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Get Out of Egypt! Live!!!

Sep 19, 2017 No Comments by

To help the lesson, there is a for instance story. Deuteronomy chapter 21 describes the capture of a ‘beautiful woman’ by a Hebrew soldier. It goes into minute detail on what is expected of the captor. Her treatment is to be governed by kindness.

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Aching World. Needing the Love of the Father.

Sep 13, 2017 No Comments by

Analysts fear full-on civil war in America. Warring parties became physical after Donald Trump won the turbulent US presidential election. Street scenes reminiscent of more lawless regions prevail. It will take wise, even gentle wisdom to begin healing a very distraught and distressed nation.

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Righteousness the Key

Oct 11, 2016 No Comments by

As I attempt to follow the R-rated activities of the US presidential elections, I find myself asking, ‘How did they get to this?’ How can students charged with this campaign as a study subject, emerge confident or assured of their future? Will either candidate deliver anything other than their ego to the White House? The […]

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Clinton-Trump Flawed? Me Too!

Oct 09, 2016 No Comments

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, in the US presidential race share one thing, negativity ratings north of fifty percent. It is hard to understand how either became their party candidate. Personally, I follow US politics closely maybe because of the years I spent reporting news in Israel. America with its superpower status effects nations all […]

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The 2030 Agenda One World Government

Sep 29, 2016 No Comments

This time last year the United Nations approved The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It introduced ‘a new universal agenda’ for all mankind. (In other words, a scheduled approach to one world government). Among those who gave endorsement to the programme were US President Barak Obama and Pope Francis. The plan bypasses US Congress and […]

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Anti-Semitism ‘Perverted and Absurd’.

Sep 29, 2016 No Comments

In an article for the Holocaust Educational Trust Justin Welby placed anti-Semitism ‘at the heart of racism.’ He pinpointed early church teaching as erroneous. “It is a shameful truth that, through its theological teachings, the Church, which should have offered an antidote, compounded the spread of this virus,” he wrote.

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Donald Trump and the Prayer Shawl

Sep 06, 2016 No Comments

What was the significance of the prayer shawl given to US presidential candidate Donald Trump? I have been asked the question: Was there a message? Trump visited a black culture church in Detroit. The pastor Bishop Wayne T. Jackson gave the candidate a prayer shawl, known in Hebrew as tallit, and a Bible. To Trump […]

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When God is Banned

Aug 28, 2016 No Comments

Is religious persecution closing in? I found these remarks interesting. “A genuine persecution of Christians does appear to be on the horizon. Anti-Christian sentiment has been growing exponentially in recent years. Losing jobs, losing standing in society, losing tax breaks for Christian businesses, fines for businesses and individuals, even some arrests … all those things […]

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The Olive Tree, A Significant Symbol

Aug 12, 2016 No Comments

The unique connection between Jews and Christians is sometimes a fierce debate but the Bible indicates our relationship is found in the symbol of the olive tree. The prophet Jeremiah described Israel as a ‘green olive tree.’ (Jeremiah chapter 11, verse 16) but the Apostle Paul wrote to the church saying: “For if you were […]

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Are You Free From Slavery?

Aug 09, 2016 No Comments

The Jews regard the first five books in the Bible as the Torah. They have a schedule that takes them through Torah passages every week. Recently, Bridges for Peace USA asked me to teach on Ki Seitzei, a study of Deuteronomy chapter 21, verse 10 to chapter 25, verse 19. Ki Seitzei is derived from […]

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