September/October 2019

Here We Stand


At The Friends of Israel Gospel Ministry, we believe correct doctrine comes from “rightly dividing the word of truth” (2 Tim. 2:15). So this issue of Israel My Glory presents what we believe about 19 specific points of the Christian faith.
IMG In Depth: Our radio host, Chris Katulka interviewed Jim Showers about this issue.

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Features

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From the Editor Sep/Oct 2019

Over the years I’ve had many people tell me doctrine isn’t important. What matters, they say, is that you love Jesus. I’ll never dispute the importance of loving Jesus. But the apostle Paul spent...

God & Creation

We believe God is one being in three coequal, coeternal persons. This short statement expresses the Christian definition of the Trinity, or the triunity of the Godhead...

Good Works & Salvation

We believe all human beings are sinners (Rom. 3:23), possessing active sin natures that result in our physical and spiritual deaths...

Jesus & the Word

We believe Jesus was conceived through the power of the Holy Spirit and was born to a virgin. The virgin birth is a crucial doctrine of the Christian faith...

Israel & the Church

We believe the unconditional covenant God made with Abraham is still in force today, and God will not cancel it. God made the unconditional covenant with Abram (Abraham), recorded in Genesis 15...

Things to Come

We believe everyone who ever lived, including unbelievers, will be bodily resurrected from the dead and receive a new, immortal body. However, not everyone will spend eternity enjoying immortality...


More In This Issue

Inside View Sep/Oct 2019

As long as we believe Jesus is the Savior of the world, does it really matter what else we believe? After all, didn’t Jesus come to save mankind from its sins, and isn’t that fact the basic essence of the Bible?...

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The Ultra-Orthodox Dilemma

Teens in the Western World usually have the luxury of choosing to attend a college or university, join the workforce, or enter military service after graduating from high school...

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Innovative Companies Love Israel

More than 500 multinational corporations (MNCs) representing 35 countries are now active in Israel, according to a landmark study of multinational activity...

Christian Persecution Sep/Oct 2019

Widespread evidence shows that “today, Christians constitute by far the most widely persecuted religion,” according to an interim report...

Where Was God When…?

Why doesn’t God always intervene to prevent terrible tragedies? If you’ve ever found yourself asking, “Where were You, Lord?” you’re in good company...

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Q: What Does ‘The Apple of God’s Eye’ Mean?

People often use the phrase the apple of my eye to express how precious a loved one is in their sight...

The Big Ten

Many people are familiar with Cecil B. DeMille’s film The Ten Commandments. In a famous scene, Moses receives the Ten Commandments on stone tablets...

A Misled Generation

It’s encouraging to know that before the Antichrist even appears on the world scene, his ultimate demise and destiny in the Lake of Fire are certain. When Christ returns to Earth, He will destroy this man of sin...

Leave the Light On for Me

For more than 30 years, a motel chain in the United States has offered a warm welcome to its customers by telling them, “We’ll leave the light on for you"...

Jewish World Update Sep/Oct 2019

The vast majority of media coverage of anything involving Israel includes false accusations, distortion or omission of facts, or some combination thereof...

Apples of Gold Sep/Oct 2019

In Ezekiel 33:11 it is written, “Say to them: ‘As I live,’ says the Lord GOD, ‘I have no pleasure in the death of the wicked, but that the wicked turn from his way and live. Turn, turn from your evil ways...

Daily News from Israel

Iran Gives Hezbollah Approval to Attack Israel

Iran has authorized Lebanese terror organization Hezbollah to launch a large-scale attack on Israel...

News Digest — 2/28/24

About an hour after the IDF announced Tuesday evening (27th) that it had attacked sites in Lebanon, additional artillery attacks...

Israel at War: Week 20

"All politics is local." In Israel, two political moves illustrate this point. First, President Biden and Secretary of State Blinken appear to...

News Digest — 2/27/24

Hezbollah on Monday (26th) fired dozens of rockets toward the Golan in a significant departure from...

News Digest — 2/26/24

The IDF presented to the War Cabinet its plan to both evacuate Palestinian civilians from Rafah and to militarily destroy...

News Digest — 2/23/24

A Jewish Member of Parliament stated in an emotional address in the British Parliament Thursday (22nd) that he feels safer in...

News Digest — 2/22/24

Israel’s long-range Arrow air defense system shot down a ballistic missile over the Red Sea early Thursday morning (22nd), apparently fired by...

Is Hamas’s Time Running Out?

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared on Tuesday that Israel would not agree to a ceasefire with Hamas...

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