“A gospel that begins and ends at me is too small.” ~ Unknown
I will make you as a light for the nations, that my salvation may reach to the ends of the earth. ~ Isaiah 49:6
You will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth. ~ Acts 1:8
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:
CHRISTIAN PERSECUTION IN THE MUSLIM WORLD: CHRISTIANS AS ‘TARGET PRACTICE’
August 30, 2016 — More reports of the brutal treatment that Christians and other minorities experienced at the hands of the Islamic State (ISIS) emerged during May. One account told of a couple who, after their children were abducted by ISIS militants, answered their door one day to find a plastic bag on their doorstep. It contained the body parts of their daughters and a video of them being brutally tortured and raped. Murderous War Being Waged in Kenya
Published August 29, 2016 — Kenya (The Guardian) - A football field and a grove of mango trees lie between Bongwe and its neighboring village. On one side live the family of 33-year-old Subira Mwangole, shot dead by gunmen while watching television with friends. First American Citizen Charged under Russia’s Anti-Missionary Law
Published August 26, 2016 – Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – ICC has learned that the first American citizen has been charged under Russia’s new “anti-terror” or “Yarovaya laws.” While ostensibly aimed at countering extremist activity, the newly implemented laws also make the sharing of religious beliefs without proper government authorization illegal.
Fulani men kill Catholic Seminarian
August 19, 2016 —Nigeria (Vanguard) - Four months after herdsmen invaded Nimbo village in Enugu State, killing and maiming the villagers, another village in the same state was, yesterday, attacked by, at least, 50 herdsmen leaving death and tears in their wake. The invaded village was Ndiagu,Attakwu, Akegbe-Ugwu in Nkanu-West Local Government Area of the state. Some of the victims include 26-year-old Seminarian, Lazarus Nwafor, on a year apostolic work, who was slaughtered and a six-month pregnant woman whose stomach was ripped open.
BOKO HARAM KIDNAPPED 10,000 BOYS, FORCED THEM TO BECOME CHILD SOLDIERS
August 25, 2016 — (NIGERIA) The world was horrified when the Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram kidnapped 276 schoolgirls from the town of Chibok in 2014. But less coverage has been given to the kidnapping of more than 10,000 boys over the last three years by the terror group and their brutal coercion tactics, forcing children to wage jihad.
Special Prayer Request!!
• Pray for the believers who are persecuted, imprisoned & even killed for their faith
• Pray for unity in our country.
• Pray for Getaneh and Wosene as spread God’s message.
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!