I was reminded again this week that MANY have not heard of the International Day of Prayer for the believers in persecuted areas of the globe…
Recently read these words by Brother Andrew
“This morning I read in Mark 14, where Jesus goes to Gethsemane to pray. I was struck by verse 37. Jesus comes back to His disciples and finds them sleeping. He says, “Could you not watch one hour?” It is Jesus saying to His disciples, “The situation is about to get dangerous. Soon I will be alone. Stay with me. Watch with me. Even if it is just one hour. Pray with me.”
We have to be faithful to the persecuted church and watch with them. Yes, in the morning. Yes, at night. When the persecuted are alone, when the enemy is closing in, when problems seem so overwhelming, that is the hour we need to stay awake with our brothers and sisters.”
Sharing the most recent update Voice of the Persecuted. PRAY ON! this word is right on target.
One month ago thousands to millions of people across the globe gathered to pray for our Brother Pastor Saeed Abedini’s release. Today Saeed has been imprisoned for 2 years and 1 month, this article is a reminder to continue to pray for his release.
If you look back to the 7 points of prayer of the vigil the first prayer request is for Saeed’s immediate release. As Colossians 4:2 (ESV) urges us to “Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving.” I humbly request that you continue to pray for Saeed and for his immediate release.
Recently, on October 24, 2013 an article was written encouraging us to pray for a minimum of 2 minutes a day for the immediate release (http://freeallthree.com/2014/10/24/thirty-days-to-november-24-deadline-for-p51-iran-to-reach-final-nuke-deal-can-you-pray2minutes/). This is one worthy of being read.
Encouraging 2 minute prayer, one that might look like this;
“Dear God, thank you for…
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