WAITING: Remaining in our present circumstance for further instruction.
Wait on the Lord; be of good courage, and He shall strengthen your heart; wait I say, on the Lord! ~Psalm 27:14
pa·tience the capacity to accept or tolerate delay, trouble, or suffering without getting angry or upset.
The Lord favors those who fear Him, those who wait for his lovingkindness. ~Psalm 147:11
"Quiet waiting before God would save us from many a mistake and from many a sorrow” ~ J. Hudson Taylor
"They shall not be ashamed who wait for Me.” ~ Isaiah 49:23
“If I shut up the heavens so that there is no rain, or if I command the locust to devour the land, or if I send pestilence among My people, 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 7:13-14
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:
Christians in India blooming despite persecution
August 09, 2016 — The head of an international radio ministry insists that although persecution in India has intensified in the last couple of years, the nation is witnessing a renewed hunger for hope and God’s truth.
Nigeria: Militant Christian Group Vows Revenge Attacks On Muslims If Boko Haram Kills Christians
August 08, 2016 — The militant Christian group Niger Delta Revolutionary Crusaders (NDRC) has vowed that it will carry out reprisal attacks on Muslims and mosques in the Niger Delta region if Boko Harams new leader Abu Masab el Barnaw fulfils a threat to kill Christians and burn down churches.
House-Church Leader Among Four Pro-Democracy Activists Sentenced in China
Published August 08, 2016 — (Morning Star News) – Two Christians were among four activists convicted under fabricated charges of “subverting state power” in China last week. The Tianjin No. 2 Intermediate People’s Court sentenced house-church leader Hu Shigen, 61, on Wednesday (Aug. 3) to seven and a half years in prison on charges of “subverting state power” for his work as an activist advocating democracy, according to news reports.
Nigeria: Are Christians Second Class Citizens in Nigeria?
Published August 07, 2016 — I am glad that Father Mbaka of the Catholic Church has finally seen the light and that he has denounced the Buhari regime. This coming from a man that once supported the President vigorously, even when members of his own flock and faith were being slaughtered, marginalized and humiliated, is cheery news.
Chile: Church burned down, at least 16 destroyed this year
August 05, 2016 – A Catholic church has been burned down in southern Chile... Unknown attackers burned the church and destroyed two high-tension electricity towers, the Associated Press news agency reported. Police said that at least 16 Catholic and Protestant churches have been burned this year.
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.
Nigerian Women Lose Husbands, Homes and Sometimes Their Minds to Extremist Violence
August 03, 2016 — A Forty-something Agnes, from Benue state in Nigeria’s Middle Belt region, was married to university lecturer John while still young; the couple had nine children. One morning in 2008 Agnes rose to hear repeated shouts of “Allahu Akbar [Allah is the greatest]!” “When you hear that, you know something [terrible] is going to happen,” Agnes told World Watch Monitor.
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!