The American theologian Walter Wink said:
“History belongs to the intercessors, who believe the future into being. If this is so, then intercession, far from being an escape from action is a means of focusing for action and of creating action.”Walter Wink
NOW is the time for action. NOW is the time to pray. NOW is the time for intercessors to be front and centre.
The COVID-19 pandemic is having a drastic global impact. With the continuing shut down of society, space has been created. Space that can be filled by either good or evil.
There is the opportunity for the Holy Spirit to move in powerful ways and for the church to rise up and boldly proclaim the saving name of Jesus Christ, who does heal disease and who brings peace in the midst of a storm.
But there is also a great potential for evil. The enemy is seeking to capitalize upon the fear, anxiety and mayhem, and form strongholds that will try to hinder and block the kingdom of God and bring even greater chaos, destruction and death to our world.
As intercessors, NOW is the time, led by the Holy Spirit to PRAY IN the things the Lord wants to do during this time and to PRAY OUT the plans and schemes of the enemy. The Holy Spirit empowers and equips intercessors to pray the prayers that shape the future.
To cooperate with the Lord in praying in what he is doing during this time we are taking time Monday through Friday at 12:00 pm (Eastern Time -Adjust for your time zone) to pray.
We shall be praying for God’s shalom in this time of crisis.
Please note there will be no Prayer Time on Friday, April 10, 2020, as this is Good Friday.
Join the Prayer Time via Zoom
Topic: Praying for Shalom in these times of crises
The prayer call will last for about 30 minutes, but the zoom call will be left open for an additional 20-30 minutes for those who want to continue to pray.
Join Zoom Meeting by computer use: https://zoom.us/j/464198533
Meeting ID: 464 198 533
To Join Zoom with your phone dial:
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+1 647 558 0588 Canada
+44 203 481 5240 United Kingdom
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Meeting ID: 464 198 533
Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/aHxhfyAx6
Part of the greater work of Prayer at the Community of the Cross
As we join together in prayer, we do so in what is effectively a virtual prayer room an extension of the Prayer House.
We sit in the midst of a global pandemic and it is easy to feel helpless and powerless. But we know that the Lord hears and answers our prayers. For that reason as a ministry, we prioritize prayer.
So we are coming to the Lord in intercession to lift up our world and to pray for a global shalom.