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Tuesday, January 12, 2006

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Joel RosenbergIsrael After Sharon?
Prayers, predictions, and possibilities for the precarious situation in the Middle East.

All eyes now turn to Israel and the future of the Middle East peace process as 77-year old Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, who suffered a massive stroke recently, fights for his life in a Jerusalem hospital. More …

Top 10 Ways to Know You're Obsessed with Bible ProphecyTop 10 Ways to Know You're Obsessed with Bible Prophecy

Dr. Stu Johnson takes a walk on the light side with this humorous top-ten list written by Mark Hitchcock, a prophecy expert from the Left Behind Prophecy Club. We hope it brings a smile to your face! More …

The RegimeThe Regime

No Left Behind book is complete without the ultimate villain—antichrist Nicolae Carpathia. The Regime captures Carpathia at age 25 when he has already conquered the Romanian and European business worlds and has set his site on politics, where nothing will stop him from obtaining his goal of complete international power.

Read the untold stories of Rayford, Irene, Buck, Smitty, and Leon Fortunato. These six personalities have no idea they are on a collision course with destiny at the most dire moment in history. Read more.

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Join the Prophecy ClubJoin the Prophecy Club
How will Ariel Sharon's stroke impact Israel and the Middle East? Are all of the natural disasters in the last year a sign that we're entering (or are in) the end times? These and many other questions are the kinds of topics you'll read about in the Left Behind Prophecy Club Newsletter. Under the banner "Interpreting the Signs," each week's e-mail edition brings readers four stories on current events or trends, a prophecy Bible study, and a number of weekly features. Subscribers to this premium service also have access to message boards—a significant community of Left Behind fans—and a resource center containing an archive of past articles and additional material. More …

Make Resolutions Stick

This time of year, as we once again make our New Year's resolutions, I can't help but laugh at the seeming futility of most of them. A cartoon from the Christian Science Monitor put it well. It shows a man writing his list, composed of only three resolutions. More …

Embracing EternityStart the New Year Out Right!
365-day Devotional

You love reading about the grace and character of God, the hope of Jesus' return, and stories of faith and obedience in the Left Behind series. Now, be inspired by these themes each day of the year! Don't miss this daily devotional by the creators of the Left Behind series. Each day, you'll find a Scripture reading, a devotional thought, and questions to challenge you—as well as references to themes and quotes from the Left Behind series. More …

The Ezekiel OptionThe Ezekiel Option
Don't miss this explosive new political thriller by Joel Rosenberg that literally feels ripped from tomorrow's headlines. With Saddam Hussein and Yasser Arafat out of the way, a dazzling era of security and prosperity seems to have come to the Middle East. With the help of an American president trying to spread freedom and democracy, Israel and the Palestinians have signed a historic peace agreement. Violence is down. Their economies are booming. But a new evil looms on the horizon.

Read the first chapter.
Visit Joel's site for more articles.

Sound Familiar? Sound Familiar?
Jerry Jenkins has a lot of fun with names in the Left Behind series. He uses anagrams, names characters after people he knows, and coins many nicknames. Here are five NICKnames he used for Nicholae Carpathia:

• Abbott & Costello (Carpathia & Fortunato)
• A.C. (short for Antichrist)
• Big man himself
• Slimiest of liars
• Satan with no downtime

The Ezekiel OptionEnter the January LeftBehind.com Contest!

Ten first-prize winners will receive a copy of the Ezekiel Option.

Five second-prize winners will receive a membership to the Left Behind Prophecy Club.

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Left Behind Games

Join the Tribulation Force! Left Behind Games
Eternal Forces, the highly-anticipated PC game based on the blockbuster fiction series by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins, went on pre-sale at more than 3,500 locations across the country.

The Sneak Peek Pack, which includes a unique bracelet, special access to key codes that assist in conquering multiple levels of game play, and a DVD featuring the official trailer, is available for pre-sale at GameStop and EB Games. For $5, fans can reserve one of the first copies of the game and receive the Sneak Peek Pack, while supplies last.

Left Behind: Eternal Forces is scheduled to ship by Easter 2006. The game puts players in command of an apocalyptic battle between the Tribulation Forces and the Global Community Peacekeepers during the End of Days raging in the streets of New York City. Gamers will participate in events from the Left Behind® book series and experience newly written material.

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