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The Kingdom of the Cults

Kingdom of the CultsBy Walter Martin

I’ve heard some people say, “But the Christian cults have some good points.” I say: “So do cactus, but you better not embrace them, or you’ll regret it.”

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God’s Way Is Narrow

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The Antichrist will unite all world religions into one and cause all who follow him to be condemed forever.

The Antichrist will unite all world religions into one and cause all who follow him to be condemed forever.

– By Pastor Luis Yosefus.

Years ago before I received Jesus as my Savior and Lord I experimented with other religions – Hinduism, Buddhism, New Age, Metaphysics and the like. One of the common threads of these false religions was the teaching that “All paths lead to God. It doesn’t matter what you believe as long as you believe in god.” Not true.

When I became a Christian and began to study the Bible, I realized that I had been deceived for many years by these counterfeit religions that had claimed to show me the way to God. Even today, I often come across Muslims, for instance, who tell me, “You and I worship the same god. Allah is the same god as your Christian God.” I quickly correct them, “No He is not! The God of the Jews and Christians is not the same god you worship. The true God, King of the universe is not Allah, but Yahovah. You are worshipping a false god, I’m sorry to say.” Muslims usually get offended when they hear this, but as they say, the truth always hurts. However I always pray for the deceived to come to the knowledge of the truth.

Jesus is the only way.

Yahovah God sent His only begotten Son into the world to be the only sacrificial Lamb that can take away our sins and reconcile us to the true and living God.

You can follow some other false god if you wish (there is only one true God), and there is only one exclusive way to God – through His Son Jesus Christ, the Messiah.

Jesus declared, “…No man comes to [God] the Father, but by Me.” (John 14:6). Perhaps you may think that is dogmatic, narrow and even politically incorrect. I have to admit that it is; but it’s the truth. Jesus is the only path that will bring you to the true God. Now, you don’t have to follow this path. You’re free to believe anything you want and follow any false religion you like. God won’t stop you; that is where your free will comes in. But if you want to follow the only true way to God, you have to get on the right path or you’ll be lost. That’s just the way it is. Yahovah God has decreed that there is only one right way – through Jesus Christ, the Messiah, His only begotten Son.

We cannot be saved by our own good works either.

Performing good deeds and keeping the laws of God are always important, but they alone cannot save us. They can never produce the absolute perfect righteousness that God requires. Only Jesus was perfect. “Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to His mercy He saved us” -Titus 3:5. It is by “grace through faith in Jesus that we are saved. It is the gift of God, not of works, lest anyone should boast” – Ephesians 2:8,9. The minute you and I come to faith in Jesus’ substitionary death on our behalf, the way to God is open. It is the only way we can be saved.

Anyone can come.

Regardless of your race or previous religious beliefs, Jesus invited everyone to come to salvation. He said, If any man thirst, let him come unto me, and drink.” – John 7:37. This is an all-inclusive invitation to all human beings. None are excluded except those who exclude themselves. The Lord Jesus gives only one condition, “If anyone thirsts and comes to me.” If you’re thirsting for the truth and the true God, He asks you to simply come to Him. He is the only One that can satisfy you.

Prayer of Salvation:

Pray this prayer right now with all sincerity….

“Lord Jesus, I believe You are the Son of God, the Messiah. I believe that you sacrificed your life on the cross of Calvary to pay the penalty for my sins. I repent of my sins; please forgive me. Today, I receive you as my Savior and Lord. Fill me with Your Holy Spirit and help me to live my life for You, from this day forth, amen.”

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Should the United States Recede Back to its 1845 Borders?

If the above question sounds a bit absurd, so should the recent proposal to the State of Israel by the Obama Administration that Israel should recede back to its 1967 borders in order to appease the Palestinian / Arab governments.

If we use the same kind of pretzel logic that the Presidential Administration is using, we could also rationalize the returning of land to Mexico that the United States took (annexed) from them in 1845 (see map below).

1845 Mexican Border

1845 Mexican Border

During the American and Mexican War (1846-1848), thousands of Mexican people were driven from their homes and lands and forced to relocate south of the new U.S. borders imposed by American aggression. Some people might even argue that American settlement in Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, and California is clearly illegal and should be returned to Mexico.

Please Stand in Solidarity with Israel

The truth of the matter is, Israel won the 1967 war with the Palestinians and Arabs – fair and square. No one has the right to pressure them to give up this land.

From a biblical perspective, the Children of Israel fought many such wars in the Old Testament, conquering the Amorites, Ammonites, Moabites, Jebusites, and others who originally lived in the land of Canaan. In each case, God Himself instructed the Israelites to do so, and He gave them the victory – sometimes under seemingly impossible odds. After each battle, God also instructed them to dispossess the inhabitants and possess the land for themselves, along with the spoils of war. Why should things be any different today?

God originally gave this land of Israel as a possession to Abraham and his descendents forever through his son ISAAC (not Ishmael). The land of Israel has never belonged to the Arabs nor the Palestinians since that time, and anyone who tries to undo what God has ordained will find themselves pushing against a brick wall. God made a promise to Abraham and the Jewish people long ago that still stands:

“The Lord said to Abram after Lot had parted from him, ‘Lift up your eyes from where you are and look north and south, east and west. All the land that you see I will give to you and your offspring forever…Go, walk through the length and breadth of the land, for I am giving it to you.” – Genesis 13:14-17

As an American evangelical Christian I believe the Bible is inspired by God and I take it’s warnings seriously. I am a strong supporter of the State of Israel and I regularly pray for the peace (shalom) of Jerusalem (Psalms 122:7). Therefore, I am concerned that if the Obama Administration continues to pressure the State of Israel to give up the land that rightly belongs to them, the anger of God will be aroused against America and the curse pronounced against those who curse (or harm) Israel will come upon us (Genesis 12:3).

Write your congressman and protest Obama’s irrational proposal to have Israel return to its 1967 borders, and continue to pray for the peace of Jerusalem.

–         Pastor Luis Yosefus

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Muslims Converting To Christianity

An inspiring report of how many Muslims all over the world, of all ages and backgrounds, are coming to faith in Jesus Christ and renouncing the religion of Islam. God is raising up Christians and ministries to preach the Good News gospel of Jesus Christ the true Messiah to the Arabic world – despite the obstacles presented by Islam.

The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they have divine power to demolish strongholds. We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ.” – 2 Corinthians 10:4-5

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President Obama Wants To Know The Real Jesus

I urge, then, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for everyone– for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness.”  – 1 Timothy 2:1-2

President Barack Obama

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Prophetic minister Rick Joyner said he believes President Obama “wants to know the real Jesus.” But the MorningStar Ministries founder is teetering in his own view of which faith the president practices.

In a ministry blog Monday, Joyner responded to a recent Pew Research Center poll that found 18 percent of Americans think President Obama is a Muslim—up from 11 percent in March 2009—and 43 percent don’t know what religion he practices.

Joyner said after reading Obama’s books during the 2008 presidential election he was “95 percent” sure the president was a Christian, even if a “superficial” one. But now he’s not so certain.

He said he is “about 55 percent persuaded that Obama is a Christian” and 45 percent convinced that he is possibly a Muslim. “And at times I have been more persuaded that he is a Muslim,” he said.

Joyner pointed to moves the president has made in recent months to reach out to Muslims while distancing himself from some evangelical Christians. Most notably, President Obama observed the National Day of Prayer privately in 2009 while publicly commemorating the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.

“In judging Obama’s faith, many are simply using the basic reasoning that ‘if it looks like a duck, walks like a duck, and quacks like a duck—it’s a duck!'” Joyner said.

“No doubt President Obama is acting more like a Muslim, and doing far more to promote Islam, while at the same time demonstrating disdain or hostility toward Christians and Christianity,” he continued. “The fruit of his actions bears strong evidence that Obama is indeed a Muslim, or at the very least has far more affinity for Islam than Christianity.”

Joyner said many of his Christian friends have long believed the president is a Muslim who is intent on harming the U.S. Joyner himself has been an outspoken critic of President Obama’s health care overhaul, and he formed The Oak Initiative last year to influence politics with conservative Christian values.

Still, Joyner—known for his prophetic-themed books The Final Quest and The Call—said he is unwilling to label the president a Muslim.

“I would believe [the president is a Muslim] except for one thing—I inquired of the Lord about this and feel that I have been shown something else—that deep in his heart he wants to know the real Jesus, just as many Muslims do,” Joyner said.

“He has had a hard time finding Jesus in His people,” he added. “He has had bad influences to shape his life and bad counselors now. I’m praying for the Lord to raise up a Joseph or Daniel to help him.”

Joyner believes the nation’s strength is being “devastated” under the Obama administration and says Christians should pray for the president. “The greatest victory of all could be Obama’s illumination and conversion, which could lead to him becoming one of our great presidents,” he said. 

President Obama has repeatedly described himself as a Christian, and a group of more than 70 Christian ministers came to his defense last week, blasting media and political leaders who continue to question the president’s faith.

The ministers said the president has been “unwavering” in confessing Christ as his savior.

A White House spokesman also said the president is “obviously” a committed Christian. “His faith is very important to him, but it’s not something that is a topic of conversation every single day,” said White House spokesman Bill Burton.

In an interview with NBC’s Brian Williams Sunday, President Obama attributed the confusion over his faith to “a network of misinformation that in a new-media era can get churned out there constantly.”

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Source: Charisma Magazine, August 2010. www.Charismamag.com

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Muslims finding the Real Jesus

By Pastor Luis Yosefus | Email: RealJesusMinistries@gmail.com

Muslims Finding the Real Jesus of The Bible

Muslims Finding the Real Jesus of The Bible

Although Muslim have been wrongly taught about Jesus the Messiah by their religious leaders, many of them are now coming to faith in the real Jesus of the Bible. Charisma Magazine wrote an interesting report that states, “…a tsunami of faith is quietly overtaking the Muslim world. Islamic adherents are laying aside their allegiance to Muhammad to follow Jesus Christ, despite the social ostracism, persecution and possible martyrdom that converts to Christianity face.”  Middle East expert Joel Rosenberg believes more Muslims have come to faith in Christ in the last 30 years than at any time in history. “The vast majority of those conversions have happened since 9/11,” he notes. He relates some of their stories in his book, Inside the Revolution.

One missionary to Iran, who asked to remain anonymous, says a “tremendous” number of Muslims there are seeing that “Islam as a religion has failed them personally, economically, spiritually and socially.”

When Christians witness to Muslims they need to overcome some common misconceptions their Islamic leaders have taught them about Jesus, such as:

  • Jesus was not the Son of God but merely a messenger (prophet).
  • Jesus was not crucified, nor did He ever resurrect from the dead.
  • Anyone who believes in Jesus as the Son of God will be accursed.

 

But despite these erroneous ideas about Jesus, many Muslims are seeking the truth and discovering the real Jesus is indeed the Son of God and the Savior of all mankind.

May the LORD burden us to pray for and witness to the Muslim people. They need our Christian love and compassion just as much as any other race of people in the world.

Below are some examples of Muslims who were hungry for the truth and received Jesus as their Messiah.

Reza Safa

A Shiite Muslim from Iran, Reza Safa met Christ after studying the Bible with two Charismatic Lutheran missionaries in Sweden. This interaction prompted him to wonder, What if Muhammad is not of God?

“For six months I couldn’t sleep,” Safa recalls. “One night I prayed: ‘Jesus, are You the Son of God? Show Yourself to me and get me out of this confusion.’ The following morning I heard the voice of God for the first time … saying: ‘There is no need to fear any more. Your sins are forgiven.'”

Because of Safa’s conversion his family disowned him, and his Muslim friends verbally attacked him. Death threats continue today.

Unbowed, he enrolled in Bible school and soon became a traveling evangelist. In 1990 he settled in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and attended Rhema Bible Training Center. In 1998, God told him he would play a role in a massive, coming revival.

Five years later God told him he’d receive $90,000 from a businessman, which happened, and to use $40,000 of it for a TV program. Safa began filming Farsi-language shows and soon met several Iranian owners of satellite stations. One accepted his offer to purchase airtime.

Safa’s three-hour weekly program became the TBN Nejat network, a joint venture with Trinity Broadcasting Network that blankets Europe and the Middle East. Since September 1, 2006, the network has received 300 calls and e-mails a week from up to 30 countries that have led to hundreds of thousands of conversions.

“I believe in America we need to pray the door to the gospel may be opened to the Islamic world,” Safa says. “We need to pray that God would expose that religion for what it is.”

Maryam Asal

An Islamic evangelist for seven years, Maryam Asal* taught numerous women Quranic verses and the prayers they needed to lead an obedient Islamic life. She was on track to become a female ayatollah, a Shiite religious and political leader. But when her mother was stricken with multiple sclerosis (MS) she told Allah: “I have served you for many years of my life. I have given you my youth, and this is what you have done for me?”

As her mother’s health rapidly deteriorated, Asal became disillusioned with God and wanted to commit suicide. She and her mother decided to kill themselves together, using sleeping pills and natural gas.

First, though, Asal flicked on their television and came across the God Is Love program. Before Asal reached the stove, a pastor on the show said: “My brothers, my sisters, why do you want to kill yourself today? … The God we know will change your life right now and right here because He is a God of love and He is alive!”

Stunned, Asal returned to the couch to listen. Her mother wanted to call the station to tell them they were lying. When she did, she accepted Christ after talking to a pastor for 10 minutes.

Then Asal reluctantly took the phone and talked, finally agreeing to allow Jesus to come into her life, but only on the condition she could still commit suicide if He didn’t do anything after a week. The next morning Asal felt a peace so profound she thought it was a mind game. But when they went to the hospital and her mother’s MRI showed no signs of MS, she knew Christ was real.

“The week after, I invited 10 people to my house and they came to Christ,” Asal says. “Then I started my first house church. Praise the Lord; glory to Him.”

Jeremiah Cummings

A singer so dedicated to the Nation of Islam that he wore the organization’s trademark bow tie on the cover of a Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes album is now an itinerant evangelist who estimates his ministry has led 280,000 ex-Muslims to Christ.

Jeremiah Cummings was part of the pop group for about nine years before he moved to Dallas in 1981, where he went to work for General Motors.

His involvement in the Nation of Islam led to a chance meeting with its leader, Louis Farrakhan.

By the time he rose to become a top captain to Farrakhan, Cummings was known as Minister Jeremiah Fard Muhammad.

“It was exciting at first, to get to know [Farrakhan] and to be his student,” Cummings says. “But something was missing. It wasn’t what I was looking for.”

Although he oversaw numerous bodyguards and employees, he still had ample time for reflection. In 1996 Cummings returned to his biblical roots and undertook a 13-month long study of Christ.

At the end, he fasted and prayed Psalm 23 five times a day. On the 43rd day, he accepted Christ and got filled with the Holy Spirit.

A few hours later, he wrote a letter of resignation to the Nation of Islam.

“I knew Jesus was the Son of God and that there was power in His name,” Cummings says.

Since then he has founded Amazing Life World Outreach in Orlando, Florida, and written several books, including Reaching for the World: Revealing Jesus as the Messiah in the Koran. 

“I’ve taught things from the Quran about the virgin birth of Jesus and relation of stories in the Quran to the Bible,” he says.

“That’s gone all over the world, but I’ve never gotten any negative feedback.”

Mark Gabriel

A former imam and Islamic history professor in Egypt, Mark Gabriel is familiar to many readers of Charisma, which has featured excerpts from some of his first five books. Before turning to Christ in 1992, he was expelled from the university and jailed for publicly questioning why Islam had such a violent, bloody past.

Gabriel [a name he assumed after immigrating to the U.S.] came to Christ after a pharmacist in Egypt-alarmed by his frequent visits to the store for medication-gave him a Bible and made him promise to read it. He accepted Christ after staying up all night reading, especially touched by Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount in Matthew 5.

“He was so loving,” Gabriel recalls. “It was such a contrast to Islam.”

Gabriel survived several attempts on his life and later came to the U.S., where he speaks and worships freely. He maintains contact with his homeland, where tens of thousands of Christians have formed underground churches, he says.

While his several books have angered Islam’s defenders, his latest, Coffee With the Prophet, may stir their ire even more. The cover design violates a centuries-old tradition against any depiction of Muhammad.

Gabriel formed a publishing company and released the book in September. Subtitled 21st Century Conversations With Muhammad, it is an attempt to show how Muhammad’s followers have distorted the views of Islam’s founder the last 1,400 years.

“I saw horrible confusion taking place,” Gabriel says. “Nobody knows the truth about Islam. I care about the many Muslims who need someone to communicate the truth to them. This is the time for God to destroy the stranglehold of this religion.”

Sofia Hasina

Sofia Hasina* has had a challenging time since deciding to follow Christ and has endured a life riddled with uncertainty, poverty and homelessness.

Hasina’s parents died when she was an infant. Her uncle, a ship’s captain, promised to look after her. Though he paid for her schooling, he was forced to leave her in the care of an aunt because of his frequent absences.

A good student, Hasina befriended other students who happened to be Christians. After spending considerable time with them, she asked them to tell her about Jesus.

Hasina accepted Christ, but her friends were ill-equipped to disciple her. Through relationships she made with members of an underground ministry she showed rapid spiritual growth. The ministry leaders advised her to keep her decision a secret to avoid premature exposure.

Despite following their advice, she was not able to hide the inner changes. Her family became suspicious, asking her about her increased absences from the mosque. They also wanted to know why she spent so much time with Christian friends.

One day, while Hasina was fellowshiping with friends, her family discovered a Bible in her bag. When she returned home they were waiting angrily.

The father of the house demanded to know where she had received the Bible. When she told him it came from a friend, he insisted she take an oath declaring her loyalty to Islam. When she revealed she had become a Christian, he tore pages from her Bible.

Fearing for her life, she ran away. Although her guardian parents didn’t pursue her, they threatened to kill her if she returned home.

Hasina is struggling to make ends meet while working in a cafŽ and staying with a friend. She hopes to continue her university studies, but might need financial help from an uncle. She doesn’t know what his reaction will be if she reveals her conversion.

Faisal Malick

A Sunni Muslim born in Pakistan, Faisal Malick was a budding young businessman when he attended an Amway convention in July 1994, hoping to keep his front-row seat all week by arriving on Sunday morning.

When the speaker opened, “Jesus is the Son of God,” it prompted Malick to inwardly scream, “Blasphemy!” He stewed over how to lead these people to Allah, until he sensed God’s presence penetrate his body. When he told God he thought Christians were the bad guys, he heard an audible voice reply, “No, these are My children.”

“As He said it His voice moved through my being and everything I had ever known up to that moment shattered,” Malick says of the life-changing experience.

Though he soon found himself locked out of a family-owned rental house in Canada, several years later he returned to Pakistan and was reconciled with his family. Malick remained in business for a while, but his love of Christ ultimately led him into ministry despite his lack of a formal education.

“God trusted me in ministry by throwing me off the deep end,” says Malick, whose Covenant of Life Ministries is based in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. “Ironically, I do teach now at Bible colleges-about how to relate to Muslims.”

Malick has also written four books, including The Destiny of Islam in the End Times. One of his goals is to help people understand that Muslims have a promise from God, made to their ancestor Ishmael (see Gen. 21:18). Since the publication of his book last January, the author has received numerous letters from churches telling him that his book has given them hope for the first time since 9/11.

“The other thing people are saying is, ‘We are repenting and praying to have a supernatural love in our hearts for the Muslim people,'” Malick says.

Raghib Ismail

Although few recognize Raghib Ismail by his first name, football fans know him as “Rocket” Ismail. A star at Notre Dame, “The Rocket”-a fleet receiver and kick returner-played 11 years of pro football, nine in the National Football League.

Injuries ended his career in Dallas, where he now works on a Cowboys post-game show, appears in reality TV programs and helps his wife with her Christian recording company.

Ismail became a Muslim at birth. His father converted after observing racism in Georgia and assumed that the Christianity embraced by whites there was a lie.

Young Ismail took his faith seriously. By age 9, he and his brothers had memorized 40 surahs, or “chapters,” of the Quran. “I’d say we were definitely committed to it,” Ismail says.

However, the spiritually sensitive youth was plagued by nightmares. The remedies his father recommended to chase away the demons didn’t work.

Things changed for him after his father died and he went to live with his grandmother, who was a member of an Assemblies of God church. She insisted that if he and his brothers wanted to eat, then they had to attend services.

Due to that exposure to Christianity, Ismail at age 13 stood at a concert by Christian artist Leon Patillo to accept Christ. Though he later slid back into his old ways, he also realized at age 24 that having money, fame and “cool things” was like repeating his childhood nightmares.

“I said: ‘I have to get my life back together. Where’s Jesus?'” Ismail recalls. “That put me back on pursuing the straight and narrow.”

He still hears of people who assume he’s a Muslim or became one because they thought that was his religion. If someone asks how his Muslim walk is going, he replies that he hasn’t been a Muslim for 25 years. “They look at me, stunned,” Ismail says. “Sometimes they want to hear [my testimony], and sometimes they walk away in disbelief.”

David Nasser

The son of a high-ranking Army officer, David Nasser fled with his family from Iran in 1979 after the Islamic Revolution overthrew the monarchy. Ironically they still considered themselves good Muslims, even though their faith was primarily cultural.

After several moves, the family settled in a military town in Alabama. There Nasser struggled to fit into the strange customs and new faces around him.

A month after his high school graduation, he visited a Baptist church his friends attended. Thanks to the friendliness of a classmate he had treated rudely in the past, he returned. Though he initially resisted the Holy Spirit’s call to follow Christ, he picked up a Bible two months later and read the account in Matthew 14 of Jesus calling Peter to walk on water.

“God said: ‘You’re stepping out of the boat for so many other things; I’m asking you to step out for Me,'” Nasser says. “God revealed Himself that night through His Word.”

The week after his conversion, Nasser spoke at a pastors conference-and started a ministry that first saw him travel with Rick Stanley (Elvis Presley’s stepbrother) and Jay Strack. After graduating from Bible college he founded D. Nasser Outreach and today speaks to more than 700,000 people a year. He is also the author of several successful, self-published books.

After overcoming resistance from his family and other Muslims, Nasser no longer faces much hostility. Still, he hopes to win more Iranians to Christ.

“I really have a passion for my people,” he says. “There are a lot of Iranians in Alabama. I get letters from Iran all the time, too, from people who say: ‘I’m considering Christ, but I’m concerned how my parents will react. Do you have any advice?'”

If they follow Nasser’s pattern, they’ll get out of the boat.

Jonathan Oloyede

The leader of a budding prayer movement in London with hopes of packing Wembley Stadium in 2010 with 90,000 Christians is a native of England who spent his formative years in Nigeria. Jonathan Oloyede is senior associate pastor of Glory House, a megachurch in East London with a network that extends far into the city. Some 300 congregations are involved in the 24-7 prayer initiative.

Oloyede accepted Christ during his first year of medical school in Nigeria and credits his decision to Christians on campus who prayed for him. He was filled with the Holy Spirit the same night.

“The spirit and soul of a man knows when he encounters God,” Oloyede says. “All I can remember is the warmth of the presence of God. My inner man was ignited and something came alive in me.”

After earning his degree in 1991, Oloyede came to England on a summer holiday, still with plans to become a medical aide in Nigeria and then to go to China as a missionary. Instead, God told him he was in England to help prepare the way for the return of His Son.

A founding member of Glory House, Oloyede was a member of the original leadership team and has served in numerous positions since 1993. Of his career shift, he says, “Medicine has served as a foundation model of discipline, dedication and knowledge in my ministry.”

Like many Muslims who come to Christ because of dreams and visions, Oloyede has had numerous visions. He says the key ones concern a coming revival that he believes will have worldwide impact.

“The Lord told me not to start anything new but to act as a catalyst for national, united prayer,” he says.

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Source: Charisma Magazine, http://www.charismamag.com/index.php/features/2008/december/18205-when-muslims-find-jesus#ixzz0zAhWER3m


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The Futility of Fighting Against Israel

God will watch over & protect Israel

God will watch over & protect Israel

I just received news yesterday from the Fellowship of Christians and Jews that there is impending war between the State of Israel and her enemies that will involve much of the Middle East region. “God forbid that Israel should have to go to war,” said Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein. “But if her enemies do strike, Israel will be ready.”

Please continue to pray for the peace of Jerusalem and the shalom of the State of Israel. Her enemies are dedicated to destroying the Jewish State and her people, but God Himself will not allow it. He promised Abraham and his descendents (through Isaac) long ago, “I will bless those who bless you, and curse those who curse you…” (Genesis 12:3).

Israel’s enemies may try to harm the Jewish State, but in the long run they will bring shame and ruin to themselves. Hitler’s post-World War II Germany is a prominent example. The Evil Axis of extremist Muslim nations such as Iran, Syria and others will attempt to “destroy Israel and wipe them off the map”, but they will bring God’s wrath upon themselves in the process.

– Luis Yosefus Castillo

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