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Episode: “The First and the Last”
In separate interviews, pastors Peter Tsukahira—from Mt. Carmel—and Asher Intrater—of Revive Israel—lead us on a “God’s eye” view of the role Messianic Believers play in these Last Days. Pastor Intrater delivers an important word regarding the responsibility of rising Jewish leadership in Israel.
Series: “Acts: Then and Now”
… The Story Continues
Myles and Katharine show us the implications of the Acts of the Apostles in history and the future.

Caption transcript for Acts: Then and Now — “The First and the Last” (8/8)

  • 00:13 GO YE THEREFORE AND TEACH ALL NATIONS,
  • 00:16 BAPTIZING THEM IN THE NAME OF THE FATHER, AND OF THE SON, AND OF THE HOLY SPIRIT.
  • 00:21 TEACHING THEM TO OBSERVE ALL THINGS WHATSOEVER I HAVE COMMANDED YOU.
  • 00:26 AND LO, I AM WITH YOU ALWAYS,
  • 00:29 EVEN UNTO THE END OF THE WORLD.
  • 00:42 SHALOM, AND WELCOME
  • 00:43 TO ZOLA LEVITT PRESENTS.
  • 00:45 I'M MYLES WEISS.
  • 00:46 THIS IS MY WIFE KATHARINE
  • 00:47 MY CO-HOST.
  • 00:49 AND WE ARE BLESSED TODAY TO BRING YOU THE NEXT AND LAST IN OUR SERIES
  • 00:52 "ACTS, THEN AND NOW... THE STORY CONTINUES".
  • 00:56 AND IT'S BEEN AN INCREDIBLE RIDE.
  • 00:58 I'M SORRY TO SEE IT END
  • 00:59 BECAUSE IT'S SUCH AN AMAZING STORY
  • 01:01 TO SEE THE GOSPEL GO AROUND THE WORLD AND COME BACK TO ISRAEL.
  • 01:05 REALLY ISRAEL IS THE BEGINNING POINT AND THE END POINT.
  • 01:08 IT'S THE FINISH LINE AS WELL AS THE POINT OF GESTATION.
  • 01:11 SO HERE WE ARE BACK IN ISRAEL.
  • 01:13 AND IT'S GREAT TO SHOW THEM THE GOOD NEWS FROM THE MIDDLE EAST.
  • 01:17 IT'S THE PASSION OF OUR HEART.
  • 01:19 WE'VE ALWAYS LIKED TO SAY "ANCIENT ROCKS AND LIVING STONES"
  • 01:22 AND WE GOT TO SHOW YOU SOME OF THESE LIVING STONES
  • 01:24 THAT ARE ACTUALLY LIVING OUT THEIR CALL IN THE LAND.
  • 01:28 WE REALLY NEED TO RIGHTLY DIVIDE THE WORD TO UNDERSTAND WHERE WE ARE IN THE BIBLICAL TIME FRAME.
  • 01:34 IN I CORINTHIANS 10:32 IT SAYS,
  • 01:46 SO THEY'RE NOT JUST TWO PEOPLE GROUPS, THE SAVED AND UNSAVED.
  • 01:49 THERE ARE ACTUALLY THREE PEOPLE GROUPS THAT GOD IS DEALING WITH...
  • 01:52 THERE'S JEWS...THE CHURCH... AND THE NATIONS.
  • 01:56 AND SO IT'S SO WONDERFUL TO SEE GOD'S FULFILLMENT OF EACH CALL.
  • 02:01 THAT'S RIGHT AND IT'S IMPORTANT TO DIVIDE THOSE
  • 02:03 SO WE KNOW WHO GOD IS SPEAKING TO.
  • 02:05 AS I HEARD ONE BROTHER SAY,
  • 02:07 "WE CAN BORROW THE PROMISES AS A CHURCH"
  • 02:08 "BUT GIVE THEM BACK IF THEY BELONG TO THE JEWISH PEOPLE"
  • 02:11 BECAUSE THEY ARE "BOTH/AND"
  • 02:11 GOD IS THE GOD OF "BOTH/AND".
  • 02:13 WE'RE REALLY SEEING IN THIS SERIES THE REALITY OF REVELATIONS 1:11
  • 02:17 (SPEAKING HEBREW)
  • 02:27 AND REALLY YESHUA IS DISPLAYING IN HIMSELF THROUGH THE BIRTH OF THE CHURCH
  • 02:31 AND GOING ON TO WRAP THINGS UP
  • 02:33 AS THE END OF THE AGE THAT HE IS.
  • 02:35 IT'S ALL ABOUT HIM.
  • 02:37 NOW THIS INTERVIEW WE'RE ABOUT TO SEE IS WITH PETER TSUKAHIRA,
  • 02:40 ONE OF OUR DEAR FRIENDS IN THE LAND...
  • 02:42 HE'S A MENTOR...
  • 02:43 HE'S A FRIEND...
  • 02:44 HE'S A GREAT TEACHER.
  • 02:45 HE SAID SOMETHING VERY INTERESTING TO ME.
  • 02:47 HE SAID THAT IF WE DON'T STUDY THE HEBREW SCRIPTURES, THE OLD TESTAMENT,
  • 02:51 IT'S LIKE COMING IN IN THE MIDDLE OF A MOVIE.
  • 02:54 WE KNOW HOW IT ENDS BUT WE'RE NOT SURE WHY.
  • 02:57 SO IT'S REALLY IMPORTANT TO KNOW THAT THE FOUNDATION OF OUR FAITH AS BELIEVERS...
  • 03:02 CHRISTIANS...MESSIANIC...
  • 03:04 THOSE THAT FOLLOW YESHUA...
  • 03:06 THE END OF OUR STORY IS ALL ABOUT THE CULMINATION OF THIS SEAMLESS STORY
  • 03:10 BETWEEN THE OLD TESTAMENT AND THE NEW TESTAMENT.
  • 03:12 IT'S ALL ABOUT HIM...
  • 03:14 IT'S HIS STORY.
  • 03:16 SO LET'S GO TO ISRAEL ON LOCATION WHERE I HAD A CHANCE TO TALK WITH PETER TSUKAHIRA.
  • 03:35 PETER YOU MAY HAVE HEARD THIS BEFORE
  • 03:37 BUT YOU DON'T LOOK JEWISH
  • 03:38 AND HERE YOU ARE IN ISRAEL.
  • 03:39 HOW DID THAT HAPPEN?
  • 03:41 WELL MYLES I'M A JAPANESE-AMERICAN ISRAELI.
  • 03:44 I HAVE A JAPANESE FACE,
  • 03:45 AN AMERICAN VOICE
  • 03:46 AND AN ISRAELI PASSPORT.
  • 03:48 MY WIFE AND I CAME HERE 24 YEARS AGO
  • 03:51 AND WE'VE BEEN LIVING ON MOUNT CARMEL IN THE HAIFA SINCE THEN.
  • 03:56 SHE'S A JEWISH GIRL FROM NEW YORK CITY.
  • 03:58 AND YOU HAVE A MESSAGE ABOUT THE GOSPEL LEAVING JERUSALEM.
  • 04:04 THIS SHOW IS ABOUT THE GOSPEL GOING AROUND THE WORLD
  • 04:06 BUT REALLY WHERE IT BEGAN.
  • 04:07 TELL US ABOUT THAT.
  • 04:08 WELL WE BELIEVE VERY STRONGLY
  • 04:10 THAT ISRAEL'S CALLING AND GIFTING WAS TO BE A LIGHT TO THE NATIONS.
  • 04:15 WE WERE NEVER MEANT TO BE A LIGHT JUST UNTO OURSELVES.
  • 04:18 AND THE GOSPEL OF THE KINGDOM BEGAN HERE
  • 04:20 AND APOSTLE PAUL WAS AMONG THE FIRST TO TAKE IT OUT OF THIS COUNTRY.
  • 04:26 AND HE MADE THIS STRATEGIC DECISION IN THE 16TH CHAPTER OF ACTS TO TAKE THE GOSPEL WEST.
  • 04:32 HE HAD THIS MACEDONIAN VISION
  • 04:34 AND IT WAS TO TAKE THE GOSPEL TO EUROPE FIRST.
  • 04:37 AND SO THEY GOT THIS CULTURE TRANSFORMING MESSAGE BEFORE ANYONE ELSE IN THE WORLD.
  • 04:41 AND BASICALLY, TO MAKE A LONG STORY SHORT, BUILT A CIVILIZATION OUT OF IT
  • 04:47 AND THEN OF COURSE IT CONTINUED WEST AND TO THE NEW WORLD OF NORTH AMERICA.
  • 04:53 AND THE UNITED STATES IS AN EXAMPLE OF ANOTHER CULTURE
  • 04:56 THAT TOOK BIBLICAL TRUTH TO THE FOUNDATIONS AND ROOTS OF THEIR SOCIETY AND CULTURE
  • 05:01 AND BECAME GREAT BECAUSE GOD WAS IN THOSE ROOTS.
  • 05:06 THAT'S REALLY IMPORTANT.
  • 05:07 WE'RE ACTUALLY STANDING IN LIBERTY BELL PARK IN JERUSALEM.
  • 05:10 AND THERE'S A REAL CONNECTION BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND ISRAEL
  • 05:13 AND IT SEEMS THAT ONE THING YOU WRITE ABOUT
  • 05:16 IS THAT CULTURES COME AND GO DEPENDING ON HOW THEY TREAT ISRAEL AND THE JEWISH PEOPLE.
  • 05:21 WELL YOU KNOW THE UNITED STATES IS REALLY IN THE BALANCE
  • 05:24 BECAUSE THE REVELATION OF GOD'S KINGDOM AND SUPPORT FOR ISRAEL
  • 05:29 IS BEGINNING TO WANE IN THE MAINSTREAM OF AMERICAN CULTURE.
  • 05:34 AND WE'RE ALSO SEEING SOME REAL SHOCKWAVES GO OUT.
  • 05:37 EUROPE OF COURSE IS EVEN MORE ADVANCED IN THE LOSS OF THAT REVELATION
  • 05:42 OF ISRAEL AS THE FOUNDATION OF GOD'S KINGDOM.
  • 05:47 I WAS JUST HEARING ON THE NEWS TODAY HOW THE CRISIS THAT'S GOING ON IN EUROPE
  • 05:52 AND THEY'RE THINKING ABOUT BORROWING MONEY FROM THE CHINESE JUST TO KEEP THE EUROZONE GOING.
  • 05:57 AMERICA IS NOT AT THAT PLACE NOW
  • 06:01 BUT AMERICA NEEDS TO STAND WITH ISRAEL
  • 06:03 AND RESTORE THE FOUNDATIONS OF GOD'S KINGDOM AT THEIR ROOTS OF AMERICAN SOCIETY AND CULTURE.
  • 06:09 SO WHERE YOU WORK IN HAIFA...
  • 06:12 AND I KNOW YOU GO AROUND THE WORLD
  • 06:13 BUT WHERE YOU WORK YOU'RE REALLY REACHING OUT TO EVERY STRATA OF SOCIETY
  • 06:17 AND DOING SOME REALLY OUTRAGEOUS GATHERINGS
  • 06:21 FOR EXAMPLE JEWS AND ARABS.
  • 06:23 WE FEEL THAT OUR MANDATE ON MOUNT CARMEL
  • 06:26 IS TO RESTORE THE ALTAR OF THE LORD THAT WAS BROKEN DOWN
  • 06:29 AND TO MAKE A PLACE WHERE MEN AND WOMEN OF ALL KINDS...
  • 06:32 JEWS AND ARABS AND IMMIGRANTS FROM THE FORMER SOVIET UNION AND OTHERS WHO COME
  • 06:37 WHERE MEN AND WOMEN WITH REAL NEEDS IN THEIR LIVES
  • 06:40 CAN FIND A PLACE TO MEET WITH THE LIVING GOD
  • 06:42 AND MAKE A SACRIFICE THAT'S ACCEPTABLE TO HIM.
  • 06:45 AND WE BELIEVE WHEN THAT'S DONE
  • 06:47 THE FIRE OF GOD'S PRESENCE WILL BE RESTORED AND PEOPLE'S LIVES WILL BE CHANGED.
  • 06:53 WE'RE BEGINNING TO SEE THAT HAPPEN
  • 06:54 AND OVER THE YEARS WE'VE BEEN WORKING THERE
  • 06:56 AND BUILDING THAT CONGREGATION FOR THE LAST...
  • 06:58 JUST OVER 20 YEARS.
  • 07:00 WE'VE SEEN SOME SIGNIFICANT RESULTS BUT WE KNOW WE'VE GOT A LONG WAY TO GO.
  • 07:05 I KNOW YOU HAVE A BUSINESS BACKGROUND IN ADDITION TO BEING A PASTOR AND TEACHER.
  • 07:09 WHAT DO YOU SEE FOR THE MARKETPLACE HERE IN ISRAEL FOR THE MESSIANIC LEADERS?
  • 07:14 WELL YOU KNOW ISRAEL IS A VERY VIBRANT PLACE IN TERMS OF BUSINESS.
  • 07:18 THERE'S A REAL MINI-SILICON VALLEY HERE
  • 07:22 AND GREAT ENTREPRENEURS AND A LOT OF INNOVATION THAT COMES OUT OF ISRAEL.
  • 07:25 WE'RE SEEING MORE AND MORE OF BELIEVERS BEING DRAWN IN TO HELP BUILD UP THE ISRAELI ECONOMY
  • 07:31 AND TO LEARN BUSINESS SKILLS IN THE MARKET PLACE.
  • 07:34 AND WE BELIEVE THIS IS PART OF GOD'S INTENTION.
  • 07:37 WHEN YOU GO ALL THE WAY BACK TO WHEN ISRAEL CAME OUT OF BONDAGE IN EGYPT
  • 07:42 GOD MET THEM IN THE DESERT AND GAVE THEM THE TORAH.
  • 07:45 THE TORAH IS NOT JUST A RELIGIOUS MANUAL.
  • 07:48 IT COVERS GOD'S RULERSHIP IN EVERY AREA OF SOCIETY AND EVERY CORNER OF CULTURE
  • 07:54 AND THAT REALLY IS OUR BIBLICAL FOUNDATION AND THE AUTHORITY FOR SENDING OUR BELIEVERS OUT
  • 07:59 INTO EVERY AREA OF ISRAELI SOCIETY SO THAT ONE DAY ALL ISRAEL SHALL BE SAVED.
  • 08:04 WOW!AMEN!
  • 08:06 SPEAKING OF THE GOSPEL GOING AROUND THE WORLD
  • 08:09 YOU'VE JUST RETURNED FROM THE EAST.
  • 08:11 WHAT'S GOING ON IN CHINA AND BEYOND?
  • 08:13 WELL MYLES AS FAR AS I KNOW I'M THE ONLY ISRAELI LEADER OF A MESSIANIC CONGREGATION WITH AN EAST-ASIAN BACKGROUND
  • 08:22 AND SO ONE OF MY CALLINGS IS TO GO OUT TO THE FAR EAST.
  • 08:26 AND I JUST RETURNED FROM KOREA AND SINGAPORE
  • 08:29 AND THE INTEREST IN ISRAEL AMONG THE BELIEVERS THERE IS SPIKING
  • 08:33 AND WE'RE TALKING TENS OF THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE
  • 08:35 ARE JUST AWAKENING TO THE SIGNIFICANCE OF ISRAEL AND THE FULFILLMENT OF PROPHESIES
  • 08:41 AND WE'RE SEEING IT BEGIN TO REALLY CHANGE THE WHOLE CHARACTER OF THE CHURCH MOVEMENT IN SOME OF THESE COUNTRIES.
  • 08:47 THEY ARE INTENT ON BRINGING THE GOSPEL BACK TO JERUSALEM
  • 08:52 AND COMPLETING THE WORK OF THE GREAT COMMISSION
  • 08:54 AND NOW GOD IS GIVING THEM A GREAT VISION
  • 08:57 OF COMING AND BEING A PART OF THE WONDERFUL THINGS
  • 09:00 GOD IS DOING HERE IN THE LAND OF ISRAEL.
  • 09:01 AND ONE OF THE THINGS THAT YOU'RE DOING IS YOU GATHER PEOPLE FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD
  • 09:05 TO TEACH THEM ABOUT THE "ONE NEW MAN"
  • 09:08 AND ABOUT THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ISRAEL AND THE CHURCH.
  • 09:10 WE HAVE A SCHOOL THAT WE OFFER TWO TIMES A YEAR IN MARCH AND NOVEMBER
  • 09:14 CALLED "THE MT. CARMEL SCHOOL OF MINISTRY".
  • 09:17 AND IN THIS SCHOOL WE REACH OUT TO BELIEVERS FROM ALL NATIONS
  • 09:21 TO COME AND TO BE IMMERSED IN ISRAEL
  • 09:24 BUT NOT THROUGH THE EYES OF THE ISRAELI TOURIST INDUSTRY
  • 09:28 BUT TO BEGIN TO SEE THIS INCREDIBLE LAND
  • 09:31 THROUGH THE EYES OF THE LOCAL BELIEVERS
  • 09:33 BOTH MESSIANIC JEWS AND ARAB CHRISTIANS.
  • 09:36 AND FOR MANY OF THE PEOPLE WHO COME TO THIS SCHOOL IT IS A LIFE CHANGING EXPERIENCE.
  • 09:40 THEY NEVER REALIZED WHAT GOD WAS DOING HERE
  • 09:44 AND IT'S REALLY A REVELATORY EXPERIENCE FOR SO MANY OF THEM.
  • 09:47 YEAH THAT'S REALLY WHAT THE THEME OF THIS SERIES IS
  • 09:50 THAT THERE WAS THE BEGINNING OF THE CHURCH
  • 09:52 BUT TODAY WHEN PEOPLE VISIT
  • 09:54 THEY NEED TO SEE THE ANCIENT ROCKS
  • 09:55 BUT THEY NEED TO MEET THE LIVING STONES AS WELL.
  • 09:57 AND THAT'S WHAT WE DO.
  • 09:59 I LOVE THAT ABOUT ZOLA'S MINISTRY AS WELL
  • 10:01 THAT WE REALLY WANT TO STAY IN TOUCH WITH WHAT IS GOD DOING TODAY?
  • 10:04 SO WHAT'S THE EMPHASIS FOR YOU RIGHT NOW ON MT. CARMEL?
  • 10:07 WELL WE'RE WORKING ON RAISING UP A NEXT GENERATION OF YOUNG LEADERS
  • 10:12 WHO ARE NATIVE HEBREW SPEAKERS,
  • 10:15 WHO ARE RUSSIAN SPEAKERS,
  • 10:17 WHO ARE ARABIC SPEAKERS
  • 10:18 WHO WILL GO FURTHER THAN US.
  • 10:20 WE'RE A PIONEERING GENERATION.
  • 10:23 SO MANY OF US ARE IMMIGRANTS TO THIS LAND
  • 10:25 BUT THE NEXT GENERATION THEY WILL TAKE THIS GOSPEL TO THE HEART OF ISRAEL.
  • 10:28 AND OUR JOB NOW IS TO PREPARE THEM,
  • 10:30 TO EQUIP THEM AND TO SEND THEM OUT.
  • 10:32 I'VE HEARD THAT WHEN A CULTURE BEGINS TO CREATE THEIR OWN MUSIC,
  • 10:36 BEGIN TO WRITE THEIR OWN WORSHIP MUSIC
  • 10:39 THAT SOMETHING IS SHIFTING.
  • 10:40 AND I KNOW WITH KAREN'S MUSIC AND OTHERS IN ISRAEL THAT THAT'S BEGINNING TO HAPPEN.
  • 10:44 THERE'S A FRESH WORSHIP COMING OUT OF ISRAEL NOW.
  • 10:48 WELL ONE OF THE AMAZING THINGS IS
  • 10:50 ALTHOUGH THE MESSIANIC BODY IN THIS LAND IS RELATIVELY SMALL IN TERMS OF NUMBERS
  • 10:54 THE NUMBER OF SONGS...
  • 10:56 ORIGINAL SONGS THAT ARE BEING WRITTEN AND SUNG THROUGHOUT THE CONGREGATIONS IN THIS LAND
  • 11:00 IS A GREAT PROPORTION HIGHER THAN ANYWHERE YOU'RE GOING TO FIND IN THE REST OF THE NATION.
  • 11:05 WOW!
  • 11:07 THERE IS A NATIONAL WORSHIP CONFERENCE THAT IS HELD ANNUALLY
  • 11:11 WHERE THE WORSHIP LEADERS FROM ALL THE CONGREGATIONS
  • 11:13 BRING THE FIVE TOP SONGS THAT WERE WRITTEN IN THEIR CONGREGATION IN THAT YEAR.
  • 11:17 AND THESE CONGREGATIONS THROUGH THAT CONFERENCE THEN GO ALL OVER THE NATION IN A MATTER OF MONTHS
  • 11:22 AND IT LINKS US TOGETHER AS ONE BODY THROUGHOUT THE LAND...
  • 11:26 BETTER THAN OUR THEOLOGY THE SONGS AND THE WORSHIP
  • 11:29 AND PARTICULARLY FOR THE YOUNG PEOPLE.
  • 11:32 SOME OF THESE NEW WORSHIP SONGS HAVE BECOME LIKE ANTHEMS FOR THEM.
  • 11:35 IT'S SUCH A TRANSFORMATION FROM WHEN YOU FIRST ARRIVED HERE I THINK
  • 11:39 AND I JUST WANT TO SAY...
  • 11:40 WE HAVE A FEW MINUTES LEFT...
  • 11:41 WHAT WOULD YOU LIKE TO SAY TO THE WEST?
  • 11:43 YOU KNOW WHAT I WOULD SAY TO THE UNITED STATES
  • 11:46 IS THAT IS THAT IT'S TIME TO STRENGTHEN THE THINGS THAT REMAIN.
  • 11:51 AND I BELIEVE THAT THERE IS ONE MORE BIG REVIVAL COMING TO THE UNITED STATES
  • 11:56 AND THIS REVELATION OF ISRAEL IS IN THE FOUNDATION OF IT.
  • 12:00 AND WE PRAY FOR THE UNITED STATES.
  • 12:02 SO MANY OF US ARE AMERICAN BORN AND WE'RE HERE AS IMMIGRANTS.
  • 12:06 AND WHEN I GET A CHANCE I GO BACK AND SHARE THIS MESSAGE ABOUT ISRAEL
  • 12:10 BECAUSE I BELIEVE IT IS IMPORTANT,
  • 12:11 IT'S A TRIGGER MESSAGE OF WHAT GOD WANTS TO DO IN AMERICAN NEXT.
  • 12:15 AMEN...THANK YOU.
  • 12:28 FOR INSIGHTFUL PERSPECTIVES OF ISRAEL AND BIBLE PROPHECY
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  • 12:50 YOU MAY WANT TO JOIN US ON AN UPCOMING TOUR OF ISRAEL OR PETRA
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  • 13:04 THE BIBLE LANDS...
  • 13:06 YOU'VE READ ABOUT THEM.
  • 13:07 NOW ENCOUNTER THEM FOR YOURSELF.
  • 13:09 WALK IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF JESUS AT THE JORDAN...
  • 13:12 GALILEE...
  • 13:13 JERUSALEM.
  • 13:15 JOURNEY IN THE SHADOW OF PAUL TO ATHENS...
  • 13:17 CORINTH...
  • 13:19 EPHESUS.
  • 13:20 JOIN MYLES AND KATHARINE WEISS ON A TOUR OF THE BIBLE LANDS.
  • 13:24 AND WITNESS THE WORD COME TO LIFE AS NEVER BEFORE.
  • 13:28 CALL 1-800-WONDERS
  • 13:36 IT'S BEEN SAID THAT ISRAEL IS THE CENTER OF THE WORLD
  • 13:40 EVEN IN THE ANCIENT MAPS
  • 13:41 ISRAEL WAS PLACED IN THE MIDDLE OF ALL THE OTHER CONTINENTS SURROUNDING IT.
  • 13:45 IT IS SUCH A PLACE OF PURPOSE.
  • 13:47 IT IS SUCH A PLACE OF PROMISE.
  • 13:49 IT IS A WONDERFUL PLACE TO COME VISIT.
  • 13:51 WE'D LOVE FOR YOU TO COME WITH US ON A TOUR.
  • 13:53 COME AND SEE HOW THE ACTS OF GOD ARE STILL CONTINUING TODAY
  • 13:57 AND HOW THE BIBLE COMES ALIVE WHEN YOU JOIN US IN THIS TIME.
  • 14:02 IT'S REALLY TRUE.
  • 14:04 WE'D LOVE TO HOST YOU IN THE LAND.
  • 14:06 IT'S VERY HARD TO KNOW WHAT'S GOING ON IN THE WORLD OF THE MIDDLE EAST
  • 14:09 WITHOUT REALLY HEARING THE INSIDE TRACK BECAUSE OF THE CONDITION OF THE NEWS MEDIA.
  • 14:13 OUT LEVITT LETTER
  • 14:15 IS A GREAT WAY FOR YOU TO KNOW
  • 14:16 EXACTLY WHAT'S GOING ON
  • 14:18 BEHIND THE SCENES.
  • 14:19 WE ALSO HAVE SPIRITUAL INSIGHT
  • 14:20 ABOUT WHAT'S COMING
  • 14:21 AND WHAT'S IN THE FUTURE.
  • 14:23 THIS IS FREE TO YOU.
  • 14:24 WE WOULD LOVE TO SEND IT TO YOU.
  • 14:25 JUST GET IN TOUCH WITH US
  • 14:26 AT LEVITT.COM OR 1-800-WONDERS.
  • 14:28 IT'S A FREE NEWSLETTER.
  • 14:30 WE'D LOVE TO SEND IT TO YOU.
  • 14:31 OUR OFFER THIS WEEK
  • 14:33 IS "ACTS THEN AND NOW"
  • 14:34 THE VERY SERIES YOU'RE SEEING.
  • 14:36 WE WERE BLESSED TO BE ABLE
  • 14:37 TO HAVE FILMED THIS
  • 14:39 AND TO BE ABLE TO SEE IT GET TO YOU
  • 14:40 BECAUSE WE REALLY NEED TO KNOW
  • 14:42 WHAT'S ACTUALLY GOING ON IN ISRAEL
  • 14:43 AND HOW GOD IS GOING TO FULFILL
  • 14:45 HIS WORD IN THE LAND...
  • 14:47 HOW HE'S DOING IT AND HOW HE WILL CONTINUE TO DO THAT.
  • 14:49 WE HAVE A SPECIAL TREAT NOW AS WE GO BACK TO JERUSALEM.
  • 14:53 WE'RE GOING TO HEAR A WORD FROM ASHER INTRATER,
  • 14:56 ONE OF THE LEADERS OF A MESSIANIC CONGREGATION AND A SENDING CENTER TO THE NATIONS.
  • 15:01 HE'S GOT A WORD FOR US AS THE BODY OF CHRIST WORLDWIDE.
  • 15:04 SO LET'S GO TO ASHER AS HE BRINGS US A FRESH EXHORTATION.
  • 15:10 THIS WEEK I WAS PRAYING
  • 15:12 AND I HAD A CERTAIN SENSE OF UNDERSTANDING
  • 15:15 THAT I WANTED TO SHARE WITH ALL OF YOU FOR A LITTLE DISCERNMENT.
  • 15:18 I FELT THAT THE TIME HAS COME
  • 15:22 FOR THE BODY OF MESSIAH IN ISRAEL THAT IS WHAT WE CALL THE "REMNANT" OF ISRAEL
  • 15:28 THAT IS THE GROUP OF MESSIANIC JEWS...
  • 15:30 JEWISH BELIEVERS IN YESHUA, JESUS IN ISRAEL.
  • 15:33 THE TIME HAS COME FOR THIS BODY TO BEGIN TO TAKE LEADERSHIP
  • 15:38 IN THE WORLDWIDE BODY OF MESSIAH WITHIN THE INTERNATIONAL CHURCH.
  • 15:43 I THOUGHT, "WHY IS THAT?"
  • 15:45 THERE HAVE BEEN TIMES IN HISTORY
  • 15:47 WHEN DIFFERENT PARTS OF THE BODY,
  • 15:50 DIFFERENT LOCATIONS,
  • 15:51 DIFFERENT NATIONS,
  • 15:52 DIFFERENT CITIES,
  • 15:54 HAVE TAKEN A LEAD HISTORICALLY IN A PROPHETIC REVELATION;
  • 15:59 AND THEY HAVE A MESSAGE TO BRING TO THEM.
  • 16:01 I WAS PRAYING...I THOUGHT
  • 16:03 "WELL WHAT MESSAGE DOES THE LORD WANT TO BRING OUT OF THE MESSIANIC BODY HERE IN ISRAEL?"
  • 16:08 AND I WAS SURPRISED...
  • 16:10 MY SENSE WAS THAT THE MESSAGE WAS THE CALL FOR UNITY FROM JOHN 17
  • 16:18 THIS LAST GREAT PRAYER OF YESHUA WHEN HE PRAYED FOR US
  • 16:21 TO BE ONE WITH GOD AND TO BE ONE WITH ONE ANOTHER.
  • 16:25 FIRST HE PRAYED FOR HIS OWN DISCIPLES, JEWISH BELIEVERS HERE IN ISRAEL,
  • 16:29 AND THEN HE PRAYED FOR EVERYONE ELSE IN THE WORLD WHO WOULD COME TO FAITH THROUGH THEM,
  • 16:35 THAT WE WOULD ALL BECOME ONE TOGETHER.
  • 16:39 THERE'S A LITTLE SURPRISE
  • 16:40 BECAUSE FOR MOST OF THE YEARS WE AS MESSIANIC JEWS
  • 16:43 WERE NOT LOOKING AT THAT AS OUR PRIMARY MESSAGE.
  • 16:46 WE WEREN'T LOOKING AT THE NATIONS...
  • 16:48 WE WEREN'T LOOKING AT THE CHURCH...
  • 16:49 WE WEREN'T LOOKING AT UNITY.
  • 16:50 WE WERE LOOKING FOR OUR OWN MESSAGE TO OUR OWN PEOPLE.
  • 16:54 BUT THERE'S SOMETHING IMPORTANT ABOUT THE CALL IN JOHN 17 FOR UNITY OF THE BODY EVERYWHERE.
  • 17:00 I THINK IT'S CONNECTED TO THE VISION IN ROMANS 11
  • 17:05 WHERE PAUL DESCRIBES THE BODY AS AN OLIVE TREE
  • 17:11 AND THAT EACH DIFFERENT NATIONAL GROUP IS GRAFTED IN TO THIS ONE OLIVE TREE.
  • 17:16 AND THE OLIVE TREE IS THE ORIGINAL MESSIANIC BODY.
  • 17:19 IN OTHER WORDS, THERE'S A CONNECTION BETWEEN THE UNITY OF THE OLIVE TREE IN ROMANS 11
  • 17:25 AND THE UNITY OF THE PRAYER IN JOHN 17.
  • 17:29 IT IS THE RELATIONSHIP OF THE INTERNATIONAL BODY WITH THE MESSIANIC BODY HERE...
  • 17:36 THE ROOT THAT HELPS TO BRING ABOUT THE UNITY OF THE PRAYER THAT WE SEE IN JOHN 17.
  • 17:44 IT'S INTERESTING THAT THIS GOES BACK SO FAR TO A ROOT IN THE BIBLE
  • 17:50 ALL THE WAY BACK TO THE TIME OF ABRAHAM...
  • 17:52 THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ISRAEL AND THE NATIONS.
  • 17:55 WE JEWS OF COURSE ARE VERY PROUD OF ABRAHAM.
  • 17:59 BUT WHAT WAS GOD'S FIRST COVENANT WITH ABRAHAM?
  • 18:02 WAS IT HE WAS TO BE A BLESSING TO THE NATIONS?
  • 18:06 RIGHT AT THE FIRST COVENANT THERE IS A CONNECTION BETWEEN ISRAEL AND THE NATIONS.
  • 18:11 AS YOU LOOK AT THOSE VERY FIRST COVENANTS WITH ABRAHAM
  • 18:14 YOU SEE GOD ALWAYS TOLD HIM, "TAKE THE LAND, BE A BLESSING TO THE NATIONS."
  • 18:20 "TAKE THE LAND, BE A BLESSING TO THE NATIONS."
  • 18:23 AND ABRAHAM WAS CAUGHT IN BETWEEN THOSE TWO THINGS.
  • 18:27 THE BLESSINGS TO THE NATIONS HAVE GONE OUT THROUGH THE GOSPEL OF YESHUA, JESUS THE MESSIAH.
  • 18:34 AND YET, THE CALL TO TAKE THIS LAND, TO COME BACK,
  • 18:38 IS SOMETHING THAT HAS NOT BEEN UNDERSTOOD BY THE CHURCH.
  • 18:41 AND WE BELIEVE BOTH OF THOSE HAVE TO TAKE PLACE.
  • 18:44 AND WHAT IS TO BE THE CONNECTION BETWEEN ISRAEL AND THE NATIONS.
  • 18:49 ISRAEL AND THE NATIONS OF THEMSELVES THERE CAN BE NO CONNECTION.
  • 18:54 BUT WHEN YOU HAVE JEWISH BELIEVERS, THE MESSIANIC REMNANT IN ISRAEL:
  • 18:58 AND YOU HAVE TRUE BELIEVERS IN YESHUA THROUGHOUT THE NATIONS,
  • 19:02 THERE IS A SPIRITUAL CONNECTION BETWEEN THEM AND THEY FORM THE BOND OF UNITY
  • 19:08 EVEN BETWEEN JEWISH BELIEVERS IN ISRAEL
  • 19:11 AND BETWEEN ARAB BELIEVERS WHO HAVE BECOME CHRISTIANS,
  • 19:15 WHO HAVE COME TO KNOW THE LORD.
  • 19:17 THERE IS A BOND OF UNITY IN THE SPIRIT.
  • 19:19 AND NOW AS THE MESSIANIC MOVEMENT, THE MESSIANIC BODY OF ISRAEL IS RISING
  • 19:22 WE ARE SEEING IT WILL BE A PLATFORM, A TOOL FOR GOD TO BRING ABOUT JOHN 17 UNITY
  • 19:30 WHICH MEANS WE HAVE TO ADOPT THE NATIONS IN OUR HEART JUST AS ABRAHAM DID.
  • 19:34 HE WAS CALLED TO BE A FATHER TO THE NATIONS.
  • 19:36 WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE A FATHER?
  • 19:38 TO ADOPT THEM AS WE ADOPT THE NATIONSIN THE HEART AND THEY ADOPT US
  • 19:42 WE WILL BECOME ONE TOGETHER.
  • 19:47 ♪OUR FATHER♪
  • 19:52 ♪WHO ART IN HEAVEN♪
  • 19:59 ♪HALLOWED BE THY NAME♪
  • 20:05 ♪THY KINGDOM COME THY WILL BE DONE♪
  • 20:11 ♪IN EARTH AS IT IS IN HEAVEN♪
  • 20:18 ♪GIVE US THIS DAY OUR DAILY BREAD♪
  • 20:24 ♪AND FORGIVE US OUR SINS♪
  • 20:27 ♪AS WE FORGIVE THOSE WHO ARE AGAINST US♪
  • 20:36 ♪LEAD US NOT♪
  • 20:40 ♪INTO TEMPTATION♪
  • 20:44 ♪BUT DELIVER US FROM EVIL♪
  • 21:07 ♪OUR FATHER♪
  • 21:12 ♪WHO ART IN HEAVEN♪
  • 21:18 ♪HALLOWED BE THY NAME♪
  • 21:25 ♪THY KINGDOM COME♪
  • 21:28 ♪THY WILL BE DONE♪
  • 21:31 ♪IN EARTH AS IT IS IN HEAVEN♪
  • 21:38 ♪GIVE US THIS DAY OUR DAILY BREAD♪
  • 21:43 ♪AND FORGIVE US OUR SINS♪
  • 21:47 ♪AS WE FORGIVE THOSE WHO ARE AGAINST US♪
  • 21:57 ♪LEAD US NOT♪
  • 22:00 ♪INTO TEMPTATION♪
  • 22:04 ♪BUT DELIVER US FROM EVIL♪
  • 22:14 ♪FOR THINE IS THE KINGDOM♪
  • 22:17 ♪AND THE POWER AND THE GLORY FOREVER♪
  • 22:27 ♪FOR THINE IS THE KINGDOM♪
  • 22:30 ♪AND THE POWER AND THE GLORY FOREVER♪
  • 22:36 ♪AND EVER♪
  • 22:41 ♪AMEN...♪
  • 22:47 ♪AMEN♪
  • 22:56 ♪MY LORD♪
  • 23:05 ISRAELI MUSIC...
  • 23:06 IT'S SUCH A BLESSING.
  • 23:08 WE'VE HAD SO MANY DIVERSE MUSICIANS COME AND SHARE WITH US THEIR GIFTS.
  • 23:12 IT'S SO AMAZING.
  • 23:14 EVEN PETER MENTIONED THAT IT'S THE MARK OF A REVIVAL
  • 23:16 WHEN THE INDIGENOUS BODY BEGINS TO RELEASE ITS OWN SONG.
  • 23:19 AND ISRAEL IS ALIVE.
  • 23:21 I CAN'T SAY IT ENOUGH.
  • 23:22 GOD HAS BROUGHT ISRAEL BACK FROM THE GRAVE
  • 23:25 AND HE'S ORDAINED THAT THEY WOULD BE A PRAISE IN THE EARTH.
  • 23:29 WHEN THEY FIRST CAME TO THE LAND
  • 23:31 IT WAS BUT A SWAMP IN SOME PLACES
  • 23:33 AND THE ARABS WOULDN'T EVEN GO TO THAT ONE POINT OF THE AREA IN JAFFA
  • 23:39 BECAUSE THEY CALLED IT THE PLACE WHERE PEOPLE DIED
  • 23:41 BECAUSE THERE WAS SO MUCH MALARIA.
  • 23:43 BUT THE LORD GAVE THE ISRAELIS AN ABILITY AND AN INGENUITY TO DO THAT WHICH THEY COULD DO
  • 23:49 WHICH WAS DRAIN THE SWAMP.
  • 23:51 AND IT'S BECOME ONE OF THE MOST FRUITFUL PLACES FOR FRUIT TO COME OUT OF ISRAEL...
  • 23:55 THE PRODUCTION OF ORANGES AND AGRICULTURAL FRUIT.
  • 23:59 SO THIS BARREN LAND HAS BLOOMED
  • 24:01 AND THE PEOPLE ARE BLOOMING
  • 24:03 AND IT'S SUCH A JOY TO BRING YOU THAT FRAGRANCE FROM THE LAND.
  • 24:07 IT REALLY IS.
  • 24:08 YOU KNOW WITH THIS SERIES WE'VE BEEN ABLE TO SEE
  • 24:11 HOW THE GOSPEL WAS BIRTHED IN JERUSALEM
  • 24:13 BECAUSE OF THE SUFFERING...
  • 24:14 A PRICE PAID BY THE LORD
  • 24:16 AND HOW IT'S GONE AROUND THE WORLD...
  • 24:17 TOUCHED THE ENTIRE GENTILE WORLD.
  • 24:19 NOW IT'S ARISING AGAIN IN THE MIDDLE EAST
  • 24:22 AND WE'RE SEEING IT IN ISRAEL.
  • 24:23 AND OUR FRIENDS, THE MESSIANIC IN ISRAEL,
  • 24:26 WAVING THE FLAG AT THE FINISH LINES SAYING WELCOME
  • 24:29 BRINGING THE FUTURE AND THE HOPE TO ISRAEL
  • 24:33 BECAUSE IT'S ALL ABOUT SAR SHALOM, THE PRINCE OF PEACE.
  • 24:36 IT'S AMAZING THAT THE TESTIMONY WE HEAR ON THE NEWS IS ALWAYS SO NEGATIVE.
  • 24:41 IT'S ALWAYS ABOUT THE PRESSURE AND THE CONTENTION BETWEEN THE NATIONS
  • 24:46 BUT GOD IS GOING TO HAVE THE FINAL WORD.
  • 24:49 IN FACT, HE SAYS IN ISAIAH 19:24,
  • 24:52 "THE LORD SAYS,
  • 25:01 HE'S SPEAKING ABOUT "THAT DAY"
  • 25:03 IN A DAY IN THE FUTURE WHEN THE NATIONS WILL BE TOGETHER IN HOLINESS.
  • 25:07 THERE WILL BE A HIGHWAY OF HOLINESS FROM EGYPT TO ASSYRIA THROUGH ISRAEL.
  • 25:12 SPEAKING OF THE EGYPTIANS, WE'VE SEEN THE ARAB SPRING SO CALLED
  • 25:18 AND THE PAIN AND THE SUFFERING THAT HAS COME OUT OF THIS...
  • 25:21 WHAT'S REALLY BECOME A SPRING BOARD FOR THE MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD.
  • 25:24 AND OUR DEAR FRIEND, FATHER SAMAAN FROM EGYPT, A COPTIC PRIEST IN EGYPT
  • 25:29 HAS HAD SERVICES WITH THOUSANDS OF EGYPTIANS
  • 25:32 IN A CAVE OUTSIDE OF CAIRO YELLING THE NAME OF JESUS,
  • 25:36 WELCOMING HIM AND CALLING REALLY
  • 25:39 ESSENTIALLY SAYING "MARANATHA",
  • 25:41 SAYING "COME LORD JESUS".
  • 25:43 AND THAT HAS GONE OUT AROUND THE WORLD...
  • 25:45 THAT CRY...
  • 25:45 THAT HEART CRY IS REALLY GOING OUT.
  • 25:48 AND WE'VE SEEN IN THIS SERIES HOW THE PEOPLE
  • 25:50 BOTH JEW AND GENTILE,
  • 25:51 JEWS AND ARABS,
  • 25:53 THE EGYPTIANS, THE PERSIANS
  • 25:54 ARE ALL SAYING THE SAME THING ESSENTIALLY,
  • 25:56 "WE NEED SOMETHING GREATER,"
  • 25:58 "WE NEED LORD JESUS".
  • 26:00 AND WE'RE SEEING THAT WE'RE COMING TO THE DAY
  • 26:03 WHEN GOD IS GOING TO PREPARE EVERYONE
  • 26:07 AND HE'S GOING TO RETURN.
  • 26:09 WE'RE GOING TO SEE...
  • 26:10 WE'RE GOING TO LOOK UP AND SEE HIM APPEAR IN THE SKY
  • 26:12 AS HE SAID IN HIS PROPHETIC WORD.
  • 26:14 AND I'M JUST AM SO GRATEFUL TO BE PART OF A WORK RIGHT NOW
  • 26:20 WHERE WE GET TO PROCLAIM THESE WORDS
  • 26:22 AND BE ABLE TO GO OVERSEAS AND BRING THESE MESSAGES.
  • 26:25 WE CAN'T DO IT WITHOUT HELP.
  • 26:27 WE REALLY CAN'T DO IT WITHOUT HELP.
  • 26:29 AND THE GIFTS OF FUNDS HELP THE MINISTRIES OVER THERE...
  • 26:32 HELP US BRING THE MESSAGE OF HOPE
  • 26:34 AND HELP US BRING THE MESSAGE OF FAITH THAT'S ALIVE TODAY.
  • 26:37 IT'S A MESSAGE OF FAITH
  • 26:39 AND THAT'S WHAT PLEASES GOD IS OUR FAITH.
  • 26:41 RIGHT...WITHOUT FAITH IT'S IMPOSSIBLE TO PLEASE HIM.
  • 26:44 AND SO AS WE GO TODAY
  • 26:45 WE WANT TO REMIND YOU PLEASE
  • 26:48 SHA'ALU SHALOM YERUSHALAYIM
  • 26:50 PRAY FOR THE PEACE OF JERUSALEM

Episodes in this series

  1. The Birth of the Church
  2. The Good News
  3. To Hear Something New
  4. The Word Goes Forth From Zion
  5. The One New Man
  6. The Price He Paid for Us
  7. Upon this Rock
  8. The First and the Last

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