Feb 8, 2016

Hebrews 10: 1-10 (Lesson 18)

In this 28 minute Bible examination, we offer this warning to any dispensational, Christian Zionists who happen to listen: "Warning! This program contains thought provoking ideas that may require a paradign shift for the thinking listener." Mark Horton looks at the concept that it was impossible for the blood of bulls and goats to take away sins. Nothing in the Law of Moses could cleanse the conscience of a guilty sinner. Hebrews stresses the supremacy of unseen spiritual things over physical things. The children of Abraham are children by faith, not by blood lineage. The questions and comments by Chuck Carlson, Richard Edmondson, Craig Hanson and Glen Lesnick make this a great lesson worth a listen or two.
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Feb 4, 2016

Millions Of Lovable, Corrupted Christians Believe Zionist Doctrine

We always welcome challenges here at We Hold These Truths. In this dynamic, 23 minute program, we address an email sent to Chuck Carlson from "Miss Vicky." Chuck starts his reply: "No, Miss Vicki, I do not want to “see millions of Jews killed during the Second Coming, as you wrote to us.  But, I am more worried about you because it appears that you believe the false doctrine you quoted me, and, more than likely, you spread it.  Your doctrine is called Christian Zionism, and, it causes millions to see Jesus as a destroyer of Jews unless they are converted to Jesus first. Let’s talk about it as two followers of Christ, trying to correctly follow Him." Our program includes a discussion about C.I. Scofield and his reference Bible. (Check out "The Shadowy Origins of C.I. Scofield: Godfather of Christian Zionism" for a more in depth look at Scofield, and, our documentary, Christian Zionism: The Tragedy & The Turning, Part I as mentioned in the program.) Don't miss this one!
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Jan 29, 2016

Christian Zionist Waning Influence On Presidential Politics

When Republican Presidential candidate, Donald Trump recently spoke at Liberty University (founded by the late Jerry Falwell, one of the godfathers of the Christian Zionist movement), he didn't even mention Israel in his hour long address. What's going on? In this provocative, 26 minute program Chuck Carlson, Tom Compton, Craig Hanson and Glen Lesnick of We Hold These Truths are joined by Richard Edmondson of Fig Trees & Vineyards to look beyond the politics of the upcoming presidential campaigns that include ardent Israel apologists like Senators Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton. A must listen!
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Jan 25, 2016

Legacy of USUSG’s Serial Wars: Rising Civilian Deaths in Iraq

In this compelling, 16 minute program, Chuck Carlson is joined by Tom Compton, Craig Hanson and Leslie Fort of We Hold These Truths to analyze a recent UN News Center report, "'Staggering' civilian death toll in Iraq - UN Report." The report talks about the roll of ISIS in these deaths but includes no mention of the USUSG's (United States Un-elected Supra Government) culpability. We look behind the scene and try to answer questions like, "Why aren't evangelical Christians praying for peace?" and "Didn't Jesus teach peace?" [The chart shown is from iraqbodycount.org]
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Jan 21, 2016

Israel Says Palestinian Territory Gaza Is Not Occupied, The World Says It Is

Gaza-Occupation-Aljazeera-2015-03.jpg Please take 2 minutes to watch this powerful eyeopener that appeared on Aljazeera's program, "Reality Check" and pass it on! Reporter Mehdi Hasan challenges Israel's narrative that they no longer occupy the Gaza strip. Mehdi argues that Israel still controls Gaza's borders, airspace and territorial waters. He also points to the fact Israel controls the population register, meaning the government defines who is and who is not a resident of Gaza. Israel says it no longer occupies Gaza after disengaging from the strip of land in 2005. But Palestinians, international organizations, human rights groups and governments, including the United States, argue Gaza is still occupied. Be sure you spread this video far and wide.
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Jan 20, 2016

Hebrews 9: 23-28 (lesson 17)

In this 34 minute lesson by Mark Horton we learn that the entire gospel is presented in chapter 9 of Hebrews. Also, we learn that the eternal purpose of God was was to create the universe so that man could dwell there and that God could dwell in men's hearts as taught by Jesus.
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Jan 18, 2016

Blowback: The Consequences of US Neocon Serial Wars Against Islam

Blowback-02.jpgIn this informative, 20 minute program Chuck Carlson, Tom Compton and Glen Lesnick of We Hold These Truths discuss Dr. Ron Paul's recent, must view address that we entitled "Islam is Not the Problem, The US Empire Is" in the context of the wars on Islamic countries conducted by the US since the first Gulf War against Iraq in 1991. The derivation and meaning of the terms "neocon" and "blowback" are delved into in this program. A related program that may, also, be of interest is "Public Misled Again About the Manufactured Sunni Vs. Shia Muslim Split."
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Jan 12, 2016

Public Misled Again About the Manufactured Sunni vs. Shia Muslim Split

In this thought provoking, 22 minute program, Chuck Carlson and Tom Compton of We Hold These Truths present a more logical explanation than Fox News' and Donald Trump's endless tirades about a rift between Sunni and Shia Muslims. It is just not so, as we have experienced in long association with friends from both branches of Islam who coexist peacefully. This program includes a discussion about the Wahhabi sect, and how it is used, not as a practicing religion, but largely as population control mechanism by the secular, sometimes hard drinking, dope dealing, mega-billionaire royalty of Saudi Arabia. There it reigns terror on non-royal, Saudi citizens, and, even guests.  For openers, both Wahhabi and ISIS sects behead for punishment, but no other Islamic sect does!  The two articles referenced in the podcast are:: "The Wall Street Skew of the Saudi/Iranian Rift" and "The US Warmakers' Divide and Conquer Strategies in the Middle East."


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Jan 7, 2016

Hebrews 9: 15-22 (lesson16)

In this 28 minute study, Mark Horton discusses the eternal nature of the New Covenant in Jesus. In the Old Covenant, the age of Moses had a beginning and an end. Christ is the only eternal, perfect sacrifice.
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Dec 28, 2015

Israel Divine Right or Might?

Christian Zionists claim that Israel has a "Divine Right" to the land while more people are awakening to the fact that it's purely a matter of superior might that Israel doesn't want to share the land. In this 3 minute, Press.TV interview, Rev. Stephen Sizer talks about the Church of Scotland issuing a report, "The Inheritance of Abraham. A report on the 'promised land'" that questions the "Divine Right" of Israel.
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Dec 28, 2015

Hebrews 9: 6-14 (Lesson 15)

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Dec 17, 2015

Prominent Evangelical Christians Are Worrying Christian Zionists Over Israel

In this inspiring, 17 minute program, Chuck Carlson, Tom Compton and Craig Hansen of We Hold These Truths discuss a revealing story in the Washington Post, "How some evangelicals are challenging a decades-long stance of blanket support for Israel's government." It's a story about the efforts of Lynne Hybels, wife of Bill Hybels, founder of the influential, evangelical mega-church Willow Creek in Chicago, to further peace between Israelis and Palestinians. In this program you will find out what makes Lynne Hybel's approach to peace making so unique and threatening to Christian Zionist apologists like David Brog, former director of Christians United For Israel.
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Dec 12, 2015

One Person Vigil At Christian Zionist Event Gets Remarkable Results

In this 27 minute program, first time, We Hold These Truths vigil leader, David Canaday, talks about his successful, one man vigil held at "A Night For Israel" event in Montrose, CO that was sponsored by Victoria Hearst (one of the heirs of the Hearst publishing dynasty) of Praise Him Ministries in Ridgeway, CO. This was a Christian Zionist event that was not sponsored by Christians United For Israel (CUFI). However, one of CUFI's staff, Dr. Billye Brim, was one of the speakers. Find out how David Canaday, only armed with two powerful handouts "Do Followers of Christ Have An Obligation To Israel: What Does the Bible Say?" and "Facts For Those Attending PHM's 'A Night For Israel,'" could strike fear in the hearts of the organizers of this event. 
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Dec 8, 2015

WHTT Joins Anti-War Activists at Christian Zionist Event in San Francisco

In this outstanding 30 minute program, Craig Hanson, WHTT's CA Outreach Director, talks about a milestone vigil held at a CUFI event, with an interesting twist, at the Russian Gospel Temple in San Francisco. Craig joined with anti-war activists from Code Pink, Occupy San Francisco and The World Can't Wait, who wanted to challenge the discriminatory practices by Christian Zionist outfits, like Christians United For Israel (CUFI) that unconditionally support wars to protect Israel, advocate peace and justice only for Jewish residents of Israel, while ignoring the plight of Palestinians, even Christian Palestinians. The location of the vigil was ideal for Craig to hand out challenging fliers to the attendees.  Check out the flier: "Does the Bible Require Followers of Jesus to Support the Jewish State of Israel?"

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Nov 30, 2015

Landslide Victory for Academic Boycott of Israel Vote by American Anthropological Association

In this 13 minute zinger, Chuck Carlson of We Hold These Truths talks about a very significant resolution for an academic boycott of Israeli academic institutions that was passed by a 9 to 1 majority at the recent American Anthropological Association's annual meeting in Denver, CO. Chuck and members of Coloradans for Justice in Palestine were asked to educate and lobby the delegates on the Palestinian issue. (see: "Anthropologists for the Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions" and "Big Night for the Boycott Movement")
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Nov 20, 2015

US Militarism Fuels Refugee Crisis in Syria and Elsewhere

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In this eyeopening,18 minute program, Chuck Carlson, Tom Compton, Craig Hanson and Glen Lesnick of We Hold These Truths look at US militarism and what effect it has on the refugee crisis in Syria and elsewhere. Also, we peel back the funding myths about ISIL in trying to understand why it has become such a terrible force that appears to be almost impossible to deal with and eradicate.  The Gilad Atzmon article referred to in the podcast can be read here.  
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Nov 16, 2015

Use Your Own Senses in Judging ISIS and Syria

In this 25 minute program, Chuck Carlson  expands on his article, by the same title, about what the US government and main stream media is not telling us about ISIS (Islamic State in Iraq & Syria) and its sources of revenues. Chuck cuts through the fog using old fashioned logic.  For example, he analyzes a Financial Times article, "ISIS Inc.: how oil fuels the jihadhi terrorists" and makes some startling observations.  
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Nov 10, 2015

The Clandestine US War Against Muslim Sudan For Its Oil

In this fascinating, 23 minute podcast, Chuck Carlson and members of We Hold These Truths discuss one of America's forgotten, proxy wars against Sudan. It should be no secret to informed and honest Americans, that the US wars just don't happen.  They take planning.  Retired General John Wesley Clark learned shortly after 911 that wars against seven Muslim countries were planned.  In 2007, then retired Gen. Clark confirmed this publicly (see here and here). We Hold These Truths helped expose the lucrative, Sudanese "slave" redemption, fund raising efforts conducted by evangelical Christian churches in the late 1990's and early 2000's (WHTT groundbreaking articles on Sudan: here).
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Nov 9, 2015

Hebrews 9: 1-5 (Lesson 14)

In this 34 minute study of Hebrews, Mark Horton discusses the "bombshell" the writer of Hebrews reveals about the old covenant, that is referred to as the Law of Moses and was associated with the tabernacle, will soon disappear. When did it end? Was it at the cross with the death of Jesus?

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Nov 5, 2015

Zio-Christians Legitimize Israel’s Land Theft

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In this thought provoking, 23 minute program, Craig Hanson and Tom Compton join Chuck Carlson to discuss the issue of property rights in Israel.  What about the indigenous Philistines that are now referred to as Palestinians? Do they have any property rights or do the Biblical concepts about property rights not apply to them anymore? The Zionists claimed that they have occupied "a land with no people for a people without a land" and that the Palestinians are an invented people. The inspiration for this program was from a revealing news story aired on mainstream media MSNBC, that talked about the shrinking lands of the Palestinians. (See - the story and the retraction made after pressure from Zionists applied on MSNBC and a story by Alison Weir of If Americans Knew, "MSNBC, Martin Fletcher Disavow Map of Palestine Being Wiped Off the Map").  Craig Hanson provides his interpretation in his article, "Property Rights In Israel."
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Oct 27, 2015

Palestinian Christian Sami Awad Advocates Becoming a Peacemaker

In this inspiring, 18 minute program, Palestinian Christian, Sami Awad, delivers a powerful message about following Jesus' teaching:  "Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the sons of God."  (Matt. 5:9) This is no small task, as Sami lives in Bethlehem in the Israeli, militarily occupied territory of Palestine.  Sami is the founder of the Holy Land Trust that works as peacemakers in the ongoing conflict there.  This message was delivered at the Mountain View Presbyterian Church in Scottsdale, AZ on 9/29/2015.  If you like this message, please listen to Sami's earlier message, "Love in the Midst of Animosity: A Message from Palestinian Christian Sami Awad."
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Oct 24, 2015

Hebrews 8: 1-13 (Lesson 13)

In this 32 minute study, we find the use of the term "covenant" is used in Hebrews for the first time. A new and better covenant with the house of Israel and Judah is imminently ready to make the old one obsolete and ultimately vanish.
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Oct 22, 2015

Christian Zionist Mind Control Events Promote War for Israel

In this powerful 25 minute program, We Hold These Truths' Chuck Carlson and Craig Hanson, WHTT CA Outreach Director, discuss two significant vigils conducted on Oct. 11, 2015 at two Christian Zionist events held at Faith Bible Chapel in Arvada, CO and Capital Christian Center in Sacramento, CA. Chuck talks about the amazing turn of events outside Faith Bible Chapel, including the attempted attack on three Jewish Voice for Peace members who had joined our vigil.  Craig relates the "psy-op" nature of, and rhetoric he heard inside the Capital Christian Center event. 

In this report, a clip from the keynote address by Erick Stakelbeck (at right), the Christian Broadcasting Network's "CBN News Terrorism Analyst," will help the listener understand how Christian Zionism beliefs are so dangerous and un-Christ-like.
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Oct 10, 2015

Hebrews 8 - Background (Lesson 12)

In this 31 minute study, Mark Horton gives some historical background for Hebrews chapters 8, 9 and 10. God inparted his infinite attributes to finite man through Jesus.  What could be easier than that to understand?

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Oct 7, 2015

Showdown In Syria - The Peacemakers Vs. The Piecetakers

In this 15 minute program Chuck Carlson and members of We Hold These Truths discuss recent events in Syria and Afghanistan.  While Vladimir Putin has a good start on destroying ISIS in Syria, the American Piecetakers had to change their story four times about the deadly American attack on a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan that killed 12 medical staff and 10 patients.  We're told that it was just one of those tiny boo-boos the American Empire's forces frequently make.  Judge for yourself.
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Oct 6, 2015

Love in the Midst of Animosity - A Message from Palestinian Christian Sami Awad

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This powerful and inspiring 25 minute message, "Love in the Midst of Animosity" delivered by Sami Awad, a Palestinian Christian from Bethlehem, needs to be heard by all American Christians who claim to be followers of Christ. Sami speaks about the command of Christ to even love your enemies. Sami is well qualified to talk about this command since his family lost their home in 1948 when Israel was founded, and his grandfather, a noncombatant, was killed by Jewish forces.  Palestinians, whether Christians or Muslims, continue to suffer under a brutal Israeli military occupation today. Sadly, most American Christians only know and believe the Israeli side of the story. Wouldn't it be a miracle if Christian Zionists would open their eyes to the suffering and hardship endured by their Palestinian brothers and sisters in Christ and show compassion for both sides equally? Sami Awad is the founder of the Holy Land Trust, a peacemaking organization based in Bethlehem. This message was delivered at the Mountain View Presbyterian Church in Scottsdale, AZ on Sept. 21, 2014.
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Oct 5, 2015

Behind The Tragic Middle East Refugee Problem

In this 13 minute report, Chuck Carlson and members of We Hold These Truths look behind the obvious to the escalating refugee problem in Syria and the Middle East.  Honest observers will question the narrative being fed to the US public by the mainstream media and the US government.
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Oct 1, 2015

Four Blood Moons Another Christian Zionist End Times Fantasy Come and Gone

In this 31 minute podcast, Hank Hanegraaf. the "Bible Answer Man" with Christian Research Institute (CRI) talks about Christian Zionist preacher John Hagee and his, now debunked, prophetic claims about the Four Blood Moons. This very fascinating, scriptural analysis by Hank debunks Hagee's titillating interpretations of the Bible, is taken from his 9/28/2015 program.    


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Sep 29, 2015

The Strong Delusion of Christian Zionism

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In this 27 minute podcast we look into what Christian Zionism is and how to challenge it.  Millions of American Christians are influenced by the dogma of Christian Zionism and have been led to believe that worshiping Jesus requires unconditional support for the secular, apostate state of Israel, no matter what it does to Palestinian Christians and Muslims.  We Hold These Truths has been educating about and challenging Christian Zionism for over 12 years.
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Sep 28, 2015

Hebrews 7: 23-28 (lesson 11)

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In this 26 minute study, Mark Horton compares Jesus as a high priest forever to Melchizedek, who served as a type of Christ as his predecessors or successors were not recorded in the Bible.
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Sep 25, 2015

Christian Zionist Army to Fight the Next US War For Israel

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It should be intuitively obvious to the most casual observer that the USA has a war based economy, as evidenced by the size of its military/industrial complex, its bloated defense budget and the serial wars it instigates. Overwhelming support for these wars, particularly those in the Middle East to protect Israel, comes from millions of American Christian Zionists.  Here's an idea whose time has come...
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Sep 17, 2015

The Funding of ISIS by the US & Its Allies

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In this 13 min. podcast, Chuck Carlson analyzes and compares two articles, "Now the truth emerges: How the US fuelled the rise of ISIS in Syria and Iraq" by Seumas Milne and "America's Allies Are Funding ISIS" by Josh Rogin to reveal something very interesting. There's so much disinformation about what's going on in the Middle East, it's difficult to tell what the truth is.  There's no question that the perpetual meddling by the US in the Middle East and the 25 years of wars against Iraq were bound to create some enemies and "blow-back."  
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Sep 14, 2015

The USA Is Marching Off To War Again

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Major General Smedley Butler served the Warmakers during the early part of the 20th century and concluded in 1935 that "War Is A Racket" (for a 8 min. video re-enactment, click Here).   In this 17 minute podcast we discuss Professor James Petras' recent article "The Age of Imperial Wars" about the USA's never-ending wars and the push to expand the war on ISIS. 
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Sep 14, 2015

Educating Bernando LaPallo About Palestine On His 114th Birthday

We took the occasion of Bernando LaPallo's 114th birthday celebration to plant some seeds about the Israel/Palestine issue.  Our gift to Bernando was the inspiring documentary, "Al Helm:  Martin Luther King in Palestine."  In this 7 1/2 minute video about our presentation to Bernando, we included at the end, the 2 1/2 minute "Al Helm..." trailer (a crash course on the conflict).  "Al Helm: Martin Luther King in Palestine" is about a black American, Christian choir that accompanies a Palestinian theater troupe in a play about Dr. Martin Luther King in which Dr. King is played by a Palestinian.  The play was performed in several cities in the West Bank of Palestine.  None of the choir members had been to Israel before.  Their firsthand experiences in Palestine opened their eyes to the brutal nature of the Israeli occupation that Palestinians live under.   
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Sep 5, 2015

Jesus Not Welcomed At Christian Zionist Event

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In this 22 minute podcast, We Hold These Truths' California Outreach Director, Craig Hanson, talks about a successful and eyeopening, one man vigil at a Christian Zionist event honoring Israel, that was hosted by the Israel Fellowship and held at the South Bay Agape Christian Church (a Chinese fellowship) in San Jose, CA).  The organizers invited Christians United For Israel (CUFI) to do one of their "Standing With Israel" events, but with a twist, it was conducted in Mandarin Chinese.  A pastor from the church came out to speak with Craig.  He said that the church leaders were told by the organizers not to talk about Jesus at the event.  This confirms our suspicions that Jesus takes a back seat, or, no seat at all, at Christian Zionist events designed to worship Israel.  Be sure to listen to get the rest of Craig's fascinating report.  To learn more on why Christian Zionist believe what they do, watch our award winning film, Christian Zionism:  The Tragedy & The Turning
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Aug 31, 2015

Putin, Lots of Horses and the End Times Scenario of Christian Zionists

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In this four minute video, Chuck Carlson reveals a new threat from Vladimir Putin and Russia that our Christian Zionist friends will give a hearty "Amen" in response.  Others may scratch their heads.  Chuck learned this little known secret from missionaries who spent many years in and around Russia. Honest, we aren't making this up.  Judge for yourself.
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Aug 27, 2015

Hebrews 7: 11-22 (Lesson 10)

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The Aaronic priesthood is revealed as imperfect and temporal while Melchizedek's priesthood is superior.
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Aug 20, 2015

Hebrews 7 1-10 (Lesson 9)

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Melchizedek, king of Salem, and his relation to Abraham is discussed in this lesson by Mark Horton.  We learn why Melchizedek received a tithe from Abraham even though his genealogy was not derived from the line of priests, the sons of Levi.  And, we learn the significance of it.
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Aug 18, 2015

Jimmy Carter Says Near Zero Chance of Israel Giving Palestinians a State

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In this 15 minute program, we discuss former President Jimmy Carter's recent pronouncement, after another trip to the Holy Land, that there is almost zero chance of Israel granting a state to the Palestinians.  In fact, the Zionists never really intended for any Palestinians to be living in Israel. The 1919 "King-Crane Report" to President Woodrow Wilson. as mentioned in our program, reported the dangers of the Zionist plan:  "We recommend, in the fifth place, serious modification of the extreme Zionist program for Palestine of unlimited immigration of Jews, looking finally to making Palestine distinctly a Jewish State...and that the project for making Palestine distinctly a Jewish commonwealth should be give up." (see. also "The Hope and Ultimate Tragedy of the 1919 King-Crane Report")
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Aug 16, 2015

How Israel Steals Land From Palestinians “Legally”

In Israel, it's no secret that there are over 50 laws that discriminate against their Arab (Palestinian) citizens, and, that Palestinians living in the West Bank and Gaza are subject to military occupation laws.  This is an Israel Social TV production in Hebrew with English subtitles that provides an excellent example of how the Israeli legal system really works, in less than five minutes. After destroying Palestinian orchards, the Jerusalem municipal authority says that gardens are to be planted where the orchards were, in preparation for a National Park.
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Aug 13, 2015

Hebrews 6: 1-20 (Lesson 8)

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The writer of Hebrews compares the old age to the new age that is coming with the destruction of Jerusalem resulting in a transfer from a physical Israel to a spiritual Israel.  Abraham is the patriarch and Jesus is the physical and spiritual offspring. 
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Aug 11, 2015

Israel Is Committing Suicide

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In 1990 Andrew Hurley wrote a prophetically titled book, Holocaust II:  Saving Israel From Suicide.  We Hold These Truths republished Hurley's book under the title, One Nation Under Israel,  in 1999.  It still is a must read for anyone interested in the future of Israel.  In this podcast, Chuck Carlson and members of We Hold These Truths discuss recent suicidal events and policies occurring in Israel.
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Jul 26, 2015

Hebrews 5: 1-14 (Lesson 7)

Hebrews-03.jpgIn this lesson, Mark Horton compares the qualifications of Christ for being the high priest to those of the high priests of the Old Testament.
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Jul 21, 2015

Alison Weir’s Documented, ‘Against Our Better Judgment’ Draws Unexpected Attack From ‘Allies’

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Alison Weir, Executive Director of If Americans Knew and President of The Council For The National Interest, has been at the forefront of the movement for peace and justice for Palestine for over 12 years.  Alison joins us in this podcast to discuss what's going on with the US Campaign To End the Israelis Occupation's recent excommunication of her and IAK (see here for details) from their coalition.  This decision was based on a smear campaign by the leadership of Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) that did not accuse her for the facts she uses to expose the Israeli occupation of Palestine, but by attacking her with spurious arguments like guilt by association.  Anyone in the Free Palestine movement would expect this kind of attack by a Zionist organization like the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), but not from organizations within in the Palestine movement.  Could it be that the attacks were made because of the impact of her new book, Against Our Better Judgment:  The hidden history of how the U.S. was used to create Israel?  Don't miss this fascinating interview with Alison Weir.
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Jul 15, 2015

Gatekeepers Inside The Israel/Palestine Peace and Justice Movement

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In the US, one of the most effective advocates for peace and justice in Palestine is Alison Weir of If Americans Knew (IAK).  We Hold These Truths founder, Chuck Carlson, and members discuss the recent character assassination attacks on Alison Weir, to discredit her and her organization, by the leaders of the pro-Palestinian group, Jewish Voice for Peace, for an alleged offense from five years ago.  Also, a follow-up inquisition by the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation was sent to Alison Weir.  Chuck Carlson discusses the use of gatekeepers from his personal experiences that included his removal from the program at a pro-Palestinian, national student group meeting at Duke University in 2004, where he was to speak on Christian Zionism.  He was prevented from speaking by actions of the ADL.  References mentioned in podcast:  IAK-JVPIAK-US CampaignIAK open letter to JVP & USC Support petition for Alison Weir, Gilad Atzmon blogs:"The Jewish Solidarity Spin," "JVP, Alison Weir & the Hatred of the White," and "How the Israeli Government Subverted the Solidarity Movement."
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Jul 11, 2015

A Theological Response to Christian Zionism By Dr. Rob Dalrymple

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Dr. Rob Dalrymple, pastor of Northminster Presbyterian Church in Bakersfield, CA has written a powerful and important book, "These Brothers of Mine:  A Biblical Theology of Land and Family and a Response to Christian Zionism" that we enthusiastically recommend.  In this interview with Pastor Rob Dalrymple, he talks about his journey out of Christian Zionism to theologically challenging it.  This is a fascinating and encouraging story that all evangelical Christians need to consider. After you listen to this podcast, you'll want to buy a copy of his book for yourself, and, for your pastor.  People do wake up to Christian Zionism's divisive theology, and, Dr. Dalrymple's book will provide them with sound theology to help them to do so. An example of one lady's journey out of Christian Zionism that was mentioned in the podcast is:  "The Killing of Innocent Palestinian Children by Israel Convicts a Christian Zionist." Dr. Dalrymple's two websites are:  determine truth.com and determinetruth.wordpress.com 
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Jul 10, 2015

Hebrews 4: 1-16 (Lesson 6)

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Mark Horton delves into what the writer of Hebrews means by "a promise remains of entering His rest..." in chapter four.  Click here to see the time line Mark refers to in this lesson.
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Jul 9, 2015

Israeli Siege On Gaza Continues After Attack One Year Ago

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In this eye-opening, two minute video from UK's Channel 4 News, the on the ground comparison from after the Israeli 51 day attack on Gaza ending in August, 2014 and June, 2015, shows how very little of the damage has been repaired.  A Channel 4 story, "Destruction in Gaza - a year after massive conflict" quotes Stephanie Dujarric, a UN secretary-general spokesman, "315 days after the conflict took place, not a single totally destroyed house, of which there are over 12,000 [over 100,000 houses were damaged], has been rebuilt...This leaves some 120,000 people homeless, coming in addition to the high level of youth unemployment and lack of prospect for Gaza's youth.  This situation leaves a time bomb for the region, said the commissioner general." End the Israeli Siege on Gaza, Now!
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Jul 5, 2015

Flotilla Veteran Paul Larudee On Gaza Blockade Breaking

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"First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you and then you win."  Can this quote from Mahatma Gandhi be applied to Israel?  Our guest, Paul Larudee, a peace activist who has tirelessly worked for peace and justice in the Holy Land, discusses this concept in our podcast.  Paul has been active in several groups including the Free Palestine Movement.  We look at the recent Freedom Flotilla III to Gaza where the lead ship (Marianne of Gothenburg Sweden) was captured by Israel, in international waters, while attempting to break the naval blockade of Gaza and deliver humanitarian aid.  Paul discusses the other movements (BDS, blocking Israeli ships, the pro-Palestinian activism on college campuses, etc.) that are challenging Israel on multiple fronts. For an excellent background report, check out our podcast:  "Super Rich Zionists Attack BDS To Save Israel." 
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Jul 4, 2015

Pastor Greg Boyd Explains Pro-Israel Scripture Twisting

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About 80% of evangelicals believe that the nation of Israel is still God’s chosen land. One view, known as “Christian Zionism” is the belief that the nation of Israel is still central to God’s plan – that the Jews are still God’s chosen people, that the land that was given to the nation of Israel by God is still their land by divine right, and, that anyone who tries to take it away from the Jews will incur the wrath of God.  But there are important things at stake here in the “twisted scriptures” used to justify the Christian Zionist position.  Many Christians are obstructing peace in the Middle East. Misinterpreting what the Bible says about the nation of Israel can have huge ramifications for how we think about God, the Gospel message, Jesus, and so on, says Pastor Greg Boyd of Woodland Hills Church in his powerful and unique message.  For more videos on Christian Zionism, Click Here.

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