Tikkun Ministries | Bookstore | Donate | Feedback
to Take the Land
Sometimes I think about the marvelous quality of our faith. The teachings are stupendous. In our faith, the universe is made by a personal and loving God who created us in His image, who gave us freedom, and who sought our rescue even when we used this freedom to choose the way of selfishness. He so loved us that he gave his only Son to die for us. (John 3:16) He loves Israel and all of the nations of the earth. However, He does have a moral standard by which He will judge the nations and individuals who do not repent for their sins and turn back to Him. Indeed, with regard to God's whole plan, He has given us a trustworthy revelation in the Bible. The word love is more prominent in our faith than in any other. It is absent in Islam. We are to love God, our spouses, our brothers and sisters in the Messiah, our neighbors, and our enemies! Why would everyone not want to believe in the faith of the Bible? It would seem that pride and running form God's standards are the major issue. We want to be boss of ourselves.
One day as I was reflecting on this I began to see that many flee the truth through false religion. There are one or perhaps two great lies at the heart of every false religion. Classic major religions did provide some stability in society, but these systems are not solid in core ways. I did significant undergraduate work and masters work in Philosophy of Religion. So here is my little summary of major religious systems in decreasing order of their erroneousness.
... read the rest of the article
Also ... The Tents of Mercy International Conference and Intercessory Tour of Israel
Just 8 of you switched over from paper to email format after the May newsletter so the rate seems to be slowing down! But every little helps and we are still working towards our aim to get at least half the mailing onto electronic media but as you can see, we still have quite a long way to go, so please consider whether you could switch to email format for your newsletter and help us save the stamp! Remember, we want to be able to keep in touch with you in the way that suits you best. You can switch to email-only, or ask to be switched to the paper distribution by clicking on the link just below.
All Scripture quotations, unless otherwise indicted, are taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson Inc. Used by permission. All rights reserved.
Did you enjoy these articles? Please let us know what you think or if you would like to comment on the material:
Subscribe to the Revive Israel weekly e-mail update
Visit the main Tikkun website
Request a paper copy of this issue
Switch to receiving just an email newsletter in future
Switch to receiving paper copies of the newsletter in future
Remove me from the e-mail Newsletter distribution
Tikkun International, Inc. is not affiliated with TIKKUN magazine,
the Institute for Labor and Mental Health, or Rabbi Michael Lerner.
Tikkun International, Inc. is not affiliated with TIKKUN magazine, the Institute for Labor and Mental Health, or Rabbi Michael Lerner.