|About the Book|
Never before have so many Christians felt so much apprehension about the direction the world is headed: moral decay in their own nations, the Iranian nuclear talks, the rise of Isis, war against Israel, terrorism at home, the threat of worldwideMoreNever before have so many Christians felt so much apprehension about the direction the world is headed: moral decay in their own nations, the Iranian nuclear talks, the rise of Isis, war against Israel, terrorism at home, the threat of worldwide financial collapse, and more, all under God s judgment. Into that scary mix, add a number of new theories and predictions about such topics as the Blood Moons, the Shemitah Year, Israel, and the Jubilee. Readers are as confused as they are fascinated, searching book after book, struggling to sort out whom to trust, what might happen, when it might happen, and whether the end of days is near. Imagine a book that brings all these predictions together and explains them clearly and respectfully. Imagine, further, a book that empowers and trains Christians on how to think for themselves. A book that does something no other prophecy book has ever done: give Christians a key to understanding how to make sense of all the theories how they all fit together a key it calls Israel First! And finally, imagine a book that puts its own methods to a public test by making cutting-edge predictions in advance of 2016 and beyond, revealing new and surprising details that are firmly grounded in Scripture. The book, based on a March 2015 lecture series, received rave reviews. Student comments were overwhelming: Wow! Amazing! Refreshing approach! Stunning! Insightful! Brought tears of joy . . . my fear is gone! I knew there had to be more and now I ve found it! Israel First! breaks new ground as the first Christian prophecy book jointly written by a Christian and an Orthodox Israeli Jew! Bob O Dell and Gidon Ariel co-founded Root Source, which offers Jewish Roots training to Christians online. This perspective flavors and enriches all of the chapters of Israel First! But the greatest leap in prophetic insight comes from a stunning decision to see Israel not as a tiny new nation partnering with the United States to survive, but as the emerging leader, first of all nations, mandated by God to showcase His existence and demonstrate moral principles to the rest of the world.