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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 - 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 political prisoners and prisoners of conscience released on that day; the following week the regime announced that it had freed another 80 detainees who had been arrested in political crackdowns. President Hassan Rouhani had promised in his election campaign to free political prisoners and uphold the rights of religious minorities. Many Christians remain incarcerated for their faith in Iran; pray that he will follow through on this undertaking.

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Daily Prayer - Thursday 30 January 2014

Continue to lift up the Lord Pastor Saeed Abedini, who has now been in jail in Iran for more than a year and has just been moved to a harsher prison. Last year Saeed was sentenced to eight years’ impr...

 

Daily Prayer - Wednesday 29 January 2014

Pray for six Christians imprisoned in Iran whose appeal against their sentences was rejected in late 2013. They had been convicted in June of attending a house church and spreading Christianity, as we...

 

Daily Prayer - Tuesday 28 January 2014

Praise God that a missionary couple from Kyrgyzstan are proving a great spiritual support to vulnerable expatriate Kyrgyz Christians in Moscow. Many Kyrgyz Christians come to Moscow to seek work, live...

 

Daily Prayer - Monday 27 January 2014

Unregistered churches in Uzbekistan are often harassed by the authorities and penalised for their activities. When a church in Karshi did not pay the fines it was given for unregistered activities, th...

 

Daily Prayer - Sunday 26 January 2014

Loving Lord, we pray for Egypt’s Christians at this time of radical political change in their country. We give You thanks for the readiness of many politicians to grant greater religious freedom to Ch...

 

Daily Prayer - Saturday 25 January 2014

Pray for Christians in Tunisia following the resignation in late 2013 of the Islamist-led government. The ruling Ennahda party had initially resisted calls to step down, but, under mounting pressure, ...

 
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  • 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 1 hour ago

  • 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

  • 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

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