M E R R Y C H R I S T M A S to you and you family!! “And the PEACE of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” ~ Phillipians 4:7
A child will be born to us… His name will be called… Prince of Peace ~ Isaiah 9:6
“If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves & pray and seek My face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin & heal their land.” ~ 2 Chronicles 7:14
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 the leaders of our nation 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.
reaing news & latest headlines for the we
Christians in India Fear Attacks for Celebrating Christmas Publically
December 20, 2016 – India (Christian Post) - Many Christians in India are reportedly too afraid to celebrate Christmas after Hindu radicals attacked believers on at least two separate occasions in recent weeks.
‘No Christmas or carol singing’ orders in Santa Claus’ homeland Turkey
Published December 19, 2016 — “No more Christmas celebration and/or lessons on Christmas including carol singing is permitted, effective immediately”. An email on 13 December sent to about 35 German-funded teachers at Istanbul Erkek Lisesi (also known as Istanbul High School) saying that the National Ministry of Education had communicated that no more of these activities should take place.
Terror in Jordan: Ten Killed in Crusader Castle Siege
Published December 19, 2016 – Terrorists opened fire in two separate locations in the Jordanian city of Karak on December 18. Seven Jordanian security personnel were killed along with two Jordanian civilians and one Canadian tourist. Those wounded included two foreign tourist.
Pray For Aleppo, Southern Baptist Leaders Urge
December 16, 2016 – Southern Baptist leaders are exhorting Christians to pray for Aleppo, Syria, a city being destroyed in civil war between the Syrian government and rebels including the Islamic State…
Nigerian Christians Face Pressure to Abandon Faith
December 16, 2016 – (World Watch Monitor) — While violent attacks on Christians at the hands of Islamist militants Boko Haram and the Fulani herdsmen in the northeast and Middle Belt of Nigeria have captured media attention, the persistent social pressures Christians face elsewhere go mostly unnoticed.
Hungary's Parliament Condemns Persecution Of Christians
December 15, 2016 – BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BosNewsLife)-- Hungary’s parliament has passed a government-initiated decree condemning the persecution of Christian around the world as well as other religious minorities.
Special Prayer Request
• This Christmas remember Jesus, the Light of the World, as we celebrate His birth. May we begin to see the world in the light of the understanding He gives us. As He chose the lowly, the outcasts, and the poor to receive the greatest news the world had ever known, so may we worship Him in meekness of heart.
• May we also remember our brothers and sisters less fortunate than ourselves in this season of giving.
• Pray for Getaneh’s and Tuesday’s upcoming trip to Ethiopia and Djibouti.
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!