Xposted: of steps and stances

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  

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Regressive awareness (1)

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)

On Israel: my present stance

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

On Israel: Kairo USA’s position

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