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September 26, 2020 | Yom Kippur
September 25, 2020

Yom Kippur is a special Jewish holiday. Where other holidays focus on feasting, this one focuses on fasting. Where others cause people to celebrate joyfully, this one causes people to pray remorsefully. This is a day to ask God to cover and forgive sin...

September 19, 2020 | Rosh Hashanah
September 18, 2020

Even though we’re far from January 1, this weekend marks a New Year celebration—Rosh Hashanah, the fall feast that celebrates the Jewish New Year. God established this holiday as the Feast of Trumpets for the Israelites in Leviticus.

September 12, 2020 | Interview: Bruce Scott, The Fall Feasts of Israel
September 11, 2020

Fall is a special time of year for many, but it’s especially loved by the Jewish people. Several major feasts mark this season—Rosh Hashanah, the Ten Days of Awe, Yom Kippur, and Sukkot. These are times of celebration and introspection focusing on the ...

September 5, 2020 | Interview: Paula Joffe, StandWithUs
September 04, 2020

Anti-Semitism takes many forms—some of which are subtle enough to go unchecked. It has led to a culture that still finds Jewish people facing harassment and violence. That’s why the work of StandWithUs, an organization that supports Israel and fights a...

August 29, 2020 | Israel Still Matters to God, Part 3
August 28, 2020

I really messed up. God’s not going to forgive me this time. Can you relate to this feeling? Paul addressed this sentiment in Romans 11, the chapter we’re studying in the conclusion of our 3-part series on why Israel still matters to God.

August 22, 2020 | Israel Still Matters to God, Part 2
August 21, 2020

Salvation is the blessed hope of everyone who accepts Jesus’ sacrifice to forgive their sins. In Romans 10, Paul shares that his greatest desire and prayer was for the Israelites to be saved. But his message was hard for them to understand.

August 15, 2020 | Israel Still Matters to God, Part 1
August 14, 2020

Here’s a sad thought: Many churches and Christian leaders teach that Israel, the nation of God’s Chosen People, doesn’t matter to God anymore. Much of the world feels the same way. But how can this be? Maybe these people just need to read Romans 9–11.

August 8, 2020 | Israel My Glory: In Depth—Jul/Aug
August 11, 2020

The apostles asked Jesus a crucial question moments before He ascended to heaven: “Lord, will You at this time restore the kingdom to Israel?” All the conditions felt right for Jesus to fulfill His apostles’ wish.

August 1, 2020 | Tisha B’Av
July 31, 2020

This week marked the observance of Tisha B’Av, the saddest day on the Jewish calendar. It’s the anniversary of many tragedies—the destruction of both the First and Second Temples, the expulsion of the Jewish people from England in 1290 and from Spain i...

July 25, 2020 | Prophetic Justice in Amos, Part 4 (REBROADCAST)
July 24, 2020

This program is a rebroadcast from September 28, 2019. This week we’re concluding our series on the book of Amos. Learning about true justice, biblical justice, gives us a glimpse into what is close to God’s heart.