Volume 13, Number 2
Cover Picture: Nazareth, the hometown of
Jesus, as seen today from Mount Tabor, thought by some to be the Mount of
In This Issue
We sorely miss Gwen
Hamlin who edited the JPM (Jerusalem Prayer Mandate) Newsletter in our
mailings. The format of this issue of Bible Light on the News
incorporates “JPM” items.
We are indebted to
several sources for news items, including B’nai Brith International, Inside
Israel Newsletter (George Ekeroth), Jerusalem Post, Near East Report and US
News & World Report.
and Signs – Significant in our day as we discover some results of sowing
about Ma’ale Michmas?
Josephson on the subject of the Two Houses.
Red-Dead Canal: Can it Save the Dead Sea?
Items of Interest.
Planting Palms at Tamar.
“Seek ye out the Book of the LORD and read”
The significance of
planting trees in the desert is found in Isaiah 35.
V. 1, “The
wilderness and the solitary place shall be glad for them [Who? Those who
return and restore] and the desert shall rejoice and blossom as the
V. 2 adds: “abundantly…joy
and singing.” Why?
Read the rest of the
chapter to see all the blessings that follow this restoration, including:
• strengthening of
• fearful hearts
• healing for the
• waters abundant,
• healing parched
• a highway of
• The ransomed of
the LORD shall return, singing to Zion,
• sorrow and sighing
shall flee away.
from the Editor