Israel and UAE extend the olive branch

August 27, 2020

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.”” Matthew 5:9 NIV Olive branches are being extended on both sides of the United Arab Emirates (UAE)-Israel peace agreement. The implementation of this deal could have a significant impact on Middle East politics – from the Palestinian issue to dealing with Iran. And speaking of Iran, the U.S formally notified the United Nations of its demand for all UN sanctions on Iran to be restored. This stirred up the UN Securi...

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Let’s Reach Generations!

August 26, 2020

Did you know that ministering to children is often a vital key to reaching families and communities? When someone takes the time to bring Good News, fun activities and enriching experiences to children, it has the potential to bless the entire home of parents, grandparents and siblings. And as families are blessed, whole communities gain hope, encouragement, and stability, especially as the Good News of Yeshua (Jesus) becomes more accessible to everyone. Jesus said, “Let the little children c...

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The wake-up call of Rosh Hashanah

August 26, 2020

With Rosh Hashanah approaching, and the beginning of the Jewish Fall Feasts, I wanted to write to you. Widely celebrated in the Jewish world as the new year, Rosh Hashanah and the blowing of the shofar signify a wake-up call for repentance and restoring our relationship with God. What timing with all that is going on in our world! From the coronavirus pandemic to protests and political unrest, there’s so much to bring us to our knees before our God. The wake-up call of Rosh Hashanah is ...

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Historic peace treaty between Israel and the UAE

August 20, 2020

“You keep in perfect peace one whose mind is stayed on You, because he trusts in You”” Isaiah 26:3 TLV It may not be perfect peace, but the deal reached late last week between Israel and the UAE (United Arab Emirates) is one of great significance. Since Israel became a nation in 1948, there have only been two other peace deals with Arab nations. Below, we’ve put together much of the key information that has come out in the news about this historic agreement. One interesting note is...

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Pray for the people of Lebanon

August 13, 2020

“If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to you.”” James 1:5 NIV Wisdom. God wants to give it to us if we will ask. Let us not only ask for ourselves, but for leaders and decision-makers around the world. We need wisdom in the ongoing battle against the coronavirus. Israel’s leaders need wisdom to do what is best for their people. And, let’s pray specifically for the people of Lebanon as they need great wisdo...

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Engaging the Church about the heart of God

August 12, 2020

Are we in the End Times? What is God’s plan for the Jewish people? Do Gentile Believers have a role to play? Does understanding the Feasts of the Bible provide insight for our lives today? What is the significance of current events in Israel and the Middle East? How can I share the Good News with Jewish family and friends? Each of these pertinent questions – and more – is addressed by the JVMI Speakers ministry. JVMI Speakers is part of the third element of our mission, which is to “engage th...

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A brand-new podcast from Jewish Voice

August 11, 2020

Coming September 1, 2020! A brand-new podcast from Jewish Voice: A Jew & A Gentile Discuss One is Jewish. One is Gentile. Both believe in Jesus. Ezra Benjamin and Carly Berna from the Jewish Voice team join up on a podcast to explore life, faith and current events from a biblical viewpoint. And with their different religious backgrounds, they’re going to disagree on some points. You won’t hear this kind of thing in your church or Bible study. Nothing’s off-limits on A Jew &amp...

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You can help transform the eternities of countless Jewish people

August 10, 2020

You and I share an exciting vision: that “all Israel will be saved” (Romans 11:26). And everything we do together, as partners in ministry, is with that goal in mind. It’s about the Gospel – introducing the Jewish people and their neighbors to Jesus, the Messiah. It’s the greatest and the most important way you can bless anyone. And it has never been more important than it is now amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Of course, humanitarian works, like our Medical Outreaches, are criti...

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Virus deaths down, mass testing coming soon

August 06, 2020

“Be strong and take heart, all you who hope in the LORD.”” Psalm 31:24 NIV In Psalm 31, King David proclaims, “Be strong and take heart, all you who hope in the Lord.” Those words are a great encouragement to each one of us who call Jesus our Messiah – no matter what the latest news report says or what’s going on in our world. A massive explosion shook Lebanon’s capital Beirut just two days ago, on August 4. This devastating explosion has taken the lives of a number of citizens in the...

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Human trials for potential vaccine in Israel?

July 30, 2020

“But the plans of the LORD stand firm forever, the purposes of His heart through all generations”” Psalm 33:11 NIV I’m thankful that despite all that is going on around us and even with news and events changing daily, we can put our trust in God – who does not change. We can take confidence in His words to us. As it says in Psalm 33, “The plans of the Lord stand firm forever.” In Israel, coronavirus cases are on the rise again. With that reality, I’m sharing a variety of news stories ...

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