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25 February 2021 – Iran

Praise God for the steadfast faith of Iran’s Christians. One persecuted Christian who is currently serving two years’ internal exile has talked of seeing himself and his suffering as ‘a piece of the puzzle in the greater image God is creating’.

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24 February 2021 – Iran

Continue to pray for four Christians from Rasht – Ramin Hassanpour and his wife Saeede, Hadi Rahimi and Sakine Behjati – who were given prison sentences ranging from two to five years in August for being part of a house church in Iran. Pray that their appeals will be heard quickly.

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23 February 2021 – Iran

Pray for justice for Sam and Maryam in Iran, who were arrested for their faith in 2019. Sam was sentenced to one year in prison and two years in exile; Maryam, a nurse, was banned from working in the public sector.

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22 February 2021 – Iran

Pray for Christian couple Sam and Maryam in Iran who risk losing their adopted daughter after the courts ruled they were not fit to be parents. Judges consider the child to be Muslim even though her parentage is unclear. Pray the couple’s appeal will be successful.

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21 February 2021 – Central Asia

Pray that God will raise up many more church builders and church leaders in Central Asia, with a heart for spreading the gospel.

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20 February 2021 – Central Asia

A recent national census in Tajikistan asked people to reveal their religious beliefs, prompting concern that data might be used to target faith groups. Pray that the Tajik authorities will work to improve their religious rights record.

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19 February 2021 – Central Asia

In September, Grace Presbyterian Church and Agape Pentecostal Church lost their court battle against confiscation of their buildings on the same site in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. Pray that both their appeals will succeed.

'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'.

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