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"Praying for All in Authority"
Wednesday, November 8, 2017

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Focus on Israel

1. Egypt's Sissi vows push to restart Israeli-Palestinian peace talks - Times of Israel

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, in a meeting with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in Sharm el-Sheikh on Monday, said he remains committed to bringing Israelis and Palestinians back to the negotiating table.

"Sissi affirmed that Egypt will continue its efforts to resume negotiations between the Israeli and Palestinian sides in order to reach a just and comprehensive solution that guarantees the right of the Palestinians to establish an independent state along June 1967 borders," a statement from the Egyptian president's office said, according to the official PA news site Wafa.

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2. Two Netanyahu associates grilled for 15 hours in submarine graft case - Israel Hayom

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's personal attorney and cousin, David Shimron, and another unnamed senior attorney were questioned for 15 hours on Sunday after being detained in the case known as Case 3,000, which involves alleged conflicts of interest surrounding Israel's 2015 procurement of submarines and other vessels from German conglomerate ThyssenKrupp.

Shimron and the second unnamed suspect were questioned under caution starting at 6:30 a.m. The prevailing assumption is that the marathon session was a method of exerting pressure on Netanyahu, who is not currently considered a suspect in the case.

While Shimron has been detained and questioned by the Major Crimes Unit in the past, this was the first time for the second attorney and the development came as something of a surprise. Officials expect that the second man will not be allowed to resume his work as an attorney under the conditions of his release from custody.

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3. Netanyahu demands 2 billion shekels from Jewish National Fund - World Israel News

Historically, the Jewish National Fund (JNF) pioneered efforts to aid the burgeoning State of Israel, purchasing and developing land in the Ottoman Empire's territories which would later form large swaths of the modern Jewish state. The JNF is also well known for planting trees, building reservoirs, and establishing parks in Israel, and is a major land owner.

The current conflict between the JNF and the government centers on advancing legislation that requires the organization to transfer 2 billion shekels (around $570 million) to the state. On Tuesday, members of the Knesset approved the legislation, paving the way for the government to force the JNF to place 80 percent of its earnings under direct state control, or risk being disqualified for tax exempt status.

(Read more)

4. Gaza faces takeover by youth more extreme than Hamas: Israeli defense official - Times of Israel

The Gaza Strip is in danger of being overrun by local youth who are even more extreme than the enclave's current government run by the Hamas terror group, said a senior Israeli official who urged a "Marshall Plan" to improve the dismal living conditions in the embattled territory.

Major General Yoav Mordechai, head of the Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT) unit, in an essay published October 26 by the Israeli Institute for National Security Studies (INSS), said that while Hamas is problematic for Israel, a far bleaker scenario remains around the corner if Gaza's youth don't see a chance for positive change.

(Read more)

5. 1,600-year-old church mosaic puzzles out key role of women in early Christianity - Times of Israel

A newly uncovered mosaic in the western Galilee speaks to the relatively high status of women in the early Church. Dating to the 5th century, a Greek-language inscription memorializes one "Sausann" (or Shoshana) as a donor for the construction of a village church. It is one of seven inscriptions - including a massive five-meter long text - which were found in three Byzantine churches during this summer's excavations by Kinneret College archaeologist Mordechai Aviam and historian Jacob Ashkenazi.

Unusual in a patriarchal society, the donor Sausann is credited in the inscription independently of any spouse or male guardian. This Sausann is thought to have been a woman of some standing, perhaps following in the footsteps of her presumed namesake, the female disciple Susannah, who was among the women named in Luke 8:3 who provided for Jesus "out of their resources."
(Read more)

6. War Drums Beat Louder! - The Golden Report

ran's evil gathering of its war machine along Israel's northern border increases. The Prime Minister of Lebanon Saad Hariri has left Lebanon in fear for his life as Hezbollah has taken over what was once an Arab Christian Country. Fearing that his fate would be like that of his father who was assassinated in 2005 by Hezbollah. He has taken refuge in Saudi Arabia in an unknown location. . .

We keep hearing about North Korea and their nuclear capability. What isn't being said is that if North Korea has Nukes [and we know they do], Iran has them as well. In the meantime Iran is making good use of the billions of dollars given to them by Obama to supply Hezbollah, Hamas and other terrorists groups willing to join the fight against the Jewish State. (Read full report here)

7. Insight for Intercessors: November 7, 2017

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The Daily Brief

1. Democrats End Losing Streak - Washington Free Beacon

Democrat Ralph Northam defeated Republican Ed Gillespie in Tuesday's election to determine Virginia's next governor. Northam was declared the winner by the Associated Press at 8:12 p.m, just about an hour after the polls closed. Northam was leading by about four percentage points when the race was called. Northam, currently Virginia's lieutenant governor, emerged from the election's primary phase as the clear favorite, but the polls had tightened in recent weeks.

The win comes after a long string of defeats for Democrats that followed their crushing losses last November, when Republicans maintained control of both chambers of Congress and took the presidency.

The win further solidifies Virginia as a blue state: Democrats there have now won two straight gubernatorial elections, carried the state in three straight presidential elections, and have held both the state's Senate seats since 2009. In 2016, failed Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton carried Virginia by five points. (Read more)

- Father, we pray for Governor-elect Northam, that he would truly govern the state of Virginia well and advocate for the concerns of all Virginians. We pray for the people of Virginia, to continue in their freedom to live peacefully and grow in their relationship with You.

- I urge you, first of all, to pray for all people. Ask God to help them; intercede on their behalf, and give thanks for them. Pray this way for kings and all who are in authority so that we can live peaceful and quiet lives marked by godliness and dignity. This is good and pleases God our Savior, who wants everyone to be saved and to understand the truth. (1 Timothy 2:1-4)

2. Democratic LGBT, minority candidates see historic wins but long-term impact on diversity unclear -

As Democrats nabbed two major gubernatorial races, Election Day Tuesday was also a historic night for a number of minority and LGBT candidates. Former journalist Danica Roem became the nation's first openly transgender woman elected to a state legislature. Roem unseated Virginia delegate Robert Marshall, who described himself as "chief homophobe" and reportedly referred to Roem during the campaign with male pronouns.

"No matter what you look like, where you come from, how you worship, who you love, how you identify, or any other inherent identifier that you have ... that if you have good public policy ideas, if you're well-qualified for office, bring those ideas to the table because this is your America too," she said in her victory speech Tuesday night. Roem added, "Discrimination is a disqualifier."

Andra Gillespie, a political scientist at Emory University in Atlanta, cautioned that such victories in an off-year election might not have an immediate effect on the 2018 midterms. "These elections are notable and noteworthy but it's going to be years before we know what the long-term impact is on diversifying the candidate pool," Gillespie told ABC News today. (Read more)

- "Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do." (Luke 23:34)

"Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness, who put bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter." (Isaiah 5:20)

3. Comey draft statement on Clinton emails called her actions 'grossly negligent,' new memos show - Fox News

Newly reported memos to Congress released Monday showed that language was softened between an early draft and the final copy of former FBI Director James Comey's statement closing out the Hillary Clinton email case. Originally Comey accused the former secretary of state of being "grossly negligent" in handling classified information in a draft dated May 2, 2016, but that was modified to claim that Clinton had been "extremely careless" in a draft dated June 10, 2016. Comey stuck to that modified language when he announced in July 2016 that there would be no charges against Clinton.

Federal law states that gross negligence in handling the nation's intelligence can be punished criminally with prison time or fines, according to The Hill, which first reported on the memos. "There is evidence to support a conclusion that Secretary Clinton, and others, used the email server in a manner that was grossly negligent with respect to the handling of classified information," one of Comey's earliest drafts states. (Read more)

- Father, we pray for increasing pressure upon our government officials to disclose all backroom deals and malfeasance. We pray for justice and accountability for those who have abused their power.

- Everyone who falls on that stone will be broken to pieces; but on whomever it falls, it will scatter him like dust. (Luke 20:18)

4. Fusion GPS official met with Russian operative before and after Trump Jr. sit-down - Fox News

The co-founder of Fusion GPS, the firm behind the unverified Trump dossier, met with a Russian lawyer before and after a key meeting she had last year with Trump's son, Fox News has learned. The contacts shed new light on how closely tied the firm was to Russian interests, at a time when it was financing research to discredit then-candidate Donald Trump.

The opposition research firm has faced renewed scrutiny after litigation revealed that the DNC and Hillary Clinton's campaign paid for that research.

Congressional Republicans have since questioned whether that politically financed research contributed to the FBI's investigation of Russian collusion with the Trump campaign - making Fusion's 2016 contacts with Russian interests all the more relevant.

The June 2016 Trump Tower meeting involving Donald Trump Jr. and Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya occurred during a critical period. At that time, Fox News has learned that bank records show Fusion GPS was paid by a law firm for work on behalf of a Kremlin-linked oligarch while paying a former British spy Christopher Steele to dig up dirt on Trump through his Russian contacts.

But hours before the Trump Tower meeting on June 9, 2016, Fusion co-founder and ex-Wall Street Journal reporter Glenn Simpson was with Veselnitskaya in a Manhattan federal courtroom, a confidential source told Fox News. Court records reviewed by Fox News, email correspondence and published reports corroborate the pair's presence together. The source told Fox News they also were together after the Trump Tower meeting. (Read more)

- Father, we pray the truth about this meeting, an apparent set-up by the Democrat party, will become fully known.

- An honest witness does not deceive, but a false witness pours out lies.
(Proverbs 14:5)

5. GOP lawmakers introduce resolution telling Robert Mueller to resign - Washington Examiner

Legislation being introduced Friday by a Florida Republican tells special counsel Robert Mueller to resign from his position looking into possible Trump campaign contacts with Russia. The resolution introduced by Rep. Matt Gaetz focuses on the alleged lack of FBI action under Mueller's leadership regarding the 2010 Uranium One deal approved by the Hillary Clinton State Department.

Mueller was FBI director from 2001 to 2013 and the legislation says "any thorough and honest investigation into the corruption of American-uranium related business must include investigating the willful blindness of the FBI and its leaders." Reps. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., and Louis Gohmert, R-Texas, are initial cosponsors on the resolution.

The Uranium One deal resulted in Russian ownership of a Canadian firm with U.S. assets. It was finalized the same year former President Bill Clinton received a $500,000 speaking fee from a Russian bank linked to the deal. The Clinton Foundation received donations from others connected to the deal. If adopted, the resolution declares "[t]hat House of Representatives expresses its sense that Robert Mueller is compromised and should resign from his special counsel position immediately." (Read more)

- Father, only You know if Special Council Mueller is truly doing his job or not. We pray this action will be successful if he is not being just and fair in the investigation.

- Do not pervert justice; do not show partiality to the poor or favoritism to the great, but judge your neighbor fairly. (Leviticus 19:15)

6. Why Donna Brazile is No Longer with Her - American Spectator

We have fascinated over the Donna Brazile hubbub, with the DNC's ex-temporary-chairperson adopting Ayn Rand's "Virtue of Selfishness," hawking her book shamelessly by disclosing that the Democrat National Committee sold whatever tidbits of soul it may have had to Hillary Clinton before the 2016 presidential primaries even got rolling. Yet the story was all there, hidden in plain sight at least a year and a half ago.

In a retrospectively startling piece that Ms. [Margo] Kidder, a naturalized American from Canada who evolved into a left-wing activist in Montana, published a year and a half ago in Counterpunch, the anti-Clinton Democrat purist broke the full story of the depraved sell-out by thirty-three separate Democrat State Committees all over the country, who each agreed to participate in a surreptitious nationwide money-cleansing scheme coordinated by the Hillary Clinton campaign.

As Ms. Kidder wrote: "Corruption is corruption is corruption no matter how many laws there are allowing it." (Read more)

- Father, we pray the corruption of the Clinton campaign will be fully exposed and prosecuted.

- All who fear the Lord will hate evil. Therefore, I hate pride and arrogance, corruption and perverse speech. (Proverbs 8:13)

7. Nikki Haley tells United Nations: You're not the boss of U.S. - McClatchy DC

The United States voted against a UN resolution condemning America's economic embargo against Cuba on Wednesday. The embargo resolution was overwhelmingly approved in the 193-member General Assembly by a vote of 191-2, with Israel joining the U.S. UN Ambassador Nikki Haley said the American people had chosen a new president and the United States would vote against any resolution calling for the lifting of the embargo "as long as the proceeds from trade with Cuba go to prop up the dictatorial regime responsible for denying those (human) rights."

Ambassador Nikki Haley blasted the United Nations Wednesday in a defiant speech to the 193-member General Assembly before it adopted a resolution calling for an end to the U.S. economic embargo on Cuba. Haley called the long-standing debate "political theater. Let's be honest about what we really see going on here," Haley said. "This assembly does not have the power to end the U.S. embargo. It is based in U.S. law, which only the United States Congress can change." (Read more)

- Father, we thank You for this renewed stand against the Cuban regime. We pray for the freedom of the Cuban people and an end to their long suffering.

- Because I suffer and am in need, let the Lord think of me. You are my help and the One Who sets me free. O my God, do not wait. (Psalm 40:17)

8. Senate Confirms Trump's Judicial Nominees Despite Democrats' Opposition - Breitbart

Senate Republicans delivered a series of victories to President Donald Trump this week, confirming four federal appeals judges and two trial judges, with more expected soon. Republicans across the spectrum continue to complain about the Senate's dysfunctional condition on a wide variety of issues, due in large part to the narrow 52-48 GOP margin in the Senate, aided by the fact that seven moderate Republican senators have proven unreliable in advancing the president's agenda and conservative priorities, for many of them reversing the positions they took during the Obama presidency.

Conservative Republicans, in particular, have complained bitterly about the Senate's inability to fill hundreds of positions, including, especially, nominations to serve on the federal courts. Regarding the third branch of government, the president has nominated 56 people thus far to fill more than 150 current and upcoming vacancies on the federal bench at all three levels of the judiciary, comprised of the Supreme Court, 13 appeals courts, and 94 district courts. The number of judges confirmed has jumped in a week from 7 to 13, with more than 40 nominations pending in the Senate.

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is preparing to schedule additional judicial nominees for votes on the Senate floor. (Read more)

- Father, thank You for these capable jurists. We pray each will have great influence as they work to interpret and apply the laws of our nation.

- "He keeps away from sin, and is an honest judge when men argue. He walks in My Laws and is careful to obey them. This man is right and good, and will live for sure," says the Lord God. (Ezekiel 18:8b-9)

9. Trump admin cleans up another Obamacare mess - WND

The Trump administration has resolved a dispute over Obamacare's abortion mandate that the previous administration refused to address even though U.S. courts ordered it to be fixed. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in the Hobby Lobby case that the federal government could not force a for-profit business to subsidize abortion in health-care insurance plans in violation of the owners' religious beliefs. Later, the court ruled in the Little Sisters of the Poor case that faith-based nonprofit ministries are exempt.

The Supreme Court, pointed out First Liberty Institute, ordered the cases returned to lower courts where the Obama administration should "seek to accommodate the ministries." Instead of responding to the court, the Obama administration, in some cases, ignored the instructions.

And that left Insight for Living Ministries - the international Bible-teaching ministry of Pastor Charles R. Swindoll, the chancellor of Dallas Theological Seminary and founder of Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, Texas - on the hook. Likewise for the Christian and Missionary Alliance, a denomination serving half-a-million Americans. "The Obama administration left office without providing any relief for organizations like IFLM and CMA," said First Liberty.

"The last three years of litigation could have been avoided entirely if the Obama administration had simply recognized that the First Amendment protects the rights conscience of these religious ministries against an administration intent on coercing their obedience. We are grateful that the Trump administration has agreed to end this unnecessary and harmful assault on religious liberty," the non-profit legal organization said. (Read more)

- Father, we thank You for this important clarification and we pray religious people will never again be required to pay for procedures or medication that is immoral.

- Love the Lord, all you godly ones! For the Lord protects those who are loyal to him, but he harshly punishes the arrogant. (Psalm 31:23)

10. Tribe Living In Arctic Wilderness Says Environmental Regs Are Making Them 'Conservation Refugees' - Daily Caller

Kaktovik village tribal administrator Matthew Rexford addressed the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources in a hearing Thursday over the possibility of opening up ANWR's 1002 area to oil and gas development. "We do not approve of efforts to turn our homeland into one giant national park, which literally guarantees us a fate with no economy, no jobs, reduced subsistence and no hope for the future of our people," Rexford told the committee. "We are already being impacted by restrictions of access to the federal lands for subsistence purposes - this is really disturbing to us since we have lived here long before there ever was a refuge designated."

"Attempts to permanently block development in the 1002 - an area intentionally not designated as wilderness because of its oil and gas potential - is a slap in the face to our region and its people," Rexford said. "It's exactly the same as saying, 'it's okay for everyone else in this country to have a thriving economy, but you can't have one at all.'" (Read more)

- Father, we pray these Kaktovik voices will be heard and their petition granted - to have permission to develop the natural resources in ANWR 1002.

- In any of the towns in your land the Lord your God is giving you, if there is anyone poor among you, do not let your heart be hard and not be willing to help him. (Deuteronomy 15:7)

11. Actually we need more nominees like Scott Garrett who oppose the agency they head - Washington Examiner

Mainstream and liberal reporters think they have conservative nominee Scott Garrett in a contradiction or a flip-flop. You see, when Garrett was a congressman from Northern New Jersey, he consistently and vocally opposed the Export-Import Bank, despite having a large constituency of wealthy bankers, who are among the biggest beneficiaries of Ex-Im's subsidies.

Now Garrett is President Trump's nominee to head the Export-Import Bank. In the eyes of Ex-Im's beneficiaries, including the manufacturers lobby, this is some grave contradiction. When Garrett said it wasn't today in his hearing, reporters almost all interpreted him as flip-flopping. Ex-Im shouldn't exist. If it does exist, it should be run by Scott Garrett who will be able to reform it and possibly transform it from a corporate welfare agency to one actually focused on helping small businesses expand into new markets. (Read more)

- Father, we pray Scott Garrett will be confirmed and bring needed reforms to the Export-Import Bank.

- Do you see a man skilled in his work? He will stand before kings; He will not stand before obscure men. (Proverbs 22:29)

The Daily Jot

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

The national debate of achieving equality

From professional athletes to political parties to friends and family, there has arisen a great national debate over what constitutes equality, where we have been as a nation, where we are now, and where we hope to be in the future. The route toward solving racial division and promoting unity among mankind of all colors, ethnicities, and cultures is circuitous at best. There is plenty of disagreement on how to achieve this kind of peace. We can change laws and policies to guide such ideals, but the real roadblock is found in people's hearts. People tend to judge others from the content of their own hearts. Government can go only so far, especially when it takes an ungodly form.

In the early 1600s the Jamestown and Plymouth settlers came to what became the United States to live and worship the one true God as they pleased. They considered the Judeo-Christian God as the one true God--and none other. This is apparent in their writings--both personal and public. There is only one true God--the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. They believed Jesus the Messiah's declaration as a foundational tenet of true faith: "I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man comes unto the Father, but by me." Religion was defined as such. Freedom to worship without government mandates or interference was steeped in this belief; and, in reality, was the very premise of American government.

Despite what the leftists, the ungodly, the reformists, and even some so-called theologians would claim, the concept of government came from God. All men (mankind) are equal in the sight of God, God's laws treat all the same, and all mankind has an opportunity for eternal life through Jesus Christ. God gave the law and all were treated the same under it. As Paul writes in Galatians 3:28, "There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for you are all one in Christ Jesus." The disciples of Christ who developed this nation, did so patterned after the good and perfect government of God. Because of man, it is not perfect; but it places equality under the law as a foundational tenet.

Through the 17th-19th Centuries, it was well understood the uniqueness and eternal truth of the one true God found in Judeo-Christian religion--this is before people in the 20th Century twisted the meanings of words and terms. Only Christ on earth in his blood rendered all men equal before God and the hope of Christianity does not despise to see all citizens equal before the law. While this equality issue will not be settled until the return of Christ, it is us, as Christians, who are responsible for keeping the earthly flame of eternity before men--to preserve the flame of liberty in Christ to the benefit of mankind. We should treat others as we would like to be treated irrespective of the social and economic characteristics of their birth. By this example in Christ is how we bring empathy, understanding and equality to a dark and dying world.

Have a Blessed and Powerful Day!

Bill Wilson

Move the Embassy

Move the Embassy

Statement Issued today by Liberty Counsel

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on National Security meets today to discuss the relocation of the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel-Aviv to Jerusalem, the capital.

In every country worldwide, the U.S. Embassy is located in its capital. However, the embassy in Israel is in Tel Aviv, despite Congress consistently voting to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's undivided capital. The Jerusalem Embassy Act of 1995 passed the Senate by 93-5 and the House by 374-37 to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem by requiring the withholding of State Department funds if was not moved. However, the law was never implemented because of opposition from former Presidents Clinton, Bush and Obama.

President Donald Trump has promised to move the embassy to Jerusalem. Yet, he signed a six-month waiver on June 1, 2017 to delay moving the embassy. The second waiver deadline of the Trump Administration occurs on December 1, 2017.

Last May, approximately 60 Christian leaders, representing 60 million Christians across America, signed a letter that was delivered to President Trump calling on him to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem and thus recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

"The time is now to uphold American law by moving the U.S. Embassy to Israel's eternal indivisible capital city of Jerusalem," said Mat Staver, Founder and Chairman of Liberty Counsel, President of Christians in Defense of Israel, and Founder and Chairman of Covenant Journey. "King David established Jerusalem as the capital of Israel 3,000 years ago. It has been, is, and shall remain the capital of Israel. It is time America recognized the obvious. Refusal to recognize Jerusalem is anti-Semitic," said Staver.

(Read more)

One year ago today . . .

Mike Pence: 'It has been a year of accomplishments'

ne year ago Wednesday, President Donald J. Trump won a historic victory. But even more historic has been President Trump's record of accomplishment ever since.

It's been a year of action. It's been a year of results. And it's been a year that will be remembered as the time we began to Make America Great Again.

Thanks to the president's leadership, the American economy is roaring. Businesses have created nearly 1.5 million new jobs. Manufacturers haven't been this confident in 20 years. The stock market is setting records, creating nearly $5 trillion in wealth for the pension, retirement and savings of the American people. And after eight years of lackluster growth, the economy has already expanded by at least 3% for two quarters in a row.

The U.S. economy is making a comeback because President Trump has taken decisive action to spur a new era of opportunity, prosperity and growth.

We've unleashed American energy, approved the Keystone and Dakota pipelines, and under President Trump, the "war on coal" is over.

We're appointing originalists to the federal courts, to uphold the Constitution and all our God-given liberties. And President Trump put Justice Neil Gorsuch on the Supreme Court.

President Trump has also taken decisive action to ensure the safety and security of the American people, at home and abroad. He has stood without apology with the men and women of law enforcement. We're securing our borders, enforcing our laws and taking the gang members, drug dealers and violent criminals off our streets.

The president is putting our veterans first. He signed bills to restore accountability to the Department of Veterans Affairs and give veterans access to the world-class care they deserve.

We're rebuilding our military. President Trump has already signed the largest increase in defense spending in nearly 10 years, and we are working with Congress to pass one of the largest investments in the national defense since the days of Ronald Reagan.

With renewed American strength, the president is achieving real results on the international stage.

Our NATO allies are contributing more to our common defense. ISIS is on the run, and its caliphate is crumbling. This president reaffirmed the credibility of American power when he enforced a red line against chemical weapons in Syria. He put Iran on notice and made it clear that we cannot certify the Iran nuclear deal. And our administration has brought unprecedented economic and diplomatic pressure to bear on North Korea.

It has been a year of accomplishments, and we're just getting started. Before this year is out, we'll pass historic tax cuts for the American people. And with President Trump's leadership, I know: We will Make America Great Again. (USA Today) Read more.

Congratulations, President Trump, on winning the Presidency ONE YEAR AGO TODAY, and on moving so quickly -- on so many fronts -- to MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN! Amen!
"By me kings reign and rulers issue decrees that are just." (Proverbs 8:15)

President Trump in South Korea

President Trump in South Korea

Delivers an Historic Address to their National Assembly


Last night, President Trump delivered an outstanding and an historic speech to the brave people of South Korea, in front of their National Assembly.

We encourage all of you to go here and witness another of President Trump's achievements while he is in Asia.

News from David's Tent

Good News from David's Tent

Our Beautiful New Location

Have you seen the tents new landing? The boundary lines have fallen for us in pleasant places! (Ps 16) May it be Holy Ground! David's Tent DC is now on the corner of 7th Street NW and Madison Dr . We are so excited to be closer to the U.S. Capitol, the Smithsonian, and the NEW Bible Museum! The number of people coming by the tent at this new location will be greatly increased as the tent, as you can see in the picture, is right next to one of two primary paths up and down the National Mall. We are ex pecting many more Jesus conversations and prayers for healing and salvation in this new location. May your kingdom grow Lord Jesus!
. . . Like yours, our hearts were broken at the tragic loss at First Baptist, Sutherland Springs, Texas. We weep over the families and the children lost to us here, but now residents in heaven. The now al most rhythmic sound of darkness, echoed most recently in Sutherland, causes us to lift our eyes to the hills all the more. (Ps. 121) This "sound" must not be the song of our generation. So we will sing louder! We magnify Him even more! With enemies surrou nding us, the One Thing Desire of God Alone only pulls deeper in our guts. (Ps. 27)
The Good News for all of us: Jesus is coming soon. At the sound of the coyote, the Good Shepherd runs to His Sheep! So we will sing of the mercies of the Lord forever, and pray His comfort for those that are grieving. Only HE can truly heal a nation.
He is still worthy!

Jason Hershey

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Honoring Rev. Billy Graham

Rev. Billy Graham: 99 years old!

12 Inspirational Billy Graham Quotes on Evangelical Leader's 99th Birthday

(Tuesday, November 7)
One of the most famous preachers in American history, if not world history, the Rev. Billy Graham is 99 today.

For decades, Graham has preached to large crowds and written many advice columns and books, contributing a vast wealth of spiritual wisdom.

Here are 12 inspirational quotes from Graham. They include the themes of God's love, the Bible, current events, and the Kingdom of Heaven. (Christian Post)

Read more here.

More Daily Features

More Daily Features

(See below . . .)

- The Persecuted Church
- Classic Hymns
- Signs and Wonders
- The Good News Corner
- Worship with Us Today!

Prayers for 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: -- 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.

Classic Hymns


"Neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord." (Romans 8:38-39)

Nothing between my soul and my Savior, Naught of this world's delusive dream; I have renounced all sinful pleasure; Jesus is mine, there's nothing between.

Nothing between, like worldly pleasure; Habits of life, though harmless they seem; Must not my heart from Him ever sever; He is my all, there's nothing between.

Nothing between, like pride or station; Self or friends shall not intervene; Though it may cost me much tribulation, I am resolved, there's nothing between.

Nothing between, e'en many hard trials, Though the whole world against me convene; Watching with prayer and much self denial, I'll triumph at last, there's nothing between.


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About the Author:

Words & Music: Charles A. Tind­ley, 1905

About the Hymn:

One day, Tind­ley was in his stu­dy, work­ing on a ser­mon, when a gust of wind blew some pa­pers over top of his work. "Now, now," he thought to him­self, "let no­thing be­tween." And the theme of this hymn sug­gest­ed it­self.

Signs and Wonders

Papua New Guinea hit by 6.5 magnitude earthquake

A 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck Papua New Guinea on Wednesday, according to officials, but there were no immediate reports of damage.

The tremor hit at a depth of 107 kilometres (66 miles) some 67 kilometres from the town of Angoram, the administrative centre for the Pacific nation's Lower and Middle Sepik regions, the United States Geological Survey said.

No tsunami warning was issued.

Earthquakes are common near Papua New Guinea, which lies on the 4,000-kilometre-long Pacific Australia plate.

It forms part of the "Ring of Fire", a hotspot for seismic activity due to friction between tectonic plates stretching from Japan to Chile. (Agence France-Presse)

Read more here.

"I will show wonders in the heavens above and signs on the earth below, blood and fire and billows of smoke." (Acts 2:19)

The Good News Corner

Balfour Declaration Was "Biblically-Based Miracle" Bringing Christians and Jews Together

The basis of the growing Christian-Jewish relationship has always been the Hebrew Bible, the shared heritage of the two faiths. The Christian initiators of the Balfour Declaration were known to have been inspired by their Biblical beliefs, making Balfour the first significant diplomatic Christian act entwining modern Israel with its Biblical destiny. (Breaking Christian News) Read more.

Worship With Us Today!

"It Is Well" - Kristene Dimarco

To worship with us today, please go here . . .

Through it all, through it all
My eyes are on You
Through it all, through it all
It is well
Through it all, through it all
My eyes are on You
It is well with me

Far be it from me to not believe
Even when my eyes can't see
And this mountain that's in front of me
Will be thrown into the midst of the sea

So let go my soul and trust in Him
The waves and wind still know His name

It is well with my soul
It is well with my soul
It is well with my soul
It is well, it is well with my soul

About CHPP

About Capitol Hill Prayer Partners

Our Mission Statement

Capitol Hill Prayer Partners (CHPP) is a ministry which is positioned on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., helping members of the Body of Christ to "pray for those in authority over us" in our federal government. Our primary purpose is to offer intercession on site for the members of Congress and their staffs each day that the Senate and the House of Representatives are in session; and our chief prayer focus is that "God's will be done in earth, as it is in heaven." [Matthew 6:10].

Because Jesus Christ has shed His blood for all, we, too, pray for ALL, in a nonpartisan manner. Also, because the scriptures indicate that "the effectual, fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much" (James 4:17), we are confident that fervent prayer, offered in the halls of the highest chambers of government in our land, can avail much for America. Capitol Hill Prayer Partners welcomes those who feel called to join us, engaging in this strategic work of intercession for our nation: "For there is no power but of God; the powers that be are ordained of God." [Romans 13:1]
Friends may participate by receiving our daily prayer alerts. You may contact us at for more information. CHPP is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt ministry. Thank you and God bless you!

Note: You may also learn more about CHPP by going here to visit our blog. Thank you!

We Welcome Your Gifts

We Welcome Your Gifts

Capitol Hill Prayer Partners (CHPP) is a 501(c)(3), tax- exempt, faith-based, ministry, dedicated to praying for our leaders (1 Tim. 2:1-4). CHPP relies solely on the gifts of our readers to continue this work; thus we greatly appreciate your help in supporting this publication. Offerings may be sent to: Capitol Hill Prayer Partners, P.O. Box 5152, Herndon, VA 20172-1970. Please make checks payable to: CHPP. THANK YOU!


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"The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit." (Philippians 4:23)

Join our Bible Readathon!

Our Bible Readathon Continues

"Thy Word is a lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path." (Psalm 119:105)
We are now reading the Word of God every night from midnight to 6:00 a.m. EDT. We are reading through the whole Word, from Genesis to Revelation, and beginning again in Genesis when finished.

Our numbers of readers continues to grow over time. All are welcome to join!

Our conference number is: 712-770-4340.

The access code is: 350430#. Please call at any time from midnight to 6:00 a.m. EST. WELCOME!

[Note: we are reading from these versions of the Scripture: King James, New King James, New American Standard, and NIV.]