©September 21, 2012 Revive Israel Ministries
Spirit of Hate
By Simcha and Bella Davidov
There have been no riots by Jews against anti-Semitic lies on YouTube produced by Muslims. Recently, Iranian TV Channel 1 broadcast the anti-Jewish film "Saturday Hunter" in which a wild-eyed rabbi teaches his young grandson to become a mass-murderer. Jews are depicted as falsifying scriptures and corrupting Christians and Muslims so that men will turn female, women will turn male.
Outreach in Poland
Day of Atonement
Ahavat Yeshua and members from several Jerusalem congregations will be gathering this Tuesday-Wednesday, September 25-26, at Yad Hashmona for Yom Kippur, the biblical Day of Atonement. We are urging all Christians and Messianic Jews around the world to join us for this day of fasting, repentance and intercessory prayer.
Yom Kippur is the most holy day of the priestly calendar of the Torah. It is a type, or parallel, to the "great and terrible day of YHVH" in the books of Hebrew prophets. Those two days are parallel to "that day" of the Second Coming of Yeshua in the New Covenant. They are all pointing to the same end-times event.
In modern Israel, the Day of Atonement has taken on an additional meaning as the outbreak of the Yom Kippur War in 1973. This also is a prophetic image of "that day" when all the nations will gather to attack Jerusalem.
Blood of Atonement
By Asher Intrater
When Yeshua died on the cross, His side was pierced and blood came out (John 19:34). His blood is the fulfillment of all the blood sacrifices of ancient Israel, including the Day of Atonement. The Bible does not emphasize the physical aspects of this blood, but rather the spiritual meaning.
All of us have sinned. All sin causes damage. Therefore we are all damaged. The ultimate damage is death and damnation. However there is also internal spiritual and psychological damage. The blood of Yeshua provides atonement - it pays the price for death and damnation. Yet it also heals the internal psychological damage.
In the spirit, the blood of Yeshua is eternal – it has powerful spiritual effectiveness at all times, even right now. An essential part of the human spirit (Greek: pneuma) and soul (psyche) is the conscience. The conscience was created by God to show us the difference between right and wrong (Romans 2:15). The conscience (suneidesis) was designed to give us "moral consciousness together" with God.
The conscience of men was distorted and made dirty by sin. It is like a compass with a twisted pointer. This is dangerous because the conscience is the primary vehicle through which we perceive the influence of the Holy Spirit (Romans 9:1).
Without the blood of Yeshua a human conscience will seek desperately to drive out the guilt that entered because of sin. Those misguided efforts will lead to religious ritual, moral relativism, self-indulgence, self-righteousness, self-condemnation or endless psychological counseling.
However the blood of Yeshua can cleanse our consciences of all those "dead works" and set us free to a healthy and holy life. A clean conscience makes for a happy (Romans 14:22) and confident (I John 3:21) lifestyle. On this Yom Kippur let the spiritual power of Yeshua's blood touch and heal your heart and soul.
YouTube Teaching for September
King of Glory: Yeshua returning as glorified king to rule the world from Jerusalem Click here to go directly to King of Glory.
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