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Being Careful What to Anticipate About the Future Temple

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Submitted by M Tovey (United States), Feb 16, 2021 at 13:56

To be sure, among the many reasons about anticipating the construction of the next Temple, it being 'polytheistic' is not going to be realistic. Ezekiel and Isaiah speak to the future of the Temple as being the center of the 'religious' world, but Zechariah speaks to the nature of the offerings; the Feast of Tabernacles being cited as 'to the LORD.' It is highly unlikely other deities will share in such events, since that was the basis of the Presence of the LORD leaving the altar in Ezekiel Chapter 9 and 10; Jerusalem being left unprotected from Babylon for judgement of idolatry. Zion is the LORD's; and the LORD's only.

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