Israel- Why is the Middle East Important? Neil Johnson and Jeff Pelletier

Hello! Got time for Coffee? Are you a Christian? Do You follow Jesus? Do know about your Jewish Roots? Join the conversation as we discuss Israel, Yeshua, (Jesus) and learn about the reconciliation of the Old and New Testament! Neil and I have these conversations in our favorite coffee shop. So what we’ve done is simulate the atmosphere we are so comfortable in, with the use of an audio track from an actual coffee shop! This conversation is exactly like all of our conversations about Israel and the Middle East and now you can experience them just as we do when we have coffee together. Our goal is to help you to see that God’s plan for the world IS ALL ONE BIG PLAN. We take you through the FIRST Testament into the Second Testament and carefully UNFOLD the PLAN of God for you, and the world. There is no better way to understand your Christian faith then to v...

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5 days ago

Join us for the second part of our insightful podcast episode, "The Eighth Day Part Two," in "Israel - Why Is the Middle East Important." This episode delves deeper into the intriguing references to the Eighth Day found throughout the Old and New Testaments. Explore the rich tapestry of biblical symbolism and prophecy that ties the concept of the Eighth Day to pivotal moments in scripture.
From the creation narrative in Genesis to the resurrection of Jesus in the Gospels, the Eighth Day emerges as a powerful symbol of renewal, redemption, and eternal life. Our discussion illuminates how this profound theme weaves through the scriptures, offering fresh perspectives and deepening our understanding of its spiritual significance.
Tune in as we uncover the connections between ancient traditions and their fulfillment in the New Testament, revealing a continuity of divine promise and hope. Don't miss this opportunity to gain a richer appreciation of the Bible's intricate design and its message of eternal promise. Listen now and join us in exploring the timeless relevance of the Eighth Day. Subscribe to our podcast and be part of this enlightening journey.

The EIGHTH DAY- Part ONE

Friday Jul 12, 2024

Friday Jul 12, 2024

Discover the captivating insights of our latest podcast episode, "The Eighth Day Part One," in "Israel - Why Is the Middle East Important." Journey through the profound themes of eternity that begins in Genesis and that unfolds at the end of the Book of Revelation . Explore how the early Jewish Christians saw this idea. This episode delves into the mysteries of what lies beyond, exploring the eternal promise that begins after the final chapter of the Bible. Tune in as we unravel the significance of the Eighth Day, a concept that transcends time and space, offering hope and enlightenment. Don't miss this enlightening discussion that bridges ancient prophecies with contemporary relevance. Listen as Neil Johnson and Jeff Pelletier lead you on an exploration that will leave you pondering the infinite possibilities of eternity. Subscribe and join us on this remarkable journey.

The SHEMA- Part Two

Wednesday Jun 26, 2024

Wednesday Jun 26, 2024

Neil and I finish our discussion about this amazing prayer AND we have a couple of cool "Side-Bar" discussions that I really liked.
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PART ONE- The Shema

Tuesday Jun 25, 2024

Tuesday Jun 25, 2024

Embark on a TWO PART journey into the heart of ancient wisdom and modern geopolitics with "Israel: Why is the Middle East Important?" Explore the eternal significance of the Shema in Deuteronomy, a central prayer cherished by Jews and Christians alike, resonating across generations.
In this captivating podcast, we unravel the layers of the Shema, from its profound declaration of monotheism to its enduring impact on cultures and faiths. Through expert insights, and enlightening conversations, Neil and Jeff decode the timeless message of the Shema and its relevance in shaping our world today.
Whether you're a curious soul seeking spiritual enlightenment or a global citizen eager to understand the Middle East's complexities, "Israel: Why is the Middle East Important?" promises an enriching journey of discovery. Tune in and immerse yourself in the depths of ancient wisdom and contemporary insights.
Deuteronomy 6:4-9. The prayer begins with "Shema Yisrael," which translates to "Hear, O Israel." It affirms the oneness of God and emphasizes the importance of loving God with all one's heart, soul, and strength. The Shema is recited daily by observant Jews and holds immense spiritual significance as a declaration of faith and devotion.
 

The "New" Global System Part TWO

Wednesday Jun 12, 2024

Wednesday Jun 12, 2024

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"The 'New' Global System," on "Israel-Why Is the Middle East Important."
In this episode, we unravel the grand schemes of powerful international entities like the United Nations and the World Health Organization. We'll explore the visions of influential figures such as Klaus Schwab, who advocate for a reshaped global order. What drives these ambitions? How do they envision our world's future? And most importantly, what are the implications for the Middle East and Israel?
But that's not all. Amidst the human pursuit of an ideal society, we bring you a perspective that transcends earthly aspirations. Join us as we delve into a divine blueprint, revealing how God's plan offers a far superior outcome for humanity. We'll examine prophetic insights and timeless truths that shed light on how things will ultimately unfold.
Don't miss this thought-provoking episode that challenges conventional narratives and provides a fresh lens through which to view global developments. Whether you're a seasoned geopolitics enthusiast or someone seeking deeper understanding, "The 'New' Global System Part TWO" promises to enlighten and inspire.
Subscribe now and join us on this eye-opening journey. Your perspective on the world's future might just be transformed.

Monday Jun 10, 2024

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Experience a profound exploration into the significance of the Middle East and its pivotal role in God's grand plan of redemption in this episode. Taking a deep dive into the historical and biblical context of this region, your hosts, Jeff Pelletier and Neil Johnson, unravel tales of fascinating civilizations, the narratives of Christianity, and the compelling concept of 'the unseen realm'. Engage in riveting discussions about angels, demons, and other-dimensional beings and their enigmatic roles in history. Learn about the notion of ancient aliens and their influence on our fears.
Discover the spiritual warfare between good and evil set in the Bible's pages, and its influence on our modern world. Understand the role of demons and angels, the power of rebellion and the promise of redemption, and how these elements interact in the mysteries of the unseen realm. Delve deep into the complexities of God's plan for humanity and confront the opposition it encounters from demonic entities.
Continue the discussion by examining the importance of Israel, the spiritual power of Jerusalem, and their crucial roles in God's redemptive plan. Gain insights into the impact of this biblical conflict between good and evil on current events in Israel and the Middle East. Understand the responsibilities of believers in maintaining peace in Jerusalem and remaining steadfast amidst spiritual onslaughts.
Finally, reflect on the role of the Christian church as 'notarim' - the watchmen standing against unseen realm's powers and principalities. The episode encourages listeners to comprehend their role's urgency and the importance of supporting and praying for Israel amidst ongoing spiritual warfare. Embark on this fascinating journey, unravel history, theology, mystery, and arrive at a deeper understanding of your part in God's grand scheme for humanity's redemption.

Thursday Jun 06, 2024

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In our latest episode, "The REAL New Global System," we delve into the persistent human pursuit of a "new world order." Throughout history, we've seen numerous attempts to establish such an order, from the Roman Empire to Hitler's Third Reich, the Russian Revolution, and the United Nations. Despite their grandeur, these endeavors are mere counterfeits, reflecting our deep-seated longing for a Messiah—a savior who can solve our problems and deliver us from life's evils.
Join us as we explore how these historical attempts underscore our intrinsic desire for true leadership and salvation. We reveal how the God of Israel, as depicted in the Bible, and the life He brings, represent the only genuine answer to our quest. This thought-provoking episode is part one of a compelling two-part series. Be prepared and stay vigilant for His coming.
Tune in and discover why the Middle East holds the key to understanding our world's future.
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Tuesday May 28, 2024


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Join us on "Israel- Why is the Middle East Important?" for a profound exploration in our latest episode, "The Image of God." First we discuss how God is the "Keeper" of Israel.  Then Neil and I delves into the theological and cultural significance of humanity being created in the image and likeness of God, a concept deeply rooted in Middle Eastern history and the Jewish  faith of which Christianity is part.   We examine how this foundational belief has shaped the region's religious, social, and political landscapes.
Our journey begins with ancient texts and traditions, exploring how the idea of being made in God's image has influenced Jewish, Christian, thought. We uncover the profound implications of this belief on notions of human dignity, equality, and purpose.
Being made in the image and likeness of God can be interpreted in various ways. It suggests that humans possess unique qualities reflecting divine attributes, such as the capacity for reason, creativity, moral judgment, love, patience, and the ability to form relationships. This idea also emphasizes the inherent worth and dignity of every individual, fostering a sense of equality and respect for human life.   Visit our nFacebiook page to comment- https://www.facebook.com/Israelstillmatters

Judges-Jephtha and Religion

Wednesday May 15, 2024

Wednesday May 15, 2024

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Tune in to this compelling episode of "Israeli, Why is the Middle East Important" titled "Judges, Jephthah, and Redemption," where we delve into the intriguing narrative of Judges Chapter 11. Discover the story of Jephthah, an unlikely hero, whose journey from outcast to leader encapsulates the enduring theme that God always saves His people. This episode explores the historical and spiritual significance of Jephthah’s vow and his role in the redemption of Israel, offering profound insights into the complexity of faith, leadership, and divine intervention. Whether you’re a scholar, a spiritual seeker, or simply curious about the rich tapestry of Middle Eastern history, this episode provides a fascinating look at how ancient stories continue to influence and inspire us today. Join us for a journey through time and faith, where ancient texts illuminate modern truths.

Monday Apr 22, 2024

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Step into the intricate tapestry of the Middle East with our podcast "Israel: Why Is the Middle East Important?" In our latest episode, "The Prayer Closet, The Prayer Shawl, and the TZITZIT. " we unravel  what Jesus meant by your Prayer Closet, and the significance of the Prayer Shawl and  "tzitzit", the traditional Jewish garment tassels.
 Join us as we present Biblical examples that nudge you to the understanding that Christianity and Judaism are ONE thing. 
 This episode promises to enrich your perspective and deepen your appreciation for the intricate mosaic of the Middle East. Tune in to gain a deeper understanding of why Israel and its surroundings resonate far beyond their borders.

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