July/August 2024

Gog and Magog

The Invasion of Israel From Ezekiel 38—39


Russia, Iran, and other world powers take center stage in this issue of Israel My Glory, as we study Ezekiel 38—39 and the prophecy of the Battle of Gog and Magog. In the last days, a powerful ruler identified as “Gog” will lead a mighty coalition to invade Israel and threaten its survival.

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Features

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From the Editor Jul/Aug 2024

On Easter Sunday, we lost a great man of God. Elwood McQuaid, former executive director of The Friends of Israel Gospel Ministry (FOI)...

It Pays to Talk to the Right Person

You may recall my mother, the five-star kvetch, from the previous issue of Israel My Glory. She perfected the art...

Understanding Gog and Magog

Ezekiel 38—39 contains one of the greatest prophecies in the Bible. It describes a massive invasion of Israel in the last days...

Is Gog’s Invasion Imminent?

Although there is no question a coalition of nations will descend on Israel, intent on annihilating it, there are certainly questions...

The Question is WHY?

Sometime in the future, a war will break out. In today’s world, that would seem a normal activity, as there are always conflicts brewing somewhere...

No Weapon Formed

The threat to Israel’s survival has existed for millennia. Jewish people often stand before their history in sober silence, so stunned by the unmitigated brutality...


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The Arm of God

God’s protective grace over Israel was clearly manifested on April 13, when Iran carried out its first direct assault on the Jewish state, launching an unprecedented barrage...

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Iran Wants Jordan

Iran is stirring up anti-government sentiment in Jordan, with the goal of toppling King Abdullah II and replacing his regime with one led by Hamas...

The Friends of Israel in Action Jul/Aug 2024

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Human Rights Hypocrisy

For decades, human rights organizations counted antisemitism among the world’s great wrongs. But a significant plot...

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Are Christians Eternally Secure?

Many Christians are not certain they will enjoy eternal life when they die. Some doubt because they have neglected to...

The Coming Anti-Israel Alliance

Jewish people around the world are still traumatized by Hamas’s horrific, unprovoked surprise massacre...

The Invaders

The ancient historian Josephus identified Magog as the area inhabited by the Scythian tribes, a nomadic people in the mountainous region north of the Black and Caspian Seas...

Israel’s 6 Steps of Redemption

Ezekiel said, “So the house of Israel shall know that I am the LORD their God from that day forward” (39:22). Israel will...

Elwood McQuaid: In Loving Memory

For each generation, the Lord raises up the right leader for the times. That was certainly true of Elwood McQuaid...

Israel’s Hope

The Battle of Gog and Magog will mark a dark time in Israel’s history. Facing a united attack from a coalition of powerful nations, Israel may feel helplessly alone...

Ancient Evidence for the Book of Ruth

The book of Ruth records the origin of the Davidic dynasty that reigned over Israel for 400 years. As prophesied, the...

One Thing I Do

Professional athletes devote their lives to the pursuit of a prize. They focus all their efforts on reaching their goals, putting aside all distractions...

Giving Thanks for the Unseen

Young children’s prayers are often sweet and simple. Many of us spoke such prayers during our own childhoods...

Jewish World Update Jul/Aug 2024

Saudi Arabia has accused Iran of instigating the Hamas-Israel war in Gaza to undermine progress in reaching a...

Apples of Gold Jul/Aug 2024

Many elderly people in Israel go door to door collecting money for blind children. Recently, I heard a knock on my door. When I opened it, two kind, elderly, ultra-Orthodox men...

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