Israel a nation again + The Sign of his Coming

Excerpt from The Sign of his Coming by Sid Levett and Geoff Henstock) “On November 29, 1947 the United Nations General Assembly met to vote on the partitioning of Palestine as recommended in the UNSCOP [United Nations Special Committee on Palestine] majority report. Jews in Palestine and Bible students throughout the world held their breath… Read More Israel a nation again + The Sign of his Coming

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Signs of the times – “Cornish tin found in Israel”

A few months ago a scientific journal, PLOS One, published a remarkable paper written by an international team of scientists – from Germany, Italy, the USA and Israel. They provided the results of their analysis of twenty-seven tin ingots (blocks) found at “well-known sites in the eastern Mediterranean Sea” – some from shipwrecks off the… Read More Signs of the times – “Cornish tin found in Israel”

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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 “Anguish of childbirth until …” (April 3)

Today’s thought “Anguish of childbirth until …” (April 3) Paul in writing to the Galatians asks, “Who has bewitched you” (3:1) because many had been persuaded to follow the observances of the Mosaic law. We read about this yesterday and the seriousness of this is emphasised today as we read more about this problem. But… Read More Today’s thought “Anguish of childbirth until …” (April 3)

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Today’s thought “Turning to a different gospel” (April 2)

Today’s thought “Turning to a different gospel” (April 2) In the opening chapter of his letter to the Galatians Paul writes of his astonishment “that you are so quickly deserting him who called you in the grace of Christ and are turning to a different gospel” (1:6). He goes on to say that “if anyone… Read More Today’s thought “Turning to a different gospel” (April 2)

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Thoughts on the Daily Readings for April 1 – Did not our hearts burn

Today’s thought “ Did not our hearts burn” (April 01) Numbers 15 Proverbs 11 Luke 24 Today we completed our reading of Luke’s Gospel and it is Luke who gives us the fascinating account of the two disciples who were walking to Emmaus. They had heard news that some women had gone to the tomb… Read More Thoughts on the Daily Readings for April 1 – Did not our hearts burn

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Today’s thought “Foreboding of what is coming on the world” (March 29)

Today’s thought “Foreboding of what is coming on the world” (March 29) Foreboding is not a word we use much these days, the dictionary says it means – ‘have a premonition of something evil or harmful’. Jesus used it (as translated by the ESV) in our reading today (Luke 21:26) in forecasting, just before he… Read More Today’s thought “Foreboding of what is coming on the world” (March 29)

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