Urgent Prayer for Yemen, South Sudan and Iraq

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Please join us in Prayer for: 

Yemen
A group of about 200 al-Qaeda terrorists has taken control of Rada, a city just 130 kilometers south of Yemen's capital.   Opposition leaders have accused President Saleh of allowing al-Qaeda to advance in order to convince the public that he should remain in office.  Saleh is supposed to step down in February. 

Read the full article HERE   

PRAY FOR:

·         The Lord to accomplish His plans and purposes in this nation. Ask the Lord to raise up leaders who will govern with integrity and in the fear of the Lord. (Daniel 2:21)
·         Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula to be defeated. Pray for the salvation of leaders and members. (I Timothy 2:1-4)
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The people of Yemen to be set free from the bondage of Islam. Pray for the Lord to open their hearts and minds so they will know Jesus Christ as their Savior and Lord. (II Corinthians 4:3,4)
·         This time of unrest to become an open door for the Gospel. Pray for Yemenis to be receptive to the Good News of Jesus Christ. (Romans 1:16)
·         Men, women, and children to put their faith in Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord. (Romans 10:13)
·         Our Father to draw Yeminis by His Spirit to His dear Son. (John 6:44)
·         The Kingdom of God to come to Yemen with miracles, signs, wonders, dreams, and visions. (Acts 2:17)



South Sudan
In the months since achieving independence from North Sudan on July 9, 2011, the nation of South Sudan has been the scene of deadly violence.  Clashes between the Luo Nuer and Murle tribes have resulted in hundreds of deaths and thousands more have been displaced. 

Read the full article HERE 

PRAY FOR:
·         Peace in the new nation of South Sudan. Pray for salvation, forgiveness, and reconciliation between the Murle and the Luo Nuer. (Luke 6:37)
·         The salvation of those instigating violence and hatred in Jonglei state. Pray for the Lord to turn their lives around and use them as His instruments of peace in the region. (Romans 10:13)
·         Comfort for those who have lost family members in the attacks. Pray for the Lord to use Christians to provide for those who are homeless and displaced. (II Corinthians 1:3,4)
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The Lord to give President Salva Kiir and other leaders wisdom in dealing with tribal feuds and violence. Ask the Lord to guide them in leading the nation. (Proverbs 1:7)
·         Christians in South Sudan to seek the Lord and grow in the Word of God. Pray for them to function in unity and intercede for their nation. Pray for Christians to love their enemies and pray for those who mistreat them. (Matthew 5:43,44)
·         Revival in this nation. Pray for Muslims and animists to put their faith in Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord. Pray for Christians to be strong in the Lord. (Ephesians 6:10)
·         The Kingdom of God to come to South Sudan in great power and glory. Pray for the Lord to be glorified in this new Christian nation. (I Corinthians 4:20))



Iraq welcomes Iranian Militia
Just a month after the withdrawal of NATO troops from Iraq, the government has welcomed an Iranian-backed militia into its political system.  Experts say this could "tilt the nation's center of gravity closer to Iran." 

Read the full article HERE 

PRAY FOR:

·         The leadership void in Iraq to be filled with men and women who will govern with integrity, in humility and the fear of the Lord. (Daniel 2:21)
·         The salvation of Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki. Ask the Lord to give him wisdom in dealing with insurgents and the challenges of leading Iraq in the aftermath of war. (Proverbs 1:7)
·         Christians to be strong and very courageous in sharing their faith and in helping stabilize the nation. (Joshua 1:7) 
·         Plans by insurgents, terrorists, and militias to disrupt the government to fail. Pray for the salvation of the members of these groups. (Psalm 55:9)
·         Both Shiite and Sunni Muslims to have the opportunity to hear the Gospel. Pray for them to put their faith in Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord. (Romans 10:9)


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Monday,January 23, 2012