Breakthrough May 2018

Breakthrough is a monthly call to pray for the Arab world. In each edition we focus on a different country of the region, praying for breakthrough over a particular stronghold.

Welcome to our May edition of Breakthrough. In just over two weeks, the lives of millions of Muslims all over the world will get turned upside down. For thirty days, there will be no eating, no drinking, no smoking and no sexual relations for all who are able* during the daylight hours. It will be tough, but Ramadan is one of the five pillars of Islam – so it’s not an option if you are a Muslim.

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A beautiful message

By the Director of Arab World Media

The greatest injustice

As a father, I regularly hear my young children say, ‘That’s not fair’. Often my response is, ‘Life’s not fair’. However, my children’s plea for fairness reflects a human desire for justice.

There are many injustices in our world: real issues that adversely impact vulnerable people. These are issues that followers of Christ should care about.

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Enemy to brother

Abdu* is a young Middle Eastern man. His father is a well known figure in his home city. He belongs to a fundamentalist Muslim organisation that operates across the country. Abdu became very active in this group at a very early age.

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Breakthrough April 2018

Breakthrough is a monthly call to pray for the Arab world. In each edition we focus on a different country of the region, praying for breakthrough over a particular stronghold.

He will swallow up death forever; and the Lord God will wipe away tears from all faces, and the reproach of his people he will take away from all the earth, for the Lord has spoken. (Isaiah 25:8 ESV)

Welcome to Breakthrough and happy Easter! This is truly the most beautiful day – the day when Jesus completed his earthly mission and death was swallowed up forever.

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Do not be afraid – rejection

You cannot be my disciple, unless you love me more than you love your father and mother, your wife and children, and your brothers and sisters. You cannot come with me unless you love me more than you love your own life. (Luke 14:25-27 CEV)

These words are tough. Not many of us have to live them the way believers from a Muslim background do.

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