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Trump-Kim Summit in Singapore
Sunday, June 10, 2018
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All Eyes on Singapore
All Eyes on Singapore as Trump, Kim Prepare For Tuesday's Unprecedented Summit
President Trump has a relatively quiet day scheduled in Singapore Monday, following the weekend's fractious G7 gathering in Canada and ahead of Tuesday's historic summit with Kim Jong Un.
The president's program includes a one-on-one meeting with Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong followed by an expanded working lunch, and then a meet-and-greet at the U.S. Embassy in the afternoon. The White House has yet to announce anything beyond the embassy visit.
Air Force One landed at a military airbase on Sunday night, about five hours after the Chinese aircraft carrying the North Koreans arrived at Changi international airport several miles away.
This is the furthest Kim Jong Un has traveled since taking power on this death of his father Kim Jong Il in 2011. The North Korean dictator is not known to have left his country apart from two recent trips to China. He briefly stepped across the demarcation line dividing the two Koreas during his late April summit with South Korean President Moon Jae-in.
. . . Trump's delegation includes Pompeo, chief of staff John Kelly, and National Security Advisor John Bolton.
For his part, Trump has expressed optimism and "a very positive spirit," saying he expected to be able to judge "within the first minute" of meeting Kim whether he was serious.
"I think I'll know pretty quickly whether or not, in my opinion, something positive will happen," he told reporters before leaving Canada on Saturday. "And if I think it won't happen," he added, "I'm not going to waste my time. I don't want to waste his time."
The host prime minister, Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, voiced caution about the expectations of the summit.
"I am hoping that it would lead to denuclearization eventually, which will be a long process," Lee told reporters at an international media center, predicting "many twists and turns."
"They have been at war for almost 70 years, the nuclear issue has been there for 25 years at least, since the early 1990s," he said.
Citing broken agreements, distrust and misunderstanding, Lee added, "You cannot wipe that all away with one meeting. What you can hope to do is to start things moving in a positive direction and hope to build up progressively along the way." (CNSNews.com) Read more.
- Pray for God's perfect will to be done in every aspect of this upcoming Summit. Bind all spirits of deception that would cloak the truth in darkness and call forth the Light of Christ to prevail. Pray for the protection of all parties involved.
- "Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done on earth, as it is in heaven." (Matthew 6:10)
Comments by President Trump
Comments by President Trump
1. President Trump tells Fox News he feels 'very good' about historic summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un - Fox News
Trump arrives in Singapore ahead of critical summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un
Embarking on what he has called a "mission of peace," President Trump landed Sunday evening at Singapore's Paya Lebar Airbase for a historic summit with North Korean autocrat Kim Jong Un.
Asked by a reporter on the tarmac how he was feeling about the summit after landing in Air Force One, Trump replied: "Very good."
. . . rump sounded a positive note on his upcoming meeting with Kim. No sitting U.S. president has ever met with the leader of North Korea.
"It's unknown territory in the truest sense, but I really feel confident," Trump told reporters Saturday. "I feel that Kim Jong Un wants to do something great for his people and he has that opportunity and he won't have that opportunity again."
Trump made it clear, however, that the stakes are high, even as he said he believes "North Korea will be a tremendous place" if it makes the right decisions.
"It's a one-time shot and I think it's going to work out very well," he said. (Read more)
2. Trump Suggests White House Visit for Kim Jong-Un If Summit Goes Well - CNSNews.com
If all goes well with the upcoming U.S.-North Korean summit, North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un will be invited to the White House, President Donald Trump said Thursday.
During a joint White House press briefing with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the president was asked under what conditions would he walk away from the summit, and if the June 12th summit went well whether he would invite Kim Jong-Un to the U.S.
"Well, the answer is yes to the second part of your question, but certainly if it goes well, and I think it would be well received. I think he would look at it very favorably. So I think that could happen," Trump said.
"Sir, if you do invite him to the White House -- or to the United States, would it be here at the White House or at Mar-a-Lago?" a reporter asked.
"Maybe we'll start with the White House," the president said.
"All I can say is I am totally prepared to walk away. I did it once before. You have to be able to walk away. If you're not going to be able to walk away -- we didn't walk away from the horrible Iran deal that was signed," Trump said. (Read more)
3. Donald Trump arrives in Singapore Ahead Of North Korea Summit
To view footage of Air Force One landing in Singapore tonight, go here.
> > > A comment from the 24/7 National Strategic Prayer Network:
The SUMMIT taking place in Singapore is an historical moment. It will be a "definitive" encounter between the representatives of two different worlds, a time when LIGHT will confront darkness, and the gift of LIFE will be offered to a people who have been living in the shadow of death!
"We are part of the SUMMIT"... all of us who are standing in the gap in intercession for our President, who is the representative of this nation. We see him with his right hand lifted up to the Lord and we are supporting him as he rises to speak and act!
President Trump's has declared that his WHOLE LIFE was preparation for this summit. He is a CHAMPION of GOD and many are "cheering him on", praying for him and his mission! He will prevail! As intercessors, our lives have prepared us for our assignment! We will not be distracted, pulled off task or denied the satisfaction of completing our assignment. We will prevail!
As part of this summit, we have received specific assignments, the first of which is to pray for physical protection for the President, regarding people, food, air, even to the shaking of his hand! Others will follow as we come together to pray.
- Pray that the Holy Spirit gives President Trump the words to speak.
- "For the Holy Spirit will teach you in that very hour what you ought to say." (Luke 12:12)
Comments by Mike Pompeo
Comments by Mike Pompeo
1. Pompeo: North Korean Leader 'Has Indicated to Me Personally That He Is Prepared to Denuclearize' - CNSNews.com
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un is "prepared to denuclearize" and has indicated as much to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, the secretary told reporters Thursday.
When asked what opinions Pompeo has formed about Kim Jong-Un as a person having met him twice, Pompeo said, "So I haven't spent that much time with him. What I have said publicly is he has indicated to me, personally, that he is prepared to denuclearize, that he understands that the current model doesn't work, that he's prepared to denuclearize.
"And that, too, he understands that we can't do it the way we've done it before -- that this has to be big and bold, and we have to agree to making major changes," Pompeo said at a White House press briefing.
"We can't step through this over years, but rather need to acknowledge it will take some amount of time, that this doesn't happen instantaneously, but that the model for succeeding -- security assurance; and political normalization; and denuclearization completely, verifiably, and irreversibly -- for that to take place, we've got to make bold decisions," he said.
"And I'm hopeful that Chairman Kim Jong Un is prepared to make that decision for his country, a big shift in his strategic understanding of his security," the secretary said. (Read more)
2. Pompeo: Congress Should 'Have a Say' in Any NK Nuke Deal--Unlike Obama's 'Flimsy Piece of Paper' - CNSNews
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday the administration would like Congress to "have a say" in any nuclear agreement reached with North Korea, contrasting that approach to what he called the Obama administration's "flimsy piece of paper" - apparently a reference to the Iran nuclear deal.
Briefing reporters at the White House on next week's summit with Kim Jong Un, Pompeo also countered the notion that President Trump will not be adequately prepared when he meets with the North Korean dictator in Singapore, even as he stressed that Trump's
And he reiterated that the administration's goal in talks with Pyongyang remains a "complete, verifiable and irreversible" end to its nuclear, biological and chemical weapons programs, making clear that sanctions will remain in place until that objective is achieved. (Read more)
3. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to visit China and South Korea after Donald Trump's summit with Kim Jong-un - South China Morning Post
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said he will visit Beijing and Seoul next week to brief senior officials from China, South Korea and Japan on the outcome of the first-ever summit between the United States and North Korea in Singapore.
Pompeo said he would meet South Korea's Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha and Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono in Seoul on Wednesday before heading to Beijing on Thursday for meetings with senior officials from China, an important ally of North Korea.
At a press briefing on Thursday, the chief US diplomat said he would discuss with his counterparts the next steps involving Pyongyang, in what he said would be "an update and underscore the importance of fully implementing all sanctions that are imposed on North Korea." (Read more)
- As Secretary of State Pompeo moves now into this next phase of this summit, working both with Congress and with other nations to speak on behalf of the President, pray that his words be guided by the Holy Spirit. Pray, too, for his own protection this week, every step of the way.
- "I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my loving eye on you." (Psalm 32:8)
Open Doors Sponsors 24 Hours of Prayer!
Open Doors Sponsors 24 Hours of Prayer!
Join Open Doors USA for Prayer on Monday, June 11th.
You have probably heard that President Trump will meet with Kim Jong-un, the President of North Korea, in Singapore on June 12.
In advance of this historic meeting, where President Trump has the opportunity to influence the North Korean leader, Open Doors is calling all American Christians to a day of prayer and fasting on Monday, June 11th.
We would also like to invite you to join an exclusive online Prayer Summit for North Korea on Monday evening, where Christians around the world can gather to pray for this landmark meeting as the Trump/Kim meetings are kicking off.
During the online Prayer Summit, an Open Doors expert will share why North Korea is one of the most difficult regions in the world to be a Christian, ranking #1 on Open Doors World Watch List for 17 years in a row. They'll share behind the scenes details relaying how North Koreans are forced to worship their leaders, how Christians are imprisoned and how Bibles are illegal.
It is our hope that God will use this meeting between two world leaders to pave the way for a new era of religious freedom in their country.
Click below to register for the Prayer Summit for North Korea and then you'll receive a confirmation email containing information about joining this free online prayer webinar.
The webinar will be on Monday, June 11th at:
6pm Pacific> > > Note:
Registration is necessary to join this call.
To register, please go here.
More Information from Open Doors
Open Doors Publishes the the North Korea Info & Action Guide
Prayer Points from Open Doors
Prayer Points from Open Doors
As people of prayer, we want to lean on God's Word and claim His promises. Open Doors Founder Brother Andrew reminds us that our prayers "can go where we cannot . . . there are no borders, no prison walls, no doors that are closed to us when we pray." We invite you to join us in daily prayer for our brothers and sisters in Christ in North Korea. Here are suggest prayer points that highlight critical needs.
- Pray that Kim will be convinced to release the more than 50,000-plus Christians unjustly held in detention centers and prison camps throughout the country.
- Pray that Kim will loosen age-old requirements that residents attend indoctrination classes and display and bow to Kim family portraits.
- Pray that Kim will lift information embargoes and allow his people greater access to radio shows, TV programs, and websites.
- Pray that Kim will allow for the creation of new churches where North Koreans can freely worship outside of the one "show church" that currently exists.
- Pray that the underground church In North Korea would grow in boldness and be ready for widespread evangelism efforts when the opportunity arises.
- Pray that extended families who have been separated across North and South Korea may be reunited.
- Pray that organizations like Open Doors will be allowed access to provide Christian training and resources to believers in North Korea.
- Pray that other relief and aid organizations would gain entrance to provide relief aid, trauma care, and other needed services.
- Pray that North Korea's economic and social infrastructure will find reform-that children will no longer be forced into labor, that preschoolers will no longer be indoctrinated, that roadways will be made safe.
- Pray that North Korea's food supply would be enriched through education and increased trade, so that the 2 in 5 who are currently undernourished will be provided with adequate nutrition.
- Pray that parents will ultimately be able to freely share their faith with their children and raise them to know Jesus.
- Pray that U.S. and other world leaders would put in place the right sanctions, pressures, encouragements and opportunities to restore peace and well-being for North Koreans and their neighbors.
Prayer Points from Revive Israel
Trump-Kim Summit in Singapore
From Asher Intrater
The North Korean regime has been one of the most brutal of our generation. The worst brutality has been focused on the suffering evangelical Christian community. The potential for change is enormous, as well as the potential for deception.
Here are a few scriptural guidelines for prayer (without any particular political assumptions):
1. God's will to be done on earth as in heaven - Matthew 6:10
2. Righteousness and justice to flow down - Amos 5:24
3. Trump and Kim to be directed by God's hand - Proverbs 21:1
4. Demonic deception to be uncovered - II Corinthians 2:11
5. Punishment to be meted out to criminal and cruel agents - Romans 13:4
6. Persecuted Christians and all innocent people to be set free - Exodus 5:1
7. Unjust leaders to be removed and just leaders to be raised up - Daniel 4:17
8. Christians in North and South Korea to be united - John 17:21
9. Right thinking and decisions for Trump - II Corinthians 10:4-5
10. Ending the worship of the Kim family as demi-gods - Exodus 20:2
11. Opening heavens and releasing angelic armies - Revelation 19:11-14
12. World mission and evangelism to come out of Korea - I Timothy 2:4
13. International community moved closer to true peace - Isaiah 2:1-4
This is an urgent moment of intercession for all who desire righteousness. Let's pray now, pray hard (James 5:17), pray in agreement (Matthew 18:19), and pray with authority (Ephesians 2:6).
(Source: Revive Israel) Read more.
One More Prayer Call!
24/7 Strategic National Prayer Network and CHPP Sponsor "Bookend" Prayers, Before and After the Summit
You are all welcome to join us on this call beginning at 8:00 p.m. on Monday night, June 11th, and ending two hours later at 10:00 p.m.
This call will take place just before the Summit begins in Singapore.
A second call will follow on the night of Tuesday, June12th, again from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., at the close of this Summit.
You can join us both nights by calling this conference line: 712-770-4340; Access Code 543555#.
Maureen Bravo and Sara Ballenger welcome call of you to "meet us on the phone" tomorrow night to pray for President Trump as he heads into this historic occasion. Thank you!
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