Pastor Chris Oyakhilome announced at the August Global Communion Service that “this month, we will overtake and recover all,” as he revealed the theme of the month of August to be the ‘Month of Recovery’. He urged all participants to pray and make prophetic declarations. He also encouraged ministers of the Gospel to invest more time in prayers. Nowhere was this more evident than with the members of Chris Oyakhilome Foundation International (COFI) and InnerCity Mission (ICM) Relief to Lebanon, where they prayed for a speedy recovery of survivors of the explosion which shook the city at the beginning of the month.
The InnerCity Mission (ICM) Relief Mission in Lebanon, is under the auspices of the Chris Oyakhilome Foundation International (COFI), which is a global organization that provides charitable services and sponsors humanitarian initiatives sharing the uplifting Word of God to many countries across the world.
Prayers for Beirut
Following the devastating explosions in Beirut on August 4, with many victims and injured, many countries around the world, including Nigeria, have expressed full solidarity with and support for the families of the victims, when large parts of Lebanon’s capital city were torn apart by the explosion, more than 300 000 people were displaced from their homes and over 5000 casualties were left in critical condition. The death toll is at 154 and rising daily, according to Lebanon’s health minister. Beirut has consequently been declared a “Disaster City” with an imposed two-week state of emergency.
“Then your light will break out like the dawn, And your recovery will speedily spring forth; And your righteousness will go before you; The glory of the LORD will be your rear guard.” Isaiah 58:8
Our thoughts and prayers are with all the children and families affected by the explosion in Beirut. We pray that God grants them peace and speedy recovery at this time. Please join us to pray for the nation of Lebanon. Besides for the rising death toll, and the 5000 injured in the massive explosion that shook the city, hundreds of people have been reported missing, including at least 10 firefighters working for Beirut’s municipality, raising valid fears of the rising death toll. It is still unclear what exactly caused the explosion and Lebanon’s prime minister has issued an investigation to focus on the reasons behind the storage of an estimated 2 750 metric tons of the explosive ammonium nitrate at a warehouse.
What is in Store for The Rest of August
The Man of God has encouraged members of the LoveWorld community and ministers to pay full attention this month, saying: “Make sure that your evangelical work is not suffering… Remember, because it’s a month of Recovery, the opportunities that you missed, you can get them back and ”Win Souls” like never before. ”We can influence what happens in our world through prayer and the manifestation of his righteousness. Our job is to enforce the will of the Father, that’s why we can pray, and insist in prayer that His will be done.”
A new phase of ‘Your LoveWorld with Pastor Chris’ series is due to begin on Monday 17th of August and will run until August the 23rd. This will be the 4th phase of season 2.