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19 February 2020 – Iraq

Continue to pray for Halla (who features in our recent film Halla’s story) and the many other displaced Christians being cared for by our partners in Erbil, Kurdistan. Pray that Christ will sustain and encourage them.

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18 February 2020 – Iraq

Our partners in Kurdistan are distributing food parcels, clothes, medicines and Bibles to refugees and internally displaced people in Iraq. Pray that this support – and the witness of other Christians in the camp – will help build religious tolerance.

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17 February 2020 – Iraq

When Myriam was nine, she gave an interview which attracted international attention: she forgave Islamic State whose violence forced her family to flee Qaraqosh in Iraq. Now 14, Myriam has returned with her family. Pray that God will protect them.

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16 February 2020 – Iraq

Renewed insecurity in Baghdad and in Syria has unsettled those Christians who have chosen to stay in Iraq. Islamist and Shia militia groups are still a threat. Pray that security in the region will improve.

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15 February 2020 – China

Pray that the church in China will grow in unity and faith as a result of persecution.

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14 February 2020 – China

Authorities in Zhejiang province of China have introduced new restrictions on churches, including bans on baptisms and collection boxes. Pray the gospel will spread, despite these hurdles.

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13 February 2020 – China

Pray for six Uyghur Christians in Xinjiang province, China who have been sentenced to between five and seven years for ‘illegal’ church activity. Some have only recently come to Christ.

'Let us be on the side of those who sit in jails and are sentenced to death for their faith. Let us pray for them and help them'.

Richard Wurmbrand 'Reaching towards the heights'

Richard Wurmband

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