From God’s word – Prayers for Israel and Isaiah 62 Fast

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By Toni Ford

If anyone knows me, they know I become a bit passionate when talking about Israel, both the land and the people and the impact they’ve had on my spiritual life.

My life was forever changed in 2011 when I took my first trip to Israel. I came home from that trip and began my search in Scripture, wanting to learn what God said about Israel and His people. Ever since then, my love and passion for learning more about the land, the people and the heart of our Father towards Israel has only grown deeper over the years. So much so that I continue to return to Israel almost every year.

Those journeys eventually led to leading my own trips to the Holy Land, because I long for others to see and experience the land and the people as I have been privileged to do so over the years.

Due to my love for Israel, I wanted to take the time and share about the “21 Prayers for Israel and the Isaiah 62 Fast” that is taking place from May 7-28. Mike Bickle is leading this prayer and fast for Israel, and over five million people across the world are joining in daily to pray for Israel and fast according to how the Lord leads. You can find out more details by visiting www.Isaiah62Fast.com or by connecting to the Mike Bickle App.

Some may question the purpose of praying and fasting for Israel. In Zechariah 8:2-3, Scripture tells us that the Lord loves Jerusalem and is very zealous for Jerusalem. Throughout Scripture, we read prophecies concerning Israel and the nations that often have two fulfillments – a partial fulfillment history and a complete fulfillment at the end of the age. In Isaiah 62:6-7, the Lord promises that He has given to Israel and His people, and our prayers are a way of agreeing and reminding the Lord of His promises. I would love for you to join me and millions of others in praying for Israel daily over the next couple of weeks.

Below are the 21 Days of Prayer Points for Israel.

* Numbers 6:23-26. Just as God instructed the priests on how to bless Israel, so we too are to pray for the blessing of Israel.

* Isaiah 60:2 and Isaiah 62:1-11. Pray that God’s glory shall be openly manifested in Jerusalem.

* Daniel 9:4-19 and Psalm 102:13-21. Pray that God’s face would shine on Jerusalem.

* Isaiah 11:11-16. Pray for the Lord to restore the remnant of Israel.

* Isaiah 24:14-16 and Isaiah 27:2-6. Pray for the Lord to inspire new songs for and from Jerusalem.

* Isaiah 30:18-30. That God will release His grace on the people and land of Israel.

* Isaiah 33:2-6, 17. Pray that God will impart wisdom and reveal His beauty.

* Isaiah 35:1-10. The glory of God will be openly manifest in the midst of weak people.

* Isaiah 54:5-17. God’s redemption will be witnessed by all the nations.

* Isaiah 45:17-24 and Isaiah 52:6-10. Israel’s salvation will impact all the nations.

* Isaiah 43:1-4 and Zephaniah 3:12-17. God will reveal His love for His people.

* Isaiah 63:7-64:2. The Lord would rend the heavens and come down to help Israel.

* Habakkuk 3:2 and Micah 7:14-20. God would re-vive His work and release great miracles.

* Jeremiah 32:37-42. Israel will be fulfilled and filled with the fear of God.

* Psalm 80:1-19. The Lord would restore Israel.

* Ezekiel 20:34-41. The Lord would plead His case with Israel.

* Ezekiel 34:11-31 and Jeremiah 3:14-18. The Lord would shepherd Israel with great blessing.

* Amos 9: 11-15. The Lord would restore the tabernacle of David.

* Ezekiel 34:11-31. The Lord would glorify His name through Israel.

* Ezekiel 37:1-14. The ears of the people would be open to hear from the Lord and accept Yeshua as their Messiah.

* Joel 2:15-32. The fulfillment of Israel – what is to come?

Lord, today we pray for the peace of Jerusalem and for protection over Your land and Your people. Bring them to see and understand who You are, and may they come to accept You as their Messiah.

If you would like me to join you in prayer, please e-mail me at tonif77@gmail.com. I would love to pray for you!

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