I simply have to share this story published by Open Doors, an organization that empowers and supports persecuted Christians worldwide. The title of the story is “Iranian Jailer Transformed because of Faithful Prisoner.”
Noushin (name changed for safety), a house church leader in Iran, was terrified she would be imprisoned for her faith. She was afraid she would buckle under duress and reveal the names of her fellow believers or deny Christ. But when she was imprisoned, she experienced the peace and direction of the Holy Spirit in ways that amazed not only her but the man who interrogated her.
Please follow the link above to read the entire story, and if you’re a follower of Christ, remember He is in YOU as well. You have the same Holy Spirit indwelling you.
I receive prayer requests via email from Open Doors, an organization serving persecuted Christians worldwide.
Today I received an email about signing a petition to be sent to President Obama requesting him to appoint a special envoy for religious freedom for the Near East and Southeast Asia. Additionally, it asks the President to form a strategic plan of action to increase the protection of Christians and other minority groups.
If you haven’t heard of Open Doors, please follow the link in the first paragraph to read about its concerns and the work it does. If you would like to sign the petition (it takes 1-2 minutes, tops), click here.
If you would also like to receive prayer emails from Open Doors, follow this link. This week’s prayer requests/stories are found on that page, and you can also sign up to receive the weekly prayer emails.
Thanks for reading,