(Voice of the Persecuted) A few years ago, I saw a picture of folded hands in prayer with a caption below that read, …by the power of God; through weapons of righteousness for the right hand and the left, 2 Corithians 6:7
I thought the artist vividly captured the message of 2nd Corinthians 6:7. For surely prayer is our most powerful weapon wielded with the word in advancing kingdom purposes of Christ. James reminds us,
…The prayer of a righteous person is very powerful in its effect, James 5:6
It is said that the two things which endures for eternity are the word of God and the souls of men.
Today, Muslims, worldwide will be celebrating Ramadan. It’s observed as a month of fasting from dawn until sunset to commemorate the first revelation of the Quran to Muhammad according to Islamic belief. This annual observance is regarded as one of the Five Pillars of Islam, which are considered mandatory for Muslim believers and the foundation of Muslim life. This year, Ramadan will begin on May 15th and continue to June 14th. For 31 days Muslims will be seeking a spiritual experience with the god of Islam. What they don’t realize is whom they are seeking is the true and living God found in the Bible.
During this time, many thousands of Christians, Jesus followers, around the world will be crying out for their salvation. For Muslims to have an encounter with the true and living Christ. Indeed testimonies verify that Muslims do find Christ in the midst of Ramadan and become followers of the Lord Jesus Christ, the true Messiah. John 3:16-18
Praying for 1.8 billion Muslims to experience the love of Christ.
SIMPLE PLAN TO PROFOUNDLY IMPACT THE MUSLIM WORLD
We are bombarded almost daily with news of barbaric acts of terrorism. But if all we know about Islam is what we see on the news, we are missing an incredible story:
The greatest turning of Muslims to Christ in history is happening NOW.
Everywhere Islam exists people are being drawn to Jesus Christ.
This is happening in direct correlation to increased movements of prayer.
God is MOVING and He’s inviting YOU to join Him.
Now is the time to PRAY because Jesus loves and died to save every one of the 1.8 billion Muslims in the world today. Each week will focus on a different region, loving and lifting up representative nations in prayer.
Our prayers do have an impact on the things of eternity and the souls of men and women to find truth in him who is the Living Word. Please join me through this Night Watch to lift your prayers up with mine. That we cry out for the salvation of Muslim souls in darkness and find the light of Jesus. see call information and details below
As ever, I remain your brother and prayer partner in our Lord Jesus. Meet you on the call!
If you are unable to participate on the call, or cannot join us on a particular evening, you can still use the prayer points and pray in your personal prayer closet. The only thing I would urge you is, please do it. Whether you pray privately, in a group, or on our call, please pray for a great harvest of souls during this time of Ramadan.
Blaine Scogin serves as Prayer Director for Persecution Watch and Voice of the Persecuted.
Persecution Watch is a national prayer conference call to pray specifically for the persecuted Church. For the past 8 years, Blaine has faithfully led this national network of believers praying for the persecuted Church and the global harvest. The group normally meets via a free call-in service every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday night at 9pm EST. However, dedicated in their prayers for our persecuted brothers and sisters and the lost, there have been times when these prayer warriors have met every night for a month or more—lifting them up as the Lord leads. The call often host callers from nations other than the United States. For more information contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Nightly Call scheduled through Ramadan
9 p.m. Eastern time
8 p.m. Central time
7 p.m. Mountain time
6 p.m. Pacific time
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Available International IDOP Prayer Conference Call Numbers
(Note: If using one of the call numbers below, you may experience issues in your country. If you are unable to connect, try using the VoIP dialer available at this link. Click on VoIP dialer, go to this number 712-775-7035 in the drop down menu—enter access code 281207 (do not add the # symbol)—enter your name and click on the ‘Place Call’ button.)
Australia +61 (0) 3 8672 0185
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Brazil +55 61 4040-4314
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Norway +47 21 93 53 35
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Panama +507 838-7821
Poland +48 32 739 96 40
Portugal +351 21 114 3145
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Slovakia +421 2 333 255 32
Slovenia +386 (0) 1 828 03 25
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Spain +34 931 98 23 70
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Taiwan +886 (0) 985 646 917
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Ukraine +380 (0) 89 323 9978
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United States (712) 775-7035
Vietnam +84 (0) 4 7108 0080
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One small voice cries out for the Persecuted Church. More than 100,000,000 Christians around the world are at risk of persecution. It has become one of the worst humanitarian crises on the planet, today! It is ”a crisis point in history” that can no longer be overlooked, or millions more will suffer! Sadly it’s a crisis that not enough people realize exists. Unfortunately the western media rarely reports the extreme persecution inflicted on our Christian brothers and sisters, worldwide. We are called by our God to stand up for all who are destitute, to remember the prisoners as if imprisoned ourselves and to be a VOICE for the persecuted Church! Join us, we CAN make a difference! For the latest news, information and updates, follow us at www.voiceofthepersecuted.org