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Praying for Israel and surrounding region (Part 4)

5/29/2021 (Voice of the PersecutedDear Prayer Warriors, you are invited to join us on Saturday, May 29 in a prayer conference call hosted by Persecution Watch.

Ravages of war and broken agreements have taken their toll; people killed; many fearful.

“Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.” Matthew 6:10

“8 For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways,” declares the Lord. 9 “As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.” Isaiah 55:8-9

“There is no wisdom, no insight, no plan that can succeed against the Lord.” Proverbs 21:30

  • Pray God’s will be done.

“My soul yearns for you in the night; in the morning my spirit longs for you. When your judgments come upon the earth, the people of the world learn righteousness.” Isaiah 26:9

  • Pray during this time of shaking that people would seek the Lord.

“For the king trusts in the Lord; through the unfailing love of the Most High he will not be shaken.” Psalm 21:7

“Whoever mocks the poor shows contempt for their Maker; whoever gloats over disaster will not go unpunished.” Proverbs 17:5

  • Pray for those who desire destruction and are filled with hate.
  • Pray for those who gloat over disaster.

“3 Defend the weak and the fatherless; uphold the cause of the poor and the oppressed. 4 Rescue the weak and the needy; deliver them from the hand of the wicked.” Psalm 82:3-4

  • Pray protection for innocent people:  those desiring to live peacefully with one another in Israel.

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.” Matthew 5:9

“A hot-tempered person stirs up conflict, but the one who is patient calms a quarrel.” Proverbs 15:18

“Better a patient person than a warrior, one with self-control than one who takes a city.” Proverbs 16:32

  • Pray against brutal fighting among Arabs and Jews in Lod, Acre, Tiberias, and any other place.
  • Pray for salvation for Jews and Muslims.

“So the king summoned the magicians, enchanters, sorcerers and astrologer to tell him what he had dreamed. When they came in and stood before the king” Daniel 2:2

  • Pray for dreams and visions of Messiah and connect with those who could explain.

“9 “So I say to you: Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. 10 For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened.” Luke 11:9-10

“Give ear and come to me; listen, that you may live. I will make an everlasting covenant with you, my faithful love promised to David.” Isaiah 55:3

  • Give them seeking hearts; give them thirst for truth and righteousness.
  • Pray church would be an example of love (John 15:17),  joy (Psalm 16:11), peace (John 14:27)

“He told them, “The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field.” Luke 10:2

  • Pray for more workers for the harvest.

“1 When Jesus had called the Twelve together, he gave them power and authority to drive out all demons and to cure diseases, 2 and he sent them out to proclaim the kingdom of God and to heal the sick.” Luke 9:1-2

  • Pray for signs and wonders following.

“Very truly I tell you, whoever believes in me will do the works I have been doing, and they will do even greater things than these, because I am going to the Father.” John 14:12

“One who is wise can go up against the city of the mighty and pull down the stronghold in which they trust.” Proverbs 21:22

“Of David.

Praise be to the Lord my Rock, who trains my hands for war, my fingers for battle.” Psalm 144:1

  • Pray that body of Messiah would collectively pull down Demonic strongholds (this is why we are told we can do greater works than Yeshua).

“Lord, the Lord Almighty, may those who hope in you not be disgraced because of me; God of Israel, may those who seek you not be put to shame because of me “

 Psalm 69:6

  • Pray church will not be stumbling block to Jews and Muslims.

Psalms 106:1, 107:1,  118:1, 136:1  (same)

  • Thanksgiving for salvation of Jews and Muslims coming to Messiah.

“22 Blessed are you when people hate you, when they exclude you and insult you and reject your name as evil, because of the Son of Man. 23 “Rejoice in that day and leap for joy, because great is your reward in heaven. For that is how their ancestors treated the prophets.” Luke 6:22-23

“The Parables of the Hidden Treasure and the Pearl

“The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field. When a man found it, he hid it again, and then in his joy went and sold all he had and bought that field.” Matthew 13:44

  • Pray for new Jewish and Muslim converts.

  Psalm 125 view here

  • Pray protection for believers.

“And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.” Matthew 6:12

“The Parable of the Unmerciful Servant

“21 Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, “Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother or sister who sins against me? Up to seven times?” 22 Jesus answered, “I tell you, not seven times, but seventy-seven times.” Matthew 18:21-22

  • Pray for a spirit of forgiveness, especially among believers.

“It is God who judges: He brings one down, he exalts another. Psalm 75:7

  • Pray for a righteous government.
  • Pray against believers being deported for preaching Word.

“6 Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: “May those who love you be secure. 7 May there be peace within your walls and security within your citadels.” 8 For the sake of my family and friends, I will say, “Peace be within you.” 9 For the sake of the house of the Lord our God, I will seek your prosperity.” Psalm 122:6-9

“When the Lord takes pleasure in anyone’s way, he causes their enemies to make peace with them.” Proverbs 16:7

  • Pray for the peace of Jerusalem. 

Thank you to our dear Sister Valerie who will moderate the call tonight. 

For His Glory,

Nadia Dybvik, Persecution Watch Prayer Call Leader

Prayer Conference Call Details

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

From any location on your phone

Time:

9:00 PM Eastern

8:00 PM Central

7:00 PM Mountain

6:00 PM Pacific

Call in number: 712 775-7035

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 (please check your time zone). Blaine also served as Prayer Director for Voice of the Persecuted and our missions became one. The prayer mission of Persecution Watch is an important part of our own.

With the passing of Blaine into glory on December 26, 2019, Voice of the Persecuted is committed to continue the prayer conference call for the persecuted along with our dedicated prayer warrior team.

On occasion, persecuted brothers and sisters have been invited on the call to share the trials they’re 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’re new to the call and can’t 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!

NOTE: Persecution Watch has a new email address for the prayer team and those who would like to receive urgent prayer requests, weekly call prayer points and notification of special prayer events and special guest speakers.

Please fill out the form below to be included in our new distribution list to receive this important information. We are grateful for your prayers and to the Lord for guiding us as we continue the Persecution Watch prayer call mission.

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.

Persecution Watch: Praying for Israel (Part 3)

5/22/2021 (Voice of the Persecuted) Dear Prayer Warriors, you are invited to join us on Saturday, May 22 in a prayer conference call hosted by Persecution Watch.

Praying for Israel (Part 3)

Ravages of war have taken their toll; people killed; most people appear to be fearful.

“Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.” Matthew 6:10

“8 For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways,” declares the Lord. 9 “As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.” Isaiah 55:8-9

“There is no wisdom, no insight, no plan that can succeed against the Lord.” Proverbs 21:30

  • Pray God’s will be done.

“My soul yearns for you in the night; in the morning my spirit longs for you. When your judgments come upon the earth, the people of the world learn righteousness.” Isaiah 26:9

  • Pray during this time of shaking that people would seek the Lord.

“For the king trusts in the Lord; through the unfailing love of the Most High he will not be shaken.” Psalm 21:7

“Whoever mocks the poor shows contempt for their Maker; whoever gloats over disaster will not go unpunished.” Proverbs 17:5

  • Pray for those who desire destruction and are filled with hate.
  • Pray for those who gloat over disaster.

“3 Defend the weak and the fatherless; uphold the cause of the poor and the oppressed. 4 Rescue the weak and the needy; deliver them from the hand of the wicked.” Psalm 82:3-4

  • Pray protection for innocent people:  those desiring to live peacefully with one another in Israel.

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.” Matthew 5:9

“A hot-tempered person stirs up conflict, but the one who is patient calms a quarrel.” Proverbs 15:18

“Better a patient person than a warrior, one with self-control than one who takes a city.” Proverbs 16:32

  • Pray against brutal fighting among Arabs and Jews in Lod, Acre, Tiberias, and any other place.
  • Pray for salvation for Jews and Muslims.

“So the king summoned the magicians, enchanters, sorcerers and astrologer to tell him what he had dreamed. When they came in and stood before the king” Daniel 2:2

  • Pray for dreams and visions of Messiah and connect with those who could explain.

“9 “So I say to you: Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. 10 For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened.” Luke 11:9-10

“Give ear and come to me; listen, that you may live. I will make an everlasting covenant with you, my faithful love promised to David.” Isaiah 55:3

  • Give them seeking hearts; give them thirst for truth and righteousness.
  • Pray church would be an example of love (John 15:17),  joy (Psalm 16:11), peace (John 14:27)

“He told them, “The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field.” Luke 10:2

  • Pray for more workers for the harvest.

“1 When Jesus had called the Twelve together, he gave them power and authority to drive out all demons and to cure diseases, 2 and he sent them out to proclaim the kingdom of God and to heal the sick.” Luke 9:1-2

  • Pray for signs and wonders following.

“Very truly I tell you, whoever believes in me will do the works I have been doing, and they will do even greater things than these, because I am going to the Father.” John 14:12

“One who is wise can go up against the city of the mighty and pull down the stronghold in which they trust.” Proverbs 21:22

“Of David.

Praise be to the Lord my Rock, who trains my hands for war, my fingers for battle.” Psalm 144:1

  • Pray that body of Messiah would collectively pull down Demonic strongholds (this is why we are told we can do greater works than Yeshua).

“Lord, the Lord Almighty, may those who hope in you not be disgraced because of me; God of Israel, may those who seek you not be put to shame because of me “

 Psalm 69:6

  • Pray church will not be stumbling block to Jews and Muslims.

Psalms 106:1, 107:1,  118:1, 136:1  (same)

  • Thanksgiving for salvation of Jews and Muslims coming to Messiah.

“22 Blessed are you when people hate you, when they exclude you and insult you and reject your name as evil, because of the Son of Man. 23 “Rejoice in that day and leap for joy, because great is your reward in heaven. For that is how their ancestors treated the prophets.” Luke 6:22-23

“The Parables of the Hidden Treasure and the Pearl

“The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field. When a man found it, he hid it again, and then in his joy went and sold all he had and bought that field.” Matthew 13:44

  • Pray for new Jewish and Muslim converts.

  Psalm 125 view here

  • Pray protection for believers.

“And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.” Matthew 6:12

“The Parable of the Unmerciful Servant

“21 Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, “Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother or sister who sins against me? Up to seven times?” 22 Jesus answered, “I tell you, not seven times, but seventy-seven times.” Matthew 18:21-22

  • Pray for a spirit of forgiveness, especially among believers.

“It is God who judges: He brings one down, he exalts another. Psalm 75:7

  • Pray for a righteous government.
  • Pray against believers being deported for preaching Word.

“6 Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: “May those who love you be secure. 7 May there be peace within your walls and security within your citadels.” 8 For the sake of my family and friends, I will say, “Peace be within you.” 9 For the sake of the house of the Lord our God, I will seek your prosperity.” Psalm 122:6-9

“When the Lord takes pleasure in anyone’s way, he causes their enemies to make peace with them.” Proverbs 16:7

  • Pray for the peace of Jerusalem. 

Thank you to our dear Sister Valerie who will moderate the call tonight. 

For His Glory,

Nadia Dybvik, Persecution Watch Prayer Call Leader

Prayer Conference Call Details

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

From any location on your phone

Time:

9:00 PM Eastern

8:00 PM Central

7:00 PM Mountain

6:00 PM Pacific

Call in number: 712 775-7035

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 (please check your time zone). Blaine also served as Prayer Director for Voice of the Persecuted and our missions became one. The prayer mission of Persecution Watch is an important part of our own.

With the passing of Blaine into glory on December 26, 2019, Voice of the Persecuted is committed to continue the prayer conference call for the persecuted along with our dedicated prayer warrior team.

On occasion, persecuted brothers and sisters have been invited on the call to share the trials they’re 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’re new to the call and can’t 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!

NOTE: Persecution Watch has a new email address for the prayer team and those who would like to receive urgent prayer requests, weekly call prayer points and notification of special prayer events and special guest speakers.

Please fill out the form below to be included in our new distribution list to receive this important information. We are grateful for your prayers and to the Lord for guiding us as we continue the Persecution Watch prayer call mission.

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.

Merry Christmas Prayer Warriors!

12/24/2020 Dear Prayer Warriors, 2020 has been different from in so many ways. This Christmas, we may not be gathering with our families and friends to celebrate the birth of Christ but let us not forget our blessings or our persecuted brothers and sisters around the world. They too are facing many trials including Covid-19 and separation from their families. Many are in prison, face torture, torment, and even death for celebrating the birth of our Savior.

It is my desire that we all can rejoice in the Lord for He is good. Jesus, our precious Savior, who is also called Emmanuel which means God is with us! Give your whole self to the Lord and love Him with all your heart and mind as he is our first love.  Be blessed dear ones and sing to the Father, the Great I Am. Lift up your voices to the King of all Kings. Dance in His presence and give Him thanks. Praise Him for He is worthy to be praised for there is no God like Jehovah.

“16 For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.” John 3:16

“11 For there is born to you this day in the city of David a Saviour, who is Christ the Lord. 12 And this is the sign unto you: Ye shall find a babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, and lying in a manger. 13 And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying, 14 Glory to God in the highest,
And on earth peace among men in whom he is well pleased.”  Luke 2:11-14

Rejoice my dear brothers and sisters, Rejoice!

NOTE: We will not be meeting on the prayer conference call this evening, but our schedule will resume on Saturday, December 26th.

“25 The Lord make his face shine on you and be gracious to you; 26 the Lord turn his face toward you and give you peace.”’ Jeremiah 6::24-26

Merry Christmas!

Your sister in Jesus,

Nadia Dybvik, Persecution Watch Prayer Call Leader

Prayer Conference Call Details

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

From any location on your phone

Time:

9:00 PM Eastern

8:00 PM Central

7:00 PM Mountain

6:00 PM Pacific

Call in number: 712 775-7035

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

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 (please check your time zone). Blaine also served as Prayer Director for Voice of the Persecuted and our missions became one. The prayer mission of Persecution Watch is an important part of our own.

With the passing of Blaine into glory on December 26, 2019, Voice of the Persecuted is committed to continue the prayer conference call for the persecuted along with our dedicated prayer warrior team.

On occasion, persecuted brothers and sisters have been invited on the call to share the trials they’re 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’re new to the call and can’t 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!

NOTE: Persecution Watch has a new email address for the prayer team and those who would like to receive urgent prayer requests, weekly call prayer points and notification of special prayer events and special guest speakers.

Please fill out the form below to be included in our new distribution list to receive this important information. We are grateful for your prayers and to the Lord for guiding us as we continue the Persecution Watch prayer call mission.

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.

 

Pray for Leah Sharibu #FreeLeah

This teenage girl still suffers as a captive of the Islamic Boko Haram group in Nigeria. They call her an infidel, an unbeliever, beneath them and deserving of punishment. They say she will be their ‘slave for life’.

Why, what has she done? In the face of evil, this young girl refuses to recant her faith in Christ and convert to Islam…come what may.

Our ‘sister’ is in chains for Christ. Pray as if you were held captive with her, as you would want others to pray for you. #FreeLeah #Pray4Leah

Summary of Sunday’s Event and a Special Invitation for you

(Voice of the Persecuted) Last Sunday, a special event took place and we want to thank each and every one of you who were a part of it. We could never fully express what a joy it is to hear your voice as we speak and pray together in real time. It was a delight to hear one of the first time callers express excitement about praying with others for the persecuted on the call. We’ve included special letters written by the event moderators which they would like you all to read. But first, if you missed the event, we want to explain what it’s all about and share some of what took place. Annually, Persecution Watch and Voice of the Persecuted team up together to host a Call-in Event in recognition of the IDOP, International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church. The IDOP is scheduled for two Sundays in November. Those in the west normally observe on the first scheduled Sunday. This year, we chose Nov. 3, 2019 as an opportunity for all to join in a 12-hour conference call and pray united with us for the persecuted.

Why we do it…Scripture tells us to pray for one another and our suffering brothers and sisters ask us to pray for them. It’s always their number one request. Voice of the Persecuted (VOP) has partnered with Persecution Watch on many prayer call events for the persecuted church. What is the partnership between Persecution Watch and Voice of the Persecuted? 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, Founder of Persecution Watch, has 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. The prayer focus of the Persecution Watch mission compliments that of Voice of the Persecuted and has become an integral part of the VOP mission. Blaine Scogin, Founder of Persecution Watch, is also the Prayer Director of Voice of the Persecuted. We are blessed and consider all those who pray on this call, VOP’s Prayer Warrior Team!

Voice of the Persecuted brought a Pakistani brother to share some exciting news with those who joined the prayer call. He and his family fled from an extremely dangerous case of persecution in Pakistan. However, they found themselves caught up in the horrific situation of seeking asylum in Thailand. With a heart of compassion, this young man often risked his own safety to help care for others in the same situation. We had waited until the IDOP Call Event to share this praise report with the Prayer Team who had often prayed on and off the call for him. To protect his identity the Prayer Team knew him as Christian. On Sunday, we were thrilled to reintroduce him using his real name. He would like to continue working with Voice of the Persecuted to advocate and bring a light to the situation of Christians in Pakistan. We feel very blessed to have him as part of The VOP team.

From Nadia Dybik, Prayer Team Moderator-Persecution Watch 

I had been looking forward to being on the IDOP 12-hour Prayer Conference Call Event which took place this past Sunday. When the leaders of Persecution Watch and Voice of the Persecuted asked if I would be willing to moderate on the call. I excepted with great excitement.

The Bible tells us to “Continue to remember those in prison as if you were together with them in prison, and those who are mistreated as if you yourselves were suffering.” (Hebrews 13:3) I feel morally obligated to pray for my brothers and sisters who are persecuted for accepting Jesus as their Savior. They know their loved ones may shun and cut-off all communication, even attack them, when they decide to become a Christian. They realize the great risk of persecution yet are still willing to suffer. They understand that to follow and share Jesus with others may even cost their lives. The Lord has revealed himself to these dear ones and in their hearts there’s no turning back. Many go through unimaginable sufferings and persecutions simply because they will not deny Jesus. They ask us to pray for their endurance to overcome whatever trial they face. With all they go through, it amazes me that they also pray for us here in America!

Oh, what a privilege it was for me to be on the prayer conference call. To be obedient to God’s calling to serve Him, to know that we were in His presence as I moderated this call of prayer for the persecuted. Each time one of you joined in to pray with me, I rejoiced! It was so beautiful to hear the many Spirit led prayers lifted to the Lord for our persecuted brothers, sisters and their children. For missions and missionaries, leaders, nations and for each other. United, we praised God and Glorified His name!

It’s always encouraging when we hear from persecuted brothers and sisters who are invited to share on the call. We hear their voice; we ask them questions and we pray together with them. They often tell us that they were able to bear their sufferings because they felt our prayers sustaining them. We are so blessed to stand in the gap for our dear brothers and sisters.

What a joy to hear the good news of those whom we have prayed for are finally free. We prayed many times for our brother Raymond from Pakistan, whom we used to call Christian. I was so happy that I cried when I heard his voice again and to learn he was finally free! A Canadian Church chose to sponsor him with his mother and two brothers. They are finally starting a new life and freely able to worship our Father. May the HE be glorified!

Brother Blaine, Founder of Persecution Watch, often recites, ‘The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much’ found in James 5:16.  We recently learned that he is battling serious health issues and was in the Hospital. One of our many prayers was to have our dear brother back on the call. He not only was able to join but to pray on Sunday’s call. That prayer has been answered! You should have heard the fervent prayer of this faithful servant crying out to Him for the Persecuted Church. It is often through persecution, trials and afflictions that we get even closer to the Lord.

I often think how sad it is for any Believer who hasn’t experienced the Spirit-filled joy and glory of going at the foot of the Cross to pray. I can honestly tell you this, we do not go on the Call and expect our hearts not to be changed! The Lord said, “The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into His harvest field.” (Luke 10:2) You are welcome to join the prayer conference call every Tuesday-Thursday-Saturday! Come faithful servant of the Lord.

In Christ love,

Nadia Dybvik

From Leigh Murphy, Prayer Team Moderator-Persecution Watch 

Greetings to all of you,

Great are you, Lord!  You give life, you are love and you bring light to the darkness.  In the words of Blaine Scogin, the Founder of Persecution Watch and Prayer Director of Voice of the Persecuted, Brother Blaine shared that “God has given us powerful weapons that are not of this world.  We recognize those weapons as the Word of God and Prayer.

Imagine the power of using His Word as we pray.  Through the Holy Spirit, we can pray powerful prayers to uphold our persecuted family!  And, indeed this is truly what took place on Sunday’s 12-hour prayer call for the persecuted which was sponsored by Persecution Watch and Voice of the Persecuted with its Founder and Advocate, Lois Kanalos.  People from all over the world assembled through the phone lines to pray together in one accord for our Brothers and Sisters who are suffering because of their faith in Jesus Christ.  It was a powerful time of prayer and testimonies of God’s unfailing love and faithfulness!

I am deeply grateful and humbled to have had the chance to monitor a couple of those hours. Thank you to Lois and Blaine for trusting me with such a privilege!   May I encourage those of you who came on the call and those of you who continue to stand in the gap for the persecuted to look ahead to the coming new year- 2020 and consider igniting a fire within your church and community to take up the call and pray for the persecuted.  Ephesians 5:13-14 reminds us  “But everything exposed by the light becomes visible–and everything that is illuminated becomes a light.  This is why it is said:  “Wake up, sleeper, rise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you!”.

Today more than ever there is opportunity to expose the deeds of darkness and shine light on those who are persecuted for Christ’s sake.  Wouldn’t it be great if the numbers of prayer warriors increased so greatly in this upcoming year that our next IDOP call would simply overwhelm the phone lines!

To my Brothers and Sisters around the globe who suffer because of their faith in Jesus Christ, may I encourage you.  You are not forgotten.  We continue to pray for you and stand with you daily.  May you take comfort that He who began a good work in you, carry it on to completion until the day of Christ. As you trust in Him and turn your eyes upon Him and look full in His wonderful face, may the things of earth grow strangely dim in the light of His glory and grace!

To God be the glory!

In His service, Sister Leigh

We would also like to thank the moderators and prayer warriors for their love, compassion and devotion to pray for the Lord’s suffering church. You are such a blessing to more than you know. All for His glory, forever and ever!

We invite you to call in and join the Prayer Team on the Prayer Conference Call.

On occasion, persecuted brothers and sisters are invited on the call to share the trials they’re 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’re new to the call and can’t 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.

Meet you on the call!

Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 

From any location on your phone

Time: 

9:00 PM EST

8:00 PM CST+

7:00 PM MST

6:00 PM PST

Call in number: 712 775-7035      

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

Available International IDOP Prayer Conference Call Connection

(Note: You may experience issues in your country. If you are unable to connect, try using the VoIP dialer available at this link. Dial a number from any of the countries listed at this link to connect to the conference call. In-app language support is available for select countries.

Tonight on the Persecution Watch Prayer Conference Call (Nov.5, 2019)

 

(Voice of the Persecuted) Dear Saints, I am constantly reminded of Jesus warnings to all of us believers.

9 “Then you will be arrested, persecuted, and killed. You will be hated all over the world because you are my followers 10 And many will turn away from me and betray and hate each other.11 And many false prophets will appear and will deceive many people. 12 Sin will be rampant everywhere, and the love of many will grow cold. 13 But the one who endures to the end will be saved.14 And the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the whole world, so that all nations will hear it; and then the end will come.” Matthew 24:9-14

“3 Remember those in prison. Think of them as if you were in prison with them. Remember those who are suffering because of what others have done to them. You may suffer in the same way.” Hebrews 13:3

“Remember those who are suffering”

This is the reason why it is my heart’s desire to serve as a moderator for the Persecuted Watch Prayer Call.

If you are so led by the Holy Spirit, please join us as we facilitate tonight’s call. Please remember the chains of our brothers and sisters who are in the shadow of the cross.

Lord willing, I hope you will came and join Marlaine and I in prayer tonight.

Your sisters in Christ
Nadia Dybvik
Marlaine Smokes
Prayer Team Moderators

From any location on your phone

Time: 

9:00 PM EST

8:00 PM CST+

7:00 PM MST

6:00 PM PST

Call in number: 712 775-7035      

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

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 has 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 (please check your time zone). Blaine also serves as Prayer Director for Voice of the Persecuted.

On occasion, persecuted brothers and sisters have been invited on the call to share the trials they’re 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’re new to the call and can’t 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.

Meet you on the call!

Tonight on the Persecution Watch Prayer Conference Call (Nov. 2, 2019)

“We serve a God who specializes in opening prison doors!” (Quote from Janet Parshal from her recent program and interview with Pastor Brunson on Moody Radio on “In the Market” which aired on October 15, 2019.  You can hear that interview in its entirety at Moody Radio and click on Jan’s program “In the Market”.  click here

Hallelujah! Sing to the LORD a new song! (Pslam 149:1)

Tonight we will lift up Pastor Brunson, Turkey-Russia-Syria and the Kurd’s in prayer.  Many of you know and have prayed for Pastor Brunson’s release from a Turkish prison this past year.  Pastor Brunson has written a book about his experience titled God’s Hostage: A True Story of Persecution, Imprisonment, and Perseverance.   He is currently touring and interviewing across the nation and sharing at speaking engagements about his experience. He’s asking for continued prayers.

Tonight, I’ve  prepared Prayer Points based on the things Pastor Bronson has asked us to pray for. Join us tonight as we continue to support this precious man, his wife and family and pray for the Middle East!

The effective prayer of a righteous man can accomplish much! (James 5:16)

​Sister Leigh, Prayer Moderator – Persecution Watch

Time: 

9:00 PM EST

8:00 PM CST+

7:00 PM MST

6:00 PM PST

Call in number: 712 775-7035      

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

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 has 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 (please check your time zone). Blaine also serves as Prayer Director for Voice of the Persecuted.

On occasion, persecuted brothers and sisters have been invited on the call to share the trials they’re 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’re new to the call and can’t 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.

Meet you on the call!

 

 

 

Persecution Watch: Join the prayer team to lift the persecuted on tonight’s call

(Voice of the Persecuted) Dear Intercessors, you are invited to join us on Thursday October 31 in a prayer call for the persecuted church. See the call number and details below.

Pray for Leah Sharibu and Alice, made slaves for life by Boko Haram

Malaysia

Population: 32 million, Christians 2.9 million

Christians in Malaysia and other minorities are hopeful that life under their new, more moderate government will improve. However, the Constitution still prohibits converting from Islam to other religions, and the courts still often favor Muslims over minority group members in legal matters such as divorce or child custody. In addition, women who convert are often threatened with rape or forced marriage. Roman Catholics and Methodists are often watched by authorities, but non-traditional Protestant groups active in testifying about their faith are targeted more.

08/24/2019 Malaysia (International Christian Concern) – The involvement of women from the Southeast Asian region in suicide bombing has become more alarming, according to Bukit Aman’s Special Branch Counter Terrorism Division principal assistant director Datuk Ayob Khan Mydin Pitchay. The recent deadly suicide bombing attacks targeting churches in Jolo, Philippines, and Surabaya, Indonesia took more than 30 lives and injured 100 more. In both cases, wives of IS-linked militants became suicide bombers. For Surabaya, the children of militants also became human bombs.

08/31/2019 Malaysia (International Christian Concern) – Last April, Suhakam (Human Rights Commission) had conducted an 18-month inquiry into the cases of two missing persons – Pastor Raymond Koh and activist Amri Chet Mat. It released a critical report that found both men to be victims of enforced disappearances — a term that strongly suggests the involvement of state agents. Pastor Koh is still missing since February 13, 2017. He was allegedly abducted by state agents in broad daylight. His wife and daughter came to the Ministerial to Advance International Religious Freedom in DC last month to raise international awareness about Koh’s case.

  • Pray for Christian children who are required to attend Islamic education courses required by state-run schools.

 

  • Pray the new government will pursue those responsible for the abduction of three Christian workers abducted in 2016 and 2017. Pray the government will pave the way for an independent investigation of Pastor Koh’s disappearance and bring his abductors to justice. 

 

  • Lord Jesus, please guide those who follow you in secret to communities where they may have fellowship with one another.

 

  • Pray that the Lord will provide for believers in Malaysia who find themselves without communities and homes.

 

  • Pray to the Lord to comfort and strengthen Christians who are treated as inferior citizens in their daily lives, that they would know their worth and value is found in You.

 

  • Pray that Christians will have courage and boldness to share their faith.

 

  • Pray for Evangelical, Baptist, Pentecostal and other groups who face monitoring, intimidation and harassment.

 

  • Pray for wisdom, courage and true servanthood for pastors as they seek to serve these believers who often face challenges.

 

  • Pray they will have the necessary resources, Bibles and discipleship materials, to lead their congregations to full knowledge of God, filled with hope and endurance.

 

  • Pray for NGOs to provide much needed spiritual support

 

  • Pray to the Lord that that the internet is easily accessible and minister to both believers and non-believers.

 

  • Pray that the Lord will continue to grow His church.

Blessings,

Andy –  Prayer Moderator, Persecution Watch

Time: 

9:00 PM EST

8:00 PM CST+

7:00 PM MST

6:00 PM PST

Call in number: 712 775-7035      

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

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 has 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 (please check your time zone). Blaine also serves as Prayer Director for Voice of the Persecuted.

On occasion, persecuted brothers and sisters have been invited on the call to share the trials they’re 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’re new to the call and can’t 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.

Meet you on the call!

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