Ultra- Orthodox Jews attacked a Messianic congregation.
Ultra- Orthodox Jews attacked a Messianic congregation.
May. 19, 2017 | Israel

Pray for Christians Targeted by Ultra-Orthodox Jews

[223] prayers in [16] nations have been posted for Messianic Jews.

Messianic Jews are requesting prayer after a meeting center and some congregants’ homes were targeted by ultra-Orthodox Jews recently in south Israel. On May 4, protesters connected with the anti-missionary organization Yad L’Achim created a disturbance outside the meeting center and later continued their protest outside the homes of the center’s founder, Albert Knoester, and another member. The protesters broke windows and caused other damage, frightening children who were in the homes during the attacks. Pray for the protection of Messianic Jews in south Israel and for the children who were frightened by the attacks. Pray for justice in this situation and that the protesters will acknowledge their guilt and turn to the Lord.

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  • Jesus convict those who attached these Jewish Christians and keep the Christians safe. Help the children to know you are watching over them.
    michele r - USA
  • Adoni please silence these fake ultra orthodox Jews who are messengers of satan have come to steal kill& destroy.May worship&praise flow thru the Messianic Jews shaming the enemy,may the enemy be struck with many hardships,struggle to live giving them time to recall their evil&repent.Open their blind eyes Lord,terror of God fill their heart
  • Father, I thank you for the opportunity the children have to "count the cost of discipleship." I pray that they will determine the value of a relationship with Christ as far surpassing the cost. Please allow my brothers and sister to love their "enemies," and that their gracious and forgiving testimonies may lead many to turn to Christ. You are good
    Dave C - USA
  • Father: I pray for justice to be done in this situation in South Israel and for protection for the Messianic Jews living there. Calm the hearts of the children. Show the perpetrators the wickedness of their deeds and draw them to repentance and faith. In Jesus' name, Amen.
    Nancy R - USA
  • Adoni, cause confusion&difficulty in the lives of orthodox Jews who are hurting the Messianic Jews.May Your children be strong,with powerful words confront&confuse the enemies.Do not permit them to draw near the churches.fear of God may engulf them.Give them a clear understanding of who Jesus is&courage to receive Him as Savior and Lord.
  • Father, thank You for the nation of Israel. Thank You that they are the maiden of Your Eye. I pray for the believers in Yeshua there that You would protect and keep them and help them to share their faith and send Your Holy Spirit to protect and comfort and teach. I pray that all of Israel would come to know the True Messiah which is the Christ Yeshua.
    Kia W - USA
  • Praise your holy name. Let these orthodox Jews realize they are doing just what anti-Semites around the world would like to do to them. Let them see that your way is the only true way.
    Stella K - USA
  • Thank YOU, LORD, that these Jews that have come to know that JESUS is Messiah. I pray that their witness will be accepted by these Jews that are determined to deny the truth that JESUS is LORD and that many in Israel will continue to come to the true faith .
    Paul H - USA
  • Father, Your Son, Jesus Christ faced opposition from Jews, and it is no different today for those who follow Jesus. Give the Christians there protection and wisdom and may they allow Jesus to live through them always and in every situation. May those who oppose them and Jesus be convicted by the Holy Spirit and be saved by the Christ they oppose. Amen.
    Vicki Y - USA
  • Father, I pray for boldness for those Messianic Jews being targeted by ultra-Orthodox Jews in terms of their ongoing gatherings and that Your Holy Spirit would pour out a confounding love and mercy and compassion on believers to reach out to these ultra-Orthodox Jews with the gospel message. Comfort and reassure the children of Your protection. Amen!
    Matt B - USA
  • Heavenly Father praise and thank You. Please put Your hedge of protection around these Messianic Jews. May their attackers be led to You, Jesus. may they know Your love, peace and rest Lord. In Jesus Name. Amen.
    Nick Kim A - USA
  • Father, the people on either side of this attack are Your chosen people. Gather them to You. Shine Your light into the attackers' hearts so they will know without a doubt that Yeshua is their Messiah. Break them of any religious pride they have. Protect the Messianic Jews; grow their faith through this trial; grant them Your peace. Amen.
    Lana C - USA
  • Lord you say in your holy scripture that you like Israel above all nations but Israel is divided over Christ just as Christ said" Think not that I am come to send peace on earth: I came not to send peace, but a sword." Mathew 10:34 Therefore, bless those who obey Your commands instead of commands of man. Bless messianic J and protect them. Amen
  • Father God, I pray for the protection of Messianic Jews and their families and ask them you comfort them and strengthen them in the situation they are in. I pray that you will speak in the hearts of the protesters and help them understand the true gospel and the truth. Let there be no harm done to the Messianic Jews and help them to worship you freely.
    David A - USA
  • Heavenly Father, I pray for justice to be done for our brothers and sisters in Israel. I pray the protesters would come to know Jesus as their Messiah through the love displayed by Your children in Israel. Father God, watch over and protect our Messianic Jewish siblings and comfort their children. In Jesus' powerful name I pray, amen.
    Matt H - USA
  • Lord, we thank You for Your constant love and unending mercy. Father, please guard those in Israel who are being persecuted for their faith in You. May those who have caused damage and fear to grow among the children be repentant. May the Christians in Israel continue to shine their lights among those who are lost. In Jesus' name, Amen
    Connie A - USA
  • Heavenly Father, thank you for the Messianic Jews who have been attacked by those who have yet not recognized you as their Messiah. Lord, please open the blinded eyes of who oppose you and let them see you as did Saul. Protect the church and encourage them to be "strong in the Lord and in His mighty power". In Jesus Name, Amen.
    BETTY F - Canada
  • Dear Lord we pray that you may cover your children and be with them in Jesus Name may they proclaim your greatness without fear and be their guide in Jesus Name.
    MARYANN T - Kenya
  • Dear Lord, you have such a rich history with the Jews. God continue to save them and bring them to the knowledge of your Son. Redeem them for their legalism and their entrapment by the devil. God be with these messianic Jews. Help them rest in your gospel. Use them to spread your kingdom. In Jesus name, amen.
    James M - USA
  • FATHER GOD please protect our fellow Christians from harm by the Ultra Orthodox Jews , i never thought i would be praying for Jews to be protected from Jews ........FATHER GOD please help us all
    Teresa H - USA
  • F at her, I ask for protection on Messianic Jews in Israel. I ask for justice in this situation. I pray for Your Spirit to fill them and strengthen them in their faith. I join in with them in praying for their persecutors to repent and receive the Messiah. Open their eyes bless the little children and give them peace.
    Terry K - USA
  • Father, I ask that You send Your angels to protect this and other Messianic congregations, and show them how to love their enemies into a relationship with You. I also ask that the government would follow through legally, and bring justice that others would fear attacking the congregations. Amen
    Elaine H - USA
  • Lord of heavens and earth, we pray for your peace and justice in this land, for as many that are gathered to frustrate the work of God and his people in the land receive a heart of repentance and bring them to you, for peace to reign in the land, help the children not to be frightened anymore and save them all from all attacks in Jesus'name, Amen
    Esther O - Nigeria
  • He came to His own and they knew Him not. Please Jesus protect these Jews who have acknowledged you as Lord and Savior . Give them courage and boldness when they speak to their fellow Jews about You Jesus. Turn the hearts of these "Sauls" toward You. In Jesus name Amen
    sherry r - USA
  • Dear God and Father, I pray for the safety of these Messianic Jews. Heal all of them from the emotional trauma of the attack. Especially comfort and heal the frightened children. Bring justice in this situation. Bring the protesters to repentance. May they admit their guilt and turn to Jesus. Bring peace to the Middle East. In Jesus' Name. Amen.
    Lisa D - USA
  • Father, protect your children from harm. Put you warrior angels around them. Convict those involved in these attacks. May they have a "Saul" experience & turn to the true Messiah, Jesus Christ. Give this congregation & other Messianic believers wisdom, knowledge & understanding to be able to reach non-believers with the Gospel, Amen.
    Donna S - USA
  • Almighty God, Israel has had their share of fighting but to have your promise people fighting is a tragedy. I pray that You will bless the Messianic Jews for their faith in You. I pray for their protection against the Orthodox Jews and that they will witness to their enemies.
    Mary W - USA
  • Oh my God, Jews attacking other Jews because their belief is different. Just like when You were walking the earth Jesus. May You encourage the Messianic Jews to know what's happening. They are not being attacked because of them, but because of their hatred of You. Keep Yours faithful. I ask in Your precious Name, Amen.
    Patsy Mae W - USA
  • Abba! As Paul met you on the road to Damascus after harassing and persecuting Your children, may the folk of the Yad L'Achim meet you on the road they travel. May You blind them and ask "Why are you kicking against the prick?" In Yeshua's name
    Randal A - USA
  • Heavenly Father, we thank You that You are God who is able to forgive to the utmost, (Romans 11:24). We ask in the name of Jesus Christ that You would be glorified, Your will done, that You would bring the unsaved to Jesus, protect your dear children , comfort these children, and have your justice done. Ty, in Jesus Name we pray,
    Carmen L - USA
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