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Israel Prayer Update, March 2, 2015

200-year old Megilat-Esther (Scroll of Esther) on Parchment, passed down from Norma Sarvis’ ancestors in Belarus.   1.  PURIM  This coming Thursday (beginning sundown Wednesday evening) is Purim—the day Jews celebrate their remarkable deliverance in Persia (modern day Iran) in 483 B.C. from a plot to exterminate them (Purim is from a word for a “lot” which was cast to determine the date upon which the extermination was to take

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Israel Prayer Update, February 24, 2015

  1.  RAIN AND SNOW We give glad thanks for all the wonderful moisture with which Israel has been blessed this week.  There were frequent steady rains throughout most of the country, and on Thursday evening an unusually late and very heavy snowstorm blanketed Israel from Mount Hermon down to Arad in the Judean desert (Jerusalem received eight inches).  The water level of the Sea of Galilee, Israel’s primary water

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Israel Prayer Update, February 17, 2015

1. “IRAN QUIETLY ADVANCES…”  Part I.  YEMEN  “Then your mighty men will be dismayed, O Teman, so that everyone may be cut off from the mountain of Esau by slaughter” (Obadiah 9). Yemen is the ‘heel’ of the fat boot which comprises the Arabian Peninsula. Early last year, having, as was thought, successfully transitioned from autocracy to an elected president, this second-largest nation on the Peninsula was being seen by American

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Israel Prayer Update, February 9, 2015

  Kalaniot near Bet Shemesh west of Jerusalem “And Moses took the blood sprinkled it on the people, and said, ‘This is the blood of the covenant which YHVH has made with you according to all these words.”  Exodus 24:8   1.  KALANIOT Just preceding the dawing of Spring, right after the awakening of the almond trees come the scarlet anemonies, in Israel known lovingly as Kalaniot. These tiny specks

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Israel Prayer Update, February 2, 2015

  “Watchful over My Word to Perform It” This spring’s almond blossoms in Jerusalem   We print below a portion of a short report released on January 29th by our friend Chuck Pierce on the historic Conference which took place in Krakow this past week.  We are so grateful for your prayers.  We are already receiving messages from believers who are responding to the Global Prayer Call by organizing intercessory

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Israel Prayer Update, January 27, 2015

“Watchful over My Word to Perform It” (See No. 3 below)  New almond blossoms frame a distant view of the Mount of Olives, to which Messiah shall soon return.   1.  70 YEARS AFTER AUSCHWITZ, AND THE LAUNCH OF GLOBAL PRAYER CALL 2015 IN POLAND.  This Tuesday the 27th of January is “International Holocaust Remembrance Day.”   This year it coincides with the 70th anniversary of the liberation in 1945 of

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Israel Prayer Update, January 19, 2015

Fiery cloud over Mt. Zion Sunday Afternoon, January 11, 2015 “This is what the LORD Almighty says:  ‘I am very jealous for Zion; I am burning with jealousy for her.’”  (Zechariah 8:2 NIV) Our  November 10, 2014 Update focused upon two visions given to Rick Ridings (Director Succat Hallel, Jerusalem) last fall regarding the Temple Mount in Jerusalem.  God has continued to speak to Rick in this way.  This week we submit for your prayerful consideration a report in which he shares a further vision received in late December. It begins with provision of holy oil—a special opportunity for those in Israel and Jerusalem to fill their lamps now, so as to be prepared for the critical necessity of illumination and discernment in the near future.  It then moves to focus upon

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Israel Prayer Update, January 12, 2015

Fiery cloud over Mt. Zion this past Sunday Afternoon   “This is what the LORD Almighty says:  ‘I am very jealous for Zion; I am burning with jealousy for her.’”  (Zechariah 8:2 NIV)    MAY THE TIME OF JEWISH SOJOURN IN THE LAND OF FRANCE BE DRAWING TO ITS END?   * “O righteous God, who searches minds and hearts, bring to an end the violence of the wicked and make the righteous secure” (Psalm 7:9 NIV).   * “And it shall come to pass in that day that YHVH will thresh…and you will be gathered one by one, O you children of Israel.  So it shall be in that day:  The great shofar will be blown; They will come, who are about to perish…and they who are outcasts…and shall worship YHVH

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Israel Prayer Update, January 6, 2015

    Shani Winter, arriving at the IDF Induction Center on Sunday, January 4, 2015 (photo by Shaul Golan) 1.   SHANI “All your children shall be taught by the LORD, and great shall be the peace of your children; In righteousness you shall be established; You shall be far from oppression, for you shall not fear; and from terror, for it shall not come near you (Isaiah 54:13-14).  “To vindicate the orphan and the oppressed, so that man who is of the earth will no longer cause terror.” (Psalm 10:18 NASB).  “Now may the God of Shalom who brought up our Lord Yeshua from the deat, that gret Shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the everlasting covenant, make you complete in every good work to do His will,

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