October 1-7, 2014

  • Praise the Lord that a respected professor at a local university in the Isaan region of Thailand has started a unique ministry to help others hear the Word.
  • As “JESUS” film DVDs and booklets are passed out to Thai-Malay people in Thailand, pray that the people will be receptive and that God will use these materials greatly to speak to their hearts in a whole new way.
  • Give thanks to the Lord for one of the largest Evangelical Women’s Fellowship meetings in Malta--a direct answer to prayer following the International Day of Prayer for the Maltese Islands!
  • With winter rapidly approaching, pray for churches within the Kharkov region of Ukraine who are seeking to care for the thousands of displaced people who have fled from the conflict in the southeastern part of the country.

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ISAAN STUDENTS OF THAILAND (EE-sahn) - Romans 10:14 ends with the question: “And how can they hear without someone preaching to them?” Praise the Lord that a respected professor at a local university in the Isaan region of Thailand has started a unique ministry to help others hear the Word. Every morning she makes a recording of a passage of Scripture following a devotional guide, and then she shares it with co-workers, friends and others via social media. As a committed Christian who longs to see her fellow Thai and Isaan people come to know Christ, she has found an effective way to share God’s Word with others. Pray for her and for those who are hearing the Word through her ministry.
http://pray4isaanstudents.tumblr.com/
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THAI-MALAY OF THAILAND (ty-mah-LAY) - “Over the past four years, our Thai-Malay Team has met and talked with many Thai-Malay men and women, having one-on-one verbal encounters with the Gospel. Starting this month, we will begin passing out ‘JESUS’ film DVDs and booklets to those with whom we have talked. Please join us in interceding for these men and women, asking that they will be receptive to these DVDs and booklets and that God will use them greatly to speak to their hearts in a whole new way. Pray that many new opportunities for sharing will arise also, and especially pray that both men and women among this people group will give their hearts to Jesus during this time.” 

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MALTESE OF MALTA (MAHL-teez) - “Thank you for praying for maturity and unity for Maltese believers on the International Day of Prayer for the Maltese Islands, which was held on August 8. Locally, more than 40 believers gathered from different churches, and there was a sweet spirit of prayer and fellowship and a joint choir. Since that time, we’ve seen one of the largest Evangelical Women’s Fellowship meetings yet, which is a direct answer to prayer. Praise the Lord! Keep praying for this tiny island country to become a light to the nations!”

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KHARKOV, UKRAINE (HAR-kov) - For more than six months, the body of Christ in the Kharkov region has ministered to thousands of “the least of these,” as displaced individuals have fled from the regions of conflict in southeastern Ukraine. Most have left their homes with very little of their personal possessions. With winter rapidly approaching, the need to provide adequate shelter and warm clothing for those who cannot yet return to their homes is becoming critical. Pray for churches within the Kharkov region as they seek to find ways to supply all that is needed for those whom the Lord has entrusted to their care. Intercede for the Lord to bless the believers who have been giving out of their little, so that they may give more, for the glory of God alone.

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