Ramadan is the month when all the Muslim will fast – from dawn until sunset – from eating & drinking, sexual relations, forged speed and evil actions, increased recitation of the Quran. Their hope to receive spiritual reward from Allah and be multiplied. During the month of Ramadan, the Muslims fast for the sake of demonstrating submission to God and to offer more prayer than usual (from Wikipedia). More about Ramadan you also can find at 30-Days Prayer Network.
This year, the month of Ramadan starts on July 20th through August 18th, it is the Month of Ramadan for the Muslim people in the world. We, as believers, also can get involved during this month by praying for the Muslims in the world, praying for their salvation, praying that they will see the True God, praying that they will be received the revelation of God about Isa-Almasih, the Son of God.
The 30-days Prayer Network encourages and provides the guide how to pray for the Muslim countries during this month of Ramadan. You can join their Facebook Page and Twitter to get updates during the 30-days prayer. At their website, they provide lots of reading materials related to Muslims and how to minister to them. It is also available for Kids and Family, in PDF format or booklet.
Another website where you can learn more about Muslims and how to minister to them is Isa and Islam. This Website is in English and Indonesian, their desire is:
….. to help other people of faith discover and understand Isa Al-Masih (Jesus the Messiah) from the perspective of both the Quran and the Bible.
Furthermore, we are members of the community of the faithful ones who diligently study the Bible and Islamic writings. For many years we have had meaningful dialogues with Muslims and Christians. We are grateful and humbled by the wisdom that God has given us to understand and speak about these two great world religions.
Indonesia is a country with
- about 80% of over 230 million people are Muslims, the most Muslim population in the world (from Operation World)
- 784 people groups (from Joshua Projects).
- about 722 language groups (from Ethnologue).
Those are some facts about the country where I was born and raised. God has put Indonesia in my heart and show me how much He loves the people of Indonesia since 2004. Since that day, I cry and pray to God for all He will send more and more His workers for the harvest is ready there.
Would you pray with me for the Muslims in the World and Indonesia? Would you pray and ask God what He wants you to do to reach out these people?