Is The Church The New Israel?

by Jack Wellman
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Some believe that the church has replaced Israel or is the “New Israel,” so is the church the New Israel? Israelite Feast Days I know of several churches that claim we are still supposed to keep the feast days of the Old Testament as well as observe the Sabbath as Saturday, however there is no […]

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The Books of Ezra and Nehemiah Overview

by Pamela Rose Williams
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During the time of Ezra and Nehemiah in the Bible and even the Book of Esther, we can find some very complex issues that were dealt with by the Hebrew people. The books in the Bible devoted to those historical events are named for these brave and mighty men and women. Since the history is […]

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Will All Israel Be Saved?

by Jack Wellman
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The Bible says that “All Israel will be saved” but does this mean every single Israelite or Jew will be saved? Saved from What? Many who are critiques of the Bible and of God don’t see why they need saving? They ask, “Saved from what?” They might believe they are being saved from hell but […]

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Who Were The Philistines During Bible Times?

by Jack Wellman
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Who were the Philistines?  Where did they come from? Philistine’s Origin We have to go all the way back to Genesis 10 to see the first mention of Philistines but before that it’s important to know that Ham, who was cursed by his shameful behavior toward his father (Gen 9:22), was the descendant of  what would […]

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Who Were The Remnant In The Bible?

by Jack Wellman
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Who are the “remnants” often mentioned in the Bible? Is there a remnant alive today? Who is the Remnant? Paul once asked to church at Rome, “has God rejected his people? By no means! For I myself am an Israelite, a descendant of Abraham, a member of the tribe of Benjamin” (Rom 11:1) but then […]

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What Is Replacement Theology or Supersessionism?

by Dr. Michael L. Williams
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A common belief among many Christians is that Israel holds no special place anymore in the heart of God. Unfortunately, this has led to many outright rejecting the legitimate existence of modern day Israel. No matter what anyone says, this belief gets harder with each passing day to substantiate, given Israel’s place in prophetic world […]

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Why Did God Say He Loved Jacob and Hated Esau?

by Jack Wellman
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Why does the Bible say God hated Esau but He loved Jacob?  Is that fair?  Why would God love one and not the other? Selling Esau’s Birthright The story of Jacob and Esau began to get interesting because Esau, as the firstborn, had actual privileges of the birthright but did he regard it very highly?  […]

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What Are The Twelve Tribes Of Israel?

by Jack Wellman
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What are the twelve tribes of Israel or should we ask who the twelve tribes of Israel are? What is a Tribe? A tribe is actually a part of the nation of Israel that started with one man and his family.  We go back to Genesis 49:28 to read about the naming of the twelve […]

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Who Are The 144,000 In The Book Of Revelation?

by Jack Wellman
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In the Book of Revelation in chapter 7 and 14 there are 144,000 mentioned.   Just who are these 144,000?  Are there only 144,000 who are saved? What does this number represent? The 144,000 Sealed of Israel The Book of Revelation has two mentions of this 144,000 and the first comes in Revelation 14:1-8 and specifically […]

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What Are The 12 Tribes of Israel From The Bible?

by David Peach
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The 12 tribes of Israel are named for the 12 sons of Jacob. God changed Jacob’s name to Israel later in his life. Each son became the patriarch for the 12 tribes found in the Bible. The story of the wives and sons of Jacob take up a good portion of the book of Genesis. […]

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