Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path. Psalm 119:05
Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me. John 14:6
The Bible and the work of God’s Holy Spirit are like a map and a compass. The Bible is our map. When we are trying to find our way through the journey of life, God has given us a spiritual compass to guide our path. That guide is the Bible, God's Holy Word. The truth that we find in the Bible never changes. It will always point us in the same direction. It will always point us to Jesus. All Scripture is . . . profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness. —2 Timothy 3:16
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 all 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
Second Christian leader in two weeks kidnapped in Burkina Faso
Published June 5, 2018 — A Christian pastor and three members of his family have been kidnapped in Burkina Faso’s north-eastern province of Soum, two weeks after the kidnapping of another Christian leader and his wife…local sources told World Watch Monitor three members of his family – his son, his daughter-in-law and his granddaughter – were also abducted. For more click here: https://www.worldwatchmonitor.org/2018/06/second-christian-leader-in-two-weeks-kidnapped-in-burkina-faso/
Pakistan: Christians told they can’t have a church in Muslim-majority village
Published June 4, 2018 — Christians in a village in Pakistan’s Punjab province have been told to remove every visible sign of Christianity from their church, six months after being forced to sign a form pledging they would no longer hold services. The 40 Christian families in Nayya Sarabah (Chak 336) village, part of Toba Tek Singh district near Faisalabad, haven’t held a service since before Christmas.…Click here: https://www.worldwatchmonitor.org/2018/06/pakistan-christians-told-they-cant-have-a-church-in-muslim-majority-village/
Nigeria: 7 more killed by suspected herdsmen in what Benue governor calls a ‘jihad’
June 4, 2018 — A fresh attack attributed to Fulani herdsmen has left seven killed in Tseadough village, in the Kwande local government area of Benue state, in Nigeria’s Middle Belt…According to its Governor, Samuel Ortom, at least 492 people have been killed in Benue so far this year. The violence has been often portrayed as a conflict between Muslim nomads and Christian farmers over access to grazing lands. Click here for more information: https://www.worldwatchmonitor.org/coe/nigeria-7-more-killed-by-suspected-herdsmen-in-what-benue-governor-calls-a-jihad/
Rights Groups Call for Recognition of Repressions in Eritrea
Published June 3, 2018 – Rights groups have called for the renewal of the mandate of the UN Human Rights Special Rapporteurs for Eritrea. Human rights violations in Eastern Africa have only continued to get worse. Eritrea is among the worst examples of repressing religious freedoms, prompting thousands to flee the country….The State Department estimates that between 1,200 and 3,000 individuals are held on religious grounds. Click here for more information. https://www.persecution.org/2018/06/03/rights-groups-call-recognition-repressions-eritrea/
Fifteen Christians Falsely Accused of Forced Conversion in India’s Jharkhand State
Published June 1, 2018 — Washington, DC (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that at least 15 Christians in India’s northeastern state of Jharkhand have been falsely charged with forced conversions during the month of May…Click here: https://www.persecution.org/2018/06/01/fifteen-christians-falsely-accused-forced-conversion-indias-jharkhand-state/
Special Prayer Request!!
•Continue your prayers for Muslims during Ramadan. Pray that they will know the only One True God and Jesus Christ. Pray as they hunger that they will know the Bread of Life of Jesus and the Living Water of Jesus Christ as they fast.
•Pray for the believers who are persecuted, imprisoned & even killed for their faith.
•Pray for the underground church and pastors we support in East Africa.
•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).
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!