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Finding Strength in the Battle of Good Against Evil

(Voice of the Persecuted) You are invited to join us on Saturday, October 1, 2022 in a prayer conference call for the persecuted church hosted by Persecution Watch.

More and more we see the spirits warring with one another, good against evil.  The evil spirits seem to be winning, and they may be for now, until Elohim says “enough”.

Nowhere is this more evident than in Israel.  

We have prayer the last part of Ephesians 6 before, but I feel that we should do so again.

Ephesians 6:10 “Finally, be strong in the Lord and in His mighty power.”

  • Pray for all Christians, especially those being persecuted, to be strong in the Lord, trusting in His mighty power, and keeping their eyes on Adonai.

Ephesians 6:11 “Put on the full armor of God so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes.”

  • Pray Christians would recognize the devil’s schemes and not be deceived or influenced by them.

Ephesians 6:12 “For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms.”

  • Pray Christians would remember who they are fighting against, not war with their brothers, be able to forgive their enemies, direct their fighting against the powers of darkness in the demonic realms.

Ephesians 6:13 “Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand.”

  • Pray Christians would not deny their faith but be able to stand their ground. 
  • Pray their children would also be able to stand their ground; pray for the children of believers.

Ephesians 6:14 “Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist, with the breastplate of righteousness in place.

  • Pray for a love of the truth.  We know our righteousness is in Yeshua, yet the Word tells us to be Holy as He is Holy.  
  • Pray for a seeking after the Kingdom of God and His righteousness. (Matthew 6:33)

Ephesians 6:15 “And with your feet fitted with the readiness that comes from the gospel of peace.”

  • Pray for the ability, discernment, and boldness to share the plan of salvation.

Ephesians 6:16 “In addition to all this, take up the shield of faith with which you can extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one.”  

  • Pray for the gift of faith and for the believers to exercise this gift; pray all may have abundant faith.

Ephesians 6:17 “Take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which is the Word of God.”

  • Pray the persecuted would have access to the Word, by supernatural means if necessary.  
  • Pray Christians would be able to rightly divide the Word of truth.
  • Pray Christians would be able to use the Word in strategic warfare against the enemy the powers of darkness, principalities, rulers, other spiritual forces.

Ephesians 6:18 “And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the saints”

  • Pray for the ability for Christians to be able to pray in the Spirit (Romans 8:26:27).
  • Pray for more intercessors to stand in the gap and know how to pray; to be able to use the Word as a sword against the powers of darkness.
  • Pray more of the church would wake up and be fervent for the Lord and His Kingdom

Ephesians 6:19 “Pray also for me, that whenever I open my mouth, words may be given to me so that I may fearlessly make known the mystery of the gospel.”

  • Pray that when Christians open their mouths, You, O Lord, will fill it (Psalm 81:10); that we would not love our lives unto death but be led by the Holy Spirit.  

We are continuing to lift up these persecuted witnesses to the Lord:

Leah Sharibu prisoner of Boko Haram since 2018. Pray for her release.

Alice Loksha Ngaddah was kidnapped in February 2019. She is a mother of two, working as a nurse for UNICEF. Pray for her release.

Pastor Wang Yi to be released from Chinese prison.

Anita a Christian convert, facing a long prison term who escaped from Iran and praying to go to a country where she can express her faith openly.

Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani from Iran for his release and his family as their persecution continues. Pastor Nadarkhani is serving the second year of his six-year sentence.

The Harvest

“I am sending you, to open their eyes so that they may turn from darkness to light and from the dominion of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those who have been sanctified by faith in Me” (Acts 26:18)

Valerie Creekmore, Persecution Watch Prayer Call Moderator

Prayer Conference Call Details

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

From any location on your phone

USA Time Zone:

9:00 PM Eastern

8:00 PM Central

7:00 PM Mountain

6:00 PM Pacific

Call in number: (667) 770-1476 

Access Code: 281207#

Recommended: For those who may be subject to added charges for conference calls. Please download the app, it’s free!

MOBILE APP: Free Conference Call HD also provides a quick and easy way for you to dial into conference calls without having to remember the dial-in credentials. Save all of your conference call dial-in numbers and access codes using this free app. With the Free Conference Call HD you can instantly dial into a conference call via 3G/4G data network and or regular mobile carrier. Google Play link or App Store – iTunes

If you are experiencing any difficulties joining the call, please let us know.

What is Persecution Watch?

Persecution Watch is a U.S. national prayer conference call ministry that prays specifically for the global Persecuted Church. For over a decade, Blaine Scogin led this national network of believers who faithfully pray for the persecuted and the global harvest for the Kingdom of God. The group meets via a free call-in service every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday night at 9pm Eastern time in the United States (please check your time zone). Blaine also served as Prayer Director for Voice of the Persecuted, and the missions became one. Brother Blaine passed into glory on December 26, 2019. It was truly a blessing for all of us to serve alongside this dear man of God and he will be greatly missed. The prayer mission of Persecution Watch remains an important part of our mission. Voice of the Persecuted is committed to continue the prayer conference call for the persecuted along with the dedicated Persecution Watch prayer warrior team.

Prior to the passing of Brother Blaine, he confirmed the passing of the torch as prayer conference call leader to Nadia Dybvik. Nadia has a burdened heart for the persecuted and is a prayer warrior standing in the gap for them. She joined the Persecution Watch prayer team in 2013 and has been part of the core ever since. Before becoming the prayer call leader, she served in the role of prayer moderator since 2015. Blaine chose Nadia for her faithfulness to pray for the persecuted and her strong commitment to the Persecution Watch mission. We are blessed not only with her gift of prayer, but her genuine love for every brother and sister in Christ that comes on the call to pray. May the Lord continue to bless Nadia and the prayer team in the mission and their personal lives.

“Pray for us” is the number one request that we hear from the persecuted. As the members of the first century Church were moved by the Holy Spirit to pray, we too must continue to serve those suffering persecution by lifting them up to the Lord through prayer.

On occasion, persecuted brothers and sisters have been invited on the conference call to share the trials they are facing. The team serves to encourage them by washing their feet in Spirit led prayer. Time is often reserved for those on the call to ask questions. We believe this helps to gain a better understanding of the situation that persecuted Christians endure in their specific nations. Q&A also helps us to focus our prayers based on their current needs.

Persecution Watch also hosts callers who want to pray united from other nations. If your heart is perplexed by the sufferings of our persecuted brothers and sisters, you no longer need to pray alone.

We welcome all who desire to pray for the persecuted church and consider it a joy to pray together with you. If you are new to the call and cannot find your voice, listen in and pray silently or on mute. We are grateful and thank the Lord for bringing us all together to pray in agreement for our persecuted family in Christ. We can all be prayer warriors on this call!

God bless and protect you in your faithfulness to serve.

Lois Kanalos, Founder, Voice of the Persecuted, Nadia Dybvik, Persecution Watch Prayer Call Leader and the Persecution Watch Prayer Team

NOTE: Please fill out the form in the sign up link below to be included in our distribution list to receive urgent prayer requests, prayer points, notification of special prayer events and special guest speakers.

Note to Voice of the Persecuted (VOP) readers: The Persecution Watch prayer team is also the prayer team of Voice of the Persecuted. SIGN UP today.

Praying for the Church to have a Biblical worldview

(Voice of the Persecuted) You are invited to join us on Saturday September 17, 2022 in a prayer conference call for the persecuted church hosted by Persecution Watch.

This is from an article in Charisma Magazine, dated September/October 2022:

Dr. Michael Yousef gave some alarming statistics from a nationwide survey by demographic researcher George Barma:

Only 17% of self-described Christians have a Biblical worldview that believe:  

        1.  The Bible is totally accurate in all of its principles.

        2.  A belief that we cannot earn our way to heaven through good works.

        3.  A belief that Jesus lead a sinless life on earth.

        4.  That Satan is a real being and not merely a symbol.

        5.  A belief that God is the all-knowing, all-powerful Creator and ruler of the world.

A recent article in the Christian Post said that ‘A large percentage of self-proclaimed

Christians do not believe the Holy Spirit is real.’

Cultural Research Center at Arizona Christian University, May 2022 shares:

In what researchers described as a “shocking find”, a new report indicated just over half

of US pastors (51%) have a biblical worldview.  Just over a third of charismatic or

Pentecostal church pastors (37%) hold a biblical worldview.  For mainline Protestant

churches, the figure is 32%.  Nine percent of pastors leading traditionally black churches

had a biblical worldview, and 6% of Catholic priests.

When you consider Biblical faith is in decline, it’s no wonder that many evangelicals do not

believe that there is a plan and purpose for Israel and the Jewish people yet to be fulfilled

in the unfolding of God’s end time plan, or that sharing the gospel with Jewish and Muslim

people is very important.

SIX IMPORTANT COMPONENTS OF A BIBLICAL WORLDVIEW

1.  God is the Creator of the world and rules this universe.  (Genesis 1:1)

2.  The Bible is God’s Word for mankind and is completely accurate including matter of life and its origin.  (2 Timothy 3:16)

3.  Because of God and His Word, absolute moral truth exists.  (Psalm 102:25-27)

4.  Jusus the Messiah is the only begotten Son of God and He lived a sinless life, died for our sins, was buried, and rose again from the grave 3 days later. (1 John 4:9-10/1 Cor 15:3–4)

5.  Satan is a real being and seeks to defeat God’s plan for man. (1 Peter 5:8)

6.  Salvation is obtained solely by individual faith in Christ’s work on the cross and cannot

be earned.  (Ephesians 2:8-9) (Source:ministry127.com)

I would like to pray into this:

  • Pray for pastors and leaders, that they would have a love of the truth so that they will not believe any delusions.

2 John 7:  “I say this because many deceivers, who do not acknowledge Jesus Christ as coming in the flesh, have gone out into the world.  Any such person is the deceiver and the antichrist.”

  • Pray for those under pastors that have erroneous teachings to be like the Bereans and search out the truth and to find it. May this Empower them to scripturally bring it up to their leaders, to change fellowships if necessary.

Acts 17:11  “Now the Bereans were of more noble character than the Thessalonians, for they received the message with great eagerness and examined the scriptures every day to see if what Paul said was true.”

  • Pray against manipulation by pastors and against pastor worship and ungodly soul ties.

Psalm 119:66 “Teach me knowledge and good judgment, for I believe in Your commands.”

  • Pray for those in seminaries, both teachers and students.

Psalm 119:43  “Do not snatch the word of truth from my mouth, for I have put my hope in your laws.” 

  • Pray the brainwashing of evolution and any other ungodly principles taught in the schools, that are expressed constantly as fact on television and other media, be countered with scripture and faith.  Pray for our teachers and parents.  
  • Psalm 119:9  “How can a young man keep his way pure?  By living according to Your Word.”
  • Pray the fear of God would be taught in the church; for the church to have the fear of God

 Psalm 119:120  “My flesh trembles in fear of You; I stand in awe of Your laws.”

  • Pray for a Biblical moral compass to be restored.  Many churches think it’s OK to live together without being married, okay to have homosexuals in leadership or to marry them, etc.

Judges 21:25  “In those days there was no king in Israel; every man did which was right in his own eyes.”

  • Pray for marriages for those self-described Christians.  Pray for the marriages of the 17% too.

1 Corinthians 13:13  “And now these three remain: faith, hope and love.  But the greatest of these is love.”  Love is not proud and does not demand its own way.

  • Pray for the remnant.  Pray for spiritual maturity and for them to walk in the power of the Holy Spirit.

 Last night the Lord said to me, “Why do you keep asking me to send the Holy Spirit? Have I not already sent it on the day of Shavuot when that appointed time was fulfilled? Look in the 2nd chapter of Acts.  Was it not already sent on that day?  How could I have told you to walk in the Spirit if I had not already sent it?  But appropriate it in My righteousness and love.”

Galatians 5:16  “But I say, walk by the Spirit, and do not gratify the works of the flesh.”

  • Pray some of the remnant would disciple many to truth and spiritual maturity.

1 Timothy 4:9-11  “This is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance, and for this we labor and strive, that we have put our hope in the living God, who is the savior of all men, and especially of those who believe.”

  • This lack of believing the Bible that the land of Canaan was given to the Israelites — sons of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob — is causing many in the church to stand against Israel and believe the lies of the “Palestinians”.  We know what prophecy says but pray the real church would not succumb to these lies.

Psalm 105:8-11  “He remembers His covenant forever, the word which he commanded to a thousand generations, the covenant he made with Abraham, his oath He swore to Isaac. He confirmed it to Jacob as a decree, to Israel as an everlasting covenant: ‘To you will I give the land of Canaan as the portion you will inherit.’

  • Pray against the spirit of anti-semitism, which is growing stronger as a result of this falling away.
  •  Pray the remnant church would be strong and stand up against this. 

Psalm 119:112  “My heart is set on keeping Your decrees to the very end.”

Revelation 12:11  “They overcame him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony; they did not love their lives so much as to shrink from death.”

  • Pray for safe houses to be established for the Jewish people, just as they now have them for believing Muslims.

Proverbs 27:12  “The prudent see danger and take refuge, but the simple keep going and suffer for it.”

  • Pray for a spirit of joy and gladness for the remnant.

Psalm 126:3  “The Lord has done great things for us and we are filled with joy.”

  • Thank you, Adonai, Yeshua, that the Word of Elohim does not return void, but goes swifty throughout the earth. 

We are continuing to lift up these persecuted witnesses to the Lord:

Leah Sharibu prisoner of Boko Haram since 2018. Pray for her release.

Alice Loksha Ngaddah was kidnapped in February 2019. She is a mother of two, working as a nurse for UNICEF. Pray for her release.

Pastor Wang Yi to be released from Chinese prison.

Anita a Christian convert, facing a long prison term who escaped from Iran and praying to go to a country where she can express her faith openly.

Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani from Iran for his release and his family as their persecution continues. Pastor Nadarkhani is serving the second year of his six-year sentence.

The Harvest

“I am sending you, to open their eyes so that they may turn from darkness to light and from the dominion of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those who have been sanctified by faith in Me” (Acts 26:18)

Valerie Creekmore, Persecution Watch Prayer Call Moderator

Prayer Conference Call Details

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

From any location on your phone

USA Time Zone:

9:00 PM Eastern

8:00 PM Central

7:00 PM Mountain

6:00 PM Pacific

Call in number: (667) 770-1476 

Access Code: 281207#

Recommended: For those who may be subject to added charges for conference calls. Please download the app, it’s free!

MOBILE APP: Free Conference Call HD also provides a quick and easy way for you to dial into conference calls without having to remember the dial-in credentials. Save all of your conference call dial-in numbers and access codes using this free app. With the Free Conference Call HD you can instantly dial into a conference call via 3G/4G data network and or regular mobile carrier. Google Play link or App Store – iTunes

If you are experiencing any difficulties joining the call, please let us know.

What is Persecution Watch?

Persecution Watch is a U.S. national prayer conference call ministry that prays specifically for the global Persecuted Church. For over a decade, Blaine Scogin led this national network of believers who faithfully pray for the persecuted and the global harvest for the Kingdom of God. The group meets via a free call-in service every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday night at 9pm Eastern time in the United States (please check your time zone). Blaine also served as Prayer Director for Voice of the Persecuted, and the missions became one. Brother Blaine passed into glory on December 26, 2019. It was truly a blessing for all of us to serve alongside this dear man of God and he will be greatly missed. The prayer mission of Persecution Watch remains an important part of our mission. Voice of the Persecuted is committed to continue the prayer conference call for the persecuted along with the dedicated Persecution Watch prayer warrior team.

Prior to the passing of Brother Blaine, he confirmed the passing of the torch as prayer conference call leader to Nadia Dybvik. Nadia has a burdened heart for the persecuted and is a prayer warrior standing in the gap for them. She joined the Persecution Watch prayer team in 2013 and has been part of the core ever since. Before becoming the prayer call leader, she served in the role of prayer moderator since 2015. Blaine chose Nadia for her faithfulness to pray for the persecuted and her strong commitment to the Persecution Watch mission. We are blessed not only with her gift of prayer, but her genuine love for every brother and sister in Christ that comes on the call to pray. May the Lord continue to bless Nadia and the prayer team in the mission and their personal lives.

“Pray for us” is the number one request that we hear from the persecuted. As the members of the first century Church were moved by the Holy Spirit to pray, we too must continue to serve those suffering persecution by lifting them up to the Lord through prayer.

On occasion, persecuted brothers and sisters have been invited on the conference call to share the trials they are facing. The team serves to encourage them by washing their feet in Spirit led prayer. Time is often reserved for those on the call to ask questions. We believe this helps to gain a better understanding of the situation that persecuted Christians endure in their specific nations. Q&A also helps us to focus our prayers based on their current needs.

Persecution Watch also hosts callers who want to pray united from other nations. If your heart is perplexed by the sufferings of our persecuted brothers and sisters, you no longer need to pray alone.

We welcome all who desire to pray for the persecuted church and consider it a joy to pray together with you. If you are new to the call and cannot find your voice, listen in and pray silently or on mute. We are grateful and thank the Lord for bringing us all together to pray in agreement for our persecuted family in Christ. We can all be prayer warriors on this call!

God bless and protect you in your faithfulness to serve.

Lois Kanalos, Founder, Voice of the Persecuted, Nadia Dybvik, Persecution Watch Prayer Call Leader and the Persecution Watch Prayer Team

NOTE: Please fill out the form in the sign up link below to be included in our distribution list to receive urgent prayer requests, prayer points, notification of special prayer events and special guest speakers.

Note to Voice of the Persecuted (VOP) readers: The Persecution Watch prayer team is also the prayer team of Voice of the Persecuted. SIGN UP today.

Praying for Believers and the Harvest in Kenya

(Voice of the Persecuted) You are invited to join us on Tuesday, September 13, 2022 in a prayer conference call for the persecuted church hosted by Persecution Watch.

Dear Prayer Warriors, the Psalmist could say with great firmness ‘I lift my eyes to heaven and where will my help come from?’ And he responds to himself and says: My help comes from the Lord who created the heavens and the Earth, Hallelujah Glory to God. So, we should have a faith that gives answers to all our prayers, to have the certainty that God will protect you from all evil. Because our God is a God of love an exalted God, a God who takes care of us and our families, our dear brothers a dear in Christ.

Psalm 121

“1 I lift up my eyes to the mountains—
    where does my help come from?

My help comes from the Lord,
    the Maker of heaven and earth.

He will not let your foot slip—
    he who watches over you will not slumber;

indeed, he who watches over Israel
    will neither slumber nor sleep.

The Lord watches over you—
    the Lord is your shade at your right hand;

the sun will not harm you by day,
    nor the moon by night.

The Lord will keep you from all harm—
    he will watch over your life;

the Lord will watch over your coming and going
    both now and forevermore.”

We can lift our eyes to the mountains and say my help comes from the Lord who created the heavens and the earth. Who is the God who did this? Only the God of Abraham of Isaac and Jacob. He will take care of us; He sees everything that we do and whatever problems or need we have. We can bring it all to the foot of the Cross. It is there that we will find our peace and resolution to every need and problem. Not only will He take care of us through it all here on earth but, He will also take care of us through Eternal life. Glory to God!

Tonight, I welcome you to pray with me for the harvest, provision and needs of believers and those missioning to the lost in Kenyan.

We will also lift-up these persecuted witnesses to the Lord:

Leah Sharibu prisoner of Boko Haram since 2018. Pray for her release.

Alice Loksha Ngaddah was kidnapped in February 2019. She is a mother of two, working as a nurse for UNICEF. Pray for her release.

Pastor Wang Yi to be released from Chinese prison.

Anita a Christian convert, facing a long prison term who escaped from Iran and praying to go to a country where she can express her faith openly.

Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani from Iran for his release and his family as their persecution continues. Pastor Nadarkhani is serving the second year of his six-year sentence.

The Harvest

“I am sending you, to open their eyes so that they may turn from darkness to light and from the dominion of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those who have been sanctified by faith in Me” (Acts 26:18)

The Lord’s servant,

Nadia Dybvik, Persecution Watch Prayer Conference Call Leader

Prayer Conference Call Details

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

From any location on your phone

USA Time Zone:

9:00 PM Eastern

8:00 PM Central

7:00 PM Mountain

6:00 PM Pacific

Call in number: (667) 770-1476 (Note: We have a new call-in phone number)

Access Code: 281207#

Recommended: For those who may be subject to added charges for conference calls. Please download the app, it’s free!

MOBILE APP: Free Conference Call HD also provides a quick and easy way for you to dial into conference calls without having to remember the dial-in credentials. Save all of your conference call dial-in numbers and access codes using this free app. With the Free Conference Call HD you can instantly dial into a conference call via 3G/4G data network and or regular mobile carrier. Google Play link or App Store – iTunes

If you are experiencing any difficulties joining the call, please let us know.

What is Persecution Watch?

Persecution Watch is a U.S. national prayer conference call ministry that prays specifically for the global Persecuted Church. For over a decade, Blaine Scogin led this national network of believers who faithfully pray for the persecuted and the global harvest for the Kingdom of God. The group meets via a free call-in service every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday night at 9pm Eastern time in the United States (please check your time zone). Blaine also served as Prayer Director for Voice of the Persecuted, and the missions became one. Brother Blaine passed into glory on December 26, 2019. It was truly a blessing for all of us to serve alongside this dear man of God and he will be greatly missed. The prayer mission of Persecution Watch remains an important part of our mission. Voice of the Persecuted is committed to continue the prayer conference call for the persecuted along with the dedicated Persecution Watch prayer warrior team.

Prior to the passing of Brother Blaine, he confirmed the passing of the torch as prayer conference call leader to Nadia Dybvik. Nadia has a burdened heart for the persecuted and is a prayer warrior standing in the gap for them. She joined the Persecution Watch prayer team in 2013 and has been part of the core ever since. Before becoming the prayer call leader, she served in the role of prayer moderator since 2015. Blaine chose Nadia for her faithfulness to pray for the persecuted and her strong commitment to the Persecution Watch mission. We are blessed not only with her gift of prayer, but her genuine love for every brother and sister in Christ that comes on the call to pray. May the Lord continue to bless Nadia and the prayer team in the mission and their personal lives.

“Pray for us” is the number one request that we hear from the persecuted. As the members of the first century Church were moved by the Holy Spirit to pray, we too must continue to serve those suffering persecution by lifting them up to the Lord through prayer.

On occasion, persecuted brothers and sisters have been invited on the conference call to share the trials they are facing. The team serves to encourage them by washing their feet in Spirit led prayer. Time is often reserved for those on the call to ask questions. We believe this helps to gain a better understanding of the situation that persecuted Christians endure in their specific nations. Q&A also helps us to focus our prayers based on their current needs.

Persecution Watch also hosts callers who want to pray united from other nations. If your heart is perplexed by the sufferings of our persecuted brothers and sisters, you no longer need to pray alone.

We welcome all who desire to pray for the persecuted church and consider it a joy to pray together with you. If you are new to the call and cannot find your voice, listen in and pray silently or on mute. We are grateful and thank the Lord for bringing us all together to pray in agreement for our persecuted family in Christ. We can all be prayer warriors on this call!

God bless and protect you in your faithfulness to serve.

Lois Kanalos, Founder, Voice of the Persecuted, Nadia Dybvik, Persecution Watch Prayer Call Leader and the Persecution Watch Prayer Team

NOTE: Please fill out the form in the sign up link below to be included in our distribution list to receive urgent prayer requests, prayer points, notification of special prayer events and special guest speakers.

Note to Voice of the Persecuted (VOP) readers: The Persecution Watch prayer team is also the prayer team of Voice of the Persecuted. SIGN UP today.

Praying through the Word for the Persecuted

(Voice of the Persecuted) You are invited to join us on Saturday, September 10, 2022, in a prayer conference call for the persecuted church hosted by Persecution Watch.

It seems that almost anywhere I read in the Bible, I see prayer points for the persecuted and oppressed.

Daily reading at least one Psalm, one I rarely hear quoted, Psalm 109 though verse 8, is quoted in Acts 1:20. I also read in Jeremiah and Corinthians. Let us pray through these Scriptures.

Prayer Points

Psalm 109:1-2 “O God, whom I praise, do not remain silent, for wicked and deceitful men have opened their mouths against me; they have spoken against me with lying tongues.”

  • Pray the church would stand up against these lies and not be deceived.

Psalm 109:8 “May his days be few; may another take his place of leadership.”

  • Pray wicked leaders would be replaced by more compassionate and Godly leaders.

Psalm 109:22 “For I am poor and needy, and my heart is wounded within me.”

  • Pray for healing of wounds:  physical, emotional, and spiritual.

Psalm 109:28-29 “They may curse, but you will bless; when they attack they will be put to shame, but your servant will rejoice.  My accusers will be clothed with disgrace and wrapped in shame as a cloak.”

  • Pray for a spirit of joy and rejoicing; thanksgiving that an undeserved curse does not come to rest.  (Proverbs 26:2)
  • Pray those who attack will be put to shame (not to be shamed is very important in most cultures, hence honor killings).  Pray this shame will cause them to consider their ways and bring them to salvation.

Psalm 109:31 “For He stands at the right hand of the needy one, to save his life from those who condemn him.”

  • Pray for protection; release angelic hosts.

Jeremiah 15:15 “You understand, O Lord; remember me and care for me.  Avenge me on my persecutors.”

  • Pray the persecuted would have a greater understanding of God’s love and care for them.
  • Pray they would not seek revenge on their persecutors but give it to God and let God avenge them.

Jeremiah 15:16 “When your words came, I ate them; they were my joy and my heart’s delight. For I bear Your Name, O LORD God Almighty.”

  • Pray for access to the Word; for the Word to get deep inside their spirits; would delight in it.

Jeremiah 15:19 “If you utter worthy, not worthless words, you will be my spokesman.”

  • Much is said in the Bible about what we speak, for life and death is in the power of the tongue. Pray our words would be in line with God’s Word and will, for deliverance from idle words.
  • Pray we would be spokesmen for Yeshua, to bring many to salvation, to heal the sick, cast out demons, raise the dead as per direction of the Holy Spirit, hearing clearly.

Jeremiah 15:21 “I will save you from the hands of the wicked and redeem you from the grasp of the cruel.”

  • Pray for those in prison or other captivity; for Adonai to ransom them and cause them to escape; for endurance.

1 Corinthians 10:21 “You cannot drink the cup of the Lord and the cup of demons too; you cannot have a part in both the Lord’s table and the table of demons.” 

  • Pray against compromise in the church; of integrating other theologies and tribal customs with the Word.

1 Corinthians 10:31 “So whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.”

  • Pray to be able to keep focus on the eternal, to walk in the Holy Spirit.

Amen

We are continuing to lift up these persecuted witnesses to the Lord:

Leah Sharibu a prisoner of Boko Haram since 2018. Pray for her release.

Alice Loksha Ngaddah was kidnapped in February 2019. She is a mother of two, working as a nurse for UNICEF. Pray for her release.

Pastor Wang Yi to be released from Chinese prison.

Anita a Christian convert, facing a long prison term who escaped from Iran and praying to go to a country where she can express her faith openly.

Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani from Iran for his release and his family as their persecution continues. Pastor Nadarkhani is serving the second year of his six-year sentence.

The Harvest

“I am sending you, to open their eyes so that they may turn from darkness to light and from the dominion of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those who have been sanctified by faith in Me” (Acts 26:18)

Valerie Creekmore, Persecution Watch Prayer Call Moderator

Prayer Conference Call Details

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

From any location on your phone

USA Time Zone:

9:00 PM Eastern

8:00 PM Central

7:00 PM Mountain

6:00 PM Pacific

Call in number: (667) 770-1476 (Note: We have a new call-in phone number)

Access Code: 281207#

Recommended: For those who may be subject to added charges for conference calls. Please download the app, it’s free!

MOBILE APP: Free Conference Call HD also provides a quick and easy way for you to dial into conference calls without having to remember the dial-in credentials. Save all of your conference call dial-in numbers and access codes using this free app. With the Free Conference Call HD you can instantly dial into a conference call via 3G/4G data network and or regular mobile carrier. Google Play link or App Store – iTunes

If you are experiencing any difficulties joining the call, please let us know.

What is Persecution Watch?

Persecution Watch is a U.S. national prayer conference call ministry that prays specifically for the global Persecuted Church. For over a decade, Blaine Scogin led this national network of believers who faithfully pray for the persecuted and the global harvest for the Kingdom of God. The group meets via a free call-in service every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday night at 9pm Eastern time in the United States (please check your time zone). Blaine also served as Prayer Director for Voice of the Persecuted, and the missions became one. Brother Blaine passed into glory on December 26, 2019. It was truly a blessing for all of us to serve alongside this dear man of God and he will be greatly missed. The prayer mission of Persecution Watch remains an important part of our mission. Voice of the Persecuted is committed to continue the prayer conference call for the persecuted along with the dedicated Persecution Watch prayer warrior team.

Prior to the passing of Brother Blaine, he confirmed the passing of the torch as prayer conference call leader to Nadia Dybvik. Nadia has a burdened heart for the persecuted and is a prayer warrior standing in the gap for them. She joined the Persecution Watch prayer team in 2013 and has been part of the core ever since. Before becoming the prayer call leader, she served in the role of prayer moderator since 2015. Blaine chose Nadia for her faithfulness to pray for the persecuted and her strong commitment to the Persecution Watch mission. We are blessed not only with her gift of prayer, but her genuine love for every brother and sister in Christ that comes on the call to pray. May the Lord continue to bless Nadia and the prayer team in the mission and their personal lives.

“Pray for us” is the number one request that we hear from the persecuted. As the members of the first century Church were moved by the Holy Spirit to pray, we too must continue to serve those suffering persecution by lifting them up to the Lord through prayer.

On occasion, persecuted brothers and sisters have been invited on the conference call to share the trials they are facing. The team serves to encourage them by washing their feet in Spirit led prayer. Time is often reserved for those on the call to ask questions. We believe this helps to gain a better understanding of the situation that persecuted Christians endure in their specific nations. Q&A also helps us to focus our prayers based on their current needs.

Persecution Watch also hosts callers who want to pray united from other nations. If your heart is perplexed by the sufferings of our persecuted brothers and sisters, you no longer need to pray alone.

We welcome all who desire to pray for the persecuted church and consider it a joy to pray together with you. If you are new to the call and cannot find your voice, listen in and pray silently or on mute. We are grateful and thank the Lord for bringing us all together to pray in agreement for our persecuted family in Christ. We can all be prayer warriors on this call!

God bless and protect you in your faithfulness to serve.

Lois Kanalos, Founder, Voice of the Persecuted, Nadia Dybvik, Persecution Watch Prayer Call Leader and the Persecution Watch Prayer Team

NOTE: Please fill out the form in the sign up link below to be included in our distribution list to receive urgent prayer requests, prayer points, notification of special prayer events and special guest speakers.

Note to Voice of the Persecuted (VOP) readers: The Persecution Watch prayer team is also the prayer team of Voice of the Persecuted. SIGN UP today.

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Equipped For Every Good Work

(Voice of the Persecuted) You are invited to join us on Tuesday, September 6, 2022 in a prayer conference call for the persecuted church hosted by Persecution Watch.

Dear Prayer Warriors, the final charge to Timothy was also meant for us, today!

“10 You, however, know all about my teaching, my way of life, my purpose, faith, patience, love, endurance, 11 persecutions, sufferings—what kinds of things happened to me in Antioch, Iconium and Lystra, the persecutions I endured. Yet the Lord rescued me from all of them. 12 In fact, everyone who wants to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted, 13 while evildoers and impostors will go from bad to worse, deceiving and being deceived. 14 But as for you, continue in what you have learned and have become convinced of, because you know those from whom you learned it, 15 and how from infancy you have known the Holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus. 16 All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, 17 so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.” 2 Timothy 3:10-17

Remember, Encourage and Pray for the Persecuted

Tonight, we will pray for the need of our brothers and sisters in Egypt. 

We will also pray for those who share the Gospel. 

We are continuing to lift up these persecuted witnesses to the Lord:

Alice Loksha Ngaddah was kidnapped in February 2019. She is a mother of two, working as a nurse for UNICEF. Pray for her release.

Leah Sharibu prisoner of Boko Haram since 2018. Pray for her release.

Pastor Wang Yi to be released from Chinese prison.

Anita a Christian convert, facing a long prison term who escaped from Iran and praying to go to a country where she can express her faith openly.

Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani from Iran for his release and his family as their persecution continues. Pastor Nadarkhani is serving the second year of his six-year sentence.

The Harvest

“I am sending you, to open their eyes so that they may turn from darkness to light and from the dominion of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those who have been sanctified by faith in Me” (Acts 26:18)

The Lord’s servant,

Nadia Dybvik, Persecution Watch Prayer Conference Call Leader

Prayer Conference Call Details

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

From any location on your phone

USA Time Zone:

9:00 PM Eastern

8:00 PM Central

7:00 PM Mountain

6:00 PM Pacific

Call in number: (667) 770-1476 

Access Code: 281207#

Recommended: For those who may be subject to added charges for conference calls. Please download the app, it’s free!

MOBILE APP: Free Conference Call HD also provides a quick and easy way for you to dial into conference calls without having to remember the dial-in credentials. Save all of your conference call dial-in numbers and access codes using this free app. With the Free Conference Call HD you can instantly dial into a conference call via 3G/4G data network and or regular mobile carrier. Google Play link or App Store – iTunes

If you are experiencing any difficulties joining the call, please let us know.

What is Persecution Watch?

Persecution Watch is a U.S. national prayer conference call ministry that prays specifically for the global Persecuted Church. For over a decade, Blaine Scogin led this national network of believers who faithfully pray for the persecuted and the global harvest for the Kingdom of God. The group meets via a free call-in service every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday night at 9pm Eastern time in the United States (please check your time zone). Blaine also served as Prayer Director for Voice of the Persecuted, and the missions became one. Brother Blaine passed into glory on December 26, 2019. It was truly a blessing for all of us to serve alongside this dear man of God and he will be greatly missed. The prayer mission of Persecution Watch remains an important part of our mission. Voice of the Persecuted is committed to continue the prayer conference call for the persecuted along with the dedicated Persecution Watch prayer warrior team.

Prior to the passing of Brother Blaine, he confirmed the passing of the torch as prayer conference call leader to Nadia Dybvik. Nadia has a burdened heart for the persecuted and is a prayer warrior standing in the gap for them. She joined the Persecution Watch prayer team in 2013 and has been part of the core ever since. Before becoming the prayer call leader, she served in the role of prayer moderator since 2015. Blaine chose Nadia for her faithfulness to pray for the persecuted and her strong commitment to the Persecution Watch mission. We are blessed not only with her gift of prayer, but her genuine love for every brother and sister in Christ that comes on the call to pray. May the Lord continue to bless Nadia and the prayer team in the mission and their personal lives.

“Pray for us” is the number one request that we hear from the persecuted. As the members of the first century Church were moved by the Holy Spirit to pray, we too must continue to serve those suffering persecution by lifting them up to the Lord through prayer.

On occasion, persecuted brothers and sisters have been invited on the conference call to share the trials they are facing. The team serves to encourage them by washing their feet in Spirit led prayer. Time is often reserved for those on the call to ask questions. We believe this helps to gain a better understanding of the situation that persecuted Christians endure in their specific nations. Q&A also helps us to focus our prayers based on their current needs.

Persecution Watch also hosts callers who want to pray united from other nations. If your heart is perplexed by the sufferings of our persecuted brothers and sisters, you no longer need to pray alone.

We welcome all who desire to pray for the persecuted church and consider it a joy to pray together with you. If you are new to the call and cannot find your voice, listen in and pray silently or on mute. We are grateful and thank the Lord for bringing us all together to pray in agreement for our persecuted family in Christ. We can all be prayer warriors on this call!

God bless and protect you in your faithfulness to serve.

Lois Kanalos, Founder, Voice of the Persecuted, Nadia Dybvik, Persecution Watch Prayer Call Leader and the Persecution Watch Prayer Team

NOTE: Please fill out the form in the sign up link below to be included in our distribution list to receive urgent prayer requests, prayer points, notification of special prayer events and special guest speakers.

Note to Voice of the Persecuted (VOP) readers: The Persecution Watch

Let Us Pray: Reports of Christians Persecuted

(Voice of the Persecuted) You are invited to join us on Saturday, September 3, 2022 in a prayer conference call for the persecuted church hosted by Persecution Watch.

According to Open Doors, dozens of North Koreans were arrested and shot at a worship service, then their families were rounded up and jailed.

  • Pray comfort for grieving families.
  • Pray for endurance for believers who were captured.
  • Pray for salvation for unbelievers who were captured and for those who arrested them.
  • Pray the Lord would bring down or replace this wicked regime according to His will.
  • Pray for protection for believers in North Korea.

Two people have a safe house ministry in China for North Koreans who cross the border.  They are struggling with health issues and arrest.

When a Laotian woman came to faith, she burned the idols in her home.  Villagers destroyed her home, drove her away, and beat other Christians.

  • Pray for displaced believers; pray for hope and faith.

Romans 15:13 “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in Him; so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.”

In Mozambique, two pastors were displaced and now have a ministry to other refugees fleeing violence. 

  • Pray for renewed health for the pastors running the safe house ministry in China.
  • Pray for provision, protection, discernment, endurance, wisdom and compassion for those ministers.
  • Pray for many salvations from their ministry; for growth and comfort for Christians who fled.

In India, Pastor Shankar was murdered, and 26 other pastors were attacked.

  • Pray for grieving families, for Godly courage and wisdom among the leadership and congregations.

Someone put acid in Leebee’s (an East Asian Christian) drink, and the Lord healed and sustained her. Though persecuted, she gained the trust of those who used to persecute her.

  • Pray for many supernatural healings to encourage and sustain the Christians; pray for many salvations because of people seeing God’s goodness and power to those who love Him.

In Vietnam, believers returned a blessing for evil when they built toilet facilities at the homes of their former persecutors. 

  • Pray that the seed of this sacrifice would bring many salvations; pray unbelievers would see that Christians build up and help society.

Pastor Kajo was attacked by Muslims during a church service; but he was the one sent to prison for “disturbing the peace”.

  • Pray for justice for him and others.

Proverbs 18:5 “It is not good to be partial to the wicked or to deprive the innocent of justice.”

Anyone selling Bible in Khazakstan can be fined the equivalent of three weeks wages.  Churches must also register and be monitored.

  • Pray for God’s Word to go swiftly throughout Khazakstan and the earth.

Psalm 147:15 “He sends His command to the earth; His Word runs swiftly.”

We are continuing to lift up these persecuted witnesses to the Lord:

Leah Sharibu prisoner of Boko Haram since 2018. Pray for her release.

Alice Loksha Ngaddah was kidnapped in February 2019. She is a mother of two, working as a nurse for UNICEF. Pray for her release.

Pastor Wang Yi to be released from Chinese prison.

Anita a Christian convert, facing a long prison term who escaped from Iran and praying to go to a country where she can express her faith openly.

Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani from Iran for his release and his family as their persecution continues. Pastor Nadarkhani is serving the second year of his six-year sentence.

The Harvest

“I am sending you, to open their eyes so that they may turn from darkness to light and from the dominion of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those who have been sanctified by faith in Me” (Acts 26:18)

Valerie Creekmore, Persecution Watch Prayer Call Moderator

Prayer Conference Call Details

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

From any location on your phone

USA Time Zone:

9:00 PM Eastern

8:00 PM Central

7:00 PM Mountain

6:00 PM Pacific

Call in number: (667) 770-1476 

Access Code: 281207#

Recommended: For those who may be subject to added charges for conference calls. Please download the app, it’s free!

MOBILE APP: Free Conference Call HD also provides a quick and easy way for you to dial into conference calls without having to remember the dial-in credentials. Save all of your conference call dial-in numbers and access codes using this free app. With the Free Conference Call HD you can instantly dial into a conference call via 3G/4G data network and or regular mobile carrier. Google Play link or App Store – iTunes

If you are experiencing any difficulties joining the call, please let us know.

What is Persecution Watch?

Persecution Watch is a U.S. national prayer conference call ministry that prays specifically for the global Persecuted Church. For over a decade, Blaine Scogin led this national network of believers who faithfully pray for the persecuted and the global harvest for the Kingdom of God. The group meets via a free call-in service every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday night at 9pm Eastern time in the United States (please check your time zone). Blaine also served as Prayer Director for Voice of the Persecuted, and the missions became one. Brother Blaine passed into glory on December 26, 2019. It was truly a blessing for all of us to serve alongside this dear man of God and he will be greatly missed. The prayer mission of Persecution Watch remains an important part of our mission. Voice of the Persecuted is committed to continue the prayer conference call for the persecuted along with the dedicated Persecution Watch prayer warrior team.

Prior to the passing of Brother Blaine, he confirmed the passing of the torch as prayer conference call leader to Nadia Dybvik. Nadia has a burdened heart for the persecuted and is a prayer warrior standing in the gap for them. She joined the Persecution Watch prayer team in 2013 and has been part of the core ever since. Before becoming the prayer call leader, she served in the role of prayer moderator since 2015. Blaine chose Nadia for her faithfulness to pray for the persecuted and her strong commitment to the Persecution Watch mission. We are blessed not only with her gift of prayer, but her genuine love for every brother and sister in Christ that comes on the call to pray. May the Lord continue to bless Nadia and the prayer team in the mission and their personal lives.

“Pray for us” is the number one request that we hear from the persecuted. As the members of the first century Church were moved by the Holy Spirit to pray, we too must continue to serve those suffering persecution by lifting them up to the Lord through prayer.

On occasion, persecuted brothers and sisters have been invited on the conference call to share the trials they are facing. The team serves to encourage them by washing their feet in Spirit led prayer. Time is often reserved for those on the call to ask questions. We believe this helps to gain a better understanding of the situation that persecuted Christians endure in their specific nations. Q&A also helps us to focus our prayers based on their current needs.

Persecution Watch also hosts callers who want to pray united from other nations. If your heart is perplexed by the sufferings of our persecuted brothers and sisters, you no longer need to pray alone.

We welcome all who desire to pray for the persecuted church and consider it a joy to pray together with you. If you are new to the call and cannot find your voice, listen in and pray silently or on mute. We are grateful and thank the Lord for bringing us all together to pray in agreement for our persecuted family in Christ. We can all be prayer warriors on this call!

God bless and protect you in your faithfulness to serve.

Lois Kanalos, Founder, Voice of the Persecuted, Nadia Dybvik, Persecution Watch Prayer Call Leader and the Persecution Watch Prayer Team

NOTE: Please fill out the form in the sign up link below to be included in our distribution list to receive urgent prayer requests, prayer points, notification of special prayer events and special guest speakers.

Note to Voice of the Persecuted (VOP) readers: The Persecution Watch

Persecution Watch: Pray for Pakistan

(Voice of the Persecuted) You are invited to join us on Tuesday August 30, 2022 in a prayer conference call for the persecuted church hosted by Persecution Watch.

Dear Prayer Warriors, I was reminded yesterday of how much God loved us. 

“But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us”Romans 5:8

We are also lead through His love to pray in the Spirit for our precious brothers and sisters in Christ and for those who do not know Jesus as their Lord and Savior. 

Tonight, we will pray for Pakistan.

Court denies Christian parents’ custody of their 12 yr. old, kidnapped daughter who was lured away by the wife of a 40 yr. old Muslim man, forcefully converted, then forced into marriage with him.Let us also pray for her and the many other girls suffering the same in Pakistan.

Pakistan’s floods have killed more than 1,000. It’s been called a climate catastrophe

We are continuing to lift-up these persecuted witnesses to the Lord:

Alice Loksha Ngaddah was kidnapped in February 2019. She is a mother of two, working as a nurse for UNICEF. Pray for her release.

Leah Sharibu prisoner of Boko Haram since 2018. Pray for her release.

Pastor Wang Yi to be released from Chinese prison.

Anita a Christian convert, facing a long prison term who escaped from Iran and praying to go to a country where she can express her faith openly.

Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani from Iran for his release and his family as their persecution continues. Pastor Nadarkhani is serving the second year of his six-year sentence.

The Harvest

“I am sending you, to open their eyes so that they may turn from darkness to light and from the dominion of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those who have been sanctified by faith in Me” (Acts 26:18)

The Lord’s servant,

Nadia Dybvik, Persecution Watch Prayer Conference Call Leader

Prayer Conference Call Details

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

From any location on your phone

USA Time Zone:

9:00 PM Eastern

8:00 PM Central

7:00 PM Mountain

6:00 PM Pacific

Call in number: (667) 770-1476 (Note: We have a new call-in phone number)

Access Code: 281207#

Recommended: For those who may be subject to added charges for conference calls. Please download the app, it’s free!

MOBILE APP: Free Conference Call HD also provides a quick and easy way for you to dial into conference calls without having to remember the dial-in credentials. Save all of your conference call dial-in numbers and access codes using this free app. With the Free Conference Call HD you can instantly dial into a conference call via 3G/4G data network and or regular mobile carrier. Google Play link or App Store – iTunes

If you are experiencing any difficulties joining the call, please let us know.

What is Persecution Watch?

Persecution Watch is a U.S. national prayer conference call ministry that prays specifically for the global Persecuted Church. For over a decade, Blaine Scogin led this national network of believers who faithfully pray for the persecuted and the global harvest for the Kingdom of God. The group meets via a free call-in service every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday night at 9pm Eastern time in the United States (please check your time zone). Blaine also served as Prayer Director for Voice of the Persecuted, and the missions became one. Brother Blaine passed into glory on December 26, 2019. It was truly a blessing for all of us to serve alongside this dear man of God and he will be greatly missed. The prayer mission of Persecution Watch remains an important part of our mission. Voice of the Persecuted is committed to continue the prayer conference call for the persecuted along with the dedicated Persecution Watch prayer warrior team.

Prior to the passing of Brother Blaine, he confirmed the passing of the torch as prayer conference call leader to Nadia Dybvik. Nadia has a burdened heart for the persecuted and is a prayer warrior standing in the gap for them. She joined the Persecution Watch prayer team in 2013 and has been part of the core ever since. Before becoming the prayer call leader, she served in the role of prayer moderator since 2015. Blaine chose Nadia for her faithfulness to pray for the persecuted and her strong commitment to the Persecution Watch mission. We are blessed not only with her gift of prayer, but her genuine love for every brother and sister in Christ that comes on the call to pray. May the Lord continue to bless Nadia and the prayer team in the mission and their personal lives.

“Pray for us” is the number one request that we hear from the persecuted. As the members of the first century Church were moved by the Holy Spirit to pray, we too must continue to serve those suffering persecution by lifting them up to the Lord through prayer.

On occasion, persecuted brothers and sisters have been invited on the conference call to share the trials they are facing. The team serves to encourage them by washing their feet in Spirit led prayer. Time is often reserved for those on the call to ask questions. We believe this helps to gain a better understanding of the situation that persecuted Christians endure in their specific nations. Q&A also helps us to focus our prayers based on their current needs.

Persecution Watch also hosts callers who want to pray united from other nations. If your heart is perplexed by the sufferings of our persecuted brothers and sisters, you no longer need to pray alone.

We welcome all who desire to pray for the persecuted church and consider it a joy to pray together with you. If you are new to the call and cannot find your voice, listen in and pray silently or on mute. We are grateful and thank the Lord for bringing us all together to pray in agreement for our persecuted family in Christ. We can all be prayer warriors on this call!

God bless and protect you in your faithfulness to serve.

Lois Kanalos, Founder, Voice of the Persecuted, Nadia Dybvik, Persecution Watch Prayer Call Leader and the Persecution Watch Prayer Team

NOTE: Please fill out the form in the sign up link below to be included in our distribution list to receive urgent prayer requests, prayer points, notification of special prayer events and special guest speakers.

Note to Voice of the Persecuted (VOP) readers: The Persecution Watch prayer team is also the prayer team of Voice of the Persecuted. SIGN UP today.

Praying through the Scriptures for the Persecuted Church

(Voice of the Persecuted) You are invited to join us on Saturday, August 27, 2022 in a prayer conference call for the persecuted church hosted by Persecution Watch.

Philippians 4:13 “And my God will meet all your needs according to His glorious riches in Christ Jesus.”

Proverbs 22:6. “Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it.”

  • Pray children would not turn back because of persecution but grow strong in their faith. 

Revelation 2:10. “…Be faithful even unto the point of death, and I will give you the crown of life.”

  • Pray for the salvation of their persecutors. 

Acts 4:12 “Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to men by which we must be saved.”

  • Pray they would be able to forgive and pray for their enemies. Let no root of bitterness grow. Let them know that Adonai is just and will repay, knowing that vengeance belongs to God. 
  • Pray the persecuted would trust in God with all their heart and lean not on their own understanding, trust in the justice and judgment of God.

Psalm 130:5 “I wait for the Lord, my soul waits, and in His Word I put my hope.”

  • Pray the believers would have access to the Word. Pray they would be able to memorize it and share it.
  • Pray that they would learn to wait on the Lord and not lose their hope but be strong in that hope.

Psalm 117:1 Praise the LORD, all you Nations, extol Him all you peoples. For great is his love toward us, and the faithfulness of the LORD endures forever. Praise the LORD!  

  • Let the church praise the LORD—Yahavah, Yeshua, Ruach ha Kodesh!

Amen!

We are continuing to lift up these persecuted witnesses to the Lord:

Leah Sharibu prisoner of Boko Haram since 2018. Pray for her release.

Alice Loksha Ngaddah was kidnapped in February 2019. She is a mother of two, working as a nurse for UNICEF. Pray for her release.

Pastor Wang Yi to be released from Chinese prison.

Anita a Christian convert, facing a long prison term who escaped from Iran and praying to go to a country where she can express her faith openly.

Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani from Iran for his release and his family as their persecution continues. Pastor Nadarkhani is serving the second year of his six-year sentence.

The Harvest

“I am sending you, to open their eyes so that they may turn from darkness to light and from the dominion of Satan to God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins and an inheritance among those who have been sanctified by faith in Me” (Acts 26:18)

Valerie Creekmore, Persecution Watch Prayer Call Moderator

Prayer Conference Call Details

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

From any location on your phone

USA Time Zone:

9:00 PM Eastern

8:00 PM Central

7:00 PM Mountain

6:00 PM Pacific

Call in number: (667) 770-1476 (Note: We have a new call-in phone number)

Access Code: 281207#

Recommended: For those who may be subject to added charges for conference calls. Please download the app, it’s free!

MOBILE APP: Free Conference Call HD also provides a quick and easy way for you to dial into conference calls without having to remember the dial-in credentials. Save all of your conference call dial-in numbers and access codes using this free app. With the Free Conference Call HD you can instantly dial into a conference call via 3G/4G data network and or regular mobile carrier. Google Play link or App Store – iTunes

If you are experiencing any difficulties joining the call, please let us know.

What is Persecution Watch?

Persecution Watch is a U.S. national prayer conference call ministry that prays specifically for the global Persecuted Church. For over a decade, Blaine Scogin led this national network of believers who faithfully pray for the persecuted and the global harvest for the Kingdom of God. The group meets via a free call-in service every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday night at 9pm Eastern time in the United States (please check your time zone). Blaine also served as Prayer Director for Voice of the Persecuted, and the missions became one. Brother Blaine passed into glory on December 26, 2019. It was truly a blessing for all of us to serve alongside this dear man of God and he will be greatly missed. The prayer mission of Persecution Watch remains an important part of our mission. Voice of the Persecuted is committed to continue the prayer conference call for the persecuted along with the dedicated Persecution Watch prayer warrior team.

Prior to the passing of Brother Blaine, he confirmed the passing of the torch as prayer conference call leader to Nadia Dybvik. Nadia has a burdened heart for the persecuted and is a prayer warrior standing in the gap for them. She joined the Persecution Watch prayer team in 2013 and has been part of the core ever since. Before becoming the prayer call leader, she served in the role of prayer moderator since 2015. Blaine chose Nadia for her faithfulness to pray for the persecuted and her strong commitment to the Persecution Watch mission. We are blessed not only with her gift of prayer, but her genuine love for every brother and sister in Christ that comes on the call to pray. May the Lord continue to bless Nadia and the prayer team in the mission and their personal lives.

“Pray for us” is the number one request that we hear from the persecuted. As the members of the first century Church were moved by the Holy Spirit to pray, we too must continue to serve those suffering persecution by lifting them up to the Lord through prayer.

On occasion, persecuted brothers and sisters have been invited on the conference call to share the trials they are facing. The team serves to encourage them by washing their feet in Spirit led prayer. Time is often reserved for those on the call to ask questions. We believe this helps to gain a better understanding of the situation that persecuted Christians endure in their specific nations. Q&A also helps us to focus our prayers based on their current needs.

Persecution Watch also hosts callers who want to pray united from other nations. If your heart is perplexed by the sufferings of our persecuted brothers and sisters, you no longer need to pray alone.

We welcome all who desire to pray for the persecuted church and consider it a joy to pray together with you. If you are new to the call and cannot find your voice, listen in and pray silently or on mute. We are grateful and thank the Lord for bringing us all together to pray in agreement for our persecuted family in Christ. We can all be prayer warriors on this call!

God bless and protect you in your faithfulness to serve.

Lois Kanalos, Founder, Voice of the Persecuted, Nadia Dybvik, Persecution Watch Prayer Call Leader and the Persecution Watch Prayer Team

NOTE: Please fill out the form in the sign up link below to be included in our distribution list to receive urgent prayer requests, prayer points, notification of special prayer events and special guest speakers.

Note to Voice of the Persecuted (VOP) readers: The Persecution Watch prayer team is also the prayer team of Voice of the Persecuted. SIGN UP today.

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