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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 - Friday 10 October 2014 

Pray for the widow and three children of a church leader in Somalia who was murdered outside his home earlier this year. Abdishakur Yusuf was found lying in a pool of blood, having been shot multiple times in the head. The militant Islamist group al-Shabaab is suspected of carrying out the attack; it has pledged to rid the strictly Islamic country of its tiny Christian presence. Abdishakur’s children are aged eleven, eight and five; the family has been relocated. Pray for their safety in their new home and that the Lord will comfort them in their grief (Matthew 5:4).

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Daily Prayer - Thursday 09 October 2014

Pray for the protection of four senior Eritrean church leaders who took the extremely courageous step of publishing on 25 May an open letter criticising conditions in the country, which is one of the ...

 

Daily Prayer - Wednesday 08 October 2014

Heavenly Father, we lift up to You the nation of Egypt as it faces many challenges and ongoing instability in the wake of the “Arab Spring”. We pray that the new president, Abdul Fattah al-Sisi, will ...

 

Daily Prayer - Tuesday 07 October 2014

Thank the Lord that, with the help of Barnabas Fund, three Christian nurseries in Upper Egypt were able to buy educational resources, classroom furniture and kitchen equipment last year, and that thes...

 

Daily Prayer - Monday 06 October 2014

Lift up to the Lord two Egyptian Christians who have been sentenced to jail in spurious cases under the country’s “blasphemy law”. Kerolos Shouky Attallah (29) was said to have defamed Islam by “likin...

 

Daily Prayer - Sunday 05 October 2014

Pray for a Christian convert from Islam in Kenya who was beaten senseless in a mosque and later arrested. Hassan Hussein Mohammed (26) was converted on 10 April in Mogotio through the witness of a loc...

 

Daily Prayer - Saturday 04 October 2014

“The attackers entered my house, took my boy out of the house, then killed him by shooting him, leaving my wife and daughters inside.” The son of a pastor was one of around 50 people killed in an atta...

 
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    • Churches in Christian-majority Burundi are facing the unfamiliar situation of political restriction by their own government because of a new law passed in August that requires each church to have at least 500 members and a proper building. Congregations have a year in which to comply with the new regulations. Although intended to reduce some scandalous practices, the law is strangely reminiscent of the strict regimes of Central Asia. Pray that religious liberty will be maintained in Burundi, both for Christians and for the small minorities who follow other religions. Subscribe to the prayer points rss feed 12 hours ago

    • Pray for eight Cameroonian missionaries who have been harshly reminded of the cost of sharing the Gospel in their country during a training seminar to equip them for ministry. Barnabas had helped to fund a series of seminars, and on the final day of the last seminar they heard that Jean-Marcel Kesvere, another Cameroonian missionary, who had been planning to attend the seminar with his wife, had been kidnapped by Boko Haram and that his body had been found earlier that day. Give thanks for the response of the missionaries, who expressed their willingness to suffer similarly for Christ, and pray that their work will bear much fruit (John 12:24). Subscribe to the prayer points rss feed Thu, Oct 2014 00:00

    • Please pray for Christians in northern Cameroon, where Boko Haram is terrorising people, especially Christians and security forces, just as in neighbouring Nigeria. The Islamist militants openly declare themselves to be Boko Haram, and issue threats by letter, including to pastors telling them they must leave. Two pastors were killed in the village of Assigashia on the night of 25-26 August, hich has caused great distress and consternation. The Cameroonian Christians ask for prayer that God will bring peace and security, that the kidnapped will be released, that believers will stand firm despite being targeted, that God will comfort the traumatised, and that church leaders will know how to prepare their people for persecution. Subscribe to the prayer points rss feed Wed, Oct 2014 00:00

    • “The cathedral in Damaturu now has only about 40 members instead of 450 members. The church in Potiskum now has only about 15 members instead of 500 members… the southern part of [Yobe state] is still very dangerous and most of the churches here have closed down.” A senior church leader in Nigeria wrote to Barnabas Fund in August about the impact on the Church of Boko Haram’s violence. Nevertheless Christians were still holding worship services every Sunday, discipling the young people and even commissioning pastors. Praise God for such perseverance, and pray that a Christian presence and witness may remain in north-east Nigeria. Subscribe to the prayer points rss feed Tue, Oct 2014 00:00

    • Heavenly Father, we pray to You for our Christian brothers and sisters in north-eastern Nigeria, who are so vulnerable in the face of attacks by Boko Haram militants. We remember especially those who used to live in Madagali, in Adamawa state, until their town was seized by Boko Haram two months ago. We think of those who were betrayed into the hands of Boko Haram by their neighbours pointing out Christian homes or places where Christians had hidden. We bring before You those who saw their menfolk beheaded, and women forcibly converted to Islam. We cry out to You to intervene and bring an end to the murderous attacks by Boko Haram. We pray for all the thousands of Nigerian Christians who have suffered in similar attacks that they will not lose hope or faith in You, but will know Your peace which passes understanding. Subscribe to the prayer points rss feed Mon, Oct 2014 00:00

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