Intercession

10 Fascinating Facts about Sukkot (Feast of Tabernacles) September 20-27, 2021

The word Sukkot is plural for sukkah, referring to a booth or hut. Sukkah stems from the Hebrew root sakak, meaning to cover over or protect. During the Feast of Sukkot, we live in booths (sukkot) for seven days to remember God’s protective covering and provision during Israel’s 40 years…...

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Yom Kippur 5782: Day of At-one-ment for Israel, the Church and the Nations

The Levitical feast of Yom Kippur (known as the Day of Atonement) starts tonight, September 15, the tenth day of the seventh month (Tishri) of the biblical calendar year. It is the sixth of seven annual Levitical feasts, three of which occur in the fall. Since ancient times the Jewish people…...

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Perplexing Times: How to Pray in Peace

Many years ago an American rabbi named Harold Kushner (not a believer in Yeshua) wrote a lay theology book entitled, “When Bad Things Happen to Good People.” The book was a blockbuster, especially in secular circles. It endeavored to explain not just when, but why bad things happen to good…...

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PRE-PASSOVER DAY OF PRAYER AND FASTING FOR THE ISRAELI ELECTION

This season of Passover we are “sounding a trumpet” before the Israeli election on March 23. God marvelously delivered and set His people free to worship and serve Him at the original Passover and exodus. We are calling for a holy convocation of Israeli believers to petition Heaven to once…...

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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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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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The Feast of Trumpets (Yom Teruah): Much More than a Dress Rehearsal

The atmosphere in Israel this week is tinged with lively expectancy, despite the drama of political posturing and military threats of Iran. Around the country, preparations are underway for Yom Teruah (Day or Feast of Trumpets), also known as Rosh HaShanah (Head of the Year) on September 30. Yom Kippur…...

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Engage with Yeshua this Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, will be observed this year Tuesday evening through Wednesday evening, October 8-9. God commissioned Israel’s high priest on this most holy day to provide for the atonement of His people’s sins. For followers of Yeshua, who according to 1 Peter 2:9 are a royal…...

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Love Compelling Effective Intercession: A Study of This Week’s Torah Portion (February 22, 2019)

SUMMARY: This week’s parasha, Ki Tisa, explodes with the fire of love that ignites and compels effective intercession. As we read and engage with Moses’ prayers of passion for Israel, we are escorted to the inner chambers of God’s heart. There we discover depths of friendship with Him that drive…...

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BEIN HA METZARIM — TIME TO FAST FORWARD AND PRAY

Are you hungry for more of God, His love, purity and presence? The upcoming weeks could provide an opportunity for you to align with Israel and feast on Him in a special way.  Bein ha Metzarim (“Between the Straits”) is a watershed period of time in the biblical calendar, beginning…...

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