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 — 10/6/22

Opposition leader Benjamin Netanyahu was kept in the hospital overnight Wednesday-Thursday (5th-6th) for observation, having fainted and feeling unwell during a...

Jewish Comedian Humorously Handles “Free Palestine!” Heckler

A heckler shouted, “Free Palestine!” at...

News Digest — 10/5/22

Judy Weissenberg Cohen, a Holocaust survivor, told her story of reciting the Kol Nidre passage during Yom Kippur in 1944...

News Digest — 10/4/22

Israel is preparing to shut down on Tuesday evening (4th) for Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day Of Atonement and the holiest day of...

A Helpful Gesture

Finance Minister and Yisroel Beytenu chief Avigdor Liberman proposes a way to help fleeing Ukrainians...

News Digest — 10/3/22

Ben Gurion Airport will shut down on Tuesday (4th), on the eve of Yom Kippur, the holiest day on the Jewish calendar. All operations will be suspended as of 2 p.m. on...

Rise in Holocaust Denial on Social Media

Holocaust denial is on the rise on social media platforms where young adults get the majority of...

News Digest — 9/30/22

Israel has indefinitely suspended all visits to Joseph’s Tomb in Shechem (Nablus) with officials citing rising security tensions in Samaria, Israel’s Kan News reported...

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