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Pray for the peace of Jerusalem

Three thousand years ago, King David wrote a Psalm.  Within it we find these inspired words, words that God has spoken to the world: Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: May those who love you be secure. May there be peace within your walls and security within your citadels.” For the sake of my family… Continue reading Pray for the peace of Jerusalem

Jordan in the purpose of God

The modern Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan was recognised as an independent nation on 25 May 1946, making it, as the time of writing this, 74 years of age.  As often happens to the men of that age, problems start to multiply and the end of the road comes into view. Jordan signed a peace treaty… Continue reading Jordan in the purpose of God

The Jews, Israel and the Christians – what are the connections and why do they matter?

Pick up a Bible, Old and New Testament, read it through (it is only about 1200 pages, the length of 4 good novels) and then consider what the Bible is claiming.  Write a shortlist of just some of the extraordinary perception-shifting claims the Bible makes.  Your list might read something like this: God Created the… Continue reading The Jews, Israel and the Christians – what are the connections and why do they matter?

Peace to Prosperity? The Trump Peace Plan and its implications

The Trump Peace Plan is a Vision to establish a ‘Palestinian’ State in the Biblical heartland of Judea and Samaria, also known nowadays as the ‘West Bank’.  It outlines how the ‘Palestinians’ can have a self-governing region as their own, on condition that is demilitarised, i.e. free of heavy destructive weapons and air power, i.e.… Continue reading Peace to Prosperity? The Trump Peace Plan and its implications

Israel, Christ and the Scientific Method

Israel, Christ and the Scientific Method Many people who have confidence in science and reason believe that those who believe the Bible are like those who believe in magic; that they have a make-believe view of the world devoid of any commitment to facts, truth and understanding and have replaced it with made-up stories that… Continue reading Israel, Christ and the Scientific Method

Another Funeral for the Slain

Another Funeral for the Slain In Israel funerals has been held for two Jews who were murdered by an Arab in a drive-by shooting, which took place in Jerusalem. He wounded five others. He was eventually killed in order to stop him continuing to kill. The Muslim Arab was praised by the Palestinian Authority leaders… Continue reading Another Funeral for the Slain