September/October 2023

Sealed!

Exploring the Hope and Security of Our Salvation


The Savior who bought our redemption assures us He will never take it away. What a blessing it is to know that through the Holy Spirit we are “sealed for the day of redemption” (Eph. 4:30). Let’s celebrate the certainty of our salvation in this issue of Israel My Glory. We cover Scripture’s teaching on eternal security, the joy of our faith in the Holy Spirit’s sealing of our souls, and the answers to your pressing questions about this doctrine.
IMG In Depth: Our radio host, Chris Katulka, interviews Dan Price about his article, "4 Common Misconceptions About Eternal Security."

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Features

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From the Editor Sep/Oct 2023

Hymns have a unique staying power. If you grew up singing hymns in your church, I’m sure you can attest to this fact. The sweet words of these songs...

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Dying to Live

Marcus is dead. His lifeless body lies on a hospital bed. The doctors attending him look down on his corpse. Only minutes ago they were busily monitoring his vitals...

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Signed, Sealed, Delivered

Most people want a stamp of affirmation when they complete a transaction. All types of affirmation exist...

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The Difference Between ‘Do’ and ‘Done’

If you’re like me, you examine the guarantee offered when you buy a product. The better the guarantee, the more confident you are...

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In Jesus’ Words

For many who come to faith in Jesus Christ, the phrase once saved, always saved plays an integral part in their discipleship. For others, eternal security is a false teaching...

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4 Common Misconceptions About Eternal Security

As I sat at a sidewalk café with a parishioner and her husband one sunny afternoon...


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Recently, I have had trouble seeing clearly. My doctor attributes my struggles with vision to advancing cataracts, which must be removed...

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Walking the Fine Line

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Is Israel’s Gaza Policy Working?

The recent round of hostilities between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip has sparked a debate over Israel’s...

The Friends of Israel in Action Sep/Oct 2023

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The Early Warning System

British physician John Scott Haldane noticed a problem as he observed miners working underground: By the time they...

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What Does It Mean to Partake of the Divine Nature?

Originally, humanity was created perfect by God. People possessed a perfect...

Unconfused

Unconfused!

Paul and Peter wrote 59 percent of the New Testament’s 27 books. Paul wrote 14 (some people believe he also wrote Hebrews), and Peter wrote two...

Israel’s ‘Pearl Harbor’

Spies warned that conflict was imminent. Enemy troops were visibly massing. Yet, when the attack came on October 6, 1973—Yom Kippur...

Judging the Book of Judges

The book of Judges chronicles cycles of Israel’s discipline and deliverance as the Israelites settled in the land of Canaan...

The Mind of Christ

In Philippians 2:3–4, Paul admonished Christians to live in spiritual unity with one another. Nothing was to be done within the church through selfish ambition...

The Help of His Countenance

A 5-year-old girl was enjoying a picnic with her family one day when she noticed a cluster of older girls yelling nearby.

Jewish World Update Sep/Oct 2023

The New York Times Jerusalem bureau chiefs and columnists have long referred to Israeli “occupied territory...”

Apples of Gold Sep/Oct 2023

People from nations all over the world come to visit Israel. It is written in Isaiah 34:1, “Come near, you nations, to hear” and in Isaiah 49:6...

Daily News from Israel

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An immense majority of 100 out of 120 members of Knesset from the coalition and opposition signed a statement on Monday (20th) condemning...

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