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The Abrahamic Covenant (Part 3)

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Hey friends, this is the last installment of our Abrahamic Covenant series. I wanted to begin our FOI Blog with the Abrahamic Covenant series because all of our convictions at the Friends of Israel stem from this eternal promise. First, the promise that God deeded the land of Israel to …

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Israel Strikes Inside Syria

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On January 30, 2013 Israel took preemptive measures to bomb a delivery of anti-aircraft missiles that were being delivered to Hezbollah, an anti-Israel terrorist group that are concentrated in Lebanon and funded by Iran. Syria immediately released a report that Israel struck a Syrian military facility destroying one of their …

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The Abrahamic Covenant (Part 2)

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Last week we unpacked the Abrahamic Covenant (Promise), which we said consists of three major elements: Land, Descendents, and Blessing. We concluded in our previous blog that within the Abrahamic Covenant (click link to view previous blog) God deeded the Land to Abraham and his descendants through an ancient ritual, in which …

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2013 Israeli Elections

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Yesterday the Likud-Beiteinu coalition party won re-election as the leading party in Israel’s 19th Knesset (Congress). The Likud-Beiteinu win guarantees Benjamin Netanyahu retain the coveted position of Israeli prime minister. This will be Netanyahu’s third-term as prime minister of Israel. He is the first prime minister to serve three terms …

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The Abrahamic Covenant (Part 1)

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God has made reliable promises to us which can be found all throughout the Scriptures. In fact, one of my favorite blogs to visit is 365 Promises. Everyday the writer of this blog posts one of God’s many promises from His Word as a daily reminder of His faithfulness. You know, …

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Is Chuck Hagel Anti-Israel?

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A few weeks ago President Obama gave the nod that former Nebraska Senator Chuck Hagel was his pick to fill the vacancy for Secretary of Defense. Obama’s nominee, however, immediately encountered bipartisan opposition due to some of his past actions and words he directed toward the Jewish lobby and the …

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Welcome to the FOI Blog

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Shalom friends, Welcome! I’m Chris Katulka, Church Ministries representative with The Friends of Israel Gospel Ministry. I’ve served in various roles in my eight years with FOI and today marks the addition of a new exciting position – FOI Blog writer and coordinator. Let me tell you a bit about myself. I …

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My Favorite Bible Verse

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We all have favorite Bible verses. The beauty of God’s Word is that it tells the complete redemptive story through His Son from Genesis to Revelation, and yet, there are particular verses that we gravitate towards because they speak to us in various times in our life. There are several …