Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous deeds among all peoples. 1 Chronicles 16:24 NIV
Great are the works of the Lord; they are pondered by all who delight in them. Psalm 111:2 NIV
…Great and marvelous are your works, O Lord God, the Almighty. Just and true are your ways, O King of the nations. Revelation 15:3 NLT
Light shines on the godly, and joy on those whose hearts are right. Psalm 97:11 NLT
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
Arise & shine; please pray for the following!
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 the leaders of our nation 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 (or affiliate) 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
Kenyan Christians killed for refusing to recite Islamic Shahad
Published August 22, 2017 – Three Kenyan Christians were hacked to death by Al-Shabaab militants on Friday night (18 August) after they refused to recite the Islamic prayer of faith. A fourth Christian – a mentally challenged older brother of one of the three – was also killed.
Sudanese Police Evict Two Pastors From Their Homes
Published August 22, 2017 – JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – In further efforts to help a Muslim businessman take over church property, police in Omdurman, Sudan evicted two church leaders and their families from their houses, sources said. Police… raided the two houses belonging to the Sudan Presbyterian Evangelical Church.
Militants Kill Four Men in Eastern Kenya for Their Christian Faith
Published August 21, 2017 – Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – (ICC) has learned that on August 17, 2017, al-Shabaab militants perpetrated another attack in Kenya’s Lamu County where four Christian men were killed. The attack came just over one month after an attack in nearby Jima village where seven Christian men were killed.
Christian Teen Beaten and Arrested After Being Accused of Blasphemy in Pakistan
Published August 21, 2017 – FAISALABAD: A Christian teenager was brutally beaten up by a mob in Jhamkay town of Wazirabad tehsil, Gujranwala on Sunday over accusations of committing blasphemy. The teenager, who is 16, was rescued by police and then shifted to the Ali Pur Chattha police station where he was booked under Section 295-B of the Pakistan Penal Code – punishable with life imprisonment – on the complaint of a pesh imam, Qari Rana Arshad Ali.
Sweden to Iranian convert it plans to deport: ‘It’s not our problem you chose to become a Christian’ Published August 16, 2017 – An Iranian convert to Christianity has been refused asylum in Sweden, placing her at risk of deportation and “torture and rape” in jail in her home country…officials at the country’s Migration Board did not believe her life would be in danger if she were sent back to Iran… “and it’s not our problem if you decided to become a Christian; it’s your problem.”
Special Prayer Requests!!
• Pray for Christians Affected by ISIS and Other Extremist Groups.
• Pray for the gospel to go forward and be rooted in the Middle East.
• Pray for our military to be a light to others and be spiritually fit to endure the challenges of the military service.
• Revival happens wherever the Word of God prevails (2 Thessalonians 3:1)
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!