Izzy here. Well, Sukkot wrapped up last week, and we finished our first annual Sukkot love & joy picture sharing fest! Thanks to each of you who sent in pics of your smiling faces. Here's a collage of some of them, I hope it puts one more smile on your face. :)
And congratulations to Renee and Michael Ramirez from Oceanside, CA - you won the draw for a free yearlong subscription to holylanguage.com!
Next year in Jerusalem...with your sukkot pics here!
Deborah is following Yeshua in a Hebrew way! Here's her story.
I was raised in a Christian home but did not have a personal relationship with YESHUA until later in life. Like most, I only knew “about” Him but did not “know” HIM. In 2005, my husband left me for his boss’ daughter who was half my age and nine months pregnant. Six weeks later I was in a terrible accident. I was in the hospital for two years, had several surgeries, 25 nerve blocks for pain, a year of physical therapy.
(This story is literally in a book that has not been published yet, and too long to share now). YESHUA showed up personally in my hospital room, when I had nobody else and nothing. I lost everything, my job, my vehicle, my apartment, my income, my insurance, EVERYTHING. BLESSED BE HIS HOLY NAME!!! My “burning bush” experience. I will forever praise HIM for every scar. In fact, I have three crosses on my right forearm, hand, and wrist from the wrist-jack fixator, which I will treasure forever.
YESHUA showed up PERSONALLY and became my “EVERYTHING” from that moment on. He literally sent “angels unawares” to take care of me. They took me to hospitals, specialists, physical therapists, pain management physicians, etc. HE supernaturally healed me and became my Provider, Best Friend, Comforter, Savior, Deliverer, Teacher, Protector, Mother, Father, Sister, Brother, Husband, MY EVERYTHING. (I must get this book published ASAP to share with the world because it is UNBELIEVABLE, BUT TRUE!).
Praise, worship, spiritual warfare and intercession became my reason for being. I knew I was created to be a “hidden intercessor, prayer warrior and a watchman on the wall” in HIS army.
About three years ago, a stranger gave me a Paul Wilbur DVD titled: A Night of Extravagant Worship. I was just getting back on my feet, living and breathing in The Book of Psalms. That was my personal HIDING PLACE. I did not have internet at the time, only a small TV and DVD player that someone gave me. I was blown away.
I felt like the HOLY SPIRIT moved in with me and was teaching me how to WORSHIP and PRAISE YESHUA in a way I never knew. I watched it every single day and prayed. I was beyond blessed. Then HE began pouring HIS WORD into my spirit and I became sort of a “scribe”. Before I knew it, HE had given me a 22 page prayer with ONLY HIS WORD. I called it “AD-NAI’s HEART Prayer.
At the time, I was also asking HIM to do the same for me as HE did for Ruth and Naomi. I prayed and prayed. Then HE supernaturally put my ‘BOAZ” in my life, and we became prayer warriors together. Our dates were spent in HIS WORD, praying HIS prayer HE gave me and watching Bible stories on DVD.
We got married on 4/15/13. I became the “most blessed and highly favored woman in the universe” because HE put a truly “godly” man, with an excellent spirit like Daniel, in my life. HE has blessed us every single day since. We are not wealthy financially, but in ways that money could never buy, BLESSED BE HIS NAME!!! The supernatural has become our new natural and the impossible is possible.
On the Sabbath before Easter, 2015, I was praising YESHUA while listening to music online and HE gave me a poem. Then, HE led me to send HIS poem and dedicate it to a Deliverance Minister's wife, who was very ill. Then HE put it on their hearts to publish the poems in a book. The only problem was, I just had that one poem. I prayed and asked HIM for more poems, and HE began to pour. HE hasn’t stopped pouring. (I’m working on my 6th book).
On 8/24/15, I was on YOUTUBE pulling up my favorite worship music, getting ready to praise HIM, and I saw a video with Izzy from the Holy Language Institute. I had to check it out. I KNEW THAT I KNEW THAT the precious HOLY SPIRIT led me there, I was blessed beyond measure. Izzy was teaching how to read and sing THE L-RD’S PRAYER in Hebrew.
It was the HEBREW FOR DUMMIES class I was searching for. I felt like HE just reached down from Heaven and handed me a SURPRISE GIFT! I KNEW that this was what I had been searching for, but didn’t know where to go. I had to contact his website immediately, I was so excited and thankful.
My first book of poems HE GAVE ME was sent to the formatter as of 8/31/15 and I am waiting for it to be downloaded on his website, Amazon.com, and several other ministries. Then the Pastor offered me a “posting position” on his website. I reminded him how computer illiterate I was, but he said he would train me. When I asked if he wanted me to post “daily devotionals”, he told me to share whatever the HOLY SPIRIT speaks to my heart. WOW! I’m just a housewife, on disability. I have no gifts or talents. HE has helped me every step of the way because I had no idea how to edit, etc.
I cannot wait to see what AD-NAI is going to do next, but I'm praying and praising HIM while I'm waiting. By the way, you would not believe how the enemy has attacked everyone involved and their computers, etc. The man that was supposed to format the book had a wildfire and had to evacuate, so the pastor had to get someone else to format it.
As of today, 10/07/15, my first book, GOD IS REAL, has officially been downloaded at The Joseph Plan.org in their bookstore, and at Amazon.com. I GIVE HIM ALL THE GLORY!!! Beginning next week, I will be “blogging” on my own page on their website, whatever the HOLY SPIRIT gives me. GLORY TO AD-NAI!! Please keep me in prayer because I need all of wisdom and guidance HE can give me. I just want to tell the world that AD-NAI IS REAL, HE IS GOOD, HIS WORD IS TRUE and HE IS COMING SOON.
I apologize for the “novel” but I wanted you ALL to see how SUPERNATURAL AND AWESOME G-D IS!!! The supernatural has truly become my new natural and the impossible is possible. If HE will do it for me, HE will do it for anybody.
I just thank HIM every day I’m not burning in hell right now, which is what I deserve! TO GOD BE THE GLORY, GREAT THINGS HE HAS DONE, IS DOING AND WILL DO, IN THE MIGHTY NAME OF YESHUA HA’MASHIACH!!! GLORY TO HIS NAME! I JUST WANT TO TELL THE WORLD THAT G-D LOVES US, G-D IS REAL AND NOTHING IS IMPOSSIBLE TO THOSE WHO BELIEVE. HE IS THE ONLY TRUE AND LIVING G-D OF ABRAHAM, ISAAC AND ISRAEL! THE ONLY G-D! SHEMA YISRAEL! OD AVEENU CHAI! AM ISRAEL CHAI!
I pray my testimony is an encouragement to whomever reads it. AM ISRAEL CHAI!! OD AVEENU CHAI!! I will continue to pray without ceasing for Israel and HIS CHOSEN ONES everywhere! HOSHIANA YESHUA!!
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