February/March 1989

A Theology for Losers

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A Theology for Losers

There is a new #1 national best-seller at your newsstand. It’s called Trump: the Art of the Deal. It’s the story of Donald Trump, a self-made billionaire and the entrepreneur’s entrepreneur.

The Song of Songs

“In the entire world there is nothing to equal the day on which the Song of Songs was given to Israel. All the Writings are holy, but the Song of Songs is the holy of holies.”

The New Covenant: Its Implications for The Christian Life

Within recent years, evangelical Christians have been very zealous in this country in attempting to get their message of the gospel communicated by or through the media.

A Christmas Postscript

Most likely you heard or received many messages, devotionals, Christmas cards, and other means of communication this past Christmas season containing the text of Luke 2, Isaiah 9, or Matthew 1.

Obadiah: The Penalty of Prejudice

In 1897 Wilhelm Marr coined the term "anti-Semitism" to explain the European prejudice and persecution against the Jew. Such bigotry was not new; it has stalked the Jew from the brickyards of Egypt to the death camps of Europe.

The Connection of Isaiah 28:11 to the Gift of Tongue

In 1 Corinthians 14:21-22 the Apostle Paul based his conclusion concern­ing the purpose of the gift of tongues upon a statement found in Isaiah 28:11. The fact that Paul did this indicates that the Old Testament...

The Charge Against Israel Part 2

“I didn't hear you!" Those were probably the most often used words of my early school years. There was nothing wrong with my ears. My hearing wasn't impaired. I simply chose to let my mind wander and not pay attention to my teachers.

Moses: Going Home

His messages must have burned hot on his heart as he faced this new generation of Israelites. Racing through his mind and burdening his soul was the question of how they would fare in the land.

Joel of Jerusalem Feb/Mar 1989

I live in an apartment-type building in Jerusalem, and all the residents own their own flats. We have a "house committee" to represent the residents, and for ten years I was a member of that committee.

Daily News from Israel

News Digest — 6/24/22

The Jerusalem District Court on Tuesday (22nd) ordered the Palestinian Authority to pay $37.5 million in compensation to 32 Israeli families that lost members to...

Israel’s Government Set to Dissolve

The Israeli Knesset voted unanimously to dissolve itself on Wednesday. Prime Minister Naftali Bennett had called for the dissolution on...

News Digest — 6/23/22

Opposition leader MK Benjamin Netanyahu (Likud) has said in closed conversations that he is willing to compromise on both the Justice Ministry and the right of...

Second Thoughts

According to police, a 37 year old man from the Palestinian town of Anata, turned himself in to police upon having second thoughts of stabbing Israelis...

News Digest — 6/22/22

The legislative process to formally dissolve the Knesset kicked into high gear on Tuesday (21st). Coalition MK Boaz Toporovsky (Yesh Atid) and New Hope faction leader...

News Digest — 6/21/22

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and Foreign Minister Yair Lapid have agreed to dissolve parliament, triggering a new election, and Lapid will in the meantime...

News Digest — 6/20/22

Security officials suspect that rocket sirens heard in Jerusalem and Eilat on Sunday (19th) were the result of a cyberattack.  The Israel National Cyber Directorate (INCD) believes hackers...

Orbach Departs Bennett’s Coalition Government

Reports from Israel have emerged that Israeli Minister of Knesset Nir Orbach has opted to stall his cooperation with the coalition government...

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