Monthly Archives: August 2016
There have been some notable examples in recent weeks of anti-Israel behaviour and double standards in the sporting arena. These are worth a mention because no other nationality in the world has to endure prejudice in the ways Israelis do and we can only put this down to underlying anti-Semitism.
During the Olympic games, there were reports of the Lebanese team refusing to allow members of the Israeli team share a bus to the opening ceremony. There were athletes pulling out of the competition to avoid having to compete against Israeli opponents.
Following that, an Egyptian judo fighter refused to shake the hand of the Israeli who had just beaten… Continue reading
The Olympic games are now over and it’s been great to witness the incredible heights of human performance. One of the things that have stood out for us during this games is the number of athletes professing faith in Jesus during interviews. It’s easy to miss this as the press in our country appears very shy about any mention of Jesus, but this is where social media comes into its own – here are a few examples that you won’t see on BBC news:
We have blogged before on the rapidly developing technologies that appear to be opening the door for a fulfillment of clear prophecy such as the passage below:
And he had power to give life unto the image of the beast, that the image of the beast should both speak, and cause that as many as would not worship the image of the beast should be killed. And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads: And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of… Continue reading
The Christian faith is coming under increasing pressure from every angle. For those that read and believe the Bible, this is no surprise as it is to be expected, but that doesn’t make it any easier. It’s difficult to be proud of the cross when decisions are made with the intention of trying to appease non-Christians groups with their animosity to the Christian faith.
For do I now persuade men, or God? or do I seek to please men? for if I yet pleased men, I should not be the servant of Christ. (Galatians 1:10)