Inside The Epicenter With Joel Rosenberg
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Do They Celebrate Christmas in the Epicenter? #146

December 19, 2023
00:00 37:34
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In this compelling episode of Inside The Epicenter, Joel Rosenberg delves into the topic of Christmas in the epicenter and the spiritual significance of the holiday in Israel. Joel shares his and Lynn’s experiences, including hosting Christmas parties and explaining the significance of Christmas to their Israeli neighbors. In addition to the challenges faced by Israelis due to the ongoing war, Joel discusses the spiritual battle between God and Satan over the Jewish people and the land of Israel, emphasizing the importance of being under the care and protection of the Good Shepherd, Jesus. The episode also highlights the work of The Joshua Fund in providing humanitarian relief and support, calling for prayer and action to address the needs in the Epicenter. Join us as we explore the spiritual and cultural significance of Christmas in Israel.

  • (00:05) Israeli Christians subdued in celebration amid conflict.
  • (07:03) Messianic Jews don't celebrate Christmas for cultural reasons.
  • (11:24) Welcoming neighbors with Christmas parties and traditions.
  • (14:53) Specific Bethlehem in Judea is a significant prophecy.
  • (17:41) Christmas celebration based on biblical prophecy fulfillment.
  • (21:19) Israel sees growth in Jewish followers of Jesus.
  • (24:00) Sadness and despair in Israel in 2023.
  • (29:00) Be a light, serve a purpose, and bring hope.
  • (31:34) Founders are passionate about supporting Israel and her neighbors.
  • (38:14) Spend time with believers to share Jesus' gift.


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Joel C. Rosenberg is a New York Times bestselling author & Middle East expert. He has spent 20 years bringing a uniquely Biblical view on the Epicenter; this podcast will share insights from his private meetings with presidents, prime ministers, kings, and clerics.
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Dr. Carl Moeller is the Executive Director of The Joshua Fund. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Penn State, a Master of Divinity from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership from the University of Utah.
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