Luke 21:36 Watch ye therefore, and pray always, that ye may be accounted worthy to escape all these things that shall come to pass, and to stand before the Son of man.
Today marks 14 days of war in Israel. Amidst the craziness, we’ve been very encouraged by the many of you around the world who’ve written to tell us you’re interceding for us and standing with Israel. Thank you so much.
Christians have prayed and anticipated the physical and spiritual restoration of the Jewish people for hundreds of years. Among others, John Owens preached before the House of Commons in 1649, foretelling a time when “the bringing home of His ancient people to be one fold with the fullness of the Gentiles…in answer to millions of prayers put up at the throne of grace for this very glory, in all generations.” We are part of those millions of prayers.
I’ve mentioned this before but I find it incredibly profound that the modern Hebrew word for Christian, is “Notzree,” which actually means watchman. We as Christians are called to be watchmen, especially watching over Israel in prayer.
Don’t miss out on the opportunity to pray for the Apple of God’s Eye at this trying time. Let’s make a point to pray for Israel daily, that God’s will may be accomplished through these trials, and that the Jewish people would recognize their loving and merciful Messiah. There’s so much work to be done!