- Give praise to God for relationships formed between believers and Gulf Arab Bedouin families!
- Ask the Lord of the harvest to bring forth fruit that remains as believers in Tunisia invite neighbors and friends into their homes during the Easter season and sow the truth of the Word.
- Praise the Lord that a local Islamic leader in Bangladesh graciously invited some believers into his home to meet his family; pray that salvation will come to him and his household.
- As believers all over the world celebrate the resurrection of our Lord, please call out to God on behalf of the millions of people in Karachi, Pakistan, who are not following Jesus.
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GULF ARAB BEDOUIN (BED-oo-in) - Give praise to God for relationships formed between believers and Bedouin families! Please pray that opportunities to share Truth will abound and that the Lord will, in His mighty power, draw these families into His kingdom.
TUNISIAN ARABS OF TUNISIA (too-NEE-zhan) - The believers in Tunisia will celebrate the death and resurrection of Jesus during the Easter season in April. Many Tunisians like to invite others to share in their holidays, so this is a great opportunity for believers of all nationalities to reciprocate by opening their homes to their neighbors and friends. Pray for warm relationships and good communication so that the truth of the Word will be sown widely into the soil of people’s hearts. Ask the Lord of the harvest to bring forth fruit that remains in Tunisia during this spring season. Pray especially for Hamed*, who has heard many stories from the Word in the last few months. Ask that he will understand and believe. “So faith comes from hearing, and hearing by the word of Christ” (Romans 10:17, NASB). (*pseudonym)
BANGLADESH - “He is known as the ‘huzur’ (pronounced hoo-zoor), a local leader of Islam who teaches children religious lessons, sells worried fathers amulets with promises of healing, and convinces mothers to keep their little ones away from the Christians. We had heard of his work, but in March, we had the opportunity to meet Dabir*. His home is small and temporary, just like those of his neighbors who live beside him in the same slum. His wife is lovely, and he is obviously proud of his daughter and son. We praise the Lord that Dabir was gracious enough to invite us into his home to meet his family. We now have faces and names for whom we can pray specifically. Please join us in praying for Dabir. Pray that his heart will soften toward Isa Masih (Jesus Christ) and that salvation will come to him and his household. Pray that Dabir will not only accept the Gospel, but that he will also proclaim it for the glory of God.” (*pseudonym)
KARACHI, PAKISTAN (kah-RAH-chee) - As believers all over the world celebrate the resurrection of our Lord, please call out to God on behalf of the millions of people in Karachi who are not following Jesus. Pray for their eyes to be opened to see the truth about who Jesus really is. Ask the Lord to show them His glory, and to empower believers to share boldly with their neighbors all over Karachi. Karachi is a hub for the entire country of Pakistan, and many people come here to work and then go back to places where it would be nearly impossible for most people to get to. Pray that the Lord will particularly cause people from the unreached places to hear the Good News, believe it, and take it back to others who have never had the opportunity to hear the truth about Christ. Pray as new training groups are being started among believers to equip them to live as followers of Jesus, fishers of men, and disciple-making disciples!
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