Aug 21, 2006
Until recently I’ve only allowed “registered users” to post comments. Many people have had trouble with that or found it difficult, so I have opened it up to allow anyone to post a comment whether they are registered or not. Now posting your comments is a lot easier. Just click on the “comments” link at the bottom of the post and type your comments. Thanks to those who have commented and emailed me. I hope to be hearing from more of you.
Aug 4, 2006
Let’s just say I’m glad my expectations didn’t come true regarding Hizbullah’s plan for striking hard on Tisha b’Av. There must have been some serious t’shuva (repentance) going on around the world, for which we are all grateful. Here is an overview of the attacks to date:
Chronology of Rocket Attacks
14:08 Aug 04, ’06 / 10 Av 5766
(IsraelNN.com) Following is a chronology of rocket attacks during the past weeks.
July 12, 2006 – Six rockets were fired – 1 person wounded seriously, 2 moderate and 1 light.
July 13th – 133 rockets: 2 dead, 2 serious, 5 moderate, 112 light
July 14th – 108 rockets: 2 dead, 1 serious, 3 moderate, 50 light
July 15th – 126 rockets: 3 moderate, 13 light
July 16th – 36 rockets: 8 dead, 3 serious, 5 moderate, 54 light
July 17th – 95 rockets: 1 serious, 2 moderate, 18 light
July 18th – 127 rockets: 1 dead, 1 serious, 9 light
July 19th – 107 rockets: 2 dead, 1 moderate, 25 light
July 20th – 33 rockets: no injuries
July 21st – 92 rockets: 4 moderate, 18 light
July 22nd – 122 rockets: 2 serious, 2 moderate, 22 light
July 23rd – 88 rockets: 2 dead, 2 serious, 1 moderate, 44 moderate
July 24th – 103 rockets: 2 serious, 12 light
July 25th – 118 rockets: 2 dead, 7 moderate, 37 light
July 26th – 125 rockets: 1 serious
July 27th – 106 rockets: 26 light
July 28th – 107 rockets: 1 moderate, 19 light
July 29th – 93 rockets: 5 light
July 30th – 148 rockets: 2 moderate, 8 light
July 31st – 5 mortar shells: no injuries
August 1st – 12 mortars, 7 rockets: no injuries
August 2nd – 225 rockets: 1 dead, 1 moderate, 14 light
August 3rd – 163 rockets: 8 dead, 12 serious, 88 light
Update: Today (August 4th) there were reported to be over 200 rockets that landed, with numerous injuries (42 injured in the last wave of attacks alone).
Please continue to pray for the peace of Jerusalem that all of her children will turn to Hashem, and that the entire world will say, “Let us go with you, because we have heard that God is with you” (Zechariah 8:23).
Aug 1, 2006
This is an incredible follow-up to my original post regarding Hizbullah’s ability to manipulate the media into turning the world against Israel.
It’s amazing how many cries of “Israel is a Children Killer” and such we see on these comments all over the internet. Do these people have any brains at all? This is all a setup. Hizbullah would have gladly detonated that building full of HUNDREDS of their own children if they thought the media would publish it. This is media propaganda on the part of Hizbullah and the world is falling for it. If the IAF actually did bomb that building with children in it, it’s either their own fault for not leaving after being warned, or more likely Hizbullah having forcing them to stay as a human shield. Let’s face it. Hizbullah doesn’t fight by the rules. They don’t have know the rules. Israel is fighting as fair as possible. They are being much more merciful than any other country in the world would have been. Below you will find some interesting perspectives on this bombing, particularly the time-frame discrepancies and the morbid probability that the women and children inside this shelter were already dead, another prop by Hizbullah for international sympathy. We now have a new feature film-making industry: Hezbollywood.
These articles appeared on a recent post by Lazer Brody:
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Aug 1, 2006
This past week I was compelled to do a brief study on Paul’s letter (“epistle” if you want to use those fancy words) to the believers at Colosse. It was in response to a seeming rise in anti-Torah attacks on believers such as ourselves. Comments of being a cult and not believing in the Apostolic Scriptures (New Testament) are among the list of accusations. So, with select Scriptures in Colossians (I’m not anywhere near dealing with Galatians yet) used as a whipping stick against people who actually believe the Bible to be One continuous Book, about One continuous Faith in the One True God and His One Messiah, for One People of God, I decided to put my hand to the task of putting Colossians back in context. I shared some of the basics with our fellowship this past Sabbath and intend on posting the full study here (B”H). Please pray this doesn’t end as an unfinished task.
Jul 28, 2006
Anderson Cooper, of CNN, recently exposed Hizbollah’s manipulation of the media in order to win the sympathy of the international community. All kinds of media stagings. You’ve got to read it for yourself.