Prayer & Announcements

Week of October 1

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Living in the Divine and Mystical Realm Today

“In that day you will know that I am in My Father, and you in Me, and I in you.” (John 14:20)

“At that time two men will be in the field; one is taken and one is left. Two women will be grinding at the mill; one is taken and one is left.” (Matt. 24:40)

All the saints in the Lord's recovery need to have a clear view, a vision, concerning the physical realm and the divine and mystical realm. We enter into the divine and mystical realm by seeing this realm. In spiritual things to see is to enter. The divine and mystical realm into which we may enter today and in which we may live is actually not simply the divine and mystical realm of the Triune God; it is the divine and mystical realm of the consummated Spirit and the pneumatic Christ.

[In Matthew 24:40-41] the difference between the one who is taken and the one who is left is in the maturity of life. One is living in the divine and mystical realm, and the other is not. The Lord's word [here] shows us that as we are waiting for His coming and expect to be raptured, we need to be faithful in our daily duties, living a properly balanced human life while simultaneously living in the divine and mystical realm of the consummated Spirit and the pneumatic Christ. (An Overview of the Central Burden and Present Truth of the Lord's Recovery Before His Appearing, msg. 2, I, C, Key Statement 2, VII.B.2, C)


The International Training for Elders and Responsible Ones takes place this week, October 5 to 7, in Manila, Philippines, as well as by webcasts around the world throughout this month. The general subject is “Living and Serving according to God's Economy Concerning the Church.” Please pray:

  • For the Lord to speak a timely word to the elders and responsible ones in the churches.
  • For the perfecting of all the attendees and the blending among them.
  • For the Lord to cover the travel and living arrangements of all who are attending in-person, and also cover the speaking brothers and their families to keep them in a peaceful situation so that the brothers will be completely focused on the word and in the Lord to be fully one with Him in their speaking.


Thank the Lord for all the new students who have attended at least one of our four welcome events last week! This week is UCLA's first full week of classes. Please pray:

  • For the Lord to gather the students in small groups for a strong beginning to our weekly Bible studies.
  • That, as the students' academic load increases, we would still be able to find times for regular, enjoyable contact with the new contacts.
  • That the Lord would continue to maintain a solid coordination among all the students, saints, and serving ones through thorough prayer and fellowship.

Germany Gospel Trips

Gospels trips are set to take place October 8 to 22 in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria with local saints coordinating with saints from abroad. Please pray:

  • For the Lord to prepare many university students and community residents in Germany, Switzerland and Austria as open vessels to be contacted by the saints.
  • For the participating saints to get ready for the trips by praying, dealing with the Lord, and being filled with the essential and economical Spirit.
  • For all the target cities to have an adequate number of saints from abroad to labor together with the local saints.

Lisbon, Portugal

Please pray for the building up and increase of the church in Lisbon, for the gaining of Bible recipients among the local people and the students, for the strengthening of the small groups, and for the Lord to send more laborers to sow the seed of His Word and care for the open ones.

Ukraine and Russia

A reminder from the footnote on 1 Kings 8:48: “No matter for whom we are praying, our prayers should be aimed at the interests of God, i.e., at Christ and the church as God's interests on earth, for the fulfilling of God's economy.”

Please continue to pray for the Lord to:

  • Keep all the saints in the countries involved open to Him for His divine dispensing.
  • Meet all their practical needs and preserve their tripartite beings for His interests.
  • Protect His people and His interests in Ukraine, Russia, and throughout Europe.


  1. Morning Revival: Week 2 of An Overview of the Central Burden and Present Truth of the Lord's Recovery before His Appearing (July Semiannual Training).
  2. Wednesday Night Ministry Meeting: There will be no ministry meeting this Wednesday, October 4; the meeting will resume on October 11 at 7:25 pm.
  3. Semiannual Training: December 25 to 30 in Anaheim. For LA saints, registration is now open until October 30 (live) and December 11 (video) at Past issues of LSM's digital newsletter contain helpful fellowship on the burden for semiannual trainings, the need for training and regulations, and the purpose of training donations.
  4. Thanksgiving Conference: November 23 to 26 in Dallas. Saints from LA interested in possibly attending in Dallas should RSVP by October 31 at This site also has an information packet with hotel information and children's registration.
  5. 2024 ICSC: The next International Chinese-speaking Blending Conference will be in Taipei from February 10 to 11, 2024. Registration to attend the conference and blending trips must be done by locality. For LA saints, go to for more information; the registration deadline is November 28, 2023. Both the live and archived messages will also be available to view at
  6. LSM Digital Resources: Living Stream Ministry's many digital resources, including newsletters and free booklets, may be found at The September 2023 newsletter features a helpful introduction to the 1968 classic, The Economy of God, the first ministry book published by Brother Lee in English in the United States.
  7. Bibles for America's recent post entitled “What Should I Do When I Sin after I'm Saved?” is available to read and share at
  8. Ways to Give: Information about the church's online giving platform, Subsplash, and where to mail checks, are at