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.
“After the earthquake came a fire, but the LORD was not in the fire. And after the fire came a gentle whisper.” 1 Kings 19:12 Father God, we pray that more and more Libyans will hear your gentle voice above all the noises, fighting and gunfire, in Jesus name.
Jesus said to him, “Today salvation has come to this house, because this man, too, is a son of Abraham. For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.” (Luke 19:9-10) Thank you, Lord Jesus for coming to seek and save the lost children of Ismael in Libya too!
And in the place where it is said to them, “You are not My people,” It will be said to them, “You are the sons of the living God.” (Hosea 1:10) Lord, we pray for many more sons and daughters of the living God in Libya.
Father, we praise you for all your good plans and promises for your sheep in Libya. Only You can make them lie down in green pastures even in the face of trouble and turmoil. You are the Good Shepherd who cares for the sheep, search for the lost ones and binds up those who are injured.
And in the place where it is said to them, “You are not My people,” It will be said to them, “You are the sons of the living God.” Hosea 1:10 Lord, we pray for many more sons and daughters of the living God in Libya.
“Many nations will be joined with the LORD in that day and will become my people” Zechariah 2:11 Father, it is our desire to see all the people groups in Libya part of the great multitude worshiping.