June 2001 Newsletter (5761:10)

Make Me a Blessing
June 1, 2001

When someone sneezes, are you inclined to say, God bless you!”? Many of us are. But God’s blessings are so much more than perfunctory phrases or social rituals! God is serious when it comes to blessing. The Hebrew root word for bless is barak, which means to bend the knee or to kneel. Such an […]

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The BYG Pic

Did you see the prayer bookmark included with this month’s newsletter? We’re going to try this format to see if it works for you, our prayer partners. We hope these markers will keep you praying for each of our evangelistic campaigns in the years ahead. Since we can’t fit much on a bookmark, we thought […]

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More on St. Petersburg Campaign 2000

Here are a couple of snippets from last year’s campaign in St. Petersburg: From volunteer Sharifa Nasretdinova, The third time I bumped into Victoria, I said, ‘Do you know what the odds are of us running into each other on three separate occasions, in three different places within three weeks in a city of five […]

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What I Learned From Fish

I first saw the Big Mouth Billy Bass in the obscure novelty shop, I knew I had to have one. This talking/singing fish trophy” would be perfect for our woodsy home. Only the $30 price prohibited Big Mouth from coming home with us that day. Nevertheless, months and millions of fish-alikes later, our Big Mouth […]

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A Message From Moishe: Hell has Nothing to Do With Our Preferences
Author: Moishe Rosen

Before there was a Jews for Jesus ministry I worked for another mission. One of my tasks was to arrange church meetings for that mission’s speakers. Speaking to God’s people is always best done through the church and in a church setting. We hoped that as people in the pews got to know us and […]

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Bits from the Branches

From London, office worker (and former Liberated-Wailing-Waller) Paula Cummings reports, I presented Christ in the Passover at a small church in South London. Midservice, a woman entered with three children. She seemed to be listening very intently. By the end of the presentation she was crying. The service concluded and the pastor was talking to […]

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