Some see similarities to Valentine’s Day. Once you grasp the historical background, however, it’s obvious that Tu B’Av—that falls on the 15th of August in 2019—has more to offer than candy, flowers and sentimentality.
Charles E. McCracken
Charles E. McCracken is an international Bible teacher, long-time friend of Israel and advocate for the Jewish people. He is known for authenticity in communicating biblical truth that makes his presentations relevant for those seeking to understand the significance of Israel and the church in Bible prophecy. He staunchly supports the nation of Israel and the Jewish people’s right to exist and live in peace.
More often than not, it is during the challenging periods of our life that we draw closer to the Lord seeking His protection. But, how do we respond to God’s blessing?
Despite the terrible events that have occurred on this day in Jewish history, the mourning associated with Tisha B’Av will not continue indefinitely.
David’s census of Israel and Judah was the catalyst for what ultimately unfolded in God’s plan and purpose.
Does David really believe that God always chooses the right path? We aren’t left to draw our own conclusions.