Jerusalem, Israel, is very special place to God.
Jerusalem is mentioned almost 800 times in the Bible in both the Old and New Testaments. In the Old Testament Abraham offered Isaac on Mount Moriah, the site which today is known as the Temple Mount in Jerusalem.
David reigned from Jerusalem and spoke often of it. In the New Testament Jesus Christ, the Son of God, was in Jerusalem many times and spoke of it. The major writers of the New Testament including Peter, Paul, and John spoke of Jerusalem.
Psalms 83:1, O God, do not keep silence; do not hold your peace or be still, O God!
Psalms 132:13-14, For the Lord has chosen Zion;he has desired it for his dwelling place: This is my resting place forever; here I will dwell, for I have desired it.
Psalms 122:6-7, Pray for the peace of Jerusalem! “May they be secure who love you! Peace be within your walls and security within your towers!”
Jerusalem is the capital of Israel.