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Next week a secular gallery will be featuring painted illustrations of the Gospel of Matthew. Read how you can be praying.
If we reinterpret God’s promises to Israel, we undermine the very basis for our confidence in the faithfulness of God.
The first United Nations event ever to be held in Israel was in November 2006. Israel hosted a four-day conference on a topic that focused on agriculture and particularly innovative practices to restore productivity to land that has been rendered unproductive and uninhabitable. Israel has continued to reach out to various societies, particularly Africa, to […]
Hey pet lovers! How do you say "Pets in Israel" in Hebrew? ha-yot mah-mad be-yis-ra-el According to one website, 42% of the adult population of Israel have the following pets: dogs (20%), cats (10%), fish (8%) and birds (4%). Apparently, the most popular breeds of dog in Israel are Labradors, German shepherds and golden retrievers, […]
Hello Israel Did you know that Israelis invented many high-tech procedures that have improved the accuracy and effectiveness of modern medicine? For example, SpineAssist was the first robotic system to be used in delicate spinal surgeries. The system involves a disposable robotic implant called Emerald (after one of the jewels on the breastplate worn by […]
Did you know that October was a month for historic happenings in the establishment of the state of Israel? October 22, 1945: Senators Robert Wagner of New York and Robert Taft of Ohio introduced a resolution expressing support for a Jewish state in (what was then called) Palestine. October 4, 1946: On the eve of […]
My responsibilities with Jews for Jesus have me traveling approximately 125 days a year. As I write to you, I have just begun an eight-day trip that is taking me first to Dallas, then to London. I am grateful to God for giving me this opportunity to serve Him, yet I have never quite gotten […]
British Historian Arnold J. Toynbee had a social Darwinian theory concerning the rise and inevitable fall of all nations, including Israel. In his seminal ten-volume work, A Study of History, the esteemed scholar reflected on the continuing existence of the Jewish nation despite 2000 years without a homeland. He concluded that the Jewish nation was […]
Click here to download this article in pamphlet format for printing. The National Council of Churches describes Christian Zionism as “a danger to true peace in the Middle East.” Anglican Vicar Stephen Sizer, in his scorching and widely read book, Christian Zionism: Roadmap to Armageddon, attacks Christian Zionism as “racist” and “unbiblical.” We can shrug […]
A strange phenomenon is occurring. Despite a growing awareness of the persecuted church around the world, it seems like the plight of the church in Israel is practically off the radar.” I happened to be a guest at a good evangelical church on the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church. I heard many […]
Collective National Depression Israel has just come through a war with Hezbollah in Lebanon and no one there seems to think it went well. There is no confidence that any lasting peace will result from this war. Israelis prefer peace, but most felt that this fight was a necessary defence against terrorist attack. When the […]
Good deeds sometimes do more harm than good. That’s right. If we busy ourselves with doing good while omitting what is best, then what is good eventually shrivels into a sorry substitute for what is best.
Author Robert Stearns has written a compelling cover story for this month’s edition of Charisma Magazine, titled “Why Israel Matters.” He urges Christians to support the nation of Israel, using both a theological and political perspective. But he leaves out the most important truth for Christians to understand about Israel
Evil Has a Name and It Begins with H” Many people don’t want to acknowledge that evil exists; they believe that people do bad things because circumstances or environment or conditioning leaves them no choice. Others know that evil exists but see it as a vague, unnamed malevolent force that somehow preys on innocent people. […]