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Prayer, Plain and Simple

Prayer, Plain and Simple

Pray for Christians in Malaysia.

Let’s pray for Christians in Malaysia. In the last two days Muslims in this Islamic nation have turned violent, firebombing four Christian churches following a court decision that allows Christians to translate the word for God as Allah.

“Allah is only for us,” said a poster waved at one of the protests stated in mosques throughout the county on Friday, the Muslim holy day. Many Muslims are angry about a Dec. 31 High Court decision overturning a government ban on Roman Catholics’ using “Allah” for God in the Malay-language edition of their main newspaper, the Herald.

So what is God’s name? Is The Christian God the same as Allah, the God of Muslims? This is a complicated and contentious question on both sides. But arguments aside, we should pray for the peace of Malaysia and for the safety of Christians there.

“God, we pray today for peace in Malaysia. Keep Christians safe in this place. Extinguish the violent and angry spirit there. You know your own name, and you have revealed – by relaying that name – the most intimate details of your essence. Do this in a new way in Malaysia. Bring miraculous peace and a resolve to the Christians there to love you through their fear and danger. In Jesus’ name, the very name of God!”  

  • Your Name

    I pray for peace in Malaysia.I pray for the Christians and Muslims too.

  • johnadebisi@talktalk.net

    All Christian all over the world join together in prayer for peace and resolve to the nation of Malaysia.We all join together praying that God will open the minds of every Moslems in the world to the true meaning of whom Jesus Christ is.Wherever the devil has planned the atrocity between Muslim and Christian, that God will send the arrow of destruction and destroy it in Jesus name. Amen

  • Kokkee Ng

    On behalf of the church in Malaysia, I thank you all for your prayers. However, please note that we have no clear evidence of who were committing these acts of violence. No one has claimed responsibility. Most likely they are misguided individuals. Most Malaysians, including many, many Muslims have come forward to condemn these senseless acts. Many, including Muslims, have offered help in various ways. Though there are real tensions regarding the “Allah” issue, there is NO Muslim vs Christian violence in our country. As to the issue itself, Muslims themselves are divided; the same can be said of Christians. Please pray that we will resolve this issue with courage and integrity — one that will be respectful to the religious sensitivities of all Malaysians.

  • http://blog.beliefnet.com/prayerplainandsimple/2010/01/pray-for-christians-in-malaysia.html#comments Kokkee Ng

    On behalf of the church in Malaysia, I thank you all for your prayers. However, please note that we have no clear evidence of who were committing these acts of violence. No one has claimed responsibility. Most likely they are misguided individuals. Most Malaysians, including many, many Muslims have come forward to condemn these senseless acts. Many, including Muslims, have offered help in various ways. Though there are real tensions regarding the “Allah” issue, there is NO Muslim vs Christian violence in our country. As to the issue itself, Muslims themselves are divided; the same can be said of Christians. Please pray that we will resolve this issue with courage and integrity — one that will be respectful to the religious sensitivities of all Malaysians.

  • Your Name

    God Almighty, God of justice and peace I pray you now in the name of Jesus to bring peace in the nation of Malaysia and to keep Christian safe in the shelter of wings, protect them dear God from persecution and Give them a save environment to worship the precious name of Jesus.
    I pray you my Lord in the name of Jesus, my LORD, my SAVIOR, the PRINCE OF PEACE.

  • Skyreloh

    Dear Lord, please restore the peace in Malaysia between the Muslims and Christians pertaining to the “Allah” issue. Peace be to all. Amen.

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