Shana Tova—A Good Sweet Year to You!
With God’s help, your faith can be, “like Mount Zion, which cannot be moved, but abides forever.”
We don’t normally think of the Scots in terms of those who rescued Jewish people from the horrors of the Nazi Holocaust. When the name, Jane Haining, from Dunscore, Dumfriesshire in Scotland came to my attention, I determined to know more about her courageous selfless life.
Whether storms of personal adversity, the battering winds of pressure to conform to popular culture or the effects of a secular worldview that have the potential to impact societies like a flooding deluge—all threaten to destroy people of faith who are not securely anchored in God’s Word.
The Balfour Declaration’s bold expression of support for a Jewish homeland issued in 1917 by British Foreign Secretary Arthur Balfour on behalf of King George V and the government of Great Britain did not go unchallenged. The Mandate to establish a Jewish national home was virtually derailed by government officials motivated by misguided expediency rather than moral clarity.