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The Suffering Servant of Isaiah 53

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Who is this prophet talking about? The other big issue coming out of Isaiah’s prophecy centres on this passage: ‘Behold, My Servant shall deal prudently; He shall be exalted and extolled and be very high.  Just as many were astonished at you, so his visage was marred more than any man, and his form more than the sons of men; so shall he sprinkle many nations. Kings shall shut their mouths at him;...

Israel Desk – November 2023

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Blessing and Curse On September 22nd, Israeli PM Netanyahu spoke at the UN about the prospect of peace in the Middle East. This followed an announcement made by world leaders at the G20 Summit in New Delhi on September 9th, which aimed at creating an agreement to normalise relations between Saudi Arabia and Israel and a peace treaty bringing a corridor connecting India, the Middle East and...

Sunday Services – October 22, 2023

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Jeremiah 30.11 tells us that God will save Israel, but also correct them. He wants them to change their ways and repent and know that the Messiah who is coming, has been here before in the person of Yeshua / Jesus. He fulfilled the prophecy of the Suffering Servant (Isaiah 53) and made the way for all, Jew and Gentile, to enter into the New Covenant which replaces the former covenant...

Where is God in this darkness?

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In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2 He was in the beginning with God. 3 All things were made through Him, and without Him nothing was made that was made. 4 In Him was life, and the life was the light of men. 5 And the light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did...

How do we relate to the Law?

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“Do not think that I came to destroy the Law or the Prophets. I did not come to destroy but to fulfil.  For assuredly, I say to you, till heaven and earth pass away, one jot or one tittle will by no means pass from the law till all is fulfilled.  Whoever therefore breaks one of the least of these commandments, and teaches men so, shall be called least in the kingdom of heaven; but...

The King of Glory shall come in

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11 Now I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse. And He who sat on him was called Faithful and True, and in righteousness He judges and makes war. 12 His eyes were like a flame of fire, and on His head were many crowns. He had a name written that no one knew except Himself. 13 He was clothed with a...

Isaiah 50 – I have set My face like a flint

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I gave My back to those who struck Me,And My cheeks to those who plucked out the beard;I did not hide My face from shame and spitting. “For the Lord God will help Me;Therefore I will not be disgraced;Therefore I have set My face like a flint,And I know that I will not be ashamed. Isaiah 50.6-7 What does Isaiah 50 tell us about the suffering of the Jewish people and...

Are we living in the Last Days?

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According to the Bible there will be a period of time in which events will take place fulfilling prophecies concerning ‘the last days’ of this age.  Here are some of them: There will be an increase in wars, famines, plagues and earthquakes leading to a time of great trouble on the earth. Matthew 24.6-7, Luke 21.10-11. The earth will be full of violence ‘as in the days of Noah’ and many...

Sunday Services – May 14, 2023

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The present age we are living in is different from all other ages because of the nature of the coming crisis (known as the great tribulation). This will throw up a series of calamities (beginning to unfold now), which will have no human solution. Without divine intervention this would lead to the end of life on earth. God will intervene with the return of Jesus the Messiah / Christ. He...

What happened to Pontius Pilate after Jesus’ death?

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He was removed from being Roman governor of Judea in around 36 AD and returned to Rome in some disgrace, where according to some he committed suicide, but more likely he simply faded out of public life. What happened to Pilate on the day of the crucifixion after Jesus died? The Gospel of Matthew tells us is that after Jesus died on the cross, a rich man called Joseph of Arimathea, a disciple of...