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Reaffirming the Decree for Israel’s Restoration: Reviving the Balfour Declaration of November 2, 1917

This week marks the anniversaries of two historic, global level declarations that released Kingdom of God transformation in the earth. Courageous words penned by Martin Luther changed the Church worldwide; those of Lord Arthur Balfour altered the course of Jewish history forever. You and I are privileged to run in…...

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The Feast of Tabernacles: Impartation of Joy

The Feast of Tabernacles (Sukkot) starts tonight in Israel. This prophetic feast uniquely releases joy, and as a follower of Jesus (Yeshua), you are invited to the celebration. An agriculture oriented feast, Sukkot celebrates God’s loving care and provision in our lives. This year the feast falls on October 4…...

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Restoring Yom Teruah: What You May Not Know about Rosh HaShanah

Last week, Israelis began excitedly preparing for Rosh HaShanah, the secular Jewish New Year. As you may know, Israel observes two main new years. According to Exodus 12:2, the new year which God gave us starts in the spring. The secular or civil new year is celebrated the first day…...

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Deeper Meanings of Elul (August 23 – September 20, 2017)

On August 23 we entered into Elul, the 6th month of the year on the calendar God assigned to Israel in Exodus 12:2. Elul is also the 12th month of the year on Israel’s civil calendar that some rabbis teach was observed in ancient times by the rest of the…...

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Prime Minister Netanyahu’s Threatened Removal from Office and How to Pray

Headlines in the Israeli news this week were not about Palestinian terror, impending global or regional war, or Iranian pronouncements of destruction of the Jewish state. Instead, media and public attention focused on criminal corruption charges against Prime Minister Netanyahu, and to a lesser degree, his wife. After years of investigation, Israeli police have recommended the attorney general indict the prime minister in two separate matters of bribery and breach…...

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Redeeming Tisha b’Av in Your Life

The saddest of all biblical holidays, Tisha b’Av falls this year on July 31-August 1. It literally translates “9th of Av,” referring to the 9th day of the fifth month of the biblical year. Tisha b’Av supposedly traces to the sin of the ten spies who scouted the Promised Land…...

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Temple Mount Crisis is Escalating as Tisha b’Av Approaches: How to Pray

Earlier this week and just days before Tisha b’Av on August 1, Palestinians issued what could be interpreted as new declarations of war over Israel and the Temple Mount. While Palestinian rhetoric on the topic is nothing new, recent statements have escalated the longstanding controversy into what could be a…...

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High Alert for Temple Mount Violence Expected Friday July 21 during “Between the Straits”

Israel Defense and Police Forces are preparing for mass violence and terror called for by some Palestinian leaders to begin moments from the time I now write. Attacks are threatened throughout Judea and Samaria, but especially on the Temple Mount. Tensions and skirmishes concerning the Temple Mount began last Friday…...

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Jewish Crisis over the Western Wall: Time for Freedom of Worship?

In the past few weeks, a conflict which has been brewing for decades erupted between Israel and the West. It does not involve settlements, UN votes, or the Palestinians. It is a crisis between Israeli Jews and Jews in the Diaspora (other nations). Many Jewish people living outside the Land…...

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Today Starts “Between the Straits” on the Hebrew calendar: Here’s how to navigate the season in the Holy Spirit

July 11, 2017 is an important day in the Hebrew Scriptures and calendar, called “the fast of the fourth month” in Zech. 8:19. On this day, Tammuz 17, in both 586 BC and 70 AD, foreign armies breached the walls of Jerusalem. This led quickly to the city’s tragic fall…...

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