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

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“As long as I am the prime minister of Israel, not a single Jew will be uprooted from his home,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday (11th) at the dedication of a new interchange in the West Bank...

December 12, 2018

The condition of a baby delivered after his mother was critically wounded in a shooting attack outside the town of Ofra on Sunday night (9th) has deteriorated, the hospital said Monday (10th). The pregnant woman was...

December 11, 2018

A pregnant woman was left in critical condition and six others suffered moderate injuries in a terror attack Sunday evening (9th), when shots were fired from a passing car at a crowd of people waiting at a bus stop outside...

December 10, 2018

On Thursday morning (6th), Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu briefed ambassadors in the north near where the Israel Defense Forces are operating to expose and destroy Hizbullah tunnels.  He provided the...

December 7, 2018

One of the main lessons Hizbullah learned from the 2006 Second Lebanon War was the need to revise its objectives in the next war with Israel, alongside the need to devise advanced defensive and offensive capabilities...

December 6, 2018

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday (4th) vowed to take additional steps, including clandestine operations to protect Israel against Hizbullah’s efforts to attack the Jewish state, hours after the IDF started a...

December 5, 2018

US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman lambasted the United Nations on Monday (3rd) over its anti-Israel bias, using the occasion of Hanukkah to highlight Israel’s legitimate claim to Jerusalem. Friedman, the first US...

December 4, 2018

The Lighting of the first candle of Hanukkah took place Sunday evening (2nd) at the Western Wall, in the presence of the Police Commissioner, Roni Lashich, Chief Rabbi of Israel, David Lau, the Rabbi of the Western Wall...

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