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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 15 February 2014 

“After my father’s killing in the presence of so many people, it is quite clear that any Muslim can get away with murder just by claiming that they had killed a blasphemer.” Pakistani Christian George Masih was speaking after his father, Boota Masih, had his throat slit and was stabbed multiple times in Karachi on 14 September 2013. The attacker accused Boota of being “an infidel who blasphemed against Muhammad”, but the police officer investigating the case said that the accusation was only a pretext for the killing. The murder was witnessed by many people, including four policemen, but no-one intervened, and the assailant walked away with the weapon in his hand. Pray that he may be brought to justice, and that Muslims in Pakistan will not justify crimes against Christians on the basis of false allegations of blasphemy.

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Daily Prayer - Friday 14 February 2014

“I praise God for this wonderful opportunity for my family… God understood our need and miraculously provided.” Father of four Chittaranjan Chakma, an impoverished Christian in Bangladesh, gave thanks...

 

Daily Prayer - Thursday 13 February 2014

Churches in Sri Lanka are facing a mounting threat from Buddhist extremists. In an especially severe wave of incidents in September 2013, police asked at least seven churches to close on a single Sund...

 

Daily Prayer - Wednesday 12 February 2014

Pray for the authorities in Somalia and neighbouring countries as they strive to contain the threat posed by Islamist militants. In recent years al-Shabaab has been driven out of many of its former st...

 

Daily Prayer - Tuesday 11 February 2014

Christians in Somalia have to practise their faith in secret. Those suspected of following Christ are targeted by al-Shabaab, which has vowed to rid Somalia of its underground church of converts from ...

 

Daily Prayer - Monday 10 February 2014

The dead body of Fatuma Isak Elmi (35) was found in her home in Beledweyne in the Hiran province of Somalia on the evening of 1 September 2013. The Somali Christian’s young son had been crying for an ...

 

Daily Prayer - Sunday 09 February 2014

We pray, loving Father, for Christians in Nigeria who are vulnerable to attack by ethnic Fulani Muslim herdsmen. We pray especially for Gabriel Anthony, who lost his parents, his two brothers and thre...

 
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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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