Ariel Blumenthal #1 Not Under compulsion, but voluntarily according to the will of God… (1 Peter 5:2a) In John 21:15-17, [...]
Some people do not believe in such a revival in the end times. They point to the prophecies about persecution and tribulation and the antichrist in the end times, and conclude (reasonably enough) that there could be no widespread revival. So which is it? Revival or persecution? Victory or tribulation?
As long as I was getting offended and taking things into my own hands, the issue remained. The minute I began to pray, God resolved it—and quickly.
The phrase, "we prophesy in part" can be looked at in two ways. For those who do not believe in the continuing gift of prophecy at all, or who say that prophecy must be perfect or else it is totally false, we can see that New Covenant prophecy involves a level of interpretation and understanding that is only partial in nature. We "see through a glass dimly...”
Is this what Yeshua meant when He responded to His disciples (after they asked about the restoration of Israel) “It is not for you to know the times or dates the Father has set by his own authority”? It would appear that God has a set timing for Zion's restoration and we are witnessing it in real time!
World reaction varied from excitement to disappointment to incitement; some claim it is prophetic, while others say it is catastrophic. Here are 7 points to help us think and pray...
Newton's third law of physics is that to every "action" there is an EQUAL AND OPPOSITE "reaction." It seems to me that the same is true in the spiritual realm. To the degree that we push away the forces of evil and darkness, there is an equal and opposite reaction against us. Spiritual advance is accompanied by spiritual opposition.
My pattern of self-preservation had been to simply cut the person off who was overwhelming me and then I thought I had resolved my problem-- because I thought the person WAS my problem! I had to learn to keep my relationships separate from my problems.
Within Lebanon there are 1.4 million traditional Christians and 21,000 evangelicals, 2.5 million Moslems, 1 million+ Syrian refugees struggling for rights and work. Biblically Lebanon has a history of cooperation and trade with Israel...
Imagine how you could change the whole word by even such a small investment of fifteen minutes of daily, concentrated, faith-filled prayer for key people in government, business, religion and media!