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.
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 rule often cited for how to change our clocks for daylight savings time is “spring forward, fall back,” but when it comes to God’s timetable, as taught through the Jewish Festivals, it is always “fall forward.” Of each of the seven Feasts of Israel, the most often overlooked aspect of their rich symbolism is […]
by Joe Glauberg I remember my high school science teacher telling me, “You’ll never be a scientist.” When I protested, citing my excellent grades in science and math, he replied, “Joe, you’ve got show business in your blood.” I guess he was right. In my late twenties, I got into a comedy-writing workshop in the […]
For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” (Jeremiah 29:11) Since time began, people have been craning their necks, trying to get a glimpse of the future. In ancient days kings had diviners, prophets […]
Book Title: Future Hope: A Jewish Christian Look at the End of the World Author: David Brickner Date Published: July 2002 Publisher: Moody Publishers Genre: 1. Messianic Jusaism2. Prophecies3. Eschatology ISBN: 978-0802428653 Reviewer: John Van Dyke What quality is most essential to a meaningful life? A recent survey of college students demonstrated that “from a […]
Book Title: How to Profit from the Coming Rapture: Getting Ahead When You’re Left Behind Author: Steve Levy (Author), Evie Levy (Author), Barbara Davilman (Editor), Ellis Weiner (Narrator) Date Published: November 2008 Publisher: Little, Brown and Company; 1 edition Genre: 1. Religion2. Parodies3. Satire ISBN: 978-0316017305 Reviewer: Matt Sieger Ellis Weiner and Barbara Davilman wrote […]
Book Title: The Ezekiel Option Author: Joel C. Rosenberg Date Published: 2006 Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers Genre: 1. Mystery2. Political3. Mystery & Suspence ISBN: 13: 978-1414303437 Reviewer: Stephen Katz 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. […]
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.
Book Title: Future Hope Author: David Brickner Date Published: July 2002 Publisher: Moody Publishers Genre: 1. Messianic Judaism2. Prophecies3. Eschatology ISBN: 978-0802428653 Reviewer: John Van Dyke 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 […]
Book Title: The Bible Code Author: Michael Drosnin Date Published: April 7, 1998 Publisher: Touchstone; 1st Touchstone Ed edition Genre: 1. Prophecies2. Old Testament3. General ISBN: 978-0684849737 Reviewer: Rich Robinson Review Date: March 1, 1998 Maybe it’s the computer age we live in. Maybe it’s our unquenchable appetite for entertainment. Or maybe it’s a quest […]
Book Title: Jews, Gentiles, and the Church: A New Perspective on History and Prophecy Author: David Larsen Date Published: July 1995 Publisher: Nelsonword Publishing Group; First Edition edition Genre: 1. Theology ISBN: 978-0929239422 Reviewer: Leslie B. Flynn Review Date: March 1, 1996 The three main words in the title immediately reminded me of a classic […]
* Based on information in Ready to Rebuild: The Imminent Plan to Rebuild the Last Days Temple by Thomas Ice and Randall Price (Eugene, OR: Harvest House Publishers, 1992). Though not all Christians may agree with the authors’ views of the end times, this book can be recommended as a responsible treatment of Third-Temple activity […]
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 […]
Book Title: The Late Great Planet Earth Author: Hal Lindsey (Author), Carole C. Carlson (Contributor) Date Published: May 23, 1970 Publisher: Zondervan Genre: 1. Prophecies2. Prophecy3. Bible Study ISBN: 978-0310277712 Reviewer: Mitch Glaser When is a prophet a prophet? Hal Lindsey says, The answer lies in the test of a true prophet which Moses gave […]