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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 - Friday 28 March 2014 

“Pray for us as the situation in CAR has become horrible over last week, the killings have got worse, unarmed Christians are in the process of dying like flies.” December 2013 saw the worst outbreak of violence to rock the Central African Republic (CAR) since a coup by Islamist rebels in March. A pastor and his two young sons were among at least 400 people killed after fighting broke out in the capital, Bangui, between the Islamist Seleka and fighters loyal to the ousted president, Francois Bozizé. A pastor said that Christians had been hanged, stabbed or beaten to death by their Muslim neighbours and Christian shops pillaged and looted. Pray for the protection of Christians from further attacks.

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Daily Prayer - Thursday 27 March 2014

Pray for Christians in Zanzibar, who are under threat from Islamic extremists. The semi-autonomous Tanzanian archipelago has seen increasing support for Uamsho, a separatist group that is campaigning ...

 

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 C...

 

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...

 
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  • Cry out to the Lord for 33 Christians who have been sentenced to death in North Korea. The believers are thought to have been working alongside Kim Jeong-Wook, a South Korean missionary who was arrested in October 2013. Jeong-Wook has admitted trying to “create a network of house churches in North Korea” and was also said to be carrying Bibles and other Christian literature. His alleged associates are accused of trying to overthrow the government and of receiving a large sum of money for the construction of 500 house churches. Pray that these executions will not be carried out and that international pressure will be brought to bear on North Korea to release Kim Jeong-Wook and to cease its intense anti-Christian persecution. Subscribe to the prayer points rss feed 2 hours ago

  • 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 Thu, Apr 2014 00:00

  • 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

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