I am a child.. 7But the LORD said unto me, Say not, I am a child: for thou shalt go to all that I shall send thee, and whatsoever I command thee thou shalt speak.. 8Be not afraid of their faces: for I am with thee to deliver thee, saith the LORD.. People such as Samson and Moses would also fall into this category. (MORE)
Christian Answer It is not just the Jews who are the 4th tribe of Israel, but all 12 tribes that God set aside as a unique peoples for Him - an example to all. They failed and God sent His Son Jesus, to establish His Church for those called by Him (John 6:44, 65). Today, these are called Spiritual… Israelites or true Christians. Jewish Answer Jews are called the Chosen People because God chose them to make a covenant with him and pursue his commandments. The separation between Jews and non-Jews is made most pronounced in Leviticus 19:2 when God declares the Jews are to be holy because God is holy. (MORE)
In Judaism, the phrase 'chosen' does not mean that we think that weare better than anyone else or have an elevated status before God.What 'chosen' refers to is that we were chosen to keep the Torah,that is it. What most people don't know is that according to Jewishteachings, God actually offered the… Torah to every other nationbefore the Israelites but we were the only ones to accept itwithout question. Judaism teaches that there are different paths to God and Judaismis the path for Jews. The Torah provides the guidelines for theJewish path. Answer 2 Because of Abraham's superior faith, God made him a promise. Hepromised to cause his descendents to greatly multiply into a greatnation, and they would become his chosen people. It was notindividuality based on faith and works, but as a nation, chosen byGod, and for God. Answer 3 Because they chose him first. Abraham served God for decades beforeGod spoke to him or showed him the slightest sign. And in the timeof Moses, the Israelites volunteered to receive the Torah beforethey even knew what its observance would entail (Talmud, Shabbat88a). Note that until the time of Abraham, anyone could have steppedforward and chose to be a great servant of God, and be chosen byHim (Rabbi Judah Halevi, in "Kuzari"). This includes people such asLot, the earliest Arabs (sons of Joktan, Genesis 10), Nimrod (whowas gifted and powerful), and anyone else. There were righteouspeople, but not one of them served God as did Abraham. He stood inGod's presence twenty four hours per day, every day of his life(Maimonides). The same goes for Isaac and Jacob (ibid). . (MORE)
Answer 1 I think they call themselves the chosen people because God had cometo Abraham and Moses to help save their people. But why would theybe chose, was a common question back then. Since there were so manyother people in slavery at the point. So someone came up with aresolution that that was th…e reason. Answer 2 According to the Torah, the Jews are the Chosen People. SeeDeuteronomy 7:6 (NIV): 6 For you are a people holy to the Lord yourGod. The Lord your God has chosen you out of all the peoples on theface of the earth to be his people, his treasured possession. It is worth noting that many non-Jews (as well as less-educatedJews) misunderstand the concept of "chosen-ness". It is not astatement of ethnic superiority in the vein of the Ã¼bermensch or"White Pride". The Jewish understanding is that the Jewish peoplewere charged with a distinct mission/task that the rest of theworld was not assigned and this is to elevate the spiritualcharacter of the world. This charge is very similar to that whichmonks and nuns take on in Catholicism and nobody chastises them forthis act because we understand the hardship that comes out of thatlevel of dedication. Jews are compelled to be so dedicated. That'sit. Jews do not claim non-Jews to be inferior, unimportant,unworthy or lacking full rights in this life, or even unworthy ofentering "the good place" after death. They, in fact, advocateexactly the opposite (that non-Jews are equal, critical, worthy ofrights, have a reserved place in the "good place" after deathprovided they are good people). (Another more pop-culturally modern version of this is the idea ofthe "Fellowship of the Ring" in the "Lord of the Rings". Themembers of the Fellowship are in no way superior or better than therest of the inhabitants of Middle Earth, they just have a specifictask to which they have been assigned and upon which the entireworld depends. People outside the Fellowship are more than capableof helping this mission, and some of them (like King Theoden ofRohan and Faramir of Gondor) certainly do. It is just that the onusof responsibility lies on the Fellowship.) (MORE)
Members of the Australian Parliament and Senate are elected by the people. The leader of the political party with the most elected members becomes the Prime Minister.
This is a very tricky answer. One of the main were Jews. Other hiders of Jews and helping them escape. Some were people who tried to fight anyone pro holocaust. Some twins were taken for experimental reasons
Gutzon Borglum, the sculptor, picked them. Presumably they were the presidents that he felt were most worthy of the honor.
Italy's leaders are chosen through a combination of appointments and elections . For example, the members of the Italian Parliament tend to be chosen by registered Italian voters. But there are members of the Italian Senate who are called 'lifetime Senators'. They tend to be former presidents or …presidential appointees for outstanding contributions to the Italian nation. The President is elected, but on the basis of voting by the members of Parliament. (MORE)
The emperor of Japan is chosen by heredity. Usually the first bornson is the crown prince until the emperor dies or abdicates.
Different governments publish different standards for qualification. Generally, however, if a scientist, a position of scientific acclaim in possession of a scientific question that is unanswered having to do with the health of planet earth. For every scientist, about seven temporary workers are r…equired to support this work. For these positions, one must be qualified to do the work, and then must pass rigorous physical and mental health exams. (MORE)
Answer: God chose Abraham (Genesis 12:2), the founder of Judaism, becauseAbraham chose God first. Surrounded by idolaters, he taught andpracticed ethical Monotheism for decades before receiving theslightest sign from God. Later, his Israelite descendants chose Godby leaving the fertile Nile delta… of Egypt into a barren wilderness(Jeremiah 2:2) in order to serve Him, and He responded by givingthem his covenant(Exodus ch.19). Note that God's implied praise didnot mean that the Israelites could ever sit back and preenthemselves. On the contrary, it carried great responsibility (seeAmos 3:2). . Answer: In Judaism, the phrase 'chosen' does not mean that we think that weare better than anyone else or have an elevated status before God.What 'chosen' refers to is that we were chosen to keep the Torah.What most people don't know is that according to Jewish teachings,God actually offered the Torah to every other nation before theIsraelites but we were the only ones to accept it without question. Judaism teaches that there are different paths to God and Judaismis the path for Jews. The Torah provides the guidelines for theJewish path. . Answer: There are many different theories and beliefs on why God made theIsraelites his chosen people, including the rejection of this viewby some Jews. For those that do hold this belief, some reasons are: . God was pleased with Abraham's realization of monotheism . God saw something special in the Israelites . God saw that the Jewish people could become a great nation aslong as their lot in life was greatly different than the othernations of the world. . God has some unknown purpose for the Jewish people by keepingtheir lot different (at times tragic) from other people. Reconstructionist Jews reject this belief altogether. Reform Jewsunderstand it mainly as a traditional view, and few actually holdthis view as absolutely true. More traditional Jews vary on thistopic as well. . Answer: The reason for this is because God had made of covenant withAbraham stating that his descendants would be great! and would bemany. He then made the same covenant or renewed it with Isaac, andthen Jacob. So the reason is because of the covenant that was madewith their forefathers. . Christian Answer: The Israelites descended from Jacob (Israel), the grandson of Abraham , with whom God established an everlasting covenant. Genesis 17:7 - And I will establish My covenant betweenMe and you and your descendants after you in their generations, foran everlasting covenant, to be God to you and your descendantsafter you . As to their tragic history, the OT shows that all their setbacksare due to disobedience to God. Leviticus 26:21 - Then, if you walk contrary to Me, andare not willing to obey Me, I will bring on you seven times moreplagues, according to your sins. (MORE)
According to the Tanach (Hebrew Bible), Jews are the chosen people. In this context, 'chosen' refers to Jews having been chosen to follow the teachings of the Tanach.
A government chosen by the people is a democracy. It is supposed to represent "By the people, for the people."
the Jewish people were not treated fairly and i for 1 think that it is an outrage... The job of Jews as the Chosen People is to attain a certain spiritual character and help the rest of the world to understand holiness and the Divine. This is why religious Jews tend to study and try to enhance th…eir spiritual character. They would like to be a light to the other nations of what an uplifted spiritual individual who cleaves to God looks like. (MORE)
Answer In ancient times, each national group had its own patron god, who they believed had chosen them for his patronage. The Bible says that God chose the Hebrew people, of Israel and Judah, as his people.
The Hebrew peoples, the great grandchildren of Abraham, and children of Jacob called Israel - the 12 tribes of Israel of which Joseph's 2 sons, Ephraim and Manasseh became equal inheritors as Israel took them as his own before he gave his blessings to each of the tribes and passed on.
The Israelites believed they were the chosen people. Each nation inancient times had a patron god, who they may have believed to havechosen them. The other nations have long since adopted newreligions or disappeared from history, but the Jews have survivedbecause of God's covenant, so we have their …tradition of a chosenpeople. Answer In Judaism, the phrase 'chosen' does not mean that we think that weare better than anyone else or have an elevated status before God.What 'chosen' refers to is that we were chosen to keep the Torah,that is it. What most people don't know is that according to Jewishteachings, God actually offered the Torah to every other nationbefore the Israelites but we were the only ones to accept itwithout question. Judaims teaches that there are different paths to God and Judaismis the path for Jews. The Torah provides the guidelines for theJewish path. . Answer: They were chosen specially by the Most High because of the covenantwith Abraham, a friend of the Most High who searched for Him whenmany were turning to stone and wood and graven images to worship.Though many had gone, and have gone astray, though they are theseed of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, the Most High still loves themand those who turn to Him, and will keep the covenant He has withthem. (MORE)
According to Jewish belief, Jews are the Chosen People because they were chosen to make the idea of one God known to the world.
Jewish Answer In Judaism, the phrase 'chosen' does not mean that we think that weare better than anyone else or have an elevated status before God.What 'chosen' refers to is that we were chosen to keep the Torah.What most people don't know is that according to Jewish teachings,God actually offered t…he Torah to every other nation before theIsraelites but we were the only ones to accept it without question. Judaims teaches that there are different paths to God and Judaismis the path for Jews. The Torah provides the guidelines for theJewish path. Non-Jewish Answer God has spoken to them and chosen them, as stated explicitly. "The Lord did not set His heart upon you or choose you because youwere more numerous than other peoples---indeed, you were the fewestof all peoples---but it was because the Lord favored you ..."(Deut. 7:7-8) "I will make of you a great nation ... and all the families of theearth shall bless themselves by you" (Gen. 12:2-3). God's covenantwith Abraham is narrated in Genesis 17, and the contractualagreement in which the people of Israel agree to keep God's law(Ex. 19-24) is foreshadowed in God's musing: "Since Abraham is tobecome a great and populous nation, and all the nations of theearth are to bless themselves by him; for I have singled him out,that he may instruct his children and his posterity to keep the wayof the Lord, by doing what is just and right" (Gen. 18:18-19). (MORE)
All mankind are equal in front of God irrelevant to their colors, races, nationalities, and/or gender. According to Islam, the only factor of preference among people is piety and worshiping God as the one and only one God with no partner, no companion, no son, no father, no associate, and no equival…ence. Christianity and Judaism differ from Islam slightly by saying that the Israelites were chosen for a specific purpose, not to be exalted above the other races but to play a specific role in God's plan. However, Christianity and Islam agree that in terms of value, all people are equal. (MORE)
There are three reasons that Israel is called God's chosen people: 1) because they were chosen by God to be the nation through which the promised Messiah would come to save mankind. They were given special status as the descendants of Abraham, because Abraham belived God's promise that he himsel…f would have a son and that that son would be the forefather of the nation that would bear the Messiah. . Isaiah 41:8. "But you, Israel, are My servant, Jacob whom I have chosen, The descendants of Abraham My friend.. 2) They were chosen to keep the oracles of God, i.e. the Torah and the writings of the prophets (a.k.a the Tenakh or Old Testament) and to preserve them (Romans 3:2) 3) and to be the ones to keep His precepts or Laws as commanded to them by Moses to demonstrate righteousness to the nations. . Neh 9:14. "You made known to them Your holy Sabbath, And commanded them precepts, statutes and laws, By the hand of Moses Your servant.". (MORE)
He can be chosen from any Catholic male but has customarily been chosen from among the cardinals.
There is no physical description of Hebrews in the Bible. We can only assume that they included a range of skin colors, just as the Jews of today. Jewish tradition teaches that the Jews are God's Chosen people, but it is a question of individual belief rather than a statement of truth.
Another answer from our community: No, they are not the Israelites are so the people in Israel are.No, they are not in bible times; God's chosen people are theIsraelites or the people of Israel.
I don't believe scripture reveals the reason God chose the Jews as His people. Scripture does tell us that God is not "a respecter of persons," meaning He doesn't randomly hold any in higher regard than others. However, when God does make a choice He sticks with it. Scripture tells us that the "gif…ts and calling of God are without repentance," (Romans 11:29). In other words, when God chooses to bless a person or group of people He never retreats from His choice. (MORE)
According to the Torah, HaShem (The Creator) offered the Torah to all of the nations of the world before finally offering it to the Israelites after being rejected by the other nations. When HaShem offered the Torah to the Israelites, they accepted it without condition and the Torah became their pat…h to HaShem. The term 'chosen', simply refers to the Israelites having been chosen to keep the Torah. This term does not imply that the Israelites were better than any other nation. (MORE)
Actually both are the same., it says in the bible Israelites were the chosen [eople.
Black people were chosen as slaves because Indians ran back into the mountains. They were also used to the hot conditions in Africa, so people back then assumed they would be great workers. It is not because they were racist.
Actually... jesus was jewish, but we weren't his chosen people. Jewish people were actually Moses' chosen people. It's the whole story of Passover: Moses killed Ramses III first born son and then led the Israelites out of Egypt, leaving a bloody mark on the doors. Later, the Egyptians pursued, and… the jewish people were in danger and Moses obviously liked the jewish people BETTER because ramses was evil. Moses saved the jewish people by making the red sea split by lifting up his hands and drowning ramses army and landing the jewish people to safety.. So technically the jews were moses favorites Answer: . Because Jesus was Jewish, he chose the Jews to preach to, in an attempt to win them over to his teachings. This attempt was mostly unsuccessful; and soon afterward, the early Christians gained the great majority of their followers among the non-Jews. . In response to the above answer, it should be pointed out that Moses \nneither split the Red Sea (Sea of Reeds) nor chose the Israelites. That \nwas done by God. . (MORE)
Of course they are. They will always be the blood descendants of Abraham, whom the Lord blessed, along with all of his children. But they still have to "come to Christ" for their salvation, just like all people must do to receive salvation and Eternal Life. The Jews were God's instrument through w…hom the Christ came. God " chose " them to do that... and it was done... not by their design, but by the design and grace of God. Their rejection of the Christ opened the door to salvation for "all the families of the earth," just as God promised their father, Abraham [Gen.12:3]. But, while they have strayed for awhile, while the Gentiles are gathered in, God's work is not yet done. And God's "chosen" people will see salvation, too. Many people don't understand that on the day of Pentecost, when Peter and the apostles received the Holy Spirit... the very first people Peter preached to were the "chosen" people of God, the Jews... the ones who killed Jesus Christ. Many don't realize that the very first people to whom God offered His forgiveness and salvation were the very ones who killed Him! His "chosen" people. "Brethren, my heart's desire and prayer to God for Israel is, that they might be saved. For I bear them record that they have a zeal of God, but not according to knowledge. 'For they being ignorant of God's Righteousness, and going about to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted themselves unto the Righteousness of God. For Christ is the end of the law for Righteousness to every one that believeth ." (Rom.10:1-4) The world is still deceived and blinded by Satan... and God's "chosen" people still don't yet "believe" unto "God's Righteousness." God loves all of His creation... that's why He gave His life for it. And He's still working toward that end... that "all the families of the earth shall be blessed" and achieve His mercy and salvation. But it's a "birth process"... which includes the violent pains associated with it. "Ask ye now, and see whether a man doth travail with child? Wherefore do I see every man with his hands on his loins, as a woman in travail, and all faces are turned into paleness? Alas! For the Day is great, so that none is like it: it is even the time of Jacob's trouble, but HE SHALL BE SAVED OUT OF IT . "For it shall come to pass in that Day, saith the Lord of hosts, that I will break his yoke from off thy neck, and will burst thy bonds, and strangers shall no more serve themselves of him: but they shall serve the Lord their God, and David their king, whom I will raise up unto them. "Therefore fear thou not, O My servant Jacob, saith the Lord; neither be dismayed, O Israel: for, lo, I WILL SAVE THEE FROM AFAR , and thy seed from the land of their captivity; and Jacob shall return, and shall be in rest, and be quiet, and none shall make him afraid. "For I am with thee, saith the Lord, TO SAVE THEE : though I make a full end of all nations whither I have scattered thee, yet will I not make a full end of thee: but I will correct thee in measure , and will not leave thee althogether unpunished ." (Jer.30:6:11) God hasn't forgotten His promises to the father of His "chosen" people. God chose them... and that hasn't changed. But, neither are all the prophecies fulfilled. And that's why Jesus Christ is coming back. "And ye shall be My people, and I will be your God. Behold, the whirlwind of the Lord goeth forth with fury, a continuing whirlwind: it shall fall with pain upon the head of the wicked. The fierce anger of the Lord shall not return, until He have done it, and until He have performed the intents of His heart: in the latter days ye shall consider it." (verses 22-24) Of course, the Jews are still God's "chosen" people. Through God's choice of them... salvation has come into the world: "... for salvation is of the Jews ." (John 4:22) "But their blood descendancy doesn't save them. They, too, will have to undergo the same "blood" transfusion that all the other families of the earth have to -- through the blood of Christ. (MORE)
Yes, the chosen people or 'God's chosen people', as said in the Bible, are another name for the Israelites. -S.M.M. ;)
Mexico, is democracy, federal elections are held every three years, and state elections are held according to the electoral laws of each state, so our representatives are elected, like governors, mayor, representatives, senators, as well as the president, the elections are free, secret, and direct, …their are no electoral colleges so every vote counts. (MORE)
Anyone who can afford it can go. They "interview" you in a group but everyone gets accepted.
isrellites Answer : The physical House of Israel - all 12 tribes in the Old Testament. In the New Testament, God opened up His Holy Spirit to all who would obey Him by following His Son, Jesus Christ and become a member of God's Church. They are called Spiritual Israelites or true Christians a…nd are of all races. So today, it is God's Church which is central, yet the physical descendants of Israel all, still exist and God does not forget their special relationship with Him even if they did. (MORE)
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they are choosen by their local olympic committee... normally they compete against the best in their country for a spot in the olympic team.
To answer that question it would mean to first understand the term"Christ," what it means and what it is. And also how it's used whenspeaking of the Christian congregation and its relationship to theLord Jesus Christ. At 1 Corinthians 12:27 it says: "Now you areChrist's body, and members individuall…y," in a spiritual sense. You see, those ones who are "baptized into Christ Jesus werebaptized into his death," with hope of being "joint heirs withChrist." of the heavenly Kingdom. (Romans 6:3-5; 8:17) They sharein "the sufferings of the Christ," being "reproached for the nameof Christ," (1 Peter 4:13,14; 5:1) Even a number of times this relationship is described as being "inunion with Christ" or "in Christ," and also the reverse expression"Christ in union with you," with its different implications, isused. (Romans 8:1,2; 16:10; 1 Thessalonians 4:16; Colossians 1:27) Also when weak ones in such association, who should be strong, arecalled "babes in Christ." (1 Corinthians 3:1) So in the course oftime all things in heaven and on earth are gathered again "in theChrist."- Read also Ephesians 1:10. (MORE)
The Torah (Bible, Old Testament) clearly states that fact in several places. The only part that has never been settled and is still up for debate is: Chosen for what ? Answer: To answer "chosen for what?", see Deuteronomy 26:16-19. To be a godly people and keep the Torah.
In a democratic society, we believe this happens on the basis ofpeople's interest in and suitability for the job and becaue oftheir abilities and their experience. If we are talking politicaljobs, people are elected to government positions in general orlocal elections in most countries. However, it …cannot be ruled outthat at times some people are chosen to work in government becauseof their wealth, family or other connections of power and influencerather than on the basis of their inherent ability. (MORE)
According to the National Science Foundation which represents theUnited States in Antarctica: In order to work and live in Antarctica temporarily -- up to 12months -- one must be skilled in either science or support ofscience, pass rigorous background, physical, dental and mentalexams and be willin…g to be isolated on Antarctica for the winterseason. One can sign up for a full 12 months, or only for the winter seasonor the summer season, each about six months long. Other countries may have different conditions and requirements forwinter-over employment or assignment. (MORE)
Because of God's statement in Exodus ch.19, that if the Jews acceptthe Torah (which they did), "Now therefore, if you (the Jews) willhearken unto My voice, and keep My covenant, then you shall be Myown treasure from among all peoples; for all the earth is Mine; andyou shall be unto Me a kingdom of p…riests, and a holy nation. Theseare the words which you (Moses) shall speak unto the children ofIsrael." (MORE)
Answer 1 1) Since the early Israelites were called Hebrews (Genesis ch.14),they are the chosen people, as God said in Exodusch.19 and elsewhere. 2) Actually, you may (at the same time) say that not all of the Hebrews were chosen by God. This isbecause "Hebrews" actually can refer, along with th…e Israelites,also to certain non-Israelites, with whom God made no covenant."Hebrews" in the wider sense includes all the descendants of Eber(Ever), who is the source of the word Hebrew. He was an ancestor ofAbraham (Genesis ch.10-11), so that Abraham's Aramean cousins (Gen.ch.22), and also peoples such as Moab, Ammon (Gen. ch.19), Edom(ch.36), Ishmael/the Arabs (Gen. ch.16) and many others (Gen.ch.25) are of Hebrew descent. However, the term "Hebrews" is notnow used for those other than the Israelites. See also the attached Related Link. Answer 2 In addition to Answer 1 as a refutation of the question's premise,holding that the Jews are the Chosen people, there are somearguments proferred by those who disbelieve that claim for variousreasons. 1) Atheism: If there is no God, then the claim tobe chosen by Him goes out the window. 2) Black Israelite Churches: These groups teachthat the true Israelites are the Black Africans who were brought tothe Americas as slaves. Regardless that this flies in the face ofall scholarly evidence, they persist in this view. In order tojustify this claim, they must say that they are the real Chosenpeople and therefore that the Jews are not the Chosen People. 3) Monotheist Transference: A number of Christianand Muslim groups hold that Jews surrendered their claim to be theChosen people due to their stubbornness and failure to follow theDivine Mandates. As a result, God shifted his "chosenness" to theirreligious community (Christianity for Christians or Islam forMuslims). (MORE)
The English people are not the chosen people because they are notone of the twelve tribes of Israel.
According to the story of the chosen people, it is the Jews and notthe Greek who are the chosen people.
they all need to compete in what they want to do then they keephaving compotitions and whoever wins the last round out of the 2people win!
The holy land for Judaism is Israel, and the holy city isJerusalem. . 1) Jerusalem is the center of Judaism. It is important to Jewsbecause it was the site of the Akeidah (Binding of Isaac, inGenesis ch.22) and was later the seat of the Davidic Kings, whenKing David, Israel's greatest king, founde…d the dynasty that ruledJudah for much of its history, making Jerusalem the capital of theUnited Kingdom of Israel during his reign and that of his son, KingSolomon. Most importantly, it was the location of the First andSecond Temples, where offerings were made to God and where Hispresence dwelt in the Holy of Holies and was manifested in a numberof miracles (Mishna, Avos ch.5). Jerusalem is called the holy cityby the prophets (Isaiah 52:1). It was where Jews would go threetimes a year to celebrate the holiest festivals (Deuteronomych.16). Even after the destruction of the Temple, the Temple Mountand adjacent Western ("Wailing") Wall, which still stands, is theholiest site in Judaism. It is hoped and prophesied (Ezekielch.40-44) that one day a third temple will be rebuilt in Jerusalemand that the Messiah will come to it. . 2) As a result of the historical connection between the Jewishpeople and Jerusalem, it was seen as an intrinsically holy city anda place where God's presence rested. Jerusalem has becomerepresentative of the connection with the Divine. In addition,Jerusalem is seen as the source of Divine Law, as demonstrated inmany Jewish prayers: "Ki miTziyon tetze Torah udvar HashemmaYerushalayim - From Zion comes the Torah and the Word of God fromJerusalem"; Isaiah 2:3. Jerusalem is also representative of theRedemption of the Jewish people from their physical and spiritualexile, because this exile causes the melancholy that the Jewishpeople experience by being apart from God's presence. TheRedemption, which Jews believe will be brought by the Messiah, willresult in the Jewish people returning to Jerusalem. . 3) According to ancient Hebrew tradition, Jerusalem is the sitewhere God took the very earth from which Adam, the first man, wasformed. Read Genesis carefully; Adam was not created in the gardenof Eden; he was TAKEN there. Jerusalem, because it is the firstplace on Earth where the spirit of God dwelt, is considered sacred,and a direct link to God. . 4) Judaism is the oldest monotheistic religion and Jerusalemhas been its only holy site for 3000 years, ever since King Solomonbuilt the first Jewish Temple there. The temple was destroyed byinvading Babylonians and rebuilt at the same site (known as theTemple Mount) about 2500 years ago. It was then destroyed againwhen the Romans conquered Judea about 2000 yrs ago, killing amillion Jews, expelling another million and enslaving the remainingmillion. All Jews who value their heritage feel ties to the holyland, where so many of their people struggled for the freedom topractice Judaism. At the same time, Jews believe that all peopleshould be welcome there, regardless of faith. . 5) Jerusalem is the eternal Jewish city, and a symbol of afuture time of peace. Jerusalem is also the focal point of prayerof the Jews. When they pray, wherever they are, they face towardsJerusalem (Talmud, Berakhot 30a), with love and longing. Thesentiment is aptly expressed in Psalm 137: "By the waters ofBabylon, there we sat and wept as we remembered Zion...." Itcontinues to say: "If I forget you, Jerusalem, let my right handforget its wisdom." For thousands of years we remembered our exileand prayed for its end. Now at least we can do so from "upclose." (MORE)
Because their religious texts say that God told them they were. Answer 2 God chose Abraham (Genesis 12:2), the founder of Judaism, becauseAbraham chose God first. Surrounded by idolaters, he taught andpracticed ethical Monotheism for decades before receiving theslightest sign from God. Later, his Is…raelite descendants chose God by leaving the fertileNile delta of Egypt into a barren wilderness (Jeremiah 2:2) inorder to serve Him, and He responded by giving them hiscovenant(Exodus ch.19). Note that God's implied praise did not mean that the Israelitescould ever sit back and preen themselves. On the contrary, itcarried great responsibility (Amos 3:2). . (MORE)