He is not here; he has risen! Remember how he told you, while he was still with you in Galilee: ‘The Son of Man must be delivered over to the hands of sinners, be crucified and on the third day be raised again.’ Luke 41:6-7
Everybody is called to pray. Please pray for the following!
The UNREACHED in Ethiopia, Djibouti, Eritrea, Somalia, Kenya, and South Sudan
Pray for the most important leaders of these countries – that the Holy Spirit will take away their spiritual blindness (2 Cor. 4:4). Pray for supernatural/extraordinary manifestations of God through dreams, healing, revelations and visions, etc. among the unreached of these countries (Acts 2:19; 4:30; Heb. 2:4). Pray that the Spirit of God will raise people from these countries to build a strong church among their own people. Pray that God’s Name be glorified and honored wherever the Truth is suppressed or denied. Pray that God’s Kingdom come and rule and His will become effective where it is defied and where it is opposed by His enemies! (Matthew 6:9-10)
The CHURCH of the UNREACHED and all over the World
It is the task of the church of Jesus Christ to take the Gospel of Salvation to the nations of the World. Pray that the Church of Christ will take the Commission in Matthew 28:18-20 literally. Pray for the church to gain a new vision for mission work. Pray for the Church to persevere despite persecution. Pray for unity among the small groups and against false doctrines that often come and destroy the young congregations. Pray for outpouring of the Holy Spirit on them (Acts 4:31).
For the SALVATION of the people from the UNREACHED
Pray that whole families will become converted –it makes it easier for the converts to remain standing. Pray that the Holy Spirit will work in their hearts in a divine way and urge them to search for the True God in Jesus Christ. Pray especially for the redemption of individuals who are leaders or who are in positions of authority in these countries. Pray that these people will openly confess their sins and their faith in Christ and that they will also follow Him openly.
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. 2 Chronicles 7:14
Breaking News & Latest Headlines
Fulani Militants Kill 14 Christians in Nigeria
4/12/2022 -- Nigeria (International Christian Concern) Fulani militants killed 14 Christians, including women and children, in Nigeria’s Benue State on Monday night. The attack happened around midnight in the Tarka Local Government Area, close to the state capital of Makurdi. Click here for more information: https://www.persecution.org/2022/04/12/fulani- militants-kill-14-christians-nigeria/
Catholic Church in Myanmar Raided by the Junta
4/12/2022 -- Myanmar (International Christian Concern) ICC has learned that on April 8, dozens of soldiers from the Burmese Army (Tatmadaw) raided a Catholic compound in Myanmar’s Mandalay in search of “hidden weapons.” Approximately 40 soldiers forced their way into Sacred Heart Cathedral during Lent preparations in the afternoon, holding scores of worshippers for hours, including Archbishop Marco Tin Win. Click here: https://www.persecution.org/2022/04/12/catholic-church-myanmar-raided-junta/
A Syrian Greek Orthodox Priest Found Dead in Cathedral
4/11/2022 – Syria (International Christian Concern) – George Rafiq Housh, a Syrian priest, was found dead at a Greek Orthodox cathedral in Latakia on April 6. Preliminary news suggested that Housh committed suicide, though the narrative is questioned. Syria’s Ministry of Interior released a statement saying that “Housh shot himself with his own pistol due to psychological and social pressures.”Click here for more: https://www.persecution.org/2022/04/11/syrian-greek-orthodox-priest-found-dead-cathedral/
Coptic Priest Fatally Stabbed on Egyptian Street
4/08/2022 – Egypt (International Christian Concern) – Egyptian authorities arrested the 60-year-old assailant shortly after the incident. The man’s identity and motives are currently unclear, pending police investigation. Coptic Christians comprise approximately 10% of Egypt’s population, which is primarily Muslim. The nation’s Muslim population is currently celebrating Ramadan while the Christian minority is in the Lenten season preparing for Easter. Click here for more information: https://www.persecution.org/2022/04/08/coptic-priest-fatally-stabbed- egyptian-street/
Church Burned, Three Killed In Central Nigeria
4/07/2022 --Nigeria (International Christian Concern) According to ICC’s correspondent in Nigeria, the attack by Islamist extremists killed three people and injured one. Additionally, 25 homes and 40 barns were burned. The village community church, called the Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA), was burned to the ground. Click here for more information: https://www.persecution.org/2022/04/06/church-burned-three-killed-central-nigeria/
Special Prayer Request!!
• Pray for our brothers and sisters in Ukraine and pray for peace
• Pray for peace in Ethiopia, Djibouti, Eritrea, Somalia, Kenya, and South Sudan
• Pray for the underground church and pastors we support in East Africa
• Pray for frontline pastors, workers and their families in countries hostile to Christianity
• Pray for our persecuted brothers and sisters who are under attack. That they would know the hope God gives (Ephesians 1:18) and that the Holy Spirit will strengthen them (Ephesians 3:16)
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!