The southern end of the Temple Mount in Jerusalem
is among them forever.” (Ezekiel 37:28)
would return to the Promised Land and that the Temple would be rebuilt.
Modern-day miracle: the State of Israel was established against all odds,
and even though it’s only 64-years-old, it has managed to not only catch
up with older Western democracies, but in many cases exceed their
accomplishments, despite constant opposition from its Arab neighbors.
and live in them. They will plant vineyards and drink their wine; they will
make gardens and eat their fruit. I will plant Israel in their own land, never
again to be uprooted from the land I have given them.” (Amos 9: 14 –15)
Land from the four corners of the earth after 19 centuries of global exile
(Isaiah 43: 5 –6).
preparations to build the Third Temple, which is described in the Book of
Ezekiel (Chapters 40 – 42), are progressing through the efforts of the Temple
Institute and the Temple Mount Faithful Movement.
A depiction of the Temple
symbols in Israel from the Lord Almighty, who dwells on Mount Zion.”
of what is in Heaven (Hebrews 8:5),’ and Yeshua (Jesus) ‘serves in the
sanctuary, the true tabernacle set up by the Lord (Hebrews 8: 2),’ why
contemplate the Holy Temple?”
2 Samuel 15:25; Psalm 132:7).
dwelling place of God on the Temple Mount in the Holy City of Jerusalem.
heard someone speaking to me from inside the temple. He said: “Son of man,
this is the place of my throne and the place for the soles of my feet. This is
where I will live among the Israelites forever.” (Ezekiel 43: 4–7)
The Holy of Holies (Kodesh Kodashim)
was the most important room in the
Temple, and housed the two tablets of
the Ten Commandments inside the Ark
of the Covenant.
Torah scholar, said that the Temple has eternal significance.
that the Temple had two primary purposes:
Shekhinah, which dwelt above the mercy seat of the Ark of the
of the Testimony, I will meet with you and give you all my commands
for the Israelites.” (Exodus 25:22)
The Siege and Destruction of Jerusalem by the Romans Under the
Command of Titus, by David Roberts
the Jewish People can no longer offer these sacrifices.
the community synagogue and the Torah with which to worship the God
of Israel, and animal sacrifice was replaced by the three T’s: T’fillah
(prayer), T’shuvah (repentance) and T’zdakah (charity).
away with forever, but according to Bible prophecy, this is simply not so.
are the priests’ rooms, where the priests who approach the Lord will eat the
most holy offerings. There they will put the most holy offerings—the grain
offerings, the sin offerings and the guilt offerings—for the place is holy.”
(Ezekiel 42: 13)
The Temple Mount is currently occupied by the Dome of the Rock.
Mount, the plans to rebuild the Temple cause serious concern throughout the
Middle East and even the globe, since the Muslim world has threatened
world war if the Dome of the Rock is destroyed.
be built before the anti-Messiah (Antichrist) takes political control of the
nations; for instance, Daniel prophesied that in the end times, the
anti-Messiah will cause the Temple sacrifices to cease (Daniel 9:27).
was destroyed in 68 AD, this passage reveals that the Levitical sacrificial
system will resume at some point in the future.
‘seven’ he will put an end to sacrifice and offering. And on a wing [of the
temple] he will set up an abomination that causes desolation, until the end
that is decreed is poured out on him.” (Daniel 9:27)
“So when you see standing in the holy place ‘the abomination that causes
desolation,’ spoken of through the prophet Daniel—let the reader understand
—then let those who are in Judea flee to the mountains.” (Matthew 24: 15–16,
compare with Daniel 9:27, 11:31, and 12:11)
defiling the Third Temple (Matthew 25: 15–16) as an event that would happen
prior to His return.
Prophet Daniel, the abomination of desolation.
Daniel, in his Seventy Weeks Prophecy, correctly prophesied that
Jerusalem and the Temple would be rebuilt, that the Messiah would be
killed (cut off), and that Jerusalem and the Temple would once again
be destroyed. The above Hebrew verses are Daniel 9, beginning partway
through verse 21 and ending partway through verse 24.
anti-Messiah— will place an abomination or idol in the Third Temple.
that is called God or is worshiped, so that he sets himself up in God’s temple,
proclaiming himself to be God.” (2 Thessalonians 2:4)
need to be rebuilt.
A model of the Second Temple, located at the Israel Museum, Jerusalem
“In the last days, the mountain of the Lord’s temple will be established
as the highest of the mountains; it will be exalted above the hills, and
peoples will stream to it. Many nations will come and say, “Come, let us
go up to the mountain of the Lord, to the temple of the God of Jacob. He
will teach us His ways, so that we may walk in His paths.” (Micah 4:1–2,
see also Isaiah 2:2)
War in 1967, there have been several attempts to re-establish a Jewish
presence on the Mount.
Forces (IDF), helped initiate a prayer group. Shortly after the Six Day War,
he led 50 Jews to the Temple Mount for a prayer service, despite fierce
opposition from both Muslim guards and Israeli police.
of a Jewish synagogue on the Temple Mount.
Temple Mount ban: A ban on Jewish entry to the Temple
Mount was posted at the entrance gate by the Chief
Rabbinate of Israel in an attempt to minimize tensions
between Jews and Arabs.
on his work, despite a rabbinical ruling that Jews are not allowed onto the
Temple Mount for reasons of ritual impurity.
only permitted, but commanded to go up to the Mountain of the Lord to
pray and seek God.
entering any part of the Temple Mount and a declaration was signed in
January 2005 confirming this decision.
of the Third Temple continue to operate.
Movement are the two main Jewish organizations responsible for making
preparations for the Third Temple and the reinstatement of sacrificial
Rabbi Shlomo Goren Square on Independence Street in Petach Tikva:
The shofar on this monument symbolizes Rabbi Shlomo Goren’s shofar
call at the Western Wall during the Six Day War immediately after the IDF
took back Jerusalem.
reconstructed by The Temple Institute.
Solomon built the Lord’s Holy Temple, which is today what we call the
Temple Mount, also known as Mount Moriah.
Isaac in obedience to God’s command to sacrifice him (Genesis 22: 1–24).
Moriah, where the Lord had appeared to his father David.” (2 Chronicles 3:1)
The Temple Institute has completed the sacred garments
of the High Priest (Cohen Gadol), including the High
Priest’s breastplate (Choshen), golden crown (Tzitz) and
descended from the line of Aaron–i.e. the Levitical priesthood–have been
trained for the Third Temple Priesthood!
ritual garments and objects have been created. Even the Golden Menorah
—the seven branched candelabra—has been crafted, along with Levitical musical
instruments, such as silver trumpets, lyres and harps to worship the Lord,
just as King David did 3000 years ago (1 Chronicles 23:5).
these organizations and preparations only started in the last 25 years, so we
know that end-time Bible prophecy concerning the Third Temple is about to
This Golden Menorah, which was created for use in the Third Temple, is
currently resting in a prominent place in front of the Western (Wailing) Wall
plaza. At 95 pounds of pure gold, it’s worth an estimated $2 million.
Temple Institute, everything is ready for the rebuilding of the Third Temple.
occupied by the Islamic shrine called the Dome of the Rock.
time of unparalleled evil and brutality—the time of Jacob’s trouble.
There will be a time of distress such as has not happened from the beginning
of nations until then. But at that time your people—everyone whose name is
found written in the book—will be delivered.” (Daniel 12:1, see also
Jeremiah 30:7, Matthew 24:21, and Mark 13:19)
For centuries, the Jewish People have streamed to the Western Wall,
which came to be known as the Wailing Wall because people observed the
Jews lamenting the destruction of the Temple. But even though this is
the last remnant of the Temple left in Jerusalem, it’s not a sad place,
it’s a place of hope, prayer, and repentance.
Holy Land, are being threatened by their hostile neighbors, particularly Iran,
which has repeatedly threatened Israel’s very existence.
watching the news, you know that Syria has killed thousands of its own Arab
people. Imagine what Syria is capable of doing to Israel if given the chance.
David writes in Psalm 121:4, “He who watches over Israel will neither slumber
set up His Kingdom.
found written in the book—will be delivered.”