201401-australiaOur Australian friend, Max, reminds us once again how people from England first arrived at Sydney Cove, New South Wales on January 26th, 1788. Over a century later, this proud nation adopted their national flag, which has guided them through peace, war, challenge and prosperity. Their’s has been a blessed Israel nation and I think Australian Steven Harrison best summed up its destiny when he wrote, “there is much to celebrate and to give thanks to God, particularly to those who understand the historical identity of the British Empire as the true, restored, and reunited Kingdom of Israel. Australia’s British future is assured, for when the Lord returns He will gather His people unto Him from the north (Great Britain), from the west (Canada), and from the land of Sinim (the southern bushland, Australia), the three mighty Kingdoms of the British Israelite Empire (Isaiah 49.12).