“HUMILITY is an attitude of dependence as we recognize that all we have is a gift of God.” ~ Charles Stanley
“Therefore…walk in a manner worthy of the calling…with all humility and gentleness, with patience, showing tolerance to one another in love, eager to maintain unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.”
Arise & Shine for JESUS! Please pray for:
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.
Special Prayer Request!!
Please lift up special prayer for Wosene. Pray for the mothers of Wosene and Getaneh. Let us also pray for safe travel for Getaneh and the team as they go to Ethiopia and Kenya. Let’s pray that the Lord will do great and mighty things!
Christian man brutally hacked to death in Pakistan
April 12, 2016 – The body of a Christian man who was hacked to death in Pakistan has been paraded through the streets in protest at the police's refusal to act. Nazeer Masih, 55, was attacked with an iron rod and a chopping knife on April 6, leaving him battered with a cut throat. Masih, a Christian, was with a Muslim friend at the time who was left seriously injured,
UNTIL WE FIND OUR WAY BACK
April 12, 2016 – The Eritrean government outlawed worship outside of Islam and the Orthodox, Evangelical Lutheran and Roman Catholic churches in 2002, driving all other Christian churches underground as they faced varying degrees of restrictions and attacks. Since then, thousands of Christians have been arrested and incarcerated without benefitting from a legal process. Among them is Pastor Haile Naigzhi, who was arrested in 2004 and remains incarcerated today, nearly 12 years later.
UNICEF Report Reveals 1 in 5 Boko Haram Suicide Bomb Attacks Carried Out by Children
April 12, 2016 – International children's relief organization UNICEF has reported a 10-fold increase of child suicide bombers being used in attacks by Nigerian terror group Boko Haram…The report by the organization noted that while there were four reported child bombers in Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Niger in 2014, that number rose to 44 in 2015…75 were girls.
Putting everything on the line in Kenya
Published April 11, 2016 — Kenya (MNN) In Northern Kenya, near the borders of Sudan and Ethiopia, less than 5% of the people are Christian, and about 75% are oral learners…World Mission recently had a major distribution of their Treasure Audio Bibles in Northern Kenya. The Bibles were in 10 native languages and are solar-powered. Their work will help reach over 100,000 people, most of whom have never heard the name of Jesus.
Report: ISIS Slayed 21 Christians in Syria
April 11, 2016 – As Syrian forces regain territory from the Islamic State with the help of the Russian military, news is emerging of previously unreported atrocities carried out by ISIS. The latest revelation concerns the killing of 21 Christians in al-Qaryatayn, to the northeast of Damascus. Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II told the BBC of the reasons ISIS gave for killing the members of the Syrian Orthodox Church. First among them was the allegation that they broke their dhimmi contracts.
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!