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The Prophetic History of Secular Israeli Leaders – Part 2

Asher Intrater shares the next three prophecies that relate to modern Israel, the church, the end times and the millennial kingdom. More to come next week!


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The Prophetic History of Secular Israeli Leaders – Part 2

Last week I began sharing 10 prophetic keys that I have learned from studying Jewish history, Rabbinic thought, and current events here in Israel. Here are the rest

  1. Reading the Prophets

David Ben-Gurion, visionary and leader of Modern Zionism, read the Bible, particularly the prophets. He held Bible studies weekly in his home. He taught the Bible, but he made this mistake: he interpreted the Bible through a Communist viewpoint, as a kind of a socialist work. However, he was right to encourage the reading of the prophets, and to not just read the Bible, but try to live it. I believe that because he took inspiration from the scriptures about restoring the nation of Israel, God chose him to be the first Prime Minister of Israel.

  1. Pre-government Preparation

During the time of the British Mandate, prior to the establishment of the State of Israel, Ben-Gurion also realized that one day we were going to have a government, but we weren’t ready yet. We needed to build an organization that could function like a government so that we’d be ready to have a nation when the time came. He set up an organization called the “Histadrut”, and it began to function like a government until it later became one.

I believe that is a prophetic word for the church. The Ekklesia is supposed to be two things, not just the people who have been gathered out of the nations to become the body of Christ, but the word Ekklesia also means the governing body or coalition. As believers, we are here not just to run the church but act as our own “Histadrut” or pre-government. We are being prepared now to run Yeshua’s government when He returns. That's why we believe in apostles, prophets, evangelists, pastors and teachers, in elders and deacons, and in the structure of the church, because we are in training. A government isn’t run by one person, but by a whole group of people. That's what discipleship is all about; getting ready to run one of the positions of His government.

  1. Military Preparation

Ben-Gurion also knew that when we declared the new State of Israel, within 24 hours every nation in the Middle East was going to attack us. We were not ready. We didn’t have any weapons or soldiers. We didn’t know how to fight. So he turned over all of his other functions, held a training seminar, and formed a military in a year and a half.

I believe this is a prophetic word coming out of the body of Messiah in Israel. We are heading towards the greatest war in the history of mankind. We are moving into a period where all the nations of the world are going to attack Israel, Christians, and do everything they can to stop the second coming of Yeshua. I'm not saying you have to start to learn to shoot, but we do need to learn to pray and to prophesy, to understand the scriptures and declare the Word of God.

Check back next week for more on these 10 modern prophetic keys or sign up to receive our weekly email update!

Yeshua Spoke Hebrew

By Simcha Davidov

Yeshua spoke in His mother-tongue: Hebrew – the language of Jews in Israel and the language of the Scriptures. The angel Gabriel spoke Hebrew to Miriam (Mary) when he came to announce to her that she would have a Son by the Holy Spirit. The angel said to her, “You are to become a mother and have a Son. You are to give Him the name Yeshua" (Luke 1:31).

His original name has no meaning in a foreign language, but in Hebrew Yeshua means Salvation. "She will give birth and you will call His name Yeshua because He will save His people from their sins" (Matthew 1:31).  Because of the meaning of the name Yeshua as "savior," it is clear that Miriam and Yoseph (Joseph) spoke Hebrew. If they spoke Hebrew, so did Yeshua.

The original Old Testament was written in Hebrew, and Yeshua often quoted scriptures in Hebrew. He spoke to His disciples in Hebrew which was the language of the Jews at that time. All of Yeshua's teachings were filled with references and word associations with quotations from the Hebrew scriptures. Therefore, again, it is clear that He spoke Hebrew.

Yeshua also spoke Aramaic and Greek or Latin when it was necessary. There were popular translations of the Old Testament at the time of Yeshua in both Aramaic and Greek.  The writing on the cross was in Hebrew, first, and also in Latin and Greek - the main languages used in government and culture at the time of Jesus’ death and resurrection. [John 19:19-20]

Save The Date: Baruch HaBa Israel Tour 2017

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40 Day Fast Updates

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