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May 2019 Prayer Points – “Counting the Omer”

/ May 3, 2019/ Prayers

Counting the Omer The Jewish community is presently observing the biblical spring feast season occurring between Passover and “Shavuot”. It retraces their ancestors’ seven-week spiritual journey from the Exodus to Sinai. 49 days are known as “Counting the Omer”. (The omer was an ancient unit of measure of the grain harvest.) It is a time of giving thanks for the past, present and future agricultural harvest.  It is

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April 2019 Prayer Points – Pray for Ethiopia

/ April 8, 2019/ Prayers

Prayer for Ethiopia During the recent visit by our missionary to Ethiopia, Brent observed great opportunities in Messianic, Christian and Jewish communities for developing relationships between believers and the Jewish people. Also pockets of Jewish people scattered throughout the countryside of Ethiopia as well as in metropolitan areas exist in varying degrees of poverty. “Adonai said to me, ‘Gather the people to me, and I will make them hear

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March 2019 Prayer Points – Israel April Election

/ March 1, 2019/ Prayers

Pray for the Israeli Election The election of Prime Minister will be held April 9, but Israelis do not directly vote for their Prime Minister. Instead, they cast a single vote for one of the 47 political parties registered in Israel. This determines the number of seats a party gets in the Parliament (known as the Knesset – Knesset building pictured above). The 47 political parties have already

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February 2019 Prayer Points – Ukraine

/ February 1, 2019/ Prayers

February 2019 Prayer Points – Ukraine Pray for the Jewish people in the Ukraine Since 2014, Ukraine has faced a conflict with Russia which annexed the Ukrainian territory of Crimea. The fighting against Russia has provoked violence and criticism directed at the government, the oligarchs and the Jews. There are approximately 430,000 Jewish people living in the Ukraine. This is just 0.1% of the total population. Jacob’s Hope

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January 2019 Prayer Points

/ January 16, 2019/ Prayers

January 2019 Prayer Points Pray for the Jewish people of Ethiopia Firstly 8,000 Ethiopian Jews wait for aliyah, or Jewish immigration to Israel. Secondly those waiting have the opportunity to receive instruction from Israeli volunteers to learn Hebrew, Jewish law and Bible study in preparation for assimilation in Israel. Importantly in 2015, the Israeli government pledged to allow all remaining Ethiopian Jews to make aliyah. Also one thousand

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