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.
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.
Recently, I joined 19 leaders for an event sponsored by the Zionist Organization of America’s Co-Director of Government Relations. The “What’s New in Washington When it Comes to Israel?” briefing was positive in many respects and recognized the current administration’s demonstrable support for Israel.
He knew his actions didn’t support his earlier claim of loyalty and devotion. He was profoundly ashamed. He was overwhelmed by his failure. Peter couldn’t trust his feelings, so he appealed to Jesus who knew all that was in his heart.
Don’t doubt God’s ability to do the seeming impossible in your life. With faith, Peter walked on water. With a little faith, you can do every task the Lord requires, as well. There is no reason to doubt.
The outward expression of our faith is bound up in doing good to others—not works-based salvation, but rather salvation-based works.