Each hour of 2016, 10 Christians were killed for their faith.
Christians face daily persecution for their faith in more than 65 countries.
Persecution is running rampant, and Christians face daily persecution for their faith in more than 65 countries. Matthew 5:10 says, "Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven."
Today, we specifically want to pray for our persecuted brothers and sisters in Christ.
We pray for their:
Prayer: Dear Lord, I want to intercede for my brothers and sisters in Christ who are being persecuted around the world. I lift up to You those who are experiencing discrimination and isolation because of their love for You—who are living in places with strict religious restrictions and are longing to be able to worship You freely. I ask that You comfort them today with Your loving presence, promises, and faithfulness. I pray in the name of Jesus. Amen.