A pastor distributes a Bible along with food aid to a refugee.
A pastor distributes a Bible along with food aid to a refugee.
Oct. 29, 2020 | Syria

Pray for Pastor Zaki in Damascus

[206] prayers in [12] nations have been posted for Pastor Zaki.

Christian leaders in Syria are struggling to operate fully after years of trying circumstances and constant instability. War, economic struggles, and now coronavirus all contribute to a constant influx of displaced peoples in need. The church staff who have been serving the displaced, including Pastor Zaki in Damascus, are exhausted. It is a constant battle to discern who to trust and who to help. However, Zaki reports that though things are hard, there is an unprecedented openness and acceptance to the gospel from Muslims in Syria. Pray that those who are serving would receive renewed strength.

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  • Father, Thank you for bringing light to Syria in the midst of extreme hardship. Refresh Pastor Zaki as he ministers. Please let Bibles and relief aid flow to him to distribute to those in need. Build up believers to assist Pastor Zaki. May your Holy Spirit lead and guide every step, so they may discern who to trust and help. Thwart the enemy.
    Laurie P - USA
  • Father, I ask that you renew the strength of Pastor Zaki & those who serve you in Damascus, and all of Syria. They need your supernatural wisdom, power, and strength to minister to your people. Give them sensitive hearts, and understanding to sort out who you want them to minister to. Protect them from evil so that they may continue to work for you.
    SM D - USA
  • Father God, I ask that You give divine rest and strength to Your people in Syria so they do not grow weary in doing good. Let Christ be their banner and Your word be their light. Let the workers know that you see them and love them. Please bring relief as no one else can, dear Lord. I ask it in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
    Kathy G - USA
  • Father, your children needs your Spirit to help them discern between those to trust and those not. I pray you guide them, give them strength and wisdom. I pray you speak to the hearts of those lost, open their eyes, Move upon your people, may they shine brightly for you. Strengthen your pastors, pour out your Spirit. Open doors.
    polly c - USA
  • Heavenly Father, we give thanks for Pastor Zaki and fellow servants in Damascus. Although difficult, You have opened this window of time for the harvest into Your kingdom. Hallelujah! May the power that comes from You go forth and continue to renew, equip, make ready these servants. When we are weak, then You are strong. We pray for more laborers. Amen
    Peg B - USA
  • Thank you for your people in Syria. Please renew their strength that they will be effective witnesses for you and bear much fruit.
    Rebecca H - New Zealand
  • Father God renew the strength of Your servants especially Pastor Zaki. Bless his heart to not grow weary in doing good. May he see the harvest of his faithfulness come to pass in the land of the living. Protect and keep him, cause Your face to shine upon him and give him peace. Provide for his needs and the needs of others in Jesus Name Amen.
    Norma C - USA
  • Lord God, please infuse these pastors with so much grace and hope and faith. Thank You for their service in the face of awful circumstances. Bring many to You in the dark of Syria. May they find Your Truth and Hope in the midst of the horror they walk. Strengthen the church, unify them. Give them wisdom as to who to trust. Help this place, O God!
    Amy G - USA
  • Father God I lift up Pastor Zaki to you that you would fill him with your supernatural strength in the name of Jesus so he can continue to serve in Your name! Fill him with Your Holy Spirit!
    Sarah H - USA
  • Dear Lord,
    I pray for Pastor Zaki, and all those like him, who are reaching out to the needy in Your name. Give them wisdom and guidance as they serve. May their work produce much fruit! Lead those who are seeking to them, that they may come to know You! Bless this work! Cover them in Your wings of grace, peace and love!
    In the name of Jesus, Amen
    Madison F - USA
  • I pray those serving in Syria including pastor Zaki will have renewed strength and soar like eagles on the wind of your supernatural power bringing untold multitude of Muslims into your eternal kingdom to be trophies of grace for the coming ages that they too may worship you. Make the way for them to do so.
    Lori R - USA
  • Dear Lord, thank you for Pastor Zaki and others in their efforts to comfort and provide for others in Syria as they share the gospel! Please give them discernment in making decisions, rest for the journey, and renew their strength. He gives strength to the weary and Increases the power of the weak. Isaiah 40:29.
    Michelle D - USA
  • Dear God,
    Thank You that more Muslims in Syria have been turning to You. May this continue and may Your will be done in all things, in Jesus' name I pray, amen.
    Ife K - United Kingdom
  • Your servant needs Your discernment and Your promised rest. Give him both. Give him this day his daily bread and his daily measure of strength and sleep...despite all the chaos that is Syria. Be with his family and his congregation, too. Speak peace, grant provision to every child of Yours, and draw family members to You.
    Carol M - USA
  • God, I come before You on behalf of Pastor Zaki, and all the other Christian leaders, teachers, pastors, and evangelists serving You in this incredibly difficult time and place. I pray You will continually renew their strength, and provide wisdom and discernment as they carry out their tasks. I praise You for the mighty harvest of new believers!
    Curtis M - USA
  • Father, pour out your strength and grace on Pastor Zaki and those who are helping him. May many come to you through their ministry. I pray for peace in the area. May your presence fill them with wisdom and discernment as they serve you.
    Darlene E - USA
  • Lord I pray for renewed strength and peace for Pastor Zaki and those helping him serve people. I pray for rest, sleep, food, nourishment and hope. I ask for him to be able to find comfort in Your Word and discernment of who to help. I pray against attacks and ask You to cover his home with peace and protection. I pray for his heart to be able to hope.
    Joy H - USA
  • Dear God, I ask you to lift up, encourage Pastor Zaki and all those who are serving the displaced people who come to them for help. Give them renewed strength daily, help from others and great discernment to know who to help. Thank you that you are touching many through them. May they be encouraged in this knowledge, and feel you close to them. Amen
    Pierrette W - Canada
  • Father, It is so encouraging to hear from Pastors like Zaki who are working tirelessly to bring the good news to Muslims in Syria. I pray that you will renew his strength and continue to provide for all his needs as he continues to enlighten those who are in the dark. Please father don't let his work be in vain; those people need your salvation.
    Isaac M - USA
  • Father, thank You for opening the hearts of these Muslims to Your gospel! Anoint Pastor Zaki as he reaches out to them and use him to draw them to the truth of Your Word. Supply every need that they have according to Your riches in glory in Christ Jesus. May the Body of Christ respond to help these believers. In Jesus name!
    Carolyn L - USA
  • Jesus may your peace that passes all understanding guard the heart of Pastor Zaki. Shore him up.physically and emotionally as you continue to bring souls into the Kingdom. Provide for all their needs. In Jesus name amen.
    David H - USA
  • Lord, please sustain Pastor Zaki and the monumental work he is doing. May he turn to You as his source of strength. Help him feed those hungering for You and Your Word, Lord! Please Lord, send fellow laborers to help Pastor Zaki with his work. In Jesus' most precious name, Amen.
    Alicia N - USA
  • Yes Lord. Thank you that their labour is not in vain . Revive Pastor Zaki and those with him. Supernaturally bless them and provide all they need. Show them in the spirit who is to be trusted. Keep them safe and continue to draw muslims to the Kingdom. In Jesus' Name. Amen.
    Claire C - Barbados
  • Dear Jesus, Please may the Holy Spirit give Pastor Zaki and the church staff the gift of discernment as to whom they can trust and help. Isaiah 40:31 - But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint." May You bless them abundantly!
    Rebecca L - USA
  • Father, you know the challenges Pastor Zaki faces, but your resources are greater than the needs around him. Meet these needs through your love, grace, and treasures in heaven. Wrap your arms around Pastor, encourage him, strengthen him, meet his needs, and through him, the needs of those around him. Help him feed the spiritually hungry in your word.
    Charlene P - USA
  • Dear LORD,
    Please grant to brother Zaki deep rest for his soul and encourage him in his work. Use the exhaustion to bring weary Muslims to Christ, that they might be saved. I pray that You will eradicate the coronavirus so that Your people may continue in good health. Grant the staff in Damascus with peace, and send in your laborers to meet their need.
    Valerie C - USA
  • Dear Father, please bring peace to the good souls in Syria who are spreading your message or who seem to be open to at least hear the way, the truth and the life. Bring peace to their land so they can better take care of themselves, their families and the spread of the gospel. I ask this in Jesus' most precious and holy name
    Angela L - USA
  • Father, what a difficult time for pastors all over the world. You see the particular struggles of the church leaders in Syria. Enable them with the power of your Spirit and wisdom in your word to know how you would have them respond in this time. Help them to be discerning with who to approach and let them walk in the confidence you will lead.
    Vicki W - USA
  • Help Pastor Zaki with renewed strength and all those who serve.
    Debbie V - USA
  • Praise God for Your mighty work among the poor and the broken. Give sharp discernment and wisdom to this pastor and those who work with him. Give them success in all that they do. Give them supernatural divine strength, wisdom, and guidance. Wise as serpents and harmless as doves. For the glory of God. Thy Kingdom come.Thy will be done. In Jesus' name
    Rita N - USA
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