July/August 2022

The Woman, The Child and The Dragon

A Brief Look at World History Through the Lens of Revelation 12


Prophecy demonstrates that the Bible is true and there is only one God: the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. In Revelation 12, God gives us a snapshot of history—Jewish history, in particular—which is why this issue focuses on Revelation 12. When you finish reading it, you’ll know exactly who the woman is; and you’ll be able to identify the child and the dragon.

Features

From the Editor Jul/Aug 2022

When I was a student at Word of Life Bible Institute, a professor from Dallas Theological Seminary told me one of the main reasons people leave the mission field is because...

A Memorial and a Name

I recently ran across a Pew Research study that sought to discover what Americans know about the Holocaust...

The Child and the Seed

It has been said the key to all Messianic prophecy hangs at the Bible’s front door and was given by God to that “old serpent, the Devil...”

The Woman Clothed With the Sun

As you study the book of Revelation, you might not notice Israel’s presence much. In fact, a number of commentators say...

The Fiery Red Dragon

All he wanted was a sugar apple. He didn’t know it would cost him his life. Muhamad Anwar, a 31-year-old fisherman, probably knew he was trespassing...

Unsealing the Title Deed

On a recent trip to Florida, I had the privilege of conducting a brief Bible study with the man next to me on the plane...


More In This Issue

Inside View Jul/Aug 2022

Have you heard that Jesus was the first Palestinian? Perhaps you’ve heard Jesus was the great-grandfather of the Palestinian people or, more shocking...

Pointing Our Kids to Truth

The COVID-19 pandemic did more than shed light on the science of infectious diseases in the modern era...

Can a Leopard Change its Spots?

Israeli President Isaac Herzog recently visited Turkey in a bid to normalize bilateral ties after more than a decade of...

Christian Persecution Jul/Aug 2022

It’s official: The United Nations (UN) has formally accepted the concept of “Islamophobia,” a move that will...

The Friends of Israel in Action Jul/Aug 2022

College campuses are notorious for their hostility toward the things of God. Such animosity deters some people...

Shalom! Welcome to First Friday!

On the first Friday of every month, something unusual takes place in Richmond, Virginia. It’s a Shabbat (Sabbath) service where...

The Continuing Conflict

Satan’s goal is to rule the world instead of God and have all humanity worship him (Isa. 14:12–14). Consequently, he has tried...

Q: Who Is An Overcomer?

People in sports know the name Nike. It’s a popular brand of footwear and gear identified by its logo: the swoosh...

The Dragon’s Lair

There is a reason why Scripture calls Satan “the ruler of this world” (Jn. 12:31; 14:30; 16:11), “the god of this age” (2 Cor. 4:4), and “the prince of the power of the air...

On the Docket

For the Lord Himself will descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of an archangel, and with the trumpet of God. And the dead in Christ will rise first...

A Reminder to Remember

It has been said, “We are what we remember,” and “What we remember affects who we are and what we experience in life."...

Paul’s Personal Word

If we had written the apostle Paul’s last words, we might have chosen to conclude his final epistle with a testimony to his victorious, faithful ministry...

Just a Closer Walk With Thee

It happens almost every Sunday. When a church service begins, most of us aren’t quite ready to worship...

Jewish World Update Jul/Aug 2022

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is pressuring Israel to stop sharing its concerns about the adverse impact U.S. policy...

Apples of Gold Jul/Aug 2022

There are many ultra-Orthodox organizations here in Israel. Each one is filled with people who want to show how faithfully they work against those...

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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