So many of the Christians in the Epicenter have been caught up in the swift movement of ISIS (Islamic State in Iraq and Syria), which raced from Syria into north central Iraq earlier this summer. One couple that was actively involved in a church found themselves in this dangerous situation. As rumors swirled that ISIS was preparing to invade their town, the couple began to pray, trusting that God would guide them to safety and cover them with His protection, should they need to leave their home quickly.
The Feast of Tabernacles or Sukkot celebration begins at sundown Wednesday, October 8 through nightfall Wednesday, October 15, 2014, and was the last of the seven biblically mandated feasts or celebrations. It was also the most joyful and was the only feast in which the Israelites were commanded by God to rejoice. (Deuteronomy 16:13-15)
Yom Kippur was, and is, the most solemn and important day in the Jewish calendar, beginning at sundown Friday, October 3 through Saturday, October 4, 2014. Once a year on the Day of Atonement, the High Priest was permitted to enter the Holy of Holies in the Tabernacle, to approach the Lord where His Spirit resided.
The observance of Rosh Hashanah, often referred to as “the Feast of Trumpets,” begins the season of the fall feasts and was considered the holiest time of the year. Because the Feast of Trumpets was the first of the three, over centuries it came to be called Rosh Hashanah, literally meaning “Head of the Year,” or New Year’s Day. It is intended as a celebration marking a “spiritual” new year, a special time set apart for a new beginning with the Lord.
Hear a short excerpt from an interview with Joel C. Rosenberg, Founder and Chairman of The Joshua Fund, and an Iraqi Pastor as they discuss the grave situation facing Iraqi Christians and how we can pray for and support them.
Dear Friends – Greetings from Northern Virginia! We hope you are enjoying the Lord and this beautiful summer. Lynn and I are writing to share with you several significant changes in our lives. We are excited about them and we would deeply appreciate your prayers.
One of our special ministry partners has launched a new website aimed at helping Israelis of all backgrounds study God’s Word. The newly launched website provides easy access to the Bible in English, Hebrew, Arabic and Russian, and also includes daily devotionals and study guides.
With events heating up all across the Epicenter Joel C. Rosenberg, Founder and Chairman of The Joshua Fund, shares an update on recent events in Israel and discusses how you can be praying for the people in Israel and Gaza during this critical time.
Thousands gather in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, at site of kidnapping, and at homes of youths’ families to show support and offer condolences.
Join Joel C. Rosenberg, founder of The Joshua Fund, as he explores the future of the epicenter in light of Biblical prophecy on HisChannel.com.
who passed over the houses of the children of Israel in Egypt when He struck the Egyptians and delivered our households.” So the people bowed their heads and worshiped. Exodus 12:27 Monday, April 14, 2014 at sunset marks the beginning of the Jewish celebration of Passover, which extends through Sunday, April 20.