Monday, April 29, 2013

CHPP Daily Brief Monday, April 29, 2013

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The Daily Brief Monday, April 29, 2013

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"In his name the nations will put their hope." (Mathew 12:21)

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The Daily Brief

1. Syria: Al-Qaeda's battle for control of Assad's chemical weapons plant - Telegraph

The fight for al-Safira is no ordinary turf war, however, and the prize can be found behind the perimeter walls of the heavily-guarded military base on the edge of town. Inside what looks like a drab industrial estate is one of Syria's main facilities for producing chemical weapons - and among its products is sarin, the lethal nerve gas that the regime is now feared to be deploying in its bid to cling to power.

- Father, we pray You guard this facility and prevent anyone from obtaining these chemicals. May these lethal chemicals be destroyed and come to naught. In Jesus Name.

- Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. (Phil 4:6,7)

2. Lonely year for French president at time of crisis - Yahoo

The sounds of raucous protest echo in the Presidential Palace, unemployment is rising to levels not seen in over a decade, and his country's economy has been called a potential time bomb at the heart of Europe. Francois Hollande, among the most unpopular French leaders in modern history, remains calm.

- Lord, we pray for the French people. May they prosper in their economy, and we pray You provide them with high paying jobs.

- But seek (aim at and strive after) first of all His kingdom and His righteousness (His way of doing and being right), and then all these things taken together will be given you besides. (Matthew 6: 33)

3. Obama: Pass My Budget or Suffer More 'Pain' - CNS News

In his weekly address, Pres. Obama threatened Americans with more sequester "pain" if they don't convince Congress to pass his budget. "Because of these reckless cuts, there are parents whose kids just got kicked out of Head Start programs. . . There are seniors who depend on programs like Meals on Wheels. . . There are military communities. . . coping under new strains. All because of these cuts."

- Lord, guide the President with creative ideas and inspirations on this budget. We are sure there are options available for cuts, other than fear based manipulation.

- In all your ways know, recognize, and acknowledge Him, and He will direct and make straight and plain your paths. (Proverbs 3: 6)

4. Pentagon Taps Anti-Christian Extremist for Religious Tolerance Policy - Breitbart

"Today, we face incredibly well-funded gangs of fundamentalist Christian monsters who terrorize their fellow Americans by forcing their weaponized and twisted version of Christianity upon their helpless subordinates in our nation's armed forces." Those words were recently written by Mikey Weinstein, founder of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF), in a column he wrote for the Huffington Post.

- Father, we pray for Mikey Weinstein. May these twisted words that have been spoken fall on deaf ears. We pray You reveal Yourself to him, and that Your kindness leads him to repentance.

- "God's kindness leads us to repentance". (Romans 2:4)

The Middle East in Focus

The Middle East in Focus

This week, for all the headlines cited below, please join us in proclaiming THIS DECREE:

"My help comes from YHWH, who made Heaven and earth." (Psalms 121:2)

1. Netanyahu orders ministers to keep mum on Syria - Times of Israel

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday instructed his ministers to stop giving interviews on the situation in Syria, and specifically on the Assad regime's reported use of chemical weapons.

2. Israel strikes Gaza in response to rocket fire - xinhuanet

Israeli airplanes struck two targets in the Gaza Strip early Sunday in response to a rocket that fired by unknown militants late Saturday. The Israeli army said in a statement that the predawn strike in southern Gaza included a Hamas training facility and a weapons storage site, and the pilots confirmed direct hits on the targets and returned safely.

3. Israel points finger at Iran over drone from Lebanon - telegraph

The United States has urged Israel to demonstrate restraint in its response to the alleged incursion, according to Lebanese media reports. "The Israeli military command doesn't treat drones launched from Lebanon lightly, since their goal may be not only taking pictures, but also an assassination of senior officials, military or political," an unnamed Western diplomat is quoted in Nahar newspaper.

Pray for the Harvest!

Pray for the Harvest!

"Do you not say, 'Four months more and then the harvest'? I tell you, open your eyes and look at the fields! They are ripe for harvest." (John 4:35)

Every day, in every nation on earth, tens of thousands of men and women are making decisions for Christ. Now, you can monitor this amazing fact online by literally "watching" as these souls are born again into the Kingdom.

Of course, the identities of those who are coming to the Lord are never revealed, but our God knows who they are!

Join us as we monitor these "names" daily, praying over each one to be mentored and to grow in his or her faith . . . even in these perilous times. You may visit either or both of the sites below, to pray for fields that are ripe for harvest.


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Worship With Us Today!

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