The IDF (Israeli Defense Forces) have prepared a briefing and a video military tour of Israel’s borders for the CUFI (Christians United For Israel) Summit.
They did this especially for John Hagee and the Christians of CUFI to show their appreciation for us. This was no little undertaking and we are so privileged to see such a thing.
What a unique way to obey Jesus and “watch the fig tree.”
Israel’s BordersGazaWe drove north from Beer Sheva to the Elah Valley, site of David’s victory over Goliath. The place of the confrontation has been purposely kept in its natural state. Most of us gathered 5 smooth stones from the brook to take home. Chip easily got into the telling the account of probably his favorite O.T. hero. We looked up at the hills where the opposing armies encamped. Then, some of the group saw lights flash in the sky. It was the Iron Dome defense system taking out rockets being launched from Gaza just a few miles to the West.Read More
Please forgive me for not being in touch since coming to Israel.My first reason for not blogging, is that I was so involved in leading our initial 3BI Tour to Israel. This study-heavy tour, the first of its kind, will make a superb online course.Days we travelled and videoed with an amazing group of 88 students.Nights I prepared for the next day.Read More
Do Today’s Events Have To Do With Ezekiel 38 War? “Probably.” They are at least a preamble to the war of Ezekiel 38. How long the “preamble” lasts is unknown to us.The players of Ezekiel 38 have a physical presence in the area: Russia, Iran, Turkey, et al.Read More
Here is a link (click here to view link) that will help you understand the Israeli election process as well as the current dilemma. Yael Eckstein, daughter of the late Rabbi Eckstein, does an excellent job of putting things in “plain English” so to speak.Read More
This is a kind of P.S. to last Tuesday’s blog. Regarding the CUFI Summit. I was impacted by the influence Pastors John and Diana Hagee and the 7-million-member-strong CUFI have attained with our government leaders.Read More
Been back from Israel one week tomorrow midnight. I just woke up from an afternoon nap (Even though I’m sleeping nights, I still get a little sleepy in the afternoon.)
I went to the computer to check the Jerusalem Post and I read something that brought back memories-and fortified how different this administration is toward Israel than those of the past, republicans included.Read More
This morning I received a call from Shelli.She said, “Boker Tov, Mom, where you are., but Erev Tov where I am.”She is in Netanya, Israel. And we ended the conversation with, “Shabbat Shalom.”Read More