The ingathering of souls as Peter preached on Shavuot was just the beginning of the harvest.
God used the spring feast of Shavuot as a reminder that He is the source of all that is good in life.
The truth as documented by the facts is inescapable. In a defensive war for survival, Israel pushed back persistent enemies obsessed with annihilation and emerged triumphant in 1967.
On Yom Yerushalayim, lovers of Zion worldwide celebrate the liberation and reunification of the Eternal City of Jerusalem.
Ascension Day matters because it’s the annual reminder to live with expectancy!
Use Israel’s Independence Day to renew your passion for the Bible.
As pilgrims passed through the beauty of the Judean highlands, the hills were a visible reminder that the Guardian of Israel was none other than the Creator of heaven and earth.
This year because of the COVID-19 restrictions, the IDF will hold a candlelight vigil in 53 cemeteries in Israel.
Even before the Mandate of Palestine was granted to the British government by the League of Nations in 1920 and confirmed in 1922, it became evident that implementation of the declaration would not be as straightforward as many hoped.
The question for Christians is not What could we do? after the fact. Rather, “What can I do to combat anti-Semitism today?”
The foundation for stability in our circumstances requires choosing what fills our mind.
The worldwide disruption created by COVID-19 is an opportunity explore the greatness of our awesome God.
Like an athlete competing in a race, Christians must focus on the objective, which is none other than the Lord Himself.
But now Christ is risen from the dead, and has become the firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep.
The resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead is a non-negotiable and foundational tenet of Christianity.
And who will declare His generation? For He was cut off from the land of the living for the transgressions of My people He was stricken. And they made His grave with the wicked, but with the rich at His death, because He had done no violence, nor was any deceit in His mouth.
The portrayal of Messiah’s sufferings in the 53rd chapter of Isaiah draws us to a profound assessment. No one is exempt; our condition is innate: “All we like sheep have gone astray.”
The Lord Jesus on the same night in which He was betrayed took bread; and when He had given thanks, He broke it and said, ‘Take, eat; this is My body which is broken for you; do this in remembrance of Me.’
My warmest wishes for a meaningful Passover.
He brought out His people with joy, His chosen ones with gladness.
Beginning with His entrance into Jerusalem, everything Jesus experienced during His final week of ministry was foreordained as a set time in God’s redemptive plan.
What appeared to be a spontaneous gathering in the village of Bethany in reality was a set time predicted by the prophet Zechariah.
Fully aware of how events would unfold, Jesus approached Jerusalem not with fear or anxiety, but with purpose and unwavering resolve.
Abraham’s example is so compelling because he had the chutzpah to bargain with the Lord on behalf of the people of Sodom.
Possessing infinite power to deal with every crisis, God is incapable of being too busy or too distracted to care.
Therefore the Jews of the villages who dwelt in the unwalled towns celebrated the fourteenth day of the month of Adar with gladness and feasting, as a holiday, and for sending presents to one another.
Esther’s decision to risk death to avert the annihilation of the Jewish population of Persia stands as a heroic model for all people of biblical faith.
With the resurgence of anti-Semitism, the Old Testament book of Esther provides a strong reminder that those who devise plans to harm the Jewish people do so at their own peril.
God set the stage. But, the players still had a choice as to whether they would fulfill their destiny.
Although His righteousness obligates Him to judge wickedness, the Lord not only hears, but answers the intercessory prayers of the righteous.
The Lord’s announcement was no surprise to Abraham. He had heard it only a few days earlier. The message was for Sarah.
Like all men of faith, Abram did not sit idle when he had resources available to help family.
Christians can help restore what was lost through eco-agro-terrorism last year. Planting trees in Israel with Olive Tree Alliance is a beautiful way to show you care!
That the Nazis were obsessed with record keeping and marked victims with correlating tattoos is proof, that the Holocaust is historical fact revisionists cannot erase.
After Lot moved to the Jordan Valley, God encouraged Abram by renewing His original promise.
A well-watered and fertile area situated around 3,000 feet above sea level, the location was ideal and became Abram’s primary residence for the remainder of his life.
Lot lifted up his eyes and saw that the Jordan Valley was well watered everywhere like the garden of the Lord, like the land of Egypt.
What distinguished the wise men from their contemporaries was their ability to recognize the signs of the times and respond appropriately.
Christians need to be awakened. We must be alert! We cannot afford the luxury of dozing in spiritual slumber.
The celebration of Chanukah highlights not just the miracle of the oil for the Temple Menorah, but also the ability of a few to restore the light of truth when darkness threatens to overwhelm.
While the Western world seems to have forgotten the significance, our celebration of Jesus’ birth is an acknowledgement of the historically documented truth that God appointed set times to accomplish His purposes
Little did Alexander the Great know that his swift 11-year conquest the then known world was essential preparation for not only the Savior’s birth and ministry, but also the spread of Christianity.
God meticulously superintended the progress of human history creating the right environment for Jesus Christ’s birth. Consequently, history is not careening out of control toward an uncertain end, but rather is unfolding according to an overarching plan.
At the height of the Civil War in 1863, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow celebrated Christmas Day—alone.
While a time frame confirming resolution of the current threat to unbelieving Ahaz was embedded in the prophecy, the sign had even greater significance for the future.
That His humanity is coupled with absolute deity defines the uniqueness of the Incarnation.
When we ponder Jesus’ humanity a completely different portrait emerges!
The babe in the manger is the proper focus as we prepare our hearts and minds this Christmas season. But, always remember that the One wrapped in swaddling cloths was none other than God Incarnate—Immanuel!