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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 - 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. He was freed on 3 November 2013 after an appeals court dropped all charges against him. He had previously been convicted of membership of an “anti-security organisation” and gathering with intent to commit crimes against Iranian national security, charges thought to be pretexts to penalise him for his Christian activities. Mostafa had confessed in court to distributing 12,000 pocket-sized Gospels in the strict Islamic country. Thank God for his Christian witness, and pray that he will have the courage to continue despite his ordeal.

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Daily Prayer - Wednesday 19 March 2014

The Iranian authorities continue to demonstrate an astonishing lack of humanity and compassion in their treatment of Christians jailed for their faith. Vahid Hakkani, who is serving a sentence of thre...

 

Daily Prayer - Tuesday 18 March 2014

Pray for the families of 37 people who were killed in Christmas Day bombings targeting Iraqi Christians in Baghdad. Two explosive devices were detonated in a marketplace in the Christian district of a...

 

Daily Prayer - Monday 17 March 2014

A pastor and his family in Cuba have been subjected to a campaign of harassment by the authorities in what seems to be an attempt to confiscate church property. Violent and abusive mobs have been sent...

 

Daily Prayer - Sunday 16 March 2014

Sovereign Lord, we pray for Iraq and especially for its churches as the nation continues to be rocked by almost relentless sectarian violence. We pray that the success of a resurgent al-Qaeda in recla...

 

Daily Prayer - Saturday 15 March 2014

Give thanks to God for the courage of moderate Muslim leaders who are speaking out against those who use violence in the name of Islam. Recent atrocities by Islamist militants, such as the suicide bom...

 

Daily Prayer - Friday 14 March 2014

Baroness Warsi, the UK’s first Minister for Faith, became the most senior British politician to speak out for persecuted Christians during a speech on 16 November 2013. The minister, who is a Muslim, ...

 
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  • 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 16 hours ago

  • “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

  • 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

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