Acts 1:1-11 (Lk 24:19-53; Mt 28:5-17; Mk 16; Jn 20:9-31; Jn 21:1-14; 1Cor 15:1-8; 1Jn 1:1-4)
Following the celebrations of the Passover and the Firstfruits – the death and the resurrection of the Messiah and Lord — believers all around the world are rejoicing in the risen Savior, having begun the 50-day (7-week) count till Shavuot/Pentecost. For many people then – 1985 years ago – and now, such … Continue reading
The Negev Desert of Israel is a unique desert, not least because part of it is within the borders of the Promised Land. There are promises given to the Negev which anticipate a regeneration of its plant and animal life. (Is 35:1-2; 51:1-3; 41:17-20)
Here is a fairly recent article (4 years ago) which extols its unique qualities and Israel’s ingenuity to even now make it “bloom and blossom”:
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In Judaism there is an expectation of a greater Passover to come. There is the expectation the prophet Elijah to come herald the coming of Messiah. For us who believe that Yeshua/Jesus is the Messiah that was promised, we believe that John the Baptiser came in the spirit of Elijah to herald the Lamb of God, even Yeshua, the Son of God.
And, indeed, there is a greater Passover taking place right now that is often overlooked by most … Continue reading
As the “World Powers” prepare to give “this world” over to Iran and the Islamic powers with a very bad supposed agreement, it reminds me of how the devil got Adam and Eve to give their God-given stewardship over to him by lying and deceit. Israel followed suit, and gave her God-given beauty over to Gentile ‘lovers’; and the Church has left its domain to mix with worldly aspirations. Where would we all be if Jesus was not the Sovereign … Continue reading