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Believing Children from Broken Families in Israel
and How You Can Help

Equine Therapy uses horses to help improve physical and mental health in kids and adults of all kinds. At Revive Israel, we found that this unique experience produced very positive results for believing children in our community that come from broken families and single-parent households. Click the button below to hear the testimony of a couple of mothers about their children’s transformation and help us sponsor another 40 children this year!

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Phobeo: Fear of the Lord

By Asher Intrater

There are two words in Hebrew used for "fear": Pakhad – פחד is fear in general. Yir'ah – יראה is more a reverential fear associated with authority, power, and holiness.

In Greek there is primarily one word, – Phobeo, from which are derived words having to do with "phobia". This word is found some one hundred times in the New Covenant, and seven times in Luke 12; the chapter in which Yeshua defines the fear of the Lord.

Although there is only one word in the Greek of Luke 12, there are three different meanings, according to the context. Two are bad; one is good.

  1. Verse 4 (twice): Cowardice, fearfulness, fear of man, fear of evil – bad
  2. Verse 5 (three times): Holy reverential fear of God – good
  3. Verses 7, 32: insecurity, worry, afraid that God rejects you – bad.

Luke 12:4 – Do not be afraid of those who kill the body but afterwards can do no more.

As believers in Yeshua and the God of Israel, we should be fearless and courageous. Cowardice is not part of our character, because it is not part of the character of God. We do not fear evil; nor evil people; nor the devil; nor any wickedness. We have no "fear of man."

On the other hand, we do fear God.

Luke 12:5 – I will warn you whom to fear; fear Him who has the authority to kill and afterwards cast into hell. Yes, I say to you, fear Him.

God is holy and all-powerful. He punishes evil. The fear of the Lord is eternal. The pure reverence of His holiness, power and hatred of evil is beautiful. When there are great miracles, there must be an accompanying fear of God. He who is powerful to heal sickness is also powerful to punish sin. Sin and sickness are both evil. God's holy power destroys evil.

If we are to rejoice at His power to heal the sick, so should we have an awesome fear of His power to punish sin. His power to destroy evil is awesome. "Awe" is a good way to define the fear of the Lord. He is awesome; we have awe.

Luke 12:7, 32 – Do not fear; you are more precious than many sparrows… Do not fear, little flock, for it is the will of your Father to give you the kingdom.

We are not afraid of God as if He were evil. God is good. He loves us. We are precious in His sight. He wants to give us everything good. We do not suffer from insecurity, nor lack of confidence, nor fear of rejection, nor self-condemnation.

God loves us all so much that any form of doubt or worry is driven out of us. We are totally accepted in His love. Let's find this beautiful balance: we have neither cowardice nor insecurity; but we do have the holy, awesome beautiful fear of the Lord.

Does God Test Us?

Yeshua taught us to pray that God not lead us into temptation. So does that mean that God does in fact lead us into temptation? I've avoided this subject for years because I didn't want to believe it, but the Word of God suggests otherwise.

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“Welcome the King of Glory,” Feast of Tabernacles, Oct 9-13 2017, Jerusalem

A diverse group of Israeli, Messianic leaders have come together to gather a remnant from many nations to “Welcome the King of Glory.”    

For many reasons, we believe that this year of 2017 is prophetically significant.  Together with a remnant of believers from many tribes, tongues and nations, we desire to welcome the King of Glory into Jerusalem once more.  We believe we are on the cusp of a new season of His glory residing in His Body worldwide—according to Isaiah 60.  We also believe that this will mark a new season of God’s presence among His people in Israel--and the beginning of a season of the fulfilment of many End Times’ events.  (We are NOT declaring this season as the time of His 2nd Coming!)

We want to invite you, your family, your tribes and nations, to come up to Jerusalem for this special gathering during Sukkot 2017.   

Arise and shine for your light has come and the glory of the Lord has risen upon you! For behold the darkness shall cover the earth and great darkness shall cover the peoples. But the LORD will arise with His glory upon you, the Gentiles and their kings shall come to your light (Isaiah 60:1-3).

Avi Mizrahi—Tel Aviv; Claude Ezragouri—Tiberias; Tony Sperandeo—Kfar Saba; Shmuel Birnbaum—Bat Yam; Israel Pochtar—Ashdod; Benjamin Berger, Asher Intrater, Eddie Santoro, and Ariel Blumenthal—Jerusalem; Tal Robin—Maale Adumim

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