“Blessed is the man who remains steadfast under trial.” ~ James 1:12Stead·fast: resolutely or dutifully firm and unwavering.
Be strong & steadfast! Do not fear nor be dismayed, for the Lord your God, is with you. ~ Joshua 1:9
“The root of all steadfastness is in consecration to God ~ Alexander MacLaren
“You O’ God are my fortress the God who shows steadfast love.” ~Psalm 59:17
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.
Breaking news & latest headlines for the week:
French church attack: Priest's throat slit by 'two terrorists who claimed to be from Islamic State'
Published July 26, 2016 — A French priest has been killed in a hostage attack on a Catholic church in Normandy. The priest, named as Father Jacques Hamel, had his throat slit by "two terrorists who claimed to be from Islamic State", said French President Francois Hollande… One other was seriously wounded and is "fighting for their life", said the French interior ministry.
NEWS | Out of All Nations, China has Yielded the 7th Largest Number of Citizens who have Joined ISIS
Published July 26, 2016 — BEIJING—Leaked Islamic State records provide the first solid evidence that more than 100 Chinese nationals have joined the jihadist movement in Syria.
Attacks Against Christians in Egypt Rising at Alarming Rate, Human Rights Groups Warn
July 25, 2016 — Human rights groups have been speaking out against what they say is an alarming escalation of violence in several attacks against Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Christian community, with police providing little if any protection for victims.
Kenyan Government Says Largest Refugee Camp Soon Shutting Down
July 24, 2016 – Dadaab, Kenya –The Kenyan government recently announced plans to shut down the world’s largest refugee camp located in the country’s northeast corner near the Somali and Ethiopian borders. The camp in Dadaab currently houses 326,000 Somali refugees fleeing violence in their own country. Kenya now wants to shut the camp down because they consider it a security risk, since it could allow for the infiltration of Al-Shabaab terrorists into the country.
Special Prayer Request!!
• Pray for the believers who are persecuted, imprisoned & even killed for their faith
• Pray for law enforcement, and the friends and families who lost their loved ones.
• Pray for unity in our country.
Baptist Pastor Loses Hand to Muslim Fulani Herdsman in Nasarawa State, Nigeria
Published July 22, 2016 — South Sudan (The Washington Post) - Two days after a cease-fire took hold in the capital of the world’s youngest country, the situation remained dire Wednesday for tens of thousands of civilians displaced by fierce clashes. International officials and aid workers are being evacuated from South Sudan, including U.S. diplomats..…
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!