CHPP Daily Brief: "Praying for All in Authority" Tuesday, February 14, 2017- PART TWO
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"Praying for All in Authority"
Tuesday, February 14, 2017- PART TWO
"Standing Together as One
. . . Under the Cross of Christ"
"God reigns over the nations,
God sits on His holy throne." (Psalm 47:8)
"Pray for the peace of Jerusalem . . . " . (Psalm 122:6)
Obama Operative Hints at Military Coup
A former Defense Department official under the Obama administration has raised the specter of a military coup to remove President Donald Trump from power.
"A former Defense Department official under the Obama administration has raised the specter of a military coup to remove President Donald Trump from power. In an editorial penned for Foreign Policy, senior Pentagon policy official Rosa Brooks publicly suggested a military insurrection against the Trump administration may be the only option to oust one of the most divisive presidents in American history.
"Donald Trump's first week as president has made it all too clear: Yes, he is as crazy as everyone feared," Ms. Brooks wrote. "[One] possibility is one that until recently I would have said was unthinkable in the United States of America: a military coup, or at least a refusal by military leaders to obey certain orders."
For the first time in her career in public service, including three years as senior counselor to the Pentagon's policy chief from 2009 to 2011, "I can imagine plausible scenarios in which senior military officials might simply tell the president: 'No, sir. We're not doing that.'" -Carlo Muñoz - The Washington Times - Thursday, February 2, 2017
In my vigilant effort to keep you informed-not with hysteria or extremism but facts-I submit this crucial information to you. We are witnessing a joint effort by the left to overrule your vote and topple our government.
The riots are not by accident. The incessant railings from Movie Stars, Pop Stars are scripted for maximum impact. We are watching a concerted effort to take down of the Constitution of the United States.
Anarchy is a part of the plan. Democrats staying away from committee meetings to stop Trump appointments is part of the plan. Placing operatives to leak information from the White House are a part of the plan.
Look for rioters to take to the streets-burning and looting their way across America-with the tacit approval of the Democratic Party. In the name of equality, they will go after our rights. In the name of justice, they will practice total lawlessness.
How poignant is it that the rioters in Berkeley who snuffed out free speech were holding signs that said "Hate free Zone?" They also did something prophetic: They screamed against fascism by practicing fascism. No one can verify the origin of this statement but it certainly fits the current situation: "The fascists of the future will call themselves anti-fascists." (For some reason the left truly hates that quote and tries to call it right wing extremism).
. . . THE AMERICAN CHURCH HAS BEEN CALLED OUT AND SHE IS FALLING BACK ASLEEP. It has only been days since God granted a reprieve from certain destruction and already pastors have fallen back into passivity and lukewarm ministry. Never forget, it was the people in the pew that put Trump in office. This movement was not led by a majority of pastors. Most sat it out and only complimented Trump only after they saw the ground swell of support. Now that the heat is on, they are scurrying back to their safe place.
We are faced with the greatest threat to freedom of our lifetime. How will we explain to our children and grandchildren-who will live under this tyranny-that we did nothing? (Read entire article here.)
> > > Source: Mario Murillo Ministries
Guide to Prayer on Wednesday
What should we watch for when Trump & Netanyahu meet this week?
Here are five crucial questions that need answers.
By Joel C. Rosenberg
Here are the five questions that Joel cites in his article:
1. HOW WILL THE TWO LEADERS PREVENT IRAN FROM GOING NUCLEAR?
2. HOW CAN THEY CONTAIN THE CRISIS IN SYRIA?
3. HOW CAN THEY ADVANCE RATHER THAN UNDERMINE THE EMERGING STRATEGIC ALLIANCE WITH THE SUNNI ARAB WORLD?
4. WILL THEY ACTUALLY MOVE THE U.S. EMBASSY TO JERUSALEM, AND IF SO HOW, AND WHEN?
5. HOW WILL THEY IMPROVE THE LIVES OF PALESTINIANS EVEN IF THE PROSPECTS OF A PEACE DEAL ARE MINIMAL RIGHT NOW?
> > > To read Joel Rosenberg's commentary on each of these five questions, go here.
Kudos To Sessions
Kudos To Sessions
Attorney General Jeff Sessions was sworn into office Thursday and quickly began reversing Obama-era policies. For example, the Justice Department announced Friday that it was withdrawing from a federal lawsuit over school bathroom policies.
This case began last year when the Obama Administration issued an order redefining school bathroom policies in all fifty states so that boys who claimed to be girls could use the girls' bathrooms and locker rooms. Twelve states sued and a federal judge issued an injunction against the order. The Obama Administration appealed the injunction, and a hearing was scheduled to take place this week.
However, that hearing has been cancelled after the Justice Department under Attorney General Sessions decided not to defend the Obama-era order. (Gary Bauer)
Laughing at Our Enemies
Laughing at Our Enemies
A Message from Sara Ballenger
Founder and President
Capitol Hill Prayer Partners
I, like most of you, have grown increasingly concerned at the level of hostility, anger and violence that now seems to be flooding our nation since our last election. And I have been searching to know the heart of God as to how to respond to all of this tsunami of orchestrated hatred in our land.
Yes, I have learned from our Lord to, first of all, always speak as Jesus did on the Cross: "Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do . . ." (Luke 23:34), but this decree has not brought me the release and the freedom in my spirit I so desire to experience.
But on Sunday, something happened . . .
First, I had been experiencing a feeling of heaviness, even as I worked with our other editors to bring you Monday's Brief. I just could not shake it loose.
Then, I received a message from a dear friend that afternoon and a fellow intercessor, and she, too, had been in the same place. And she added that she had spent the day receiving messages from many others, all "stuck in this rut."
So, with this burden on my heart, I headed out to the grocery store to stock up for the week.
And then it happened!
Abba BROKE THROUGH and I "saw Him", seated on His Throne, and He was LAUGHING! I immediately remembered Psalm 2: 1-4:
IT IS WRITTEN: "Why do the nations rage,
And the people plot a vain thing?
The kings of the earth set themselves,
And the rulers take counsel together,
Against the Lord and against His Anointed, saying,
"Let us break Their bonds in pieces
And cast away Their cords from us."
He who sits in the heavens shall laugh;
The Lord shall hold them in derision.
I GOT IT!
I am to JOIN THE LORD in LAUGHING AT HIS ENEMIES!
How simple is THAT?
So . . . I got back into my car and all the way home . . . I just kept laughing!
Then that night, during a conference call, I released the "laughter strategy" to the 30 who were on the line, and WE, too, started laughing!
And we couldn't STOP!
It was contagious!!
But the Lord was not finished with me yet!
This morning when I awakened (still in a somewhat jovial mood), our Lord quickened two passages of Scripture to me, as:
ISAIAH 35:10 - "And the ransomed of the Lord shall return,
And come to Zion with singing,
With everlasting joy on their heads.
They shall obtain joy and gladness,
And sorrow and sighing shall flee away."
"Blessed are you who hunger now,
For you shall be filled.
Blessed are you who weep now,
For you shall laugh.
Blessed are you when men hate you,
And when they exclude you,
And revile you, and cast out your name as evil,
For the Son of Man's sake.
Rejoice in that day and leap for joy!
For indeed your reward is great in heaven,
For in like manner their fathers did to the prophets."
Can you imagine what would happen to the enemy's plans if we all started LAUGHING every time we heard of an evil or scary report? WOW.
This tactic (and blessing in our own lives) is so easy . . . this must be GOD!
"Now therefore, O Lord our God, save us from his hand, that all the kingdoms of the earth may know that You are the Lord, You alone." (Isaiah 37:20)
Two Messages from David's Tent
Two Messages from David's Tent
Message #1: Friday, February 10, 2017
EMERGENCY - Is God Moving Us to Higher Ground?
To read this message, please go here.
Message #2: Monday, Feb. 13, 2017
And so we wait . . .
To read this message, please go here.
Pray for our Leaders
Pray for our Leaders:
A Weekly Guide to Prayer from Intercessors for America
To read this week's guide to prayer, please go here.
Our Weekly Bible Study
Our Weekly Bible Study:
Week of Sunday, February 12 - Saturday, February 18, 2017
> > > To read the "One Year Bible" weekly letter, go here.
> > > To read the Shabbat Torah readings, go here.
More Daily Features
The Persecuted Church
"Remember the prisoners, as though in prison with them, and those who are ill-treated, since you yourselves also are in the body." (Hebrews 13:3)
Please visit the website for International Christian Concern to lift up prayers for the persecuted around the world, every day. Their link is: www.persecution.org -- or go here to connect. Thank you for interceding for our brothers and sisters who are suffering in Asia, the Islamic World, and the Far East.
"I AM BOUND FOR THE PROMISED LAND"
"The city does not need the sun or the moon to shine on it, for the glory of God gives it light, and the Lamb is its lamp." (Revelation 21:23)
On Jordan's stormy banks I stand,
And cast a wishful eye
To Canaan's fair and happy land,
Where my possessions lie.
I am bound for the promised land,
I am bound for the promised land;
Oh who will come and go with me?
I am bound for the promised land.
O the transporting, rapturous scene,
That rises to my sight!
Sweet fields arrayed in living green,
And rivers of delight!
There generous fruits that never fail,
On trees immortal grow;
There rocks and hills, and brooks and vales,
With milk and honey flow.
O'er all those wide extended plains
Shines one eternal day;
There God the Son forever reigns,
And scatters night away.
No chilling winds or poisonous breath
Can reach that healthful shore;
Sickness and sorrow, pain and death,
Are felt and feared no more.
When I shall reach that happy place,
I'll be forever blest,
For I shall see my Father's face,
And in His bosom rest.
Filled with delight my raptured soul
Would here no longer stay;
Though Jordan's waves around me roll,
Fearless I'd launch away.
Please go here.
(Sung by Andy Griffith)
About the Author:
Words: Samuel Stennett, 1787
Music: Rigdon M. McIntosh, 1895
Signs and Wonders
400 Pilot Wales Beached in New Zealand - 300 died
Footage from a beach near Nelson, New Zealand shows 400 pilot whales stranded on the remote island.
Volunteers there worked around the clock to save as many as they could.
According to BBC News, 300 of them died overnight.
The news organization reports scientists aren't sure why whales beach themselves. (Read more)
- Father, there are some who have tracked similar whale beachings in recent years, and they are almost always followed shortly by a major earthquake and/or tsunami. Lord God, we pray for the people of New Zealand. We thank You that, by Your Spirit, You warn us when it is time to move. Thank You that these good folks will hear, and obey, should that be the case, in Your name, amen.
- "Now when they had departed, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream, saying, "Arise, take the young Child and His mother, flee to Egypt, and stay there until I bring you word; for Herod will seek the young Child to destroy Him." When he arose, he took the young Child and His mother by night and departed for Egypt . . ." (Matthew 2:13,4)
The Good News Corner
Mysteries of Ark's Journey Revealed as Excavation Begins at Site of Ark of Covenant
This summer, archaeologists will begin the first-ever excavation of the major Biblical site where the Ark of the Covenant was kept for two decades before King David conveyed it to Jerusalem.
The site, known in Hebrew as Kiryat Ye'arim and often transliterated at Kiriath Jearim, is mentioned over a dozen times in the Bible as a Judean town near Jerusalem during the period of Biblical history associated with the judges and King David. Today, it remains one of the last such Biblical landmarks unstudied.
The Ark of the Covenant, one of the most mysterious and sought-after Biblical treasures in history, is described in the Book of Exodus as a gold-plated wooden box which holds within it the two tablets given by God to Moses on Mount Sinai.
After the destruction of the Temple, it vanished from all record, though different legends have sprung up around it. While the archaeologists running the Kiryat Ye'arim dig will not be primarily looking for clues to its current location, the chance remains that uncovering some of the mysteries of the Ark's journey could yield surprising results. (Read more)
Kari Jobe - The More I Seek You
The Bible Readathon
Our Bible Readathon Continues
"Thy Word is a lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path." (Psalm 119:105)
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