May the Good News of the Gospel reach thousands upon thousands of Libyan souls this new year. May it refresh the weary souls like cold water. (Proverbs 25:25)
TRIPOLI: Suicide attackers stormed the Libyan foreign ministry in the capital Tripoli on Tuesday (Dec 25), killing at least three people including a senior civil servant in an attack claimed by the Islamic State (IS) militant group. Twenty-one other people were wounded in the attack, authorities said. Source
Father God, as intercessors for the region, we stand together and bind the spirit of death over Libya. Come Holy Spirit and blow your life-giving breath over the nation and its citizens.
The angel answered, “The Holy Spirit will come on you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you. So the holy one to be born, will be called the Son of God. Luke 1:35 Father, we pray for your Holy Spirit to come and empower your children and servants in Libya for your glory.
“But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, though you are small among the clans of Judah, out of you will come for me, one who will be ruler over Israel, whose origins are from of old, from ancient times.” Micah 5:2
Father, thank you for sending your Son to the world to be born in Bethlehem as promised by the prophet Micah. We thank you for all the promises spoken over Libya through the ages. Thank you, that all your promises are ‘yes’ and ‘amen’ in Jesus.
“The LORD your God will raise up for you a prophet like me from among you, from your fellow Israelites. You must listen to him.” Deuteronomy 18:15 Oh Lord Jesus, you indeed came 2000 years ago to lead your children through the Wilderness into the Promised Land. Open the eyes of all Libyans to see you as the Deliverer.
“He(Jacob) had a dream in which he saw a stairway resting on the earth, with its top reaching to heaven, and the angels of God were ascending and descending on it” Genesis 28:12
Father God, we thank you for the stairway you opened up for us through Jesus, our Messiah.
Monday 26th: Libya
Lord, we pray that you will bring all Libyans out of darkness, break the chains of Islam, violence, the spiritual gates of bronze and bars of iron keeping them from knowing you. (Psalm 107:14-16)
This week the Prophet Muhammad’s birthday will be celebrated by street processions, decorating homes and mosques, distributing food, charity and reciting poetry.
“The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth.” (John 1:14)
Lord Jesus, may you reveal yourself in glory to all Libyans in this week.
Father God, just as Phinehas stood up and intervened for the plague to stop, we intercede for all Libyans to turn their backs on Islam and turn towards you. (Numbers 25:8)
According to the Libyan Observer (22 October 2018), meetings to streamline the Libyan army unification are being held in Cairo and locally with army officers of the Presidential council.
Lord, we are looking to you and seeking your face to bring peace to this troubled nation, in Jesus name. May your Spirit penetrate the darkest corners and hardest hearts.