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PASSOVER THEN AND NOW: Strange Parallels

  The back story to Passover is a mysterious one. Yet it seems strangely, even portentously relevant today. Exodus 1 recounts that after Jacob and his sons died in Egypt, the Israelites “became exceedingly numerous, so that the land was filled with them.” (v.7) The rabbis teach the ancient Hebrews…...

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Purim and Resurrection Week: Prophetic Parallels in This Year’s Rare Calendar Convergence

    This year, as Christians mark Holy Week to prepare for Resurrection Day, Jews celebrate Purim on March 24. Purim is based on the book of Esther. The merry festival recounts God’s victory over His enemies’ attempt to annihilate the Jews. Calendar convergence of the two holidays is quite…...

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Yesterday’s Jerusalem Marathon and a Brief Heavenly Encounter

Today was Jerusalem Marathon Day, an event that drew 30,000 runners and almost as many spectators. We learned a few days ago that our home was along the planned route, so we looked forward to watching out the window. I should have anticipated that in Israel, a marathon of this…...

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Keys to a Purim Turnaround Victory from the Hebrew Scriptures

The joyful feast of Purim*, based on the book of Esther, falls this year on March 12-13. (In certain places the holiday will extend to March 14.)  Some Bible scholars believe Yeshua was in Jerusalem for the purpose of celebrating Purim when He ministered in John 5. I will not…...

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New Israel Prayer Resource: Free Intercessory Prayer Guide for Every Day of Every Month

  Our newly revised, user friendly prayer guide enables you to benefit from over 40 years of Bible study and intercession for Israel. Intercessory prayer points are both general and specific, inspirational, and filled with Scripture. You’ll be able to re-use this unique guide for many years. Beneficial for individuals,…...

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Purim: “Observe the days as days of feasting and joy and giving … gifts to the poor.” (Esther 9:22)

This Purim, we invite you to join us in giving to some of the neediest of needy Israelis. Together, we really can save at least one Jewish life! Your gift can help spare an unborn baby from abortion because the parents have decided they can’t afford it. ON THE HOLIDAY…...

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Do You Know Why Israeli Settlements Are Not Illegal Under International Law?

  Roughly one percent of Israeli Messianic Jews probably live in settlements, though no formal counting of them exists. For most, the reason may be more financial than theological. Believers working or ministering in Jerusalem or Tel Aviv often find the high cost of decent home ownership in those cities…...

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A CALL TO HUMBLE, BOLD PRAYER – NOW!

As you know, President Trump will be meeting with Prime Minister Netanyahu in Washington tomorrow, February 15, 2017. Yesterday we participated in a prayer watch at the house of prayer in Jerusalem with which we co-labor, Succat Hallel. There the Holy Spirit revealed to us critical points for prayer about…...

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Why Israel Must be More Than a Prophetic Timepiece

  Do you want to know the passion and burden of God—His kingdom purposes—for today? If so, think Israel. God is “crazy” in love with the nations. That’s why He created one called Israel. Least among them (Deuteronomy 7:7), she would serve as key to His redemption of all nations.…...

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Why I’m Inspired by the Jerusalem Body of Believers

  My first introduction to believers in Yeshua in Jerusalem took place 34 years ago. Back then, much prayerful effort was needed to locate even a handful of fellow Messianic Jews. A sprinkling of evangelical Christians at that time were pioneering ministries to bless Israel and a bit easier to…...

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