April/May 1989

A Rod From the Stem of Jesse

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A Man Called Hezi

Sunday, February 26, was a beautiful morning in Midland, Texas. In less than five minutes I would be preaching the first two morning messages at the Midland Bible Church. I was anxious to get into the pulpit.

“The Seventh from Adam”

Have you ever made a “spiritual” new year’s resolution to read through the Bible in one year?  If you are like most Christians, you may have launched off safely and made good progress on your voyage...

Amos: An Introduction

Amos (meaning to bear or burden-bearer) was reared in Tekoa, a small town in the hill country of Judah, six miles south of Bethlehem and 18 miles from the Dead Sea.

God’s Judgment: Inevitable, Irrevocable Amos 1:1-2:16

Buzz words concerning political and social justice fill the air. The Soviets are talking about “glasnost” (openness) and “perestroika” (reconstruction) in hope of producing greater understanding and defusing tensions with the west.

Has God Rejected Israel? Romans 11:1-10

That’s the question the Apostle Paul posed as he opened the 11th chapter of Romans. For nearly two thousand years, many have asked the same question, and the majority of Christendom has answered, “Yes.”

The Cessation of the Gift of Tongues

In 1 Corinthians 14:21-22, the Apostle Paul indicated a connection between Isaiah 28:11 and the gift of tongues in the New Testament Church. The previous article examined that connection and Paul’s conclusion concerning the purpose of the gift of tongues.

The Solution to The Problems Facing The Church Today

There are multitudes of problems in the world today. They can be categorized as social, physical, economic, national, international, personal -the list goes on almost ad infinitum. It seems as though new problems develop every few days.

Joel of Jerusalem Apr/May 1989

While traveling recently, I met and spoke with two men who are representatives of the educational system in Israel.  They had just returned from a visit to the United States to observe the schools in that country. 

Daily News from Israel

News Digest — 12/6/21

A security guard at the Tanim Crossing in the West Bank was moderately injured by a vehicle coming from the Palestinian side of the crossing in a suspected...

Violence Erupts at Tomb of the Patriarchs

Violence between Palestinians and IDF forces in Hebron sparked after Israeli President Isaac Herzog lit the first Hanukkah candle...

News Digest — 12/3/21

Gaza-based terror group Hamas issued a statement praising  a “heroic” mob that attacked two Israelis who accidentally drove into Ramallah...

News Digest — 12/2/21

The United Nations General Assembly approved a resolution 129-11 on Wednesday, (1st) that disavowed Jewish ties to the Temple Mount and called it solely by its Muslim name...

Hanukkah Celebrations and Historic Excavations

This year’s Hanukkah celebration in Israel is a special one already, just a couple days into the eight-day holiday...

News Digest — 12/1/21

On the roof of the Hesder Yeshiva in Sderot, a Hanukkah menorah built out of rocket fragments is lit up. Sderot, located on the Israel-Gaza border, has suffered thousands of...

News Digest — 11/30/21

On the 74th anniversary of the United Nations decision to recognize the Jewish people’s right to statehood and the Partition Plan November 29, the UN held only a...

A Worthy Honor

Selina Steinfeld, a Romanian Jewish lady, experienced both massacres and roundups of Jewish people during World War 2. Following the war she...

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