July/August 2014

The New Technology and 666

New Technology In Light of Bible Prophecy


Society, it seems, can no longer function without its social networks. As computers become more sophisticated, they probably will dominate our lives more than we can imagine. Yet by then, perhaps no one will care.

From Lorna Simcox's, A Letter From the Editor.

Features

From the Editor Jul/Aug 2014

I am not a Facebook fan. One of my daughters has tried to get me on it, luring me with pictures of my grandchildren. And in a moment of weakness several years ago, I allowed...

High-Tech Religion or the Real Thing?

Watching the student riot “celebration” following the University of Connecticut NCAA basketball championship win in April was disturbing, to say the least. Seeing students...

The Rapture: Who Is Left Behind?

A completely different world is coming—one that, for a time, will not contain a single, genuine, Bible-believing Christian. The event that removes them is called the Rapture...

Dark Innovation: The Role of Technology in Revelation 13

Imagine a world of the future. It is a desperate world where human beings are controlled by a single, tyrannical power. If we look behind the curtain to see what energizes...

Privacy in a Facebook World

Stories involving expanding government surveillance, increased law enforcement powers, and the bugging and tracking of American citizens have started appearing regularly...

Is One-World Currency Only a Click Away?

For many people today, online shopping is the way to go. You don’t have to fight traffic on the roads or wait in long lines. There are no crowded aisles, and the store never...


More In This Issue

Inside View Jul/Aug 2014

What price would I be willing to pay to follow Jesus? The question resonated with me over and over during our recent Up to Jerusalem tour. Each issue of Israel My Glory runs...

Eye on the Middle East Jul/Aug 2014

It doesn’t matter what you’re doing––bathing your 2-year-old, fixing dinner, or sleeping. You have only 11 seconds to run for safety from an incoming rocket when the siren...

Warning Bells

The identities of those responsible for distributing anti-Semitic leaflets to Jewish people in Donetsk, Ukraine, in April remain sketchy. Implications of the incident do not. The official-looking...

The Thought Machine: It May Soon Be Reading Your Mind

Anyone who likes science fiction movies probably remembers Marty McFly’s attempts to get “back to the future.” Marty ends up in a time machine built from...

They Cry in Silence Jul/Aug 2014

Although U.S. officials and other global players were trying to help recover the girls kidnapped from a majority-Christian high school in Nigeria’s Borno state in April, scores...

A Few Things Out There

Fashion and technology are combining to make the next wave of technology more stylish. The media giant Google has created Google Glass, a wearable set of frames that is...

Free Speech and the Well-Traveled Road

This year the White House has promoted two disconcerting proposals that would cede more power over the Internet to the international community. The result would undoubtedly...

New Survey Shows Extent of Worldwide Anti-Semitism

The results of the most comprehensive survey ever taken on global anti-Semitic attitudes were released recently by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), and they have broad...

What Is the Gospel?

If you were to die tonight, do you know for certain you would go to heaven? I’ve heard all types of answers to this question: “I don’t believe in heaven.” “I think I’m going to heaven....

Worshiping the Techno Gods

With technology, we can change the world.” I was sitting in an examining room at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, listening to my oncologist...

Saints and Sinners

1 John 3:4–10: The First Epistle of John teaches that people who are truly born again are children of God and will practice righteousness (2:29), keeping themselves pure from sin...

The Wisdom of God Part Two

Proverbs 2:6–7 states, “The Lᴏʀᴅ gives wisdom; from His mouth come knowledge and understanding; He stores up sound wisdom for the upright.” However, the Bible also reveals...

Israel in the News Jul/Aug 2014

An anti-Semitic cartoon published recently in Hamas’s official daily newspaper tries to scare away new immigrants to Israel and threaten everyone living there with genocide.

Apples of Gold Jul/Aug 2014

We must hold on to this land, otherwise they shall completely drive us into the sea. The Lord has promised this land to our people, and there is no power in the world that...

Daily News from Israel

Bennett Calls for Immediate Action Against Iran

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett recently called on the international community to act immediately against Iran, this after the International Atomic Energy Agency...

News Digest — 9/17/21

Dozens of trucks carrying Iranian diesel arrived in Lebanon on Thursday (16th), the first in a series of deliveries organized by the Hezbollah terrorist organization...

News Digest — 9/16/21

Israel shut down on Wednesday evening (15th) for Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement and the holiest day of the Jewish calendar, even as security forces remained...

Study Shows Need for Greater Holocaust Education

A recent study concluded that most teachers in England do not know nearly enough about the Holocaust to teach it. Despite 964 of the 1,077 teachers surveyed...

News Digest — 9/15/21

Israeli security forces are deploying reinforcements across the country ahead of the Yom Kippur holiday, which is set to begin Wednesday (15th) at sundown. In particular, security is...

News Digest — 9/14/21

Two individuals in their 20s were stabbed near Jerusalem’s Central Station on Monday (13th) in a suspected terrorist attack, and were evacuated to the nearby...

Foiled!

Two attempts to attack Israelis were foiled over the weekend. On Saturday a 17 year old assailant was killed by Border Police as he attempted to stab two...

News Digest — 9/13/21

Defense Minister Benny Gantz on Sunday (12th) said the manhunt to bring about the capture of two remaining Palestinian prisoners who escaped a...

More From The Friends of Israel