Vol: 24 Issue: 30 - Saturday, July 30, 2016
The End from the Beginning
The Book of Daniel is among the most controversial books in the Bible, dividing scholars over whether it was actually written by the Prophet Daniel or if it was a late forgery.
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A Good Person
July 29, 2016 - Witnessing Tools
I'm a good person. And so are you. You just have to find the love inside and set it free.
A Most Serendipitous Species
July 26, 2016 - In Defense of the Faith
Hot off the press from National Geographic today. An article entitled, “12 Theories of How we became Human, and Why they’re All Wrong". Very interesting piece. First, because this bastion of the scientific establishment willingly admits they are pretty much clueless, and second, because just about every possibility but the obvious one—creation by a superior being- is proposed.
This Present Darkness
July 25, 2016 - Witnessing Tools
In 1986, a virtually unknown Frank Peretti released his seminal and best to date, fiction book This Present Darkness. In it, he uses a small town as the setting and unfolds for the reader the very real power struggle between a local pastor and the growing, conspiratorial sundry of various agencies that are working in a subversive plot to sabotage and overthrow the Christian faith in various areas of the town by way of New Age religious indoctrination. At the very heart of all New Age agenda is the belief that humans can become as ‘gods’. We know that this was the very first lie that was ever mentioned in the Bible, when Satan masquerading as the serpent, presented this half-truth to Eve.
Can We Trust Prophecy?
July 22, 2016 - In Defense of the Faith
Can we trust prophecy? Some people caution against it.
Defending the Defenseless
July 21, 2016 - Prophecy - Signs
With the police under attack in the United States, I wonder what would happen if they all went on strike? They have one of the toughest and most thankless jobs, and they don’t do it for the money.
River of Time
July 19, 2016 - Witnessing Tools
One of the less contemplated (and less appreciated) attributes of God is His position as the 'real' Time Lord. He invented time. (As the fourth dimension of physical space, it didn’t exist until He created the universe.) And more often than you might think, His miracles are more a supernatural command of time than of the physical world. Exhibit A: The crossing of the Jordan River.
From Here to Eternity
July 18, 2016 - Prophecy - Signs
“We are five days away from fundamentally transforming the United States of America.” Barack H. Obama, 30 October 2008
Jerusalem and Islam
July 15, 2016 - Israel - Middle East
Once again that paragon of virtue, the United Nations, has moved to impose its will on the Jewish Temple Mount and Israel. Yes, I deliberately used the word "Jewish." Within the next few days UNESCO will be voting on a draft decision during its 40th annual meeting being held in Istanbul, Turkey.
Women and the Bible
July 14, 2016 - In Defense of the Faith
God has done some wonderful things for mankind throughout history, the greatest of which was Jesus the Christ. That gift made getting to heaven a real possibility.
July 12, 2016 - In Defense of the Faith
Good news and bad news. At the moment my brain seems stuck on the minute mechanisms of the universe’s creation, so if you didn’t groove on last week’s piece you won’t groove on this one either. Good news? If you did groove on last week’s you’ll probs like this one just as much. (Or maybe even better…)
Are You Ready?
July 11, 2016 - Witnessing Tools
Over the vast expanse of man’s time spent shuffling around on this little blue rock, two constants have ever been his companion; misery and tragedy. Of course, this was not how it was intended to be, but man, given the choice, chose to go his own way.
A Love Affair With Islam
July 08, 2016 - Terror - Islam
The West is entrenched in a love affair with Islam.
Scientist Has Proof that God Exists
July 07, 2016 - In Defense of the Faith
“Astronomers now find they have painted themselves into a corner because they have proven, by their own methods, that the world began abruptly in an act of creation to which you can trace the seeds of every star, every planet, every living thing in this cosmos and on the earth. … That there are what I or anyone would call supernatural forces at work is now, I think, a scientifically proven fact.” ~Robert Jastrow (1925-2008) Christianity Today, August 6, 1982
Whole Lot of Shakin’ Going On
July 05, 2016 - Witnessing Tools
In the old days (i.e, 1980s) the prevailing view was that our universe was made up of particles, like protons and electrons. Particle physics, however, has since been replaced by String Theory, in which the universe is comprised of one-dimensional strings. Funny . Science has brought us right back to where the Bible’s always been, waiting for us to catch up. Again.
The Sinner in the Saint
July 04, 2016 - Witnessing Tools
One of the greatest paradoxical mysteries in all of the known universe, is that of the mystery of Christ in the believer. How can an all holy, all righteous, divine Being who is Creator and will not tolerate even the tiniest infraction of His divine law…dwell, inside His fallen, sinful, creation? Certainly, the Apostle Paul wrestled with the significance of this concept and was given the understanding to explain for our benefit. He says;
The Jerusalem Post
Palestinian Authority President making laws by decree, highlighting problems
Sat, 30 Jul 2016 11:47:59 GMT
News of the law sparked protests in April in the West Bank city of Ramallah, the political and financial capital of the West Bank, with one demonstration attracting almost 10,000 people.
Golan Druse leader disputes UN statement on ‘hardship of occupation’
Sat, 30 Jul 2016 09:09:28 GMT
“I don’t understand what they’re talking about, it’s laughable,” Mayor abu-Saleh said. Druse in the Golan “don’t serve in the IDF and so far are only receiving from the state.”
South African NGO brings together Palestinian factions for unity talks
Sat, 30 Jul 2016 05:51:30 GMT
This is the second intra-Palestinian dialogue to be organized by the NGO in the country this year.
Avocado diplomacy: Jerusalem’s push into Africa
Sat, 30 Jul 2016 03:18:16 GMT
A visit to an Israeli-run agricultural project illustrates how Israel is making inroads into Africa.
Sat, 30 Jul 2016 00:03:57 GMT
Iraq’s army and the Kurdish peshmerga are within striking distance of Mosul, but strategy and regional concerns put them at a crossroads.
Nasrallah: Israeli-Saudi relations worst development in Arab sphere
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 21:05:52 GMT
Saudi Arabia is "creating contact, normalizing relations, acknowledging the existence of Israel - and then cooperating with it.
A new leader for France's embattled and worried Jewish communityUpdated: 7/30/2016 9:39:57 AM
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 18:00:57 GMT
For the first time, a Sephardi Jew from North Africa has been elected to head Europe’s largest Jewish population.