The following articles are related to the topic of ISRAEL

Why Did Jesus “Curse” the Fig Tree?

The New Testament records an episode where Jesus “cursed” a fig tree. Many people are disturbed with reference to this incident. What is the meaning behind this strange circumstance?

Solomon’s Temple Dedication Prayer and “Repentance”

Solomon’s prayer at the time of the dedication of the Jewish Temple is a remarkable piece of literature. It contains an important discussion of the nature of genuine repentance. In an age when this is frequently misunderstood, it provides a valuable resource.

Was Ahab Pro-Choice?

We must plead the cause of the innocent. We must defend the sanctity of human life. For justice will roll down like waters, and righteousness as a mighty stream (Amos 5:24).

A New Torah: “Tree of Death”

A new version of the Old Testament Torah has been released recently. Accompanying commentary notes professes to purge the Old Testament record of certain historical inaccuracies. It is not a faithful commentary on the Law; it is a commentary upon the current state of Judaism.

MASADA: The Final and Futile Stand

On a high mountain plateau just west of the Dead Sea in A.D. 73, the final battle between the Romans and the Jews took place. It was the concluding destruction and dispersal of the Hebrew nation, as such previously was known for the preceding fifteen centuries.

Jehovah’s Righteous Branch

The prophets herald the coming of one who is designated as Jehovah’s “Branch.” Jeremiah’s emphasis of this theme is particularly compelling. Study this subject with us.

When a Pagan King Challenged Jehovah

Sennacherib sent a great army to Jerusalem. Through his military officials, he made a series of threats, the design of which was to bully the Hebrew king.

What About the Iraq “War” Controversy?

As war clouds loom on the horizon, many wonder what the “Christian” position should be regarding this conflict. In response to a question, Wayne Jackson discusses some general biblical truths that relate to this matter.

How Do You Explain Joshua’s Long Day?

Can the devout Bible student believe in the Old Testament account of a longer-than-normal day, during the time of Joshua? Was this a miracle, or just a poetic expression?

The BBC’s Theory on the Biblical Plagues

England’s most famous broadcasting facility, the BBC, has just released a TV special which attempts to explain the biblical plagues (visited upon Egypt in the days of Moses) as nothing more than a series of purely natural events. But will that analysis stand the test of critical examination? See for yourself.

A Character Portrait of Moses

Moses, the man of God, was truly a remarkable person. His character was exemplary in a number of ways. And nowhere has that portrait been captured in such a condensed package as in Hebrews 11:24-27. Study this text carefully and be encouraged thereby.

Examining Premillennialism

Premillennialism, the doctrine that Christ will soon return to set up an earthly kingdom for a thousand years, is a popular idea these days. In this this article, Wayne Jackson examines this theory.