The Significance of Israel’s Independence Day

As of sundown last night, the nation of Israel pivoted from one of the most solemn days of the year to one of the most joyful. Yom HaZikaron (yesterday) commemorated the 26,000+ Israelis who have died at the hands of combat or terrorism since Israel's rebirth as a nation in 1948. Israelis revere their soldiers …

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Understanding Passover, Unleavened Bread and First Fruits in Light of Crucifixion and Resurrection

As Christians, we will celebrate the most important day of the year this weekend: Resurrection Sunday.  Christ is risen, and if that were not true, Christianity would crumble.  We base our celebration on the Biblical accounts of Jesus’s death, burial and resurrection, which is succinctly wrapped up in this passage: For I delivered to you as of …

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HAPPENING NOW: Israeli Military Strikes Happening Near Damascus

I just saw recorded footage of Israeli missiles launched toward targets just south of Damascus. Please pray for wisdom for world leaders. It is always sobering to hear of missile strikes anywhere, but especially in and around Damascus, given the prophecy of Isaiah 17:1. Some Bible scholars believe the fall of Damascus could be the …

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Let No One Deceive You! (2 Thessalonians 2:1-12)

We're well on our journey through 2 Thessalonians and I am so glad you are on board! We began our journey through Paul's second letter a couple days ago, and yesterday we peeked over Paul's shoulder as he penned encouragement to the new believers who were facing severe persecution and affliction. He debunked the rumor …

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