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PTAP: May the Lord God be made known in Arabia

Started this discussion. Last reply by Erica Edwards Apr 12. 1 Reply

When a worker visited his local friend, he asked his friend some questions about Allah's character as understood in history.After a brief consideration, the worker's friend simply replied, "We can't…Continue

Tags: local, evangelism, worker, know, unknown

PTAP: God is Doing Amazing Things!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Malva Birch Feb 20. 1 Reply

God is doing amazing things in the lives of AP Arab families!  Here is one answer to many of our prayers for the AP.  This is the testimony of one local woman:I started to think about why are there…Continue

Tags: university, family, woman, children, husband

 

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PTAP: Believers new and potential.

Ali calls himself an agnostic, but enjoys speaking with Christians aboutmatters of faith. Pray that he will be vulnerable to recognize his ownneed of a Savior, and that God's Spirit will give him grace to believe.Pray for a new believer who is seeking work. Living at the mercy of her family's generosity is very difficult. Pray that she will be encouraged and grow in her trust of her Lord during this trying time of waiting for provision. Ask that she will be a light in her family and they will…See More
19 hours ago
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PTAP: Pray for Spiritual Rain in Arabia.

As the rain and the snowcome down from heaven,and do not return to itwithout watering the earthand making it bud and flourish,so that it yields seed for the sower and bread for the eater,so is my word that goes out from my mouth:It will not return to me empty,but will accomplish what I desireand achieve the purpose for which I sent it.You will go out in joyand be led forth in peace;the mountains and hillswill burst into song before you,and all the trees of the fieldwill clap their hands.Instead…See More
Oct 10
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PTAP: Saudi National Day.

September 23 is Saudi Arabia's National Day and so let's focus our prayers on Saudi Arabia today.  Here are some current requests from people in the country:Social media is growing and the potential to connect with seekers is growing.  Please pray for media teams that are using social media to reach the lost and bring them into discipling relationships. Please pray for Filipinos in country to mobilize and prepare their people in country to reach out to locals.  We have seen great movement…See More
Sep 21
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PTAP: May Heaven burst over the Arabian Peninsula

"Oh, that you would burst from the heavens and come down!How the mountains would quake in your presence!As fire causes wood to burnand water to boil,your coming would make the nations tremble.Then your enemies would learn the reason for your fame!"Isaiah 64:1-2Call on the Lord to come down, burst out of heaven and come to the Arabian Gulf people. Ask Him that the rocks and mountains desert in the Arabian Peninsula would tremble at His presence, filling the land. As a spark sets twigs on fire…See More
Sep 11
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PTAP (Praying Through the Arabian Peninsula)

Prayer requests from & News regarding the Arabian Peninsula & the Mission to the nations there. If you are interested in praying for the unreached, you will find this to be a joy. If you want to hold onto cheap comfort, you may want to look somewhere else: our comfort is the resurrection, our joy is seeing lives changed into the like Christ from the pattern of Arabia.See More
Aug 26
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PTAP: 2018 Prayer for Hajj.

HAJJ PRAYER 2018Dear Friend of the Arabian Peninsula,On 19-21 August 2018, PTAP (Praying Through the Arabian Peninsula) is asking for 100,000 people from around the world to join us in Prayer & Fasting for the two million Muslims going on the Hajj, the Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca.The Hajj is one of the five pillars of Islam. These are required acts of service for all Muslims (conditions apply to those that are impoverished or in poor health). The city of Mecca is the center of the entire…See More
Aug 17
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PTAP: 2018 Prayer for Hajj.

HAJJ PRAYER 2018Dear Friend of the Arabian Peninsula,On 19-21 August 2018, PTAP (Praying Through the Arabian Peninsula) is asking for 100,000 people from around the world to join us in Prayer & Fasting for the two million Muslims going on the Hajj, the Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca.The Hajj is one of the five pillars of Islam. These are required acts of service for all Muslims (conditions apply to those that are impoverished or in poor health). The city of Mecca is the center of the entire…See More
Aug 17
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PTAP: Hajj in Mecca

Prayer Requests - August 5, 2018HAJJ PRAYER 2018 On 19-21 August 2018, PTAP is asking for 100,000 people from around the world to join us in Prayer and Fasting for the two million Muslims going on the Hajj, the Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca. The Hajj is one of the five required acts of service for all Muslims. The city of Mecca is the center of the entire Muslim world.  It is the place where the Hajj is performed and the place to where a Muslim directs his daily prayers.  Therefore, there are many…See More
Aug 6
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PTAP: Social Media Witness; Samuel Zwemer's Prayer for Muslims

In the Arab Gulf, fruitful conversations are continuing to take place. A Christian professor was surprised to see Alex (pseudonym)'s Instagram post from in stylish script, with a tiny reference to Matt. 19.  The professor wrote to ask, "Do you know the source of your quote?" Alex answered, "Umm. No." This exchange later led to a private explanation of the gospel, and Alex was delighted to take an Arabic New Testament home.  Pray for his salvation and growth.Pray the prayer of Samuel Zwemer over…See More
Jul 6
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PTAP: Witness during Ramadan; Prayer for Healing

Prayer Requests - June 17, 2018 Dylan (pseudonym) asked when the "night of power," a particular night at the end of Ramadan in which it is thought more clout is earned with Allah for praying through the night, was to a few young Gulf men. This question led to a sharing of thought in which three young Gulf men heard about the grace that comes through Jesus apart from works. Please pray that the discussion will continue and that these young men will turn their hearts to Him.An indigenous family…See More
Jun 17
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PTAP: Witness during Ramadan; Prayer for Healing

Prayer Requests - June 17, 2018 Dylan (pseudonym) asked when the "night of power," a particular night at the end of Ramadan in which it is thought more clout is earned with Allah for praying through the night, was to a few young Gulf men. This question led to a sharing of thought in which three young Gulf men heard about the grace that comes through Jesus apart from works. Please pray that the discussion will continue and that these young men will turn their hearts to Him.An indigenous family…See More
Jun 17
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PTAP: Pray for the Anglican Church in the UAE

St. Andrew's Anglican Church in Abu Dhabi opens doors for IftarABU DHABI: St. Andrew's Anglican Church in Abu Dhabi opened its doors to serve Iftar to Muslims in an unprecedented ecumenical gesture during the holy month of Ramadan.Muslims and non-Muslims alike gathered for the fast-breaking evening meal at the church in the heart of the UAE capital. Khalid Al Ameri, the Emirati columnist and social commentator, was welcomed to St. Andrews by the Reverend Andrew Thompson.from:…See More
Jun 13
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Ramadan Prayers (Week 4): Pray for the Persecuted Church of the Arabian Peninsula

"Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, and in my flesh I am filling up what is lacking in Christ's afflictions for the sake of his body, that is, the church, of which I became a minister according to the stewardship from God that was given to me for you, to make the word of God fully known, the mystery hidden for ages and generations but now revealed to his saints." Colossians 1:24 - 26Fatima Al-Mutairi was a woman from Saudi Arabia who was killed by her brother in 2008 for being a…See More
Jun 5
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PTAP: Ramadan Prayers: Pray for the Unreached of the Arabian Peninsula

The Arab people are the main indigenous people group in the AP. They are the Arab Bedouins of the desert where Mohammad came from and where he founded Islam. In addition, there are minority, indigenous people groups as well. Here are a few of them:◦Zanzibari Omanis: Swahili-speaking Omanis who have roots in Zanzibar, Tanzania since Oman ruled East Africa during the 19th century.◦Baluch Arabs: The Baluch people come from Pakistan and surrounding areas.Some have mixed in with the local Arabs of…See More
May 30
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Pray for the seeds of the Gospel to Grow

Please pray for the salvation of Dr. D's summer course student, Andy (pseudonym). Although from the Gulf, Andy once lived in Los Angeles, where he became involved with a gang. Thankfully, Andy was able to leave that situation left that situation, and he has shared some of his life with Dr. D. They have, in fact, become confident friends. Pray for meaningful conversations about the gospel in the next few weeks, and for the Spirit of God to convince Andy of the Truth.There was a group in one AP…See More
May 28
Malva Birch commented on Merton J. Hershberger's blog post PTAP: Ramadan Prayers for the Children of the Arabian Peninsula
"Luk 18:16 But Jesus called the children to Him and said, "Let the little children come to Me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these. NIV"
May 23

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To help us network with each other better, what is your prayer role(s)?
Intercessor, Church Prayer Coordinator
To help you connect with others who have similar interests, what are the primary things you pray about?
Business (workplace), Education, Media, Missions, My Country, Revival, The Church, The Nations, Unreached Peoples
Also, what types of prayer do you engage in most regularly?
Group Prayer, Praying Scripture, Private Intercession
What Scripture on prayer inspires you the most?
Ask of me & I will make the nations your inheritance, the ends of the earth your possession. - Psalm 2:8
What book or resource has impacted your prayer life the most?
Let the Nations be Glad
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PTAP: Believers new and potential.

Posted on October 22, 2018 at 9:59am 0 Comments

Ali calls himself an agnostic, but enjoys speaking with Christians about

matters of faith. Pray that he will be vulnerable to recognize his own

need of a Savior, and that God's Spirit will give him grace to believe.



Pray for a new believer who is seeking work. Living at the mercy of her family's generosity is very difficult. Pray that she will be encouraged and grow in her trust of her Lord during this trying time of waiting for provision. Ask that she will be a light in… Continue

PTAP: Pray for Spiritual Rain in Arabia.

Posted on October 10, 2018 at 1:12pm 0 Comments

As the rain and the snow
come down from heaven,
and do not return to it
without watering the earth
and making it bud and flourish,…
Continue

PTAP: Saudi National Day.

Posted on September 21, 2018 at 1:29pm 0 Comments

September 23 is Saudi Arabia's National Day and so let's focus our prayers on Saudi Arabia today.  Here are some current requests from people in the country:



Social media is growing and the potential to connect with seekers is growing.  Please pray for media teams that are using social media to reach the lost and bring them into discipling…
Continue

PTAP: May Heaven burst over the Arabian Peninsula

Posted on September 11, 2018 at 10:16am 0 Comments

"Oh, that you would burst from the heavens and come down!
How the mountains would quake in your presence!
As fire causes wood to burn
and water to boil,
your coming would make the nations tremble.…
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