These articles were originally published May 1998 in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the State of Israel.
"And he spake to them a parable; Behold the fig
tree, and all the trees; When they now shoot forth,
ye see and know of your own selves that summer is now
nigh at hand. So likewise ye, when ye see these
things come to pass, know ye that the kingdom of God is
nigh at hand. Verily I say unto you, This
generation shall not pass away, till all be