Israel & the Middle East

Articles related to current events in Israel other countries in the Middle East region.

Ideas and their consequences: “You may know a tree by its fruit”

Elhanan writes, "It is over and against these multiple gods that Israel, a tiny nation of people, were commissioned to serve the revealed YHVH as his witnesses. They were admonished to not serve these gods of gold and silver and stone, but the one living Creator of all the universe."

Birthing Israel, changing history: The Balfour Declaration

Shira writes, "It is the Sovereign God who positioned men in places of authority and power, who knew the Bible. God's plans will never be thwarted. Blessed are those who have eyes to see and ears to hear!"

CLAIM: Israel no longer Promised Land in New Testament Era

Ron writes, "As we get closer to the next Christ at the Checkpoint conference, a conference dedicated to convincing people that Israel is an illegitimate, oppressive and unbiblical nation, it is important to take a fresh look at their claims, that the New Testament changes the land promises to Israel."

Beer Sheva will never be the same!

Howard writes, "Thank-you for your prayers connected with the events here in Beer Sheva for the 100th anniversary of the ANZAC Beer Sheva Charge and victory. The city has never had a day like this before!"

Reaffirming the decree for Israel’s restoration: Reviving the Balfour Declaration of November 2, 1917

Sandra writes, "This week marks the anniversaries of two historic, global level declarations that released Kingdom of God transformation in the earth."

LISTEN: Lecture: Why did Britain issue the Balfour Declaration?

David Schmidt spoke on Lloyd George's 1917 Cabinet and why Britain issued the Balfour Declaration. The last of our historical lecture series 100 Years Ago:...

Hamas wants Lebanon 2.0—Israel

Ron writes, "Recently, it was announced that Hamas and the Palestinian Authority are back together…again! They’ve buried the (blood-stained) hatchet. But can this really work?"

Things people forget about the Balfour Declaration 100 years On

"After the passing of a hundred years, most have forgotten that it was not a unilateral act of the UK. There was no UN at that time, or even League of Nations, but in the wake of the Turks finally losing their grip on the countries in the Levant..."

LISTEN: Lecture – From the Balfour Declaration to the British Mandate

Jonathan Kaplan, vice provost of the Rothberg School at Hebrew University, spoke on how events from the Balfour Declaration to the British Mandate affected the Holy Land.

What’s the big deal about Israel?

"For such a small country, Israel seems to be everywhere. Which begs the question: What’s the big deal?"

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