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Prayer Diary

See below the poster for our latest prayer diary.

 

Prayer Diary For Week Commencing

Sunday 12th May 2019

 

 

"And when you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners to be seen by others.  Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full.  But when you pray, go into your room, close the door and pray to your Father, who is unseen.  Then your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you."  ‭Matthew 6: 5 – 6 NIV‬‬.

 

Please pray against an apparent increase in racism in this country.  Pray that people from different backgrounds will be able to accept one another.

 

Please continue to pray for those who are feeling insecure about their jobs because of Brexit and pray for Europeans that are not sure of their future here.

 

Please pray about the increasing tension between USA and China over trade.  Pray that this will not lead to an all out trade war that could affect the economy of the whole world.

 

Please pray about Iraq apparently restarting its nuclear weapons programme.

This is not just dangerous for the countries around them but for the whole world.

 

Please pray about North Korea continuing to develop their missile capability.  They are probably the most dangerous country for world peace.  Pray for the people of South Korea who are probably scared by what North Korea are doing.

 

Please pray that more GPs will be found.  It has just been reported that there has be a significant decrease in the number of new GPs causing a serious shortage.

 

Please pray that people will turn to God in this country and that the churches will be effective in proclaiming the Gospel.

 

Please pray for the Christians in Oman.  There are 198,000 or about 4% of the population who are mostly migrant workers.  Oman is an absolute monarchy, and the government expects obedience from its citizens –  they are kept under strict surveillance.  Islam is the state religion and legislation is based mainly on Islamic law.  Leaving Islam is seen as a betrayal to the tribe and family.  Believers from Muslim backgrounds experience unwavering pressure to return to Islam, or complete abandonment by their community.  The means are non-violent but effective: believers can lose family, homes and jobs.  In this highly conservative society, it is especially difficult for Muslim women to choose to follow Christ. Christian migrants are able to meet together to worship, but their meetings are monitored.  It is illegal for them to share their faith with Muslims.

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