if my people, who are called by my 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
LET US BE WATCHMEN ON THE WALL
LORD GOD Almighty, help us to watch You. To keep our eyes fixed upon You and to worship You for all that You are! Help us to see You for who You are and worship You in all of Your!
BLESSED SAVIOR, LORD JESUS, help us to watch YOU work in the nations, our nation, and our local area, and thank You for ALL that You are doing around us. Help us to pay attention to what GOD is doing around us this week!
WATCHING WITH GOD
ABBA, FATHER, GOD, help us to watch and pray WITH YOU and see the news and world events through Your eyes. Thank YOU for Your invitation to join You in watchful praying. Teach us to see matters through Your perspective and pray as Your Spirit gives direction!
CURRENT WORLD EVENTS AND BREAKING NEWS
Twenty-Two Civilians Killed in DRC Attack
2/14/2023 – DRC (International Christian Concern) Twenty-two civilians were killed in two separate attacks in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Sunday and Monday of this week. The attacks took place in the conflict-ridden province of Ituri. The perpetrators of the attacks, which occurred about twelve hours apart, are suspected to belong to a local rebel group called CODECO, which is one of the many militias operating in the east of the country. https://www.persecution.org/2023/02/14/twenty-two-civilians-killed-in-drc-attack/
Christian Families Evicted from Their Village
2/13/2023 – Laos (International Christian Concern) Residents of a majority-Buddhist village in Laos drove out more than a dozen Christian families following their conversion to Christianity. Their pastor was also forced out of the village. The incident occurred in Mai village in the Luang Namtha province of Laos. Despite supposed efforts by government authorities to solve the issue of converts to Christianity being kicked out of their homes by their communities, the issue remains prevalent. As a result, evicted villagers face homelessness and joblessness. Click here for more information: https://www.persecution.org/2023/02/13/christian-families-evicted-from-their-village/
Another humanitarian crisis plagues Syria following historic quakes
2/13/2023 -- Syria (International Christian Concern) A 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck southern Turkey and northern Syria early Monday morning, killing and injuring thousands of people, and leaving a path of aftershocks and destruction. Officials estimated that more than 2,500 people on both sides of the border were killed, with the number expected to climb in the coming days as search and relief efforts are underway. Click here for more information: https://www.mnnonline.org/news/another-humanitarian-crisis-plagues-syria-following-historic-quakes/
UN genocide expert spotlights attacks on Nigeria’s minorities
2/9/2023 — (Mission Network News) The conversation put an important spotlight on an increasingly dangerous region, with a rise in attacks on Christians and religious minorities from radical Islamic groups like Boko Haram and Fulani herdsmen. https://www.mnnonline.org/news/un-genocide-expert-spotlights-attacks-on-nigerias-minorities/
PRAYERS FOR THE CHURCH AND THE PERSECUTED BELIEVERS
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!