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Israel, The Church, And Iran

Each year on Holocaust Remembrance Day, sirens wail for two minutes throughout Israel in honor of those who perished in the genocidal regime. This year the soul piercing alarm was especially sobering. It seemed accompanied by an almost palpable sense the nation is awakening to possibly its worst nightmare: the…...

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The Blessing of Change

Change is a word that describes life for many as 2009 draws to a close. Modern Israel as a restored nation has been marked by practically constant change in practically every sector of society. Of course, Israeli geopolitics can and do change swiftly. Since we’ve arrived, Jewish neighborhoods (aka “settlements”)…...

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Constructing Controversy or Building up Israel: Understanding the Current Building Construction Controversy

Many issues, as you know, complicate the Arab-Palestinian/Israeli conflict. Recently the Palestinians, supported by the present US administration, have voiced strenuous opposition to certain Israeli building construction. They have insisted that Israel cease all residential and commercial construction in areas the Palestinians view as part of their future state. This…...

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Prayer Update for Israel – December 2009

Israel’s Restoration Thank you for praying for Israel! To help you stay the course in faith, we encourage you to remember the biblical perspective of Israel’s restoration. God is in process of restoring Israel as a nation—both physically and spiritually. That process will not be complete until after Yeshua returns.…...

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Prophetic Perspectives and Prayer Points on News from Jerusalem – November 2, 2009

A New, Old Way to Pray As watchmen on the walls of Jerusalem, we’re committed to watch and pray—and report to you who do likewise. However, a dilemma exists for many of us. In case you haven’t noticed, the media conveys mostly bad news, and most believers—including watchmen—are increasingly distressed…...

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Prophetic Perspectives and Prayer Points on News from Jerusalem – October 2, 2009

“Let God arise, let His enemies be scattered; let those who hate Him flee before Him. But let the righteous be glad; let them rejoice before God; yes, let them rejoice exceedingly.” (Psalm 68: 1, 3) Global Warning This September, the Feast of Trumpets/New Year ushered in a simultaneous acceleration…...

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Tisha B’Av and Standing Firm in Love

Tomorrow, July 30, Jewish people around the world will soberly commemorate Tisha b’Av, which simply translates, the 9th of Av. Av is the fifth month of the biblical calendar and generally corresponds to late July or early August. Tisha b’Av is of penetrating significance in the spirit realm and in…...

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Heritage of the Righteous in an Era of Evil – Psalm 37

“Trust…dwell…delight…rest…wait…give…inherit.“ Psalm 37 is striking in its repeated use of these seven little verbs. The psalm describes the heritage of the righteous during an era of evil. It promises an inheritance in God—even as the wicked prosper—obtained through trusting, dwelling, delighting, waiting and giving. It speaks with invigorating relevance to…...

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Holocaust Remembrance Day 2009: Eve of Durban II

Will the message of Durban II change? April 20, 2009 marks the beginning of the United Nation’s “Durban II conference on Racism.” This event follows-up on a global conference held in Durban, South Africa in 2001 (Durban I), which was largely regarded as primarily a forum for anti-Semitic diatribes against…...

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Unraveling Israeli Partisan Elections

Summary of the System On February 10, 2009, many watched and waited to see who Israel would elect as its next prime minister. Choosing Tzipi Livni of the Kadima party would send a message to the world that Israel was prepared to move forward with “land for peace.” An opposite…...

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