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Acts Chapter 7: Stephen’s Last Witness and Martyrdom

Jan 27th, 2010 | By | Category: Acts, Verse by Verse --Studies led by Br. Frank Shallieu (Click on Book name)

The stoning of Stephen took place outside the city walls on Golgotha, where Jesus had been crucified. The signification of being put to death outside the city was that the individual was accursed and apart from God and the holy city. The custom was to first push the person off Golgotha hill and then dispatch (kill) the fallen victim with stones.


Did Obama call on Israel to vacate Temple Mount?

Sep 24th, 2009 | By | Category: Signs of the Times (click on article name)

Israeli politicians accuse president of ‘misrepresenting history’ in U.N. speech. The U.N. Security Council is traditionally considered hostile to Israel.

The term “occupation” routinely is used by the Palestinians as well as some countries hostile to the Jewish state in reference to Israel’s presence in the West Bank and Jerusalem. It is unusual for U.S. presidents to use the term.