Faith Through Love

People will rise to the level of faith you have for them. This is a secret of supernatural friendship and also leadership. You see a person with all of their failures, faults, and frustrating qualities – but can you also see the divine potential in them? Your faith should focus on that potential, as you nurture… Read more »


A Holocaust Survivor’s Story

Polina is one of those whom Return to Zion has been serving in outreaches to Holocaust survivors. This is part of her story … I’m Polina. I was ten years old when World War II started. My family lived in the village of Komsomolsk, in the Vinitsian area (Ukraine). Twelve thousand people lived in this… Read more »


The Diaspora and the Future of Jewry

In spite of great odds, persecution, the Holocaust and secular assimilation, the people of Israel have been preserved as identifiably Jewish though they were exiled around the world in the diaspora for two thousand years. This is a fulfillment of God’s promise: “Thus says the LORD, who gives the sun for light by day and… Read more »


Feet of Yeshua

The expression “feet of Yeshua” has a five-fold meaning in Scriptures: parts of it present, past and future. 1. Devotional Intimacy Perhaps the most well-known meaning today comes from the special, intimate, devotional expression we find in Miriam (Mary), one of Yeshua’s closest disciples. Luke 10:39 – Miriam sat at Yeshua’s feet and heard His… Read more »


Did God Ever Try?

I wish I had a shekel for every time I have heard or read of people trying to understand “the Israel piece”. How and why in the world does this tiny people and land play such a central role in the Bible and in God’s plan? According to Deuteronomy 4, the reason is that Israel is… Read more »


Touch Not God’s Anointed

In I Samuel 26:9-11 we read about David’s refusal to take the life of King Saul even though Saul was pursuing David and seeking his death. David had Saul trapped, and Abishai, David’s soldier, asked permission to kill Saul. David responds: “Do not destroy him; for who can stretch out his hand against the Lord’s… Read more »


Whom He Foreknew

Twice in the book of Romans Paul (Saul) uses the term “foreknew”. Both times it refers to the destiny that God has – first for an individual, and second for a nation. “Whom He foreknew, He predestined to be conformed to the image of His Son” (Romans 8:29). God has a destiny, a pre-designed plan,… Read more »


Grieving Over the Condition of the World

C. S. Lewis stated that he did not spend time reading the newspapers.1 They were too depressing and did not give God’s perspective. I do know intercessors who read the news regularly to be informed for intercession, but they do this with discernment if they are mature. World News is Depressing In recent months I have… Read more »


The Deep Sigh of Sukkot

In Leviticus 23:42 the generations of Israel are commanded to dwell or “sit” in temporary shelters (“tabernacles”) for one week of the autumn season to identify with the existence of the children of Israel when they lived in temporary shelters (“sukkot”) in the wilderness. I like God’s experiential approach to things. He knows that memory… Read more »


Recovering Male Spirituality

Men and Women are Different The great classic by George Guilder, Men and Marriage, presents a strong case that there are different characteristics and proclivities that distinguish men and women. Society becomes confused because not every man and woman fits the pattern of these predominant characteristics. Yet, society makes a mistake when it seeks to force… Read more »


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