“Continue earnestly in prayer, being vigilant in it…” Colossians 4:2.
The situation is still volatile and we must continue to pray that violence will cease and unity will be restored back to this nation. Persistent Prayer is the only solution to bring change of heart and mind of leaders and restore unity.
A UN official in South Sudan has spoken of an atmosphere of fear and desperation as violence escalates. Humanitarian Co-ordinator Toby Lanzer told the BBC about summary executions in Bor, in the restive state of Jonglei that has fallen to rebels.The UN mission in South Sudan has urged rival political leaders to agree a truce and open negotiations. Mr Lanzer says people are clamouring to get into the UN compound in Bor as the violence escalates. “When I ended up moving to the airport [Sunday] evening, we saw some of the most horrible things that one can imagine.
BBC Report – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-25487084
Central African Republic (C.A.R):
Prayer is needed to bring a breakthrough in CAR to reverse the militant Islamic Seleka rule to restore peace there. Your prayers have prevented further violence (see Article) which has terrorized Christians in the past few months. Let’s pray for a peaceful Christmas for Christians in CAR.
Please see this article ‘Unspeakable horror’ by the Guardian Newspaper describing the terror Christians faced there.
Guardian – Unspeakable horror – http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/nov/22/central-african-republic-v…
Only Persistent Prayer can change the Nations!
“For unto us a Child is born, Unto us a Son is given; And the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace” Isaiah 9:6.