JEWISH VOICE BLOG

HOPE in the Midst of Unprecedented Times

October 19, 2020

I have to share with you that, even in the midst of all the challenges we’re all experiencing right now, my heart is filled with gratitude. The work of Jewish Voice – meeting physical needs and sharing the hope of Yeshua (Jesus) with Jewish people worldwide – wouldn’t be possible without you. During the turmoil of these past several months, we have seen your generosity and felt your prayers. That’s why this latest edition of Jewish Voice Today is focused on hope. Because of our Messiah, we...

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Pray for Israel on Bless Israel Sunday: Protection

October 16, 2020

Bless Israel Sunday is an opportunity to learn more about the “apple of God’s eye,” Israel and the Jewish people (Zechariah 2:12). In this “Pray for Israel” blog series, you’ll find a prayer for Israel along with information and a starting-off point from which to add your own prayers. Protection Unfortunately, terrorism is a part of life today. And Israel faces more than her share because of the hostility that neighboring Arab nations and Palestinians living in the Land hold toward h...

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How do fighter jets fit into Middle East peace deals?

October 15, 2020

“How much better to get wisdom than gold, to choose understanding rather than silver.”” Proverbs 16:16 TLV When I read the news stories this week related to Israel, yet again I believe wisdom is what is needed – whether it be about the details of peace agreements or how to maintain the downward trend of coronavirus infections. Right now, the next steps in the historic treaty between Israel and United Arab Emirates (UAE) are happening. Israel’s cabinet approved the treaty and Prime Min...

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Taking the love of the Lord to a new region!

October 14, 2020

This has been a year of changes. Changed plans, changed schedules, changed expectations. And yet, our hopes remain high, and our faith is rising. We are more confident than ever that the Lord is in control – leading, guiding and providing. God is also reminding us to do everything in love. Our hearts are stirred with love for the Dawro people of the Southern Nations region of Ethiopia. We are particularly eager to bless the Jewish people there as they have experienced not only hardship but al...

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Pray for Israel on Bless Israel Sunday: People

October 12, 2020

Bless Israel Sunday is an opportunity for you to discover things about God’s faithfulness you may have never known before. In this “Pray for Israel” blog series, you’ll find a prayer for Israel along with information to serve as a starting-off point from which to add your own prayers. People There is no end to a list of categories into which people can fall based on various common ground they share, whether related to age, gender, marriage, skills, interests or life experiences. The...

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Pray for Israel on Bless Israel Sunday: Government

October 10, 2020

Bless Israel Sunday is an opportunity for you to discover things about God’s faithfulness you may have never known before. In this “Pray for Israel” blog series, you’ll find a prayer for Israel along with information to serve as a starting-off point from which to add your own prayers. Government in Israel Israel has both a president and a prime minister. The prime minister bears the most authority while the president (currently President Reuven Rivlin) serves a mostly ceremonial role...

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Simchat Torah – Rekindling Joy

October 09, 2020

The Bible. Do we really know the treasure we hold in our hands? Do we truly grasp the priceless gift that rests on our nightstands, sits on our end tables, or resides in the depths of our phones? It’s the very Word of God and filled with God Himself. Jewish people celebrate God’s Word with a special holiday called Simchat Torah, which means “Joy of the Torah.” In its strictest sense, the word Torah refers to the first five books of the Bible in which God recorded the origin of the world...

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You can help save lives!

October 09, 2020

I am writing to ask for your help in meeting the needs of women and children in Israel who are facing great difficulty because of the pandemic and economic challenges that have followed. Let me start by sharing what the founder of one of the partner organizations we work closely with in Israel told us. I want you to hear his words and his heart. He said he is “hard-pressed” to remember a time in the last 20 years he’s led the ministry “where the people of Israel were in such need of ho...

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Will numbers keep going down?

October 08, 2020

“But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well”” Matthew 6:33 NIV As Sukkot comes to an end, let us continue to recognize God’s provision and pray according to His will. To do this, we must seek first His kingdom and His righteousness. Thank you for your prayers on behalf of Israel and her people. Just this week, the coronavirus infection rate is beginning to go down – after a few weeks of record-high numbers that forced the countr...

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Dwelling with God – Sukkot Devotion, Day 7

October 08, 2020

Our Future Dwelling “I also heard a loud voice from the throne, saying, ‘Behold, the dwelling of God is among men, and He shall tabernacle among them. They shall be His people, and God Himself shall be among them and be their God.’” ––Revelation 21:3 When Israel wandered in the wilderness, they lived in temporary housing. God was leading them to the Land He promised to give them. There they would settle in and live in permanent residences. God instituted the Feast of Tabernacles ...

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