Signs of the times – “The US, Israel and the Golan Heights”

Washington’s support for Israel – both in word and deed – was again on display last month when President Trump announced that he was officially recognising the Golan Heights as part of the State of Israel. The Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, was present when the proclamation was signed on March 25 and described… Read More Signs of the times – “The US, Israel and the Golan Heights”

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Signs of the times – “Israel’s security”

As we embark on a new year, by God’s grace, security remains a pressing issue for Israelis. At a recent visit to Jerusalem by US officials, headed by the National Security Adviser John Bolton, one matter discussed was the forthcoming “US withdrawal from Syria and the implications for Israel, particularly on the Golan Heights. ‘The… Read More Signs of the times – “Israel’s security”

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Signs of the times – “Israel’s security and the Golan Heights”

Relations between Israel and Russia deteriorated last month after a Russian military plane was shot down by the air defence systems of the Assad regime, her ally. Moscow blamed the Israeli government for the incident which happened at the time of an attack on Syrian facilities by four Israeli F-16 jets. “Russia said Israel’s ‘irresponsible… Read More Signs of the times – “Israel’s security and the Golan Heights”

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Handel’s “Israel in Egypt”, Warwick: Apr. 21, 2018

The Birmingham Christadelphian Choral Society warmly invites you to their presentation of Handel’s oratorio “Israel in Egypt” at Warwick Hall (Warwick School, Myton Road, Warwick CV34 6PP) at 5pm on 21.04.2018, a few weeks before the 70th anniversary of the founding of the modern state of Israel. Please bring a Christadelphian Hymn Book. +++ Related… Read More Handel’s “Israel in Egypt”, Warwick: Apr. 21, 2018

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Signs of the times – “The miracle of Israel”

The current administration in Washington has from the start been extremely vocal in its support for the State of Israel. The Vice President, Mike Pence, has even acknowledged that Israel’s position in the modern world is a fulfilment of Bible prophecy. For example, in his address last January to Israel’s parliament, the Knesset, the Vice… Read More Signs of the times – “The miracle of Israel”

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Bible schools in Israel in October/November 2016

Would it not be lovely to see a Bible school in Israel? Given the state of the world and of the Middle East, anyone considering expressing interest should be comfortable in their own mind about the safety aspects of the proposal to conduct Bible schools in Israel in October/November 2016, God willing. You may ask… Read More Bible schools in Israel in October/November 2016

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Today’s thought “the Character moulded by the trials of life” (August 06)

Today’s thought “the Character moulded by the trials of life” (August 06) 2Sa 24: “The final chapter of the book reveals David in a wonderful light. His character, moulded by the trials of life, is shown to be mindful of his people as a mediator in Israel’s time of trouble. The people had been guilty… Read More Today’s thought “the Character moulded by the trials of life” (August 06)

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Signs of the times – “Returning to the land”

It has recently been announced by Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics that the country’s population now exceeds nine million. As of March this year the number of Jews had reached 6,697,000, or 74.2% of the population, with 1,890,000 (20.9%) who are Arab, and 434,000 (4.8%) who belong to other religious or ethnic groups. The Times… Read More Signs of the times – “Returning to the land”

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Today’s thought “Remembering the wrong done.” (August 03)

Today’s thought “Don’t remember the wrong your servant did” (August 03) Let us stay for a moment by the Bible text we read yesterday. 2Sa 19:20 20 For thy servant doth know that I have sinned: therefore, behold, I am come this day the first of all the house of Joseph to go down to meet… Read More Today’s thought “Remembering the wrong done.” (August 03)

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Today’s thought “The king was shaken and wept.” (August 02)

Today’s thought “The king was shaken and wept.” (August 02) 2Sa 19:1 19 And it was told Joab, Behold, the king weepeth and mourneth for Absalom. (2 Samuel 19:1 ASV) 2Sa 19: “As we look back, David seems to stand out apart from all others in the history of Israel. Moses truly is a far more… Read More Today’s thought “The king was shaken and wept.” (August 02)

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Today’s thought “Is there “shalom” (peace) for Absalom?’” (August 01)

Today’s thought “Is there “shalom” (peace) for Absalom?’” (August 01) 2Sa 18:29: 29 And the king said, [a]Is it well with the young man Absalom? And Ahimaaz answered, When Joab sent the king’s servant, [b]even me thy servant, I saw a great tumult, but I knew not what it was. (2 Samuel 18:29 ASV) Is the… Read More Today’s thought “Is there “shalom” (peace) for Absalom?’” (August 01)

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