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Daily Prayer

The Lord has promised, "I will refresh the weary and satisfy the faint."
(Jeremiah 31:25)

Many Christians living in ongoing situations of discrimination and persecution are weary and faint, worn down by the year-in, year-out struggle to survive and the frustration of the injustices they suffer.

Help them to find strength and hope in God by praying for them, with us, daily.

Join with us daily in praying for the persecuted church around the world.

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Daily Prayer - Thursday 02 January 2014 

Praise God that even as persecuted Christians continue to suffer horrific violence at the hands of Islamists, other Muslims are standing in solidarity with our brothers and sisters. Muslims in Egypt helped to protect Christians and churches from attacks by supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood. And following the September suicide bombing at All Saints Church in Peshawar, Pakistan (see 11 and 12 January), Muslims rushed to donate 400 pints of blood to help save the injured and later joined Christians in forming symbolic human chains of protection around churches. Official recognition of the plight of Arab Christians is also growing; King Abdullah of Jordan convened a conference in September 2013 that addressed the marginalisation and persecution of Christians in the Middle East and North Africa. Pray that these peaceable influences will prevail over the agenda of Muslims who seek to harm Christians.

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Daily Prayer - Wednesday 01 January 2014

As a New Year begins, give thanks to the Lord for all the spiritual hope and practical aid that He has brought to His persecuted people during the past year through the ministry of Barnabas Fund. Pray...

 

Daily Prayer - Tuesday 31 December 2013

Christian minorities can be especially vulnerable at Western New Year, as many people in the non-Western world believe it is a Christian festival. Give thanks that New Year 2013 passed without major a...

 

Daily Prayer - Monday 30 December 2013

Even those Christians who are acquitted of blasphemy in Pakistan may lose almost everything they have as a result of the false charges. Farrukh Mushtaq Gill and his family were put in grave danger aft...

 

Daily Prayer - Sunday 29 December 2013

Almighty God, we pray for the many Christian families who suffered grievous personal tragedy in the church bombing in Peshawar in September 2013. We pray in particular for teenager Shalom Nazir, who c...

 

Daily Prayer - Saturday 28 December 2013

Continue to pray for Susan Jasmine Zulkifli, a Christian sub-district head in West Java whose appointment was vehemently opposed by local Islamists. Her opponents recently stepped up their campaign; d...

 

Daily Prayer - Friday 27 December 2013

Give thanks that new converts to Christianity in Laos are standing firm in their faith in the face of pressure from the local authorities. Christians in Huay village in Savannakhet province were given...

 
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  • Praise God for the release of John Short, an Australian missionary who was detained in North Korea for distributing Christian leaflets. John, who is 75 and based in Hong Kong, was reported to security officials in Pyongyang after he was spotted leaving a Christian leaflet at a Buddhist temple, an act that is illegal in North Korea. Further Korean-language Christian pamphlets were subsequently found in his hotel room. John, who was released on 3 March after two weeks in custody, was required to sign a confession probably scripted by the authorities. Other foreign missionaries arrested in North Korea have been given long prison sentences. Give thanks to God that John has escaped further punishment, and pray for him as he recovers from his traumatic ordeal. Subscribe to the prayer points rss feed 9 hours ago

  • Pray for Barnabas Fund partners in South Sudan who have been supporting Christians forced from their homes by violence. Conflict between supporters of President Salva Kiir and his sacked deputy Riek Machar in December and January displaced around 860,000 people. Churches were burned down and a number of pastors killed, while many people lost their belongings and were left destitute. Give thanks that churches in and around the capital, Juba, were able to provide food and other essentials to many families with help from Barnabas. Pray that they may continue to be salt and light in their country at this unstable time (Matthew 5:13-16), and that it will soon be safe for displaced Christians to return home. Subscribe to the prayer points rss feed Wed, Apr 2014 00:00

  • Pray for the residents of a mainly Christian village in Borno state, Northern Nigeria, in the aftermath of a horrific attack by Boko Haram militants on 15 February. Ask for God’s comfort for the relatives and friends of the 106 people in Izghe who were gunned down and slaughtered in their houses or in the open as they tried to flee. Pray for strength for the numerous residents who were wounded or whose properties were looted and torched. Pray too for the many Christians who fled into the neighbouring state after the attack, and ask that the Christian community in the North of Nigeria will be preserved in the face of Islamist violence. Subscribe to the prayer points rss feed Tue, Apr 2014 00:00

  • Violent attacks by militants from the Islamist group Boko Haram continue unabated in Northern Nigeria. On one horrendous day of violence on 26 January, at least 138 people were killed. A church in Wada Chakawa village in Adamawa state was targeted; the attackers locked the congregation inside and then detonated bombs, shooting and cutting the throats of people who tried to escape. They then went on a four-hour rampage in the village. Later the same day, Kawuri village in neighbouring Borno state was burned to the ground. Boko Haram is fighting to establish an Islamic state, and Christians are among its main targets. Pray that the Nigerian authorities will succeed in containing its insurgency. Subscribe to the prayer points rss feed Mon, Apr 2014 00:00

  • Almighty God, Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, we give You thanks on this Easter Day for the living hope that You have given us and all Your people through the resurrection of Jesus from the dead (1 Peter 1:3). We pray that the prospect of an enduring inheritance and future salvation will encourage our persecuted brothers and sisters to persevere in their faith, whatever may happen to them. We pray that we too may be sustained by this hope in the sufferings that we experience for the sake of Christ. We ask that the joy and resurrection power of the Lord will give strength and peace to persecuted believers today and every day. Subscribe to the prayer points rss feed Sun, Apr 2014 00:00

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