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October 2011 Archives

In the book of Revelation, Jesus Christ is poised to “tread the winepress” of His wrath, in defeating His enemies. As He stepped out of the tomb on Resurrection morning, I wonder what He was thinking. Oddly enough, a few […]

Another clear sign we are in the last days is the issue of Jewish religious life. Unfortunately, too many of my Christian friends say things like, “How can you support Israel? Those people aren’t even religious.” How sad. How pathetic. […]

Another sure sign that we are living in the biblical last days is seen in Israel’s coastal plain, where most of the country’s population resides. Tel Aviv, the second-largest city, with over 400,000 residents, is home to much of Israel’s […]

For the LORD shall comfort Zion: he will comfort all her waste places; and he will make her wilderness like Eden, and her desert like the garden of the LORD; joy and gladness shall be found therein, thanksgiving, and the […]

I’m never afraid to say that even though probably a majority of people around the world today would equate the study of Bible prophecy with flat-earth advocacy, I know prophecy is legitimate and relevant for our times. Just this past […]

I’ve been interested in Israel and the Middle East for the past 15 years. Growing up in a conservative Christian home, I heard all the arguments from Scripture that we should support Israel. My story is not uncommon, though. I […]

One can imagine Pontius Pilate, elegant and earthy at the same time, asking Jesus to tell him how to find truth. This is the great unknown in our world. Jesus, the Christ, said in John 14:6 that He is the […]

I’m always amazed by the sheer numbers and variety of opponents of Bible prophecy. Oddly enough, it is from the Christian community that the most odious criticism falls on our heads. One gets the feeling that our critics think we […]

Whenever I have a conversation with a liberal Christian, which is often, and the subject is the Arab-Israeli conflict, my conversation partner never seems terribly interested in the existential threats to Jews in Israel. I ask if the security fence […]

One of the little-known sites for tourists in Jerusalem is a small street on the east side of the Old City. It leads to Lion’s Gate, where Israeli forces broke through on June 7, 1967, and re-took the city. It […]

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