Yehovah God: #1 Zionist

18 07 2018

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Let’s start with the heart. God loves Israel and we are in a new day prophetically regarding Israel as a nation. Later I will explain more about the Holocaust, but three years after that horrific event, God turned a page of history from judging Israel to blessing, favoring and restoring Israel. Understanding why He did this is to understand His love for Zion. Most people, even Christians, don’t have a clue about Zion. It has been obscured and maligned. Yet, Zion is a key to grasping God’s choice of Israel.

A hundred years ago, the word Zion was a positive word sung in many of our hymns, like: “We’re marching to Zion, beautiful, beautiful Zion; we’re marching upward to Zion, the beautiful city of God.” They named churches, schools, towns, and even a national park after Zion, but not so much anymore. The meaning of the word has been sullied and made into a curse word. Anti-Israel propaganda has changed the public perception of the word. No wonder, when it is now used like this: Dirty Zionist, Zionist pigs, Zionist apes, Zionist liars, Zionist occupiers, imperialist Zionists, and racist Zionists. Whew! With this avalanche of epithets, no wonder the average person is confused. Even within Israel there is confusion. In the 2015 election two liberal parties joined together with a new name: The Zionist Camp. The problem is that they were the party in favor of dividing the land and giving it to Palestinians.  A true Zionist knows the land cannot be divided. What a shame that they twisted the meaning of Zionist to gain votes. Fortunately, the Israeli people were not fooled and the real Zionists won in a landslide. We really need to know God’s definition.

Yehovah also will roar from Zion, and utter His voice from Jerusalem; ​​the heavens and earth will shake; ​​But Yehovah will be a shelter for His people, and the strength of the children of Israel. ​​“So you shall know that I am Yehovah your God, dwelling in Zion My holy mountain.” Joel 3:16-17a

Here are the topics of a few of the 150 verses about Zion in the Bible: King on Zion – God dwells in Zion – Captives return to Zion – Zion joy of whole earth – Born in Zion – Favor Zion – Rule from Zion – God rests in Zion – ​Salvation in Zion – Ransomed return to Zion – ​Ask way to Zion – Trumpet in Zion – Law and word from Zion – Zeal for Zion – Cornerstone in Zion. (Today’s blog is an excerpt from my book Blessing Israel.)

Therefore thus says the Lord Yehovah: “Behold, I lay in Zion a stone for a foundation, a tried stone, a precious cornerstone, a sure foundation; whoever believes will not act hastily. Isaiah 28:16

Pray for the peace of Jerusalem and pray for rain.

Les Lawrence, Voice of Christian Zionists                 (Read more)

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Free Sample of My New Book

13 07 2018

Speak to the Dirt!: The Way of God in the Resurrection of Israel by [Lawrence, Les]

Here is a way to read the first few chapters for free. Click here to download the free Kindle App for IOS, Android, Mac and/or PC; and then click here for the free sample of Speak to the Dirt! Notice that it is not the Kindle Unlimited box in gold, but the blue box a little further down on the left which says: “Send a free sample.” Thanks. Enjoy!

Why would God command a man to speak to dirt? Yet “Prophesy!” is the command that the Lord Yehovah gave to Ezekiel. Its force is no less urgent today. End time prophecy regarding Israel is being fulfilled before our very eyes and the church needs to understand what God is doing in the Promised Land today. 
A tremendous ingathering of souls is taking place all over the world. This is even more significant when considering the physical and spiritual ingathering of the Jewish people. In this book you will see how the events in Israel reflect the Fulfillment of God’s plan, the coming of the Messiah!
“The spotlight of history is not held in man’s hand but in the hand of God. He is the Director of the Final Act – He will do precisely what he has always said he would do!” (Excerpt from Speak to the Dirt! by Les Lawrence)

Pray for the peace of Jerusalem and pray for rain!

Les Lawrence, Voice of Christian Zionists                 (Read more)





Not. Making. This. Up.

6 07 2018

Iran general cloud theft

Iranian general says Israel stealing Iran’s clouds – An Iranian general on Monday accused Israel of manipulating weather to prevent rain over the Islamic republic, alleging his country was facing cloud “theft,” before being contradicted by the nation’s weather chief. The head of Iran’s Civil Defense Organization claims Israel is ‘working to ensure clouds entering Iranian skies are unable to release rain,’ insisting this was confirmed by an Iranian scientific study; but head of Iran’s meteorological service says ‘it is not possible for a country to steal clouds.’ Ynet News

It has been a busy week…thought it was a good weekend for a “you can’t make this stuff up” blog. This really is a true story, reported all over the world media. The good news is that it is further evidence that cracks in Iran’s terrorist state are getting wider.

As Protests Multiply, Is Iran On Verge Of Revolution? – Mideast: While the U.S. remains focused on immigration and a Supreme Court vacancy, Iran is in the middle of a major social convulsion that’s verging on a revolution. Last time this happened, President Obama ignored it. This time, the U.S. supports those in the streets. Investor’s Business Daily

Iran’s Persistent Protests – Iranians are protesting in the streets again, only a few months after the regime crushed nationwide demonstrations over the country’s sagging economy and widespread corruption. The periodic eruptions are a sign of discontent that may spread as the pressure from renewed U.S. sanctions increases. Wall Street Journal July 3, 2018

This follows the Biblical principle of Yehovah God causing the enemies of Israel to fight each other. You see this in Jehosophat’s victory and also in Gideon’s victory. This is the means of victory even in the Psalm 83 War where we are instructed to pray that God would deal with Israel’s enemies as He did with the Midianites in Gideon’s day.

Deal with them as with Midian, as with Sisera, as with Jabin at the Brook Kishon, who perished at En Dor, who became as refuse on the earth. ​​Make their nobles like Oreb and like Zeeb, yes, all their princes like Zebah and Zalmunna, who said, “Let us take for ourselves the pastures of God for a possession.” Psalm 83:9-12

Pray for the peace of Jerusalem and pray for rain.

Les Lawrence, Voice of Christian Zionists                (Read more)

Netanyahu Encourages Iranians to Continue Uprising Against Ayatollah





Damascus on the Bubble

26 06 2018

Damascus syria-air-strike-damage-5 - April 2018Once again prophecy comes into focus about the capital of Syria. Events this weekend again raise the question of when will the Isaiah 17 prediction be fulfilled? Damascus has been the capital city of various nations continuously for over 5,000 years. And it has never been destroyed. Jerusalem has been destroyed at least eleven times in history, but Damascus not once. Yet here is the word of God clearly foretelling the complete end of Damascus as an inhabited city.

The burden against Damascus. “Behold, Damascus will cease from being a city, And it will be a ruinous heap.Isaiah 17:1

Pro-Assad troops take over Golan UN post in demilitarized area on Israeli border – IDF hints it may act to remove soldiers by force, noting the new position marks a violation of the post-1973 separation of forces agreement. Forces loyal to the regime of Syrian strongman Bashar Assad took control of an abandoned UN post in the no-man’s land between the Israeli and Syrian areas of the Golan Heights, Israel’s Kan public broadcaster reported on Sunday.

Report: Israeli missiles fall near Damascus airport – Syrian TV reports two Israeli missiles fell in the vicinity of the Damascus international airport. The head of monitoring group Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, Rami Abdel Rahman, told AFP that “the Israeli missiles hit arms depots for Hezbollah near the airport.”

Each time there is an escalation between Israel and Syria it increases the inevitable fulfillment of Isaiah 17:1. Syria taking over the abandoned UN station in the buffer area moves them closer to the Israeli border. This will not be allowed to stand by Israel.

As the tensions rise and fall on the border we should pray for protection for the IDF troops, but especially for the civilians on both sides of the border. Most are Druse on both sides who are caught in the crossfire. The Syrian army is making major moves into the triangle borders with Israel and Jordan. Pray for wisdom for all the leaders. One thing is for sure. God’s purpose will be accomplished because His word never fails.

Pray for the peace of Jerusalem and pray for rain.

Les Lawrence, Voice of Christian Zionists              (Read more)

 

 





Who is Fair?

22 06 2018

Fairness

Here is a little something to ponder as you unplug from work this weekend.

While raising our three daughters, the question of fairness came up occasionally. Children can be quick to conclude they are being treated unfairly, usually because they don’t get their way. But fairness is not so much a question of what, but of who.

When a parent defends his judgement “…because I say so!” it can fall short, because we are imperfect and can be wrong. However when God defines fairness, He is 100% right, since it issues out from His perfect character of righteousness and truth. If you have an argument with God, the solution is simple; admit that you are wrong and He is right. Turn from you wrong-doing and line up with His will. “Turn (repent) and Live!” is His advice.

“Yet you say, ‘The way of the Lord is not fair.’ Hear now, O house of Israel, is it not My way which is fair, and your ways which are not fair? When a righteous man turns away from his righteousness, commits iniquity, and dies in it, it is because of the iniquity which he has done that he dies. Again, when a wicked man turns away from the wickedness which he committed, and does what is lawful and right, he preserves himself alive. Because he considers and turns away from all the transgressions which he committed, he shall surely live; he shall not die. Yet the house of Israel says, ‘The way of the Lord is not fair.’ O house of Israel, is it not My ways which are fair, and your ways which are not fair?

“Therefore I will judge you, O house of Israel, every one according to his ways,” says the Lord Yehovah. “Repent, and turn from all your transgressions, so that iniquity will not be your ruin. Cast away from you all the transgressions which you have committed, and get yourselves a new heart and a new spirit. For why should you die, O house of Israel? For I have no pleasure in the death of one who dies,” says the Lord Yehovah. “Therefore turn and live!” Ezekiel 18:25-32

God has no pleasure in death. Many will die in sin, but it grieves the Father God. He has given us the choice to turn to Him or refuse. He does not force us to repent. That is on us. He provided the way out for us by sacrificing His Son, the Messiah Yeshua to die for us and thus satisfy Yehovah’s righteousness. Therefore turn and live!

Pray for the peace of Jerusalem and pray for rain.

Les Lawrence, Voice of Christian Zionists              (Read more)

 





“War Between the Cross and Crescent”

11 06 2018
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Germany: Keep ‘Door Open’ to Turkey Joining EU

Turkey’s President Erdogan raised the spectre of “war between the cross and crescent” over a dispute in Austria. This reveals a growing boldness by Erdogan to express his radical Sharia brand of Islamic ideology. Pray that Western nations will wake up.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attacked Austria’s impending closure of mosques and consequent expulsion of Turkish-funded imams, saying the move is anti-Islamic while promising a response. “These measures taken by the Austrian prime minister are, I fear, leading the world towards a war between the cross and the crescent,” Erdogan said in a speech in Istanbul covered by AFP.

Austria’s populist government made the announcement on Friday morning at a press conference as part of the governing coalition’s campaign against radical Islamic ideology and the influence of countries like Turkey in the Austrian Islamic community, Kronen Zeitung reports.

Media reports that between 40 and 60 imams, including their families, could be expelled in total. The imams all stand accused of receiving funding from abroad. Official investigations have been launched in 11 cases. Two of the imams had already been denied extensions to their residency permits. Erdogan Predicts ‘War Between the Cross and Crescent’ over Austria Mosque Closures

Why is this important? Historians remember the critical significance of Vienna, Austria in the earliest attempts of Islam to conquer Europe.

The Siege of Vienna in 1529 was the first attempt by the Ottoman Empire, led by Suleiman the Magnificent, to capture the city of Vienna, Austria. The siege signaled the pinnacle of the Ottoman Empire’s power and the maximum extent of Ottoman expansion in central Europe. The inability of the Ottomans to capture Vienna in 1529 turned the tide against almost a century of conquest throughout eastern and central Europe. Siege of Vienna

It is not coincidental that Erdogan would raise his threat in the present crisis. The world is focused on Singapore and the Trump/Kim summit, but do not miss the intent of Turkey and Erdogan to resurrect the Ottoman Empire. Pray for Europe!

The Ottoman Islamists devastated the Middle East for over 400 years until the British defeated them a hundred years ago. You may know that they taxed every tree in the Holy Land which caused the denuding of the forests. It turned the glorious land into a desert. Only now is Israel replanting at the rate of over three million trees a year, 250 million trees since 1901.

We continue to pray for rain to water all these new trees throughout Israel, but especially in the Negev desert area which use to be forested. The forest is mentioned in a prophetic judgement:

Son of man, set your face toward the south; preach against the south and prophesy against the forest land, the South (or Negev). Ezekiel 20:46

The wilderness and the wasteland shall be glad for them, and the desert shall rejoice and blossom as the rose; ​​It shall blossom abundantly and rejoice, even with joy and singing. ​​The glory of Lebanon shall be given to it, the excellence of Carmel and Sharon. ​​They shall see the glory of Yehovah, the excellency of our God. Isaiah 35:1-2

Pray for the peace of Jerusalem and pray for rain.

Les Lawrence, Voice of Christian Zionists              (Read more)





Netanyahu to Iranian People

5 06 2018

This minute and a half video says it all. Israel’s quarrel with Iran has nothing to do with the people, only the radical religious leaders. The Ayatollah regularly calls for the complete genocide of Israel and the Jews.

Prime Minister Netanyahu touches the perfect tone in this amazing video. We need to pray for the liberation of the people of Iran so they can resume to historic good relationship with Israel.

Within the Iranian backed Gaza terrorists, the call is likewise the genocide of the Jews. Even today, the call is out for more violence against Israeli citizens to commemorate the defeat of the Arabs in the Six Day War. There seems to be no end to the “Days of Rage” for one date or another. In fact, they also have rage on no particular occasion at all, just to give vent to their demonic hatred of the Jews.

In only the last two weeks, over 180 rockets were fired from Gaza at Israeli citizens with the intent to murder. That is 180 attempted murders. Just because they failed does not absolve them of the crime.

How amazing that Yehovah God keeps watching over Israel and protecting them from the satanic intentions of the terrorists. Thank you, Jesus.

​“And it shall come to pass that just as you were a curse among the nations, ​​O house of Judah and house of Israel, so I will save you, and you shall be a blessing. ​​Do not fear, let your hands be strong.” For thus says Yehovah of hosts: “‘​Just as I determined to punish you when your fathers provoked Me to wrath,” ​​Says Yehovah of hosts, “​And I would not relent, ​​so again in these days ​​I am determined to do good to Jerusalem and to the house of Judah. ​​Do not fear.” Zechariah 8:13-15

Pray for the peace of Jerusalem and pray for rain!

 

 








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