The LORD bless you and keep you; the LORD make his face shine on you and be gracious to you; the LORD turn his face toward you and give you peace. Numbers 6:24-26
And God is able to bless you abundantly, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work. 2 Corinthians 9:8
Now to Him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to His power that is at work within us, to Him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever! Amen. Ephesians 3:20-21
Everybody is called to pray. Please pray for the following!
The UNREACHED in Ethiopia, Djibouti, Eritrea, Somalia, Kenya, and South Sudan
Pray for the mostimportant 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 raisepeople from these countries to build a strong church among their own people. Pray that God’s Name beglorified 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 takethe 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
Zanzibar: In the Deep Waters of Christian Persecution
1/18/2022 (International Christian Concern)– Pastor James* woke up as usual and left to conduct prayers at his church on the island of Zanzibar, located off Tanzania’s eastern African coast. But when he arrived, to his horror, he found that his church had been flattened. Before he could comprehend what had happened, a group of radical Muslims
descended on him with machetes. Click here for more information: https://www.persecution.org/2022/01/18/zanzibar-deep-waters-christian-persecution/
10 Killed in Burkina Faso Amidst Jihadist Uprising
1/17/2022 Burkina Faso (International Christian Concern) – At least 10 civilians were killed in Burkina Faso on Saturday during an attack suspected to have been perpetrated by jihadists. “Unidentified armed individuals carried out an attack on the village of Namssiguian in Bam province,” a security source told AFP. Click here for more information: https://www.persecution.org/2022/01/17/10-killed-burkina-faso-amidst-jihadist-uprising/
Christian Teen Abducted and Forcefully Married to 45-Year-Old Muslim Neighbor in Pakistan
1/16/2022 Pakistan (International Christian Concern) According to Morning Star News, a 14-year-old Christian girl in Pakistan was abducted, forcefully converted to Islam, and forcefully married to her 45-year-old Muslim neighbor. The girl’s parents are now attempting to work with local authorities to have their daughter recovered and returned. Click here: https://www.persecution.org/2022/01/16/christian-teenabducted-forcefully-married-45-year-old-muslim-neighbor-pakistan/
28 Murdered In Jihadist Attack on South Sudanese Christian Community
1/14/2022 South Sudan (International Christian Concern) – According to the Barnabus Fund, at least 28 people were killed and 57 houses were burned down by Islamist extremists during a January attack on the Christian community of Yith Pabol. Click here for more information: https://www.persecution.org/2022/01/14/28-murdered-jihadist-attack-south-sudanese-christian-community/
Fulani Militants Kill 18 More Christians in Nigeria
1/12/2022 Nigeria (International Christian Concern) – Fulani militants killed 18 Christians in Ancha village marking the second attack on the Christian community in Nigeria this week. Those killed included the church secretary of the local Baptist church. More than 100 homes were burned down, and food stores and crops were destroyed. Six people are currently in the hospital receiving medical treatment for bullet wounds. Click here for more: https://www.persecution.org/2022/01/12/fulani-militants-kill-18-christians-nigeria/
Special Prayer Request!
• Pray for Wosene and Getenah that their family will wrapped in Christ’s loving arms and that they will find peace, comfort, wisdom, understanding and closure, that only our LORD JESUS CHRIST can give!
• Pray for the disastrous war in Northern Ethiopia. Millions have been displaced, their belongings looted, women raped, elderly people and children put to death
• Pray for the believers who are persecuted, imprisoned and even killed for their faith
• 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), Most importantly – they will endure! (Romans 5:3-5)
• It is the attitude of a heart sincerely seeking Him to which God responds with a blessing (Isaiah 58, Jeremiah 14:12, and 1 Corinthians 8:8)
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!