Tag Archives: Israel

The root of the matter

The root. We take it for granted in so many ways. The root of the massive oak tree is not seen, but we see the majestic towering thanks be to the root. The root of the lily of the valley … Continue reading

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Snow in Jerusalem

A rare snowfall in February 2015.   As the good book said thousands of years ago:   ‘Pray that your flight be not in winter.’  Indeed, the timelessness of God’s word. Always relevant, always true. It’s always a great sight seeing … Continue reading

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The moon of promise

I have always appreciated the moon, that magical night-light in the heavens that is the inspiration for so many things. Moon over Miami, Pink Floyd’s Dark side of the moon, Dracula’s moon, Cher’s Moonstruck, Sarah Brightman’s La Luna, Frank Zappa’s … Continue reading

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If my people…

When we read the oft quoted text from 2 Chronicles:  If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and … Continue reading

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The stone marksmen

Among all this people there were seven hundred chosen men lefthanded; every one could sling stones at an hair breadth, and not miss  -Judges 20. So reads a chronicle of the Jewish wars. Out of 26,000 men, we are told specifically that these men … Continue reading

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A new covenant?

(This is an updated essay on an old teaching. It is becoming increasing popular to avoid or worse yet, to nullify God’s promises to an earthly people. Some have dared to suggest that the United States is the new Israel. … Continue reading

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Paul the Jew

Some of you have expressed considerable doubt as to whether Paul the apostle was Jewish, thus we trust you will hear the Word of God with a careful ear. To ask the question: was not Paul a Gentile, suggests simple … Continue reading

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Israeli prisoner swap

(A few years back) 1000 prisoners swapped for 1 Surely you have heard of the trade of over 1000 Palestinian prisoners for one  Israeli. What a masterstroke of tact and diplomacy by a nation and government who  values life. The palestinians got … Continue reading

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Dear Mr Camping

Family Radio July 19,04 Harold Camping An open letter; (feel free to read this on air, but only in its entirety) Sir: I decided not to call you, live, for there was a chance you would have been embarrassed, and … Continue reading

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Church fathers?

A warm salute to those of you across the world. Surely you have heard of mans appeal to the so called church fathers to defend certain religious practices; as if the opinions of men carry more weight than the apostles … Continue reading

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Predestination- a few thoughts

The cherubim of glory shadowing the mercy seat, of which we cannot now speak particularly… Hebrews Predestination. A word which immediately causes consternation by many, avoidance by others, and a pontificating attitude by still more. It is a bible word … Continue reading

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Obama and scripture

The good book says to ‘pray for those in authority,’ and I suppose so few believers actually do, especially, when we have leaders who resemble despots rather than humble servants. Naturally, this should lead to a ‘slow to rail’ mindset, … Continue reading

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