Abba, Do You Hear?

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Abba, do you hear?
Zion as she cries
The cries, the groaning of Your people
Do you see her desperation?

Zion is crying out

While the leaders of the nations set themselves against
You who made them

Zion still cries out

Zion waits
Wondering,
Hoping her suffering is not in vain

Abba,
Holy One,
Giver of Life

I join Zion’s cry
My heart beats with hers
I cry with Zion
Waiting,
Wondering,
Hoping

Knowing Your desire over Zion
Knowing You will heal her
Knowing You are seeking her out
For Yourself

I will restore health to you and heal you of your wounds, says the LORD, Because they called you an outcast saying: “This is Zion; No one seeks her.” Jeremiah 30:17

those who wait on G-d

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Today’s prompt is:

Weary

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The youth will faint and grow weary, the young men shall utterly fall, but those who wait on the G-d shall renew their strength…they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint. Isaiah 40

The Holy One of Israel
Doesn’t grow weary
He doesn’t faint
nor forget his people
in their difficulty

He doesn’t turn away
from the people
He called after himself

As Jerusalem suffers,
As Israel experiences
Bigotry and boycotts,
Hatred and murder
From enemies on every side

Holy One of Israel
Rise up on behalf of Jerusalem
Rise up on behalf of your people

You do not grow weary
You do not slumber nor sleep
You watch over Israel

You will finish what you started
in this people you chose
For your name
and your glory

Abba, help your people today
Let Israel know you are with them
To deliver them

He who keeps Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep Tehillim/Psalm 130

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Do not forget Jerusalem

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Writing Every Day for Thirty-One Days
to Speak Life over Israel

While much of the earth is speaking death and accusation over the Jewish nation, let’s take 31 days to do the opposite. Let’s speak life over the nation of Israel and the Jewish people.

Day 31: Almost

The challenges continue in Israel
Attacks happening on a near daily basis
Many attacks have happened in and near Hevron
where the patriarchs were buried
Attacks are too common in Judea and Samaria
Stabbings have also visited Rishon leZion and Tel Aviv

The difficulties continue for Israel
Yet Israel hasn’t lost hope
Israel cannot lose hope
Israel hasn’t given up
and cannot give up

Pray for the peace of Jerusalem
Whether you’re in Israel
or you’re on the other side of the planet,

Pray for the peace of Jerusalem
G-d loves Jerusalem and marked that city forever
He will not forget Jerusalem nor his people, ever
Because G-d does not forget,
Do not forget
Because his love does not grow cold,
Do not let your love grow cold

Pray for the peace of Jerusalem,
“May they prosper who love you.
Peace be within your walls,
Prosperity within your palaces.”
For the sake of my brethren and companions,
I will now say, “Peace be within you.”
Because of the house of the Lord our G-d
I will seek your good.

Tehillim/Psalm 122

If I forget you, O Jerusalem,
Let my right hand forget its skill!
If I do not remember you,
Let my tongue cling to the roof of my mouth –
If I do not exalt Jerusalem above my chief joy.

Tehillim/Psalm 137

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Joy is Coming to Zion

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Writing Every Day for Thirty-One Days
to Speak Life over Israel

While much of the earth is speaking death and accusation over the Jewish nation, let’s take 31 days to do the opposite. Let’s speak life over the nation of Israel and the Jewish people.

Day 23: Joy

Our mouths were filled with laughter
Our hearts with joy and singing
as the G-d brought the captive ones of Zion back

Despite the daily difficulties
of Israeli life today
The day of joy and gladness,
The day of triumph and rejoicing
will come one day very soon

It will be in a moment in time and history
One day soon
when Zion sings and shouts
and rejoices in G-d their maker,
The anointed one,
Their deliverer

Joy and life are coming one day soon to Zion
Hope and deliverance,
Healing and righteousness
like a blazing torch
Will be Zion

Jerusalem is his joy
and his great delight
The city of G-d’s choosing forever

I will delight in Jerualem
and take great joy in her singing

Jerusalem will sing
Jerusalem will rejoice
Israel will shine
like the sun
with beauty and strength
One day soon

Jerusalem’s joy will be known
Sooner than we can imagine

Jerusalem, take heart
Your deliverer is coming
Your deliverer is coming soon

Shabbat Shalom to all who are reading!

Dedicated to the sons of Zion, the inhabitants of Jerusalem, all of Israel and to all Jewish people everywhere.

Pray for the Peace of Jerusalem, may you prosper who love her. Tehillim/Psalm 122

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Awaiting David’s Son

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to Speak Life over Israel

While much of the earth is speaking death and accusation over the Jewish nation, let’s take 31 days to do the opposite. Let’s speak life over the nation of Israel and the Jewish people.

Day 20: Temporary

One thing is sure
The G-d of Israel neither slumbers nor sleeps
and he does not forget his promises
and he cannot be unfaithful to his covenant of love

Israel’s momentary afflictions,
and turmoil
and difficulty
will cease

Israel’s future is bright
Jerusalem will shine
like a lamp that burns
with the salvation of her G-d
Zion will be bright with righteousness

All G-d said will be done
Nothing will stop what
The King of the universe,
The one G-d of heaven and earth
The one G-d of all creation will do

The Holy One of Israel
will keep his promises to Israel
He will finish what he started
with this people

G-d will see his people through
He will deliver Zion
Every word he spoke
will be completed

The earth will see
The deliverance of the sons of Zion

The creation awaits the day of Mashiach
All the sons of man will see
and know
and comprehend
when David’s son comes

All will see
and know
and glorify the Holy one of Israel

Wait,
with hope
and anticipation
and longing
for that day

For Zion’s sake I will not hold my peace, For Jerusalem’s sake I will not rest, until her righteousness goes forth as brightness, and her salvation as a lamp that burns. Isaiah 62

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Shabbat Shalom

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Writing Every Day for Thirty-One Days
to Speak Life over Israel

While much of the earth is speaking death and accusation over the Jewish nation, let’s take 31 days to do the opposite. Let’s speak life over the nation of Israel and the Jewish people.

Day 16: Green

As the Sabbath comes quickly
for the sons of Israel
May the green of new life spring forth
Despite the difficulty and darkness
Surrounding

O sons of Zion,
Run into the life
for which G-d created you
Find life in him

He is your life
and the length of your days

He is your hope
and your steadfast help

Despite the rage of darkness
and the apathy of the nations
The G-d of Israel is greater
He is higher

No matter who stands against you
Remember who is standing with you

He is your life, O Zion
He is the length of your days
Fall at his feet
in reverence
that the Holy One of Israel
May be exalted

Blessed are you,
O King of the universe
Who creates the fruit of the vine
and brings forth the bread from the earth

Shabbat Shalom, O Israel
May you enter into his shalom this day

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G-d of Life, G-d of Israel

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Writing Every Day for Thirty-One Days
to Speak Life over Israel

While much of the earth is speaking death and accusation over the Jewish nation, let’s take 31 days to do the opposite. Let’s speak life over the nation of Israel and the Jewish people.

Remembering there is one G-d who brings life in the midst of the chaos in Jerusalem in these days.

Day 14: Fly

There is one G-d who creates
and
Brings life
There is one G-d who shaped the creatures
in His hands
The fish of the sea swim
and
The birds of the air fly
at His will
and His command

He formed all creation as His handiwork
He breathed breath within

All creation lives
and moves
and has its being
because
G-d,
The only G-d
Desired it to be so
and it is so

All creation awaits
The day when G-d
Brings forth redemption,
restoration
and righteousness

All creation groans
that the sons of man
Be who G-d made them to be
Walking in the fullness of life
and light
Living before Him

Glorifying G-d
and
Bringing Justice
to creation
and
all humanity

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As the Storm Rages

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Writing Every Day for Thirty-One Days
to Speak Life over Israel

While much of the earth is speaking death and accusation over the Jewish nation, let’s take 31 days to do the opposite. Let’s speak life over the nation of Israel and the Jewish people.

Day 12: Storm

As the storm rages
in the land of your inheritance
O My people
Lift your eyes to me
Lift your hearts to me
I am your help,
I am your keeper
I do not slumber nor sleep

Trust in me, O Israel
Turn your eyes to me, my beloved people
Run into my arms for safety and deliverance
Cry out to me in your difficulty
I will help you
I will keep you
I love you
I will preserve you
I will preserve your life from destruction

As the storm rages all around
Come to me
Find rest and safety in me
Find peace and hope in me
I am your safety
I am your hope

O Israel, run into me

I will lift my eyes to the hills, where does my help come from? My help comes from Adonai, Maker of heaven and earth. Tehillim/Psalm 121

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G-d of Life

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Writing Every Day for Thirty-One Days
to Speak Life over Israel

While much of the earth is speaking death and accusation over the Jewish nation, let’s take 31 days to do the opposite. Let’s speak life over the nation of Israel and the Jewish people.

Day 11: Rest

As death and terror rage against life
May the one and only G-d of life
Be made known
To the children of men

There is one G-d who creates all things
He has created all to love him and worship him
He has created
Those who love him and those who hate him

He wants that all would love him

He will have his way,
One day sooner than later
The Holy One of Israel, the one G-d
will have his way

Please protect and preserve life
In Israel today
Blessed be your name

Pray for the peace of Jerusalem, may they prosper who love you.
Excerpt from Tehillim/Psalm 122

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