Congress Calls for Prayer for Israel
We received this email from American Christian Leaders for Israel about Congress’ call for prayer this weekend for Israel. Amen!
From ACLI. On the heels of the March for Israel rally and the first day of our Weekend of Prayer for Zion’s Sake, the Congressional Allies Caucus has submitted a resolution for a national weekend of prayer for the people of Israel.
The resolution, led by Reps. Doug Lamborn (R-CO), Brad Schneider (D-IL), and Chris Smith (R-NJ) details the “unprovoked, premeditated and barbaric attack by the Iran-backed terrorist group Hamas” in which 1,400 Israelis were brutally slaughtered and over 240 Israelis and foreign nationals were taken hostage …
“I believe this is a critical time for people of faith to come together and pray for the State of Israel and the Jewish people. From Nov. 17-19, tens of thousands of Americans will be praying for Israel, and I am proud to co-sponsor this bipartisan resolution encouraging a weekend of prayer and reflection for our strongest ally,” said Rep. Brad Schneider, lead co-sponsor and co-chair of the CIAC. “As we call for prayer, we are committed in Congress to act on Israel’s behalf as well, providing her with the aid and diplomatic support she needs to win this war against the terrorist group Hamas so that Israelis and Palestinians have the chance to live together in peace, security, and prosperity.”
ICEJ has followed up on the CIAC announcement with a global call to parliaments and legislative bodies worldwide to follow the example of the U.S. by calling for their own National Weekends of Prayer. …
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