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Soli Deo Gloria is the writing and teaching ministry of Baruch Maoz in Israel. Baruch is engaged in writing original commentaries on the Bible, and theological and practical works in Hebrew. Some of his books are available in English. His critique of the Messianic movement, Come Let Us Reason Together: The Unity of Jews and Gentiles in the Church, has been published by P&R, and his Devotional Commentary, Malachi: A Prophet in Times of Distress by Crossbooks. Both are available from Barnes and Noble and Amazon. Shepherd Press has puboished his Devotional Commentary Jonah: A Prophet on the Run.

Baruch is also engaged in writing (in Hebrew) a commentary on Romans and Colossians, futher books in the Devotional Commentary series, an Introduction to Systematic Theology, editing a modern translation of the Bible into Modern Hebrew and writing other expositional and theological books. In the pipeline are also books on church life and structure, How to Preach and Listen to Sermons, and daily Christian disiplines. To date, Baruch is the only author writing Christian literature n Hebrew.

Baruch and Bracha are Israeli Jewish Christians who have served in Israel for 5 decades now. Between April 1974 and December 2006 Baruch served with Christian Witness to , most of that time as Israel Field Leader. Betwen May 1975 and December 2008 he served as Pastor of Grace and Truth Christian Congregation in Rishon LeTsion, Israel. Our website reflects the experiences gained in the course of that time.

Our monthly newsletter, MaozNews, is available for the asking, with back-issues to be found on this website (Baruch's Writings/News From Israel). To subscribe, click address at the bottom of this page.

Baruch's Musings
July 18, 2014

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The toll so far: 10 attack tunnels discovered and destroyed, 13 armed Hamas men arrested and interrogated, 24 armed Hamas men killed, 20 launching pads destroyed, 1 Israeli soldier killed (possibly by friendly fire) and three wounded by an RPG that destroyed their vehicle, one home in Israel destroyed, intercepts of rockets over Tel Aviv and Be'er Sheba.

 

The Recent MaozNews

2013-04-12   17:55:23

 

MaozNews No. 78 July  2014 

to access, click below 

 

In This Issue:

A Chisel from the Second Temple
The Maozes in the US
Ministry and Family News

 

 

 

To read our most recent issue, or any backissues, please click on the link below this box

Baruch and Bracha are engaged in their 2013 tour of the US, in the course of which they expect to be driving through Oregon, Montana, North or South Dakota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, Virginia, Georgia, Mississippi, Louisianna, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, California and Washington State.

Baruch is available for ministry in most of these states, He is prepared to preach, report on the scene in Israel, or offer an expository seminar on a biblical book. If your church is interested, please write to languageservice4u@gmail.com

 

Breaking News

http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/
0,7340,L-4546999,00.html

Nothing off the table in Gaza op.


IDF sets up field hospital at Erez border
crossing for injured Palestinians
By JPOST.COM STAFF

07/20/2014 13:18

The IDF announced on Sunday that it was
setting up a field hospital at the Erez border
crossing between Israel and the Gaza Strip,
to serve mainly women and children and will
include a delivery room. 


The field hospital was set to begin functioning
at 8 p.m. on Sunday.


Full Israeli PM Statement

http://www.haaretz.com/news/
diplomacy-defense/1.605838/1.605838

 

http://www.haaretz.com/news/
features/.premium-1.605698
Which comes first - a siren, an invasion or my
first grandchild?
 

http://www.haaretz.com/news/
diplomacy-defense/.premium-1.605767

When 90 seconds isn't enough to reach
shelter - disabled and elderly people in Israel.

 

 

JULY 16, 2014

FULL TEXT OF THE CEASEFIRE
PROPOSAL BY EGYPT:

http://www.haaretz.com/news/
diplomacy-defense/1.605165

 

Hamas has officially told Egypt that it rejects an
Egyptian-proposed Gaza ceasefire, a spokesman
for the Islamist group said on Wednesday.


"The outcome of discussions within the internal institutions
of the movement was to reject the proposal and therefore,
Hamas informed Egypt last night it apologises for
not accepting it," spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri said.


Hamas's armed wing had already spurned the
Egyptian plan on Tuesday.

 

http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/
0,7340,L-4544714,00.html

GAZANS ARE MORE AFRAID OF HAMAS THAN OF THE IDF

 

http://www.timesofisrael.com/why-doesnt-israel-
publish-figures-and-details-of-gaza-casualties/

THE WORLD RELIES ON DATA FROM HAMAS-RUN HEALTH MINISTRY

Testimonials

I have deep respect and love for Baruch Maoz, and the work that he is carrying on in Israel, despite obstacles and opposition. He has been a dear friend for many years. I’ll never forget doing a conference for him in Israel several years ago. I pray that God may use his sound theology, helpful preaching, excellent books, and numerous gifts for the conversion and spiritual maturation of thousands of Israelis and for the abundant glory of God. Rev. Joel R. Beeke, Heritage Netherlands Reformed Congregation, Author

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Baruch Maoz has been a minister of the gospel, author, publisher, and voice for believers in the land of Israel for four decades. I have seen firsthand the fruit of his ministry and I cannot recommend it too highly. Baruch’s preaching, teaching, and writing ministry should be supported by all who care about the gospel and its impact in Israel and beyond! Pastor Jerry Marcellino, Audubon Drive Bible Church, Federation of reformed Evangelicals – Laurel, Mississippi

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Knowing and embracing our Lord’s clear directive to bring the Gospel to the “Jew first” I, along with BPC have been extraordinarily blessed to work in partnership with the effective biblical and faithful ministry of Baruch Maoz. His ministry of evangelism, discipleship, along with his strategic and insightful writing/translation projects, only enhance my opportunity to recommend him and his ministry. Rev. Harry Reeder, Senior Pastor, Briarwood Presbyterian Church (PCA), Birmingham AL

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Tom Ascol of the Founders Movement writes: "Baruch and Bracha Maoz serve in the kingdom of Jesus Christ. Baruch has served as a pastor, publisher, author and church reformer in his homeland of Israel. He has ministered several times with our Grace Baptist Church family in Cape Coral and our people have come to love Bracha and him dearly. I highly recommend his and his ministry to any church that values expositional preaching and the gospel of God's grace." Dr. Thomas Ascol, Grace Baptist Church (SBC), Founders Movement, Cape Coral FL

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