Obedience is an act of faith; disobedience is the result of unbelief. ~ Edwin Cole Love the LORD you God and keep his requirements, his decreees, his laws and his commands always. ~ Deuteronomy 11:1
And this is love: that we walk in obedience to his commands. As you have heard from the beginning, his command is that you walk in love. ~ 2 John 1:6
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.
HEADLINES THIS WEEK
More Than 3,500 Muslim Refugees in Germany Baptized Into Christian Faith
September 13, 2016 — More than 3,500 Muslim refugees have turned to Christ and been baptized in Germany in the last two years, a new survey reveals. Churches report that many of the refugees being baptized had converted in their home countries such as Syria and Iraq, and especially Iran, but had lived in fear of being murdered if they disclosed their new faith.
Authorities Arrest Christian Leader in Al Jazirah State, Sudan, in School Takeover
September 13, 2016 — JUBA, South Sudan (Morning Star News) – Authorities in southeastern Sudan arrested the headmaster of a Christian school last week and took over its property.
5.7 EARTHQUAKE STRIKES TANZANIA
Published September 13, 2016 – Sunday, September 11, a 5.7 magnitude earthquake struck the Bukoa region of Tanzania. At least 14 people were killed, and more than 200 people were injured. Significant building damage has occurred, and tremors could be felt as far west as Kenya. According the US Geological Survey, the earthquake hit near the shore of Lake Victoria, and had a depth of six miles.
Coptic Christian beheaded by ISIS wanted wife to teach their children about Jesus Christ
September 12, 2016 -- One of the 21 Coptic Christians beheaded by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in Libya last year asked his wife to teach "the principles of Jesus Christ" to their children, a humanitarian lawyer who met with the victims' families revealed.
The Registered Church and Why It Is a Problem
September 12, 2016 — China (MNN) – When 20 world leaders get together, there’s bound to be some tension. Before the summit, the United States Commission of International Religions Freedom (USCIRF) urged President Obama to discuss religious freedom with President Xi Jinping. And while he seems to have taken this advice, according to several news stories, it doesn’t appear that the conversation was productive.
Persecution in Eastern Uganda Persists as Christian Convert Is Killed in Western Area
September 08, 2016 -- NAIROBI, Kenya (Morning Star News) – While Muslim villagers continue to persecute Christians in eastern Uganda, Islamists last month killed a Christian in the western part of the country, sources said.
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!