Archive: April 2004

Apr. 01

I’m offended! — What Herb Thinks

Some are offended by religious symbols. I’m offended by the Arch of Titus.

Apr. 06

EU’s Shadow Government? — What Herb Thinks

I should have been expecting this. The EUobserver is reporting Gijs de Vries, the EU’s new anti-terror tsar, is saying his powers are limited. He says the true power to fight terror remains with the EU member states. Read about it here.

Apr. 07

Divided and United — What Herb Thinks

I once received an e-mail that said, “Whether you like it or not, you’re a leader.” The problem is, I don’t want to be a leader. I don’t want anyone following me. I don’t want in any way to compete with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Apr. 09

Herb Spin Zone — What Herb Thinks

Let’s be honest. We all have opinions. And when we have opinions, they tend to influence our way of seeing things. And to suggest otherwise, in my opinion, may be a bit dishonest.

Apr. 15

One Out Of Seven — What Herb Thinks

In my last commentary, I mentioned something President Bush said at his recent press conference. Bush said before 9/11 America wasn’t on a war footing. But, America’s enemies were. And if you recall, I compared what he said about America to us Christians. I said we no longer are on a war footing, but our enemies are.

Apr. 16

EU Beast Sputters — What Herb Thinks

United States President George Bush has officially endorsed Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s disengagement plan. And behind the scenes, British Prime Minister Tony Blair has been attempting to sell the plan to his fellow European Union leaders.

Apr. 16

Home At Last — What Herb Thinks

Who is the Babylon of Revelation 17 and 18? There is much debate on this issue. I recall when in the early 1990s, at the beginning of the first Gulf War, I was contemplating this question.

Apr. 19

Bush/Blair About Face — What Herb Thinks

No sooner had Spain’s new Socialist leader, Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, ordered his country’s troops out of Iraq Read about it here, United States President George Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair did a surprise about face. Read about it here I And here.

Apr. 20

Fundies Are Bonkers — What Herb Thinks

They are taking us seriously now. How will they respond? We will be marginalized. So, this is how it begins — we are bonkers.

Apr. 24

Getting Engaged — What Herb Thinks

Prime Minister Ariel Sharon thinks he understands. He thinks it’s time for Israel to get engaged. The question is, who to?

Apr. 27

Could Have Stopped It — What Herb Thinks

When persecution comes, will they say, “We could have stopped it”?

Apr. 29

A Country Called Europe — What Herb Thinks

Sometimes we students of Bible prophecy can be like people watching a tennis match. One moment we’re looking in one direction, the next we’re looking in another direction. And I confess, I do it, too.

Apr. 30

A Great Trek — What Herb Thinks

Each time I sit to write I do it with the realization I could be wrong. It’s not because of the many e-mails I get telling me I’m wrong. And it’s not because I don’t believe what I have to say. It’s just because I’m human and, like so many other students of Bible prophecy before me, I too could end up being wrong.