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  • by Darris McNeely
Through the prophet Isaiah, God asks: “Where is the house that you will build Me? And where is the place of My rest?” (Isaiah 66:1). There is an obvious answer—in the Middle East. In a city called Jerusalem, God placed His house. It’s the only spot on earth where God has had a fixed home. To that place He will return. That is one of many reasons why the Middle East matters.
  • by Robert H Berendt
Each of us is designed to build on something that will last for eternity.
  • by Rodney Hall, Scott Ashley, Tom Robinson
At the heart of the ongoing conflict in the Middle East is ongoing hatred among Muslim nations toward Israel and the Jewish people. What are the underlying causes? 
  • by Darris McNeely
U.S. President Barack Obama recently called on Israel to return to its pre-1967 borders as the basis for a solution to its conflict with the Palestinians. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu countered that this is a non-starter. Why is this so critical, and does Israel really matter in the scope of things?
  • by United Church of God
In spite of the best efforts of the players in the current Middle East peace process, today the Arab and Jewish nations still have difficulty coexisting peacefully.
  • by Darris McNeely
If you go to Jerusalem as a tourist today, you can visit the Western Wall, the Temple Mount and other sites throughout the city virtually unencumbered.
  • by Melvin Rhodes
Many events have shaped the modern Middle East—perhaps none more than the Six-Day War in 1967. Sadly, Israel and Jerusalem remain a source of contention, with more conflict to come.
  • by Darris McNeely
nti-Semitism is merely an expression of mankind's hatred of God and anything that reminds man of what God requires of His creation.