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2008/9/7-13 北緯10/40度之窗禱告焦點

 
 

北緯10/40之窗禱告焦點

2008年9月7日 - 9月13日

Weekly Prayer Points- September 7 - September 13, 2008

 

►2008年9月7日(日)

September 7

尼日—尼日最近開始建造坎達基水壩,這是一個在被陸地所包圍的非洲國家中,促進發電及農業發展的計畫。尼日是一個產鈾的沙漠國家,經常面對食物短缺並需從鄰近國家進口90%的電力,而且飽受電力中斷之苦。禱告政府有智慧及方向,緩和該國百姓的痛苦。禱告百姓認識耶穌是世上的光,他們能就近祂的光,將這光帶給週遭的人。(太5:14-16)

Niger – Niger recently began building its Kandadji dam, a project to boost power generation and farming in the landlocked African country. Niger, a uranium-producing desert nation, often faces food shortages and imports 90 percent of its electricity from neighboring Nigeria, which itself suffers frequent power outages. Pray for the government to have wisdom and direction to bring relief to the citizens of Niger. Pray that the people will come to know Jesus as the Light of the world, and they will take his Light and bring His Light to others. (Matthew 5:14 – 16)

吉爾吉斯—一個「宗教實行及宗教組織自由」法案已經在當地政府中主動地被討論。這個法案為已經註冊的宗教組織,包括宣教團體制定更為嚴格的要求。禱告這項法案不會成為法律。禱告家教會在吉爾吉斯發展起來,並且該國的教會有前所未有的爆炸性成長。

Kyrgyzstan – A new bill on “freedom of religious practices and religious organizations” is being actively discussed within the Kyrgyz government. The bill introduces harder requirements for registering religious organizations, including evangelical groups. Pray that the bill will not become law. Pray also that house churches will develop in Kyrgyzstan. Pray that there will be an unprecedented and explosive growth in the Church in Kyrgyzstan.

 


 

►2008年9月8日(一)

September 8

伊朗—八月,一對基督徒夫婦因著秘密警察突襲他們的家教會,而被毆打致死。據報告指出,有12名基督徒試圖從德黑蘭旅行至亞美尼亞。禱告政府終止對基督徒的敵意,並且神在政府中興起一位剛強的領袖,鼓勵成長與合一。為伊朗波斯語的教會成長禱告。

Iran – A Christian couple has died after being beaten in August by secret police who raided their house church. Some 12 Christians were also reportedly detained after they attempted to travel to Armenia through Tehran. Pray the government to end its hostility towards Christians. Pray that God would raise up a strong leader in the government who will spur growth and unity. Pray also for the growth of Farsi-speaking Churches in Iran.

布吉納法索—為計畫在2008年9月22~26日首次舉辦的門徒訓練及禱告會禱告,這次活動期待吸引700人參加。為這次聚會的籌備工作進展讚美神,禱告祂的國度降臨,祂的旨意行在地上如同行在天上。

Burkina Faso – Pray for the first ever Discipleship and Prayer Conference planned for September 22-26, 2008, which is expected to draw about 700 people. Praise God for the progress in the preparations of this gathering, and pray that His Kingdom will come and His will be done on earth as it is in Heaven. (Matthew 6:10)

 


 

►2008年9月9日(二)

September 9

馬利—儘管全球的高物價,在北方有衝突,並從7月到9月開始貧瘠的時期,但馬利今年糧食方面的防禦措施似乎看起來很有保障。禱告政府會持續穩定稻米及其他食品價格。禱告這個土地上的百姓飢渴慕義。(太5:6)

Mali – Despite high global food prices, conflict in the north, and the onset of the lean season, which lasts from July to September, the food security situation looks positive this year in Mali. Pray that the government will continue to stabilize the price of rice and other food items. Pray that the people in this land will hunger and thirst for Righteousness. (Matthew 5:6)

亞塞拜然—一名負責歐洲選舉安全合作機構的官員,為亞塞拜然10月的總統選舉能免於政府干預而發出呼籲,他曾嚴格批評上次2003年的大選。為一個自由且和平的選舉禱告。

Azerbaijan – An Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe election official has called for October’s presidential election in Azerbaijan to be free of government interference, sharply criticizing the last election in 2003. Pray for a free and peaceful election.

 


 

►2008年9月10日(三)

September 10

貝南—儘管實施一連串的方法來改善物價上漲的情況,糧食及燃料價格仍持續在貝南攀升。禱告政府有智慧及敬虔的方向來滿足該國人民的需要,貝南目前也是世界最貧窮的國家之一。禱告耶和華拉法的神為這片土地帶來身心靈的醫治。(出15:22-26)

Benin – Food and fuel prices have continued to rise in Benin despite the implementation of a series of measures to contain the situation. Pray that the government will have wisdom and godly direction to meet the needs of the citizens of this country, which is also one of the poorest in the world. Pray also that Jehovah Rophe will bring His Healing to this land both physically and spiritually. (Exodus 15:22-26)

印尼—2008年8月5日,大約有1000名基督徒在印尼巴布亞舉行集會,反對在他們的省中執行伊斯蘭教條。禱告神會轉移在巴布亞及附近省份所執行的伊斯蘭教條。禱告聖靈運行在印度,並對印尼的穆斯林顯明福音的真理。

Indonesia – About 1,000 Christians in Papua, Indonesia held a rally on August 5, 2008 to protest against an implementation of Islamic Sharia law in their province. Pray that God will divert the plan to implement Sharia law in Papua and nearby provinces. Pray that Christians and Muslims will find ways to live in peace in Papua and other areas of Indonesia. Pray for the Holy Spirit to move over Indonesia and reveal the truth of the Gospel to the Muslims in Indonesia.

 


 

►2008年9月11日(四)

September 11

寮國—寮國政府當局在三個省份,至少已逮捕了九十名基督徒,其中包括2008年8月3日在沙瓦納克特省的布克漢村中的家教會逮捕了一名牧師及兩名信徒。禱告基督徒從這些不公義的拘捕中被釋放。求神保護祂在寮國的兒女。禱告這個國家認識主是生命的糧。(約6:35)

Laos – Authorities in Laos have detained or arrested at least 90 Christians in three provinces, including an arrest on August 3, 2008 of a pastor and two other believers from a house church in Boukham village, Savannakhet province. Pray for the immediate release of the Christians from the unjustified arrests. Pray for God’s divine protection over His children in Laos. Pray that this nation will know the Lord as the Bread of Life. (John 6:35)

西撒哈拉—求神賜下一個軍事方法來解決摩洛哥與鄰近的阿爾及利亞之間,因著西撒哈拉區域而造成的長期爭議。禱告教會可以擁有一切擴展神國度的資源,在接下來30天有數千人會認識主。

Western Sahara – Pray for a military solution to the long-running dispute between Morocco and neighbor Algeria over the disputed Western Sahara region. Pray that the Church will have all the resources it needs to advance the Kingdom of God, and that multiple thousands will come to know the Lord in the next 30 days.

 


 

►2008年9月12日(五)

September 12

埃及—據報告指出,當地的基督徒正面對新的壓力。一間埃及的修道院最近被洗劫,僧侶被綁架、鞭打、毆打,並且被命令要對十字架吐口水;基督徒的珠寶店也遭到搶劫。禱告那些正迫害基督徒的人面對公義的處置。禱告其他許多民主國家,認為埃及當局應為長久以來許多對基督徒濫用人權的情況負責。

Egypt – Egyptian Christians are reportedly facing new pressures. An Egyptian monastery was recently ransacked, monks were kidnapped, whipped, beaten and ordered to spit on a cross and Christian jewelry stores were robbed. Pray that those who are persecuting Christians would be brought to justice. Pray that other democratic nations will move to hold Egyptian authorities responsible for the many human rights abuses perpetuated against Christians throughout Egypt.

烏茲別克—根據最近在烏茲別克首都所舉辦的履行人身保護令國際會議的報告,司法體制的合法自由化,已經刺激該國的犯罪率下降。禱告犯罪率會持續下降,百姓能認識耶穌是和平的君王、救主及生命的主。

Uzbekistan – The liberalization of judicial-legal system in Uzbekistan has stimulated the reduction of crime in this country, according to a recent international seminar on the implementation of Habeas Corpus in the Uzbek capital. Pray that crime would continue to decrease, and that every one in this nation will know Jesus, the Prince of Peace, as Savior and Lord.

 


 

►2008年9月13日(六)

September 13

尼泊爾—來自尼泊爾防衛軍的印度教民族主義好戰份子,2008年7月1日殺害了一名印度宣教士,該名宣教士是天主教的傳教士及在什思亞某個學校的校長。這些好戰份子留下許多小冊子,上面說明了他們的信念,相信尼泊爾要成為一個印度教國家。禱告神保護當地所有的基督徒同工和機構免於恐怖主義的攻擊,以致他們的福音信息及服事能繼續在自由及安全中維持下去。求神完成祂在該國開始的工作。禱告社會大眾會拒絕印度教民族主義,在當地建立基督的教會。

Nepal – Militants from the Hindu nationalist Nepal Defense Army murdered an Indian missionary, who was a Catholic priest and principal of a school in Sirsiya on July 1, 2008. They left pamphlets stating their belief that Nepal should be a Hindu Kingdom. Pray that God will protect all Christian workers and institutions in Nepal from terrorism, so their Gospel message and service can continue in liberty and security. Pray that God will complete what he has begun in Nepal. Pray also that may the masses would reject Hindu nationalism and for Christ to build his Church in Nepal.

阿拉伯聯合大公國─在英國外交部發出恐怖主義的最高警戒呼籲之後,觀光客被警告要留意這些提醒。求主揭露和攔阻所有該國已策畫的恐怖主義行動。禱告該國所有基督徒受到保護,教會在本月份能有數千人的成長。

United Arab Emirates – Tourists in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have been warned to exercise caution after the British Foreign Office raised the risk of terrorism to its highest level. Pray that all acts of terrorism being planned in the UAE will be discovered and not one will be carried out. Pray for protection of the Believers in this nation, and that the Church will grow by multiple thousands this month.

 


 

◎原文瀏覽:The 10/40 Window Reporter September 2008 Edition

 

Window International Network(簡稱WIN)

WIN創立於1999年,是基督教資訊網絡(Christian Information Network)國際外展事工的一部份,主要使命是提供資訊、裝備和動員全球的禱告網絡,有效地致力於在北緯10至40度窗中和其周圍地區傳福音、教會增長及門徒訓練工作。

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