July/August 2020

From the Editor Jul/Aug 2020

I don’t know what the situation will be by the time you receive this issue of Israel My Glory. Today we’re “sheltering in place,” unable to go practically anywhere…

Inside View Jul/Aug 2020

Our Hesed volunteers left for Israel this year with great hope and anticipation until the coronavirus pandemic caught up with them. Shortly after arriving in Israel…

What Is Normal?

I think you’ll agree with me that nothing seems normal anymore. COVID-19 has emptied highways, closed schools, turned homes into offices…

Annexation Now Looms Large

The coalition agreement between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main rival, Blue and White party leader…

Christian Persecution Jul/Aug 2020

April was a terrible month in Nigeria as Muslim Fulani herdsmen again attacked and murdered Christians, including children…

Israel’s Will to Remember

I am more of a doer than a thinker. It takes discipline for me to think before I act. Spending two weeks in Israel…

Enter the Greeks

On December 17, 2019, 16 leaders of The United Methodist Church signed the Protocol of Reconciliation & Grace Through Separation

Plato Versus the Bible

At first glance, Plato’s theory of forms seems to have positive traits. It attempts to satisfy the seeking heart’s cry, “There has to be more to life than this!”…

The Acts 1:6 Controversy

The book of Acts opens after the disciples had been learning about the Kingdom of God for 40 days from the King Himself…

Joint Heirs With Jesus!

I have often heard the dispensational, premillennial view of the Bible criticized as too pessimistic and being all about Israel to the point that it denigrates the church…

Until He Comes

Many people are bewildered about what is happening in the world today. Why is abortion so prevalent? Why is there so much murder and mayhem?..

The Altar of Sacrifice

Most people today are familiar with the concept of blessing. But they know little about the idea of sacrifice, particularly on an altar…

Thankful for Everything

Memory is a wonderful gift from God. Some people say the human mind can store as many as 600 memories a second…

The Heart Attack

“We have no pulse.” Those were the words my wife heard as the paramedics transported me to the hospital. The events of that evening were nothing short of miraculous…

Jewish World Update Jul/Aug 2020

The Danish Contemporary Bible 2020, the first Danish translation in more than 20 years, has removed the word Israel

Apples of Gold Jul/Aug 2020

When people are in trouble, they start to think about the big questions of life, like where they came from. Even those who seem so far away from faith begin to open their eyes…