“Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: they shall prosper that love thee” ~ Psalm 122 (KJV)

This weeks’ prayer requests

The Israeli military has deployed a large number of armored forces along the border with the Gaza Strip, in an apparent move signaling a shift in Israel’s expected response to future violence that will emanate from the Hamas-run territory.

A high-level Egyptian delegation held urgent talks with Hamas and Islamic Jihad officials, seeking to restore calm between Israel and Gaza.

Russian President Vladimir Putin emphasized that it was not up to Moscow to persuade the Islamic republic of Iran to pull its forces out of Syria.