June/July 1980

"Christ Our Forerunner"

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Seven Minutes with The Director

It must have been with quivering hands and tear-filled eyes that Horatio Spafford read the telegram. It was from his wife. It contained only two words: "Saved alone."

THE PRIEST: Clothed for Service

The high priest, arrayed in the stately garments of his office, methodically entered into the tabernacle to begin his day of ministry. Did it really make any difference how he dressed when representing the nation...

And They Shall Know!

"My greatest personal concern is what the Russians are doing under the table about all of this." These words were spoken to me by a well-known Israeli government official shortly after Anwar Sadat’s historic visit to Jerusalem.

The Four Horsemen are Coming

Every informed Christian should view the future with an attitude of ultimate optimism. Of all earth's peoples, they alone have ". . . an inheritance incorruptible, and undefiled, and that fadeth not away...

Joel of Jerusalem Jun/Jul 1980

I don't know how it is that so many people know about me here in Israel, but one evening as my family and I were returning home, two people stopped me...

The Man with the Answers

"He seems to have an answer for everything." "He always has the last word." These comments are often heard today. Usually they describe some individual who is a "fast talker" — one who has a way with words.

The Priesthood: A Call To Service

Put yourself in an Israelite's position as you contemplate coming before the Lord to worship. Would you be able to enter into the tabernacle, kill the animal you have brought as a sacrifice, offer its blood upon the altar...

Joel of Jerusalem Apr/May 1980

Recently I was in Hebron where I met many tourists. They were looking at the graves of our forefathers, but their guide was not giving them the right information about the place.

The Glory Of God

“Why was I born? Why am I living? What have I got? What am I giving?" These questions are not new — men have asked them since time immemorial.

Victory In Prayer

Daniel was a man of prayer. He learned early in life how to lay hold of God and be able to get answers from Him. He won many spiritual battles on his knees...

Conversion

Proselytism. Now there is a word that will quickly overheat the emotional systems of multitudes of Jewish people. It was the culprit instrumental in putting the much misunderstood "Anti-Missionary Law” on the books in Israel.

The Mercy Seat: Christ Our Propitiation

The high priest having meticulously followed all the required steps for ceremonial cleansing, left the holy place and slowly made his way to the brazen altar to offer the appropriate sacrifices for the Day of Atonement.

Daily News from Israel

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A security guard at the Tanim Crossing in the West Bank was moderately injured by a vehicle coming from the Palestinian side of the crossing in a suspected...

Violence Erupts at Tomb of the Patriarchs

Violence between Palestinians and IDF forces in Hebron sparked after Israeli President Isaac Herzog lit the first Hanukkah candle...

News Digest — 12/3/21

Gaza-based terror group Hamas issued a statement praising  a “heroic” mob that attacked two Israelis who accidentally drove into Ramallah...

News Digest — 12/2/21

The United Nations General Assembly approved a resolution 129-11 on Wednesday, (1st) that disavowed Jewish ties to the Temple Mount and called it solely by its Muslim name...

Hanukkah Celebrations and Historic Excavations

This year’s Hanukkah celebration in Israel is a special one already, just a couple days into the eight-day holiday...

News Digest — 12/1/21

On the roof of the Hesder Yeshiva in Sderot, a Hanukkah menorah built out of rocket fragments is lit up. Sderot, located on the Israel-Gaza border, has suffered thousands of...

News Digest — 11/30/21

On the 74th anniversary of the United Nations decision to recognize the Jewish people’s right to statehood and the Partition Plan November 29, the UN held only a...

A Worthy Honor

Selina Steinfeld, a Romanian Jewish lady, experienced both massacres and roundups of Jewish people during World War 2. Following the war she...

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