“PRAYER is putting oneself in the hands of God” ~ Mother Teresa
“The Lord is near to all who call on Him.” ~Psalm 145:18
“Our prayers may be awkward. Our attempts may be feeble. But since the power of prayer is in the one who hears it and not in the one who says it, our prayers do make a difference.” ~ Max Lucado
“Not by Might, Nor by Power, but by My Spirit says the Lord!” ~ Zechariah 4:6
“…for my house shall be called a house of prayer for all nations. ~ Isaiah 56:7
“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:
26 killed by Herdsmen in Kaduna and Adamawa Bloodbath
August 03, 2016 — KADUNA—No fewer than 26 people have been reportedly killed as gunmen suspected to be herdsmen allegedly invaded communities in Adamawa and Kaduna states, also injuring scores, while many were declared missing...scores of other people have been declared missing.
'ISIS is Not the Problem,' Says Christian Convert Tortured & Thrown to Dogs
August 02, 2016 — A Christian convert who was jailed and horrendously tortured because of his faith in Christ says the radical extremist problem facing the world today is much bigger than just the Islamic State…The problem is the ideology of the extremists…the Muslim community has to work with us
Uganda: Pastor 'killed by group of Muslims' for evangelizing
Published August 01, 2016 — A pastor was tied up and killed by a group of Muslims in eastern Uganda reportedly for converting Muslims to Christianity and refusing to sell land for the building of a mosqueAccording to Morning Star News (MSN), 38-year-old pastor Robert Bakulubanywa of Bubulanga Victory Church in the Kibuku District, was on his way home from a church gathering "when a band of Muslims killed him near his house".
Nigeria Boko Haram crisis: UN aid convoy ambushed
Published July 29, 2016 — Suspected Islamist Boko Haram militants have ambushed a UN humanitarian aid convoy in north-eastern Nigeria which had a military escort, officials…
30 Christians Held By Police In Government Crackdown
(Foshan, Guangdong—July 28, 2016) Government personnel in China’s southern Guangdong province seized 30 members of a house church in early July and took them to a local station for interrogation.
UPDATE: Fresh attacks on Christian villages in Benue, Central Nigeria
July 27, 2016 — A fresh attack in the central Nigerian State of Benue by suspected Fulani herdsmen has left at least 14 dead in the predominantly Christian area of Gaambe-Tiev - the same place that has seen violence for over a month now. The assailants stormed the community on July 25th at about 7.30 am, shouting and shooting sporadically, an eyewitness told media.
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.
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!