PRAY for the persecuted… “Yet if any man suffer as a Christian, let him not be ashamed; but let him glorify God on this behalf.” ~ 1 Peter 4:16
PERSECUTED BUT NOT FORSAKEN; CAST DOWN, BUT NOT DESTROYED!!
Let us be ever mindful of our brothers and sisters around the world who are discriminated against, slandered, unjustly accused, arrested, imprisoned, beaten, exiled or killed. They need us to stand with them in prayer as they suffer in your name. God of all comfort, for those who are tortured both in body and mind, give them the grace to endure their suffering. (Romans 15:5-6, 2 Thessalonians 1:4-5, 11-12).
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!!
1. Please pray for the Muslim people around the world during Ramadan. Take the 30 day challenge and pray with faith, hope and love for the Muslim world.
2. Pray for divine protection over our nation during the electoral process. Pray for a leader who will ultimately allow us to “lead peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness”
3. Pray for great revival and spiritual awakening!...Pray that God will pour out His Spirit like a mighty purifying flood.
Pastor's Wife Stabbed to Death in Nigeria for Allegedly Insulting Prophet Muhammad
Published June 7, 2016 — A Christian woman and the wife of a local Nigerian pastor was stabbed to death by attackers last week…allegedly because she insulted the Muslim Prophet Muhammad. AllAfrica reported that the 74-year-old Bridget Abahime, was followed and killed at a market in Kano.
ISIS Burns 19 Yazidi Women Alive in Metal Cages
Published June7, 2016 — JERUSALEM, Israel – Nineteen Yazidi women who refused to become sex slaves of their ISIS captors were caged and burned alive in Mosul, Iraq, late last week before hundreds of spectators that included their husbands. "They were punished for refusing to have sex with ISIS militants.
HE LOST HIS JOB FOR FOLLOWING JESUS. WHAT NOW?
Published June 7, 2016 –…Pray for Ali*, a man who recently began following Christ after leaving Islam…Since his conversion, Ali has been attending meetings for former Muslims who now follow Christ.. pray that losing his job won’t hinder Ali from being deeply rooted in his Savior.
Richard Huckle given 22 life sentences for abuse of Malaysian children
Published June 6, 2016 — One of Britain’s worst predatory pedophiles, who targeted, groomed and abused up to 200 Malaysian babies and …has been handed 22 life sentences. Richard Huckle… posed as an English teacher and philanthropist in poor Christian communities in Kuala Lumpur, admitted an unprecedented 71 offences, including rapes, against young children aged between six months and 12 years between 2006 and 2014.
China Continues Crackdown on Christian Churches
June 3, 2016 – Chinese authorities continue to intensify their crackdown on churches, recently forbidding a church to hold services and requiring its members to register with the government.
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!