> down loaded the following from a blog site in the middle east ..
> and this my friend is exactly why we need you now more than ever, you
> cant be tired of living when so many wont get the chance to live ..
> your knowledge, your love , your experience .. its never been more
> thought l'd tell you l love you like a Dad while there was still time
> cause the shits coming .. soon
> Urgent prayers need: I got this from a church member. :
> Please pray for this urgent request from Dan and Marilyn Wilson.
> Missionaries who are in the areas that are being attacked by ISIS are
> asking to be showered in prayer. ISIS has taken over the town they are
> in today. He said ISIS is systematically going house to house to all
> the Christians and asking the children to denounce Jesus. He said so
> far not one child has. And so far all have consequently been killed.
> But not the parents. The UN has withdrawn and the missionaries are on
> their own. They are determined to stick it out for the sake of the
> families even if it means their own deaths. They are very afraid, have
> no idea how to even begin ministering to these families who have had
> seen their children martyred. Yet he says he knows God has called them
> for some reason to be His voice and hands at this place at this time.
> Even so, they are begging for prayers for courage to live out their
> vocation in such dire circumstances. And like the children, accept
> martyrdom if they are called to do so. These brave parents instilled
> such a fervent faith in their children that they chose martyrdom.
> Please surround them in their loss with your prayers for hope and
> This came this morning...Just a few minutes ago I received the
> following text message on my phone from Sean Malone who leads Crisis
> Relief International (CRI). We then spoke briefly on the phone and I
> assured him that we would share this urgent prayer need with all of our
> contacts. "We lost the city of Queragosh (Qaraqosh). It fell to ISIS
> and they are beheading children systematically. This is the city we
> have been smuggling food to. ISIS has pushed back Peshmerga (Kurdish
> forces) and is within 10 minutes of where our CRI team is working.
> Thousands more fled into the city of Erbil last night. The UN evacuated
> its staff in Erbil. Our team is unmoved and will stay. Prayer cover
> needed!" Please pray sincerely for the deliverance of the people of
> Northern Iraq from the terrible advancement of ISIS and its extreme
> Islamic goals for mass conversion or death for Christians across this
> region. May I plead with you not to ignore this email. Do not forward
> it before you have prayed through it. Then send
> it to as many people as possible. Send it to friends and Christians you
> may know. Send it to your prayer group. Send it to your pastor and
> phone him to pray on Sunday during the service - making a special time
> of prayer for this. We need to stand in the gap fllow