• ‘Why Israel will never get everything it wants’

    For the Israelis, 1948 was a brave war of independence.  For the Palestinians, ...

  • Christian Zionism

    The International Day of Prayer for the Peace of Jerusalem is to be held this ...

  • Education in Israel

    1. It was God-centred and God-commanded, Gen 18:19; Ex 10:2; 12:26-27; 13:14-16; ...

  • Galatians 6:16 – The Israel of God

    6:16 'And all who will behave in accordance with this rule, peace and mercy ...

  • Genesis 12:3 – ‘I will bless those who bless you’

    Genesis 12:3 records a great promise made by the Lord to Abraham - "I will ...

  • Israel and the Church

    As Wayne Grudem (Systematic Theology, pp859-863) explains, Evangelical Protestants ...

  • Israel in God’s plan

    I summarise a paper by Steve Motyer written for an Evangelical Alliance consultation ...

  • Jesus and the future of Israel

    Did Jesus predict the return of Israel to their own land?  R.T. France replies ...

  • Jews for Jesus?

    'Older Younger Brother: 'The tragic treatment of the Jews by the Christians'. ...

  • Not ‘replacement theology’, but ‘inclusion theology’

    Christian Zionist writers are apt (too apt, in my opinion) to brand those who ...

  • Replacement theology

    A few years ago, I had some dialogue some Christian friends about the place ...

  • Romans 11:26a – ‘And so all Israel will be saved’

    Background and context “And so all Israel will be saved” – Romans 11:26a ...

  • Ryle and the future of the Jews

    In his book 'Coming Events and Present Duties' (1867/1879), J.C. Ryle summarises ...

  • Seven reasons to be pro-Semitic

    I've blogged quite a bit recently on the delicate but important subject of Israel.  ...

  • The land as a gift

    The Creator of the whole earth (Ps 24:1-2 47:4) and unique Owner of Palestine ...

  • The land: fulfilled in Christ

    As with the Temple and Israel itself, 'the land' points to something beyond ...

  • The people of God: fulfilled in Christ

    One of the central themes of the Bible is God's promise that he would make ...

  • The temple: fulfilled in Christ

    All God's promises (including those relating to the temple, the people of God, ...