“With God all things are possible.” – Matthew 19:26
FAITH… “is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see” Hebrews 11:1
“For we walk by faith, not by sight” – 1 Corinthians 5:7
“Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t seek the whole staircase” – Martin Luther King, Jr.
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 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.
Special Prayer Request!!
Pray for the mothers of Wosene and Getaneh. We need to pray not only for our nation, but we need to pray for our leaders, for all those who govern us, that they will turn to God with humble hearts and follow Him. Let’s pray for great awakening!
TWO MEN ARREST FOR TRANSPORTING BIBLES
Published May 17, 2016 — Please pray for our Hian and Phung in Laos. While transporting Bibles last Saturday, they were apprehended by Vietnamese authorities. The police confiscated their motorcycles, which were provided by Open Doors, and sent them to jail in Southern Laos.
Man chokes 8-year-girl uncounscious inside women’s restroom in Chicago restaurant
Published May 17, 2016 — A 33-year-old man is now facing charges of aggravated kidnapping and battery of a child after he is accused of choking an eight-year-old girl until she passed out at a restaurant restroom in Chicago.
Christian pastor aiding North Koreans killed in 'retaliation,' source says
Published May 17, 2016 — SEOUL, May 17 (UPI) -- A band of "gangsters" killed a Christian pastor who assisted North Korean defectors in China, according to a source in North Korea. The incident was an act of "retaliation" for the defection of 13 North Korean restaurant workers in China, the source told South Korean news service Daily NK.
50 more Christians, including women and children, slaughtered by Islamic terrorists in the Congo
May 16, 2016 – More Christians are being targeted and slaughtered by an Islamic terror group in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a predominantly Christian nation in Africa. This May alone, about 50 Christians have been mercilessly killed by Islamic jihadists, CBN News reports.
Bangladesh: "A Living Testimony"
Published May 13, 2016 — Brother Sean oversees VOM's work in South Asia. As he prepared for a recent trip to Bangladesh, word came that a pastor there had just been martyred for his Christian witness. Listen as Sean discusses his thoughts as he went to meet members of that pastor's family and the challenges they and other families of martyrs still face each day.
Christians smuggle Bibles for persecuted believers in North Africa
Published May 12, 2016 — Christian volunteers for a United Kingdom-based persecution charity have successfully smuggled Bibles and training materials for pastors and persecuted believers in North Africa.