Today’s threat from ISIS is not the first time Israel has faced radical fundamentalism from Syria. The modern-day fundamentalism is a flash forward of what the prophet Daniel predicted (and which came to pass in the second century b.c.). But today’s existential threat to Israel is building to a far greater crisis.
A review of Future Hope, a book by David Brickner, executive director of Jews for Jesus and a fifth-generation Jewish believer in Jesus. Brickner examines prophecies in the Scriptures concerning end times and tells how it is possible to have confidence and hope as these climactic and catastrophic world events unfold.
The Hebrew Scriptures predicted the specific events of the Hanukkah story hundreds of years before they occurred.
This year Hanukkah and Christmas collide. But what is the spiritual connection between the two holidays?
The Bible not only speaks of an end to this world, but also of a new beginning—a new heaven and a new earth. While the Hebrew Scriptures allude to this new world, the New Testament describes it in great detail.
The Ezekiel Option by Joel Rosenberg Tyndale House, hardcover, 446 pages The Ezekiel Option ought to have the following warning across its cover: ONCE YOU START THIS BOOK YOU MAY NOT BE ABLE TO PUT IT DOWN. It’s that engaging. This page-turning political thriller gave me the same adrenaline rush as watching the Die Hard […]
A despairing Jewish drug counselor finds hope in an unlikely place.
Can the God of Israel be left out of our hope for peace?
The concept of God’s judgment is rooted in the Hebrew scriptures.
Future Hope:A Jewish Christian Look at the End of the World by David Brickner (San Francisco: Purple Pomegranate Productions) 155 pp. What quality is most essential to a meaningful life? Researchers were surprised when approximately 60% of respondents to a survey asking that question said their number one choice was the quality of HOPE. It […]
Michael Drosnin. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997. 264 pages. $25.00, cloth. Maybe it’s the computer age we live in. Maybe it’s our unquenchable appetite for entertainment. Or maybe it’s a quest for millennial spirituality. For whatever reason, Bible codes” are a hot topic as we approach the final years of this decade. The current […]
David L. Larsen. Grand Rapids, MI: Discovery House Publishers, 1995. 425 pages. $19.99, cloth. Reviewed by Leslie B. Flynn, Nanuet, NY. The three main words in the title immediately reminded me of a classic on Jewish history that has been in my library nearly thirty years: Max I. Dimont’s, Jews, God and History, written from […]
Another Holocaust? A new twist on the old, twisted final solution? We have barely been able to accept the enormity of the destruction of much of European Jewry. One third of all Jews living before mid-century are gone—one million of them children. Now we live in a world where far more destructive and deadly weapons […]
More than any other book of the Hebrew Scriptures, the writings of the prophet Daniel confront us with evidence of the time of Messiah’s coming.
The following is a true account by an Israeli woman who received a call-up order” from the army. For reasons of security her name has been withheld. The letter, which had arrived a month in advance, was couched in military terms of “call-up order,” ordinance numbers and penalties for non-appearance. So, exactly at the appointed […]
The Late Great Planet Earth, Hal Lindsey, with C.C. Carlson. Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing Company. 1979 180pp. Paperback. When is a prophet a prophet? Hal Lindsey says, The answer lies in the test of a true prophet which Moses gave — their prophecies must all come true. They (the prophets of Israel) could not be […]