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A New Year and A New Government Today

What could yesterday’s groundbreaking governmental shift in Israel–occurring on the biblical new year–signal to the nations? In yesterday’s sudden turnaround of events, Benjamin Netanyahu and Benjamin Gantz reached an agreement for a new unity government. It just so happened that yesterday was the first day of the first month (Nissan)…...

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How Shall We Pray Concerning President Trump’s Peace Plan?

A wholehearted thanks to each of you who prayed with us this month according to the specific, daily prayers we shared in our emails. Like the biblical character Ruth, may you be richly rewarded by the God of Israel, under whose wings you abide with much favor. This week we…...

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Who Will Govern Israel?

Many Christians who care about Israel are perplexed about our almost year-long crisis in which we have lacked a duly elected, functioning government. This is understandable.  The political situation is complex and unprecedented. In this article we hope to clarify some of the main issues and suggest directions for prayer.…...

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Is Time Running Out in Israel?

“Without wise leadership a nation fails.” (Proverbs 11:14, NLT) It has been two weeks since we last wrote about the formation of an Israeli government. Much has transpired that has left us no closer to a resolution than before. There have been behind the scenes negotiations, important ministerial appointments, ultimatums,…...

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What Do Israel’s Election Results Suggest for Messianic Faith in the Land?

The votes are in. Israel’s second national election this year has, once again, yielded no clear winning party. But for Kingdom purposes, at least one prayed-for victory was scored: The ultra-Orthodox, anti-Messiah political stronghold in our government was, and continues to be, shaken. The battle for genuine religious freedom in…...

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Tuesday’s Israeli Election

The biblical Feast of Trumpets (“Yom Teruah”), falling this year on September 29-30, is still two weeks away. But this Tuesday, September 17, trumpets of another sort will sound their awakening calls. On that day the citizens of Israel will cast their votes in a second effort to elect a…...

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Passover – Resurrection Transition: Israel’s Government Will be on His Shoulders

Israeli politics have drawn world attention this week. The votes have been counted and many are congratulating Benjamin Netanyahu and the Likud party for his record-setting 5th term as Prime Minister. In fact, however, Mr. Netanyahu has not been appointed prime minister—as least not yet. We write this article to…...

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WHY IS ISRAEL’S GOVERNMENT SHAKING?

“I will once more shake the heavens and the earth, the sea and the dry land. I will shake all nations and the desired of all nations will come, and I will fill this house with glory.” (Haggai 2:6-7) We’re getting a second chance. How will we respond? You probably…...

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Happy Biblical New Year – and Israeli Government

“The Lord said to Moses and Aaron in Egypt, ‘This month is to be for you the first month, the first month of your year.'” (Exodus 12:1-2) In a few hours we celebrate the New Year which God appointed for the Jewish people in Exodus 12:1-2. The new moon (Rosh…...

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AN UPDATE ON THE INCREASINGLY COMPLEX ISRAELI ELECTIONS

Two weeks ago I (Kerry) sent out a detailed article describing the political landscape in Israel with suggestions as to how best to pray. Since that time the deadline for submitting the list of each party’s Knesset candidates has passed. We now know who can potentially be elected to the…...

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