From Israel to the Nations

“...and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.”  Acts 1:8b

This is where it all started – the baby church that Yeshua began by investing around three and a half years into 12 men, which then exploded onto the streets of the dusty city of Jerusalem when the Holy Spirit blew in, and gradually but consistently spread out into the surrounding local areas. And from there, the good news of Yeshua the Messiah eventually invaded the world.  Today, this very same gospel has come full circle – it has returned to the tiny nation from whence it began, and as a result, the local Body in Israel is growing steadily.

But wait, there’s more!  Not only are there believers in Yeshua now living throughout the whole Land, but Israelis are once again taking the word of the Lord back out to the nations!  Rania Sayegh, the director of HOPE (House of Prayer and Exploits) in Nazareth is one such person whom God has launched out to the nations from Israel, taking the prophetic word of the Lord wherever she goes.

It's such an amazing season for us here in HOPE and a busy one for me personally,” says Rania. “The Lord has been pouring His grace and presence in a powerful way in the House of Prayer among the youth, and also having the privilege to step into opened doors in the nations.”

During the summer, Rania spent time in France to teach at a conference and also connect with a local House of Prayer.  “It was a powerful time of ministry on the joy of the Lord and faith in the Kingdom. The wine of the Spirit was poured out over us during 5 days of worship, prayer & teaching and this School of the Prophets was attended by around 100 people. It was such a special time of teaching and fellowship with the people, and I also had the privilege of leading a prayer watch in the House of Prayer in Toulouse,” shared Rania.

Rania has been discipling the young people of Nazareth over many years, and during the autumn this year was able to take a couple of them with her to a special conference in Cyprus.  Attended by leaders from all over the Middle East, the conference focused on the scriptures in Isaiah 19 that declares, “In that day there will be a highway from Egypt to Assyria.  The Assyrians will go to Egypt and the Egyptians to Assyria.  The Egyptians and Assyrians will worship together.  In that day Israel will be the third, along with Egypt and Assyria, a blessing on the earth.  The Lord Almighty will bless them, saying, “Blessed be Egypt my people, Assyria my handiwork, and Israel my inheritance.””

Rania continued to share, “The trip to the Isaiah 19 Conference in Cyprus was a wonderful time to connect with Houses of Prayer from around the Middle East. Also it was the first time two of my spiritual daughters (who work with me at HOPE) have
joined me on such a trip. The time of prayer, fellowship and connection with other leaders from the Middle East was important and encouraging. 

“I also joined a prophetic prayer journey into Jordan this autumn, with a group of 5 women (4 chinese and one Jordanian American), to pray and intercede for the land for a kairos time for this nation. It was a powerful trip of encounters, revelations and divine appointments!”

God is continuing to open doors into a variety of nations and Rania will be heading out soon to Sweden & Norway, ministering at one of the largest women’s gatherings in the area.  Once back in Israel, she is helping to coordinate the 822 Call being held in Jerusalem towards the end of November this year.  If you are willing, we know Rania would love you to pray for her:

“Thousands will gather from the families of the nations to worship the Lord in Jerusalem. We will have more than 180 people that we are hosting before and after the Gathering and arranging prayer journeys for.  I would appreciate your prayers and support during my travels and this very busy season for me and the HOPE family:

1. For travel mercies in and out of Sweden & Norway, strength and protection over my health, mind and spirit.

2. For the Lord to release a fresh anointing for what He wants to release by His spirit over Norway.

3. For the spirit of wisdom and revelation to rest upon me while teaching and preaching.

4. For The release of the winds of the Spirit over the women and during my ministry there.

5. For a hedge of protection over me as I travel, and also over my family.

6. For strength, encouragement, and wisdom for the youth as they lead prayer meetings in HOPE during the time I'm away.

7. For the release of helpers needed during the 822 gathering as we welcome the groups coming from the nations in Nazareth and Jerusalem. 

8. For physical and spiritual strength, His wisdom as I'm working in this busy time during 822 gathering in November and with the groups coming. 

Thank you all for standing with me personally and HOPE family in Nazareth. Please feel free to share any impressions or words The Lord puts on your heart.

Much blessings and love to you all,


Your People My People supports HOPE as they continue to minister in Nazareth and Israel, and also as they expand out into the Nations.  If it is on your heart to partner with Rania financially, please use the DONATE ONLINE button at the top left of this page and note your gift is for HOPE.