Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Pray for the Persecuted Church in Eritrea

If you are in Christ, these are our brothers and sisters – this is hard and humbling. They are such an encouragement, bringing glory to Jesus and living out John 11:25-26

"Jesus said to her, "I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live, and everyone who lives and believes in me shall never die. Do you believe this?"

Hebrews 13:3 – "Remember those who are in prison, as though in prison with them, and those who are mistreated, since you also are in the body."

On December 5 government authorities arrived at a prayer meeting taking place in Asmara, the capital city of Eritrea. The thirty elderly women in attendance were arrested and taken to jail. Though the women were released ten days later, hundreds of Christians remain imprisoned in metal shipping containers, military barracks, and underground dungeons without proper sanitation and nutrition… read the rest of the post here and pray http://bit.ly/7ij5k0

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