Good King Jehoshaphat

Three Part Coalition “When they began to sing and to praise, Jehovah set ambushments against the children of Ammon, Moab, and mount Seir, whichwere come against Judah; and they were smitten” (2 Chronicles 20:22). Another testimony respecting God’s deliverance of Israel is in 2 Chronicles. In that chapter good king Jehoshaphat faced a coalition of three dire enemies — Ammon, Moab, and Edom (mount Seir). In Revelation 16 there is also a coalition of three forces that gather “the kings of the []

The Jerusalem Law

1980 “Many people shall go and say, Come ye, and let us go up to the mountain of the LORD, to the house of the God of Jacob; and he will teach us of his ways, and we will walk in his paths: for out of Zion shall go forth the law, and the word of the LORD from Jerusalem” (Isaiah 2:3). Since 1980, Jerusalem has been essentially annexed by Israel. Evidently, Jerusalem will remain Israel’s hereafter. Something happened in 1980 respecting []

Joel Chapter Two

Four Waves “That which the palmerworm hath left hath the locust eaten; and that which the locust hath left hath the cankerworm eaten; and that which the cankerworm hath left hath the caterpiller eaten” (Joel 1:4). Another prophet contemporary with Isaiah and Micah was the Prophet Joel. He also lived during the time the Assyrian Empire ravaged Israel and afflicted Judah. Joel’s prophecy also takes us in prospect to the deliverance of Israel from Sennacherib, a deliverance in which Israel would not []

“I Have Fought A Good Fight”

The Challenges of Spiritual Maturity “I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departure is at hand. I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith: Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing” (2 Timothy 4:6-8). By Robert Brand The title []

News and Views

Religious A federal bankruptcy judge approved a $121 million reorganization plan for the Archdiocese of Santa Fe in New Mexico, one of the oldest Roman Catholic dioceses in the U.S. as it tries to stem financial losses from clergy abuse claims that date back decades. The global priest abuse scandal has plunged dioceses around the world into bankruptcy and has cost the Roman Catholic Church an estimated $3 billion or more. — AP, 12/29/2022 A recent outbreak of attacks in Uganda against []