This Post is a little different in that we are celebrating ELAV 2012 (Elav is Hebrew for Unto Him), a Conference uniting Israeli, Arab, and Palestinian Youth and Young Adults to Pray, Praise and Proclaim our God to the World, especially Israel! We do not have all the numbers as yet, but in 2011 there were 500 Jewish and 150 Arab Palestinian Youth who came together for this event. Most of the Palestinians had never seen a Jewish person. There were encounters with the God of Israel upon these meetings as they prayed, wept, then exchanged FaceBook and email info.
We also believe this year’s ELAV was enhanced by Rick Ridings of Succat Hallel (the 24/7 Prayer Ministry in Jerusalem who sponsored the event) being in Indonesia in May for the World Prayer Conference and bringing back a special anointing. The stadium prayer meeting had 120,000 present with 5 million more in Indonesia praying with them by media hook-ups. Thy saw the Fires of Revival start there, and ELAV 2012 will be praying the Fire of Revival for Israel. 15 leaders came to Israel from Indonesia and we believe there is a transfer of revival anointing for the Nation of Israel!
The audience prayed some 45 minutes weeping, tearing down idols in Tel-Aviv just like they prayed in Indonesia.
We can’t wait to post the outcome of this event in Tel Aviv when this closes on July 9th. What an outpouring of the Holy Spirit is present in this Nation at this time.
PRAY protection for all present and as they return to their respective places, thanking God for all that will be accomplished for the Kingdom of God in this event.
ON ANOTHER NOTE PLEASE PRAY FOR ULTRA-ORTHODOX JEWS TO SPEND THEIR TIME IN THE MILITARY DEFENDING ISRAEL JUST LIKE THE SECULAR JEWS HAVE TO DO. ISSUES INCLUDE EXEMPTION FROM THE DRAFT FOR THEM AS WELL AS SUBSIDIES FOR STUDY. THEY DO NOT HAVE TO WORK. I DO NOT BELIEVE GOD IS PLEASED WITH THE SEPARATION, BUT ‘INQUIRE OF THE LORD’ JUST LIKE DAVID DID, AND HE WILL REVEAL TO YOU HOW TO PRAY INTO THIS SITUATION.
The Fort Worth Star Telegram posted an interesting article about this today, Sunday July 8, 2012.
My next Post will be for many other needs at hand, but I felt led tonight to write about these two issues. I pray you bear witness and will seek the Lord for our beloved Israel.
I close with a Word from the Book of Nahum: “The Lord has His way in the whirlwind and in the storm, And the clouds are the dust of His feet…” (1:3)
You will be blessed to read this little Book!
Pray for the Peace of Jerusalem,