3 Models of Israel’s Theological Significance

By Dr. Michael J. Vlach, Bible Prophecy Blog— How do you view national Israel’s significance in the plan of God? The following are three models of Israel’s significance from a Christian perspective. 1. Replacement Model—The nation Israel no longer has theological significance in God’s plans, being permanently replaced as the people of God by the…

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Where in the world is the worst place to be a Christian?

Country Total population Christian population Christian % Country Total population Christian population Christian % North Korea 25.2m 300,000 1.20% Like everyone else, Christians in North Korea must worship the nation’s leader, and belonging to another religion makes you an enemy of the state. Thousands of Christians are imprisoned, and many have reportedly been tortured and…

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Palestinian Authority: “Jerusalem never had a Jewish Temple”

By Rachel Avraham, Jerusalem Online— As Jews around the world mourned the destruction of the First and Second Temples on Tisha B’Av, Palestinian Media Watch has exposed that the Palestinian Authority has systematically denied that such a temple ever existed. PA Deputy Minister for Jerusalem Affairs Salwa Hadib proclaimed: “Jerusalem is not only a religious…

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Jews stood up to the U.S. government 40 years ago, and should again on Iran

By Natan Sharansky, Washington Post— These days, like many Israelis and American Jews, I find myself in a precarious and painful situation. Those of us who believe that the nuclear agreement just signed between world powers and Iran is dangerously misguided are now compelled to criticize Israel’s best friend and ally, the government of the…

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Israel envoy to US lobbies Congress against Iran deal

By AP– Israel’s ambassador to the United States implored congressional Republicans on Wednesday to scuttle President Barack Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran and Western powers as the White House dispatched senior administration officials to Capitol Hill to make the case for the accord. The intense lobbying on both sides of the issue reflected the importance…

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O“bomb”a’s explosive legacy – Iran

By Earl Cox, Israel Always— While it’s no longer news it’s still shockingly unbelievable that President Obama and the P5+1 group (United States, United Kingdom, Russia, China, France and Germany), have agreed to a nuclear deal with Iran; the world’s largest supporter and exporter of terror. Iran currently has a nuclear program in place and,…

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Iranian Nuclear Deal Is a Win for Anti-Semitism

By Rabbi David Wolpe, Times— This is no time for celebration I suppose all hatred has an element of irrationality. Yet some hatreds are more irrational than others. For thousands of years, hatred of Jews has been unique. Sometimes acts of hatred, such as confiscating Jewish wealth or property, served utilitarian purposes for rulers or…

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Does Christ at the checkpoint have a new agenda?

By Tricia Miller, Breaking Israel News— The stated mission of the biannual Christ at the Checkpoint (CaTC) conferences in Bethlehem “is to challenge Evangelicals to take responsibility to help resolve the conflicts in Israel/Palestine by engaging with the teaching of Jesus on the Kingdom of God.” This mission has been carried out through the targeting…

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World Jewry ever more uneasy with Israel, major study finds

By Raphael Ahren, Times of Israel— World Jewry is finding it increasingly difficult to support Israel due to its ongoing conflict with the Palestinians, leading many communities to shun discussing the Jewish state altogether, a new major study has found. The trend is eroding the Diaspora’s support for the Jewish state, warns the report by…

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Spot Report: Could you be least in the Kingdom of Heaven?

Not if retired Army General, Chaplain James Hutchens can help it. Hutchens has released an eye-opening new video that links Christian replacement theology to second-class citizenship in the coming Kingdom of God. While praising the modern Catholic Church for moderating its earlier position blaming Jews for the crucifixion of the Messiah, Hutchens traces the roots…

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Are we going towards a post-Israel Middle East?

By Giulio Meotti, Arutz 7— For 2,000 years, following the annihilation of Jerusalem by the Romans, the Jewish people lived in exile from its holy places, while keeping its religion, language, and customs alive in an unparalleled act of collective memory. No other people in history has experienced so much suffering, or devoted so much…

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