December/January 1993/1994

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Features

Jesus Is Better Than the Prophets

Something within human beings compels them to look for something new—a better way, better quality, better fashion. “Build a better mousetrap,” youngsters of another generation were told...

Jesus Is Better Than the Angels

When writing to his Jewish readers of the apostolic age, the author of the Epistle to the Hebrews wanted to demonstrate the superiority of the divine revelation that gave birth to Christianity over the divine...

Jesus Is Better Than Moses

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to read your newspaper at night without the convenience of a light bulb? Hard to imagine, isn’t it? Yet this luxury is only 100 years old.

Jesus Is Better Than the Old Testament High Priest and Sacrificial System

To understand the Book of Hebrews, we must have some understanding of the Levitical system—its orders, law, administration, and sacrifices. This article considers only two areas of that Levitical system, the high priest...

Jesus Is Better Than Melchizedek

“Now consider how great this man was ... ” Such was the high opinion of the inspired penman regarding Melchizedek in Hebrews 7:4. The greatness of this unique individual is matched only by the mystery...

Spirit-Led Service Galatians 6:1–10

“Through every believer has the Holy Spirit, the Holy Spirit does not have every believer,” wrote A. W. Tozer. Many Christians find it easy to talk about being Spirit-filled but show little evidence of it...

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Who’s at the Controls?

Dramatic events played out in areas of the world far removed from one another often appear and are, in fact, unrelated. Occasionally, however, a cohesive dimension developing on a larger scale reflects the fact that...

Israel in the News Dec/Jan 1993/1994

“I appeal to everyone to tone down the public debate ... and not to say that following one course of action will lead to a holocaust, while following another will not,” President Ezer Weizman said...

Shabbat

Holidays are commemorative days used by most people to participate in recreational activities, to travel, or just to relax. Conversely, holy days are special days set aside for worship.

Zvi Dec/Jan 1993/1994

My watch stopped running recently and had to be repaired. I took it to a watchmaker in the Ultra-Orthodox section of Jerusalem because they are very good at this trade.

Daily News from Israel

News Digest — 9/20/19

→ The idea of a defense pact between Israel and the U.S. has already been considered several times and rejected.  Both sides are cautious about making commitments that would...

News Digest — 9/19/19

Unknown aircraft attacked posts of Iranian-backed fighters in eastern Syria, near the Iraqi border early Thursday morning (19th), killing at least...

News Digest — 9/18/19

Israel’s two main political parties, Likud and Blue and White, are deadlocked without a clear path to forming a majority government as of Wednesday morning (18th) after...

News Digest — 9/17/19

The Israel Defense Forces on Monday (16th) announced that it was shutting down all crossings into Israel from the West Bank and the Gaza Strip for Tuesday’s (17th) national...

Caring for the Heartland

The One Israel Fund began immediately after the completion of the Oslo Accords in 1993. While not an investment fund involved with the stock market, The One Israel Fund invests...

News Digest — 9/16/19

Israel’s cabinet at its weekly meeting on Sunday (15th) approved Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s proposal to establish the community of Mevo’ot Yericho.  The cabinet meeting was held...

Importance of Hebron

In a rare visit to Hebron, Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu vowed that a Jewish presence will remain in the city of the Patriarchs...

News Digest — 9/13/19

Iran has in recent weeks dramatically upped its aggression against Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Russian President Vladimir Putin Thursday (12th) in Sochi...

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