“She gave birth to a son, a male child, who ‘will rule all the nations with an iron sceptre.’ And her child was snatched up to God and to his throne.” Revelation 12:5

Symbolically the child represents Jesus, but who is the woman? Other Old Testament passages indicate the woman is the nation of Israel (Micah 5:2-3). Twice we’re told God protected and cared for her (v.6 & 14). If it were possible for God to abandon Israel, it would be possible for him to forsake us. However, God will never abandon Israel, therefore we are guaranteed his Presence always.

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