1. Pray for the World Missions Congress: Colombia – Sept 27-30.
This event will have a significant impact on the Missions Vision for the global Assemblies of God Movement contributing to ‘Speeding His Coming’ to ‘Finish the Task.
’Please join in prayer for the following 7 points: Read More
2. Pray for the Persecuted Christians in the Muslim World:
1. Pray for 3 Christians in Iran sentenced to 6 and 10 Years for their faith.
On 30 August the Middle East Concern ministry requested prayer for Iranian Christians ordered to present themselves at Evin Prison for their sentences to be carried out. Since then, Iranian-Armenian pastor Joseph Shahbazian has started serving his 10-year prison sentence and Christian convert Malihe Nazari is in the temporary quarantine section of Evin Prison, sentenced to six years’ imprisonment. Another Christian convert, Mina Khajavi, has been granted a temporary reprieve while she recovers from a broken leg. Read More.
Continue to remember those in prison as if you were together with them in prison, and those who are mistreated as if you yourselves were suffering.Hebrews 13:3.
2. Libyan Christians urge us to pray for a convert to Christianity sentenced to death by an appeals court in a city in western Libya.
The young man, who accepted Jesus about four years ago, was arrested by militias and detained several times during the past few years. They have tried to force him to recant his faith, but he has refused. Due to the lack of rule of law and official law enforcement agencies in Libya, militias act as police, intelligence agency and army. Read More
3. Pray for Pakistani Christians who are condemned to death under blasphemy law.
A Christian bicycle mechanic in Lahore, Pakistan was sentenced to death in July on baseless charges of blasphemy, after being in jail for nearly 5 years. In 2017, the police arrested the 36-year-old Pentecostal from Lahore’s Green Town area, accusing him of disrespecting Muhammad, the prophet of Islam, by allegedly saying that Christ was the only “true prophet.”
According to CBN News, Pakistan ranks second behind Nigeria for the number of Christians killed for their faith. During the period from Oct. 1, 2020, to Sept. 30, 2021, 620 people were murdered for their beliefs. Read more in Morning Star News.
Another Two Christian brothers have been sentenced to death in Pakistan for their faith. Amoon and Qaisar Ayub were falsely accused of “blasphemy” – framed for supposedly posting disparaging comments against the Prophet Muhammad online. The insidious abuse of Pakistan’s blasphemy laws to persecute Christians is rampant in Pakistan. ECLJ.
Thank you for Praying for the Persecuted Church:
Middle East Concern.
Morning Star News.
European Centre for Law and Justice (ECLJ)