He was a relatively successful businessman -- a tradesman, heartily plying his craft with a small fleet of fishing boats that he shared with his brother and his friends. He knew the sea, his boats, his friends, his family -- and as a God-fearing Jewish man, he knew his religion. But religion was more for the formative years. It was for his wife and his children. It's not that he didn't believe, but he was a busy man, trying to earn an honest living and put bread on the table.
I have heard people wonder aloud if the Jews should have been given a home in their ancient land of Israel. The hate being spewed in this video is the reason the Jews were given their homeland by the nations 70 years ago after the horrors of the Holocaust -- and why the nation of Israel must be protected today. A nation is a Safe Haven for a people who share a common culture, language, and history. Read the story and watch the video from the Jerusalem Post. #AntiSemitism #Ant
“The best and the brightest.” The same phrase could have been used to describe Saul of Tarsus; a child of the best upbringing; a student of the vaunted teacher, Gamaliel; a Roman citizen; trained in the best Jewish schools; groomed, perhaps, to even become chief priest. And this pious man was bent on the destruction of the believers in Jesus. In order to understand Saul of Tarsus it is important that we put him into historical context. Only a few short years had passed from t