March/April 2021

How Shall We Then Live?

Answers from 1 Peter 4:7-11


This world is not our home. If we live by God’s values, we see that truth becoming clearer every day. The world is growing spiritually darker, which is why anti-Semitism and anti-Christian sentiment are growing stronger. These are the last days. How shall we then live? First Peter 4:7–11 has some answers, and they are the subject of this issue of Israel My Glory. We hope you enjoy it.

Features

From the Editor Mar/Apr 2021

When I became a Christian, I didn’t know much about Christianity. I didn’t know the New Testament or doctrine or what God expected of me as a believer...

No Place Like Home

A bump on the head and a trip to Oz was all it took for Dorothy to realize there’s no place like home. Dorothy is the main character in L. Frank Baum’s children’s book...

The Coming Conflagration

“It is apocalyptic.” U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley of Oregon didn’t exaggerate much when he assessed the wildfires that ravaged...

Getting Serious About Talking to God

The doctrine of coming judgments is not popular. Most Christians don’t like reading or hearing about it. They say it’s scary...

The Secret to Serving Christ

When I was a teenager, I enjoyed visiting my pastor’s study. His bookshelves were sprinkled with interesting knickknacks...

The Christian Thing to Do

The toxic turn in the nature of the American political system, bitterly pitting factions and friends against one another, has...


More In This Issue

Inside View Mar/Apr 2021

I often meet friends of Israel who tell me Bible prophecy is seldom taught today. It went from being an extremely popular topic among Christians to a forgotten relic...

‘Do This in Remembrance of Me’

At sundown on March 27, Jewish families the world over will gather in homes as they have for thousands of years to instill...

The Win-Win Infuriating Iran

Morocco recently established full diplomatic relations with Israel as part of the Abraham Accords, an effort by the United States...

Christian Persecution Mar/Apr 2021

Uganda—The Muslim husband of a 38-year-old mother of three beat his wife unconscious...

The Friends of Israel in Action Mar/Apr 2021

Nurith had hit rock bottom in her life. Her husband had suffered a severe stroke, and she was dealing with loneliness...

Advice From Vance Havner

As we move closer and closer to the Rapture of the church, the world will grow more and more godless. Believers will become...

Q: What Is Meant by ‘The Last Days’?

People often ask how the phrase the last days should be interpreted and what events signal that we’re living in the last days...

How to Walk With God

Someone has aptly said, “Counting time is not nearly as important as making time count!” No one can stop the clock of history. It ticks with exactness through each...

Our Purpose for Living

What is the ultimate purpose for a Christian’s use of spiritual gifts? The apostle Peter stated it succinctly: “That in all things God may be glorified through Jesus Christ...

‘Hava Nagila’ and the Resurrection

“I don’t talk politics, and I don’t talk religion!” Ninety-year-old Ruth stood 4 feet 10 inches tall in the doorway of her home...

Are God’s People Really Distinct?

When I was a child, the most memorable instruction my father gave me was “Don’t do as I do; do as I say do!” After I became...

Remain Committed

The Christian life is not a sprint to the finish line. It’s a marathon. It requires faithful endurance from beginning to end; and to live it, we must draw on...

Overcoming Prejudice

From elementary schools to nursing homes, prejudice is everywhere. Often, we reject or accept one another based on superficial observations because...

Jewish World Update Mar/Apr 2021

Former President Barack Obama’s 768-page memoir, A Promised Land, published in November 2020, continues to garner...

Apples of Gold Mar/Apr 2021

In the spring we celebrate Purim here in Israel. Not everyone knows the meaning of this great day. Many think it is merely a festival of joy...

Daily News from Israel

SNL Faces Backlash Over Anti-Semitic Joke

Saturday Night Live's Michael Che jokingly said on the Weekend Update "Israel is reporting that they've vaccinated half of...

News Digest — 3/5/21

Three weeks after a massive oil spill which Israeli environmental experts called the worst ecological disaster to befall the Jewish state in decades, Lebanon is gearing up to...

News Digest — 3/4/21

The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) announced Wednesday (3rd) she has launched an investigation into Israeli conduct in Judea and Samaria and...

Strengthening Security in the Arab Sector

The Prime Minister’s Office announced Israel will spend $45 million combating crime and increasing security in its Arab sector...

News Digest — 3/3/21

The coronavirus cabinet approved an outline to partially reopen the skies on Tuesday (2nd), allowing Israelis to enter and leave the country - starting Sunday (7th) - without permission and...

News Digest — 3/2/21

The Israeli Cabinet approved on Monday (1st) an initiative to grant a campaign ribbon for IDF and South Lebanese Army soldiers who participated in an almost two-decade-long war in...

Disaster! The Aftermath

Following the horrific disaster about ten days ago of Israel’s coastline being inundated with tar, covering nearly 100 miles of beaches, the cleanup has begun...

News Digest — 3/1/21

Syrian air defenses were activated in the capital Damascus and the southern suburbs Sunday night (2/28) to repel an Israeli missile strike, state media reported. There was no...

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