Lazarus and Resurrection

I wonder what Yeshua's thoughts were as he approached the tomb of his friend, Lazarus. A stone tomb with a stone in the entrance that needed to be moved. Yeshua wept, we are told in John 11:35, the shortest verse of the Bible. Peering into…

How God Trained David to be an Extraordinary King

In a contest for the best king of Israel, David would surely win. Though not without flaws, he was an incredible leader, and a very impressive man. However, God had taken him through a grueling regime to prepare him to be king. Not just any…

Why was Yeshua a Carpenter?

It is interesting that Yeshua was a carpenter (according to Mark 6:3 ) rather than, say, a fisherman. The Bible tells us that He began His ministry at the age of thirty, and it is especially interesting when you look at the previous…

Christmas: Pagan or Kosher?

December 25th: A joyful day to celebrate the Messiah coming to earth... or a hijacked pagan holiday? Does the date really matter? And how did it become 25th December anyway, since Yeshua was most likely born during the Fall Feasts? Every…

President Trump’s Statement About Jerusalem

President Trump’s important speech has caused shockwaves around the world. Jerusalem is once again at the center of worldwide controversy (but not for the last time - see Zechariah 12:2-3). President Trump’s statement is similar to…

Half of Israel’s Jews Came from Muslim Countries

Not long after Yeshua died and rose again, the Jewish people were scattered in what would become known as the second exile, the first being the Babylonian exile of 586 BC. The diaspora was flung far and wide - north, south, east and west of…

The Ingathering

"For I will bring them back to their own land that I gave to their fathers. Behold, I am sending for many fishers, declares the Lord, and they shall catch them. And afterwards I will send for many hunters, and they shall hunt them from…