“Let no one despise you for your youth, but set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.” —1 Timothy 4:12

June 2024

Notable dates & events

June 5th is Jerusalem Day! On 28th of the Jewish month of Iyar we have a celebration of the reunification of Jerusalem after the Six Day War. Here are some reflections from the Bible on the city where God has chosen to put His Name: Praying for the Peace of Jerusalem: A Deeper Look at Psalm 122

June 5th-10th 1967 was the Six Day War in which Israel gained an unexpected victory against five Arab armies, reclaiming Jerusalem as well as the West Bank, Gaza, the Sinai Peninsula and the Golan Heights. Much of this territory has since been relinquished in peace deals, but the events of those six days showed God’s hand on Israel, protecting us against remarkable odds. The Miraculous Restoration of Jerusalem in 1967 

June 11th is the holiday of Shavuot, the Feast of Weeks. It has been 50 days since we started counting the omer, which is why the holiday is also known as Pentecost, with “pente” meaning 50. There are many interesting connections between the giving of the Law at Mount Sinai and the giving of the Holy Spirit on Mount Zion: The Context of Pentecost: A Tale of Two Mountains

June 17th In the year 1722, a community of Moravians started building on Count Zinzendorf’s land. This community birthed one of the most important movements of God in history. Zinzendorf and the Moravians also made some early first steps towards Messianic Judaism, developing an expression of faith for Jewish believers which allowed them to maintain their Jewish identity as they worshiped Jesus..

June 27th is graduation day at our Bible College! Please pray that our graduates would go on to be used powerfully by God wherever they go.

It’s very rare to have rain in Israel in the summer months, so from the Spring onwards, prayers are made thanking God for the Blessing of Dew instead.

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