Monthly Archives: January 2013

“BUT WE KNEW NOTHING ABOUT THIS”

Solomon the king of Israel at the zenith of its power and wealth in the ancient world, wrote those words. In his younger days, the wisdom that came from him became legendary and his Proverbs part of the Hebrew Scriptures. … Continue reading

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“AS HE APPROACHED JERUSALEM…HE WEPT OVER IT…”

The heartfelt cry of the great man of Galilee spontaneously burst out for all time. He rode on a colt, coming over the crest of the Mount of Olives. He loved the country of his birth, its people and the … Continue reading

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“WE HOLD THESE TRUTHS TO BE SELF-EVIDENT, THAT ALL MEN ARE CREATED EQUAL…”

The newly inaugurated President of the United States yesterday quoted from the timeless Declaration of Independence of 1776. That proclamation continues: …that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the … Continue reading

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DARKNESS BEFORE THE DAWN

It didn’t work…or did it? Several days ago the tent camp collapsed when Israeli soldiers came in the middle of the night. Headlines in Jerusalem: Israeli security forces evacuate activists from Palestinian tent outpost in E-1 area Heavy security forces … Continue reading

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“WE CAN NO LONGER KEEP QUIET”

In American Wild West movies the guy whose land is being taken by his powerful enemies storms out of his house rifle blazing, ready to die to keep what is rightfully his. Having no chance of winning over evil, at … Continue reading

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SETTLEMENTS, “A NATURAL RIGHT AND TERRITORIAL CLAIMS?”

New neighbors moved onto a large farm next to ours and decided they needed more land. So being powerful and aggressive, they built on our land, between our house and barn leaving a narrow path for us between their new … Continue reading

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HE HADN’T PLANNED A WRESTLING MATCH

He’d cheated his brother out of something really valuable, and fled for his life from the Holy Land, thinking distance would put a safe wall between them. But after years went by, the time came to return home. He’d have … Continue reading

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