Praise the LORD, all nations! Extol him, all peoples! For great is his steadfast love toward us, and the faithfulness of the LORD endures forever. Praise the LORD! Psalm 117 The mission of God extends to all nations. The mission of Israel to the nations is repeated several times following
This is post 2 of 6 in the series “The Remnant” Those who would be faithful to God must live as a remnant people. As Freedom Dies, Is It Time for a Remnant Movement? The Remnant of Israel: A Model for Today A Remnant: 7 Defining Characteristics A Remnant: 7
Exactly what is Hamas’ vision for Gaza? Is it the same as the vision of the Palestinian people who call Gaza home? Here’s an observation rarely noted in all the back-and-forth about the Hamas-Israel conflict: as (part of) the land of the Palestinians, Gaza abounds with potential for development. If
The historic Jewish homeland has been variously called Canaan, Israel, Judea and Samaria, and Palestine. The Jews trace their history there to 2085 BC when Abraham followed “the Voice” into the promised land of Canaan. God promises that this would be the land of Abraham’s descendants “forever.” About 1406 BC,
In the modern world cultural relativism is the thriving standard. Cultural relativism holds that no nation better than any other. No culture is superior to any other. This leads to the concept of moral equivalency between competing systems, nations, and cultures. In their embrace of moral equivalency, modern Western relativists
As Gaza suffers, what are we to think about the conflict? One perspective comes from our friend, Randy, in his response to our recent post “Say No! to Injustice”: “Correct, I say NO to the ethnic cleansing of Palestinians and illegal expansion/exploitation by the State of Israel (directly violating Gen.
One cannot consider Haiti without asking a perennial question. Why do some nations flourish while others seemed forever trapped in poverty? Observers have suggested many causes, including colonialism, lack of resources, or corruption. But each of these capture only an aspect of problem. As we have argued at this blog