Monday, January 02, 2012

Pray for Greece

Three depressing news reports for this New Year:

Regulated electricity prices in Greece will rise by an average 9 percent, government sources said on Thursday after a cabinet meeting.

GREECE – suicides double in austerity capital of Europe. Three years ago 2.8 per thousand Greeks were taking their own lives. Now the rate stands at 5.5/1000. No hard figures in why but Klimaka, a 24/7 helpline, has seen a surge in calls from suicidal unemployed workers and indebted businessmen, …

Greek tax officials began a 48-hour walkout Thursday to protest wage cuts and other changes imposed by the government as Greece struggles to meet revenue targets it has promised international creditors.

There is hope. If men would only trust the Living God. He is ready to lead us into abundant life.

Over the Christmas/New Year holidays I heard three encouraging prophecies:
·         This year the Church will find its voice. The world will start to recognize we have answers and they will come seek the Church’s help.

·         This is the year of Divine Government. In the Bible, 12 stands for proper government.

·         In 2012 heaven is going to pierce earth, like beams of light coming down to illuminate truth, spark revival and give extra grace to the saints. There will be stairways of angles ascending and descending.

1.       Let us thank the Lord for His protection, provisions and progress during 2011. Although it was a year of ups and downs the Lord was always there. As we were faithful to the Lord’s call to pray, the Kingdom advanced with the earth being made more like heaven.

Luke 11:2 (NKJV)
 So He said to them,
 “When you pray, say:
Our Father in heaven,
Hallowed be Your name.
Your kingdom come.
Your will be done
On earth as it is in heaven.”

2.       Lord, we submit to Your guiding hand for 2012. We ask for the measure of revelation that we can be trusted with for the Balkan countries.

3.       Thank You Lord for all Your provisions this year; divine government, elevation of the Church and direct intervention from heaven. Lord, we pray for mercy for the people in the Balkans. May You visit that land. May You be lifted up and may they run into Your arms of Love.

4.       Lord, Greece needs Your help. Their government is so messed up, corruption has been a curse, men are giving up because of a lack of hope and there is a demand for a sacrifice from the people. Truly Greece is a government that needs divine intervention. We pray for a healthy humility to come upon the people of Greece.

5.       We ask You Lord, to prepare the people of Greece to receive a tough love. As they go through this time of breaking, may they call upon the Lord for help.

6.       We ask for a coming forth of evangelist in Greece. May the Lord stir up a fire and passion for the lost. May they be sent to the lost sheep of Greece. May the goats be converted.

7.       Lord, let the anointing fall on these evangelist. May they be fearless for the Gospel of truth.

8.       Let us pray for the release of money to provide for these evangelist.

9.       Let us pray for venues to open up for these evangelist to preach to thousands and thousands.

10.   Let us pray for Greek churches throughout the world to have their hearts fully turned toward the country of their roots. It is time to minister to the original tree. Although the leaves have blown across the world, it is time for those leaves to be made into fertilizing mulch and be mounded up around the tree. (I know this may be a strange picture, but I see mulch being gathered from the far corners of the earth and it being placed around a withered tree. I see the rain coming from heaven and the nutriments from the mulch soaking down in the ground to the roots.) 

11.   Lord, we pray that not only will Greek Christians seek to bring the Gospel back to Greece but Greek businessmen will sacrifice to mulch the tree.
Mulching is the most beneficial thing a home owner can do for the health of a young tree. Mulches are materials placed on the soil surface to improve soil structure, oxygen levels, temperature and moisture availability. Properly applied, mulch can give landscapes a handsome, well-groomed appearance.

Mulch must be applied properly. If a mulch is too deep or if the wrong material is used, it can actually cause harm to trees and other landscape plants. Mulch should usually be 2-4 inches deep.

Please leave a Comment or Reaction so we will know you Prayed.

No comments: