THE PRAYER CLOSET
ONGOING PRAYER REQUESTS
PRAYER REQUESTS FOR IMMEDIATE NEEDS
Todah! Thank You!
The AMC leadership extends thanks to all of you
who have contributed in any way to the growth, health
and effectiveness of the AMC as a tool in the hand of
SALVATION AND SHALOM IN ISRAEL
Pray for the peace of Jerusalem:
May they prosper who love you. (Psalm
If I forget you, O Jerusalem,
may 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 prefer Jerusalem above my
For Zion's sake I will not be
silent, and for Jerusalem's sake I will not
rest, until its righteousness goes out as
brightness, and her salvation as a burning
lamp. (Isaiah 62:1)
You who remember Jehovah, do
not be silent. And give Him no rest until He
establishes and makes Jerusalem a praise in
the earth. (Isaiah 62:6-7)
ISRAEL AND WORLD JEWRY
Pray for the salvation
of all Israel (Isaiah 59:20, Romans 11:26), at which
time Messiah, Prince of Peace, will return (Hosea
5:15; Matthew 23:39). Pray that the Lord will continue
to raise up ministries and individuals who are
dedicated to leading Jews to their Messiah. Pray that
the Lord will greatly strengthen those who already
serve in this most central of ministry fields, and
will strengthen the resolve of those who are
considering doing so. Pray that, as Saul, many
anti-missionaries would see the Light and zealously
proclaim the faith they now seek to destroy (Galatians
Remnant in Israel
Pray that the Lord will
increase the witness and fruitfulness of His faithful
in the Land. Pray particularly for the protection and
fruitfulness of those who are persecuted by
individuals and organizations who try to silence them.
Leadership and Citizenry
Pray for the Lordís
protection for Israel and its citizens and for
integrity and wisdom for its leaders (1 Timothy
2:1-2). Pray that the Lord will raise up godly
Pray that the Lord will stand against
anti-Semitism in all of its forms, whether it be
rabbinic (anti-Gospel), doctrinal, social, academic,
journalistic, political or economic. Pray for fair
treatment of Israeli and Jewish issues in the media,
world governments, and other realms of power.
(To enable prayer with the understanding
per 1 Corinthians 14:15, sources of news
of Israel and world Jewry have been provided on our Resources page.)
THE AMC AND THE
Sound Doctrine and
Pray for the establishment of sound doctrine and
practice in Messianic circles, especially in regard to
the essentials of the faith, Israel and the Jews.
Member Ministries and Individual Members
Pray that the Lord will grant congregation and
ministry leaders wisdom, skill, strength and
protection for the
perfecting of the saints, for the work of the
ministry, for the building up of the body of
Messiah (Ephesians 4:12). Pray that AMC
members who are not members of Messianic congregations
draw strength from the Lord and like-minded believers
to hold steadfast in their convictions and move
forward in their outreach. Pray that all Messianic
congregations, ministries and individuals stand firm
and glorify God in their outreach despite opposition
by individuals and anti-missionary organizations.
The AMC Board
Pray that the Lord will grant continued vision,
wisdom, skill, strength and spiritual protection to
the members of our board: Vice President Pete Koziar,
Secretary Mottel Baleston, and Dr. Michael Herts. Pray
that the office of President, now vacant, will soon be
filled with the right person.
The AMC Web Site
Pray that the Lord will continue to use www.messianicassociation.org
for the fulfillment of AMC's call in His Name. Pray
that He will grant webmaster Mottel Baleston vision,
wisdom, skill, strength and spiritual protection in
the carrying out of his call.
Pray that the Lord will continue to use this email
magazine, the Shofar, for the fulfillment of AMC's
call in His Name. Pray that He will grant Shofar staff
vision, wisdom, skill, strength and spiritual
protection in the carrying out of their duties. Pray
that the Lord will move in members' hearts for the
writing and submission of timeless and timely articles
or for taking on an entire feature, such as our
previous Messianic Home Life page, or book reviews, or
for creating a feature of their own conception. Pray
also that the Lord will raise up a partner or
understudy for the production of the Shofar in case
yours truly kicks the bucket or is whisked away by the
Lord for some other reason. Contact
Norm at BibleStudyProject@hawaiiantel.net.
THE CHURCH AT
Pray for the
establishment of sound doctrine and practice in the
church at large, especially in regards to the
essentials of the faith, Israel and the Jews. Pray
that the Lord would open the eyes of the church to
bless, and not curse, Israel (Genesis 12:3): to
provoke Israel to jealousy (Deuteronomy 32:21; Romans
10:19 and 11:11), to lead Israel to their Messiah, and
to love them as they love themselves (Matthew 19:19)
with special regard to Israel's chosenness among the
nations (Romans 1:16).
REQUESTS FOR IMMEDIATE NEEDS
The Son of David
Congregation, a friend of the AMC
Son of David Congregation in Gaithersburg,
Maryland is seeking a Congregational Leader.
Information at http://www.sonofdavid.org/pages/CL-Information/CL_CoverLetter.html.
Questions: email@example.com. Application packet: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Phone: (240) 403-2138.
Q. Who may submit
prayers and praise proclamations?
A. The AMC, a member congregation or an individual
Q. What types of prayer and praise proclamations
A.* Ministry oriented, not individual needs oriented,
though urgent prayer requests for individuals are
* For Jewish people witnessed to, but not in such a
way as to reveal their identity without their
* Prayers for Israel or Jewish communities anywhere in
* Praise proclamations for answers to prayer that fit
into the categories described herein.
Q. What are the submission parameters?
* Send prayers that will still be current at the next
publication date. Publication dates are the 1st of
February, April, June, September and November.
* Limit total submissions to 100 words. Exceptions
will be made at the discretion of the editorial staff.
* Submissions will be published, edited or
returned for editing at the discretion of the
* Similar submissions may be combined by the editing
staff into one prayer or praise proclamation.
* Send submissions to the editor at BibleStudyProject@hawaiiantel.net.
* Please let us know in which future editions, if any,
a prayer request is to be repeated; and if a published
prayer is no longer current, please let us know.
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