Is it the End of the World?

Is it the End of the World?

July 2011 Archives

The Fortress

posted by jfletcher

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 […]

Good Fences Make Adequate Neighbors

posted by jfletcher

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. […]

Blessing and Curses

posted by jfletcher

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 […]

The Ultimate Debt-Ceiling

posted by jfletcher

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, […]

Previous Posts

4 July, 1976
Israel today is besieged by fanatical jihadists. Three boys are murdered by Palestinian terrorists and the world’s reaction is annoyance with the Jewish state. What kind of insanity are we living in? From its founding in 1987, the terrorist group Hamas has been sworn to Israel’s destructio

posted 12:35:52pm Jul. 04, 2014 | read full post »

Demonizing Israel and the Jews
My friend at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs (JCPA), Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, is a wealth of information, especially for people of faith struggling to understand the dynamics in the Arab-Israeli conflict. His book, Demonizing Israel and the Jews, is a hard look at the alarming rise in anti-S

posted 4:10:02pm Jun. 20, 2014 | read full post »

Evangelicals Silent on Hamas Kidnappings
Bradley Scott's shout-out to the White House, silent so far about the kidnapping of three Israeli youth this week, could also be directed at an audience formerly supportive of Israel: American Christian leaders. Response from American "Christian Palestinianists" to the kidnappings this week by Ha

posted 12:08:28pm Jun. 19, 2014 | read full post »

All in Good Fun?
One of the primary sources of hope in our world today is the marvelous example of predictive prophecy in the Bible. Contrary to the view of some Christian leaders in America—who like to marginalize Bible prophecy teaching—the Bible is loaded with such examples. From epic, sweeping prophecies

posted 2:56:32pm May. 31, 2014 | read full post »

A Single Human Being
Memorial Day. Remembering the dead is always poignant. Those of us of a certain generation are emotional at the site of American flags on display in military cemeteries. Decorating family graves is bittersweet. Remembering those who gave their lives protecting us is no small matter. I think of al

posted 11:03:59am May. 25, 2014 | read full post »


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