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Prayer for the Government of Israel in 2024

As the world celebrates the arrival of 2024, Israel remains entrenched in a devastating war, its government steeped in turmoil. But God is in control and He responds to the prayers of His people! We offer here a prayer for Israel’s governing leaders and ask you, our friends in the…...

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This Hanukkah and Christmas, What Might the Maccabees Say to Followers of Yeshua?

This year, spiritual dynamics involved in the original Hanukkah event seem to be prophetically re-occurring. The holiday will soon end, but what might our ancient Maccabee forbears still say to us, if they could? The festive, eight day commemoration of Hanukkah (“Feast of Dedication”) starts this year on December 7…...

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A Christian Response to Global Anti-Semitism

The Israel-Hamas War has unleashed murderous waves of anti-Semitism and anti-Israel ideologies that are unprecedented in scope worldwide. How are Bible-believing Christians to respond? Consider that long ago, when the Jewish people returned to Israel after 70 years of exile, God spoke to them through the prophet Zechariah: “Whoever touches…...

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HAPPY NEW YEAR 5784 AND FEAST OF TRUMPETS by Sandra Teplinsky

Happy Jewish New Year 5784, traditionally known as Rosh Hashanah, falling this year on September 15-17. To be accurate, Rosh Hashanah is not a biblical event, or even a phrase in the context of any feast. As we’ve pointed out for many years, the holiday known today as Rosh Hashanah…...

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A PM for the PM by Dr. Kerry Teplinsky – July 23, 2023

“The heart is deceitful above all things, And desperately wicked; Who can know it? Jeremiah 17:9 (NKJV) Last Saturday PM Netanyahu was hospitalized for lightheadedness or fainting. This was not the first time this has happened. Yesterday, he received a pacemaker (pm) to correct this. The warning signs had been…...

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Tisha b’Av: Can it be Redeemed in Our Time? by Sandra Teplinsky

Tisha b’Av, the annual day of Jewish mourning and fasting, falls this year on July 26-27. With Israel facing a possible civil war and existential war with Iran, Tisha b’Av 5783/2023 summons us to facedown sobriety before God. Tisha b’Av literally means “9th of Av,” referring to the 9th day…...

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Tammuz 17 and Bein HaMetzarim 2023: A Time for War?

July 6, 2023 represents a critical day in the biblical calendar and Hebrew Scriptures, corresponding to the 17th of the month of Tammuz. Zechariah 8:19 refers to this day as “the fast of the fourth month.” On Tammuz 17, in both 586 BC and 70 AD, invading armies attacked and…...

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After the Isaiah 62 Fast, Now What?

© 2023, Sandra Teplinsky — In March 2023, when a handful of American prayer leaders announced an initiative to mobilize millions of Christians to fast and pray for Israel for 21 days, like many other Israeli Messianic Jews, I was dumbfounded. And I was delighted. And frankly, I was just…...

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The Incense of Prayer

The parasha for this week (March 11-17, 2023) is called Ki Tisa. Packed with rich insight and majestic mystery, Ki Tisa includes God’s instructions for the offering of incense to Him in Israel’s holy tabernacle and temple. Today, neither tabernacle nor temple exists. But as a New Covenant believer,  your…...

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ARE DEMOCRATIC FREEDOMS IN ISRAEL UNDER THREAT? How to Pray with Discernment — by Sandra Teplinsky (2 February 2023)

Israel’s new, extremely right wing governing coalition has announced its intent to dramatically curb certain powers exercised for decades by the Israeli High Court. This has given rise to roiling domestic discord and public protest over threats to democracy. International media outlets and global leaders have expressed outrage at Israel…...

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