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The Syrian refugee crisis is the worst refugee crisis of since World War II. More than 13.5 million Syrians are in need of humanitarian assistance. More than 4 million have fled the country and are living as refugees in Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey, Iraq, European countries and around the world.
This is how the PrayForRefugees website summarizes the huge crisis currently facing Syria and neighboring countries. The realities faced by these refugees include child labor and exploitation, lack of education, squalid and unsafe living conditions, and lack of hope for a brighter future. The crisis is now 5 years old; tens of thousands of Syrian children have never known a real home.
PrayForRefugees encourages us as believers to hear the cries of these refugees and to respond in prayer. From their website:
We can affirm some shared beliefs:
And as Christians, we can pray:
During the period of Lent, PrayForRefugees is sponsoring a prayer campaign on behalf of Syrian Refugees. Visit their website (click the image above) for daily prayer topics, or follow along and participate here on Pray.Network through the Prayer For Syrian Refugees discussion.