Israel is in many ways a parable for the world-wide Church: on the one hand manifestly incomplete and deficient, yet [...]
By Ron Cantor While I was sleeping in this morning, after an exhausting day of travel yesterday, from Nepal to [...]
The same Holy Spirit empowers the saints, draws sinners to repentance, and brings judgment upon the wicked. Tribulation and revival occur simultaneously. Both the compassion of God and His holiness are openly displayed to the world.
The response of the Knesset members was complex... a small contingent protested. All of the others were astonished at the degree of support and affirmation they were hearing. The moderate left were delighted at that support yet wary of such a deeply conservative agenda. The ultra-orthodox, religious Jews were also delighted at his support yet wary of the fact that he was speaking as a devout believer in Jesus.
#1 Not Under compulsion, but voluntarily according to the will of God… (1 Peter 5:2a) In John 21:15-17, the resurrected [...]
Some people do not believe in such a revival in the end times. They point to the prophecies about persecution and tribulation and the antichrist in the end times, and conclude (reasonably enough) that there could be no widespread revival. So which is it? Revival or persecution? Victory or tribulation?
As long as I was getting offended and taking things into my own hands, the issue remained. The minute I began to pray, God resolved it—and quickly.
The phrase, "we prophesy in part" can be looked at in two ways. For those who do not believe in the continuing gift of prophecy at all, or who say that prophecy must be perfect or else it is totally false, we can see that New Covenant prophecy involves a level of interpretation and understanding that is only partial in nature. We "see through a glass dimly...”
Is this what Yeshua meant when He responded to His disciples (after they asked about the restoration of Israel) “It is not for you to know the times or dates the Father has set by his own authority”? It would appear that God has a set timing for Zion's restoration and we are witnessing it in real time!
World reaction varied from excitement to disappointment to incitement; some claim it is prophetic, while others say it is catastrophic. Here are 7 points to help us think and pray...