Kurds

Praying for Muslims

Friday, July 21, 2017

Since ancient times, the Kurds or Kurdish people have occupied the area northeast of Mesopotamia known as Kurdistan. However, that area today is divided among Turkey, Iraq, Iran, and Syria.

There are about 30 million Kurdish people. Most of them live in the countries mentioned above, while the rest are scattered in Europe, the United States, and other parts of the world. For many decades, they have been struggling to unify their homeland and gain independence and identity.

Most Kurds are Muslim. However, because of the brutal violence they have witnessed in Islam, many Kurds have recently abandoned Islam to follow other religions, especially Zoroastrianism.

Prayer

Heavenly Father, I intercede for the Kurdish people. Send the light of your Son, Jesus our Lord, to shine in the hearts of millions of Kurds. Open their hearts to accept Jesus Christ as their Savior.

O Lord Jesus, Lord…

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