Syrian Christian Under Siege Need Our Prayers
By Open Doors USA
“The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is on me, because the Lord has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives and release from darkness for the prisoners” Isaiah 61:1
As the international community watches in growing concern, the death toll continues to rise in Syria. According to a United Nations report in early January, more than 60,000 people – including government troops, members of the Free Syria Army (rebel forces), and innocent civilians – have been killed in the conflict. One rebel agency claims that more than 3,500 children are among the dead, but that is not confirmed by the U.N.
Adding to the confusion and distress, the U.N. estimates that more than 1.2 million Syrians have been internally displaced as of Jan.2nd. The U.N. High Commission for Refugees…
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