Browsing All Posts filed under »Israel features«

Israel is the Bible’s Central Nation

July 12, 2022


This blog examines Israel's place in God's plan for the world, the Bible, and in Christianity.

Is One Jewish State Too Many?

May 13, 2022


This brief blog looks at God's plans for Israel, that is, the Jewish people.

Bringing the Gospel to Israel Amid Covid-19

October 16, 2020


This blog shows how Christians in Israel minister amid the pandemic.

Will ‘All’ Israel Be Saved?

September 21, 2018


This article examines one of the most mystifying verses in all the New Testament.

President Trump is Right about Jerusalem

December 6, 2017


This blog examines the importance of President Trump's Israel decision.

Israel: The Apple of God’s Eye

November 22, 2014


By David Ettinger Introduction: Israel as God’s “Eye” One of the political world’s favorite pastimes is criticizing and condemning Israel. It seems that everything Israel does – especially in response to deadly attacks against her – meets with immediate and pointed denunciation. The typical scenario is that Israel over a certain period of time patiently […]

Replacement Theology: Disdaining God’s Character

July 4, 2013


By David Ettinger Introduction For most of Church history, the place of Israel in God’s present and end-times scenario has been controversial, divisive, and egregiously flawed. It was the Catholic theologian Augustine of Hippo (A.D. 354-430), better known as St. Augustine, who spread the teaching that though God had chosen the Jews as a special […]

Israel, the Unwalled Nation?

May 4, 2013


By David Ettinger (Originally published in the January-February 2013 issue of Zion’s Fire magazine) Note: One particular section of this article may appear to paint Israel in a very unsavory and negative light, hence providing fuel for Israel’s detractors. However, no such intention exists. The ministry of Zion’s Hope, along with the author of this […]

How Should We View Israel? Truths about Israel Every Believer Needs to Know

May 2, 2013


By David Ettinger God’s Nation It is astounding how the tiny nation of Israel dominates headlines. Think about it. In Africa, hundreds of thousands of people die tragically every year from AIDS, starvation, and political upheaval. Yet, their plight usually warrants no better than a bottom-of-the-screen placement on news websites. In third-world nations, rebellion and […]

God’s Plea to Israel

April 29, 2013


By David Ettinger It is always a curious thing when people say something to the effect of, “The God of the Old Testament is hard and unfeeling.” Even a casual glance of the ancient Scriptures will prove this statement false. By way of evidence, let’s take a look at Jeremiah 3:19-25. In this passage, God […]