And you shall know that I am יהוה, when I will bring you into the land of Israel, into the country for the which I lifted up mine hand to give it to your fathers. (Ezekiel 20:42 KJVm)
According to scripture, יהוה is predicted to assemble His people back to the land of Israel in an event recognized as the Greater Second Exodus.
However, the days are coming,” declares יהוה, “when it will no longer be said, ‘As surely as יהוה lives, who brought the Israelites up out of Egypt,’ but it will be said, ‘As surely as יהוה lives, who brought the Israelites up out of the land of the north and out of all the countries where he had banished them.’ For I will restore them to the land I gave their ancestors. (Jeremiah 16:14-15 KJVm)
The Scripture further suggest that this future Exodus is going to have a similar outcome to the Exodus from Egypt.
In this article, we are going to determine the purpose of the Greater Second Exodus by examining the Exodus from Egypt and compare these findings with what we know about future predicted events.
And Moses and Aaron went and gathered together all the elders of the children of Israel: And Aaron spake all the words which had spoken unto Moses, and did the signs in the sight of the people. (Exodus 4:29-30 KJVm)
In the Exodus from Egypt, “the Children of Israel” were forewarned…
For I will at this time send all my plagues upon thine heart, and upon thy servants, and upon thy people; that thou mayest know that there is none like me in all the earth. (Exodus 9:14 KJVm)
…that Elohim was going to send plagues…
And He said unto Abram, know of a surety that thy seed shall be a stranger in a land that is not theirs, and shall serve them; and they shall afflict them four hundred years; And also that nation, whom they shall serve, will I judge: and afterward shall they come out with great substance. (Genesis 15:13-14 KJVm)
… as “judgment” against Egypt…
So I have come down to deliver them from the power of the Egyptians, and to bring them up from that land to a good and spacious land, to a land flowing with milk and honey. (Exodus 3:8 NASB)
… in an effort to gain their release so that “the Children of Israel” could go to “the promised land”…
And יהוה said unto Moses, Rise up early in the morning, and stand before Pharaoh, and say unto him, Thus saith יהוה Elohim of the Hebrews, Let my people go, that they may serve me. (Exodus 9:13 KJVm)
… to serve Elohim.
And I saw another sign in heaven, great and marvellous, seven angels having the seven last plagues; for the wrath of Elohim was ended in them. (Revelation 15:1 KJVm)
Likewise, today we are forewarned of apocalyptic plagues…
Therefore shall her plagues come in one day, death, and mourning, and famine; and she shall be utterly burned with fire: for strong is יהוה Elohim who judges her. (Revelation 18:8 KJVm)
…which are also “judgment” plagues that will devastate the World System.
I heard another voice from heaven, saying, “Come out of her, my people, so that you will not participate in her sins and receive of her plagues; (Revelation 18:4 NASB)
Therein, Elohim’s people will be “called” …
I will accept you with your sweet savour, when I bring you out from the people, and gather you out of the countries wherein you have been scattered; and I will be sanctified in you before the heathen. And ye shall know that I am יהוה, when I shall bring you into the land of Israel, into the country for the which I lifted up mine hand to give it to your fathers. (Ezekiel 20:41-42 KJVm)
… from the “countries” where they have been “scattered”…
And to the woman were given two wings of a great eagle, that she might fly into the wilderness, into her place, where she is nourished for a time, and times, and half a time, from the face of the serpent. (Revelation 12:14 KJV)
…to “a place” where they will be protected…
“Then the kingdom of heaven will be comparable to ten virgins, who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom. (Matthew 25:1 NASB)
…so that they will be alive to greet the Son of Man at His return.