The confinement in our homes is forcing millions to stop abruptly, cancel all our plans, and take time to look in the mirror.
The proposal has been rejected internationally. “It is not a peace agreement, but just a ‘vision’ or ‘plan’, and that does not mean much to Israel”, a Israeli professor of international relations says.
European Christians are called to pray from January 12-19. The prayer guide contains “biblical devotion and prayer points for each day”.
A pair of swallows can clock up as many as a thousand flights in search of little mud-balls until their nest is complete.
In the Louvre Museum, Paris, there are several objects that will provide an interesting approach to biblical archaeology.
The Israelites in Moses’ time kept God at a distance and, if we are honest with ourselves, we often struggle with this today. Yet the promise remains: Come near to God and he will come near to you.
Archaeological excavations have shown very old representations of roosters have been found in the Holy Land, specifically in Tell el Nasbeh and Gibeon.
The copper mines are an evidence of a hierarchical and stable kingdom prior to the monarchy in Israel, as described in Genesis.
“Ash, arrowheads dating from the period, as well as Iron Age potsherds, lamps and a significant piece of period jewelry” have been unearthed. The findings appear to confirm the Biblical account of 2 Kings.
The experience of God granting their desires did not draw the people of God any nearer to him.
A genetic study of the remains of an old cemetery confirms their Mediterranean origin, as the Old Testament says.
Irina Volodrska (Jews For Jesus, Ukraine) and Elia Daoud (Evangelical Alliance of Arabic Speakers in Europe) speak about how they share the gospel with their own people.
A crocodile can weigh up to 900 kg, however, its brain is no bigger than a human thumb.
The warning is clear - if you really must have a faith, keep it private. But there is no such thing as private faith.
Likud and Blue and White parties tied with 35 seats each, but almost all right-wing parties will recommend Netanyahu to form the next government. He has been indicted on bribery and fraud.
The 2,600-year-old seal bears the inscription “(belonging) to Nathan-Melech”, a name that appears in II Kings 23:11.
The Samaria Ostraca and LMLK Jar-Handles are two invaluable collections for any scholar intent on understanding the world of iron age Israel and Judah.
In Moses’s own language, the singular word for “onion” is bétsel, while the plural form is betsalim, which comes from the root batsal, meaning “to peel”.
It has a wing-span of 70 cm, and mainly preys on small forest birds.
The lack of food would remind the Israelites of the fact that when they were in the desert, and were hungry, they were fed by God. However, now, having turned their backs on God, they would suffer hunger again.
When we respond in faith to God’s prompting, who knows how far the influence of our actions will go?
The number of tourists to Israel almost doubled in two years, reaching the record of 4 million in 2018. 61% of visitors were Christian.
The water level of the Sea of Galilee has dropped by six meters compared to 2004. Israel believes that the best solution is the desalination.
The varying and changing climate in the Bible lands allowed for a wide variety of trees, which took root everywhere from the high, and very cold, mountain regions of Mt. Hermon to the hot Negev desert and the shores of the Dead Sea.
At least 55 Palestinian protesters die in clashes with Israeli troops in Gaza. The “alliance between the US and Israel is stronger than ever”, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says at the opening ceremony.
The sensationalist zeal of some writers and self-proclaimed experts in eschatology is as big as their incapacity to get it right.