Philippians is one of the prison epistles of Paul and as a prisoner, he did not know whether he would live or die. At such a time, a person would write what is of upper most importance to a congregation that he planted at great cost. In the first chapter [...]
If you missed last week’s introductory article to this subject, be sure to catch up on what you missed! When a person is told that the reason he or she is not healed is always his or her fault, and this also includes tragic accidents and death, we believe this [...]
In the 1980s, Asher and I studied the subject of healing with great intensity. We studied the most prominent teachers on what the Bible teaches about healing. We ourselves saw some really amazing, outstanding healings, but also some very disappointing sicknesses that eventually ended in death. Our close friend Dr. [...]
This statement is a representation of not only many young people today, but of even some older people who are in their senior years of disillusionment with congregational life as they experienced it. Yet, it is so very different than what would have been stated decades ago both by Jews [...]
다가오는 시대에 이스라엘에 영화로운 곳이 있음을 역설하는 성경 본문이 아주 많이 있습니다...
One can see how only a pre-millennial view ties together these many passages and makes the symbolism more coherent. We also believe that there is an application of these same truths to every tribe, tongue and nation in the Millenium. The literal fulfillment of prophecies to the nation of Israel causes most Messianic Jews to embrace pre-millennialism—exactly what was believed by the Apostolic church for the first few centuries.
My trip in November began with meetings in Dallas, Texas with the International Coalition of Apostolic Leaders (ICAL), who represent thousands of churches. The fellowship was very good. Guy Cohen of Ketzir Asher in Acco attended with me. It was the first time that I was a plenary speaker. My [...]
Eschatology is teaching on the Last Days and the Age to Come. A consensus has developed in the doctrine of eschatology in the Christian world. We could almost call these points truisms today, though not all are aware of them. Here is the general consensus: The Last Days began with [...]
Among those who believe in the Bible as our absolute standard, the issue of divorce and remarriage remains a particularly vexing problem. Different interpretations on how to understand the Bible’s teaching has produced very difficult divisions in the Body of the Messiah. The context of Yeshua's teaching on divorce and [...]
The historical theology of many streams of the Church for the most part was in unity on their understanding of the Church as a third race (dating from as early as the second century), a new people of God and neither Jew nor Gentile. The Church was understood to be [...]