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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 - Saturday 05 April 2014 

Pray for a Christian lawyer who has fled Sudan after being threatened with death by the authorities. Nahmia Ibrahim Omer Shaloka was working to promote religious freedom; he had been campaigning for Sudan’s new constitution to include provision for it and had also conducted training on the subject. After he was arrested and interrogated about his activities, he was required to report to the offi ces of the National Intelligence and Security Services every day, on pain of death. Nahmia is now destitute, but relatively safe, in another country. Pray that he may be able to rebuild his life there and that the work he has done in Sudan will eventually bear fruit in greater religious freedom for Christians and others.

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Daily Prayer - Friday 04 April 2014

Muslim onlookers shouted, “Allahu Akhbar” (“Allah is great”) as Sudanese police and security forces battered down the fence around Khartoum Bahri Evangelical Church in late 2013. Officers also beat se...

 

Daily Prayer - Thursday 03 April 2014

Three Egyptian Christians were jailed on 15 December 2013, one for 25 years and the other two for 15 years each, for causing the death of a Muslim. But the case related to an attack by Muslims on the ...

 

Daily Prayer - Wednesday 02 April 2014

Despite positive political developments for Egypt’s Christians, they are continuing to come under attack by Islamic hardliners. A church in Zaytoun, eastern Cairo, was targeted in late 2013 by a group...

 

Daily Prayer - Tuesday 01 April 2014

Pray for impoverished Christians in the Philippines whose lives were ravaged by Typhoon Haiyan in November 2013. One of the most powerful storms on record to make landfall, it left a trail of near-tot...

 

Daily Prayer - Monday 31 March 2014

Christian leaders in northern Vietnam are concerned about a proposed state law on religion that would further increase restrictions on their activities. They say that the bill, which applies to five n...

 

Daily Prayer - Sunday 30 March 2014

Loving Father, we lift up to You Nguyen Cong Chinh, a pastor in Vietnam, in the third year of his 11-year prison sentence for allegedly “undermining national unity”. We pray that You will protect his ...

 
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  • Give thanks for the Christ-like responses of Christian leaders in CAR to the crisis that threatens them and their churches. They have distanced themselves from the anti-balaka militias, saying that these should not be labelled as Christian and that they hold no mandate from the churches. The leaders have also condemned the violence in the country, whatever its origin, and have called on Christians to pursue forgiveness, reconciliation and healing. Churches are hiding, defending and caring for thousands of Muslims endangered by the anti-balaka, and one of CAR’s most senior church leaders has invited the president of the country’s Islamic community to move into his church compound. Pray that this powerful witness to the grace and love of Christ will help to bring peace to the shattered country. Subscribe to the prayer points rss feed 21 hours ago

  • On this Good Friday, give thanks to God for the death of Christ and for His gift of eternal life. Praise Him too for the example of those Christians who have persevered in their faith at the risk of their lives and who have made the ultimate sacrifice for the sake of Christ and the Gospel. Pray that their martyrdom will inspire their suffering brothers and sisters in Christ to endure whatever hardships befall them and will convince their persecutors of the truth and power of the Gospel. Pray too that their bereaved families and churches will not grieve without hope (1 Thessalonians 4:13). Subscribe to the prayer points rss feed Fri, Apr 2014 00:00

  • Cry out to the Lord for Christians in the Central African Republic (CAR) who have been driven from their homes by the violence that has engulfed their country. Attacks by Islamist Séléka militants and retaliation from “anti-balaka” militias has generated a huge humanitarian crisis in which around two million people, many of them Christians, are in need of emergency assistance. Give thanks for the work of Barnabas partners who have been providing food rations to hundreds of displaced believers in the capital, Bangui, and distributing food, medicines, clothing and seeds to thousands in various regions. Pray that the aid will reach those who need it most, and that the Lord will comfort the relatives and friends of the thousands who have been killed in the fighting. Subscribe to the prayer points rss feed Thu, Apr 2014 00:00

  • “Jesus Christ performed tremendous miracles in all our lives through this Shalom Camp.” A pastor spoke of how God had worked through a Barnabas-sponsored weekend Bible camp for persecuted Christians in Sri Lanka. The camp was attended by believers from five different churches that had been the target of threats or attacks by Buddhist or Hindu extremists. The participants heard teaching on the Biblical basis for persecution and took part in group discussions; they came away refreshed and encouraged, and for many the camp was a time of great spiritual renewal. Give thanks to the Lord for the peace He has brought to these persecuted believers, and ask that the weekend will continue to bear much fruit in their lives. Subscribe to the prayer points rss feed Wed, Apr 2014 00:00

  • Pray for a church leader in Sri Lanka, S.S. Johnpillai, who was threatened at gunpoint by attackers who claimed to be Special Forces officers. The minister was in a hut next to his church building in Guadalupe, Trincomolee when, he said, the men “appeared out of nowhere”. The intruders put a gun to Johnpillai’s head and accused him of holding a Communion service in honour of the founder of the Tamil Tigers, the government’s opponents in the country’s long and bloody civil war. The government had that day made it a criminal offence to commemorate the group. The gunmen ignored Johnpillai’s protests that he had not dedicated Communion to the group’s founder, and they threatened to shoot him. Ask the Lord to support and strengthen Johnpillai as he recovers from this terrifying ordeal. Subscribe to the prayer points rss feed Tue, Apr 2014 00:00

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