God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. ~Psalm 46:1 “Pray and seek for Strength to change our circumstances rather than praying for our circumstances to change.” ~ David A. Bednar
God will renew your strength. ~Isaiah 40:31
“Humility isn’t denying your strengths; it’s being honest about your weaknesses.” ~ Rick Warren
In the day when I cried out. You answered me, and made me bold with strength in my soul. ~Psalm 138:3
Arise & shine; please pray for the following! 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
• Pray for the believers who are persecuted, imprisoned & even killed for their faith
• Pray for the city of Dallas, the law enforcement, and the friends and families who lost their loved ones.
• Pray for unity in our country.
• Prayer meeting, SEEK HIM, Friday July 22, 2016, 7pm – 3am, FBC Chapel
Christian Convert Endures Egypt Torture, Including Being Fed to Savage Dogs — but God Intervenes and Tames the Beasts Published July 12, 2016 — an Egyptian Muslim who converted to Christianity found himself at the mercy of ferocious attack dogs that were unleashed by his jailers to torture and possibly kill him. However, …the savage animals miraculously did not harm him... The police tortured him before throwing him to Abu Zaabel prison in Cairo.
Christians Concerned as Russian President Signs Law Requiring Government Permission to Share Faith
July 10, 2016 — MOSCOW — The president of Russia has signed into a law an anti-terror bill that contains several provisions that have raised concerns among Christians, including requirements that religious citizens obtain permission from the government to share their faith.
Egyptian Muslims Burn Christian Homes Over Rumors of Church Construction on Property
July 10, 2016 – Around 300 Muslims burned four houses belonging to Coptic Christians in Samalout, Minya, Upper Egypt on June 30 after rumors spread that a church was being built on a property in the village.
Nine Christians Killed in Another Attack in Eastern DRC
Published July 08, 2016 — An attack by unknown armed men… has claimed the lives of at least nine Christians in the volatile eastern region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Local sources…said the assailants stormed the Tenambo, Nzanza and Mamiki communities, near an army base on the outskirts of the town of Oicha,…armed with guns and machetes, they looted homes, taking food and cattle as plunder.
Kenyan human rights lawyer killed while investigating police corruption
Published July 07, 2016 — NAIROBI, Kenya: The human rights lawyer, Willie Kimani, whose alleged murder by "rogue elements within the [Kenyan] police" has sparked mass demonstrations in Nairobi, was working for a Christian charity, the International Justice Mission (IJM).