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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 - Wednesday 26 March 2014 

A youth leader in Tanzania was killed in a brutal machete attack while leading an overnight prayer session in the Ilemela district of Mwanza province. Eliya Meshack died on the spot, while two other Christians were injured. It is not known who carried out the attack, but Islamic separatist group Uamsho are suspected. Eliya’s widow, Marry, said that the couple had been receiving threats for more than six months; although the intimidation was reported to the police, no action was taken. Pray for Marry, who has been left to raise the couple’s two children alone. Pray also that the Tanzanian authorities will respond appropriately and effectively when threats to Christians are reported.

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Daily Prayer - Tuesday 25 March 2014

Christians in Tanzania have long lived in peace with their Muslim neighbours, but it appears that Islamic extremism is now on the rise in the country. Extremist videos urging Tanzanian Muslims to join...

 

Daily Prayer - Monday 24 March 2014

Pakistan’s “blasphemy laws” continue to cause distress and hardship among the country’s vulnerable Christian community. In late 2013 two Christians, Arif Masih and Tariq Masih, had to flee when they w...

 

Daily Prayer - Sunday 23 March 2014

Redeeming Lord, we give You thanks for the amazing faith of survivors from the deadliest-ever attack on Pakistan’s Christians. We pray for all those who were injured or bereaved in the bombing of All ...

 

Daily Prayer - Saturday 22 March 2014

Lift up to the Lord Ganga Lama Tamang, Lama Bahadur Tamang, Lama Bokta and Bikram Lama, four converts to Christianity whose homes in Nepal were torched on 23 December 2013. Before attacking the proper...

 

Daily Prayer - Friday 21 March 2014

Many Christian migrant workers in the Gulf States work in harsh conditions for low wages and endure poor living arrangements. They come to the Gulf to earn money to support their dependents at home, b...

 

Daily Prayer - Thursday 20 March 2014

Praise God that Mostafa Bordbar, a convert from Islam who was sentenced to ten years in jail for his Christian activities, has been acquitted and released after spending over ten months behind bars. H...

 
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  • “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 6 hours ago

  • 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

  • Lift up to the Lord persecuted Christians in Sri Lanka, where at least 65 anti-Christian incidents took place during 2013, including repeat attacks on several believers and their property in October 2013. However, a Sri Lankan government minister from a Buddhist nationalist party denied the accounts, saying that they might be “made up”. The minister claimed that Sri Lankans are “one family … trying to live together after a long civil war”. Pray that the Sri Lankan government will recognise the danger that our brothers and sisters face from militant Buddhists and that the authorities will provide effective protection for vulnerable Christians. Subscribe to the prayer points rss feed Mon, Apr 2014 00:00

  • Condemned Christian mother Aasia Bibi’s final appeal hearing is scheduled to take place tomorrow (14 April) having been deferred twice. She was sentenced to death for blasphemy in November 2010 having been falsely accused of insulting Muhammad following an argument with Muslim co-workers. Aasia has been languishing in jail since the accusation was made in June 2009. Pray that her appeal will finally go ahead and that the judges will have the courage to acquit and release Aasia; there are concerns that they may give in to pressure from hardline Islamists who have been calling for her execution. Pray that Aasia, her husband and children will know the Lord’s peace as they await the verdict. Subscribe to the prayer points rss feed Sun, Apr 2014 00:00

  • Indians have started going to the polls this week in a general election that is taking place in phases until 12 May. The ruling, secular Congress party is expected to be defeated by the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). This would be an ominous outcome for the country’s Christian minority. The BJP has given support to extremist groups that attack Christians; states under the party’s rule have generally experienced a rise in anti-Christian violence. It has introduced anti-conversion laws on a state level, and has pledged to introduce national legislation to curb "missionary" activity and end proselytising if elected nationally. Pray for wisdom for Indians as they vote and that the outcome will result in a just government that upholds the rights and freedoms of all citizens. Subscribe to the prayer points rss feed Sat, Apr 2014 00:00

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