Ezekiel, Melqart, and the fall of Babylon

June 17, 2017

Why did John the Revelator prophesy the destruction of the ships of Babylon when Babylon was nowhere near the ocean?

Here’s a clue from Ezekiel: It’s a coded reference to Mount Hermon, the Watchers, and the sin of the Amorites.

Derek with Dr. Chaps

June 16, 2017

Here’s an interview recorded recently with Dr. Gordon Klingenschmitt (AKA Dr. Chaps) for his PIJN News program. I enjoyed this conversation.

We’re going to Israel!

June 11, 2017

Sharon and I are proud to announce that we’ll be leading a tour of Israel with Dr. Michael S. Heiser next spring. We’ll be in the Holy Land from Sunday, May 6 through Wednesday, May 16, 2018 — which means we’ll be in Jerusalem on May 14th, 2018, the 70th anniversary of Israel’s independence.

Why Mount Carmel?

June 9, 2017

You’ve heard the story about Elijah and the prophets of Baal. But why did it happen on Mount Carmel? As with everything God does, there were reasons.

Which Baal did Elijah challenge?

June 6, 2017

There wasn’t just one “Baal” in Old Testament times. God even condemned Israel for “whoring after baals” (Judges 8:33). So which Baal did Yahweh challenge on Mount Carmel?

 

 

Meet Baal (part 2)

June 4, 2017

Know your enemy! Those gods worshipped by pagans in the Bible? If God calls them gods, maybe you should consider the possibility that they’re real.

Meet Baal (part 1)

June 2, 2017

Know your enemy! Those gods worshipped by pagans in the Bible? If God calls them gods, maybe you should consider the possibility that they’re real.

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