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Israel Prayer Update, October 20, 2014

PRAYER UPDATE FROM ISRAEL OCTOBER 20, 2014     VIEW OF TEMPLE MOUNT AND MOUNT OF OLIVES FROM ABU TOR   1.  THINGS ARE INTENSIFYING ABOVE THE HOLY MOUNTAIN “Thus says YHVH of Armies, ‘I will return to Zion and will dwell in the midst of Jerusalem.  Then Jerusalem will be called the City of Truth, and the mountain of YHVH of Armies will be called The Holy Mountain (Zechariah 8:3).…

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Israel Prayer Update, October 13, 2014

PRAYER UPDATE FROM ISRAEL –OCTOBER 13,  2014       Sukkas outside restaurants in Jerusalem, in which customers may eat their meals.   SUKKOT (“FEAST OF TABERNACLES”) CONTINUES THROUGH WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 15, FOLLOWED BY THE EIGHTH-DAY SABBATH AND “SIMCHAT TORAH.”  THIS WEEKEND BEGINS A NEW CYCLE OF TORAH READINGS.   1.  RAIN WEDNESDAY EVENING ON THE EVE OF SUKKOT! “Sing to the LORD with thanksgiving; Sing praises on the harp…

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Israel Prayer Update, October 6, 2014

SUKKOT   SUKKOT (“FEAST OF TABERNACLES”) BEGINS AT SUNDOWN WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 8  “On the fifteenth day of the seventh month, when you have gathered in the produce of the land, you shall celebrate the feast of the LORD seven days.  On the first day shall be a solemn rest, and on the eighth day shall be a solemn rest.  And you shall take on the first day the fruit of…

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Israel Prayer Update, September 29, 2014

PRAYER UPDATE FROM ISRAEL, SEPTEMBER 29,  2014.  Goat herd on the slopes of Mount Zion  “Then Aaron shall cast lots for the two goats: one lot for the LORD and the other lot for the scapegoat. And Aaron shall bring the goat on which the LORD’s lot fell, and offer it as a sin offering.  But the goat on which the lot fell to be the scapegoat shall be presented…

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Israel Prayer Update, September 22, 2014

Yom T’ruah—“Day of Shofar Blasts” (Rosh Hashanah—“Head of Year” 5775)   L’Shanah Tova! “For a Happy New Year!”    September 25-26, 2014 (Beginning the evening of the 24th) THURSDAY  September 25 [BEGINNING SUNDOWN THE EVENING BEFORE] IS Yom T’ruah—“DAY OF SHOFAR BLASTS” AND ROSH HASHANAH—“HEAD OF THE HEBREW YEAR 5775.  “Speak to the children of Israel, saying: ‘In the seventh month, on the first day of the month, you shall…

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Israel Prayer Update, September 14-20, 2014

  Rainbow over the Ben Hinnom Valley which was under a curse, but which  God has promised shall one day be “Holy to the LORD”.   (Jeremiah 31:40).   “Therefore choose life, that both you and your descendants may live that you may love the LORD your God, that you may obey His voice, and that you may cling to Him, for He is your life and the length of…

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Israel Prayer Update, September 8, 2014

Rainbow above King David Hotel coming down into the Hinnom Valley in Jerusalem   “All these blessings will come upon you and accompany you if you obey YHVH your God…The LORD will open the heavens, the storehouse of his bounty, to send rain on your land in season and to bless all the work of your hands.”  Deuteronomy 28:2,12   1. SEEING “THE BEGINNING OF THE END” IN EUROPE?   “Hear the word of YHVH, O nations, and declare it in the isles afar off, and say, ‘He who scattered Israel will gather him, and guard over him as a shepherd does his flock.’  For YHVH has redeemed Jacob, and ransomed him from the hand of one stronger than her.  Therefore they shall come and sing in the height of Zion, Streaming…

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Israel Prayer Update, September 3, 2014

1. A NEW (ISRAELI) SCHOOL YEAR!   “All your children shall be taught by the LORD, and great shall be the peace of your children” (Isaiah 54:13). Monday, September 1 some 2,105,400 children started their new school year in Israel.  There had been a big question whether all of the schools would be able to open on time, because of the constant rocket attacks endangering much of the south and southwestern parts of the state. That conflict (see below) has, of course, had its (in many cases traumatic) affect upon the nation’s youth. For the first two weeks there will be throughout the school system special classes addressing the war which affected so many children’s summer vacations.  The students will be “engaging in special creative activities, holding discussions with their teachers, sharing…

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Israel Prayer Update, August 25, 2014

Portion of a wall (lower two rows of stones) discovered on the northern slopes of the Ben Hinnom Valley, thought to have been built by King Hezekiah.  The wall was later repaired by Nehemiah upon his return from Babylon.   “So the wall was finished on the twenty-fifth day of Elul, in fifty-two days.  And it happened, when all our enemies heard of it, and all the nations around us saw these things, that they were very disheartened in their own eyes; for they perceived that this work was done by our God! (Nehemiah 6:15)    1.  PRESSING IN, THAT PROTECTION OF THE SERPENT AND ITS HEADSHIP BE REMOVED. At least 140 rockets were fired into Israeli territory yesterday (Sunday) from the Gaza Strip.  At the same time, in the north…

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