Yerushalayim, Yerushalayim, the ones that kill the Neviim and stone those having been sent to you! How often have I wanted to gather your yeladim, as a hen gathers her chickens under her wings, but you were
Sha’alu shalom Yerushalayim (pray for the peace of Jerusalem); they shall prosper that love thee.
Shalom be within thy wall, and security within thy citadels.
Like God's Nation, his city is formatted through one tribe
( tribe of Judah), through one special king. ( King David loved by God), who saw it necessary to build a Tabernacle where God can have a dwelling place ( God with us ) and that is why it is called the city of God and make it stand apart from any other
While King David saw the need, the reality become true in the next successor Solomon, who bestowed splendor and glory, peace and prosperity through the spirit of wisdom. ( Where there
is paradise, is a snake lurking for an opportunity to deceive ).
King David fight battles all his life, but in the midst of all the battles he never forget the lover of his soul. The legacy he left behind
would seal the future of his tribe generations to come.
His son Solomon uses alliances and diplomacy methods to secure peace and prosperity, but in the process of time, they began to demand his very soul
ending in separation of that once was whole, but the legacy from this was the tabernacle, which is a testament to this very day.
The city of God belongs to no one, but God himself, and was designed to
be a place of worship and prayer. Jesus had to remind the world it should be called a house of prayer for all nations
Every city around the globe is identified by landmarks which gives it an identity,
so also is God's city, it's landmark is the tabernacle, set apart for worship ( no wonder Jesus temptation by the devil include the city of God and the need for worship).
an important role in the past, and in the 21century and beyond will be a pointer for the end of time as we know and experience it. Making way for the new Jerusalem coming down from heaven.