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Pray for the Peace of Jerusalem

Psalm 122 A song of ascents. Of David.

I rejoiced with those who said to me,
“Let us go to the house of the Lord.”
Our feet are standing
in your gates, O Jerusalem.

Yom Kippur, Day of atonement begins amid fears, clashes
Shops were tightly shuttered along the narrow street leading from Herod’s Gate to the mosque compound.

Jerusalem is built like a city

that is closely compacted together.

Anger at Jerusalem shrine clash
Police used tear gas and stun grenades to disperse 150 Palestinian protesters who had thrown rocks at non-Muslims who entered the al-Aqsa mosque compound. Protests were quelled by Sunday afternoon, with dozens of police patrolling the streets of the walled Old City and blocking some of its gates.

That is where the tribes go up,
the tribes of the Lord,
to praise the name of the Lord
according to the statute given to Israel.

Bath used by Temple pilgrims found in Jerusalem
Israeli archaeologists say they have uncovered a ritual bath in Jerusalem that was likely used by pilgrims coming to the Jewish Temple 2,000 years ago. The bath is located next to the Temple Mount, the compound in Jerusalem's Old City

There the thrones for judgment stand,
the thrones of the house of David.
Pray for the peace of Jerusalem:
“May those who love you be secure.
May there be peace within your walls
and security within your citadels.”

Iran test fires nuclear missile capable of hitting Israel and parts of Europe
Iran has fired one of the longest-range missiles in its arsenal as part of testing it began ahead of a confrontation with foreign powers over a previously undisclosed secret nuclear facility later this week.

For the sake of my brothers and friends,
I will say, “Peace be within you.”
For the sake of the house of the Lord our God,
I will seek your prosperity.

Egypt says Israel lacks will for credible Mideast peace talks
Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul Gheit on Saturday accused Israel of lacking the political will to enter "serious and credible" peace talks with the Palestinians.Pray! Those who can do nothing else for the peace of Jerusalem, may pray for her, the LORD'S City.