What Does “Israel” Mean?

Everything God does has purpose, and names in Hebrew always mean something. So, have you ever thought about the name "Israel?" To be sure, God was very intentional when He chose that name! There are slightly different interpretations of the etymology of the name "Israel," but all provide a different insight. One thing is crystal …

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7 Reasons Why the Church Will Not Go Through the Tribulation (Part 1)

Wow, I am really enjoying digging into God's Word in our study of 1 Thessalonians, and I hope you are, too. Thank you for joining me on this journey! The last two lessons (Rapture: The Hope of His Coming and Meeting the Lord in the Air) were especially exciting, as we got into the rapture …

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Muslim Woman Comes to Faith in the Jewish Messiah

The God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob loves the descendants of Ishmael and draws them to Himself.  Furthermore, those descendants of Ishmael were created with the same internal yearning to know God that we all have...it's just that they think His name is Allah!  (See In Search of the One True God) For some, their …

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Blessings and Curses

“See, I am setting before you today a blessing and a curse: the blessing, if you obey the commandments of the Lord your God, which I command you today, and the curse, if you do not obey the commandments of the Lord your God, but turn aside from the way that I am commanding you today, to go after other gods that you …

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