Jericho Walls International Prayer Network Call to pray for an end to the drought in South Africa and for people to turn back to God Our country is experiencing a long and devastating drought in many areas – especially the Eastern Cape, Karoo, Northern Cape, as well as the Southern and Western Cape regions.
Many other parts of the country also urgently need rain. Few people are aware of the extent of the problem. In some areas this drought has been going on for nearly 5 years. Farmers daily watch their livestock dying, fields withering and harvest going to waste. Visiting these regions and seeing the reality of the situation is traumatic. Let us repent before God and, as the church, plead for relief.
We recommend the following:
1. For congregations and prayer groups countrywide to pray on Sunday the 15th, 22nd and 29th of October 2017, for rain to fall and for the drought to end.
2. That a 24/7 prayer watch be established in communities during the week of 8-15 October, where congregations, prayer groups, prayer watches, as well as individuals will come before God’s throne to intercede for this matter day and night. Psalm 46:1: " God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble." NKJV Prayer Guidelines When emergencies and disasters occur, God looks for someone to stand in the gap. He is seeking men and women to intercede for their nation. Pray that Christians will come before God to pray for rain. Ezekiel 22:30 - And I sought for a man among them, that should make up the hedge, and stand in the gap before me for the land, that I should not destroy it: but I found none.
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