Welcome to IsraelU!

I want to alert you to a new resource that I hope proves to be a great means of tying Scriptural principles to the land of Israel. I am well acquainted with FIRM (Fellowship of Israel Related Ministries), and today they launch IsraelU, a YouTube channel providing parable-type teachings to help strengthen your faith. The …

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Pentecost: Where Mt Sinai and Mt Zion Intersect

Yesterday was Pentecost, but I want to linger there for just a moment because there is one more fascinating thing I want you to see. Pentecost is the Christian commemoration of the giving of the Holy Spirit and the birth of the church. The same day is known as Shavuot to Jews, and represents the …

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Pentecost: Giving of the Torah, Coming of the Holy Spirit and Birth of the Church

Jews and Christians share a very significant day today. For Jews, it is Shavuot (Feast of Weeks); for Christians, it is Pentecost. Both are rooted in Biblical significance and are foundational to our belief systems. Shavuot is the fourth of seven major Jewish feasts described in Leviticus 23. Following Passover, Feast of Unleavened Bread and …

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The Double Blessing of Jerusalem, a City Joined Together

Welcome back friends! Yesterday we discussed Hebrew Secrets about Double Blessings, and the unusual "pairs" of water, Jerusalem and life. That leads into today's specific focus on Jerusalem. If you have followed, you have likely seen posts regarding praying for the peace of Jerusalem, as commanded in Psalm 122. For the moment, dive into verse …

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