Understanding Tisha B’Av

The saddest day on the Jewish calendar will commence tonight at sundown and extend through sundown tomorrow.  Jews around the world will commemorate Tisha B'av (the ninth of the Hebrew month, Av) by fasting and refraining from any sort of pleasure or enjoyment. But what exactly are they commemorating?  The destruction of both the first …

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The Six Day War: Day 5

Following victory in Egypt and the Sinai, sights turned to the vulnerable area known today as the West Bank. In Biblical times the area was known as Judea and Samaria, rich with ancient history going back to Abraham. Day 5 marked a strategic focus on Israel's northern border, also known as the Golan Heights, and …

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Part 5 – Understanding the Future

It's our finale, my friends! Let's jump in and close it out with a bang! This week, we have discovered that three key covenants (Abrahamic, Mosaic and New Covenants) are all necessary for our salvation, and lead us to a fourth great covenant: the Davidic Covenant. It is also known as the Millennial Kingdom and …

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Part 3 – Understanding the Future

God will not reject His people! That is a critical element to understanding the future because, if God rejects them, what assurance do we have that He will not reject us? We have a glorious future because God is faithful! To illustrate that, let's take a quick look back at the three covenants we have …

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