May/June 2003

Jonah

Features

It Is About Religion—
and About Responsibility


Although many people say Islamic militancy is not about religion, the trail of blood says otherwise. Can there be a Sharia democracy? We don’t think so.

Running From God Jonah 1

You may know the story of Jonah and the fish. But do you know what Jonah’s disobe dience implied about the God of Israel? Read this article and find out.

Amazing Grace Jonah 2

If you’re a believer, then this article is especially for you . . . and for anyone else who may be in danger of presuming on the wonderful, amazing grace of God.

Doom and Deliverance Jonah 3

The Ninevites were bad, real bad. But God spared them. Why? Because they did the one thing God requires for deliverance—even today.

The Angry Prophet Jonah 4

Jonah was bitter, selfish, angry, and a poor excuse for a man of God. Unfortunately, he was not much different than many of us.

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From Bill Sutter’s Desk May/Jun 2003

Many Jewish people assume that, as Bible-believing Christians, we direct our attention to the New Testament to the exclusion of the Old Testament. They are unaware that our keen interest in studying the Bible...

Duty, Honor, Country—Still Alive and Well

A quiet debate reportedly has arisen in the Bush administration over whether our victorious men and women in uniform should be awarded ticker tape, flag-waving parades down New York City’s 5th Avenue...

Jewish Music: Capturing the Heart of a People Conclusion

In Old Testament days, Jewish worship revolved first around the Tabernacle and later the Temple. Crucial to that worship was music, particularly the skill and purpose of
its presentation. In accordance with 2 Chronicles...

God’s Judgment Against Judah

Micah 6:1-16: In chapter six of Micah, God brings litigation against the people of Judah, charging them with gross immorality and idolatry. Judah is the defendant, and the Lord is both the prosecuting attorney and judge. Prosecution Revealed...

God is Sovereign Part One

Previously we examined the senselessness and consequences of idol worship. Here we will examine spheres that are subject to the sovereignty of the true and living God. Angels God’s significant relationships with the angels...

They Cry in Silence May/Jun 2003

In his book, Their Blood Cries Out, author Paul Marshall shared this observation: Years ago, I drove up Bathhurst Street on my way to work in Toronto. I would pass synagogues of varying strictness, but each...

Eye On the Middle East May/Jun 2003

The Iraq encounter has clarified precisely where major nations stand on tyranny and the prestige and power of the United States and Israel. President George W. Bush made his assessment of the UN’s power...

His Mercy Endureth Forever Conclusion

To all those who truly repent, God omable wisdom, He distinguishes the weak from the strong, the humble from the proud, and tries the hearts of all men. Somewhere along the way, the Most High...

Israel in the News May/Jun 2003

Palestinian Authority (PA) Arabs made no bones about whose side they were on during the recent war in Iraq as tens of thousands took to the streets waving flags and pictures of Saddam Hussein and calling...

Zvi May/Jun 2003

When the weather is nice, many people come out on the streets; and we have nice conversations. In fact, you can meet people here from all over the world and hear many different languages spoken. Before...

Daily News from Israel

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WARSAW, Poland -- Four Arab foreign ministers who spoke at the Warsaw Middle East Summit affirmed Israel’s right to defend itself against Iranian aggression, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday (14th)...

Kushner Middle East Meeting

White House senior advisor Jared Kushner will be headed to the Middle East this month to inform diplomats in Oman, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, and Qatar on the economic section of the U.S. proposal...

News Digest — 2/15/19

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in Poland early Wednesday (13th) to join senior officials from 60 nations at the Warsaw Summit on Peace and Security in the Middle East, which is organized by the United States...

News Digest — 2/14/19

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Iran Tuesday (12th) that Israeli missiles can travel “very far,” on the eve of a conference in Poland about peace and security in the Middle East. Speaking during a visit to a...

Cancer Sniffing Dogs

In recent days Israel’s medical research has come very close to discovering a cure for cancer. In a similar story, Israel has dogs that can, incredibly, sniff out cancer in its earliest stages. “The name of the laboratory is...

News Digest — 2/13/19

The prime suspect in the brutal rape and death of 19-year-old Ori Ansbacher was arraigned in a Jerusalem court on Monday (11th) and charged with murder.  Arafat Irfayia, 29, showed no signs of remorse and appeared...

News Digest — 2/12/19

Israeli security forces early Saturday (9th) arrested a Palestinian man suspected in the brutal murder of 19-year-old Ori Ansbacher who was found dead on Thursday (7th) in a forest on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The Shin...

News Digest — 2/11/19

Alert sirens sounded Wednesday evening (6th) in a number of Gaza border communities as a rocket launched from the Gaza Strip exploded in an open field in southern Israel. The projectile reportedly fell in the area of...

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