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Heaven to Earth Festival – Portland Pioneer Square

Free Outreach Prayer Event!

Date:  Saturday, August 17

Time: 11:00 am – 9:00 pm

https://youtu.be/uHFwMUMLzgU

Spread the word – invite your friends and family. Evangelism & discipleship in Oregon is beginning to emerge.

Join the Westside Vineyard Church and other area churches for an experience with music, art, drama, and ministry. This event will feature live bands, drama and dance performances, and more. This is a free event and all are welcome.  For more information visit heaventoearthfestival.com

 

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Fall Gathering Oct. 25-26

Friday Night

Worship starting at 6pm lead by Renewal City Church worship team.
Testimonies and Message entitled “Hepzibah: My Delight Is In You” following.

Saturday

Starting 6am, three Houses of Prayer are coordinating 6 hours of prayer. Shortly afternoon Lunch will be provided.

All are welcome to stand with us for breakthrough and to soak in the presence of the Lord over the 6 hours of worship and prayer.

TRiHOP is hosted at 1335 11th ave. Longivew Wa. 98632

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Oregon Igniting His Love

Dear Oregon family,

We are so excited that God is powerfully answering prayer!  Part of our excitement is the unity we are experiencing with many different praying groups across Oregon.  It is with great expectation in our hearts that we can announce the very first gathering of the National Day of Prayer and Pray Oregon communities.  We believe that this gathering will knit our hearts together and give us deeper strategies for effective prayer as we move forward.  We are delighted to invite you to this first major statewide combined gathering to further ignite Oregon’s prayer community in love. We want you to join us!

We wish to extend a warm invitation for Pray Oregon Connectors, NDP Coordinators, those interested in participating in NDP in 2020 and other ministers and prayer leaders in Oregon.  We invite you to bring your spouse and family as well.   We welcome those that would like to know more about Pray Oregon or National Day of Prayer.   We will pray, worship, fellowship, get equipped, and better learn to listen and discern the Lord’s strategies for our state.  This will be a great time to connect with other prayer leaders in your county and rekindle our passion for Jesus.  You are important, and we want you to be included!

We have planned a special 4-hour train ride and prayer workshop on the Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad on Monday.  Tuesday, the schedule includes an international disciple maker who will share amazing and inspiring information. Registration is limited to 300 at the camp, and 200 on the train, please register yourself & family immediately.

Here is the link to the event registration page with the schedule, prices and options.  Please make plans to join us in this great gathering of the body of Christ in Oregon.  There is strong consensus among the leaders planning this event that it will raise the unity in prayer to a whole new level in Oregon and increase His love in us, too! Please share this invitation with your family and others in your county to attend this “Oregon Igniting His Love” family gathering.

https://prayoregon.brushfire.com/oregon-igniting-his-love/457324

Blessings in Christ,

Pray Oregon Core Team
Call Peter for more information: 541-936-2703

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National Day of Prayer is HERE! Thursday, May 2, 2019

Thursday May 2nd & a Follow Up call this Friday 7-8am

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,
 
Thursday, May 2nd is almost here!! We have waited and prayed for people of faith in Christ to come together to pray for America, that we ‘LOVE ONE ANOTHER’.
 
For all those gathering people to pray, a hearty THANK YOU for holding events and supporting others who do. Thank you for encouraging the body of Christ. Here is a checklist for the day:
 
1. Register your gathering on the National Day of Prayer website under Events.
 
2. Capture and submit pictures of your event which shows the body of Christ in prayer loving God and loving one another.
 
3. Be the light of Christ, reflecting Him to all those people to need Him and want the hope that we have. Pray that Holy Spirit will draw people to Jesus and raise up disciple-makers to make disciples.
 
4. Send your pictures and any and all written descriptions to Pray Oregon or Facebook. Please enter your story and include pictures. Thank you!
 
5. Come join the Friday May 3rd and May 10th Call 7-8am to tell about your event. We’ll share with one another the highlights of our National Day of Prayer.
 

Connect on Friday 7-8am Pacific Time any of these 3 ways:

1. Join from web browser PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/5419997777
 
2. Zoom for iCloud app on Smartphone with Meeting ID: 5419997777
 
3. Or Telephone: 669-900-6833 or 646-558-8656, Meeting ID: 5419997777 (you can put this whole number in your Contacts for ease of dialing) 669-900-6833;5419997777#
 
Thank you for your faithfulness to pray,
Peter Carlson and Pam Neighbor
Co-coordinators National Day of Prayer
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National Collegiate Day of Prayer – Thursday February 28, 2019

As The Students Go, So Goes Our Nation!

Join us in Oregon as we pray for our college campuses.  If we win the spiritual battles across our nation but neglect our college campuses, all our progress could be undone in a generation. Therefore, students today need our support and earnest prayers. However, college students and faculty don’t just need more prayer, they need our UNITED prayer. Genuine, unified prayer is needed for our hopes and dreams for this generation to be realized. According to Matthew 18:18-20, where even 2 or 3 come TOGETHER in His name, there He is with us.

PDF Downloadable: PRAYER SCHEDULE IN OREGON

Sample prayers YOU can pray over Oregon Colleges

The Light of Jesus for students, teachers & staff
Father, we ask You to shine the Light of Jesus over our college(s). We ask You to flood in like a river into every crack and crevice that there would be no shadows, no hiding places for the enemy. We ask You to reveal all of the hidden things in the Light of Your Presence. Father, You know what these students can handle at one time and what would be too much. We ask You to give them this day their daily bread of revelation through Your Light and Word. We ask You, Holy Spirit to lead them to the will of the Father, and that through the discernment of Your Voice, all of their thoughts, decisions and actions might be founded in Truth. May there be a tidal wave of the love of Jesus and Truth coming to our campuses. We give You the glory and honor in all things. Amen.

The Authority of Jesus over campuses
Father, we forgive every student that will be on campus today, every person that has been here, and every person that will be here today. We wash their feet with the Blood of Jesus that the power of all sins are broken and washed away. All curses are broken. All sorcery & witchcraft is dismantled, unraveled, and undone, rendered powerless to harm them. May these students be purified of all unrighteousness, redeemed from every consequence, and restored to the men and women of God that they were created to be. We ask You Lord to shine Your light and love to each student, that they would be found holy and blameless in Your sight.

We wash the land where the campus sits with the Blood of Jesus. We ask that You would unveil within the campus community the unlimited riches of Your glory and favor until supernatural strength floods our innermost beings with Your divine might and explosive power. Let the life of Jesus be released deep inside our schools and let Oregon campuses be a resting place of Your love, the very source and root of our lives.

Empower each person to discover and experience the great magnitude of the astonishing love of Jesus in all its dimensions. Let Your deeply intimate, far-reaching, enduring, inclusive, endless love beyond measurement that transcends our understanding—this extravagant love—pour into our hearts until we are filled to overflowing with the fullness of who You are! Empower the student, staff and teachers to speak Your Word with boldness, that we would stretch out our hands to heal, and that signs and wonders would be done through the name of Jesus. Fill us with Your Holy Spirit as students assemble together and may Your Spirit of Prophecy flow in our midst.

Finally, Lord we welcome Your Presence in Oregon colleges. We ask You to be the love, joy, peace, and faith as You bless all ministry that occurs on the campuses. May it be for Your Glory, Your Honor, and Your Kingdom forever. Amen.”

 

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National Day of Mourning – Feb. 23, 2019

Plan to pray and join in the National Day of Mourning in protest of the state of New York’s infanticide law.  Please share the following song with your friends and family.

Gathering Places in Oregon

Salem: House of Prayer

The prayer room will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. for drop in prayer. We will be dedicating the day to focusing specifically on the issue of abortion.

Saturday, February 23, 2019
8:am – 8pm

248 Liberty St NE, Salem
(after 4pm enter thru the alley door)

Eugene: Bridge Open Bible Church

Saturday, February 23, 2019
10:00am

90886 Coburg Rd
Eugene,Oregon 97408
(541) 726-0143

PLEASE REGISTER HERE IF YOU PLAN TO ATTEND THE EUGENE GATHERING: https://www.facebook.com/events/2136967476616247/

  • WEAR BLACK

  • DON’T SHOP

  • CLOSE BUSINESSES

  • REPENT FOR ABORTION

President Donald J. Trump at the State of the Union said the following:

“To defend the dignity of every person, I am asking the Congress to pass legislation to prohibit the late-term abortion of children who can feel pain in the mother’s womb.  Let us work together to build a culture that cherishes innocent life.  And let us reaffirm a fundamental truth:  all children — born and unborn — are made in the holy image of God.”

According to the National Day of Mourning website:

The state of New York just voted to expand abortion access right up to the birth of the baby! To celebrate this unbelievable depravity they lit the One World Trade Center in pink! Women used to celebrate motherhood and find joy in their children. Today, in places like New York City, they are taking joy in destroying their children. N.Y. State has crossed a line of inhumanity that should drive us to our knees. 46 years of the state sanctioned killing of our most helpless and defenseless children should cause us to weep, to mourn, and to take action. What is to be thought of a society that kills her own children? What will the future be of such a hearltess society that celebrates such barbaric inhumanity?

“If the foundations be destroyed what shall the righteous do?” (Psalm 11:3) We are calling for a National Day of Mourning and repentance. We are in desperate need for God to move upon the hearts of young and old in our nation. If our hearts do not break over the killing of these little image bearers of God in the womb, then how can we expect those growing up in this lost, confused and decadent culture to take our message seriously? Join us February 23rd for

“A National Day of Mourning.”

  • WEAR BLACK
  • DON’T SHOP
  • CLOSE BUSINESSES
  • REPENT FOR ABORTION

Thank you for praying!

National Day of Mourning

Please CLICK HERE to sign the National Day of Mourning petition.

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NW Prayer Gathering

The Northwest Prayer Gathering will be hosting another 6 hour prayer burn on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. Houses of Prayer from around the PNW will gather together in Federal Way and cry out for the Church and the future of our PNW region. Lunch will follow. Yes we know this is Superbowl weekend. Yes we know most of America shuts down for this. However the time we live in calls for us to set aside these events and gather together for the breaking in of God’s mercy and power for our nation and for his Church.

Click here to see the NWPG facebook event page.

Regards,

Ian Rutherford
Director, TRiHOP

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The Reset 2019

As I sit here on my couch, reflecting and contemplating the events of the passing year, I am thankful and amazed.

Exactly one year ago on December 31st 2018, I was lying in a hospital bed. Two days prior, I suffered a heart attack and was rushed to the hospital. My heart stopped on the operating table and I was mercifully brought back to life. God’s resurrection power and the help of some highly trained Physicians permitted me to move into the next phase of my life. It was a divinely orchestrated “Reset.”

Tonight, as I am getting ready to gather at the Salem House of Prayer and pray into the coming new year, I am impacted with the impartation that God is about to give His beloved Bride. I believe the Church of Jesus Christ is in for a wild ride in 2019. There will of course be many challenges, but there will also be a great number of victories and increases.

I believe the Lord is going to come with resurrection power in 2019. Many who have fallen asleep in their spirit, or felt dead in their hearts towards God and others, will suddenly come alive again. The Lord is going to do marvelous things among us.

This coming year will certainly not be a time of endless relaxation and enjoyment. There will be battles to be fought, but there will also be great victories that will propel us into the next new thing the Lord wants to do.

We are always maturing as the Bride of Christ. We are continually being conformed more closely Into His Image. Our speech, our thoughts, and our very actions will become increasingly transformed as we learn to sit at the feet of Jesus and hear His voice more clearly.

Many Believers are going to become less and less satisfied simply going to church or listening to good preaching on the internet. These things are incredibly valuable, but not enough by themselves. The Lord is again going to put an intense hunger in many people’s hearts to be with Him and seek His face.

Many will find themselves being drawn into a place of prayer where they seek to have their hunger and thirst satisfied. This well known scripture will personally come alive to them:

“As the deer pants for the water brooks, so pants my soul pants for You O God.” Psalm 42:1

This will not simply be a good idea or a song any longer, but a driving force in their life. Some will initially find the place of prayer a place of death and dying, as the Lord removes some of the old things, but then it will become a place of finding new life in the new things He initiates in them. There will be things that end, and there will be things that begin. Change that brings a resetting that will position them more closely to God and help them find their new assignment.

God has been at work preparing us for this heavenly change. A few months ago the Lord begin to speak to me about a reset that was coming to the body of Christ. Then I begin to hear of other Ministries who were feeling the same. The ministry that I give guidance to, the Salem House of Prayer, has gone through radical changes this year, and we’re not through yet.

Some have been scary and some have been wonderful but in truth, they have all been directed by the guiding hand of the Lord. We are all going to learn to walk in peace like never before. We must learn to walk upon the water of trouble because there’s never going to be a shortage of trouble as we advance towards the coming of the Lord.

However, we are not to fear the trouble, but to embrace it as an opportunity to see the victories of Christ come forth. We are going to learn to speak to the waters of trouble and command them to be still. The peace we carry will extend to our surroundings, affecting them and initiating much needed calm. We will literally change the environment and atmosphere we find ourselves in. We master the waves, the waves do not master us.

This year, some will see loved ones that they have prayed for for years come to Jesus. Sons and Daughters will return home. Difficult addictions will be broken. Pornography that has ravaged the minds of many young men and women will suddenly lose its power. There will be demonstrations of healing unlike some have ever seen. Churches will begin to be known as places one can go to recover from sickness rather than going to the hospital. Miracles will increase dramatically in some regions.

One of the greatest miracles that will begin to happen this year will be seeing the Lord. Many who have been seeking the Lord for years will have their eyes open to see Him. Some in dreams and some while they are wide awake.

I personally had this experience last year while in a prolonged season of seeking the Lord. I spent a week camping out, locked in the House of Prayer to seek the Lord. About the middle of the week I had a dream where Jesus appeared to me and showed me His eyes. He spoke not a word, but just looked into me. His eyes told me everything I needed to know about the current situation I was in.

The kingdom is going to continue to excel as we approach the coming of the Lord. The scripture says in Isaiah 61 that there will be an increase of both light and darkness.

“Arise, shine, for your light has come. And the glory of the Lord is risen upon you. For behold, the darkness shall cover the earth, and deep darkness the people; but the Lord will arise over you, and His glory will be seen upon you. The Gentiles shall come to your light, and kings to the brightness of your rising.” Isaiah 60:1-3

We should expect this. We are not to ignore the darkness neither are we to embrace it. We are simply to know that we are in the world to be a light. The light will challenge and change the darkness. Love will overcome hate. The power of the Gospel, the truth that is Christ Jesus, will conquer all lies.

Each day we draw a little closer to the literal physical return of Jesus and the manifestation of His kingdom of God upon the earth. Jesus will sit on a Throne in Jerusalem and all the nations will flow into Him. This is not a fairy-tale, but a reality that is steadily and rapidly approaching, and one He is actively preparing us for.

So set fast your heart Saint of God. Allow Him to change and “Re-set” you again. Do not trust in the things of this world to bring you satisfaction, comfort or deliverance. No government, no amount of money, and no friendship with the world is going to satisfy the longing of our hearts. Draw closer to Jesus in the secret chamber and you will find the grace that you need not only to stand in the day that is coming, but to joyfully overcome and prevail.

And to all who overcome, He will grant them treasures of Presence and abundant Life such as they have only imagined. The Kingdom of Heaven is touching earth. And everywhere it touches, change will come. Some of these changes will be welcomed and others will not. But we have an Eternal King who has promised that only the eternal things will remain. He is going to shake everything that can be shaken, so that only what is eternal will remain. This He does for our good.

“Whose voice then shook the earth; but now He has promised, saying, ‘Yet once more I shake not only the earth, but also heaven.” Now this [phrase] ‘Yet once more,’ indicates the removal of those things that are being shaken, as of things that are made, that the things which cannot be shaken may remain.” Hebrews 12:26-27

Great and mighty things are ahead for us in 2019. Embrace them with a heart full of joy. Learn to spend time in the secret place. Then go out and find someone to give that treasure too.

In Gods Love, Grace and Mercy,
Jim Moore

Jim & Linda Moore, Salem House of Prayer

 

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Answers To Prayer – Oregon 2018

Our activities have increased exponentially over the past 5 years, so we thought we’d highlight a few of God’s top stories in 2018, which we believe is in direct answer to your prayers in Oregon.  Sometimes it’s good to consider we’ve been and then make a course correction (if need be), before we get our sights set on the next set of instructions – where God is taking us in the days, weeks and months to come. Thank You, Lord for such a fruitful year and thank You for equipping us for this next year.

  • February – Collegiate Day of Prayer:  This marked the beginning of the Evangelism/Discipleship Explosion in Oregon
  • April – NW Prayer Summit:  A Word was given that God was “Resettin and Re-tooling” His people”, and that the old tools would no longer work in this new season.  Our Pray Oregon Tour team covered over 3,500 miles in two weeks, and there was a continuous planting of scripture stakes across the state.
  • May – Our Oregon Governor made a proclamation for the National Day of Prayer.
  • July – Andrew Palau Festival –  More than 9,500 people in attendance on Saturday (the largest gathering in the history of the ballpark), and more than 850 confessions of faith throughout the event.
  • August – Franklin Graham visited Oregon stopping in Bend, Medford and Canby on his West Coast Tour.
  • September Events

David’s Tent:  Oregon participated in the national Tent America initiative with a tent at our capitol and six other locations around the state for 3-days.

Portland 2018: This 4-day event was held at the Memorial Coliseum with thousands of people hearing the gospel and going out on the streets to proclaim the gospel.  Discipleship was a big focus spearheaded by Chris Overstreet – Compassion To Action

  • November – We all survived mid-term elections.  And although we were pleased watch the Pro-life measure make it on the ballot, it’s important that we continue to pray for those results which will turn this issue around for God’s glory!

One PDX:  This was a powerful night of prayer & worship hosted at 4 churches in Portland. www.onepdx.org

We are thankful for you!  Please continue praying, as you can see it is working.

Blessing from the Pray Oregon Team

Prayer Keys for 2019 – Unlock Your War Room

But Jesus Himself would often slip away to the wilderness and pray.  —Luke 5:16, AMP

This verse from Luke shows that just like us, Jesus needed a break from the demands of His busy life to recharge his batteries and spend time with His Heavenly Father. The life of Christ is intended to give us examples we can follow and learn from. So, even though He was God incarnate, Jesus didn’t draw on His superpowers as the Son of God when it came to facing life’s challenges. Instead, when He was exhausted or burdened or in need of spiritual refreshment, He would “slip away” to pray — plugging into the power and purpose that can only be found in God’s presence.

Prayer is one of the most powerful weapons God has given us, and looking ahead into 2019, it has never been more important for God’s people to be on our knees than now. But learning how to pray effectively is not always easy. Jesus’ disciples felt the same confusion. They were familiar with the rote repeated prayers of the Torah. But Jesus prayed with a kind of authority and power they had never seen before — as though God was listening! So when they came to Jesus, as told in Matthew 6, they didn’t say, “Teach us another prayer.” They said, “Lord, teach us to pray.”

The Lord’s Prayer (Matthew 6:9-13) is Yeshua’s response. It is a beautiful prayer and one that every Christian should hide in their heart — in fact, most have it memorized. But as elegant as the words are, Jesus never intended it to become another ritualistic prayer. Rather, it was to be an example of how to pray.

This, then, is how you should pray:  ‘Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, Your kingdom come, Your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us today our daily bread.
And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors. And lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from the evil one.’

Here are nine keys to help you develop a more powerful prayer life. Hopefully they will encourage you to make 2019 a power-packed year of effective prayer.

1. Know to Whom you are speaking.

Prayer is a conversation with God, and every conversation begins by addressing the person to whom you are speaking by name. Yeshua begins with “Our Father in heaven.” He focuses on a distinct person — the Heavenly Father with whom he has a personal relationship. We share the same right to call God “Father,” and there are times when we need to talk with our Abba Father, Daddy God. But God is three distinct persons in One: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.

It is helpful to know which of the Godhead we are speaking. Sometimes we will speak with Yeshua, the friend who is closer than a brother and the Savior of our soul. Other times we might cry out to Holy Spirit, for strength and power to overcome temptation or complete a difficult task which Father God has called us to do.  We should pray often, expressing our affection & love to our Heavenly Father and to thank Him for our welfare and comfort and for all things He gives us each day.  We pray to ask our Father for strength to live for Him and to love others.  Speaking with our Heavenly Father takes times and focus but as we pray, our faith grows stronger.

2. Approach with gratitude.

Approaching the heart of God with gratitude is always a great conversation starter. Like any parent, God loves to see that we have grateful hearts. But more importantly, as we take the time to praise God for all He has done in the past — and review those answered prayers, the impossible situations overcome, the healings and grace — and even our faith to believe for even greater answers to prayer grows stronger and more confident. Praise opens the gates of heaven and should always be part of our alone time with God.

3. Speak what you need.

Dependence upon the Lord is pleasing to Him.  He likes it when we ask, because He is a good Father.  In Jesus’ time, bread was a staple — one of the most basic needs of life — and He did not hesitate to ask God to provide it. But we often hesitate to bother God with the little things we need, thinking he shouldn’t be bothered. And when the big problems come, we try everything we can to solve the problem before we think to pray. The Bible says, “You do not have because you do not ask God.” So never hesitate to ask God for what you need in 2019.

4. Agree with God.

Your Father in heaven delights to give you good gifts.  Speak as if you believe that truth.  Do not pray in unbelief.  Agree with what the Lord is saying about you, a situation or another person.  Do not make a habit of complaining and speaking negatively when you pray.  In reference to the “power of the spoken word”, someone once said that it is better to agree with heaven, than to agree with hell.

5. Ask for God’s will.

The Lord’s Prayer is not the only place where Jesus role-modeled a heart of obedience and submission to the will of God over his own desires and needs. In the Garden of Gethsemane, only hours before Jesus’ crucifixion, He would once again pray, “not my will, but Yours be done.” In a world where right and wrong are frequently confused and the future is so uncertain, it can be hard to know how to pray or what to ask for when difficult circumstances arise. But the one thing we can know with absolute certainty is that God’s plan for those who love Him is good, and the safest place we can be is in the center of His divine will.

6. Repent and ask for forgiveness.

James 5:16 reminds us that if we want our prayers to be heard, our hearts need to be right with God and with one another. If you feel your prayers are bouncing off the ceiling, take some time to check your heart.

7. Pray with a friend.

This is one of the most underutilized tools in our kingdom arsenal.  Matthew 18:20 says, “For where two or three are gathered together in My name, I am there in the midst of them.”  There is power in agreement when we pray in Jesus’ name.  When we have an urgent need to take before the throne of God, how often will we call a friend to pray?  If you don’t already have one, make finding a trusted prayer partner one of your goals in 2019.

8. Pray the Word.

One of the best films about prayer in 2015 was the War Room, starring Priscilla Shirer.  The timing of its release was perfect because our country was on the brink of an unprecedented election in 2016 and America was in need of a great example of what a prayer warrior is called to do.  The example that Miss Clara set for the Priscilla Shirer’s character is an excellent example for us to follow and set for those who have not yet discovered prayer.  How many people are watching your prayer life?   How many are listening to you praying through each difficult need or situation which arises.  Are they watching you pray with belief?  Are you praying for healing, deliverance or salvation with scripture and a powerful promise of God?  The Word of God is powerful and prayer is our great spiritual weapon to wield it.  There is no better blessing than to pray the Word.  Son and daughter,  just pray the Word, and in faith you will move mountains.

Jesus did the same when he was tempted by Satan in the wilderness (see Luke 4:1-12). He was the Son of God, but He did not use his divine authority. Instead, He used the authority of the Scriptures.

9. Memorize Scripture.

The most important key to a vibrant prayer life is to understand your spiritual authority in Jesus Christ as explained in the Scriptures. The only way to do that is to become intimately familiar with the written Word of God. Even a few minutes a day in the Word of God will add strength and authority to your prayers.  May the Lord bless you richly as you unlock your war room in 2019 and begin to overcome those spiritual battles with righteous victory!  Amen.

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