December/January 1986/1987

Jesus — Light of the World

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Why Do We Celebrate Christmas on December 25th?

Every year in the Hebrew month Kislev (December), on the 25th day of that month, Jewish people the world over celebrate Chanukkah.1  It is "nonbiblical" in origin and emerged as a result of events that occurred during the intertestament period.

The Holiness of God

When people sing, Holy, holy, holy, Lord God Almighty, what are they singing about? What is the holiness of God? Some think that the sum total of God's holiness is His sinlessness; however, that is not so.

A Word About Words

Philippians 1:27 states, “Only let your conversation be as it becometh the gospel of Christ . . .” The word conversation, used so often in the New Testament, literally means manner of life. It is more than your talk.

The Two Faces of Judah

A deceitful person is called two-faced or a hypocrite. This was a word used in the Greek theater to describe actors who put large painted masks in front of their faces to denote the characters they were playing...

MOSES: The Man of God

Long before the birth of a child, Christian parents often pray for the one that will be born. Many invoke their Lord for the early salvation of the baby soon to bless their home.

The Shepherd of Israel: The True Shepherd John 10:6-10 – Part Two

There are about 162 different animals mentioned in the Bible. But when God describes His people's behavior patterns and lifestyles, He uses the imagery of sheep more often than any other animal, and there is a good reason for that.

The Rejection of Amillennialism and Development of Postmillennialism

Augustine’s Amillennialism remained the dominant view of organized Christendom until the seventeenth century. During that century a major change in western thought took place. This change developed into an intellectual revolution.

Joel of Jerusalem Dec/Jan 1986/1987

We read many times in the Bible that the people of Israel are God’s chosen people, His peculiar treasure. The people of Israel consider this to be a great honor, but most forget that there are some conditions involved...

Daily News from Israel

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Israeli Minister of Immigration Absorption Pnina Tamano-Shata kicked off the Jerusalem Conference...

Gantz Says Iran is Close to Building Bomb

Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz recently said that Iran was finishing the enrichment of uranium...

News Digest — 5/20/22

The Israel Security Intelligence Agency (Shin Bet) announced on Thursday (19th) the uncovering of an Iranian plot to lure Israeli academics and businesspeople abroad for...

News Digest — 5/19/22

King Abdullah of Jordan expressed concern Wednesday (18th) that the vacuum left behind by Russian troops who left southern Syria as the country shifts focus on Ukraine, will be...

UN Inquiry on Operation Guardian of the Walls Slanted Against Israel

The United Nations (UN) is investigating the May 2021 Operation Guardian of the Walls...

News Digest — 5/18/22

Tens of thousands of people are expected to flock to Mount Meron on Wednesday night (18th) to celebrate Lag B’Omer, exactly one year after 45 people died there in...

News Digest — 5/17/22

Reports that Hezbollah and its allies have not performed as well as expected in the Lebanese elections may have ramifications.  The pro-Iranian group may suffer a...

Snakebitten!

A 20 year old member of the elite Air Force Shaldag commando unit was rushed to the Hillel Yafa Medical Center in Hadera with an apparent snake bite...

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