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OBAMA..a gangster in the White House

April 12, 2011

Barack Obama: Gangster in the White House
“A bestseller!”—Sean Hannity
“Gangster Government is all the rage!”—Neil Cavuto
Bribery….coercion….intimidation. Sounds like a movie review of The Godfather, but unfortunately we’re talking about our federal government.

So says bestselling author David Freddoso in his controversial new book, Gangster Government: Barack Obama and the New Washington Thugocracy.

In his 2008 New York Times bestseller, The Case Against Barack Obama, Freddoso examined Obama’s pre-presidency actions and ideologies, revealing an extremely liberal Senator with shady alliances who would stop at nothing to become president of the United States.

Picking up where The Case Against Barack Obama left off, Gangster Government not only reveals the damage Obama has done since he has been in office, but exposes a side of Obama few have seen before—the corrupt Chicago politician whose number one goal behind any bill, stimulus, or regulation is to reward his friends and punish his enemies.

As Freddoso reveals, whether those “enemies” are oil companies, small businesses, or ordinary taxpayers like us, Obama will do—and has done—whatever it takes to sideline those who oppose him.

“Americans are used to politicians who help their friends when they can,” says Freddoso. “But no one expected President Obama to reshape the presidency to the extent he has. So far, he has overturned hundreds of years of lawmaking in America, betrayed our Constitution, and mocked millions of voters.”

A devastating and shocking look at a president whose training on Chicago’s political playground shines though every bent law and every broken promise, Gangster Government documents the first two years of an administration that is so corrupt, it would make Al Capone blush.

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Shabbot Shalom and Yom Kipper!

September 18, 2010
OUT of ZION Ministries
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Out of Zion Ministries is under the spiritual covering of Kehilat HaCarmel (Carmel Assembly),
Pastor  Mike Fryer  &  Motte Sircus 

The CARMEL ALERT September 18th 2010
A compilation of news reports from the past week for the information of those committed to praying
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David’s Comment: Time is Short – Time to Put the Gospel to Work
Romans 1:16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ, for it is the power of God to salvation for everyone who believes, for the Jew first and also for the Greek.   (NKJ)

If anyone is in doubt that things are accelerating and the return of the Lord is rapidly approaching  – just look at the crazy things taking place all around the world.  Things that were taboo 30 years ago are now regularly seen on television & movie screens.  Most people don’t even bat an eyelid at things that would have caused an outrage a generation ago.  Even in the church, which is supposed to be the House of God, we see & hear things that you would once only have witnessed in a pub or nightclub.  Ever since the late 1960’s the moral fibre of the Western world had been steadily sliding into the abyss. 

Another clue is the rise of Islam, and not just radical Islam.  We are witnessing the covert infiltration of Islam into every sector of our once Christian nations – the most concerning being the media and politics.  Do not be fooled like most of those around us.  Islam is not a nice peaceful religion.  It is a religion that exists to take land for Allah and to subdue all those who resist, even to the point of cold blooded murder.  And the Islamic world’s intensifying fervour to see the demise of Israel is yet another indicator of the rapidly approaching end of the age.

Then there are the ever increasing natural disasters.  Storms, floods, tsunamis, fires, and earthquakes are wreaking havoc all over the planet.  According to the UK’s Daily Telegraph, the recent earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand, moved the earth 11 feet. These are truly days of great shaking, but according to the words of Yeshua in Matthew 24 and Luke 21, there is much worse to come.  As never before, now is the time to share the Good News of God’s plan and provision of personal salvation with family, friends, neighbours, work-mates, and the people we come into contact every day at the PO, the bank or the store. Even people we encounter who we never met before and are unlikely to meet again, deserve the opportunity to say YES to Yeshua. 

Ever since the morning after I gave my life to the Lord, I have had a strong compunction to tell people about the reality of God.  Until that time, i had been a devout Atheist, virulently denying the very existence of God.  Most people’s initial response was “that’s great for you, but please don’t involve me.”  It seems that a spirit has come down over the post-Christian Western World that causes the majority of people to have absolutely no interest in their own eternal well-being.  In fact I had a recent revelation that most people (myself included) spend more time & energy trying to prove that God doesn’t exist, than seeking to simply discover the truth.  I see now how irrational that is.  Surely if there really is a benevolent Creator out there, who desires to have a 2 way intimate relationship with His children, and wants to bless them in every way, any intelligent, rational person would want to have that kind of relationship.  Only a  lying, deceiving spirit can cause human beings from seeking out their Creator.

Yeshua is now seated at the right hand of the Father, leaving each & every one of us with the “great commission” to go into all of the world making disciples in every nation.  That doesn’t mean we need to travel to the other side of the world to share the Gospel.  Sadly, most of the people we encounter every day are on the road to eternity in Hell. In case any of our readers don’t believe there is a Hell, Yeshua mentioned Hell many more times that He mentioned Heaven. And if there is no Hell, why did the Son of God need to endure the excrutiatingly painful and shameful death on the cross ?  I believe there is a Hell and that the Lord is looking to us to rescue as many of His children as possible from that eternal separation.

I want to share with you some of the ways I employ to share the Gospel

Rather than you doing all the talking,  ask them questions  …. 

Find out where they are currently at in their belief system   –  there is no point talking about the Bible if they dont even believe there is a God

Share your most powerful, supernatural testimonies  –  if you don’t have any, step out of your comfort zone and you will soon have some

Use current events to initiate conversations.  Here you can quote what the Bible says about the End Times  –   as a car bumper that i saw said  ” Read the Bible – It will scare the Hell out of you !”

Proclaim relevant scripture verses over people  – but you don’t need to tell them that you are quoting the Bible – that only causes people to  put their defenses up – just proclaim the Word

Most importantly keep the people you are witnessing to in your prayers  –  Yeshua told us that no one comes to the Father unless the Holy Spirit draws them

If you would like a more comprehensive article on evangelism please email me & I will send you an attached article.       REMEMBER  ………..

Rom 10:14-15  How then shall they call on Him in whom they have not believed? And how shall they believe in Him of whom they have not heard? And how shall they hear without a preacher?  And how shall they preach unless they are sent? As it is written: “How beautiful are the feet of those who preach the gospel of peace, who bring glad tidings of good things!”  (NKJ)

The Lord bless you as you bless Israel by standing in defense of her right to exist on the land given to the Jewish people by the God of Israel. 
Lets pray that Israel will turn back to their God.  Do not be silent, but share this with your fellow Christians, share it with your pastors, and with anyone you have a chance to speak to. Lets also pray for that breakthrough to the Muslims,  and please remember to pray for all of the soldiers in the IDF -they are defending and fighting for the Kingdom of God.

Shabbat Shalom …. David & Josie

THIS WEEKS NEWS REPORTS   

1. Netanyahu Demands Full End to Conflict   Israel Today News   Sept 12th
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that when he attends the next round of direct peace negotiations with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas in the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh on Tuesday, he will demand that the agreement they are working toward mark a full end to the conflict.   Abbas “needs to recognize the principle that if we reach a settlement on borders then Israel will demand that it end the conflict, and the Palestinians recognize the Jewish state,” an Israeli official told the Ynet news portal. “The prime minister will not agree to a principle that allows the Palestinians to establish a state and then continue the argument over which territory belongs to whom.”    In that vein, Netanyahu on Sunday reiterated his demand that the Palestinians recognize Israel as “the Jewish state,” and that after the signing of a peace deal.   “We both live on the same small piece of land but as soon as we suggest a two state solution for two nations, a Jewish one and a Palestinian one, unfortunately I do not hear from the other side the sentence ‘two states for two nations.’ I hear two states, but I don’t hear two nations,” Netanyahu said at the weekly cabinet meeting.
   Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas clarified for his people on Monday that he intends to make not even one concession or compromise in direct peace negotiations with Israel, and that for a final status peace to be achieved, Israel will have to fully meet all Arab demands and abandon its own conditions.  First and foremost, Abbas told Palestinian newspapers that if the Jewish building freeze in Judea and Samaria (the so-called “West Bank”) is not extended indefinitely, the negotiations will come to an immediate halt. But Abbas also said he would walk out of the talks if he is pressured at all to alter the Palestinians’ more hardline positions.  “If they demand concessions on the rights of the refugees or the 1967 borders, I will quit. I can’t allow myself to make even one concession,” Abbas told the Palestinian newspaper Al-Ayyam.   The Palestinian Authority again reiterated to its own people in Arabic that the ultimate goal in regards to Jerusalem is to wrest control of the entire city from Israel. And once again, the international media ignored the nefarious agenda that the Palestinians themselves admit they have.  The Palestinian government was outraged this week when the World Jewish Congress kicked off its annual gathering in Jerusalem.  
Please pray that the PM keeps the Biblical borders and the future of Israel as his primary concern

2. Gaza Rockets Mar Holiday Weekend for Israelis    Israel Today News   Sept 12th
    The Rosh Hashanah holiday weekend was not a restful one for the residents of southern Negev region, where four rockets fired by Gaza-based Palestinian terrorists landed from Thursday to Saturday evening. On Sunday morning, another two rockets were fired at southern Israel.  There were no injuries in the attacks, but local Israelis were forced to spend much of the holiday indoors and as close to their bomb shelters as possible.   Last Wednesday, on the eve of Rosh Hashanah, a mortar shell fired from Gaza damaged an Israeli kindergarten just 30 minutes before the children arrived.
Please pray that all rockets & other missiles will continue to land on open ground

3 .IDF Shelling Kills 3 Militants Near Gaza Border   Ha Aretz News  Sept 12th
    An Israel Defense Forces shelling killed three Palestinians approaching the border between Israel and Gaza, Israel Radio reported on Sunday, as the number of violent incidents in recent weeks continues to increase.   Earlier Sunday, Gaza militants fired three mortar shells at the northern Negev. No injuries or damages were reported.  The IDF Spokesman’s Office stated in response that an “IDF unit spotted suspicious figures attempting to fire anti-tank missiles, at which point the soldiers returned fire.”   The statement added that, in an earlier separate incident, Israeli soldiers identified suspicious figures attempting to approach the border fence between Israel and Gaza, with soldiers firing warning shots.
    Lask week Israel Air Force planes struck targets in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip in retaliation to Palestinian militants firing a rocket from the territory into Israel.  The IDF confirmed at the time that its air force had attacked the coastal territory in response to a wave of security incidents over the last week.  The army said that it had struck smuggling tunnels used by militants planning to infiltrate Israel and commit terror acts against civilians soldiers.   The cross-border violence was the first since Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met in Washington on Thursday to relaunch peace talks, and was a stark reminder of the obstacles both leaders face.
     Early on Saturday, Gaza militants fired a rocket into southern Israel, causing no injuries, the Israeli military said.  Hours later, witnesses and Hamas security officials said Israeli aircraft fired rockets at targets in Gaza, including smuggling tunnels along the border with Egypt.   Gaza security officials say one Palestinian was killed, one wounded and three are missing after the Israeli air strike. Hamas identified the five as smugglers working in a tunnel under the Gaza-Egypt border.  The Islamists of Hamas routed forces loyal to Abbas to take over the Gaza Strip in 2007. Hamas rejects Abbas’s peace moves and said on Thursday that 13 militant groups had agreed to work together to launch “more effective attacks” against Israel.
Please pray that the IDF is able to locate and decommission all who seek to make war with Israel

4. Palestinian Mortar Targets Israeli Kindergarten    Israel Today News   Sept 12th
    Palestinian terrorists operating out of the Gaza Strip fired a mortar shell at an elementary school compound in southern Israel on Wednesday morning, damaging the kindergarten building.   The attack came just 30 minutes before the students arrived for school. Officials said that had the attack happened just a little later, Israel would today be mourning a major tragedy.   School officials decided to go ahead with classes, but had all of the students study in the few buildings that are fully reinforced against Palestinian rocket and mortar attacks. Students were not permitted to go outside for recess.
Lets give thank to the Lord for the fact that the children were not harmed

5. Nine Mortars Hit Southern Israel   –  One Terrorist Killed in Tunnel Strike  Ha Aretz News Sept 15th
    Israeli aircraft bombed a smuggling tunnel under the Gaza Strip’s border with Egypt on Wednesday, killing a Palestinian, witnesses said. The attack came hours after Gaza militants stepped up rocket and mortarfire on southern Israel, in an apparent attempt to scupper Middle East peace talks.   Witnesses in the southern Gaza town of Rafah said the Israeli air strike killed a tunnel worker and wounded two other people. The Israeli army confirmed the attack.   Earlier on Wednesday, Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired two Qassam rockets into Israel. One of the rockets exploded in an open area in the industrial zone just south of Ashkelon. There were no injuries or property damage.  In addition to the rocket strikes, nine mortar shells also hit an open area in the Eshkol region near the Gaza Strip, the Israel Defense Forces confirmed. 
     There was also a fear of renewed violence across the border in Jordan, with the U.S. embassy in the country warning of a high chance of terror attacks in the Red Sea city of Aqaba over the coming 48 hours.  The increased violence came a day after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas met Tuesday in Egypt to continue the direct peace talks that began earlier this month. The leaders were meeting again in Jerusalem on Wednesday, for their third conversation in two days.  Hamas, which control the Gaza strip, have condemned the talks and early this month timed a pair of West Bank shooting attacks to coincide with the opening of negotiations in Washington, killing four Israelis and wounding two.
Please pray that those repsonsible for these rocket attacks are prevented from making further attacks

The Israel Defense Forces killed a Hamas military commander in the West Bank, Israel Radio reported on Friday, in the latest of recent violent clashes between Israel and the Islamist organization.  Hamas has declared its objection to the recent relaunch of direct peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians, saying that Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas does not represent the Palestinian people and is not authorized to negotiate on its behalf.     Speaking to the cabinet earlier this week, Shin Bet chief Yuval Diskin said that Hamas, which rules the Gaza Strip and which is believed to have operatives working in the PA-ruled West Bank, has issued “an organizational directive to foil the talks.”
    According to the IDF, an Israeli army unit had been conducting a raid for wanted Palestiniains in a village east of Tul Karm, when one of the wanted men, named by Israel Radio as Hamas West Bank strongman Iyad Shilbayeh, began “running suspiciously toward the [IDF] force, refusing to heed the soldiers’ request to stop.” “The unit, feeling threatened, opened fire, killing the suspected,” the IDF Spokesman’s office said, adding that “the incident was being investigated.”   In an escalation of tensions on Wednesday, militants fired two phosphorous mortar shells into Israel from the Hamas-ruled Strip. A total of nine mortar shells were fired on Wednesday, all falling in fields in the Eshkol Regional Council, causing no casualties or damage.
6. IDF Kills Hamas Military Leadwr in the West Bank – Tensiomns Rising    Ha Aretz News   Sept 17th
   Please pray for calm over the Yom Kippur weekend  – often a time of heightened pressure on Israel

    Defense Minister Ehud Barak held initial discussions with defense officials this week about the approaching end of the building freeze in the West Bank. He is trying to find ways to restrict settlement construction by the Defense Ministry, which is the de facto authority in the West Bank, without issuing a new order to suspend construction when the moratorium ends on September 26.   U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton yesterday urged Israel to extend the freeze. She told Channel 10 this would be “extremely useful” for making progress in negotiations with the Palestinians.   A senior official familiar with the debate on the construction freeze said new building in the West Bank could be delayed through legal measures for a long time. The ministry is also examining legal steps it can take to delay the construction of 2,000 housing units that had been approved before the construction freeze went into place.
    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said at his meetings this week with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas that he would not extend the moratorium on construction. The official said that, instead of a new suspension order, which would require the approval of both the cabinet and the forum of seven ministers, Israel could reach quiet understandings with the Americans on limiting the construction for several months.  It is expected that such understandings would enable the Americans to persuade the Palestinian Authority not to quit the negotiations, the official said.  Barak is due to leave Saturday night for Washington, where he will meet with Defense Secretary Robert Gates and National Security Advisor General James Jones. He is also scheduled to meet with Clinton.   .  Terrorist Planned to Bomb IDF Event in Paris     Ha Aretz  News  Sept 11th
7.  Barak May Use Legal Loopholes to Impose Defacto Settlement Freeze   Ha Aretz News  Sept 17th
 Please pray that Baraks plans will be foiled

7     A terrorist who planned to bomb an Israel Defense Forces fundraising event in Paris has been arrested in Egypt and extradited to France, the Le Journal du Dimanche reported late Saturday.   The report, which was relayed to the newspaper by French intelligence chief Bernard Squarcini, did not specify when the arrest took place nor did it elaborate on the details of the IDF event in question.  Speaking in an interview with the weekly newspaper, Squarcini said French authorities foil an average of two planned attacks per year, but “one day or another, we’re going to get hit.”   He said the risk of a terrorist attack on French soil has “never been higher” and that “objectively, there are reasons for worry.”
    The intelligence chief added that France’s history as a colonial master in North Africa, its military presence in Afghanistan and a proposal that would ban full-covering face veils in public make the country a prime target for certain radical Islamist groups.  The risk now was as high as in 1995 before of deadly attacks on the Paris Metro by Algerian Islamic extremists, Squarcini told Le Journal.  Squarcini said the threat is threefold, coming from Al-Qaida’s North African affiliate – an Algerian insurgent group that allied itself with the international terror network several years ago and has targeted French interest in the region in the past – radical French converts to Islam and French nationals who have trained with extremist groups in Afghanistan, Yemen and Somalia.
Please pray for angelic protection over Israeli interests everywhere in the World

     *  Recommended U-Tube Video Clips  *

NEW    Mulsims taking over in France    http://www.cbn.com/cbnnews/world/2010/August/Islamization-of-Paris-a-Warning-to-the-West
     
            The Identity of the Messiah in the Hebrew Scriptures
   http://www.youtube.com/user/israelmedia1#p/a/u/1/mQFWi6cCUtY

            New insights to the battle of Gog & Magog by Chuck Missler  http://www.god.tv/video/play?video=1280 45 minutes

            Israel Under Fire    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XMEvrxgv3O0

            Interesting info from an Arab perspective    http://www.shoebat.com/videos/speak2arab.php

            What is Obama planning ?       http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CNlaQEYw0q4&feature=player_embedded

            For those who want to boycott Israel       http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AbIQto3KPUM&eurl

            Israeli innovation        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zHStBGk_D8Y

            what may unfold over the next few months    http://www.pjtv.com/?cmd=mpg&mpid=136

85 other YouTube videos about Israel at:http://www.jr.co.il/videos/israel-videos.htm

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      The work of  Out of Zion is made possible through the prayerful and financial support of  the Body of Messiah.  We encourage you to seek the Lord as to how He would have you be His & our fellow-workers.   If you wish to become a partner in the restoration & salvation of  Israel, & the restoration of the Church to  her Jewish roots,   please contact us at     kiwi@netvision.net.il.  Your prayer and financial support will go toward our expenses here in Israel and our ministry to the nations.   
            

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August 21, 2010
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Out of Zion

August 21, 2010
OUT of ZION  Ministries
  Apt # 2,  9 Sachlav St,  Ramat  Almogi,    Haifa  34792,     ISRAEL.       
Tel:  972 4 8245590        Email: kiwi@netvision.net.il              Website: www.out-of-zion.com

Out of Zion Ministries is under the spiritual covering of Kehilat HaCarmel (Carmel Assembly),
Pastor  Mike Fryer  &  Motte Sircus 

The CARMEL ALERT August 20th 2010
A compilation of news reports from the past week for the information of those committed to praying
David’s Comment:  What in the World Has Happened to America  ???
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I received the following information from  The Omega Letter Intelligence Digest Sunday, August 14, 2010 edition.  What you are about to read will or should shock you  ……  (you can click on the links to read more on each point)   These are just a few of the travesties against Christianity that are taking place in the only nation founded on the Old & New Testaments.  On the US Dollar note it boldly states  IN GOD WE TRUST  –  After reading the following accounts one must surely ask  ” what god is that referring to ?” or what in the world has happened to the once strongly Christian,  United States of America.”

You can’t pray on the steps of the Supreme Court.  You can’t preach from the Scriptures at a Gay Pride Parade.  A New Mexico federal judge warned a graduating class that he was sending a US Marshall to their graduation to ensure nobody said the Name ‘Jesus’ or they would spend six months in jail.  “Anyone who violates these orders, no kidding, is going to wish that he or she had died as a child when this court gets through with it,” the judge told the students. 

A teacher at the Lynn Lucas Middle School in Houston Texas threw away two students’ “Truth for Youth” Bibles, calling them “garbage.” She then took the students to the principal’s office where she threatened to call Child Protective Services on their parents for permitting them to bring their Bibles.  Later at the same school, different officials threw away students’ book covers showing the Ten Commandments, claiming the commandments were hate speech and could offend students. 

Senior citizens in Balch Springs, Texas were forbidden from saying grace before meals because the food they were grateful for was federally-subsidised.   Praying over federally-subsidized food violates the provisions of the 1st Amendment where it says, “Congress shall make no rule respecting the establishment of religion nor prohibit the free exercise thereof.”

In another case, school officials at the University of New Orleans denied Michelle Beadle permission to hand out an evangelistic tract that encourages Jewish people to embrace Jesus Christ as the true Messiah.  The university told Beadle, a Messianic Jew who works as a missionary for Christian Jew Foundation Ministries, that the content of the literature ‘may be offensive’ to some people.

There are probably dozens, if not hundreds of similar instances of this kind of extreme anti-Christian persecution.  If the founding fathers could see what is taking place in America today, they would be spinning in their graves.  How did it come to this ?     Have you ever heard of Muslims being told they can’t pray.  They stop and pray anywhere they like. Can you imagine the furore if they were told they can’t pray on public property.  Remember what happened in Denmark over an insulting cartoon.  Imagine what the media would say if Muslim prayer was banned except inside their Mosques.

I believe the Church, has been asleep or afraid to fight for the Faith  and has allowed the Athiests, the Satanists, the Islamists and the Gay brigade to get such a big foot in the door, there is no turning back.  The Body of Messiah needs to learn from our enemies and indignantly resist the encroachment of the enemy.  They never give up.  If they lose one battle, they retreat, regroup and attack again, until they achieve their demands. 

And then there is the Mosque they want to build at Ground Zero.  3000 innocent people died when the Twin Towers were destroyed by 19 Muslim terrorists and yet they have the audacity to want to build a shrine to worship Allah.  In times past they wouldn’t have stood a chance but in today’s PC world, there is only a very limited outcry against this offense  to the memory of those who perished.  I believe most Americans are appalled by the thought of a Mosque so close to Ground Zero, but most don’t dare raise their voice against it. Even New York’s Jewish mayor is in favour of it.  Someone please suggest to Mayor Bloomberg that he should builds a synagogue or church anywhere in Saudi Arabia and see how far he gets. 

I believe that the two greatest threats to Western civilization are the Muslims and the Gays.  Our nations bend over backwards to appease both groups.  Seems the West has forgotten how Islam has tried to wipe out Judaism and Christianity in the past, and that the ultimate goal of Islam is world domination under Allah.  In the past they used outright force and violence to achieve their goal, but in our time the ‘peaceful majority’ work quietly behind the scenes taking advantage of the Western worlds foolish ‘political correctness’, while the radical minority continue their murderous Jihad.  However, the goals of both are identical – to subdue and dominate the rest of the world and it seems the Jewish & Christian nations are their primary target.

You don’t have to be a professor to see how the gays have been working furiously to impose their abominable sexual orientation upon the normal world.  Like the Muslims they have been working quietly behind the scenes and more radically out in the open.  They too us political correctness and human rights to brainwash the rest of us into accepting their abominable practices as normal.  They too never give up.  Praise the Lord, their attempt to have Gay marriage legalised in California has been blocked.  But mark my words, they will be back to try again before too long.  And they will probably get their wicked way because the rest of us are silent.  I have said this before and I will say it again – it is time for the people of God to get MILITANT  –  spiritually in prayer and with the secular media. 

Actually there are 3 main threats to Western civilization.  Who is the 3rd ?  I am glad you asked !   its YOU & ME – if we dont rise up, speak up and front up to oppose the flood of evil that is engulfing us.   As you contemplate this article and wonder  “What in the World Has Happened to America ?”  consider you own nation –  it probably isn’t too far behind the United States.

The Lord bless you as you bless Israel by standing in defense of her right to exist on the land given to the Jewish people by the God of Israel. 
Lets pray that Israel will turn back to their God.  Do not be silent, but share this with your fellow Christians, share it with your pastors, and with anyone you have a chance to speak to. Lets also pray for that breakthrough to the Muslims,  and please remember to pray for all of the soldiers in the IDF -they are defending and fighting for the Kingdom of God.

Shabbat Shalom …. David & Josie 
 
THIS WEEKS NEWS REPORTS   

1.  John Bolton: Russia’s Loading of Nuke Fuel Into Iran Plant Means Aug. 21 Deadline for Israeli Attack    Aug 13th David  A. Patten
   News that Russia will load nuclear fuel rods into an Iranian reactor has touched off a countdown to a point of no return, a deadline by which Israel would have to launch an attack on Iran’s Bushehr reactor before it becomes effectively “immune” to any assault, says former Bush administration U.N. Ambassador John R. Bolton.  Once the fuel rods are loaded, Bolton told Fox News on Friday afternoon, “it makes it essentially immune from attack by Israel. Because once the rods are in the reactor an attack on the reactor risks spreading radiation in the air, and perhaps into the water of the Persian Gulf.”   Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin declared in March that Russia would  start the Bushehr reactor this summer. But the announcement from a spokesman for Russia’s state atomic agency to Reuters Friday sent international diplomats scrambling to head off a crisis.
   The story immediately became front-page news in Israel, which has laid precise plans to carry out an attack on Iran’s nuclear facilities while going along with President Obama’s plans to use international sanctions and diplomatic persuasion to convince Iran’s clerics not to go nuclear.  Bolton made it clear that it is widely assumed that any Israeli attack on the Bushehr reactor must take place before the reactor is loaded with fuel rods.  “most people think that neither Israel nor the United States, come to that, would attack the reactor after it’s been fueled.”
   The developments mean Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu soon may face a stark choice: Attack the Bushehr reactor in the next 8 days, or allow it to become operational despite the certainty it would greatly enhance Iran’s ability to create nuclear weapons.   The failure to demand it be shut down began in the Bush years, he said,  and continues with the Obama administration “under what I believe is the mistaken theory that Iran is entitled to the peaceful use of nuclear energy.”    Russia’s move would put Iran “in a much better position overall,” he said, adding, “I think this is a very delicate point, as I say, it closes off to the Israelis one possible target for pre-emptive military action.  U.N. sanctions against Iran, he said, “have not had and will not have any material effect on Iran’s push to have deliverable nuclear weapons.”
Please pray that any attack by Israel and or the USA  will not ignite a major M.E. war

2. Hezbollah Prepares for War   Yahoo News  Aug 13th
    With tensions mounting along their shared border, Israel’s military says Hezbollah is moving fighters and weapons into the villages of south Lebanon, building up a secret network of arms warehouses, bunkers and command posts in preparation for war.   The Israeli military has begun releasing detailed information about what it calls Hezbollah’s new border deployment,  four years after a cross-border raid by its guerrillas triggered a 34-day war.  Israel’s military says Hezbollah has changed strategy since the last war, moving most of its fighters and weapons from wooded rural areas into villages. It says the aim is to avoid detection and use to civilians for cover if war erupts.  The military says all of this exists under the nose of 12,000 international peacekeepers who, by their own count, conduct up to 340 patrols a day in south Lebanon but are hobbled by a hostile population and rules preventing them from searching private property.
    In an interview with The Associated Press on Mount Adir, a hill overlooking the border, an officer from the military’s Northern Command pointed through the summer haze at the village of Aita al-Shaab.   One of its southernmost buildings, a white structure housing mentally handicapped children, is a Hezbollah lookout post, the officer said. Several guerrilla command posts are in civilian buildings in the centre of Aita al-Shaab, she said, with several dozen fighters able to move among houses through underground tunnels. The military would not allow her name to be used because of the sensitivity of her job.   The village also houses a network of warehouses holding arms trucked in from Iran via Syria, she said, some in stand-alone structures and some in smaller stashes in garages, basements and buried under backyards.
     The officer said the guerrillas now have 5,000 fighters operating in the buffer zone between the border and the Litani River ­ a strip ranging from 5 kilometres to 30 kilometres (3 miles to 18 miles) wide ­ which is supposed to be free of militant activity under the 2006 cease-fire. In late 2009, Nasrallah said Hezbollah’s rocket arsenal stood at 30,000. Israel says it’s now about 40,000.  In preparation for a new round against Hezbollah, the Israeli military has simulated parts of south Lebanon at a training base called Elyakim, about an hour’s drive south from the border. A second facility in central Israel is nearing completion.   One day in late July, near a mock Lebanese village of grey concrete, a company of sweating Israeli infantry recruits staged a manoeuvre through thick Lebanese-style undergrowth, complete with rockets hidden in the bushes and bombs camouflaged as rocks.  A square metal cover on the earth opened onto a concrete tunnel where Lt. Natan Mann stood in the dark, drilling his men for the real thing.   “The army has made tactical changes and changes in its mindset,” said Mann, 23, one hand on the plastic grip of his rifle. “We’re either at war, or we’re training for war.”
Please pray that the Lord will move His hand mightly in the future war with Lebanon & Syria
 
3. Israel, PA Reported On Verge of Direct Talks    ICEJ News  Aug 16th
    According to various press reports over the weekend, Israel and the Palestinian Authority are on the verge of publicly agreeing to direct talks, although there is still uncertainty whether both sides will accept the terms of reference for such negotiations expected to be issued by the Mideast Quartet by Tuesday.  Reuters reported over the weekend that, according to a letter in its possession signed by the European Union’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs Catherine Ashton, PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas is ready to announce this week his readiness to finally move to direct negotiations with Israel, some 18 months after Benjamin Netanyahu became prime minister.
    The Quartet “should help President Abbas rally enough support, both at home and abroad, to engage in direct talks,” Ashton reportedly said. Ashton added in the letter that Israel must stop building in Jewish settlements in the West Bank and other conditions, which she said must “be issued concurrently with the announcement of the launch of direct talks.”   The impending Quartet statement is expected to reaffirm a March 19 communique’ which called for a halt to all Israeli settlement activity and a final peace accord to be implemented within two years.  Reuters also quoted a senior Palestinian official as saying that the talks would be based on the idea of establishing a Palestinian state “on the basis of pre-1967 borders. This language is what has been accepted in all the agreements over the past 18 years by Israeli prime ministers, including Netanyahu in his first term.”  But senior officials in the Prime Minister’s Office insisted on Sunday that  Netanyahu is not budging from his long held position that there must be no preconditions for direct talks.
    Abbas is also reported to be backing down from his insistence that he will not enter into direct talks unless Israel first agrees to extend the settlement freeze past its current September 26 deadline and to expand it to include eastern Jerusalem as well. He reportedly is now ready to accept a watered down statement by the Quartet that Israel should not be building in West Bank settlements, and is planning to seek approval from the PLO Executive Committee by Tuesday for this change in position.  Meanwhile, the Hamas terror militia that rules the Gaza Strip has been urging Abbas not to agree to the talks. On Sunday, Palestinian factions in the rejectionist front warned that the talks were dangerous for Palestinian interests. “Insisting on direct talk throws a life line to Israel as its isolation deepens,” said a Hamas statement, which was also signed by Islamic Jihad, Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine and the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine. “A return to direct talks serves the US and Zionist aim to liquidate the national rights of the Palestinian people.” 
Please pray that the Israeli negotiating team do not cave in to Arab,US, UN, or EU demands

Palestinian Authority Arab terrorist groups have stepped up their attacks in Judea and Samaria as pressure over Israel-PA negotiations increases. Two IDF soldiers and a civilian woman were wounded in rock-throwing attacks in the past week. In other such assaults, vehicles were damaged, but the passengers escaped injury.  PA officials recently admitted Chairman Mahmoud Abbas is under intense pressure to agree to direct negotiations with Israel.  Abbas has demanded that Israel freeze construction east of the 1949 armistice line and agree to use the line as the base for negotiations on the borders of a PA state.  Only when Israel concedes will the PA begin talks, he says. Recent reports suggest Israel is under pressure to agree to Abbas’ demands. On Friday, the London-based Arabic daily Al-Hayyat reported PM Binyamin Netanyahu has agreed to give Abbas 90% of Judea and Samaria for the establishment of a PA state, and to forcibly expel the roughly 50,000 Jews living in the area.
4. PA Violence Continues Even Though Direct Peace Talks Near   Israel National News   Aug 14th
     Please pray that Israel will not enter into any agreement while the Arabs continue to reject Israel’s right to exist

5.  Israel Preparing Massive Underground Bomb Shelters     ICEJ News  Aug 19th
Israel is planning to build massive new underground bomb shelters in train stations and other public facilities, and will upgrade older shelters, all for use in case of anticipated missile barrages and chemical or biological attacks. “The State of Israel is preparing to build additional large underground spaces which would be able to absorb tens of thousands of people and protect them from non-conventional weapons for a long period of time,” Major-General Ronny Seri, head of the Home Front Command’s fortification department, told Yedioth Ahronoth on Tuesday. The new spaces are being built with state of the art air filters, medical facilities and communications lines. The new train station in southern Jerusalem will be equipped with a shelter 80 meters underground to protect up to 5,000 people against a chemical or biological attack. The subway in Haifa, a new underground parking garage in Holon, and the recently renovated Habima theater in Tel Aviv are also being planned for use as emergency public shelters against unconventional attack
Please pray for these shelters to be ready in time for the next attack against Israel

6. Algeria, Lebanon Sending Blockade Runners to Gaza   ICEJ News   Aug 19th
      Israel’s Channel 10 TV news reported on Thursday that a ship from Algeria is on its way to attempt to run the Israeli naval blockade of the Gaza Strip. The ship, which is sponsored by the Libyan government and organized by a private group called the Muslim Wise Men, has several prominent religious and political leaders aboard in addition to food, educational materials and medical supplies. Meantime, the Lebanese ship the “Miriam,” named after the Virgin Mary and carrying aid and some 70 female activists, will set sail from Lebanon on Sunday in hopes of breaking the Israeli blockade, even though Cyprus has warned the vessel will not be allowed to pass through its waters. A senior Cyprus official said today his nation has a “moral and legal responsibility” to those entering its waters, and that a blockade-busting ship could endanger lives along with “regional peace and stability,” a clear reference to the deadly Mavi Marmara incident in late May. Lebanese leaders have refused to meet with the flotilla sponsors, indicating the mission does not have their blessing. Israel has eased the Gaza blockade in recent weeks to allow everything in except weapons and dual use materials, but anti-Israel activists still appear determined to make their point. Former British MP George Galloway, whose group Viva Palestina is preparing its own aid flotilla for September, said this week:  “We are at a moment when pressure can be brought to bear as never before to frustrate Israel’s moves to crush the Palestinians.”
Please pray that these ships will be turned back before that even get close to confronting the Israeli navy

7. Hamas on Killing spree in Gaza   Alex Fishman   YNet news  Aug 9th
    News about bodies occasionally found at sea are published by Gaza newspapers. The number of such bodies isn’t huge, yet not all those drowning victims chose to go swimming voluntarily. The Gazans who found their death at sea include mid-level officials at sensitive government ministries.  Some of them were shot in the head before being sent on their swim. There is a common denominator to these deaths: All of the victims were designated as traitors by the secret service of Hamas’ military wing in charge of counter-espionage and executed as collaborators. And these are not just simple collaborators, but rather, people who penetrated deep into Hamas’ government; so deep that Hamas leaders are embarrassed to expose the failure and prefer to make these people disappear, with or without a brief court-martial.
    These are clear signs of distress for Hamas’ regime… The group failed to breach the naval blockade, failed to breach the obstacle of global recognition (Hamas flirts with the Norwegians and Swiss, who make great promises without the ability to deliver) and failed to breach the obstacle of Arab recognition… Meanwhile, the religious pressure keeps building up inside the Strip. Religious laws are becoming stricter and expand: Beardless men feel unease, while women are not allowed to smoke nargilas and must don a burqa, and so on. Gaza’s streets are becoming Iran-like.
   Hamas’ frustration already comes with a price: The recent rockets fired at Ashkelon and Sderot were shot by Hamas’ military wing, without notifying the group’s political leadership. There is no doubt that this fire aimed to destroy the calm and reignite the conflict against Israel & However, Hamas suffered a greater embarrassment following the delusional rocket attack on Eilat, which ended up killing and wounding people in Jordan’s Aqaba of all places.
Please pray that the world will wake up the wickedness of Hamas

     *  Recommended U-Tube Video Clips  *

NEW The Identity of the Messiah in the Hebrew Scriptures   http://www.youtube.com/user/israelmedia1#p/a/u/1/mQFWi6cCUtY

      New insights to the battle of Gog & Magog by Chuck Missler  http://www.god.tv/video/play?video=1280 45 minutes

     Israel Under Fire    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XMEvrxgv3O0

       Interesting info from an Arab perspective    http://www.shoebat.com/videos/speak2arab.php

      What is Obama planning ?       http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CNlaQEYw0q4&feature=player_embedded

       For those who want to boycott Israel       http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AbIQto3KPUM&eurl

     Israeli innovation           http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zHStBGk_D8Y

      what may unfold over the next few months    http://www.pjtv.com/?cmd=mpg&mpid=136

85 other YouTube videos about Israel at:http://www.jr.co.il/videos/israel-videos.htm
         

SHABBOT SHALOM!

July 30, 2010

Eph 6:11-12 “Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places.” (NKJ)

We are in an ongoing battle every moment of our lives. In every decision that we make, we have a choice to obey God and bring Him glory, or to disobey Him and cause Him grief, regardless of anyone else knowing of this choice. Everything that we do echoes in the spiritual realm, every thought, every whim, every attitude and every word. As Shaul (Paul) wrote in the above verse, it is not against flesh and blood that we wrestle, but against principalities, powers and spiritual hosts. Out of all the armour of God stated in Eph 6, the Sword of the Spirit is the only offensive weapon that we have.  All the others are
defensive weapons that are designed to keep us from the fiery arrows that the enemy sends our way. The only weapon that we have to strike back at the enemy is the sword. There is a famous saying that I think we have all heard at one point or another in our lives: “The best defence is a strong offence”.  Wars and battles are not won by being on the defensive, but by attacking, striking hard at the enemy and advancing forward until he either surrenders or withdraws.

It is for good reason that it is called the ‘Sword of the Spirit’  because it is a spiritual weapon and we must be in the Spirit in order to use it. Our sword is the living word of God that is “…powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, and of joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.” (Heb 4:12, NKJ). But in order for it to be affective, we must know how to use it and be skilled in handling it. How can a soldier go to war with a weapon that he does not know how to use? Just imagine a soldier throwing his M-4
rifle at the enemy instead of shooting at him with it – not very effective. Also think of a soldier who knows how to use his M-4, meaning he knows how to fire it, but it takes him forever to change a clip, or he only know how to fire standing up, but not squatting, sitting, kneeling or lying down. This is not how a trained, skilled soldier is to perform in battle.  So we must know how to use our sword and be skilled in it.

A perfect example can be found in Matt 3:16 going into Matt 4. Yeshua goes through ‘Tironut’ or ‘Basic Training – Boot Camp’ in English.  It is the first time that we see that the enemy tempted Yeshua.  The first thing we see is that after He was baptized Yeshua was filled with the Spirit and was then moved by the Spirit into the desert. Notice the importance of being in the Spirit. Before His baptism Yeshua did not perform any miracles nor minister in anyway. We are only told that He grew in wisdom and stature before God and men. In the desert the enemy came to Yeshua in order to attack Him. Notice the pattern in the temptations:

First, Satan attacks Yeshua in the weakness / vulnerability of His flesh. Yeshua was hungry after fasting for 40 days already and the enemy tries to get Him to turn stones into bread. Notice how Yeshua, being filled with the Spirit strikes the enemy with the Sword of the Spirit (which is the word of God) with much skill and precision. He knows exactly how to use His weapon to refute the attack of the enemy.

Secondly, the enemy tries to use the word to cause Yeshua to fall. The enemy is doing two things here – 1/ he is twisting and perverting the word of God from the truth that is in it and  2/ he is attacking the sovereignty of God the Father over Yeshua’s life. Again Yeshua knows how to strike skillfully with the truth of the word against the perversion of the word.

Thirdly, the enemy offers Yeshua a short cut and a cheap alternative of the real promise given by the Father (Psalm 110:1). Yeshua knows why He has come, He knows what is planned for Him and what He must do. Heb 12:2 “looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith, who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.” (NKJ).   Again Yeshua strikes the devil with the word of God and the enemy finally flees from Him just as is written in James 4:7 “Therefore submit to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you.” (NKJ).  Then the angels come and minister to Him both physically (food) and spiritually,  I believe. What a perfect example of how we are to stand in the word and use it in the spirit to come against the enemy’s attacks, resisting (defending and counter-attacking) until he flees!

Another prime example is young King David when fighting against Goliath (read 1 Sam 17:45-50). David is skilled in his simple weapons – the slingshot and
the shepherds staff, but not with all of Saul’s armour and weaponry. He goes out against Goliath with what he is skilled in. I believe that David was filled with and moved by the Spirit at that moment as it was not normal for him to do what he did in that situation. Goliath curses David and his God, the God of Israel. Goliath wishes to enslave Israel. His words are lofty and come against the word of God. David speaking prophetically with boldness declares to Goliath exactly what is about to happen to him and this soon comes to pass. There was a spirit working in Goliath that exalted itself against the knowledge of God and His truth that was cut down and destroyed by a brave freckly red head who knew God’s word, was skilled in it, was brave and saw beyond Goliath’s size, armour and battle experience to God’s promises, purposes and desires.

2 Cor 10:3-5 “For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war according to the flesh. For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal but mighty in God for pulling down strongholds, casting down arguments and every high thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of God, bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ…” (NKJ)

The apostles were commanded by the Lord not to leave Jerusalem until they were filled with power from on high, until they were filled with the Spirit. Walking in the Spirit is the living out the New Covenant. Only in the Spirit can we walk according to God’s commandments.  Only in the Spirit are we in tune with our Master, our Abba (Father) to do His will, just as Yeshua was. Of course we will always fail and wrestle with our flesh, but still that is our goal and our vision.

In these days there are many spirits that exalt themselves against the knowledge of God concerning those who are the Lord’s and also the nation of Israel. Let us become more skilled in the Word. Let us proclaim the word over out lives and over the nation of Israel. The enemy will keep attacking because he knows that his time is short, but we have a weapon that is “living and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit…”   to strike back with. Let us walk in the Spirit and make full use of our spiritual sword – the Word of God.

The Lord bless you as you bless Israel by standing in defense of her right to exist on the land given to the Jewish people by the God of Israel. 
Lets pray that Israel will turn back to their God.  Do not be silent, but share this with your fellow Christians, share it with your pastors, and with anyone you have a chance to speak to. Lets also pray for that breakthrough to the Muslims,  and please remember to pray for all of the soldiers in the IDF -they are defending and fighting for the Kingdom of God.

Shabbat Shalom …. David & Josie 
 
THIS WEEKS NEWS REPORTS   

1. Remains of IDF Crewman Recovered From Crash Site in Romania   ICEJ News   July 28th
    IDF recovery teams have found the remains of six Israeli Air Force crewman and their Romanian comrade killed when their CH-53 transport helicopter crashed during a training mission in Romania Monday night. The team, which included troops from the elite search-and-rescue unit 669, Oketz elite canine unit which includes dogs specially trained to locate body parts, Rabbinical Corps, Medical Corps and Spokesperson’s Unit landed in Romania early Wednesday morning and were immediately taken to the crash site in the Carpathian mountains by their Romanian hosts, who had rushed to secure the site early Tuesday morning. “The wreckage is scattered over a large area,” a senior IDF officer told the Jerusalem Post. “The teams are at the site working to collect the remains and pieces of the wreckage which are required for the air force’s investigation into what caused the crash.” Despite the remote location and steep terrain, Romanian officials managed to recover the aircrafts black box Tuesday evening, and the investigation is focusing on either mechanical failure or possibly pilot error in the thick fog and high winds as possible causes of the crash.
Please pray the the Holy Spirit will comfort & touch the family & friends who are grieving at this tragic loss

2.  Gaza Rockets Pound Southern Israel   Israel Today News   July 25th
     Palestinian terrorists operating out of the Gaza Strip fired four rockets and two mortar shells at communities in southern Israel on Saturday.  There were no injuries in any of the attacks, as all the projectiles landed just outside local Israeli villages.  Defense officials noted that at least one of the Palestinian rockets was manufactured in a very professional manner, and they believe it had been imported into the Hamas-controlled territory.   Israeli officials have been warning for months and even years that despite international guarantees and feeble efforts to prevent arms smuggling into Gaza, terrorists based there has managed to acquire large quantities of long and short-range weapons. The presence of these weapons will inevitably lead to renewed open warfare in the area.   Please pray for supernatural protection over the citizens that are under fire from these rockets and mortars

3. Gaza Rockets Strike Asheklon    ha Aretz News   July 30th
    A Grad-type Katyusha rocket fired by Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip struck close to an apartment building in a residential area of Ashkelon on Friday, while two mortar shells exploded in the western Negev just a few hours later.   The Katyusha rocket hit the populated neighborhood just after 8:30 A.M., causing some damage to the nearby building and to a number of parked cars. There were no casualties in the incident, but at least two people were treated for shock. Residents said that the Color Red rocket alert sounded prior to the explosion.  Police sapper removing Grad in Ashkelon At around 12:30 P.M., two mortar shells hit the Sha’ar Hanegev Regional Council.
    The attack on Ashkelon was one of the first to strike the southern city after months of quiet since Israel launched a three week military campaign in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip in late 2008, called Operation Cast Lead in Israel.   “No doubt this is the most serious event that happened since Operation Cast Lead,” Ashkelon mayor Benny Vaknin told Israel Radio. The city is located about 12 km (7 miles) up the coast from the Gaza Strip and has some 125,000 residents 
Please pray that the IDF locates and tapprehends those responsible for firing these rockets

4. PM NETANYAHU: No Extension to the 10 Month settlement Freeze    Jerusalem Post    July 25th
     PM Binyamin Netanyahu said Monday that Israel will not extend a 10-month freeze in West Bank settlement construction, which is set to end in late September.  It was not clear whether Netanyahu was trying to pressure Palestinians to resume direct peace talks. Netanyahu noted that his cabinet declared the moratorium to encourage Palestinians to negotiate with Israel directly, instead of through the US.  He said the freeze was limited in time: “It has not changed and that’s how it will be.” (J.Post)  It is easy for those who have not visited Israel to picture “Israeli settlements,” so often in the news, as a few tents, huts or trailers in the wilderness; temporary camps with handfuls of Jewish zealots that could easily find other accommodations – if that’s all it would take to make peace with the Palestinians.  In fact, as of November 2009, approximately 280,000 Israelis live in the 121 officially-recognized settlements in the West Bank, a further 190,000 Israelis live in settlements in East Jerusalem.  Settlements range from farming communities to suburbs to frontier villages, and, in the case of East Jerusalem, city neighborhoods. The three largest settlements, Modi’in Illit, Maale Adumim and Betar Illit, are cities with over 30,000 residents each.  These Jewish communities include homes, schools, government buildings, shopping centers and thriving business. The US in past months has insisted that Israel forgo even natural growth construction to meet the need for additional schools, medical facilities, apartments, and shops. The reason for this is to accommodate the outrageous Palestinian hopes and demands that Israelis will eventually agree to walk away from these thriving towns and neighborhoods and turn them over to their enemies in exchange for a false peace.  It is an answer to many prayers that the Israeli government has now refused to continue the settlement freeze past late September. The agreement has borne only bad fruit. The Gaza Strip is an outstanding example of what always happens when Israel and her so called allies fall for the lie of peace with Islamists: Ongoing terrorist attacks, rocket assaults and years of Jewish work on homes and businesses destroyed.
Please pray for all round support for PM Netanyahu as he stands strong in God plan for the Jewish people to re-populate all of the Promised Land

5.  Israeli Volleyball Team Attacked in Turkey    Israel Today News  July 25th
An Israeli women’s volleyball team was assailed by violent protestors while playing an international match against Serbia in the Turkish capital of Ankara on Saturday.  Turkish rioters carrying Palestinian flags clashed with a large police force deployed at the event. The demonstrators also carried posters of Furkan Dogan, the youngest of nine so-called “peace activists” who were killed while attacking an Israeli boarding party that intercepted a Turkish-sponsored flotilla trying to break the maritime blockade of the Gaza Strip.  Israel last week lifted a travel advisory warning Israelis not to visit Turkey in the wake of the May 31 flotilla incident. Saturday’s attack suggested the travel advisory may have been lifted prematurely, and that Israelis visiting Turkey could still find themselves in danger simply for being Israeli.   Turkish hostility toward Israel has been mounting for some time, and the flotilla incident was merely an excuse to escalate it further. In February of this year, months before the flotilla incident, an Israeli basketball team playing in Turkey was pelted with glass bottles and forced to flee the court during a game.    Please pray for protection over all Israelis wherever they are in the World

6.  Former CIA Head:  US Attack on Iran Becoming More Likely  FOX News  July 24th
     A former CIA director says military action against Iran now seems more likely because no matter what the U.S. does diplomatically, Tehran keeps pushing ahead with its suspected nuclear program.  Michael Hayden, a CIA chief under President George W. Bush, says that during his tenure a strike was “way down the list” of options. But he tells CNN’s “State of the Union” that such action now “seems inexorable.”   He predicts Iran will build its program to the point where it’s just below having an actual weapon. Hayden says that would be as destabilizing to the region as the real thing.  U.S. officials have said military action remains an option if sanctions fail to deter Iran.  Iran says its nuclear work is for peaceful purposes such as power generation.
Please pray for any such attack on Iran to be succesful with no loss of life on all sides

7.  Church Leaders Who Claim The God of Israel is Allah    Yale Education Website
     A “who’s who” of evangelical Christian leaders, including Rick Warren, Robert Schuller, Brian McLaren, Richard Cizik and Bill Hybels, have signed a letter to the Muslim community entitled “Loving God And Neighbor Together” that openly equates Allah with the Christian God.  By affirming that Allah is God, the 300 Christian leaders in this letter are denying the Triune God of the Bible. The reality is that the Quran denies that Jesus Christ is the Son of God no less than nine times.  This letter represents apostasy of the highest order. It is another huge step towards the one world religion and one world church of the last days. The Christian ministers who signed this letter have denied their faith and have brought shame to their ministries and congregations. Therefore, we are calling for the immediate resignation of each and every Christian minister that signed this letter.    You can find a list of the Christian leaders that signed this letter here:    http://www.yale.edu/faith/acw/acw.htm    You will likely recognize quite a few names on that list.    Please pray that these apostate leaders wake up to the folly of their ways and repent before it is too late for them and the people they are  deceiving.

When iconic Seventies disco group Boney M rocked Ramallah this week, the local music festival prevented the band from performing one of its biggest hits.  Lead singer Maizie Williams said Palestinian concert organisers told her it was probably not the wisest of ideas to sing Rivers Of Babylon.   The song’s chorus quotes from the Book of Psalms, referring to the exiled Jewish people’s yearning to return to the biblical land of Israel.   Palestinians question the Jewish historical connection to the Holy Land, and organisers felt that it might have been ‘inappropriate’ for the band to play the song – and asked for it to be skipped in the set list.   Williams said: ‘I don’t know if it is a political thing or what, but they asked us not to do it.  ‘We were a bit disappointed that we could not do it because we know that everybody loves this song no matter what.’   The band performed its other big hits, like Ma Baker, Daddy Cool, and Rasputin in front of hundreds of fans.   Making people happy: Boney M star Maizie Williams says she does not want to worry about politics, concentraiting instead on entertaining.

8.  Boney M Asked Not to Sing ” Rivers of Babylon”  at Ramallah Concert    Foreign News Service July 24th
         *  Recommended U-Tube Video Clips  *

      New insights to the battle of Gog & Magog by Chuck Missler  http://www.god.tv/video/play?video=1280 45 minutes

     Israel Under Fire    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XMEvrxgv3O0

       Interesting info from an Arab perspective    http://www.shoebat.com/videos/speak2arab.php

      What is Obama planning ?       http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CNlaQEYw0q4&feature=player_embedded

       For those who want to boycott Israel       http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AbIQto3KPUM&eurl

     Israeli innovation          http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zHStBGk_D8Y

      what may unfold over the next few months    http://www.pjtv.com/?cmd=mpg&mpid=136

85 other YouTube videos about Israel at:http://www.jr.co.il/videos/israel-videos.htm

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FINANCES: The Carmel Alert prayer points bulletin is sent out weekly via e-mail.  We also produce a bi-monthly  family ministry newsletter which we prefer to send out by postal mail.  Much of our literature is on our  website at:  www.out-of-zion.com Out of Zion Ministries is answering the call to be a blessing and a light to the nations.   David regularly travels to churches around the world to share the Word of the Lord in respect to the Jewish roots of Christianity, and to bring awareness of the Church’s relation-ship to Israel and  the Jewish people and her responsibility to partner with the Lord in the restoration of  Israel.  We are open to  visiting your congregation if  we are invited.  We are have a vision to take the Gospel to the Jew first and then to the people of other nations.
      The work of  Out of Zion is made possible through the prayerful and financial support of  the Body of Messiah.  We encourage you to seek the Lord as to how He would have you be His & our fellow-workers.   If you wish to become a partner in the restoration & salvation of  Israel, & the restoration of the Church to  her Jewish roots,   please contact us at     kiwi@netvision.net.il.  Your prayer and financial support will go toward our expenses here in Israel and our ministry to the nations.   
         

What’s really happening in the world

July 14, 2010
 
 









 
 
 

God We Need Your Help!

Posted: Monday, July 12, 2010
written by jerry golden
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Reports coming out of southern Lebanon tells us that UN Troops are under attack by Hezbollah and Lebanese civilians who are not being allowed into villages along the border with Israel.  Air and other surveillance has shown that a huge amount of weaponry, including missiles, is being moved closer to Israel’s border.  Our news agencies here in Israel are telling us that Hezbollah is preparing for war and have escalated their movements as if they plan on being in a war very soon.  One thing is very certain; the threat of war is growing by the minute.  The IDF is on HIGH alert and soldiers are being advised to stay close to their units. 

 

To ensure Hezbollah is fully aware that we know what they are doing in the villages near our borders,  the IDF has been broadcasting aerial surveillance videos on TV showing that they are placing missiles and other weapons near Schools, Mosques, and Hospitals in order to assure a victory [at least in the national news media] for Israel will have no choice but to go after them.  They are getting ready to fight two wars, the first one on the ground and the second for international opinion.  This time around the Lebanese Government has brought Hezbollah into their government – making all of Lebanon open for Israel to attack.  Syria has supplied Hezbollah with scud missiles capable of reaching all of Israel. Syria has been told that should Hezbollah use one of the scuds in an attack on Israel that she will pay a very heavy price (Isa 17:1). 

 

What the IDF knows about the new weapons Hamas has in Gaza, and how efficient they are, remains to be seen.  However, one thing is certain; things will be much different this time and both of Iran’s terrorist groups (Hezbollah and Hamas) could be planning a pre-emption and distraction for an Iranian attack. 

 

What is now known is that the Saudis are also uptight over the Iranian threat. Not only have they opened their air space for an Israeli fly-over, but have even allowed Israel to use a couple of their airfields for refuelling.  This brings to mind the Arab saying “the enemy of my enemy is my friend”. 

 

Speaking of distractions; Libya is sending another “aid” ship to crash the Gaza blockade.  This of course means diverting a lot of our naval resources to intercept this vessel – when they could be better used patrolling the Lebanese coast.  

 

Once again I catch myself, like many others, shouting wolf, wolf! Well folks,  the wolf is here and the question is; is he crazy or brave enough to attack?  Talking with a few friends today in Jerusalem [who are all ex military officers], they believe we are about to go into some very hard days and they are very concerned. 

 

As for this Ministry we are moving forward and we know we must keep our eyes on the things God has set before us.  As for survival, we can only do so much and then the rest is in God’s Hands – yet I am sure He expects us to do so much. 

 

All of this at a time when America has been taken over by Mr. Hussein Obama and the corrupted ones he has gathered around him to finish off the United States.  I have never been able to understand how he was elected, and what is even harder too understand is how he is still sitting in the White House?  My only answer is that a people get the government they deserve? Don’t get mad at me – just look around your country and be honest.

 

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Pray for the peace of Jerusalem, for our son Joel and all the IDF soldiers.  Pray for this Ministry and your part in it.

 

Shalom, Jerry Golden