A massive four-day national prayer event is starting today, Oct. 26, in the desert north of Cairo, and is expected to draw 50,000 people from all over Egypt and reach around 5 to 6 million viewers with television coverage. Last November 70,000 Egyptian Christians gathered for praise, worship, and prayer at St. Simon Church in Cairo while millions around the globe followed the event live on TV and the Internet. This was a significant event: It was the largest Christian gathering in the modern history of Egypt.
“What is happening in Egypt this month is truly awesome. In the midst of increased persecution, turmoil and uncertainty, Christians are reaching out to others and fervently praying ‘in such a time as this.’ Please pray for our brothers and sisters in Christ during this weekend event,” said Jerry Dykstra, Media Relations Director for Open Doors USA.
Let us rejoice and pray for our brothers and sisters in Egypt and indeed in the whole of the Middle-East. Let us pray that multitudes will come to Jesus.
Every knee will bow before God and every tongue will confess that Jesus-Christ is Lord!