Finished This Race

Casuarina Beach, Darwin, 1/7/11

“…if my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and will heal their land.” (2 Chronicles 7:14)

All we wanted was a little celebration of the end of just one chapter of the Elijah Ride, and the beginning of a new chapter in our continuous prayer journey.

To our surprise, God sent our friend and worship leader James Rutten all the way from Orange to help us to celebrate this new mile stone. James’ brother, Nic who is a captain in the Australian Army was there too, which was meaningful for us, because the spirit of 800 light horsemen who had captured the city of Beersheba in 1917 was an important part of this ten-week ride.

There on the beach of Casuarina, Darwin, we finished our ten week ride and called up on the name of the Lord, and thanked our wonderful God.

We are deeply thankful that the Lord has led us this far, and helped us to obey his call by completing one part of the Elijah Ride. We have done the task given to us, that is, to do the prayer ride from Port Augusta to Darwin.

In all this, we know we have nothing to boast about ourselves but the grace of God, his covering, and his provision through his people. We just had the privilege of experiencing how real our God was to us, and how his presence followed us all the time, even when we do not see him with our own eyes.

We prayed our deep thankfulness for all He has done and all the people who faithfully prayed for us and financially supported this journey. All those who worked faithfully behind the scenes, all who visited us, and those who helped us by providing what we needed for this journey. We also thanked God for our team members, Glenn, Bradley, Jedong, and myself. We thanked God for the churches of Orange, especially Harvest Church and HisStory Church in Sydney. We thanked God for our families who silently shared our joys and pains throughout journey.

Lord, we keep praying for the healing of our land, unity of the Church, salvation of souls, restoration of families. May all these happen as we worship you and lift your name high above all others! May your presence and your glory fill our land! Amen, amen!



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July 3, 2011 - 1:27 pm

Rhonda Reid - Praise the Lord, I was so excited when you guys got to Darwin and in 10 weeks to the day, Beth and myself googled the biblical meaning of 10 and in short (and I encourage you to study number 10) number 10 is a completion. So thank you faithful men for your sacrifice to fulfill what God has called you to do in this ride, God bless you all, love you babe it’ll be good to have you home. thank you God for the Great South Land of The Holy Spirit and what you are doing here AMEN.

July 3, 2011 - 8:55 pm

Stephen Lewin - Hi Team

Worship and thanks to God from us here in South Australia who saw you at beginning of journey in the South at Port Augusta- see you in Orange – the journey in prayer and worship continues , a vital phase has been completed Praise and glory to God

July 4, 2011 - 12:44 am

Janine Mann - Every success story begins with somebody taking a small step , to experience miracles we must get out of our comfort zone. You guys certainly did that and you have run the race and finished well. May our God Richly Bless you and answer every prayer that you have earnestly prayed on your journery. Janine Mann

July 4, 2011 - 1:51 am

Andrew - I want to commend you amazing men for stepping out and being obedient to that which the Lord has put on your heart. Many of us have been following your progress each day, and know it has not been an easy journey for you all. It would have been be easy to allow the trials to pull you up, but we are called to keep our eyes on the prize, and you have done just this.

This small task you have completed is merely the beginning of something much bigger that will have spiritual ramifications throughout our country for years to come. He will restore the hearts of the fathers to their children and the hearts of the children to their fathers.

“We always thank God for all of you and continually mention you in our prayers. We remember before our God and Father your work produced by faith, your labour prompted by love, and your endurance inspired by hope in our Lord Jesus Christ. For we know, brothers and sisters loved by God, that he has chosen you, because our gospel came to you not simply with words but also with power, with the Holy Spirit and deep conviction.”
1 Thess 1:2-5

July 4, 2011 - 10:43 am

jedong kim - Finally, you fisnished. Bless Ps. Glen, Ps. Daesup and Br. Brad and praise the lord. We know this is just beginning for new era whick is planned by God, but one thing we know is God is good and He will make something awesome in Austalia. Praise the Lord!!!

July 5, 2011 - 11:27 am

Kathy - Well done good and faithful brothers.You have been obedient to what the Lord has asked you to do!His master said to him, ‘Well done, good and faithful servants. You have been faithful over a little; I will set you over much. Enter into the joy of your master.’Best Wishes Kathy

January 1, 2012 - 3:56 am

Steven Davis - A sister in the Lord and friend suggested I look up the site and enquire into your service of the Lord! A great encouragement and inspiration for us who are in the journey of prayer with you for our nation, our cities and suburbs and for our local communities. Psalm 37:4 and Matthew 18:15-17 Serving the King of Kings together.

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