A Christian pastor in Iran has twice refused to recant his faith in court and could be executed within days, which would make him the first since 1990 to be put to death by the government for apostasy.Yousef Nadarkhani, who leads a 400-person house church movement, refused in court on Sept. 25 and Sept. 26 to recant Christianity and was scheduled to get two more chances on Sept. 27 and Sept. 28, according to the British-based Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), which monitors religious freedom.If he refuses the next two times to recant, he will be executed, CSW reported. ...read more: http://www.bpnews.net/bpnews.asp?id=36203&ref=BPNews-RSSFeed0927
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Oh God, please have mercy on this man. Look on their threats Lord, and grant to your servant boldness to stand for you and proclaim Your truth.
praying and will continue to pray. FATHER please be with this brother, give him courage to stand and please be with his family. amen
Lord Jesus may our brother continue to patiently endure and be faithful to you. May you get the glory in this situation. Should this brother be martyred then let his death bring many more thousands to Christ. I ask this in zJrsus name. Amen.
Lord Jesus may our brother continue to patiently endure and be faithful to you. May you get the glory in this situation. Should this brother be martyred then let his death bring many more thousands to Christ. I ask this in Jeus name. Amen.
Psalm 79:11Let the groaning of the prisoner come before You;According to the greatness of Your power Preserve those who are appointed to die;
Latest info suggest clock is ticking down for Brother Youcef. Both the Speaker of the House and Brittish Foreign Secretary have called on Iran to spare Youcef Nadarkhani's life. There has been no response from Iran. Believers in Iran fear he could be executed after midnight tonight. Please keep praying for this brother.Blaine