“Join Christians around the world [today] for the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church — a global prayer meeting for our Christian brothers and sisters who boldly witness for Christ at any cost.”*
Every first Sunday in November is International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church. It is said that today in history is the worse time yet for Christians as it is the most persecuted religious group in the world.￼
I personally know missionaries in dangerous spots in the world. I, too, recently on a mission was in an unstable nation. Tides can change quickly with corruption at the core and missionary can turn martyr in a heartbeat.
Today, lift up those you know and those you don’t that are risking their lives for the sake of Christ. Pray God intervenes and saves His remnant everywhere in the world where there is a witness for Him.
Today your task to…
is to commit to pray then pray some more. It is not the European church it American church or persecuted church – it is one church, one body if believers, with one mission to know Jesus and to make His kingdom known. Pray for the church – as we are the church and are called to…
“I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people…” 1 Timothy 2.1
*from the Voice of Martyrs website https://www.persecution.com/idop/?_source_code=WEBI19J2
Go to the site and watch the shirt film on North Korea. May we pray for those behind the country’s borders to find Jesus and be spared persecution.
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