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2008/9/21-27 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21日 - 9月27日

Weekly Prayer Points- September 21 - September 27, 2008

 

►2008年9月21日(日)

September 21

卡達–據房地產人員說,預計2012年之前,有50萬個家庭將會搬到卡達居住。求神使卡達人的心回轉歸向基督。禱告新成立的教會能成為這個阿拉伯半島國家極大的祝福。禱告福音能在此地自由地被傳講,在搬遷至卡達的薪家庭中,能有許多有宣教心志的信徒。

Qatar – Real estate officials say 500,000 families are expected to move to Qatar by 2012. Pray that God would turn the hearts of the people of Qatar to Christ. Pray for newly established Churches to be a great blessing to this Arabian Peninsula nation. Pray that the Gospel will be preached freely here, and that among the new families moving to Qatar, there will be many who are missions minded Believers.

土庫曼-最近一份報告指出,雖然政府努力抑制非法藥物的使用及交易,該國仍無法阻止這項日漸擴大的問題。2008年7月8日,有一項法律通過,嚴禁擁有及使用“nasvay”,這是一種在中亞極為普遍的嚼煙,可用來作為一種溫和的麻醉藥。求神使政府有智慧處理此情況,並且主能在此地被彰顯,神的國在這地被建立。

Turkmenistan - Efforts to curb illegal trafficking and drug use are failing to thwart this growing problem in Turkmenistan, a report recently said. A law went into effect in July, banning the possession and use of “nasvay,” a kind of chewing tobacco, which is common in Central Asia and is regarded as a mild narcotic. Pray that the government would have wisdom in dealing with this situation. Pray that the Lord will be magnified in this land, and that His Kingdom will be established here.

 


 

►2008年9月22日(一)

September 22

衣索匹亞-一群伊斯蘭極端主義份子最近在靠近索馬利亞邊界的城市基吉卡,用石頭打死兩名基督徒。這是在衣索匹亞最近所發生對基督徒的攻擊事件,而到處散佈的激進伊斯蘭主義更加速了對基督徒的迫害。禱告對神的敬畏臨到那些迫害基督徒的人身上,神的使者保護基督徒 (林後 5:11 新欽訂本聖經)。為教會領袖禱告—求神給他們智慧面對這一波的迫害 (但2:14)。為伊斯蘭極端份子得救禱告。

Ethiopia-A mob of Islamic extremists recently stoned two Christians in Jijiga, a city bordering Somalia. It was the latest attack against Christians in Ethiopia, where the spread of radical Islam is fueling the persecution of Christians. Pray that the terror of the Lord will fall on those who persecute Christians and that the Angel of the Lord will protect Christians. (2 Corinthians 5:11 NKJV) Pray for church leaders—that God will give them wisdom in responding to the current wave of persecution. (Daniel 2:14) Pray for the salvation of Islamic extremists.

緬甸-納吉斯熱帶氣旋5月重創亞洲部分國家後,在緬甸2千4百萬人口中,仍有上千名基督徒在當地受苦。納吉斯至今造成全國13萬8千人死亡及失蹤。禱告緬甸政府能接受國外人道救援協助,教會能有方法及策略來幫助納吉斯熱帶氣旋的倖存者。求神在異夢及異象中向百姓顯現,禱告接下來的30天會有上千人認識耶穌基督。

Myanmar-Thousands of Christians are among 2.4 million people still suffering in Myanmar in the aftermath of Cyclone Nargis that devastated parts of the Asian nation in May. Nargis left 138,000 dead or missing. Pray for Myanmar’s government to accept foreign humanitarian aid, and for Christian churches to have the means and ways to bring help to the survivors of the cyclone. Pray that the Lord will appear to the people in dreams and visions, and that multiple thousands will come to know Christ in the next thirty days.

 


 

►2008年9月23日(二)

September 23

查德-據報導,查德有極嚴重的貪腐問題,而政府似乎容許查德士兵有操縱權。禱告貪腐在這個中非國家終止,基督徒能自由的事奉神。禱告神使敬虔的男男女女在查德獲得有影響力的職位。 (但2:48)禱告政府與安全局在保護基督徒族群方面有負責任及公平的行事。(提前 2:1-4)

Chad – Corruption is reportedly big business in Chad. Roadblocks are manned by Chadian soldiers, and seem to be officially sanctioned. Pray for corruption to end in this Central African nation, and pray that Christians will be able to freely serve the Lord.
Pray for godly men and women to obtain positions of influence in Chad. (Daniel 2:48) Pray that the government and security forces will act responsibly and fairly in protecting the Christian community. (1 Timothy 2:1–4)

阿爾及利亞—基督教會在這個幾乎都是穆斯林的北非國家遭到極大的攻擊。根據美國敞開門戶報導,2008年稍早時,該國政府當局關閉了當地一半的更正教會。如果這樣的情形持續下去,2008年年底前,阿爾及利亞更正教教會將不存在。禱告政府會停止以基督徒為箭靶的活動。禱告那些教會被關閉的會友在主裏仍保有信心,並且能找到其他地點來敬拜神。禱告其餘的阿爾及利亞教會能持續開放,傳講神的話並為救恩臨到該國禱告。禱告在這個北非國家允許真正的宗教自由。

Algeria – Christian churches are under massive attack in this north African nation comprised almost totally of Muslims. Since early 2008, Algerian authorities have closed half of the Protestant churches in the country, according to Open Doors USA. If the trend continues, the Algerian Protestant Church could be non-existent by the end of 2008. Pray for the government to halt its campaign of targeting Christians. Pray for the Christians whose churches have been closed to keep their faith in the Lord, and that they will find other places to worship Him. Pray for the remaining Algerian churches to be able to stay open, to preach the Word, and pray for the salvation of the Algerians. Pray for true religious freedom to be allowed in this North African country.

 


 

►2008年9月24日(三)

September 24

利比亞—禱告這個北非國家不會大量地驅逐數百位的厄立特里亞難民。根據國際法組織,數千名年輕的厄立特里亞人每年企圖離開他們的國家。為利比亞的領袖穆額瑪.艾爾得救禱告。為利比亞及厄立特里亞人得救禱告。禱告神的國在此地被堅立。

Libya – Pray that this North African country will not mass deport hundreds of Eritrean refugees. According to international rights organizations, thousands of young Eritreans attempt to leave their country every year. Pray also for the salvation of Libyan leader Muammar al-Qadhafi. Pray for the salvation of the Eritreans as well as the Libyans. Pray for the Kingdom of God to firmly be established here.

馬來西亞--馬來西亞的首相阿布拉巴達威,最近宣佈他將在2010年中退休,並且交棒給副手納吉伯。統管「馬來西亞馬來民族統一機構」(簡稱「巫統」)的主席,傳統上都會成為該國的首相,並領導「國民陣線」(簡稱「國陣」)聯盟。為巴達威及拉茲克及九位國家世襲的君王人選得救禱告。禱告伊斯蘭教教法在這個東南亞國家被廢除,該國的信徒能去到附近的鄰近國家,與當地人民分享耶穌基督的福音。

Malaysia – Malaysia’s Prime Minister, Abdullah bin Ahmad Badawi, recently announced he will step down in mid-2010 and hand over power to his deputy, Najib Razak. The president of the ruling United Malays National Organization, which leads the Barisan National Coalition, is traditionally the prime minister. Pray for the salvation of Badawi, Razak and nine hereditary state sultans. Pray also for Sharia law to be abolished in this Southeast Asian country, and that Believers here will go to their surrounding countries and share the Gospel of Jesus Christ with their neighbors.

 


 

►2008年9月25日(四)

September 25

阿曼--阿曼已經普遍性地經歷令人印象深刻的經濟成果,其中最顯著的是5.3%國內生產毛額的高成長率、低通膨,以及預算性順差。禱告政府有智慧更多提升國家經濟。禱告神祝福這個阿拉伯半島國家中基督徒的工作,使神的國在此地大大地擴展。

Oman – Oman has experienced generally impressive economic performance, characterized by high real Gross Domestic Product growth of 5.3 percent, low inflation, and budgetary surpluses. Pray that the government would have wisdom in further boosting its economy, and that all of the people of Oman will benefit from the growth. Pray also that the Lord would bless the work of Christians in this Arabian Peninsula nation to advance His Kingdom here.

哈薩克—根據美國國際宗教自由委員會,該國最近將重擔加諸於宗教機構,如果新立法成為法律,將會具體加增在信仰表達方面的嚴格程度。禱告該國總統納斯坦,不會簽署這個在中亞國家會嚴重妨礙宗教自由的新法律。為該國總統、內閣及法律促進單位得救禱告,並且他們會按照聖經原則治理國家。

Kazakhstan – Kazakhstan, which already places burdens on religious organizations, will substantially increase restrictions on expressions of faith if new legislation becomes law, according to the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom. Pray that the new law, which will severely hinder religious freedom in this Central Asian nation, will not be signed by President Nursultan Nazarbayev. Pray for the salvation of the President, his cabinet, and the law enforcement agencies in this land, and that they will rule according to Biblical principles.

 


 

►2008年9月26日(五)

September 26

突尼西亞--為該國的新聞自由禱告,因為自2001年以來,突尼西亞總統本.阿里監禁媒體記者的人數遠超過其他阿拉伯國家。禱告敬虔的記者有能力讓全世界知道該國貪腐的情形,並為終止突尼西亞的恐怖主義來鋪路。為所有的記者受保護,該國總統得救及接下來的30天有數千名新信徒來到主前禱告。

Tunisia – Pray for freedom of the press in Tunisia, where President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali has jailed more journalists than any other Arab country since 2001. Pray that journalists would have the ability to make known to the world the corruption going on in this nation, and pray for an end to terrorism in Tunisia. Pray for protection for the journalist, the Believers here, and the salvation of the president. Pray for multiple thousands of new Believers to come to the Lord in the next thirty days.

柬埔寨—禱告福音會在這個東南亞國家被傳講,該國人民將會大量地認識主。為該國首相胡笙及所有政府官員得救禱告。

Cambodia – Pray that the Gospel will be preached freely in this Southeast Asian nation, and that the Cambodians will come to know the Lord in large numbers. Pray for the salvation of Prime Minister Hun Sen and all of the government leaders.

 


 

►2008年9月27日(六)

September 27

土耳其—憲政法庭最近作出一個決定推翻穆斯林女性戴頭巾的禁令。禱告因此決定而造成在「世俗主義者」與傾向伊斯蘭教的AK黨之間所升高的緊張情勢能緩和下來。禱告在土耳其此時期能有獨特的方式來傳揚福音。

Turkey – There was a recent decision by the Constitutional court to overturn a ban on headscarves. Pray that tensions arising as of a result of this decision between the “secularists” and the pro-Islamist AK Party in Turkey will be mitigated. Pray that the Lord will show Believers wise and unique ways to spread the Gospel during this time in Turkey.

北韓—北韓最近抨擊南韓國防部長把共產國家視為敵人。南韓國防部長李善璽上個月告訴國會,南韓視北韓為「一個現存的敵人」與威脅。北韓和平統一祖國委員會說,如此反對北韓的評論,是一個「不容原諒的挑釁」。為南韓與北韓之間有平安禱告。為大約5~7萬名因信仰入獄的基督徒的安全及釋放禱告—每4人中就有1人入獄。禱告即使在極度的監督下,地下教會的信徒仍然保有他們的信心。為金正日及其他北韓領袖、囚犯及警衛得救禱告,永久關閉所有實行酷刑的集中營。

North Korea – North Korea recently lashed out at the South Korean defense chief for labeling the communist state an enemy. South Korean Defense Minister Lee Sang-hee told parliament that the country’s military views North Korea as “a present enemy” and threat. The North Korea Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of the Fatherland said that the comment was an “unpardonable provocation” against the North. Pray for peace between North Korea and South Korea. Pray for the safety and release of an estimated 50,000 to 70,000 Christians who are imprisoned for their faith—about one in four Believers has been imprisoned. Pray for underground Believers to keep their faith in God while under extreme scrutiny. Pray for the salvation of Kim Jong-Il and all other North Korean leaders, and all prisoners and guards, and for all torture camps to be permanently closed down.

 


 

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

 

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