Day `69, 10-March-2015, let us continue to meditate and pray the Lord's Prayer today.
May the nations be glad and sing for joy,
for you rule the peoples with equity and guide the nations of the earth.- Psalm 67:4
Open Doors- World Watch 2015
Let us seek the Lord on behalf
of our Brothers and Sisters in the Lord all around the world.
"It's the Pentecostal power and only the Pentecostal power that will get the job done. Pentecost is not for display but the ability given by The Holy Spirit to reach the world before the return of Jesus."- Cecil Young
Millions of Christians around the world today are facing persecution for their faith in Jesus Christ. Some are disowned by their families, others are tortured or imprisoned, others are sent away from their homes, and sometimes they even face death.
Persecution of Christians occurs in many countries worldwide. Find out more about the 50 countries on our Wold Watch List including the current leader, major religion, persecution ranking, and more.
The World Watch List is a current list of the top 50 countries around the world, ranked according to the level of persecution experienced there.
World Watch List
Persecution of Christians comes in many forms, from general hardships to imprisonment... and sometimes death. Read stories from those who have lost their lives for the sake of Christ.
Many are imprisoned, some are abused, others are disowned by their families. They all have a story to tell.
While thousands of Christians remain in prison for their faith in Christ, we praise God for release of several Christians in recent months.
Christian Martyrs All around the world hundreds of Christians are dying for their faith in Jesus
100 million Christians around the globe are currently suffering persecution for their faith. Most often persecution takes the form of imprisonment, abuse, and hostilities. In some cases, however, Christians are asked to face more than scorn, prison, or the loss of health—they are asked to face death.
These individuals are the Christian martyrs of our faith. Jesus said in Matthew 10:39 “Whoever finds his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life for my sake will find it.”
During the first century, almost all of Jesus’ disciples suffered martyrdom for his sake. Peter was crucified upside down, Mark was torn to pieces, and Paul was beheaded. As Christianity spread throughout Europe and the British Isles, countless numbers of Christians were tortured and burned at the stake. And few can forget the moving story of Jim Elliot and four others who ventured into the Ecuadorian jungle, never to return.
This history reminds us of the great price that belief in God may demand and the great impact that such a sacrifice can have.
But that history has not ended.
Today there are still many Christians martyrs, those who give their life for their faith. Every year and on every continent men and women face death because of their belief in Jesus Christ. They are the Christian martyrs of this century; the fathers, mothers, grandparents, and children who have lost their lives for the sake of the gospel. Around the world the light of their testimonies continues to shine. Their impact is immeasurable and their stories should not be forgotten.
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