Water of Life

John Chapter 4 “Whosoever drinks of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst” (John 4:14 NASB). by Kome Ajise In the opening verses of John Chapter 4, we learn that Jesus was gaining and baptizing more disciples than John the Baptist. This should not be surprising since Jesus, after talking to Nicodemus, left Jerusalem for the countryside of Judea preaching and baptizing (John 3:22). In John 3:30, John prophesied that Jesus must increase, as he (John) decreased. Since the []

“Wilt thou be made whole?”

John Chapter 5 “Search the scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life: and they are they whichtestify of me” (John 5:39). by Tim Malinowski In John, Chapter 5, we read about the healing of the lame man at the pool of Bethesda in Jerusalem. This individual had an apparently hopeless and chronic condition for the last 38 years of his life. If anyone was in need of healing, he was the perfect candidate. To add to this man’s unfortunate []

The Bread of Life

John Chapter 6 “For the bread of God is he which cometh down from heaven, and giveth life unto theworld” (John 6:33). by Benjamin and Gabriella Stein John Chapter six provides a beautiful illustration of man’s restitution. Here, Jesus describes how he is the bread of life. As such, he provides both a ransom for all of mankind and the mechanism for restoring them back into harmony with God via his earthly kingdom. Then, each individual will be able to “eat” the []

News and Views

Religious The U.S. Justice Department announced the seizure of 17 funeral scrolls, manuscripts and community records that were looted from Eastern European Jewish communities annihilated in the Holocaust more than three-quarters of a century ago. The artifacts were found through a New York City auction house that offered them for sale. One item was a manuscript containing ancestry records for a Jewish community in the city now known as Cluj-Napoca in Romania apparently stolen from its original owners and not located until []

Today in Prophecy – The War in Afghanistan

“Go, behold the acts of the LORD, Who made desolations on earth, caused wars to cease to the end of the earth. The bow He has broken and splintered the spear, and chariots burned in fire” (The Book of Psalms 46:9,10 according to the Alter translation1). On October 15, 1999, The United Nations Security Council passed Resolution 1267, which designated Al-Qaeda and the Taliban as terrorist groups. Sanctions were imposed against cooperating governments. Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, who had moved his []