Should there be an embassy in Jerusalem?

God promises to make Jerusalem the world’s capital. Israel will become the blesser nation of all nations. God promised Abraham: “In you and your offspring shall all the families of the earth be blessed.” Genesis 28:14.  “The gifts and the calling of God are irrevocable,” Romans 11:29.

Isaiah 2:2-4: “It shall come to pass in the […]

October 16th, 2018|Israel, Middle East|

Malachi 3:10, “Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse,” does it apply to all Christians? To both Jews and gentiles?

Malachi 3:10 says, “‘Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, so that there may be food in My house, and test Me now in this,’ says the LORD of hosts, ‘if I will not open for you the windows of heaven and pour out for you a blessing until it overflows.’”​

The whole book of Malachi […]

Can you explain, “The afflicted and needy are seeking water,” Isaiah 41:17-20?

Isaiah 41:17-20, “The afflicted and needy are seeking water, but there is none, And their tongue is parched with thirst; I, the LORD, will answer them Myself, As the God of Israel I will not forsake them. I will open rivers on the bare heights and springs in the midst of the valleys; I will […]

September 24th, 2018|Future Prophecies, Israel, Middle East, Past and Present Prophesies|

What does Ezekiel 23 mean? How can it be in the Bible?

It may be surprising at how direct and blunt the scriptures are. There is a broad and important lesson in Ezekiel 23.​

Ezekiel 23:2-3 “…there were two women, the daughters of one mother: And they committed whoredoms in Egypt; they committed whoredoms in their youth…” We need not wonder who these two daughters were: one was […]

July 4th, 2018|Israel, Middle East|

Why didn't God send Jesus to other places?

Q) Why didn't God send Jesus to other places?

A) The purpose of Jesus ministry was to gather true worshippers of Jehovah from Israel. In Matthew 15:24 (NIV) Jesus said, “I was sent only to the lost sheep of Israel.” Jesus’ purpose was not to convert the world.

Q) Why were the Jews so special?

A) God only […]

June 11th, 2018|Bible and Bible Characters, Israel, Middle East|

When will the War of Ezekiel 38 happen? Many say it might start this year or next year. If so, will it start before or after the Church Bride Class is completed?

There are a variety of thoughts about the Ezekiel 38 prophecy. The following represents one viewpoint. 

Three preconditions must be met prior to the war:

First, Israel must be regathered as a nation (verses 8,12). In the last 140 years, large populations of Jewish people have immigrated back to the promise land. The year 1948 saw Israel […]

What are some of the good things King Saul did during his reign in Israel?

The life of Saul is narrated in 1 Samuel chapters 9-15.  Saul was a member of the tribe of Benjamin, one of the smallest tribes and one which settled the hill country east of Jerusalem. Saul was a very tall man and especially handsome. (1 Samuel 9:2, 21) 

Respecting his character, he was not self-promoting. When […]

May 3rd, 2018|Bible and Bible Characters, Israel, Middle East|

What was the role of a priest in the Bible?

We could generally describe the role of God's priests as follows:

1. These were ordained by God to offer sacrifices-
"For every high priest taken from among men (all the Jewish priests were taken from the Kohan family of the tribe of Levi) is appointed on behalf of men (set apart for their work to represent their […]

April 26th, 2018|Israel, Middle East, Mosaic Law, Tabernacle, Tithes|

Whose descendants are the Philistines? Why are they in constant conflict with Israelites 'till this date?

The Philistines were a people of Aegean origin who settled on the southern coast of Palestine about the same time as did the Israelites. According to biblical tradition (Deuteronomy 2:23; Jeremiah 47:4), the Philistines came from Caphtor (possibly Crete, although there is no archaeological evidence of Philistine life there). The first records of the Philistines […]

April 7th, 2018|Israel, Middle East, Past and Present Prophesies|

When was Jerusalem created?

The Bible does not give us a specific date. However, it does trace its beginnings. Ezekiel 16:3 (NASB), “Thus says the Lord GOD to Jerusalem, ‘Your origin and your birth are from the land of the Canaanite, your father was an Amorite and your mother a Hittite.’”

Who were the ancestors of the Amorites and Hittites? […]

March 15th, 2018|Israel, Middle East, Miscellaneous Bible Questions|