We joined the 20,000 people who came to Jerusalem to show our love and support for Israel. When the march bottle necked, we danced and sang Hebrew songs as locals watching the march smiled and waved from widows, or videoed us. Some who had crossed the barriers came to join in the dancing!
How can such vast numbers of believers all hear to go to Jerusalem at the same time unless it’s the same Spirit speaking to them? Calling so many different nations so they can obey that call and what a privilege it was to be part of that. The joy of speaking to and encouraging people that we hadn’t forgotten them and that God hadn’t forgotten them. To say to them directly “for Zion’s sake we will not be silent” and that we are your friends.
Despite our bodies aching, we went back to the conference and couldn’t stop ourselves from dancing again because how can we be in His presence and not be moved by Him?
We walked home past a sculpture of the world where we danced ‘Every Tribe’ to call the tribes home and the nations to come into alignment with the God of Israel, Who will make Israel the head and a praise of the Earth.
Isaiah 62 TLV
1For Zion’s sake I will not keep silent,
for Jerusalem’s sake I will not rest,
until her righteousness shines out brightly,
and her salvation as a blazing torch.
2 Nations will see your righteousness,
and all kings your glory.
You will be called by a new name,
which Adonai’s mouth will bestow.
3 You will also be a crown of beauty in the hand of Adonai,
and a royal diadem in the hand of your God.
4 No longer will you be termed “Forsaken”,
no longer your land termed “Desolate”.
Instead you will be called, “My Delight is in Her”
and your land, “Married”.
For Adonai delights in you,
and your land will be married.
5 For as a young man marries a virgin,
so your sons will marry you.
As a bridegroom rejoices over a bride,
so your God will rejoice over you.
6 On your walls, Jerusalem, I have set watchmen.
All day and all night, they will never hold their peace.
“You who remind Adonai,
take no rest for yourselves,
7 And give Him no rest until He establishes
and makes Jerusalem a praise in the earth.
8 Adonai has sworn by His right hand
and by His strong arm:
“Surely I will never again give your grain
as food for your enemies,
nor will foreigners drink your new wine,
for which you have labored.
9 But those who have garnered it will eat it
and praise Adonai,
and those who have gathered it
will drink it in the courts of My Sanctuary.”
10 Go through, go through the gates.
Clear the way for the people!
Build up, build up the highway!
Remove the stones.
Lift up a banner over the peoples.
11 Behold, Adonai has proclaimed
to the end of the earth:
Say to the Daughter of Zion,
“Behold, your salvation comes!
See, His reward is with Him,
and His recompense before Him.”
12 Then they will call them The Holy People,
The Redeemed of Adonai,
and you will be called, Sought Out,
A City Not Forsaken.
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