Guarding Oil

Have you ever wondered how the same Yeshua, Jesus, who instructed to give your cloak in one passage, praised the virgins who refused to share their oil in another? (Matt 5:40, 25:1-13). Or how about the command to “turn the other cheek”, yet He rebukes the church of Thyatira for “tolerating that woman Jezebel.” (Matt 5:39, Rev 2:20). After living in Israel through seasons of war, the seeming contradictions of these passages make much more sense. 

I describe a few things I learned about these passages in light of Israel's need to defend her boarders in my August post for SAVED News.  Read more here: 

Aug 2014

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