Ishmael and Isaac – born of the flesh, born of the Spirit

If the strife between Arab and Jew began with Ishmael and Isaac, then reconciliation begins there too. Scripture speaks of the brothers’ separation but also mentions their reunion at Abraham’s grave. “And Abraham expired and died in a good old age, old and satisfied. And he was gathered to his people. And his sons Isaac […]

ABRAHAM OUR FATHER – JERUSALEM OUR MOTHER

Abraham our Father Jerusalem our Mother: A Biblical Analysis of Judaism and the Modern State of Israel in Relation to the Church of Jesus Christ

Who is my brother?

Dies auch in Deutsh erhaeltlich  Имеется русский перевод статьи Christian Zionists regularly assert their brotherhood and solidarity with ethnic Jews (being descendants of Jacob, particularly those who lay claim to the Land). A group known as Biblical Zionists appeals through its website: ‘join us as we stand with our Jewish brothers and see the victory of […]

IN DEFENCE OF THE GOSPEL – a response to John Hagee’s “In Defense of Israel”

“Messianic Good News” was formed for the purpose of proclaiming and publishing the Good News that Jesus is the Messiah. There is no other good news or promise of blessing apart from that of being reconciled to God through faith in Him – for Jew and non-Jew alike. Salvation is found in no one else, for […]

From Exile to the Promised Land

The LORD God made garments of skin for Adam and his wife and clothed them. And the LORD God said, “The man has now become like one of us, knowing good and evil. He must not be allowed to reach out his hand and take also from the tree of life and eat, and live […]

Unbelieving Israel – Victim or rebel

The Sunday Times recently published an editorial (17 June 2007) by the Chief Rabbi of South Africa, Warren Goldstein, entitled, “Look again: Israel is the victim, not the root of all evil”. In the sub-title to his article Goldstein writes, “Blaming the Middle Eastern conflict on the Jewish state is an error that could see […]

How will Israel be delivered? – the truth will set you free

Every year millions of Jews throughout the world celebrate the Passover as a reminder of how the LORD delivered the Hebrew people out of slavery in Egypt. The irony is that, figuratively speaking, many Jews remain enslaved in Egypt and Babylon to this day. Virtually the entire generation who partook of that first Passover in […]

The sins of the Fathers

At a recent Christian conference in Germany the issue of collective guilt over the holocaust was quite palpable. There was an emotional spectacle of German Christians kneeling before a handful of Jewish believers asking for forgiveness for the holocaust, which is, apparently, a recurring theme at conferences of this nature in Germany. It seems that, […]

The heavenly Jerusalem

If I forget you, O Jerusalem, may my right hand forget its skill. May my tongue cling to the roof of my mouth if I do not remember you, if I do not consider Jerusalem my highest joy (Psalm 137:5-6). The Artscroll Tanach series on Ezekiel, vol.3 pg.670, with reference to God’s heavenly throne and […]

The Battle over Jerusalem

TRADITIONAL JEWS QUESTION EVANGELICAL SUPPORT OF “ISRAEL”… (full text below) This was the press release of an organisation calling itself “True torah Jews” in response to the screening of a three-part documentary on CNN entitled “God’s Warriors” dealing with the religious and political power struggle between Jews, Muslims and Christian Zionists. It reads as follows: “Brooklyn, NY, August 21, […]