‘Calling to God Together’ Jews and Christians join in the online reading of Psalms as prayersDate - 27.4.2022
by ICEJ Staff
“I called upon the Lord in distress: The Lord answered me, and set me in a large place.” Psalm 118:5
The International Christian Embassy Jerusalem recently joined with the Jerusalem Summit to launch an exciting and timely online initiative – “Calling to God Together” – which has brought Christians and Jews together to read through the Book of Psalms as a prayerful appeal for Divine intervention in light of the global Coronavirus crisis.
Led by ICEJ President Dr. Jürgen Bühler and Jerusalem Summit founder Dimitry Radeshevsky, rabbis, pastors and other community and ministry leaders from dozens of nations have taken part in the weekly online Zoom meetings, reading through the Psalms in Hebrew, Arabic, English, Chinese, Russian, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Finnish, Norwegian and many other languages. Hundreds of viewers from more than 70 countries around the globe watch online each week.
“Given the global Corona crisis we are all in, it was a very uplifting moment to join in unity with our Jewish friends to appeal to the God of heaven for help through His holy Word,” said Dr. Bühler. “The Jewish people gave us the most powerful prayer book in the world, the Book of Psalms, and Christians cherish their beauty, majesty, and solace as well.”
So far, the Jewish readers have included MK May Golan, Likud Party; Josh Reinstein, Director of the Knesset Christian Allies Caucus; and other officials, rabbis, scholars, and community leaders from throughout Israel, including many living in the biblical heartland of Judea and Samaria.
Christian readers have included MP Peter Ostman of the Finnish Parliament, Arab pastors from Bethlehem, Nazareth, Egypt, and Lebanon, as well as pastors and ICEJ representatives from Albania, Bolivia, Canada, Denmark, Fiji, Finland, Germany, India, Ireland, Italy, Liberia, Mexico, Norway, Papua New Guinea, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, Taiwan, the UK, and the USA.
You are invited to join us for the “Calling to God Together” online meetings on Zoom, every Thursday at 4:00 PM (Israel time), until further notice. To find out more go to:
- Facebook link: https://www.facebook.com/studyingtorahtogether/
- Zoom link: on.icej.org/CallingToGodTogether