Entries by alangilman

A Clay Pot Nation

But we have this treasure in jars of clay, to show that the surpassing power belongs to God and not to us. (2 Corinthians 4:7) Earlier this month, June 10, was the fiftieth anniversary of the end of one of the most world-changing events in human history – the Six Day War. I remember it, […]

What To Pray For

Don’t worry about anything; on the contrary, make your requests known to God by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving. Then God’s shalom, passing all understanding, will keep your hearts and minds safe in union with the Messiah Yeshua. (Philippians 4:6-7; Complete Jewish Bible) Have you ever wondered what to pray for? It can be overwhelming to […]

Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) 5777/2017

Today is Holocaust Remembrance Day (Hebrew: Yom HaShoah) observed each year on the 27th of Nisan on the Jewish calendar. I was looking for a way to help us pause to honor the memory of the 6,000,000 men, women, and children who perished at the hands of the Nazis during World War 2 for no other […]

Is the Bible the Word of God to Me?

Perhaps you have heard the story of the young man who was desperate to hear from God. So he prayed a quick prayer of guidance and opened his Bible at random. Looking down at the page, the words he read were: “And he (Judas) went and hanged himself” (Matthew 27:5). He shuddered, slammed the Bible […]