The Children of the Chibok Girls

Hey friends,

Ahmed Salkida is a journalist with connections straight to Boko Haram and ISWAP, the other faction of ISIS in Nigeria. Continue reading

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Pray against Evil!!!

On October 18th, it was reported that 700 people have been kidnapped by ISIS—and that ISIS is killing ten of those people a day if they are not supplied with food and medical supplies. ***Correction: ISIS kidnapped the 700 people, not Boko Haram (based in Nigeria).***

While this has been going on, Ms. Hauwa Liman, an aid worker for the International Committee of the Red Cross, was killed by Boko Haram after being held captive for 8 months. It has become very clear that, while Boko Haram may be experiencing some pushback from Nigeria’s military and police force, they mean business in all that they are doing and saying.

This is an incredibly urgent matter! There is no doubt about it: Boko Haram– and most importantly, the evil behind it– must be crushed. That is the only way such pain and anguish will stop. Please, pray with me as Boko Haram is doing this!

More to come!

Praying to the God Who Hears

“Please, whoever you are, please,” he cries out.

Up at 3 o’clock in the morning, a man prays to be able to see his family again. Desperation fills his voice as tears run down his cheeks. He hangs his head low. “Do you even care?”

This is the situation countless Nigerians have found themselves in. After their families and loved ones have been attacked and kidnapped by Boko Haram, all those left behind have are pictures and prayers. Continue reading

Protecting the Innocent

Hundreds, maybe even thousands of young men have been arrested wrongly by the Nigerian military, accused of having links to/being involved in Boko Haram. Not only this, but hundreds, maybe even thousands, of young men and women have been kidnapped by Boko Haram, held tightly and oppressed. Leah Sharibu has spent 221 days in Boko Haram captivity, with no end in sight to her bondage. Continue reading

“Mary & Joseph”: Forgiveness

Today, I watched the Christian inspirational movie, “Mary and Joseph.” It is the story of how Mary and Joseph’s friends, Rebekah and Elijah, struggle with Rebekah’s family’s death at the hands of one of Herod’s soldiers. It was interesting because many Christian movies focus solely on Christ, but this movie was focused more on Mary and Joseph (especially Joseph). Continue reading

Prayers for the Start of Nigeria’s 2019 Presidential Election

Hey guys,
As the Presidential elections in Nigeria are gearing up (with the actual election happening in the Spring of 2019), different men are promising various things.

Let’s start praying for a Nigerian president who 1) Knows and Loves Jesus, and 2) will be committed to bringing home the Chibok girls and Leah Sharibu, along with trying to remove all corruption.

Jesus is in control, and I am so excited to see what He decides to do this election!

 

Thank you for your prayers,
Annalee Hoover of ISAIAH 62 PRAYER MINISTRY

Looking Back at Prophecy: God is Faithful!

On May 14th, 1948, Israel—a land that had been conquered and ravaged after the Israelites’ diaspora—became a country once again.

The world was in shock. But for those who know the Bible, it was just another prophecy coming to pass: a prophecy found in Ezekiel 36 and 37, explaining that the nation of Israel would one day the Hebrews would return to the land and that Israel would be rebuilt (source). Though seemingly extraordinary, this event coming to pass was just another situation where God kept His Word.

In a sermon by Amir Tsarfati, another amazing thing was brought up that I wanted to highlight. Most Christians know the passage in Ezekiel that most call “The Valley of Dry Bones.” For those who do not, this passage of scripture is in Ezekiel 37; in it, Ezekiel is in a valley of dry bones, and God asks him, “Son of man, can these bones live?” Ezekiel replies, “Sovereign Lord, You alone know” (Ezekiel 37:1-3).

God tells Ezekiel to speak and prophesy over the dead bones, saying that He will bring them back to life (Ezekiel 37:4-6). Shockingly, the bones are resurrected; flesh is put back on them, and God gives them the breath of life. This can sound zombie-ish, I know– but God goes farther than making half-dead, zombie-like creatures. He literally brings them back fully from the dead as human people!

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Why do I say all of this? Because God promised to bring life where there was once death; but Amir Tsarfati pointed to one way in which this true as he spoke today, and it’s a way I had never thought of before; a way that blew my mind and strengthened my faith.

In the 1940’s, 6 million Jews were placed into Nazi concentration camps, made to do forced labor to death. Whoever didn’t die from the hard work and lack of nourishment was gassed or tortured, sometimes used in medical experiments. Many, if not all of these people, became literal skin and bones.

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Courtesy of Jewish Virtual Library

But there are many Jews in those camps who evaded death and Nazi Germany, and later make full recoveries. These were the Jews who came back to Israel in 1948—Jews in the Diaspora. Dry bones, brought back from the brink of death to life.

As I heard Tsarfati speak about this, it placed more faith in me. God took so many, just as Ezekiel prophesied THOUSANDS of years ago, from death, and brought them back to life. The life of those who were only dry bones, resurrected.

It reminds me: God will do what He says He will do. There’s no stopping Him, though it seems that He is being stopped right now.

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So, look up, friend: Jesus is coming soon! His purposes win out in the end. Every knee will bow, and every tongue will confess Him as Lord (Philippians 2:10-11).

He will bring out the captives, and give freedom to those in oppression (Isaiah 49:26-Isaiah 62).
Do you trust that He is capable?
Do you trust that He knows what is good and what is bad?
Do you trust that He will always keep His Word?

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Christ can do anything, friend. And He has told us what He will do in His Word.

I encourage you to subscribe to Behold Israel with Amir Tsarfati, who loves speaking about eschatology and end-times. It will blow your mind and encourage your heart.

What promises has Christ made to you that you are holding on to, right now? Where has God been incredibly faithful to you?

The Chibok girls will not be held captive forever, of that I am confident. I am also confident that He has Leah Sharibu in the palm of His Mighty, Sovereign Hands. I can rest in His Might. Can you?
Let’s trust Him, and rest.


Do you know Jesus?

Anyone who takes a good look at Bible prophecy will see that the Bible can be trusted.

But there is one thing, one event, that is of the utmost importance when speaking about Bible Prophecy, and that is the birth, life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ.

Learn more about Jesus, and why He can be fully trusted, here.


Please pray for…

  • The Chibok girls. Pray that they would know the Truth, and that they would be free.
  • Leah Sharibu. Pray that she would be protected and freed.
  • Those who are currently suffering. May they cling to Jesus and His Promises.
  • The families of these young women, men and children in captivity. Pray that they do not lose hope.

Thank you for your prayers!!