For His anger is but for a moment, His favor is for life; Weeping may endure for a night, But joy comes in the morning (NKJ).Psalm 30:5
For You, O Lord, will bless the righteous; With favor You will surround him as with a shield (NKJ). Psalm 5:12
Therefore the Lord will wait, that He may be gracious to you; And therefore He will be exalted, that He may have mercy on you. For the Lord is a God of justice; Blessed are all those who wait for Him (NKJ). Isaiah 30:18
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
Islamic Extremist Group Blamed for Latest DRC Attack, At Least 12 Dead
3/16/2021 – DRC (International Christian Concern) – The Islamist terrorist group ADF, an affiliate of ISIS, has the primary aim of creating an Islamic Caliphate in Central Africa…They often assault, kidnap and kill Christians. While a large majority (85-90%) of DRC’s population is Christian, violence rooted in Islamic extremism continues to worsen. Click here: https://www.persecution.org/2021/03/16/islamic-extremist-group-blamed-latest-drc-attack-least-12-dead/
After coup, 4 million+ Christians in Myanmar brace for the worst
3/16/2021 – Myanmar (Open Doors) – Our partners in the country tell Open Doors that protests are increasing, and the military is brutally cracking down on the protestors using force, teargas, rubber bullets and live rounds. Many of the protestors are protesting out of a collective memory of the history of Myanmar—the country (No. 18 on the 2021 World Watch List). Click here for more: https://www.opendoorsusa.org/christian-persecution/stories/coup-4-million-christians-myanmar-brace-for-worst/
39 Students Kidnapped in Nigeria
3/13/2021 Nigeria (International Christian Concern) – Thirty-nine students were abducted on Thursday during an overnight raid at the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, in Afaka, the Igabi local government area of Kaduna State. “The number of missing students is now confirmed to be 39, comprising 23 females and 16 males,”… Click here for more information: https://www.persecution.org/2021/03/13/39-students-kidnapped-nigeria/
Suspected Fulani Jihadists Kill Father of Four
3/11/2021 Nigeria (International Christian Concern) – A father of four was hacked to death with machetes in Plateau state on Sunday by suspected Fulani militants, reports the Daily Sun. The Fulani Militia is the fourth deadliest terror group in the world and has surpassed Boko Haram as the greatest threat to Nigerian Christians. Click here for more information: https://www.persecution.org/2021/03/11/suspected-fulani-jihadists-kill-father-four/
Algerian Christians Receive Prison Sentences In Absentia
3/11/2021 Algeria (International Christian Concern) – Two Christians received two-year prison sentences and heavy fines for “proselytizing” in response to incidents that took place in 2008 and 2017. Click here for more information: https://www.persecution.org/2021/03/11/algerian-christians-receive-prison-sentences-absentia/
More Progress Needed for Religious Freedom Under Sudan’s Transitional Government
3/10/2021 – Sudan Though social and political freedom has sometimes come slowly, it has come and has led to included increased rights for the country’s religious minorities. Click here for more: https://www.persecution.org/2021/03/10/progress-needed-religious-freedom-sudans-transitional-government/
Special Prayer Requests
• Praise God for His provision of travel mercies for Getaneh, Wosene and Fikru!
• Pray for Getaneh’s health for healing and strength
• Pray for strength, endurance, and encouragement for Somali believers in Somalia
• 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!