Perturbing Love – God’s Love for Israel

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“I will make you my wife, forever, showing you righteousness and justice, unfailing love and compassion.” (Hosea 2:19) God’s love for unfaithful Israel is unsettling: Who can love a “whoring” spouse? This sermonic journey through the narrative of Hosea unveils the shocking, unspeakable commitment of our Lover, God. This message by Scott Brown was given […]

Hanukkah: Countdown to Messiah

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On Hanukkah, the Feast of Dedication, Jewish people remember one of the shining moments in Israel’s history. It is a glorious story of the best kind-a righteous underdog battling against seemingly insurmountable odds and prevailing. The mighty Maccabees rallied a beaten and dispirited people and turned them into winners. Today, Hanukkah is a festival with […]

Purim Around the World

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Purim! Is there a more festive celebration in the entire Jewish world? No indeed! Purim is a foot-stomping, shouting, eating, singing, joking Jewish carnival for all ages. The Book of Esther provides the background and Jewish tradition has taken it from there. Throughout the world, Purim is celebrated in many ways, as Jewish people from […]

Will Suffering Lead to Bitterness or Sweetness?

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Written by Dana N. As we celebrate Purim, we remember God’s deliverance through yet another attempt to destroy the Jewish people. We recall the heroism and bravery of young Esther and the faithfulness of her uncle Mordecai, who incurred the wrath of Haman after refusing to bow down to him. But I wonder how the […]

Lessons From Esther: A Female Perspective

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Written by Cathy Wilson Scripture tells us that Esther was “taken” (Esther 2:8). Where? To a place not of her choosing – she was taken to a harem! And, she was told to stifle her identity as a Jewish woman. At first pass, the book of Esther reads like a modern reality TV series. The […]

Jewish People and Jesus: A Look at History

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Why don’t Jewish people believe in Jesus? From the earliest days of what was known as the Nazarene sect of Jewish believers through the later centuries of Christianity, the majority of Jewish people have denied the claims of the New Testament. While theological and cultural differences have contributed to a hardening of positions on both […]

Why Are the Jewish People Special?

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The following was offered by Dr. John F. Walvoord at the dedication of Chosen People Ministries’ International headquarters building in Charlotte, North Carolina. Why a Jewish mission? Why don’t we have an African mission, or a French mission, or an English mission? Of course the reason is quite simple — the Jews are a very […]