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Pray for Christians in Jakarta, Indonesia

Tensions have recently developed in Jakarta, Indonesia. Please pray. Key Scripture: 1 Timothy 2:1-2:

  • For God’s intervention.
  • That the leaders handle this situation with wisdom
  • That there will be mutual respect among the people
  • That peace will be restored and prevail


Read more about this situation:

Jakarta heats up as anti-Ahok rally beginsThe Jakarta Post (November 4, 2016).

Indonesia protest: President Joko Widodo cancels Australia visit” BBC News Asia (November 5, 2016).

“The demonstrators accuse Basuki Tjahaja Purnama [the Governor of Jakarta, also known as Ahok], a Christian, of having insulted Islam’s holy book, the Koran.”

An encouragement to “Pray the News” from author William De Arteaga.

A peaceful day near Jakarta hotels.
Image: Wikimedia Commons

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