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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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  • Young Christian man killed by Muslim co-worker in Pakistan for refusing to convert to Islam http://ow.ly/w1Uum Tue, Apr 2014 15:22

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  • 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 12 hours ago

  • 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

  • Almighty God, Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, we give You thanks on this Easter Day for the living hope that You have given us and all Your people through the resurrection of Jesus from the dead (1 Peter 1:3). We pray that the prospect of an enduring inheritance and future salvation will encourage our persecuted brothers and sisters to persevere in their faith, whatever may happen to them. We pray that we too may be sustained by this hope in the sufferings that we experience for the sake of Christ. We ask that the joy and resurrection power of the Lord will give strength and peace to persecuted believers today and every day. Subscribe to the prayer points rss feed Sun, Apr 2014 00:00

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