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Tensions are rising in the Middle East. Let’s pray for the peace of Jerusalem (Psalm 122).

From The Wall Street Journal. Israel carried out a drone strike targeting a defense compound in Iran, as the U.S. and Israel look for new ways to contain Tehran’s nuclear and military ambitions, according to U.S. officials and people familiar with the operation.

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Iranian officials said that the country’s air defenses had fended off an attempted attack by three small quadcopters targeting a munitions factory in the city of Isfahan, right next to a site belonging to the Iran Space Research Center, which has been sanctioned by the U.S. for its work on Iran’s ballistic-missile program.

Iran said its air defenses brought down one of the drones while the two others exploded above the warehouse, causing minor damage to the roof.

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian called the blast a cowardly strike.

“Such actions cannot impact the determination and intent of our experts for peaceful nuclear progress,” he said, according to government news service PadDolat.

The Israeli military declined to comment.

The strike marks the first known attack carried out by Israel under the new far-right coalition government led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who sanctioned a series of bold operations inside Iran when he last served in that role from 2009 to 2021.

Israel’s latest strike comes as Israeli and American officials are discussing new ways to combat Iran’s destabilizing operations, including its deepening military cooperation with Russia. …

Last week, the U.S. and Israel carried out their largest-ever joint military exercise involving more than 7,500 personnel from both countries and a series of scenarios to test their ability to take out air-defense systems and refuel jet planes—both of which could be key elements of a major military strike on Iran.

Israel’s top general told The Wall Street Journal last week that Israel and the U.S. were preparing for the worst.

Gen. Herzi Halevi, the Israel Defense Forces’ chief of staff, said that the military exercises sent “a very clear message to Iran: If Iran makes mistakes, offense capabilities are getting ready.”

Efforts by President Biden to resurrect a nuclear containment deal with Iran have come to a standstill, but the U.S. has yet to develop an alternative. Mr. Netanyahu has been pushing the U.S. to take a tougher stance against Iran. …

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(Excerpt from The Wall Street Journal. Photo Credit: Getty Images)

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Paul Fishman
February 3, 2023

Jeremiah 49:34-39

34 The word of the LORD that came to Jeremiah the prophet against Elam in the beginning of the reign of Zedekiah king of Judah, saying,
35 Thus saith the LORD of hosts; Behold, I will break the bow of Elam, the chief of their might.
36 And upon Elam will I bring the four winds from the four quarters of heaven, and will scatter them toward all those winds; and there shall be no nation whither the outcasts of Elam* shall not come.
37 For I will cause Elam to be dismayed before their enemies, and before them that seek their life: and I will bring evil upon them, even my fierce anger, saith the LORD; and I will send the sword after them, till I have consumed them:
38 And I will set my throne in Elam, and will destroy from thence the king and the princes, saith the LORD.
39 But it shall come to pass in the latter days, that I will bring again#stm8686 the captivity* of Elam, saith the LORD.
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Remember the former things of old: for I am God, and there is none else; I am God, and there is none like me,

10Declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times the things that are not yet done, saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure:

11Calling a ravenous bird from the east, the man that executeth my counsel from a far country: yea, I have spoken it, I will also bring it to pass; I have purposed it, I will also do it.

12Hearken unto me, ye stouthearted, that are far from righteousness:

13I bring near my righteousness; it shall not be far off, and my salvation shall not tarry: and I will place salvation in Zion for Israel my glory.
May the Lord Glory Himself in Israel at Iran’s Nuclear expense and may the Lord set the Iranian people free from the evil Mazarani regime that rules them with the scepter of death.

Grant Windholz
February 2, 2023

Americans Please unite and connect with Israel through love and support. Not only is Israel is our closest ally in the Middle East, but it’s Jesus’s birthday place. God blesses those who support Israelites.

Victoria Z
February 1, 2023

Father, in the name of Jesus, we pray for this situation, not knowing how, yet trusting your word that says the Holy Spirit will make intercession through us with groanings, so we groan inwardly along with the Holy Spirit, yearning for peace, not only for USA but for your beloved Israel, and the entire world, we yearn for your will to be done on earth as it is in Heaven, we yearn to be delivered from all evil, from all evil leaders who pursue evil interests and agendas, we pray that you lead our world leaders not into temptation, we yearn for Godly, God fearing leaders in all nations that lead as you would have it, justly, with wisdom and discernment, protecting their nation’s sovereignty and borders, protecting the rights of their citizens to free speech, and freedom of religion, ruling in the best interest of the nation’s people, including the unborn, not the selfish interests of the elite who push for economic interests above moral decency, diplomacy, and democracy. Father we know that your word will come to pass regarding wars and rumors of wars, as well as Armedegdon, but we also pray according to your word for leaders who know they are but men, leaders who pursue peace above pride and bloodshed, and leaders who already fear and revere you, or those you can win over in the way you did with Nenuchadnezzar. In Jesus name we ask, and thank you for hearing and answering our prayer.

Peg B
January 31, 2023

Heavenly Father, we thank You for Your perfect word. Amos 9:15 “I will plant them upon their land, and they shall never again be plucked up out of the land which I have given them,” says the LORD your God. Oh Father, what clear knowledge You have provided. This promise we know, You will continue to keep. We pray for peace in Jerusalem (Your holy city). Grant wisdom and instruction to PM Benjamin Netanyahu, the Knesset, IDF, those holding office. Surround them with Your wise counsel. May the Jewish and Christian communities be led by Your Holy Spirit for the days ahead. Cause the U.S. to continue to enjoin with Israel and be a blessing to this nation. Help us to watch and pray continuously. Let the mystery of Jesus Christ as the one, true Messiah, be received in this nation and around the world. Let Your Kingdom come. In Jesus’ mighty name. Amen.

Donald Vader
January 31, 2023

America, stand with Israel because it is the word of the Lord! It is our time to take a stand with the nation of Israel and the blessings of the Lord will be upon us and so I pray for the power of the Lord to be upon Israel and America to stand together in the mighty name of Jesus! Hallelujah and amen!

Jo Ann Atherton
January 31, 2023

Heavenly Father, we are Your watchmen on the wall. We will not keep silent, but we will pray for our elder brother, Your chosen people. Father, bring about Your ultimate purposes for the Land of Israel & Your people. Expose the false teaching of replacement theology. If there is any anti-Semitism in our hearts, in our churches, or in our families, we humbly ask You to forgive us and change our hearts. Help the Church to understand and embrace their Hebraic roots. Lord, deepen our desire to line up our hearts with Yours in praying and supporting Israel and the Jewish people. Protect Israel from its enemies inside & outside – protect them from all
terrorism and destruction. Give Prime Minister Netanyahu, the Knesset, the security forces wisdom to thwart all attacks.. We pray for all Arab & Islamic nations to cooperate with Israel for their own benefit, & to accept Israel as a true neighbor & partner in
the region. Continue to reveal Yourself to Palestinians & to all who hate Israel. Reveal Your plan for Israel to Palestinian Christians & protect them from Islamic terrorism. We pray for the Messianic Churches throughout the Land as they work to bring in the harvest. Strengthen and equip them especially as they take on the Ukrainian and other immigrants coming into the country. Lord, we speak Your word in Is. 62:12 “And they shall call them the Holy people, the redeemed of the Lord, and you shall be called sought out, a city not forsaken.” We also pray that You would block/stop/confuse those in our government who pressure Israel to give away land for peace. In Yeshua’s Name, Amen.

January 31, 2023

Father God thank you for Israel father God make them 10 times more powerful over anybody that is trying to take this beautiful country down father God make all the weapons of mass destruction return where they belong in Jesus name protect Israel at all times

Brian Lynch
January 31, 2023

Go Israel!

Lori Meed
January 31, 2023

Father, we worship You as the Holy One of Israel! You Who watches over Israel neither slumbers nor sleeps. Your word is clear that You will ‘break the bow of Elam’, and then ‘set Your throne in Elam’ Jer.49:34,38-39. Your word is also clear that ‘You frustrated the counsel of nations and You thwart the plans of the people’s but Your counsel stands forever’! Ps.33:10-11. Come, raise up Your throne in Iran. Thank You for the growing church there. Overthrow ungodly leaders and bring shepherds after Your own heart. Grant Israeli leaders wisdom as the seek to protect the Apple of Your eye! We do not trust in chariots or horses but in You alone! Allow Netanyahu and his knesset to seek Your wisdom and Your righteousness. Prince of Peace bring your peace across the Middle East for Your glory!

Ron Alford
January 31, 2023

Father, help us to tell the World that Israel is the Apple of Your Eye and You have promised to ‘Bless them that Bless you, and Curse them that Curse you.’

Paulus van Beek
January 31, 2023

I release Divine wisdom for Mr. Netanyahu and the IDF to destroy evil and evil actions that will occur in the near future from Iran, if… May G-d’s favor and protection be over Israel…and both armies. In Yeshua Messiah’s Holy Mighty Name, Amen. Shalom Israel!

Lisa nFoti
January 31, 2023

We are praying for:
1. Peace for the precious people of Jerusalem.
2. Unity among believers in the Land.
3. Truth in media reports.
4. For Jews worldwide to continue to make aliyah and to no longer be dispersed among the nations, and that once home, the Holy Spirit will reveal Yeshua as Messiah!
5. For Christians everywhere to have a revelation that the full gospel is Jew and Gentile as one new man.
6. For Bibi, the Knesset, and all political leaders to lead with God’s wisdom as it is written in The Word.
7. For all security and police to execute operations in safety with restraint and accuracy.
8. For the IDF to detect all threats and act on them with focused, laser-like precision. For their protection as they do so.
9. For COMFORT, Isaiah 51, “I, even I AM HE, who comforts you.” Abba, comfort your people in their trauma, fear, loss, and pain.
10. For boldness, courage, and victory over their enemies and for God’s justice to triumph, not man’s.


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