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2009/1/25-31 北緯10/40度之窗禱告焦點

 
 

北緯10/40之窗禱告焦點

2009年1月25日 - 1月31日

Weekly Prayer Points- January 25 - January 31, 2009

 

►2009年1月25日(日)

January 25

阿曼—2008年12月10日,阿曼最頂尖的宗教學者,在他們200的開齋節訓示中,強調朝聖的重要性。偉大的伊斯蘭教領袖哈瑪,激勵穆斯林要虔誠及順服全能的阿拉。禱告信徒拿起權柄來對抗捆綁穆斯林人民天空執政掌權的黑暗權勢。祈求聖靈以超自然的方式,向阿曼的穆斯林彰顯耶穌是真正的平安。禱告在接下來的30天有數千名新信徒來到主前。

Oman – Oman’s top religious scholars, in their Eid sermons on December 10, 2008, underlined the importance of the Hajj, the pilgrimage to Mecca. The Grand Mufti, Shaikh Ahmed bin Hamad Al Khalili exhorted Muslims to be pious and obey Allah the Almighty. Take authority over the spiritual principalities and powers that have kept the Muslims in bondage. Ask the Holy Spirit to supernaturally reveal Jesus to Oman Muslims as the way to true peace. Pray for multiple thousands of new Believers will come to know the Lord in the next 30 days.

哈薩克—一項加強對於非傳統宗教活動控制的草案已由國會通過,並在當地引起熱烈討論。2008年12月2日,哈薩克人權局長耶芙尼說,如果總統弩勒書坦簽署這項法案,這個國家將會回到一個極權統治的時代。禱告總統弩勒書坦不會簽署這項草案。禱告在該國宗教自由能增加。神的國建立在這個土地上。
Kazakhstan – A Kazakh draft law passed by parliament that tightens control over nontraditional religious activities is causing heated debate in Kazakhstan. Yevgeny Zhovtis, chief of the Kazakh Bureau on Human Rights, said on December 2, 2008, that if President Nursultan Nazarbaev signs the legislation, the country would return to an era of totalitarian control. Pray that President Nazarbayev will not sign the draft law. Pray for increased religious freedom in Kazakhstan. Pray for the Kingdom of God to be established in this nation.

 


 

►2009年1月26日(一)

January 26

突尼西亞—2008年11月5日,總統班阿里釋放幾個著名的政治犯,而人權觀察組織極力主張政府當局應釋放所有因非暴力政治活動而入獄的人犯,終止前政治犯的騷擾。禱告該國政府運用智慧以公義治理國家。禱告突尼西亞社會敞開接受當地的基督徒。禱告復興會爆發在這片土地上,每個人都認識主。

Tunisia – President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali of Tunisia freed several prominent political prisoners on November 5, 2008, and Human Rights Watch urged authorities to release all persons held for nonviolent political activities and to end the harassment of former political prisoners. Pray that the government of Tunisia would govern justly and with wisdom. Pray that Tunisian society openly accepts Tunisian Christians. Pray that revival will break out in this land, and everyone will come to know the Lord.

柬埔寨—2008年12月10日,聯合國及該國政府同意原則上加強防止國家種族屠殺法庭幕僚腐化敗壞的措施。該法庭將審判資深的共產黨員卡莫洛,當他的團體在1975-1979年大權在握時,因其激進的政策造成了1千7百萬人喪生。禱告在起訴這些曾參與卡莫洛統治時期大屠殺的過程中,公義能彰顯。禱告因大屠殺所受的傷害,持續的醫治能臨到柬埔寨。禱告神會堅固柬埔寨教會的領袖,他們會以主的方式在門訓上用創意帶領新信徒。

Cambodia – The United Nations and the government of Cambodia agreed in principle on December 10, 2008 to strengthen measures to prevent corruption among staff at the country’s genocide tribunal. The tribunal will try senior members of the communist Khmer Rouge, whose radical policies caused 1.7 million deaths when the group was in power in 1975-79. Pray that justice will be done in the prosecution of those involved in the mass killings during the Khmer Rouge regime. Pray for continued healing for Cambodia from the genocide. Pray that God would strengthen the Church leaders in Cambodia, and that they would be innovative in discipling new Believers in the Way of the Lord.

 


 

►2009年1月27日(二)

January 27

土耳其—TURK-7是一家基督教電視頻道,播送節目給當地7千萬說土耳其語的觀眾,其他10萬名觀眾則分佈在歐洲、中亞、及中東。雖然土耳其憲法包括宗教的自由,可是敬拜只被允許在「為該目的所蓋的建築」中進行,當地官員則是對少數族群信仰的建築計畫嚴格限制。禱告土耳其的基督徒有機會與身邊的人分享耶穌的真理。禱告所有的限制被解除,信徒在這個土地上能自由敬拜神。

Turkey – TURK-7 is a Christian television channel broadcasting programming to 70 million Turkish-speaking viewers in Turkey- plus another 10 million other Turks in Europe, Central Asia and the Middle East. While the Turkish constitution includes freedom of religion, worship services are only permitted in “buildings created for this purpose,” and officials have restricted the construction of buildings for minority religions. Pray for opportunities for Christians in Turkey to share the truth of who Jesus is with those around them. Pray all restrictions will be lifted, and Believers will be able to freely worship in this land.

北韓—根據北韓邊境巡邏隊報導,對於企圖違法跨越邊界到中國的北韓難民,已下達「立即射殺」命令。過去幾個月,中國警察在邊境正全面性執行挨家挨戶地清查,要逐出那些在中國家庭中的北韓難民。為生活在卑賤中的北韓人民,以及那些因家庭緣故而受到只勉強提供食物及其他所需者威脅的人禱告。禱告神派遣所需的力量來拯救百姓脫離傷害。禱告神會按著祂榮耀的豐盛提供他們一切所需(腓 4: 19)。禱告北韓金正日的統治到今年秋季為止。

North Korea – The North Korean border patrol reportedly have a “shoot-on-sight” order for North Korean refugees (NKRs) trying to cross the border illegally into China. Widespread house-to-house checks by Chinese police in border areas were administered to ferret out NKRs in Chinese households over the past few months. Pray for North Koreans who live in squalor and whose lives are threatened by mere attempts to provide food and other necessities for their families. Pray for God to send necessary forces to rescue these people from harm. Pray the Lord will provide all of their need according to His riches in Glory. (Philippians 4:19) Pray for the regime of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il to fall this year.

 


 

►2009年1月28日(三)

January 28

索馬利亞—伊斯蘭好戰份子正在該國進行聖戰,截至去年為止,已經暗殺了24名救援工作人員。當他們在去年9月抓到一名年僅25歲的人道救援工作者,此人在2005年離開伊斯蘭改信基督教,他們不止殺了他,並將其斬首示眾。禱告神使用這名年輕基督徒殉道的見證,贏得更多的索馬利亞人歸向基督。為那些運送重要糧食及醫藥救援給基督徒的人員安全及受保護禱告。目前,當地教會被迫全都成為地下教會;有些領袖的名字甚至出現在被判死刑的名單上。求神的保護臨到他們,他們在信仰上仍剛強壯膽,帶領不計其數的人歸向基督。

Somalia – Islamic militants waging jihad in Somalia have assassinated some 24 aid workers so far this year. When they captured a 25-year-old humanitarian aid worker in September they did not merely kill him because he had left Islam and converted to Christianity in 2005, but they beheaded him in a public spectacle. Pray that God will use the witness of this young Christian martyr to win many Somalis to Christ. Pray for the protection and safety of those delivering vital food aid and medical care to Christians. The Somali church has been driven totally underground; some leaders have been named on a hit list for execution. Pray that God would protect them, they would remain strong in the Faith, and lead unprecedented numbers of people to Christ.

巴基斯坦—蓋達及塔利班聖戰份子,已經佔領大部分的西北部聯邦統治的部落區域,現正脅迫西北邊境省(NWFP)的首都柏夏瓦。根據在那些區域的基督教團體表示,當地的教會正處在極度危險中。禱告神保護所有在該省及在巴基斯坦的基督徒。禱告信徒儘管面對困境,因耶穌的權柄仍站立得穩,並有勇氣去分享他們的信仰帶領他人歸主。

Pakistan – Al Qaeda and Taliban jihadists have captured most of the northwest Federally Administered Tribal Areas, and were now terrorizing Peshawar, the capital city of North West Frontier Province (NWFP). The church in NWFP is greatly at risk, according to Christian groups in the area. Pray for God to protect Christians in NWFP, and all of Pakistan. Pray the Believers would stand firm in the authority of Jesus and have the courage to share their faith and lead others to Christ despite the troubles they face.

 


 

►2009年1月29日(四)

January 29

奈及利亞—在當地選舉之後,於2008年11月28日開始的兩天暴動中,有數百人喪生,並有大約7,000到10,000人逃離他們的家,這場暴動主要發生在奈及利亞高原省首都喬斯中全是穆斯林的豪薩人與基督徒的Berom人之間。當地基督徒領袖相信,這場暴動是事先協調策劃的,這些政治事件只是為反基督教的暴力行動提供藉口而已。用詩篇91篇為喬斯的信徒受保護及被當地穆斯林視為目標的信徒禱告。為基督徒領袖禱告,他們能在主裏繼續剛強,並有適合的方向來服事及門訓那些被迫離開的信徒。

Nigeria – Following local elections, hundreds of people were killed and an estimated 7,000 to 10,000 fled their homes in two days of rioting that started November 28, 2008 between mainly Muslim Hausa people and mainly Christian Berom people in Jos, the capital of Plateau State, Nigeria. Christian leaders in Jos believe that the riots were coordinated and planned, and that the political events were used as a pretext for anti-Christian violence. Psalm 91 protection for Believers in Jos, and throughout Nigeria, who are targeted by Muslims. Pray for Christian leaders in Nigeria to remain strong in the Lord, and that they will have proper direction to minister and disciple the Believers who have been displaced.

馬爾地夫—2008年11月,該國伊斯蘭教事務部宣布封鎖一個迪貝喜語及英語的網站,因其在馬爾地夫大力推崇基督教。為該國有全面性的宗教自由禱告,並求神拯救馬爾地夫那些關鍵的領袖人物,使他們對自己百姓放膽宣告福音。求神堅固、鼓勵並保護在當地極少數的基督徒,使復興發生在這個土地上,並在接下來30天有成千的新信徒來到主前。

Maldives – Maldives’ Ministry of Islamic Affairs announced on November 29, 2008 that it would block a Dhivehi and English language Web site, which it claimed was promoting Christianity amongst Maldivians. Pray for total religious freedom in Maldives.
Pray that the Lord will save key Maldivian leaders who will boldly declare the Gospel to their own people. Ask God to strengthen, encourage, and protect the small number of Maldivian Christians, and that their will be a revival in this land with multiple thousands of new Believers coming to the Lord in the next 30 days.

約旦—2008年12月3日,約旦及歐盟共同發起一個國家性加速對抗恐怖主義及犯罪組織集團的有效計畫。禱告約旦持續在反恐行動及對抗犯罪組織合作上採取措施。為居住在約旦的基督徒領受新的勇氣及能力禱告。為神的國在這個土地上被堅立禱告。

Jordan – Jordan and the European Union on December 3, 2008 launched a project to boost the kingdom’s efficiency in fighting terrorism and organized crime. Pray for Jordan to continue to cooperate in anti-terrorism and anti-organized crime measures. Pray for the Christian refugees residing in Jordan that they be anointed with fresh courage and strength. Pray that the Kingdom of God will be firmly established in this land.

塞內加爾—儘管有些進步,該國仍是一個貧窮的國家,平均每人的年收入約$850美金左右。雖然自1994年以來,貧窮比例已從68%下降至目前的50%,但貧窮的情況仍普遍存在,使許多當地人的機會受到限制。一些特別艱困的情形臨到非常年輕的人身上:五歲以下的孩童,每四個當中就有一個營養不良。禱告貧窮得以終止,孩童營養不良的情況消除。禱告神打開塞國領袖們的心轉向福音,他們能接受耶穌成為生命的主,以聖經原則治理國家。

Senegal – Despite progress, Senegal remains a poor country, with an average yearly income of about $850 per person. Poverty has dropped from 68 percent in 1994 to about 50 percent today. But such poverty remains widespread, limiting opportunities for many Senegalese. Especially hard hit are the extremely young: One out of every four children under age 5 is malnourished. Pray for the end of poverty, and for malnutrition among children to be eliminated. Pray that God will open the hearts of Senegal’s governmental leaders to the Gospel, they will receive Jesus as Lord, and they will govern the people based on Biblical principles.

 


 

►2009年1月30日(五)

January 30

厄利特立亞—該國政府對基督徒發動一波新的鎮壓,據報告顯示至少有110名傳福音的基督徒從去年11月中開始就遭拘禁。另外,除了該國首都愛斯馬拉之外,全國各角落都有基督徒被逮捕,至今已經有2000名基督徒被拘禁在具爭議性的牢房、警政單位、軍營、甚至金屬製的容器中。有些人多年來遭拘禁,卻沒有得到一個公平的審判。禱告厄利特立亞至終會執行1997年時的憲法,其中提供了宗教上的自由。禱告神支持和保護在獄中的基督徒,因為他們沒有足夠的食物。禱告信徒在獄中也向其他被拘禁的人傳福音。

Eritrea – Eritrea’s government has launched a fresh crackdown on Christians with reports that at least 110 evangelical believers have been detained since mid-November. The Christians were arrested in all parts of the country except for the capital, Asmara. Already some 2,000 Christians are detained in Eritrea, including in controversial prisons, police buildings, military camps and even metal containers. Some have been held for years without a fair trial. Pray that Eritrea would finally implement its 1997 constitution, which provides for religious freedom. Pray for God to sustain and protect Christians in prisons, who are said to have insufficient food. Pray that the Believers will evangelize those who are also imprisoned with them.

西藏—2008年12月10日,一份新的報告顯示,在中國西藏這個不得安寧的區域,使用酷刑是很普遍的家常便飯,而有些官員經常性的忽視那些應適當防止它發生的保衛措施。儘管被拘留者獲釋,也可能因受傷而導致死亡,或是在心靈及肉體上留下創傷,或是沒有辦法支付醫療費用或是完全否認這些傷害存在。禱告西藏的酷刑完全終止。所有的迫害及折磨立刻停止。禱告所有在這個土地上的信徒受到保護。禱告蒙古人在跟隨耶穌中發現全然的自由,並且神的國在此地被堅立。

Tibet – The use of torture in the restless Chinese region of Tibet is widespread and routine and officials regularly ignore legal safeguards supposed to be in place to prevent it, a new report said on December 10, 2008. Even when detainees are released, they may die of their injuries, be scarred for life mentally or physically and not be able to afford medical treatment or be denied it completely. Pray for the end of the use of torture in Tibet. Pray for all persecution and torture to stop immediately. Pray for the protection of all Believers in this land. Pray that Mongolians would find total freedom in following Jesus. Pray that the Kingdom of God will be firmly established in this land.

敘利亞—2008年11月28日,一個西方國家及歐盟表示,因敘利亞明顯的「深入調查」聯合國檢查員對非法挪用核武活動的場地進行消毒工作,因此他們倍感困擾。西方國家指控大馬士革採取伊朗的策略,妨礙核武監督調查,有些官員說這是一個秘密的原子爐,如果以色列去年沒有炸毀這個地方,它可以使鈽轉變成原子彈。禱告敘利亞會停止任何核武炸彈計畫。禱告在宗教與種族之間緊張的界線被挪開。為所有敘利亞人得救禱告。

Syria – A Western country and the European Union said on November 28, 2008 that they were disturbed by apparent Syrian efforts to “sanitize” sites United Nations inspectors want to examine in a probe into alleged covert nuclear activity. The Western nation accused Damascus of adopting Iranian tactics to impede a nuclear watchdog investigation into what officials say was a secret atomic reactor that could have made plutonium for atom bombs, if Israel had not bombed the site last year. Pray that Syria will stop any nuclear bomb plans. Pray that tensions across religious and ethnic lines be removed. Pray for the salvation of all Syrians.

蒙古—2008年12月10日,中國頂尖的立法委員吳邦國及蒙古籍的國會主席達登貝爾勒,誓言要加速國會內部在專業方面的合作,例如貿易、能源及自然資源等。為總統恩赫巴亞爾及其他政府領袖得救禱告。為蒙古的教會讚美神,為基督教相關印刷品、注釋、祈禱與教導方面書籍、聖經修訂的翻譯及製作禱告。

Mongolia – Chinese top legislator Wu Bangguo and Mongolian Parliament Chairman Damdin Demberel vowed on December 10, 2008 to step up inter-parliamentary cooperation in fields such as trade, energy and natural resources. Pray for the salvation of President Nambaryn Enkhbayar and other government leaders. Praise God for the Church in Mongolia. Pray for the translation and production of Christian literature, commentaries, devotional and teaching books, and the revision of the Bible.

 


 

►2009年1月31日(六)

January 31

東帝汶—2008年12月6日,一個芮氏6.2度的強震襲擊東帝汶海岸,震動許多建築物,使居民們驚慌尖叫地跑到街上。感謝主,當地93%的人口都是基督徒。有三個不同的種族,及20種不同的語言。為合一禱告,在這個幼嫩的國家發展之際,能有敬虔的領袖按照聖經治理國家。

East Timor – A powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 6.2 struck off East Timor’s coast on December 6, 2008, shaking buildings and sending screaming residents running into the streets. Thank God that 93 percent of East Timor’s population are Christian. There are three ethnic groups and 20 different languages in East Timor. Pray for unity and godly leaders who rule according to Biblical principles. as their young country develops.

甘比亞—該國領袖雅加瑪,因經常濫用人權及以此為統治國家目的而出名,極少能藉著查核的政治制度來阻止他在政策上突然和極端的改變。為總統雅加瑪及其他政府領袖得救禱告。求主使信徒拿起權柄來對抗捆綁甘比亞人民的伊斯蘭教中那些執政掌權的黑暗權勢,禱告當地所有百姓能接受耶穌為救主及生命的主。

The Gambia – Gambian leader Yaya Jammeh is known for his regime’s systematic human rights abuses and ad-hoc ruling of the country, with few political checks preventing him from sudden and drastic policy changes. Pray for the salvation of President Jammeh and all other government leaders. Take authority over the spiritual principalities and powers that are keeping the Gambian people bound to Islam, and pray that all Gambians will accept Jesus as Saviour and Lord.

西岸及加薩走廊—自去年11月5日戰爭爆發以來,以色列在2008年12月9日重新開放與迦薩走廊的交會處,以便運送人道救援物資及燃料。這次的暴力行動使得維持六個月的停火協議遭到質疑。伊朗前任總統拉夫桑賈尼說,穆斯林對於在迦薩走廊哈瑪斯所組成的好戰份子不斷攻擊感到憤怒,因為這會激動和「激怒」以色列。禱告所有恐怖份子組織的迫害計畫不會發生,那些對基督徒做出惡事的人能面對公義的處置。為加薩走廊長期砲火襲擊以色列能有一個和平、穩定及公平的解決方法。為所有在西岸及加薩走廊基督徒的安全及保護禱告,願神的國在此地被建立。

West Bank & Gaza Strip – Israel reopened its crossings on December 9, 2008 with Gaza to shipments of humanitarian aid and fuel since fighting erupted on November. 5. The violence has left a six-month-old truce in doubt. Iran’s former president, Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, said Muslim anger over the siege of the militant Hamas-run Gaza Strip will eventually explode and “burn” Israelis. Pray that all of the terrorist and persecution plots of all terrorist groups will not happen, and those who have done bad things to Christian Believers will be brought to justice. Pray for peace, calm and a fair resolution to the Gaza Strip siege. Pray for the safety and protection of all Christians in the West Bank and Gaza, and that the Kingdom of God will be established in this land.

 


 

◎原文瀏覽:The 10/40 Window Reporter January 2009 Edition

 

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