Prayer points for Nigeria (April-May 2014)

Thanks to everyone for praying for the Nigerian school girls kidnapped by the terrorist group Boko Haram. The international community has started to condemn this cowardly act by the terrorists. Even Michelle Obama (the first Lady of the United States) has started a hashtage campaign #bringbackourgirls that’s trending on Twitter, Facebook etc to raise awareness.

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/may/10/michelle-obama-nigeria-presidential-address

Plus Britain, France, Israel and the US are too offering tactical help to the Nigerians.

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/may/12/boko-haram-free-kidnapped-schoolgirls-exchange-prisoners

Hash tags are good to raise awareness but what is needed is actual affirmative action on Nigerian soil. For we must pray that there are people who do everything they can to not just rescue these girls but also put an end to Boko Haram.

Keep praying. Have faith. Press on.

Disciples of hope

Let’s first reflect on the following scriptures before I give out the prayer points for Nigeria (April-May 2014)

The Book of Acts 12:1-11

1 About that time King Herod Agrippa[a] began to persecute some believers in the church. 2 He had the apostle James (John’s brother) killed with a sword. 3 When Herod saw how much this pleased the Jewish people, he also arrested Peter. (This took place during the Passover celebration. 4 Then he imprisoned him, placing him under the guard of four squads of four soldiers each. Herod intended to bring Peter out for public trial after the Passover. 5 But while Peter was in prison, the church prayed very earnestly for him.  

6 The night before Peter was to be placed on trial, he was asleep, fastened with two chains between two soldiers. Others stood guard at the prison gate. 7 Suddenly, there was a bright…

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Posted on May 13, 2014, in Prayer tips. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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