ARISE and BUILD!
13th August to 19th August 2017
: You will not need to fight in this battle. Position yourselves stand still and see the salvation of the Lord, who is with you...
2 Chronicles 20 17a
Praise God for the two interdenominational Prayer Rooms that have been made available in Nelson Mandela Bay.
We are seeking for Prayer Warriors who will participate in a 24/7 Prayer Roster for either of these two Prayer Rooms - groups or individuals are welcome to participate:
- Prayer Room in Circular Drive at the Circular Health Clinic. Inquiries: 079 275 4208
- Prayer Room in North Road (near the Magistrates' Court). Inquiries: 084 766 2270
Please pray for these prayer rooms to be daily filled with prayer!
When passing by these venues, please pop in & familiarise yourself with both of these prayer rooms.
Please pray for & declare God's Word over:
Remember the promise:
... pray to the Lord for (the city) because if it prospers, you will prosper.
- Very important: Pray for peace and unity in our Land. (John 16:33)
- 'The Continued Freedom of Religion' in SA: Christians to take this issue very seriously; the Cooperative Governance & Traditional Affairs Portfolio Committee COGTA) has invited submissions from religious communities, pray that our Church Leaders will be diligent & respond, as the Lord leads them; ask for God's intervention in this matter & for Parliament decision to be led by God. (Proverbs 14: 34; 28:12)
- Thank God for the rain that has already fallen; let us continue to seek God for rain to fall in the catchment areas around NMB; for blessing on our farmers, their crops and their livestock. (Zechariah10:1)
- Praise God for the unity & tremendous unity-of-purpose among many of our Church leaders. Pray that this will continue, expand to others and deepen in the future. (Psalm 133)
- The NMB Economy: Skills, development & placement NGO's; more & greater investment in the Bay; new creative ideas for small businesses; training employment for the unemployed; Christians to be good stewards of their finances; God's blessing on the Bay. (Num. 6: 24-26)
- An end to the violence taking place in some parts of the Bay: Pray fervently for: God to intervene & to bring His peace to Kleinskool, Bethelsdorp, Gelvandale and all the areas affected by the recent violent attacks & gang warfare; for God to comfort all those that mourn the loss of their loved ones. (Isaiah 60: 18; Zechariah 8: 4-6; Isaiah 43: 1-3)
- a. Education - the Matriculation Trial Examinations:
Pray for all those writing their matriculation trial examinations early this term; for all learners to have conditions suitable to study; for families to be sensitive to their needs; learners not to be intimidated or to give up, but to persevere and study to do their best; to remember all that they have learnt & to not experience mental blocks, because of fear. (1John 4: 18; 2Tim.1:7)
b. Education - Character Transformation:
Pray for the training in 'Character Transformation' taking place in the Northern Areas; Ibayi; Kwanabuhle and Rosedale at the moment. In total 31 schools will be trained reaching 825 teachers; 27 000 learners. Pray that this project will be supported faithfully, both financially & in prayer; pray also for the second phase, when churches will also be trained. (Psalm 119: 9-17)