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

News Digest — 1/27/23

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu released a message Friday morning (27th) for International Holocaust Remembrance Day, marking the 78th anniversary of the...

The Answer is No!

President Joe Biden nominated a Jewish candidate for the Assistant Secretary of State for Human Rights, Sarah Margon...

News Digest — 1/26/23

A massive gun battle broke out in the Palestinian Authority-administered city of Jenin Thursday morning (26th), after Israeli security forces entered the city as part of...

Too Few People Know What Happened in the Holocaust

As each year passes, knowledge of the atrocities of the Holocaust continues to decline in society. That worrying trend was...

News Digest — 1/25/23

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made an unannounced trip to Jordan on Tuesday (24th) to meet with King Abdullah II. The two leaders discussed...

News Digest — 1/24/23

The United States and Israel on Monday (23rd) launched what one US official described as the allies’ most significant joint military exercise to date, involving thousands of...

News Digest — 1/23/23

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu removed Shas Party chairman Arye Deri from his position as Interior and Health Minister on Sunday (22nd), in accordance with...

News Digest — 1/20/23

Israel plans to fully open its embassy in Kyiv and to increase its humanitarian assistance to that war-torn country, Foreign Minister Eli Cohen said on Thursday (19th) after he...

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