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Israel Prayer Update, August 22, 2016

    “In that day a fountain shall be opened for the house of David and for the inhabitants of Jerusalem, for sin and for uncleanness” (Zechariah 13:1)   1.  ELAV  “THERE is WATER in JERUSALEM!” reads the sign on the overpass, and at other places throughout the city.  It is an advertisement for people to bring their children to the “City of David” during the summer months, where the

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Israel Prayer Update, August 15, 2016

ISRAEL PRAYER UPDATE, AUGUST 15, 2016 1.  INTO AND OUT OF AFRICA    It will come about that just as you were a curse among the nations, O house of Judah and house of Israel, so I will save you that you may become a blessing. Do not fear; let your hands be strong.’  (Zechariah 8:13)   Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Zambia, Tanzania. In early July, Israeli Prime

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Israel Prayer Update, August 8, 2016

PRAYER UPDATE FROM ISRAEL –AUGUST 8, 2016   3rd week Bein haMetzarim—“Between the Straits” (A narrow gorge near SdeBoker in the Negev south of Beer Sheva)   1.  KATZIR  Each summer there are a lot of camps, festivals and conferences for Israeli teens out of school.  The Lord works powerfully through those events raised up to minister to young Believers in the Land.  You will remember the Dor Haba worship camp

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Israel Prayer Update, August 1, 2016

PRAYER UPDATE FROM ISRAEL –AUGUST 1, 2016   2nd week Bein haMetzarim—“Between the Straits” (A narrow gorge near SdeBoker in the Negev south of Beer Sheva)   1.  FRIDAY AUGUST 5 BEGINS THE HEBREW MONTH OF “AV”   Friday will be Rosh Hodesh, the “head” of the Fifth Month in the Hebrew Biblical calendar.  Since the return from Captivity in Babylon, the month has been called by the Babylonian name, Av.  This

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Israel Prayer Update, July 25, 2016

PRAYER UPDATE FROM ISRAEL — JULY 25, 2016   A narrow gorge near SdeBoker in the Negev south of Beer Sheva    1.  THE 17TH OF TAMMUZ—THE “FAST OF THE FOURTH MONTH”—AND THREE WEEKS  “BETWEEN THE STRAITS” “From the straits I called to Yah.  Yah answered me in a wide-open place.  The LORD is for me, I shall not fear.  What can humankind do to me…All the nations surrounded me.  With the

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Israel Prayer Update, July 18, 2016

PRAYER UPDATE FROM ISRAEL –JULY 18, 2016   Shomer Yisrael—“He who Watches Over Israel”   We praise the LORD for his protection over this covenant land and people!  Yesterday (Sunday, July 17)  two alert security personel guarding Jerusalem’s “light rail” system noted a man preparing to get onto the train in the very heart of the city.  Something in the man’s manner bothered the guards.  As one began questioning him,

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Israel Prayer Update, July 11, 2016

ISRAEL PRAYER UPDATE, JULY 11, 2016   “In him was life, and the life was the light of men.  The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it” (John 1:4-5 ESV)  1.  THREATENING LEGISLATION FOR BELIEVERS IN RUSSIA—PRAYING FOR “LIGHTS” IN A DARKENING SKY This past week, Vladimir Putin inked legislation into law in Russia which, under the guise of fighting terrorism, would actually serve to silence the very army whose voices are its greatest enemy.  Mr. Putin is perhaps unaware of the very real spiritual warfare which rages in “heavenly places” in this world, including the nation over which he serves presently as leader.  Nor is he likely cognizant of the “powers” in that war which are pleased to make use of his personal ambitions

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Israel Prayer Update, July 5, 2016

PRAYER UPDATE FROM ISRAEL JULY 5, 2016   A heart-shaped field on Mount Zion across from the writers’ balcony. ¾ of the field has been scorched with fire since the beginning of Ramadan.   It was with deep emotion that we received the news of the death Saturday of Elie Wiesel.  For us, his book “Night”—an account of his boyhood experience in Auschwitz—stands as a necessary doorway through which we were granted a tiny glimpse into the black horror which was the Jewish experience of the Holocaust. The forward to that book by his Christian friend Francois Mauriac offered a glimpse of the presence of redemptive Love in the midst of and sharing such suffering—and “The Hiding Place” by Corrie Ten Boom protrayed that Love lived out through two Christian Gentile

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Israel Prayer Update, June 28, 2016

Thank you for your prayers over the Dor Haba music camp.  We hope to report more for you later—but thus far, we have reports that it went beyond expectations—the Holy Spirit was there in power from the very beginning in healing and teaching and mentoring.  He is so Good to His children in Israel—bringing them together across racial and cultural divides into a unity and a harmony to offer a sweet aroma to Him, so that He may inhabit the praises of Israel!  Thank you again for your support.  Please pray that what was released in spirit and in truth will stay alive and working in the young Jewish, Israeli Arab and Palestinian Arab worshippers whom the Holy Spirit brought together this week.  Pray a rear-guard over the many older

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