The International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church is observed on November 1st and November 8th.
Lord God Almighty, we come to You on behalf of our persecuted brothers and sisters around the world. Let them feel Your love and mercy and grace. Give them strength to withstand persecution and courage to tell others about You in the face of danger. Give them hope, knowing that no matter what happens to them in this world, they are destined for eternity with You. Provide for their needs, especially access to Your Word. When their families reject them, surround them with new Christian families who will love and support them. Empower them by Your Holy Spirit to love You more than they fear persecution. In the name of Jesus. Amen.
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