Greetings to you all in the name of the LORD GOD ALMIGHTY!
It has been a while since we have last written and sent some prayer requests and for this we have definitely learned our lesson. We humbly come to you and ask that you would take the time to read this prayer email and then to spend time praying after you have finished reading. In Ephesians 6, towards the end of the chapter, the apostle Paul asks that the Ephesian church would pray for him. Through this email want want to join in that same attitude and ask that you would please be praying for us. These past few days we have definitely been facing some spiritual warfare. We know that we do not wrestle against flesh and blood but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, and against spiritual hosts of wickedness. And we know that although we walk in the flesh, we do not war according to the flesh, for the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty in God for pulling down strongholds. We know that we are more than conquerors in Christ Jesus. We know that greater is He that is in us than He that is in the world and we know that our enemy is directly opposed to all that we seek to do here in Hamburg, Germany. I could go on and on. But another thing that we know… we are not alone in this battle and we are asking you to engage in prayer on behalf of us as a family and the work that the LORD wants to do. I am not going to go into the details, but I will share this with you…
We are less than one month away from having our first prayer tour/outreach with a team of bible college students from Vajta, Hungary. We are working hard and preparing for them to come. We are excited to see what the LORD will do through this 10 day prayer tour/outreach. No doubt we are experiencing some warfare due to this. I cannot completely put my finger on all of it, but we know that it is important that we ask for some back up prayer.
We thank you!
Love in Christ,
The Roper Family