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Nine congregants were ready for baptism, all of whom but my second daughter, Shlomit, were immigrants from the former Soviet Union. God had worked wonders among us. Four were couples who had turned to the Lord together. We hired the CM&A Church building in Jerusalem, reserved three buses and made preparations. The Orthodox, who almost […]

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Date April 7, 2014
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On Saturday evening, December 27th, 2008, Grace and Truth Christian Congregation in Rishon LeTsion, Israel, bid their pastor adieu as Baruch Maoz ended his term of service as Pastor of the church. Representatives from the churches in Israel were invited to attend. Following are his parting words. He had addressed the church earlier that day. […]

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Date February 17, 2009
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I just don’t get it! Perhaps someone can explain it to me: how can we act so contrary to what we believe? How can there be such a yawning gap between what we know is true and what we do in the name of the truth we know? You don’t get it either, do you? […]

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Date December 2, 2008
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Why a Translation from Hebrew to Hebrew? Spoken Hebrew differs from biblical Hebrew far more than Shakespeare’s English differs from the English of today. Biblical Hebrew speaks of a large woman (2 Kings 4:8) to indicate a woman of influence. Hosea (8:4) speaks of Israel’s idolatry: ‘With their silver and gold, they make idols for […]

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Date January 4, 2008
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Since December 2005 we have been undergoing major changes and facing new challenges. On December 31st 2005 I completed 32 years of service with Christian Witness to Israel. Since then I have been serving the church and those of the publications programs assumed by the church when I left CWI. A good deal of time […]

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Date April 10, 2007
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Arianne Arianne* had heard something of the Gospel in a congregation some distance away from us, but in terms that were even further away. All she needed to do was to recognize that God existed, that he loved her and that Jesus is the Messiah, sent to Israel in fulfilment of divine promises. There was […]

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Date February 27, 2007
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It all began with the witness of an Arab Christian who brought his Druse friend in contact with members of the Peniel fellowship of Tiberias. A Druse man was converted, and began to witness to those closest to him. His wife was saved, other family members were saved, and pretty soon it became evident that […]

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Date April 11, 2006
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As part of my mandatory military service, I was sent to live on a Kibbutz near the southern city of Eilat. Since I knew English, one of my duties was to care for the English speaking guests and volunteers. One day a big torsoed, black bearded man arrived. We called him Black John. He had […]

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Date February 9, 2006
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We are fast approaching the moment when the House of Grace and Truth can be dedicated. In order to facilitate the occupation and use of the House of Grace and Truth, the church here has decided to commence use of the building before air-conditioning and other important aspects of comfort and efficiency are installed. In […]

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Date January 4, 2006
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An Assessment When Grace and Truth Christian Congregation was founded, most local congregations were still known by the name of their “leader”. We were concerned over this trend because we believed that they gave prominence to an individual Christian rather than to Christ. In addition, we were increasingly unhappy with the tendency toward semantics of […]

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Date October 28, 2005
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MaozNews News about events in Israel and the ministry in which the Maoz family is involved The Disengagement By the time our readers receive this issue of MaozNews, all or most of the Israeli settlements in Gaza and those designated for evacuation in northern Samaria will have been evacuated. It has been a heart-rending experience […]

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Date August 25, 2005
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God continues to shine on us at the Grace and Truth Church with favour. A local, secular endeavour to meet the needs of the homeless in our city has invited Alex, our senior evangelist, to hold a weekly meeting on the premises in order to address the homeless with the Gospel. Surprised, we made sure […]

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Date August 11, 2005
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Christians all over the world are following with fascination the final completing of the building of the first Protestant church in Israel for a century. On the morning of June 22 2004 Baruch Maoz composed the following report: "We are excited and thankful. By the time you receive this letter, the dome of our building […]

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Date July 16, 2004
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I returned to Israel from studies at the WEC College in Glasgow with clear and well laid out plans. I joined hands with the local Brethren Assembly in Tel Aviv, began a work among the Assembly’s younger people and was employed in Dolphin Press, then the only Christian publishing house in the country. Our means […]

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Date April 22, 2004
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Love Is A Duty We had been counselling with them for three months, meeting every other week, praying and conversing with them, giving them homework to do together. Baruch was doing the counselling, with Sasha sitting in as an intern and learning from what he saw. The husband was the one who initiated the process: […]

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Date March 18, 2004
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