When we see what is happening in the UN at the moment, we are reminded of what our Lord said about Jerusalem. Jesus spoke a lot about Jerusalem, and what would happen to Jerusalem in the future. He said “Jerusalem will be trampled on by the Gentiles until the times of the Gentiles are fulfilled”. This has something to do with His coming again, at the end of the age. Is that the time we are living in? (more…)
Archive for the ‘Prophecy’ Category
For Israel these are disquieting developments in the Middle East. In the north, it seems that Hizbollah – supported by Iran – has strengthened its power base in Lebanon. Recently, President Achmadinejad of Iran stood near the border of Lebanon with Israel and held a speech which made his intentions regarding Israel perfectly clear. (more…)
All four written Gospels—Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John—are needed to give us a complete picture. However, although they certainly complement one another and are not contradictory, it can be difficult sometimes to determine the exact chronological order of events when reading them. (more…)
Luke 21:32 records “when these things start to happen, straighten up and lift your head becuase your salvation is drawing near.”Listen to this Middle East update by Rev. Willem J.J. Glashouwer given to Family Media radio in Kenya. Listen to the interview
When one looks at the heartbreaking conflict in the Middle East, one cannot help but think about the biblical background. Can one find some solutions and understanding there? What has the Bible to say about the conflict between these two brothers with the same father Abraham, but with different mothers? (more…)
Revelation 1:1C ‘…to show His servants…’
God gives to Jesus and Jesus gives to His bond-servants. We are called ‘bond-servants’. Literally ‘slaves’. That presupposes an relationship of absolute authority. He has the right to say it. He calls the shots. We may, nay, we must, obey. When the apostle Paul writes an epistle to the believers in Rome, he right away introduces himself in the beginning as a slave of Jesus Christ and he considers it his task to bring about obedience to the faith among the gentiles (i.e. the non-Jews), Romans 1:1 and 5.