Imagine the celebration when a beautiful baby boy is born in Jerusalem. He is from the lineage of the tribe of Judah and the first of his generation to be born in Israel after 2,000 years of Jewish exile from the land.
The Jewish calendar plays an important role when it comes to the seven Jewish festivals and the new moons. God’s calendar is based on the phases of the moon. Each month in a lunar calendar begins with a new moon.
The 144,000 in the book of Revelation are young virgin Jews from the 12 tribes of Israel, selected by God to evangelise during the tribulation. They will have a mark on their forehead, which is God’s seal of protection against His divine judgement on the earth.
While disputes over the ownership of the land of Israel have been a hot topic for many years, there is no denying that God has a detailed plan for the nation of Israel.
In the Old Testament, the minor prophets described Israel's national existence as the fig tree. Eventually, Israel lost control over the land and sovereignty for nearly 2,000 years. ‘When Jesus talked about the signs of the end, He talked about the fact that the fig tree will come back to life. Christians need to understand [...]
When Israelis re-elected Benjamin Netanyahu, hope was renewed that the judiciary system would be more diverse and also represent other parts of the country. However, this was not what the progressives wanted, so they used powerful media to create an artificial crisis that caused a lot of anxiety among Israelis.
The self-inflicted upheaval in Israel that currently has the country divided has been brought on by the liberal left progressives who are in opposition to Israel’s Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu’s right-wing government.
Jesus warned, ‘Many false prophets will appear and deceive many people.’ (Matthew 24:11 GWT) In our generation there have been high-profile preachers who set dates for Christ’s second coming, and the press jumped all over it.
Jesus said to His disciples: ‘…you will be handed over to be persecuted…put to death, and…hated by all nations because of Me.