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Why Israel Must be More Than a Prophetic Timepiece

  Do you want to know the passion and burden of God—His kingdom purposes—for today? If so, think Israel. God is “crazy” in love with the nations. That’s why He created one called Israel. Least among them (Deuteronomy 7:7), she would serve as key to His redemption of all nations.…...

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From Biblical to Gregorian Calendars: Holy to Happy New Year – or Both?

  There’s nothing quite like spending New Year’s Eve and Day in Israel. Offices, shops, schools and even the streets teem with business as usual. Knowing the world’s secular year changes by a digit each January 1, Israeli society nevertheless revolves more around the Biblical than Gregorian calendar. It’s unusually…...

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A Messianic Jewish Response to Christians Who Naysay Christmas

  This time of year we are often asked if we believe Christians should celebrate Christmas. Surprisingly, those questions usually come from Gentile, not Jewish, believers. They point out the holiday often replaces the Jewish roots of Messiah’s incarnation with folk rites originating or associated with pagan dieties. They are…...

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Hanukkah Foreshadows Victory in the End Times

  Every winter when I was a child, as Christmas trees and manger scenes filled the world around me, I confess I dreaded Hanukkah. Growing up in a non-Jewish part of town when ethnic diversity definitely was not celebrated, Hanukkah left me the odd girl out. But through the year-in,…...

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The Feast of Tabernacles and Prophetic Fulfillments

  NOW THAT BLOOD MOONS HAVE COME AND GONE ….. The Feast of Tabernacles commemorates God’s faithful provision in the past, while anticipating His glorious kingdom of the future. Meanwhile, what does it mean for us today? At its core, the magnificent seven day feast honors and celebrates YHVH’s gracious…...

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Do Numbers and Letters Associated with Rosh Hashana 5776 Hold Special Meaning?

  The traditional Jewish New Year, Rosh HaShana, comes in two days and inaugurates the year 5776. Could the holiday hold any special meaning for Christians, based on this year’s combination of numbers and letters? Rosh HaShana is described in the Bible as a day for Israel to blow trumpets.…...

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Heaven’s Trumpet Will Soon Sound – and Most Jewish People Don’t Yet Know Messiah

  Heaven’s trumpet will soon sound…..and most Jewish people don’t yet know Messiah. If you think they won’t turn to Him until great tribulation hits, think again! Here’s what Israel is waiting for: Maturity of the Christian Church “I do not want you to be ignorant of this mystery, brothers…...

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Who is the Israel of God and Offspring of Abraham? A Simple Key to Understanding Difficult Scriptures about Israel and One New Man

  [PERSONAL NOTE TO OUR BLOG SUBSCRIBERS: You may have noticed that my blog posts now overlap somewhat with Light of Zion’s Facebook page and also my weekly Reflections. My articles sometimes repeat as a byproduct of trying to make them accessible to all, including ministry friends not on social…...

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What to do About the Converging Tetrad Blood Moons, Shemitah and (Dis)Approval of the Iran Deal During the Coming Fall Feasts

  This article was originally written as a two part posting on Light of Zion’s Facebook page. Both Parts 1 and 2 are reprinted below. Part 1: The Convergence July 14, 2015 marked the exact midpoint of “Dire Straits,” Israel’s 3 week period of mourning, repentance and spiritual warfare. After…...

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Israel’s Land Promise in Light of the New Testament

  Not sure how to interpret Israel’s land promise in light of the New Covenant? Or how to respond to some Christians denying that promise still exists? Sadly, no lack of controversy surrounds the subject! And many important principles of Scripture interpretation come into play. But one often neglected key…...

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