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Jesus said, “But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name, He will teach you all things, and bring to your remembrance all things that I said to you.” (John 14:26)
When you received Jesus as LORD and Savior, His Spirit came to dwell within you all the days of your life. Jesus said He is your personal Helper. He knows every thought and feeling you have. He hears every word you speak. He is fully aware of all your circumstances.
Helper: signifies to take hold with at the side for assistance; to take a share in; help in bearing; to help in general. The ministry of the Holy Spirit helps with our infirmities (weaknesses) so that we have victory in our prayers. (Romans 8:26-27)
You Are the Temple of the Holy Spirit
Acknowledge His Presence
Honor and love Him
Yield to His guidance
Have faith in His direction.
Pray in His language. (Tongues)
He will never leave you nor forsake you. He can make you fearless!
“So we can boldly say: ‘The LORD is my Helper, I will not fear. What can man do to me?’” (Hebrews 13:5-6)
BUT HERE’S THE THING…
Holy Spirit is our Helper only when we do what He says.
After all, He cannot help someone who won’t accept (or do) what He says.
He leads. (He is very smart!)
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5.17.19 HR 5 Update:
The House of Representatives passed the so-called equality act: 236 - 173 today.
Next step: the Senate votes, and then the President's signature would be required for passage...
There are many components of the bill that are disturbing. A few details to note are that HR-5:
(Remember what happened to Saul of Tarsus? Because of prayer, He met Jesus and became a New Creation in Christ: the Apostle Paul!)
Want to see how your state voted on HR 5?
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I have three Current News Feeds from the White House...Monday through Friday. The links below will go directly to each one.
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Prayer for President Trump
Father, I pray the precious Blood of Jesus over my President, his family, his staff and advisors. May Your angels watch over them and keep them in all their ways today and the days to come. (Psalm 91:11)
May the Angel of the LORD encamp around the President and deliver him from every evil. May You deliver him from all his fears and save him out of all his troubles. (Psalm 34:4-7)
I declare that no weapon formed against President Trump shall prosper, and every tongue that rises against him in judgment he shall condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of the LORD, and their righteousness is from Me, says the LORD. (Isaiah 54:17)
God says: "Do not touch My anointed ones, And do My prophets no harm." (Psalm 105:15)
I pray that You would hide President Trump from the “secret plots from the rebellion of the workers of iniquity, who sharpen their tongue like a sword.” (Psalm 64:2) Let their net that they have hidden catch themselves, into that very destruction let them fall.” (Psalm 35:8)
Keep the President from the snares the enemy has laid for him. Protect him from those who seek to destroy him. Give him Your safe way of escape. (Psalm 141:9-10)
Bless this President, LORD, and surround him with your shield of favor and mercy. (Psalm 5:12 & 32:10) Keep him healthy and give him strength all his days.
The President and his staff “commit their works unto the LORD, and their thoughts shall be established.” (Proverbs 16:3) Father, give President Trump Your wisdom. Help him to make right decisions in all that he needs to do today.
In Jesus name and for your glory Lord.
Did you know?
When President Trump was asked what he wanted people to remember about him, he said, “I want to be known as the President who prayed the most.”
Below are three current news feeds from the White House.
FROM THE WHITE HOUSE
As you read these News Updates, pray and ask the LORD to intervene about certain issues...
Green and Gold for Australia at Trump’s 2nd State Dinner
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will dine "under the stars in a Rose Garden arrayed in shades of green and gold in tribute to his country’s national colors when President Donald Trump hosts his first state dinner in more than a year on Friday,” Darlene Superville reports in The Associated Press.
This morning, President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump welcomed Prime Minister Scott Morrison and his wife, Jenny, to the White House with a military arrival ceremony on the South Lawn. A day filled with meetings and special events will conclude with an elegant State Dinner in the Rose Garden, just outside the Oval Office.
“As he arrived in Washington on Thursday night, Morrison said he looked forward to celebrating 100 years of ‘mateship’ between the U.S. and Australia.”
Click here to read more.
“In an exclusive interview on ‘Fox & Friends’ Thursday, President Trump told Fox News' Ed Henry that ‘brand-new’ wall sections have been built along the U.S.-Mexico border, contrary to claims by some Democrats,” Edmund DeMarche writes. “Trump said the new wall sections include 14 miles at the site in California, where the interview was held. ‘This was not here two weeks ago. This is all brand-new wall. ... We're building on many different sites all up and down along the border,’ he said, adding that the new 30-foot barrier was impenetrable even by ‘championship mountain climbers.’”
The immigration crisis isn’t just a matter of scope—at its root, it’s a humanitarian problem, too, John Hostettler writes in the Washington Examiner. “The violence in countries such as El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras has created a demand for human traffickers whose empty promises and exorbitant fees drive and direct the flow of migrants to the border.” By keeping his campaign promise to secure our border with a wall, “President Trump is laying the groundwork for the other reforms we need to staunch the flow of human trafficking. The next step toward ending human trafficking is to fairly and uniformly enforce our asylum laws.”
“The Trump administration will continue to take a tough line with China in trade talks, Vice President Mike Pence said on Thursday,” John Carney reports in Breitbart. Speaking at the CNBC Institutional Investor Delivering Alpha conference, the Vice President said that President Trump “would continue to insist that China make significant reforms to its economic system, including abandoning trade barriers, forced technology transfers, and predatory subsidies for ‘national champion’ businesses,” Carney writes.
“The era of economic surrender is over,” the Vice President said.
Melania Trump Participates in Reopening of Washington Monument
“First lady Melania Trump, alongside a group of local fourth graders, helped cut the ribbon to re-open the Washington Monument, which had been under construction in the wake of a 2011 earthquake,” Kate Bennett reports for CNN.
“When it first opened to the public in 1888, it used to take more than 10 minutes to reach the top of the 500-foot Washington Monument, by steam-propelled elevator. Today, it's automated, and the ride in a posh new lift with video screens is just 70 seconds.” Click here to read more.
“If you haven’t heard, President Trump has declared war on California, the auto industry and the world’s climate. Or that’s what liberals are saying about his Administration’s plans to revoke California’s waiver that lets it set national fuel economy rules that raise costs for consumers across the country,” The Wall Street Journal editorial board writes. “The Trump Administration isn’t prohibiting [automakers] from manufacturing more fuel-efficient and electric cars. Liberals call the President a totalitarian, but he’s the one giving consumers and businesses a choice.”
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar are right to push back against the United Nations on abortion, Grace Melton writes for Fox News. “We remain gravely concerned [about] aggressive efforts to reinterpret international instruments to create a new international right to abortion,” the two Cabinet secretaries wrote in a joint letter to diplomats.
“She’s done a lot with the place. Like anyone who has ever spruced up their home, Melania Trump will have a few new touches to showcase Friday when guests visit the White House for only the second state dinner of the Trump presidency,” Darlene Superville writes in The Associated Press. “There’s refreshed wall fabric in the Red Room, repurposed draperies in the Green Room and restored furniture in the Blue Room. And those are just some of the home improvement projects the first lady has overseen.”
This Constitution Week, America Welcomes 34,000 New Legal Citizens
Today, we celebrate Constitution Day and Citizenship Day, part of Constitution Week.
“On this day, we recognize the signing of the U.S. Constitution and reflect upon the meaning and importance of citizenship and what it means to be an American, whether native or foreign-born,” Ken Cuccinelli, Acting Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), writes for Fox News.
Across the country this week, USCIS will welcome over 34,000 new citizens at more than 300 special naturalization ceremonies in celebration of Constitution Week.
“We believe that U.S. citizenship is the greatest honor and privilege in the world,” he says. Click here to read more.
“Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh will apparently receive continuing education in the politics of personal destruction, and this weekend came another round of rumor-mill accusations,” The Wall Street Journal editorial board writes. “It’s important to understand that this assault on the Justice is part of the left’s larger campaign against the legitimacy of the current Supreme Court and an independent judiciary.”
President Trump’s USMCA trade deal “will play a critical role in the revitalization of our automobile industry,” Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-MO) writes in the Washington Examiner. “It has become clear over the last decade that NAFTA’s rules over automobile manufacturing were outdated and were hurting the American auto industry.”
“Past administrations neglected their constitutional duty, refusing to uphold and enforce our nation’s laws. President Trump is different. He is taking bold, decisive actions to keep America safe and secure – and the numbers prove that his strategy is working,” Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) writes for Fox News. “The number of [border] apprehensions has dropped because every mile of wall makes it harder and harder to get into America illegally.”
The Latest Times Hit on Brett Kavanaugh is a Clear Miss
“New York Times reporters Robin Pogrebin and Kate Kelly spent months reaching out to Yale alumni for more dirt on Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s undergraduate years more than three decades ago, and came up empty,” the New York Post editorial board writes.
“That’s the actual bottom line of their Times article that dropped online Saturday, though they suggest otherwise — since they clearly want to not just boost sales of the book, but also do whatever they can to further smear the justice.”
Here’s how blatantly, stunningly dishonest the piece is, the editors say: “Its biggest ‘shocker’ is noting the existence of yet another alleged Kavanaugh incident — but the article leaves out the fact that the supposed victim doesn’t remember a thing.” Under pressure, The New York Times added an editor’s note to the piece yesterday, saying that “the book reports that the female student declined to be interviewed and friends say that she does not recall the incident. That information has been added to the article.” Click here to read more.
“The USMCA brings America’s economic relationship with Canada and Mexico into the 21st century. This new agreement strengthens NAFTA’s market-opening provisions for key industries, such as agriculture and manufacturing, and establishes a modern roadmap for digital trade across our continent,” Fred Lampropoulos, CEO of Utah-based Merit Medical Systems, writes in The Salt Lake Tribune.
“When Americans think of food stamp recipients, images of desperate lower-income Americans typically come to mind . . . Imagine the outrage, then, as taxpayers find out that some of the people on food stamps are in fact millionaires,” Tim Andrews writes in the Washington Examiner. Thanks to President Trump, “taxpayers may soon get a respite from this ludicrous loophole.”
“The socialist-driven economic and humanitarian crisis ravaging the beautiful country of Venezuela should give every American pause. It is not just that this ideology, which has failed the people of this South American nation, is now establishing a footing here in the United States—but it’s also because our beacon of hope that shines throughout Latin America is being threatened by America’s adversaries,” Kimberly Guilfoyle writes in Townhall. “We stand with the people of Venezuela in their struggle to restore democracy, freedom, and the rule of law,” Ivanka Trump said last week, as she met with Venezuelan refugees in Colombia.
Supreme Court Decision is Victory for All
“The Supreme Court’s decision late Wednesday allowing the Trump administration to implement its policy making it harder for migrants to qualify for asylum in the U.S. is a victory not just for President Trump, but more importantly for the American people and for the rule of law,” National Border Patrol Council President Brandon Judd writes.
“The high court ruling is a matter of common sense. Asylum is meant for relief for persecution – not for the purpose of picking a country solely because it is more desirable and can provide migrants with better-paying jobs and a higher standard of living.”
The ruling will allow President Trump to reduce illegal immigration drastically—“something the vast majority of U.S. citizens want,” Judd says.
Click here to read more.
Even The Washington Post’s liberal editorial board agrees that Democrats—mainly House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA)—need to approve President Trump’s trade deal with Canada and Mexico, the USMCA. “It’s better not to gamble with people’s jobs and income, even for an understandable political reason, unless overriding substantive policy concerns justify it. They don’t.”
“The U.S. Senate confirmed President Trump’s 150th judicial nominee Wednesday, helping to fulfill the president’s campaign promise to remake the federal bench with a conservative bent,” Alex Swoyer reports for The Washington Times. The count: 105 lower federal court judges, 43 circuit court nominees, and two Supreme Court Justices.
“Economic security is national security. There may be no better symbol of this key guiding principle of the Trump administration than the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle now in full production by Oshkosh Defense in Wisconsin,” White House Director of Trade and Manufacturing Policy Peter Navarro writes in Madison.com. President Trump’s economic nationalism “is now paying off for working families across the country.”
“Here’s some advice for the media covering President Trump: If you don’t want to be accused of reporting fake news, don’t report fake news,” Marc Thiessen writes in The Washington Post. This week, CNN falsely reported that a highly placed U.S. intelligence source inside Russia was pulled out, partly based on concerns that President Trump mishandled classified information. Turns out, “the decision to extract the source was first made before Trump took office, and the reason was mishandling of classified intelligence not by Trump but by the Obama administration.” Oops.
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As you read these News Updates, pray and ask the LORD to intervene about certain issues...
President Trump tours border wall progress
In San Diego, California, President Donald J. Trump got an up-close look yesterday at the great progress being made on new and replacement border wall.
“We’re building it at a breakneck speed,” the President said after receiving an update from Border Patrol officials. All told, the wall will “be over 400 miles. And we think we can get it close to 500 miles by the end of next year,” he added.
President Trump’s goal has always been to stop illegal immigration and protect the American people. Now, with border wall construction underway, the results are undeniable: Illegal border crossings plummeted 30 percent between July and August.
“Nobody is coming in unless they’re coming in legally. They’re coming in through a process,” the President said.
TOMORROW: Australia State Visit begins!
President Trump and the First Lady will welcome Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and First Lady Jenny Morrison to the White House tomorrow for an arrival ceremony to kick off their official State Visit to Washington.
The visit will be a celebration of the close relationship and shared history between America and Australia. Throughout the weekend, President Trump and Prime Minister Morrison will reaffirm our common vision for global peace, security, and prosperity.
Official State Visits are large, formal affairs, as are appropriate to show respect to a visiting leader. The end goal of the occasion, however, is practical: President Trump and visiting heads of state meet for working sessions throughout any such visit.
In that spirit, the weekend will be filled with major events, both ceremonial and policy-specific. In addition to tomorrow’s welcome ceremony, the President and First Lady will host a State Dinner on Friday evening. On Sunday, Prime Minister Morrison will join President Trump in Ohio to tour a new, Australian-owned manufacturing facility, highlighting the strong U.S.–Australia trade relationship and its importance for American workers.
In photos: A look back at President Trump’s first State Visit with France
LIVE: Watch the arrival ceremony for Australia tomorrow at 9 a.m. ET
TODAY: President Trump visits the border
President Donald J. Trump is in California today, where he traveled to Otay Mesa—a community just north of the border—to get a firsthand look at new wall construction.
The wall may be President Trump’s most important promise kept to the American people. As a matter of policy, it adds to and replaces outdated, often embarrassingly ineffective fencing to protect our country from human smugglers, drug traffickers, and criminal cartels. As a matter of symbolism, it reassures Americans that after years of empty promises from Washington to fix immigration, their voices mean something.
Watch: The wall is going up fast!
So today, despite resistance from open-border Democrats to enforcing laws that already exist and to keeping promises they already made, the wall is going up. American families, law enforcement, and millions of legal immigrants will be safer for it.
Politico: President Trump’s plan to stem border crossings gets results.
More: “Trump keeps winning on immigration – against all odds.”
Ivanka Trump at the Boys & Girls Clubs of America
Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross co-chaired the third American Workforce Policy Advisory Board meeting this morning. Part of an effort to expand training opportunities for Americans of all ages, today’s meeting was hosted by Boys & Girls Clubs of America CEO Jim Clark—a fellow Advisory board member—at one of the organization’s local clubs here in Washington, D.C.
Earlier this year, President Trump established the Advisory Board to build on his promise to bring Americans off the sidelines and into our booming labor force. With some of America’s top leaders signed on, including Apple CEO Tim Cook and Walmart CEO Doug McMillon, this vision is quickly becoming a reality.
Photos: Ivanka Trump and Secretary Ross tour the Boys & Girls Club
“Ensuring that the workers of tomorrow have the skills they'll need to thrive in a rapidly changing economy is a core mission of the White House,” Ivanka Trump said.
The Pledge to America’s Workers, which brings the public and private sectors together to fulfill that mission, has secured more than 12 million new career opportunities for American workers and students in just a little over a year so far. See how President Trump has helped more than 12 million American workers!
At the White House today, 28 people become Americans
On this day 232 years ago, the Framers met in Philadelphia to sign our Constitution, setting our nation on a bold course to becoming a more perfect Union.
John Adams called the drafting of our Constitution “the greatest single effort of national deliberation that the world has ever seen.” During Constitution Week, we celebrate the American citizens who have devoted their lives to implementing the Framers’ vision of the world’s grandest, most successful experiment in self-government.
In honor of that vision, Vice President Mike Pence led a White House naturalization ceremony today, where 28 new Americans officially became United States citizens.
In photos: “Welcome to the American family,” Vice President Pence says.
“It is Constitution Day in America, but this is your day—your first day as American citizens—and you have our congratulations,” the Vice President said. “Welcome to the American family.”
This moving ceremony represents everything that our great Constitution stands for. These 28 individuals all came from different walks of life, but each one hoped to be a part of the American Dream that’s seen as a symbol of hope throughout the world. This week, nearly 34,000 other individuals like these 28 will be welcomed with open arms as the newest citizens of the United States of America.
“You all have one thing in common: You aspired to be Americans,” Vice President Pence said. “You stepped forward, you followed the law, you went through the process, and, today, you are American citizens. Well done.”
See President Trump’s proclamation on Constitution Day and Citizenship Day.
More: This Constitution Week, America welcomes 34,000 new legal citizens
President Trump arrives in California!
President Donald J. Trump continues his tour out West today, arriving in sunny California after spending last night in New Mexico.
Despite liberal state leaders who often fail to address the state’s most pressing challenges, Californians have seen incredible results under President Trump’s economic program. Job creation has rebounded in a big way, with more than 870,000 jobs added since President Trump’s election. Perhaps even more impressive, in that same time period California’s unemployment rate fell from 5.4 percent to 4.1 percent—a record low.
The difference-maker wasn’t more high-tax, big-government policies that the people of California have grown accustomed to seeing from their leaders. It was the pro-growth, workers-first agenda that President Trump began implementing on day one.
But despite these gains, California cities continue to be hampered by a severe homelessness problem that the state’s left-wing leaders consistently fail to address.
Nearly a quarter of the entire U.S. homeless population resides in California—about 130,000 people. Today, four of the five major American cities with the highest rates of unsheltered homelessness are in the state. To illustrate how dire the problem is, San Francisco has a rate of unsheltered homelessness of 60 per 10,000—10 times greater than the national average.
How did this happen? There is plenty of blame to go around in the state’s leadership, but in general, left-wing policies such as overregulation have deepened the crisis, driving up the prices of homes and leaving more people unable to afford a roof over their heads.
Making matters worse, many liberal leaders continue to ignore the rule of law—and the will of the people—by enabling massive illegal immigration. In the end, it’s their own constituents who pay the price. San Francisco’s leaders have loudly pushed for open-border policies even while their communities face a worsening homelessness crisis.
President Trump is calling them out. His Administration is paving the way for more affordable housing development and bringing needed reforms to America’s housing finance system. Real work is already being done to reduce the risk factors for homelessness, such as improving addiction treatment and mental healthcare, as well as promoting career opportunities for former prisoners. Hopefully California leaders take note.
Something to share: President Trump has delivered big results for California!
The New York Times: “America’s Cities Are Unlivable. Blame Wealthy Liberals.”
Baseball legend Mariano Rivera awarded Medal of Freedom ⚾
Today, President Donald J. Trump presented the Presidential Medal of Freedom—America’s highest civilian honor—to one of the best closers in American sports history, former New York Yankees pitcher Mariano Rivera.
🎬 President Trump: He shines as an example of American greatness!
During 19 seasons in Major League Baseball, Rivera established himself as the greatest relief pitcher of all time. His legendary career began with the Yankees in 1990, with whom he became a 13-time All-Star and a 5-time World Series champion.
After hanging up the glove, Rivera became the first player in the history of the sport to be elected unanimously into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
Off the field, Rivera is an incredible humanitarian and patriot. His Mariano Rivera Foundation, for example, has provided hundreds of scholarships and countless educational resources to underprivileged children.
Watch Rivera’s story of learning English: “I was the happiest man in baseball.”
In photos: See past recipients of the Medal of Freedom.
America’s economic miracle goes west
President Trump left for New Mexico this afternoon, the first stop of a three-day trip for the President out West. The timing couldn’t be better, as families across “the Land of Enchantment” feel the economic revival happening under this Administration.
New Mexico’s economy is flourishing, and it’s not difficult to see how—and when—it started happening. Since President Trump’s election, New Mexico’s unemployment rate has dropped from 6.5 percent to 4.9 percent. Nearly 35,000 jobs have been added in that span, many going to workers in the state’s blue-collar industries.
The state’s economic future looks bright, as well, with applications to start new businesses—the lifeblood of innovation and wage growth—up 29 percent in that time.
What explains the success? One reason is the rebirth of American industry under President Trump. One crucial sector to New Mexico’s economy, for example, is energy. In addition to general pro-growth policies such as tax cuts, the Trump Administration has prioritized removing burdens that used to weigh down American energy producers.
Today, crude oil production in New Mexico has skyrocketed more than 110 percent, hitting a record high last year. The state’s natural gas production has seen phenomenal growth, too, increasing by 40 percent since President Trump’s election.
These industries provide real value for middle-class families across America—and good-paying jobs for workers in places like New Mexico and elsewhere.
And as a border state, of course, no one knows firsthand more about the importance of real border security than New Mexico families and law enforcement officers. Otero County declared a state of emergency earlier this year while President Trump pressured Congress to help him address the security and humanitarian crisis at the border.
President Trump’s efforts are paying off, especially after successful negotiations led Mexico, Guatemala, and other countries to step up and do more to help American officials end the surge of illegal immigration and crime spilling across our border.
The border wall is going up fast!
Morning in America: Disadvantaged groups see biggest gains in Trump Economy!
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ONE NATION UNDER GOD
This resource is to help us stay current on important information that is taking place in our nation so that we can intercede. Be sure to check here often.
In the Book of Acts, the Church experienced miraculous breakthroughs as a result of prayer.
As The Church is stepping up prayer across our nation, we will not only see our God save America, but we will also see the Great Outpouring of His Spirit across the land.
Prayer always lays track for revival! Always!
Effective prayer comes from those who put God's Word first place in their lives.
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Kenneth Copeland prophetic word about 2019.
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2019 will be a Year of Marvels, Wonders, and Extraordinary Manifestations of the Greatness of Your God!