IDOP 2020 – International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church

Hope in Isolation is the 2020 IDOP Canada theme.

Romans 12:12 is the key verse: “Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.” It goes on to say, “Share with the Lord’s people who are in need.” We often think of ourselves as the ones who have something to share with those who are persecuted, but perhaps it is we, the Western Christian church, who can learn from the ability of our brothers and sisters to find Jesus, the Hope for the world, in the midst of isolating and difficult circumstances. May Jesus open our hearts to learn from and pray for them.

    Good morning Church,   “Look to me and be saved, all you ends of the earth! For I am God and there is no other.”      Isaiah 45:22   Charles Haddon Spurgeon was saved in a Primitive Methodist Church, during a blinding snowstorm. The service was led by an old man, because the preacher wasn’t there. … Read more
    Greetings all,   Here we are already on the ‘far side’ of Thanksgiving (Canada).  Time marches/races on…   Everyone wants to go to heaven, but no one wants to die. Isn’t that right? But, you have to go through something to get something.  Sometimes the choice is not ours to make as to whether we go … Read more
    “Make me understand the way of Your precepts; so shall I meditate on your wonderful works.”      Psalm 119: 27   I love the passage in Luke 24 about the ‘Road to Emmaus‘, where the Lord Jesus is walking with two disciples after His resurrection. The disciples were down in the dumps and dismayed. And … Read more