Vol: 21 Issue: 28 - Thursday, April 28, 2016
One of the most controversial (and least understood) points of doctrine apart from eternal security or a pre-trib Rapture is the doctrine of predestination.
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What’s in a Name?
April 26, 2016 - Witnessing Tools
Ever noticed how often God changed people’s names? Abraham and Sarai (both of whom acquired a “Heh”, when God changed their names, “Heh” being the Hebrew letter that represented the Holy Spirit.). Jacob, who became Israel, meaning “ Prince of God” . Peter, who went from Petros (pebble) to Petra (boulder). Conclusion: names matter. They carry a spiritual promise. Apparently from Adam on.
Signs of the End: 4 of 5
Prelude to War: The Rapture
April 25, 2016 - Prophecy - Signs
The next major event in which Christ breaks into human history is the Rapture of the Church. This oft-contested and vigorously debated event will absolutely happen. Where the confusion lies, is when. Some hold that it already happened in the past. Some hold that it is still yet future. Even some are either ignorant of, or care not, when and how it occurs.
The West & Islam - Perfect Match?
April 22, 2016 - Terror - Islam
The West and Islam have been dating for years now. It has been one of those extended courtships. Rather surprising considering Europe's historical conflicts with Islam. But then I suppose the world has all grown up since those dark years.
The Best-Selling Book in the World
April 21, 2016 - Witnessing Tools
In the world of eBooks and electronic readers, it is more difficult to keep up with the exact number of books printed/emailed and read. The Holy Bible is purported to be the greatest selling book of all time, but is it? Here are a few examples:
The Eagles Have Landed
April 19, 2016 - Commentary on the News
God promised His people, through the lips of Isaiah, that in the last days He would “gather together the dispersed of Judah from the four corners of the earth”. (Isaiah 10). Some rode on donkeys. Some came by boat. And 49,000 flew Alaskan Airlines.
Signs of the End: Part 3 of 5
The Fig Tree Generation
April 17, 2016 - In Defense of the Faith
This is the third of five articles relating to the 'Signs of the End'. We are looking at the points in human history where God has intervened in huge, earth shattering ways to alter the course of mankind. The next event in which God has directly intervened into the affairs of mankind was and still is, the most significant one.
Beware the Zombie Christians
April 15, 2016 - In Defense of the Faith
Beware the Zombie Christians. They're coming to get you!
Oh My Gideons!
April 14, 2016 - Prophecy - Signs
Gideon appears in the Book of Judges, Chapters 6-8. One day God chose Gideon to free the people of Israel and condemn their idolatry. Gideon questioned God, asking for three signs or miracles:
Signs of the End
Part 2 of 5
April 09, 2016 - Prophecy - Signs
And as it was in the days of Noah, so it will be also in the days of the Son of Man: They ate, they drank, they married wives, they were given in marriage, until the day that Noah entered the ark, and the flood came and destroyed them all. Luke 17:26-27
Flawless and Lawless
April 07, 2016 - Commentary on the News
When I was twenty, I was flawless. And really, really smart. I definitely knew more than my parents and their friends, often wondering where they got such strange ideas, like: No drinking, no smoking, no sex until marriage, stay married, think about your future and play later. I was like the prodigal’s son in too many ways.
Devil or Angel
April 05, 2016 - Witnessing Tools
Arber Tasimi was your basic carefree collegiate until targeted in two completely random attacks in just a few weeks. Then he didn’t leave his house for months. When he did, it was to study the basic nature of humankind using the “raw materials”. Meaning babies. Before societal morals were introduced. His findings? well…downright Biblical.
The Jerusalem Post
In Depth: ZAKA founder explains why Haredim entering the workforce is a Torah value
Yehuda Meshi Zahav, who a short while ago was the operations officer of the anti-Zionist Eda Haredit extremist group, abandoned this ideology and now works on the front lines of saving Israeli lives.
First person: Why Belgium is seeing an exodus of Jews
With each passing year, there were fewer of us around the seder table.
Former Nazi guard expected to break silence at German trial
Holocaust survivors, who detailed their horrific experience at the trial which opened in February, have pleaded with Reinhold Hanning to break his silence.
A new arrival to Calcutta gives its Jewish population a bump, to 9
Flower Silliman has taken it upon herself to preserve the food tradition of the dwindling Jewish population of Calcutta.
From petrol to pesco: ISIS turns to 'non-traditional' terror funding
The US-led coalition has targeted Islamic State's financial infrastructure, using air strikes to reduce its ability to extract, refine and transport oil.
Potential Jewish NFL pick chooses latkes all year long
The college wide receiver has been noticed for his winning combination of agility, athleticism and intelligence.
Next year on Alpha Centauri: Stephen Hawking wishes friends 'Pesach Sameach'Updated: 4/29/2016 5:24:54 AM
The legendary scientist joined a fellow Harvard professor, Avi Loeb, at his seder .