First Fruits of Zion Resources Catalog 2017-18

33 FFOZ FRIENDS, BOOKS, MUSIC, PRAYER CARDS Prayer for the Restoration of Zion PRAYER CARD In 1887 a Messianic Jewish, Hebrew periodical published Rabbi Yechiel Tzvi Lichtenstein’s (1831–1912) prayer for the restoration of Zion—a beautiful prayer that occupies an important place in our Messianic Jewish tradition and heritage. Inspired by the Hebrew Scriptures, the Gospels, and traditional Jewish sources, Rabbi Lichtenstein expressed a profound desire for the ingathering of the Jewish people to the land of Israel, the rebuilding of the Holy Temple, and the return of Yeshua the Messiah. Free  | 2401 Avinu (Our Father) HEBREW/ENGLISH PRAYER CARD Yeshua’s disciples asked him how to pray, and he gave a very direct and clear response. As it did for his disciples, his prayer, Our Father , should occupy a central place in our prayer life. This self-adhesive decal provides the Vine of David edition of this prayer in Hebrew and English. Affix it to the inside cover of your favorite Siddur, Bible, or any other book for easy reference. Free  | 2402 כְּכָל צִדְקֹתֶךָ, יָשָׁב נָא אַפְּךָ וַחֲמָתְךָ מֵעִירְך ָ אֲדֹנָי יְרוּשָׁלַיִם הַר קָדְשֶׁךָ. אָבִינוּ מַלְכֵּנוּ, הָרֵם נֵס אֶל הָעַמִּים לְהַשִּׁיב יִשְׂרָאֵל אֶל נָוֵהוּ, וְקַבְּצֵנוּ יַחַד מֵאַרְבַּע כַּנְפוֹת הָאָרֶץ לְאַרְצֵנוּ, וְתִטָּעֵנוּ בִּגְבוּלֵנוּ בְּהַרנַחֲלָתֵנוּ. וַהֲבִיאֵנוּ לְצִיּוֹן עִירְךָ בְּרִנָּה, וְלִירוּשָׁלַיִם עִיר קָדְשְׁךָ בְּשִׂמְחַת עוֹלָם. בְּנֵה אוֹתָהּ בְּרַחֲמֶיךָ, וְרָאֲמָה וְיָשְׁבָה תַחְתֶּיהָ, וְכוֹנֵן בָּהּ בֵּית מִקְדָּשְׁךָ, וְשַׂמְּחֵנוּ בְּבֵיתתְּפִלָּתֶךָ. הָשֵׁב שְׁכִינָתְךָ לְצִיּוֹן עִירֶךָ, וּשְׁלַחלָנוּ שֵׁנִיתאֶתיֵשֽׁוּעַ מְשִׁיחֵנוּ, וּמָלַךְ עַל כִּסֵּא דָּוִדבִּירוּשָׁלַיִםעִירקָדְשֶׁךָ. וְהָרֵםקֶרֶן יְשׁוּעוֹתעַמְּך ָ יִשְׂרָאֵל בְּבֵיתדָּוִדעַבְדֶּךָ, יְשׁוּעָהמֵאֹיְבֵינוּ וּמִיַּדכָּל שֹׂנְאֵינוּ, כַּאֲשֶׁר דִּבַּרְתָּ בְּיַד נְבִיאֶיךָ. אֲדֹנָי שְׁמָעָה, אֲדֹנָי סְלָחָה, אֲדֹנָי הַקְשִׁיבָה וַעֲשֵׂה. אַל תְּאַחַר, לְמַעַנְךָ אֱלֹהֵינוּ כִּי שִׁמְךָ נִקְרָא עַל עִירְךָ וְעַל עַמֶּךָ. חֽוּשָׁה יְיָ לְעֶזְרָתֵנוּ. פְּדֵה אֶת יִשְׂרָאֵל מִכֹּל עֲוֹנוֹתָיו וּמִכֹּל צָרוֹתָיו, כִּי עֵתלְחֶנְנָהּ, כִּי בָאמוֹעֵד. אָמֵן. הרב יכאל צבי ליכטענשטיין (תקצ״א—תרע״ב) 1)Daniel9:16. 2)This is a common epithet forGod in Jewish liturgy. 3) Jeremiah50:19. 4)WeekdayAmidah (Sephardicnusach); cf. Isaiah11:12. 5)MussafAmidah forShabbat. 6)Exodus15:17. 7)MussafAmidah forFestivals. 8)Zechariah14:10. 9)MussafAmidah forFestivals. 10)MondaySlichot forTaanitBehab; cf. Isaiah56:7. 11) IntroductoryPrayer beforeBirkatKohanimonFestivals. 12)Luke1:69–71. 13)Daniel9:19. 14)Psalm38:23[22]. 15)Psalm130:8. 16)Psalm25:22. 17)Psalm102:14[13]. OLord , in accordancewith all of your acts of righ- teousness, let your anger andwrath turn away from your city Jerusalem, your holy mountain. 1 Our Father, our King, 2 lift a banner to the peoples to return Israel to its pasture. 3 Gatherus together from the four cornersof the earth to our land, 4 and plant us within its borders 5 on themountain of our inheritance. 6 Bringus toZion, your city,with singing and to Jerusalem, your holy city,with eternal joy. 7 Build it in your compassion and let it remain perched and inhabited in its place. 8 Establish yourHoly Temple in it 9 and gladden us in yourHouse of Prayer. 10 Return yourDwelling Presence to Zion, your city, 11 and sendusYeshuaourMessiaha second time.Lethim reign upon the throneofDavid in Jerusalem,yourholycity.Lift up thehorn of the salvations of your people Israel in the houseofDavidyourservant—salvation fromourenemies and from the hand of all who hate us, just as you have spoken through your prophets. 12 O Lord, hear!O Lord, forgive!OLord, listenandact!Donotdelay, foryourown sake,ourGod, foryourname iscalleduponyourcityand uponyourpeople. 13 Hurry,HaShem, tohelpus! 14 Ransom your people Israel from all its iniquities 15 and from all of its troubles, 16 for the time to be gracious has come, for the appointed timehas come. 17 Amen. RabbiYechiel Tzvi Lichtenstein (1831–1912) In1887 aMessianic Jewish,Hebre wperiodicalpublished Rabbi Yechiel Tzvi Lichtenstein’s (1831–1912) prayer for the restoration of Zion—a beautiful prayer that occupies an important place in o urMessianic tradition andheritage.Theoriginalarticlepr efaces theprayer: “We [Messianic Jews]setourheartsday andnight to Jerusalem and its exalted place.Whoeverhas eyes, lethim see, and whoever has ears, let him hear! In all of our prayers,we remember Jerusalem. And whoev er reads the prayer of Yechiel Even Tzohar [Lichtenstein ] the Chasidwith any heartwillweepwith us about the fate of Jerusalem and prayaswedo.”– EdutLeyisrael ( עדו תלישראל ), i 1:1 (Tishrei 5646 [1887]),7–8. Vine of David is working to pres erve and publish our Messianic heritage. Our mission is to provide today’s Messianicmovement with worthy liturgical and educa- tional resources that preserve the voices of the past and transmitourheritage to thenextge nerations.Learnmore aboutourMessianicSiddurproject andother legacy level works . Prayer restoration of Zion for the ©2015byVineofDavid,apublishingministryofFirstFruitsofZion, Inc. | , אָבִֽינוּ שֶׁבַּשָׁמַֽיִם , יִתְקַדֵּשׁ שְׁמֶֽךָ , תָּבֹא מַלְכוּתֶֽךָ , ךָ ֽ ֶֽ יֵעָשֶׂה רְצוֹנ . כַּאֲשֶׁר בַּשָׁמַֽיִם גַּם בָּאָֽרֶץ , אֶת לַחְמֵֽנוּ לְמָחָר תֵּן לָֽנוּ הַיּוֹם וּמְחַל לָֽנוּ עַל חֹבוֹתֵֽינוּ , כַּאֲשֶׁר מָחַֽלְנוּ גַּם אֲנַֽחְנוּ לְחַיָּבֵֽינוּ וְאַל תְּבִיאֵֽנוּ לִידֵי נִסָּיוֹן . כִּי אִם תַּצִילֵֽנוּ מִן הָרָע כִּי לְךָ הַמַּמְלָכָה וְהַגְּבוּרָה . אָמֵן . וְהַתִּפְאֶֽרֶת לְעוֹלְמֵי עוֹלָמִים , בִּזְכוּתוּזְכוּיוֹתשֶׁלּוֹ , לְמַֽעַן יֵשֽׁוּעַ רַבֵּֽנוּ . יְיָ צוּרִי וְגֹאֲלִי , יִהְיוּ לְרָצוֹן אִמְרֵי פִי וְהֶגְיוֹן לִבִּי לְפָנֶֽיךָ Avinu-Prayer-Card_v2.indd 1 12/30/14 11:41A M ©2015byVineofDavid,apublishingministryofFirstFruitsofZion, Inc. | O ur F ather , whO is in heaven , letyournamebe sanctified; letyourkingdomcome; letyourwillbedone— as inheaven, soonearth. Giveus todayourbreadof tomorrow, andpardonourdebts,aswealso havepardoned those indebted tous, anddonot letusbeovercomeby trials, but rescueus fromwhat isevil. Foryours is thekingdomand thepower and themajesty, foreverandever.Amen. For the sakeofourMasterYeshua, inhismeritandvirtues,may the sayingsofmymouthand themeditationofmyheartbe favorablebeforeyou,OLORD,my rockandmy redeemer. Avinu-Prayer-Card_v2.indd 2 12/30/14 11:41AM Troy Mitchell LIGHT OF THE WORLD Messianic musician, songwriter, and worship leader Troy Mitchell’s second release, “Light of the World,” captures the dis- tant gleam of the spiritual light that will shine from Zion—the revelation of the kingdom. Mitchell delivers his signature blend of acoustic soul food, rock, reggae, gospel hope, and Chasidic joy in English, Hebrew, and Greek. $15  | 2204 | Music Audio CD Troy Mitchell YOKE OF THE KING Troy Mitchell’s debut album brings a fresh and authentic voice to Messianic Judaism. Mitchell’s original songs draw from the Gospels, the Hebrew of the Tanach, the Midrash, synagogue prayers, and first-century liturgy—even utilizing the Greek of the New Testament—to bring a fusion of Chasidic joy, gospel hope, jazz, and soulish prayer focused on the light of Messiah. $15  | 2202 | Music Audio CD TOLL-FREE SALES AND SUPPORT: 800-775-4807