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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 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 Sunday because of intimidation by Buddhists. One church in Meegoda, Colombo district, had gathered for prayer when a mob of local people led by three Buddhist monks forced their way in. One of the monks hit the pastor over the head with a guitar until he was knocked unconscious; when his mother tried to intervene, she was beaten by the mob. They destroyed all the musical instruments and damaged the furniture and windows. The congregation was told that it was a Buddhist village and their prayer meetings should stop immediately. Pray that the authorities will defend the freedom of Christians to meet for worship without harassment.

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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...

 

Daily Prayer - Saturday 08 February 2014

Pray for a church leader in Egypt who escaped an assassination attempt when his car came under fire on 30 September 2013. He was going to visit the family of a Christian killed in the recent violence ...

 

Daily Prayer - Friday 07 February 2014

A church leader in Zanzibar suffered burns to his face and shoulders in an acid attack in Stone Town on 13 September 2013. Joseph Anselmo Mwagambwa was leaving an internet café when the assailants str...

 
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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 18 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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