Hundreds of Lebanese rallied at the Maronite church in Beirut last week to support calls for neutrality. Lebanon’s most senior Christian cleric urged political leaders to steer the country away from regional conflict and toward healing.
Lebanon cannot shake its crises; emergencies have grown increasingly worse in the past two years. See our full coverage here.
Economic hardship and governmental failures drove protestors into the streets of Beirut in late 2019. Then came the global pandemic and Beirut explosion. Today, Lebanon’s ability to receive assistance from abroad rests upon leaders who cannot form a functioning government.
David* from Cry Out Now Ministries says only God can save Lebanon from self-destruction.
“Please pray for a breakthrough so political leaders would truly start to make changes in the way they operate,” he requests.
“There’s a huge level of corruption. Foreign aid money is just not available because donors are not willing to give, so people are suffering because of the corrupt actions of the leaders in the country.”
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SOURCE: Mission Network News, Katey Hearth
CALL TO ACTION
- Pray for spiritual breakthrough in Lebanon. Pray for mercy upon suffering Lebanese.
- Praise God for the encouragement He offers to believers through changed lives.