En·cour·age·ment: the action of giving someone support, confidence, or hope. The peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts & minds ~ Philippians 4:7
In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity.~ Albert Einstein
Cast all your anxiety on Him because He cares for you. ~ 1 Peter 5:7
A word of encouragement during a failure is worth more than an hour of praise after success. ~ Anonymous
If I shut up the heavens so that there is no rain, or if I command the locust to devour the land, or if I send pestilence among My people, If my people who are called by name will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land. – II Chronicles 7:13-14
Arise & shine; please pray for the following!
COMMUNITIES OF THE PERMIAN BASIN
Let us PRAY for peace, comfort, wisdom and patience for the families and businesses that have been affected by the economic downturn due to low oil prices. “They will have no fear of bad news; their hearts are steadfast, trusting in the Lord.” ~ Psalm 112:7
Give thanks for all the Lord is AWAKENING IN YOU!! There is power in His blood and the name of Jesus Christ. May others experience the goodness of this truth and have an encounter with the Living God in this season! Pray for our local and global churches; for our pastors to stand firmly on the Word of God.
Pray for our leaders to stand firm on God’s Word. Give thanks we have leaders that are in the Palm of His Hand! Isaiah 41:13 May they call upon Him for wisdom. May they give Him thanks for the peace and order that He brings. Give thanks for God fearing men and women serving in these positions.
We lift up our brothers & sisters & those yet to come that they may know He is present in their midst and hears their prayers. Let us pray that even in the midst of dire circumstances and even in the midst of severe threats and actions of death they will have the grace to STAND NO MATTER WHAT and not forsake Jesus Yeshua Isa – Son of the Living God. Lift up where ISIS (or affiliate) is controlling in places like Nigeria, Middle East and Algeria, etc.
Lift up Israel and individuals within the country (Jews & Arabs alike). Pray for the peace of Jerusalem. May those who love you prosper, Psalm 122:6, Pray that Israelis will move forward with the leader that the Lord appoints. May there be peace.
Nigeria: 900 Days Without the Chibok Girls
October 04, 2016 -- Last Friday marked exactly 900 days that 276 girls were abducted by Boko Haram insurgents from Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State. Although 57 of the girls escaped from their abductors on that day, the remaining 219…are still in the captivity of the terrorists.
Pakistani Christian mother Asia Bibi's death sentence sparks protest in Australia
Published October 03, 2016 — The death sentence handed to Pakistani Christian mother Asia Bibi over a blasphemy charge has sparked a protest in Australia calling on the government to intervene in the case and help save her from being executed.
Priest Kidnapped In Nigeria Has Been Released
October 01, 2016 — The senior Nigerian priest kidnapped earlier this week, allegedly by Fulani herdsmen, has been released. He was with two other priests, who were both injured when they were attacked on Monday.
With Ongoing Muslim Attacks, Priests Becoming ‘Endangered Species’ in Nigeria
September 30, 2016 -- One senior Nigerian priest was kidnapped earlier this week and is now being held for ransom, which is just the latest in a string of violent attacks on Christian clergy in Nigeria. On Monday, assailants presumed to be Muslim Fulani herdsmen held up the car carrying Rev. Emmanuel Dim…The attackers carried Dim off, after shooting one of his companions in the head and injuring the other.
As China plans another crackdown to suppress religion, Christianity continues to grow
September 29, 2016 — BEIJING, September 29, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) — The Chinese government plans to implement harsh new regulations intended to suppress independent religious organizations as part of a general and ongoing crusade against the “three evils”— separatism, terrorism, and religious extremism… Bob Fu of…China Aid…told LifeSiteNews, “What I see with the new wave of persecution is a new wave of revival.”
Plight of Pakistani minorities highlighted in a demonstration out the UN Headquarters
September 29, 2016 — Pakistan Minorities Alliance PMA organized a demonstration outside the United Nations Head Quarters in Geneva. This protest was held in order to high light the plight of religious minorities in Pakistan…The protestors urged the United Nations Organization to take note of the quandary of religious minorities in Pakistan who are reeling from scourges of discrimination, extremism, and religion-based violence.
Special Prayer Request!!
• Pray for Asia Bibi, a Christian mother of five children. She was sentenced to death and put in a Pakistani jail on false blasphemy charges in 2010. Next week, Pakistan’s Supreme Court will hear her appeal and decide her fate.
• Pray for the Ethiopian political situation which is causing persecution to the people
Weekly prayer insights from the heart of Pastor Getaneh. It is time to pray, let us pray that your will be done. Have your way!