A magnitude of 7.8 earthquake hit Syria and Turkey, annihilating infrastructures and taking the lives of many. Both countries urgently need our prayers.
Massive Earthquake Hit Turkey And Syria
On early Monday, a massive earthquake struck Turkey and Syria. According to CNN, as of Feb. 7, “4,372 people have been killed” and “15,834 injured.”
In a post shared by Apostle Happy Herbs Hlwempu, he revealed Turkey’s chaotic state. He shared photos of flattened buildings and many infrastructures that were reduced to rubble. Pictures of people and children crying were also captured in the aftermath of the massive shaking.
Call To Prayer
Syria and Turkey badly need our prayers. Below are prayer points for you to pray:
1. Pray for God for rescue to those who are still trapped in the rubble.
Although thousands have already been confirmed to have passed away and some injured, many are still missing. Pray that a miraculous help would come their way.
2. Pray for emotional healing and provision for the survivors.
Although they survived the massive earthquake, the survivors need to heal from the traumas they’ve experienced. More so, if they have lost loved ones who did not survive the ordeal. Pray for the healing of their hearts and for provision to come their way as they recover from the tragedy.
3. Pray for Christians to reach out and help those affected by the earthquake.
Pray that believers of Christ will reach out and help the victims in Syria and Turkey out of love. That they will share the love of Christ in this trying times.
4. Pray for God’s peace and wisdom for the government leaders of both countries.
Pray that God would give wisdom to the government leaders of Turkey and Syria for how to move forward and for the welfare of the people coming out from such a tragic event.
Reference | CNN
Header Image: Apostle Happy Herbs Hlwempu [@apostle.herbs]. Pictures of the Earthquake in Turkey. Facebook, 7 Feb. 2023, https://www.facebook.com/apostle.herbs/posts/10229560783385408