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.
“This I recall to my mind, therefore I have hope. Through the Lord’s mercies we are not consumed, because His compassions fail not. They are new every morning; great is Your faithfulness. ‘The Lord is my portion,’ says my soul, ‘Therefore I hope in Him!’” Lamentations 3:21-24
What does my Scottish-Irish-Norwegian background bring to the discussion about Israel, you ask?
Despite the narrative routinely championed by the liberal media, Israel’s War of Independence was a defensive war—a war of survival. Simultaneously attacked by five Arab states and perilously outnumbered by armies with superior weaponry, Israel emerged the victor with God’s help.
O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God.