Psalm 35 Prayer


Abba, I come to You now in the Name of Jesus. I ask that You will plead my cause, O LORD, with them that strive against me . I ask You to fight against them that fight against me. Lord, I have faith that You take hold of shield and buckler, and stand up for me and to say unto my soul, “I am your salvation”. I have faith Lord that You will protect me from those that seek after my soul: let those be turned back that devises my hurt. I know Lord that the Angel of the LORD will protect me. I know Lord that my soul will be joyful in You and I will forever rejoice in my salvation. In Jesus name, Amen!

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Are You Heaven Bound?

1 Corinthians 6_9-10  - Sin Will Keep You From HeavenDon’t you realize that those who do wrong will not inherit the Kingdom of God? Don’t fool yourselves…1 Corinthians 6:9

It’s time for us to STOP fooling ourselves in thinking that we can continue sinning and still make it into heaven because we can’t, the bible clearly states who would not make it into heaven and here they are:

“…Those who indulge in sexual sin, or who worship idols, or commit adultery, or are male prostitutes, or practice [active or passive] homosexuality, or are thieves, or greedy people, or drunkards, or are abusive, or cheat people—none of these will inherit the Kingdom of God.” —1 Corinthians 9-10

Brothers and Sisters in Messiah flesh and blood cannot share in the Kingdom of God, nor can something that decays share in what does not decay (1 Corinthians 15:50).

When we follow the desires of your sinful nature, this results we will get: sexual immorality, impurity, lustful pleasures, idolatry, sorcery, hostility, quarreling, jealousy, outbursts of anger, selfish ambition, dissension, division, envy, drunkenness, wild parties, and other sins like these. Let me tell you again, that anyone living this sort of life will not inherit the Kingdom of God (Galatians 5:19-21). This is why Apostle Paul encourages us to live our lives in the spirit so we weren’t fulfill the lust of the flesh.

So I encourage you to let Holy Spirit guide your lives. Then you won’t be doing what your sinful nature craves (Galatians 5:16).

Darkness Have No Power Over Light

You Are The Lamp Jesus Is The Flame & Holy Spirit Is The Oil

Darkness have NO power over Light, where ever there is darkness Christ light will ALWAYS shine through. You be the lamp and let Jesus be the flame that burns on the inside of you. You are the Lamp, Jesus is the Flame and Holy Spirit is the Oil, that keep the flame burning on the inside of us.

John 8:12 ESV
Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.”

“Protected From the Accuser” by Francis Frangipane

The fact is, for better or for worse, people are going to talk about you. You cannot do the will of God without causing changes, and changes will always cause some to stumble. In fact, Jesus said we were to beware when all men speak well of us. He said we cannot serve two masters; if we are to truly please Him, we cannot be distracted by trying to please everyone else.

At the same time, there is a demonic strategy that is set against those who teach God’s Word and minister to His people. The enemy’s campaign is not only aimed at destroying the shepherd; he also seeks to scatter the sheep. If Satan’s attack is successful, everyone involved will come out of the battle with less love and a hardened heart.

I find it amazing that individuals can react so differently to the same teaching. One will be uplifted and encouraged while another may not only miss the Lord’s blessing, but also actually be offended by an isolated statement.

It seems that for every person who takes the hammer and chisel to make an idol of a preacher, there is someone else with a hammer and spikes ready to crucify him. Unless that man is sustained by the Lord, the pressures against him can be overwhelming.

Most people fail to remember that a minister is just like any other Christian. He or she is not Superman; bullets (and words) do not bounce off his chest. He is not invulnerable to cruel and malicious talk. He is an imperfect person called to serve the living God in the Body of Christ; but he is nonetheless just a person.

For most, church is a place where people go to express their worship of God, to be taught, and to have fellowship. But to the man or woman of God, the church is God’s garden. Most of the real work a pastor does is not in the pulpit but in the unheralded service of cultivating love and trust in personal relationships.

In God’s eyes, the Church is much more than a meeting place of casual acquaintances or doctrinally united Believers. To the Father, the Church is a living temple, a human house for the Spirit of His Son. The Bible says that when He placed us in our particular church it actually gave Him pleasure (1 Corinthians 12:18). Together with the Holy Spirit, the pastor and elders work to bring the church into a right relationship with God’s love and then to spread that love throughout the entire citywide church.

God has provided honorable ways for people to transfer from one church to another. If someone wants to leave a church to start their own, there are proper ways to receive God’s anointing and be sent. (See Acts 13:1-3.) It is not necessary to find fault and cause a church split. When things are done correctly and in order, people are edified.

But when relationships are severed and destroyed through malicious gossip, or when a developing trust is turned into mistrust through backbiting and criticism, God Himself is angered (Proverbs 6:16-19). And if God is offended, how much more difficult is it for His servants to remain aloof from the conflict that sin causes.

The Answer

So how does a man or woman of God find the balance between his basic need to survive and his responsibility to please God? The answer is to put on Christ’s love.

A number of years ago I went through a difficult time during which a handful of people made me the target of ongoing criticism. There is a type of constructive criticism coming through people who love you, that teaches and helps you to prosper, and there is a different type of criticism that comes through an embittered spirit that is not meant to correct you but to destroy you. It was the latter relationship that I had with these people.

To be honest, I am sure that there were areas in my life that were out of balance; some of their complaints were justified. Much of what they had to say, however, was said to others behind my back. Our congregation was being destabilized by these individuals. Try as I did, nothing I could say or repent of would silence them.

For three years I sought the Lord, yet He would not vindicate me of their accusations. Instead, He dealt with me. He reached deep into the very substructure of my soul and began to touch hidden areas of my life.

At issue with the Lord was not my sin, but my “self.” The Bible says our sins are ever before us (Psalm 51:3); these I could see. But I had no perspective on my own soul. The Lord allowed this criticism to continue until it unearthed something deeper and more fundamentally wrong than any of my doctrinal interpretations or sins. It unearthed me. (Photo via Pexels)

The Holy Spirit began to show me how easily I was manipulated by people’s criticisms, and especially how much my sense of peace was governed by the acceptance or rejection of man. As much as I prayed, God would not deliver me from my enemy. He saved me by killing that part of me that was vulnerable to the devil, and He did it with the accusations themselves.

I will never forget the day it dawned on me that both God and the devil wanted me to die, but for different reasons. Satan wanted to destroy me through slander and then drain me with the unceasing activity of explaining “my side” to people. At the same time, God wanted to crucify that part of my soul that was so easily exploited by the devil in the first place!

It was a pivotal day when I realized that this battle was not going to be over until I died to what people said about me. It was probably at this point that I finally and truly became a servant of God.

Today I stand in awe of what the Lord did during those terrible yet wonderful months. He knew a time would come when the things I wrote would touch the lives of millions of people. To inoculate me from the praise of man, He baptized me in the criticism of man until I died to the control of man.

Do not misunderstand me: I still honestly pray about things submitted to me by others, and I am accountable to other leaders. I even have staff people whose assignment is to give me a critical analysis of my life and work. But I am no longer ruled by man. I live for God’s pleasure, and if I happen to please man, that is His business, not mine.

Adapted from Francis Frangipane’s book, The Shelter of the Most High.

Francis Frangipane
Ministries of Francis Frangipane

Email: francis1@frangipane.org
Website: frangipane.org

Francis Frangipane is the founder of River of Life Ministries in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and has traveled throughout the world ministering to thousands of pastors and intercessors from many backgrounds. Francis’ heartfelt prayer is to see established in every city Christlike pastors and intercessors, united before God, revealing the love of Christ to their communities. Since 1985, he has written fourteen books, plus a number of study booklets. Over the past decades, Francis has served on a number of other ministry boards. However, in recent years he has gradually resigned from these various boards. As of June 2009, he has also retired from his position as senior pastor of River of Life Ministries. In this more simplified life, Frangipane is devoting himself to prayer and the ministry of God’s Word.

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“These Prayer Requests Have No Postage on Them – Return to Sender!” by Bill Yount

Prayer Request 18 (26)

In the Spirit I saw many prayers ascending upward toward the throne. I sensed that many of these prayers were being prayed according to the Father’s perfect will. Many were prayers for gifts, callings, and destinies to be manifested. A majority were bundles of prayers for the lost, especially for family members. Many of these prayer requests were made up of strong cries, day and night with fasting, that had become heavy burdens on hearts over the years.

As these prayers began to ascend, they seemed to go only so far and then drop back down to earth as though they were bouncing off the ceiling from where they were being prayed. I saw in Heaven something like a huge “heavenly post office” where prayer requests are received and where answers to prayers are sent out. At the entrance of this “heavenly post office” on the front door was written in gigantic letters the Scripture Philippians 4:6: “Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your request be made known unto God.”

Many Prayers Weren’t Making It

As huge bundles of prayer requests came through the front door on the way to the throne room, I was appalled by how many requests were being stopped and never made it to the throne room for answers. I heard a voice that shook me. An angelic postmaster general proclaimed, “These prayer requests have no postage on them. Return to sender!” (Photo via Freeimages/Tawny Nelson)

In the Spirit I saw these huge bundles of prayer requests like letters that had no postage stamps on them. These could go no farther! The ones I did see going on into the throne room to be answered had a postage stamp of “thanksgiving” on them. These ones became “priority mail” inside the throne room, and immediate confirmation of peace was sent to the sender with the following verse: “And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus” (Philippians 4:7).

Before the answers of these prayers were manifested on earth, the people that sent their requests with thanksgiving were receiving the assurance of things hoped for and the evidence of things not yet seen because of the peace of God they were receiving through “giving of thanks”.

There Can’t Be Thanksgiving Until There’s Believing

Many prayers for lost loved ones never really reached their heavenly destination, not because people weren’t praying, but they simply were not believing that they would receive what they were asking for. Therefore, to be thankful was very difficult for them.

The Lord seemed to say, “Tell My people that many have already prayed and prayed and filled Heaven with their prayers for the lost and their loved ones. They actually need to stop praying and simply believe ME to save them. Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ and thou shalt be saved…and thy house! Many are carrying a false responsibility, feeling that they are responsible to get their family members saved. May I remind you that you could not save your own self, and therefore, you cannot save anybody else. And since I saved you, I can save anybody!” (Photo via Pixabay)

Many who were faithfully praying for family members for many years were actually praying themselves into a state of depression. I sense the Spirit saying, This kind of praying is not scriptural! Begin to believe and start thanking Me that I am going to save them now! Thank Me that I am going to bring in the lost. Just send up some stamps of ‘thanksgiving,’ and I will stamp your prayer requests to forward them to the throne.”

Start Living as Though Your Prayers Are Already Answered!

I sensed the Father saying, “As you are thanking Me, go ahead and start treating the lost as though they were already saved. Start living as though your prayers are already answered! When you do, your life will become so full of thanksgiving and praise and worship, that you will begin to see My heavenly ‘UPS’ and ‘FED EX’ arrive, bringing speedy delivery from Heaven to impossible requests upon the earth! Praise and worship moves Me to do outrageous acts of blessings upon the earth!”

I remembered when Peter was put in prison and the Church was praying for his deliverance. There was also a prayer meeting going on for Peter in a woman’s house. Her name was Mary. As the angel came and delivered Peter, he made a straight run to Mary’s house. I believe he felt the power of their prayers.

We Can Stop Praying Now!

As he knocked on the front door, a handmaiden, Rhoda, answered the door and got so excited she forgot to let Peter in. Rhoda ran inside that prayer meeting shouting, “Peter is at the front door. We can stop praying now!” (Photo via Wikimedia Commons)

For some reason they didn’t seem to hear her. Perhaps someone was giving a strong prophetic utterance about Peter’s soon release! Again, I can hear Rhoda shouting, “Our answered prayer is at the front door! We can stop praying!” Finally, Rhoda gets the prayer group’s attention, and here is the spiritual temperature in that prayer room – here is what they say to Rhoda: “You must see his ghost!” In other words, “We don’t believe it!”

You Will Never See It If You Don’t Believe It

You can pray for a hundred years, but unless you believe that you are going to receive what you are asking for, you will never see it! “Whatsoever things you ask in prayer, believe that you receive them and you shall have them.”

I personally believe there are some prayer meetings that need to be broken up. Many churches have prayer meetings, but few have “prayer-believing” meetings. It was easier for Peter to get out of prison than it was for him to get inside that prayer meeting!

Our Thanksgiving Proves Our Faith

Next time you pray, try putting a postage stamp of “thanksgiving” on your request. I promise you, you will enjoy prayer time much more, and you will probably live much longer! Prayer with thanksgiving proves to God that we believe we are going to receive what we are asking for. (Photo via Pixabay)

As a father, when my children thank me for something in advance, it’s hard for me to get out of giving it to them!

Bill Yount
Blowing the Shofar Ministry

Email: theshofarhasblown@juno.com
Website: billyount.com

Bill Yount has been a member of Bridge of Life in Hagerstown, Maryland, for the past 36 years where he is now an elder and a home missionary. He is currently an advisor at large for Aglow International. Bill faithfully served in prison ministry at Mount Hope for 23 years and now travels full-time, both in the U.S. and internationally, ministering in churches and Aglow circles. “Humility and humor” characterize his ministry as he brings forth a fresh word that is “in season,” proclaiming the Word of the Lord! The shofar (or ram’s horn) is often used in his meetings, breaking the powers of darkness over regions, churches, and households. The shofar represents God’s breath blowing into the nostrils of His people, reviving them and awakening the lost. Many of God’s messages, which Bill ministers prophetically, come out of his everyday life with his family and friends.

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Jesus Says Open Up The Door To Your Heart

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Some of us has closed the door to our hearts, closing out Jesus! He said when you close your heart to people you are also closing it to HIM, because you are closing it to love and He is love. So today He is saying open up the door to your heart and allow Me to love through you.

Psalm 24:7-10
Open up, ancient gates! Open up, ancient doors, and let the King of glory enter. Who is the King of glory? The Lord, strong and mighty; the Lord, invincible in battle. Open up, ancient gates! Open up, ancient doors, and let the King of glory enter. Who is the King of glory? The Lord of Heaven’s Armies—He is the King of glory. The Lord, strong and mighty; the Lord, invincible in battle. Selah

911: An Emergency Recall to Pray for Jerusalem with Anne Graham Lotz

Pray For Israel
Pray for the peace of Jerusalem:
“May those who love you be secure.”
Psalm 122:6

Our Father in Heaven. God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.  Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. You are the Eternal I AM.  The One who is age to age the same. There is no shadow of turning with You.  You are fully present in every generation—past, present, and future. You are the All-Mighty.  Your power has not been deleted or depleted over the millennia of human history. We know that You so loved the world that You gave us Heaven’s treasure when You sent Your only Son to die, so that anyone and everyone who places their faith in Him will not perish but have everlasting life. Yet we also know that Your great heart of love still longs to pour out Your blessing on the City and the people that You have uniquely chosen as Your own. Jerusalem. The House of Israel. The Jews.

In this present worldwide climate, we are increasingly desperate!  Evil seems to be unrestrained. Babies are not only aborted, but sold piece by piece on the market. Sex trafficking is thriving. Marriage has been redefined. Nations are unraveling.  Wars are raging. Arms deals are being struck behind the closed doors of our enemies. There are rumors of more wars breaking out as a nuclear arms race begins in the most dangerous part of the world—the Middle East. Kingdom is rising against kingdom. Our spirits feel the turmoil and agitation that surely is a reflection of the warfare being waged in the invisible realms.  We need You!  For everything!  But our hearts are now burdened for the Epicenter of the world. For Jerusalem and all that she represents at this critical, strategic last hour.

So we humbly turn to You now. For one hour we turn away from our responsibilities and routines, our busyness and our business, our own problems and pressures.  We turn away from focusing on our own nation and the needs of the church.  We turn away from any self-reliance or self-interests, and we look to You.  We run to You.  We join together with one heart and one voice to pray for the peace of Jerusalem. You alone are the One who makes us to dwell in safety.  You alone are the One who makes us secure. You alone are God.  And You alone are our God.  We turn to You, deeply aware we do not deserve in ourselves to address You, yet boldly confident of access into Your most holy presence through the blood of Your Son and our Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ. And so…

We pray with confidence, because You are the God of Creation, Lord of the Universe. Elohim. The Strong One.  You alone are The LORD.  You made the heavens, even the highest heavens, and all their starry host, the earth and all that is on it, the seas and all that is in them.  You give life to everything, and the multitudes of heaven worship You.1  We sing Your praises, for You are highly exalted.  No one is higher than You. You are our strength and our song.  Again and again, You have been the salvation of Your people. Whether they are enslaved in Egypt; running from Pharoh’s pursuing army; harassed by Midianites, Amorites, Edomites, Moabites, Canaanites, Perizzites or Philistines; held in captivity by Babylon; scattered to the four corners of the earth; imprisoned in Nazi death camps; threatened with annihilation by Hamas, Hezbollah, ISIS, the Taliban, Al Queda, the Muslim Brotherhood and Boko Haram–You alone are able to shatter Israel’s enemies.

Your right hand, O Lord, is majestic in power. And in the greatness of Your excellence You overthrow those who rise up again You; You send forth Your burning anger, and it consumes them as chaff. While You are slow to anger and great in power, you will not at all aquit the wicked.  You have Your way in the whirlwind and in the storm.  The clouds are the dust of Your feet.2

Who is like You among the gods, O Lord?  Who is like You, majestic in holiness, awesome in praises, working wonders?  In Your lovingkindness You have led the people whom You have redeemed; in Your strength You have guided them to Your holy habitation.

You will reign forever and ever.  We long for the day when our faith becomes sight and the whole world is filled with the glory of who You are.  Our highest joy will be to see You face to face; to gather around Your throne with multitudes from every tribe, language, people, and nation that you have purchased with the blood of Your own Son, and worship You.3

I pray with confidence because _________________

We pray with compulsion for the peace of Jerusalem, and for the whole House of  Israel. Your people and the city that bear Your name are surrounded by a vast multitude of hostile, evil men seeking to kill and destroy.  Men who behead those who refuse to embrace their evil dogma, who bury alive those who refuse to submit to their will, who crucify those who are identified with Your Son.  And now these demonic forces are on the verge of being equipped with nuclear weapons and with WMD’s, such as mustard and sarin gas. Your people are subjected to the continuing barrage of enemy missiles and mortars that are destroying farms and families, communities and children.  While one ceasefire after another promises peace, when Israel’s land is divided and surrendered for peace, when people cry out for peace, peace, there is no peace.  Are You not the God who rules over all the nations?  Power and might are in Your hand, and no one can withstand You.

We are compelled to pray for Your people because they are facing their enemies without the strength, wisdom, peace, comfort, security and hope that You reserve for those who are indwelt by Your Spirit through faith in Your Son, Jesus.  They have no deep, blessed assurance that their sins are forgiven, that eternal life is theirs, and that a heavenly Home is waiting to welcome them.

We are compelled to pray because…

  • You have promised that You will give Your people a new heart and put a new spirit within them; that You will remove their heart of stone and give them a heart of flesh.4
  • You have promised that in the very last days, You will pour out on the house of David and the inhabitants of Jerusalem a spirit of grace and supplication.5
  • You have promised that You will open the eyes of the spiritually blind, and they would look on You, the One they have pierced.6
  • You have promised that all of Israel, tribe by tribe, clan by clan, family by family, will mourn for their sin of rebellion and rejection of their Messiah.
  • You have promised that on that day of national mourning and repentance, all of Israel will be saved. That the deliverer will come from Zion; that You will turn godlessness away from Jacob.7
  • You have promised that You will save them from all their sinful backsliding, and You will cleanse them.8
  • You have promised that they will be Your people, and You will be their God.9
  • You have promised that You will make an everlasting covenant of peace with them.10
  • You have promised that one day, and we believe soon, You will set aside 144,000 from all the tribes of Israel who have been redeemed and on whose foreheads You write Your name, to be proclaimers of the Gospel to the whole world.11
  • You have promised that You will go out and fight against the nations that come against Your people; that You will set Your feet on the Mount of Olives once again; that you will be king over the whole earth.12

O Abba Father! We do not ask for what we want or what we hope.  We are asking You to do what You have said! You are a great covenant-keeping God.  You do not mock Your children. You keep Your word. We are therefore compelled at this moment when faced with problems that have no human solution to pray and hold You to Your promises.

I pray with compulsion because of our problems and Your promises_____________

We pray with a contrite spirit. We are ashamed and embarrassed to lift up our faces to You, for our iniquities have risen above our heads and our guilt has grown even to the heavens.13 So now, our God, what shall we say?

We have sinned and done wrong.

We have been wicked and have rebelled.

We have turned away from Your commands and Your Word.14

We have not listened to Your servants the prophets…like Isaiah, Daniel, Ezekiel, and Jeremiah…who spoke in Your name to our kings, our princes, our fathers, and to all Your people.

We have not obeyed or kept the laws You have given us.

We have rationalized and explained away the evidence of Your greatness that we see in Creation around us.

We have suppressed the truth that we were created by You and for You, and have exchanged it for the lie that we are masters of our own fate.

We confess to defying Your creation principles, marching in the streets of Jerusalem to assert the right to a gay lifestyle.

We do not glorify You as God, nor give thanks to You, but live our lives as though we have no accountability to You.15

We confess to the idolatry of good luck charms and amulets, as though gods of stone and wood have power and You don’t.

We have looked to our own strength for salvation and have forgotten Your mighty acts of deliverance in the past.  As though the God of Abraham, Moses, David,and Elijah no longer exists.  Or if You do, You no longer involve Yourself in the affairs of Your people.

We confess that our faith in You and Your strength is weak, as though what we face today is beyond Your ability to overcome. Or beneath Your interest to intervene.

We confess to pride and arrogance that have determined we must face our enemies in our own strength. That this present darkness will pass without Your intervention.

We confess to religious intolerance that condemns those who are not like us.

We confess to religious indifference that gives lip service to You, but lacks sincere faith so that our lives are lived and our decisions are made as practical atheists—as though You do not exist.

We confess to generational hatred and racial prejudice that is like a disease, perpetuating divisiveness, destruction and turmoil.

You are merciful and forgiving, even though we have rebelled against You.  But this day we are covered with shame.

With a humble, contrite spirit, I confess_____________

We pray with clarity. We ask, great Creator God, that You give sight to those born spiritually blind. Open the eyes of Your people to see You for who You truly are. Don’t let their sight be dimmed or distorted by centuries of religiosity and rejection of the Truth. Open their eyes to Jesus as their Messiah. Then show up in great power, giving Your people supernatural strength to withhold vengeance, to execute justice, to remember mercy, to walk humbly as they acknowledge that victory will be won not by their might nor by their own power, but by Your Spirit.16 Yet we do ask You for victory over the enemy…

We pray for the enemies who are coming against Jerusalem to be convicted of their sin, for them to repent and turn from it and ask You for forgiveness through faith in Jesus Christ.  But if they do not, we ask that this day, You defeat and destroy them.

We ask that You strip Jerusalem’s enemies of peace and cooperation among themselves, so that they are divided and turn on each other.

We ask that their evil plans would be exposed or fall back on the enemy’s own head.

We ask that the face of every man, woman or child that they have slaughtered, beheaded, buried, or crucified be indelibly imprinted on their mind’s eye, filling them with turmoil and robbing them of clear thinking.17

We ask that for every man, woman or child who is martyred for their faith in You, ten others would rise up to take their place, so that the persecution would fan revival fires throughout the Middle East. Please, dear Jesus, keep showing up in dreams and visions and in any form You choose in order to change hearts and minds, melting generations of prejudice and hatred with Your love and peace.

We ask that the fear of the One, True, Living God would fall on Israel’s neighbors…and on Israel.18

We ask that the ancient prince of the Persian kingdom and every other demonic force coming against Your City be bound and rendered powerless in the face of the hosts of Heaven.19

We ask that the Iron Dome would be 100% effective in the north as well as in the south, and that You would continue to anoint Israel’s engineers and physicists with ability to design systems that would provide a protective shield for The Beautiful Land.

We ask for supernatural wisdom for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, his Cabinet, his counselors, and all government officials, so that they make decisions in line with Your perfect will. Draw the Prime Minister into Your Word. And then, when he opens and reads it, speak to him through it.

We ask that You intervene to give President Reuven Rivlin and Prime Minister Netanyahu a shared vision and agreed-upon steps to accomplish it so that Israel has clear, unified leadership during these dangerous days.

We ask that You turn the heart of The Honorable Nir Barkat, Jerusalem’s mayor, toward You; that he would acknowledge his need of You and re-issue a city-wide call to prayer.

We ask that You comfort the mothers, fathers, and children living in the farming communities near the Gaza border.  Give them an overwhelming sense of Your presence and love for each of them. As they turn to You, give them peace…and a good night’s sleep.

We ask that You bless The Beautiful Land and all those who live there, both Jews and Arabs, with Your peace.

We ask especially that You woo Your people to Yourself.  Draw them to put their trust in You, so that You are their refuge and their fortress.  Save them.  Cover them.  Be with them in trouble. Command Your angels to guard them and keep them in all their ways. 20

You are a great prayer-hearing, prayer-answering, covenant-keeping, miracle-working God. Hear our prayer!  Listen to Your children as we pray for the peace of the city on which You have placed Your name.  Rise up, great Lion of Judah, and defend Your people. Deliver Jerusalem from her enemies so that all the nations of the earth may know that You alone are God. Answer us!  For the glory of Your great name!

I ask specifically for____________

We will pray until our prayers are confirmed, because we believe in You.  We believe that Jerusalem’s God is God.  We believe You are as strong today on her behalf as You were in the beginning, and always have been, and always will be. We believe that since the first day we set our minds to gain understanding and to humble ourselves before our God, our words have been heard.21 Because our words are based on Your words. We believe that we have asked according to Your will, in the name of Your dear Son, and for His glory alone.  Therefore we expect to receive answers. 22

Now we await Your confirmation.  We have prayed for the peace of Jerusalem. We don’t know what else to do. But our eyes are fixed expectantly on You.23

For the Glory of Yeshua AMEN

[1] Nehemiah 9:6
[2] Nahum 1:3
[3] Based on the Song of Moses, Exodus 15
[4] Ezekiel 11:19
[5] Zechariah 12:10-12
[6] Acts 26:18Zechariah 12:10
[7] Romans 11:26-27
[8] Hosea 14:4
[9] Ezekiel 37:23
[10] Ezekiel 37:26
[11] Revelation 7:1-414:1-5
[12] Zechariah 14:3-4, 9
[13] Paraphrased from Ezra 9Daniel 9, and Romans 1
[14]  Israel has the most liberal abortion laws in the world. Tel Aviv is marketed as the gay capital of the Middle East. Alcohol consumption among Israeli children is surging to the extent that Prime Minister Netanyahu has called it “an epidemic.”
[15] Paraphrased from Romans 1; 42% of Israelis are secular.
[16] Zechariah 4:6
[17] Romans 2:9
[18] 2 Chronicles 20:29
[19] Daniel 10:13
[20] Psalm 91
[21] Daniel 10:12
[22] John 14:13-14
[23] 2 Chronicles 20:12

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