© 8 July 2016 Revive Israel Ministries
Three Steps to Change the World
By Asher Intrater
The message of Yeshua not only changes us personally, it also changes the whole world. The message of personal change may be called, "the gospel of salvation;" the message to change the world may be called, "the gospel of the kingdom." The Word of God is a little seed in our heart that grows until it becomes a tree that fills the whole world (Matthew 13:32).
Therefore Yeshua calls us to change ourselves first and then to change the world. The gospel contains a challenge to personal holiness and to world redemption. The aspects of changing the world may be seen in three steps:
We can see these three steps in a "theme" verse from Acts 1, 2 and 3. (The book of Acts is not just a historical record for us; it is a pattern for biblical lifestyle and also a prophetic guide for the future.)
(The concept in Judaism of World Redemption is called Tikkun Olam from which we derive the name of our family of ministries, Tikkun International.)
It's as clear as one, two, three:
The Millennial generation is looking for truth that can give them personal hope and security but also challenges them to change the world.
Revive Israel in Korea
In my early twenties I was a Zen Buddhist living in Tokyo, Japan. One day in early ’92, I met some Christians who invited me to church—a Korean-Japanese church in Shibuya. On June 2nd that year, a special outreach team came from Korea to Japan, having fasted and prayed for many days. During this meeting I had a dramatic encounter with the crucified and risen Yeshua—I was saved from my sins and born again that night. My life has never been the same! Thank you Korea! Thank you Korean Christians!
Last weekend, July 1-3, Jeremiah and I went to Korea to join in celebrating the opening of Revive Israel Korea. For me, it was a kind of closing of a “One New Man” circle of love and thanks with Korea that began on that day 24 years ago in Tokyo. Over these years, Asher has also been to Korea many, many times—laying the foundation for revival and covenantal relationships between us. We are so grateful for the friendships, love and support that we have from our brothers and sisters in that nation.
All over Asia, we are finding Christians desiring to connect with the Israeli “remnant” in this way by establishing their own RI offices in several nations of East Asia. Many thanks to Lois, Shaul, and Jacob in Korea who have laid the groundwork for this office in Korea. We spent the weekend in Seoul in worship, prayer, fellowship and study together. On the first night, I shared a message about the mystery of pleroma, the Greek word for “fullness.” On the 2nd day, I shared about the fullness of time and the establishing of the “One New Man” church of Jew & Gentile, Israel & the nations in these Last Days.
In the end, we all felt like a great pipeline in the Holy Spirit is being laid across Asia—in this case between Israel & Korea. Like an oil pipeline, it can seem quite small against the vast background of the Asia land mass and its billions of people, but it carries energy that fuels the lives and economies of whole nations. We believe that in the End Times this kind of pipeline will be established between the believing remnant in Israel and every nation, and great spiritual energy will flow through it in both directions!
Keys of David, Authority and Blessed is He Who Comes
Meet the Team: Cody
This week meet the Revive Israel international media director, Cody Archer.
Subtitles available in Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, and Danish. To watch, click HERE!
France Outreach Recap
Last week we sent Roni and Ohad to France to share the gospel with non-believing Jews and Gentiles – of which some came to faith!! To watch the encouraging report in English, click HERE!
Journey to Redemption
We want to recommend this powerful documentary about an unfolding story of reconciliation in Jesus name. Now, at the 100 year remembrance of the 1915 Armenian massacres in Turkey, God is healing deep wounds between Turks and Armenians. To watch in English, click HERE!