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.

  • The Shepherd King
    “Till we all come to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to a perfect man, to the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ.” (Ephesians 4:13)   This verse speaks to the maturity of the believer. What is maturity? You can be spiritually healthy and not … Read more
  • In the Realm of Light and Darkness
    For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us. Romans 8:18     When Jesus comes, this ‘Great God’ who has redeemed us is going to turn every hurt into a hallelujah, every tear into a pearl, every Calvary into … Read more
    “And truly Jesus did many other signs in the presence of His disciples, which are not written in this book; but that these are written that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that believing you may have life in His name.” (John 20: 30-31)   These verses make it … Read more