October 1997 Newsletter (5758:2)

Bits from the Branches
October 1, 1997

More fruit from the Cyberbranch: Meryl, a Jewish woman in her 30’s began reading the Gospel of John, spending time in Jews for Jesus chat rooms and attending church. New York branch leader Bob Mendelsohn talked with” (e-mailed) Meryl for two months. One night around midnight Bob was online and noticed that Meryl had signed […]

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Tabernacle of Peace

Imagine yourself seated in a room about 7 feet square in size. The walls and roof are thatched, made of loosely woven branches of willow, myrtle and palm trees. The air is fragrant with freshly picked fruit. You look up to see fresh dates, pomegranates, bananas and grapes hanging from the ceiling. Beyond the fruit […]

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This Time Last Year
Author: Lynn McCoy

Just about a year ago a Jewish woman, Rikki, phoned our Washington, D.C. office to register for our Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year) service. I received her name and phone number for follow up. When I called Rikki she was eager to set a time to meet with me. We decided to get together two […]

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Campaign Praise Report

Thanks for using those Campaign prayer calendars—God certainly answered your prayers for our New York, Paris and Moscow Campaigns. Campaigners hand delivered 2,519,580 gospel tracts. 8996 unbelievers gave us their names, addresses and phone numbers to receive more information about Jesus—3230 of those individuals were Jewish. 895 people repented and prayed to begin a new […]

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Is There Hope in Israel?

Armed with a clipboard, a few Bibles and a handful of gospel tracts, I headed for a busy street in a Tel Aviv shopping district, ready to stop people with a simple question: Are you waiting for the Messiah? I conducted this unofficial survey” on a Friday afternoon. That’s when streets are bustling with people […]

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A Reminder

It is appropriate to send Jewish friends a Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year) card any time between Rosh Hashanah, which begins at sundown October 1, and Yom Kippur (the Day of Atonement), which ends at sundown, October 11. An appropriate Hebrew greeting during this 10-day period is L’shanah tovah” (pronounced l’shun ah tow vah). Shanah […]

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