Removing Israel from the Bible is Dangerous Business!

It's rampant in many places, including Christian churches: removing Israel from the Bible. It happens in many ways...some in naive innocence, but much of it in overt determination to replace Israel with the church or some other group. What happens when Israel is removed? We lose our foundation. The supreme, sovereign God that we serve …

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A Look Back at Shavuot (Pentecost)

Shavuot (Pentecost) is one of the seven major Biblical feasts commemorated by Jews since their days of enslavement in Egypt. It actually commenced at sundown last Saturday (June 8), but rather than interrupt our series on the Six Day War, I chose to delay this post. We have discussed the Biblical roots, yet differences, of …

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A Glimpse of Passover in Israel

Hi gang! While Christians celebrated Resurrection Day during the Jewish festival of Passover, remember that Jews celebrate Passover for an entire week (until sundown this Saturday)! I want to give you one example of the celebratory atmosphere in Israel. The video below is from Ben Yehuda Street, a pedestrian mall where locals and tourist mingle …

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Why Don’t Passover and Easter Always Coincide?

As Passover week commenced Friday evening, and with Good Friday and Resurrection Day this weekend, Jewish and Christian celebrations coincide this year. However, that is not always the case. In fact, it is somewhat unusual and they can be weeks apart at times. Why is that? One for Israel produced an excellent article answering that …

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