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A House Divided by Jennifer Ross
As is the human way, when we hear terms like “A house divided,” our first thoughts usually zoom in to look at our personal lives and individual homes. With the emotional understanding of what a divided house can mean, we commit...
A Novelist Looks at John 3:16 by Davis Bunn
High Drama.  At its simplest, this is a story which carries a universal theme.  What is important for us to understand is how this theme need not be fully revealed until the very last moment.  In such cases, the story’s...
A Response to John Piper's Article Part 1 (of 2) by Rabbi Baruch
"Israel, Palestine and the Middle East" Part 1 (of 2) The issue that Mr. Piper speaks to in the aforementioned article is indeed important and dear to my heart.  I agree with him that both Biblical and historical...
A Response to John Piper's Article Part 2 (of 2) by Rabbi Baruch
"Israel, Palestine and the Middle East" Part 2 (of 2) Under his third point, Mr. Piper has no trouble quoting Scripture that speaks to terrible curses that will (have been) placed upon Israel. For example he...
An Exciting First for the Fourth Gospel by E.A. Knapp
A few months ago there was a very interesting development in Israeli scholarship. For the first time - to the best of my knowledge - an Israeli press published an academic book about the Gospel of...
Anav by Jennifer Ross
Our Father’s principles are completely interwoven with the idea of humility. In the original Hebrew text, signs of it are everywhere! Such as in the word bless, which in Hebrew means, “to kneel” (barak).  Or the...
Be Still and Know That I Am God by Jennifer Ross
Be still and know that I AM GOD! I will be exalted among the nations.
I will be exalted in the...
Belief: Article on Belief by Jennifer Ross
Gen: 15:5-6 5Then He [the LORD] brought him [Abraham] outside and said, “Look now toward heaven, and count the...
Biblical Slavery - How Bad Was It Really? by Joanna M. Saidel
"Slaves, in reverent fear of God submit yourselves to your masters, not only to those who are good and considerate, but also to those who are harsh." (1 Peter 2:18) It seems that, in this day and...
Boldness and a Big Brother by Jennifer Ross
I have two big brothers.  They are eight and nine years older than me so ‘sibling rivalry’ was never an issue as it is with children closer in age.  Growing up I adored them.  I looked to them for help when I was...
By The Finger of God by R. Steven Notley
Jesus’ ministry of miracles and deliverance occasionally brought him into conflict with the religious establishment of his day. One of the most intriguing controversies oncerned the accusation by a group of...
Can A Rational Person Take the Bible Seriously Today? by John Knapp II
In the spring semester of 2003, Derrick McCarson enrolled in “Introduction to the New Testament” at the University of North Carolina. On the first day of this 500-student class the professor, Bart Ehrman walked in and started...
Comments from the dead: Zionist philosophy, Israeli politics and a double assassination By Joanna M. Saidel
As a doctoral candidate, researching Revisionist Zionism in America during the 1940s and the campaign there to win public support for Israeli statehood, I conducted a series of interviews, at first by phone and later in person, with a number...
Congratulations, Dan Shechtman! by John Knapp II
[Israel—past, present, and future—is close to the heart of the Seed of Abraham Ministries.  So we pause in our usual Bible-related teaching to highlight a recent high honor received by a citizen in that tiny country the...
Covenant of Salt - You Gotta Serve Somebody by Chris Suitt
A number of years ago, during his “Christian” phase, Bob Dylan wrote a song called “Gotta Serve Somebody.”  In this song, Dylan mentions all kinds of people, lifestyles, and...
Daniel and the Messiah Part 1 (Daniel 9:24-27) by Rabbi Baruch
One of the most important prophecies in the Bible appears in Daniel 9:24-27.  In order to understand this prophecy, one must be very familiar with its context.  Chapter nine opens up with Daniel trying to understand the prophecy of...
Daniel and the Messiah Part 2 by Rabbi Baruch
We learned in the previous article that the Messiah must come prior to the destruction of the Second Temple 68 AD; that He would offer His life in atonement for sin and thereby establish a covenant through His blood. In this article we will...
Daniel and the Messiah Part 2 continued by Rabbi Baruch
We have learned already that when Messiah returns to earth to establish His Kingdom, He will arrive from the clouds at the Mount of Olives. He will descend the mountain, much like when He entered Jerusalem (Forty years before the destruction...
Did the Messiah Speak Aramaic or Hebrew? (Part 1) by E.A.Knapp
What language(s) did the Messiah and other Jews speak during the late Second Temple Period? Most students of the Bible will be quick to volunteer Greek and Aramaic, but is this the whole story? Mel Gibson apparently thought so when he had the...
Did the Messiah Speak Aramaic or Hebrew? (Part 2) by E.A.Knapp
In the first installment of this study we looked at instances where the “Aramaic” (Συριστι) or “Hebrew” (Εβραιστι ) language was...
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