“Let us run with ENDURANCE the race that is set before us.” ~ Hebrews 12:1“God has a purpose for trials and testings” ~ Warren Wiersbe
“We can rejoice, too, when we run into problems and trials, for we know that they help us develop endurance.”~ Romans 5:3 “God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.” ~Psalm 46:1
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 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
UNICEF Warns of Children Starving to Death in Nigeria
Published July 19, 2016 — Almost a quarter of a million children in parts of Nigeria's Borno state formerly controlled by Boko Haram are suffering from severe malnutrition, the UN children's agency says.
Another House Church is Closed in Southern China
July 19, 2016 — Guangzhou, Guangdong—Officials in China’s southern Guangdong province shut down and sealed one branch of a house church on June 23, threatening to take action if the church continued meeting.
Authorities in Sudan Jail Christians Defending School on Property of Embattled Church
July 15, 2016 – JUBA, South Sudan– Sudanese security personnel in North Khartoum last week jailed 14 Christians after raiding an evangelical school on a church property the government is helping a Muslim business interest to seize, sources said.
Russia: Church reacts as ‘anti-missionary bill’ becomes law
Published July 15, 2016 — Russian President Vladimir Putin signed into law a bill referred to by one Christian organization as an “anti-missionary bill”. The new law, known more commonly as the “Yarovaya” law (the name of one of its authors), which will come into effect on 20 July, was formally introduced as an “anti-terrorism” measure, allowing the government to monitor extremist groups. However, its biggest impact may be upon Russia’s Christians, particularly missionaries, who will need a permit, and the so-called “house churches.
Officials bar Christian minors from taking college exam, entering military
Published July 14 , 2016 — Huaqiu, Guizhou— On June 23, a local government office in China’s central Guizhou province delivered an ultimatum to parents who attend a house church: if children do not stop attending church, they will be barred from attending college or entering the military. Additionally, violators of the new regulation will be sued.
South Sudan Struck by Aid Shortage After Days of Fighting
Published July 14, 2016 — South Sudan (The Washington Post) - Two days after a cease-fire took hold in the capital of the world’s youngest country, the situation remained dire Wednesday for tens of thousands of civilians displaced by fierce clashes. International officials and aid workers are being evacuated from South Sudan, including U.S. diplomats.
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!