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There was a story on an inside page of the newspaper this morning about 65 miracles. In the rush to work or school, most readers wouldn’t have paid much attention. But there it was, along with a photo of 65 new immigrants to Israel from North America, age 10 months to 83 years, standing in ...

There is a bizarre incident early in the book of Exodus that reveals a fundamental principle about God’s relationship with Israel. Brief, it seems secondary to the bigger story of the Exodus. It is, however, at the very heart of the matter. Importantly, the strange episode draws our attention to events today. It serves as ...

New words, old goal: Jew-hatred, anti-Judaism, anti-Zionism, anti-Israelism, all of it is anti-Semitism. But even more serious: It is literally anti-God!  To say it succinctly and immediately, I encounter a difficulty with the inexactitude of the term anti-Semitism. There are various Semitic peoples that are descendants of Shem, the oldest son of Noah. Yet, this ...

Israel is a primary target of Satan’s enmity against God and mankind on earth. Called the Accuser (Adversary, or the vernacular devil), the father of lies hates the God of truth and hates His Word because it embodies the truth (Ps. 119:160). Israel became the channel for the Word of God and for the salvation ...

Already in Paradise, man was confronted by opposition to God’s Word. The cunning serpent, inspired by Satan (the Adversary), queried, “Yea, hath God said?” and reinterpreted it to mean “you shall be as gods” (Gen. 3:1, 5). There was a temptation which enticed them (v. 6). The temptation continues The Replacement Theory is also a ...