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Eye on the World

What’s in the news—and how might you pray about it? Sentinel editors share prayerful insights into news stories from around the world, and provide links to related articles on JSH-Online.

Eye on the world: Giving is natural

Giving is natural and can’t be suppressed, because of the nature of God and our relationship to Him.

Eye on the world: Man is selfless, not selfish

Selflessness, not selfishness, is part of our true, spiritual identity.

Eye on the world: Lawlessness does not rule man

In spiritual reality, lawlessness and strife are not part of and do not rule man.

We all have a permanent home and eternal usefulness as God’s expression.

Eye on the world: The possibilities of peace

In the 70 years since the end of World War II, the world has seen that peace brings possibilities for progress in solving other problems. True peace is spiritual and permanent, established in divine law.

No matter how hard groups like ISIS may try, man’s innocence can never be taken from him, because it derives from God.

Compassion and goodness are abundant, as Europe illustrates even despite its current crises. Because these qualities derive from God, it is right and natural for them to find expression in each of us.

The global community is making a united effort to send the message that drug addiction is not normal and can be overcome.

Eye on the world: For peace in Jerusalem

A new report, offering a fresh approach toward achieving peace between Israelis and Palestinians, shows that solutions are still possible.

As the response to the recent shootings in Charleston, South Carolina, illustrates, dealing with racism takes more than laws and court rulings; it requires moral courage from all of us.