Ron writes, "I know, forgive me, but imagine my shock on the elliptical machine, sweat running down my checks, meditating on 1 Corinthians 3, when it hit me! Paul is not talking about exercise!"
Jamie writes, "Following the vote of Independence, and with that lengthy sentence above enshrined in the Declaration, the State of Israel became the world’s only Jewish and democratic state. Sadly, however, that democracy is now threatened."
Howard writes, "Peter is writing to us about how we are to practically live in holiness and with love in countries and a world among people hostile to the truth of who Jesus Christ is — even within the churches — as we keep our focus on the coming of the Lord and of His kingdom."
Carolyn writes, "So I’ve reached the conclusion that we, the Body of Messiah, have mislabeled many who are hungry for something to fill that spiritual vacuum in their lives."
Kees writes, "After living in different places around the world, I have gotten to a place where I don’t really know where I belong. I wonder if that is the feeling our father Avraham had."
Ron writes, "Only God could have gathered the Jewish people back to her homeland, and only God could have protected us these 70 years, surrounded by our increasingly violent neighbors."
Moran writes, "Why was leprosy such an issue in the Bible? In this week’s reading, the issue of leprosy comes up, and God is very precise in His instructions regarding how to handle the disease."
Stefan writes, "This week Israel will reach a massive milestone in its history: celebrating 70 years of independence. Israel’s re-establishment and its achievements over the past seven decades are astonishing and by far beat the odds of the cards dealt to it on May 14th, 1948."
Elhanan writes, "As we come to the significant 70th year of Israel’s amazing rebirth after 2000 years, rising from those very ashes of the Holocaust, may the Guardian of Israel remember, for His own name’s sake."
Howard writes, "It is often said by even Israeli government ministers that we, the Jewish people, have the right of “self-determination” to be a Jewish nation-state. This can never be a justification by Jewish people for having our own sovereign country."