Glory be to God who has worked miraculously so that Prayer for the Nation event could be held on Friday, November 29, 2019 at Balai Rehabilitasi Watunas Mulya Jaya, Pasar Rebo, East Jakarta.
The event was started at 11.30 p.m. The worship leader asked the people to stand up to sing Indonesian national anthem “Indonesia Raya (Great Indonesia).” After singing the national anthem, Mrs.Juena delivered opening speech, conveyed her thanks to every civil servant, the Indonesian National Armed Forces, Indonesian national police, and every employee who attended the event. The event was continued by singing songs Betapa Kita Tidak Bersyukur and O Betapa Indahnya dan Eloknya Bila Saudara Seiman Hidup dalam Persatuan and thanksgiving prayer was lifted up for the wealth that God has bestowed upon Indonesia.
A song of Zamrud Khatulistiwa (Emerald of the Equator) was sung when the intercessors came forward to pray according to the topics that had been given to them. Rev.Richard Nadapdap prayed for the president and vice president, ministers and deputy ministers. Mr.Lettu Jemi prayed for the Indonesian National Armed Forces, Indonesian national police, regional governments, foreign affairs, and for the security and peace in Indonesia. Lastly, Mr.Sostenis, a representative from Agricultural Ministry came forward to pray for the agriculture and economy of Indonesia.
After the intercessory prayers, a film of miraculous healing testimony in one of the events of Pray for Nation was shown, testifying the healing of Mrs. Manondang Sinaga who suffered from earache due to due to a hard blow that hit her ear and caused inflammation in her ear so that it emitted a green liquid. This woman received healing after being prayed for in Prayer for the Nation event.
The Word of God was delivered by Rev.Ferdinan from Jeremiah 29:7
“Also, seek the peace and prosperity of the city to which I have carried you into exile. Pray to the Lord for it, because if it prospers, you too will prosper.” (NIV)
He delivered that as believers in this country, we have to pray for this nation. He went on saying that whoever we are and whatever our backgrounds, we are the believers, God’s beloved people and we are being watched by God. We are loved by God for He has shed His blood for us and He has great plans for us.
Then, the people were asked to receive Jesus Christ. During the healing prayer, miracles took place. Jesus Christ gave healing to Mrs. Juena who suffered from stomach acid. She came with a weak condition and a man from PT.NGK who was healed by Jesus from his backache.
At the end of the event, Rev.Ferdinan conveyed that God is here as long as we believe in Him and He is able to heal us. Not only to heal us, He died for us, therefore, let us not live only for ourselves, but let us start to pray for this nation. He challenged those who wanted to be the prayers for this nation, companies, institutions, and also government offices. There were many people who answered the challenge. All the congregations were asked to stand up and sing song Zamrud khatulistiwa (Emerald of the Equator) and Rev.Ferdinan led in those in prayer who wanted to the prayers for this nation.
The service was closed in prayer by Rev.Gideon. He thanked God for the service and the love of God that was poured that night. He prayed so that God continues to bless Indonesia from Sabang to Merauke and also for every Indonesian National Armed Forces, Indonesian national police, and private institution employees. Glory be to God who was present among His people and declared His visitation in Prayer for the Nation event.