Evangelist Franklin Graham is urging Christians to partake in a day of fasting and prayer on Sunday, October 25, just 9 days before the 2020 Presidential election. Graham, who leads humanitarian aid organization Samaritan’s Purse and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, announced the event on social media. “I am urging followers of Jesus Christ to […] … More reblog: WE NEED TO CALL OUT TO GOD’: FRANKLIN GRAHAM CALLS FOR A DAY OF FASTING, PRAYER AHEAD OF ELECTION — jesussocial
By the waters of Babylon, there we sat down and wept, when we remembered Zion. On the willows there we hung up our lyres. For there our captors required of us songs, and our tormentors, mirth, saying, “Sing us one of the songs of Zion!” How shall we sing the L-RD’s song in a foreign land? If I forget you, … More If I forget you, O Jerusalem, let my right hand forget its skill!
Saturday evening begins the ninth day of the fifth month in the Jewish calendar, which is “Tisha B’Av, the Fast of the Ninth of Av, is a day of mourning to commemorate the many tragedies that have befallen the Jewish people, many of which have occurred on the ninth of Av,” according to Judaism 101. “Tisha B’Av … More Saturday Night Begins Tisha B’Av
If you were to enter a synagogue today, Chabad.org has a guide to what to expect. It includes: “You may also notice that many people are wearing white clothing, and some are even wearing a white robe called a kittel. This is because on Yom Kippur we are likened to angels. The angels do not … More Yom Kippur
“And when Haman saw that Mordecai did not bow down or pay homage to him, Haman was filled with fury. “But he disdained to lay hands on Mordecai alone. So, as they had made known to him the people of Mordecai, Haman sought to destroy all the Jews, the people of Mordecai, throughout the whole … More Hadassah
“But this kind does not go out except by prayer and fasting.” (Matthew 17:21 MRC) The expression is usually “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,” but given current emphasis across Europe and America for flu shots, the word dose comes to mind. In Matthew’s Gospel we are told of disciples who … More A Little Dose of Prevention