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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 06 February 2014 

Christians in Northern and Middle Belt states in Nigeria continue to be at risk of brutal violence at the hands of Islamists. Kafanchan in Kaduna state was particularly badly affected in 2013. Attacks against Christians began in March and continued almost unabated for six months; around 100 people were killed, 500 homes destroyed and 10,000 people displaced. The latest incident, in September, left 15 people dead, and the Christian residents of Tajak were forced to flee as armed Muslims besieged their village, burning a number of properties to the ground. Give thanks that the situation in Kafanchan town has been brought under control by an effective, if belated, response by the security services, and ask the Lord to heal the mental and physical wounds inflicted on our brothers and sisters.

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Daily Prayer - Wednesday 05 February 2014

Pray for Christians in the Nigerian states that impose sharia law, to varying degrees, on their residents. Kano state has recently become particularly repressive. Men and women have been detained for ...

 

Daily Prayer - Tuesday 04 February 2014

Pray for the distraught wife and two sons of Debalel, a Christian leader in Nepal who was murdered when he responded to a request for prayer. He was called in the early hours of 20 October 2013 to the...

 

Daily Prayer - Monday 03 February 2014

Give thanks to the Lord for the courage and endurance of North Korea’s persecuted Christians. Their homeland is one of the worst places in the world to follow Christ, where all kinds of Christian acti...

 

Daily Prayer - Sunday 02 February 2014

Almighty Father, we continue to remember before you Aasia Bibi, now in her fourth year on death row in Pakistan after her false conviction on a blasphemy charge. We pray that you will watch over her i...

 

Daily Prayer - Saturday 01 February 2014

Four Iranian Christians were sentenced to 80 lashes each for drinking communion wine by a court in Rasht on 20 October 2013. In a similar case two years earlier, a judge had ruled that because the acc...

 

Daily Prayer - Friday 31 January 2014

Praise God for some encouraging news from Iran! Two Christian women, Maryam Jalili and Mitra Rahmati, were set free from the notorious Evin prison on 18 September 2013. They were among eleven politica...

 
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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 4 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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