Tag Archive: Israel

Jun 13

Michael Boling – The Feasts of the Lord: The Feast of Shavuot (Pentecost) (Part 2)

The Feast of Shavuot (The Later First Fruits/Weeks/Pentecost) Part 2 “and the Feast of Harvest, the firstfruits of your labors which you have sown in the field;” (Exodus 23:16) “And you shall observe the Feast of Weeks, of the firstfruits of wheat harvest,” (Exodus 34:22) 15 ‘And you shall count for yourselves from the day …

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Jun 06

Avery Foley – Ancient Shopping Lists Confirm God’s Word

When soldiers at a remote desert fortress in Judah penned their shopping lists (or, more accurately, their provisions lists) over 2,600 years ago, they probably did not think that archaeologists would be poring over their handwriting years later! Using a computer algorithm, researchers from Tel Aviv University have been studying these ancient lists of military …

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Jul 15

Robert Saucy – A Rationale for the Future of Israel

It is generally agreed among Biblical students that the Scriptures teach a special relationship between God and Israel. While there is much controversy over the meaning of Israel in the NT, most will agree that the historical Israel of the OT referred to a community of people bound together physically by descent from Abraham through …

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Mar 09

Mark Nussbaum – The Book of Ruth: More Than a Love Story

We do a great injustice to sacred Scripture by contenting ourselves with quaint stories and life lessons as if they were the prime products of our study of God’s word. The book of Ruth has undoubtedly received its fair share of undervaluation at this point. For example, the theme of marriage occupies much of the …

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Feb 18

George Mendenhall – Law and Covenant in Israel and the Ancient Near East

ANCIENT ORIENTAL AND BIBLICAL LAW In this article we shall present a study of Israelite law in the light of recent developments in the study of ancient oriental law, especially of the great Mesopotamian cultures. By law we intend to mean the exercise of coercive power by the community or its agents. For every state …

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Mar 31

Neal Ocampo – Replacement Theology

What is Replacement Theology? Replacement Theology is a term use for the doctrine saying that the Church has replaced Israel in God’s redemptive plans. It teaches that God has set aside Israel and made the Church as the “new Israel,” the new chosen children of God. There are many variations within the broad spectrum of …

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Dec 28

Adolph Saphir – The “Mystery” of Israel

It is the duty of every minister of Christ to explain the mystery of Israel. It is a part of our holy religion. It belongs to the counsel of God. It is inseparably connected with the truth as it is in Jesus. There can be no true and full preaching of the Gospel without explaining …

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