Occupation and Settlement

In light of the recent UN resolution against Israel, it is often repeated that the primary problem preventing peace in the Middle East is the "occupation" by Israel and "settlements" on Palestinian land. The reasoning goes that if we could only get rid of Israeli occupation and settlements, then peace [...]

By | January 5th, 2017|Tags: , |0 Comments

Does Israel Have a Distinct Place in the Age to Come?

One can see how only a pre-millennial view ties together these many passages and makes the symbolism more coherent. We also believe that there is an application of these same truths to every tribe, tongue and nation in the Millenium. The literal fulfillment of prophecies to the nation of Israel causes most Messianic Jews to embrace pre-millennialism—exactly what was believed by the Apostolic church for the first few centuries.

By | December 15th, 2016|Tags: , , , |2 Comments

The Prophetic History of Secular Israeli Leaders – Part 2

Last week I began sharing 10 prophetic keys that I have learned from studying Jewish history, Rabbinic thought, and current events here in Israel. Here are the rest (4)    Reading the Prophets David Ben-Gurion, visionary and leader of Modern Zionism, read the Bible, particularly the prophets. He held Bible studies [...]

By | September 29th, 2016|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Ruth Ecclesiology and Esther Eschatology (Part I)

The emergence of the underground church of China over the last 30 years has dramatically changed the composition and make-up of the international ecclesia: their large numbers, experience with persecution, faith in supernatural intervention, oriental history, emphasis on house churches, and the "back to Jerusalem" vision.  Because of their "family-ancestor" [...]

By | February 25th, 2016|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments