For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through Him. Whoever believes in Him is not condemned, but whoever does not believe has already been condemned, because he has not believed in the name of God’s one and only Son. John 3:17-18
Truly, truly, I tell you, whoever hears My word and believes Him who sent Me has eternal life and will not come under judgment. Indeed, he has crossed over from death to life. John 5:24
So we see that it was because of their unbelief that they were unable to enter ~ Hebrews 3:19
Everybody is called to pray. Please pray for the following!
The UNREACHED in Ethiopia, Djibouti, Eritrea, Somalia, Kenya, and South Sudan
Pray for the most important leaders of these countries – that the Holy Spirit will take away their spiritual blindness (2 Cor. 4:4). Pray for supernatural/extraordinary manifestations of God through dreams, healing, revelations and visions, etc. among the unreached of these countries (Acts 2:19; 4:30; Heb. 2:4). Pray that the Spirit of God will raise people from these countries to build a strong church among their own people. Pray that God’s Name be glorified and honored wherever the Truth is suppressed or denied. Pray that God’s Kingdom come and rule and His will become effective where it is defied and where it is opposed by His enemies! (Matthew 6:9-10)
The CHURCH of the UNREACHED and all over the World
It is the task of the church of Jesus Christ to take the Gospel of Salvation to the nations of the World. Pray that the Church of Christ will take the Commission in Matthew 28:18-20 literally. Pray for the church to gain a new vision for mission work. Pray for the Church to persevere despite persecution. Pray for unity among the small groups and against false doctrines that often come and destroy the young congregations. Pray for outpouring of the Holy Spirit on them (Acts 4:31).
For the SALVATION of the people from the UNREACHED
Pray that whole families will become converted – it makes it easier for the converts to remain standing. Pray that the Holy Spirit will work in their hearts in a divine way and urge them to search for the True God in Jesus Christ. Pray especially for the redemption of individuals who are leaders or who are in positions of authority in these countries. Pray that these people will openly confess their sins and their faith in Christ and that they will also follow Him openly
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 7:14
Breaking News & Latest Headlines For The Week
Ravi Zacharias, Beloved Preacher and Apologist, Dies at 74
Published May 19, 2020 — Beloved Christian author and apologist Ravi Zacharias has died at the age of 74. According to a press release from Ravi Zacharias International Ministries, Zacharias died in his Georgia home on Tuesday morning after a short battle with cancer. …Click here for more https://www.christianheadlines.com/blog/ravi-zacharias-beloved-apologist-dies-at-74.html
Police Arrest, Assault Christians Preparing Relief Aid in India
Published May 19, 2020 — (Morning Star News) – A pastor and seven others putting relief packets together for the poor were assaulted by police who arrested them on a baseless allegation of gathering too many for worship amid the coronavirus lockdown in India, sources said. Pastor Ramesh Kumar, 32, along with Christians Shri Chand, Rakesh Kumar and Mohit Kumar, were preparing aid packets on April 25 for distribution to the poor in Kakrahia village, near Kotiya, Kaushambi District, Uttar Pradesh state, when police stormed in and detained them and four others helping them, the pastor said. …Click here for more https://www.christianheadlines.com/blog/police-arrest-assault-christians-preparing-relief-aid-in-india.html
Barnabas Aid Forms COVID-19 Emergency Fund to Help Impoverished Christians in Developing Countries
Published May 19, 2020 — As Americans share memes on social media with jokes about how much weight they have gained while under “Stay at Home” orders, Christians in many parts of the world face a different reality. Millions now struggle with food insecurity as they are not working during nationwide lockdowns. …Click here for more https://www.christianheadlines.com/contributors/scott-slayton/barnabas-aid-forms-covid-19-emergency-fund-to-help-impoverished-christians-in-the-developing-world.html
China Forces School Teachers to Renounce Christian Faith or Risk Being Fired
Published May 19, 2020 – Chinese schools are requiring Christian teachers within the nation’s school system to renounce their faith or risk being fired, according to a new report by a religious liberty watchdog. Bitter Winter, which monitors religious freedom in the country, said the pressure on Christian teachers intensified after Chinese President Xi Jinping in September 2018 said one goal of education was to raise the next generation of socialists. … Click here for more: https://www.christianheadlines.com/contributors/michael-foust/china-forces-school-teachers-to-renounce-christian-faith-or-risk-being-fired.html
Pastor in Nepal Re-Arrested on New Series of Charges to Keep Him in Jail, Sources Say
Published May 15, 2020 - (Morning Star News) – A pastor arrested in Nepal in March on charges of giving false information for saying prayer could heal COVID-19 was released last month – and then immediately re-arrested on new charges, sources said. Moments after releasing pastor Keshab Raj Acharya on bail on April 8, police re-arrested him on charges of “outraging religious feelings” and “proselytizing,” according to court documents. ...Click here for more: https://www.christianheadlines.com/blog/pastor-in-nepal-re-arrested-on-new-series-or-charges-to-keep-him-in-jail-sources-say.html
Special Prayer Requests
• Pray for our leaders, the president, governors,and the mayors,as they safely re-open the economy.
• Continue to pray fervently for our Nation and for all those affected by the COVID-19 virus. Pray especially for our Seniors, Children, Doctors, Nurses and first responders.
• Pray for the believers who are persecuted, imprisoned & even killed for their faith.
• Pray for underground churches and pastors in Africa, Asia and around the world.
• Pray for our persecuted brothers and sisters who are under attack. That they would know the hope God gives (Ephesians 1:18) and that the Holy Spirit will strengthen them(Ephesians 3:16).
Remember, God wants us to pray!“Then you will call on Me and you will come and pray
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!