The Jew, The Arab And Jerusalem

THE JEW, THE ARAB AND JERUSALEM When you visit the synagogue next to the Wailing Wall, this rabbi will tell you that he is a descendant of Abraham and the rightful heir of the land. The Palestinians also claim Israel as their land through their forefather Ishmael, son of Abraham. And the war between Ishmael […]

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Strangely Warmed

STRANGELY WARMED Have you heard of Aldersgate? Have you heard of John Wesley? Have you heard about his experience while listening to someone explaining the message of Romans? When the truth about justification was explained to him, he said: “My heart was strangely warmed!” With a hart warmed by the good news that John Wesley […]

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Saddam

SADDAM’S ARCHAEOLOGICAL HERITAGE Many years ago when I visited Berlin, I had to pass through Check Point Charlie to get to the famous Pergamon museum. The Russians were not really happy to see me. But once inside this marvelous museum I forgot about the hassles of getting there. When you see the end-result of your […]

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Nebuchadnezzar – Part 2

NEBUCHADNEZZAR – PART II In our previous lecture we looked at an inscription Nebuchadnezzar left in Lebanon. Can you still remember the name of the place? Can you remember what happened to my heart when I looked at the cuneiform script? As you will recall, Flavius Josephus were the only sources that mentioned the existence […]

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Nebuchadnezzar – Part 1

NEBUCHADNEZZAR – PART 1 In ages past there were only two sources mentioning the name of Nebuchadnezzar – the writing of Josephus and the bible? People were sceptic. Please join me on a journey to Lebanon. What an experience to look at the magnificant remains of the ancient temples at Baalbek. At a later stage […]

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King Aretas

KING ARETAS Join Me on a fascinating journey to Syria. For the researcher there are many interesting sites to visit. Kadesh the ancient battle field. This is where Ramsess II and Muwatalis faught a very famous battle in 1297 BC. Another interesting site is Tell Qarqar. Shamaneser III from Nineveh fought against a mighty coalition […]

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The Rise And Fall Of Babylon

The Rise And Fall Of Babylon God allows nations to acquire power in order to rule righteously and uplift people. History reveals the fact that whenever a nation abuses its God-given privilege, its greatness vanishes. And this is exactly what happened to the ancient Assyrian Empire. They abused their God-given privileges and their glory disappeared. […]

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Phoenicia Tyre And The King Of Tyre

PHOENICIA TYRE AND THE KING OF TYRE Today we are visiting an archaeological area that stretches from the north of Syria down the narrow coastal strip to the bay of Acre, called Phoenicia. This Greek name, Phoenicia, is related to one of its principal exports, a purple coloured material called Phoinix, which means purple or […]

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