More than 1,000 prophecies are found in the Bible, and a high percentage (~80%) of these have come true. But one has not…… at least up to now. The prophesy (see below) by Jacob that his son Asher would “dip his foot in oil” has led oil and gas explorers to search diligently for oil in Israel. For example John Brown, a born-again Christian from Texas, searched in the 1980’s. He finally admitted the verse might refer to olive oil, of which Israel has plenty**.
According to one expert: “Israel is blessed in the olive oil department, but from its founding had no choice but to import all of its energy—oil, gas, and coal. Golda Meir often joked that God had guided the Jewish people through the desert to the only land in the Middle East with no oil.… More