December/January 1991/1992

Good Tidings from a Young Church

A Study of 1 Thessalonians


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The Comfort Of His Coming 1 Thessalonians 1

Comfort is the operative word Paul gave to the suffering saints at Thessalonica. As was often true for first-century Christians, this church was born in affliction and immediately immersed in the caldron of persecution.

A Mentor’s Model for Ministry 1 Thessalonians 2

Paul had presented the gospel on three consecutive Sabbaths in the synagogue at Thessalonica. The Spirit of God had convicted the congregants, resulting in many Jews and a great multitude of Gentiles coming to faith...

Good Tidings From a Young Church 1 Thessalonians 3

Paul had a continual burden for the churches he started. Although he had moved on to other areas of ministry, either by the direct leading of the Lord or by being forced...

A Call to Hope 1 Thessalonians 4

The New Testament epistles do not teach systematic theology. That statement may appear shocking to some readers, but a little reflection will clarify what is meant. A systematic theology textbook gathers all that the Bible...

The Day of the Lord 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11

The major subject of 1 Thessalonians 5:1–11 is the future Day of the Lord, which refers to God’s future intervention into world events to accomplish His purpose in history—to glorify Himself by demonstrating the fact...

Different Jews

These headlines pose quite a contrast. It is important to note that these two groups are the extremes statistically. Only a small percentage of Jews hold either view.* But they do reflect just how difficult...


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Burying a Swastika

We have written in this space a number of times about neo-Nazis and their fellow travelers who dispense hatred for the Jewish people with a passion reminiscent of their mustachioed champion, Adolf Hitler.

Israel in the News Dec/Jan 1991/1992

More than half the Soviet people want all Jews to leave the country, according to a poll released ... at the international conference on antisemitism held in the Soviet Union.

The Sea of Galilee Part Two

My first glimpse of the Sea of Galilee came as the early-morning winter sun kissed the surface in a brilliant, shimmering display. We were coming down from Upper Galilee on a north-south course parallel...

Zvi Dec/Jan 1991/1992

My wife suffers from rheumatism, and recently her doctor prescribed a visit to the Dead Sea. Many people from the Middle East, Europe, and other parts of the world come to the Dead Sea...

Daily News from Israel

News Digest — 4/19/24

According to reports Israel’s retaliatory attack on...

News Digest — 4/18/24

The IDF killed a senior Hamas intelligence officer in an overnight strike on a terrorist cell in the central...

Israel Alone Will Choose Its Iran Response

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced that Israel will decide for itself how to respond to Iran’s unprecedented attack...

News Digest — 4/17/24

The Israeli military and Lebanon’s Hezbollah exchanged fire on Tuesday (16th), with the terror group launching...

Middle Eastern Countries Coming to Israel’s Defense?

In an unprecedented attack against Israel, Iran directly launched 300 drones and missiles over the weekend...

News Digest — 4/16/24

Four IDF soldiers were wounded, one of them seriously, in a blast that occurred as troops operated several hundred meters inside...

Israel at War: Week 27

Early on Sunday morning (April 14, 2024), Iran launched a barrage of 300 missiles, drones, and rockets at Israel...

News Digest — 4/15/24

Israel’s airspace reopened on Sunday morning (14th) following an unprecedented direct attack by Iran during the overnight hours that saw...

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