Although many of you receiving this are not Americans, America is still the one nation who can influence all of Israel decisions – for better or for worse. Therefore, as those who intercede for Israel, we are sending you this prayer alert that was recently sent out to a select group of believers in the USA.
1 July, 2010
Shalom from Jerusalem,
BP’s Deep Horizon oil rig blew up on April 20, this year’s Israeli Independence Day. Coincidence? Or God-incidence? On the previous day FOXNews reported that Israel could no longer depend on US support at the UN.
This coming Tuesday, July 6th, a meeting is scheduled at the White House between Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu and U.S. President Barak Hussein Obama. Although it is being billed as a friendly visit to make up for the atrocious way Obama treated Bibi the last time they met, this meeting may be pivotal for the future of America.
God’s judgments of nations can strike in the economic, political or social realm as well as in the realm of nature. Amazed, we have seen His judgments falling with every trespass made by US administrations against His plan for Israel. We wonder if we will ever see the land of our birth as a great nation again.
For, behold, in those days, and in that time, when I shall return the captives of Judah and Jerusalem, I will also gather all nations, and will bring them down into the Valley of Jehoshaphat , and will judge them there for My people and for My heritage Israel, whom they have scattered among the nations, and divided My land.
Can Americans, especially those in the Body of Messiah, see the connections between America’s 20+ year land for peace policy (actually for just a piece of paper) and the catastrophes that have come on them already?
Thank God for the US Congress and many Americans who are Israel’s friends and want their President to stand strongly with Israel, but the Obama administration has shown time and again that they are not a friend of Israel. History shows that nations are either blessed or suffer according to what their leaders do. Since the US President sets foreign policy, the US is now in a confrontation with God Almighty.
LORD builds up Jerusalem: He gathers together the outcasts of Israel. (Psalms 147:2) Obama says Jews are not allowed to build in Jerusalem – specifically areas that are biblical Jerusalem. Obama says Israel must divide its land to create a Palestinian State. That land is where God says He will bring us so that He can save us. Jerusalem, Judah (Zechariah 12:2-3) and Samaria (Jeremiah 31:4-5) are what the world – including Obama, his administration and the State Department – call “occupied.” Yet this is where God has promised to restore Israel, and He is doing this for His glory (Ezekiel 36:22b-24).
Yes, I will rejoice over them to do them good, and I will plant them in this land assuredly with My whole heart and with My whole soul.
Those who believe in the God of the Bible should support what He is doing with all of His heart and soul before their eyes!
Therefore we write to you, some of whom are elders in the Church in America, that you would understand the vital importance for the destiny of your nation of this meeting between Obama and Netanyahu. God is looking for the intercessor.
And I sought for a man among them, that should make up the hedge, and stand in the gap before Me for the land, that I should not destroy it. But I found none. Therefore I have poured out My indignation upon them. I have consumed them with the fire of My wrath. Their own way have I recompensed upon their heads,says the Lord GOD.
Will you set the trumpet to your mouth this weekend and call the saints to prayer? Pray for God to hedge in Obama so that he cannot manipulate Israel’s leader with his smooth words or intimidate Netanyahu to make commitments that are not in line with God’s will. Pray for Netanyahu to be firm and courageous, influenced by God’s Spirit.
Blessings from Zion,
Chuck & Karen Cohen