'Israel' Tagged Posts (Page 7)

'Israel' Tagged Posts (Page 7)

THE LONG REFORMATION

One writer entitled his book The Long Reformation.  His point was that the reformation is oft repeated throughout history when people have forgotten the truth of God.  It is repeated when God’s people return to the Scriptures to find again their Savior and God’s truth. Israel wandered for 40 years in the wilderness. They forgot God.  So on the border of the Promised Land,…

WHO WOULD HAVE THOUGHT…?

So “gay marriage” is now legal in our state…and many others.  Those who have been around a few years can be heard saying:  “Who would have thought a generation ago that a man could marry another man, that a woman could marry another woman…and that so many would cheer and applaud?” Bible students know why Sodom and Gomorrah were incinerated by God.  Fifteen books of the…

CROSS BRANDED

So Hershey teamed up with Starbucks a few years ago and they helped each other sell chocolate and coffee. Napa Auto Parts promotes Nascar on their advertising and vice versa. Coca Cola became the official brand of the Olympics and both benefited. The NBA figured to make $100 million by adding advertising patches to its uniforms. This sort of thing is called cross…

THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO KING DAVID

In one of those slam dunk moments, Jesus quizzes the Pharisees:  “What do you think about the Christ?  Whose Son is He?” “Piece of cake,” they imply.  “The Son, that is the Descendant, of David.”  Any Jew with two brain cells functioning knew this.  When Messiah, the Christ, finally came, He would be a Descendant from the family tree of Israel’s greatest king, King David.…

“JUST AS HE SAID!”

In Matthew’s account of Easter morning, the angel says to the women:  “Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified.  He is not here; He has risen, just as He said.” The angel knew why the women were there, what low expectations they brought with them, unmindful that Jesus would rise “as He said.” We are so used to promises that are not…