In this season of Epiphany, we see Jesus revealed. We saw John preparing the way for the Messiah, Jesus hears a voice which calls him the “Beloved Son”, an affirmation of Jesus himself.
Howard writes, "But as the Spirit of Messiah spoke through Moses to the Israeli people long ago in its very beginnings, he warned us that becoming powerful and wealthy would also lead to forgetting YHVH our God..."
Though we are not killed for our faith in Israel, and very rarely physically hurt, opposition through social, political, judicial and economic means puts believers under great pressure.
Of all groups included in the ban, the AFSC peacemakers received the lion’s share of sympathetic media coverage. Is Israel stifling courageous Christian rebuke, or exposing world-class hypocrisy?
Moran writes, "This week’s Scripture portion is chock-full of wonderful things that connect to Messiah, and how He fulfilled the role as the perfect, unblemished Lamb. I want to focus on verses 5 and 6 in Exodus 12."
How do we break through the wall of what Christians want to know about Israel into the realm of how God is actually moving...
Eric writes, "Each name given to us in our sacred texts is included to introduce the readers to an aspect of the character of G-D."
Howard writes, "On Jan. 14, Palestinian Authority President, Mahmoud Abbas spoke in an address to the PLO Central Council these words: 'This is our country. This has been our land since the days of the Canaanites...'"
David writes, "Do you want to see the maximum of God's blessings on your life and your family? If your answer is yes, then you need to make the decision..."
Ron writes, "The story of Moses could not have been written by Hollywood’s best screenwriter. We have an evil king in Pharaoh. We have an oppressed people in the Israelites. We have a baby redeemer."