Sunday, February 1, 2009

COUNTDOWN TO CARNAVAL

Blessings and WELCOME to MISSION 4 MONDAY!

I am so blessed by all the beautiful "missions" that I am finding when I'm out reading blogs and just can't understand why people don't come here & share.
[So I will be linking many today that I saw: some I asked permission & others I did not. I apologize if you are one that I did not ask your permission, but you all have been invited]

 Here I am today, just "clowning" around as we get ready for an enormous
EVANGELIZATION
opportunity here in Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico
"CARNAVAL"
similar to Mardi Gras
February 19th -24th, 2009

The following is from YWAM base here in Mazatlan, where I taught in 2008 and will be "clowning" with the Clown Ministry from Mexico City, D.F. when they arrive, I hope [Uriel Cervantes...I'm waiting to hear from you]

but onto more serious matters, won't you join us...
in PRAYER


Countdown to Carnaval - Part 2 
Here's an outline of the intercessory prayer that God is calling us to in preparation for Carnaval. As we've been praying for this upcoming season, we felt God directing us to begin interceeding for the city 40 days before the start of Carnaval on February 19, 2009. As some of you may know, Carnaval is a celebration of the flesh before the 40 days of Lent, which is for Catholics a time of giving up  ... READ MORE by clicking
here

Countdown to Carnaval 
Saturday, January 10th, marked 40 days until the beginning of Carnaval 09!  Since Carnaval is a time of celebrating the "carnal" things before the 40 days of Lent, we felt it would be good to come in the opposite spirit and have 40 days of prayer and fasting before Carnaval.  We are asking God for direction of what to pray each week and even each day.  This first week is shorter, Saturday through Wednesday.  From then on our prayer calender will be starting on Thursdays until the Thursday that Carnaval itself begins.

We believe God gave us a theme for the first week, "Open the Doors".  He then showed us some specific 'doors', things that are keeping us from or will keep us from receiving the blessings and strengths that God has for us in this coming season of Carnaval.  We want to intercede and prepare the way for these doors to be open and let people walk through to be blessed and reached with the love of God.  To break down these doors we need to come in the opposite spirit of each one.

Here are our specific prayer items for each week:

- Saturday January 10th:  Apathy / 
Action and Passion
 Hebrews 5:7 "During the days of Jesus' life on earth, he offered up prayers and petitions with loud cries and tears to the one who could save him from death, and he was heard because of his reverent submission."

- Sunday January 11th:  Unbelief /
 Faith 
Hebrews 11:6 "And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him."

- Monday January 12th:  Poverty / 
Provision - specifically in Health and Finances

- Tuesday January 13th:  Division / 
Unity 
Ephesians 4:4 "There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called to one hope when you were called."

- Wednesday January 14th:  Selfishness / 
Generosity 
2 Corinthians 8:13 Our desire is not that others might be relieved while you are hard pressed, but that there might be equality. 14 At the present time your plenty will supply what they need, so that in turn their plenty will supply what you need. The goal is equality, 15 as it is written: "The one who gathered much did not have too much, and the one who gathered little did not have too little." 

EVEN THOUGH THE DATES ABOVE HAVE PAST, PRAYER IN THIS DIRECTION IS NEEDED RIGHT THROUGH THE DATES OF CARNAVAL & AFTER FOR THE SEEDS PLANTED & LIVES SAVED FROM "PERISHING". PLEASE JOIN ME IN PRAYER FOR YWAM'S MANY OUTREACHES HERE IN MAZATLAN in particular. Brent & Heather will truly appreciate it.


Carnaval! Interested in missions, but want something short-term? 
Come and join YWAM for the biggest outreach event of the year! 
Watch this video and find out what we mean by "transforming Mazatlan, one party at a time"! 

PLEASE SUPPORT YWAM in MAZATLAN
they need you to help with their new purchase of property needed for the base
since they were displaced last year...
Your prayers & support to meet their goals will be much appreciated for advancing 
the Kingdom of God here
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5 comments:

micey said...

Ok, if the link doesn't work, it is haitishope.wordpress.com - loook for day 6. =]

sailorcross said...

WOW!!! I'm glad I read this!! I didn't know so much was going on!!

So, are you going to don your clown outfit for this extravaganza? And did you decided definitely on a name?

Thanks for linking us up!!

Email should be there by now--let me know what you think!!

Got to go--time is flying by as usual!!!

Beth

Denise said...

Awesome, love you my friend.

jcdisciple said...

Hey Lady,

I linked up my new blog dedicated solely to my 1000 souls mission. Thanks so much for giving me the opportunity to do this. I really hope to see God use it mightily!!

God bless you for all you do. I pray that your Evangalization will bring great glory and many people to our Lord!!

I love you heart,

Amanda

Ann Dunagan said...

I've been reading your blog each Monday, and appreciated the links and info about the YWAM Carnival outreach. I mentioned the YWAM site directly in a post I wrote earlier this week on my Mission-Minded LIFE blog. It's called "Enjoying Missions Throughout the Year - FEBRUARY." I apprecaited your link, and specific prayer info, and your heart to GO to Mexico and to make a difference and LIGHT in a dark place. GOD BLESS YOU!!!

Ann
The Mission-Minded Family

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