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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 - Monday 08 September 2014 

Continue to lift up to the Lord Aasia Bibi, a Christian wife and mother sentenced to death for blasphemy in Pakistan. The appeal hearing that was scheduled for 27 May was cancelled; this is the fifth time that it has been postponed. A Pakistani Christian lawyer who has pledged to help Aasia later said that she is now expected to appear in court tomorrow (9 September). Aasia has been in jail since June 2009, but Islamic extremists in Pakistan are strongly opposed to her release. They have been making threats against the judges to pressurise them into upholding the sentence. Pray that Aasia will be kept safe while in prison and that she will soon be set free and restored to her family.

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Daily Prayer - Sunday 07 September 2014

Lift up to the Lord a group of 52 Indian Christian families in Sirisguda, Chhattisgarh, who have been suffering in various ways. After they had been denied food rations from the public distribution sy...

 

Daily Prayer - Saturday 06 September 2014

Cry out to the Lord for the two orphaned daughters of a Christian couple who were hacked to death in a savage attack in India. The Bhutia family, Tibetan converts from Buddhism, were targeted in their...

 

Daily Prayer - Friday 05 September 2014

Lift up to the Lord Tandin Wangyal, a pastor in Bhutan; the authorities seem determined to pin a charge on him. He was arrested on 5 March along with another pastor, M.B. Thapa, and they were held for...

 

Daily Prayer - Thursday 04 September 2014

Violence in the Central African Republic (CAR) has been raging on despite the presence of peacekeeping troops from France and the African Union. On 28 May, Christians were left reeling from one of the...

 

Daily Prayer - Wednesday 03 September 2014

Give thanks that two small Christian communities in Niger have received livestock from Barnabas Fund to help them become self-sufficient. The Christians also received three days of training to learn h...

 

Daily Prayer - Tuesday 02 September 2014

Almighty God, we call to You for relief for Christians in the Gwoza area of Borno state in Northern Nigeria, as they face repeated violent attacks by Boko Haram militants. We pray for comfort for the ...

 
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    • Around 40 church leaders and members in Nepal were arrested on 13 June, accused of forcibly converting Hindus. They were detained in Boudha by the police, who were pressured by Hindus to take action against them. A crowd of Hindus then gathered outside the jail and threatened a riot if the Christians were freed. They were all released eventually, but a Barnabas contact said that Hindus were looking for arguments with Christians and trying to attack them, having been encouraged by Hindu nationalists in India. The vice-president of India’s ruling BJP party had visited Nepal from 30 May to 1 June and called for religious conversion to be outlawed. Pray that the freedom of Nepalese Christians to share their faith will be upheld in the country’s new constitution. Subscribe to the prayer points rss feed 5 hours ago

    • “The training helped me to establish the foundation of my faith in the Word of God and build my life on it. I deliberately teach the course to my friends.” Mr Lepcha, a Nepali living in India, had participated in a tutor training course sponsored by Barnabas that equipped him to lead Bible training courses. He then also started serving as an elder in his church. Give thanks that these courses are building up the faith of 419 Christian students and 54 teachers, most of whom are converts from other religions. It is also helping them stand strong when they meet resistance from their relatives and communities. Pray that they will experience God’s comfort when experiencing persecution and God’s strength to reach out in love to those who are hurting them. Subscribe to the prayer points rss feed Mon, Sep 2014 00:00

    • Pray for a Christian family in Kandhamal in Orissa state, India, who have been left devastated after their home was destroyed for the third time by Hindu extremists. The Digals of Budruka village were among hundreds of Christian families to lose their home in the horrendous anti-Christian violence of December 2007. They returned two months later and rebuilt their house, but in August 2008 the attacks resumed, and their second home was also destroyed. After receiving financial aid from the government they were able to rebuild it again this year, but in April it was wrecked once more, shattering their hopes of returning to their village to cultivate their land. Pray that the Lord will comfort them in their distress and provide them with a peaceful dwelling-place and secure home (Isaiah 32:18). Subscribe to the prayer points rss feed Sun, Sep 2014 00:00

    • The landslide victory of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in India’s general election in May sparked alarm for Christians and other minorities in the country. The BJP is the political wing of a Hindu nationalist movement, Hindutva, which is striving to make India a religiously pure nation. It has given support to Hindu extremist groups that attack Christians, and states under the party’s rule have generally experienced a rise in anti-Christian violence. The BJP has introduced “anti-conversion” laws in a number of states, which are used to prevent legitimate Christian evangelism. Prior to the general election, the BJP pledged to introduce national legislation to curb “missionary” activity and end proselytising if elected. Pray that the BJP will rule justly and that the rights and freedoms of all Indian citizens will be upheld. Subscribe to the prayer points rss feed Sat, Sep 2014 00:00

    • Pray for Christians in Sri Lanka facing attacks from Buddhist extremists, who have forced the closure of numerous churches. In an apparently positive move, the government has created a Religious Disputes Unit to address conflicts between different groups and combat attempts to create religious discord. But many Christians and Muslims believe that Buddhist extremists are allowed to operate with impunity and that the new unit will not solve the problems faced by non-Buddhists. A cap on the building of places of worship has also been announced, and this seems to serve the Buddhist lobby, which is opposed to expanding Christian activity. Pray for protection for Christian congregations and that their ministry and mission will not be further impeded. Subscribe to the prayer points rss feed Fri, Sep 2014 00:00

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