16 11, 2021

God’s Mercy

By |2021-11-15T19:40:58-07:00November 16th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dear Friends, After Covid-19 brought so much hardship and suffering last year, this year seems to be getting worse: human lives are still in danger, the economy is suffering from the restrictions – apart from the fires and floods in many parts of the world and the catastrophe in Afghanistan! Shocking news about the unfolding tragedy dominates the media. If we already feel so much pain for the victims of war and plagues, how much more must it hurt God's heart of love? In recent weeks, a new Bible Word has entered our hearts as a community, about which our founder, Mother Basilea Schlink, had spoken to us many years ago: "I will hope in the LORD who has hidden his face from the house of Jacob, and I will wait for him" (Isaiah 8:17). The prophet Isaiah spoke these [...]

15 11, 2021

Why do Christians fall for BDS?

By |2021-11-15T19:27:55-07:00November 15th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Sisters of Mary in Sydney with the late Lilly Silver, mother of Elaine Black, a close friend of the Sisters (2007). (courtesy) Dear Friends, an important article by our Sister Anastasia appeared in the Times of Israel and we would like to share it with you. Why do Christians fall for BDS? by Anastasia Kennedy If the Church can recant 'Replacement Theology,' then those who seek a world with no Israel can repent this long-held spiritual envy of God's Chosen People (Times of Israel, September 14, 2021) Discrimination. Social and economic isolation. Expulsion. Extermination. Jewish suffering in the common era follows an all-too-familiar pattern. It happened in medieval Europe. It happened under Hitler. With the rise of BDS, could it be that history is repeating itself? BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) is a copycat Palestinian-spawned movement adopting methods used [...]

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