Why pray for the desert tribes?

The news is filled with stories of people from the Arabian Peninsula who have developed a reputation as terrorists. Some would call them enemies.


Jesus commanded us to pray for our enemies. To pray for our enemies is to pray for them the way Jesus did: to pray that they would find forgiveness as they repent and discover the mercies that are new every morning in the Messiah.


The Messiah did not die in a way that seemed noble. But His nobility was vindicated through the resurrection. Some who pray for the Arabian Peninsula, are called to go there in Jesus name. We must also pray for them. While there is no guarantee that they will be "successful" in terms of winning thousands by themselves. Those who follow Jesus faithfully will have success in the resurrection.



Mert Hershberger

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  • As we pray, we are trusting that God will use us for His glory in some way. Perhaps merely in asking. Perhaps in knocking on our neighbor's door in order to share the Love of Jesus with them.

  • I've been praying for the leaders and followers of Boko Haram, Al Shabaab, Al Qaeda, ISIS, Hezbollah, Hamas, the Muslim Brotherhood and their front organizations to have a personal encounter with the living Christ.

    The only way, we can turn the present evil situation with all the killings and Jew hating is to call on God to open eyes that are blind and set the captives free. Let's pray for the salvation of those who follow the god of Islam.

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