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Pray for Israel

10.10.23 02:11 PM Comment(s) By Rich

When the Wicked "Win"

Joyce turned today's article in on Thursday, before the horrific war in Israel began. Today's Headline Prayer Live was focused exclusively on directing Intercessors for America on praying for Israel, but Joyce was able to summarize her article in light of making sure our heart's are pure as we pray for the Lord's Chosen People during this challenging season. 

Here's her article: 

When the Wicked "Win"

Lord, help us remember that You hold the truth, and that You will deal with the wickedness within us and in the world.

“It’s not fair!”

Every parent (God the Father especially) is familiar with that passionate little refrain.

The desire for “fairness” springs up from every human heart. The expression of that desire is uttered by any child who sees his sister or brother “get away” with misbehavior, while sitting in a time-out himself. And the refrain is like a song heard on playgrounds everywhere. But this is not exclusive among the very young. Older people hurl this phrase at the Lord in impotent fury when enduring unjust treatment or, as intercessors know well, when observing the unjust suffering of others.

We didn't have time to cover it on Headline Prayer Live, but here's my article that ran this morning on

"Communism and Cursing Are Connected"

O Lord, woe is me! For I am lost; for I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips! May we repent and be set aside for Your holy works!

The commies are coming, and they’re targeting — among many other things — our language. 

The prophet Isaiah prayed this when he saw God in a vision: … “Woe is me! For I am lost; for I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips! … ” (Isaiah 6:5).Because of his repentance, this is what happened next…

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I learned the Hebrew prayer I used for the tallit on today's program for this excerpt from my one-man play The

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