Team Update – Revive Israel

Getting to Know the Team – Yuri Three years ago, the Lord radically changed Yuri Nicolaev’s life, giving him joy, deep peace, and strong purpose. Three months ago, he joined the Revive Israel team, serving in the maintenance department. Yuri was born in Siberia, Russia, the only child of Messianic believers. When he was 12,… Read more »

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Keep Your Relationships Bigger than Your Problems

“That they all may be one, as You Father, are in Me, and I in You; that they also may be one in Us, that the world may believe that You sent Me” (John 17:21). Working with others can often be a challenge. “Iron sharpens iron” (Proverbs 27:17), but at the same time this can… Read more »

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Bethlehem’s Secret

In the New Covenant, just before the crucifixion, Yeshua not only used bread as a symbol for His flesh in the Lord’s Supper, but He also compared himself to the manna God sent from heaven to the Israelites in the desert (John 6:32-33, 48-51). The flesh or meat of the animal sacrifices of the Levitical… Read more »

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How to get a Double Portion

<Over the span of his ministry, Elisha raised the dead, brought supernatural supply, and prophesied over kings. How did he gain entrance to the heart of God and release the supernatural? A profound key is found in one tiny word: if. When Elijah was about to depart for heaven, Elisha, his disciple, insisted on staying with… Read more »

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Isaiah 19: On a Highway of Restoration

The theme of the Highway appears all throughout the book of Isaiah. The word most commonly used in Hebrew for ‘Highway’ is “Mesilah” which refers to an exalted way or road that has been built up. I have often thought about what the Holy Spirit was trying to communicate to the prophet. For us the… Read more »

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The Replacement Theology Challenge Today

A dear friend works in a church connected to an apostolic leader who has just published a book that argues for replacement theology. As most teachers who hold to this very wrong theology, he does not like to call his theology “replacement” but “fulfillment.” According to this view, the church is the ongoing meaning of… Read more »

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Who Can We Trust To Teach Us?

“Not many of you should presume to be teachers, my brothers, because you know that we who teach will be judged more strictly.” (James 3:1) Who is Trustworthy? Who can we trust as our teachers in the Body of the Messiah? This question becomes quite pressing when we consider the conflicting doctrinal positions of those professing… Read more »

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To Bind Up The Broken Hearted

Idan’s Testimony I was born in Tel Aviv, in 1984. My father’s parents came to Israel from Yemen. My mother was born in Beit Shemesh, and her parents came to Israel from Morocco. I grew up in a traditionally Jewish home. About ten years after my parents married, my father came to faith in Yeshua…. Read more »

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The Harvest

I remember harvesting when we were hippie farmers in New Mexico. A lot of work went into each crop before we could gather the fruits of our labors into storage for the winter. But there was nothing like the thrill of finally collecting ripe food from the earth. Not haphazardly did God choose the image… Read more »

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Zionism & Justice

A few weeks ago I walked into an airport bookstore and saw Jimmy Carter’s new book on Israel and the Palestinians. There has been quite a commotion over this book. Carter used the word ‘apartheid’ to describe the potential of Israeli policies – I feared the worst. What I found was a rehashing of the… Read more »

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