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John 17 and the Tower of Babel

written by Asher Intrater
March 28, 2014

Yeshua’s prayer for the unity of the ecclesia (international church) is a profound revelation of God’s plan for us.

John 17:21-23
May they all be one, as you father are in me and I in you, may they also be in us. I have given them the glory which you have given me that they may be one as we are one; I in them, and you in me, that they may be made perfect in being one…

Yeshua is not just praying for all of us to be united, but in that unity come to a place of glory, power and authority. This prayer can “reverse the curse” of Babel.

Genesis 11:6
They are one people and one language for them all… Now nothing will be impossible for them in all they intend to do.

Babel shows the unlimited evil potential of the human race. John 17 shows the unlimited positive potential of the human race. Yeshua prayed that nothing at all will be impossible as our hearts are perfected and unified with our heavenly father, and with one another. Let’s walk in this full destiny which God intends for us.

Asher serves as president of Tikkun Global family of ministries and congregations, dedicated to the dual restoration of Israel and the Church. He is founder of the Revive Israel five-fold ministry team, and oversees both Ahavat Yeshua and Tiferet Yeshua congregations in Israel.

He and his wife Betty share a passion for personal prayer and devotion, local evangelism and discipleship in Hebrew, and unity of the Body of believers worldwide.

Asher was raised in a conservative Jewish home and holds degrees from Harvard University, Baltimore Hebrew College and Messiah Biblical Institute. He has authored numerous books, tracts and articles.

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