ISRAEL’S PROMISE – PART VI

In this series we’ve watched God’s hand at work as He determined and guided history toward the end of His choosing – all the while allowing mankind its’ free will. Individuals and nations have conspired and plotted and operated to thwart the will of God – but always without success. The Gog / Magog invasion of Israel will be a major rebellion against the proclamations and purposes of the God of the Universe. It will fail. What follows that hubristic and ill-fated rebellion is a time of revelation to the nations, as they see God’s Will come to pass, despite the plans of man.  THE FURY OF THE LORD “Therefore, son of man, prophesy and say to Gog, ‘Thus says the Lord GOD: “On that day when My people Israel dwell safely, will you not know it? Then you will come from your place out of the far north, you and many peoples with you, all of them riding on horses, a great company and a mighty army. You will come up against My people Israel like a cloud, to cover the land. It will be in the ... [More]

REAL ISLAM – PART I

If you go on Islam.org you will see it argued that “Islam is primarily a religion of peace. Its name ‘Islam’ comes from ‘silm’ which means two things: one is ‘submitting to God’ and the second is ‘peace.’” It tells us that Jihad means struggle and refers primarily to a spiritual struggle inside the individual. They go on to make a decent case that the portrayals of Islam a violent religion comes from taking the words of the Quran out of context. Of the famous Sura 2:191, which enjoins Muslims to confront unbelievers and “Kill them wherever you find them,” it says: “It surely does not say that Muslims should go around the world killing any infidel that they find!”[i] But what is the truth? Is Islam a ‘religion of peace’? Or is it the religion of intolerance and violence and terror? In this series we will explore the real face of Islam.  BLOOD LUST “Indeed, the hour is coming when whoever kills you will think he is offering service to God. And they will do these things because they ... [More]