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2008/9/14-20 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14日 - 9月20日

Weekly Prayer Points- September 14 - September 20, 2008

 

►2008年9月14日(日)

September 14

阿爾巴尼亞–阿國首相沙里‧伯瑞夏最近譴責反對黨,因其宣稱試圖阻止選舉改革。在新規定下,有選舉權的人不是投給候選人,而是選出政黨,藉此方式任命他們的國會代表。禱告這項選舉的改革能通過,且對所有阿爾巴尼亞百姓是公平公義的,神國度在該國被建立。

Albania – Albanian Prime Minister Sali Berisha recently condemned the opposition for allegedly trying to block electoral reforms. Under the new rules, voters no longer cast ballots for candidates of their choice but only for parties, which then nominate their representatives to parliament. Pray that electoral reforms would be passed that are fair and just for all Albanian citizens, and that the Kingdom of God will be established in this nation.

摩洛哥–一名當地人士,因組織一個伊斯蘭恐怖份子團體並計畫攻擊,最近被判處終生監禁,而他的同僚也遭到10年的判刑。禱告該國恐怖份子團體所計劃的任何攻擊會被揭發且無法實行。禱告所有的恐怖份子會面對公義的處置。為穆斯林背景的基督徒他們的安全禱告。禱告基督徒能自由的敬拜(相對於全國99.8%的穆斯林人口,他們只佔了該國0.1%的人口)。

Morocco – A Moroccan man was recently given a life prison sentence and his associate received 10 years in jail for organizing an Islamic terrorist group and planning attacks. Pray that any terrorist groups planning to carry out attacks in Morocco would be discovered and not be carried out. Pray that all terrorist would be brought to justice. Pray for the safety of Muslim Background Believers. Pray for Christians to have freedom to worship- who are only 0.1 percent of the population compared to 99.8 percent Muslim.

 


 

►2008年9月15日(一)

September 15

伊拉克–一個非伊拉克軍隊組織,最近拘留九名涉嫌參與在伊拉克蓋達組織的嫌犯。其中一名嫌犯,宣稱是什葉派極端分子團體轟炸組織的首腦。禱告神顯明及摧毀蓋達組織的計畫,也求神保護伊拉克北部新成立的教會免受撒但的攻擊。禱告該國的基督徒委身在伊拉克,堅定站立在信仰中,並有智慧帶領人歸向基督。

Iraq – A non-Iraqi military organization recently detained nine people suspected of involvement in Al-Qaida in Iraq. One of the detainees was the alleged head of a bombing cell of the Sunni extremist group. Pray for God to expose and defeat the plans of Al-Qaida. Pray also for God’s protection from Satan’s attacks against the new Churches in northern Iraq. Pray for Christians who are committed to staying in Iraq to stand strong in their faith, and for wisdom to lead others to Christ.

斯里蘭卡–2008年南亞人權索引最近揭示,斯里蘭卡是南亞最嚴重違反人權的國家。禱告該國的政府會給予基督徒保護與自由,以致他們能不受攻擊和威脅地敬拜神。禱告所有違反人權的行動都會被停止。禱告基督徒會與當地百姓分享福音,該國人口中有71.9%是佛教徒。

Sri Lanka – The South Asia Human Rights Index 2008 recently revealed that Sri Lanka is the worst human rights violator in South Asia. Pray that Sri Lanka’s government will give protection and freedom to Christians so they can worship the Lord without attacks and threats. Pray that all acts of human rights violations will be stopped. Pray that Christians will share the Gospel with Sri Lanka’s citizens, who are 71.9 percent Buddhists.

 


 

►2008年9月16日(二)

September 16

以色列–首相歐莫特在2008年7月30日宣布,他將不會在2008年9月17日自己所屬卡迪瑪黨的初選中尋求連任。歐莫特幫助協調以色列從迦薩走廊撤退,目前正朝向與巴勒斯坦和敘利亞有一個和平商討,據說只要所屬黨派選出新領袖,他就會下台。禱告神興起支持神在末世對猶太百姓心意的以色列領袖。禱告每個施壓於以色列,迫使他們放棄自己土地,或使他們從領土上撤離的任何決定、行動與計畫都被挫敗和放棄。為在中東各處,耶穌是彌賽亞的啟示及「耶路撒冷的平安」禱告 (詩篇第122篇) 。

Israel – Prime Minister Ehud Olmert announced one July 30, 2008 that he won’t seek re-election in his Kadima party’s Sept. 17, 2008 primary. Olmert, who helped orchestrate Israel’s withdrawal from Gaza and is working towards a peace deal with both the Palestinians and Syria, said he will step down once the party selects a new leader. Pray for God to raise up leaders in Israel who would support His end-time purposes for the Jewish people. Pray for every decision, action or plan to pressure Israel to give up land or evacuate its people from any territory would be frustrated and abandoned. Pray for the revelation of Jesus as Messiah in the Middle East and for “the peace of Jerusalem.” (Psalm 122)

塔吉克–最近有一間更正教教會,在政府當局的威脅鎮壓中遭受破壞。禱告中亞國家能擁有真正的宗教自由,那些迫害基督徒的人能得救。禱告神的國在此地被建立

Tajikistan – A Protestant church was recently threatened with destruction by authorities. Pray for religious freedom to be allowed in this Central Asian nation, and pray that those who are persecuting Christians will be saved. Pray for the Kingdom of God to be established here.

 


 

►2008年9月17日(三)

September 17

中國–根據美國國際宗教自由委員會最近報告指出,有將近700間更正教會領袖因為沒有向政府登記註冊,而在過去幾年遭到監禁。禱告世界各國會針對中國違反人權的議題發聲,教會願意代表受逼迫的基督徒公開發表意見,不再沉默,而且禁食、哭泣和呼求神,促使政府官員停止錯待基督徒,並使迫害者面對公義的處置。禱告神會打破中國迫害及腐敗的堅固營壘。為受迫害的基督徒面臨從政府安全局而來的反對、逮捕、拘留及暴力時,有神聖的保護及供應禱告。

China – Nearly 700 Protestant leaders who are not registered with the government have been placed in custody in the past year, the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom recently reported. Pray that the world would speak out on the issue of China’s human rights violations, and that the Church would not be silent to speak up on behalf of persecuted Christians. Fast, wail and cry out to God, so that government officials will put a stop to the mistreatment of Christians, and bring the persecutors to justice. Pray that God will break the stronghold of persecution and corruption in China. Pray for divine protection for persecuted Christians and provision as they face opposition, arrest, detention and violence from government security forces.

吉布地–最近在吉布地北部邊界的拉斯督美拉爆發的區域衝突,造成9名士兵死亡之後,厄利特里亞總統以撒艾斯,拒絕與吉布地在邊境爭論的問題上進行對話。禱告平安臨到這個區域,神的國度在該國被建立。禱告神的保護臨到當地的基督徒,目前該國人口有93.9%是穆斯林。

Djibouti – Eritrean President Issaias Afeworki has ruled out a dialogue with Djibouti over a frontier dispute behind recent clashes that left nine soldiers dead in the Ras Doumeira area at Djibouti’s northern border. Pray for peace to come to this land, and that the Kingdom of God will be established in this nation. Pray for God’s protection for Christians in Djibouti, which has a population of 93.9 percent Muslim.

 


 

►2008年9月18日(四)

September 18

葉門–最近在薛卡阿布督所主持的會議上宣佈,成立了一個由42名聖職人員所組成的宗教警察勢力單位。這個單位在公開及私人的廣場中強制執行宗教準則。為這個阿拉伯半島國家的宗教自由禱告。為該國基督徒同工有主的保護、智慧與恩典禱告。

Yemen – The establishment of a religious police force comprised of 42 clerics was recently announced at a meeting hosted by Sheikh Abdul Majid Al-Zindani. The force is tasked with enforcing religious norms both in the public and private square. Pray for religious freedom in this Arabian Peninsula nation. Pray for God’s protection and His wisdom and grace for Christian workers.

越南–兩名山地基督徒最近參與一個和平示威遊行抗議,要求釋放2008年4月9日遭到逮捕的三名基督徒,卻不幸地也遭到越南安全警察的逮捕與殺害。禱告該國允許真正的宗教自由,禱告信徒受到保護,那些迫害者會面對公義的處置。

Vietnam – Two Montagnard Christians were recently arrested and murdered by Vietnamese security police after taking part in a peaceful protest for the release of three Christians who had been arrested on April 9, 2008. Pray for religious freedom to truly be allowed in this nation, and pray for protection of Believers, and pray that those who persecute them will be brought to justice.

 


 

►2008年9月19日(五)

September 19

台灣–台灣與中國展開了歷史性對話,並在針對建立友好關係及貿易合作之後,雙方同意在彼此領土上設立其第一個辦公室。禱告中國與台灣的關係維持和平,並改善兩國之間的關係。禱告兩國的信徒能在中國自由的分享他們的信仰。

Taiwan –Taiwan and China recently agreed to set up their first ever offices in each others’ territories, as they began historic talks aimed at forming dramatic cordial relations and building trade ties. Pray for the relationship between China and Taiwan to remain peaceful, and for ties to improve between the two countries. Pray that Believers in both countries will be able to share their faith openly in China.

巴林–成千上萬名什葉派巴林人最近舉行了一場示威抗議,反對一名遜尼派官員對該國具領導地位的什葉派聖職人員所發表的攻擊性評論。去年12月,在一名抗議者不幸罹難之後,巴林的什葉派區域裡爆發警方與抗議者對峙的衝突。為屬什葉派的巴林人得救禱告,求神使用教會成為對這個阿拉伯半島國家的祝福與鼓勵。在接下來的30天,有成千的新信徒產生。

Bahrain – Tens of thousands of Shiite Bahrainis recently held a protest against remarks deemed offensive made by a Sunni official against the country’s leading Shiite cleric. Last December, clashes broke out between police and protesters at an opposition rally in a Shiite area of Bahrain after the death of one of the demonstrators. Pray for the salvation of Shiite Bahrainis. Pray also that the Lord would use the Church to be a blessing and an encouragement to this Arabian Peninsula nation. Pray that there would be multiple thousands of new Believers here in the next thirty days.

 


 

►2008年9月20日(六)

September 20

貝南–盛產石油的貝南最近提高外國人使用石油與柴油的價格,藉此控制不斷攀升的燃料補助津貼。石油及天然氣是該國經濟的唯一依靠,禱告政府有智慧處理其石油及天然氣資源,並確保當地百姓有管道接受教育及健保。即便該國人口有64.4%是穆斯林,神的國能在此地被建立。

Brunei – Oil-rich Brunei recently raised petrol and diesel prices opening the door for foreigners to rein in mounting fuel subsidies. Oil and natural gas are the mainstay of Brunei’s economy. Pray that the government would have wisdom in handling its oil and natural gas resources, and make sure that all Brunei people have access to education and health care. Pray that the Kingdom of God will be established in this land where 64.4 percent of its population is Muslim.

黎巴嫩–該國最近宣佈由一個30名會員組成的國家聯合政府,來致力於解決該國自1975~1990年以來最糟的政治危機。求神的平安遍滿在這個中東國家,由於政府勢力與真主黨恐怖份子團體之間的對抗急速升高,最近正瀕臨內戰即將全面爆發的狀態。求神的保護臨到這裡的基督徒,使他們能智勇雙全的與不信者分享福音。禱告透過持續的暴力影響,真主黨將失去黎巴嫩人的支持。禱告神摧毀真主黨在黎巴嫩要創造一個伊朗式的伊斯蘭共和國的目標,並從該區域除掉所有非伊斯蘭教的影響力。禱告當地基督徒受到保護不受傷害,所有人能聽見及接受福音。禱告致力設立嚴格的伊斯蘭法律會遭阻擋,普及對所有宗教信仰平等對待。黎巴嫩仍然是唯一在中東國家裡,百姓可以自由決定改變信仰的國家。禱告這樣的宗教自由能繼續維持。

Lebanon – Lebanon recently announced a 30-member national unity government tasked with resolving the country’s worst political crisis since the 1975-1990 civil war. Pray that the Lord’s peace would prevail in this Middle Eastern nation, which recently came close to a possible full-blown civil war due to escalating fighting between government forces and the terrorist group Hezbollah. Pray for Hezbollah to lose the support of the Lebanese population through the group’s continued violence. Pray for God to defeat Hezbollah’s goal to create an Iranian-style Islamic republic in Lebanon and removal of all non-Islamic influences from the area. Pray for Lebanese Christians to be protected from harm and that the Gospel may be heard and received by all. Pray that the drive to institute stricter Islamic law would be blocked and equal treatment for all faiths would prevail. Lebanon is still the only nation in the Middle East where people are free to decide to change their religion. Pray that this freedom of religion would be maintained.

 


 

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

 

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