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July 2011 Archives

Behold, I have graven thee upon the palms of my hands; thy walls are continually before me. (Isaiah 49:16) A lot of people don’t like Jews, and a whole lot of nations loathe Israel, but I admit to a sense […]

Israel’s security barrier, termed an “apartheid wall” by Jimmy Carter groupies, has saved Jewish lives. Period. The Bible speaks of a time when Israel will be a land of unwalled villages. There is some debate about what this means, exactly. […]

And I bless those blessing thee, and him who is disesteeming thee I curse, and blessed in thee have been all families of the ground. (Genesis 12:3) When one looks at Scripture, then looks at world history, the Bible makes […]

In the Bible’s Book of Revelation, the 13th chapter, we read—if one supposes this figure is yet future—a description of a world leader who will be so fearsome, he will make mass murderers Hitler and Stalin look like amateurs. Interestingly, […]

I just returned from a terrific Christian conference, Future Congress (www.futurecongress.com). This was a gathering of conservative Christian thinkers, including several who teach Bible prophecy. Although some in the Church refer to us as espousing “escapist eschatology,” I find that […]

Speaking on the subject of Bible prophecy in a church last night, I was reminded again that Bible-believing Christians are not the bumpkins their critics make them out to be. There was a lively and sophisticated set of questions for […]

I attended my 30th class reunion this past weekend. It was just down the street from an old army surplus store that I used to frequent with my father; it was one of our hobbies—cruising junk stores. Dad has been […]

The announcement today that Glenn Beck’s previously announced, weird event at Jerusalem’s Temple Mount, has been moved due to security concerns…is weird. But welcome. Why the popular populist announced in the first place that he’d hold a pro Israel rally […]

With news that the Palestinians might appeal to the United Nations this fall for an upgrade to full member status, we can see a Bible prophecy theme emerging. For many years, Bible prophecy teachers and students did not see the […]

(The following post came from a conversation with my wife, Dianna—she reluctantly agreed to pen some thoughts because I don’t believe in plagiarism! She understands people and their afflictions. I thought her observations blend well with the theme of this […]