Kingdom of Heaven for Arabs

Prayer about Mona, Dalia and Egypt

Prayer

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Prayer

Oh Jesus please forgive me.

You are Love which we didn’t know before.

And You are living in Egypt in our houses and our families.

Bring us freedom from our sins.

Raise up Egyptian nation and turn their hearts to You.

Make them leaders. Free them from sins and accusations.

Make them free in free land.

Bring them peace in to City of Dead. Live there in our houses.

Raise up Egyptian nation to worship You in Egypt.

Make this people leaders to release people in the whole world.

Wipe away their tears. Embrace them.

Be their God from that time forward.

Time will be finished as sand in sand glass.

But countless number of Your saved people will be in front of You in Your Kingdom.

And let Dalia and Mona will be there present, worshiping You as leaders of saved people.

Arm them with Your LOVE and Power to fulfill Your will in their lives.

Be their God and Father.

They don’t have such Father and they will never regret when their mother would turn from them and forsake them,

You God will be faithful to them.

God will never forsake them. He is their Way.

The Way to the destination where You are leading them.

This Way has name Jesus- Issa Al Massih- Issa Ibn Allah- Issa Allah.

Great Savior.

Great Lord.

Who forgives and loves.

He always loved us.

Even before the creation of the world He knew us and loved us.

Jesus, thank You.

Thank You for sufferings and that Your body was pierced instead of me

because of my sins, sins of Mona and Dalia.

Forgive us Lord. You saved us and there is no more guilt.

Wash us as during wuzu to come into Your presence.

And we are Your people.

God, break bondages of death and slavery.

As You freed earlier from slavery in Egypt the people of Israel,

lead us all away from slavery of sins to the Promised Land- the Kingdom of Heaven!

And let Mona will be leader of people and let Dalia lead people to Freedom from deception and madness.

Let them be leaders, worshiping Your HOLY Name, in the land of Egypt, in all Arabic countries.

Holy God through the Holy Spirit come into them!

They are Your children. Jesus save us and all who are reading this prayer!

The Holy Spirit fill our hearts with living water  in the desert where our sins are tearing apart our body and soul.

Release us!

Wash us.

Forgive us.

And abide with us and in us.

And lead us to the place where You are dwelling.

Give salvation to our families, people, Egypt! Amen.


Samy shares his home with dead people; they are buried around his kitchen, 60 of them, and he does not know any of them.

It might sound macabre but there is nothing about his story that would shock Egyptians.

In fact, statistics suggest that one in 18 people in Cairo now live in the City of the Dead. They have stopped asking why.

The necropolis stretches from the edge of medieval Cairo, five miles (8km) along the foot of the imposing Muqattam cliffs and now incorporates four different cemeteries.

The domes mark the more important tombs, such as the family mausoleum of Muhammad Ali, the founder of modern day Egypt. Inside, the elaborate cenotaphs of his three sons are topped with crowns, fezzes and turbans, the mark of royalty.


We shouldn’t have to live here… I dream of leaving this place

15-year-old Samah

But inside the more earthly surroundings of Sami’s home, the mausoleum looks more like a suburban bungalow.

The courtyard is dressed in brightly coloured laundry, there are curtains hanging at the grilled windows, and draped from the roof of Samy’s bedroom – built as a tomb – are the electric wires that steal power from the local grid.

“It’s bigger than most of those empty apartments on the ring road,” said Samy, boastfully. “And a lot cooler. I have even got a garden.”

But for Samah, Samy’s 15-year-old daughter, the family home is nothing to be proud off. In fact it’s an embarrassment.

At school she is marked, stigmatized, as a child of the “grave squatters”.

“We shouldn’t have to live here,” she said. “We are an intelligent, educated family. My sister is at the faculty of engineering, my brother is studying Arabic, and I am studying to go to media college.

“I dream of leaving this place. One day we will buy a new home and pretend we have lived there all our lives.”

‘Desperate situation’

We don’t have a statistic for how many young people live in the City of Dead but 60% of Cairo’s population is under the age of 25.

Samah is typical of the Arab youth that aspires to something better, works hard, and yet still can’t break the shackles of their harsh reality.

They are known as “waithood” – the young people forced to spend the best years of their life waiting for a job, a salary and a house.

When they leave the classroom, 70% of Egyptian school leavers are forced into the informal sector.

Many of them can’t afford a family. In the city the average age of marriage has jumped to 31.

“It’s a desperate situation for these people – but it is not only in the City of the Dead, there are tens of slums… they are everywhere around Egypt,” said Dr Ibrahim El-Issawy, an economist for a government advisory body, The Institute of National Planning.

“They are crying out for ‘basic’ needs; good public education, health services, employment opportunities. They are not there,” he added. “Except for the privileged few.”


Young people are looking nervously at their future and they don’t like what they see

Radwa Rashad
Teenstuff magazine

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In the latest disturbing Arab Human Development Report, the United Nations Development Programme says the Arab world will need to create 50 million new jobs by 2020 to accommodate this growing, youthful workforce.

Until this year, the Egyptian government’s reforms were beginning to show some positive shoots of growth. But today they are in danger of wilting in the new economic climate.

“It is not ‘oh, I am going to be having fun, I am joining college next year; party time’,” said Radwa Rashad, an editor at Teenstuff magazine.

“It’s more ‘how am I going to get married? What about buying a house?’. Young people are looking nervously at their future, and they don’t like what they see.”

No voice

Sentiments that are shared by the magazine’s young writers. If they are considered “the privileged few” then why don’t they feel they belong to Egyptian society?

“I want to be a pilot or an astronaut,” said 18-year-old Ahmed. “It’s just not that easy in Egypt. You have to know the right people.

“Yes, if you offered me a green card to the United States I would take it. That way I would be in charge of my own career, my own life.”

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That ambition to live and work abroad is shared by many.

“If you work with young, talented people, they will always tell you they are gaining time in order to grab a chance to emigrate elsewhere, ” said Yousef Sidhoum, editor of al-Watani, an Egyptian Sunday weekly.

His paper set up a youth parliament to try to give students the opportunity to “speak out” about their frustrations. It is hugely popular.

But in truth this is not a country where young people have a voice.

They are not readily encouraged to think critically and debate. In all but name, this is a one party state and freedom of expression has its limits.

“We tried to take the youth parliament to three different governorates,” said Mr Sidhoum. “We were not welcomed by the National Democratic Party officials (the ruling party).

“We were told clearly and in the strongest terms that any such effort should be blessed and chaired by the National Democratic Party itself.”

The critics say the real blame for the growing weight of problems faced by the Arab world lies with the rulers who have spent more time preserving their own rule, than they have in delivering society’s most basic needs.

And not until the government opens up and makes convincing in-roads into the poor standard of education, health care and “affordable” housing, will young Arabs truly feel they have a country and a future they can call their own.

“If we are faithless, he (God) will remain faithful,

for

He cannot disown Himself” (2Tim.2:13).

“For you have not received a spirit of slavery leading to fear again, but you have received a spirit of adoption as sons by which we cry out, Abba! Father!

” (Rom. 8:15)

“We are sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus

(Gal. 3:26).


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