May-June 1996

Theme: Israel in History

Editor’s Journal
Celebrating Jerusalem’s 3000th birthday with the theme "Israel in History."

A New Nation is Born
A fledgling nation flees Egyptian bondage and is established in the land of Canaan.

Another Generation
The second generation of Hebrews conquers and settles their new homeland during the period of Judges.

Lessons from the Kings of Israel
During the royal period the nation prospers, and then falls into decline because of idolatry.

Between the Testaments
The Maccabees re-establish a Jewish monarchy from which the sects of the Pharisees, Sadducees, and Essenes emerge.

All Men in Expectation
There was an air of anticipation in Palestine at the time of the birth of Jesus of Nazareth.

The Ninth of Ab
A fateful day in history, particularly as it relates to the two destructions of Jerusalem in 70 and 135 A.D.

This Year in Jerusalem
The prophetic view of the developments in the Middle East in the last 125 years.

Of Bones and Sticks
Two prophecies in Ezekiel 37 are analyzed in this verse by verse study to trace recent events in the nation of Israel.