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Tuesday
As China tightens the religious policy, Some schools in East China require students to fill out a form which includes the belief of parents and students. Teachers have taken the initiative to discourage students who declared themselves as Christians and urged them to change to "no religion".It is a difficult decision to decide what to do in circumstances like this. We pray for believers, both parents and their children, the Lord gives them wisdom and peace and to know what to do in this evil time.
Wednesday
In China, some teachers have forced their students to declare "no religion" for reasons such as getting into a good university or finding a good job. We pray that the Lord will protect Christian students, to have true peace in the Lord under threat and fear, to have the courage to keep their faith. We also ask the Lord to give wisdom to believer parents, able to teach their children the truth in their difficulties, and always be a witness for Him.
Thursday
A half of cases of consumer frauds in China involved false advertisement. The Internet is the main source of all false advertising cases. In addition to consumers losing confidence, false advertisements also cause victims to suffer financial and mental anguish.In China, cults often pretend to be pious when they join a church, especially one that is without a pastor. Ignorant or naive believers are easily led astray. We pray for those who are led astray can accept the truth and will return to His fold.
Friday
As the urban churches in China became prosperous, more businessmen and professionals have joined churches. Some of them are enthusiastic in hosting weekly fellowships at their business or office. A small number of them have become quite organized and work closely with local churches. Traditionally, Chinese look down on those who are in business. We pray that God will use believers in all walks of life to witness for Him. We also pray that parents will encourage their children to seek God's will and desire to please Him in their choosing of career path, not just looking for a career that commands respect and security.
Saturday
A nationwide campaign is underway in China to rename residential communities with foreign-sounding names. Officials in many cities are demanding name changes on the grounds that those names are ¯admiring foreigners¯ and lack cultural confidence. Although China claims to have religious liberty, Christianity, Catholicism, and Islam are regarded as foreign religions, with overseas influences and are closely monitored, unlike Taoism and Buddhism. We pray for God's mercy and unwavering faith in God for all believers in China.
Sunday
Although Christians may face fear and ridicule, justice is one of the core teachings of the Bible. People of God must live an ethical life, and God holds us accountable when the needs of the oppressed are neglected, such as orphans, the poor, widows, and strangers. "Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin condemns any people." (Proverbs 14:34) Social justice is not only important but necessary! Let us continue to pray that Christians will not be marginalized but have influence in their society.
Monday
Buildings with foreign names are also targeted in China. ¯Admiring the foreigners¯ is the chief reason. An official document claimed that these "grandiose, foreign, strange, weighty names" lack geographical significance, damage the national culture and hinder the people's lives and productivity. Many house churches meet in an office building, but local police have pressured their landlords to cancel their leases and threatened them with heavy fines. We pray for churches that must relocate or meet in smaller groups. May the Lord comfort them and give them the joy and boldness to continue meeting.


星期二
部分城市嚴格執行宗教政策。華東區有的學校要求學生填寫登記表,包括父母與學生的信仰選項。老師主動跟那些承認基督教信仰的學生多次約談,學生迫於無奈改填「無宗教信仰」。在這樣高壓的情況,家長和孩子的決定應該如何,外人很難去設身處地去體會的。求主賜給他們智慧和平安在邪惡時代的尊主為大。
星期三
學校老師以考不到好大學、找不到好工作等理由,逼著學生填寫「無信仰」。求主保護基督徒學生,在威脅恐懼下得著在主裡的真正平安,能有勇氣持守信仰;並求主賜智慧給基督徒家長,在艱難中仍能以真理教導兒女,在行事為人上見證主。
星期四
政府調查的廣告案件中,有一半為虛假廣告。而網路更是虛假廣告案件的主要違法媒介,佔48%。虛假廣告除了影響消費信心外,也令受害者蒙受金錢和心靈上的損失。中國的異端,多是以虛假的虔誠,騙人加入異端教會,尤其是沒有牧者的弱小教會。信徒沒有聖經基礎,很快就被騙。求主憐憫被欺騙的信徒,幫助他們識破欺騙,回到主的懷抱。
星期五
隨著城市教會的興旺,商人及職場信徒的數目不斷增加。有些熱心的商人∕在職信徒,成立工商團契,在週間晚上舉行。發展較成熟的團契,每次聚會也會編排主題,還會與教會配搭。中國人仍然有士大夫的觀念,求主使用基督徒在各情各業為主發光。 更是為信徒家長從小教導子女,在不同的職業選擇上,總是將討主的喜悅為優先,而不是一味的要進入某些專業。
星期六
一場全國范圍內打擊¯洋地名¯的運動持續進行中, 政府要求好些住宅小區修改名稱,理由是那些名字「崇洋媚外」,不夠「文化自信」。比如包括¯凱撒豪庭¯、¯夏威夷海岸¯和¯維多利亞花園¯等。說雖然中國宣稱有宗教自由,但基督教、天主教和伊斯蘭教卻被視為洋教,在其背後有海外勢力嫌疑,因而所受控制與道教和佛教完全不同。求主恩待祂的子民,在越艱難的日子更緊靠主,對神的信心堅定不動搖。
星期日
儘管基督徒可以為主受苦,面對恐懼和諷刺恒久忍耐,但聖經真理的核心價質--公義,還是要堅持的。神的子民要持守道德的生活,也不應忽視受壓者,如孤兒、窮人、寡婦的需要。「公義使邦國高舉;罪惡是人民的羞辱。」(箴言14:34)社會公義不但是重要,而且必要!願主幫助基督徒在社會上不被邊缘化,能充份發揮基督的愛與和平的影響力。
星期一
改名運動除了社區之外,建築物的命名也受到管制,「崇洋媚外」依然是一條主要原因。官方的文件稱,這些「大、洋、怪、重」等不規範地名,割斷了地名文脈,損害了民族文化,妨礙了人民群眾生活、生產活動。許多家庭教會租用辦公大樓聚會,近來宗教緊縮, 當局往往迫使房東取消租約,並以巨額罰款威脅。我們為必須遷移的教會或小組聚會祈求,願主安慰和開路,並賜他們喜樂和勇氣繼續敬拜讚美神。

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