Behold they say, ‘Our bones have become dried up, our hope is lost…’ Therefore, prophesy and say to them, “So says the Lord God: Lo! I open your graves and cause you to come up out of your graves as My people, and bring you home to the land of Israel.”
Today’s verse is alluded to in Israel’s stirring national anthem, Hatikva (“The Hope”), which includes the moving lyrics: “Our hope is not yet lost, our ancient hope, to return to the Land of our fathers.” Though the Jewish people despaired in exile, God promised to redeem them and lead them back to the Land. Show your pride in the Land and shop our Israel365 store for great Israeli Maps & Flags, on sale now!
Recently approximately 400 Jews entered the Arab village of Awarta to pray at the tombs of Elazar and Itamar, named in the Bible as the sons of Aaron the Priest. The crowd of worshippers entered with heavy IDF escort.
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STEVE & LAURIE MARTIN - LOVE FOR HIS PEOPLE FOUNDERS
My good wife Laurie and I (45 years in October 2022!), through the ministry of Love For His People we founded in 2010, give love and support for our friends in Israel and in other nations with friendship, humanitarian aid, and social media support, along with Steve's messages, and our Ahava Adventures trips to Israel.
Steve has also authored and published 34 books.
We live in the Charlotte, NC area. We have four adult children, spouses, and eight grandkids.