SEPTEMBER - KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN
situated in the Gulf between Iran and Saudi Arabia, is made up of over 35
islands, the major ones connected by causeways. Iranian rule of what is now
modern Bahrain lasted for 180 years until they were expelled by the Kalifa
family who took control in 1782.
Monday - Pray that Jesus would reign over the spiritual authorities that seek to blind, bind and confuse people, and that the attraction of worldly pleasures would pale.
Tuesday - Pray for the King, Sheikh Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa, and other authorities in Bahrain. Pray that the Lord would give them wisdom to lead their people into peaceful political and social development.
Wednesday - Pray for the expatriate churches in Bahrain - Indian, Filipino, Western and African. Pray for a renewed vision of God's purpose in bringing them to Bahrain.
Thursday - Pray for the Arab fellowships, which include some locals. Pray for unity and cooperation among them. Pray for leadership to help them build up one another.
Friday - Pray for the isolated Bahraini believers who do not regularly attend church. May the Lord help these believers to see the importance of meeting together.
Saturday - Pray for believing Bahraini husbands and wives to grow closer together as they serve Christ. Pray especially for the youth in view of many economic frustrations.
Sunday - Pray
for the living witness of the Christian establishments in Bahrain - the
churches, the Christian bookstores, the mission hospital and the mission