|How Spirit-Filled Believers Must Pray for Netanyahu Right Now|
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Israel has been in the news a lot lately, especially with its prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, being charged in three corruption cases. Sometimes it’s hard for those of us who don’t live in Israel to truly understand what’s going on. After all, the media is not as unbiased as it used to be when it comes to reporting on Israel.
Because of that, I invited Pastor Avi Mizrachi onto my “Strang Report” podcast to help shed light on what’s really going on. Mizrachi is the pastor of a Messianic congregation in Tel Aviv called the Adonai Roi Congregation. (“Adonai Roi” means “The Lord is my shepherd.”)
“I believe we’re in a time that we need, more than ever, to really pray for Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu,” Mizrachi says. “We want to have a righteous government and a righteous prime minister. So I believe it’s important that, as believers, we pray for our government and our leaders at such a time as this.”
As a strong Christian Zionist, I was happy when Netanyahu was elected. He’s been a strong leader and a good friend to the United States—and especially to our president, Donald Trump. But when this news broke about him being officially charged with fraud, breach of trust and accepting bribes, I was a little surprised. In some ways, it sounds like what the left is doing here in the U.S. to Trump.
Mizrachi agrees that Netanyahu has been a wonderful leader for Israel. But Mizrachi points out that as Netanyahu’s wealthy friends from all over the world came to visit him, some complaints arose that he was receiving special gifts from these people.
“To make a long story short, they came to the conclusion that those gifts that he received from all the rich people from all over the world were actually considered as bribery and, therefore, it’s fraud,” he says. “We’re talking about thousands of thousands … read more
How Spirit-Filled Believers Must Pray for Netanyahu 20 Minutes – November 27th 2019
Israel has been in the news with its prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, charged in three corruption cases. It’s hard for those of us who don’t live in Israel to truly understand what’s going on. Listen as Stephen Strang speaks with Pastor Avi Mizrachi of a Messianic congregation in Tel Aviv called the Adonai Roi Congregation to help shed light on the circumstances. Listen Now
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