Cross-posted from my other blog, this essay briefly deals with (1) the U.S.'s decision to move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and (2) the pro-Israel stance of Zionists. A reasonable step and an ill-conceived stance
A recently published word study was not exactly revelatory for me, yet it did guide me back to that type of investigation in the Kingdom sphere. (Here is my follow-up inquiry on the word frequency data.). Quite a bit of dialogue—or, more accurately, a series of solitary interjections—came later. On the whole, it seems to me … Continue reading Regressive awareness (1)
In my last post, I shared some thoughts on Israel and Zionism, taking an extract from Kairos USA material as a jumping-off point. What follows is my own theologically and biblically based position statement, intentionally targeted to Christian believers. [This will not be a statement on peace in the Middle East. To pursue that important part … Continue reading On Israel: my present stance
Recently, I came upon a whole kit 'n caboodle of purportedly Christian books about end-times prophecy and Israel. One of the book titles—Standing With Israel—encapsulates a common theological-doctrinal position that treats modern Israel as though it were integral in future redemptive events. I do not sympathize with that line of thinking, but I am no … Continue reading On Israel: Kairo USA’s position
Among the many, many things I did not know about the Bible and Biblical history is this interesting, stirring fact: part of Israel was re-subjugated to Egypt during the time of Judah's kings and prophets, namely Josiah and Jeremiah. Please excuse my ignorance (I must've missed that somehow in Bible class), and then pause for … Continue reading To Egypt? Again?